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  1. Bits: Grant Balfour ineffective of late

    Eric Karabell

    Oakland Athletics right-hander Grant Balfour saw his first action of the week in Thursday's 8-2 win over the Minnesota Twins. It wasn't a save opportunity, but Balfour hadn't pitched since Friday, when he needed 35 pitches to close out the Houston As...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  2. Bits: Machado has two hits; Jay producing

    Eric Karabell

    • Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado tripled in his second big league at-bat Thursday, finishing his first game 2-for-4. Machado played third base and batted ninth, and he should add third-base eligibility by the end of next week. At the...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  3. Manny Machado gets two hits in big league debut; Jon Jay quietly ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Thursday, including Manny Machado's two-hit debut, Ben Zobrist playing a new position and Jon Jay posting a fine all-around game.

    Blog | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  4. Brandon League still M's best saves option

    Eric Karabell

    One week ago Seattle Mariners closer Brandon League was owned in more than 90 percent of ESPN.com standard leagues, and I actually thought that figure was a bit low. League was cruising along with nine saves in as many chances, a 2.08 ERA, enough str...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  5. Brandon League still should lead Seattle Mariners in saves this s...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses Brandon League's nightmarish week and what it means for his closer's gig, and breaks down unscored-upon relievers to this point.

    Blog | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  6. Bits: Alexi Ogando headed to rotation

    Eric Karabell

    • Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Luis Castillo singled twice and stole a base Tuesday, continuing a strong week and further cementing his role as the team's likely No. 2 hitter. Castillo's 2010 statistics are admittedly awful, b...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  7. Alexi Ogando's move to Texas Rangers rotation doesn't help his fa...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell reviews the news and notes from Tuesday, including a look at Alexi Ogando's starting nod and the Blue Jays' acquisition of Jayson Nix.

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  8. Toronto Blue Jays' Edwin Encarnacion has the skills to continue m...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell breaks down the fantasy value of red-hot Toronto Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion.

    Blog | Conversation | May 24, 2010
  9. NL lineups: Sanchez, Freese hitting eighth

    Eric Karabell

    Fantasy baseball owners should always pay close attention to the construction of major league lineups the first week of the season, because statistical expectations and results can be vastly different between, say, the No. 2 lineup spot and the eight...

    Blog | April 06, 2010
  10. Gaby Sanchez, David Freese deserve better lineup spots

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses interesting tidbits from NL lineups on Opening Day, including a couple youngsters hitting eighth for their respective teams.

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2010
  11. FLB Buzz: Friday, April 16

    Eric Karabell

    FLB Buzz: Friday, April 16

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2004
  12. Shrink: Sorry, Kiko

    Eric Karabell

    What's up in fantasy baseball? Check out the Baseball Shrink.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2003
  13. Shrink: Panic attacks

    Eric Karabell

    What's going on in fantasy baseball? Fantasy Shrink has the answers.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2003