Every year, it’s the same story: Fantasy baseball teams scramble in the first week to pick up that hot rookie or replace dud closer who has already gotten the hook from the manager.
The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Nick Markakis got a hit in his return to Baltimore’s lineup while Twins pitcher Liam Hendriks exited early after being struck in the hand by a batted ball Tuesday in the Orioles’ 9-4 win over Minnesota.
Tommy Hunter took a four-hitter into the eighth inning, Nick Markakis went 3 for 4 with a homer and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Saturday night.
J.J. Hardy homered against the team that traded him in the offseason, Zach Britton won for the first time in 10 weeks and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Monday night.