Chris Mack: Pirates Need A Corner Outfielder - 5 Free Agents They Could TargetThe Pirates still only have two Major League-ready, everyday outfielders on their roster.
At The Halfway Point Of Fantasy Baseball Seasons, Owners Must Assess Where The Best Gains Can Be Made In StandingsPrior to this moment, fantasy baseball owners have been trying to put together a roster that is balanced throughout all traditional statistical categories. That time has now passed, as smart owners will study the standings to see where improvement actually is possible.
Now Is The Time To Trade Overachievers For Underachievers In Fantasy BaseballMost 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.
Fantasy Baseball Preview: OutfieldCBS Local Sports breaks down the top players in the outfield for your fantasy baseball draft.
Alvarez To Compete In Home Run Derby AfterallPedro Alvarez of the Pittsburgh Pirates has replaced Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies for the NL team in the All-Star Home Run Derby.
Bucs: McDonald Pitches 6 No-Hit Innings; Pirates Lose, 2-1Despite 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.
Bucs: Pirates Beat Rockies, 5-4Chris Gates | 93-7 The FAN -- The Pirates battled back twice from deficits to beat Colorado, 5-4, Wednesday night at PNC Park.
Too Early For Alvarez CriticismThe 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.