Fantasy Baseball: Can You Trust Anything About Francisco Cervelli’s Hot Start?

Debby Wong-USA Today Sports

Despite their apparent abandonment of plans, the New York Yankees were, at one point, cutting costs to duck under the $189 million salary line and avoid a gigantic luxury tax payment. They let Nick Swisher sign with the Cleveland Indians and Rafael Soriano sign with the Washington Nationals and replaced them with […]

Fantasy Baseball: Will Mike Moustakas Ever Turn His Slump Around?

Denny Medley-USA Today Sports

Jeesh. 2013 has not been kind to Mike Moustakas. You know how George Costanza had the Summer of George? Well, this is not the Spring of Mike. It’s been a protracted, ugly, unproductive, batting average-killing slumpfest for Moose, and if […]

Fantasy Baseball: The Curious Case of Brandon Belt

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“Ye who dost neglect thou opportunities, shall be punished until ye embrace thou opportunistic chance” – Nicholas Thomas A wise man once reflected on opportunity. He surmised that if you do not take advantage of the opportunities presented to you, […]

Jason Heyward’s Appendectomy and Possible Fantasy Replacements

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I’m not speaking first-hand because I’ve never had one, but it seems that appendectomies aren’t so bad. Remember Matt Cassel’s appendectomy? Well, he returned to play an NFL game 11 days after his surgery. And though prior recoveries aren’t necessarily precedents, this […]

Fantasy Baseball: Best Week 4 Streaming Options, Like Tony Cingrani and Patrick Corbin

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Fantasy Baseball: Reviewing Tony Cingrani’s 2013 Debut vs. Miami Marlins

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It’s pretty impressive when a pitcher in the minor leagues can throw a fastball 85% of the time and still be successful. A lot of pitchers hover around the 50% mark, others the 70% mark, but most are right around […]

Fantasy Baseball: What to Expect from Arizona Diamondbacks’ SS Didi Gregorius

Jake Roth-USA Today Sports

It’s no surprise: middle infield is thin. And now, unfortunately, it’s even thinner. A list of what might lead you to considering Didi Gregorius, who is getting his new gig via the Aaron Hill injury, for your lineup: – Erick […]

What to Expect: Wil Myers and Tony Cingrani (Part Two)

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You can find part one here. Tony Cingrani With minor leaguers, who you don’t get to watch on a daily basis like major leaguers, all you can do to gauge their quality is look at numbers and scouting reports. Unfortunately with […]

What to Expect: Wil Myers and Tony Cingrani (Part One)

Matt Ryerson-USA Today Sports

There’s something strange about anticipating prospects. It’s much more exciting to imagine the ‘otherworldly potential’ of guys crushing the minor leagues with their 21 K/9 or sky-high OPS or whatever else it is that makes us as excited as little […]

Fantasy Baseball: Best Week 3 Streaming Options, Including Julio Teheran and Tony Cingrani

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Fantasy Baseball: Determining Which Struggling Pitchers Will Turn It Around

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Fantasy Baseball: What to Do with Ryan Braun, Others Connected to Biogenesis

Kyle Terada-USA Today Sports

Considering it’s still the beginning of the year and the novelty of baseball is fresh again — and we still have fantasy hope — it’s a pretty bleak day in Major League Baseball. Last night in the bottom of the […]