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  1. Five closer situations worth watching

    Eric Karabell

    Nothing against the awesome top tier of closers -- Atlanta Braves right-hander Craig Kimbrel, Cincinnati Reds lefty Aroldis Chapman, Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenley Jansen and Kansas City Royals right-hander Greg Holland -- but I'm far more i...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  2. Assessing Braves bats for 2015

    Eric Karabell

    The Atlanta Braves continued their September swoon with a 1-0 home loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday, thanks to an Andrew McCutchen home run, pretty much ensuring more losses than wins for the season. The organization parted ways with general ...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  3. What is Tommy La Stella's fantasy value?

    Eric Karabell

    Fantasy owners had seemed awfully excited lately about a possible promotion for Atlanta Braves second base prospect Tommy La Stella, and thus there was a palpable buzz on Twitter when this actually occurred Wednesday. La Stella, a patient left-handed...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  4. Bits: Cubs' Murphy continues to surprise

    Eric Karabell

    Five players enter Friday having hit eight home runs in August. Chances are, even the most casual baseball fans are well aware of four of them: Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera, Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, Atlanta Braves o...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  5. Friday's five things you need to know

    Eric Karabell

    Struggling starting pitchers will certainly be on display this weekend as teams -- both real and fantasy -- wonder if their aces will deliver. Of course, it's not even Tax Day yet, so in general it's wise to be patient. By the way, don't forget to pa...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  6. Sneaky keeper-league pickups

    Eric Karabell

    It was late in September 2010, with only a few days left in the season, when in my oldest fantasy baseball keeper league, I signed Atlanta Braves rookie reliever Craig Kimbrel. Of course, I didn't know then that Kimbrel would become fantasy&#039...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  7. Bits: Ben Sheets continues to silence bats

    Eric Karabell

    Atlanta Braves right-hander Ben Sheets won his fourth game in five starts Monday at Philadelphia, allowing one run in 7 1/3 innings. Sheets didn't register any strikeouts against the Phillies, and he's allowing nearly a hit per inning overa...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  8. Ben Sheets of Atlanta Braves maintains miniscule ERA, strong fant...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Monday, including Ben Sheets earning another win.

    Blog | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  9. Braves' Medlen, Teheran drawing interest

    Eric Karabell

    The plot thickened for the Atlanta Braves rotation Tuesday, leaving fantasy owners to wonder which members of this pitching-rich organization can really be counted on the final few months. Left-hander Mike Minor seemed ticketed for the minors, but he...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  10. Kris Medlen, Julio Teheran drawing interest in deep fantasy leagu...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell breaks down a Braves rotation that is difficult to assess, including such enigmatic options as Mike Minor and Tim Hudson, and sleepers such as Julio Teheran and Kris Medlen.

    Blog | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  11. Some All-Stars unowned in many leagues

    Eric Karabell

    A year ago as baseball was nearing its All-Star break, I recall blogging about then-Atlanta Braves utilityman Omar Infante, an odd choice for selection but certainly a useful fantasy option. Infante wasn't 100 percent owned in ESPN standard (10-...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  12. Aaron Crow, Tyler Clippard, Matt Joyce among All-Stars available ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at a number of players selected to the All-Star Game who are still available in many fantasy leagues.

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  13. Bits: Jair Jurrjens outduels Gallardo

    Eric Karabell

    Atlanta Braves right-hander Jair Jurrjens continues to impress, raising his record to 3-0 with a win Monday over the Milwaukee Brewers. Jurrjens tossed 7 2/3 innings of two-run ball, striking out four against no walks. Jurrjens, who missed the first ...

    Blog | May 03, 2011
  14. Atlanta Braves' Jair Jurrjens posts another solid outing to impro...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell reviews Monday's notable fantasy performances, including another fine outing from Atlanta Braves starter Jair Jurrjens and a two-homer game from Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila.

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2011
  15. Pirates offer more than meets the eye

    Eric Karabell

    Good for the Pirates and the great city of Pittsburgh. The last time we saw the Buccos in the postseason, Atlanta Braves first baseman Sid Bream was sliding into home with the winning run of the 1992 NL Championship Series, and since then the Pirates...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  16. The Pittsburgh Pirates offer more to the fantasy baseball owner t...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines the 4-2 Pittsburgh Pirates and finds more fantasy usefulness beyond Andrew McCutchen.

    Blog | Conversation | April 07, 2011