Five Things You Missed: Yankees, Dodgers One Win from World SeriesThe Yankees took all three games at home to seize control of the ALCS, while the Dodgers lost their first playoff game last night.
Kershaw Nearly Perfect For 5 Innings, Dodgers Beat Yanks 2-0
Some Slow-Starting Players Are Now Worth A Look In Fantasy BaseballIt happens every year in fantasy baseball: Players get drafted every March that end up struggling during the first six weeks of the season, so owners drop them. Yet by late June, those players recover and really start to hit. They'll end up where they should by September with good stats.
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.
Dodgers Dominate Mets
Certain Positions In Fantasy Baseball Require Quality Backups On Your BenchWhat are the thinnest positions in fantasy baseball? Catcher? The infield positions of second base, shortstop and third base? All of the above? Yes, depth is better in the outfield and first base positions, so when you think about which players to stash on your bench, think about the ones with multi-position eligibility. They may not be the most productive on a day-to-day basis, but they have the capability to be very valuable to your team's chances of winning.
Mets Turn the Page, Top CubsBy the time the boos had faded, the New York Mets were already mounting the winning rally. Justin Turner doubled in the decisive run with two outs in the ninth inning and New York beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Friday night moments after blowing a one-run lead.
Mets "Nick" Marlins in 12Evans drives in 3 runs including the game winner for Mets
Mets Home Woes ContinueGame turns on Turner error
New York, New YorkDickey knuckles Mets to win
Beat Up Mets Beat NationalsMets scratch out a win in the rain