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  1. 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
  2. Pitchers overowned due to name value

    Eric Karabell

    Name value can be a dangerous thing in fantasy baseball; it often drives owners to trust a player longer than they should. Washington Nationals right-hander Dan Haren, for example, used to be a top-10 fantasy pitcher, an excellent innings-eater who d...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  3. What to expect from 2012 disappointments

    Eric Karabell

    Every fantasy baseball owner who fails to win his or her league can point to a player or two they feel doomed their chances. We've all done it. What's interesting is the disparity of those players. To some owners, choosing Matt Kemp third o...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  4. Ricky Romero, Justin Upton among the top 2012 fantasy baseball di...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the players who disappointed fantasy owners the most in 2012, including Ricky Romero and Justin Upton, and then lays out his 2013 expectation for each of them.

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2012
  5. Bits: Thoughts on Liriano, Dan Uggla

    Eric Karabell

    • Minnesota Twins left-hander Francisco Liriano, who tossed a no-hitter earlier this season, took another no-hit bid into the eighth inning Sunday, allowing two hits and a run over eight frames. Liriano has really turned things around -- he ...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  6. Francisco Liriano's bid for a second no-hitter highlights his mir...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell highlights Sunday's notable fantasy performances, including another no-hit bid from Francisco Liriano and another poor performance at home from Ubaldo Jimenez.

    Blog | Conversation | June 13, 2011
  7. Podcast: Killebrew tribute, Wright's injury

    Eric Karabell

    News broke about the death of Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew just before we taped Tuesday's Baseball Today podcast . In addition to a well-done tribute by Tim Kurkjian, here are other reasons you should listen to the show, co-hosted by myself and Kei...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  8. Carlos Beltran homers thrice in Colorado

    Eric Karabell

    Cleveland Indians right-hander Justin Masterson finally lost Thursday, allowing eight hits, four walks and five runs in 5 2/3 innings to the first-place Tampa Bay Rays. Masterson hadn't given up more than three runs in an outing, and his ERA ros...

    Blog | May 13, 2011
  9. Justin Masterson of Cleveland Indians endures first poor outing o...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell reviews Thursday's fantasy-relevant performances, highlighted by Justin Masterson's first loss and a huge day from Carlos Beltran.

    Blog | Conversation | May 13, 2011
  10. Hittable Hernandez not worth the risk

    Eric Karabell

    There sure is irony in the fact that the best pitcher in baseball, at least as of today, sports the same league-leading 0.87 ERA as a guy fantasy owners usually don't want to go anywhere near. That's right, the great Ubaldo Jimenez of the C...

    Blog | May 04, 2010
  11. Washington Nationals' Livan Hernandez off to great start, but don...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell explains why owning such "flammable" pitchers as Livan Hernandez, Dontrelle Willis and John Maine can be dangerous.

    Blog | Conversation | May 04, 2010
  12. Weekend wrap: Ike Davis, Jimenez, Garza

    Eric Karabell

    The New York Mets gave up on first baseman Mike Jacobs after only 24 at-bats, which seems a bit soon to me. Then again, with awesome, terrific prospect Ike Davis ready to win the Triple Crown ... OK, let's stop. Yes, the Mets have problems, but ...

    Blog | April 19, 2010
  13. New York Mets' change at first base, gems from Ubaldo Jimenez and...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses an eventful weekend in fantasy baseball, which included an Ubaldo Jimenez no-hitter and a change at first base by the New York Mets.

    Blog | Conversation | April 19, 2010