Donaldson Homers Again, Blue Jays Beat Orioles 5-1Josh Donaldson hit his fourth homer in two days and Jose Bautista also went deep in support of Marco Estrada, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Monday night.
Never Give Up In Fantasy Baseball, Even If It Seems Hopeless With Five Weeks LeftDepending on your fantasy baseball league's structure, there's either one week to go before the head-to-head playoffs begin or five weeks to go to the end of the Rotisserie season. Regardless, you should never give up on your fantasy team, no matter what place it occupies in the league standings. Since other owners will give up, you can use that to your advantage in order to finish as high as possible. Your roster just may end up surprising you in the end.
Gausman Sharp, Trumbo Hits 40th homer, Orioles Blank YankeesKevin Gausman tamed the torrid Yankees hitters, Mark Trumbo lined his major league-leading 40th home run and Steve Pearce also connected as the Baltimore Orioles averted a bruising sweep, blanking New York 5-0 Sunday.
Britton's Streak Ends, But Orioles Hold Off Nationals In 9thAn attempted comeback forced Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton into a game that shouldn't have required him. Not long after, his perfect run ended.
Gausman Throws 6 Shutout Innings As Orioles Beat Nats 8-1Just when it appeared as if the Baltimore Orioles had righted themselves, bad news arrived in the form of an unfavorable medical report.
If Your Fantasy Baseball League Has A Trade Deadline, Act Fast To Make A MoveThere's still enough time left in the season to make a trade right now and have it work well for you down the stretch. Study those last-place teams with owners you know well and make them an offer they cannot refuse.
Keuchel Solid, Gurriel Debuts And Astros Beat Orioles 5-3Dallas Keuchel was solid through eight innings, Yulieski Gurriel got a hit in his major league debut and the Houston Astros beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-3 in a rain-delayed victory Sunday.
Reliable And Steady Fantasy Baseball Players Are Better Than Risky Rookies Right NowAs Major League Baseball teams approach the final 45 games of the season, almost all of them are giving playing time to rookies right now. It's always a risk to go with a rookie if your fantasy baseball team is challenging for the league championship in mid-August. While you may strike gold with a rookie, more often than not you're going to strike out with a first-year player. It's better instead to acquire non-flashy veteran players for the stretch drive, because wise fantasy baseball owners know they are reliable options.
A's Win 1-0 to Knock Orioles Out of First PlaceRoss Detwiler and John Axford combined on a four-hitter and the Oakland Athletics beat Baltimore 1-0 on Wednesday night to knock the Orioles out of first place in the AL East.
Smolinski, Neal help A's Win Second Straight Over OriolesJake Smolinski singled and scored the deciding run in the third inning, rookie Zach Neal earned his first career win as a starter and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Fresh New Faces Join Veterans In New Fantasy Baseball Roles Every AugustOnce the dust from the Major League Baseball trade deadline settles, it's easy for fantasy baseball team owners to find new players that improve the roster. Some of these accidental fantasy studs are fresh faces to the MLB circuit, while others are veterans making comebacks or players that have been on the bench biding their time. Regardless, the key is to find those players quickly and get them into your starting lineup fast enough to make a difference in the final weeks of the fantasy season.
John Rowland Of Ripken Baseball On Ripken World SeriesInternational representation, good, quality baseball and plenty of events are what's in store for the kids that take part in the Ripken World Series.