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.
Wacha Is Key To St. Louis' Title Hopes In Game 6Michael Wacha is 4-0 this postseason with a 1.00 ERA, and the St. Louis Cardinals send him to the mound in an elimination Game Six at Fenway Park.
Five Things You Missed: World Series, Game 2The Cardinals tied it up in game 2 of the 2013 World Series. Here are five things you missed.
Sports Verdict: Bigger World Series Impact? Koji Uehara Vs. Michael WachaThe Cardinals and Red Sox are squaring off against one another yet again this year in the Fall Classic. While much of the spotlight will fall on marquis players like David Ortiz, a battle over a limited seven game sample such as this often boils down to X-Factors.
Wacha to Start Game 2 of World SeriesThis young right-hander, almost unhittable lately, is the talk of October. He'll start Game 2, facing hitters who have never seen him.
Cardinals Blast Dodgers En Route To Fourth World Series In Ten YearsThe St. Louis Cardinals truly have established themselves as the model National League franchise, with their fourth league pennant since 2004, and they'll shoot for their third World Series title in that time frame next week.
Cards Win Again, Go Up 2-0 on DodgersRookie Michael Wacha pitched into the seventh inning with zero margin for error and the St. Louis Cardinals silenced the Los Angeles Dodgers for the second straight day, winning 1-0 Saturday for a 2-0 lead in the NL championship series.