Posts Tagged ‘2010 MLB news’

2010 Fantasy Baseball News (Dec 28th): Brandon Webb Signs With Rangers

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010
Fantasy Baseball News

Webb could be a huge addition for the Rangers.

Before 2009, Brandon Webb was considered one of the most consistent pitchers and one of the first pitchers off the board. From 2006 to 2008 he had an era a little over 3 each year, averaging around 18 wins and 185 strikeouts.

The four innings pitched over the past two years and Webb is now an afterthought. However, he is an interesting prospect heading into 2011.He has signed a one year deal with the Texas Rangers and will be joining a very young and talented rotation of CJ Wilson, Tommy Hunter, Derek Holland and Colby Lewis. (more…)

Fantasy Baseball Impact: Zack Greinke to Milwaukee Brewers

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010
Fantasy Baseball

The addition of Greinke makes the Brewers legit.

The Kansas City Royals are once again in rebuilding mode but did they ever really leave it over the past ten years? They recently traded away the only player with significant relevance in fantasy baseball in former CY Young Winner, Zack Greinke. Greinke, along with Yuniesky Betancourt, were traded to the Milwaukee Brewers for shortstop Alcides Escobar, outfielder Lorenzo Cain and two pitching prospects.

The Brewers are setting up to be one of the top teams in the National League next year with the addition of Greinke and Shawn Marcum to a lineup with players like Prince Fielder, Ryan Braun, and Corey Hart. This year will be his first year being on a team who has a realistic shot at the playoffs and it will be interesting to see which Greinke shows up next year, the one who won the Cy Young in 2009 or the pitcher with an ERA over 4 and 14 losses. (more…)

2010 Fantasy Baseball News (December 14th): Cliff Lee Signs With Phillies

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
2010 MLB News

Lee lands back in Philadelphia with a big contract.

There’s been some major developments on the MLB Hot Stove of late, with the latest coming early Tuesday morning. Despite the fact that Spring Training doesn’t begin for another few months, FBS will continue to keep you updated with all the news and notes from around the MLB.

Read on for the latest news in MLB, including any fantasy baseball implications:

Cliff Lee, SP, Philadelphia Phillies

No, that’s not a typo.

After taking his sweet time in making a decision on his next team, Cliff Lee has decided to go back to where he was most comfortable–in Philadelphia. (more…)