1. Fantasy Baseball Impact: The September Call-Ups

    September is here (already?) and that means roster expansion. We'll scour the list of September call-ups and point out the players that could help your fantasy team down the stretch...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about 4 years ago 403 reads 1 comments

  2. Top 15 Fantasy Baseball Keeper Rankings: Second Base

    The keeper rankings at second base go deep, but they are also filled with players who's projectability is cloudy at best. Note: These are NOT rankings for 2010...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about 4 years ago 140 reads 0 comments

  3. Top 15 Fantasy Baseball Keepers: First Base

    Unlike the catcher position, which lacks depth and stability, first base is very deep and filled with players in or around their prime seasons. Who's the number one keeper and who is losing value as the years go by? Note: These are NOT rankings for 2010..

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about 4 years ago 654 reads 0 comments

  4. Top 15 Fantasy Baseball Keepers: Catcher

    The great thing about keeper leagues is that whether you're in it or out of it, you still need to keep an eye out for the future. So, today marks day one of the long-term keeper rankings position-by-position...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about 4 years ago 696 reads 0 comments

  5. Fantasy Baseball: Three Disappointing Hitters To Buy Low

    Every season has its share of surprises and disappointments, but some players play so far below expectations that they are tossed away to the darkest places on your free agent wire or oppositions' roster...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about 4 years ago 44 reads 0 comments

  6. Mr. 600: Will A-Rod's Contract Be the Worst in Baseball History?

    On Wednesday, August 4th 2010, Alex Rodriguez became only the seventh player in Major League history to hit 600 or more home runs and the youngest player in history to reach the 600 home run mark...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about 4 years ago 971 reads 14 comments

  7. Fantasy Baseball: Peter Bourjos Accelerates into Anaheim

    In an interesting move the Angels have called up one of their top prospects, apparently to play center field. Yes, the center field that has been roamed by all-star Torii Hunter since the failed Gary Matthews Jr...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about 4 years ago 754 reads 3 comments

  8. Top Five Fantasy Baseball Keepers for the 2011 Season

    I received a tweet the other day asking for my top five keepers for next season. Honestly, that had not been something that was on my mind just yet, but it is a relevant question for teams looking to rebuild for 2011...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about 4 years ago 1,961 reads 0 comments

  9. Stealing Dan Haren in Real Life and in Fantasy Baseball

    When I got back into town last night, my friend picked me up from the airport and informed me of a trade that had just gone down between the Angels and Diamondbacks...

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  10. Dontrelle Willis's Windy Road Needs To End in the Bullpen

    After being released by both the Tigers and Diamondbacks already this season, the San Francisco Giants have given Dontrelle Willis another chance, signing him to a minor league deal today ...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about 4 years ago 379 reads 2 comments

  11. MLB Trade Rumors: Yunel Escobar for Alex Gonzalez

    In a somewhat surprising move, the Atlanta Braves have traded away starting shortstop Yunel Escobar and pitcher Jo-Jo Reyes to the Blue Jays for shortstop Alex Gonzalez and prospects Tim Collins and Tyler Pastornicky ...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about 4 years ago 336 reads 0 comments

  12. One Time, George Steinbrenner Passed Me in a Hallway at Yankee Stadium

    At the age of 80 and after years of battling illness, former Yankees owner George Steinbrenner has passed away. Love him or hate him, Yankee fan or Yankee hater, you have to respect what he did for his organization and for the game of baseball...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about 4 years ago 219 reads 0 comments

  13. Fantasy Baseball: Has Wandy Rodriguez's Magic Returned?

    On draft day, Wandy Rodriguez was seen as a reliable mid-round pick to stabilize any fantasy staff. Well, needless to say, things have not gone according to plan. Currently sitting with a 5...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about 4 years ago 129 reads 0 comments

  14. Chase Utley Takes his Struggles to the DL

    It has been a long season for Chase Utley owners. Projected as a no-doubt first rounder and the top second baseman heading into this season, Utley has struggled to a .277 AVG with only 11 home runs and 37 RBI...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about 4 years ago 232 reads 0 comments

  15. Fantasy Baseball Buy or Sell: June's 10 Hottest Hitters

    July is just around the corner and while baseball fans are gearing up for the All-Star game, fantasy owners are looking at who to buy and sell for the season's second half...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about 4 years ago 425 reads 0 comments

  16. Strategy: Using Non-Closers to Get Your Strikeouts and Lower Your WHIP

    One of my favorite things to do about this time of year is start to sell off some of my pitching for bats. In one league I put Ubaldo Jimenez on the block and was able to do a deal for Matt Kemp within a matter of days...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about 4 years ago 143 reads 0 comments

  17. Fantasy Baseball: The ERA Leaders You Need to Sell High Now

    As of Monday night, there are nine starting pitchers (with at least 40 IP) that are in possession of a sub 2.00 ERA. While it is a very good bet that most of them will not stay below 2...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about over 4 years ago 117 reads 0 comments

  18. Alfonso Soriano: Chicago Cubs Outfielder Stock Is Rising, Best To Sell Now

    Alfonso Soriano hit his seventh home run of the season last night. It is somewhat surprising to see Soriano do so well out of the gates considering that very few people expected much from him this season...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about over 4 years ago 758 reads 7 comments

  19. What's Wrong with Javier Vazquez?

    From 2003 through 2009 Javier Vazquez had thrown at least 200 innings in every season except for one, and that was 198 innings in 2004, with the Yankees...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about over 4 years ago 228 reads 1 comments

  20. One Man's Trash...Week Four

    In this week's edition of One Man's Trash, we look at ESPN's most dropped list to find some very interesting names that owners have disposed to the waiver wire. Carlos Zambrano leads the list in week four...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about over 4 years ago 187 reads 0 comments

  21. Fantasy Baseball: Week Three Pickups

    Early season slumps are starting to become more concerning by the day. Teams that have a group of these players need to start taking action until things fall back into place...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about over 4 years ago 455 reads 0 comments

  22. Ricky Romero Adds a Two-Seamer and Fantasy Value

    This past Tuesday, Toronto starter Ricky Romero took a no-hitter into the eighth inning against the Chicago White Sox...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about over 4 years ago 244 reads 3 comments

  23. Fantasy Baseball: One Man's Trash...Week Two

    Kyle Blanks is the top name on ESPN's most dropped list, but is one man's trash another man's treasure? This new weekly series will take a look at a few recent drops and see if there ...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about over 4 years ago 114 reads 0 comments

  24. Justin Masterson's Movement on Pitches a Favorable Sign for Fantasy Owners

    One start in the books for Justin Masterson. Five innings, four hits, two walks, and five strikeouts, allowing only one earned run. Last season, between the Red Sox and Indians, Masterson put up 119 strikeouts in 129...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about over 4 years ago 350 reads 2 comments

  25. Atlanta Braves Outfielder Jason Heyward Is Not Jordan Schafer

    One of the best moments of opening day 2010 took place in Atlanta, bottom of the first, two on and Jayson Heyward at the plate...

    Charlie Saponara Written by Charlie Saponara about over 4 years ago 999 reads 3 comments