Staying Loyal To Slumping Players Can Bury Your Fantasy Baseball TeamStaying 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.
Stable Veterans Flying Under The Radar Can Help Your Fantasy Baseball TeamA 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.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Starts And SitsThe fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 7 Starts And SitsThe fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
David Wright Taking Heat For Home Run Derby Teammate Selections Mets third baseman David Wright was announced as the NL captain for the upcoming Home Run Derby, and now he is receiving some major backlash for his teammate selections.
Giglio: Comparisons In Professional Sports Need To Stop Matt Harvey isn’t the next Roger Clemens, Zack Wheeler isn’t the next A.J. Burnett and LeBron James isn’t the next Michael Jordan.
Keidel: It's Time For Phil Hughes To Pitch Up To Snuff For The YankeesAside from a brilliant half-season during an 18-8 2010, Hughes has been a huge disappointment. Now, nearing 27, with the sheen of youth scrubbed off and the "upside" banner quite tattered, it's time for Hughes to pitch up to snuff.
Yankees Finalize Trade For Vernon Wells, Send Cayones And Sneed To AngelsWells' trade to the Yankees was finalized on Tuesday, when New York dealt a pair of minor leaguers to the Angels: outfielder Exicardo Cayones and left-hander Kramer Sneed.
Keidel: Shallow Hal Steinbrenner Should Have Signed HamiltonGeorge Steinbrenner's commitment was never questioned, but Hal Steinbrenner isn't following his father's lead.
Keefe: State Of The Yankees, Spring Training EditionOpening Day is 39 days away. That's right. Thirty-nine days! And it wouldn't feel like baseball season is just around the corner without starting the season off the right way...
Hartnett: 2013 Brings Uncertainty For Aging Yankees2013 brings major issues and tons of uncertainty for the aging, payroll-trimming New York Yankees.
So Far, Cashman Is Pleased With Yankees' OffseasonBrian Cashman is pleased by the way the Yankees' offseason is progressing.
Russell Martin, Pirates Reportedly Agree To 2-Year, $17 Million ContractA person with knowledge of the deal said the Pirates have agreed to a $17 million, two-year contract with the three-time All-Star, hoping he can give them some pop at the plate and respectable defense behind it.
B&C Morning Show: Jerry Jones Is Talkin' Tough; Yanks & Mets Both LoseBefore turning it over to Jerry Recco so that he could deliver his first update of the morning, Craig attempted to offer Yamkees' fan comfort by telling them it is not time to panic.
Keefe: Yankees Return Home With Ichiro, Without A-RodNeil Keefe and Sweeny Murti look at the Yankees as they return home from a 2-5 West Coast road trip with Ichiro Suzuki, but without Alex Rodriguez.