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  1. Podcast: Stats! Debates! Emails!

    Eric Karabell

    A fine week of Baseball Today podcasts was closed with Friday's show as Mark Simon and I waxed poetic about myriad pertinent topics, including: 1. What did we learn about the recent Yankees-Red Sox series, other than you shouldn't make dinner pla...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  2. Top rookies: Pineda, Trumbo battle in AL

    Eric Karabell

    If there is anything to be learned from last Friday's exercise when I ranked my top 10 choices for each respective league MVPs, it was that plenty of fans just aren't interested in non-traditional stats like Wins Above Replacement. Some just want hom...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  3. Can rookies Belt, Freeman rebound?

    Eric Karabell

    If you had asked me before the season to choose between the potential National League Rookie of the Year first base candidates, I would have chosen Freddie Freeman over Brandon Belt, but mainly because of opportunity, not ability. The Atlanta Braves ...

    Blog | April 20, 2011
  4. Brandon Belt, Freddie Freeman struggling early but should produce...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the early woes of rookies Brandon Belt and Freddie Freeman, plus lists his top 10 rookies for this season.

    Blog | Conversation | April 20, 2011
  5. Jordan Walden named Angels closer, but ...

    Eric Karabell

    Last season more than a third of the Opening Day closers ended up being replaced at some point, because of injury, ineffectiveness or simply because the team's manager decided he wanted to make a change. Well, we're less than one week into ...

    Blog | April 05, 2011
  6. Jordan Walden brings strikeout stuff to Los Angeles Angels' close...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the Angels' decision to move young fireballer Jordan Walden to the closer role, giving him a preliminary fantasy ranking among closers.

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2011
  7. AL West wrap: Josh Hamilton still risky

    Eric Karabell

    With five division wraps in the books already, we reach our final division, the American League West. As in the other division-wrap blogs, I examine each team's 2010 season and then look ahead to 2011. And hey, "2011" is not that far away, as pi...

    Blog | November 30, 2010
  8. Josh Hamilton remains a risky first-round option in fantasy baseb...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at what happened, what will happen and who to watch from each American League West team, discussing such players as Josh Hamilton, Elvis Andrus, Justin Smoak and Brett Anderson.

    Blog | Conversation | November 30, 2010
  9. Closers: Is Craig Kimbrel a future closer?

    Eric Karabell

    I picked up Atlanta Braves reliever Craig Kimbrel in a deep keeper league last week, not because I thought the 22-year-old could help me win this season -- the team I added him to is out of it -- but because he's likely to vault into a closer ro...

    Blog | September 27, 2010
  10. Craig Kimbrel, Sam Demel worth fantasy keeper consideration in de...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses a handful of young relievers who could emerge as future closers.

    Blog | Conversation | September 27, 2010
  11. Bits: Tyler Colvin's season likely done

    Eric Karabell

    Chicago Cubs outfielder Tyler Colvin scored a run and knocked in another Sunday, but his rookie season likely ended when a sliver of a broken bat punctured his chest. Colvin, one of baseball top power hitting rookies with 20 home runs, is expected to...

    Blog | September 20, 2010
  12. Chicago Cubs' Tyler Colvin's season likely done after freak accid...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks back at Sunday's action, including Tyler Colvin's season ending by the broken bat from teammate Wellington Castillo.

    Blog | Conversation | September 20, 2010