Utility Players Are Good Fantasy Baseball Roster Additions For FlexibilityAs summer approaches, most position players in baseball get the occasional day off, and on those days, it's good to have a roster that can adapt to unexpected games missed.
Certain Positions In Fantasy Baseball Require Quality Backups On Your BenchWhat are the thinnest positions in fantasy baseball? Catcher? The infield positions of second base, shortstop and third base? All of the above? Yes, depth is better in the outfield and first base positions, so when you think about which players to stash on your bench, think about the ones with multi-position eligibility. They may not be the most productive on a day-to-day basis, but they have the capability to be very valuable to your team's chances of winning.
Fantasy Baseball Season Is One-Third Over, So What Does Your Team Need To Win?Two months into baseball season, and it's time to assess what categories your fantasy team needs to improve—and win. On offense, you want to find players that can help your team batting average, for example, or move you up a few places in steals. For the pitching side, do you need more wins or saves? Figuring out now where the biggest gains are to be had in your league will make all the difference through the summer months.
The Hot Stove Report: Contenders, Zduriencik, KivlehanThis week's episode features Jason A. Churchill and Steve Silver discussing the trade of Ben Zobrist to the Oakland Athletics and what that means for the American League West, plus what the Mariners can and should do if Dustin Ackley and/or Logan Morrison struggle to great extents the first half of the season.
Analysis: Cruz Will Help MarinersThe Seattle Mariners have found a cleanup hitter. The question is: is he any good?
Churchill: Potential Trade Fits For M'sThe Seattle Mariners' pursuit of offense and perhaps a few key ancillary pieces is likely to come from three distinct avenues; free agency, of course, in-house progress and trades.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 18 Starts And SitsThe fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
10 Players Who Could Get Traded At MLB Trade DeadlineWith the MLB trade deadline just two weeks away, it's time to see who could potentially be on the move in late July.
Churchill: Latest Buzz On M'sThe Seattle Mariners have 10 days to acquire help for the stretch drive without having to deal with the waiver wire in August.
Report: Seattle Has Discussed Trades For Zobrist, Price, OthersTrade talks surrounding the Seattle Mariners are beginning to heat up as Major League Baseball's trade deadline inches closer.
Churchill: Potential M's Trade TargetsThe trade season is nearing and the Seattle Mariners are likely to be buyers for the first time in years.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 10 Starts And SitsThe fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
McClendon Ejected, Mariners Drop Series To RaysJake Odorizzi pitched one-hit ball for six innings, but the Tampa Bay Rays lost All-Star Ben Zobrist in a 2-0 win over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday
Churchill: Top 2014 AL MVP CandidatesJason A. Churchill presents the top candidates for 2014 American League MVP.
Fantasy Baseball Preview: ShortstopCBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at shortstop for your fantasy baseball draft.