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.
The Hot Stove Report: Cabrera, Morrison, HarperIn this week's episode of The Hot Stove Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss Melky Cabrera, Logan Morrison, D.J. Peterson, Bryce Harper and more.
The Hot Stove Report: Cabrera, Jackson, JacksonIn this week's episode of The Hot Stove Report, Jason A. Churchill and Alex Carson discuss Melky Cabrera, Alex Jackson, Austin Jackson and more.
Matt Kemp Or Melky Cabrera?Jason A. Churchill looks at which player makes more sense for the Seattle Mariners, Matt Kemp or Melky Cabrera.
Prospect Insider: Free Agent Corner BatsThe free agent market isn't deep but it does boast some intriguing names as the Seattle Mariners look to add to their starting lineup.
DeRosa Hits 3-Run HR, Blue Jays Beat Mariners 10-2
A's Bartolo Colon Suspended for 50 Games Former AL Cy Young Award winner Bartolo Colon of the Oakland Athletics has been suspended for 50 games after testing positive for testosterone. Major League Baseball made the announcement Wednesday, one week after All-Star game MVP Melky Cabrera of San Francisco was suspended 50 games for a positive test for the same substance.
Giants' GM Shocked by Cabrera's ActionsSan Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean insists his club's two suspended veteran players should have known better than to use performance-enhancing drugs. A day after outfielder and All-Star game MVP Melky Cabrera received a 50-game suspension for a positive testosterone test, Sabean said Thursday he was shocked when he received word of the suspension from Major League Baseball on Wednesday morning, not long before San Francisco's series finale against the Washington Nationals. Manager Bruce Bochy broke the news to his team about 90 minutes before first pitch.
All-Star Game MVP Cabrera Tests Positive for Testosterone All-Star game MVP Melky Cabrera was suspended for 50 games without pay Wednesday after the San Francisco Giants outfielder tested positive for testosterone.
NL Hitters Rock Verlander in All-Star Game