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  1. Opening Day closer shake-ups

    Eric Karabell

    If the first full day of the 2014 major league season is any indication, it's going to be a ridiculous season for big league closers, more so than normal. In a span of a few hours Monday there was one news item after another affecting the crazy world...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  2. Bullpen Report: Helpful middle relievers

    Eric Karabell

    So it's mid-August, and a buddy of mine in one of my many leagues just noticed the small print on a pretty critical rule that really affects his team: There's a starts limit of 200 in our league. Perhaps there is in yours as well, and while you shoul...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  3. Bits: CC rocked, but don't give up on him

    Eric Karabell

    After New York Yankees lefty CC Sabathia's struggles against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night, it might seem obvious for me to suggest you (finally) run away and give up on any hopes that he'll be anything resembling the top-20 starting pitcher we ...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  4. Closer Report: Will Madson get saves?

    Eric Karabell

    The last time Los Angeles Angels right-hander Ryan Madson threw a pitch in a big league regular season game was the last Wednesday of September 2011, in the eighth inning against the Atlanta Braves. Madson retired Chipper Jones, Dan Uggla and Freddie...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  5. Medlen, Chipper shine in Braves win

    Eric Karabell

    • Atlanta Braves right-hander Kris Medlen spun a nifty five-hit shutout against the San Diego Padreson Thursday, lowering his ERA to 2.03 and likely securing his rotation spot. Medlen was a candidate to be pushed back to the bullpen, as right-h...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  6. Kris Medlen, Chipper Jones shine in Atlanta Braves' shutout win

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Thursday, including fine performances from Braves teammates Kris Medlen and Chipper Jones.

    Blog | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  7. QBs galore among early draft trends

    Eric Karabell

    Fantasy football owners love to see what others are doing in drafts, which is why an early look at ESPN's average live draft results can be a fruitful experience. Yes, you can actually draft right now on ESPN.com, but even if you're going t...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  8. Podcast: Astros-Jays deal, key matchups

    Eric Karabell

    OK, so Mark Simon and I got just a bit ridiculous at times on Friday's Baseball Today podcast , but there was much information and entertainment and hey, isn't that a good thing? Here are some of the topics discussed: 1. Edinson Volquez nearly tos...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  9. Bits: Chipper continues hot streak

    Eric Karabell

    Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones, on the heels of his five-hit performance Tuesday, had two hits Wednesday and is hitting .317 with modest power and more walks than strikeouts. It wouldn't be crazy for Jones to hit .300 in his final se...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  10. Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones continues hot streak

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks back at Wednesday's action, including a big game from Chipper Jones, Cliff Lee's first win and Chris Tillman's debut.

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  11. Bits: Jeff Samardzija strikes out 11

    Eric Karabell

    Chicago Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija fanned a career-best 11 Atlanta Braves on Monday, allowing one run over seven innings. Samardzija hadn't won since May, and it wasn't Cliff Lee-type bad luck, either. Samardzija's June ERA was ...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  12. Chicago Cubs' Jeff Samardzija sets career high with 11 strikeouts...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps some of the fantasy highlights from Monday's games, including Jeff Samardzija's 11 strikeouts.

    Blog | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  13. Double-digit HR/steals guys dwindle

    Eric Karabell

    Fantasy owners love the hitters that not only hit for power but also steal bases, because it essentially takes care of multiple needs in one shot. Of course, we still must own the likes of Adam Dunn and Dee Gordon, even if they do not contribute acro...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  14. Carlos Gonzalez, Ryan Braun, Andrew McCutchen among rare breed of...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the players currently in double digits in homers and steals, and what their fantasy values are the rest of the season.

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2012
  15. Bits: Chipper returns to Braves lineup

    Eric Karabell

    Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones came off the disabled list Sunday and went hitless in three at-bats. Jones, seemingly recovered from a calf injury and back hitting third in the lineup, saw his batting average slip below .300, but he's...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  16. Chipper Jones returns to lineup; Julio Teheran, Francisco Liriano...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the most interesting fantasy tidbits from Sunday's action, including Chipper Jones' return to the Braves' lineup.

    Blog | Conversation | June 11, 2012