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  1. Yankees hitters to buy and sell

    Eric Karabell

    A mere five players hit more than the 34 home runs outfielder Alfonso Soriano blasted last season, and of the 14 players who reached the 30-home run mark, none registered more than the 18 stolen bases he did. So why did Soriano simply stop hitting an...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  2. Who's on pace for 20/20 seasons?

    Eric Karabell

    It's not easy as it used to be to finish a baseball season with more than 20 home runs and 20 stolen bases. Nine players achieved the feat last season, 10 the year before and 12 in 2011. Basically, the trend of five-category fantasy options continues...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  3. Dee Gordon's All-Star case

    Mark Saxon

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon isn't coy about his feelings toward making the National League All-Star team. His whole face lights up when he talks about it. "I would absolutely love it," Gordon said. "If I don't, I don't. A...

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Indians 3, Red Sox 2

    Tony Lee | Special to ESPNBoston.com

    BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians combined for 19 hits, seven walks, two hit batters and three stolen bases in a three-hour, 24-minute game Saturday at Fenway Park. Yet there were just five runs, as the teams combined to go 0-for-18 ...

    Blog | June 14, 2014
  5. Farm notes: Betts continues to impress

    Mike Andrews, SoxProspects.com

    While he certainly cooled off in mid-May after an out-of-this-world April, Double-A Portland second baseman Mookie Betts remains one of the top stories in the Red Sox organization, posting a line of .362/.448/.562 with 6 home runs and 22 stolen bases...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
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  7. Mining for stolen bases

    Todd Zola

    Todd Zola is filling in for Eric Karabell, who is on vacation this week. Of the standard rotisserie hitting categories, stolen bases offer by far the greatest element of strategy. Granted, the majority of this is tied into how you draft your team....

    Blog | May 22, 2014
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  9. Johnny Cueto among pitchers you cannot steal a base against - MLB...

    Jared Cross

    Stolen bases are decided by the pitcher, not the catcher, and Jared Cross looks at the easiest (and hardest) pitchers to steal on.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2014
  10. Is Adam Jones poised for a big May?

    Eric Karabell

    Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones entered Wednesday's game hitting .252 with one home run in five weeks, this after consecutive 30-plus homer campaigns plus enough stolen bases to matter earned him second-round status in ESPN leagues. Naturally...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  11. Fantasy Baseball - Micah Johnson, Gregory Polanco among top stole...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford identifies the top five stolen base prospects who could make an impact for fantasy owners this season, including Gregory Polanco and Micah Johnson.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014
  12. Jose Abreu, Yordano Ventura among names mentioned in April review...

    Todd Zola

    Todd Zola compares the league-wide numbers in four categories -- home runs, stolen bases, ERA and pitcher strikeouts -- from this season to previous seasons, and calls attention to players who look better as a result of these trends.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  13. Farm notes: Betts soars up the charts

    Mike Andrews, SoxProspects.com

    As of May 1, Double-A Portland second baseman Mookie Betts leads all of minor league baseball with a .430 batting average. His full slash line is .430/.481/.688 with 10 doubles, 4 homes runs, and 10 stolen bases, which follows up a breakout 2013 seas...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  14. Will Michael Bourn return to previous form?

    Eric Karabell

    It's easy to forget now, but it wasn't too long ago that speedy outfielder Michael Bourn was regarded as a really valuable fantasy option. In 2012, he was a fourth-round pick in ESPN average live drafts. Last season, he was a sixth-rounder. Today, af...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  15. Series recap: Young a road sparkplug again

    Mark Simon

    Eric Young Jr. continues to be a dominant player for the New York Mets once he gets out on the road. Young was 3-for-5 with three stolen bases and four runs scored in Thursday's 6-4 win over the Atlanta Braves. He's the first player with three hit...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  16. Will Wednesday jumpstart B. Hamilton?

    Joe Kaiser

    Billy Hamilton finally busted out Wednesday with the type of game many around the baseball world have been waiting for: 3-4 with 2 stolen bases and 2 runs in a 4-0 win over St. Louis. And if you haven't yet seen maybe the shortest sac fly in MLB hist...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  17. Bonifacio is bona fide for now

    Eric Karabell

    Let's make this clear up front: Chicago Cubs speedster Emilio Bonifacio is not exactly a great baseball player. However, the Cubs have played two games and Bonifacio has nine hits and three stolen bases already. He's the fourth guy in 85 years to sta...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  18. Fantasy potential of Hamilton, Young Jr.

    Eric Karabell

    Two of the five players projected for the most stolen bases in the major leagues this season went 0-for-4 with four strikeouts in their season openers Monday, the famed golden sombrero. While it's never a good idea to panic after one game -- there ar...

    Blog | April 01, 2014