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  1. Bits: Price, Dickey show improvement

    Eric Karabell

    The defending Cy Young award winners faced off Thursday night, each struggling with ERAs on the wrong side of 5 and scaring fantasy owners quite a bit for a variety of reasons. But while neither Toronto Blue Jays right-hander R.A. Dickey nor Tampa Ba...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  2. Josh Johnson fires another gem; Brandon Morrow leaves with obliqu...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the most interesting fantasy tidbits from Monday's action, including Josh Johnson's fine pitching performance and Brandon Morrow's oblique injury.

    Blog | Conversation | June 12, 2012
  3. Can Ian Desmond continue power surge?

    Eric Karabell

    When Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond was the team's leadoff hitter, it was easy to point out the obvious flaw of his not getting on base enough for the role. But as Desmond settles into a new role as the upstart team's No. 5 hitt...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  4. Washington Nationals' Ian Desmond showing power potential in No. ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell puts Ian Desmond's torrid hitting in perspective and offers rest-of-season projections for the Washington Nationals' shortstop.

    Blog | Conversation | May 23, 2012
  5. Los Angeles Angels are trying to survive injuries, poor performan...

    Buster Olney

    From Jordan Walden's struggles to recent injuries to Scott Downs and LaTroy Hawkins, the Angels' bullpen has taken a beating so far this season, writes Buster Olney. At 6.5 games back in the AL West, the club is hanging on while its 'pen is repaired.

    Blog | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  6. Justin Verlander, Jacoby Ellsbury could make history when they me...

    Buster Olney

    If Jacoby Ellsbury hits leadoff for the Red Sox on Opening Day against Justin Verlander, a little bit of MVP history and trivia will be made, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2012
  7. Doug Fister stingy yet again

    Eric Karabell

    • Detroit Tigers right-hander Doug Fister brought a perfect game into the seventh inning against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday, ultimately allowing a run on four hits in 7 2/3 innings. Fister, owned in 39.5 percent of ESPN standard leagu...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  8. Doug Fister of Detroit Tigers takes perfect game into seventh inn...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell highlights the top fantasy news from Tuesday, including Doug Fister's impressive outing against the Royals.

    Blog | Conversation | August 31, 2011
  9. Bits: Pedro Alvarez showing signs of life

    Eric Karabell

    New York Mets outfielder Jason Bay made his season debut Thursday, hitting a double and scoring twice in four at-bats. Bay was on the disabled list because of a strained rib cage and was inserted into the No. 5 lineup slot upon his return. His 2010 s...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  10. Pedro Alvarez, Jim Thome showing signs of breaking out of early-s...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks back at Thursday's action, including big games from Kyle Lohse, Pedro Alvarez and Jim Thome.

    Blog | Conversation | April 22, 2011
  11. MLB: With a career ERA in April over 5.00, Justin Verlander is on...

    Buster Olney

    For some reason, Justin Verlander hasn't ever really taken to April. With a career ERA over 5.00 for that month, the Togers' ace is on a mission this, something that was evident when he made his first spring training start.

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2011
  12. Box Score Bits: Buchholz unimpressive

    Eric Karabell

    Washington Nationals star Stephen Strasburg allowed three runs on seven hits in 5 2/3 innings Wednesday, his ERA rising from 2.03 to 2.32. It was Strasburg's third consecutive win. Note his season innings total, minors included, is up to 109 2/3...

    Blog | July 22, 2010
  13. Stephen Strasburg of Washington Nationals wins third straight sta...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Wednesday night in the majors, including another win by Stephen Strasburg the return of Clay Buchholz.

    Blog | Conversation | July 22, 2010
  14. MLB Confidential: Who are the best umpires?

    In light of Armando Galarraga's perfect game that wasn't, ESPN The Magazine polled 100 MLB players about the league's umpires, to see what MLBers really think about the boys in blue. Question No. 1: Who are the best umpires?

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  15. Box Score Bits: Suzuki enjoys Fenway

    Eric Karabell

    • Detroit Tigers right-hander Rick Porcello couldn't sustain the magic Armando Galarraga delivered a day earlier. Porcello was given a 5-1 lead Thursday, but allowed six runs (three earned) on seven hits in 5 1/3 innings. His ERA sits a...

    Blog | June 04, 2010
  16. Detroit Tigers' Rick Porcello struggles yet again, while Kurt Suz...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the events from Thursday's baseball games, including another disappointing outing from Rick Porcello and a big game from Kurt Suzuki.

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2010