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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. Pirates let Shelton go in 2003

    Gary Gillette

    One reason for the virtually unrestrained optimism in Detroit this year is young slugger Chris Shelton.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2006
  4. The biggest defensive liabilities on top contenders -- MLB

    Scott Spratt

    Scott Spratt of Baseball Info Solutions takes a look at the biggest defensive liabilities on potential playoff teams. He leads with second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera, who has cost the Nationals 11 runs since Aug. 1.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
  5. Don't overrate Wil Myers' current value

    Eric Karabell

    It's difficult to tell if Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Wil Myers would be owned in roughly half of ESPN's standard leagues, and be one of the most-added players over the past week, had he not won the AL Rookie of the Year award in 2013. It might sound u...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  6. Jackie Bradley Jr. among rookies making a positive impact defensi...

    Scott Spratt

    Scott Spratt uses specific Baseball Info Solutions statistics to quantify how effective rookies such as Jackie Bradley Jr., Billy Hamilton and Kevin Kiermaier have been from a defensive standpoint this season.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2014
  7. 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
  8. Could Phillies bench Howard?

    AJ Mass

    Although the Philadelphia Phillies may be looking to get a bit younger for 2015 and beyond by dealing away some of their veteran players over the next few weeks, one long-time member of the clubhouse is unlikely to go anywhere. As Matt Gelb of th...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  9. Fantasy Baseball - Mason Williams, Bubba Starling among top buy-l...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford looks at 10 buy-low prospects who are still poised for fantasy greatness despite some minor league woes

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  10. The big fix for the next Padres GM

    Buster Olney

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- As folks in the baseball world waited for San Diego Padres GM Josh Byrnes to be fired last week, a rival executive ticked off the performances of San Diego's various position players and noted how Murphy's Law was embedded in the e...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  11. 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
  12. Usefulness of early-season stats

    Tom Lasko, Special to ESPN.com

    Tom Lasko is filling in for Eric Karabell, who is on vacation this week. Baseball is a game of numbers, but a lot of the stats that you see can be misleading, especially early in the year. In a small enough sample size, almost any player can look...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  13. The 'safest' draft prospects of 2014

    Christopher Crawford & Keith Law

    Last week we took a look at the players with the highest ceilings in the class, and here's a look at the prospects we believe to have the highest "floors" of the players available for the 2014 draft. In other words, these are the players who have the...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  14. Prospects facing make-or-break months

    Chris Crawford

    We're just six weeks until the start of the 2014 draft, which means that players have only 42 days to leave their lasting impressions on prospective clubs. While consistency for the entire season is something that teams admire, there's no questio...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  15. 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
  16. Tuesday roundup: Will Cook be ready?

    Doug Mittler

    Take an informal poll around clubhouses in Arizona and Florida, and many players will tell you that spring training is too long. But Oakland reliever Ryan Cook may need every bit of the six weeks leading up to the March 31 opener against Cleveland. ...

    Blog | March 04, 2014