Mariner fans, this is real fantasy baseball

February 2, 2011

Mariner fans, this is real fantasy baseball
Jim Sterba of Marysville visits with an unidentified coach in the bullpen during the recent Mariners fantasy camp in Arizona. Tom Krause of Lynnwood took part in the the recent Mariners fantasy camp in Arizona.
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2011 Fantasy outlooks: Boston Red Sox
What will Boston’s lineup look like with Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford in the mix? What can owners expect from Josh Beckett in 2011? Our Scott White sizes up this year’s edition of the Red Sox.
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MLB Fantasy Baseball Profile: What Happened to Nick Markakis?
Nick Markakis averaged 99 runs, 20.3 HRs, 100 RBI and 11.3 SBs while hitting .299 from 2007-2009. He didn’t excel in any one category, outside of the 112 RBI in 2007, but he was a solid contributor across the board. Then last year happened. The only area in which Markakis looked like himself was his batting average of .297. He scored just 79 runs; he hit just 12 HRs. Those dips were bad, but his …
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Will Carroll: Few baseball teams understand value of medical staffs
I’m shamelessly stealing the title of Po Bronson’s great book to illustrate the difficulty that MLB teams have in keeping players healthy. Over the last decade, teams have spent more than a billion dollars on players that were on the DL. That’s billion with a B, all spent on players shelved for injuries that could be preventable. Certainly there will always be injuries in sports — which keeps …
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