Fernando Rodriguez

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Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some Tweaks

It happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you’re lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it’s a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.

08/01/2015

Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs  receives congratulations from third base coach Pat Listach #4 after hitting a home run in the fifth inning against the Houston Astrosat Minute Maid Park on September 12, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Soriano, Wood, Lift Cubs Over Astros 5-1

Alfonso Soriano finished a triple shy of the cycle and drove in two runs and Travis Wood allowed one run in 7 2-3 innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 win over the Houston Astros Wednesday night.

09/12/2012

Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros is congratulated by teammates after hitting a two run homer against the Chicago White Sox in the eighth inning of an interleague game on June 10, 2012 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Humber Gives Up 3 HRs, White Sox Fall To Astros 11-9

Justin Maxwell, Jose Altuve, J.D.Martinez and Brett Wallace all homered to lead the Houston Astros to an 11-9 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.

06/10/2012