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  1. Is Dodgers 2B battle settled?

    AJ Mass

    It is the time of the year when March Madness upsets make headlines, and it looks like we may have an unexpected upset in the Los Angeles Dodgers' second base competition, at least for Game 1 of the 2014 season. On Thursday, Ken Gurnick of

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  2. Position battle: Dodgers second base

    AJ Mass

    When the Los Angeles Dodgers signed Alex Guerrero to a four-year, $28 million contract, it was assumed that he would be the everyday second baseman for the defending National League West champs. However, the Cuban import has yet to impress this sprin...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  3. Gordon and Figgins are making their case

    Buster Olney

    PHOENIX -- Baseball players aren't supposed to play basketball during the offseason, but a lot of them do anyway, as Aaron Boone will tell you, as an efficient way to stay in shape. But Dee Gordon stopped playing basketball this winter to impr...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  4. Anyone interested in Figgins?

    AJ Mass

    UPDATE: Last week the news came out that Chone Figgins was making a comeback attempt this spring after sitting out all of last season. But are any teams interested in the long-time leadoff man? Well, lets put it this way, around 10 teams were inte...

    Blog | January 18, 2014
  5. Jeff Niemann and other players who are on a short leash this seas...

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron of FanGraphs writes about five players who need good starts to 2012 because they are already on notice this season, beginning with Tampa Bay's Jeff Niemann.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2012
  6. Past-present-future: Dunn, Matusz, others

    Eric Karabell

    Not to belabor the point, but Chicago White Sox designated hitter/first baseman Adam Dunn didn't merely have a bad 2011 season; he had one of the worst seasons in baseball history. I think there's a difference. I mean, it was a bad year for...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  7. Adam Dunn's, Brian Matusz's terrible 2011 numbers provide nice la...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines seven players who had horrific 2011 seasons, and offers his take as to whether they'll bounce back in 2012 or not.

    Blog | Conversation | March 29, 2012
  8. MLB: A list of players who have disappointed most over MLB's firs...

    Jonah Keri

    Jonah Keri rewards some of the worst first-half performers of the MLB season with a special place on his No-Star team.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2011
  9. MLB: Adam Dunn, Edinson Volquez among 2011's biggest disappointme...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski examines five pitchers and five hitters who haven't lived up to expectations thus far in the 2011 MLB season, and explains how we'll need to revise our expectations for them going forward.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2011
  10. MLB: Analyzing Charlie Morton's astounding improvement this seaso...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers examines the sudden rise of Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Charlie Morton. He has a 2.51 ERA this season and is doing a much better job of locating his two-seam fastball.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2011
  11. Q&A: Assessing the Mariners' offense

    Eric Karabell

    The Seattle Mariners' offense isn't exactly strong, but let's give credit where it's due. A season ago, the Mariners were putrid, like historically so, averaging 3.16 runs per game. The current Mariners are averaging 3.57 runs per...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  12. Justin Smoak, Ichiro Suzuki are the only two players hitting for ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines a Mariners offense that has been a two-man show -- Justin Smoak and Ichiro Suzuki -- thus far, looking for other fantasy-capable options.

    Blog | Conversation | May 10, 2011
  13. Chone Figgins not worth pursuing

    Eric Karabell

    A buddy of mine admitted to being a bit overanxious in selecting Seattle Mariners infielder Chone Figgins in our draft last month, in part because he expected him to bounce back to a suitable batting average, but also due to the lure of multi-eligibi...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  14. Seattle Mariners' Chone Figgins not a buy-low target in fantasy b...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks closer at Chone Figgins' dreadful start to the season and sets forth his expectations for the rest of the season.

    Blog | Conversation | April 19, 2011
  15. OBP leagues: Hanigan, Barton valuable

    Eric Karabell

    Those in standard fantasy baseball leagues probably don't think much of Cincinnati Reds backup catcher Ryan Hanigan, and for good reason. This isn't a player with much power upside, he's not starting regularly, and the organization has...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  16. Ryan Hanigan, Daric Barton gain value in fantasy leagues that use...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses five players who aren't highly valuable in standard leagues, but gain significant value in leagues that use on-base percentage.

    Blog | Conversation | March 14, 2011