Bud Selig vs. Jaime McCourt
Posted on 06/21/2011 10:28:43 PM
The "Dodgers" are one of the most recognizable sports franchises in the world. From Brooklyn and the days of Jackie Robinson to Tommy Lasorda and the World Series of 1977 the Dodgers have been considered one of baseballs best franchises. The Dodgers kept this mystic through the 1994 strike, ste..
Call to the Pen: Relief Pitchers Who Can Help Your Fantasy Baseball Team
Posted on 06/19/2011 12:40:24 PM
Previously I had mentioned the benefits of using relief pitchers in fantasy baseball. Baseball managers often use their relief pitchers in situations (including spot starts) that exploit the advantages of those pitchers. For example, if a particular reliever has a great deal of success against righ..
2011 National League All-Star Picks
Posted on 06/15/2011 10:02:17 PM
Last week I took a look at who I felt was deserving of consideration for the 2011 American League All-Star Team. This week, let's look at National League players deserving of the honor. The same criteria will hold true. These players are evaluated upon the season they are having thus far in 2011. P..
Oh! What a Relief! Bolstering Your Fantasy Baseball Team with Relief Pitchers
Posted on 06/15/2011 10:00:57 PM
Most fantasy baseball owners put a lot of stock in starting pitchers. And they should. Lots of innings mean lots of strikeouts (unless you choose pitchers with low strikeout numbers) and a chance at some decent win totals as well. In contrast, there is also a lot of emphasis placed on closing pitch..
Posted on 06/13/2011 12:40:10 PM
As I have said time and time again, my favorite thing about fantasy baseball is how much fun it can be. Some players can provide their owners with a great deal of joy. Imagine the giddiness fantasy baseball owners experienced watching Barry Bonds crush his way through the Senior Circuit in 2001 (I ..
2011 American League All-Star Picks
Posted on 06/13/2011 12:36:38 PM
Picking players deserving of the All-Star team can be a dicey challenge. The argument is often made between picking a player who is hot in the first half of a season versus a player who has performed at a high level in the past. Since fantasy baseball is all about the here-and-now (what have you do..
Fantasy Baseball Players Heating Up... Just in Time for Summer!
Posted on 06/13/2011 12:33:50 PM
One of the keys to success in fantasy baseball is being able to spot the trends and then acting upon them. Obviously, it makes a lot of sense to watch out for players who are starting to heat up so that they may possibly be added to your line up through either a trade or the waiver wire. This is ev..
Fantasy Baseball Rules!
Posted on 06/06/2011 11:12:53 AM
I will never forget the first season I got involved in fantasy baseball. The year was 1992 and my first pick was an up-and-coming first baseman from the Chicago White Sox named Frank Thomas. I was hooked. Following “Big Frank” that season and watching him rake his way through the America..
“K” it Forward or Put it in Play?
Posted on 06/06/2011 11:12:10 AM
When analyzing fantasy baseball pitchers, there is often the tendency to highly value those who strike out a lot of batters. But is it possible to over-value this stat? Probably not, but it got me to thinking. Since part of the fun of playing this game is trying to pick out the fantasy baseball dia..
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