1. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Ranking the Top 25 Prospects to Target for 2014

    Before we embark on the endeavor of ranking the top 25 fantasy prospects to target for the 2014 season, let's get one thing straight up-front: This is based on potential and projected impact for the 2014 season—and the 2014 season alone...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 55,862 reads 17 comments

  2. 2014 Fantasy Baseball AL-Only Closer Rankings

    Here’s a look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ closer rankings for AL-only fantasy baseball leagues. 1. Koji Uehara , Boston Red Sox Koji Uehara was nearly flawless during the Red Sox’s World Series run...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 4 months ago 3,349 reads 1 comments

  3. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Why You Should Reach for Manny Machado in Your Draft

    The last memory baseball fans have of the Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado is him writhing in pain after twisting his knee running out a play at first base...

    Kendall Baker Written by Kendall Baker about 4 months ago 4,712 reads 2 comments

  4. Kris Medlen, Jarrod Parker Can Still Be Same After Second Tommy John Surgery

    Atlanta Braves pitcher Kris Medlen is headed for Tommy John surgery , according to MLB .com. The same is true for the A's ace, Jarrod Parker. It's also true for Brandon Beachy, who follow Corey Luebke and Daniel Hudson...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 4 months ago 11,968 reads 11 comments

  5. 30 Breakout MLB Players to Watch This Season

    The 2014 Major League Baseball season is not quite here yet, but the time to dream is now. For teams hoping to take that proverbial “next step,” these 30 players will be even more critical to that success...

    Michael Seff Written by Michael Seff about 4 months ago 6,272 reads 4 comments

  6. Braves' Freeman Bruises Thumb After Hit by Ball

    Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman left Sunday's against the New York Yankees due to a bruised left thumb. Freeman says he took a hard hit ball off the hand while playing defense...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 months ago 93 reads 0 comments

  7. 10 Under-the-Radar Relievers You Need to Target

    When the big-name closers come off the board there are still relievers that can be useful for fantasy teams. Maybe they have an outside shot of taking over the closer position. Maybe they are a starter with relief-pitcher eligibility...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 4 months ago 11,290 reads 7 comments

  8. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Mid-Spring Training Top 150 Big Board

    With spring training about halfway over (yay!) and your fantasy baseball draft getting ever closer if you haven't had it yet (double-yay!), it's time to update the Big Board again...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 22,447 reads 8 comments

  9. Fantasy Baseball: Why You Should Reach for Jose Fernandez in Your Draft

    Let's flash back one year. After only 11 starts in Double-A, the Marlins announce that a 20-year-old named Jose Fernandez will break camp with the big league squad...

    Matt Appel Written by Matt Appel about 4 months ago 2,492 reads 3 comments

  10. 2014 Fantasy Baseball NL-Only Starting Pitcher Rankings

    Here’s a look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ Starting Pitcher Rankings for NL-only fantasy baseball leagues: 1. Clayton Kershaw , Los Angeles Dodgers Clayton Kershaw is 51-23 over the past three years with a 2...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 4 months ago 1,808 reads 0 comments

  11. Fantasy Baseball: Top Prospects Who Are Better, Worse in Fantasy Than Reality

    Fantasy baseball is a made-up game that takes into account the real-life performances of players on the field. Just because fantasy is based on reality, though, doesn't mean the two always line up just so—especially when it comes to prospects...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 12,008 reads 5 comments

  12. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Jason Catania's 'Do Not Draft' List to Avoid Busts

    Everyone, they say, has a price. That's especially applicable in fantasy baseball, where players are picked in drafts and paid for in auctions at certain prices—costs that are ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 47,812 reads 70 comments

  13. 2014 Fantasy Baseball AL-Only Starting Pitcher Rankings

    Here’s a look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ starting pitcher rankings for AL-only fantasy baseball leagues. 1. Yu Darvish , Texas Rangers Yu Darvish went 13-9 with a 2...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 4 months ago 2,247 reads 1 comments

  14. Royals' Top Prospect Ventura K's 6 in 4.1 IP

    PHOENIX -- Yordano Ventura was praised after another spring pitching gem against the A's for "not trying to throw 110 mph," by Royals catcher Salvador Perez...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 4 months ago 308 reads 0 comments

  15. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Full 12-Team, 25-Round Mock Draft, Version 2.0

    Practice makes perfect —e ven when it doesn't really count. With fantasy baseball drafts underway everywhere in recent weeks, it's important to prepare for the big day...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 56,174 reads 37 comments

  16. 2014 Fantasy Baseball NL-Only Outfielder Rankings

    Here’s a look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ outfielder rankings for NL-only fantasy baseball leagues. 1...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 4 months ago 1,006 reads 0 comments

  17. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Highlighting Sleepers Worthy of a Late Selection

    The 2014 fantasy baseball season is here, as spring training continues and we get ever so closer to Opening Day. As fantasy drafts approach, it's important to know crucial players to grab in late rounds of drafts...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 4 months ago 13,143 reads 1 comments

  18. Why You Should Reach for Prince Fielder in Your Fantasy Baseball Draft

    Texas Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder had a down year with the Detroit Tigers in 2013. Regardless, he was still one of the most productive first basemen in baseball. Many players would settle for a ...

    Michael Mandelkern Written by Michael Mandelkern about 4 months ago 2,052 reads 4 comments

  19. Should the Atlanta Braves Be Panicking About Recent Pitching Injuries?

    There is no such thing as a five-man rotation anymore. Looking around the league, teams are planning ahead for injuries to their pitchers to determine how deep they can go, packing ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 4 months ago 12,807 reads 54 comments

  20. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Updating Top 25 Sleepers to Grab in Drafts

    Imagine this scenario: You're in the final few rounds of your fantasy baseball draft trying to target a few end-gamers to fill out your roster and/or bench who just might turn into ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 4 months ago 74,274 reads 17 comments

  21. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Top Draft Strategy and Expert Consensus Player Rankings

    The deeper we move into March, the more panic starts to set in for baseball fans all over the world. This hysteria is caused, of course, by the plotting and planning for fantasy drafts that are starting...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 27,237 reads 7 comments

  22. 2014 Fantasy Baseball AL-Only Outfielder Rankings

    Here’s a look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ Outfielder Rankings for AL-only fantasy baseball leagues. 1. Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels Mike Trout regressed a little from his ...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 4 months ago 1,080 reads 0 comments

  23. 10 Keys to Remember in Your Fantasy Baseball Keeper League Drafts

    We are approaching the early stages of the fantasy baseball draft season. Here are some pointers to keep in mind for a successful draft day. 1...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 4 months ago 4,393 reads 2 comments

  24. MLB Players Whose Fantasy Stocks Are Soaring in Spring Training

    The exhibition season might only be two weeks old, but on-field performance and injuries have already provided a shakeup among fantasy rankings at multiple positions heading into the regular season...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 4 months ago 14,316 reads 4 comments

  25. 2014 Fantasy Baseball NL-Only Catcher Rankings

    Here’s a look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ Catcher Rankings for NL-only fantasy baseball leagues. 1. Buster Posey, San Francisco Giants Buster Posey hit .294 with 61 runs, 15 home runs and 72 RBI in 2013...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 4 months ago 982 reads 0 comments