What are the thinnest positions in fantasy baseball? Catcher? The infield positions of second base, shortstop and third base? All of the above? Yes, depth is better in the outfield and first base positions, so when you think about which players to stash on your bench, think about the ones with multi-position eligibility. They may not be the most productive on a day-to-day basis, but they have the capability to be very valuable to your team’s chances of winning.
The Yankees acquired pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, outfielder Garrett Jones and minor-league pitcher Domingo German from the Miami Marlins on Friday for versatile Martin Prado and pitcher David Phelps.
It was an extraordinary day for a group of students in the Bronx Wednesday, as they took the trip of a lifetime to the North Pole – if only in their imaginations.
Prado has been a solid performer for the Yankees, posting a .316 batting average with seven homers and 16 RBIs in 37 games since being obtained from Arizona on July 31.
Chris Young broke up Alex Cobb’s no-hit bid in the eighth inning and then launched a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth that rallied the New York Yankees to a 5-4 victory.
The Yankees plan to have Masahiro Tanaka throw another bullpen session Saturday and say the injured star must pitch in some sort of game setting to determine whether he can avoid elbow surgery.
Brandon McCarthy, Martin Prado and Chase Headley have given the Yankees a real shot in the arm at a time when they really needed it.
Martin Prado hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the New York Yankees to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.
Chris Carter snapped a ninth-inning tie with a colossal three-run homer, extending his second-half power surge and sending the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.
The Yankees missed an opportunity to stock their farm system at last season’s trade deadline. One year later, the decision not to trade Robinson Cano is biting the Bombers hard.
The last-place Red Sox may debut newcomers Yoenis Cespedes and Allen Craig on Friday night at home, where they’ll face one former teammate in New York Yankees starter Chris Capuano and possibly another in shortstop Stephen Drew.
“I think we’re going to compete. I think we’re improved,” Brian Cashman said after Thursday’s trade deadline. “We’re going to find out if it’s enough or not.”
Well, you don’t see this every day — the Yankees and Red Sox making a trade.
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at third base for your fantasy baseball draft.
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at second base for your fantasy baseball draft.