It happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you’re lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it’s a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
Chris discusses the aftermath of baseball’s trading deadline, which saw the Phillies make no moves, Senator Mark Udall of Colorado calling for the resignation of CIA Director John Brennan and State Senator Daylin Leach’s trip to Colorado to assess their legalization of marijuana. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday at 7:00 and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece at 8:00.
Tonight the Phillies will go for a sweep of the Mets behind rookie right-hander Tyler Cloyd.
The Phillies are back at .500, and have Cliff Lee on the mound tonight against the Dodgers.
The Phillies are back home tonight to open an eight-game homestand with the the first of three against the Mets.