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When It Comes To Your Fantasy Team, Always Be Looking For Someone Better

As you approach the end of the first month of the fantasy baseball season, like all smart fantasy owners you must look every day for better players. Sure, you may like a guy on your bench who plays for the local nine, but fantasy baseball is won with the head—not the heart.

04/25/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: April 20th-April 24th

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.

04/24/2015

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Jared Max: The Dollars And Sense Of Managing Baseball

Is it possible that some managers make in-game decisions based on whether or not a relief pitcher can get credit for a save or a hold?

04/23/2015

Pete Rose, Rob Manfred

Rob Manfred: Pete Rose Will Be Allowed To Be Part Of All-Star Game

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will play some role during this summer’s All-Star Game in Cincinnati.

04/23/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Why We Need Kris Bryant To Succeed

In case you haven’t heard, Chicago Cubs uber-prospect Kris Bryant was called up and made his debut on Friday.

04/21/2015

Pete Rose speaks at a press conference prior to managing the game for the Bridgeport Bluefish against the Lancaster Barnstormers at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard on June 16, 2014 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Pete Rose Back In Baseball As Studio Analyst

The career hits leader, who agreed to a lifetime ban from the sport 26 years ago, has been hired by Fox as a guest studio analyst.

04/20/2015

New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays

Headley, Teixeira Lift Yanks Over Rays 5-3 For 3-Game Sweep

Chase Headley and Mark Teixeira drove in two runs each, and the New YorkYankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.

04/19/2015

Miami Marlins v New York Mets

Harvey, Banged-Up Mets Hold Off Marlins 7-6 For 8th Straight Win

Matt Harvey won his third straight start to begin his comeback season and the banged-up New York Mets, despite losing two important players to injuries, held off the Miami Marlins 7-6 Sunday for their eighth consecutive victory.

04/19/2015

Masahiro Tanaka delivers in the first inning on Opening Day, April 6, 2015, at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Tanaka Allows 2 Hits Over 7 Innings As Yanks Rout Rays 9-0

The Japanese star missed most of the second half of last season with a partially torn elbow ligament and had faced questions this spring about his decreased velocity.

04/18/2015

Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets salutes the fans as he is pulled from the game in the seventh inning against the Philadelphia Phillies during Opening Day on April 13, 2015 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets Get Gem From DeGrom, Beat Marlins For 7th Straight Win

Jacob deGrom pitched seven shutout innings, and the New York Mets got home runs from Travis d’Arnaud and Wilmer Flores to beat the slumping Miami Marlins 5-4 Saturday night for their seventh consecutive victory.

04/18/2015

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Time To Grab Some New Studs Before Anyone Else In Your Fantasy League Does

It’s still early in the season, and you don’t want to give up on key players too soon — even if they’re slumping through the first two weeks of the season. But smart fantasy baseball owners also want to make sure they grab rising stars while they can — and before it’s too late.

04/18/2015

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30 Players: Panik Hopes To Follow Up Strong Rookie Year For Giants

A 2011 first-round Draft pick out of St. John’s University, Joe Panik had a meteoric rise to Major League glory last season — not only putting up impressive numbers as the Giants’ new second baseman in 73 regular season games, but also helping San Francisco earn its third World Series championship in the past five years.

04/17/2015

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30 Players: Prospect Butler Looking To Prove He Belongs With Rockies

Heading into the 2014 season, Eddie Butler was hailed as the top arm in the Rockies’ system and one of the best pitching prospects in baseball. Heading into this year, things were quite different.

04/16/2015

NASA astronaut Terry Virts honors Jackie Robinson from the International Space Station on April 15, 2015. (credit: Twitter via @AstroTerry)

WATCH: Astronaut Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day From Space

Fans and players across the country are paying tribute to the legacy of Jackie Robinson. And high above Earth, Terry Virts is joining them in his own unique way.

04/15/2015

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Top 5 Catches From MLB’s First Week

Baseball season officially opened last week and already we’ve had a plethora of ridiculous defensive plays. Recency bias will always mean that we think these plays will be the best of the year, but we’ll more than likely forget them in a couple months.

04/15/2015

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