Chris Towers

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Fantasy Baseball: Five hitting upgrades to make while watching the All-Star game

Looking to make a splash? The All-Star break is the right time to do it. Chris Towers has five hitters who can carry you in the second half if they get hot.

Fantasy Baseball: Five pitching upgrades to make while watching the All-Star game

So where do you find precious upside pitching for the second half and Fantasy stretch run? Chris Towers offers five candidates.

2018 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Five big TE, K, DST questions

Get to know the tight end, kicker and DST positions for 2018 as our trio of experts answer key questions about the positions.

Fantasy Baseball: Well, Chris Sale is Randy Johnson now — and he's chasing history

Did you notice Chris Sale is throwing harder than ever before? He is, and it's putting him in the discussion for best pitcher in baseball.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: It's Hector Rondon's job now for the Astros

With Ken Giles optioned to Triple-A, it's Hector Rondon's job in Houston now. He needs to be on your roster.

2018 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Rankings, projections, and expectations for all 32 NFL teams

We've previewed every team in the NFL to get you ready for Fantasy season. Find them all here.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Billy Hamilton, Danny Duffy, Stephen Piscotty back up to speed

Billy Hamilton got off to a rough start to the season, but he's been running non-stop lately.

Fantasy Baseball: Meet your 2018 Fantasy All-Star Team

Heading into the All-Star Break, Chris Towers singles out the players who have provided the most value in Fantasy relative to ADP so far this season.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Nathan Eovaldi, Jordan Zimmermann turn back clock

Two starting pitchers most Fantasy players had left for dead are showing real signs of late. Is it for real? Should you add them?

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Tyler Anderson, Stephen Piscotty showing signs of a breakout

What do we make of recent strong performances from the likes of Jose Urena, Stephen Piscotty or Tyler Anderson? Chris Towers tries to make sense of it.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Buying Max Fried, Aaron Hicks; Matt Harvey, not so much

If you're looking for upside on the wire, we've got it to kick off Week 15. Just don't go looking for it in a certain former Mets' ace.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: We need to take Zach Eflin seriously

There's a reason Zach Eflin doesn't look like the same pitcher who went 1-5 with a 6.16 ERA last season, and Zack Wheeler looks like a different guy, too.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Kelvin Herrera trade, and trusting the process with Nick Pivetta

The Kelvin Herrera trade might spell only bad news for Fantasy players, while a few free agents deserve more of your respect.

Nationals rookie Juan Soto is doing something he is not supposed to be able to do very well

Soto's success against lefties might be what makes him truly special.

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Mike Soroka returns; Dylan Covey and Ketel Marte show new skills

Generally speaking, it's smart to avoid pitchers in their first start back from the DL. Mike Soroka doesn't care what is smart, generally speaking.

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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