Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some TweaksIt 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.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend ActionAll four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.
Bumgarner Shuts Down Cubs In Giants' 3-2 WinPinch-hitter Dioner Navarro hit a two-out, two-run homer off Bumgarner in the seventh to pull the Cubs to 3-2. It was Navarro's second career pinch home run in two days, each hit from a different side of the plate. His tying homer in the ninth Friday was hit from the left side.
Giants, Tigers Will Need All Seven Games To Decide World SeriesIt looks like the World Series will go the distance and seven games for the second straight year.
Beltran Sub Boosts Cardinals In Game 3Matt Carpenter hit a two-run homer after subbing for an injured Carlos Beltran and the St. Louis Cardinals chased Matt Cain before a 3½ hour rain delay in the seventh inning of a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants for a 2-1 series lead Wednesday night.
Beltran, Freese Hit 2-Run HRs, Cards Beat GiantsBoosted by two-run homers from proven postseason stars Carlos Beltran and David Freese, and 5 1-3 innings from a steady bullpen, the wild, wild-card St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series.
Pagan's Single Lifts Giants To 7-5 Win Over CubsAngel Pagan hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth inning and the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants closed out a successful road trip with a 7-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
Boston Tops White Sox 5-3 To Take SeriesDustin Pedroia hit a go-ahead two-run single in the seventh, Jason Varitek homered and the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 Sunday to capture two of three games in their series at U.S. Cellular Field.
Konerko Hits Slam, White Sox Foil Lester, Bosox