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  1. Fantasy baseball - Milwaukee Brewers' Jimmy Nelson could be solid...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford discusses the fantasy potential of Milwaukee Brewers prospect Jimmy Nelson.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2014
  2. Brewers express confidence in Estrada

    AJ Mass

    On Wednesday, we wrote about the recent struggles of Milwaukee Brewers starter Marco Estrada and the possibility that his time in the team's rotation might soon be coming to an end, with the team perhaps looking to find an opening for Triple-A starte...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  3. Should Brewers ditch Estrada?

    Very little has gone wrong for the Milwaukee Brewers this season, as the team sits atop the National League Central. However, of the team's five starting pitchers, Marco Estrada seems to be the one struggling the most to remain in the good graces of ...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  4. The plight of 'The Draft Pick Five'

    Buster Olney

    TAMPA, Fla. -- An AL executive drew an analogy the other day between the situation facing "The Draft Pick Five" free agents -- Nelson Cruz, Ervin Santana, Ubaldo Jimenez, Stephen Drew and Kendrys Morales -- and the sale of a house. "If the price o...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  5. Wednesday Roundup: Panda packing up?

    AJ Mass

    Andrew Baggarly, Giants Insider for CSN Bay Area, says that while Pablo Sandoval has looked good while playing for Magallanes in the Venezuelan Winter League, there's a good chance he might not remain in San Francisco beyond the 2014 season. "I t...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  6. The missing link for every NL team

    Jim Bowden

    For the vast majority of major league teams, pitchers and catchers will report to spring training exactly a month from now. Usually teams are simply fine-tuning their rosters, whether it's that last utility bench guy or an additional bullpen arm. ...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  7. Robinson Cano tops this year's free-agent rankings - MLB

    Keith Law

    Keith Law ranks the top 50 free agents in this winter's class, starting with Robinson Cano.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2013
  8. Daniels, Dombrowski must prepare to act

    Jim Bowden

    In the face of apparently overwhelming evidence, Ryan Braun has relented. Major League Baseball suspended the Milwaukee Brewers left fielder on Monday for the remainder of the 2013 seasons, which amounts to 65 games. He avoided suspension in 2012 ...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  9. Potential fantasy impact of Biogenesis

    Eric Karabell

    It's a shame that the Biogenesis scandal will remain in the news this week, next week and probably for many weeks, overshadowing the games we've missed. The games mercifully return Friday night, but we'll still be hearing and reading about several of...

    Blog | July 19, 2013
  10. Hitters whose values have fallen too far

    Eric Karabell

    The list of players whose 2013 fantasy draft stock will look a whole lot different from a year ago is long, but in many cases way too reactionary. With San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, a player I felt had been a bit overrated for fantasy...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  11. Hunter Pence of San Francisco Giants, Nelson Cruz of Texas Ranger...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses players whose 2013 draft value seems to have fallen too far, making them potential bargain selections.

    Blog | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  12. Tyler Austin, Tony Cingrani and other 'pop-up' prospects - MLB

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus writes about six "pop-up" prospects -- guys whose performances are forcing evaluators to reconsider their worth to a big league club.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2012
  13. Nelson Cruz and Carlos Pena escaped the 4A mold, but they are exc...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus probes scouts and big league executives to find out what exactly makes a player a "4A hitter." Several factors can keep a player out of the big leagues, but it usually comes back to adjustments.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  14. Rangers begin a new World Series dream

    Buster Olney

    ST. LOUIS -- Behind the sheet of plastic that covered Nelson Cruz's locker, the ball was still wedged into his glove -- the same ball that he caught to end Game 6 of the World Series and to turn the Texas Rangers into champions for the first tim...

    Blog | October 30, 2011
  15. After missing out on a ring for a second year, the Rangers have t...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the World Series is merely a dream now for the Texas Rangers, a club that has to begin all over again like everyone else next spring. Plus, offseason transactions are under way, and other news from around MLB.

    Blog | Conversation | October 30, 2011
  16. MLB - The ZiPS projection system favors the Texas Rangers and St....

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski of Baseball Think Factory uses the ZiPS projection system to run playoff odds after the first two games of the NLCS and ALCS are complete. The Rangers have an obvious advantage up 2-0, but the Cardinals also hold an advantage.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2011