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Prospect Hunting: Trevor Bauer

“Do not trust your memory; it is a net full of holes; the most beautiful prizes slip through it.” Georges Duhamel After Carlos Carrasco has seemingly failed in another audition to be a starter for the Indians they will call up either Josh Tomlin or Trevor Bauer to start their game on May 6th according [...]

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Player Profile: Hector Rondon

“One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” Benjamin Disraeli As the quote implies, a chance to succeed in the majors can be fleeting, just ask Scott Carroll of the White Sox who won his first game as a 29 year old rookie. In [...]

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Flirting with the Waiver Wire: Week 4

“When a girl cancels a date, she has to. When a guy cancels a date he has two.” – Anonymous A month has almost passed and owners are starting to look at their teams and deciding on what needs have to be addressed. Thankfully the waiver wire probably has more to offer than the dating [...]

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Flirting with the Waiver Wire: Week 3

“Online dating is now like eating at Denny’s thanks to photoshop, in person your order looks nothing like the photo on the menu.” Courtesy of Searchquote.com All of the preparation and diligent research of the preseason seems so long ago? Breakouts, targets, post-hype sleepers, the descriptions are easier to roll out than to actually find. [...]

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Player Profile: Devin Mesoraco

“For things to reveal themselves to us, we need to be ready to abandon our views about them.” –Thich Nhat Hanh Devin Mesoraco burst onto fantasy radars following a prolific 2010 minor league season in which he hit twenty-six home runs across three levels for the Reds. Whether it was a matter of playing time [...]

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Flirting with the Waiver Wire: Week 2

  “I met a new girl at a barbecue. A very pretty blonde girl, I think. I don’t know for sure. Her hair was on fire. And all she talked about was herself. “I’m on fire!” You know the type. “Jesus Christ, help me! Put me out!” Come on, can we talk about me a [...]

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Player Profile: Adam LaRoche

“Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.” William Butler Yeats While I am sure that Yeats did not play fantasy baseball, his saying holds true to early season additions to rosters. It has long been assumed that adding Adam LaRoche after the all-star break is recommended [...]

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Flirting with the Waiver Wire?

“Women are like cars: we all want a Ferrari, sometimes want a pickup truck, and end up with a station wagon.” Tim Allen It is that time of year when a player’s slow start on a fantasy roster is driving an owner crazy. There are options on the waiver wire and in a moment of [...]

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