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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.

05/30/2015

Brock Holt #26 of the Boston Red Sox scores as Carlos Perez #58 of the Los Angeles Angels awaits the throw in the eighth inning at Fenway Park on May 23, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (photo credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Napoli Blasts 2 HRs In Boston’s 8-3 Win Over Angels

Mike Napoli’s timing at the plate returned at the perfect time for the struggling Boston Red Sox.

05/23/2015

Boston Red Sox v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Napoli’s Home Run Helps Red Sox Beat Weaver, Angels, 4-2

Mike Napoli homered against former batterymate Jered Weaver and Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run double, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.

08/08/2014

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6 Baseball Players With Beards Like 19th Century Presidents

Styles always come back. But who knew the bushy beards of 19th Century presidents would take over Major League Baseball?

07/09/2014

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CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 15 Starts And Sits

When 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.

07/04/2014

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Sports Verdict: Bigger World Series Impact? Koji Uehara Vs. Michael Wacha

The 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.

10/24/2013

Mike Napoli #25 of the Texas Rangers bats against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the seventh inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 21, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Golden/Getty Images)

Napoli Hits 2 HR’s To Help Rangers Beat Angels

A trip back to Angel Stadium cures anything that might be wrong with Mike Napoli’s swing. Napoli homered twice in yet another impressive game against his former team, Yu Darvish struck out 11 over seven strong innings, and the Texas Rangers battered struggling Angels starter Ervin Santana for a 9-2 victory over Los Angeles on Saturday.

07/21/2012

2011 World Series Game 5 - St Louis Cardinals v Texas Rangers

Angels Pitcher Tweets Out Mike Napoli’s Phone Number

The Rangers and Angels already seem to be building a potentially epic rivalry in the American League West, and now that C.J. Wilson has switched sides, he seems to have upped the stakes a bit. Some, including myself, would say he went a bit too far.

03/19/2012

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Rangers vs. Cardinals: 8 Things You Didn’t Know About Game 6

Fifty-one years ago, Major League Baseball’s American League added two franchises, including the Washington Senators, who were replacing a team that went by that exact name from 1901-60 before moving to Minnesota and becoming the Twins. The Senators II did not inhabit the nation’s capital for nearly as long as their predecessor, however, re-branding as the Texas Rangers in 1972. Regardless of what they have been called, the Senators/Rangers had never reached the World Series until last season, when they lost to a Giants team that had gone title-less since 1954, when it called New York home.

10/28/2011

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Napoli’s Double Helps Give Rangers 3-2 Series Lead

Mike Napoli hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning against Marc Rzepczynski, and the Texas Rangers rallied from a two-run deficit to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Monday night and take a 3-2 World Series lead.

10/24/2011

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Napoli’s HR Leads Rangers Past Tampa Bay

Colby Lewis outpitched All-Star David Price, Mike Napoli hit a two-run homer and the defending AL champions survived a shaky night from the bullpen to hold off the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 Monday night in Game 3 of their postseason series.

10/03/2011

Texas Rangers v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Angels Finish Season By Losing 6 Of Its Last 7

Mike Napoli broke a tie in the ninth inning with his fourth homer in two games, and the Texas Rangers finally clinched home-field advantage in the AL division series with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.

09/28/2011

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Trumbo Saves Angels With Walk-Off HR To Sink Texas

Rookie Mark Trumbo hit a two-run homer off Mike Adams in the bottom of the ninth and the Angels avoided a four-game sweep with a 2-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Thursday night.

08/18/2011

Texas Rangers v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Rangers Rout Angels 7-3, Gain Control Of AL West

Michael Young had three of the Rangers’ 17 hits and drove in three runs, and Texas opened its biggest AL West lead of the season with a 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.

08/16/2011

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Weaver Wows Rangers In Angels’ 1-0 Win

Jered Weaver won a riveting duel with fellow All-Star C.J. Wilson, and the Los Angeles Angels converted an error by Texas center fielder Endy Chavez into an unearned run, beating the Rangers 1-0 on Wednesday and moving within three games of the AL West leaders.

07/21/2011

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