Mookie Betts

Manny Machado is an MLB star but won't bring fantasy glory

We offered up our favorite bargain bats earlier in the week. Now let’s look at overvalued hitters as dispassionately as possible by comparing Yahoo …

Manny Machado

C.J. Wilson: Simple solution to fix baseball's pace of play

C.J. Wilson: Simple solution to fix baseball's pace of play<p>Former Rangers and Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson joins Toucher & Rich to give his simple …


Fantasy Baseball Rankings and ADP 2018: Advanced computer model picks top 5 outfielders

SportsLine's advanced computer model outperformed experts last season and picks its top five outfielders<p>Bryce Harper is coming back from a knee …


Scott Spratt’s 10 Bold Predictions for 2018

I’m taking a break from March Madness to bring you the madness of me thinking I can get some of my bold predictions right this year.<p>1. Nick Pivetta …


Red Sox notebook: Mookie Betts to play CF this week

FORT MYERS — <b>Mookie Betts</b> will be back in center field soon.Betts, who has won two straight Gold Gloves in right field, is likely to play some spring …


Lessons Learned From The Royals' Run

Sunday, the core of the Royals’ 2014 American League championships and 2015 World Series champs graduated to free agency.<p>One of the best farm systems …


Red Sox 4, Twins 2: The top of the lineup comes through early

The Red Sox picked up their fourth win in a row on Friday taking a rare spring night game over the cross-town rival Twins. Rick Porcello got the win …


Twins prospects Lewis, Kirilloff on trip for game against Red Sox

And fans can check them out, since the game will be televised on FSN North tonight at 5:05 p.m.


A Happy, Healthy Hanley Ramirez?

Hanley Ramirez hit 23 home runs “with one arm” in 2017.<br>(Photo: Keith Allison)<p>It’s not a stretch to say that Hanley Ramirez‘s four-year, $88 million …


Twins lose but Rosario gets key time in at the plate

Eddie Rosario missed nine games this spring but is back for the Twins. Friday, he went 1-for-4 with an RBI double


Statistically Speaking: Fantasy baseball mock first round

Setting the base for your fantasy baseball team should be easy enough, because you’re selecting from the top players in the game, but relative value …

Los Angeles

Red Sox notebook: Pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez progresses in a pain-free outing

FORT MYERS — The clock is ticking but whether <b>Eduardo Rodriguez</b> can beat it is far less important to the Red Sox than the way in which he …


2018 MLB hitter rankings: Prep for Fantasy Baseball draft

Our Fantasy Baseball analysts have stacked MLB’s top hitters for 2018. Mike Trout, Jose Altuve and Mookie Betts are just some of the great options to …


Red Sox 7, Blue Jays 5: A potential Opening Day preview goes well

The Red Sox got another victory on Thursday in what was a very promising preview of what we could potentially be seeing once the regular season …


Red Sox Notes: Porcello continues to make adjustments; 3 things and more

Email<p>Print<p><b>FORT MYERS, Fla.</b> -- <b>Rick Porcello</b> is still working on his first-inning issue. The issue dogged him throughout much of last season and it …


2018 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: 12 overvalued players based on ADP starting with Paul Goldschmidt

It's not necessarily players who make for bad picks, it's owners who overpay for them. Chris Towers runs through 12 such players, starting with …


Red Sox Now: Mookie Betts Homers, Chris Sale Is Dominating

1,280<p>The Boston Red Sox are in the thick of Spring Training down in Ft. Myers.<p>Mookie Betts seems to have found his swing after hitting his first home …


What if the Cubs moved Jason Heyward to CF?

Ian Happ looks to have solidified his place in the lineup—at least for now—as the Cubs’ lead-off hitter. But while Happ has earned the chance to be …


Quick spring recap: Jays lose to Red Sox

It seemed like a game highlighted by bad defense, along with some hard hit balls.<p>Ryan Borucki had a tough time, just 2.1, 2 hits, 4 runs, 2 earned, 2 …


Red Sox Vs. Blue Jays: Lineups, TV Info, Live Stream For Spring Training Game

2,116<p>Photo via Thomas B. Shea/USA TODAY Sports Images<p>Fans wondering what the Boston Red Sox’s Opening Day lineup will look like may want to tune into …


MLB Should Invest In College Scholarships

BOSTON—Last year, Andrew Benintendi, Alex Bregman and Dansby Swanson all reached the majors in their first full seasons as professionals. The same …


Eddie Rosario could return to Twins lineup on Thursday as the DH

The outfielder has missed several games with tendinitis in his right biceps, but said he is feeling better and is ready to at least get some swings in


Red Sox' young stars have different paths to improvement

Last names bonded by alliteration have made it easy to lot Jackie Bradley Jr., Mookie Betts, Xander Bogaerts and Andrew Benintendi together.<p>The …


Welcome to Baseball’s Temporary Superteam Era

There’s a sense that not much has changed from the last baseball season to this one, at least regarding the World Series conversation. None of the …


Greinke's start cut short because of groin tightness

Arizona ace Zack Greinke's start against Cincinnati was cut short Wednesday after one inning because of right groin tightness.<p>Greinke had been …


MLB's most underrated players | NL West

This week the writers here at FanRag Sports have been taking a team-by-team look at the most underrated players in the league. We have already seen …


Twins come up short against Red Sox 2-1

Chris Sale pitched five shutout innings of two-hit ball and struck out seven, lowering his ERA to 1.00.<p>Mitch Moreland homered in the third off Tyler …

Boston Red Sox

Offseason In Review: Boston Red Sox

With the big exception of a prominent new slugger, the Red Sox will head into 2018 with largely the same roster that won them the AL East last …


Red Sox should consider making an offer to right-handed pitcher Alex Cobb

Is it time for the Boston Red Sox to make a move on Alex Cobb? Cobb could provide rotation insurance and solidify an injury prone staff.<p>It’s time for …


Daily Red Sox Links: Have people forgotten just how good Mookie Betts is?

Coming into last season, Mookie Betts was considered a prime MVP candidate and it was whispered that he might be in the same stratosphere as Mike …