Constant Vigilance Is How You Win Your Fantasy Baseball LeagueWe've all heard the story from a friend how he or she simply drafted their fantasy baseball team and forgot all about it until finding out they won the league in October. Generally, that doesn't happen very often thanks to injuries, slumps and inevitable bad luck. You have to stay on top of your team's roster all summer long to win.
Chris Carter Goes Deep Twice, Brewers Beat Angels 5-4Chris Carter hit two long home runs and drove in three, Junior Guerra won his first career major league start, and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied from an early four-run deficit to beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Beware Players That Switch Leagues At The Trade DeadlineEvery year it happens: Big-league trades send hitters and pitchers from the National League to the American League—and vice versa. This isn't always a good thing, though, as pitchers have a hard time adjusting going from the NL to the AL, while hitters have a hard time adjusting going from the AL to the NL.
Of Course: Angels Snap Astros' 6-Game Skid With 7-6 Loss Chris Carter's three-run homer put Houston ahead in the third, and the Astros held on for a 7-6 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
Greinke Remains Winless With Angels, A's Win 9-8Chris Carter hit a two-run homer to cap a five-run eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics overcame a shaky outing by rookie Dan Straily to beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-8 Wednesday.