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: Popular Former Yankee Giambi Retires After 20-Year CareerJason Giambi experienced quite a bit during his two decades as a player in Major League Baseball. On Monday he announced his retirement, releasing a long statement through the Daily News.
7 Athletes Who Have Bizarre And Unusual SuperstitionsWe all know athletes have a ritual, routine, tradition or whatever you want to call it leading up to games. However, these 7 athletes have the most bizarre and unusual superstitions in the game.
Hartnett: A-Rod Could Have Been King, Instead Leaves Behind Shattered LegacyNo one is shedding a tear for A-Rod. Whether he misses 150 games or two seasons, engages himself in a long, bitter legal fight or finds himself with a Pete Rose-like lifetime ban, it doesn't matter. His reputation cannot be restored.
Tex And Phelps Deliver As Yankees Make It 2 Straight Over IndiansDavid Phelps followed the worst start of his young career with his best, allowing a mere infield single in six shutout innings and getting home run help from Mark Teixeira as the Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 Tuesday night.
Keidel: A Hearty Girardi -- 'G.I. Joe' Making Early Case For Manager Of The YearIndeed, Girardi seems the easy choice for Manager of the Year again, at least at the quarter-pole.
Cleveland Abuzz Over New-Look Indians, Former Yankees Slugger SwisherCleveland has caught "Indians fever" -- partially due to former Yankee Nick Swisher.
Hartnett: Matsui Added His Own Dose Of Class, Pride To Yanks' PinstripesHideki Matsui added an extra bit of class to the Yankee pinstripes during his seven years in the Bronx and will be remembered as a beloved Yankee.
So Far, Cashman Is Pleased With Yankees' OffseasonBrian Cashman is pleased by the way the Yankees' offseason is progressing.
Hartnett: Granderson Key To Yankees' Playoff HopesCurtis Granderson's caught fire in his last six games and is powering the Yankees down the stretch.
Mets Defeat Rockies, Duda Drives In 4 RBILucas Duda drove in 4 runs as the Mets defeated the Rockies 7-5 on Saturday night.
Hartnett: The Time Is Now For Phil HughesPhil Hughes has regained his velocity and forced his way into the Yankees rotation. 2012 could a be bounce-back season for the rejuvenated Hughes.