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  1. Rotation issues in Tampa Bay

    Doug Mittler

    Tampa Bay Rays' manager Joe Maddon needs to juggle his rotation again after right-hander Alex Cobb was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a left oblique strain. Cobb said he was told he can expect to miss four to six weeks. He joins Ma...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  2. Rays not done with extensions?

    AJ Mass

    On Wednesday, the Tampa Bay Rays announced that they had reached an agreement with pitcher Chris Archer on a contract extension that -- if both option years are picked up -- could be worth up to $43.75 million for eight season. This may not be the la...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  3. Rays ready to make some noise?

    AJ Mass

    (UPDATE:Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports tweets that Chris Archer is the big winner for the Rays, as a source tells him the two sides have agreed to a six-year, $25 million extension that begins this season and includes two club options.) According to ...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  4. Eight make-or-break players in the LDS

    Jim Bowden

    This October, most of the ink will be used on the likes of Clayton Kershaw, Miguel Cabrera and Dustin Pedroia, but it's nondescript, under-the-radar players who write history in the postseason. Winning championships isn't about stars; it's about play...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  5. Chris Davis fantasy MVP among hitters

    Eric Karabell

    Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis and his sore right foot got the day off Thursday against Toronto Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle, but fantasy owners can't complain about a season's worth of surprising production. Davis, a 15th-round ch...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  6. Bits: Jose Bautista lands on disabled list

    Eric Karabell

    A miserable season for the Toronto Blue Jays got a bit worse Tuesday when slugging outfielder Jose Bautista left the afternoon portion of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium with left hip soreness. It didn't seem like much at the time, perhaps a needed ...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  7. Underrated rookie pitchers making a name for themselves - MLB

    Mike Petriello

    Mike Petriello examines four rookie pitchers that are playing like aces., including Jenrry Mejia and Chris Archer.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2013
  8. Five most improved players in 2013

    Jim Bowden

    Every year there's always a group of players who reward their general managers' or signing scouts' belief in them. Struggling and failure is a fact of life in baseball, but for the players who fight through it, redemption is that much sweeter. Th...

    Blog | May 29, 2013
  9. Bits: Is Alex Cobb the real deal?

    Eric Karabell

    Not all strikeout rates translate from the minor leagues to the majors, but in the case of Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb, who was successful in 2012 but hardly outstanding, it seemed like the best was still yet to come. It's why I paid p...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  10. Alex Cobb shuts down New York Yankees, adding to already deep Tam...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-relevant notes from Wednesday, including another strong start from Rays righty Alex Cobb.

    Blog | Conversation | April 25, 2013
  11. Rick Porcello among five breakout pitchers for 2013 - MLB

    C.J. Nitkowski

    C.J. Nitkowski looks at five pitchers he expects to have breakout seasons in 2013, starting with Detroit's Rick Porcello.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2013
  12. Data suggests Allen Craig is undervalued, Andrew McCutchen overva...

    Todd Zola

    Todd Zola offers strong, statistically based opinions on key fantasy options such as Allen Craig, Andrew McCutchen, Jose Reyes and Mike Trout.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2013
  13. Tampa Bay Rays need to trade David Price, James Shields or Jeremy...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan explains why the Rays need to trade one of their elite pitchers.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  14. Teixeira returns; Cobb finishes strong

    Eric Karabell

    • New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira returned to the lineup Monday and hammered his 24th home run. Teixeira, who played in one game during the past month as he dealt with a calf strain, is no longer a terrific fantasy option, not with...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  15. Mark Teixeira returns with a bang; Alex Cobb finishes the season ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell has the fantasy highlights and lowlights from Monday's games, including strong pitching performances by a trio of young pitchers (Alex Cobb, Hector Santiago, Lucas Harrell).

    Blog | Conversation | October 02, 2012
  16. Bits: Domonic Brown finishing strong

    Eric Karabell

    Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown swatted his fourth home run of his abbreviated big league season (142 at-bats) Monday, a solo blast off R.A. Dickey, and three of them have come in the past eight games. Brown might not reach the lofty h...

    Blog | September 18, 2012