Utility Players Are Good Fantasy Baseball Roster Additions For FlexibilityAs summer approaches, most position players in baseball get the occasional day off, and on those days, it's good to have a roster that can adapt to unexpected games missed.
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.
Constant Vigilance Is How You Win Your Fantasy Baseball LeagueWe've all heard the story from a friend how he or she simply drafted their fantasy baseball team and forgot all about it until finding out they won the league in October. Generally, that doesn't happen very often thanks to injuries, slumps and inevitable bad luck. You have to stay on top of your team's roster all summer long to win.
Beware Players That Switch Leagues At The Trade DeadlineEvery year it happens: Big-league trades send hitters and pitchers from the National League to the American League—and vice versa. This isn't always a good thing, though, as pitchers have a hard time adjusting going from the NL to the AL, while hitters have a hard time adjusting going from the AL to the NL.
5 Replacements For Rams' Sam BradfordWith Sam Bradford out for the season, it's time to look at who should become the new Rams quarterback this year.
CBS Sports NBA Mock Draft: Bulls Focusing On BackcourtWith the 16th and 19th picks, Chicago has endless options.
Matt Moore Must Step Up In Rays RotationComing into the 2012 season, Matt Moore was likely the most-hyped pitching prospect in baseball – not without good reason.
Silverman: Backup Quarterback A Difficult Position To FillFilling the backup quarterback position used to be so easy.
Sale Fans 15 To Lead Sox In 2-1 Win Over RaysChris Sale struck out a career-high 15, Adam Dunn hit a two-run homer and the Chicago White Sox extended their winning streak to six games with a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday.
Marshall Takes Parting Shot At Dolphins QBLet's just say Brandon Marshall is happy Jay Cutler is his new quarterback.
Rays Open Playoffs With 9-0 Victory Over Defending AL Champion RangersMatt Moore looked like an ace in pitching seven innings of two-hit ball Friday as the improbable Tampa Bay Rays opened the real playoffs with a 9-0 victory over the defending AL champion Texas Rangers.
Focus On Illegal Hits Will Be Put To Test In NFL PlayoffsConcussions, injuries and illegal hits seemed to be the focus during this NFL season. Penalties for unnecessary roughness rose from 2009 to 2010 as a result. With the NFL playoffs kicking off Saturday, these kinds of calls will be put to the test throughout the postseason.