Just because someone is an All-Star in the eyes of Major League Baseball doesn’t mean you need or want them on your fantasy baseball roster. In fact, it’s mostly irrelevant to smart fantasy owners. By looking the hitters and pitchers in line for the big honor this week, you can find assets you have that other clueless owners might want in a trade. Think about how to exploit that weakness in your fantasy baseball league this weekend.
The Royals evened things up with the Giants in Game 2 of the World Series. Here are 5 things you missed.
Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.
James Shields led thousands of fans in a celebratory chant. Lorenzo Cain pranced along the warning track, cradling his newborn son. Ned Yost finally allowed himself to smile.
The Miami Marlins have reportedly pulled pitching ace Josh Johnson off the trading block.
A clearly shaken Hanley Ramirez met reporters Wednesday morning and confirmed that he has been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, part of a multiplayer trade, the second big deal in as many days for the disappointing Marlins.
Sports fans headed into Marlins Park Wednesday afternoon wondering what the trade of third baseman Hanley Ramirez will mean for the team.
Just two weeks into the second half of the baseball season, and the Marlins seem to have thrown in the towel.
The Detroit Tigers made another aggressive move Monday, acquiring second baseman Omar Infante and right-hander Anibal Sanchez from Miami in exchange for 21-year-old righty Jacob Turner and two minor leaguers.
Travis Wood was sailing along. Then, in a flash, that changed. Carlos Lee hit a grand slam and the Miami Marlins beat the Cubs 9-5 on Tuesday night, giving Ozzie Guillen a win in his first game back managing in Chicago.