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  1. Bits: Grant Balfour ineffective of late

    Eric Karabell

    Oakland Athletics right-hander Grant Balfour saw his first action of the week in Thursday's 8-2 win over the Minnesota Twins. It wasn't a save opportunity, but Balfour hadn't pitched since Friday, when he needed 35 pitches to close out the Houston As...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  2. Fernandez wraps up impressive season

    Eric Karabell

    Fantasy owners really could not have asked for much more of Miami Marlins right-hander Jose Fernandez this year. The Cuban import surprisingly made the Marlins out of spring training at age 20, became a popular fantasy free-agent pickup immediately, ...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  3. Bits: Hunter Pence joins 20-20 club

    Eric Karabell

    Once upon a time back in March, San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence made my list of players I liked more than my colleagues did, and thus was more likely to end up with on my teams. My argument on Pence was simple: He was an established prov...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  4. Bits: Josmil Pinto continues to rake

    Eric Karabell

    Perhaps it's a Minnesota thing. Major league catchers are hitting a disappointing .247 this season, with a .703 OPS, but the Minnesota Twins laugh at that number. Their catchers are hitting .305 with a .867 OPS. Three-time batting champion Joe Mauer,...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  5. Bits: Ellsbury sidelined with foot injury

    Eric Karabell

    Fantasy owners certainly can't complain about Boston Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury's production this season. Ellsbury leads the big leagues in stolen bases with 52, and he's sprinkled in a .299 batting average, eight home runs and 89 runs scored...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  6. Bits: Closer situations surprisingly stable

    Eric Karabell

    The closing situation for the Los Angeles Angels might seem up for reasonable debate, but rest assured that right-hander Ernesto Frieri is the preferred choice for manager Mike Scioscia. Yes, setup man Dane De La Rosa saved Tuesday's victory, but onl...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  7. B.J. Upton killing fantasy teams; two Boston Red Sox relievers pl...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Monday's games from a fantasy perspective, offering his take on B.J. Upton, the Red Sox closer situation and more.

    Blog | Conversation | May 07, 2013
  8. Melky Cabrera, R.A. Dickey playing well short of fantasy expectat...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks back at Saturday's and Sunday's games, from a fantasy perspective, and offers his take on struggling Toronto Blue Jays options such as Melky Cabrera, R.A. Dickey and Emilio Bonifacio.

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 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. Yuniesky Betancourt continues late-career power surge; Scott Feld...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers his perspective on the fantasy-relevant news and notes from Wednesday, which included another big game from Yuniesky Betancourt and a rare high-strikeout gem from pitcher Scott Feldman.

    Blog | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  11. Jose Valverde back in closer for Detroit Tigers; Bartolo Colon sh...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-relevant notes from Tuesday, including the news that recently signed veteran Jose Valverde will be called up to be the Detroit Tigers' closer.

    Blog | Conversation | April 24, 2013
  12. Dan Haren of Washington Nationals fails to last more than five in...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines the fantasy-relevant notes from Monday's games, including another short and disappointing start from Dan Haren.

    Blog | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  13. Chase Headley returns to San Diego Padres lineup; Cameron Maybin ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell lays out the fantasy-relevant notes from Wednesday's games, including his thoughts on Chase Headley, A.J. Burnett, Wade Davis and others.

    Blog | Conversation | April 18, 2013
  14. Juan Francisco, Chris Johnson hitting well for Atlanta Braves; Mi...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell has the fantasy-relevant notes from Tuesday's games, including his thoughts on hot-hitting Braves infielders Juan Francisco and Chris Johnson.

    Blog | Conversation | April 17, 2013
  15. Washington Nationals' Adam LaRoche returns to raking; Tim Lincecu...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell has the fantasy-relevant notes from Tuesday's games, including a reminder of how good Adam LaRoche can be.

    Blog | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  16. Will Middlebrooks shows off power potential; Jose Fernandez pitch...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Sunday's games from a fantasy perspective and takes a closer look at where Will Middlebrooks fits in his third base rankings.

    Blog | Conversation | April 08, 2013