Fantasy Baseball All-Star Edition: Which Players Do You Actually Want On Your Team?Just because someone is an All-Star in the eyes of Major League Baseball doesn't mean you need or want them on your fantasy baseball roster. In fact, it's mostly irrelevant to smart fantasy owners. By looking the hitters and pitchers in line for the big honor this week, you can find assets you have that other clueless owners might want in a trade. Think about how to exploit that weakness in your fantasy baseball league this weekend.
Royals Beat Angels 4-1 In 11 Innings, Take 2-0 ALDS LeadEric Hosmer got his souvenir home run ball back while he stood on the field for a postgame interview, Angel Stadium's silence broken only by a small band of blue-clad fans chanting "Sweep! Sweep! Sweep!"
Sanchez, Tigers Beat Yanks For 2-0 Lead In ALCSThe Detroit Tigers got a big boost from Anibal Sanchez's arm. They got a helping hand from an umpire, too. The reward: a commanding 2-0 lead in the AL championship series, and a trip home with their ace ready to start.
A's Rally Past Tigers 4-3 To Force Game 5Seth Smith hit a game-tying two-run double off Detroit closer Jose Valverde in the ninth inning and Coco Crisp capped Oakland's most dramatic comeback yet with an RBI single as the Athletics staved off elimination for a second straight night with a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 4 of the AL division series Wednesday.
Tigers Shut Out Royals, Tie Sox For Division LeadAnibal Sanchez threw his first shutout in over a year, and the Detroit Tigers moved into a tie for first in the AL Central with a 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
Cabrera And Verlander Help Tigers Top A's 6-2Miguel Cabrera homered, Omar Infante drove in three runs and Justin Verlander pitched six scoreless innings to help the Detroit Tigers beat the Oakland Athletics 6-2 on Wednesday night.
Tigers Cut White Sox Lead To 1 Game With 8-6 WinMax Scherzer pitched six effective innings to earn his career-high 16th win, Prince Fielder hit a three-run homer and the Detroit Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 8-6 on Wednesday night to move within a game of the AL Central lead.
Tigers Beat White Sox 5-3, Cut Division Lead To 2 GamesDoug Fister pitched seven innings of two-hit ball, Austin Jackson hit a tying two-run homer and Miguel Cabrera delivered a go-ahead solo shot Tuesday night to lead the Detroit Tigers past the White Sox 5-3, reducing Chicago's AL Central lead to two games.
Tigers Fall To Indians Again, 3-2Justin Masterson pitched six solid innings, and the Cleveland Indians beat Detroit 3-2 on Tuesday night for their second straight victory over the playoff-chasing Tigers.
Lee's Slam Helps Ozzie Get First Win In Chicago As MarlinCarlos Lee hit a grand slam and the Florida Marlins beat the Cubs 9-5 on Tuesday night, giving Ozzie Guillen a win in his first game back managing in Chicago.
Cubs Beat Marlins 2-1 Despite Marmol's StrugglesCarlos Marmol struggled again but Sean Marshall came in to save the Cubs' 2-1 win over the Marlins Friday at Wrigley Field.