No-Name Players Are Sometimes Better Than Established Veterans In Fantasy BaseballWe are two weeks into the 2016 Major League Baseball season, and already there are veteran positions players struggling to hit their weight. There also are experienced pitchers that can't find the strike zone at all. What do you do with these guys on your fantasy roster? It depends on the player and the situation, but in most leagues, there are always better alternatives on the waiver wire. The tough part is to decide if the short-term move will be better than long-term patience.
Don't Blow It In The Last Week Of The Fantasy Baseball Season!There's one week left in the MLB baseball season, and if you're contending for your league championship in fantasy baseball, you don't want to over-tinker with your team this week and blow it. Keep calm and find the right moves to make this week.
Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some TweaksIt 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.
Marlins Lose Gordon To Thumb Injury In 14-3 Win Over RedsThe Miami Marlins lost All-Star second baseman Dee Gordon to a dislocated left thumb Saturday, and they responded with a franchise-record offensive outburst, beating Cincinnati 14-3.
Leake Finds Holes In Marlins Offense, Fish Fall 1-0Mike Leake allowed three hits and struck out 10 in eight innings, and Jay Bruce homered in the second inning to help the Cincinnati Reds beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 Friday.
Marlins Look To Match Longest Home Winning Streak FridayThe Miami Marlins hoped Dee Gordon could give them a spark at the top of the lineup after acquiring him in the offseason.
Jose Fernandez Goes 7 Innings To Help Marlins Beat Reds 2-0Jose Fernandez pitched seven innings and tied the modern record for most consecutive home victories by a starter to begin a career, helping the Miami Marlins beat the Cincinnati Reds 2-0 Thursday.
Marlins Hammered By Homers In 5-2 Loss To RedsThe Reds' hottest hitters were at it again, helping a sick starter pull through a tough day.
Nicolino Sparkles In Debut As Marlins Beat Reds 5-0Justin Nicolino's major league debut was a smashing success.
Marlins 2-Hit By Leake, Lose To Reds 5-0Mike Leake allowed only two singles through seven innings Friday night, and Marlon Byrd homered in his return from a broken wrist, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-0 victory over the Miami Marlins.
Are Injured Veterans Worth The Risk In Fantasy Baseball?Everyone likes to grab the hot rookies in fantasy baseball, but the truth is, only a few of them really stay productive over the course of the full season. Sometimes, investing in the veteran coming off the disabled list is a good idea, if you're willing to risk the possibility of more injury later on.
Eovaldi Goes 8 Innings, Marlins Top Reds 2-1Nathan Eovaldi gave his second straight shutdown performance, holding Cincinnati to five hits over eight shutout innings, and Giancarlo Stanton hit his NL-leading 28th homer on Friday night, powering the Miami Marlins to a 2-1 victory.
Marlins Swing For Win Column Friday Against RedsThe Miami Marlins are hoping to get back into the win column against the Cincinnati Reds tonight.
Hamilton Helps Reds Beat Marlins 7-3A teammate's injury kept Jacob Turner in the Miami Marlins' rotation for another start Sunday.
Marlins Look To Build Off Thrilling Walk Off WinThe Cincinnati Reds have gotten some good starting pitching during their series with the Miami Marlins.