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The calendar is turning to May and Week 5 is about to start. The hot starters are beginning to cool off, and the sleepers may have hit the snooze button. Injuries, changes in the lineup, etc. - so many things are coming into play. Here is a list of some guys with whom you shouldn't... Read More

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 25 Percent of Leagues ANALYSIS: Pearce's breakout last season had some fantasy owners betting on a repeat performance this time around. I wasn't among them, and Pearce struggled enough in the first two months that he was played sparingly even before suffering an oblique injury. In... Read More

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 17% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: The young fireballer for the O's has started to put everything together of late. In his last 40 innings, he's only allowed 16 earned runs. Aside from the bomb he gave up to Miguel Sano on Sunday, he was lights out the... Read More

BALLER MOVE: Stash in All Leagues OWNED IN: 28% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: So it took All-Star Catcher Matt Wieters a little bit longer than expected to recover from Tommy John surgery. But now that he is back it is time to go all in for big second half production in 2015. Let us take the... Read More

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper leagues OWNED IN: 24% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Yes, that Ubaldo Jimenez. Once a Cy Young candidate and one of the most feared pitchers in the game, Jimenez has since turned that reputation into one of the most inconsistent pitchers in the game. He quickly fell off a cliff after his tremendous 2010 campaign but... Read More

BALLER MOVE: Draft in Later Rounds / Stash in All Leagues ANALYSIS: Matt Wieters had finally turned the corner to his bright career hitting a cool .308 with 5 HR and 18 RBI in 26 games during the 2014 season. Then he was shut down for the season opting for Tommy John surgery on his... Read More

The Baltimore Orioles have had major setbacks in their outfield this off-season. They were not able to resign Nelson Cruz, who ended up signing with Seattle. They also said goodbye to long time Baltimore staple Nick Markakis, who signed with the Braves. In their first addition to their 2015 outfield, the O's today made a... Read More

Starting Pitcher Sleepers For The Second Half For this week's column, I am going to discuss three starting pitchers who are second half sleepers in fantasy baseball. These pitchers are ready for a stronger second half after some struggles to start the year. Not coincidentally, all three have a history of improving beyond the All-Star... Read More

The MLB offseason is winding down, which means it’s time to evaluate which teams made the right moves and which ones got caught sleeping. Although there are still some big names out there that could help some teams whose rosters are lacking (Matt Garza, Ervin Santana and Ubaldo Jimenez come to mind), let’s take a look at... Read More

  Hello RotoBallers and welcome to the first installment of the RotoBaller Orioles blog, your home for Baltimore Orioles’ fantasy analysis. This entry addresses the Orioles’ offseason, and what it means for your 2014 fantasy season.   2014 Baltimore Orioles - Team Preview The Orioles’ philosophy seems to have a couple of components which are... Read More

Hardcore MLB fans are always on the lookout for the next Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, or Stephen Strasburg. Whether it is for their own team's benefit late in the season during a fantasy baseball playoff push, or to get a glimpse of what the future may hold for a struggling franchise hoping to be on... Read More

Week 8 Waiver Wire & FAAB Bids