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  1. Assessing Braves bats for 2015

    Eric Karabell

    The Atlanta Braves continued their September swoon with a 1-0 home loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday, thanks to an Andrew McCutchen home run, pretty much ensuring more losses than wins for the season. The organization parted ways with general ...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  2. Why Josh Harrison is worth considering

    Eric Karabell

    A few weeks ago, Pittsburgh Pirates utility player Josh Harrison was one of the rare hitters chosen as an All-Star that fantasy owners could still find in free agency in many leagues. Harrison remains available in roughly half of ESPN's standard leag...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  3. Weekend trades recap, Bits

    Eric Karabell

    Several veterans that used to be varying levels of proficient in fantasy baseball were traded this weekend (just before the deadline to make them eligible for their new teams in postseason play). Among them are Justin Morneau (Pittsburgh Pirates), Mi...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  4. Yadier Molina's injury, potential fill-ins

    Eric Karabell

    Things were looking so good for the St. Louis Cardinals last week, but now the losses are piling up. For one, the team has lost six consecutive games, including Tuesday's doubleheader sweep by the legitimate Pittsburgh Pirates. A bigger loss, however...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  5. Future in doubt for Jason Grilli

    Eric Karabell

    Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Jason Grilli entered Monday as the No. 2 closer on the ESPN Player Rater, but when the day ended he had left his save opportunity with a few more runs allowed and a sore forearm, with his future in doubt and with plent...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  6. Bits: Marte, Harvey dazzle in debuts

    Eric Karabell

    Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte homered on the first big league pitch he saw Thursday night in Houston, then later singled and was caught attempting to steal home. Fantasy owners will likely flock to the 23-year-old, who had 12 home runs...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  7. Starling Marte of Pittsburgh Pirates, Matt Harvey of New York Met...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Thursday, including fine debuts from Starling Marte and Matt Harvey.

    Blog | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  8. Allen Craig of St. Louis Cardinals hits two homers against Pittsb...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell highlights the top fantasy news from Wednesday, including Allen Craig hitting two homers against the Pirates.

    Blog | Conversation | August 18, 2011
  9. Don't expect much from D-Lee, O-Cab

    Eric Karabell

    Only two major league baseball teams have received a lower OPS from their first basemen than the Pittsburgh Pirates, so it's understandable why the surprise NL Central contenders were interested in upgrading from Lyle Overbay, Brandon Wood, Stev...

    Blog | July 31, 2011
  10. Derrek Lee, Orlando Cabrera doesn't offer much for fantasy owners...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy implications of the trades for veterans Derrek Lee and Orlando Cabrera

    Blog | Conversation | July 30, 2011
  11. Pittsburgh Pirates' Charlie Morton pitching well, but will it con...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers his thoughts on Pittsburgh Pirates starter Charlie Morton, who is having a breakout season despite a mediocre strikeout/walk ratio.

    Blog | Conversation | May 19, 2011
  12. Brian Matusz of Baltimore Orioles, Pedro Alvarez of Pittsburgh Pi...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Monday in the major leagues, headlined by another win by Brian Matusz.

    Blog | Conversation | September 28, 2010
  13. Daisuke Matsuzaka of Boston Red Sox earns his eighth win; James M...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Thursday in the big leagues, highlighted by Daisuke Matsuzaka's strong effort against the Indians.

    Blog | Conversation | August 06, 2010
  14. Octavio Dotel, Kerry Wood traded out of closer roles

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the bullpen implications of the Cleveland Indians and the Pittsburgh Pirates trading away their closers.

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2010
  15. Pittsburgh Pirates' rookies Brad Lincoln and Jose Tabata make big...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the events from Wednesday's games, including the debut of a pair of Pirates prospects.

    Blog | Conversation | June 10, 2010
  16. Box Score Bits: Strasburg, Stanton impress

    Eric Karabell

    • Game 1 of the Stephen Strasburg era was successful, as the young right-hander fanned 14 Pittsburgh Pirates in seven innings Tuesday, walking nobody and earning his first win. Strasburg needed only 94 pitches to get 21 outs, also pretty imp...

    Blog | June 09, 2010