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  1. What to expect from key lineup returns

    Eric Karabell

    The first weekend after the All-Star break each season is generally notable for important players coming off the disabled list, and certainly fantasy owners had much to think about the past few days, with numerous key hitters reappearing in lineups. ...

    Blog | July 16, 2012
  2. Jacoby Ellsbury, Matt Kemp ready to produce for fantasy baseball ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at what the return of Jacoby Ellsbury, Matt Kemp, Emilio Bonifacio, Lance Berkman and others means in fantasy, and what to expect from them in the second half.

    Blog | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  3. How to find hitting help off the waiver wire

    Eric Karabell

    Injuries are the great equalizer in fantasy sports. You're cruising along in your head-to-head baseball keeper league with Matt Kemp, Troy Tulowitzki, Roy Halladay, Dustin Pedroia and Nick Markakis -- OK, so that would be a really good team! -- ...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  4. A.J. Ellis, Jarrod Saltalmacchia, Todd Frazier, Hideki Matsui, St...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell lists a number of players available in more than half of ESPN's standard leagues who could be good fill-ins after injuries to major stars.

    Blog | Conversation | June 01, 2012
  5. Start or sit: Will Justin Smoak step up?

    Eric Karabell

    Generally on Fridays -- seriously, who doesn't love Fridays? -- I discuss some of the spot-starter options for the coming weekend, the starting pitchers I like and the ones who scare me. Well, this week let's take a look at the hitters. Whi...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  6. Casey McGehee, Justin Smoak testing fantasy owners' patience

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell scans this weekend's matchups and looks for usual fantasy starters who could struggle and sleepers who could fare better than expected.

    Blog | Conversation | June 10, 2011
  7. Breaking down the (subpar) O's offense

    Eric Karabell

    When talking about American League East offenses, there are four teams that hit well enough to win many nights ... and then there are the Baltimore Orioles. Buck Showalter's bunch enters the weekend ranked 22nd in baseball in runs scored, and th...

    Blog | May 20, 2011
  8. Baltimore Orioles Derrek Lee, Mark Reynolds have turned into waiv...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell takes a closer look at the Orioles' subpar offense to determine whether such slumpers as Derrek Lee, Brian Roberts and Mark Reynolds are worth keeping around in mixed leagues.

    Blog | Conversation | May 20, 2011
  9. Bits: Mat Latos still brimming with upside

    Eric Karabell

    • San Diego Padres right-hander Mat Latos snapped a 10-game losing streak by winning in Coors Field on Sunday. He needed 107 pitches to go 5 2/3 innings, allowing two runs, one earned. Fantasy owners will take it. As rough as things have bee...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  10. Mat Latos of San Diego Padres finally earns first win, worth wait...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell reviews Sunday's fantasy-relevant performances, highlighted by Mat Latos finally earning a win and Chris Carpenter still struggling.

    Blog | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  11. OBP leagues: Hanigan, Barton valuable

    Eric Karabell

    Those in standard fantasy baseball leagues probably don't think much of Cincinnati Reds backup catcher Ryan Hanigan, and for good reason. This isn't a player with much power upside, he's not starting regularly, and the organization has...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  12. Ryan Hanigan, Daric Barton gain value in fantasy leagues that use...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses five players who aren't highly valuable in standard leagues, but gain significant value in leagues that use on-base percentage.

    Blog | Conversation | March 14, 2011
  13. Bits: Dan Hudson, R.A. Dickey stay hot

    Eric Karabell

    Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Daniel Hudson tossed eight scoreless innings of four-hit ball Tuesday to win for the sixth time in nine NL starts. Hudson still hasn't allowed more than three earned runs in a start for the D-backs, and his ERA ...

    Blog | September 15, 2010
  14. Arizona Diamondbacks rookie Dan Hudson, New York Mets knuckleball...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Tuesday in the major leagues, including continued dominance from Dan Hudson and R.A. Dickey.

    Blog | Conversation | September 15, 2010
  15. Box Score Bits: Lee, Reyes heating up

    Eric Karabell

    • Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee homered, doubled and knocked in all of his team's runs in a 3-0 win against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday. Lee raised his batting average to .231, still well below career numbers, but hopeful...

    Blog | May 26, 2010
  16. Chicago Cubs' Derrek Lee, New York Mets' Jose Reyes rounding into...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the events from Tuesday's baseball games.

    Blog | Conversation | May 26, 2010