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Most Untradeable Fantasy Keepers: No. 1-13

April 6, 2010 Leave a comment

If you haven’t read Part One of the Top-30 Keepers list (No. 14-30), do so before rejoining us. In this edition I am gifting you with the top 13 names in baseball you should be sniffing out for keeper purposes.

Remember there is only one rule to follow… Read more…

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2010 AL Central Preview

March 25, 2010 Leave a comment

With their team’s epic collapse finally secured after a 12-inning 6-5 loss to the Minnesota twins in the AL Central tie-breaker game, Detroit Tigers fans found themselves with mouths full of poison.

Not too different from that which was found in mass quantities in slugger Miguel Cabrera’s blood just a few days prior.

No team in the history of MLB had ever lost a division which they led from May 10th until the final day of the regular season. No team had ever lost a lead of three games with only four to play. No team had ever (presumably) let a player play in a critical night-cap, after one of his own, leading to a Blood Alcohol Level of .26 as late as 5 a.m. on game-day.

The Detroit Tigers accomplished all of those feats. The question the rest of the AL Central is interested in, is whether or not that trave-sham-ockery will carry over into the 2010 season. Are the Tigers still favored to win the crown? Read more…

Welcome to the Big Leagues Dusty Ryan

September 20, 2009 Leave a comment

Dusty Ryan

Most of you are probably familiar with the many “exclusive interviews” I conduct from time to time, you know, the ones where I pretend to be important enough on the sports writing circuit to actually talk with the players I write about.

Well this is not one of those faux interviews. As Bud Selig would say: This time… it counts. Read more…

And Your 2009 AL MVP IS…

September 19, 2009 1 comment

Joe Mauer

I have to say, when I left for Miami, Florida two weeks ago, I was leaving behind one of the dullest pennant chases of my soon to be 26-year life.

What in the don’t-cry-for-me-Argentina happened to my boring MLB season? Read more…

2009 MLB Preview: AL Central

March 6, 2009 Leave a comment
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Happy Manny Day everyone!

I decided to celebrate Manny Day ’09 by writing this preview while wearing my authentic home No. 99  jersey. Am I a little old to be wearing jersey outside of the ballpark? Probably, but I felt that it would be appropriate to commemorate my Cleveland Indians pick in the threads of a horse who earned his stripes playing for the Tribe.

I am picking Cleveland, aren’t I? Read more…