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  1. Will the Phillies send Brown to AAA?

    Joe Kaiser

    As ESPN Insider Eric Karabell points out on Friday, few players have had as disappointing of a start to the season in 2014 as Domonic Brown. Brown appeared to be on the right track when he broke out as a 25-year-old last season with 27 home runs. ...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  2. Significance of Abreu's start

    Joe Kaiser

    I was 14 when Carlos Delgado broke into the majors as a power-hitting catcher in Toronto, and I still remember the opening month of the 1994 season like it was yesterday because it seemed like Delgado left the yard just about every night. On Frida...

    Blog | April 26, 2014
  3. 10 breakout player picks for 2014

    Keith Law

    I like to try to tab a few young players each year as candidates to break out with a significant improvement in their performances; last year's list had eight names on it, four of whom broke out in a huge way and two of whom saw modest improvements. ...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  4. Padres pen still in progress

    AJ Mass

    The San Diego Padres officially announced the signing of reliever Joaquin Benoit on Saturday, a good ten days after the news of a deal originally broke. The long delay was so that results of Benoit's physical could be examined by the organization, a ...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  5. Best fits for top 10 remaining free agents

    Jim Bowden

    Earlier this week, after Rakuten announced that Masahiro Tanaka would be posted, I broke down the likeliest destinations for the star right-hander. Today, I thought it would be a good idea to break down the likeliest landing spots for the rest of ...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  6. Jamey Wright to Dodgers?

    Doug Mittler

    The Los Angeles Dodgers continue to stockpile relievers. After word broke Sunday night that the Dodgers were close to a one-year deal with Chris Perez, Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reports the club also is finalizing a one-year pact wit...

    Blog | December 24, 2013
  7. Scouting reports for ALDS between Oakland Athletics and Detroit T...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan of FanGraphs gives a complete scouting report on the Athletics-Tigers ALDS.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2013
  8. Ryan Braun out for 2013 but will be back

    Eric Karabell

    Goodbye, Ryan Braun. Hello, Logan Schafer and Caleb Gindl. Not quite the same for fantasy owners, is it? Late on Monday afternoon the stunning news broke that Braun, the Milwaukee Brewers outfielder that had repeatedly fought for his innocence when ...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  9. MLB - In one-game playoff, Orioles' bullpen better option than st...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh says that in a one-game playoff, the Orioles' effective bullpen might be a better option than pushing their starter deep into the game.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  10. Yadier Molina is the latest catcher shaken up in an unnecessary c...

    Buster Olney

    After Buster Posey broke his leg last season and Yadier Molina was rocked on Tuesday evening in Pittsburgh, Buster Olney writes that it's time for MLB to take a serious look at eliminating these senseless collisions at home plate.

    Blog | Conversation | August 29, 2012
  11. Jonathan Lucroy vastly underowned

    Eric Karabell

    Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy smacked two home runs and knocked in four Monday, raising his surprising batting average to .328. Lucroy was hitting .345 when he broke his hand and missed nearly two months, and has slowed over the past thre...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  12. Jonathan Lucroy of Milwaukee Brewers is a top-10 catcher in fanta...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Monday, including a multi-homer game from top-10 catcher Jonathan Lucroy.

    Blog | Conversation | August 21, 2012
  13. Bits: Arencibia fill-ins, Hanley's LA debut

    Eric Karabell

    • Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia broke his right hand Wednesday and is expected to miss six weeks. Arencibia, owned in 29 percent of ESPN standard leagues, is eighth on the Player Rater among catchers and had hit three home runs over ...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  14. J.P. Arencibia suffers broken hand; Jesus Guzman has another big ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Thursday, including J.P. Arencibia's injury, Hanley Ramirez's Dodgers debut and Ricky Romero's continued struggles.

    Blog | Conversation | July 26, 2012
  15. Scouting Phillips and Romero at Sebring

    Kiley McDaniel

    On Wedesday I broke down the first-round prospects at the Sebring All-Star Classic but there were two intriguing second- to third-round hitters: Seminole High School center fielder Brett Phillips and Pedro Menendez High School shortstop Avery Romero....

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  16. MLB Draft - Scouting high school hitters Brett Phillips and Avery...

    Kiley McDaniel

    Kiley McDaniel scouts a pair of high school hitters in Brett Phillips and Avery Romero.

    Blog | Conversation | June 01, 2012