Are Players Worth Keeping In Fantasy Baseball During A PED Suspension?The big news of the week in baseball, of course, was the suspension of Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon for the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Never mind that disgraced slugger Barry Bonds is the Miami hitting coach: There are plenty of jokes to be made there. How does this impact fantasy baseball? If you own Gordon, should you keep him on your roster? How are you going to replace his 50 stolen bases this season in the stat column? Don't fret: We have all the answers you need right here.
One Owner's Fantasy Baseball Trash Is Another Owner's TreasureA lot of owners play fantasy baseball with too much emotion, waiving players they don't like personally or that they have a grudge against because of some game result a few years back. That's when you—the analytical owner—step in and make your team better by picking up players from waivers or via trade.
MLB Tells Union Which Players It Plans to Suspend
Bosch Associate Says He Turned Down MLB's $125K
B/R: Full Timeline of MLB's Failed Attempts to Rid the Game of PEDs
A-Rod Implicated in PED Use Again as MLB Probes
Giants Won't Add Reinstated OF Melky CabreraCabrera has been reinstated after serving a 50-game suspension, but will not be part of the Giants' roster when the begin NLCS against the Cardinals on Sunday.
Giants Not Planning to Use Cabrera in Postseason
Bartolo Colon Suspended 50 Games for Positive Test
Giants OF Cabrera Suspended For Positive Drug Test"My positive test was the result of my use of a substance I should not have used,'' Cabrera said. "I accept my suspension."
Giant Blowout: NL Routs AL 8-0 in All-Star GameFlashing their bright orange spikes and booming bats, the San Francisco sluggers keyed a five-run blitz against Justin Verlander in the first inning that sent the National League to an 8-0 romp over the American League.
Royals sign Melky Cabrera