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2011 Fantasy Baseball News (February 2nd): Freddy Garcia Signs Minor League Deal with Yanks

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Add Freddy Garcia to the "Maybe" List of the 2011 Yankee Pitching Staff

It has been a quiet week in MLB news, as the free agent class is getting smaller and teams are running out of players to round out their teams. Now more teams will looking to sign high risk, high reward players. Or veterans who are trying to bounce back and revive their careers. Most of these players will not make much of an impact on fantasy baseball for this coming season but I believe Freddy Garcia and Justin Duchscherer have value if things fall their way.

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Fantasy Baseball News and Notes

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Damon and Ramirez reunite as teammates in Tampa

Spring Training is quickly approaching and GMs are starting to make more moves in preparation of the upcoming season. It is important to pay attention to where certain players land. This could affect their fantasy value and what type of production to expect. For example, it is expected Jorge Cantu will sign with the Padres. This will have a serious impact on his home run totals, playing half his games at Petco Park. Mike Napoli was traded twice in the past week. First to the Blue Jays in the Vernon Wells trade and then he was shipped off to Texas for relieve pitcher for Frank Francisco. Now it may be tough for Napoli to find regular at-bats given the Rangers lineup. However, given an opportunity, he could have big year playing in the much more hitter friendly Ballpark in Arlington. (more…)

2011 Fantasy Baseball News (January 20th): Joey Votto Signs Extension with Cincinnati Reds

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Votto has 38 million reasons to smile.

The 2011 fantasy baseball season is just a couple of months away, which means it’s time to start readily preparing for the upcoming drafts. Which players will have their stock affected by injury? Will there be intriguing fantasy baseball sleepers to keep in mind? Let’s take a look at some fantasy baseball news as the season approaches.

Joey Votto signs three year extension with the Cincinnati Reds

The reigning NL MVP and one time All-Star has been rewarded by the Cincinnati Reds with a new three year deal worth $38 million. This three year deal is good news for Votto as well as fantasy owners. (more…)

2011 Fantasy Baseball News (January 5th): Adrian Beltre to Sign With Rangers

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011
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Beltre should give the Rangers some power.

Even though we are still about five weeks away from pitchers and catchers reporting for Spring Training, there is plenty of off-season fantasy baseball news that will have an affect on the 2011 fantasy baseball season.

Where will Manny be Manny next season? He is still looking for a team, along with Carl Pavano, Vladimir Guerrero, Johnny Damon, and Brad Penny. However, one premier free agent has found a home and will be playing in a division next season that he has spent ample time within before.

Adrian Beltre to Sign With Texas Rangers

Adrian Beltre is expected to sign a multiyear deal with the Texas Rangers soon and will return to the AL West where he played five seasons with the Seattle Mariners. This is definitely an interesting move for all parties involved and there are fantasy implications for more than just Beltre with this signing. (more…)