Just because someone is an All-Star in the eyes of Major League Baseball doesn’t mean you need or want them on your fantasy baseball roster. In fact, it’s mostly irrelevant to smart fantasy owners. By looking the hitters and pitchers in line for the big honor this week, you can find assets you have that other clueless owners might want in a trade. Think about how to exploit that weakness in your fantasy baseball league this weekend.
It’s still early in the season, and you don’t want to give up on key players too soon — even if they’re slumping through the first two weeks of the season. But smart fantasy baseball owners also want to make sure they grab rising stars while they can — and before it’s too late.
The subject of trade rumors in recent months, Peter Bourjos once against figures to receive the first shot at winning the center field job on a team loaded with four center fielders.
The Angels thought enough of left-hander Jason Vargas to deal slugging first baseman and designated hitter Kendrys Morales to the Mariners for him over the offseason with the hopes that Vargas can help stabilize Los Angeles’ rotation.
The Los Angeles Angels have traded power hitter Kendrys Morales to the Seattle Mariners for left-hander Jason Vargas.
Kendrys Morales drove in four runs and Torii Hunter had four hits, helping the Los Angeles Angels snap the Seattle Mariners’ eight-game home winning streak with a 9-1 win Friday night.
Kendrys Morales led off Los Angeles’ two-run 10th inning with a solo homer, and the Angels completed a three-game sweep of Boston by outlasting the Red Sox 14-13 on Thursday night.
Kendrys Morales homered from both sides of the plate during a nine-run sixth inning, capping the burst with a grand slam that sent the Los Angeles Angels romping past the Texas Rangers 15-8 Monday night.
Los Angeles Angels switch-hitter Kendrys Morales homered from both sides of the plate in the same inning Monday night, making him the third player in major league history to accomplish the feat.
Kendrys Morales had three hits, including a home run, scored twice and drove in two runs to help the Los Angeles Angels complete their first four-game road sweep of the Seattle Mariners in 27 years with a 4-2 victory Sunday.
Kendrys Morales hit his first homer in nearly two years and drove in four runs, and Jered Weaver recorded his 1,000th career strikeout while pitching five-hit ball into the seventh inning of the Los Angeles Angels’ 6-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
Although Albert Pujols’ debut with the Los Angeles Angels overshadows everything this weekend, Kendrys Morales’ return from nearly two years out with a broken ankle is also cause for celebration in Anaheim.
Kendrys Morales made his first appearance in an Angels’ lineup since May 2010 and had two hits in Los Angeles’ 7-4 win over the Royals on Thursday.
Los Angeles Angels first baseman Kendrys Morales has been cleared to run outdoors, the next step in his recovery from a broken ankle that sidelined him last season.
Angels first baseman Kendrys Morales won’t play this season after deciding to undergo another surgery on his left ankle.