Sports Illustrated has picked my hometown Houston Astros to win the whole thing this year. The Chicago Cubs are prohibitive favorites to win the NL pennant for the first time since baseball has appeared on television. Between the two of them, they have popularized a new strategy in baseball. The idea
The St. Louis Cardinals have struck again, acquiring an undervalued relief pitcher in July in hopes of improving their bullpen for October. Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald first reported Friday afternoon that St. Louis is trading for the 29-year-old righty Steve Cishek. In exchange, the Cardinals will be sending
For players in deeper leagues that find it useful to have a reliever with 70+ K upside or a real outside shot at saves, the below represent some of the best options out there. Rhiner Cruz, Houston Astros: To say the Astros’ pen is light on potential is an understatement.