Why Pitching Is The Hardest Thing To Rely On In Fantasy BaseballMost fantasy baseball owners plan their draft around picking pitchers that threw well last year. But as we all learn, sometimes things don't go as planned. Pitchers can get hurt; their performance can drop off for a number of reasons, sometimes without rational explanation. The hardest part for the fantasy owner is accepting that the present season is different than past seasons, and it's sometimes better to just admit you drafted wrong instead of stubbornly sticking with bad pitchers all season—and losing the league.
Fernandez Loses To Odorizzi, Rays Beat Marlins 4-1Jake Odorizzi allowed one unearned run over seven innings as the Tampa Bay Rays beat Fernandez and the Miami Marlins 4-1 on Thursday night to complete a three-game sweep.
Cosart Struggles In Marlins' 6-4 Loss To RaysJarred Cosart gave up five runs, five hits and five walks in 4 2-3 innings of the Miami Marlins' 6-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night.
Cosart, Marlins Look To Even Series With Tampa BayFlorida’s two baseball teams have had a rough 2015.
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.
Longoria Gets Winning Hit, Rays Beat Blue Jays 2-1 Evan Longoria singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Sunday.
Marlins Look To Smash PadresThe San Diego Padres have won all three of Andrew Cashner's starts against NL East opponents, including one in which he excelled against the Miami Marlins.