Looking around the fantasy baseball landscape and wondering who are the biggest fantasy baseball hitting surprised to start 2012 MLB season. Hitters like Derek Jeter, David Ortiz, and Nick Swisher are leading the way in veterans putting in big starts and shocking some fantasy players with their solid play. There Read the rest of this entry »
The first month of baseball is in the books so we want to take a look at the biggest pitching surprises to start the 2012 fantasy baseball season. The biggest surprise is without a doubt the return of Bartolo Colon. Read the rest of this entry »
Looking at pitching after the first full week of baseball in the MLB and wondering who is the best pitcher Read the rest of this entry »
Should Ryan Braun be considered for the first pick in the 2012 fantasy baseball draft? With his 50 game suspension Read the rest of this entry »
Looking over some of the top picks for 2012 and making decisions on who should go first in the fantasy Read the rest of this entry »
Ed Wade, previously with the Phillies, is known to be a master at assembling a strong bullpen. Wade, presently GM for the Astros, has attempted to do the same in Houston. As soon as he took on the job, Houston Astros relievers like Brad Lidge and Chad Qualls were shipped out, and guys like Valverde, Brocail, LaTroy Hawkins and others came in.
Wade’s philosophy is pretty cut and dry. A bullpen is critical to a team’s success, but you never know who may fizzle out or go down to injury, so it’s important that your bullpen is deep and diverse. While this comes at an extra cost, it usually shields the team from adversity. Looking at this season, though, it seems like the payroll in Houston for the bullpen is quite high. Read the rest of this entry »
Vintage stuff from John Lackey, who got his 100th ever win for the Angels. He allowed merely five hits and one ER, though it was based on an error by a teammate.
This provided the Angels with a much wanted win. The franchise had gone down in 2 of the first 3 contests in its meetings with the Athletics. Read the rest of this entry »