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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For July 23rd

With Ian Desmond dealing with an oblique injury, Danny Espinosa picked up his fifth game at shortstop, and with it, eligibility at the position in many leagues. He has a career high .244 batting average – nearly the league average this season – and adds decent power (eight homers) and great speed (14 steals).

07/23/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For July 16th

Jhonny Peralta is on fire over his last five games, batting 9-for-20 (.450) with two home runs, seven RBI and three runs scored. Particularly since June, Peralta has been rediscovering what made him so good last season.

07/16/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For July 9th

Francisco Liriano ( SP, MIN) has been fantastic since returning to the starting rotation. After tossing 6.2 innings and allowing just one run this week against the Rangers, Liriano has now allowed just 15 runs in his last 49.1 innings, striking out 52 against 24 walks.

07/09/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For June 18th

Players are dropping like flies this week. One of my teams lost Alex Avila, Drew Stubbs, Brandon Beachy and Brandon Morrow to injury. I’m going to stash all four of those players, but some won’t have the luxury to do so – here are some players worth an add if you need to fill in for an injury.

06/18/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For June 11th

The free agent wires get barer and barer as the season progresses. That makes every move at this point of the season more and more important. Make sure you’re the one grabbing the right guy off the scrap heap, not putting the big get back onto the waiver wire.

06/11/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For May 29th

By: Jack Moore Each week we’ll be providing you with insight into the best (and worst) baseball players to play in your fantasy baseball league. As I turn in this week’s column, I own a […]

05/29/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For May 21st

It’s a common truism in sports: you don’t win a game in the first quarter, but you can lose one. We’re almost at the end of the first quarter for the 2012 MLB season. Sitting in first place? Don’t get cocky. We’ve got a long way to go.

05/21/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For May 14th

So far so good for most of my teams – all but two of my nine money league teams sit in the top half of their leagues. The two that don’t? Albert Pujols was the first (or most expensive, in the auction) pick. For all you Pujols owners out there, I feel your pain.

05/14/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For April 30th

The early season dust is beginning to settle, as we’re now roughly one-eighth of the way through the season. Roles are stabilizing, teams are separating themselves. Still, 20 games can hold plenty of statistical anomalies, so we must remain discerning as the calendar flips to May. Here are five players heading into the season’s second month like lions.

04/30/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For April 16th

The first full week of the fantasy season is finished. Struggling early? Don’t overreact too quickly. Only 4.5% of the 2430-game MLB schedule has played. Still, everybody deals with injuries and players losing their roles, so here are some guys to take a look at if you need to make a roster move.

04/16/2012

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