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  1. Pregame notes: Arencibia called upon to catch

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- There's always something. With regular catcher Robinson Chirinos out with a stiff neck, the Texas Rangers will turn to emergency catcher J.P. Arencibia for Thursday's series opener against the Seattle Mariners. Manager Ron ...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  2. Yordano Ventura electric in season debut

    Eric Karabell

    In a fantasy baseball world that unfortunately gets cluttered with so many injuries -- and there were more significant ones Tuesday -- it's always nice to see a young pitcher with nasty stuff make us smile. It reminds us why baseball is so awesome an...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  3. Pedro Alvarez, Zack Wheeler, Rex Brothers, Victor Martinez among ...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft lists 20 top fantasy values heading into the season.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2014
  4. Shin-Soo Choo still confident against lefties

    Richard Durrett

    GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Whenever anyone analyzed the Texas Rangers' signing of Shin-Soo Choo this offseason, there was always the note about his struggles against left-handed pitching. Choo, the club's new leadoff hitter, batted .215 against lefties w...

    Blog | January 25, 2014
  5. Does Greinke deal add to Texas pressure?

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- There's a tendency, after your biggest rival makes a major move, to believe you have to counter it no matter what. But is that the smartest way to run a club? Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels and his staff are always looking for wa...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  6. Breaking down Friday's outings by Roy Oswalt and Tim Lincecum - M...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney breaks down the Friday night pitching performances of Roy Oswalt, who looked like his old self in an impressive Rangers debut, and Tim Lincecum, who appeared to regain some of his old form after a rough early start.

    Blog | Conversation | June 23, 2012
  7. A shift in the spring trade market

    Buster Olney

    There is always some degree of trade conversation occurring at any time of year. Put two scouts in the same room and they'll swap information about their respective teams, like who might be available and what their team could be looking for in r...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  8. The Detroit Tigers are the latest example of teams looking to fil...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that the trade market has been unusually quiet this spring, and it could indicate a shift is happening throughout baseball. Teams are beginning to value low-cost alternatives more than well-traveled veteran talent.

    Blog | Conversation | March 27, 2012
  9. Chase Utley is in doubt for Opening Day as he battles chronic kne...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that for Chase Utley and the Phillies, reality is quickly closing in, as it's the middle of March and Utley is heading to see a knee specialist instead of taking the field to prepare for Opening Day.

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  10. Dustin Ackley, Matt Wieters and other players who could make or b...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski looks at players such as Dustin Ackley, Matt Wieters and Austin Jackson who could make or break your fantasy season.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2012
  11. Bryce Harper, Nolan Arenado, Christian Bethancourt, Danny Hultzen...

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey has 10 items of note for fantasy owners coming out of the Arizona Fall League.

    Blog | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  12. Matt Moore of Tampa Bay Rays helps explain why playoff experience...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski examines player performance over the past 40 years and finds that there is no correlation between experience and performance in the postseason. In other words, managers should always choose talent when making their lineups.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2011
  13. There's always been an arms race in the AL East, but that mentali...

    Buster Olney

    Boston and New York have been working amid an arms race that goes back decades. But this offseason, so many moves across the league seemed to be in response to others within a division. The trend has certainly moved to the AL West.

    Blog | Conversation | January 26, 2011
  14. 2010 MLB free agency: Freddy Garcia, Felipe Lopez top MLB free-ag...

    Christina Kahrl

    Not all valuable free agents will be signed for top dollar. Baseball Prospectus takes a look at seven players who have plenty of production left in them and, more importantly, won't break the bank.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2010
  15. Major League Baseball has an opportunity to simply and effectivel...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that there will always be a fringe audience who believes that some umpire is on the take, or the Major League Baseball has a bias that manifests itself on the field. There's a simply way to correct it: expand replay -- now.

    Blog | Conversation | October 05, 2010
  16. Danny Valencia, Danny Espinosa, Carlos Ruiz among potential surpr...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft picks out one 'fantasy unsung hero' from each team who could shine in September.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2010