Every September, MLB rosters expand so minor-league players with potential can get a cup of coffee with the big-league team. No matter what the hype, avoid relying on these September call-ups to help your fantasy baseball team. Stick to the veteran players you know well and let the other owners in your league gamble on the rookies. You won’t regret it when the season ends with your team in first place. The other owners will be shaking their heads with regret for letting hype rule their decision-making processes.
We’ve reached the midway point of the season, time to look at the awards races.
A little over a quarter of the season has been played, which means it’s time to hand out some early season awards.
While starting the season strong isn’t necessary, it’s much preferred to the alternative — a loss on Opening Day. At home. With your ace on the mound. Amidst a bevy of high expectations from across the baseball landscape.
The Seattle Mariners haven’t made it to the post-season since 2001. For context: that was the same year popular films Zoolander and Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone came out.
The Angels became the first team in the majors to clinch a postseason berth on Monday night, with Matt Shoemaker pitching five-hit ball into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over Seattle.
Let’s take a look at the five faces of Major League Baseball when the post-Jeter era begins in November.
Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.
Lloyd McClendon tried to get a five-out save from All-Star closer Fernando Rodney, but that plan didn’t work
Derek Jeter and Mike Trout propelled the American League to a 5-3 victory over the National on Tuesday for its 13th win in 17 years. The night will be remembered for the old and the young rather than the score.