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  1. Chris Young ends no-hit bid, then hands Yanks walk-off win

    Chris Young broke up Alex Cobb's no-hit bid in the eighth inning and then launched a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth that rallied the New York Yankees to a 5-4 victory Thursday night over the stunned Tampa Bay Rays.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 11, 2014
  2. Rays manage one hit, but beat former ace David Price, Detroit Tig...

    Tigers' Price tosses 1-hitter, but loses to Rays

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  3. Rays' long-odds comeback adds latest win

    Tommy Rancel

    On June 9, the Tampa Bay Rays entered play with a record of 24-40. Earlier that day the team's eccentric manager, Joe Maddon, unleashed Bobby Henry, a Seminole medicine man who throws turtles in the air hoping to anger the gods into making it rain, o...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  4. MLB -- Strange But True in 2013

    Jayson Stark

    If you thought that the 2013 season wasn't jam-packed with strange but true feats on and off the diamond, Jayson Stark's here to disabuse you of that notion.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2013
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Homer Bailey, Alex Cobb among those who pitched better than their...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft highlights pitchers who met specific criteria in 2012, which can be used to predict strong future performance.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  12. 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
  13. Domonic Brown of Philadelphia Phillies homers again, finishing st...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell has the fantasy highlights from Monday's games, including continued strong finishes from Domonic Brown and Nate McLouth.

    Blog | Conversation | September 18, 2012
  14. C.J. Wilson continues winless skid

    Eric Karabell

    Los Angeles Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson allowed seven runs (six earned) in five innings Thursday, perhaps forgotten in a wildly entertaining 14-13 extra-inning game in which there were 38 hits and the respective closers combined to allow seven run...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  15. C.J. Wilson of Los Angeles Angels is owned in all ESPN fantasy ba...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Thursday's games, including another rough outing for C.J. Wilson.

    Blog | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  16. Bits: Dunn continues bounce-back

    Eric Karabell

    Chicago White Sox first baseman Adam Dunn smacked his 12th home run of the season Monday, notable for a few reasons. For one, it came off Detroit Tigers left-hander Drew Smyly. Last season Dunn was historically awful and did not homer off a southpaw....

    Blog | May 15, 2012