Found May 02, 2013 on The Fantasy Fix:
The first month of the baseball season has come and gone, so now is your opportunity hit the trade trail. Here is the Fix’s first round table discussion of the 2013 fantasy baseball season: Buy Low Targets. Read it, then go convince your rivals to cough up their underachievers. Enjoy! David Price | Rays | SP by Brett Talley (@TheRealTAL) Any buy low discussion of Price has to start with the obvious, which is his .343 BABIP, 68.8% strand rate, and 18.8% HR/FB. Those numbers are out of line both with both league average and Price’s career average. Assuming his skills are the same, we should expect him to bounceback. And his skills appear to be largely the same. Well, they seem to be as they were in 2010 and 2011. He peaked last season in a lot of ways. His groundball rate spiked to 53% but is about 49% this year. His average fastball velocity was 96.55, but it’s 94.67 this year. In turn, his K% is the same as it was over 2010-2011. But his skills in 2010 and 2011 were good enough for ...

Rays’ Price, others fined for incident with umpire

It was unclear whether Major League Baseball would punish those involved in the David Price/Tom Hallion incident this past weekend. Today, it is being reported that all parties invovled — Hallion and Rays players — have been fined $1,000 each. #Rays Price, Moore, Hellickson and Hallion each fined for Sunday’s incident. players for violating social media policy, ump for his...

Who Gets David Price? It Depends on How The Rays Do

The Tampa Bay Rays would love to hold on to David Price for a playoff run in 2013.  But the team’s financial picture and his high value make him a prime candidate to trade for a haul of younger, affordable prospects.  Whom the Rays eventually trade with will depend on whether they are winning enough by the trading deadline to want to keep Price, or doing poorly enough to deal...

MLB fines umpire Hallion, Price & 2 Rays teammates

Major League Baseball has fined umpire Tom Hallion and Tampa Bay pitchers David Price, Jeremy Hellickson and Matt Moore for their dustup last weekend. Hallion was the plate umpire and crew chief during a game Sunday at Chicago against the White Sox and Price thought he missed a pitch. They exchanged words and the AL Cy Young winner accused Hallion of directing an expletive at him...

Hallion and Price Fined For Yelling At Each Other

((HT: Looks like both sides in the alleged Tom Hallion-David Price argument came out a little lighter in the wallet after all... Remember, last week Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price claimed that home plate ump Tom Hallion swore back at him after Price thought a strike pitch (which looks like a strike pitch below) was called a ball. The call set off Price, Hallion...

Report: MLB fines ump Hallion, Rays' Price, Hellickson, Moore

Major League Baseball has fined Tampa Bay Rays pitchers David Price, Jeremy Hellickson and Matt Moore, as well as umpire Tom Hallion, the Tampa Bay Times reported Thursday morning.The report says Price was fined 1,000 for his tweets, and its presumed that all parties were fined equal amounts. Hallion, the report says, was fined for his reaction.Last Sunday, Price accused Hallion...

MLB Chooses Non-Confrontational Route In Discipline Of Umpire Tom Hallion

Not surprisingly, Major League Baseball took the path of least resistance in its decision to fine all the parties involved in the Tom Hallion-David Price incident last Sunday. Long story short, according to Price on Twitter, Hallion told him: “Throw the [expletive] ball over the plate.’’ Later, Hallion called Price “a liar.’’ MLB fined Price, and Rays pitchers Jeremy...

"Slice, Slice Baby" becomes web gold

When Marty McCurry made a parody music video called "Slice, Slice Baby," for the members at his golf club, he never intended for it to become a viral hit. But McCurry, the longtime pro at Old Fort Golf Club in Murfreesboro, Tenn., started getting texts earlier this week after the clip -- a parody of Vanilla Ice's "Ice, Ice Baby" -- appeared on Monday'...

Calll to the Bullpen: Episode 1.4

Summer is in the air and Jake, Mike and Hayden are back to discuss the warming weather and warming bats in Cleveland. Cy Young winners are dropping like flies at the hands of Indians hitters as the Tribe is now working their way back to the .500 mark and staying in the AL Central race. The offense is scoring runs left and right while the starting pitching appears to be settling...
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