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.
Does Tony Sparano Deserve A Chance With Oakland In 2015?With all the talk about the Oakland Raiders acquiring San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Jim Harbaugh in a trade for draft picks, few seem to be considering the possibility the Silver & Black might retain Interim Head Coach Tony Sparano. One thing is certain: With an inferior roster, Sparano out-prepared and out-coached Harbaugh last week as the Raiders beat the 49ers, 24-13. That has to count for something.
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.
ALDS: Rays Fall Hard To The Sox 12-2 In Game 1Boston Red Sox had scored five runs in the fourth inning to beat the Rays 12-2 on Friday in Game 1 of the AL division series.
Lester, Moore Set To Duel As Red Sox-Rays ALDS Gets UnderwayIf you like good pitching, then you are going to love the Red Sox-Rays ALDS.
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.