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Mr. Drew Storen Goes to Washington (Monday May 17th, 2010 - by Rob Murray)Today the Washington Nationals announced that Drew Storen would be called up from AAA Syracuse, though the rumblings started early yesterday. He will join the team in St. Louis as the Nats take on the Cardinals, and struggling righty Brian Bruney was designated for assignment.
Roto Renaissance Men (Week 6) (Monday May 17th, 2010 - by Nate Springfield)At the beginning of each week I am going to take a look at some Rotisserie Renaissance Men from the previous week. Stats in this edition cover the week of May 10th - 16th. These are the hitters that are solid contributors to all 5 roto categories and pitchers who are doing things right in 4 - and possibly 5 categories some weeks
The 606 - May 17, 2010 (Monday May 17th, 2010 - by Mike Southard)Today's 606 features the Red Sox and Yankees rivalry heading to the Bronx, the Twins heading further north to take on the red-hot Blue Jays, and a NL West rematch from last week with first place on the line.
Minor Tweaks (Week 5) (Sunday May 16th, 2010 - by Rob Murray)Every week during the season, Iím going to take a look at some of the hot players in the minor leagues that you may or may not have heard of before. Also, Iíll take a look at their potential fantasy impact, i.e. when you can see these studs playing for your favorite team. The stats in this article cover the last seven days, May 10th - 16th. If you have any requests for players that should receive the spotlight, comment at the bottom of the page or drop me a line on Twitter, @murber74.
State of the Game: A Look At Baseball's Place in America (Sunday May 16th, 2010 - by Dan Port)With baseball at an interesting crossroads between history, controversy, and technology, Baseball Press presents State of the Game, a three-part essay looking at baseball's place in America. This piece will examine the factors that led us to now, the details of the baseballís current role in the United States, and what the future holds for the game.
Kelly Johnson and the Wager (Sunday May 16th, 2010 - by Reggie Yinger)Kelly Johnson has certainly been a surprise with his power over the first month-and-a-half this season. He's currently tied with Dodgers' RF Andre Ethier for first in the National League with 11 homers. Johnson's career high in dingers is 16 (in 2007 with the Braves) and has already surpassed his total from last year (8 HR).
The 606 - May 16, 2010 (Sunday May 16th, 2010 - by Reggie Yinger)Today's 606 features a rematch from earlier in the month, a battle between two right-handed hurlers who specialize in control, and a lefty on lefty matchup which features a return to the mound for one pitcher who hasn't pitched since September of 2008.
The 606 - May 15, 2010 (Saturday May 15th, 2010 - by Dan Port)Today's 606 sees a matchup of a veteran ace and the best young arm in the game, some NL Central pitchers squaring off for division victories, and an interesting pairing of lefties out in Detroit.
Under the Radar - Mixed (Week 7) (Friday May 14th, 2010 - by Nate Springfield)Each week Baseball Press will be providing some Under the Radar fantasy players for NL-Only Leagues, AL-Only Leagues and Mixed Leagues. These articles will be dedicated to finding those diamonds in the rough on the waiver wire that will either be a short term or long term replacement to an injury or struggling player on your fantasy team.
Minor Tweaks (Friday May 14th, 2010 - by Rob Murray)Every few days during the season, Iím going to take a look at some of the hot players in the minor leagues that you may or may not have heard of before. Also, Iíll take a look at their potential fantasy impact, i.e. when you can see these studs playing for your favorite team.