If You Need Saves In Fantasy Baseball, Look For High Strikeout RatesThe job of closer for a MLB team comes with few guarantees, meaning it's tough to secure saves all season long at the draft. Scouring waivers will net saves where no one was looking.
Consider Making Wholesale Changes To Your Fantasy Baseball Roster As May ApproachesMost MLB teams have played about 20 games so far this season, and that's a big enough sample size to determine whether or not to keep slumping players on your fantasy baseball roster. The bigger challenge is to decide if dropping those players makes sense—or just benching them for now is a better idea. That decision comes down to the rest of your rosters, along with its strengths and weaknesses. As we always say, no one ever said that fantasy sports were easy!
You Can't Win Your Fantasy Baseball League In June, But You Can Lose ItSummer is coming; the kids will be out of school soon if they aren't already. This is not the time to forget about your fantasy baseball team. Sure, life gets busy, but the minute you let a transaction period go by unattended is the minute you lose your league. Staying on top of your roster all the time is key to winning your league, even if it becomes a challenge to find the time to manage your team.
Royals Beat A's 9-8 In 12 In AL Wild Card Thriller Back in the playoffs after 29 years, the Kansas City Royals ran wild and outlasted Oakland in a thrilling opener to baseball's postseason.
American League Mid-Season Team MVPsSometimes a team's best players don't make the All-Star team. Here are the American League's mid-season team MVPs.
6 Baseball Players With Beards Like 19th Century PresidentsStyles always come back. But who knew the bushy beards of 19th Century presidents would take over Major League Baseball?
A's Complete Sweep Of Marlins, 4-3Nate Freiman hit a three-run homer in his 2014 debut and the Oakland Athletics beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 Sunday to complete a three-game series sweep.
Marlins Try To Salvage Series Against A'sThe Oakland Athletics were the fastest team in the AL to 50 wins and are a season-best 20 games over .500, though they made it difficult on themselves in the last two contests. After overcoming blown leads to win both, the MLB-leading A's go for a three-game sweep of the host Miami Marlins on Sunday.
Athletics Beat Marlins 7-6 In 14 InningsJosh Donaldson's two-out RBI single scored the go-ahead run from second base in the 14th inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Miami Marlins 7-6 Saturday.