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  1. Buy low, sell high: All-Star Game edition

    Eric Karabell

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The 85th All-Star Game has come and gone, and while it was clearly a night to honor and celebrate New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter in his final midseason classic, on occasion we certainly see eager fantasy owners assign altered v...

    Blog | July 16, 2014
  2. Bits: Butler continues tear; Jeter returns

    Eric Karabell

    It's possible that no matter how Kansas City Royals designated hitter and occasional first baseman Billy Butler performs the rest of this somewhat disappointing season, most fantasy owners will be avoiding him in the first 10 rounds of 2014 drafts. A...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  3. Monday Bits: Examining Rangers' bullpen

    Eric Karabell

    Welcome to the final few days of July. On Wednesday, the last day of the month, there likely will be trades that affect both real baseball and the fantasy version. Some of the players moved will be big names, some will be minor leaguers, and in some ...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  4. Opportunity knocking for Matt Adams?

    Eric Karabell

    On Thursday morning, a trusted ESPN colleague outside of the fantasy department emailed me about young St. Louis Cardinals slugger Matt Adams, asking whether he was worth owning moving forward. My answer was simple: If Adams played regularly, he'd be...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  5. Is Derek Jeter worth adding right away?

    Eric Karabell

    The New York Yankees will welcome back future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter to their lineup Thursday afternoon, and not a moment too soon. No offense to Jayson Nix and pals, but Yankees shortstops weren't helping the team much offensively, featuring a lo...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Voting for All-Stars via the Player Rater

    Eric Karabell

    We're four weeks away from the All-Star Game in Kansas City, and if you've been to a ballpark recently, you know that you can and should do your part by voting. You can also vote online. I've voted recently and will continue to do so u...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  9. Jose Altuve, Mike Trout, Jason Kipnis, A.J. Pierzynski deserve Al...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell compares the current vote totals for the All-Star game with the results of the Player Rater to determine his current ballot choices.

    Blog | Conversation | June 15, 2012
  10. Stephen Strasburg a top-20 starter in 2012

    Eric Karabell

    • On a memorable final night of the regular season Wednesday, abound with wild-card implications, Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg quietly gave everyone another harbinger of his bright future, fanning 10 Florida Marlins ov...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  11. Stephen Strasburg finishes season with dominant outing, looks to ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps an eventful final day of the regular season, including Stephen Strasburg finishing with a dominant outing.

    Blog | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  12. Jeff Niemann gaining value in deep leagues

    Eric Karabell

    • Lost in the Derek Jeter hoopla Thursday night was Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Jeff Niemann allowing one run in 7 1/3 innings. Niemann has never emerged as a reliable fantasy option, but he's beaten the Yankees, Cardinals and Brewers -...

    Blog | July 08, 2011
  13. Jeff Niemann of Tampa Bay Rays has tamed a few decent lineups, ma...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell reviews the top fantasy developments from Thursday, including an injury to Charlie Blackmon and the debut of Zack Cozart.

    Blog | Conversation | July 08, 2011
  14. Some All-Stars unowned in many leagues

    Eric Karabell

    A year ago as baseball was nearing its All-Star break, I recall blogging about then-Atlanta Braves utilityman Omar Infante, an odd choice for selection but certainly a useful fantasy option. Infante wasn't 100 percent owned in ESPN standard (10-...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  15. Aaron Crow, Tyler Clippard, Matt Joyce among All-Stars available ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at a number of players selected to the All-Star Game who are still available in many fantasy leagues.

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  16. Bits: Derek Jeter not a wise buy-low option

    Eric Karabell

    • New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter came off the DL on Monday and went hitless in four at-bats. Jeter, who dropped to 96.9 percent owned (from 100 percent) during his DL stint, is hitting .256 as fantasy's No. 22 shortstop. He shou...

    Blog | July 05, 2011