Ailing Giants Call Up Mac Williamson With Angel Pagan InjuredThe San Francisco Giants called up outfielder Mac Williamson from Triple-A Sacramento before the start of their three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night.
Are Players Worth Keeping In Fantasy Baseball During A PED Suspension?The big news of the week in baseball, of course, was the suspension of Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon for the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Never mind that disgraced slugger Barry Bonds is the Miami hitting coach: There are plenty of jokes to be made there. How does this impact fantasy baseball? If you own Gordon, should you keep him on your roster? How are you going to replace his 50 stolen bases this season in the stat column? Don't fret: We have all the answers you need right here.
By The Numbers: Giants Turn Batting Order Tradition Upside DownTraditionally, pitchers get a little bit of a breather by the time they get to the bottom of an opposing team’s batting order.
Belt Leads Giants To Sweep Of PadresBrandon Belt was a homer short of the cycle and drove in five runs, Hunter Pence drove in a pair on three hits and the San Francisco Giants completed a three-game sweep by beating the San Diego Padres 13-9 on Wednesday.
A's Beat Detroit Tigers 5-1Rich Hill allowed four hits in seven scoreless innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1 on Tuesday night.
Tigers Snap Losing Streak With 7-3 Win Over A'sMiguel Cabrera hit two home runs, Jordan Zimmermann’s scoreless innings streak ended after center fielder Tyler Collins appeared to direct an obscene gesture at fans and the Detroit Tigers snapped a skid with a 7-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
Consider Making Wholesale Changes To Your Fantasy Baseball Roster As May ApproachesMost MLB teams have played about 20 games so far this season, and that's a big enough sample size to determine whether or not to keep slumping players on your fantasy baseball roster. The bigger challenge is to decide if dropping those players makes sense—or just benching them for now is a better idea. That decision comes down to the rest of your rosters, along with its strengths and weaknesses. As we always say, no one ever said that fantasy sports were easy!
Keidel: Curt Schilling's Dark DescentLegendary pitcher Curt Schilling was fired this week from his baseball color analyst position with ESPN for his conduct on social media.
Dbacks Complete Sweep Of Struggling GiantsYasmani Tomas hit a go-ahead home run in the fourth, Paul Goldschmidt drove in two runs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Thursday for a four-game sweep.
Barry Bonds Prepares For Return To AT&TMiami Marlins hitting coach Barry Bonds says he's excited about his return to AT&T Park
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.
Shoemaker, Angels Beat Athletics For 4th Straight WinMatt Shoemaker pitched one-hit ball for six shutout innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 Wednesday for their fourth straight win.