The Giants have a lot of money to spend in free agency this winter. Is that the best way for them to get back into the postseason?
Owners have been snapping up Marcus Stroman, but he's not the only two-start pitcher worth claiming off waivers. Al Melchior offers some suggestions for your final week of pitching choices.
It's only happened 28 times since 1914. The major league record is eight straight games, by Ken Griffey, Don Mattingly and Dale Long. Three players -- Jim Thome, Barry Bonds and Kevin Mench -- did it in seven straight.
Jake Arrieta of Cubs gives Dodgers nothing but blanks, like Mike Fiers of Astros on Aug. 21.
Some pitchers you should know better than to sit in Fantasy Baseball, but the playoffs have a way of clouding our judgment. Scott White reminds you who you have to start and why.
One World Series championship along with what appears to be three last place finishes. What a weird tenure for now-former Red Sox GM Ben Cherington.
Throwing back a home run ball (other than in Wrigley) is dumb. So is getting mad at opposing batters for how they approach the box and forbidding stirrups.
Max Scherzer at $12,500 or Chris Sale at $11,500? Heath Cummings plugs in the DC option and likes Jimmy Nelson as a tournament play.
Fantasy owners have several good waiver choices for Week 18, but our Al Melchior argues that Chris Tillman stands above the competition.
Giants deal two minor leaguers, pitcher Keury Mella and slugger Adam Duvall. Cincy already had sent ace Johnny Cueto away in a deal to the Royals, and might be willing to part with closer Aroldis Chapman and outfielder Jay Bruce.

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