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  1. Bits: Andrew Cashner's 2014 value

    Eric Karabell

    Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo has 22 home runs and 75 RBIs this season, and is owned in more than 92 percent of ESPN standard leagues. Rizzo is seen as one of the building blocks of the young Cubs, a middle-of-the-order presence for years ...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  2. Bits: Samardzija bests Zimmermann

    Eric Karabell

    It's not terribly uncommon for a pitcher to be among the top 10 in strikeouts and walks in the same season. Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish achieved this distinction last season, Washington Nationals lefty Gio Gonzalez was close, and San Franci...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  3. Closer Report: Midseason awards

    Eric Karabell

    Back in March, there was little indication fantasy owners would need to pay attention to -- or own -- the likes of Kevin Gregg, Koji Uehara and Francisco Rodriguez, but here we are days before the All-Star break and those guys are certainly a whole l...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  4. What to expect from sophomore class

    Eric Karabell

    Thirteen players received Rookie of the Year votes (across both leagues) following the 2012 season, and to varying degrees, those players will be under the microscope this season. Of course everyone wants to see how Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  5. Yoenis Cespedes, Todd Frazier among intriguing group of sophomore...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses his 2013 expectations for intriguing second-year players such as Yoenis Cespedes, Todd Frazier and Jarrod Parker, and whether they'll be worth their draft-day price tag.

    Blog | Conversation | February 06, 2013
  6. Doumit, Pierzynski continue to overachieve

    Eric Karabell

    • San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin homered among his three hits Monday and scored three runs. It has been a disappointing season for Maybin, who is 65th among outfielders on the Player Rater and owned in roughly 40 percent of ESPN sta...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  7. Cameron Maybin quietly having a good second half; Ryan Doumit up ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell has the fantasy highlights and lowlights from Monday's games, including good performances from Cameron Maybin, Ryan Doumit and A.J. Pierzynski.

    Blog | Conversation | September 11, 2012
  8. Brandon Belt, Zach Britton settling in

    Eric Karabell

    • San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt had three hits and two RBIs Tuesday, including his fifth home run of the season. What was notable about it was it came off right-hander Ian Kennedy; all four of Belt's previous "belts" had ...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  9. Brandon Belt, Zach Britton settling in at the big league level

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Tuesday's games, including fine performances from Brandon Belt, Zach Britton and Ryan Lavarnway.

    Blog | Conversation | September 05, 2012
  10. Dealing with extreme home/road splits

    Eric Karabell

    Pitching in road games versus at home is not a skill. Let's get that out of the way first. Sure, members of certain rotations are aided by spacious home ballparks, but not everyone in that situation is unusable on the road. Those in fantasy base...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  11. Tim Lincecum of San Francisco Giants among pitchers whose home/ro...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses pitchers who should be benched on the road, as well as those whose splits don't tell the entire story.

    Blog | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  12. Weekend preview: Division showdowns

    Eric Karabell

    In three of the six divisions, the first- and second-place teams will be meeting this weekend, and while we shouldn't expect the top spot to change in any of them anytime soon, calling cards can be sent. Frankly, it's hardly an indictment to qualify ...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  13. Podcast: Struggling Dodgers, Utley's return

    Eric Karabell

    On Thursday's fun Baseball Today podcast, SweetSpot blogger Dave Schoenfield and I delved into many interesting topics, from players being lost (and found!) to injury to an All-Star Game from our youth! 1. First the Yankees had to deal with the CC...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  14. Podcast: Mets, Orioles, more Matt Cain

    Eric Karabell

    We closed another fantastic week on the Baseball Today podcast with Friday's episode, in which SweetSpot blogger Dave Schoenfield and I continued to rave about perfection and Mike Trout, but also quite a bit more. 1. Kudos to the Mets and Orioles...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  15. Jarrod Parker avoids Coors Field bugaboo

    Eric Karabell

    Oakland Athletics right-hander Jarrod Parker threw seven shutout innings at Coors Field on Thursday, allowing three hits and striking out six, and ending a trend in which most hurlers had been pounded in Denver recently. Parker allowed six runs in Ar...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  16. Jarrod Parker of Oakland Athletics impressive at Coors Field, and...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the most interesting fantasy tidbits from Thursday's action, including Jarrod Parker's strong outing in Coors Field.

    Blog | Conversation | June 15, 2012