Every fantasy league has different rules, but most people play in standard Rotisserie leagues that feature limits on both games played by hitters and games started by pitchers—or some variation along those lines. You want to make sure your team isn’t going to go over those limits too soon!
It happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you’re lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it’s a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
Back in the playoffs after 29 years, the Kansas City Royals ran wild and outlasted Oakland in a thrilling opener to baseball’s postseason.
Miami Marlins rookie right-hander Anthony DeSclafani left Friday night’s 9-5 loss to the Oakland Athletics with a bruised right forearm. His status is day to day.
Coco Crisp scored the go-ahead run in the ninth inning on a replay reversal, and the Oakland Athletics bounced back after blowing a four-run lead to beat the Miami Marlins 9-5 on Friday night.
The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.