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John Sickels

John Sickels writes about fantasy sports for RotoWire.

Fantasy sports articles written by John Sickels

Top 200 Prospects: Harper Comes in No. 1

AFL Summary: Part One--Pitchers

John Sickels reviews six noteworthy pitchers from the Arizona Fall League.

John Sickels' Column: The First of Many

Mike Minor made his MLB debut with the Braves in 2010, but he's just the first of many promising pitching prospects en route to Atlanta.

John Sickels' Column: Top 100 Mailbag

RotoWire's Top 100 Prospects: Chapman Ascends to Number One

John Sickels' Column: Scouting Report: Jordan Lyles

Freddie Freeman Profile: John Sickels' Weekly Column

John profiles the Braves' Freddie Freeman and Brandon Beachy.

John Sickels' Column: Prospect Profile: Kyle Drabek

John Sickels' Column: Scouting Report: J.P. Arencibia

John Sickels' Weekly Article: Aroldis Chapman Profile

Aroldis Chapman made his smashing MLB debut on Tuesday night. Get RotoWire prospect guru John Sickels' take on Chapman here.

John Sickles' Column: Julio Teheran Profile

John Sickels' Column: John Opens Up the Mailbag

A fresh Top 100 list always generates chatter. John Sickels opens up the mailbag to discuss players both on and off his most recent list.

John Sickels' Column: The Derrek Lee Trade

John Sickels' Column: MLB Top 100 Prospects

Now that Stephen Strasburg has graduated from prospect status, who is No. 1 on John's Top 100?

John Sickels' Prospect Mailbag: Did the Twins hit with Miguel Sano?

Sickels' Traded Prospects Analysis: Deadline Flurry Deals

Final Set of Traded Prospects

John Sickels' Column: Nats, Twins, White Sox and D-Backs Deal

Did the White Sox overpay to acquire D-Backs starter Edwin Jackson?

Sickels' Traded Prospects Analysis: Oswalt, Cantu and Tejada Trades

John Sickels discusses the prospects dealt in each major trade before the trade deadline.

Sickels' Traded Prospects Analysis: Podsednik & Peralta Trades

John Sickels discusses the prospects dealt in each major trade before the trade deadline.

John Sickels' Column: Halos-D'Backs Deal

Sickels' Traded Prospects Analysis: Alberto Callaspo Trade

John Sickels discusses the prospects dealt in each major trade before the trade deadline.

John Sickels' Column: Hope in Kansas City

Royals fans still haven't seen Alex Gordon fulfill the promise of being a No. 1 pick, but there is more to be excited about than BBQ in KC if you're looking to the future.

John Sickels' Column: John Breaks Down the Jays-Braves Deal

RotoWire Prospect Trade Report: First to Act

The Rangers have been the first to act by acquiring Cliff Lee and Bengie Molina in two separate trades. RotoWire Prospect Analyst John Sickels breaks down the young talent shipped out by Texas including first baseman Justin Smoak.

John Sickels' Column: John Opens Up the Mailbag

RotoWire's Top 100 Prospects: Sickels' June Update

Stephen Strasburg remains atop the rankings, but where does Jesus Montero rank?

John Sickels' Weekly Column: Prospect Profile: Mike Moustakas

John Sickels' Column: NL Fantasy Sleepers from the 2010 Draft

John Sickels' Column: AL Fantasy Sleepers from the 2010 Draft

John Sickels' Column: Early Draft Review

With the early rounds in the books, John takes a look around the league at how teams have fared thus far.

John Sickels' Column: MLB Draft Board 26-50

John Sickels' Column: MLB Draft Board 1-25

John Sickels' Column: Prospect Mailbag

John Sickels' Column: Justin Smoak

John Sickels' Column: Starlin Castro

John Sickels' Column: Minor League Mailbag

John Sickels' Column: Mike Leake

John Sickels' Column: Scott Sizemore

John Sickels' Column: Prospect Mailbag

John Sickels' Column: David Freese

John Sickels' Column: Answering Some Prospect Questions

John Sickels' Column: Sleeper Prospects for 2010

John Sickels' Column: Previewing the 2010 Baseball Prospect Book

John Sickels' Column: Arizona Fall League Review

John Sickels' Column: Desmond Jennings

John Sickels' Column: Kyle Drabek

John Sickels' Column: Jeremy Hellickson

John Sickels' Column: Dan Hudson

John Sickels' Column: Buster Posey

John Sickels' Column: Chris Carter

John Sickels' Column: Pedro Alvarez

John Sickels' Column: Justin Smoak

John Sickels' Column: Jason Heyward

John Sickels' Column: Jesus Montero

John Sickels' Column: Young Orioles Pitching

John Sickels' Column: Young Angels Pitching

John Sickels' Column: 2009 Draft Review

John Sickels' Column: Supplemental First Round Analysis

John Sickels' Column: 2009 First Round Analysis

John Sickels' Column: 2009 Mock First Round

John Sickels' Column: Three Giants to Double-A

John Sickels' Column: Todd Frazier

John Sickels' Column: Felipe Paulino

John Sickels' Column: Dexter Fowler

John Sickels' Column: Travis Snider

John Sickels' Column: Rick Porcello

John Sickels' Column: Brett Anderson

John Sickels' Column: Michael Stanton

John Sickels' Column: Top First Base Prospects

John Sickels' Column: Jordan Zimmerman

John Sickels' Column: Players Not Quite in the Top 101

John Sickels' Column: Jordan Schafer

John Sickels' Column: Report on 2008 Rule 5 Draft

John Sickels' Column: Players to Watch in the Arizona Fall League

John Sickels' Column: Chris Tillman

John Sickels' Column: Neftali Soto

John Sickels' Column: Neftali Feliz

John Sickels' Column: Derek Holland

John Sickels' Column: Daryl Jones

John Sickels' Column: Trade Analysis and Prospect Notes

John Sickels' Column: Possible September Promotions

John Sickels' Column: More Traded Prospects

John Sickels' Column: More Transaction Analysis

John Sickels' Column: Summer Prospect Trade Analysis- The Blanton Trade

John Sickels' Column: Summer Prospect Trade Analysis

John Sickels' Column: Ten Prospect Surprises of 2008

John Sickels' Column: Review of the 2008 First Round

John Sickels' Column: 2008 Draft Preview

John Sickels' Column: Homer Bailey

John Sickels' Column: Three Double-A Pitching Sleepers

John Sickels' Column: Potential Pitching Call-Ups

John Sickels' Column: Potential Call-Ups

John Sickels' Column: Jayson Nix and Alexei Ramirez

John Sickels' Column: The Top Middle Infielders

John Sickels' Column: The Top Third Basemen

John Sickels' Column: The Top First Basemen

John Sickels' Column: The Top Catchers

John Sickels' Column: The Top Righties

John Sickels' Column: The Top Lefties

The Top Lefties: John Sickels' Weekly Column