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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For August 13th

Manny Machado has skyrocketed from 1% owned to 38% in the Yahoo! game since the Orioles called him up, and understandably so: the youngster has socked three home runs already in just sixteen at-bats, with six hits total.

08/13/2012

Todd Helton of the Colorado Rockies celebrates with Troy Tulowitzki after hitting a two-run homer in the second inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on May 25, 2012. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Helton To Undergo Surgery, Ending Poorest Season In His Career

Todd Helton’s worst season of his career is over. The Colorado Rockies said their first baseman and clubhouse leader will undergo arthroscopic surgery Friday to repair a torn labrum in his right hip.

08/07/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For August 6th

Players at premium positions (C, 2B, SS, 3B) in Colorado should always be watched; mediocre talent can become fantastic fantasy numbers, and great talent leads to such forces as Troy Tulowitzki.

08/06/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For July 30th

Typically, a move from the NL to the AL is a bad omen for pitchers. However, escaping homer-friendly Miller Park and the shoddy defense behind him in Milwaukee should be a boon for Zach Greinke.

07/30/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For July 23rd

With Ian Desmond dealing with an oblique injury, Danny Espinosa picked up his fifth game at shortstop, and with it, eligibility at the position in many leagues. He has a career high .244 batting average – nearly the league average this season – and adds decent power (eight homers) and great speed (14 steals).

07/23/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For July 16th

Jhonny Peralta is on fire over his last five games, batting 9-for-20 (.450) with two home runs, seven RBI and three runs scored. Particularly since June, Peralta has been rediscovering what made him so good last season.

07/16/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For July 9th

Francisco Liriano ( SP, MIN) has been fantastic since returning to the starting rotation. After tossing 6.2 innings and allowing just one run this week against the Rangers, Liriano has now allowed just 15 runs in his last 49.1 innings, striking out 52 against 24 walks.

07/09/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For July 2nd

Jim Thorne, Wilson Betemit, and Mike Fiers are just a few players featured on our “5 Up” list. See who else is trending upwards and which players you should steer clear of.

07/02/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For June 25th

Each week we’ll be providing you with insight into the best (and worst) baseball players to play in your fantasy baseball league.

06/25/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For June 18th

Players are dropping like flies this week. One of my teams lost Alex Avila, Drew Stubbs, Brandon Beachy and Brandon Morrow to injury. I’m going to stash all four of those players, but some won’t have the luxury to do so – here are some players worth an add if you need to fill in for an injury.

06/18/2012

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