Benintendi Lifts Red Sox Over Pirates 5-3 In post-Ortiz EraThe Boston Red Sox began their post-David Ortiz era by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 in Monday's opener.
Consider Making Wholesale Changes To Your Fantasy Baseball Roster As May ApproachesMost MLB teams have played about 20 games so far this season, and that's a big enough sample size to determine whether or not to keep slumping players on your fantasy baseball roster. The bigger challenge is to decide if dropping those players makes sense—or just benching them for now is a better idea. That decision comes down to the rest of your rosters, along with its strengths and weaknesses. As we always say, no one ever said that fantasy sports were easy!
Who Were The Fantasy Baseball MVPs And Cy Youngs In 2015?As the MLB regular season wraps up, so do your fantasy leagues. Hopefully, your team was able to survive and finish in the top spot(s) for a nice reward. If not, well ... there's always next year! Here's a quick look at which players were the best—and worst—to have on your team this season.
It's Time To Drop Those Injured Fantasy Baseball Players With Just Two Weeks Left In The SeasonYou've been waiting for an injured All-Star like Giancarlo Stanton to come back and help your team down the stretch, but with just two weeks left in the MLB season, it's clear Stanton can't help you. He's not the only one, either: The time has come to get some productive games from other players and cut loose the injured guys on your bench. Every little bit helps in fantasy baseball, after all, and you don't want to lose out by just a few RBI in the end.
When It Comes To Your Fantasy Team, Always Be Looking For Someone BetterAs you approach the end of the first month of the fantasy baseball season, like all smart fantasy owners you must look every day for better players. Sure, you may like a guy on your bench who plays for the local nine, but fantasy baseball is won with the head—not the heart.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 17 Starts And SitsThe fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
American League Mid-Season Team MVPsSometimes a team's best players don't make the All-Star team. Here are the American League's mid-season team MVPs.
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.
Pirates Streak Snapped With 2-0 Loss To TigersAfter a season high four-game winning streak, the Pirates had the opportunity to make it five in a row as well as a chance to get back to that .500 mark Sunday afternoon over at PNC Park. The pitching was again solid, but Paul Maholm continues to be the victim of no run support when he takes the mound as the Bucs fell to the Detroit Tigers 2-0.