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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Realistic expectations for Gerrit Cole

    Eric Karabell

    It would be a waste of time to look for faults in Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole's big league debut. He took a four-hit, no-walk shutout into the seventh inning at PNC Park against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night, with a larger...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  4. Bits: Giants' injuries, new Dodgers closer

    Eric Karabell

    Tuesday was not a good day for the San Francisco Giants. Before having to face hard-throwing Pittsburgh Pirates rookie phenom Gerrit Cole in his debut, the Giants placed third baseman Pablo Sandoval on the disabled list because of a strained left foo...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  5. Five things to watch this weekend

    Eric Karabell

    The first-place Cleveland Indians strode into Fenway Park on Thursday night to face the Boston Red Sox, which normally wouldn't be significant but the return of Tribe skipper Francona to the place he managed to two World Series titles in his eight-ye...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  6. Five things to watch this weekend

    Eric Karabell

    The Washington Nationals, fresh off a 98-win season and expecting a similar result in 2013, enter their weekend series with fewer wins than their surprising opponents, the Pittsburgh Pirates. Which team is better? That's an easy one. It's the team wi...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  7. Pittsburgh Pirates' Pedro Alvarez looking more like a fantasy sta...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses Pedro Alvarez's recent rise and his potential fantasy value.

    Blog | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  8. Jose Tabata returns, offers speed

    Eric Karabell

    • Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Jose Tabata returned from the disabled list Tuesday with a single in four at-bats and a walk. Tabata, owned in 18.6 percent of ESPN standard leagues, missed six weeks with a quad injury. He has been disappoint...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  9. Jose Tabata of Pittsburgh Pirates has disappointed, but can help ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell highlights the top fantasy news from Tuesday, including the return of Jose Tabata and a dazzling outing by young Randall Delgado.

    Blog | Conversation | August 17, 2011
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Podcast: Are Giants team to beat in NL?

    Eric Karabell

    We finished up a fine week on the Baseball Today podcast with Mark Simon and I recapping, previewing and telling stories, among them from these topics: 1. Mark's trip to Cincinnati has ended and while he obviously enjoyed his team winning each gam...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  13. Podcast: Bowden talks trade deadline

    Eric Karabell

    Wednesday's Baseball Today podcast is a packed one with special guests Jim Bowden and David Schoenfield helping me and the show reach utter greatness! Among the topics discussed today ... 1. The San Francisco Giants made a trade Tuesday, but as Bo...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  14. Bits: Alex Presley makes splash in debut

    Eric Karabell

    • Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Alex Presley homered and knocked in three runs in his season debut Tuesday, doing so as the team's leadoff hitter. Presley hit .336 with eight home runs and 18 stolen bases at Triple-A Indianapolis, and w...

    Blog | June 29, 2011
  15. Alex Presley of Pittsburgh Pirates homers in season debut, still ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell reviews the most fantasy-relevant performances from Tuesday, including the major league debut of the Pirates' Alex Presley.

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  16. Pedro Alvarez, Mike Stanton keep slugging

    Eric Karabell

    Slugging rookies Pedro Alvarez and Mike Stanton each knocked in five runs Thursday. Alvarez, the Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman, hit his 15th home run in 93 games. Strikeouts have been a problem, but with 20 RBIs in the past 10 games, Alvarez has h...

    Blog | October 01, 2010