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.
Jayson Werth hit his first homer in almost a month and drove in three runs, and the Washington Nationals capitalized on Matt Cain’s erratic start to beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.
Cain returns from his second stint on the disabled list Friday night, when the Giants attempt to avoid their longest home losing streak to the New York Mets.
Hunter Pence hit one of San Francisco’s three solo homers and reliever Yusmeiro Petit threw three sharp innings after starter Matt Cain left with a strained right hamstring as the Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 5-1 on Wednesday night.
The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Buster Posey hit a go-ahead double as part of a three-run fifth inning and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Miami Marlins 6-4 on Thursday night.
Cain was set to take the hill for the first time in almost two weeks after being scratched Tuesday with a cut on the tip of his right index finger, which he suffered while attempting to pick up a knife.
A week into the Major League Baseball season, it’s already clear that the new replay rules need some work.
Matt Kemp hit his first two home runs at Dodger Stadium since late in 2012 and Hanley Ramirez slugged his first two homers this season, helping Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 Sunday night to avoid a three-game sweep.
A.J. Pollock broke out of an 0-for-13 start to the season with three hits, scoring twice and driving in a run, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 on Tuesday night.