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  1. Liriano fires another gem; Taveras out

    Eric Karabell

    Los Angeles Dodgers lefty Clayton Kershaw is the best pitcher in baseball, someone I'd be comfortable handing the NL Cy Young and MVP awards to this season, but the most surprising pitcher in baseball also has amazing numbers: One outing after being ...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  2. Bits: Sorting out the Red Sox infield

    Eric Karabell

    For a 20-year-old who might not make an impact for the Boston Red Sox or fantasy owners until next season, Xander Bogaerts seems to be an awfully popular guy in AL-only and other deep formats. Not only do fantasy owners desperately want to know when ...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  3. Assessing values of Soriano, other Cubs

    Eric Karabell

    While the baseball world awaits a resolution on the annoying Alex Rodriguez situation (like the Ryan Braun saga, it's not likely to end well), the New York Yankees have reportedly been trying to acquire another right-handed bat, one certainly familia...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  4. Derek Norris has power, not average

    Eric Karabell

    Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris smacked his first big league home run Sunday, a game-winning three-run blast off San Francisco Giants closer Santiago Casilla. Norris, one of the prizes from the Gio Gonzalez trade, brings power and plate discip...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  5. Derek Norris of Oakland Athletics flashes power with walk-off hom...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the most interesting fantasy tidbits from Sunday's action, including Derek Norris walking off with his first major league homer.

    Blog | Conversation | June 25, 2012
  6. Beckett responds by shutting down M's

    Eric Karabell

    Boston Red Sox right-hander Josh Beckett silenced critics with seven shutout innings Tuesday, fanning nine Seattle Mariners for his third win. Beckett allowed four singles and while the Mariners aren't a proficient offense, it is a reminder that...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  7. Josh Beckett of Boston Red Sox shuts out Seattle Mariners for sev...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the most fantasy-relevant tidbits from Tuesday's games, including Josh Beckett strong bounce-back outing against the Mariners.

    Blog | Conversation | May 16, 2012
  8. Future fantasy value of Cubs offense

    Eric Karabell

    The Chicago Cubs continue to score runs at a middle-of-the-pack rate, though when one looks at the lineup and the statistics the individuals are providing, it's tough to get too excited. The Cubs' top three hitters in batting average have a...

    Blog | June 01, 2011
  9. Buy low on Tyler Colvin, Geovany Soto among Chicago Cubs hitters

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell assesses the Chicago Cubs offense to see if there are any buy-low candidates.

    Blog | Conversation | June 01, 2011
  10. Lack of walks hurting Ian Desmond, others

    Eric Karabell

    Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond went hitless in four at-bats Wednesday, striking out in two of them. That last point isn't a huge surprise, since the Milwaukee Brewers started Zack Greinke, and he's a strikeout pitcher. Then agai...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  11. Ian Desmond of Washington Nationals has value thanks to steals, b...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses players whose poor walk and strikeout rates are severely hampering their fantasy value.

    Blog | Conversation | May 26, 2011
  12. Splits notes: Adam Lind adept vs. LHPs

    Eric Karabell

    Most fantasy owners probably don't care if their hitters are effective against right-handed or left-handed pitchers, as long as they're effective, period. But for those owners who avoided Toronto Blue Jays DH/first baseman Adam Lind this se...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  13. Adam Lind hitting left-handed pitchers adeptly this season after ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at a handful of hitters with notable lefty/righty stat splits in 2011, focusing on Adam Lind's improvement versus lefty pitchers.

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2011
  14. Alfonso Soriano better off undrafted

    Eric Karabell

    I appreciate the role hitting and pitching coaches can have in affecting player performance, but I'm also careful to avoid overrating a correlation. For years, Atlanta Braves pitching coach Leo Mazzone carved a significant name for himself thank...

    Blog | February 22, 2011
  15. Chicago Cubs' Alfonso Soriano better off as fantasy waiver-wire o...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses why Alfonso Soriano doesn't make even the top 75 among outfielders in fantasy preseason rankings.

    Blog | Conversation | February 22, 2011
  16. Cubs' corner infielders certainly an issue

    Eric Karabell

    Chicago Cubs players are generally a hot topic for fantasy baseball owners, as expectations always seem to be a bit high for Wrigley's finest. While Alfonso Soriano, Ryan Theriot and Kosuke Fukudome (second on our most added list for the past we...

    Blog | May 05, 2010