1. Frank Francisco: Will He Be the Toronto Blue Jays' Closer in 2011?

    The Toronto Blue Jays were finally able to find a taker for Vernon Wells’ hefty contract, dealing him to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim last Friday in exchange for Mike Napoli and Juan Rivera...

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  2. Mike Napoli Traded to Texas Rangers: 2011 Fantasy Impact

    Mike Napoli was dealt to the Toronto Blue Jays, along with Juan Rivera, last Friday, in exchange for Vernon Wells. ( Read more about that trade’s fantasy impact here ...

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  3. Vernon Wells Traded To Los Angeles Angels: 2011 Fantasy Impact

    In a deal that sent shock waves through the baseball community last weekend, the Toronto Blue Jays sent Vernon Wells and his monstrous contract to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for Mike Napoli and Juan Rivera...

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  4. 2011 Projections, No. 19: Why Phillies' Roy Halladay Is the Top Fantasy Pitcher

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  5. 2011 Fantasy Projections, No. 18: Why the Dodgers' Matt Kemp Is a Risky Pick

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  6. 2011 Fantasy Projections No. 17: Luck May Not Excuse Mark Teixeira's Low Average

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one by one until the Top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  7. 2011 Fantasy Projections No 16: Why Matt Holliday Is Better Than Kemp, Hamilton

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  8. 2011 Fantasy Projections, No. 15: Which Prince Fielder Will We Get This Season?

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  9. 2011 Fantasy Projections, No. 14: Why Yankees' Alex Rodriguez Is a Top-15 Pick

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  10. 2011 Fantasy Projections No. 13: Why Phillies' Ryan Howard Remains a Top-5 1B

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  11. 2011 Fantasy Projections No 12: Why New York Yankees Robinson Cano Is The Top 2B

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  12. 2011 Fantasy Projections, No. 11: Why Reds' Joey Votto Will Regress from 2010

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one by one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  13. 2011 Fantasy Big Board Nos. 1-10: Is Cardinals Albert Pujols Still The Top Pick?

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  14. 2011 Fantasy Projections, No. 10: Why Carlos Gonzalez Is Due for a Regression

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  15. 2011 Fantasy Projections No. 9: Why Carl Crawford Is Better Than Carlos Gonzalez

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  16. 2011 MLB Projections, No. 8: Brewers' Ryan Braun Is the Top Fantasy Outfielder

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  17. 2011 Fantasy Projections, No. 7: How Will Evan Longoria Do Minus Carl Crawford?

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  18. 2011 Fantasy Projections, No 6: Why You Should Draft Mets' Wright Over Longoria

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  19. 2011 Fantasy Projections, No. 5: Why Red Sox's Adrian Gonzalez May Hit 50 HRs

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  20. 2011 Fantasy Projections, No. 4: Why Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki Is a Top 5 Pick

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  21. 2011 Fantasy Projections No. 3: Detroit Tigers Miguel Cabrera Is Mr. Consistency

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  22. 2011 Fantasy Projections No. 2: Why Marlins' Hanley Ramirez Is Still Top SS

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  23. 2011 Fantasy Projections, No. 1: St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols Still on Top

    Our 2011 fantasy baseball projections will be released one-by-one until the top 100 players have been revealed. These rankings consider past achievements, current performance and expected future results based on standard 5×5 H2H settings...

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  24. 2011 Projections: Can Adrian Beltre Carry His Boston Success To Texas?

    MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan is reporting Adrian Beltre has agreed to a six-year, $96 million contract with the Texas Rangers. The deal is pending a physical, and is not expected to be made official until next week...

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  25. The Sub-2.50 ERA Curse: Why Five Elite Starting Pitchers May Regress in 2011

    Last March, I conducted a study on pitchers who’ve posted a single-season ERA of 2.50 or less since 2000. ( You can read that article here .) In my research, I made several interesting discoveries...

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