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  1. Timetable for Valencia

    Doug Mittler

    Danny Valencia got an opportunity for extended playing time last week when the Kansas City Royals finally decided that struggling third baseman Mike Moustakas needed to work on his swing at Triple-A Omaha. But Valencia injured his left hand in Sat...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  2. What is Royals plan for 3B?

    AJ Mass

    According to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star, the Kansas City Royals have decided to send third baseman Mike Moustakas down to Triple-A Omaha, and will install Danny Valencia at the hot corner on a full-time basis for the near future. "The...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  3. Moustakas to lose playing time?

    AJ Mass

    After watching Mike Moustakas go 0-for-3 on Wednesday to lower his batting average to a paltry .149 on the season, Kansas City Royals manager nevertheless was quick to give the third baseman a vote of confidence -- at least in the long-term sense. ...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  4. Don't expect Kansas City Royals to get back in AL Central hunt - ...

    Paul Swydan

    The Royals are off to a slow start, and fans shouldn't get excited based on some current decision-making.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  5. How much time will Infante miss?

    AJ Mass

    UPDATE: Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante has been diagnosed with a sprain on the right side of his jaw as well as a "non-concussive head injury," the team announced on Tuesday, a day after the veteran infielder took a pitch from Tampa B...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  6. Orioles still questing for a DH

    AJ Mass

    Last season, the Baltimore Orioles used 16 different players as a designated hitter, and the results were below average as the combined output of that spot in the lineup managed to hit just .234, with only a .704 OPS. There's definitely room for ...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  7. Royals confident in Moustakas

    AJ Mass

    Pete Grathoff of the Kansas City Star says that although the temptation might be there for the Kansas City Royals to platoon Mike Moustakas and Danny Valencia at third base, it's not going to happen. "When the Royals traded for third baseman Dann...

    Blog | January 10, 2014
  8. Determining which suitor needs Shin-Soo Choo the most - MLB

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan explains which of Shin-Soo Choo's suitors gains the most by signing him.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2013
  9. 2014 values of two Hamiltons, Bits

    Eric Karabell

    Take out a $10 bill and celebrate because Wednesday night was one for the Hamiltons. Josh Hamilton, a polarizing figure in baseball with a monster contract and less-than-stellar numbers in his first year with the non-contending Los Angeles Angels, sm...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  10. 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
  11. Twins offense full of sleeper options

    Eric Karabell

    I've been watching closely over the past few weeks as a certain Minnesota Twins first baseman has become relevant in fantasy leagues. This guy with a sweet, lefty swing and enough power to matter has appeared to earn himself a regular job with t...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  12. Chris Parmalee, Justin Morneau becoming interesting late-round op...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell examines the Twins offense and finds a few interesting sleeper options, such as Chris Parmalee.

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  13. Bits: Derek Jeter not a wise buy-low option

    Eric Karabell

    • New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter came off the DL on Monday and went hitless in four at-bats. Jeter, who dropped to 96.9 percent owned (from 100 percent) during his DL stint, is hitting .256 as fantasy's No. 22 shortstop. He shou...

    Blog | July 05, 2011
  14. Derek Jeter returns to New York Yankees lineup, but is not even a...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell reviews the key fantasy performances from Monday, including big efforts from Travis Snider, Chris Carpenter and Vance Worley.

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  15. Sleeper sluggers: Mike Morse has potential

    Eric Karabell

    By now most of us know the story of Toronto Blue Jays utility player Jose Bautista emerging from obscurity to hit 54 home runs last season. His questionable track record heading into the 2010 season seemed to suggest that a big season was impossible....

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  16. Mike Morse, Kila Ka'aihue could prove to be good reserve-round fa...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks for the "next Jose Bautista," so to speak, unheralded veterans who have the potential to post a surprising homer total this season.

    Blog | Conversation | March 17, 2011