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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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Cardinals Add Pitching Depth

The St Louis Cardinals added pitching depth int he form of 29-year-old Ian Snell and 40-year-old Miguel Batista.  Nothing really exciting here for fantasy owners although Snell could be an interesting candidate down the line this year.  He showed great promise in 2007 while pitching for the Pirates only to see his career come to a screeching […]

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Nationals Not Interested in Young

Reports from MLB.com state the Washington Nationals are no longer interested in signing free agent pitcher Chris Young.  That leaves the New York Mets as the leading candidate for his services.  As I mentioned in a previous post, search he is best suited for CitiField and he could pay big rewards for fantasy owners who take a […]

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Lance Berkman Loses Weight

St Louis Cardinals outfielder, help Lance Berkman, website like this has lost 20 pounds this off-season.  At first glance, fantasy owners might think to themselves, “Who cares?  Berkman is not going to play over Albert Pujols.”  While that statement is correct, the Cardinals have brought Berkman in to be their starting right fielder.  Berkman, when […]

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Geovany Soto Signs 1-year Contract

The Chicago Cubs signed catcher Geovany Soto to a one year, sickness $3 million contract avoiding arbitration.  Soto rebounded last season while battling through several injuries.  He is a top-tier catcher in the National League when healthy.  He looks to be ready for Spring Training.

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Stephen Strasburg To Begin Throwing Soon

The Washington Nationals phenom, discount Stephen Strasburg, buy is about 4 weeks away from beginning to throw a baseball again after going through Tommy John surgery last season.  Prior to the injury, order Strasburg lived up to the hype which most people thought would be impossible.  He posted a 2.91 ERA while striking out 92 […]

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Chris Young Close To Signing

The soon-to-be former San Diego Padre is very close to making a decision on where he will pitch in 2011. The two teams that appear to be in the running are the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals. After making a total of 18 starts in the past 2 years, try Young will be considered […]

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Gorzelanny being shopped

IN an update to my position battles, help Bruce Levine of ESPNCHICAGO.com reports Tom Gorzelanny looks to be the odd man out in the Cubs rotation. He is being shopped around this winter with the Mets and Tigers both showing interest. This could be valuable info for NL Only owners if he should wind up […]

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Pablo Sandoval Getting in Shape?

According to Michael Urban of Comcast Sports Net Bay Area Pablo Sandoval of the San Francisco Giants has lost 22 lbs since the end of the 2010 season. Sandoval, who had a fantastic first full Big League season in 2009 when he hit .330 AVE 25 HR 90 RBI 5 SB had a tougher time […]

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Johann Santana to rehab soon

Mets starter and perennial fantasy star, Johann Santana, will be in New York this week to get clearance to begin rehab.  He should begin throwing soon and should be expected back somewhere around the All-star break barring any setbacks. Santana is going to be an interesting pick on draft day.  In auction drafts, how do you […]

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