It’s still early in the season, and you don’t want to give up on key players too soon — even if they’re slumping through the first two weeks of the season. But smart fantasy baseball owners also want to make sure they grab rising stars while they can — and before it’s too late.
A 2011 first-round Draft pick out of St. John’s University, Joe Panik had a meteoric rise to Major League glory last season — not only putting up impressive numbers as the Giants’ new second baseman in 73 regular season games, but also helping San Francisco earn its third World Series championship in the past five years.
With a new manager and one of the youngest rosters in the majors, the Texas Rangers are clearly a work in progress.
Heading into the 2014 season, Eddie Butler was hailed as the top arm in the Rockies’ system and one of the best pitching prospects in baseball. Heading into this year, things were quite different.
Mike Trout had three hits, scored twice and drove in a run to back another win in Texas for Hector Santiago as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Rangers 10-2 in a series finale Wednesday.
The Texas Rangers have recalled Anthony Ranaudo from Triple-A Round Rock to start their series finale against the Los Angeles Angels.
Baseball season officially opened last week and already we’ve had a plethora of ridiculous defensive plays. Recency bias will always mean that we think these plays will be the best of the year, but we’ll more than likely forget them in a couple months.
Robinson Chirinos drove in a career-high five RBIs on Tuesday night, but was easily more pleased that he was a big part of helping Texas starter Nick Martinez to a win.
The Rangers have dropped back-to-back games for the first time this season, and Nick Martinez will try to stop the slide by building on his excellent season debut.
With the pageantry and tradition of Opening Day, America’s pastime is officially back.
Ross Detwiler was getting outs for the Rangers. Then, in a matter of just four batters, the Angels hit two balls over the wall and went on to a 6-3 victory on Monday night.
Rangers GM Jon Daniels tells 105.3 The Fan despite Holland’s designation to the 60-Day DL, he may not be ready by mid June as expected.