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Ryan Dempster to the Rangers

After all the speculation and rumors, the Ryan Dempster saga is over. He is officially a Texas Ranger. This should set the Rangers apart as they were the best team in the AL West, and the addition of a top line starter puts them head and shoulders ahead of the Angels and A’s.  

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2012 National League Closer Rankings

1. Craig Kimbrel ATL – Fantastic Rookie Season that saw Kimbrel notch 46 saves while striking out 127 batters in 77 innings.  Only concern is how good his set-up man Jonny Venters is if Kimbrel were to falter.  But there is no other closer I’d rather have on my 2012 fantasy team then Kimbrel, so […]

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National League Fantasy Baseball Starting Pitcher Rankings: Top 100 NL Starters

Rankings: C – 1B – 2B – 3B – SS – OF – SP In my opinion there are two ways you can go with starting pitchers.  I don’t like loading up on pitchers early.  In fact for years my game plan was always to take my first starter with my 10th round pick, and […]

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2012 National League Fantasy Baseball Outfielder Rankings: Top 80

Rankings: C – 1B – 2B – 3B – SS – OF – SP In my opinion outfield is the most important position in fantasy baseball.  Check out the roster of the team that won your league last season.  I bet they had a pretty solid outfield.  In a league were you start 4 or […]

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2012 National League Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: Outfielders

Sleepers:  Catchers – First Base – Second Base – Third Base – Shortstop – Outfielders Roger Bernadina OF WAS – I like Bernadina a lot.  I was bummed last season when the Nationals decided to start him in AAA in an obvious money saving move.  Known as a great defender but he can handle the […]

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2012 National League Fantasy Baseball Shortstop Rankings: Top 40

Rankings: C – 1B – 2B – 3B – SS – OF – SP Shortstop is a position that looks to be relatively strong going into 2012.  With Troy Tulowitzki, Jose Reyes, Hanley Ramirez, Starlin Castro, Jimmy Rollins and Dee Gordan all slated to have good years.  My draft strategy is always to wait in […]

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Padres Aquire SP Andrew Cashner from Cubs for 1B Anthony Rizzo

Well, we knew that the Padres acquiring Yonder Alonso was going to affect Anthony Rizzo in some way and now we know exactly how as the Padres and Cubs basically swapped Anthony Rizzo for Andew Cashner.  The trade at least at first seem like a big win for the Cubs who don’t have to drop […]

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Padres Acquire Carlos Quentin

Catching up on a trade from a couple of days ago, the Padres swung a nice little deal and picked up Carlos Quentin from the White Sox for a couple of minor league pitching prospects, (Simon Castro and Pedro Hernandez). The Padres now have some pretty decent power on their team and in their farm […]

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Hanley Ramirez is Open to Playing Third Base….. Maybe

Hanley Ramirez gave a Spanish interview the other day to an AP’s reporter.  Unfortunately I don’t speak Spanish.  But luckily for me the good people over a MLBTraderumors.com either know Spanish or have an interpreter on retainer.  So here you go,  “I’ve talked with [Ozzie] Guillen, and what we both want is to win with […]

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2012 National League Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: Shortstop

Sleepers:  Catchers – First Base – Second Base – Third Base – Shortstop – Outfielders Dee Gordan SS LAD – Gordan is lightning fast, he could lead the league in steals next year.  Just to give you an idea of how fast he is Michael Bourn who led the league in steals in 2011 had […]

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