1. Jaime Garcia, The Cardinals: An Overlooked Sleeper Candidate

    At the early stages of the fantasy baseball season, the owner must not just notice when a player is struggling, which can easily be achieved by looking at box scores, hit less at-bats (for hitters) and inflated run totals (for pitchers)...

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  2. Garrett Jones: Does He Have Staying Power, or Is He Just a One-Year Wonder?

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com! Drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 14th round of the 1999 draft as an 18-year-old first baseman and twice a free agent, Garrett Jones took ...

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  3. Braves Have An All-Star Caliber Outfielder in Nate McLouth

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com! In this day and age where hype overshadows pragmatism, dented cars mean more than practicality and age tends to mean more than relative production, ...

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  4. Is Jason Heyward Baseball's Best Prospect For 2010?

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com! There are just some people born and bred to play a certain sport. A few examples are Wayne Gretzky in hockey, Michael Jordan in basketball, and Peyton Manning in football...

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  5. Remember Gavin Floyd? Shockingly, He's Pretty Good Now

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com ! The 2001 Draft Class was headed by Joe Mauer and Mark Teixeira, but other than that it has been chock full of flops, busts, and injured talent...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jimmy Hascup about over 4 years ago 378 reads 6 comments

  6. Is Jacoby Ellsbury Worth a Second-Round Selection?

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com ! Once baseball’s 13th-rated prospect in 2008 and the Boston Red Sox’s second best prospect in the same year, Jacoby Ellsbury is now becoming firmly entrenched as Boston’s table setter...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jimmy Hascup about over 4 years ago 276 reads 1 comments

  7. Is Chris Carter the Answer at First Base for the Oakland A's?

    While the Oakland Athletics have been in the news quite a bit lately, with one of their top prospects, Grant Desme, entering priesthood and recently dishing out $10 million to an oft-injured ...

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  8. Does Brett Anderson Have What It Takes to Become a Top-45 Pitcher?

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com ! Remember the days of the Oakland Athletics’ big three of Tim Hudson, Mark Mulder, and Barry Zito? While those pitchers have fallen from their elite-statuses ...

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  9. Don't Sleep on Ricky Nolasco in 2010

    Also on Rotoprofessor.com ! Each draft there are players fantasy leaguers go crazy for because of a breakout season the year prior. Often times the reasoning is unfounded because the player has never been nearly that good in his career...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jimmy Hascup about over 4 years ago 152 reads 1 comments

  10. Pablo Sandoval: An Anamoly, or Potential Long-Term Star?

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com ! Follow me on twitter here! What does a player do after he finishes his first full season in the major leagues with the fifth highest batting average, finish ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jimmy Hascup about over 4 years ago 465 reads 5 comments

  11. Max Scherzer: Ready To Take on a Larger Role in 2010?

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com ! When healthy, the Arizona Diamondbacks have a top-five one-two punch, in Dan Haren and Brandon Webb...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jimmy Hascup about over 4 years ago 186 reads 1 comments

  12. Colby Rasmus: A Sleeper in 2010?

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com ! Amidst all the excitement swirling around a possible Cy Young winner, the MVP-type season for Albert Pujols and the re-signing of Matt Holliday, the Cardinals’ ...

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  13. Kendry Morales: Mark Teixeira 2.0?

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com A year ago the Angels allowed Mark Teixeira to bolt town, leaving what many thought was a huge vacancy in the middle of their lineup...

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  14. Matt Holliday vs. Jason Bay: Who Do You Want?

    Also featured on rotoprofessor.com In the offseason there are normally multiple free agents available at a single position. Most years it’s easy to tell who the best player is and therefore, who should be receiving the biggest contract...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jimmy Hascup about over 4 years ago 544 reads 1 comments

  15. Will Rick Porcello Take the Next Step in 2010?

    (Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com) While most 20-year-olds are in the midst of their college careers, a different type of career has begun for a Detroit Tigers pitcher...

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  16. Is Mike Stanton Ready To Be the Next Big Power Hitter?

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com ! The Florida Marlins often seem like a hot-bed for young prospects with considerable upside, so it’s no wonder their latest child prodigy, right-fielder ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jimmy Hascup about over 4 years ago 559 reads 3 comments

  17. Will Delmon Young Ever Realize His Potential?

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com ! With the playoffs being covered nationally, players we’ve never thought of really open our eyes...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jimmy Hascup about over 4 years ago 258 reads 1 comments

  18. Ian Kinsler: Could 2010 Be Better Than 2009?

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com! The Texas Rangers had their best season since 2004 and it’s no shock that Ian Kinsler was a key component to their success...

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  19. Where's the Love for Jair Jurrjens?

    Amidst the hoopla surrounding the battle for the NL Cy Young, there are inevitably pitchers who fly under the radar almost to the point where they aren’t even appreciated. Jair Jurrjens is one of those pitchers...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jimmy Hascup about almost 5 years ago 280 reads 3 comments

  20. Injuries Derail Season for Roy Oswalt and Nolan Reimold

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com! As the Rotoprofessor pointed out in his Gallardo post, this is not only the most frustrating time of the year because of pitchers being shut down due to innings limits...

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  21. Are You Still on The Josh Hamilton Bandwagon?

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com! Superman. Curing cancer. Winning the lottery. Becoming the first African American President. Eternally ending poverty. Whether they’ve occurred or whether they’re realistic is irrelevant...

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  22. Pitch and Ditch: Sept. 12

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com! There aren’t too many options I’d feel confident using on Saturday, but if you desperately need to play a card there are two pitchers worth taking a chance on...

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  23. Prospect Report: Michael Brantley

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com! This is the time of the year when many fantasy baseball owners decide to pack it in and fully shift gears for football season, which is quickly approaching...

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  24. Is Desmond Jennings the Next Carl Crawford?

    Don’t be surprised if the Tampa Bay Rays look to trade Carl Crawford this offseason. While Crawford does have a club option for next season, it’s possible the Rays look to move him come wintertime, even after such a remarkable season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jimmy Hascup about almost 5 years ago 830 reads 7 comments

  25. In Huston Street, Colorado Presents a Problem for Opponents in the Ninth Inning

    Also featured on Rotoprofessor.com! With the season winding down and projection-type articles having less meaning by the day, I decided to profile one of the league’s nicest surprises this year, closer Huston Street...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jimmy Hascup about almost 5 years ago 60 reads 1 comments