Sometimes guys are so obviously sleepers that it makes them overrated and consequently sleeper sells.  This happened in last year’s preseason to Chris Davis.  By the time we’re all drafting in 2010, Jay Bruce may fall into that category.  I tend to think he won’t because he was clearly terrible last year when you look at his surface numbers. 

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I’m done waiting for this trade to go official so here’s my unofficial take on Mike Lowell going to the Rangers and Max Ramirez going the other way.  Mike Lowell has one more hip surgery than my grandmother, but she’s dead so it’s an unfair competition. 

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The Rangers landed Rich Harden.  Most years, Harden is all-tease, little reward.  He missed 2006 and 2007 just about completely.  Then he stayed healthy in 2008 and 2009, but you may as well put douche quotes around healthy because he never topped 150 innings. 

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Edwin Jackson to the Diamondbacks, Curtis Granderson to the Yankees, Max Scherzer to the Tigers and Austin Jackson to obscurity with a new team.  The Tigers couldn’t wait to move Edwin Jackson.  Why, you may ponder if you ponder things like this. 

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You may have noticed a pattern thus far with the fantasy baseball rookie posts, they’re mostly hitters.  This is done on purpose.  Hitters give you nothing and it’s a 3-for-50 line and you move on.  A pitcher gives you nothing in the way of 5 IP, 10 ER and a 2.00 WHIP line and you wanna crawl into a ball in the corner of your shower and cry like you just figured out Einhorn is Finkle and Finkle is Einhorn. 

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It was the winter of 2002.  The Anaheim Angels just won the franchise’s first World Series.  Vlad Guerrero still had three working legs.  And a speedster with the most improbable spelling of Shawn was the team’s tenth man.  Seven years later, the Angels metaphorically moved the team to Los Angeles. 

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Usually on Fridays the royal we brings you fantasy baseball keepers, but we interrupt your regularly scheduled programming for Jake Fox, the man who made the phrase “Unathletic like a fox” almost make sense.  Looks like the Cubs decided to unload their DH since they play in the National League, sending Jake Fox and Aaron Miles for Jeff Gray

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Check out the catcher pool as it deepens.  First, Wieters.  Then Jesus Montero (I don’t plan on covering him.  The Yankees are not the type of organization to turn over catching duties to a rookie enough to make an impact out of the starting gates in 2010.), Carlos Santana and Buster Posey

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I know what you were thinking when you saw the name Logan Morrison.  Whatever happened to Nook Logan?  Glad you asked.  After he was named in the Mitchell Report under the sub-section, “Steroids Don’t Always Work,” he opened the “Change The Game Athletic Performance Enhancement, Motivational Speaking & Consulting.” (Center?

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I had a whole lot to say about Ian Desmond when he was first called up.  I rambled for a few sentences about Bowden on a Segway and how old youngster, Esmailyn Gonzalez really is.  He’s a Latin 20-something.  He’s also known as Carlos Lugo now. 

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