Six Weeks Into Fantasy Baseball Season, It's Time To Drop Struggling Draft PicksPart of both the frustration and the fun of fantasy sports is picking players in the draft, but if those picks aren't producing yet, fantasy baseball owners have to be thinking about cutting bait at this point.
Reliable And Steady Fantasy Baseball Players Are Better Than Risky Rookies Right NowAs Major League Baseball teams approach the final 45 games of the season, almost all of them are giving playing time to rookies right now. It's always a risk to go with a rookie if your fantasy baseball team is challenging for the league championship in mid-August. While you may strike gold with a rookie, more often than not you're going to strike out with a first-year player. It's better instead to acquire non-flashy veteran players for the stretch drive, because wise fantasy baseball owners know they are reliable options.
Are Players Worth Keeping In Fantasy Baseball During A PED Suspension?The big news of the week in baseball, of course, was the suspension of Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon for the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Never mind that disgraced slugger Barry Bonds is the Miami hitting coach: There are plenty of jokes to be made there. How does this impact fantasy baseball? If you own Gordon, should you keep him on your roster? How are you going to replace his 50 stolen bases this season in the stat column? Don't fret: We have all the answers you need right here.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 14 Starts And SitsIt’s hard to preach patience with an unproven Fantasy asset. That was the case with Brad Miller after his early struggles. Miller had a nice rookie year, which led to many buying into the hype for his second season. When things didn’t pan out, most owners cut bait, deciding to ride the hot hand.
Mariners Hope Brad Miller Sticks Alongside Robinson CanoThe Mariners may have Cano’s double-play partner for the next decade in Brad Miller.
Nuggets Beat Wolves To Lock Down 6th Seed In West JaVale McGee scored 19 points to help the Denver Nuggets lock down the sixth seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a 131-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night.
Beasley, Barea Won't Travel With TimberwolvesThe Minnesota Timberwolves will be without forward Michael Beasley and guard J.J. Barea this weekend when they travel to New Orleans and Atlanta.
T-Wolves Trade Flynn, Aquire Brad Miller On Draft NightA person with knowledge of the deal says the Houston Rockets have traded the 23rd and 38th picks in the draft, a future first-round pick and center Brad Miller to Minnesota for 7-foot Lithuanian Donatas Motiejunas and point guard Jonny Flynn.