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Medical Corner: Bogaerts, Suarez, Myers, Knebel

My projected return dates are based on medical protocols, established rehabilitation guidelines, and evidence-based data. Most of the time I will not agree with the timelines given by teams, beat-writers, or others on social media. Players to Add Now Luiz Gohara – ETA – Late April Dinelson Lamet – ETA – Mid-May Recent Injuries Xander Bogaerts – Left Ankle Injury ("Alleged" stress fracture of talus) This injury is getting a lot of press and a lot of conflicting reports. Let’s go by the evidence. Bogaerts is out of the…

The Baseball Show S2.E1 guest Jacob Faria

We are back for a second season of The Baseball Show LIVE! Thanks to all who made season one a roaring success, especially our hardcore fanbase of The Crab Army. We are looking forward to bigger and better things in our sophomore campaign, so subscribe to the channel, and make us your regular Wednesday night destination! We're kicking things off with Tampa Bay Rays breakout pitcher, and friend of the show, Jacob Faria. We'll be getting into what changed in his routine to fuel his breakout, expectations moving forward,…

Trade Analysis: Ryon Healy Sent to Mariners

It is not surprising that Seattle’s Jerry Dipoto started off the hot stove season by trading Emilio Pagan (RHP) and Alexander Campos (SS) to Oakland for Ryon Healy (1B/3B). For fantasy purposes, Healy’s value improved the most. With Matt Olson and Matt Chapman emerging as Oakland’s future at first and third baseman, respectively, the 25-year-old Healy didn’t have a full-time job. Now he does. Seattle used Danny Valencia at first base last season, so Healy looks to be a step up. Last year he hit .271/.302/.451 with 25…

ESPN Player Rater Retrospective

It can often be difficult to place into context how well (or how poorly) certain players have performed recently. A glance at ESPN’s Player Rater, which attempts to quantify a player’s overall fantasy value by analyzing their performance in each facet of the game, can focus targets for fantasy owners looking for help on the waiver wire. Of course, when dealing with small sample sizes, a player’s results can be fluky, but placement at or near the top of these lists could be indicative of a substantive change to a player’s…