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  1. Future in doubt for Jason Grilli

    Eric Karabell

    Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Jason Grilli entered Monday as the No. 2 closer on the ESPN Player Rater, but when the day ended he had left his save opportunity with a few more runs allowed and a sore forearm, with his future in doubt and with plent...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  2. Marlins-Blue Jays trade reaction

    Eric Karabell

    While the outrage from baseball observers and Miami Marlins fans (and a few of their remaining players) to Tuesday's one-sided trade between the Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays is palpable, fantasy-wise there's only one player that is signifi...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  3. Josh Johnson loses fantasy value in trade to Toronto Blue Jays; J...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell breaks down the Marlins-Blue Jays trade involving such players as Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle and Yunel Escobar, from a fantasy perspective.

    Blog | Conversation | November 13, 2012
  4. Bryce Harper, Plouffe show signs of life

    Eric Karabell

    • Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Ronald Belisario earned his first save of the season Wednesday, retiring five Colorado Rockies in a 10-8 win. He replaced Kenley Jansen, who is out indefinitely with an irregular heartbeat. Jansen has been a t...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  5. Ronald Belisario earns save for Los Angeles Dodgers; Bryce Harper...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy highlights and lowlights from Wednesday's games, including big games from Bryce Harper and Trevor Plouffe.

    Blog | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  6. De Aza a sleeper as ChiSox leadoff hitter

    Eric Karabell

    If you were competing in fantasy baseball all the way back in 2007 -- or were simply a fan of the Florida Marlins -- then surely the spring training exploits of then-unknown outfielder Alejandro De Aza caught your attention. De Aza hit .354 over 48 a...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  7. Alejandro De Aza worth consideration as leadoff hitter for Chicag...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell searches for hidden fantasy gems and finds a few leadoff hitters, including Alejandro De Aza and Dexter Fowler, who can help owners.

    Blog | Conversation | March 09, 2012
  8. Should mixed leaguers cut Derek Jeter?

    Eric Karabell

    If Yunel Escobar, Ian Desmond and Darwin Barney were placed on the disabled list Tuesday, you would probably cut them in ESPN standard (10-team) mixed leagues and look for another shortstop. Perhaps Desmond and his lofty stolen base totals are a bit ...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  9. Derek Jeter was having disappointing fantasy baseball season, and...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell offers his fantasy take on Derek Jeter, who was disappointing his fantasy owners and now is injured.

    Blog | Conversation | June 14, 2011
  10. Bits: Greinke sharp in second start of '11

    Eric Karabell

    Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Zack Greinke struck out nine San Diego Padres and allowed two runs over six strong innings Monday in his second start of the season, a more successful outing than last week. Greinke has 15 strikeouts in his first 10 NL ...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  11. Zack Greinke solid in second start of season; Ryan Doumit making ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell reviews some of the more notable performances from Monday, including Zack Greinke's second start with the Brewers.

    Blog | Conversation | May 10, 2011
  12. Bits: Michael Pineda, Alexi Ogando duel

    Eric Karabell

    Seattle Mariners right-hander Michael Pineda allowed three runs in six innings in his major league debut Tuesday, keeping the powerful Texas Rangers relatively in check in their ballpark. Pineda, 22, might not win much because of the team he plays fo...

    Blog | April 06, 2011
  13. Michael Pineda and Alexi Ogando duel, good starting pitcher picku...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell reviews Tuesday's action, highlighted by first major league starts for Michael Pineda and Alexi Ogando.

    Blog | Conversation | April 06, 2011
  14. Box Score Bits: Wood unlucky again

    Eric Karabell

    Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar hit his first home run of the season Sunday, a second-inning grand slam off Brian Matusz that keyed a 10-1 victory. Escobar, batting second, also singled twice and knocked in five runs. He's hitting .462...

    Blog | July 19, 2010
  15. Travis Wood of Cincinnati Reds gets no run support again, Gordon ...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell recaps Sunday in the big leagues, including another stellar effort from Travis Wood and a multihit game from Gordon Beckham.

    Blog | Conversation | July 19, 2010
  16. Buy low on Escobar, sell high on Gonzalez

    Eric Karabell

    It took fantasy owners about a month to buy into power-hitting Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Alex Gonzalez. It appears that now the Atlanta Braves are believers as well. Gonzalez was traded back to the National League on Wednesday along with a pair of...

    Blog | July 14, 2010