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  1. Bullpen Report: Brothers 'the man' again

    Eric Karabell

    Colorado Rockies closer Rafael Betancourt probably deserved a better fate this week in Philadelphia, but now it's reasonable to ask if Thursday night was the last time we'll see the Venezuelan right-hander pitch. Betancourt blew the save in Wednesday...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  2. Bits: Freese losing starts; Alexei hitting

    Eric Karabell

    Big league rosters expand in less than two weeks, and fantasy owners will see more interesting prospects get the call. The St. Louis Cardinals decided they didn't want to wait that long for second baseman Kolten Wong, summoning him from Triple-A Memp...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  3. 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
  4. Bits: Werth, Harper deliver for Nationals

    Eric Karabell

    While Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper made news Monday by coming off the disabled list and -- naturally -- smacking an opposite-field home run in his very first at-bat, fellow outfielder Jayson Werth was the one who finished with an eye-...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  5. Closer Report: Mo's WHIP; Bailey's woes

    Eric Karabell

    One should never root for rain at a parade or for a speaker to flub a speech, but the fact is these things do occasionally happen. Good stories take turns in the other direction, whether we want them to or not. And so it is that we must deal with a b...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  6. Closer report: Bell gets saves for D-backs

    Eric Karabell

    Big league managers don't always make what others perceive as the best choices when deciding who should and who should not be the designated closer for their teams. In fact, one might argue, when faced with a less-than-obvious choice, they seem ...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  7. Heath Bell takes over as Arizona Diamondbacks closer with J.J. Pu...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell has the latest news on closers, including Heath Bell taking over in Arizona with J.J. Putz on the disabled list.

    Blog | Conversation | May 09, 2013
  8. Second-half value of stars currently on DL

    Eric Karabell

    Sometimes in baseball it's all about the asterisk, and I don't mean in regards to Roger Maris and Barry Bonds. As baseball begins its second half, I see many players with that annoying little symbol next to their names in fantasy leagues, w...

    Blog | July 14, 2011
  9. Jose Reyes, Shane Victorino among stars on disabled list who stil...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell forecasts the fantasy performance of a number of top players who are on the disabled list as the All-Star break ends.

    Blog | Conversation | July 14, 2011
  10. Bullpens: Save projections for all 30 teams

    Eric Karabell

    There has been quite a bit of news involving closers in the past week. Brian Wilson and Frank Francisco seem headed for the disabled list, and will perhaps be joined by Brad Lidge and J.J. Putz. There are at least three situations in which we could p...

    Blog | March 25, 2011
  11. Joe Nathan, Ryan Franklin projected for 30-plus saves in 2011, wh...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell lays out his save projections for all 30 teams, predicting save totals for everyone from Jonathan Papelbon and Brad Lidge to Tyler Clippard and Aroldis Chapman.

    Blog | Conversation | March 25, 2011
  12. Jonathan Broxton moves to top of fantasy closer rankings

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the closers who have shown that "wow" factor in a year in which many other relievers have struggled.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2009
  13. Relief Efforts: Closers with biggest value swings this season

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the biggest risers and fallers among closers since the start of the season.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2008
  14. 2008 Positional Previews: Relief pitchers

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell profiles the relief pitchers for the 2008 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2008