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Should last night's 0.1 IP, 7 ER performance be the impetus for you to drop Ryan Dempster?
Should last night's 0.1 IP, 7 ER performance be the impetus for you to drop Ryan Dempster?

Happy Friday!  Here are your fantasy baseball links of interest.

Fantasy Baseball 365 has a big chart of starting pitchers and tells you whether to buy, sell, or hold each one.  There are several I disagree with and I wish they had included a "Do Not Buy" option, but this is a good quick and dirty way to maybe see what your leaguemates are thinking on certain players.

RotoExperts has a closer depth chart, along with some commentary on a few guys who are on the bubble.

Razzball uses BABIP and a few other metrics to profile several players.

The Hardball Times looks at some waiver wire candidates in the AL.

Rotoprofessor has some waiver wire advice focused on four young players.

Buster Olney loves him some Michael Pineda.  If you haven't jumped on this bandwagon, it is probably too late.

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RotoGraphs looks at some fringe two-start pitchers for next week.

BaseballPress has some Under the Radar players for your consideration.

RotoExperts examines the leaders in several statistical categories like LOB% and HR/9, which really highlights how lucky or unlucky certain players have been in the first month.  Due for a major fall: Alexi Ogando.

Marlin Maniac challenges the assertion that Josh Johnson should not be considered "elite" because his home ballpark inflates his strikeout numbers.  Yes, you read that right.  Fascinating stuff.

Roto Arcade says that you should stick with Ryan Dempster, even after last night's debacle.

Baseball Analytics uses some pretty cool heatmaps to show that Andre Ethier's success has come from his ability to drive the outside pitch.

RotoGraphs examines Chris Coghlan's sudden increase in power.

RotoRob names Vernon Wells as a buy-low candidate, because hey, he can't be this bad.  Right?

Baseball Prospectus looks at Joakim Soria's PitchFX data to see why he hasn't fared as well in 2011 and concludes that he has remade himself into a different pitcher.  By the way, he's going to be fine.

Baseball Nation says that Mike Adams is really, really good.  He should probably be owned in any league that counts holds and could even help other teams just in terms of WHIP and ERA.

Rotoprofessor has an injury report that includes Joe Mauer and Kevin Youkilis.

Travis Hafner was held out of Thursday's game due to a sore ankle, and according to, he's going to have an MRI on Friday.

Derek Lowe was arrested for DUI, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Baseball Prospectus' Prospect Blog for Thursday focuses on Jean Segura and some others.

Rotoprofessor checks in on three prospects that could get call-ups in 2011.

KFFL checks in on Manny Machado and a couple of other minor leaguers.

RotoGraphs looks at three lesser-known prospects.

Yesterday we told you about Jameson Taillon's first professional start, which was shortened by rain. has an in-depth review.

Finally, Baseball Prospectus has a piece about the history of fantasy baseball.