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fantasy baseball sleeper

The Houston Astros may be the worst team in the American League but it makes for a great opportunity for a younger player to get real playing time and become a true fantasy baseball sleeper. Enter Jimmy Paredes who was just called up after the Astros released Rick Ankiel and Fernando Martinez. Paredes has been solidly moving up the Astros'...

fantasy baseball waiver wire

With week six of the fantasy season upon us, there are plenty of newly-called up players and guys shifting to new roles that are suddenly worth a pickup. For every star that gets hurt, like Giancarlo Stanton, Hanley Ramirez, or Roy Halladay (whose star status is very much in question), there is a 20-something looking to come up and...

Gio Gonzalez Fantasy Baseball Forecast

Baseball is above all a game of averages. Players who hit 10 home runs a year rarely have a 30 home run season. The ones that do are rare outliers who prove that no rule is applicable 100% of the time. In fantasy baseball, I'll take an 80-85% chance that a player will do exactly what he usually does,...

fantasy baseball sleepers

We have seen several injury replacements get the call to the big leagues this week along with a surprise trade that may have landed Chris Nelson back in temporary fantasy relevance. We have also seen a few older guys continue to struggle, possibly giving us a glimpse of what we can expect the rest of the way. Let's take...

fantasy baseball sleepers

Last week we spotlighted the Mets' Jordany Valdespin as our fantasy baseball sleeper. Since then, Valdespin has hit two homers and driven in eight over 17 at-bats. Call it the SJN bump. This week, the bump goes to Hiram Burgos, starting pitcher for the Brewers. Burgos didn't make the team out of spring training. He isn't a top 100 prospect....

MLB Injury Report

With a month of baseball behinds us, there are many important players on the MLB injury report including an entire Dodgers rotation and fallout from Monday's 19-inning affair between the A's and the Angels. Luckily, there are plenty of already-hurt players ready to hit the comeback trail just in time to replace the newly-hurt ones. Let's take a look...

fantasy baseball waiver wire pickups

With just about a month in the books, we are seeing more and more younger guys come into their own and become viable fantasy baseball waiver wire pickups. There's nothing I love more than a player who is building on stellar numbers in the minors (as opposed to a player who has the skills, but not the numbers to...

fantasy baseball sleepers

The closer carousel might be spinning at its fastest ever this season as a two more closers emerge as legitimate fantasy baseball sleepers this week. Not to mention a couple of familiar faces that we can all but hope build on their 2012 success. Let's take a look at some great pickups to bolster the ol' fantasy lineup – as...

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