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  1. Bits: Brandon Moss showing power stroke

    Eric Karabell

    I suppose it's understandable that many readers thought I had lost my mind when I admitted it wasn't outrageous for Oakland Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss to hit 30 home runs this season. Back in spring training, I had asked Moss whether he was...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  2. Bits: Melky back on the DL; Darvish K's 14

    Eric Karabell

    Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Rajai Davis runs really fast, and he likes to show it pretty much every chance he gets. Davis isn't a terrific baseball player overall, but the guy can flat-out steal bases. Even with his intermittent playing time, nobody...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  3. Can Marlon Byrd's power surge continue?

    Eric Karabell

    I spent a reserve bench pick on New York Mets outfielder Marlon Byrd in the LABR NL-only auction the first weekend of March, hoping the guy would just make the team. After all, the goal late in a one-league format is often to simply find playing time...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  4. Pitchers overowned due to name value

    Eric Karabell

    Name value can be a dangerous thing in fantasy baseball; it often drives owners to trust a player longer than they should. Washington Nationals right-hander Dan Haren, for example, used to be a top-10 fantasy pitcher, an excellent innings-eater who d...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  5. Need strikeouts? Try out these pitchers

    Eric Karabell

    With strikeout rates across the big leagues rising to historic levels, it's relatively easy to find pitchers who pile on this statistic. Then again, the bar for competing in this category has been raised as well. It's tougher to get away with a low-s...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  6. B.J. Upton's power, Guthrie's hot streak

    Eric Karabell

    • Tampa Bay Rays outfielder B.J. Upton smacked three solo home runs Sunday against the Texas Rangers, giving him 21 on the season. Upton is a pending free agent, and while he has generally been a reliable producer of homers and stolen bases, si...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  7. B.J. Upton clubs three home runs; Jeremy Guthrie fires another ge...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell checks in on the fantasy highlights and lowlights from Sunday's games, including a three-homer game from the Rays' B.J. Upton.

    Blog | Conversation | September 10, 2012
  8. September watch list: Good and bad

    Eric Karabell

    Ah, September. It's a wondrous time when way too many fantasy baseball owners turn their attention to fantasy football because they couldn't overcome the performance of underachievers such as Justin Upton, Tim Lincecum and Eric Hosmer, or g...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  9. Tommy Hanson of Atlanta Braves has enjoyed success in September, ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses pitchers and hitters with the best and worst September numbers in recent years, and what to expect from them this September.

    Blog | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  10. Kris Medlen, Pedro Alvarez stay hot

    Eric Karabell

    • Miami Marlins right-hander Ricky Nolasco tossed a five-hit shutout against Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals on Tuesday, striking out six with nary a walk. Unlike Strasburg, Nolasco hasn't been much fun to own; even now, his...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  11. Kris Medlen, Pedro Alvarez continue torrid August play

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Tuesday's games, including the fine outings from Kris Medlen and Ricky Nolasco and the big game from Pedro Alvarez.

    Blog | Conversation | August 29, 2012
  12. One key change your league should make

    Eric Karabell

    Try not to overrate pitcher wins. We preach this constantly, noting that wins are often not reflective of a pitcher's performance, and we can provide ample proof of this by looking at, among other examples, the five wins earned by Ricky Nolasco,...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  13. Miami Marlins' Anibal Sanchez has eight quality starts in eight o...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines the usefulness and utility of the "quality starts" statistic, and offers a handful of examples why it's a better gauge for pitcher performance than wins.

    Blog | Conversation | May 24, 2012
  14. Podcast: Law talks College World Series

    Eric Karabell

    Here are some of the best reasons why you should listen to Tuesday's Baseball Today podcast with me and College World Series expert Keith Law! 1. Derek "The Captain" Jeter has a painful boo-boo and we discuss the big Yankees picture and how a few...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  15. Bits: Wandy Rodriguez impressive in return

    Eric Karabell

    • Houston Astros left-hander Wandy Rodriguez came off the DL and tossed a gem against the Atlanta Braves Monday, allowing two hits in six shutout innings. Rodriguez hasn't lost nor had a rough outing since April, and should be active in...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  16. Wandy Rodriguez of Houston Astros picks up where he left off in r...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell highlights Monday's notable fantasy performances, including another strong outing from Wandy Rodriguez fresh off the DL.

    Blog | Conversation | June 14, 2011