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  1. 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
  2. Monday Bits: Examining Rangers' bullpen

    Eric Karabell

    Welcome to the final few days of July. On Wednesday, the last day of the month, there likely will be trades that affect both real baseball and the fantasy version. Some of the players moved will be big names, some will be minor leaguers, and in some ...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  3. Morneau shows pop; Straily fires gem

    Eric Karabell

    Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau smacked 19 home runs last season, which isn't really all that much for a former MVP or even a regular at his position, but it helped make him worth owning in deeper fantasy leagues. It also gave hope that ...

    Blog | July 05, 2013
  4. Bits: Segura now tops on Player Rater

    Eric Karabell

    While rehabbing Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke gets the headlines for the possibility he will come off the disabled list and pitch Wednesday, the relatively unknown shortstop prospect acquired by the Milwaukee Brewers from the Los Ange...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  5. Seeking long-term sleeper, bust pitchers

    Eric Karabell

    I went into the 2012 season thinking Tampa Bay Rays right-hander James Shields was about as safe as could be for fantasy owners and left-hander Matt Moore was a breakout star capable of taking home top rookie pitcher honors. Instead, these guys enter...

    Blog | July 13, 2012
  6. Josh Johnson, Tim Hudson, Tom Milone look like solid options over...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell seeks out some upcoming pitching sleepers and busts based on their projected schedule for the next four weeks.

    Blog | Conversation | July 13, 2012
  7. Bits: Thome makes Orioles debut

    Eric Karabell

    • Baltimore Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome was hitless in four at-bats in his Sunday debut with the team, doing so from the No. 5 lineup spot. Thome, acquired from the reeling Philadelphia Phillies Saturday, is expected to see regular at-b...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  8. Jim Thome makes Baltimore Orioles debut; Chicago Cubs' Travis Woo...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses some fantasy baseball highlights from Sunday, including a good start from Travis Wood and Jim Thome's Orioles debut.

    Blog | Conversation | July 02, 2012
  9. Rick Porcello caps strong week

    Eric Karabell

    The enigma that is Detroit Tigers right-hander Rick Porcello finished off a strong week Sunday by allowing one run in seven innings for his seventh win. For the week, Porcello gave up only five hits in 14 innings, and struck out eight. He's sche...

    Blog | August 30, 2010
  10. Rick Porcello of Detroit Tigers enjoys second straight strong sta...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Sunday in the big leagues, highlighted by another nice effort from Rick Porcello and another rough one from Travis Wood.

    Blog | Conversation | August 30, 2010
  11. Box Score Bits: Reds' Wood solid in debut

    Eric Karabell

    Cincinnati Reds left-hander Travis Wood made a terrific major league debut at Wrigley Field on Thursday, allowing two hits and two runs over seven innings, although he got a no-decision. He's enticing, but the pending return of Edinson Volquez c...

    Blog | July 02, 2010
  12. Cincinnati Reds' Travis Wood looks impressive in major league deb...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell takes a closer look at performances from Travis Wood, Matt LaPorta and Livan Hernandez.

    Blog | Conversation | July 02, 2010
  13. KaraBits: Glaus a mixed-league sleeper

    Eric Karabell

    • Troy Glaus doubled twice and knocked in three runs Wednesday as the Atlanta Braves pounded Wandy Rodriguez for nine earned runs. Glaus, a sleeper first baseman even in mixed leagues, is hitting .413 this spring and should hit cleanup for the ...

    Blog | April 01, 2010
  14. Troy Glaus has re-emerged as fantasy option with strong spring

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses the fantasy-relevant tidbits from Wednesday's box scores, including another big game from Troy Glaus.

    Blog | Conversation | April 01, 2010