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  1. Examining Ike Davis trade, prospect notes

    Keith Law

    On Sunday, the Mets and Pirates put a face on the "player-to-be-named" component of the trade from earlier this season that sent Ike Davis to Pittsburgh, with New York acquiring lefty Blake Taylor, the Pirates' second-round pick from last year's Rule...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  2. Fantasy baseball - Analyzing the value of Miami Marlins lefty And...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford analyzes the fantasy impact of Marlins prospect Andrew Heaney, who will make his big league debut Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014
  3. Sean Newcomb solidifies top-15 status

    Keith Law

    STONY BROOK, N.Y. -- University of Hartford lefty Sean Newcomb is a likely top-15 pick in this draft, certainly a first-rounder, and made his final regular season start last Friday at Stony Brook, a 10 a.m. game that still had about 30 scouts in atte...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  4. Ibanez on borrowed time?

    Doug Mittler

    As soon as the Los Angeles Angels called up C.J. Cron on May 3, the clock started ticking on veteran outfielder Raul Ibanez. The plan was for Cron to split the designated hitter spot with the lefty-swinging Ibanez, but that came with the realistic...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  5. Aftermath of the Fernandez injury

    Eric Karabell

    Let's start with the good news, shall we? There's an opening in the Miami Marlins rotation, however unfortunate, and someone needs to fill it. As of now it could be one of myriad options, the most intriguing being 22-year-old lefty Andrew Heaney down...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  6. Should you let CC Sabathia go?

    Eric Karabell

    It's likely that fantasy owners are going to be seeing more of New York Yankees lefty CC Sabathia on their free agent wires after Sunday's superficially terrible outing. After all, Sabathia was hammered for 10 hits and five runs in 3 2/3 innings agai...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  7. Cardinals inability to hit lefty pitching among contender weaknes...

    Mike Petriello

    Mike Petriello examines early-season weaknesses that have emerged for three contenders, including the Cardinals, Dodgers and Tigers.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  8. Yoenis Cespedes a worthy trade target

    Eric Karabell

    Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes returned to the team's lineup Tuesday after missing four games with a tweaked hamstring, getting one single, two walks and three runs scored in a blowout win over lefty Martin Perez and the Texas Rangers. ...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  9. Adrian Beltre the latest star to hit shelf

    Eric Karabell

    A second member of the top 10 in ESPN average live drafts has hit the disabled list, as Los Angeles Dodgers lefty Clayton Kershaw has company in Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre. However, while Beltre was placed on the DL Sunday, i...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  10. Seattle's lineup set versus lefties?

    Joe Kaiser

    One of the big questions facing Seattle in the early part of the season is how its lineup will handle left-handed pitching. Judging by the success the Mariners had Tuesday in their first big test, an 8-3 win over southpaw C.J. Wilson, the team may ha...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  11. Mariners still eyeing right-handed bat?

    Joe Kaiser

    Seattle has been on the hunt for another run-producing right-handed bat for virtually all of the offseason, with the latest rumors linking them to a possible reunion with free agent switching-hitting veteran Kendrys Morales. Are the lefty-dominant Ma...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  12. Soria easy choice over Feliz as closer

    Keith Law

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- I'm leaving Arizona on Monday to head home, so here's the last two days' worth of notes on players I saw over the weekend. • Texas lefty Joe Saunders showed virtually no ability to get major league hitters out, but relieve...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  13. Fantasy impact of Chapman's injury

    Eric Karabell

    Entering Thursday, there was only one relief pitcher being selected ahead of Cincinnati Reds lefty Aroldis Chapman in ESPN standard drafts. Unfortunately, this will change now that Chapman is likely out until mid-May at least after a scary incident W...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  14. Reds won't play by normal relief rules

    Buster Olney

    This is very, very interesting: New Reds manager Bryan Price -- a longtime pitching coach -- is not going to adhere closely to lefty-righty matchups with his bullpen. From John Fay's piece: "Perhaps the biggest difference between [Dusty] Baker a...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  15. Camp Tour: LA's Calhoun ready to shine

    Eric Karabell

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Six players received more than 25 at-bats out of the leadoff role for the Los Angeles Angels last season, including J.B. Shuck, Erick Aybar and the splendid Mike Trout. Then there was Kole Calhoun, a lefty-swinging outfielder who hit ...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  16. Lester prepared to extend Boston stay?

    AJ Mass

    According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Boston Red Sox and Jon Lester's agents "have already engaged in at least two conversations concerning an extension for the lefty." As Cafardo writes, "the feeling among GMs is something will get ...

    Blog | March 02, 2014