Prior to landing on Danny Espinosa in this 2011 rookie series, I almost wrote about Brandon Belt, but I need to see exactly where Belt straps into the lineup. (See what I did there? Yeah, I’m not sure either. (Oh, and I may still write about Belt if the Giants commit to him.)) Here’s what I said earlier this year about Espinosa, “Let’s go over the Danny Espinosa positives first.Please, blog, may I have some more?
This will probably be the last time you hear me talk positively about Carlos Gonzalez. He’s going to be overrated next year. (Well, that positive stuff was short-lived.) There’s no way around it. But, for one last time, let’s live in the moment and assume you drafted him around the 10th round last year.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Los Angeles Angels 2010 Minor League Review
Overall farm ranking via Baseball America:
2010 (25) | 2009 (25) | 2008 (10) | 2007 (4) | 2006 (4) | 2005 (1) | 2004 (3)
Major League Record and Minor League Affiliates Records
MLB: [80 – 82] AL West
AAA: [73 – 71] Pacific Coast League – Salt Lake
AA: [55 – 85] Texas League – Arkansas
A+: [78 – 62] California League – Rancho Cucamonga
A: [82 – 56] Midwest League – Cedar Rapids
R: [39 – 36] Pioneer League – Orem
R: [24 – 31] Arizona League
The Run Down
How many times have experts picked Brandon Wood to finally “figure out” major league hitting?
With the the top 20 closers for 2010 fantasy baseball, we’ve finished our recap of the 2010 fantasy baseball rankings. Some will feel like it came too soon, others will think let’s get 2011 under way already! Whichever camp you fall in, don’t eat cherimoya seeds, they are poisonous.Please, blog, may I have some more?
I sit in a circle of a overweight men. One guy’s nervously tapping his foot, waiting to go for a cigarette break. Another guy is downing doughnuts like there’s no “ugh” in them. We all, obviously, have mustaches. Everyone but me wears a Mets hat.Please, blog, may I have some more?
So, how’s everyone holding up without baseball every day? I don’t know what to do with myself! Yesterday, I wandered into a Starbucks and told the coffeerista about Carlos Gonzalez for 2011. We’ve gone over the final 2010 fantasy baseball rankings for hitters and the top 20 starters.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Detroit Tigers 2010 Minor Review
Overall farm talent ranking via Baseball America:
2010 (26) | 2009 (28) | 2008 (29) | 2007 (14) | 2006 (13) | 2005 (29) | 2004 (22)
Record of Major League Team and Affiliate
Majors: [81 – 81] AL Central
AAA: [70 – 73] International League Toledo
AA: [66 – 76] Eastern League Erie
A+: [71 – 67] Florida League Lakeland
A: [62 – 77] Midwest League West Michigan
A(ss): [38 – 37] New York / Pennsylvania League Connecticut
R: [30 – 28] Gulf League
The Run Down
The 2010 season was not great for the Tigers in the majors, but they did receive some surprising help from the minors.