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  1. David Ortiz set to return to Boston Red Sox; Hisashi Iwakuma soli...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-relevant news and notes from Thursday, including his thoughts on David Ortiz's expected return, Hisashi Iwakuma's fine pitching and Brandon Crawford's hot start.

    Blog | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  2. Big Papi tops oldie-but-goodie hitters list

    Eric Karabell

    One of the myriad players whose inclusion in my top 100 overall rankings this week generated buzz was Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz. I used to argue that "clogging" a DH/utility spot in the first half of a normal fantasy draft was poor...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  3. David Ortiz, Carlos Beltran highlight annual oldie-but-goodie hit...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell lays out the hitters on the wrong side of 35 years old whom he still believes in, such as David Ortiz, Paul Konerko and Carlos Beltran.

    Blog | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  4. Podcast: Bautista, Big Papi, Sabathia

    Eric Karabell

    With a Monday night full of injuries for us to discuss, a seemingly healthy Keith Law and myself were eager to discuss the greatest game on Tuesday's Baseball Today podcast ! 1. Losing Joey Votto for a month shouldn't cripple the Cincinnati Reds, ...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  5. Podcast: Braun, Big Papi, Callaspo/Trumbo

    Eric Karabell

    The final Baseball Today podcast of February was a winning one as Mark Simon and me discussed myriad names and topics, including ... 1. Do you feel differently about Ryan Braun after the strange events of last week? Mark and I are similarly dissa...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  6. David Ortiz having a monster season at age 35, tempting fantasy o...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at David Ortiz's splits and peripherals to determine whether he can maintain his torrid hitting pace.

    Blog | Conversation | June 09, 2011
  7. Red Sox hitters to buy or sell

    Eric Karabell

    The fourth-most owned Boston Red Sox hitter -- and seventh-most owned Sox player -- is Brock Holt. Think about that for a minute. These are the defending World Series champions, a team that scored by far the most runs in baseball in 2013, and Holt --...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  8. Disappointing Sandoval homers thrice

    Eric Karabell

    San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval is listed on his player card at 240 pounds, and perhaps that's accurate, but I'm taking the over. Kung Fu Panda, as he is affectionately known, has battled weight issues in the past, and it's likely a...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  9. Bits: Samardzija bests Zimmermann

    Eric Karabell

    It's not terribly uncommon for a pitcher to be among the top 10 in strikeouts and walks in the same season. Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish achieved this distinction last season, Washington Nationals lefty Gio Gonzalez was close, and San Franci...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  10. Papi set to return; Iwakuma solid again

    Eric Karabell

    Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz seems pretty confident that he's ready for the big leagues again, even smacking a home run for Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday, and I certainly believe him. Ortiz fell out of my top 100 in mid-March on...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  11. Friday's five things you need to know

    Eric Karabell

    Before any games commence this weekend the focus will be in Boston as the Red Sox return home to Fenway Park for the first time since the horrific events earlier in the week during the Boston Marathon. There will be plenty of good baseball that will ...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  12. Bits: Josh Johnson terribly ineffective

    Eric Karabell

    On occasion I'm certainly willing to give starting pitchers a break when poor April weather appears to be a factor, but in the case of Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Josh Johnson, even he admitted something is wrong. Johnson was awful Thursday i...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  13. Josh Johnson of Toronto Blue Jays off to poor start with new team...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers notes from Thursday's games, including a rough afternoon outing for Josh Johnson in Detroit.

    Blog | Conversation | April 12, 2013
  14. Injured stars could be fantasy bargains

    Eric Karabell

    When it comes to dealing with injured players in fantasy drafts, it's safe to assume no two situations are exactly the same. Even with New York Yankees sluggers Mark Teixeira and Curtis Granderson expected to miss roughly the same amount of time...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  15. Injured players such as Chase Headley, Hanley Ramirez, Derek Jete...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the plethora of injured star players to start the season, and how some of them could be fantasy bargains because of their DL status.

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2013
  16. 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