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Five 2016 Second Base Sleepers

After you get past the elite options at second base, guys like Jose Altuve, things can get a little iffy. Because of that, it is pretty easy to just settle for a low-end player, punt that position, or even worse, reach for an overvalued player. As we get closer to Opening Day, here are some... Read More

Last week, we examined three veterans that have managed to dramatically exceed their preseason expectations, a class of player that is disproportionately likely to bust the next year. This week, we look at another class of player likely to bust: The highly touted prospect that puts up strong MLB numbers in a limited sample size.... Read More

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 15% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: It appears that the brother of Seattle 3B Kyle Seager may just be proving the critics right when they said he would be an instant star as soon as he made the majors. Seager has been nothing short of spectacular since his... Read More

BALLER MOVE: Short-Term Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 36% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Utley has been on a roll of late and now he's on his way to LA. He gets a boost hitting in that lineup, but there are some caveats here. When Howie Kendrick comes back from his hamstring injury, Utley will... Read More

Zack Greinke has been named the starting pitcher for the National League during Tuesday’s MLB All-Star Game, according to Since Max Scherzer pitched on Sunday, the door was open for the starting pitching role for the NL. Greinke has been the hottest pitcher in baseball, and a solid selection for this coveted role at the... Read More

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 67% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: Despite not getting consistent playing time early on, Justin Turner has now secured a job as the everyday third baseman in Los Angeles. Not only that, but Turner has also put up numbers worthy of being an All Star. To this point... Read More

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 25% of Fleaflicker leagues ANALYSIS: The 28 year old lefty for the Cardinals has been rather effective since returning from the DL.  He currently owns a 1-3 record but don't let that fool you for a second. All four of his outings have been quality starts, and he has... Read More

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deep and NL-Only leagues. OWNED IN: 8% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: The Los Angeles Dodgers pitching staff has been decimated by injuries this year. First Hyun-Jin Ryu went down with a shoulder injury and then Brandon McCarthy became the latest victim to Tommy John surgery. The Dodgers searched high and wide... Read More

  Los Angeles Dodgers 2014 Team Preview The 2014 Los Angeles Dodgers will look to capitalize on their historic run to close out the 2013 season. The core of the team that went 54-27 in the final 3 months of the season will be back to try get over the hump and advance to the... Read More

  Where Will Tanaka Land?   Arguably the most talked about free agent of the offseason, 25-year-old Masahiro Tanaka has MLB owners drooling. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the specifics of this hype monster, here's a brief recap: Strikingly similar to Hiroki Kuroda, Tanaka features a low 90s fastball, excellent control, and... Read More