Fantasy Baseball All-Star Edition: Which Players Do You Actually Want On Your Team?Just because someone is an All-Star in the eyes of Major League Baseball doesn't mean you need or want them on your fantasy baseball roster. In fact, it's mostly irrelevant to smart fantasy owners. By looking the hitters and pitchers in line for the big honor this week, you can find assets you have that other clueless owners might want in a trade. Think about how to exploit that weakness in your fantasy baseball league this weekend.
When It Comes To Fantasy Baseball, Always Beware Wrist And Foot Injuries On Your RosterStrange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter's ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it's to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.
American League Mid-Season Team MVPsSometimes a team's best players don't make the All-Star team. Here are the American League's mid-season team MVPs.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 14 Starts And SitsIt’s hard to preach patience with an unproven Fantasy asset. That was the case with Brad Miller after his early struggles. Miller had a nice rookie year, which led to many buying into the hype for his second season. When things didn’t pan out, most owners cut bait, deciding to ride the hot hand.
Pirates Deal Hanrahan In 6-Player Trade The Pittsburgh Pirates and Boston Red Sox completed a six-player trade Wednesday afternoon that will send Joel Hanrahan out of town.
Bucs' Struggles A Team Effort?Pirates broadcaster and former pitcher Bob Walk joined hosts of The Fan Morning Show for his weekly spot "Walk on Wednesday."
Bucs GM Huntington: 'I Believe' Pirates Can Make PlayoffsPittsburgh Pirates GM Neal Huntington checks in with Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan's Vinnie & Cook to his view of the team as the final stretch run to the playoffs begins.
'Walk On Wednesday': Pirates Might Be 'Trying A Little Too Hard'Pirates broadcaster and former pitcher Bob Walk joined the guys on The Fan Morning Show for his weekly spot "Walk on Wednesday" following a big 6-2 win over the Astros.
Holt Helps Pirates Hammer HoustonPITTSBURGH (AP) Brock Holt added four hits in just his third major league start and Wandy Rodriguez (10-13) scattered four hits over seven shutout innings against his former team to help Pittsburgh snap a four-game losing streak.
Pirates Farm Report
Altoona Curve Crushes Harrisburg, 13-2The Altoona Curve brought the bats with them this morning as they pounded the Harrisburg Senators, 13-2.
Pirates Farm ReportTwo of the Pirates top pitching prospects were in action Tuesday night. Here's our nightly Pirates Farm Report.