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  1. Bits: Lonnie Chisenhall gets first two hits

    Eric Karabell

    • Cleveland Indians third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall singled, doubled and knocked in a run in his successful major league debut Monday. The reigning International League player of the week, Chisenhall otherwise had modest numbers at Triple-A ...

    Blog | June 28, 2011
  2. Lonnie Chisenhall of Cleveland Indians enjoys solid debut, but st...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell reviews the most fantasy-relevant performances from Monday, including the major league debut of Indians third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall.

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2011
  3. Gauging Oscar Taveras' value

    Eric Karabell

    Welcome to the first week of June, in which the youngest baseball players will be on display as the sport's annual draft is scheduled to begin Thursday night. Then over the next few weeks fantasy owners should see several major league-ready prospects...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  4. Sleeper stolen base options for 2014

    Eric Karabell

    One of my favorite players to watch while seeing spring games in Arizona last week was Oakland Athletics outfielder Billy Burns, because pretty much every time the guy got on base -- and he was on base quite a bit -- he tried to steal second. And at ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  5. Examining June's offensive leaders

    Eric Karabell

    While Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was undoubtedly the most intriguing individual baseball story from June -- I hear they're getting his Hall of Fame plaque prepared this week -- there was actually one player who eclipsed him on the ESP...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  6. Bits: Josh Rutledge shipped to Triple-A

    Eric Karabell

    A week ago, Josh Rutledge of the Colorado Rockies was among the top 10 second basemen on ESPN's Player Rater. Now he's on his way to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Talk about a swift fall from grace! Rutledge, a 23rd-rounder, on average, in ESPN live ...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  7. What to do with slumping Jays options?

    Eric Karabell

    There is certainly no shortage of disappointing Toronto Blue Jays players, as the team enters the first full week of May in last place in the American League East and with a mere 11 victories in 32 games. The lone team with a worse run differential i...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  8. Melky Cabrera, R.A. Dickey playing well short of fantasy expectat...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks back at Saturday's and Sunday's games, from a fantasy perspective, and offers his take on struggling Toronto Blue Jays options such as Melky Cabrera, R.A. Dickey and Emilio Bonifacio.

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  9. Big Papi tops oldie-but-goodie hitters list

    Eric Karabell

    One of the myriad players whose inclusion in my top 100 overall rankings this week generated buzz was Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz. I used to argue that "clogging" a DH/utility spot in the first half of a normal fantasy draft was poor...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  10. David Ortiz, Carlos Beltran highlight annual oldie-but-goodie hit...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell lays out the hitters on the wrong side of 35 years old whom he still believes in, such as David Ortiz, Paul Konerko and Carlos Beltran.

    Blog | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  11. Bold 2013 predictions for pitchers

    Eric Karabell

    Baseball's offseason is well under way, with trades, signings and much fun already, and there promises to be plenty more in the coming months. So, on the heels of last week's Bold hitter predictions blog, let's check out the players wh...

    Blog | November 15, 2012
  12. Stephen Strasburg, Brian Wilson, Aroldis Chapman discussed in Eri...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers up a bold prediction for pitchers on all 30 teams for the 2013 fantasy baseball season, including projections for Stephen Strasburg, Brian Wilson, Aroldis Chapman and many others.

    Blog | Conversation | November 15, 2012
  13. Bits: Arencibia fill-ins, Hanley's LA debut

    Eric Karabell

    • Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia broke his right hand Wednesday and is expected to miss six weeks. Arencibia, owned in 29 percent of ESPN standard leagues, is eighth on the Player Rater among catchers and had hit three home runs over ...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  14. J.P. Arencibia suffers broken hand; Jesus Guzman has another big ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Thursday, including J.P. Arencibia's injury, Hanley Ramirez's Dodgers debut and Ricky Romero's continued struggles.

    Blog | Conversation | July 26, 2012
  15. Fantasy owners shouldn't wait for A-Rod

    Eric Karabell

    It's July 25, and baseball's regular season is scheduled to run through the first three days of October, meaning there are 10 weeks left. Why is this relevant? Well, when a player hits the disabled list in the wee hours of the morning on th...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  16. Alex Rodriguez of New York Yankees will miss 6-8 weeks, which is ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses Alex Rodriguez's injury and what fantasy owners should do to replace him.

    Blog | Conversation | July 25, 2012