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  1. Cards await Garcia's fate

    AJ Mass

    The St. Louis Cardinals, already prepared to start 2014 without Jaime Garcia in their rotation, may soon learn whether or not they'll have the pitcher at all this season. According to Jenifer Langosch of, Garcia is planning to visit Dr. Ja...

    Blog | February 26, 2014
  2. Astros-Blue Jays pull off 10-player deal

    Eric Karabell

    At first glance, fantasy owners probably aren't too interested in the 10-player trade announced Friday between the Toronto Blue Jays and Houston Astros. After all, of those 10 players, seven received by the worst team in baseball (the Astros), o...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  3. Astros acquisition Francisco Cordero could find his way to saves ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines from a fantasy perspective the 10-player trade the Astros and Blue Jays pulled off Friday.

    Blog | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  4. Justin Upton, Cole Hamels and other NL trade proposals - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski proposes five National League trade ideas that should happen, beginning with Justin Upton heading to Pittsburgh.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  5. Bullpens: Franklin, Thornton struggling

    Eric Karabell

    It's tough to feel bad for St. Louis Cardinals closer Ryan Franklin, because to be honest, he has lasted as the team's closer a lot longer than most people thought he would. Then again, he's getting a bit of a bad deal today. Yes, Fran...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  6. Struggles of Ryan Franklin, Matt Thornton have fantasy owners loo...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers possible contingency plans for a few closer situations (Cardinals, White Sox, Giants) that are surprisingly shaky, and highlights a few situations (Toronto, Houston) that have been surprisingly solid.

    Blog | Conversation | April 11, 2011
  7. Bits: Mike Stanton continues to rake

    Eric Karabell

    Florida Marlins rookie outfielder Mike Stanton went 5-for-5 with a home run, two doubles and four RBIs Wednesday against the Nationals. Stanton was hitting .231 when August began, and now he's hitting .259. The power is there; he might reach 20 ...

    Blog | August 12, 2010
  8. Mike Stanton of Florida Marlins continues to show impressive powe...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Wednesday in the big leagues, headlined by Mike Stanton's huge night in Washington.

    Blog | Conversation | August 12, 2010
  9. Derek Holland, Randy Wolf, Joel Pineiro among better pitching bar...

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey looks at a number of pitchers being taken in the reserve rounds of ESPN drafts this season who have decent upside.

    Blog | Conversation | March 03, 2010
  10. Lyon's overvalued contract

    Keith Law

    Ed Wade's inexplicable affinity for relievers, and his seeming inability to value them properly, strikes again in the form of a 3 year/$15 million contract, as he gives Brandon Lyon an outrageous deal that seems even more outrageous when you con...

    Blog | December 10, 2009
  11. Tigers throw a strike with Lyon

    Keith Law

    The Tigers' 2008 bullpen was plagued by, among other things, a general lack of control, and their acquisition of Brandon Lyon addresses that flaw. Lyon is an extreme strike-thrower -- 101 unintentional walks in 416 career innings -- who doesn&...

    Blog | January 27, 2009
  12. Grey's Clipboard: Useful options in the Nationals rotation

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey takes a look at the Nationals' rotation and notes that there are some useful options that may surprise you.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2008
  13. The best is yet to come?

    Rob Neyer

    Don't be surprised if Brandon Lyon really does become one of the game's premier closers.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2005
  14. Peep Show

    Jim Baker

    ESPN Insider has the latest news and notes from around MLB.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2003
  15. This Yankees team is atypical

    Patched-together staff unlike Yanks of old. Plus, notes on Bret Boone, Ugueth Urbina and the Astros' bullpen.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2003