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  1. Top 10 second basemen in MLB

    Buster Olney

    In keeping with the theme of the week, here's a ranking of the top 10 second basemen in the majors. Average OPS by position Pos. 2013 2014 1B .774 .757 2B .710 .686 SS .681 .678 3B .714 .715 ...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  2. Fantasy value of Pirates lineup

    Eric Karabell

    The Pittsburgh Pirates enter Tuesday having lost six games in a row, but don't worry, center fielder Andrew McCutchen is scheduled to return to save the day! The defending NL MVP has apparently recovered from his rib injury and Tuesday is the first d...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  3. Impact of Polanco call-up on Harrison

    Doug Mittler

    After a couple of false alarms, Gregory Polanco is finally on his way to the major leagues. The Pittsburgh Pirates called up their coveted outfield prospect late Monday night after second baseman Neil Walker landed on the 15-day disabled list fol...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  4. Fantasy baseball - Analyzing the value of Pittsburgh Pirates outf...

    Christopher Crawford

    With the news that the Pittsburgh Pirates have called up prospect Gregory Polanco, Christopher Crawford analyzes the outfielder's fantasy value for 2014 and beyond.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  5. Neil Walker continues powerful start

    Eric Karabell

    Big league second basemen don't generally contend for home run titles, and when one comes along with enticing power, fantasy owners tend to gravitate toward that player. Last season, for example, 26 hitters managed to reach 26 or more home runs, and ...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  6. Oakland A's GM Billy Beane found old trend that works like magic ...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that A's GM Billy Beane is at the forefront of another new trend in baseball -- which is actually an old trend in baseball. But it works, well, like magic.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  7. Oakland A's GM Billy Beane found old trend that works like magic ...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that A's GM Billy Beane is at the forefront of another new trend in baseball -- which is actually an old trend in baseball. But it works, well, like magic.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  8. Bits: Segura now tops on Player Rater

    Eric Karabell

    While rehabbing Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke gets the headlines for the possibility he will come off the disabled list and pitch Wednesday, the relatively unknown shortstop prospect acquired by the Milwaukee Brewers from the Los Ange...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  9. Pittsburgh Pirates' window of contention - MLB

    Jason Martinez

    Jason Martinez looks at the Pirates' talent, payroll situation and competition to determine their optimal year for contention in the next half-decade.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2013
  10. Felix Hernandez second-best SP for 2013?

    Eric Karabell

    Seattle Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez threw a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays Wednesday, striking out 12 to win for the 11th time in 2012. Hernandez began the day 10th among starting pitchers on the Player Rater, but moved up to fourt...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  11. Perfect game by Felix Hernandez of Seattle Mariners helps him jum...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Wednesday, highlighted by Felix Hernandez's perfect game.

    Blog | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  12. MLB - Key to Pittsburgh Pirates surprise turnaround is better def...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh says the key to the Pittsburgh Pirates' success this year has been to mimic the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays and improve its defense.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  13. Bits: Delmon Young hot entering break

    Eric Karabell

    Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young homered Sunday for the fourth consecutive game. Young, owned in roughly a quarter of ESPN standard leagues, hit six home runs his first 74 games. Now with 10 home runs (and notably a mere nine walks versus 59 st...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  14. Delmon Young of Detroit Tigers power coming around at close of se...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks back at Sunday's action, including Delmon Young continuing his homer streak to four games.

    Blog | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  15. Lorenzo Cain, Morales gaining popularity

    Eric Karabell

    Some of the names rising of late in ESPN live drafts are obvious ones, such as new potential closers Sean Marshall and Jonathan Broxton. Their situations have changed; thus, their value has. But when it comes to hitters, what makes them suddenly move...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  16. Values of Lorenzo Cain, Kendrys Morales rising fast in ESPN mixed...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at 10 hitters who have seen their average draft slot in ESPN live drafts rise significantly in the past seven days, including Lorenzo Cain, Kendrys Morales and Lucas Duda.

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2012