Reliable And Steady Fantasy Baseball Players Are Better Than Risky Rookies Right NowAs Major League Baseball teams approach the final 45 games of the season, almost all of them are giving playing time to rookies right now. It's always a risk to go with a rookie if your fantasy baseball team is challenging for the league championship in mid-August. While you may strike gold with a rookie, more often than not you're going to strike out with a first-year player. It's better instead to acquire non-flashy veteran players for the stretch drive, because wise fantasy baseball owners know they are reliable options.
Austin Jackson Traded to Chicago CubsSeattle Mariners center fielder, Austin Jackson, has been traded to the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named later.
Rodney Traded To CubsCubs get struggling reliever Fernando Rodney from Mariners
Mariners' Bullpen Gives Up Lead Again In Loss To White SoxAnother collapse by the bullpen cost the Seattle Mariners more than a victory.
Rodney Walks In Winning Run As Rangers Top Mariners 4-3Adrian Beltre helped the Rangers win their fifth straight game with his bat, glove and eye.
Seattle Believes Struggling Rodney Tipping Pitches
Rodney Gives Up Teixeira Homer In 8th, M's lose
Rodney Blows It For Montgomery, M's Fall In 11thCloser Fernando Rodney allowed the tying run in the ninth and New York's Garrett Jones hit a three-run home run in 11th as the Yankees beat Seattle 5-3 Tuesday night.
Seager's Grand Slam, Extra Innings Home Run Save Mariners Kyle Seager's grand slam put the Seattle Mariners up by three runs in the eighth inning Tuesday night. It turned out it wasn't quite enough. So Seager hit another home run in the 10th to lift the Mariners to a 7-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Elias Earns First Win Of The Season As Mariners Top OriolesThe left-hander displayed solid control, stifled the opposing offense and kept his team in the game
Offense Snoozes In Loss To Red SoxBrock Holt doubled and scored the go ahead run on Weeks' error with one out in the ninth inning, Shane Victorino hit his first home run of the season and the Boston Red Sox beat the Mariners 2-1 on Thursday night.
Happ Shines Again, M's Look To SweepJ.A. Happ doubled his season strikeout total with nine in 6 2-3 innings, and Rickie Weeks homered for the Mariners in a 2-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.

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