Jason Grilli

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Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some Tweaks

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.

08/01/2015

Jason Grilli #39 of the Atlanta Braves. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

First Week Of The Season Always Means Change For Your MLB Fantasy Roster

Every year, it’s the same story: Fantasy baseball teams scramble in the first week to pick up that hot rookie or replace dud closer who has already gotten the hook from the manager.

04/11/2015

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Sweeny’s Yankees Notes: D-Rob, ‘Replacing Jeter,’ Finding A Lefty Pitcher

I spoke to an MLB executive this week who believes David Robertson will get a three-year deal for $39 million or a four-year deal for $52 million. Some pretty good neighborhoods to occupy.

11/21/2014

Jason Grilli (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images), Mariano Rivera (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Mariano, Yankees’ Sense Of Relief And More Offseason Notes

Can he come back to be the Great Mariano after such a severe injury? There is room for doubt, so the Yankees must fortify the rest of their setup corps as well. Does that include Rafael Soriano?

11/05/2012