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  1. MLB - Improved contact rate bodes well for Evan Longoria, Josh Wi...

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron of FanGraphs writes that improved contact rates bode well for Evan Longoria, Josh Williingham and Kyle Seager.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2012
  2. Some All-Stars unowned in many leagues

    Eric Karabell

    A year ago as baseball was nearing its All-Star break, I recall blogging about then-Atlanta Braves utilityman Omar Infante, an odd choice for selection but certainly a useful fantasy option. Infante wasn't 100 percent owned in ESPN standard (10-...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  3. Aaron Crow, Tyler Clippard, Matt Joyce among All-Stars available ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at a number of players selected to the All-Star Game who are still available in many fantasy leagues.

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  4. MLB: Derek Jeter should get a deal similar to the one Placido Pol...

    Tom Tango

    Tom Tango looks at 19 players who are historically similar to Derek Jeter at this point in his career. He breaks down what they did after age 36, in terms of WAR, and determines Jeter should get a contract of around three years and $25 million.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2010
  5. MLB - The Yankees' best choice to start Game 4

    Peter Keating

    Stats and common sense agree: The Yankees would be crazy to start A.J. Burnett in Game 4. Peter Keating offers some alternatives, starting with CC Sabathia on three days' rest.

    Blog | Conversation | October 19, 2010
  6. Box Score Bits: Volquez struggles

    Eric Karabell

    Cincinnati Reds right-hander Edinson Volquez suffered a rough outing Thursday, giving up five hits, four walks and six runs while retiring only seven Washington Nationals. It was Volquez's second start since coming off Tommy John surgery. ESPN&#...

    Blog | July 23, 2010
  7. Edinson Volquez of Cincinnati Reds knocked out early; Livan Herna...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Thursday in the majors, highlighted by Edinson Volquez's poor second start in his return from Tommy John surgery.

    Blog | Conversation | July 23, 2010
  8. Replacing Utley, Polanco can be tall order

    Eric Karabell

    The Philadelphia Phillies placed their Nos. 2 and 3 hitters on the disabled list Tuesday. Second baseman Chase Utley went on the shelf less than 24 hours after spraining his right thumb in Monday's loss to the Cincinnati Reds, while third basema...

    Blog | June 29, 2010
  9. Replacing Chase Utley and Placido Polanco of the Philadelphia Phi...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy implications of Chase Utley and Placido Polanco landing on the disabled list.

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2010
  10. Mailbag: Which Tigers rookie to have?

    Eric Karabell

    While Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Placido Polanco and New York Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson are each off to terrific starts for their new teams, the rookies left behind for the Detroit Tigers are holding their own. As we dip into ...

    Blog | April 21, 2010
  11. Choosing between Detroit Tigers rookies Austin Jackson, Scott Siz...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the AL Rookie of the Year race.

    Blog | Conversation | April 21, 2010
  12. The Polanco deal might end poorly

    Keith Law

    Ruben Amaro's fetish as a GM seems to be giving three-year contracts to hitters in decline; Raul Ibanez's deal isn't looking so hot after his second-half swoon, and now he's about to give Placido Polanco three years as well. Polan...

    Blog | December 04, 2009
  13. Breaking down market moves and chatter

    Buster Olney

    Let's pick through some recent developments in the market ... Item A: The Phillies know Placido Polanco from his days with the team earlier this decade, and they already know that he will fit into their culture of tough professionals. The last ...

    Blog | December 04, 2009
  14. Keith Law: Analysis of Placido Polanco ending up back with the Ph...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law analyzes the acquisition of Placido Polanco by the Phillies in December 2009. His view? Um, not a very good move.

    Blog | Conversation | December 04, 2009
  15. MLB -- Buster Olney -- Breaking down recent developments in the ...

    Buster Olney

    Whether it's the signing of Placido Polanco by the Phillies, or the Red Sox's move to ink Marco Scutaro, here's analysis of all the recent developments in the offseason marketplace, with an eye toward more moves that could happen soon.

    Blog | Conversation | December 04, 2009
  16. Detroit Tigers' Placido Polanco struggling at the plate

    Placido Polanco's numbers have dropped significantly, and the reason is his struggles hitting from behind in the count.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2009