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  1. 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
  2. Bounce back coming for low-OPS players?

    Eric Karabell

    None of the 152 hitters qualified for the batting title have a lower OPS (on-base percentage plus slugging) than Cincinnati Reds shortstop Zack Cozart, but he wasn't really expected to aid a fantasy team this season. However, several others near the ...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  3. Bits: Freese losing starts; Alexei hitting

    Eric Karabell

    Big league rosters expand in less than two weeks, and fantasy owners will see more interesting prospects get the call. The St. Louis Cardinals decided they didn't want to wait that long for second baseman Kolten Wong, summoning him from Triple-A Memp...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  4. Bits: Making sense of the Braves' offense

    Eric Karabell

    The Atlanta Braves head into the All-Star break with easily the largest division lead of any team in the game, up six games on the erratic Washington Nationals, but with serious issues offensively. Sunday's outfield starters were Jose Constanza, Reed...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  5. Bits: Is it time to give up on B.J. Upton?

    Eric Karabell

    While many eyes in Monday's Atlanta Braves win over the Cincinnati Reds were on rookie catcher Evan Gattis making his debut in left field, the guy to his left handling center field continued to struggle and anger fantasy owners. B.J. Upton struc...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  6. B.J. Upton killing fantasy teams; two Boston Red Sox relievers pl...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Monday's games from a fantasy perspective, offering his take on B.J. Upton, the Red Sox closer situation and more.

    Blog | Conversation | May 07, 2013
  7. Upton's power, speed will play in Atlanta

    Eric Karabell

    New Atlanta Braves outfielder B.J. Upton finished the 2012 season as the No. 14 outfielder on the ESPN Fantasy Player Rater, but I'm guessing most people wouldn't even think of selecting him among the top 14 outfielders in a draft. After al...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  8. Bold predictions for 2013: Hitters

    Eric Karabell

    The World Series is over, a little prematurely for some and with a surprise result, and it's officially the offseason. Free agents look for new homes, trades are discussed and perhaps completed, and fantasy owners count down the days until pitch...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  9. Ryan Howard, David Ortiz, Manny Machado discussed in Eric Karabel...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers up a bold prediction for hitters on all 30 teams for the 2013 fantasy baseball season, discussing many key fantasy options.

    Blog | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  10. B.J. Upton's power, Guthrie's hot streak

    Eric Karabell

    • Tampa Bay Rays outfielder B.J. Upton smacked three solo home runs Sunday against the Texas Rangers, giving him 21 on the season. Upton is a pending free agent, and while he has generally been a reliable producer of homers and stolen bases, si...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  11. B.J. Upton clubs three home runs; Jeremy Guthrie fires another ge...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell checks in on the fantasy highlights and lowlights from Sunday's games, including a three-homer game from the Rays' B.J. Upton.

    Blog | Conversation | September 10, 2012
  12. Podcast: Orioles, Bonds, NL rookies

    Eric Karabell

    Wednesday's Baseball Today podcast with SweetSpot blogger Dave Schoenfield and I was one of those delightful episodes with much back and forth and opinion, with among the juicy topics being ... 1. Who's joining that Orioles bandwagon after another...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  13. Bits: Be careful not to overrate Humber

    Eric Karabell

    • Chicago White Sox right-hander Philip Humber threw the 21st perfect game in big league history Saturday. Humber, who struck out nine, is owned in fewer than 2 percent of ESPN standard mixed leagues. A year ago, Humber was the No. 64 starti...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  14. Philip Humber of Chicago White Sox throws perfect game, but don't...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps the highlights from the weekend, led by Philip Humber's perfect game against the Mariners.

    Blog | Conversation | April 23, 2012
  15. Injuries to Utley, Bailey wreaking havoc

    Eric Karabell

    It's amazing, really, how so many fantasy owners are desperate for that little asterisk next to a player's name in ESPN leagues that signifies the player has been placed on the disabled list. Hey, if you want Washington Nationals slugger Mi...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  16. Injuries to Chase Utley, Andrew Bailey creating a dilemma for the...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell assesses the latest on such key injured players as Chase Utley, Andrew Bailey and B.J. Upton, and determines whether owners should keep, drop or trade them.

    Blog | Conversation | April 03, 2012