A.J. Burnett

Credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images

Staying Loyal To Slumping Players Can Bury Your Fantasy Baseball Team

Staying 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.


Trevor Plouffe Credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Stable Veterans Flying Under The Radar Can Help Your Fantasy Baseball Team

A 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.


TORONTO, CANADA - MAY 13: Juan Francisco #47 of the Toronto Blue Jays hits an RBI double in the sixth inning during MLB game action against the Cleveland Indians on May 13, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.


CINCINNATI, OH - MAY 2: Todd Frazier #21 of the Cincinnati Reds grounds out during the fourth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Great American Ball Park on May 2, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Milwaukee defeated Cincinnati 2-0.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 7 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.


Third base coach Nick Leyva #16 celebrates with Pedro Alvarez #24 of the Pittsburgh Pirates after Alvarez hit a solo home run / (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Pirates Pound Indians 9-2 Behind Four Homers

CLEVELAND (92.3 The Fan) – Ubaldo Jimenez’s third start since his 10-day rest wasn’t as successful as the prior two in Detroit and St.Louis, as the Tribe fell to the Pirates 9-2 at Progressive Field […]

92.3 The Fan–06/16/2012

MLB approved the Yankees trade of AJ Burnett to the Pirates / (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Done Deal: Yankees Trade Burnett To Pirates

A.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.

92.3 The Fan–02/19/2012

Travis Hafner of the Cleveland Indians watches the ball after hitting a walk-off two run home run in the 9th inning / (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman: Indians Exploring Hafner For Burnett Swap

Jon 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.

92.3 The Fan–02/14/2012

The Yankees forced a decisive game 5 with Detroit following their 10-1 win over the Tigers Tuesday / (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Yankees Pound Tigers, Force Game 5

The 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.

92.3 The Fan–10/05/2011

The Jays win their finale allowing the Indians to clinch 2nd in the division. / (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blue Jays Rally In 9th, Beat White Sox In Finale

CHICAGO (AP) — Brandon Morrow finished the season on a strong note and joined an elite group of Toronto Blue Jays’ pitchers from the past. Morrow became the fourth pitcher in Toronto history to record […]

92.3 The Fan–09/28/2011

Listen Live