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Value of one-trick ponies

Home run, speed specialists can be helpful in points leagues

Updated: July 16, 2012, 3:23 PM ET
By AJ Mass | ESPN.com

If you haven't figured it out by now, allow me to once again remind you that points leagues are not quite the same animal as a category-based fantasy baseball scoring format.

Players like Ryan Braun and Andrew McCutchen who have excelled across the board in all categories are going to be highly coveted regardless of the way we decide to determine our standings. But when it comes to the one-trick ponies, players who have a ton of power with little to offer in the way of speed ...

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