Monthly Archives: June 2011

Trade Fallout: Mark Ellis Traded To Colorado

According to Jim Armstrong of The Denver Post (click here for the article), “The Rockies today acquired veteran Mark Ellis from the Oakland A’s, along with cash considerations, for minor-league pitcher Bruce Billings and a player to be named later.”  … Continue reading

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Prospect Tracker: Josh Bell & Nick Franklin

Josh Bell – Baltimore Orioles – Third Baseman Triple-A (through June 27): .252 (73-290), 13 HR, 38 RBI, 40 R, 4 SB Remember when Bell was considered the Orioles third baseman of the future?  Doesn’t it seem like ages ago … Continue reading

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Working The Wire: Looking At 2nd Half Standouts

by Will Overton The all-star game is right around the corner and that only means one thing, we’re halfway through the baseball season already. For fantasy baseball owners that means it’s make or break time. No more sitting back and … Continue reading

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Injury Report: June 30: Erik Bedard, Josh Johnson, Jayson Werth & More

Let’s take a look at this morning’s injury news and notes: Erik Bedard – Seattle Mariners – Greg Johns of (click here for the article) is reporting that, “The Mariners’ run as the only Major League team to use … Continue reading

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Around the Majors: June 29: James Shields, Dustin Ackley, Chris Carpenter & More

Let’s take a look at this morning’s injury news and notes: James Shields had a “poor” outing, as he was outdueled by Edinson Volquez.  Shields allowed 4 ER on 7 H and 2 BB, striking out 10, over 7.0 innings.  … Continue reading

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Waiver Worthy: Is Chase d’Arnaud A Viable Option In 2011?

Those who purchased the 2011 Rotoprofessor Fantasy Baseball Draft Guide may have had the Pirates Chase d’Arnaud already on their radars.  On the Top 90 Prospect list that was included d’Arnaud came in at #44, where I said: “With Ronny … Continue reading

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