1. Fantasy Baseball Buy Low or Bust: Can Brett Gardner Get Any Worse?

    Prior to the season, Brett Gardner was a popular selection for people looking for a pure speed option. There was talk of him hitting in the leadoff spot, making fantasy owners lust for the potential to score a significant number of runs...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 877 reads 1 comments

  2. Fantasy Baseball Buy-Low Candidate: Is Pedro Alvarez Already a Bust?

    Pedro Alvarez was given a day off on Monday as he continues to falter in the opening weeks of the 2011 season. At a shallow position, Alvarez was supposed to give owners a little bit of thump...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 1,153 reads 2 comments

  3. Fantasy Baseball Dilemma: Can Colby Lewis Return to Form?

    According to Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram (click here for the post), Rangers manager Ron Washington “isn’t expecting Colby Lewis to pitch again this road trip as he awaits the birth of his second child, a daughter”...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 397 reads 1 comments

  4. Fantasy Baseball Scouting Report: Can Jeanmar Gomez Be a Viable Option?

    With Mitch Talbot headed to the DL, the Cleveland Indians are forced to dig into their farm system for an extra starting pitcher against Kansas City tomorrow. The lucky pitcher is Jeanmar Gomez, who made his Major League debut in 2010...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 1,442 reads 1 comments

  5. Fantasy Baseball's Top 9 First Basemen Under 27 Years Old

    First base is the deepest position in baseball, but who leads the next wave of potential stars? Who has the potential to be one of the elite at the position for the next 10 years? ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 1,177 reads 2 comments

  6. Fantasy Baseball: Which Breakout Pitchers To Sell or Keep?

    There are quite a few pitchers who have gotten off to amazing starts to their 2011 campaigns, surprising many fantasy owners...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 2,211 reads 1 comments

  7. Fantasy Baseball Around the Majors, April 14: Gio Gonzalez, Cliff Lee and More

    It was another great day around the league, so let’s take a look at all the stories from yesterday’s games. Gio the Great... Gio Gonzalez tossed 6...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 430 reads 0 comments

  8. Fantasy Baseball Sell High Candidate: Asdrubal Cabrera

    Entering the year, did anyone expect much of a power display from Asdrubal Cabrera ? The truth of the matter is why would you have? He entered 2011 with 18 career home runs ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 1,301 reads 1 comments

  9. Fantasy Baseball Closers Report: National League Edition

    Last week, we took a look at the closer’s situations in the American League (click here to view); this week, we turn to the National League...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 337 reads 1 comments

  10. Fantasy Baseball Week 2 Rankings (4/11-4/17): Top 20 Second Basemen

    It’s early, so I will update these as needed throughout the week. In the early goings, there certainly have been some second basemen who have made their presence felt...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 1,232 reads 0 comments

  11. Fantasy Baseball Injury Report: April 6: Adam Dunn Has Appendectomy and More

    Let’s take a look at this morning’s injury news and notes: Adam Dunn , Chicago White Sox According to NBC Chicago (click here for the article), Dunn underwent ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 478 reads 0 comments

  12. Fantasy Baseball Week 2 Rankings (4/11-4/17): Top 20 Catchers

    It’s early, so I will update these as needed throughout the week (injury, hot/cold, etc.). Still, let’s take a look at my rankings for the upcoming scoring period and ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 1,075 reads 0 comments

  13. Fantasy Baseball Week 2 Rankings (4/11-4/17): Top 20 First Basemen

    It’s early, so I will update these as needed throughout the week. First base is the deepest position in the game and generally ranking the top names is like splitting hair...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 513 reads 1 comments

  14. Should Fantasy Baseball Owners Sit Phil Hughes for His Next Start?

    When I posted my projection for Phil Hughes prior to the season (click here to view), I noted that I was concerned with him heading into the 2011 season...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 503 reads 1 comments

  15. Fantasy Baseball Injury Report April 4: Evan Longoria, Andrew McCutchen and More

    Another day, plenty of more injury news to report. Let’s take a look at the latest from around the diamond: Evan Longoria, Tampa Bay Rays So much for the hope of Longoria ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 405 reads 0 comments

  16. Fantasy Baseball 2011: Fantasy Closers Report, American League Edition

    Let’s take a look at the current closing situations around the American League (the next edition will focus on the National League): AL East Baltimore Orioles ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 520 reads 0 comments

  17. Fantasy Baseball Injury Report for April 3 – Jimenez, Longoria & More

    The season is only a few days old, but there are certainly plenty of injuries that need discussing. Let’s take a look at the latest: Ubaldo Jimenez – Colorado Rockies – According to Troy E...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 975 reads 0 comments

  18. MLB Fantasy Baseball Rookie Watch: Can Chicago Cubs 2B Darwin Barney Have Value?

    Initial thoughts were that Blake DeWitt would open the year as the Chicago Cubs’ starting second baseman, but that turns out not to be the case...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 999 reads 3 comments

  19. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Rookie Watch: What Is the Outlook for Michael Pineda?

    The Seattle Mariners could have opted to keep Michael Pineda in the minor leagues to start the season, likely saving themselves millions of dollars (due to arbitration time)...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 1,895 reads 0 comments

  20. Fantasy Baseball Start 'Em or Sit 'Em: Three Hitters Who Struggled in April 2010

    Let’s take a look at a few hitters who started extremely slowly in 2010 as we decide whether to play them in the season’s opening week: Mark Teixeira – ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 336 reads 0 comments

  21. Fantasy Baseball 2011: Keeper Leagues' Top 30 Outfielders

    Outfield may be the toughest position to rank for keeper league owners, because the rules play such a huge impact on how we view certain players...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 574 reads 2 comments

  22. MLB Fantasy Baseball Fallout: Brett Gardner To Hit Leadoff for New York Yankees

    Heading into the season, while many felt the Yankees ' best arrangement would be with Brett Gardner sitting atop the lineup, the constant chatter was that Derek Jeter would remain the leadoff hitter...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 660 reads 0 comments

  23. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Worthy: Is There Any Value in the Royals Rotation?

    When looking at Major League rotations, often there is a pitcher or two at the back end who leaves you scratching your head...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 4 years ago 442 reads 1 comments

  24. Pittsburgh Pirates: Analyzing the New Top of Order (Andrew McCutchen Hits Third)

    According to Colin Dunlap of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (click here for the article), Pirates’ manager Clint Hurdle has revealed how he envisions his lineup, at least ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 4 years ago 791 reads 0 comments

  25. Fantasy Baseball Digging for Saves: Will Evan Meek Be Fantasy Relevant in 2011?

    The Pittsburgh Pirates revealed early on that Joel Hanrahan would open the season as the team’s closer...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 4 years ago 675 reads 0 comments