The New York Yankees have had a pitching dilemma for quite some time now. There is a lack of consistency in the rotation and what one starter does tends to give a polar opposite effect to another pitcher. At no point this season has every starter in the rotation been in tune with one another to form problems for opposing lineups. Without a doubt these starters all have the capability and potential of achieving this. Understandably so, it is inevitable that someone does not pitch their best game and the opponent capitalizes on that. For touted “ace” Masahiro Tanaka, that has unfortunately been his nightmare all season. CC Sabathia looks revitalized and is pitching as good as I have seen him in
Major League Baseball teams have signed seven of the nine Sentinel coverage area players selected near the top of last week’s amateur draft. The First Academy’s Cash Case nearly doubled his expected signing bonus when the Cincinnati Reds inked the middle infielder to a reported $997,500 after taking him with the second pick (107th overall) in the fourth round. Fellow fourth-rounder Garrett Cave, who played at South Sumter and the University of Tampa, signed with the San Francisco Giants for the expected price tag of $417,200 as the 126th overall pick. TNXL Academy’s Ryan Dease was taken 134th overall in the fourth by the Texas Rangers. He signed for $340,000, nearly $46,000 less than slot value.
The mathematical midpoint of the 2017 season arrives on the final day of Week 13, Sunday, July 2. Barring any postponements before then, the season will be 50 percent complete once six games are in the books on July 2. It's a good time to take a step back and evaluate your squad's standing. In dynasty leagues, there's no better time than now to aggressively pursue your future-minded deals. In redraft formats, take a look at your team's categorical standings and consider the need to make moves to improve any areas that need a boost. The Red Sox, who boast a fairly cut-and-dried offense for fantasy, nevertheless bear some watching on both the health and matchups front as a result of their best-on-the-board