1. Fantasy Baseball: Week 15 of the Fantasy Baseball Season

    History was made last week as Derek Jeter became the 27th player to join the 3000 hit club, and the first Yankee to complete the feat entirely in pinstripes...

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  2. Fantasy Baseball: Week 13 of the Fantasy Baseball Season

    Week 13 June 20 - June 26 The red-hot Tampa Bay Rays were the top performers in week 12 of the Major League Baseball season. They won five of their last six games, including a three-game sweep of the Astros in Houston...

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  3. Top 5 Pitching Surprises for the 2011 Fantasy Baseball Season

    As a follow up to our popular 5 offensive surprises for the 2011 season , I thought it would be fitting to provide a list of the top 5 pitching surprises as well...

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  4. Fantasy Baseball: Top 5 Offensive Surprises for the 2011 Season

    Successful fantasy baseball owners will draft teams that have a strong balance of well-established blue chip players and a few up-and-coming players looking to take the next step to stardom...

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  5. Working the Wire: Los Angeles Dodgers Shortstop Dee Gordon

    With two full months of baseball now in the books, fantasy baseball team owners have an adequate sample size of games to effectively evaluate their teams...

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  6. This Week in Fantasy Baseball: May 31 to June 5

    Week 9 of the fantasy baseball season could be referred to as the return of the titans, as perennial sluggers like Albert Pujols and juggernaut teams like the New York Yankees returned to their typical, dominating form...

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  7. This Week in Fantasy Baseball: Week 6

    The year of the pitcher continued this past week as Justin Verlander threw the second no-hitter of his young career. Verlander became the second pitcher to throw a no-no this season along with fellow AL Central hurler Francisco Liriano...

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  8. This Week in Fantasy Baseball: Week 3

    Week 3 April 4th - April 10th The Colorado Rockies continued their torrid play, winning seven of eight games this week, including a four game sweep of the New York Mets...

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  9. Working the Wire: Tampa Bay Rays Outfielder Sam Fuld

    As a 7' outfielder who kills Yankees and Red Sox by the hundreds with fireballs from his eyes and bolts of lightning from his arse, Tampa Bay Rays' Sam Fuld burst onto the ...

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  10. Working the Wire: Seattle Mariner Starting Pitcher Michael Pineda

    The Seattle Mariners boast one of the best young arms in the American League. A flame-throwing pitcher who possesses a knee-buckling slider, an excellent changeup and a blazing fastball that has been clocked in the triple digits...

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  11. Working the Wire: Colorado Rockies Catcher Chris Iannetta

    The Colorado Rockies are the overwhelming favorite of baseball writers to win the 2011 NL West crown...

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  12. Working the Wire: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Relief Pitcher Jordan Walden

    The Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim is the first club to ride the closer carousel, promoting Jordan Walden to the close position after veteran Fernando Rodney’s shaky performance against the Royals ...

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  13. Working the Wire: San Diego Padres SP Aaron Harang

    After three straight six-win seasons, Aaron Harang and the Cincinnati Reds parted ways this offseason. The 6'7", 250-pound hurler signed with his hometown San Diego Padres ...

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  14. Working the Wire: Atlanta Braves Starting Pitcher Derek Lowe

    At 37 years old, Derek Lowe is certainly past his prime and well on his way to the end of his big league career...

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  15. Alex Gordon: 2011 MLB Fantasy Baseball Sleeper Alert

    Success is not something that comes quickly for most major league baseball players. While there are a few exceptions to the rule, like Buster Posey and Jason Heyward, most major ...

    Andrew  Swanson Written by Andrew Swanson about over 3 years ago 1,862 reads 6 comments

  16. Seattle Mariner SP Michael Pineda: 2011 Fantasy Baseball Sleeper

    Fantasy Baseball fans and writers are constantly searching for the next big thing. A prospect who possesses a mixture of both freakishly good, god-given talent, and the mental fortitude to excel in the Major Leagues...

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  17. Chicago White Sox SP Jake Peavy: 2011 Fantasy Baseball Sleeper

    A common recommendation from fantasy baseball writers this spring is to wait on pitching, as there is value to be found in the latter stages of fantasy drafts...

    Andrew  Swanson Written by Andrew Swanson about over 3 years ago 1,365 reads 0 comments

  18. Erik Bedard: 2011 MLB Fantasy Baseball Sleeper Alert

    One key to winning a fantasy baseball league is finding value in the latter stages of the draft, especially starting pitchers who can provide help with wins and strikeouts without hurting a team’s overall ERA...

    Andrew  Swanson Written by Andrew Swanson about over 3 years ago 2,833 reads 0 comments

  19. Mike Aviles: 2011 MLB Fantasy Baseball Sleeper Alert

    Over the past three or four years, third base has been one of the shallowest positions in fantasy baseball—with only a few players worthy of an early-round pick...

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  20. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Forecast: Who To Target on the Oakland Athletics?

    Oakland Athletics General Maneger Billy Beane’s unconventional management methods were the focus of Michael Lewis’ 2003 blockbuster book Moneyball ...

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  21. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Forecast: Who to Target on the Colorado Rockies

    With the blockbuster extensions offered to Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez, one could argue that the Colorado Rockies have become the New York Yankees of the West, grossly exceeding the expenditures of all other NL West teams this off-season...

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  22. Fantasy Baseball 2011: Why CC Sabathia Is an Excellent Value This Season

    One of the most important qualities for a fantasy baseball starting pitcher is consistency. Having a pitcher who can deliver a solid performance week in and week out is worth its ...

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  23. Poised For A Breakout Season: 10 Young Pitchers To Target On Draft Day

    Most pitching coaches and baseball aficionados would agree that it takes a few years for a starting pitcher to learn what it takes to be a successful big league pitcher...

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  24. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide: Second Base Rankings with Analysis

    Robinson Cano posted an excellent 2010 campaign in which he was in the top three of four out of the five offensive categories, including first overall in runs batted in and batting average...

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  25. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide: Catcher Rankings With Analysis

    For the upcoming 2011 fantasy baseball season, four catchers are head-and-shoulders above the rest: Joe Mauer, Victor Martinez, Buster Posey and Brian McCann...

    Andrew  Swanson Written by Andrew Swanson about over 3 years ago 608 reads 0 comments