If You Need Saves In Fantasy Baseball, Look For High Strikeout RatesThe job of closer for a MLB team comes with few guarantees, meaning it's tough to secure saves all season long at the draft. Scouring waivers will net saves where no one was looking.
Some Slow-Starting Players Are Now Worth A Look In Fantasy BaseballIt happens every year in fantasy baseball: Players get drafted every March that end up struggling during the first six weeks of the season, so owners drop them. Yet by late June, those players recover and really start to hit. They'll end up where they should by September with good stats.
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.
Report: Mets Have Interest In Versatile Outfielder Gerardo ParraA two-time Gold Glove Award winner, Parra can play all three outfield positions. In 2015 he played 63 games in right field, 53 games in left field and 41 games in center field.
Heyman: Active Mets Are Still Going After A Big BatAccording to CBSSports.com/WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, the Mets are still targeting Justin Upton, Carlos Gonzalez, Carlos Gomez, Gerardo Parra and Jay Bruce.
Heyman: Mets Among 4 Teams In Mix For Gerardo ParraParra, who will be a free agent after the season, is a versatile outfielder. He's played 30 games in center field, 45 games in left field and 15 games in right field this season.
Coleman: Might The Mets Target Slugger Jonny Gomes If Scott Hairston Departs?After a down year in 2011 -- which was split between Cincinnati and Washington -- Gomes bounced back to hit 18 home runs and drive in 47 runs in 279 at-bats, along with his best-ever .377 on-base percentage for the A's.
Dickey Dazzles Diamondbacks, Mets Win 3-1R.A. Dickey nearly went the distance as the Mets defeated the Diamondbacks 3-1 on Sunday.
Hartnett: Hybrid System Needed To Determine MLB’s Best FieldersInstead of arguing whether the Gold Glove Award is still relevant or if the Fielding Bible Award should be accepted the standard, how about combining the best aspects of both awards?