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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Walks keep some hitters fantasy-relevant

    Eric Karabell

    I admit to being an unabashed fan of what Los Angeles Angels outfielder/designated hitter Bobby Abreu remains able to do at the plate. (In the field, of course, is quite another matter.) Abreu is 37 years old and although he's not nearly as prod...

    Blog | July 07, 2011
  6. Bobby Abreu, Carlos Santana, Billy Butler still doing damage by t...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at some notable hitters who could be due for bigger things thanks to the number of walks they draw.

    Blog | Conversation | July 07, 2011
  7. J.P. Arencibia's power is for real

    Eric Karabell

    Last season, Los Angeles Angels slugger Mike Napoli led all catcher-eligible players with 26 home runs, followed by Brian McCann with 21. In 2009, Joe Mauer led the position with 28 home runs, while Victor Martinez, Jorge Posada and McCann all reache...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  8. Toronto Blue Jays' J.P. Arenicibia's power is for real

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell takes a closer look at the Blue Jays' J.P. Arencibia, who is the first catcher to reach 10 homers this season.

    Blog | Conversation | June 08, 2011
  9. Heyward, Chipper ready to produce again

    Eric Karabell

    The Atlanta Braves welcomed a pair of key lineup cogs back to the crew Tuesday as outfielder Jason Heyward and third baseman Chipper Jones were inserted into the Nos. 2 and 3 spots, respectively, in the batting order against Houston Astros left-hande...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  10. Jason Heyward, Chipper Jones returned to Atlanta Braves lineup Tu...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell passes along his thoughts on the Braves offense, including expectations for Jason Heyward, Chipper Jones, Brian McCann, Nate McLouth and others.

    Blog | Conversation | May 17, 2011
  11. Recapping my NL-only LABR draft squad

    Eric Karabell

    Sometimes the poor people sitting next to me on the long flight home from Phoenix the day after the USA Today NL-only League of Alternative Baseball Reality (LABR) draft have to bear the brunt of money I spent unwisely. They can tell whether I like m...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  12. David Wright, Brian McCann, Chris Carpenter anchor Eric's NL-only...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps his team in the recent NL-only LABR draft, which is led by David Wright, Brian McCann and Chris Carpenter.

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2011
  13. Ryan Zimmerman among safe early picks

    Eric Karabell

    By now, we're all aware of how awesome Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton was last season, winning the American League batting title and providing top-notch power for five months. Hamilton ended up as fantasy's No. 6 option on the Playe...

    Blog | February 28, 2011
  14. Ryan Zimmerman of Washington Nationals, Justin Verlander of Detro...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the value of drafting a safer option early in drafts, as opposed to a high-upside player with durability concerns.

    Blog | Conversation | February 28, 2011
  15. Box Score Bits: All-Stars' second-half value

    Eric Karabell

    • Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann delivered the critical hit Tuesday, the first three-run double in All-Star Game history. It came in the seventh inning off Chicago White Sox lefty Matt Thornton and earned him MVP honors. McCann has done...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  16. Brian McCann's big hit in All-Star Game could be positive sign fo...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps some of the more notable performances from Tuesday's All-Star Game, and what to expect in the season's second half.

    Blog | Conversation | July 14, 2010