1. Breaking Down Bryce Harper's Post-Surgery Path Back to Stardom

    The worst case happened for Bryce Harper . As I noted yesterday, Harper was headed to Dr. Thomas Graham in Cleveland to have his thumb checked. That opinion will lead to surgery to correct a severe sprain of a ligament in his hand, according to MLB.

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 6 months ago 6,452 reads 57 comments

  2. Fantasy First Pitch for Week 5

    The Monday and Thursday schedules are light in Fantasy Week 5 (April 28-May 4), and therefore, so is the selection of two-start pitchers for the scoring period...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 75 reads 0 comments

  3. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 5

    A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions, just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out of the oven...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 26,336 reads 23 comments

  4. Fantasy Baseball: Week 5 Start 'Em or Sit 'Em Breakdown

    The April portion of the calendar transforms into May during Week 5 of the MLB season. Does this mean gloomy pitchers will blossom into delightful flowers? Pitchers who rained ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 6 months ago 7,892 reads 2 comments

  5. Bryce Harper Thumb Injury Could Be Serious, Nationals Wait on Specialist

    The Washington Nationals will lose Bryce Harper for at least 15 days, but a thumb injury could be much worse. Given the mechanism of injury and his size, the biggest concern was that he'd done exactly what Josh Hamilton had, tearing a ligament...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 6 months ago 9,640 reads 9 comments

  6. Live Scoreboard | FanGraphs Baseball

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 6 months ago 36 reads 0 comments

  7. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Updating the Top 150 Big Board, Week 4

    With the 2014 baseball season going full tilt, the fantasy version of the sport needs all kinds of attention. Like, every-week attention—lest we fickle owners get frustrated and cranky, and that just isn't good for anyone...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 10,320 reads 49 comments

  8. Jose Abreu Sets MLB Rookie Record for Home Runs in April

    White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu's mythical first month in the majors reached its climax Friday, as he drove a walk-off grand slam off Grant Balfour into the bullpen at U.S. Cellular Field to lift Chicago over the Tampa Bay Rays 9-6...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 6 months ago 216 reads 0 comments

  9. Pirates Place Closer Grilli on DL

    The @Pirates today placed @GrillCheese49 on the 15-day DL (retro to 4/21) with a left oblique strain. @locatejared has been recalled...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 6 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  10. Angels Name Joe Smith New Closer Replacing Ernesto Frieri

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 6 months ago 238 reads 0 comments

  11. Fantasy Baseball Free Agent Frenzy: Time for Bauer Power?

    We're almost four weeks into the season. Congratulations if you listened to Free Agent Frenzy in Week 1 and picked up Charlie Blackmon. Condolences if you took our advice a week later and grabbed Kole Calhoun...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 284 reads 0 comments

  12. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Week 4's Buy-Low, Sell-High Trade Advice

    What good is talent to a fantasy owner who lacks timing? Fantasy baseball — just like the real thing — is a game of skill, luck and timing. That last trait, in particular, comes in handy in regards to getting value in the trading game...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 18,682 reads 47 comments

  13. Live Scoreboard for 4/24

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 6 months ago 68 reads 0 comments

  14. Matt Harrison Returns to the Texas Rangers Rotation on Sunday

    OAKLAND, Calif. – A year and 19 days after his last major league start, LHP Matt Harrison will return to the Texas Rangers starting rotation on Sunday in Seattle, manager Ron Washington said Wednesday...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 6 months ago 718 reads 0 comments

  15. Waiver Wire: Time to Start Acting Quickly

    Prior to last Thursday's podcast (click here to subscribe), I was asked to provide a list of buy-low and sell-high candidates. When I first compiled the list, Pirates second baseman Neil Walker appeared to be easy pickings for a sell-high candidate...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 168 reads 0 comments

  16. Cockcroft: Explaining Starts by Miguel Cabrera, Edwin Encarnacion, More

    Impatience is a common instinct of a fantasy owner in April. Small as statistical samples are, said stats count, and owners tend not to want to wait until May or June, after which ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 months ago 36 reads 0 comments

  17. MLB Lineups Throughout the League

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 6 months ago 56 reads 0 comments

  18. Fantasy Baseball: 10 Sleepers to Pick Up Before Upcoming Breakouts

    They say it's better late than never, but early is even better than late. Fantasy baseball managers don't want to jump the gun on a guy who subsequently wastes a roster spot...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 6 months ago 18,675 reads 7 comments

  19. Ivan Nova Latest Pitcher Heading for Surgery, Yankees Struggle Filling Rotation

    As important as it is to have a true ace—or two, if you're the New York Yankees —it's as important to go five deep, or deeper, in the modern game...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 6 months ago 840 reads 2 comments

  20. Craig Kimbrel Shoulder Soreness Seems to Be Hurting Braves Even More

    Less than two innings isn't much of a sample size, but since coming back from shoulder soreness, Craig Kimbrel hasn't looked much like the Craig Kimbrel of old...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 6 months ago 6,573 reads 10 comments

  21. Chris Sale Hits DL with Arm Problems, Sox Look for Answers on Ace's Injury

    The Chicago White Sox placed team ace Chris Sale on the disabled list with what they called a flexor strain in his pitching elbow, according to Scott Merkin of MLB.com ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 6 months ago 7,499 reads 9 comments

  22. Clayton Kershaw Getting Closer to Dodgers Return After Shoulder Injury

    A simulated game isn't an ideal situation to test a player's progress, but it is a good sign that Clayton Kershaw was able to make it through his sim without causing issues in his injured shoulder, as the Orange County Register noted ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 6 months ago 4,911 reads 6 comments

  23. Carlos Gonzalez Will Be Challenged to Play Through Knee Pain for Rockies

    Carlos Gonzalez is one of the most talented players in the National League , but over the past few seasons, he hasn't been healthy enough to turn that into production...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 6 months ago 2,686 reads 1 comments

  24. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 4

    A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions, just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out of the oven...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 27,800 reads 41 comments

  25. Hamilton's Infield Single

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 6 months ago 1,604 reads 0 comments