Five Things You Missed: Yankees, Dodgers One Win from World SeriesThe Yankees took all three games at home to seize control of the ALCS, while the Dodgers lost their first playoff game last night.
Some Slow-Starting Players Are Now Worth A Look In Fantasy BaseballIt happens every year in fantasy baseball: Players get drafted every March that end up struggling during the first six weeks of the season, so owners drop them. Yet by late June, those players recover and really start to hit. They'll end up where they should by September with good stats.
Constant Vigilance Is How You Win Your Fantasy Baseball LeagueWe've all heard the story from a friend how he or she simply drafted their fantasy baseball team and forgot all about it until finding out they won the league in October. Generally, that doesn't happen very often thanks to injuries, slumps and inevitable bad luck. You have to stay on top of your team's roster all summer long to win.
Certain Positions In Fantasy Baseball Require Quality Backups On Your BenchWhat are the thinnest positions in fantasy baseball? Catcher? The infield positions of second base, shortstop and third base? All of the above? Yes, depth is better in the outfield and first base positions, so when you think about which players to stash on your bench, think about the ones with multi-position eligibility. They may not be the most productive on a day-to-day basis, but they have the capability to be very valuable to your team's chances of winning.
Greinke Pitches Into 8th Inning, Dodgers Blank MarlinsZack Greinke pitched 7 2-3 innings Sunday for his first victory since May 5, and the Los Angeles Dodgers took the rubber game of their series against the Miami Marlins, winning 2-0.
Marlins Aim To Take Series Against Visiting DodgersAfter playing pretty well at home for a few weeks, the Miami Marlins have really been struggling in front of their home fans lately.
Marlins Look To Bounce Back In Gordon's Return To L.A.The Miami Marlins have played well enough to be above .500 but their bullpen has let them down time and time again.
Marlins Fall To Mets 2-1 In Game One Of DoubleheaderR.A. Dickey pitched seven spotless innings and the New York Mets, back on the field following a two-day break because of Hurricane Irene, beat the Florida Marlins 2-1 in the opener of a doubleheader Monday.
Young Fan Hurt By Line Drive At Marlins-Mets GameA young fan has been hurt after getting hit in the face with a line drive during a game between the Florida Marlins and New York Mets.