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  1. Random thoughts from STL-MIA opener

    Eric Karabell

    I like to think I can learn something from every baseball game played, from the first to the last. Many players are involved in each of the 2,430 scheduled baseball games in a given season, and while Wednesday night wasn't the first official gam...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  2. Kyle Lohse, Rafael Furcal better than expected fantasy-wise on Op...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers his take on several things related to the Wednesday night baseball game between the Cardinals and Marlins, including thoughts on Josh Johnson, Kyle Lohse, the Marlins' new ballpark and more.

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2012
  3. Jesus Montero hitless in big league debut

    Eric Karabell

    • New York Yankees catcher Jesus Montero made his big league debut Thursday, going hitless in four at-bats, but scoring a run as the team's designated hitter. In ESPN Fantasy leagues, he's catcher-eligible, and he can certainly hit...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  4. Jesus Montero of New York Yankees worth considering in two-catche...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell highlights the top fantasy news from Thursday, including Jesus Montero's major league debut.

    Blog | Conversation | September 02, 2011
  5. Hideki Matsui continues torrid stretch

    Eric Karabell

    • Oakland Athletics outfielder/designated hitter Hideki Matsui hit four singles Thursday, scoring two runs and batting in two others, and he boasts the highest batting average since the All-Star break at .431. Matsui is on ESPN's most-a...

    Blog | August 12, 2011
  6. Hideki Matsui of Oakland Athletics has best batting average since...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell highlights the top fantasy news from Thursday's games, including Hideki Matsui, Jeff Niemann and Johnny Cueto.

    Blog | Conversation | August 12, 2011
  7. Derrek Lee homers twice in Pirates debut

    Eric Karabell

    • Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Derrek Lee enjoyed his return to the NL Monday, homering twice for his new team. Lee, hitting cleanup in front of fellow weekend acquisition Ryan Ludwick (he was 0-for-3) while Andrew McCutchen returned to ...

    Blog | August 02, 2011
  8. Derrek Lee continues recent power surge in Pittsburgh Pirates deb...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks back at Monday's action, including a multihomer Pirates debut from Derrek Lee.

    Blog | Conversation | August 02, 2011
  9. Furcal deal opens spot for Gordon

    Eric Karabell

    With Rafael Furcal again out of the way, let the Dee Gordon era officially begin, well, again. The Los Angeles Dodgers traded the veteran shortstop to the St. Louis Cardinals for a minor league outfielder on Sunday. That would open up the starting jo...

    Blog | July 31, 2011
  10. Rafael Furcal trade opens up spot for Dee Gordon

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy implications of Rafael Furcal's trade to the St. Louis Cardinals.

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2011
  11. Bits: Is Asdrubal Cabrera's power for real?

    Eric Karabell

    • Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera went 5-for-5 Sunday with his eighth and ninth home runs, five RBIs and his sixth stolen base. Cabrera entered this season with 18 home runs, and he's halfway there after 44 games. It was ea...

    Blog | May 23, 2011
  12. Asdrubal Cabrera of Cleveland Indians continues career-best seaso...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell takes a look back at Sunday's notable fantasy performances, including Asdrubal Cabrera's continued power surge and a dominant performance from James Shields.

    Blog | Conversation | May 23, 2011
  13. Replacements at messy shortstop position

    Eric Karabell

    With two ownable National League shortstops in Yunel Escobar and Rafael Furcal hitting the disabled list in the past 24 hours, fantasy owners are reaching for help at a weak position. We figured in March that the shortstop position wasn't going ...

    Blog | May 05, 2010
  14. Yunel Escobar, Rafael Furcal injuries decimate already-weak fanta...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the mess at shortstop in fantasy baseball following injuries to mixed-league options such as Rafael Furcal, Yunel Escobar and Jimmy Rollins, and tosses out a handful of replacement options.

    Blog | Conversation | May 05, 2010
  15. Furcal can be top-five shortstop again

    Eric Karabell

    So after a very messy set of negotiations where it appeared he might be headed back to Atlanta, Rafael Furcal appears to be returning to the Dodgers after all. And thus opens up a very interesting debate over his fantasy value heading into 2009. ...

    Blog | December 18, 2008
  16. Furcal can be top-five shortstop again

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell says that no matter whether it was with the Dodgers or the Braves, Rafael Furcal has the potential to be a top-five fantasy shortstop if he stays healthy.

    Blog | Conversation | December 18, 2008