Chris Towers

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Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Four options for power, speed and saves

Tyler O'Neill is the latest potential power breakout, but can he overcome the contact issues that have sidetracked so many others?

Fantasy Baseball: Buy, sell, or hold these 11 breakout starting pitchers

Breakouts come in different forms. So which starting pitchers can really sustain their impressive starts this season?

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: What more does Nick Pivetta need to do?

Ownership stats show that many Fantasy players have been slow to warm up to Nick Pivetta, but a dominant outing Wednesday should finally change that.

Fantasy Baseball: Finding nine trades for Nomar Mazara, Patrick Corbin and more

Getting an informed second opinion on a trade? Priceless. Chris Towers shares his takes on readers' trade ideas for Nomar Mazara, Patrick Corbin, Yu Darvish and more.

Fantasy Baseball: Is Patrick Corbin's declining velocity a concern? It's complicated

Patrick Corbin standout start to the season obscures a surprising decline in velocity. Chris Towers takes a closer look.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Searching for A.J. Pollock replacements, while Andrew Heaney stars

Andrew Heaney turns heads by shutting down the Astros, and A.J. Pollock's thumb injury might require waiver replacements.

Fantasy Baseball: Nomar Mazara and three more breakouts you shouldn't buy

Breakouts are beautiful, but Chris Towers analyzes four hitters whose underlying metrics point to unsustainable hot streaks instead.

Fantasy Baseball: Veto policy, plus expert grades of your trades

Did you win your trade? Or should it be vetoed? Chris Towers grades nine deals, and includes one standing ovation.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: It's time to take Delino DeSheilds seriously

Delino DeSheilds has yet to fully prove himself, but as a rare source of steals, he should have near universal attention in Fantasy now.

Fantasy Baseball: Looking for signs of life with six slow starters

Take a deep breath. These six prime players have been disappointments, but Chris Towers says that will change soon for most of them.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Fernando Romero is the real deal

Fernando Romero and Zach Eflin are among the latest waiver-wire pitchers to have attention-grabbing starts. But Chris Towers says he only believes in one of them.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Fernando Romero impresses in debut

It's a great week for pitching prospects. Mike Soroka sparkled before Fernando Romero and Sean Newcomb flashed their potential Wednesday.

Fantasy Baseball: Answering your trade questions, analyzing your trades

Ozzie Albies for Brian Dozier? That interesting swap is only one that Chris Towers grades for our Fantasy users.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Joc Pederson, Alex Verdugo ready for big chances with Dodgers

Corey Seager's season-ending injury also provides opportunity with the Dodgers, most of all for Joc Pederson and Alex Verdugo, Chris Towers says.

Fantasy Baseball: Just who is Ozzie Albies, exactly?

Can we believe in this version of Ozzie Albies, the young Braves second baseman who is tearing up the National League? Chris Towers takes a closer look.

Though he can be found covering three different sports depending on the time of year, there is one unifying theme in how Chris Towers approaches sports; "Where's the evidence?" It doesn't matter how outlandish your claim is, as long as you can back it up with solid, concrete evidence, he's on board. Expect to see a lot of numbers with funny acronyms in his writing, whether it is about the NFL, MLB or NBA. Follow Chris @CTowersCBS

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