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.
Are Players Worth Keeping In Fantasy Baseball During A PED Suspension?The big news of the week in baseball, of course, was the suspension of Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon for the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Never mind that disgraced slugger Barry Bonds is the Miami hitting coach: There are plenty of jokes to be made there. How does this impact fantasy baseball? If you own Gordon, should you keep him on your roster? How are you going to replace his 50 stolen bases this season in the stat column? Don't fret: We have all the answers you need right here.
Jackson's Single In 10th Gives Mariners 6-5 Win Over OriolesJackson's bases-loaded single scored Morrison from third to give Seattle a 6-5 win over the Baltimore Orioles in 10 innings Tuesday night, marking the first time since baseball expanded to 30 clubs that all 15 home teams won on the same day.
Tillman Returns For Orioles To Take On MarinersTillman hasn't pitched since July 29, when he injured an ankle covering first base during a 2-0 victory over Atlanta even though he came within an out of pitching his second career shutout.
Cruz Makes Return To Camden Yards As Orioles Face SeattleThe Baltimore Orioles' struggling offense could use a big bat in the middle of the order, and one is about to make its return to Camden Yards.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 14 Starts And SitsIt’s hard to preach patience with an unproven Fantasy asset. That was the case with Brad Miller after his early struggles. Miller had a nice rookie year, which led to many buying into the hype for his second season. When things didn’t pan out, most owners cut bait, deciding to ride the hot hand.
Mariners Hope Brad Miller Sticks Alongside Robinson CanoThe Mariners may have Cano’s double-play partner for the next decade in Brad Miller.