Around The Big Leagues for 11/21/16We discuss another week on the Hot Stove and the recently released Hall of Fame ballot. Hear from new Atlanta Braves starter R.A. Dickey as well. Subscribe to ATBL on iTunes!
Cubs Get First World Series Game Win In Wrigley Since 1945, Trail 3-2 In SeriesCHICAGO -- Aroldis Chapman worked a season-high 2 2/3 innings in relief to preserve a one-run lead as the Chicago Cubs stayed alive in the World Series with a 3-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians in Game 5 on Sunday. The Cubs, who were facing elimination, now trail 3-2 as the World Series shifts back to...
Rick and Johns Slice of Life: What Gets You Hyped?Rick and John are riding a weekend high and remained hyped with today's Slice of Life. Rick and John both had big weekends and want to know what makes you hyped?
Braves Sweep Mets, Win 5th Game In A RowNEW YORK -- Ender Inciarte drove home the winning run with an RBI groundout in the top of the ninth inning and made a game-saving catch to end the bottom of the inning as the Atlanta Braves continued to...
Blair's 1st Win In 13 Starts Leads Braves Over Mets Monday NightNEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Blair won for the first time in 13 major league starts, Freddie Freeman drove in three runs off a misfiring Noah Syndergaard and the Atlanta Braves slowed the New York Mets' wild-card chase with a...
Never Give Up In Fantasy Baseball, Even If It Seems Hopeless With Five Weeks LeftDepending on your fantasy baseball league's structure, there's either one week to go before the head-to-head playoffs begin or five weeks to go to the end of the Rotisserie season. Regardless, you should never give up on your fantasy team, no matter what place it occupies in the league standings. Since other owners will give up, you can use that to your advantage in order to finish as high as possible. Your roster just may end up surprising you in the end.
If Your Fantasy Baseball League Has A Trade Deadline, Act Fast To Make A MoveThere's still enough time left in the season to make a trade right now and have it work well for you down the stretch. Study those last-place teams with owners you know well and make them an offer they cannot refuse.
Braves Lose To Nats Saturday; Snitker Says 'We've got to make better adjustments on the fly.'The Braves pecked away by scoring six runs in the final three innings and forced Baker to bring in closer Mark Melancon to get the last out of the game. "We came roaring back," Atlanta manager Brian Snitker said. "We had some really good at-bats, which is..."
Braves Rally But Come Up Short, Lose To Nats Friday Night; Have Lost 8 Of Last 9ATLANTA -- The Washington Nationals coughed up a five-run lead, but against the Atlanta Braves it didn't end up mattering. Clint Robinson singled in the tie-breaking run with two outs in the ninth inning and the Nationals...
Braves Blown Out In Swanson's Debut, Dansby Was 2 For 4ATLANTA -- Minnesota starter Kyle Gibson ended his August woes with his first career nine-inning complete game, lifting the Twins to a 10-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday at Turner Field. Gibson (5-7) allowed three runs on eight hits -- two in the ninth inning when game was...
Braves Score Twice In Bottom Of 8th, But Too Little Too Late, Twins WinATLANTA -- Ervin Santana got a victory against his former team and in the process helped the Minnesota Twins snap a seven-game interleague losing streak against the Atlanta Braves. Santana allowed four hits over seven scoreless innings, Joe Mauer homered as part of a three-hit game and the Twins defeated the...
Reliable And Steady Fantasy Baseball Players Are Better Than Risky Rookies Right NowAs Major League Baseball teams approach the final 45 games of the season, almost all of them are giving playing time to rookies right now. It's always a risk to go with a rookie if your fantasy baseball team is challenging for the league championship in mid-August. While you may strike gold with a rookie, more often than not you're going to strike out with a first-year player. It's better instead to acquire non-flashy veteran players for the stretch drive, because wise fantasy baseball owners know they are reliable options.

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