1. Fantasy Baseball Prospect Report: What We Should Expect from Brandon Belt in '11

    Brandon Belt garnered a lot of attention in 2010, just one year after being selected in the fifth round of the draft. There certainly wasn’t much expected from the 22-year-old (he turns 23 on April 22), but he delivered in a big way...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 2,197 reads 1 comments

  2. Nyjer Morgan Traded to Milwaukee Brewers: MLB Fantasy Baseball Fallout

    The rumors have been out there for at least a week, but finally we got an end to the saga that is Nyjer Morgan and the Washington Nationals . According to Bill Ladson of MLB...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 956 reads 4 comments

  3. MLB Fantasy Baseball Digging for Saves: Who Will Replace Brad Lidge?

    Brad Lidge is the latest closer to go down with an injury and how long he will be out is completely unknown. The pain in his shoulder has yet to be identified, meaning he could be out a week, a month or maybe more...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 1,795 reads 5 comments

  4. Fantasy Baseball: Top 15 First Basemen for 2011

    With Kendrys Morales still struggling to return to the field, you have to wonder what to expect from him in 2011...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 1,476 reads 1 comments

  5. Fantasy Baseball Top 15 Closers for 2011: Neftali Feliz Remains Rangers Stopper

    The biggest question hanging over fantasy owners finally got a resolution, with the Rangers revealing that Neftali Feliz will remain the team’s closer for 2011. Of course, with one solution comes numerous other issues...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 4,505 reads 4 comments

  6. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Projection: Is Elvis Andrus Overrated?

    There is a general feeling among many people that Elvis Andrus is overrated. When you look at his numbers from 2010, it isn’t a surprising thought: 588 At Bats .265 Batting Average (156 Hits) 0 Home Runs 35 RBI 88 Runs 32 Stolen Bases ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 1,141 reads 2 comments

  7. Fantasy Baseball Breakdown: Is There Value in the Royals Offense?

    Many people immediately write off the Kansas City Royals, and rightfully so. It feels like an eternity since they were actually a competitive baseball team, doesn’t it? ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 980 reads 1 comments

  8. Fantasy Baseball Decisions: 5 Pitchers I Am Not Likely to Draft Based on ADP

    It is not that I don’t like these pitchers; it’s just that I feel like their ADPs (courtesy of Mock Draft Central) have them going a little bit earlier than I’d ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 697 reads 0 comments

  9. Fantasy Baseball Digging for Saves: Is Brad Lidge a Closer to Target?

    Some closers are safe bets to perform on a year-in, year-out basis. We all know who they are and depending on your strategy when it comes to closers, most of us want to own them...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 610 reads 3 comments

  10. Fantasy Baseball: Top 15 Third Basemen for 2011

    Third base is one of the shallowest positions, as the rankings are littered with regression risks and question marks...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 1,400 reads 3 comments

  11. Fantasy Baseball: Top 15 Catchers for 2011

    Have spring performances caused any major movement in our catcher rankings? If it’s his struggles or news about his playing time, one young catcher fell off in the rankings...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 804 reads 0 comments

  12. Fantasy Baseball Strategy: 5 Outfielders I Am Not Likely to Own Based on ADP

    It is not that I don’t like these outfielders; it’s just that I feel like their ADPs (courtesy of Mock Draft Central) have them going a little bit earlier than I’d prefer to call their names...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 391 reads 0 comments

  13. Fantasy Baseball Bounce-Back Candidate: Can Nick Markakis Put 2010 Behind Him?

    Every season we seem to talk about Nick Markakis and his breakout potential—and every season we are sorely disappointed with the results...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 520 reads 4 comments

  14. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Projection: Can Denard Span Bounce Back in 2011?

    After the 2009 season, Denard Span appeared primed to entrench himself as a top 30 outfielder. That’s what happens when you hit .311 with 23 SB, 97 R and hitting atop a lineup featuring Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 899 reads 0 comments

  15. MLB 2011 Fantasy Baseball's Late-Round Draft-Day Targets: WHIP

    Finding pitchers who help in the WHIP department is not always an easy task; finding one late in your draft (after Round 18) is even tougher. Here are five pitchers who I have projected for a 1...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 889 reads 0 comments

  16. Fantasy Baseball's Top 15 Closers for 2011

    The Oakland Athletics dodged a major bullet this week when it was revealed that Andrew Bailey “only” suffered a strain to his elbow...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 1,113 reads 3 comments

  17. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Projection: Will Brett Anderson Fully Break Out?

    Brett Anderson had a bit of a coming-out party in 2010, though injuries didn’t allow him to fully put his talents on display. You can see by his numbers what could be possible: Seven Wins 112...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 852 reads 0 comments

  18. Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Breaking Down the First Round of Fantasy Drafts

    It has been quite a long time since we looked at how I would break down the first round of fantasy drafts, so I figured now was the perfect time to do so...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 733 reads 0 comments

  19. Fantasy Baseball Late Round Draft Day Targets: Strikeouts

    Finding strikeouts late in your draft is not something that is particularly easy to do. Generally, one of the reasons pitchers fall on draft day is because they lack in one area (most notably, no upside in strikeouts)...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 619 reads 0 comments

  20. Fantasy Baseball Top 20 Prospects for 2011, Nos. 1-10

    If you are looking for the likes of Mike Trout or Bryce Harper, you aren’t going to find them here. This list is geared towards 2011, and 2011 only...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 1,118 reads 0 comments

  21. Fantasy Baseball 2011: Top 30 Outfielders for OBP Leagues

    If you play in a standard 5×5 format, you can view our rankings by clicking here . If you play in a league that uses OBP instead of average, things change fairly significantly...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 2,119 reads 4 comments

  22. Fantasy Baseball 2011 Projection: Why the Love for Neil Walker?

    Neil Walker is a player that many fantasy owners have seemingly fallen in love with. Obviously, they don’t view him as a top option, but as a fallback choice should they miss out on their chosen target...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 1,100 reads 2 comments

  23. Fantasy Baseball Top 20 Prospects for 2011: Nos. 11-20

    If you are looking for the likes of Mike Trout or Bryce Harper, you aren’t going to find them here. This list is geared towards 2011, and only 2011...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 1,159 reads 0 comments

  24. Fantasy Baseball Top 15 Second Baseman for 2011: Chase Utley Fallout

    We still don’t know exactly what the situation is with Chase Utley. It appears that he could miss some time, though how much is anyone’s guess...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 892 reads 2 comments

  25. Fantasy Baseball Draft: Should We Consider Robinson Cano at No. 1 Overall?

    With the injury to Chase Utley potentially limiting him (and for how long, no one knows), the question now is how high should we consider selecting Robinson Cano ? There was ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about over 3 years ago 403 reads 1 comments