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MLB Fantasy Baseball Young Guns: New York »

The fourth game of the New York Yankees' young season showcased the much-talked-about sophomore stud Ivan Nova vs. the less-and-less-talked-about Scott Baker and the Minnesota Twins.Six innings and 84 pitches (50 for strikes) were plenty for Nova to earn his second career win and first of the 2011 season. Nova brought a no-hitter into the fourth [...]

2011 Fantasy Baseball: Mark Teixeira and »

The start of the season comes a bit later for some and often it takes the presence of short sleeves and the aroma of sunscreen to thaw a long winter’s offseason. For players like Mark Teixeira, April might as well be February, and August, well—might as well be batting practice.Justifying the slow starts for some of the game’s [...]

2011 Fantasy Baseball Preseason Rankings: A »

"Don't pay for saves."I'm sure that's a mantra that most, if not all, fantasy baseball players have heard when it comes to drafting closers. The standard logic behind that belief is solid. The early rounds are always used for building the foundation of your offense and choosing stud starting pitchers to help you in wins and [...]

NY Yankees Pinstripe Projections: 2011 Fantasy »

Previously The Fantasy Fix reviewed and gave projections for the 2011 Yankees rotation. Now its time to dive in and analyze the Pinstripes positional players.Mixed League Rotisserie Auction Values in Parentheses   CATCHER: Russell Martin ($7) Early season speculation had youngster Jesus Montero pegged as the 2011 Opening Day starter [...]

2011 MLB Fantasy Pitching Preview: The AL East, CC »

As always, the Yankees have a chance to be really good this year.Except for the minor problem that their No. 2 starter has only one year of starting experience in the majors, their No. 3 starter is probably the single most maddening starter in baseball, their No. 4 starter has seven major league starts to his credit and their No. 5 starter is [...]

2011 Fantasy Baseball Draft Day Debate: Mark Teixeira »

In The Fantasy Fix's newest series, 2011 Fantasy Baseball Great Debate, our writers discuss two positional players and try to convince you which player to pick first on draft day. In this article we compare the two big bats of Mark Teixeira & Adrian Gonzalez.  If Mark Teixeira were coming off either his 2008 or 2009 season, he would be [...]

Alex Rodriguez to the DL: Top Five Fantasy Baseball »

Oh the good old-days when anyone could stay off the DL with a little HGH. Alex Rodriguez hit the 15-day DL today with a strained left-calf. The timing couldn't be worse for the Yankees, as they find the Tampa Bay Rays only 1.5 games back. Not only do the Pinstripes find themselves in a jam, but so do fantasy owners with the playoffs right around [...]

MLB Records Are Meant To Be Broken: The Fantasy Fix »

MLB records are broken almost every year. Some big, some small. Some take longer than others. It took 38 years before Roger Maris's 61 in '61 was broken, and then only another two years after for the record to fall again. Some records may just be etched in stone forever since the game is forever changing, like Cy Young's 511 wins. The bottom-line [...]