1. Tim Lincecum and the Players with Most on the Line in the Championship Series

    Would you call 245 wins, a 3.86 ERA and a 1.352 WHIP a Hall of Fame resume? No? How about an MLB -record 19 postseason wins, 42 starts and 263 innings, including one ALCS MVP award, ...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 2 years ago 6,361 reads 11 comments

  2. ALDS Schedule 2012: Full Listings, Series Matchups and Predictions

    The stage is set for the most intriguing first round in MLB playoff history. Four teams face one game each. Win or go home...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 2 years ago 765 reads 2 comments

  3. 5 Biggest Keys to Winning a One-Game MLB Playoff

    One game for all the marbles. This one game can make the "barely-in" teams dream of World Series titles. It can also send 95-game winners back to their couches to watch October baseball...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 2 years ago 187 reads 0 comments

  4. Bryce Harper, Mariano Rivera and 5 Lessons MLB Fantasy Owners Learned in 2012

    Every year, fantasy owners look back and wonder what in the world just happened. They had all the rankings memorized, all the sleepers and busts listed, and they had a foolproof plan in place to win their fantasy leagues...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 2 years ago 2,045 reads 15 comments

  5. Mike Trout, Fernando Rodney and 2012 Fantasy Baseball MVP Candidates

    Let this one thing be clear before you begin: this is a list of Most VALUABLE Player candidates, not most outstanding players, so Miguel Cabrera will not be listed. Justin Verlander will not be listed...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 2 years ago 1,712 reads 6 comments

  6. David Lough and Four Other September Call-Ups Worth Adding to Your Fantasy Team

    Most September call-ups will sit on major league benches for the last month of the season, called up to fill in as pinch runners, mop-up relievers or to give starters a day off...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 2 years ago 3,767 reads 4 comments

  7. Fantasy Baseball 2012: Jurickson Profar and the 10 September Call-Ups to Add

    September is an exciting time for sports fans. Playoff races are heating up, friends argue about whether the White Sox can hold off the Tigers in the AL Central, and fantasy owners scramble for every last edge before playoffs begin...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 2 years ago 4,154 reads 2 comments

  8. Evan Longoria and 7 Fantasy Stars Who Will Disappoint in Fantasy Playoffs

    September is the month where stars earn their draft spots. In fantasy sports, there is so much fluctuation week to week that a poorly-timed slump can cost a team their title chance...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 2 years ago 1,859 reads 14 comments

  9. Curtis Granderson and 7 Stars About to Break out of Slumps

    There is hope ahead, fantasy owners. The players listed here have been particularly maddening because many teams are vying for playoff spots and they have relied on contribution from these regulars to win weeks...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 2 years ago 2,095 reads 4 comments

  10. 5 Fantasy Baseball Letdowns of 2012 You Will Never Forget

    You should never forget these letdowns because they were avoidable. The writing was on the wall and there are lessons to be learned from such mistakes...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about 2 years ago 287 reads 0 comments

  11. Fantasy Baseball: Ichiro and 5 MLB Stars It Is Time to Give Up On

    The names are well known and they probably cost you handsomely in your MLB drafts, but it is almost August, and anyone remotely in the playoff race cannot afford to waste a single roster spot...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 2 years ago 2,963 reads 2 comments

  12. Fantasy Baseball: Andrew McCutchen, Mike Trout and 10 Most Irreplaceable Players

    No player is irreplaceable. You can't afford to consider any individual player irreplaceable because no one is immune to injury (first-round picks Jacoby Ellsbury and Matt Kemp) or extended slumps (Tim Lincecum and Justin Upton)...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 2 years ago 324 reads 0 comments

  13. Fantasy Baseball: 10 Fantasy All-Stars Who Won't Finish Strong

    At the halfway point in the season, many owners at the top of league standings are not there because they drafted Josh Hamilton, Justin Verlander or Miguel Cabrera...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 2 years ago 2,716 reads 0 comments

  14. Fantasy Baseball: Chase Utley, Wil Myers and 10 Ways to Get out of the Cellar

    This is a list of hail marys. Your team is in last place and you're looking for the boom-or-bust, high-risk high-reward kind of transactions that, if they pan out, could resurrect your lost season...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 2 years ago 3,277 reads 2 comments

  15. 5 Things Each AL East Team Needs to Win the Title

    At this point in the season, every team in the stacked American League East has a chance to win the division. Of course, some teams have a longer path and longer odds than others, but there is talent aplenty for any one of them...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 2 years ago 601 reads 1 comments

  16. Fantasy Baseball: Eric Hosmer and the Top 10 Buy Low Targets for June

    Fantasy baseball leagues are not won on draft day. Granted, some of them can be lost, but in general, a league is won by the shrewd roster moves made by the owner who is furthest ahead of the curve...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 2 years ago 4,878 reads 3 comments

  17. Fantasy Baseball: Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Re-Ranking the Top MLB Rookies

    We will get to the gaudy numbers being put up by Mike Trout and Yu Darvish, along with other young bucks in the big leagues, but in general, young players are having a larger impact on the game today than ever before...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 2 years ago 3,282 reads 4 comments

  18. Fantasy Baseball: 10 Ways to Grab Steals Without Sacrificing Power

    Let's be clear from the start. If you consider power, speed, average and affordability, you can normally only have two or three in one player...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 2 years ago 2,711 reads 14 comments

  19. Fantasy Baseball: Tim Lincecum, Albert Pujols and Top 10 Buy-Low Targets

    Fantasy baseball owners were always a panicky bunch. It was always tempting to jump ship when your first-round pick was batting .220 in mid-May and someone was willing to buy...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 2 years ago 156 reads 2 comments

  20. Fantasy Baseball: Each MLB Team's Biggest Boom or Bust Player

    Consistency. It is one of the most elusive traits in fantasy sports, especially in baseball. The game's biggest stars can go through stretches of misery while their owners fight the urge to bench them for less talented players...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 2 years ago 1,190 reads 0 comments

  21. Josh Hamilton and the Last Five 4-HR Games in MLB History

    Tonight, nobody cares that Josh Hamilton hasn't played more than 135 games but once in his career. Nobody cares that his past alcohol and drug abuse may shorten the career of one of the most talented players of his generation...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 2 years ago 122 reads 0 comments

  22. MLB Draft 2012: Who Would Your Favorite MLB Team Take in Fantasy-Style Draft?

    Everyone has seen sports video games in which you can draft your own team from the entire player pool? Well, what would happen if all the current major and minor leaguers were placed ...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 2 years ago 1,052 reads 2 comments

  23. Albert Pujols and the April All-Bust Team

    It is way too early to drop these guys. Those who own them might be panicky and many of these players might be excellent buy-lows...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 2 years ago 6,945 reads 27 comments

  24. Fantasy Baseball: 12 Tips to Ensure You Never Get Screwed on a Trade

    Every fantasy owner has trades they look back on at the end of the year and say "what was I thinking?" But that is not what this article is meant to prevent...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 2 years ago 3,323 reads 31 comments

  25. 5 Kicks to the Groin from the Angels Trade of Mike Napoli

    Ouch! The Angels traded Mike Napoli to Toronto in January of 2011 and have been regretting it over and over since that day...

    Nathan Palatsky Written by Nathan Palatsky about over 2 years ago 158 reads 0 comments