1. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Hot Prospects: Michael Pineda, RHP, Seattle Mariners

    Over the past five seasons, the Mariners have seen Michael Pineda transform from tall, lanky Dominican kid into a full-bodied, strong young man with a powerful right arm...

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  2. Fantasy Baseball Sleepers 2011: Carlos Quentin, OF, Chicago White Sox

    In 2008, Carlos Quentin was on his way to winning the AL MVP Award while slugging to the tune of .288/.394/.571, 36 HR, 100 RBI, 96 runs and 7 steals before he broke his hand while slamming a bat into the ground in late August...

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  3. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Hot Prospects: Jeremy Hellickson, RHP, Tampa Bay Rays

    He's being drafted ahead of established starters such as Gavin Floyd, Ricky Romero and Gio Gonzalez, yet he has only started four major league games...

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  4. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Hot Prospects: Matt Dominguez of Florida Marlins

    When you are named Baseball America's top prospect for your organization, there are expectations that are frequently difficult to live up to...

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  5. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Hot Prospect: Chris Carter, 1B/OF, Oakland Athletics

    We've been waiting on Chris Carter's prodigal power for years now and it finally appears as though Oakland will give him an extended look at the big-league level once camp breaks this spring...

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  6. Fantasy Baseball Closer Report March 10th: Broxton, Feliz, Wilson & More

    Closers are really the only ballplayers who do as much in Spring Training as they do during the regular season...

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  7. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Hot Prospects: Domonic Brown

    The 2011 season has already been unkind to Phillies prospect Domonic Brown as he will miss 4-6 weeks after having surgery to repair a broken Hamate bone in his right hand...

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  8. Fantasy Baseball Sleepers 2011: Justin Masterson, P, Cleveland Indians

    Just a few years ago, Justin Masterson was atop most baseball experts list of top pitching prospects and on most fantasy experts' sleeper lists...

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  9. Fantasy Baseball Sleepers 2011: Seth Smith, OF, Colorado Rockies

    Prior to being called up by the Rockies in 2007, Seth Smith's biggest claim to fame was being the backup QB to Eli Manning at Ole Miss. He has since gone on to become one of the best pinch hitters in the game over the past three seasons...

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  10. 2011 Spring Training Closer Breakdown and Depth Chart

    Spring training is upon us my friends and that means warmer weather, fantasy baseball and numerous questions about who might close games for the Rays...

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  11. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Hot Prospects: Jesus Montero

    When it comes to the New York Yankees, everybody and everything is hype. Everything that happens in or around the Yankees is leading story type news so when you are the top prospect for this organization you can bet on receiving plenty of attention...

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  12. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Hot Prospect Report: Brent Morel, 3B, Chicago White Sox

    If you don’t recognize the name Brent Morel, don’t worry, because you’re not alone. Morel is likely the starting third baseman for the Chicago White Sox this season and also a favorite of manager Ozzie Guillen...

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  13. MLB Fantasy Baseball Sleepers 2011: Jed Lowrie, SS, Boston Red Sox

    Lost in all of the hoopla surrounding big-name free-agent acquisitions such as Carl Crawford and blockbuster trades for power hitters such as Adrian Gonzalez is the scrawny middle infielder who is just about to come into his own this season...

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  14. Fantasy Baseball: Complete Ballpark Factors 2011

    One of the most underrated factors in fantasy baseball year in and year out is the ballpark factor. For as many sabermetrics as we use in today’s fantasy sports, why the ...

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  15. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Sleeper: Aaron Harang, P San Diego Padres

    Aaron Harang has long been an under the radar fantasy starter who produces steady if not spectacular numbers year after year...

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  16. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: Justin Smoak, 1B, Seattle Mariners

    It’s interesting how a few bad weeks can toss a highly touted young player completely off of everyone’s fantasy baseball radar. But that is exactly what happened to Mariners rookie Justin Smoak last season...

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  17. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Hot Prospects: Aroldis Chapman

    Two years ago Aroldis Chapman was a poor Cuban ballplayer who was left off his country’s Olympic team after being caught trying to defect from the country...

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  18. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Hot Prospects: Freddie Freeman

    Freddie Freeman -- Atlanta Braves Height: 6’ 5” Weight: 225 lbs. -- Hits: Left. Throws: Right 2010 Stats (AAA): .319/.378/...

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  19. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Off-Season Movement: Outfield

    Sure there were a lot more outfielders that changed addresses this off-season than appear on this list but we’re only profiling the ones worthy of fantasy consideration in 2011...

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  20. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Offseason Movement: Shortstop

    There is no position in fantasy baseball this year more shallow than shortstop. The position is so bad that I got physically ill while doing research for this article...

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  21. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Offseason Movement: Second Base

    We continue our offseason role call with second base, only to find there are hardly any notable players at this position who switched teams this season...

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  22. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Offseason Movement: Third Base

    Third base is probably the most misunderstood position when it comes to fantasy baseball these days. When you think of third basemen, you assume big strong power hitters who will help your team in HRs and RBI...

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  23. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Off-Season Movement: Catchers

    Most fantasy baseball players wait until the end of the draft before choosing their catcher. Catchers have become the kickers of fantasy baseball. Like kickers, having a top notch catcher can make a good team a great team...

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  24. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Off-Season Movement: First Base

    As you will see there weren’t many 1B relocating this off-season but despite the few names that appear on this list there are quite a few homeruns changing places this season...

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  25. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Offseason Movement: Relief Pitchers

    For the most part, relief pitchers are a dime a dozen. A reliever will have an outstanding season of sub 1.00 WHIP, ERA in the twos and a high K/9 rate, only to follow that up with a horrendous season the next year...

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