Staying Loyal To Slumping Players Can Bury Your Fantasy Baseball TeamStaying loyal to slumping players may pan out better for real-life MLB managers than for fantasy owners, so think long and hard about keeping your favorite player in the lineup while he's going through an 0-for-28 slump at the plate. Those at-bats can really hurt your team down the stretch.
Stable Veterans Flying Under The Radar Can Help Your Fantasy Baseball TeamA lot of fantasy baseball owners like to grab a rookie early and wait for him to pan out on the field. That can take all season, though. Sometimes, it's best to grab the non-flashy veterans with the steady statistics instead, because at least they're playing every day—and playing at a level you can rely on to win your league.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Starts And SitsThe fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 7 Starts And SitsThe fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Pirates Pound Indians 9-2 Behind Four Homers
Done Deal: Yankees Trade Burnett To PiratesA.J. Burnett's rocky tenure in pinstripes is over. The Yankees and Pirates have completed a trade Sunday that sends the much-maligned pitcher to Pittsburgh for a pair of minor leaguers. New York will also give the Pirates cash to cover part of Burnett's hefty salary.
CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman: Indians Exploring Hafner For Burnett SwapJon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports that the Indians have inquired about starter A.J. Burnett. The Indians would be willing to send Travis Hafner to the Bronx in return.
Yankees Pound Tigers, Force Game 5The New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 10-1 Tuesday night to send their AL playoff series back to the Bronx for a decisive Game 5.
Blue Jays Rally In 9th, Beat White Sox In Finale