The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Fantasy Baseball In SeptemberWith September roster expansion in Major League Baseball, it’s hard to keep track of which player is in the lineup on a day-to-day basis. Even if a team is in the hunt for a playoff spot, resting starters can hurt your fantasy baseball team. Every fantasy owner has to make sure the lineup is being maximized during these final weeks of the season.
Cole Lifts Pirates In 8-3 Win To Sweep DiamondbacksRight-hander Gerrit Cole hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates broke the game open in the eighth inning on Thursday for a 8-3 victory and a series sweep against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Freese's 2-Run HR Lifts Pirates To 5-4 Win Over DiamondbacksDavid Freese hit a long two-run home run to cap a four-run fifth inning, Sean Rodriguez also homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.
Polanco Drives In 5, Pirates Crush Diamondbacks 12-1Gregory Polanco hit a three-run homer and drove in a career-best five runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates rolled by the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-1 on Tuesday night.
Pirates Lose To Diamondbacks 7-1The Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Saturday night.
3 Pirates Homer, Pittsburgh Snaps Arizona Win StreakSean Rodriguez, Gregory Polanco and Jordy Mercer homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat Arizona 8-7, snapping the Diamondbacks' five-game winning streak.
30 Players: Jake Lamb An Underrated Asset On Upstart DiamondbacksThe Diamondbacks look to be contenders this year and a big season from Lamb could help that impression.
Happ Shines As Pirates Shut Down Diamondbacks 4-1J.A. Happ allowed two hits in six shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates made quick work of the Arizona Diamondbacks, 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Pirates Survive Arizona Rally, Win 9-8 In 15 InningsPedro Florimon tripled home Francisco Cervelli with two outs in the bottom of the 15th to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 9-8 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
Hellickson Pitches Gem As Diamondbacks Beat Pirates 4-1Jeremy Hellickson was under the weather, though still good enough to end his road woes.
Gerrit Cole Pitches Pirates To 4-1 Win Over DiamondbacksGerrit Cole pitched into the eighth inning for his third win this season, and Josh Harrison and Neil Walker each drove in two runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Friday night.
30 Players: Tomas’ Time Will Come Sooner Than Later For D-backsThe influx of Cuban players in MLB has been much discussed, and after the wild success Jose Abreu had with the White Sox in 2014, teams will continue to scout and give big money to defectors. Yasmany Tomas is a perfect example, as the D-backs gave him a six-year, $68.5 million contract as a 24-year-old this offseason.