The Boston Red Sox were defeated by the New York Mets on Sunday.
Joe Kelly spun a gem in Boston’s win against the New York Mets on Saturday.
Every September, MLB rosters expand so minor-league players with potential can get a cup of coffee with the big-league team. No matter what the hype, avoid relying on these September call-ups to help your fantasy baseball team. Stick to the veteran players you know well and let the other owners in your league gamble on the rookies. You won’t regret it when the season ends with your team in first place. The other owners will be shaking their heads with regret for letting hype rule their decision-making processes.
The fact that somebody’s played difficult positions in the infield does not mean he can easily play first base like a professional. Just look at A-Rod.
The MLB and MLBPA announced a new domestic violence policy over the weekend and they look like they got it right.
Boston saw their four-game winning streak snapped by Kansas City on Saturday night.
When bad teams toss in the towel on the season, quite often they bring up young players from the minors that cut into the playing time of established veterans. This can hurt your fantasy baseball roster when your regular gets too many “days off” so the kids can get some playing time.
Wade Miley turned in a strong performance in Boston’s win over the Royals on Thursday night.
Every fantasy league has different rules, but most people play in standard Rotisserie leagues that feature limits on both games played by hitters and games started by pitchers—or some variation along those lines. You want to make sure your team isn’t going to go over those limits too soon!
Red Sox manager John Farrell announced Friday afternoon that he’s been diagnosed with lymphoma.