After doing this every day now for four months, the incorrect picks are starting to pile up on my psyche. And September has been particularly difficult. Teams that are fighting for the playoffs and division titles lose to teams like the Cubs and Brewers. Ace pitchers don't come through. Games are turned on one stupid pitch (like a low pitch to Jarrod Saltalamacchia--the only...
Get these pitcher ranks a day in advance and grab waiver wire starters before your league does!Yu Darvish at home is head and shoulders above everyone else, but we also see five other elite matchups (players 2 through 6) before we get Carlos Torres against the Marlins. Here are some notes on Saturday’s probables:Jon Lester has pitched much better of late, but he finds himself...
Braves vs. Mets
RHP Jeremy Hefner (4-7, 3.93) vs. RHP Tim Hudson (7-7, 4.08)
Eric Young, Jr. – LF
Daniel Murphy – 2B
David Wright – 3B
Marlon Byrd – RF
Ike Davis – 1B
Kirk Nieuwenhuis – CF
Anthony Recker – C
Omar Quintanilla – SS
Jeremy Hefner – RHP
RHP Carlos Torres earned his first big league win as a starter in almost four years...
Taking three cuts after the Braves' 4-1 loss to the Mets on Tuesday at Citi Field.
1. The long ball hasn't meant what it once did to the Braves' win total
Andrelton Simmons took the second pitch of the game from Carlos Torres and delivered his 10th home run of the year and his third leadoff blast -- and expectedly, Tweets touting the Braves' record when the go deep...
Between all the histrionics and hand-wringing, there was baseball played last night. I watched the ESPN broadcast of the Rangers and Yankees and was pretty disgusted that a third of that broadcast was based on Ryan Braun instead of what was going on in the field. I very nearly turned it off.
But at least I had a decent day with nine correct out of fifteen. I made a couple of...
The Mets announced the signings of two pitchers to minor league deals with invites to Spring Training, Scott Rice and Carlos Torres. Additionally, VP of amateur scouting Paul DePodesta tweeted that the Mets have signed outfielder Jamie Hoffman to a similar minor league deal.
Rice, 31, a 1999 first-round Draft pick of the Baltimore Orioles, has never made it to the majors but has...
The Rockies have signed 29-year old righty starter/reliever Carlos Torres to a minor league deal. Torres pitched in 6 games (all starts) for Yomiuri in Japan last year and he was 1-2 with a 6.26 ERA and a 1.54 WHIP. He last pitched in the majors in 2010 with the White Sox. He has now pitched in 13 games (6 starts) in his first two years in the majors and he is 1-3 with a 6.86...