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.
Tanaka Struggles With Command In Yankees' LossColby Lewis went six innings for his 11th victory and the Texas Rangers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the AL East-leading New York Yankees on Wednesday night.
Yankees Lose 3-2, Drop Series To Texas RangersColby Lewis retired the last 13 batters he faced in seven strong innings and the Texas Rangers clinched their first series victory in a month, beating the New York Yankees 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Injury Breakdown: Fixing The Flexor TendonColby Lewis, Texas Rangers reliable right-handed starting pitcher, will undergo surgery this week to repair a flexor tendon at his right elbow.
Hartnett: Hideki Matsui And Yankees A Likely MatchSince trading away Jesus Montero, the Yankees need to acquire an additional DH. Hideki Matsui could fill that role and bring some clutch back to the Yankees.
Rangers Save Best For Last, Solve Cardinals' Pen In 9th To Even SeriesJosh Hamilton and the Texas hitters looked lost. They chased pitches that bounced, broke their bats and seemed totally overmatched. Until the ninth inning, that is.
Sweeny Says: Yankees Fans -- Remain CalmI know Cliff Lee is in Philadelphia and Andy Pettitte is sitting at home in his bathrobe. But that’s no reason to think that on February 14th the Yankees are doomed.
Texas Trims WS Deficit To 2-1Colby Lewis and the Texas Rangers threw the biggest tailgate party of them all, beating San Francisco 4-2 on Saturday night and cutting the Giants' edge in the World Series to 2-1.
Long Winter Ahead For Yanks After Game 6 LossTheir Texas-sized wait is over. The Rangers are going to the World Series. And they got there with a win over their old nemesis, the defending champion New York Yankees.
Yankees' Sabathia Available For Relief In Game 6Yankees ace CC Sabathia and Rangers lefty C.J. Wilson have already squared off twice in the AL championship series. They could share the mound again Friday night in Game 6.
Back Home, Lewis Could Pitch Texas To World Series Colby Lewis could deliver the Texas Rangers their biggest victory in the franchise's 50 seasons. Beat the New York Yankees in Game 6 of the ALCS Friday night, and the Rangers are headed to their first World Series.
Rangers Even ALCS With 7-2 Victory Over YankeesDavid Murphy homered and had an RBI double and the Texas Rangers got even in the AL championship series with a 7-2 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 2 on Saturday.