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  1. Trades made at deadline are overrated - MLB

    Mike Petriello

    Mike Petriello explains why it's difficult to get in-season impact from trades at the MLB trade deadline.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  2. Oldies but goodies list: Pitchers

    Eric Karabell

    New York Yankees right-hander Hiroki Kuroda turned 38 years old this past weekend, but you'd hardly know it by the way he pitched last season. In fact, the underrated Kuroda finished the 2012 season No. 19 on ESPN's Player Rater among start...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  3. Hiroki Kuroda, Tim Hudson highlight the oldies-but-goodies pitche...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell highlights pitchers over the age of 35 who could be real bargains in fantasy drafts this season.

    Blog | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  4. Jonathan Lucroy vastly underowned

    Eric Karabell

    Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy smacked two home runs and knocked in four Monday, raising his surprising batting average to .328. Lucroy was hitting .345 when he broke his hand and missed nearly two months, and has slowed over the past thre...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  5. Jonathan Lucroy of Milwaukee Brewers is a top-10 catcher in fanta...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Monday, including a multi-homer game from top-10 catcher Jonathan Lucroy.

    Blog | Conversation | August 21, 2012
  6. Grading the trade deadline

    Jim Bowden

    Now that baseball's July 31 trade deadline has come and gone, it's time to assess the aftermath. The flurry of activity up until the very end underscores just how many teams still feel they are in the hunt for postseason play, as well as some very sh...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  7. Bold predictions for pitchers

    Eric Karabell

    Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg will pitch in September and October. Let's get that out of the way up front. Entering the weekend the right-hander is the No. 10 pitcher on ESPN's Player Rater and one of the most coveted individua...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  8. Bold fantasy predictions for Stephen Strasburg, Fernando Rodney, ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks ahead to the final two months of the season and lays out a handful of bold predictions for pitchers, including thoughts on Stephen Strasburg, Tim Lincecum and R.A. Dickey.

    Blog | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  9. Five blockbusters that make sense

    Jim Bowden

    With less than a week before baseball's July 31 trade deadline, activity has picked up considerably. With so few sellers and contenders looking to solidify their rosters for a run at the postseason, some clubs might have to think much bigger on possi...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  10. Top marketable pitchers who are more than half-season rentals - M...

    Buster Olney

    Ryan Dempster, Zack Greinke and Cole Hamels have dominated the discussions of starting pitching options on the trade market, but they are all headed for free agency this winter. Buster Olney lists some of the best multi-year pitching trade targets.

    Blog | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  11. Bowden's Bullets: Headley to Dodgers?

    Jim Bowden

    Conventional wisdom approaching this year's July 31 trade deadline said there would be more buyers than sellers. While that has indeed turned out to be the case, a couple of factors have complicated many possible trade scenarios. First, the new Co...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  12. The Cubs should deal Dempster now

    Buster Olney

    Ryan Dempster's six scoreless innings for the Chicago Cubs on Saturday were probably his last with the team, because now is the best time to trade him. Dempster is healthy now, after being on the disabled list earlier this year, and if the Cubs ...

    Blog | July 15, 2012
  13. Possible trade partners for Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster - ...

    Buster Olney

    Ryan Dempster is pitching better than he has at any point this season, piling up scoreless innings, and Buster Olney writes that now is the time for the Cubs to trade him. That would also open up the market for Matt Garza later this month.

    Blog | Conversation | July 15, 2012
  14. Jon Lester, Adam Wainwright worth targeting for the second half, ...

    Todd Zola

    Todd Zola examines such advanced statistical categories as tERA, xFIP and LOB% to determine which pitchers are due for a regression (such as Ryan Vogelsong) and which are good buy-low candidates (Adam Wainwright).

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  15. Adam Dunn, Jason Heyward, Carl Crawford and other bounceback play...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski of Baseball Think Factory writes that after falling well short of their ZiPS projections in 2011, these players could be in line for bounceback seasons in 2012. Adam Dunn and Jason Heyward top the list.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2012
  16. The NL payroll picture

    Jim Bowden

    Earlier this week, we took a look at the American League teams and the dollars coming off their books due to free agency. Today we look at the National League, where the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewe...

    Blog | August 26, 2011