If You Need Saves In Fantasy Baseball, Look For High Strikeout RatesThe job of closer for a MLB team comes with few guarantees, meaning it's tough to secure saves all season long at the draft. Scouring waivers will net saves where no one was looking.
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.
Are Players Worth Keeping In Fantasy Baseball During A PED Suspension?The big news of the week in baseball, of course, was the suspension of Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon for the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Never mind that disgraced slugger Barry Bonds is the Miami hitting coach: There are plenty of jokes to be made there. How does this impact fantasy baseball? If you own Gordon, should you keep him on your roster? How are you going to replace his 50 stolen bases this season in the stat column? Don't fret: We have all the answers you need right here.
Rusin, Lake Lead Cubs Past Diamondbacks 4-2 For the second time this season, Chris Rusin was called up from the minors after the Cubs dealt a pitcher, and helped lead the Cubs to a 4-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
Cubs Fall To Diamondbacks 8-4Patrick Corbin became the major leagues' first nine-game winner, laboring through six inning Sunday in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 8-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
Barney, Garza Lead Cubs Over Diamondbacks 3-1Darwin Barney homered and Matt Garza threw seven shutout innings to lift the Chicago Cubs to a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 3-1 win Sunday.
Beckham Leads Sox Past D-BacksThe Chicago White Sox started strong and held on to defeat the Diamondbacks Thursday night. The White Sox scored their five runs within the first three innings, while Arizona struggled to catch up.