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A potentially overpaid outfielder turns out to be a bargain, and the Yankees and Red Sox add injury prone arms.



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February 19, 2014 6:00 am

Rumor Roundup: Chris Capuano, Free Agent of Interest

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Daniel Rathman

Chris Capuano and Stephen Drew draw interest from multiple teams, and Drew Pomeranz is still a starter.

Mariners in active discussions with Chris Capuano
With Ubaldo Jimenez off the market on a four-year, $50 million deal with the Orioles, the Mariners are running out of veteran starters with whom to pad their rotation. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman wrote on Tuesday that while the team at least kicked the tires on Jimenez and has been in touch with the still-available Ervin Santana, its top target at the moment might be Chris Capuano.


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February 10, 2014 6:00 am

Rumor Roundup: Plenty of Arms Available

1

Daniel Rathman

The Orioles keep searching for a starter, A.J. Burnett and Ryan Madson remain available, and the Pirates look for first-base help.

Pirates dissatisfied with current first-base situation
If the season started today, the Pirates would have Gaby Sanchez splitting time with a left-handed first baseman, most likely either Andrew Lambo or Chris McGuiness. According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, in the eyes of general manager Neal Huntington, that won’t do.

Cafardo wrote on Sunday that there is “mutual interest” between the Pirates and Kendrys Morales, who declined a qualifying offer from the Mariners and hasn’t found many (any?) suitors on the open market. Morales’ agent, Scott Boras, isn’t afraid to drag free agents into March—as he showed last offseason with Kyle Lohse—but the pressure could turn up as Opening Day nears, because the first baseman turned down $14.1 million on his agent’s advice.


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February 3, 2014 6:00 am

Rumor Roundup: Scoping Out the Less Expensive Starters

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Daniel Rathman

The latest on the cheaper free agent starters still out there.

Diamondbacks could enter the slow-developing Bronson Arroyo market
After failing to secure a frontline starter to lead their 2014 rotation, the Diamondbacks might be setting their sights a little lower: According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, general manager Kevin Towers is now eyeing Bronson Arroyo.


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August 8, 2013 6:25 am

Free Agent Watch: Week 19

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Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

A look at eight widely available players who could help your fantasy team down the stretch, depending on the format of the league in which you play.

Alex Rodriguez, 3B, New York Yankees
I couldn’t resist. In ESPN, A-Rod is only owned in 21.3 percent of all leagues. While there are certainly questions about how long A-Rod can play before the inevitable arbitration hearing takes place and the possible suspension goes down, A-Rod is a must start even in mixed formats. He has 20 HR potential at third base and if completely healthy could exceed that. Moral qualms are fine in real life, but in fantasy baseball you have to take the opportunities where they might come. —Mike Gianella

Comparable Player: Josh Donaldson


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June 20, 2013 4:42 am

Daily Roundup: Around the League: June 20, 2013

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Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for June 20, 2013.

Thanks to Jason Martinez and Clint Chisam of MLB Depth Charts, we'll now be bringing you daily news, notes, transactions, injury updates, and notable performances from the previous day's games...throughout the entire season! And if you like what you see here, don't forget to check out MLBDC's Insider subscription, which also includes starting pitcher rankings and matchups, top 25 batter vs. pitcher stat rankings, lineup tracker (includes lineups from past seven games), rotation report, stat tracker, and more!

Probable Pitchers for June 20, 2013


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June 13, 2013 9:11 am

Daily Roundup: Around the League: June 13, 2013

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Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for June 13, 2013.

Thanks to Jason Martinez and Clint Chisam of MLB Depth Charts, we'll now be bringing you daily news, notes, transactions, injury updates, and notable performances from the previous day's games...throughout the entire season! And if you like what you see here, don't forget to check out MLBDC's Insider subscription, which also includes starting pitcher rankings and matchups, top 25 batter vs. pitcher stat rankings, lineup tracker (includes lineups from past seven games), rotation report, stat tracker, and more!

Probable Pitchers for June 13, 2013


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May 18, 2012 12:11 pm

Weekly Planner: Week Eight

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Paul Sporer

Paul takes a tour of the league's two-start pitchers to see which are worth using this week.

It’s been a shaky start to the two-start week for several of our American League options from last week.  Drew Smyly and Max Scherzer were both touched up in Chicago.  Jeff Niemann had his leg broken and now sits on the 60-day disabled list.  Ivan Nova and Jason Hammel were smacked around in an 8-5 slugfest against each other.

National Leaguers didn’t fare much better as Erik Bedard, Ryan Dempster, and Chad Billingsley were among the casualties in their first start.  I should’ve known better with Dempster; I gave the reason not to start him within the article—he was facing St. Louis.  They have become a team you must sit your non-star pitchers against. 

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March 1, 2012 3:00 am

Preseason Value Picks: Starting Pitchers for 3/1/12

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Mike Petriello

Phil Hughes, Jamie Garcia, Chris Capuano, and Jake Peavy get the Preseason VP treatment this week

It’s March 1 as you’re reading this, and that is noteworthy if only because we’re finally into a month where there’s going to be real, live Major League Baseball that counts—even if the Japan-based series between the M’s and A’s will take place in the middle of the night for most of us. With the season fast approaching, fantasy drafts are really starting to heat up. Here are some thoughts on four pitchers who may or may not be on your radar for various reasons…

Phil Hughes | SP | New York Yankees
Mixed: $3 | AL-only: $10 |
PECOTA SP Rank: - | SP ADP: 67


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December 5, 2011 9:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Going to Miami

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R.J. Anderson

The Marlins go big to bring in Jose Reyes, the Angels trade another catcher to Toronto, the Dodgers acquire Capuano and Kennedy, and the Phillies sign Laynce Nix.

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July 29, 2011 1:32 am

Value Picks: Starting Pitchers for 7/29/11

2

Bill Baer

Bill welcomes a pair of former prospects to VP and wonders whether Chris Capuano is fatigued or injured.

Newcomers
David Huff, Cleveland Indians (2% Yahoo!, 2% ESPN, 4% CBS)
Huff has looked quite good in his first two MLB starts of the year. His solid performance in his last start was overshadowed by the incompetence of his team's offense and defense, at least on that particular day. The Indians' defense committed five errors behind him while Ervin Santana tossed baseball's third no-hitter of the season.



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June 24, 2011 12:22 am

Value Picks: Starting Pitchers

1

Bill Baer

Bill welcomes Capuano and Vargas to VP and finds a potential bargain for NL-only leaguers.

Newcomers
Chris Capuano, New York Mets (9% Yahoo!, 16% ESPN, 20% CBS)


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