Some Slow-Starting Players Are Now Worth A Look In Fantasy BaseballIt happens every year in fantasy baseball: Players get drafted every March that end up struggling during the first six weeks of the season, so owners drop them. Yet by late June, those players recover and really start to hit. They'll end up where they should by September with good stats.
Billy Burns' RBI Single In Ninth Dooms AngelsBilly Burns singled with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
Dodgers Load Bases In The Ninth But Drop See-Saw Game To Brewers, 8-6Jeremy Jeffress struck out Corey Seager with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth to preserve the win for his 19th save.
Dodgers Sign 18-Year-Old Cuban Outfielder To $2 Million DealThe team announced on Wednesday that it has agreed to terms with 18-year-old OF Yordan Alvarez.
It's Time To Assess Strengths And Weaknesses In Fantasy BaseballSmart fantasy baseball owners will analyze the standings in their league to see where their team needs improvement—and perhaps where the team can spare some statistics in a trade. Picking up new players only makes sense if these moves help the team in the standings, after all.
Belt Homers To Back Peavy; Giants Edge Dodgers 2-1Brandon Belt hit a two-run homer off rookie Julio Urias in the sixth inning to help Jake Peavy earn his 150th career win, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Sunday night.
Trout Exits Game With Thumb Injury As Indians Power Past Angels 8-3Francisco Lindor homered and drove in three runs in the first two innings, and the Cleveland Indians pounded another Angels starter in an 8-3 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday.
Kluber Throws 3-Hitter; Indians Beat Slumping Angels 6-2Corey Kluber pitched a three-hitter with eight strikeouts and Jason Kipnis had three hits in the Cleveland Indians' 6-2 victory over the slumping Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
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!
Dodgers Offense Explodes In 12-6 Win Over Braves Yasmani Grandal hit a three-run homer, Corey Seager added two more home runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 12-6 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep with their seventh win in a row at home.
Kershaw, Bullpen Blank Braves As Dodgers Win 4-0Kershaw (8-1) struck out four and walked one in his shortest outing of the season.
Home Runs By Polanco, Joyce Power Pirates Over Angels 8-7Gregory Polanco and Matt Joyce hit home runs during a five-run seventh inning, Jeff Locke got his career-best fourth straight win and the Pittsburgh Pirates held off the Los Angeles Angels 8-7 on Saturday to end a four-game skid.