Bauer Says Pitchers Should Be Able To Use Sticky Substances On BaseballIndians right-hander Trevor Bauer believes that the MLB should allow pitchers to use sticky substances on the baseball during games, giving them an advantage. The present rules that ban pitchers from doing so are rarely enforced, he said Wednesday.
Trevor Bauer Starts Twitter Battle After Comments About Astros PitchersCleveland pitcher Trevor Bauer ignited a Twitter battle on Tuesday when he insinuated that Astros pitchers are using sticky substances to increase their spin rates.
Indians Shut Out Yankees 4-0 In Game 1 Of ALDSTrevor Bauer chopped slugger Aaron Judge and New York's other big bats down to size, and Jay Bruce drove in three runs as the Cleveland Indians began chasing their first World Series title in 69 years with a 4-0 win over the Yankees on the Thursday night in the opener of the AL Division Series.
There Is Still Time To Win Your Fantasy Baseball LeagueA quick look at your fantasy baseball league standings will tell all you need to know about your chance at winning the title. If you're close to the top, do not stop tinkering.
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.
Time To Grab Some New Studs Before Anyone Else In Your Fantasy League DoesIt'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.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 21 Starts And SitsThe fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Zach McAllister Gives Indians Innings Eater In RotationZach McAllister should break 200 if he stays healthy this year, which will be a boon to the back end of the Tribe’s rotation.