Separating playoffs and 2007 drafts 

January, 10, 2007
On Oct. 25, 2003, Josh Beckett tossed a complete game five-hitter at Yankee Stadium to win the World Series for the Marlins. And the following spring, Beckett had suddenly turned into a hotter commodity than he deserved to be, not only in fantasy baseball.

He went on to win nine games in 2004. Just like in 2003. And while 2005 was a nice breakout season, now he's coming off a 5.01 ERA. Nice.

Beckett is the prime example that comes to my mind of a player in a fantasy sport who became overrated from a previous postseason performance. But it happens in other sports as well. Think Troy Aikman in football after the Super Bowl wins.

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