Fantasy Baseball’s Version Of The Final Countdown Is Upon You NowThere’s just one more week to go in the 2016 Major League Baseball regular season, and if you’ve been hanging in there all season with a chance still to make some noise in your fantasy league, pay attention very closely to what’s going on in MLB this week.
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.
McCutchen Homers To Spark Pirates' 6-5 Comeback Win Over GiantsAndrew McCutchen had two hits, including a two-run homer, pinch-hitter Matt Joyce had a key two-run single, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied from a four-run deficit to complete a three-game sweep of the freefalling San Francisco Giants with a 6-5 victory on Wednesday.
Kang Homers In 8th To Lift Pirates Past Giants 4-3Jung Ho Kang hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning to give the Pirates a 4-3 win over the San Francisco Giants Tuesday night.
Pirates' Vogelsong Gets Win In ‘Amazing’ Return Vs. GiantsFrom the rousing standing ovation he received in the first inning to the one he got after giving up a pair of home runs in the sixth, Pirates right-hander Ryan Vogelsong had a tough time staying focused in his return to AT&T Park.
Panik, Giants Beat Pirates For 12th Win 14 GamesJoe Panik hit a bases-loaded triple, Mac Williamson launched a 446-foot home run and the San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 Thursday for their 12th win in 14 games.
Panik's 2-Run Double Rallies Giants To 7-6 Win Over PiratesBuster Posey threw out John Jaso attempting to steal second base to end the game, Joe Panik's two-run double capped a three-run sixth inning, and the San Francisco Giants rallied from an early five-run deficit to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 on Wednesday night.
Pagan Hits Grand Slam As Cueto, Giants Clobber Pirates 15-4Angel Pagan hit a grand slam during a seven-run fourth inning, Johnny Cueto shut down Pittsburgh into the seventh and the San Francisco Giants clobbered the Pirates 15-4 on Tuesday night.
Locke, Kratz Help Pirates End Giants' 8-Game Winning StreakJeff Locke followed consecutive horrible starts with 6 2/3 scoreless innings, Erik Kratz hit his first home run since 2014 and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat San Francisco 1-0 on Monday night, ending the Giants' eight-game winning streak.
30 Players: Matt Duffy Looks To Build On Surprising Rookie Year For GiantsThe Giants will be expecting another good year following a solid rookie debut for the young third baseman.
Ryan Vogelsong Surprised To End Up Back With PiratesWhen Pirates’ fans hear the name Ryan Vogelsong, they typically don’t remember him fondly.
McCutchen Homers, Pirates Top Giants 5-2Clint Hurdle doesn't dwell on things. What's next is what's important, a mantra the Pittsburgh Pirates manager has pounded home repeatedly since the day he arrived in 2010.