Teixeira Reportedly Retiring At End Of SeasonYankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is expected to announce his retirement on Friday. He has been with New York since 2009, but began his MLB career with the Rangers in 2003, where he remained for more than four years.
At Fantasy Baseball Season's Quarter Pole, It's Time To Accept Patterns And TrendsMost teams in MLB have played close to 40 games at this point of the season, meaning the fantasy baseball season is one quarter over. If you've been waiting for that veteran to come around and start hitting, it's time to give up on the dream. If that pitcher still has an ERA way north of five runs per game, you may need to look elsewhere for wins and strikeouts. This is the time of the year when trends become permanent, really. Sticking too long with players headed for bad seasons only can hurt your team.
Constant Vigilance Is How You Win Your Fantasy Baseball LeagueWe've all heard the story from a friend how he or she simply drafted their fantasy baseball team and forgot all about it until finding out they won the league in October. Generally, that doesn't happen very often thanks to injuries, slumps and inevitable bad luck. You have to stay on top of your team's roster all summer long to win.
Have Faith In Your Fantasy Baseball RosterWith just four weeks left in the season, it's going to be hard to tinker with your roster enough to make a difference. More likely than not, you'll end up chasing elusive stats and missing out on the bigger prize: your league championship.
Rangers Mt. Rushmore: Best 1st BasemanGoing along with the theme, each week I’ll introduce a new Rangers themed Mt. Rushmore prompt and unveil the four faces who best demonstrate that prompt.
Rangers Mt. Rushmore: Best First Round Picks MLB.com created a cool "Mt. Rushmore" campaign that asks fans to identify the people who'd make up their favorite team's Mt. Rushmore. The results will be unveiled a part of the All-Star festivities in Cincinnati.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 15 Starts And SitsWhen can you trust your struggling studs? Twelve starts into the season, Fantasy owners still have no idea what to make of Mike Minor. After he was sidelined with an injury to open the year, Minor just hasn’t been able to recapture his old form.
Team USA Built For Success In WBCThe WBC still has major flaws, perhaps even fatal flaws. But if the tournament is going to survive, it desperately needs an American team that is desperate to win.
Teixeira & Garcia Lead Yankees Past Rangers 5-2Freddy Garcia allowed two hits over six innings in his first start of the season, Mark Teixeira drove in three runs and the New York Yankees held off the Texas Rangers 5-2 on a bone-chilling Saturday in the Bronx.
2010 ALCS: Yankees v. Rangers Position-by-Position Breakdown