Mariners Bolster Staff, Get RHP Mike Leake From CardinalsThe Mariners acquired right-hander Mike Leake from the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday for minor league infielder Rayder Ascanio as Seattle tries to bolster its beleaguered starting rotation during the AL wild-card race.
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.
Giants Get RH Mike Leake From Reds For Another Playoff Run"We've been exploring and in touch with Cincinnati about Leake since Day 1," general manager Bobby Evans said.
Report: Tigers Have Reds' Starter Mike Leake On Their RadarIf you listen to 97.1 The Ticket, you have heard "should the Tigers buy or sell" at least 50 times a day.
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.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 15 Starts And SitsWhen can you trust your struggling studs? Twelve starts into the season, Fantasy owners still have no idea what to make of Mike Minor. After he was sidelined with an injury to open the year, Minor just hasn’t been able to recapture his old form.
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.