1. Nats' Strasburg (Forearm) Won't Start Friday

    Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg has been scratched from his scheduled start against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night because of tightness in his forearm...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 months ago 140 reads 0 comments

  2. Hitter rankings fickle in September

    One hundred sixty-two games certainly seems like a lot, if you're the unfortunate owner of Carlos Gonzalez, Jacoby Ellsbury, Edwin Encarnacion or Allen Craig.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 25 reads 0 comments

  3. Fantasy Baseball Prospect Report: Hottest Names to Watch for on the Waiver Wire

    There's still time. Prospect promotions may have slowed down after the early-September flurry we noted in last week's column , but there are still plenty young players who have ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 10 months ago 3,709 reads 0 comments

  4. Zimmerman, Nats Pound Mets for Sweep

    As bad as his back felt Thursday, Davey Johnson was all smiles after what most likely was his final trip to New York as a big league manager...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 months ago 134 reads 0 comments

  5. Garcia Shines in Spot Start as Braves Prevail

    The game had all the earmarks of low-stakes September baseball, with a small crowd and two spot starters in a matchup of first- and last-place teams...

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  6. Angels Cap Three-Game Sweep of Blue Jays

    Garrett Richards pitched 6 2/3 innings for his third straight win, Kole Calhoun hit a solo home run and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Thursday night to complete a three-game sweep...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 months ago 47 reads 0 comments

  7. Allen Craig to Remain in Walking Boot for Another Week

    The Cardinals ruled out a left foot fracture for Allen Craig last week, but he's still a little while away from returning to the starting lineup...

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  8. Fantasy Baseball: 12 Players Who Will Overachieve in Playoff Weeks

    For owners in head-to-head formats, the fantasy playoffs are either underway or about to begin. Everyone knows how frustrating it can be to come all this way and not go, well, all ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 10 months ago 6,269 reads 2 comments

  9. Fantasy Baseball Daily Notes for Sept. 11

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  10. Reality Check: Initial Look at First Base

    As a general rule, going 20 deep at an infield position will provide a long enough list of names to last an entire mixed-league draft.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  11. Hit Parade for Week 24

    Jason Castro missed all of 2011 with a torn ACL in his right knee and now has a cyst in the same knee. Since he's arguably their most valuable player at the major-league level, the Astros are understandably concerned...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 181 reads 0 comments

  12. Fantasy Baseball Daily Notes for Sept. 9

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  13. Fantasy Baseball 2013 Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 24

    A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions, just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out the oven...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 10 months ago 7,975 reads 10 comments

  14. Fantasy Baseball: Week 24 Start 'Em or Sit 'Em Breakdown

    The playoffs are upon us for head-to-head fantasy baseball gamers, and that sure amplifies the pressure to get your lineup right this week...

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  15. Wacha's Arm, Bat Lead Cards to Sweep over Pirates

    Michael Wacha pitched seven shutout innings and drove in two runs as the St. Louis Cardinals routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 months ago 37 reads 0 comments

  16. Wainwright Gem Puts Cardinals Back in 1st

    ST. LOUIS -- Adam Wainwright decided to use a simple approach to break out of his two-game slump. The St. Louis right-hander bounced back from back-to-back sub-par outings with seven shutout innings and David Freese homered to lead the St...

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  17. Pirates Activate Starling Marte from the Disabled List

    The Pirates have activated outfielder Starling Marte from the disabled list, reports Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 months ago 27 reads 0 comments

  18. Chris Davis Hits Home Run #48 While Scott Feldman Blanks the White Sox

    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis hadn't homered since August 28, which created a bit of tension as Miguel Cabrera attempts to win another Triple Crown...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 months ago 167 reads 0 comments

  19. Jose Fernandez Allows One Hit in Seven Innings in Second to Last Start

    With just two starts left in his rookie season, Marlins rookie right-hander Jose Fernandez allowed just one hit in seven scoreless innings against the Nationals on Friday. He struck out nine, walk two and threw 94 total pitches...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 months ago 139 reads 0 comments

  20. Scott Kazmir Strikes out 12 in First Career Start Against the Mets

    For the first time since being dealt away at the 2004 trade deadline, left-hander Scott Kazmir faced the Mets on Friday night. He struck out 12 in six scoreless innings against the team that originally drafted him...

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  21. Fantasy Baseball Prospect Report: Hottest Names to Watch for on the Waiver Wire

    There may not be that much time left for just-called-up rookies and prospects to make much of an impact on the fantasy landscape, but that doesn't mean they can't help your team down the stretch...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 10 months ago 5,316 reads 4 comments

  22. Which Hitters Shine, Slump in September?

    What is it about the season's final month? Hit Parade Yes, proponents of "sample size" arguments will point out that most anything can happen in a month's time. It's true that fluky things can happen in a mere 30 days -- Ricky Nolasco is the No...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 31 reads 0 comments

  23. Starling Marte Is Not Close to Returning

    There's something about Jarrod Parker's presence on the mound that is bringing out the best in the Oakland Athletics...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 10 months ago 57 reads 0 comments

  24. Rockies' De La Rosa Wins 16th, Ties NL Lead

    Jorge De La Rosa pitched six strong innings to win his sixth consecutive decision, Todd Helton homered and the Colorado Rockies snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers' six-game winning streak with a 7-5 victory on Wednesday night...

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  25. Reality Check: Ranking for 2014

    This time of year, Fantasy Baseball owners fall into two categories: Those who set their lineups this past Monday and those who didn't.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 10 months ago 40 reads 0 comments