No-Name Players Are Sometimes Better Than Established Veterans In Fantasy BaseballWe are two weeks into the 2016 Major League Baseball season, and already there are veteran positions players struggling to hit their weight. There also are experienced pitchers that can't find the strike zone at all. What do you do with these guys on your fantasy roster? It depends on the player and the situation, but in most leagues, there are always better alternatives on the waiver wire. The tough part is to decide if the short-term move will be better than long-term patience.
Cardinals To Sign Mike LeakeLeake was 11-10 with a 3.70 ERA in 2015.
Don't Blow It In The Last Week Of The Fantasy Baseball Season!There's one week left in the MLB baseball season, and if you're contending for your league championship in fantasy baseball, you don't want to over-tinker with your team this week and blow it. Keep calm and find the right moves to make this week.
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.
Preview: Cubs-RedsJon Lester opposes Mike Leake tonight at Great American Ball Park.
Preview: Cubs-RedsEdwin Jackson opposes Mike Leake tonight at Great American Ballpark.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 15 Starts And SitsWhen can you trust your struggling studs? Twelve starts into the season, Fantasy owners still have no idea what to make of Mike Minor. After he was sidelined with an injury to open the year, Minor just hasn’t been able to recapture his old form.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 7 Starts And SitsThe fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Reds Complete Sweep Of CubsMike Leake combined with Aroldis Chapman on a three-hitter and Todd Frazier hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning against Travis Wood, leading the Cincinnati Reds over the Chicago Cubs 2-1 Wednesday for their record 12th straight win at Wrigley Field.
Phillips Homers To Back Leake, Reds Beat Cubs 2-1Brandon Phillips homered again, helping Mike Leake and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 Tuesday night and end a three-game losing streak.
Votto Helps Reds Beat Cubs 4-2 In 13 InningsJoey Votto hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the 13th inning and the Cincinnati Reds rebounded for a 4-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs after blowing a two-run lead in the ninth Tuesday night.
Phenom Strasburg to have Tommy John surgery