Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some TweaksIt happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you're lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it's a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
A Night Of Firsts For Yankees
Tough First Sends Mets To 9-4 Loss To IndiansNiese gave up five runs in the first inning, and the Mets went on to a 9-4 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night.
Mets "Swished" in Cleveland
Red Sox Double-Up Indians
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.
David Phelps Will Be Important Piece For Yankees PitchingWhether as a starter or a reliever, David Phelps will likely be an integral part of the Yankees.
Yankees Score Big Comeback To Stay Tied With O'sAfter holding onto the AL East lead for more than 31/2 months, the Yankees appeared set to fall out of first place on Sunday. Then they rallied from a four-run deficit, headed home still tied with Baltimore for the AL East lead and later clinched their 17th postseason berth in 18 years.
Yankees Hold On To First Place LeadNick Swisher drew a nice cheer for his rare bunt, Eduardo Nunez energized the crowd with three steals and Russell Martin earned the biggest ovation for his home run.
AL East Race Down To Two GamesOrioles rookie Miguel Gonzalez struck out a career-high nine over seven shutout innings in a masterful pitching performance and Mark Reynolds homered twice as Baltimore tightened the AL East race Friday night with a 6-1 victory over the skidding New York Yankees.
Sabathia Helps Snap Streak, Yankees Beat IndiansCC Sabathia came off the disabled list and went into the eighth inning and Nick Swisher hit a two-run homer to help the New York Yankees snap a three-game losing streak by beating the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Friday night.
Lester Spins GemNick Swisher had three hits in Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox, raising his average to .348 with four homers and 14 RBIs since manager Joe Girardi moved him up to second in the order on Aug. 8.