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  1. Yadier Molina's injury, potential fill-ins

    Eric Karabell

    Things were looking so good for the St. Louis Cardinals last week, but now the losses are piling up. For one, the team has lost six consecutive games, including Tuesday's doubleheader sweep by the legitimate Pittsburgh Pirates. A bigger loss, however...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  2. Thoughts on Pirates' lineup, Pedro Alvarez

    Eric Karabell

    Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez continues to be dropped by many of his fantasy owners, to the point that he's owned in barely half of ESPN standard leagues. But after he mashed his third home run of the season Monday night -- and ...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  3. Pedro Alvarez finally showing what he's capable of; Starling Mart...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell takes a closer look at the Pirates lineup, including his 2013 expectations for third baseman Pedro Alvarez.

    Blog | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  4. Bits: Power sources for home stretch

    Eric Karabell

    • Philadelphia Phillies first baseman/outfielder Darin Ruf smacked his first big league home run Tuesday, and he could be a source of power the final week and perhaps in 2013. Ruf hit .317 with a surprising 38 home runs at Double-A Reading this...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  5. Darin Ruf, Russ Canzler providing late power; pitchers to stream ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell identifies a couple of hitters providing power for the home stretch

    Blog | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  6. Some All-Stars unowned in many leagues

    Eric Karabell

    A year ago as baseball was nearing its All-Star break, I recall blogging about then-Atlanta Braves utilityman Omar Infante, an odd choice for selection but certainly a useful fantasy option. Infante wasn't 100 percent owned in ESPN standard (10-...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  7. Aaron Crow, Tyler Clippard, Matt Joyce among All-Stars available ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at a number of players selected to the All-Star Game who are still available in many fantasy leagues.

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  8. Can Yankees catchers keep up hot start?

    Eric Karabell

    It gave me a chuckle when I saw that entering Wednesday's games two of the top three catchers on the ESPN Player Rater were members of the New York Yankees. No, I don't expect Jorge Posada and Russell Martin to continue hitting, running and...

    Blog | April 06, 2011
  9. New York Yankees catchers Jorge Posada, Russell Martin off to fas...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the hot start of the Yankees' catcher-eligible duo of Jorge Posada and Russell Martin.

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2011
  10. Will Russell Martin rebound with Yanks?

    Eric Karabell

    It wasn't too long ago that Russell Martin was one of the top catchers in fantasy baseball, a durable workhorse with above-average power, stolen base skills and a decent batting average. Then came 2009, which saw a drop of 30 points in batting a...

    Blog | December 14, 2010
  11. Russell Martin can resurrect fantasy value with move to the New Y...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell breaks down the fantasy impact of the New York Yankees agreeing to terms with Russell Martin.

    Blog | Conversation | December 14, 2010
  12. Suzuki, Fox could both be top 10 catchers

    Eric Karabell

    What worries me about productive catchers who play a ton of games is that they will eventually tire, not only in the second half of a season, but cumulatively after a few years. That happened to Paul LoDuca, it has been happening to Russell Martin, a...

    Blog | April 30, 2010
  13. Kurt Suzuki's DL stint good for Jake Fox owners -- and his owners...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses a handful of catcher notes from around the league, including Kurt Suzuki's placement on the DL.

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2010
  14. Joe Nathan, Alex Gordon injuries affect their fantasy status

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses a few key injuries that occurred this past weekend and how they affect draft positions for Joe Nathan and others.

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2010
  15. Julio Jones, James Jones have big games Sunday; Doug Martin, Josh...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the fantasy highlights (Julio Jones, James Jones, Russell Wilson) and lowlights (Doug Martin, Josh Freeman, Eli Manning) from Sunday's games.

    Blog | Conversation | December 16, 2012
  16. Peyton Manning, Eric Decker among big risers in latest drafts; Ke...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the latest risers and fallers in fantasy drafts heading into the final weekend before the regular season, and also notes that Kenny Britt should rise soon after having his suspension reduced.

    Blog | Conversation | August 31, 2012