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!
It 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.
J.A. Happ could not get out of the third inning and the Mariners offense was shut down by Shaun Marcum.
Corey Kluber struck out 13 in seven innings to win his third straight decision. Kluber, the reigning AL Cy Young winner, improved to 3-0 with 50 strikeouts and two walks in his last four starts.
Seattle went 2-4 on the homestand and play 11 of its final 14 on the road.
A’s starter Scott Kazmir’s winning streak dating to last season ended in a 4-2 loss to Seattle on Monday night.
The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Jim Johnson struck out two and closed it out this time after losing back-to-back outings to begin with the year with Oakland, sealing the Athletics’ 6-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.
Brandon Moss hit a solo home run over the center-field fence with one out in the ninth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Monday night.
The last time Kendrys Morales hit a game-ending home run his celebration quickly turned into a nightmare. After hitting a pinch-hit three-run homer in the 10th inning to give the Seattle Mariners a 6-3 win against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, Morales made sure he didn’t make the same mistake.