Utility Players Are Good Fantasy Baseball Roster Additions For FlexibilityAs summer approaches, most position players in baseball get the occasional day off, and on those days, it's good to have a roster that can adapt to unexpected games missed.
Jets Opponent Profile: Dolphins Look For Season SweepBackup quarterbacks square off Saturday night in the Meadowlands, as Matt Moore's Miami Dolphins visit Bryce Petty's New York Jets with huge playoff implications on the line for the hated visitors.
Reliable And Steady Fantasy Baseball Players Are Better Than Risky Rookies Right NowAs Major League Baseball teams approach the final 45 games of the season, almost all of them are giving playing time to rookies right now. It's always a risk to go with a rookie if your fantasy baseball team is challenging for the league championship in mid-August. While you may strike gold with a rookie, more often than not you're going to strike out with a first-year player. It's better instead to acquire non-flashy veteran players for the stretch drive, because wise fantasy baseball owners know they are reliable options.
Constant Vigilance Is How You Win Your Fantasy Baseball LeagueWe've all heard the story from a friend how he or she simply drafted their fantasy baseball team and forgot all about it until finding out they won the league in October. Generally, that doesn't happen very often thanks to injuries, slumps and inevitable bad luck. You have to stay on top of your team's roster all summer long to win.
Beware Players That Switch Leagues At The Trade DeadlineEvery year it happens: Big-league trades send hitters and pitchers from the National League to the American League—and vice versa. This isn't always a good thing, though, as pitchers have a hard time adjusting going from the NL to the AL, while hitters have a hard time adjusting going from the AL to the NL.
5 Replacements For Rams' Sam BradfordWith Sam Bradford out for the season, it's time to look at who should become the new Rams quarterback this year.
Needing A Miracle, Yankees Welcome Rays To BronxIt ain't over 'til it's over. With their playoff hopes on life support, the Yankees will wrap up the season's final homestand with a three-game set against the Rays.
Derek Jeter Returns To Yankees Lineup, Homers On First Pitch He SeesDerek Jeter returned to the Yankees' lineup on Sunday and delivered a first pitch home run in his first at-bat back.
Rays' Longoria Slaps Around Listless YankeesEvan Longoria homered twice and drove in three runs, Matt Moore ended a personal three-game skid and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 8-3 Thursday night.
CC Sabathia: I Wasn't Aggressive Enough In Loss To RaysCC Sabathia felt he spent too much time focusing on his delivery than making pitches. He paid for it.
Yankees Never Recover From Sabathia's Brutal 1st Inning, Lose To RaysMatt Moore became the first Rays pitcher to win his first four starts of a season, Ryan Roberts homered twice and Tampa Bay beat CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees 5-1 on Monday night.
Matt Moore Re-Signs With Miami; Another QB Off The Board For JetsDolphins quarterback Matt Moore has agreed to re-sign with Miami. NFL.com is reporting that the deal is worth $8 million over two years.