Rick Porcello Hard On Himself After Serving Up Game-Winning Homer To Light-Hitting Greg AllenInstead of picking up the victory, Porcello ended up getting tagged with the loss. And afterwards in the losing clubhouse, he shouldered all the blame -- especially for the pitch he threw to Allen.
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.
One Owner's Fantasy Baseball Trash Is Another Owner's TreasureA lot of owners play fantasy baseball with too much emotion, waiving players they don't like personally or that they have a grudge against because of some game result a few years back. That's when you—the analytical owner—step in and make your team better by picking up players from waivers or via trade.
Miami Drug Clinic Founder Expected To Talk To MLB About Players, PEDsThe founder of a Miami anti-aging clinic has agreed to talk to Major League Baseball about players linked to performance-enhancing drugs, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press.
Snyder On Toucher & Rich: Could The Yankees Get Out Of A-Rod Contact?Matt Snyder of CBS Sports joined 98.5 The Sports Hub's Toucher & Rich to discuss how the New York Yankees might try to get out of the Alex Rodriguez contract and what the MLB is doing to get to the bottom of this story.
Heyman On Gresh & Zo: New Steroid Story Involving Alex Rodriguez And Other MLB StarsA story in the Miami New Times revealed that baseball stars Alex Rodriguez, Gio Gonzalez, Nelson Cruz, Melky Cabrera and Bartolo Colon were clients of a Miami anti-aging clinic that distributed performance enhancing drugs. Jon Heyman joined Gresh & Zo to discuss the new story and what it'll mean moving forward.
Toucher & Rich: Abraham On Buchholz's Status & The Trade DeadlinePeter Abraham spoke with Toucher & Rich and the trade deadline, Buchholz's status and Kevin Youkilis' tweaked hamstring.
Royals Outlast Red Sox 3-1 In Lester's ReturnThe Red Sox botched a suicide squeeze in extra innings and gave K.C. another chance to win. The Royals messed up their squeeze attempt, too, and still managed to score the game-winning run.