It's Time To Assess Strengths And Weaknesses In Fantasy BaseballSmart fantasy baseball owners will analyze the standings in their league to see where their team needs improvement—and perhaps where the team can spare some statistics in a trade. Picking up new players only makes sense if these moves help the team in the standings, after all.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 13 Starts And SitsIt’s always tough to start a platoon bat in Fantasy baseball. While some players can absolutely mash depending on the handedness of the pitcher, there’s always concern about their lack of playing time hurting their value. In many situations, this is the case.
Playoff Push Continues Minus Suspended PlayersThe playoff races took a twist when Detroit shortstop Jhonny Peralta and Texas outfielder Nelson Cruz were suspended 50 games by the MLB in the Biogenesis drug case.
Will PED Day Deter Drugs In Baseball?MLB is poised to levy significant drug suspensions Monday, with Alex Rodriguez, Nelson Cruz and Jhonny Peralta facing the stiffest penalties in the Biogenesis case.
Verlander No-Hits Texas Until 7th, Tigers WinJustin Verlander held Texas hitless until the seventh inning, and the Detroit Tigers backed their ace with three home runs in a 5-0 victory over the Rangers on Sunday.
Cabrera Leads Tigers In 8-2 Win Over RangersMiguel Cabrera drove in three runs with a pair of doubles, Rick Porcello struck out seven in six solid innings, and the Tigers beat the Rangers 8-2 on Monday night.