Most teams have played around 81 games by now, so the baseball season is half over. It’s a good time to assess which players on your team are likely to decline—and thus give you a chance to trade them to a desperate owner that doesn’t know any better. Likewise, you can scour league rosters for those players who have underachieved and smile all the way to October when they have superb second halves.
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players in the outfield for your fantasy baseball draft.
Pedro Alvarez of the Pittsburgh Pirates has replaced Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies for the NL team in the All-Star Home Run Derby.
Despite six no-hit innings from Pirates starter James McDonald, the Pirates couldn’t muster enough run support to beat the Colorado Rockies Wednesday in Game 1 of a double-header, losing, 2-1.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN — The Pirates battled back twice from deficits to beat Colorado, 5-4, Wednesday night at PNC Park.
The popular opinion of Pirate fans seems to be to send third baseman Pedro Alvarez back to the minors. I’ll show you why that talk is crazy.