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About Josh ShepardsonI am a recent graduate of SUNY Cortland where I majored in Sport Management. My hope is to one day write fantasy baseball articles for a living, and ultimately retire in Las Vegas where I can blow my career earnings at the poker tables.
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This week's article takes on a veteran feel .
A couple of A's hitters, a middle infielder looking to revive his career and a couple of southpaw starters.
Featured this week is a bit of power, a dash of speed, a pinch of starting pitching help, and a potential source of saves.
Looking for cheap pitching options? Look no further than this week's pitcher-heavy edition of the AL Waiver Wire.
The American League East is well represented this week—everyone featured calls the division home.
An American League Central-friendly Waiver Wire this week.
The outfield is getting some Waiver Wire love, and a trio of minor league pitchers are featured.
The opening installment of the column in 2012 is pitcher-approved.
Josh Sherpardson's top 100 prospect rankings, updated throughout the year.
The last of the stars of tomorrow.
Taking an in-depth look at prospects 51 through 75 on the top-100 fantasy prospect list.
Prospects 26-50 on the top-100 fantasy baseball prospect list.
The top-25 fantasy baseball prospects.
Harper, Trout head a comprehensive list of the next crop of fantasy baseball stars.
Analysis of the top 10 players ranked in early January's dynasty league article.
Is there a new edge to be gained in fantasy games?
A number of intriguing international players will, or could, sign with major league teams this offseason.
With the Arizona Fall League wrapped up, a final look at some of the league's top performers.
A look at some of MLBs most promising prospects.
Taking a look at the crowded 1B/DH/OF situation for the Angels.
Arizona Fall League prospect news, focusing on the most recent draftees.
Checking in on top prospects and standout performers in the Arizona Fall League.
The Arizona Fall League features some hot-hitting third basemen.
The AFL showcases 18 potential stars.
Last part of the top prospects
Players 51-75 of the top 100 fantasy baseball prospects.
Players 26-50 on the top 100 fantasy baseball prospects list.
The players most likely to make an impact next season and beyond.
The final installment of Waiver Wire for the 2011 season.
It's crunch time, and these players will help down the stretch.
With Sept. 1 around the corner, this week focuses on some recent and potential prospect call-ups.
Jim Thome receives the ultimate recognition for hitting 600 career home runs: A feature here!
Lots of strikeouts and some help at the keystone position.
Some familiar faces in new places.
An outfield-dominated edition of the AL Waiver Wire this week.
A couple of southpaws and some infield help are featured this week.
A few regulars return this week, while some fresh young faces debut.
Digging deep this week, with no featured players owned in more than five percent of Yahoo! leagues.
Youth is served in this week's article.
This week's Waiver Wire is dominated by middle infield help and American League East arms.
A former prospect rises from the dead and Rich Harden makes an appearance!
Some up-the-middle help and a couple of under-appreciated arms are featured this week.
The Royals are prominently featured in this week's AL Waiver Wire.
This week Waiver Wire unveils a new wrinkle in addition to highlighting under-owned players.
Youth is served this week, as well as a Dallas McPherson sighting!
An Athletics reliever who hasn't thrown a professional pitch in two years finds his way into the column.
Let "the process" begin.
Three under-owned Rays are featured this week.
Featured this week are a trio of first baseman, a shortstop who recently returned from the DL, a few groundball pitchers and one starter performing well down on the farm.
This week's American League side of Waiver Wire looks at some under-owned players who offer a bit of something for everyone.
Looking at players drafted outside the top 200 who are likely to outproduce their draft slots.
Continuing commentary from the experts
The experts wrap up commentary on the last few rounds of the mock draft.
Mock draft analysis from the experts.
Further mock draft analysis from the experts.
Mock drafters' analysis of their selections.
Continued mock draft analysis from the experts.
One more crack at the top under-25 players
These are the young players to own if you can keep them.
This week: starters who can help down the stretch, a reliever posting eye-popping strikeout numbers, sluggers to help your power categories, and a speedy outfielder.
Featured this week: relievers in position to pick up saves, a starter to help rack up strikeouts, an outfielder who's locked in, some speed at second base and some pop from behind the plate.
Featured this week are a flame-throwing left hander, a source of saves, a Tommy John survivor, a couple of recently promoted mashers, and a toolsy outfielder who has teased previously.
This week: possible September call-ups.
A couple of boom or bust arms, a couple of relievers vying for saves, some speed, and a couple of statues in the outfield fare eatured this week.
This week: a few Braves bats, a surprising rookie third baseman, a potential source of saves and a couple of rookie arms.
This week: Some players who changed leagues at the trade deadline, a handful of newly minted closers and an under-the-radar promotion.
This week features a couple recently promoted batters and some traded left-handed hurlers.
Youth rules in this week's NL Waiver Wire.
A couple of minor leaguers who have yet to throw a pitch in the majors are featured this week.
This week's NL Waiver Wire features a couple of hurlers on the mend, a recent prospect call-up, a couple of potential save vultures, and bats eligible up the middle, at the corners and in the outfield.
Featured this week are some reinforcements in the outfield, an all-time great closer, a potential save vulture, and a pitcher who recently was re-inserted into his team's rotation.
A trio of helpful outfielders as well as a catcher are featured in the hitter portion this week, and some high-volume strikeout pitchers and a knuckleballer are featured on the pitcher end of the spectrum.
This week's feature players include some widely unowned pitching help and some greatly undervalued bats available in entirely too many leagues.
This week features a number of recently promoted prospects.
This week's NL Waiver Wire features an underowned middle-of-the-order bat as well as a couple of catchers, some unlucky starting pitchers, a high-strikeout reliever and a starter pitching in the majors for the first time since 2007.
Featured in this week's Waiver Wire are a few more potential save vultures, a rehabbing strikeout artist, and some useful bats in deeper leagues.
Some middle infield reinforcements, some catching help, a couple of starting pitchers and a shot-in-the-dark save vulture.
Some corner infield thump, a useful catcher, some potential saves, and a couple young starters.
A post-hype sleeper, some pop, some speed and a handful of intriguing young arms.
Some helpful and cheap pop, an undervalued middle infielder, a potential closer and some veteran starting pitchers featured this week.
A couple Fish, a former stud 3B, a useful utility player, a couple future save candidates, an underappreciated flame thrower and a useful lefty Cubs' starter all appear in this week's Waiver Wire.
A column about NL players who are largely unowned but can contribute to fantasy rosters in a wide variety of league sizes and types.