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  1. What to do about Matt Cain?

    Eric Karabell

    By the second inning of Thursday night's game between the San Francisco Giants and Colorado Rockies, the concerned, panicked and, let's face it, angry tweets about right-hander Matt Cain started flowing in consistently. Cain allowed three home runs e...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  2. Bits: Thoughts on LaRoche, Lincecum ...

    Eric Karabell

    Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche is a steal of a 15th-round choice in ESPN average live drafts, but he started the season hitless in 13 at-bats, then missed a few games because of back stiffness, and that apparently was enough for a ha...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  3. Washington Nationals' Adam LaRoche returns to raking; Tim Lincecu...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell has the fantasy-relevant notes from Tuesday's games, including a reminder of how good Adam LaRoche can be.

    Blog | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  4. Shields fires gem; Davis hits 33rd homer

    Eric Karabell

    • Tampa Bay Rays right-hander James Shields finished his season with a dominating effort against the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday, striking out 15 in a complete game, though he lost. Shields allowed only two hits, but one was a Chris Davis home...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  5. Now here's a guy 'worth' checking on

    Eric Karabell

    Four members of the Washington Nationals' offense are owned in 100 percent of ESPN standard mixed leagues, and underrated first baseman Adam LaRoche isn't far from that at 88 percent. Second baseman Danny Espinosa has been hot of late and i...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  6. Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth a good pickup as he gets close...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines Jayson Werth's status and upside from a fantasy perspective.

    Blog | Conversation | July 18, 2012
  7. Bits: Josh Johnson fires another gem

    Eric Karabell

    • Miami Marlins right-hander Josh Johnson hurled seven innings of four-hit, one-run ball to beat the Boston Red Sox on Monday, his sixth quality start in seven outings. Johnson's velocity and command have been better since an awful April (...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  8. Josh Johnson fires another gem; Brandon Morrow leaves with obliqu...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the most interesting fantasy tidbits from Monday's action, including Josh Johnson's fine pitching performance and Brandon Morrow's oblique injury.

    Blog | Conversation | June 12, 2012
  9. Bits: Beckett hit hard by Indians

    Eric Karabell

    Boston Red Sox right-hander Josh Beckett was torched by the Cleveland Indians for seven runs in 2 1/3 innings Thursday, raising his season ERA to 5.97. Beckett, who hadn't started since April 29 due to a sore shoulder, had actually pitched well ...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  10. Josh Beckett of Boston Red Sox struggles against Cleveland Indian...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the most fantasy-relevant tidbits from Thursday's games, including Josh Beckett's rough outing against the Indians.

    Blog | Conversation | May 11, 2012
  11. With Zim out, Nats need LaRoche to hit

    Eric Karabell

    No National League team entered play Thursday with a better record than the upstart Washington Nationals. Manager Davey Johnson's team has been able to thrive due to terrific pitching (major league-leading 2.20 ERA), timely hitting, a whole lot ...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  12. Adam LaRoche must pick it up offensively for Washington Nationals...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines a Washington Nationals offense that is currently missing Michael Morse and Ryan Zimmerman, and finds the new go-to option in Adam LaRoche.

    Blog | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  13. Strategies to survive the final weeks

    Eric Karabell

    Give fantasy owners some credit for making New York Mets left-hander Johan Santana, Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Brandon Morrow and San Francisco Giants outfielder Andres Torres the most dropped players in ESPN standard leagues. Santana is done...

    Blog | September 13, 2010
  14. Count on guys like Jonny Gomes and Jim Thome as part of your Sept...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell brings up some strategy notes for the final few weeks of the fantasy baseball season.

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2010
  15. Can Walker save woeful Pirates infield?

    Eric Karabell

    About a month ago an angry, bitter and likely long-suffering Pittsburgh Pirates fan -- there are many of them, I would guess -- kept e-mailing me about how bad his favorite team's regular infield was, from Jeff Clement to Akinori Iwamura and And...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  16. Can Pittsburgh Pirates' Neil Walker be useful fantasy player?

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the sorry state of the Pirates infield and whether rookie Neil Walker can be of any use to them or fantasy owners.

    Blog | Conversation | June 02, 2010