Fantasy Baseball: Detroit Tigers Bullpen

Kelley Cox - USA Today Sports

For a contending team, the Detroit Tigers have a major issue in their bullpen.  Who is the closer, and which of their RPs do you want to have on your fantasy baseball team? The closer role has not been filled with […]


Fantasy Baseball: The San Francisco Giants Starting Pitchers

Kyle Terada - USA Today Sports

In a fantasy baseball league, you might see two pitchers from the same team included on rosters.  But four is quite unusual.  This could be the case, however, with the San Francisco Giants again this year. Four of their starting pitchers are […]


Fantasy Baseball: Round 1 of Sports Writers Draft

Jake Roth - USA Today Sports

This weekend, we had the fantasy baseball draft in the Sports Writers league, where writers from two top sports sites participated. So, I will share the results of the first several rounds, starting with the first one here.   Now, keep […]


Fantasy Baseball: Will Yasiel Puig Make the Opening Day Roster?

Jake Roth - USA Today Sports

This is an exciting time of the year in fantasy baseball.  We try to predict and then we watch and wait to see which hot prospects will make the big league rosters.  Will there be a Mike Trout or Bryce […]


Fantasy Baseball: The Mark Reynolds Dilemna

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Players like Mark Reynolds of the Cleveland Indians make things tough for fantasy baseball managers. Sure, you know you’ll get your fair share of HRs.  But you also get a player who strikes out in close to 38 percent of his […]


Fantasy Baseball: Spotlight on Brandon Belt

Jake Roth - USA Today Sports

Brandon Belt of the San Francisco Giants has been on a tear this spring. In 60 AB, he has seven HR, 17 RBI and is batting .433. The Giants have had high hopes for Belt ever since his 2010 minor league season […]


Fantasy Baseball: The Best Three Undrafted Players

Charles LeClaire - USA Today Sports

With quite a few fantasy baseball drafts completed, we can now see a pattern of players who have fallen out of favor with managers.  So let’s take a look at three of these and see if you might have a […]


Fantasy Baseball: Looking for Help at Third Base

Jake Roth - USA Today Sports

The ranks of third baseman are getting a little thin in fantasy baseball leagues.  David Wright and Chase Headley will start the season on the DL.  It is not clear when Alex Rodriquez will be able to play.  Now Pablo […]


Fantasy Basketball: Is Spencer Hawes Suddenly Relevant?

Steve Mitchell - USA Today Sports

After a pretty dull season, Spencer Hawes of the Philadelphia 76ers has recently come alive — so maybe you want to take a look at picking up Mr. Softy for a little help down the stretch for your fantasy basketball […]


Fantasy Baseball: Will Chris Sale Get Even Better This Year?

Jake Roth - USA Today Sports

Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox had a remarkable first year as a starting pitcher. The team brought the now 24-year old pitcher along slowly with 23 IP in 2010, 71 in 2011, and then 192 last year. He responded with […]


Fantasy Baseball: Does Kevin Youkilis Have Anything Left in the Tank?

Kim Klement - USA Today Sports

Kevin Youkilis, now of the New York Yankees, was once a dependable fantasy baseball  producer.  In his career year of 2008, he had 29 HR, 115 RBI,  batted .312, and finished third in the American League MVP ballot.  But now […]


Fantasy Baseball: Where Should You Rank Ryan Braun Now?

Kyle Terada - USA Today Sports

So just as you were finishing up your ranking and strategy for your fantasy baseball draft, you might have seen this tweet today: Report: MLB targeting Alex Rodriguez, Ryan Braun cbsprt.co/Yyp7Wk via @cbssports — Eye on Baseball (@EyeOnBaseball) March 16, […]