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Non-Tenders: Ryan Spilborghs COL, Joe Saunders ARZ, Micah Owings ARZ, Hong-Chih Kuo LAD, Koyie Hill CHC

All these players were non-tenured and can become free agents. CHC Koyie Hill C – Geovany Soto is entrenched as the starter and the team could look internally for a backup, with both Welington Castillo and the up-and-coming Steve Clevenger as options. LAD Hong-Chih Kuo RP – Kuo was once a dominating left handed reliever […]

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Diamondbacks get Trevor Cahill from A’s for Prospect Jarrod Parker

The A’s and the Diamondbacks are doing business again this off-season.  Remember back in 2007 when Oakland sent SP Dan Haren and SP Connor Robertson to Arizona in return for SPs Brett Anderson, Dana Eveland, and Greg Smith, infielder Chris Carter, and outfielders Aaron Cunningham and Carlos Gonzalez.  Even though Dan Haren is still really […]

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Diamondbacks Progressing on Deal to Bring Back Lyle Overbay

Pittsburgh and Lyle Overbay were not a good match.  After signing a $5MM dollar deal with the Pirates Overbay hit only .227 with 8 home runs in almost 400 at bats.  He then got traded to Arizona and hit .286 in 49 at bats.  Overbay should spell my top 1B sleeper pick Paul Goldschmidt at […]

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2012 National League Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: First Base

Sleepers:  Catchers – First Base – Second Base – Third Base – Shortstop – Outfielders Paul Goldschmidt 1B ARZ – Goldmember in Austin Powers used to say, “I love gooooooold”. Well, in 2012 NL fantasy owners will be saying, “I love Goldschmidt!”.  This guy is a straight BEAST!!!  He hit the furthest home run I’ve […]

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Finding Fantasy Gold With Paul Goldschmidt ARZ 1B

When the Arizona Diamondbacks traded away Branden Allen to the A’s for Brad Ziegler at the deadline a week ago, it opened up a spot at 1B for one the the best prospects in baseball Paul Goldschmidt.   His career minor league numbers look like a video game.   This year he was hitting .306 with 30 […]

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Stephen Drew out for Year with Broken Ankle

Stephen Drew of the Arizona Diamondbacks is going to miss the rest of the 2011 season after breaking his ankle in last nights game.  According to Arizona’s official team web-page Willie Bloomquist is expected to see the majority of time at shortstop for Arizona in the immediate future.  The Diamondbacks were tied for first with […]

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Brandon Allen Sent Packing

Arizona Diamondbacks sent firstbaseman, page Brandon Allen, to Triple A  Reno clearing the the way for a possible platoon between Juan Miranda and Russell Branyan. Miranda turned in a pretty solid spring training and proved to management to be a much better defensive player than anticpiated but I think Russell Branyan earned himself the starting […]

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Russell Branyan Tearing Up Spring

Don’t look now, but Russell Branyan is making a strong case to become the Diamondbacks 1st baseman.  Juan Miranda is the current favorite but Branyan had another 3 hits today including his 3rd HR.  His average is up to .464.  If he gets the starting nod, he is worth a draft pick and he may […]

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National League Fantasy Player Updates – 3/2/2011

Some important player updates from today’s spring training games for NL fantasy owners preparing for draft day: Juan Miranda – Arizona 1st base – Hit a 2-run homer today while driving in his 4th RBI in 6 games.  There is a log jam at first base in Arizona with Brandon Allen and Russell Branyan but if […]

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2011 NL Fantasy Outfielders – Rebound Candidates

Injuries are the worst thing that could happen to fantasy baseball owners.  When those injuries happen to your star players, it makes for winning your NL Fantasy baseball league very difficult.  Others might struggle without being injured and that might be the most frustrating.  Do you want to drop a guy you picked up in […]

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