At Fantasy Baseball Season's Quarter Pole, It's Time To Accept Patterns And TrendsMost teams in MLB have played close to 40 games at this point of the season, meaning the fantasy baseball season is one quarter over. If you've been waiting for that veteran to come around and start hitting, it's time to give up on the dream. If that pitcher still has an ERA way north of five runs per game, you may need to look elsewhere for wins and strikeouts. This is the time of the year when trends become permanent, really. Sticking too long with players headed for bad seasons only can hurt your team.
Russell Gives Up Lead In 8th, Cubs Lose To A's 8-7One bad pitch blew what would've given the Chicago Cubs something they've rarely achieved this season: a winning streak.
Rios, Flowers Homer As White Sox Beat Oakland 4-2 Alex Rios and Tyler Flowers homered, Hector Santiago pitched into the seventh inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Sunday to salvage a split of their four-game series.
A.J. Griffin Part Of Athletics' Young, High-Potential Starting PitchingIf the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.
Cabrera Drives In 6, Tigers Rout A's 12-2Miguel Cabrera homered twice, including an eighth-inning grand slam, and the Detroit Tigers had no trouble overcoming an early injury to right-hander Max Scherzer in a 12-2 rout of the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.