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  1. Most important NL players in second half

    David Schoenfield

    OK, we're already a couple of days into the second half of the season, which actually begins well past the actual halfway point of the season, but here are the key players to watch for each National League team. Atlanta Braves: Mike Minor Well,...

    Blog | July 20, 2014
  2. Talking baseball with AL All-Stars

    Eric Karabell

    MINNEAPOLIS -- One of my favorite players to watch this season has been Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier, in part because his excellent performance, at least to this level, was unexpected. After all, Dozier was a 20th-round selection in ES...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Ten breakout players to watch for 2014

    David Schoenfield

    These are 10 players I like heading into the season, five position players and five pitchers. I'm calling them breakout candidates, although if you're a fantasy player, you already know about them. You always have to be wary about projecting too much...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  5. MLB Starting Lineup: The Nine Players You Need to Watch This Post...

    Michael Baumann

    The first week of the MLB playoffs is upon us, and for the baseball fans who mostly just watch their favorite team, this means a torrent of new and exciting players to watch. If you've been following the Braves all season, for instance, you'll recogn...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  6. NL players to watch

    Bill Baer

    Arizona Diamondbacks: Martin Prado Prado was the key player the Diamondbacks got in return for Justin Upton in a trade with the Braves last offseason. Since playing more or less every day at a number of positions from 2009-12 in Atlanta, Prado pos...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  7. AL players to watch

    Jason Collette

    Over half of the teams in the American League are over .500 and five teams are within three games of the wild-card spots. For the other seven teams and their fans, the remainder of the season will be a grind as those teams are reduced to the role of ...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  8. Bits: Outlook for rookies Gattis, Grimm

    Eric Karabell

    With so many interesting first-year players to watch this season, it would have been nearly impossible to predict that the top rookies for the month of April, as chosen by MLB, would be Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis and Texas Rangers right-hande...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  9. How long will April rookies of the month Evan Gattis and Justin G...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the long-term value of April's surprise rookies of the month Evan Gattis and Justin Grimm.

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2013
  10. MLB spring preview and offseason review

    Jayson Stark

    Let's shut down the Hot Stove and get spring started with a look at the best stories, best and worst free-agent signings, the most improved and least improved teams, players to watch and much more.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2013
  11. Six key players to watch in World Series

    David Schoenfield

    We finally know the World Series participants and maybe it's good news the second wild-card team didn't reach the World Series. Instead, we do end up with two first-place teams and two of the game's historic franchises. Here are three key players fro...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  12. SweetSpot TV: NL players to watch

    David Schoenfield

    Eric and I actually recorded this a few days ago, but it should still hold up. At least until the Braves or Cardinals lose this wild-card game!...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  13. SweetSpot TV: AL players to watch

    David Schoenfield

    Eric Karabell and myself on the players we're keeping a closer eye on during the American League playoffs....

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  14. Ten struggling players to watch

    David Schoenfield

    As we head into the September stretch run, let's examine 10 players on playoff contenders who had big first halves -- most of these guys were All-Stars -- but have struggled of late. 1. Mark Trumbo, Angels He was a deserving All-Star after a mo...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  15. Billy Hamilton, Gerrit Cole and other players to watch at the Fut...

    Keith Law

    Billy Hamilton, Gerrit Cole and other prospects Keith Law is excited to see at the Futures Game.

    Blog | Conversation | June 21, 2012
  16. Seven players poised to erupt

    Jim Bowden

    Armed with sunscreen, sunglasses and a long list of prospects and players to watch, I'm all ready for spring training. For sure, 2012 will be an interesting year after such an exciting offseason. Though there will be many players who could excel, her...

    Blog | February 21, 2012