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  1. New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka adjusts seamlessly to li...

    Buster Olney

    In ESPN The Magazine's Transactions Issue, Buster Olney writes that Masahiro Tanaka is better than anyone imagined -- and funnier too. In fact, it may not be too early to wonder if we're looking at a future Yankees legend.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014
  2. Los Angeles Angels and Boston Red Sox demonstrate importance of b...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan explains why good baserunning has been so crucial to the Angels' success this year, and why poor baserunning is costing the Red Sox.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2014
  3. Miguel Cabrera and Robinson Cano among next wave to get to 500 ho...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski projects which current players will reach baseball's major milestones, such as 500 homers, 3,000 hits and 300 wins.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  4. Wednesday Roundup: Beware the Cubs

    AJ Mass

    The Chicago Cubs made some of their fan base quite upset earlier this week when then unveiled their new mascot, Clark the Cub. As Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago wrote, "the reaction was swift as the mascot was depicted in unflattering terms on several ...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  5. 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
  6. MLB - Buster Olney ranks strength of American League schedules

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney says the Kansas City Royals have the toughest schedule in the American League.

    Blog | Conversation | February 23, 2013
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Ryan Howard, David Ortiz, Manny Machado discussed in Eric Karabel...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers up a bold prediction for hitters on all 30 teams for the 2013 fantasy baseball season, discussing many key fantasy options.

    Blog | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  11. Bowden Bullets: Wilson might decide today

    Jim Bowden

    * Multiple sources said C.J. Wilson spent Wednesday night visiting with both the Los Angeles Angels and Florida Marlins one final time before making his decision. If the Angels don't add a sixth year to their offer, it appears Wilson will join M...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  12. Bobby Abreu tops 'oldies but goodies' list

    Eric Karabell

    Bobby Abreu is not a young man, at least in terms of major league baseball years. He'll turn 37 during spring training, his defense has become even more of a liability than in past seasons, and he's coming off a year in which he posted his ...

    Blog | February 17, 2011
  13. Bobby Abreu, Jorge Posada undervalued in fantasy because of their...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell lays out the players on the wrong side of 35 years old that he still believes in, such as Bobby Abreu, Jorge Posada and Lance Berkman.

    Blog | Conversation | February 17, 2011
  14. Some options, like David Ortiz and Jon Garland, appear to be no-b...

    Buster Olney

    A close look at the options market shows some no-brainers out there, such as the Padres being able to lock up Jon Garland's inning-eating ways for another year at a good rate; in other cases -- we're looking at you, Berkman -- it's a no-brainer to pass.

    Blog | Conversation | September 17, 2010
  15. MLB - Predicting the Home Run Derby champ

    Greg Rybarczyk

    Using the advanced home run data he keeps at HitTracker, Greg Rybarczyk gives some eye-opening data on the 2010 Home Run Derby participants and predicts a winner.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2010
  16. Prepping for the first interleague series

    Eric Karabell

    Welcome back to relevance, Jason Giambi! You might be wondering, what type of fantasy baseball league must I be talking about if Giambi, a Colorado Rockies pinch-hitter and occasional first baseman, matters? Is it an NL West-only league? A league in...

    Blog | May 21, 2010