The Commissioner denied an appeal for reinstatement on the behalf of White Sox legend “Shoeless” Joe Jackson, what does that mean for Pete Rose?
Every September, MLB rosters expand so minor-league players with potential can get a cup of coffee with the big-league team. No matter what the hype, avoid relying on these September call-ups to help your fantasy baseball team. Stick to the veteran players you know well and let the other owners in your league gamble on the rookies. You won’t regret it when the season ends with your team in first place. The other owners will be shaking their heads with regret for letting hype rule their decision-making processes.
The MLB and MLBPA announced a new domestic violence policy over the weekend and they look like they got it right.
Wright’s homer sparked a record-setting night for the Mets, who set a franchise mark with eight long balls on Monday.
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.
Making his fourth career start, the 21-year-old Severino (1-2) gave up a one-out homer in the first to fellow rookie Francisco Lindor, but he yielded only two singles and four walks in the remainder of his six gritty innings.
Fans chanted the familiar “Hip, hip, Jorge!” several times during a ceremony.
Aramis Ramirez had four hits and three RBIs, Pedro Alvarez homered and Pittsburgh roughed up the sloppy Mets after a rain delay Sunday for an 8-1 victory that sealed the Pirates’ first season series sweep of New York.
Jose Bautista hit a two-run homer, Drew Hutchison won his third straight start and the Toronto Blue Jays avoided a three-game sweep by beating the New York Yankees 3-1 on Sunday.
Pinch-hitter Chris Stewart singled home the go-ahead run in the 14th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates once again beat the New York Mets in extras, 5-3 Saturday night.
Every fantasy league has different rules, but most people play in standard Rotisserie leagues that feature limits on both games played by hitters and games started by pitchers—or some variation along those lines. You want to make sure your team isn’t going to go over those limits too soon!
The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that brings you the wildest callers from across the nation.
Staying loyal to slumping players may pan out better for real-life MLB managers than for fantasy owners, so think long and hard about keeping your favorite player in the lineup while he’s going through an 0-for-28 slump at the plate. Those at-bats can really hurt your team down the stretch.
Rookie Richie Shaffer hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning and the Tampa Bay Rays once again rallied from an early three-run deficit, beating the New York Mets 4-3 Sunday.
David Price pitched three-hit ball and the Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-0 Saturday for their seventh straight win.