Let’s face it: Injuries and bad luck are a fact of life. Just ask fantasy baseball owners who saw San Francisco Giants starter Madison Bumgarner sideline himself in a dirtbike accident, of all things or those who will be without Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte for 80 games after he tested positive for PEDs. But there’s no time to waste in the fantasy world, which means it’s time to look at Plan B. Here are our top five options on the waiver wire for Week 4. Jason Heyward, OF, Chicago Cubs (29 percent owned in Yahoo! leagues) Yes, Heyward was a massive fantasy flop in 2016. But there’s something to be said for having a full year under your belt with a new team, and the 27-year-old
Lionel Messi. Sometimes you want to give context with superlatives and other times it feels redundant. So here are the facts: with a bloody mouth and a black eye, he scored a brace against Real Madrid, including a 92nd minute stunner to give Barcelona a 3-2 win in El Clasico. Afterwards he removed his shirt, and displayed his name and number to the crowd. He kissed it as he walked off. He got booked, but I’m sure he didn’t mind. Why did he do it? Did it have something to do with his renewal? Was it because he scored his 500th goal? According to Sport, noooope. It was spur of the moment and just because he was emotional for scoring such a big goal in such a big game. In any case, it’s a picture
If Peterson signs it will end a free-agent experience in which he visited only Seattle and New England. After both visits, those franchises went in different directions.