It happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you’re lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it’s a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
All four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.
2013 brings major issues and tons of uncertainty for the aging, payroll-trimming New York Yankees.
Losing A-Rod until mid-season will force the Yankees to make power-hitting outfielder Cody Ross their number one target.
Whatever the Red Sox have left will be focused on beating the Yankees. And while Boston’s hitters may not scare anyone, New York can look to their own lineup for that sensation.
When the teams start things off Tuesday night, the Yankees will be playing to stave off company atop the AL East. And if you don’t think the hapless Red Sox want to spoil it for New York, think again.
Ed Coleman discusses the Mets’ chances of holding onto Jose Reyes and various free agent options for the Amazins.
The San Francisco Giants turned the World Series opener into an extra long round of batting practice — against Cliff Lee and the Texas Rangers, winning 11-7 on Wednesday night.
A look at the best-of-seven World Series between the Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants.
Facing elimination, Roy Halladay and the visiting Philadelphia Phillies look to prevent Tim Lincecum and the Giants from reaching the World Series in Game 5 on Thursday.
The playoffs have followed the regular season trend back to pitching dominance. Not that aces haven’t done this in past postseasons, it’s just that their supremacy this year stands out.
Everywhere you turn in these playoffs, late pickups and midseason acquisitions are playing important roles on the field.
Juan Uribe, sore left wrist and all, made his mark on this NLCS in a matter of moments — a great play with his glove, then one swing that put the San Francisco Giants within one win of the World Series.
Once again, the pitching matchup is drawing most of the Game 3 pregame attention: Cole Hamels vs. Matt Cain.
Tim Lincecum pitched a two-hitter and struck out 14 in a dazzling performance, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Atlanta Braves 1-0 in Game 1 of their NL division series Thursday night.