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  1. Bits: McCarthy shuts down Rangers

    Eric Karabell

    Oakland Athletics right-hander Brandon McCarthy won his fifth consecutive decision Thursday, holding the Texas Rangers to one run on three hits in seven innings. McCarthy, who fanned five and didn't walk anyone -- he didn't go to a three-ba...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  2. Brandon McCarthy of Oakland Athletics quiets Texas Rangers bats, ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the most fantasy-relevant tidbits from Thursday's games, including another strong outing from Brandon McCarthy.

    Blog | Conversation | June 08, 2012
  3. MLB - James Shields, Cliff Lee and Jason Hammel have transformed ...

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron says pitchers James Shields, Cliff Lee and Jason Hammel are finding immediate success by increasing their ground ball rate.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2012
  4. The Cleveland Indians are off to another good start, but this yea...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh of Baseball Prospectus writes that the 2012 Indians are experiencing early-season success similar to last year's club. The difference is this team might be good enough to sustain it.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2012
  5. Early signs of a new Dodgers era

    Buster Olney

    Dodgers players have exercised gallows humor in recent years, as former owner Frank McCourt's ugly financial situation manifested itself in organizational cutbacks. "I don't write any checks," one player said privately last summer, "until I...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  6. Los Angeles Dodgers have begun transition into new era - MLB

    Buster Olney

    It hasn't been long since the new Dodgers' owners officially took over the franchise, but there's already been significant change. As Buster Olney writes, the franchise is making an effort to reconnect with its fan base.

    Blog | Conversation | May 17, 2012
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Justin Masterson, Ubaldo Jimenez and the Indians' pitching staff ...

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron of FanGraphs writes that although the Detroit Tigers are getting the early buzz in the AL Central, you shouldn't look past the Cleveland Indians, a team with the starting pitching to contend for the division crown.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2012
  10. Lowe deal suggests Tribe won't spend

    Jim Bowden

    In the first notable trade of the offseason, the Atlanta Braves sent right-hander Derek Lowe to the Cleveland Indians for minor league left-hander Chris Jones. The trade helps both teams in a couple of tangible ways, and more importantly, sheds some ...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  11. Derek Lowe can help Cleveland

    Keith Law

    The hot stove season officially kicked off Monday with a trade that sent right-hander Derek Lowe from the Atlanta Braves to the Cleveland Indians for Class A lefty Chris Jones. For Cleveland, the appeal of Lowe has to be his ability to get ground ba...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  12. Derek Lowe trade makes sense for Atlanta Braves and Cleveland Ind...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law breaks down the trade that sent Derek Lowe from Atlanta to Cleveland and explains why it makes sense for both sides.

    Blog | Conversation | October 31, 2011
  13. MLB: C.J. Wilson and Alexi Ogando's switch to the rotation is hel...

    Jonah Keri

    Jonah Keri of FanGraphs looks at the success of relievers-turned-starters such as C.J. Wilson to see why certain pitchers are well-suited to make the transition.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2011
  14. The 'oldie-but-goodie' pitchers

    Eric Karabell

    I drafted Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Jamie Moyer in a deep fantasy league last March -- a really deep league -- not only because I expected him to win double-digit games with passable peripherals, but also to make a point to naysayers that I p...

    Blog | February 22, 2011
  15. Tim Hudson, Hiroki Kuroda undervalued in fantasy leagues because ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell lays out the pitchers on the wrong side of 35 years old that he still believes in, such as Chris Carpenter, Tim Hudson and Hiroki Kuroda.

    Blog | Conversation | February 22, 2011
  16. Joe Blanton finishes strong

    Eric Karabell

    Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Joe Blanton tossed seven innings of three-hit ball Wednesday, allowing one unearned run. Blanton won't soon be confused with one of the team's big three starters, but he hasn't lost in more than two m...

    Blog | September 30, 2010