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  1. Week 3 ranks reactions: Believe in Brady?

    Eric Karabell

    The Tom Brady fans/apologists swore that the New England Patriots quarterback was far from done after a disappointing 2013 season, that all he needed was better pass protection and his full corps of weapons at his disposal. I'm neither a fan nor apol...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  2. Bits: Josmil Pinto continues to rake

    Eric Karabell

    Perhaps it's a Minnesota thing. Major league catchers are hitting a disappointing .247 this season, with a .703 OPS, but the Minnesota Twins laugh at that number. Their catchers are hitting .305 with a .867 OPS. Three-time batting champion Joe Mauer,...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  3. Disappointing Sandoval homers thrice

    Eric Karabell

    San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval is listed on his player card at 240 pounds, and perhaps that's accurate, but I'm taking the over. Kung Fu Panda, as he is affectionately known, has battled weight issues in the past, and it's likely a...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  4. 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
  5. Johnson helps turn around Jays' fortunes

    Eric Karabell

    The Toronto Blue Jays are turning their disappointing season around, and certainly the starting pitching has been a key factor in their seven-game winning streak. On Monday, right-hander Josh Johnson, unreliable for health and performance in 2013 aft...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  6. What to do with slumping Jays options?

    Eric Karabell

    There is certainly no shortage of disappointing Toronto Blue Jays players, as the team enters the first full week of May in last place in the American League East and with a mere 11 victories in 32 games. The lone team with a worse run differential i...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  7. Melky Cabrera, R.A. Dickey playing well short of fantasy expectat...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks back at Saturday's and Sunday's games, from a fantasy perspective, and offers his take on struggling Toronto Blue Jays options such as Melky Cabrera, R.A. Dickey and Emilio Bonifacio.

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  8. Bits: Key injuries in the news yet again

    Eric Karabell

    On Monday afternoon, colleague Tristan H. Cockcroft and I debated the relatively disappointing early-season numbers from Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg, touching on his lack of wins, his lower strikeout rate and the fact that the...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  9. Stephen Strasburg, Giancarlo Stanton, Peter Bourjos hit the injur...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-relevant news and notes from Monday, including Stephen Strasburg's forearm tightness and Giancarlo Stanton's placement on the DL because of a hamstring strain.

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2013
  10. Dan Haren of Washington Nationals fails to last more than five in...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines the fantasy-relevant notes from Monday's games, including another short and disappointing start from Dan Haren.

    Blog | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  11. J.J. Hardy enjoys big night

    Eric Karabell

    Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy slugged a pair of home runs, knocked in five runs Tuesday and scored three runs. It's been a relatively disappointing season for Hardy, who hit 30 home runs in 2011, and has lost power and 30 points of batt...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  12. J.J. Hardy of Baltimore Orioles has been disappointing, but still...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell has the fantasy highlights and lowlights from Tuesday's games, including big nights for J.J. Hardy and Jacoby Ellsbury.

    Blog | Conversation | September 12, 2012
  13. Doumit, Pierzynski continue to overachieve

    Eric Karabell

    • San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin homered among his three hits Monday and scored three runs. It has been a disappointing season for Maybin, who is 65th among outfielders on the Player Rater and owned in roughly 40 percent of ESPN sta...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  14. Cameron Maybin quietly having a good second half; Ryan Doumit up ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell has the fantasy highlights and lowlights from Monday's games, including good performances from Cameron Maybin, Ryan Doumit and A.J. Pierzynski.

    Blog | Conversation | September 11, 2012
  15. Carl Crawford's disappointing 2012 season over, and fantasy owner...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell lays out his fantasy expectations for Carl Crawford, Dustin Pedroia and other Red Sox hitters for the rest of this season and beyond.

    Blog | Conversation | August 21, 2012
  16. Bits: Jennings turning it up in August

    Eric Karabell

    Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings homered and stole a base Sunday and over the past five games is 9-for-19 with nine runs scored, raising his batting average from .233 to .246. Hopefully Jennings is erasing his disappointing label, but at th...

    Blog | August 13, 2012