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  1. Inside the Julio Teheran-Cliff Lee duel

    Eric Karabell

    PHILADELPHIA -- Entering Wednesday, one complete game had been thrown in baseball this season. It's only a few weeks, but still, it's clearly been a rarity. During the afternoon Wednesday, Cincinnati Reds right-hander Johnny Cueto joined San Diego Pa...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  2. Don't dismiss Adam Dunn, Dan Uggla

    Eric Karabell

    Relying on batting average drains such as Chicago White Sox first baseman Adam Dunn and Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla can be painful for any fantasy owner, but when they're hitting for power -- like they were Monday night -- they can still ...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  3. Five things to watch this weekend

    Eric Karabell

    Four of the AL East teams will be facing off head-to-head this mid-May weekend, with the Tampa Bay Rays traveling to Baltimore and the mighty Vernon Wells-led New York Yankees hosting the last-place-but-hot Toronto Blue Jays. The other team is the Bo...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Bits: Outlook for rookies Gattis, Grimm

    Eric Karabell

    With so many interesting first-year players to watch this season, it would have been nearly impossible to predict that the top rookies for the month of April, as chosen by MLB, would be Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis and Texas Rangers right-hande...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  7. How long will April rookies of the month Evan Gattis and Justin G...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the long-term value of April's surprise rookies of the month Evan Gattis and Justin Grimm.

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2013
  8. What's up with Justin Upton's RBIs?

    Eric Karabell

    Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton is off to an MVP start to 2013, finishing April atop the ESPN Player Rater and leading the majors in home runs with 12, while nobody else is in double digits. Of course, Upton's excellence hasn't exact...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  9. Justin Upton's RBI numbers surprisingly low for his homers, thank...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the issue with Justin Upton's curiously low RBI totals in relation to his tremendous home run totals.

    Blog | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Daniel Hudson of the Arizona Diamondbacks hit hard, leaves early ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the most interesting fantasy tidbits from Tuesday's action, including Daniel Hudson's injury-shortened outing and Anthony Rizzo's Cubs debut

    Blog | Conversation | June 27, 2012
  15. Best options to replace Brian McCann

    Eric Karabell

    Somewhat lost in the unsatisfying way the Atlanta Braves-Pittsburgh Pirates game ended early Wednesday morning was the fact the best catcher in baseball -- certainly he's No. 1 in fantasy by a healthy margin this season -- was forced to leave ea...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  16. Brian McCann set to land on DL; plenty of viable fantasy replacem...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the best available options to replace Brian McCann, who's set to go on the disabled list.

    Blog | Conversation | July 27, 2011