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  1. Top 10 big-game pitchers in MLB

    Jim Bowden

    On Wednesday night, baseball fans will be treated to one of the best pitching matchups of the season, as Felix Hernandez toes the rubber in Texas against Yu Darvish. These are two of the best pitchers in the game in the midst of their respective p...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  2. Elite pitchers set for big 2015 paydays

    Jim Bowden

    Clayton Kershaw's seven-year, $215 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers has set the ceiling for next offseason's free-agent starting pitching market. This is a significant event for a market that's seen record-breaking deals for almost every...

    Blog | January 21, 2014
  3. How Tigers can take the next step

    Jim Bowden

    The Detroit Tigers were swept in the 2012 World Series by the San Francisco Giants four games to none and this year weren't able to get back after losing in the American League Championship Series to the Boston Red Sox. This despite the fact that the...

    Blog | October 20, 2013
  4. Bits: Iwakuma fantasy MVP among pitchers

    Eric Karabell

    It's tough to argue against Detroit Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer winning the AL Cy Young award. After all, he's the one with the bright and shiny 21-3 record after Wednesday, when he struck out 10 over seven shutout innings against the lowly Minn...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  5. Projecting SP wins: My updated top 10

    Eric Karabell

    Unlike home runs and stolen bases and most offensive statistics, for that matter, pitcher wins are not a good gauge of a player's true ability. They just aren't. We could compare myriad sets of pitchers in this space with similar statistics in ERA, W...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  6. Detroit Tigers and Washington Nationals have two of the 10 best s...

    Buster Olney

    Kyle Lohse still doesn't have a home, and there could be a few more trades of starting pitchers. But there is enough information available to rank the 10 best rotations for 2013. 1. Detroit Tigers The rotation of Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer, D...

    Blog | Conversation | December 31, 2012
  7. Bits: Wilin Rosario continues torrid stretch

    Eric Karabell

    Colorado Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario stroked three hits Sunday, the fourth consecutive game in as many days the rookie has done so. Rosario, 12-for-17 since Thursday, has hit 26 home runs this season, second to Mike Trout among rookies, but has als...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  8. Wilin Rosario of Colorado Rockies finishing season strong, approa...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the fantasy highlights and lowlights from Sunday, including Wilin Rosario's hot streak and Dylan Bundy's debut.

    Blog | Conversation | September 24, 2012
  9. Seeking long-term sleeper, bust pitchers

    Eric Karabell

    I went into the 2012 season thinking Tampa Bay Rays right-hander James Shields was about as safe as could be for fantasy owners and left-hander Matt Moore was a breakout star capable of taking home top rookie pitcher honors. Instead, these guys enter...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  10. Josh Johnson, Tim Hudson, Tom Milone look like solid options over...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell seeks out some upcoming pitching sleepers and busts based on their projected schedule for the next four weeks.

    Blog | Conversation | July 13, 2012
  11. Adam Dunn, Jason Heyward, Carl Crawford and other bounceback play...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski of Baseball Think Factory writes that after falling well short of their ZiPS projections in 2011, these players could be in line for bounceback seasons in 2012. Adam Dunn and Jason Heyward top the list.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2012
  12. MLB - Doug Fister has become reliable No. 2 starter for Detroit T...

    Jack Moore

    The trade sending Doug Fister to Detroit was viewed as ho-hum, but as Jack Moore of FanGraphs writes, Fister has used a pitch-to-contact approach to become a solid No. 2 starter behind Justin Verlander for the Detroit Tigers.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2011
  13. Phil Hughes, John Lackey testing patience

    Eric Karabell

    A lot can happen in a baseball weekend, especially in a world -- both real and fantasy -- in which patience is a lost virtue and panic sets in early. Consider the plight of the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays, who both entered their Friday games wi...

    Blog | April 08, 2011
  14. Phil Hughes, John Lackey quickly losing popularity in fantasy bas...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines struggling starting pitchers, such as Phil Hughes, John Lackey and Javier Vazquez, to determine whether fantasy owners should cut their losses or show more patience.

    Blog | Conversation | April 08, 2011
  15. Sizemore, Scherzer demoted in shake-up

    Eric Karabell

    I feel as if I can set my watch around the annual Carlos Guillen position change, but this one seems different. Guillen was a shortstop when the Detroit Tigers acquired him from the Seattle Mariners before the 2004 season, and since then he has logge...

    Blog | May 17, 2010
  16. Scott Sizemore, Max Scherzer sent down amid a flurry of Detroit T...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell analyzes the fantasy prospects of those affected by the Detroit Tigers' weekend changes, including Carlos Guillen, Scott Sizemore and Max Scherzer.

    Blog | Conversation | May 17, 2010