Chris Davis hit one of Baltimore’s three home runs, Wei-Yin Chen won for the first time this season and the Orioles snapped a four-game slide Saturday with a 6-2 victory over the New York Yankees.
A lot of fantasy baseball owners like to grab a rookie early and wait for him to pan out on the field. That can take all season, though. Sometimes, it’s best to grab the non-flashy veterans with the steady statistics instead, because at least they’re playing every day—and playing at a level you can rely on to win your league.
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.
Today, the Say Hey Kid turns 84 years old. Let’s take a look at his best moments.
The debate over whether the DH should be implemented in all of baseball has come around again, this writer thinks it’s time for a change.
With the St. Louis Cardinals fan pulling off a good somersault at home plate last night, let’s look at some of the best field crashers.
“You talk about wanting to keep your starters on the field. Physically, it makes it really hard,” Joe Girardi said Monday. “It’s just really difficult sometimes with the schedule.”
The catcher is hitting .397 with four homers and 15 RBIs at Triple-A Las Vegas. The Mets didn’t announce a corresponding roster move.
Weekend series against Washington and its stingy starting rotation. Wrong time for the Mets to hit a serious slump at the plate.
Andrew Miller had a chance to seal New York’s sweep by retiring the bottom of the Red Sox order. A pair of walks and a fielding error later, he was facing Boston slugger David Ortiz with two outs and the bases loaded.
Doug Fister breezed through his latest dominant outing against the Mets, and the Washington Nationals held on for their second straight 1-0 win over New York at Citi Field on Sunday.
If you have veterans who are not performing after one month of the season, it’s time to let them go. Someone else has to chance them on the roster; you need players performing right now. So shelve your emotions and make the tough choices that other owners can’t—and won’t—make. It will help you win in September.
On this episode of Robert Wulh’s Ipso Facto podcast, contentious former pitcher Roger Clemens talks about his career highlights, the steroids scandal and his unapologetically aggressive style of pitching.
We need to talk about baseball’s “unwritten” rules. The ones that lead to the biggest farce in sports, the bench clearing brawl.
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.