Reliable And Steady Fantasy Baseball Players Are Better Than Risky Rookies Right NowAs Major League Baseball teams approach the final 45 games of the season, almost all of them are giving playing time to rookies right now. It's always a risk to go with a rookie if your fantasy baseball team is challenging for the league championship in mid-August. While you may strike gold with a rookie, more often than not you're going to strike out with a first-year player. It's better instead to acquire non-flashy veteran players for the stretch drive, because wise fantasy baseball owners know they are reliable options.
Fresh New Faces Join Veterans In New Fantasy Baseball Roles Every AugustOnce the dust from the Major League Baseball trade deadline settles, it's easy for fantasy baseball team owners to find new players that improve the roster. Some of these accidental fantasy studs are fresh faces to the MLB circuit, while others are veterans making comebacks or players that have been on the bench biding their time. Regardless, the key is to find those players quickly and get them into your starting lineup fast enough to make a difference in the final weeks of the fantasy season.
The Stretch Drive Has Begun For Fantasy Baseball OwnersWith just two months left in the Major League Baseball season, time is running out for fantasy baseball owners to make a serious move in the league standings. Small roster tweaks may not do it at this point, so always be on the lookout for shooting stars and streaking players in the MLB skyline.
Fantasy Baseball Owners Must Anticipate Trade Deadline DealsNow is the sneaky time for fantasy baseball owners to anticipate action at the Major League Baseball trade deadline coming up on July 31. If a team moves a star player, someone has to take that player's place in the lineup. There are statistics to be had there in such a vacancy, so if you can get the jump on a replacement now, your fantasy baseball team will be the better off for it. Likewise, if one of your star player's value takes a hit with a trade, you have to be ready to replace lost stats. Always keep an eye on the MLB trade deadline!
Midseason Changes In MLB Can Help Your Fantasy Baseball TeamAs MLB teams make trades and rosters change in July with contenders preparing for the postseason chase, it's time for fantasy baseball owners to stay on top of changes in the real world.
The 2016 Edition Of The Fantasy Baseball All-Star Team Is HereThere's a rule for the All-Star Game in Major League Baseball to ensure all fans get to see at least one player from each team represented in the Midsummer Classic.
Halfway Through The Fantasy Baseball Season, Where Does Your Team Stand?Looking at the standings in your league and finding your weakest statistical categories can make all the difference in the world come late August and September.
McCarthy Strong In Return As Dodgers Earn Sweep Of Rockies Brandon McCarthy threw five scoreless innings in his first start in 14 months, Trace Thompson and Yasmani Grandal homered, and the Los Angeles Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies on Sunday with a 4-1 victory.
Blackjack! Angels Beat Red Sox 21-2 Behind Cron's 6 HitsC.J. Cron went 6 for 6 with two homers and five RBIs, Carlos Perez had five hits and drove in six and the Los Angeles Angels walloped the Boston Red Sox 21-2 on Saturday night to end a four-game losing streak.
Fourth of July MLB Games See Big Ticket Price Increase for Some Teams, Deals for OthersThere may be no image more quintessentially American than baseball fans spending the Fourth of July at a baseball game, and with fans flocking to the ballpark, ticket prices are going up as well.
Angels LHP Andrew Heaney Will Have Tommy John SurgeryThe Angels announced the decision Thursday in another blow to the injury-plagued lineup of the AL West's last-place team.
Coastal Carolina Defeats Arizona To Claim College World Series TitleThe Chanticleers defeated Arizona 4-3 in the deciding Game 3 of the College World Series finals on Thursday, capitalizing on two errors on the same play to score four unearned runs in the sixth inning of a game delayed a day by bad weather.
Can You Find Potential All-Star Players In Fantasy Baseball On The Waiver Wire?As we approach July, it's time to start thinking about the MLB All-Star Game. Even in fantasy baseball, All-Star players have value beyond what their stats offer. A lot of owners will trade for All-Star players even if they're not great fantasy baseball players.
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.