Keep Your Mouth Closed: The Lo-Down - 7/28Ken vents and all of the hazards at the Rio Olympics. Start of NFL training camp. A's and Giants Baseball. All that and More on The Lo-Down.
Trade Deadline: 6 Pitchers Who Can Save The Giants BullpenThe July 31 MLB trade deadline is fast approaching and after a 2-8 stretch since the All-Star break, the San Francisco Giants are looking for some pitching help.
Fantasy Baseball Owners Must Anticipate Trade Deadline DealsNow is the sneaky time for fantasy baseball owners to anticipate action at the Major League Baseball trade deadline coming up on July 31. If a team moves a star player, someone has to take that player's place in the lineup. There are statistics to be had there in such a vacancy, so if you can get the jump on a replacement now, your fantasy baseball team will be the better off for it. Likewise, if one of your star player's value takes a hit with a trade, you have to be ready to replace lost stats. Always keep an eye on the MLB trade deadline!
Matt Cain's Decline Leaves Giants With Few OptionsNicknamed "The Horse," Cain once had a reputation of an innings-eater. He posted more than 200 innings in six-straight seasons from 2007-2013, but hasn't done it since.
Boston Shuts Out Giants 4-0Brock Holt hit a solo homer off Peavy in the third, then David Ortiz hit a three-run shot in the fourth and Boston beat San Francisco 4-0.
Athletics Rally From 3 Down To Beat Astros 4-3 In 10Marcus Semien scored from second base on Reddick's two-out infield single to lift the A's to a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
Top MLB Trade Deadline Targets By PositionThe trade deadline is approaching and the top target available for clubs in need of starting pitching? A 36-year-old who started last season in the Atlantic League.
5 Things: All-Star Home Runs To Remember And A Giant NightmareMiami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton put on the kind of power display in the All-Star Home Run Derby baseball fans only have dreamed about, while San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Johnny Cueto didn't fare so well in the actual game itself. Coming out of the All-Star break, the Marlins used Stanton's momentum to win two of three against the St. Louis Cardinals over the weekend, while the Giants fell into a funk in San Diego, losing three straights to the Padres.
Keidel: Stephen Strasburg Finally Living Up To HypeWashington Nationals' pitcher Stephen Strasburg is having a marvelous season at 13-0. Will it become a historic Cy Young season?
Midseason Changes In MLB Can Help Your Fantasy Baseball TeamAs MLB teams make trades and rosters change in July with contenders preparing for the postseason chase, it's time for fantasy baseball owners to stay on top of changes in the real world. If you blink, you may miss out on the next closer change or the newest addition to a starting lineup. Don't get caught snoozing this summer!
5 Bold Predictions For The Second Half Of The MLB SeasonThe MLB All-Star break is a chance to look back at the first half of the year and make some bold predictions for the next half of the year as well. Here are 5 bold predictions for the rest of the way.
3 Things To Watch For During Giants' Second HalfThe best record in baseball + an even year = a great chance for another World Series.