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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 5th): Adrian Beltre to Sign With Rangers

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011
Fantasy Baseball

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…)

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…)