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Make Sure Your Fantasy Baseball Players Are Getting Playing Time Down The Stretch

When bad teams toss in the towel on the season, quite often they bring up young players from the minors that cut into the playing time of established veterans. This can hurt your fantasy baseball roster when your regular gets too many “days off” so the kids can get some playing time.

08/22/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: June 1st-June 5th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

06/05/2015

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Are Injured Veterans Worth The Risk In Fantasy Baseball?

Everyone likes to grab the hot rookies in fantasy baseball, but the truth is, only a few of them really stay productive over the course of the full season. Sometimes, investing in the veteran coming off the disabled list is a good idea, if you’re willing to risk the possibility of more injury later on.

05/23/2015

The Angels’ Josh Hamilton, right, is congratulated by teammate Mike Trout after hitting a two-run home run against the Athletics in the third inning at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California, on Aug. 24, 2014. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Keidel: If Josh Hamilton Did Indeed Relapse He Needs Help, Not Your Judgments

In honor of the great Leonard Nimoy, who died Friday, let’s summon some Spock wisdom as it relates to the recent reports about Josh Hamilton.

02/27/2015

The Yankees’ Brett Gardner, right, hits an RBI single in the third inning against the Angels at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 12, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Kuroda Again Masterful, Yankees Survive 9th Inning Scare, Beat Angels

Minus Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning, the New York Yankees used a pair of relievers to close out the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 Monday night and preserve the win for Hiroki Kuroda.

08/13/2013

Jason Heyward #22 of the Atlanta Braves slides headfirst into third ahead of the tag. (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down The Dangers Of The Headfirst Slide

Headfirst slides most commonly cause injury to the hands, head and upper body, while feet-first slides are more likely to cause traumatic injury to the lower extremities. It does seem that the headfirst method is more likely to land a player on the disabled list.

05/30/2013

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Rangers Look To Leonys Martin To Fill Opening In Outfield

Now at 25 years old, Leonys Martin has to deal with an unenviable burden: replacing Josh Hamilton in the Rangers’ lineup.

03/12/2013

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Hartnett: 2013 Brings Uncertainty For Aging Yankees

2013 brings major issues and tons of uncertainty for the aging, payroll-trimming New York Yankees.

01/01/2013

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TTYM: How Athletes Blow Their $ And Is Torri Hunter Bitter?

Torri Hunter answers the question “is he bitter about the Josh Hamilton Deal?”  An ESPN commentator takes things too far.  No, this time we really mean it.   And find out some of the ridiculous ways […]

12/14/2012

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Josh Hamilton Signs 5-Year, $125M Deal With Los Angeles Angels

Josh Hamilton left the Texas Rangers on Thursday and agreed to a $125 million, five-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels.

12/13/2012

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Report: Yankees ‘Quietly Running Background Check’ On Josh Hamilton

The Yankees have had an uncharacteristically quiet offseason. But could the suddenly frugal franchise be maneuvering for a big splash?

12/07/2012

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Sweeny: Notes And Observations From The Winter Meetings

Brian Cashman usually stresses patience in the offseason, and that seems to be the course he’s taking again this year, even as his team has more glaring needs than normal.

12/05/2012

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Sweeny Murti Talks Yankees’ Hot Topics With Francesa

Sweeny Murti chatted with Mike Francesa about Yankees’ burning topics on Thursday.

11/29/2012

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Reports: Yankees’ Interest In Free Agent Torii Hunter Waning

The Yankees appear reluctant to offer 37-year-old free agent outfielder Torii Hunter a two-year deal.

11/13/2012

Torii Hunter and Derek Jeter on the field during the 81st MLB All-Star Game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Torii Hunter Would Solve Yankees’ Problems

While the ALCS was one-sided, the battle for one of the most desirable free agents is expected to be a lot tighter.

11/01/2012

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