1. Fantasy Baseball Tonight: (June 2)

    Jorge Posada is having a tremendous season and is exceeding my expectations. He was 3-for-5 today with his seventh home run, and he has driven in 25 runs already, despite missing time due to injury...

    Todd  Farino Written by Todd Farino about over 5 years ago 90 reads 0 comments

  2. The Closer Report: Small Slate of Games a Gold Mine for Closers

    There were only nine games in the majors today; not the biggest prospect for saves. But the short day ended big for closers as eight of nine games ended with a save...

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  3. Fantasy Baseball Tonight June 2: Younger Guys, Older Guys

    Younger Guys Joba Chamberlain had the longest outing of his career, and eased some of the concerns about his ability to stay in the rotation...

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  4. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Candy (June 1)

    June 1st, 2009 JunkyardJake.Com Tommy Hanson, Atlanta Braves, SP Well, just because there hasn't been nearly enough speculation concerning Tommy Hanson over the first two months of the season, why not add some more...

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  5. Fantasy Baseball Tonight May 31

    Jon Lester has been frustrating his fantasy owners, but I believe that he will bounce back and have many more games like he did on Sunday. Lester allowed just one run over six innings and struck out a season high twelve guys...

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  6. The Hot Eight: Week Nine

    Another week and another batch of Hot 8 players are making a splash. Last week's list featured David Price, who picked up his first win in dominating fashion on Saturday...

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  7. Fantasy Baseball Tonight 5/30; Prospects, Injuries, What To Do With Liriano?

    Now this is what we expected from David Price when he came to the majors. Price was much more helpful to your team on Saturday, as he allowed just one run over 5.2 innings, walked just two, and struck out eleven...

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  8. The Closer Report (May 29)

    Saves: 11 Save Opportunities: 11 Rivera finally gets another save, while Rangers sweep two from AthleticsBy Todd Farino, www.thecloserreport.com After a few quiet saves days, closers gave us a nice Friday...

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  9. Fantasy Baseball Tonight, May 29: Hot Streaks, Cold Streaks

    Alexei Ramirez had three more hits tonight, and has now raised his batting average 36 points over the last 10 days. He also drove in two more runs, bringing his season total to 22...

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  10. Fantasy Baseball Tonight 5/28; Happy Birthday Morgan!

    I have to start this one with a very special "Happy Birthday" to my little girl Morgan. My younger daughter turns one year old today. She is perhaps the happiest baby you have ever seen—and of course since she's mine, the cutest...

    Todd  Farino Written by Todd Farino about over 5 years ago 80 reads 0 comments

  11. The Closer Report (May 27)

    Saves: 7 Save Opportunities: 7 Nathan is back on track, Franklin saves 12th straight game.By Todd Farino, www.thecloserreport.com Sorry about missing yesterday, but it was my son's fifth birthday, so I spent the day with a bunch of little kids...

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  12. Fantasy Baseball Tonight, May 27: Young Players, Prospects, Starting Pitching

    Rick Porcello now won his fifth straight start, and has now become a serious, consistent major league pitcher at age 20. He is now 6-3, and he has allowed two runs or less in five straight starts...

    Todd  Farino Written by Todd Farino about over 5 years ago 256 reads 0 comments

  13. Fantasy Baseball Tonight, May 26: Wieters, Fernando Martinez, and more

    Matt Wieters will finally be joining the Baltimore Orioles on Friday according to GM Andy McPhail. Not much more to say here. Wieters is an elite prospect that you definitely want on your team, even if you already have a good catcher...

    Todd  Farino Written by Todd Farino about over 5 years ago 98 reads 0 comments

  14. The Closer Report: Memorial Day Edition

    Saves: 8 Save Opportunities: 9 Papelbon gets hammered, but gets the save. Qualls blows second save. By Todd Farino, www.thecloserreport.com Hey everyone. I hope you all had a great Memorial Day...

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  15. Fantasy Baseball Tonight, May 25: Happy Memorial Day!

    While many of us take this day as an extra day off of work, and a reason for a barbeque and a great reason for a get together with friends and/or family, let's not forget what today is really about...

    Todd  Farino Written by Todd Farino about over 5 years ago 55 reads 0 comments

  16. Fantasy Baseball Tonight May 24: The "Board Room" Edition

    Okay, so I am out of the bathroom tonight. I figured I should go down the Ground Round which is attached to the hotel and sit in the bar, have a few cold ones, do some writing, and watch the NBA Playoffs...

    Todd  Farino Written by Todd Farino about over 5 years ago 71 reads 1 comments

  17. The Hot Eight: Week Eight

    I hope everybody is enjoying this Memorial Day weekend. We have come to the point in the season where a sub .200 batting average, significantly less power numbers and less playing time can no longer be chalked up to a slump...

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  18. David Price Gets the Call, Will Start for Tampa Bay Rays

    I guess the old and wily Joe Madden had enough of the slow starts of Neilman, Sonnanstine, and now the injury to Kazmir. "That's too many," as Ace Ventura would say. Joe had to finally call up his prized reinforcement of David Price...

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  19. Fantasy Baseball Tonight 5/23: the Bathroom Edition

    I just want to say that this is dedication people. We are in Mystic, Connecticut, for the weekend to go to the aquarium with the kids...

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  20. The Closer Report: May 22, 2009

    Saves: 12 Save Opportunities: 12 Bell, Rodriguez, and Fuentes get their 12th save, Francisco saves first post-DL game By Todd Farino, www.thecloserreport.com There weren't any blown saves today and a full load of saves...

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  21. Fantasy Baseball Tonight 5/22

    David Price is being called up by the Tampa Bay Rays when they placed Scott Kazmir on the 15-day DL due to a strained quad (read: sucking) according to CBS Sports, and would be starting on Monday...

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  22. The Closer Report (May 21)

    Saves: 7 Save Opportunities: 8 Franklin, Hoffman and Fuentes join the leaders at 11 saves By Todd Farino, www.thecloserreport.com The saves slowed down a bit today, but there was still plenty of action...

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  23. Fantasy Baseball Tonight 5/21: The HOT Edition

    Hot It doesn't get much hotter than Joe Mauer in the month of May. After missing the first month of the season with a lower back injury, the Twins' catcher has been scorching. With his grand slam and six RBI Thursday, Mauer is batting ...

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  24. The Closer Report: May 20, 2009

    Saves: 14 Save Opportunities: 14 Fourteen-save day for fantasy baseball, Bell and Broxton continue hot streaks By Todd Farino, www.thecloserreport.com I thought yesterday was a great day for closers, but today was amazing...

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  25. Fantasy Baseball Tonight 5/20; The Return

    Chris Carpenter returned to the Cardinals rotation tonight, and it looked like he never left. Carpenter was very sharp over five innings. He allowed just three hits, walked two, and struck out four...

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