Fantasy Baseball All-Star Edition: Which Players Do You Actually Want On Your Team?Just because someone is an All-Star in the eyes of Major League Baseball doesn't mean you need or want them on your fantasy baseball roster. In fact, it's mostly irrelevant to smart fantasy owners. By looking the hitters and pitchers in line for the big honor this week, you can find assets you have that other clueless owners might want in a trade. Think about how to exploit that weakness in your fantasy baseball league this weekend.
Sweeny: Derek Jeter Stories, As Told From The Opposite DugoutWhen Jeter announced he would retire at the end of the season, I began asking those around the game for their favorite stories. Here is what they told me.
Teixeira, Beltran Homer, But Yanks Fall To Sox 8-5David Ortiz hit his 450th homer, a colossal three-run drive, and Dustin Pedroia had three RBIs during his second consecutive three-hit game to lead the Boston Red Sox over the New York Yankees 8-5 Sunday night.
Mariano Rivera Says He'd Pick Pedroia Over Lackadaisical CanoMo admires Dustin Pedroia for his determination, all-out hustle and will to win. You know, all the things lacking at times in former Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano.
Yanks Rest Jeter In Afternoon Showdown Against BostonYankees captain Derek Jeter is getting a day off to rest and Boston star Dustin Pedroia is getting a fresh start in the leadoff spot.
Fantasy Baseball Preview: Second BaseCBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at second base for your fantasy baseball draft.
Kallas: Obstruction Call Was Correct, But Should The Run Have Counted?After a complete review of MLB Rule 7 and the obstruction definition under Rule 2, some interesting things have come to light. Also, further review of the play also adds an interesting dimension.
Kallas: In Game 3, Allen Craig Never Touched Home!Unfortunately for the Red Sox, neither Saltalamacchia -- nor anyone else tagged Allen Craig after he missed home.
Cardinals Feel They Have The Edge As World Series Shifts To St. Louis"Well, we love playing here at Busch Stadium. Like I said, it's a sea of red," pitcher Joe Kelly said as the World Series shifts to St. Louis.
Silverman: Fixing The World Series Must Be MLB’s Priority It seems that the World Series has shrunk and shriveled over the years to the point where it is a folksy little event to all except those associated with the two teams participating.
Kallas: Analyzing DP In Game 6 Of ALCS (And What McCarver Really Missed)Watch the replay and draw your own conclusions with your own eyes. There’s plenty to see. You can learn a lot about baseball and the nuances of baseball by watching this play.
Miguel Cabrera Leads Tigers Into Exciting ALCS Versus Big Papi's Red SoxThe Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox have never previously met in the playoffs. Both teams are led by super sluggers in Miguel Cabrera and David Ortiz.