Reports: Mets Interested In Napoli, Discussing Harvey TradeNew Mets manager Mickey Callaway has reportedly been in touch with free agent first baseman Mike Napoli, a player he knows well from their days in Cleveland.
Sweeny: McCann Trade Also A Vote Of Confidence For RomineFirst, I think the Yankees have shown not only faith in Gary Sanchez to be their everyday catcher, but it also shows a great deal of faith in Austin Romine, who got his first extended look last season in the backup role.
Are Resurgent Veterans Worth The Risk In Fantasy Baseball?This week, we're taking a special look at New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia. The big guy hasn't been fantasy relevant since 2012, but suddenly, Sabathia is looking good again. Currently, his ERA would be the lowest of his long career if he could keep it going through the end of the year. That begs the question: Can Sabathia keep it up through the end of the year? We think so, and we explain why in this week's fantasy baseball advice column. Read on!
Fantasy Baseball Season Is One-Third Over, So What Does Your Team Need To Win?Two months into baseball season, and it's time to assess what categories your fantasy team needs to improve—and win. On offense, you want to find players that can help your team batting average, for example, or move you up a few places in steals. For the pitching side, do you need more wins or saves? Figuring out now where the biggest gains are to be had in your league will make all the difference through the summer months.
6 Baseball Players With Beards Like 19th Century PresidentsStyles always come back. But who knew the bushy beards of 19th Century presidents would take over Major League Baseball?
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 15 Starts And SitsWhen can you trust your struggling studs? Twelve starts into the season, Fantasy owners still have no idea what to make of Mike Minor. After he was sidelined with an injury to open the year, Minor just hasn’t been able to recapture his old form.
WATCH: Mike Napoli Calls Masahiro Tanaka An 'Idiot' After Hitting Game-Winning HRNapoli later said he didn't mean any disrespect, adding he was "surprised" Tanaka didn't throw his tremendous splitter.
Silverman: Bearded BoSox Provide Cashman With Roadmap For FutureThe Yankees need hard-working, healthy bodies; players who can get on base, field their positions and run the bases. That’s what it will take to get this team back in contention, along with help on the pitching front.
Kallas: Lucky Oquendo And A Bad Game For Farrell, McCarver And BuckFarrell’s biggest mistake was not appealing the final play of the game -- Allen Craig never touched home -- or, at a minimum, protesting the game.
Sports Verdict: Bigger World Series Impact? Koji Uehara Vs. Michael WachaThe Cardinals and Red Sox are squaring off against one another yet again this year in the Fall Classic. While much of the spotlight will fall on marquis players like David Ortiz, a battle over a limited seven game sample such as this often boils down to X-Factors.
Silverman: Fixing The World Series Must Be MLB’s Priority It seems that the World Series has shrunk and shriveled over the years to the point where it is a folksy little event to all except those associated with the two teams participating.
It's On! 5 Things To Know About The Red Sox-Cardinals World SeriesWeather permitting, the World Series is set to start Wednesday night at Fenway Park with the Boston Red Sox hosting the St. Louis Cardinals.
Huff Surrenders 9 Earned Runs, Yankees Get Rocked By Red SoxDavid Huff was ineffective as he have up nine runs on Saturday. The Red Sox continued their dominance over the Yankees, taking three of three games so far this series.
Red Sox Score 9 Unanswered Runs, Hand Yankees Stunning DefeatMike Napoli hit a tying grand slam in the seventh, Shane Victorino had a go-ahead homer one inning later and the Boston Red Sox rallied past the New York Yankees 12-8 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory.
Silverman: Ghost-Busted Yankees Blow Opportunity In Wild Card ChaseThe famous Yankee Stadium ghosts, responsible for so many Yankees wins over the Red Sox over the years, did not finish the job last night.