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  1. What is Tommy La Stella's fantasy value?

    Eric Karabell

    Fantasy owners had seemed awfully excited lately about a possible promotion for Atlanta Braves second base prospect Tommy La Stella, and thus there was a palpable buzz on Twitter when this actually occurred Wednesday. La Stella, a patient left-handed...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  2. Coaches erred in Rodon decision

    Keith Law

    Those of you who follow me on Twitter saw me voice my displeasure over NC State's usage of left-hander Carlos Rodon, the best college player in this year's draft class, on Friday night. Rodon, who has pitched with a 50- or 55-rated fastball all year,...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  3. Why I vote for PED users for the HOF

    Buster Olney

    On Monday afternoon, ESPN.com revealed the Hall of Fame ballots for the 17 folks here who cast votes, and this seemed to set Twitter on fire in the baseball corner of the world. A brief review of the voting process: Voters are allowed ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  4. Closer Report: Papelbon's future value

    Eric Karabell

    Angry Philadelphia Phillies fans and Cole Hamels fantasy owners lit up Twitter with venom on Thursday night, directed at struggling closer Jonathan Papelbon, and I admit I might have helped fuel the fire a bit. Papelbon blew his sixth save of the sea...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  5. Second-half rankings reactions: Pitchers

    Eric Karabell

    It didn't take my Twitter followers long to realize that I had ranked pitchers in the ESPN Fantasy midseason rankings a bit lower than my colleagues. Yes, that's by design. My list of those making their living throwing the baseball started with Los A...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  6. Bits: Ruf gets chance; Hefner pitching well

    Eric Karabell

    Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard smacked a long home run off Atlanta Braves lefty Paul Maholm on Friday night, and it understandably sent some fantasy owners into a tizzy on Twitter. After all, Howard used to be one of baseball's preem...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  7. No escape for Yanks, A-Rod

    Buster Olney

    Derek Jeter turns 39 years old Wednesday, and it's somehow fitting that within the career-long dynamic that has bound Jeter and Alex Rodriguez, The Captain gets cake and presents on the same day that everybody is talking about whether Rodriguez shoul...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  8. Billy Butler frustrating fantasy owners

    Eric Karabell

    Kansas City Royals first baseman/designated hitter Billy Butler remains 100 percent owned in ESPN standard leagues, but, judging by my Twitter feed, patience is apparently running thin. Butler might have quieted the critics with Wednesday's three-hit...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  9. Biggest flops from 2003 draft

    Keith Law

    After my redraft of the 2003 draft was published, I got a lot of questions on Twitter about some of the high-profile flops. Here's a quick breakdown of what went wrong for the 15 flops from the first round of the 2003 draft (all WAR stats come from B...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  10. Ike Davis again struggling out of the gate

    Eric Karabell

    Judging by my Twitter feed, it sure seems like a whole lotta people are interested in what New York Mets first baseman Ike Davis does on a daily basis, desperately seeking signs on whether to be patient with him or simply cut him loose. When Davis ho...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  11. New York Mets' Ike Davis again struggling out of the gate, Lucas ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell has the fantasy-relevant news and notes from Thursday and takes a closer look at a few New York Mets sluggers, Ike Davis and Lucas Duda.

    Blog | Conversation | April 26, 2013
  12. Will Middlebrooks: Time to buy or sell?

    Eric Karabell

    Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks entered Sunday hitting .200, and in our reactive, impatient fantasy world, that was enough to elicit concern on Twitter about whether his wrist, which was fractured last season, was healthy, whether poor...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  13. 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
  14. Josh Reddick's 2012 was no fluke

    Eric Karabell

    It wasn't a surprise that the immediate reaction on Twitter to Oakland Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick's launching a mammoth home run Thursday was about his ridiculously cool beard because, let's face it, it really is cool. It's...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  15. Josh Reddick of Oakland Athletics hits first home run of 2013, sh...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Thursday's games from a fantasy standpoint, and explains why he thinks Josh Reddick is being undervalued.

    Blog | Conversation | April 05, 2013
  16. Bobby Valentine can thank social media for recent firing - ESPN T...

    Buster Olney

    In ESPN The Magazine, Buster Olney writes that thanks to the 24-7 world of social media, baseball has lost a former mainstay: The quotable, hot-headed manager.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2012