The Science of Drafting Closers

I was reviewing my fantasy baseball league’s draft results this afternoon when something struck me… People have no idea when to draft closers, and I need to teach everyone a thing or two about it. Please keep in mind that this post is mostly based on the results from my personal league draft (and league…

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Fantasy Preview: NL West

Hello loyal and faithful readers. I trust that my inactive weekend (at least on the blog front), hasn’t left you too thirsty for a drink of my knowledge in an otherwise dry desert of sports news and musings. Not to worry, friends. I have finally gotten around to doing my final divisional fantasy preview: The…

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Fantasy Preview: NL Central

Hello Friends I had my fantasy baseball draft this past Saturday and I look forward to my chicken dinner (winner, winner) this September, but I still need to do my duty for you fans of the Rum. Some of you clowns may not have drafted yet, or you might need to make strategic pickups throughout…

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Dr. Draft’s Fantasy Draft Grades

Hello again friends! Another year, another fantasy baseball draft. This was an especially exciting draft with all of the new members who joined our league. I can see that everyone is really committed to winning, and I am personally looking forward to a very competitive season! For those of you who are new, last year…

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Redemption Song: Russell Branyan

Hello friends, It’s Friday! Feel free to enjoy this song today. For some reason, 16.9 million people have… ah pop culture. Anyway onto the meat and potatoes of it all. This week’s Redemption song, as promised, is about slugger extraordinaire Russell Branyan. For those of you who can tell the difference between your ass and…

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Fantasy Preview: NL East

Hello Again, friends. I’ve been a little under the weather the last couple days and haven’t had a chance to post this, but it’s time for the NL East fantasy preview!! Where to start with the NL East? Of the five teams, one is the clear and obvious favorite, one could win the wild card,…

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Redemption Song: Bartolo Colón

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times (actual figures are spotty due to poor record keeping), everyone loves a comeback. Coincidentally, it was also said by the writers and producers of “Lights Out,” an awesome series on FX about John “Lights” Leary, a retired boxer who has to return to the…

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Fantasy Preview: AL West

Today’s post is my much anticipated American League West fantasy preview. This shouldn’t take too long, as there are only 4 teams in the AL West, and one of them is really really terrible (can you guess who? does your person have a beard?). The AL West seems to have a new “It” team every…

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Fantasy Preview: AL Central

Despite not being quite as heralded as the American League East is, the AL Central is still a very competitive division. The division champion is usually not decided until the last week of the season and, in 2008 and 2009, two teams needed to play an extra game to decide who would go on to…

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