Saves And Speed Still Can Be Secured By Smart Shopping On The Waiver WireThere's an old adage in fantasy baseball about never wasting high draft picks on closers and stolen-base demons, because you can often find them throughout the season. It's only partially true, and here's why.
Why Pitching Is The Hardest Thing To Rely On In Fantasy BaseballMost fantasy baseball owners plan their draft around picking pitchers that threw well last year. But as we all learn, sometimes things don't go as planned. Pitchers can get hurt; their performance can drop off for a number of reasons, sometimes without rational explanation. The hardest part for the fantasy owner is accepting that the present season is different than past seasons, and it's sometimes better to just admit you drafted wrong instead of stubbornly sticking with bad pitchers all season—and losing the league.
One Owner's Fantasy Baseball Trash Is Another Owner's TreasureA lot of owners play fantasy baseball with too much emotion, waiving players they don't like personally or that they have a grudge against because of some game result a few years back. That's when you—the analytical owner—step in and make your team better by picking up players from waivers or via trade.
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.
Palladino: Mets’ Harvey Grits Teeth Despite Shellacking “Ah, he’s not ready. The changeup isn’t developed. He’s raw.” Blah, blah, blah.
Masterful Santana Completes Shutout, Mets Defeat Padres 9-0Johan Santana dazzled the Padres as he earned a complete game shutout on Saturday. The Mets won 9-0.
Cameron Maybin Improves Production After Setting Career Highs For PadresFor the Padres, Cameron Maybin set a career high in nearly every offensive category, sometimes by fantastic margins.
Niese Takes The Mound Against The MarlinsThe NL East rivals meet for the final time at Citi Field this year Thursday night, with All-Star infielders Hanley Ramirez of the Marlins and David Wright of the Mets looking to continue their hot hitting in the series.