Constant Vigilance Is How You Win Your Fantasy Baseball LeagueWe've all heard the story from a friend how he or she simply drafted their fantasy baseball team and forgot all about it until finding out they won the league in October. Generally, that doesn't happen very often thanks to injuries, slumps and inevitable bad luck. You have to stay on top of your team's roster all summer long to win.
Mariners Drop 6th Straight, 3-2 To Playoff-Hopeful AstrosMariners reliever Danny Farquhar didn't miss by much, but it was more than enough for Chris Carter.
Beware Players That Switch Leagues At The Trade DeadlineEvery year it happens: Big-league trades send hitters and pitchers from the National League to the American League—and vice versa. This isn't always a good thing, though, as pitchers have a hard time adjusting going from the NL to the AL, while hitters have a hard time adjusting going from the AL to the NL.
Mariners Not Doing Anything Right, Lose 10-3 To AstrosFour of the Houston Astros' seven wins in 2013 have come at the Seattle Mariners' expense. And during the Mariners' 1-5 road trip, they were outscored 36-8 in the five loses.