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  1. Bits: Andrew Cashner's 2014 value

    Eric Karabell

    Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo has 22 home runs and 75 RBIs this season, and is owned in more than 92 percent of ESPN standard leagues. Rizzo is seen as one of the building blocks of the young Cubs, a middle-of-the-order presence for years ...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  2. Assessing values of Soriano, other Cubs

    Eric Karabell

    While the baseball world awaits a resolution on the annoying Alex Rodriguez situation (like the Ryan Braun saga, it's not likely to end well), the New York Yankees have reportedly been trying to acquire another right-handed bat, one certainly familia...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  3. Garza a better fit in Chicago than Texas

    Eric Karabell

    I suppose we should congratulate the Texas Rangers for sending prospects to the Chicago Cubs for right-hander Matt Garza, a clear upgrade for their rotation. But from a fantasy aspect, I hardly view it as an upgrade to our teams. While Garza is exper...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  4. Second-half rankings reactions: Pitchers

    Eric Karabell

    It didn't take my Twitter followers long to realize that I had ranked pitchers in the ESPN Fantasy midseason rankings a bit lower than my colleagues. Yes, that's by design. My list of those making their living throwing the baseball started with Los A...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  5. Don't dismiss Adam Dunn, Dan Uggla

    Eric Karabell

    Relying on batting average drains such as Chicago White Sox first baseman Adam Dunn and Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla can be painful for any fantasy owner, but when they're hitting for power -- like they were Monday night -- they can still ...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  6. Dealing with extreme home/road splits

    Eric Karabell

    Pitching in road games versus at home is not a skill. Let's get that out of the way first. Sure, members of certain rotations are aided by spacious home ballparks, but not everyone in that situation is unusable on the road. Those in fantasy base...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  7. Tim Lincecum of San Francisco Giants among pitchers whose home/ro...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses pitchers who should be benched on the road, as well as those whose splits don't tell the entire story.

    Blog | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  8. Podcast: Weekend preview, Pujols, A-Rod

    Eric Karabell

    On a packed Friday Baseball Today podcast with Mark Simon we exchanged thoughts on many pertinent topics, from struggling players to a weekend preview to former All-Star Jason Dickson (yep, he was an All-Star!). 1. From Thursday, was Zack Greinke ...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  9. Twins SPs: Time to cut Francisco Liriano?

    Eric Karabell

    For years the Minnesota Twins have supplied fantasy owners with usable rotation parts, though not spectacular ones since the Johan Santana era ended. Once upon a time, Francisco Liriano was safe (and awesome), while Matt Garza, Scott Baker, Kevin Slo...

    Blog | August 08, 2011
  10. Scott Baker has quietly produced a solid fantasy campaign

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines the value of Scott Baker -- should he be an every-week starter in a mixed league or just a spot starter? -- and the rest of the Twins' rotation.

    Blog | Conversation | August 08, 2011
  11. Bits: John Danks finally wins first game

    Eric Karabell

    • Chicago White Sox left-hander John Danks mercifully won his first game of the season -- after starting 0-8 -- by tossing 7 1/3 innings of one-run ball against the Seattle Mariners Monday. Danks has obviously struggled, and is owned in bare...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  12. John Danks of Chicago White Sox wins for first time this season, ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Monday's most notable fantasy performances, including John Danks finally earning his first win of the season.

    Blog | Conversation | June 07, 2011
  13. Cubs top three starters worth buying

    Eric Karabell

    With five runs allowed in 5 2/3 innings, Wednesday night's final pitching line for Chicago Cubs right-hander Carlos Zambrano might not look so pretty if you didn't watch his win over the Houston Astros. But the fiery innings eater/slugger l...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  14. Chicago Cubs top three starters -- Ryan Dempster, Matt Garza, Car...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the Chicago Cubs' top three starting pitchers and sees buy-low opportunities

    Blog | Conversation | April 14, 2011
  15. Garza trade to Cubs also helps Hellickson

    Eric Karabell

    After months of speculation, the Tampa Bay Rays traded Matt Garza to the Chicago Cubs on Friday for a slew of prospects that, frankly, fantasy baseball owners don't need to worry about for 2011 (although colleague Jason Grey will discuss further...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  16. Matt Garza trade to Chicago Cubs also helps Jeremy Hellickson's f...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell assesses the fantasy impact of the trade sending Matt Garza from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Chicago Cubs.

    Blog | Conversation | January 07, 2011