A lot of fantasy baseball owners like to grab a rookie early and wait for him to pan out on the field. That can take all season, though. Sometimes, it’s best to grab the non-flashy veterans with the steady statistics instead, because at least they’re playing every day—and playing at a level you can rely on to win your league.
As the Pittsburgh Pirates continue their push to make the postseason, one thing that would make the journey a bit easier would be if Edinson Volquez could regain his pre-All-Star break form.
Andrew McCutchen hit a three-run homer and Jody Mercer also went deep, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-6 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.
The Miami Marlins are going to trade first baseman Logan Morrison, the only question is when the team will pull the trigger.
The Miami Marlins took the Pittsburgh Pirates to the bottom of the ninth inning after getting out of a bases loaded jam in the eighth inning.
Then, just as quickly as hope started to emerge for the Fish, the Pirates slammed the door with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth to knock off the Marlins, 4-3.