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About this time every year, I get the email or tweet from the nervous fantasy owner who is deficient in saves, or their ERA/WHIP are inflating (like this nurse’s breasts) out of control and need a solution. If you remember my piece on middle relievers this time last year, it went

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Marlon Byrd doesn't seem to care about the Cubs struggling bats of Ramirez  and Lee. He has his own agenda to play another full season and improve those great 2009 numbers… Its been a long time coming. Finally a team that believes in you. Finally a team that will get

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What has gotten into these pitchers? Did Braden sell his soul to the devil?Is Moyer a superhuman clone? Can Cueto shift time and space around him? This last week we had 3 complete game shutouts and 3 8-inning shutouts. The real question is: Who’s LEGIT and who’s gonna QUIT? Dallas Braden9

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Don’t overlook the importance of using the Smack-Talk Box anytime—day, noon or night–to boost your team’s chances of victory. Even if your team’s dwelling in the basement, you can still be the champ of smack-talk. It won’t win you any prize-money, but at least you’ll get it off your chest.

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Pitching Line of the Week: Dallas Braden 9IP, 0 H/R/ER/BB, 6K  Yes, all those goose eggs = a perfect game. Dallas Braden of the Oakland Athletics is the 19th pitcher in Major League Baseball history to throw a perfect game. Unfortunately, he will not be starting twice this week. He

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Nick Swisher – 62% of Y! Leagues8 R /  4 HRS / 11 RBI / .444 BAGoing going gone. 4 Homers this week ain't half bad. If Nick the Swish can actually hold a decent batting average this year he will hold some real fantasy value. He's on pace for

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From 1920 to 1965, the 50 home run mark was achieved 15 times and by only 9 different players. The Bambino was the first and he did it 3 more times. Fox, Mantle & Mays each hit 50+ twice. We then had an 11 year drought from 1966 to 1977

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Ubaldo Jimenez is having an epic start to the 2010 season, but he can’t do it by himself.    More often than not, Batman needed Robin, right? Well, Ubaldo is clearly the “Batman” of the Rockies pitching staff and Jorge De La Rosa was scripted to be “Robin”, until of

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Kosuke Fukudome – 7r 3hr 8rbis .476Only owned in 32% of Yahoo Leagues, he’s a quick solution to your ailing team. Ride him while he’s hot because historically he has no chance of keeping it up for a whole season. I’ll give him the benefit of the doubt and say

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FANTASY PHILOSOPHYBy Evan Hersch Add Value to Your Roster Now by Maxing-Out the DL Spot Sometimes overlooked on a fantasy roster is the DL spot. Most leagues allow 1 DL spot, others allow 2.  Either way, if you’re not using it, you’re not maxing-out your team’s value. Scenario #1—Your team has

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