Staying Loyal To Slumping Players Can Bury Your Fantasy Baseball TeamStaying loyal to slumping players may pan out better for real-life MLB managers than for fantasy owners, so think long and hard about keeping your favorite player in the lineup while he's going through an 0-for-28 slump at the plate. Those at-bats can really hurt your team down the stretch.
Injury Report: Raiders Wounded And Just Trying To Survive To Season's EndOnce again, six different Oakland Raiders players did not practice this week, as the team prepares for its final home game of the year on Sunday. As the Silver & Black take on the Buffalo Bills, the team mostly will just try to avoid more injuries this late in a lousy two-win season that could be the final one for the franchise in Oakland.
How The Raiders Improve For 2015 Since This Season Is Lost AlreadyRegardless of whether the Oakland Raiders win a game this season or not, the year is lost. It's time to look at next season's roster, anticipating that a new general manager and a new permanent coach will be in charge of the Silver & Black for 2015 and beyond.
Playoff Pinch Hits: It's Do Or Die For Tigers And Angels On SundayThe Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels each find themselves in an 0-2 hole. Can either team recover?
Playoff Pinch Hits: Four American League Teams Left To Chase World SeriesIt's down to the Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals and Los Angeles Angels in the American League as the Division Series begin.
Pitchers Wilson, Straily Get Rematch As Angels Visit A'sThe Los Angeles Angels' C.J. Wilson continued his recent mastery on the mound over the weekend, outdueling the Oakland Athletics' Dan Straily. The visiting Angels will be looking for another dominant display Thursday night as Wilson and Straily square off again in the opener of a four-game set.