Paul Rice

  • joined May 09, 2008
  • last login Jun 13, 2013
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The Zack Greinke Injury and Replacement Options


Zack Greinke smashed his collarbone in a brawl last week, and his injury left a gigantic void in many fantasy pitching staffs. Here are a few quick and dirty recommendations for replacements while Greinke recovers.

Digging For Gold In Miami


The Miami Marlins have become the number one joke in all of baseball, with the best punchline being the roster full of obscurities and never-will-be's. It's not all bad, however, as Paul Rice points out a few Marlins players worth owning in fantasy.

Five First Week Superstars


It's the first week of the season and small sample size fooferah is running rampant. Here are the five hottest hitters from baseball's Opening Week, but what are the chance that they can sustain this hot hitting for a longer period of time?

Picking Up Jeff Francoeur: A Tale of Desperation


With an injury-riddled fantasy roster and a gathering sense of desperation, Paul Rice swallows his pride and dips into the free agent pool to pick up Jeff Francoeur, one of the worst fantasy players in 2011. How will this turn out?

Opening Week Pickup Options


Baseball season is finally here! Here are some solid free agent pickup options for Opening Week.

Kyle Lohse To the Brew Crew, & Other Pitching News


Kyle Lohse finally lands on a team, Mike Leake is fantasy-relevant again (sort of), and Scott Kazmir is still alive. We discuss the fantasy ramifications.

Six Bold Pitcher Predictions For 2013


Paul Rice lays it all on the line with six fearless fantasy pitching predictions for 2013.

Five Position Player Wild Cards in 2013


These fantasy hitters are the toughest in the league to predict. They all have potential to be fantasy studs, but could also just as easily provide you with squat.

Five Bust Out Closer Candidates in 2013


Don't want to pay the premium for the top-ranked closers in fantasy drafts? Here are the top five bust out closer candidates for those looking for a sneaky source of saves.

The Six Biggest Wild Card Pitchers For 2013


They're the maddening pitchers who are one step from fantasy stardom, but yet seem so far away. Here are the top six wild card pitchers who could make or break your fantasy season in 2013.

Retro Fake Teams: Fantasy Baseball 1953


Fake Teams takes you back to fantasy baseball's past, to examine who would have been the top fantasy players in the year 1953!

Five Devalued Pitchers To Target in 2013


These pitchers lost a lot of their value in 2012, whether due to injury or ineffectiveness. Here is why you should target them in this year's draft and expect a bounceback.

2013 Breakout Picks, By Position


Which players are going to break out to become fantasy stars in 2013? Here is a listing of the top picks to click, by position.

Ricescapades: A Change of Environment, AL Edition


A look at some of the big names who landed on new American League teams this offseason, and how that move affects their fantasy value.

Hunter Pence: The Reverend Calls For a Bounceback


Hunter Pence struggled mightily after his acquisition by the Giants last year and his fantasy owners suffered. Can he overcome his home park's offense-killing ways to reclaim his fantasy value?

Todd Frazier: Time to Shine


Todd Frazier has a starting third base position all to himself in 2013, and he's ready to be a nice power-hitting option in NL-only formats.

Ben Zobrist: Zorilla Unleashed


Ben Zobrist gained shortstop eligibility late in the 2012 season. He now enters 2013 as one of the strongest five-category players in AL-only formats.

Ricescapades: Change of Environment, NL Edition


A look at a collection of players who have changed teams in the offseason and have landed in the National League, and how that change in environment will affect their fantasy value, for better or worse.

Sergio Romo: To Live and Die With the Slider


Sergio Romo is poised to ride his devastating slider to a year as one of baseball's better closers.

Fernando Rodney: Relief Genius or Epic Fluke?


Fernando Rodney shocked the fantasy masses by turning into one of baseball's best closers in 2012. Before you go crazy drafting him though, be prepared for almost certain regression.

Tim Lincecum: The Freak Freaks Out Fantasy Owners


Tim Lincecum's poor 2012 season was devastating for many fantasy owners. Can he rebound and reclaim his status as fantasy ace?

Brett Anderson: A Question of Health


Brett Anderson is a potential Top-20 fantasy pitcher when he can stay off the DL. Is 2013 finally the year he delivers on that promise?

Giancarlo Stanton: Baseball's New 50-Homer King?


Giancarlo Stanton is a home run-hitting beast and a first round fantasy stud. Can he reach the 50-home run mark in 2013?

Desmond Jennings: Down, but Not Out


Desmond Jennings was a disappointment in his first full big league season, but even if he isn't a star, he's a stolen base asset in deep leagues and AL-only formats.

Aramis Ramirez: The Reliable War Horse


Aramis Ramirez doesn't get the accolades that some other fantasy players do, but he's one of the top run producers at third base on a yearly basis.

The Debate: Give Me Moose Tacos Over Pedro


In the second part of our point/counterpoint debate, I take Mike Moustakas as a better third base option than Pedro Alvarez.

Alcides Escobar: Is He For Real?


Alcides Escobar had a breakout season in 2012 and looks like he might be a solid fantasy shortstop. Was the improvement the real thing, or a fluke?

Troy Tulowitzki: Injury Prone, Yet Still the Best


Troy Tulowitzki had his 2012 season ruined by injury, but he's worth risking a high draft pick, as he's the top fantasy shortstop when healthy.

Jemile Weeks: Will He Rebound or Flame Out?


After a disastrous sophomore season, Jemile Weeks looks to live up to his substantial talent and put himself on fantasy radars again.

Marco Scutaro and Perils of Playoff Performance


Marco Scutaro provided a surprising lift to fantasy owners with a red hot August and September. Despite the postseason heroics, though, he's still little more than a last resort fantasy second base option.

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