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Alex Kantecki

  • joined Aug 28, 2012
  • last login Aug 18, 2014
  • posts 190
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Alex is a fantasy baseball writer at Fake Teams. He's a Cubs fan to a fault. Poke him on Twitter at @rotodealer.

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  • NFL Chicago Bears
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Corey Hart, Mariners agree to one-year deal

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The Mariners have agreed to a one-year deal with free-agent first baseman/outfielder Corey Hart, according to CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman. What are the fantasy implications?

Brett Anderson traded to the Rockies

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The Rockies acquired Brett Anderson for pitchers Drew Pomeranz and Chris Jensen on Tuesday. Can Anderson finally fulfill his potential in Colorado?

MLB Winter Meetings 2013: Staying Warm in Orlando

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What storylines should you follow at the 2013 Winter Meetings?

Granderson, Mets agree to four-year, $60MM deal

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The Mets found their man, inking outfielder Curtis Granderson to a four-year, $60 million deal. What are the fantasy implications?

Brewers trade Aoki to the Royals for Will Smith

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In the latest baseball move in a busy off-season, the Brewers traded outfielder Norichika Aoki to the Royals in exchange for left-handed reliever Will Smith. What are the fantasy implications?

Fantasy Top 5 for 2014: Chicago Cubs

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The Cubs were historically bad in 2013. With the team still a year or two away from contention, what players can you trust to roster on your fantasy team in 2014?

Scott Kazmir, from Cleveland to Oakland

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The Athletics will sign free-agent starting pitcher Scott Kazmir to a two-year, $22 million deal, effectively ending the team's pursuit of Bartolo Colon. How will Kazmir perform in Oakland?

Ricky Nolasco and Phil Hughes, the newest Twins

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The Minnesota Twins added a pair of starting pitchers to the mix for 2014, signing Ricky Nolasco and Phil Hughes to multi-year deals. What does it mean for their fantasy values?

Alfonso Soriano Deserves Some of Your Turkey Today

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In 2013, Alfonso Soriano hit 30 home runs and collected 100 RBIs for the second consecutive season. Can the oldie-but-goodie outfielder make it three in a row in 2014?

Fantasy Top 5 for 2014: Washington Nationals

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Alex Kantecki looks into the future with the top-five Washington Nationals in 2014 fantasy baseball leagues.

Peter Bourjos: Angel in the Cardinals' outfield

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Alex Kantecki discusses the fantasy impact of the trade that sent outfielder Peter Bourjos from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to the St. Louis Cardinals.

Padres sign Josh Johnson for one-year, $8 million

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The San Diego Padres have agreed to a one-year, $8 million deal with free-agent starting pitcher Josh Johnson. Fake Teams breaks down the fantasy implications.

The Fantasy Top 5 for 2014: Chicago White Sox

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Alex Kantecki highlights the top-five fantasy options on the Chicago White Sox in 2014.

Phillies sign Byrd to two-year, $16 million deal

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The Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a two-year, $16 million deal with outfielder Marlon Byrd. Fake Teams breaks down the fantasy implications.

MLB Trade Rumors: Max Scherzer to the Nationals?

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Alex Kantecki looks at the likelihood of the Tigers trading right-hander Max Scherzer, and the possible fantasy fallout.

Fantasy Top 5 Tampa Bay Rays for 2014

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Alex Kantecki offers his ranks for the top-five fantasy players in Tampa Bay next season.

Jon Lester: Postseason Hero and/or Fantasy Ace?

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Alex Kantecki looks at the postseason heroics of Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester.

Defending Jacoby Ellsbury

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Alex Kantecki defends his top-10 ranking of Boston Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury.

Max Scherzer Is Awesome: Now What?

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Alex Kantecki reviews the season of Tigers' right-hander Max Scherzer and looks ahead to 2014.

Here Comes (The) Sonny Gray, Athletics' Ace

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Alex Kantecki looks at the emergence of Oakland Athletics rookie right-hander Sonny Gray.

My Super Early Top 10 for 2014

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Alex Kantecki looks to the future with his way-too-early top 10 for 2014.

When Bold Meets Stupid: Another Review

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Alex Kantecki reviews his 10 bold predictions from March.

Risers and Fallers: Week 25

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Alex Kantecki identifies a pair of risers and fallers for Week 25, including Padres second baseman Jedd Gyorko and Giants first baseman Brandon Belt.

Two-Start Pitchers: Week 25

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Alex Kantecki ranks the two-start pitchers for Week 25 and recommends a few worth using, including Marco Estrada, Tanner Roark, Jose Quintana and Garrett Richards.

Risers and Fallers: Week 24

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Alex Kantecki identifies a pair of risers and fallers for Week 24, including Wilson Ramos and Kole Calhoun.

Two-Start Pitchers: Week 24

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Alex Kantecki ranks the two-start pitchers for Week 24 and recommends a few worth using, including Andrew Cashner, Sonny Gray and Scott Kazmir.

Risers and Fallers: Week 23

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Alex Kantecki identifies a pair of risers and fallers for Week 23, including Matt Adams and Corey Kluber.

Two-Start Pitchers: Week 23

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Alex Kantecki ranks the two-start pitchers for Week 23 and recommends a few worth using, including Dillon Gee, Ubaldo Jimenez, Jhoulys Chacin and Andrew Cashner.

Risers and Fallers: Week 22

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Alex Kantecki identifies a pair of risers and fallers for Week 22, including Adam Eaton and Avisail Garcia.

Two-Start Pitchers: Week 22 (Sep. 2-8)

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Alex Kantecki ranks the two-start pitchers for Week 22 and recommends a few worth using, including Ian Kennedy, Jose Quintana, Erasmo Ramirez and Danny Duffy.

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