Have you ever read Razzball and thought to yourself,  “I enjoy their musings and perspectives on fantasy baseball and only wish they would stop hoarding their opinions on other subjects.  I mean, really, they must think about something besides fantasy baseball. 

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Mike Stanton snapped out of a 5 for 58 slump with 2 HRs and 4 RBIs in a doubleheader against the Phillies. Was retired lefty reliever Mike Stanton hitting for him? I realize they look a little different (the hitter is 22 years younger, 15 pounds heavier, 4 inches taller, a tad darker) but even a young K-prone hitter should avoid that bad of slumps, right?

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Clarence Clemons Sabathia was the big man for the Yankees, one-hitting the A’s over 8 innings for his 19th win. Over 17 starts since June 1, CC has gone 14-2 and has thrown 7+ innings with less than 3 ERs in 15 of those games.

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Note: Besides providing advice and news on fantasy baseball, we at Razzball created and sponsor a fantasy baseball variation where the goal is to manage the worst team possible.  These Historical Spotlights honor those players who would’ve excelled in such a format.  

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Grey has already done up his top 100 list for the 2nd half of the season based on his proprietary formula that combines moxie, opinion, cheekiness, and the occasional statistic.

Now that Dan Szymborski – the man behind ZiPS projections – is providing free ‘rest of season’ projections at FanGraphs, I figured I’d see what the Point Shares would look like. 

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It was the best of teams – it was the worst of teams.  Yes, I’m breaking out some Dickensian prose to paint my NL-only and AL-only teams as May comes to a close.

Let’s start with the worst team as that’s always more interesting – my AL-only team in a FantasyPros911-sponsored league. 

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Jose Lima died yesterday at the age of 37 after suffering a major heart attack.  In a career with its ups and downs, Jose was always entertaining.  It’s as if he was part baseball player and part wrestler.  It’s sadly ironic that he suffered the fate that many wrestlers have met in dying prematurely.

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Fantasy Razzball Standings are up!  Click here for the standings.  We’ve added a link to the left sidebar for the standings page as well.  We’ll try to update it every week or so.

Early congrats to Minor League Miner, the unidentified owner of the Flailin’ Mendozas (is that you, Mil Mascaras?), and Troy Patterson of RotoSavants.com and FireBrandAL.com

Good luck to all those in the running for the free DreamMaker Spa!

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The Fantasy Roundtable question of the week is:

Despite the tiny sample, what one player are you most worried about so far?

Visit this week’s roundtable @ RotoAuthority to see my answer (which clearly resulted in jinxing Nefty Happy) and others…

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Inspired by Seattle’s Doug Fister-Adam Moore battery, we’ve compiled a list of pitcher-batter combinations that, at their worst, make us wincingly smile like a corny Jay Leno weddings segment and, at their best, make us laugh like Jay Leno’s audience does at the aforementioned segment.

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