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.
It’s still early in the season, and you don’t want to give up on key players too soon — even if they’re slumping through the first two weeks of the season. But smart fantasy baseball owners also want to make sure they grab rising stars while they can — and before it’s too late.
The Pirates’ offseason has been relatively quiet with the hope being that at some point, they would make a move to improve their situation at first base.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — As the Pirates’ offense putters along, the possibility exists the first walk-off celebration invalid in Major League Baseball history could help put an end to another of the sport’s most dubious distinctions: 20 consecutive losing seasons.