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  1. The top 10 catchers in MLB

    Buster Olney

    In those handful of moments when the New York Yankees talked about an austerity drive a couple of years ago, when Hal Steinbrenner spoke of getting under the salary cap, they decided to let Russell Martin walk away as a free agent -- and he was snapp...

    Blog | November 16, 2014
  2. Ben on Napoli, Victorino, Castillo, Pedroia

    Gordon Edes

    PHOENIX -- A few other Red Sox tidbits from the baseball general managers meetings: • Mike Napoli is home and recovering from the surgery he had for sleep apnea, which involved a reconstruction of his jaw. GM Ben Cherington said it was possi...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  3. Abreu, Sale named AL award finalists

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Jose Abreu and Chris Sale were named finalists for Baseball Writers Association of America postseason awards, with the winners scheduled to be revealed next week. Abreu was nominated for the American League's Rookie of the Year Award, a...

    Blog | November 04, 2014
  4. Mike Maddux's commitment never wavered

    Calvin Watkins

    Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux is not in line to get Texas' vacant managerial job. The club announced Tuesday that the three finalists are Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister, Rangers interim manager Tim Bogar and Cleveland Indians bench...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  5. No shortstop shortage for Indians

    AJ Mass

    The Cleveland Indians haven't yet announced what their plans are going to be at shortstop in 2015, but for the time being, they certainly have more than enough options to consider. Zack Meisel of the Cleveland Plain Dealer writes that no decisio...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  6. My top 20 players for 2015

    Eric Karabell

    Washington Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmermann ended his 2014 regular season on a significant high note by no-hitting the Miami Marlins Sunday, but it's still not enough to get him into my overall top 20 for next season. This theme has resonated...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  7. My 2014 fantasy baseball MVPs

    Eric Karabell

    When I spoke to Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley at the All-Star festivities in Minneapolis and asked him about his shocking statistical season, he made it seem like it was no big deal at all -- just a maturing player becoming smarter wi...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  8. Red Sox full of fantasy value for 2015

    Eric Karabell

    The Rusney Castillo era began for the Boston Red Sox Wednesday, as the 27-year-old Cuban made his big league debut in center field, hitting seventh and delivering an infield single in four at-bats of a 9-1 loss. This was my first look at Castillo, an...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  9. ICYMI: SweetSpot hits of the week

    Jason Rosenberg

    A couple of scary, horrible moments Thursday night cast a pall across the league as first the otherworldly Giancarlo Stanton was drilled in the face by Mike Fiers and had to be removed from the stadium via stretcher. He suffered multiple facial fract...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  10. Who's on pace for 20/20 seasons?

    Eric Karabell

    It's not easy as it used to be to finish a baseball season with more than 20 home runs and 20 stolen bases. Nine players achieved the feat last season, 10 the year before and 12 in 2011. Basically, the trend of five-category fantasy options continues...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  11. Fantasy impact of position changes

    Eric Karabell

    Most times that I've talked to a baseball player about the potential effects a position change will have -- or is having -- on them at the plate, they've looked at me like I was an alien from outer space. In other words, although these guys are human...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  12. How to solve the Frieri problem?

    AJ Mass

    When Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia needed to turn to a pitcher in order to close out a 3-1 win in extra innings against the Cleveland Indians, he did not summon for Ernesto Frieri -- at least not at first -- and that does not bode well for...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  13. Results differ as Hamilton, Trout return

    Eric Karabell

    A pair of Los Angeles Angels outfielders returned from injury to the lineup Tuesday in Houston, but only one of them lasted the entire game, and it's not the one who was selected first -- or second, in theory, I suppose -- in nearly every fantasy dra...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  14. Short at first base? Holt has some company

    Gordon Edes

    CLEVELAND -- With Mike Napoli due to come off the disabled list on Sunday in Detroit, Brock Holt's days of playing first base are growing short. Tuesday night, Holt made his third start at first base, as Red Sox manager John Farrell decided Holt's ho...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  15. ICYMI: SweetSpot hits of the week

    Jason Rosenberg

    A very happy Friday to all of you. What we learned this week: Johnny Cueto and Masahiro Tanaka aren't slowing down anytime soon, each with domiminating CGSOs; we can't have nice things as we lose Jose Fernandez to TJS, although Aroldis Chapman return...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  16. Could Kipnis be headed to DL?

    AJ Mass

    Second baseman Jason Kipnis of the Cleveland Indians had to leave Tuesday night's game in the fourth inning with a right abdominal strain. Although the team has not yet decided about a trip to the disabled list, that possibility has not been ruled ou...

    Blog | April 30, 2014