Astros Ride Power Surge, Bullpen To 4-3 Win Over OriolesThe Astros' bats couldn't stay dormant all year. Wednesday was more proof they might be waking up, as Evan Gattis and Luis Valbuena powered Houston to a series win at home over the Orioles.
Why Pitching Is The Hardest Thing To Rely On In Fantasy BaseballMost fantasy baseball owners plan their draft around picking pitchers that threw well last year. But as we all learn, sometimes things don't go as planned. Pitchers can get hurt; their performance can drop off for a number of reasons, sometimes without rational explanation. The hardest part for the fantasy owner is accepting that the present season is different than past seasons, and it's sometimes better to just admit you drafted wrong instead of stubbornly sticking with bad pitchers all season—and losing the league.
Rangers Crush Keuchel Again As Rangers Sweep AstrosThe Rangers crushed Dallas Keuchel yet again, continuing the lefty's 2016 struggles. Texas swept the Astros, dropping Houston 11 games below .500 with Memorial Day fast approaching.
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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.
Lance McCullers Likes Playing the Best of the BestMike and Seth talk with Astros pitcher Lance McCullers about the dynamic between his health and the organization and get into how he's enjoying the silverware organizer that the show sent him for his wedding.
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Gonzalez's Walk-Off Homer Propels Astros To Series Win Over Cleveland In 16-Inning MarathonThe Astros keep looking better and better thanks to Marwin Gonzalez's walk-off shot in the 16th inning. Now they'll get Lance McCullers, Jr. back on Friday. He won't be taking Doug Fister's spot in the rotation after Fister made another quality start, with seven innings of two-run ball in Houston's 5-3 win over Cleveland.
Reliving Bartolo Colon's HR in SpanishSeth and Paul break down the Spanish play-by-play call from Bartolo Colon's first home run.
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.
Astros Ride McHugh, Small Ball To Series Split With MarinersThe Astros small-balled their way to a series split with a 5-1 win over Seattle on Sunday. Collin McHugh tossed seven innings of one-run ball but they still couldn't keep Robinson Cano off the board.
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