No-Name Players Are Sometimes Better Than Established Veterans In Fantasy BaseballWe are two weeks into the 2016 Major League Baseball season, and already there are veteran positions players struggling to hit their weight. There also are experienced pitchers that can't find the strike zone at all. What do you do with these guys on your fantasy roster? It depends on the player and the situation, but in most leagues, there are always better alternatives on the waiver wire. The tough part is to decide if the short-term move will be better than long-term patience.
Don't Blow It In The Last Week Of The Fantasy Baseball Season!There's one week left in the MLB baseball season, and if you're contending for your league championship in fantasy baseball, you don't want to over-tinker with your team this week and blow it. Keep calm and find the right moves to make this week.
Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some TweaksIt happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you're lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it's a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
Are Injured Veterans Worth The Risk In Fantasy Baseball?Everyone likes to grab the hot rookies in fantasy baseball, but the truth is, only a few of them really stay productive over the course of the full season. Sometimes, investing in the veteran coming off the disabled list is a good idea, if you're willing to risk the possibility of more injury later on.
Harrison Helps Pirates Edge Reds 2-1Josh Harrison hit an RBI triple and scored on Jose Tabata's tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 15 Starts And SitsWhen can you trust your struggling studs? Twelve starts into the season, Fantasy owners still have no idea what to make of Mike Minor. After he was sidelined with an injury to open the year, Minor just hasn’t been able to recapture his old form.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 7 Starts And SitsThe fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Phillips Leads Reds In 5-3 Win Over PiratesBrandon Phillips drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double on Friday night, and Mike Leake got the better of left-hander Francisco Liriano for the third time this season, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that tightened the NL Central.
Leake Leads Reds In 2nd Straight Shut Out Of PiratesMike Leake continued his recent run of strong pitching by working six scoreless innings Saturday night as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0.
McCutchen’s Home Run Lifts Pirates Over Reds 2-1PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Andrew McCutchen kept a 20th straight losing season by the Pittsburgh Pirates at bay for at least a few more hours.
Pirates Lose To Reds, 5-3CINCINNATI (AP) -- Another win over a fading pursuer has Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips thinking about a really big number. Phillips homered and drove in a pair of runs Tuesday night, and Mike Leake pitched seven innings and scored off a dash home on a wild pitch, setting up a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that moved Cincinnati another step closer to the NL Central title.
Pirates Vs. Reds Preview(AP) -- Though the team they're chasing for the NL's second wild-card spot keeps faltering, the Pittsburgh Pirates have failed at nearly every turn to take advantage.