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.
The $15.3 million qualifying offer rejected by Robertson would have made him the highest-paid closer in baseball. It appears he’s still aiming for that distinction along with the security of a multi-year deal.
With the MLB trade deadline just two weeks away, it’s time to see who could potentially be on the move in late July.
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top relief pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.
If the Yankees take two-of-three or better, it could be a head start to a strong second half. The Red Sox may feel good about the first half of their season, but reality is about to hit them in the face.
Puig can hit, hit with power, run, field and has a howitzer for an arm. There’s nothing he can’t do on a baseball field.
What began as an annual celebration to salute the man who broke baseball’s color barrier 66 years ago turned somber after a pair of explosions near the finish line in Boston.
If you’re fantasy baseball draft hasn’t happened already, it’s going to be happening soon. Here’s a look at the top five players at each position.
Early home runs from Mike Baxter and Scott Hairston weren’t enough support for starting pitcher Jon Niese as the Mets dropped the series finale against the Phillies and had their four-game winning streak snapped.
In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.
Happy July 6. The Mets were supposed to be long removed from the NL East conversation by now, weren’t they?
David Wright singled off Jonathan Papelbon with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the New York Mets to a 6-5 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night that preserved R.A. Dickey’s 11-game winning streak.
Plenty of no-name Mets are contributing to the Amazins’ unexpected rise toward becoming NL East contenders.
The critics might want to reconsider their position. Quite frankly, this Mets team has the heart of a lion — and showed it again last night in Philly.
Jordany Valdespin had a pinch-hit three-run homer off Jonathan Papelbon in the ninth inning for his first major league hit, leading the New York Mets to a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.