By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead. It might as well have been 100 with the way MadBum and this orange-and-black bunch play in the World Series.
The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
It’s always tough to start a platoon bat in Fantasy baseball. While some players can absolutely mash depending on the handedness of the pitcher, there’s always concern about their lack of playing time hurting their value. In many situations, this is the case.
Tim Hudson handled the Chicago Cubs the way he has most hitters this season. Hudson turned in another vintage performance to start the season, tossing seven innings to lead the San Francisco Giants past the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Tuesday night.
Dayan Viciedo hit a solo home run with one out in the 10th inning Sunday, lifting the Chicago White Sox over the Seattle Mariners 4-3.
Chien-Ming Wang allowed one hit over six scoreless innings, Jonny Gomes hit a two-run homer and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Phil Humber isn’t used to losing in a White Sox uniform. Even when he does, he pitches like an ace. Danny Espinosa hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning to lift Livan Hernandez and the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 victory over White Sox on Sunday.