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.
Buehrle & Blue Jays Top Scuffling Rangers 8-0Mark Buehrle threw seven shutout innings, Colby Rasmus and J.P. Arencibia homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays handed the Texas Rangers their fourth straight loss, 8-0 on Friday night.
MLB Asks Florida Paper For Drug Probe RecordsMajor League Baseball officials have asked the Miami New Times for records the alternative newspaper obtained for a story on alleged use of banned substances by several players.
MLB To Interview Players In Miami PED ReportIn the wake of Tuesday's report linking Alex Rodriguez, Nelson Cruz, Gio Gonzalez and other star players to performance-enhancing drugs, MLB plans to interview each player, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports.