1. MLB Fantasy: Two-Start Pitchers for Week Ten—Hughes, Strasburg

    The much anticipated arrival of Stephen Strasburg is here. He debuts Tuesday at home against the Pirates, a great way to build his confidence (like he needs more of that). He has been dominating Double-A and Triple-A this season...

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  2. Are the Seattle Mariners Really This Bad?

    After 50 games, the Seattle Mariners are off to a 19-31 start and last in the American League West. Are they really this bad? Yes and no. The team is loaded with stars like Ichiro Suzuki, Felix Hernandez, Chone Figgins, and Cliff Lee...

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  3. MLB Fantasy: Two-Start Pitchers for Week Nine are Lincecum, Verlander

    This late in the season, it is rare to see bona fide stars sucking, but that’s what you get from Nate McLouth , Aramis Ramirez , Chone Figgins ,or Jake Peavy ...

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  4. MLB Fantasy: Two-Start Pitchers for Week Eight, James Shields, Randy Wolf

    A number of shortstops are going down with injuries, leaving the free agent pool rather thin. Most notably, Jimmy Rollins, Yunel Escobar, and Jose Reyes have spent quite a bit more time watching games than playing in them...

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  5. MLB Fantasy—Two-Start Pitchers for Week Seven: Roy Halladay, Chris Carpenter

    Javier Vazquez had a good outing on Wednesday and might be getting the kinks worked out. The Yankees will skip him again this week in preparation for a Friday start against the Mets...

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  6. MLB Fantasy—Two-Start Pitchers for Week Six: Matt Garza, Barry Zito

    Austin Jackson was the centerpiece of the deal that sent Curtis Granderson’s large contract to the New York Yankees. As of Saturday, he is hitting ...

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  7. Double Dipping Two-Start Pitchers for Week Five: C.C. Sabathia, Ubaldo Jimenez

    With a number of key players getting off to slow starts this season (like half of my NFBC squad), we need to stay alert and active. It is still early, so you have lots of time to make your team better...

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  8. Double Dipping Two-Start Pitchers Week 4: Roy Halladay, Chris Carpenter

    There are a number of players who are off to slow starts and their owners may be getting impatient with their performances. This is the right time to make those owners an offer to relieve them of that burdensome player...

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  9. Cincinnati Reds: Things Are Looking Up with Joey Votto, Aroldis Chapman

    Looking for a team that is building its way to being competitive? Hoping to get in on the ground floor of a team loaded with young fantasy talent? The Cincinnati Reds might be your team...

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  10. Double Dipping Two-Start Pitchers Week 3: Matt Cain, David Price

    Many players have gotten off to surprisingly fast starts in 2010 like Jorge Cantu , Edgar Renteria , Vernon Wells , and Alex Gonzalez , but don’t expect these guys to continue to play well above their ability levels...

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  11. Double Dipping Two-Start Pitchers Week 2: Hamels, Wainwright Top Options

    As I mentioned last week , Tuffy Rhodes started 1994 with a bang. He hit three homers on Opening Day and only 10 more in his major league career...

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  12. Double Dipping Two-Start Pitchers, Week 1: Roy Halladay, Dan Haren

    As the season begins, don’t be caught jumping on the Tuffy Rhodes bandwagon. In 1994, Rhodes hit three homers on Opening Day and fantasy owners were running to the waiver wire to claim the next great power hitter...

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  13. National Fantasy Baseball Championship Post-Draft Review

    I completed the National Fantasy Baseball Championship satellite league draft and I have to say it was a rather painful affair. We needed four hours to complete 30 rounds...

    Rick Milleman Written by Rick Milleman about over 4 years ago 418 reads 2 comments

  14. National Fantasy Baseball Championship Pre-Draft Strategy

    Today I make my first foray into the National Fantasy Baseball Championship , competing in a 15-team, 5x5 rotisserie scoring mixed (American and National) satellite league. I have to wonder what I am getting myself into...

    Rick Milleman Written by Rick Milleman about over 4 years ago 892 reads 0 comments

  15. Fantasy Baseball Draft Review: Results, Commentary, Unique Rules and CBS

    The DraftBuddy.com Herzog fantasy baseball league draft is in the books, as of the middle of this past week, and we are now eagerly awaiting the start of baseball season to get this league going...

    Rick Milleman Written by Rick Milleman about over 4 years ago 245 reads 2 comments

  16. Jason Heyward, Stephen Strasburg: Top MLB Prospects Making an Impact In 2010

    On our Consensus Top Prospects list there are nine prospects that stand out from the crowd. These nine are all players expected to spend some time with their big league club this season and five are likely to make an impact...

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  17. 2010 MLB Predictions: Cardinals' Studs and Duds Strategy Won't Get Them a Title

    The St. Louis Cardinals seem to be practicing the old fantasy baseball strategy of “Studs and Duds.” In this strategy, a team uses a very large amount of its auction dollars ...

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  18. Fantasy Baseball Player Rankings: Catchers—Joe Mauer and the Gang

    1. Joe Mauer , C, MIN – Assuming that Mauer is healthy, he’ll be the best fantasy catcher again this season. He hits for average and power and will get more than 500 at-bats, providing a ...

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  19. Fantasy Baseball Player Rankings: Outfielders—Ryan Braun and Everyone Else

    1. Ryan Braun , OF, MIL Ryan Braun has a great name for a power hitter and the stats to back it up. He is separating himself from the rest of the pack and is becoming a real force and a legitimate contributor in all five roto categories...

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  20. Fantasy Baseball Player Rankings: Middle Infielders

    Our rankings kicked off with the corner infielders . Now let’s take a run at the middle infielders. 1. Hanley Ramirez , SS, FLA Han-Ram is the total fantasy package...

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  21. Fantasy Baseball Player Rankings: MLB Corner Infielders

    1. Albert Pujols, 1B, STL Where else can you start than with Albert “Don’t Call Me ‘El Hombre’” Pujols? He is simply the best player in fantasy baseball...

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  22. 2010 MLB Predictions: Fantasy All-Bust Team

    Average Draft Position (“ADP”) data available from websites like Mock Draft Central give a fairly accurate view of where players are expected to be drafted in similar format leagues...

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  23. 2010 MLB Predictions: Fantasy All-Sleeper Team

    The users at Mock Draft Central are using that website for a variety of purposes, including trying out new draft strategies, so the results aren’t something to take to the bank...

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  24. Fantasy Baseball Impact: Free Agent Signings

    This offseason saw a large number of free agents sign with new teams. Some teams were trying to fill holes while others were trying to take their team to the next level. Whatever the reason, a lot of quality players found new homes...

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  25. Fantasy Baseball Key Offseason Movement: Trades

    This offseason saw its share of trades. Some teams were trying to fill holes, while others were trying to pare salary. Whatever the reason, a lot of quality players found new homes, some with interesting fantasy implications...

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