1. Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight, April 16: Dodgers' Andre Ethier Homers Twice

    Game No. 12 in our journey to score 162 games this summer featured an Alfonso Soriano spotting and an unlikely performance from a less-than-desirable pitcher. Game No. 12 – Houston Astros vs...

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  2. Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight 4/15: Brewers' Ryan Braun Shines

    Fantasy Baseball Insiders’ 162-game journey is being put on hold for one night. While time didn’t allow the Insiders to score an entire game on Thursday, we did watch parts of multiple games...

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  3. Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight 4/14: Ryan Theriot Leads Chicago Cubs Comeback

    Game No. 11 in our journey to score 162 games this baseball season featured the Brewers and Cubs in an exciting finish at Wrigley Field...

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  4. Fantasy Update: Toronto Blue Jays' Ricky Romero's Loses No-Hit Bid in 8th

    After a two-day break, Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight is back with everything you need to know from Tuesday night’s action. Tonight, we’re featuring the Mets and Rockies at Coors...

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  5. Fantasy Baseball Insiders' Inbox: Trade Carlos Lee for Vernon Wells?

    In a new segment on Fantasy Baseball Insiders, our Insider will answer a fantasy baseball-related question sent from one of our readers...

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  6. 2010 Projections: Can Twins' Delmon Young Live Up to His 25-30 HR Potential?

    One of the most hyped prospects in recent memory, Delmon Young has yet to fulfill his lofty expectations. From a bat-tossing incident which lead to a 50-game minor league suspension ...

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  7. Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight 4/10: CC Sabathia, Dana Eveland Shine

    After scoring one game each of the first six days of the 2010 baseball season, Fantasy Baseball Insiders took on an even more impressive task on Saturday...

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  8. Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight 4/9: Rays' David Price Beats Yankees in Debut

    New day, new insider. Fantasy Baseball Insiders’ sixth game of the season was the season opener at Comerica Park on Friday featuring the Tigers and the visiting Indians...

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  9. Fantasy Baseball Insiders April 8: Toronto's Vernon Wells Hits Fourth Homer

    Another day, another full slate of baseball. Game five of 162 in Fantasy Baseball Insiders’ summer-long journey featured Thursday’s matchup between the Dodgers and Pirates...

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  10. Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight 4/7: Rays' Evan Longoria Goes Deep Again

    We’re just three days removed from Opening Day, yet Fantasy Baseball Insiders have already scored four games as part of our journey to watch 162. Wednesday featured the Giants/Astros matchup in Houston...

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  11. Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight 4/6: Orioles' Adam Jones Homers in Opener

    As part of our journey to watch and score 162 games this season, Tuesday night featured the Orioles/Rays opener in Tampa. Game No. 3—Baltimore Orioles vs. Tampa Bay Rays Adam Jones went 3-for-5 with a single, double, and HR...

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  12. Padres' Kyle Blanks, Reds' Drew Stubbs Headline 2010 All-Breakout Team

    Opening day and has come and gone, and while it’s clear guys like Jason Heyward will make a fantasy impact this season, it’s also important to keep an eye on the lesser-known sleeper candidates...

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  13. Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight 4/5: Braves' Jason Heyward Homers in MLB Debut

    In case you missed the news, Monday night signaled the start of Fantasy Baseball Insiders’ journey to watch and score 162 games this season...

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  14. Fantasy Baseball Insiders Tonight 4/4: Curtis Granderson Homers in Yankees Debut

    Although 2010’s official Opening Day isn’t until tomorrow, the Yankees/Red Sox Sunday night matchup marks the beginning of another baseball season...

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  15. 2010 MLB Predictions: Why Cincinatti Reds OF Drew Stubbs Will Steal 40 Bases

    Opening Day 2010 is less than 72 hours away, which means most fantasy drafts have been completed. Judging by average draft positions on Mock Draft Central , fantasy owners are allowing certain sleeper candidates to go undrafted...

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  16. 2010 Projections: Why Orioles Outfielder Nolan Reimold Will Hit 25 Home Runs

    If you are unfamiliar with Baltimore Orioles left fielder Nolan Reimold , listen up. In 2009, Baseball America ranked Reimold as Baltimore’s fifth best prospect, saying the Bowling ...

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  17. Why Adding Closers Is Better Than Drafting Them

    Closers are the most overrated players in fantasy baseball. The good ones deliver strong contributions to one category, but generally pitch less than five innings per week. During drafts, I usually ignore the position until the late rounds...

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  18. The Sub-2.50 ERA Curse: Why Four Elite Pitchers May Regress in 2010

    2009 was a remarkable year for the most elite pitchers in baseball, as four hurlers posted a sub-2.50 ERA. While this fact is incredible enough, so too is the reality that exactly zero ...

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  19. Why Outfielder Jay Bruce of the Cincinnati Reds Will Hit 35 Home Runs in 2010

    In 2008, Jay Bruce ranked among the top prospects in baseball. In fact, Baseball America claimed, “every one of (his) tools is better than average...

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  20. Cleveland's Chris Perez To Replace Injured Kerry Wood As Indians' Closer

    After posting a 3.00 ERA and 1.00 WHIP with a 34:11 K:BB ratio in 29 second-half innings last season, Chris Perez became a popular 2010 sleeper pick among fantasy baseball circles. Now the secret is out...

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  21. Twins' Closer Joe Nathan To Miss 2010 Season: Who Will Replace Him?

    The Minneapolis Star Tribune is reporting Twins’ closer Joe Nathan will undergo Tommy John surgery on his right elbow...

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  22. Closer Huston Street of Rockies Likely Headed to DL: Who Will Replace Him?

    According to The Denver Post, the Rockies have shut down closer Huston Street after he experienced tightness in his shoulder on Tuesday. An MRI is scheduled for Wednesday, and the results are expected later in the day...

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  23. 2010 Projections: Why You Should Buy Low on Geovany Soto

    Geovany Soto ’s 2009 struggles left many fantasy owners searching for a new catcher by mid May. Fortunately, everything points to a bounce back season for the Cubs’ catcher...

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  24. Do Pitching Stats Matter in Spring Training?

    ORIGINAL ARTICLE: FANTASY BASEBALL INSIDERS One common myth about spring training is that it actually matters...

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  25. 2010 Fantasy Baseball Big Board 41-50: Don't Forget About Nick Markakis

    ORIGINAL ARTICLE: FANTASY BASEBALL INSIDERS In the coming weeks, I will attempt to create the most accurate 2010 big board available. This draft guide will be released 10 players at a time until my top 50 have been revealed...

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