Note: Besides providing advice and news on fantasy baseball, we at Razzball created and now sponsor a game where the goal is to manage a team and compile the worst stats. These Historical Spotlights honor those players who would’ve excelled in such a format. Please, blog, may I have some more?

Please, blog, may I have some more?

Our pal Mike P over at Fantasy Baseball Generals just posted a mid-week update on his Fantasy Razzball team. Pretty frigin’ hilarious.

He had a promising slate of awful pitchers going for him yesterday – Bannister vs. Tigers, Redding vs. Please, blog, may I have some more?

Please, blog, may I have some more?

It’s been 5 years since Michael Lewis’s “Moneyball” hit the shelves – making Billy Beane, OBP, and Chad Bradford household names and challenging many of the long-held assumptions about baseball.

But the real game is played on the field and managed by those who wear the uniform. Please, blog, may I have some more?

Please, blog, may I have some more?

Now that Juan Pierre has lost his starting job to Andre Ethier, one question hangs over the fantasy baseball community like the smog over Chavez Ravine: What will happen to Juan Pierre’s power numbers?

Juan Pierre

While the expected reduction in ABs will cut down on his RBI opportunities, we think the additional time off plus a newly discovered well of anger into which he can tap will inspire Pierre to surpass his 2006 career high in AB/HR of 226. Please, blog, may I have some more?

Please, blog, may I have some more?

My 2nd ‘expert’ blogger league draft took place on Monday night – a 12 team 5×5 league run by our friends Jay and Brett at Greener on the Other Side.

The participants are:
David Bloom- Baseball Happenings
Jay Sarney & Brett Greenfield – Greener on the Other Side
Brad Stewart- MLB Front Office
Geoff Stein- Mock Draft Central
Adam Ronis- Newsday
Mike Sessa and Chris Corcione- Pseudo Sports
Rudy Gamble- Razzball
Ken Mathe- Roto Advice
Eric Stashin- Roto Professor
Jordan Frank- Roto Rob
Sean Salsbery- Warning Track Power
Arnie The Regular Guy (the one non-blogger in the bunch)

It had been about a month since my first blogger draft and I hadn’t made too many adjustments to my rankings (move Pierre down, move Josh Hamilton and Billy Butler up, etc.). Please, blog, may I have some more?

Please, blog, may I have some more?

Note: Besides providing advice and news on fantasy baseball, we at Razzball created and now sponsor a game where the goal is to manage a team and compile the worst stats. These Historical Spotlights honor those players who would’ve excelled in such a format. Please, blog, may I have some more?

Please, blog, may I have some more?

Eugenio Velez can:

  • Run (118 SBs in the last 2 years in the minors, leads spring training with 13)

Eugenio Velez can maybe:

  • Hit with some pop – Had 20 triples and 14 HRs in single A in 2006.
  • Hit for some average – Hit around .300 the last two years in A and AA

Eugenio Velez cannot:

  • Field very well at 2B or 3B.

Please, blog, may I have some more?

Please, blog, may I have some more?

Our mad experiment of a fantasy baseball game has come to life! Thanks to all the bloggers (and one non-blogger) that participated in the draft. Click here for the league members as well as blogmate Grey’s review of the draft. Here are links to other league members’ posts:

RotoProfessor

Fantasy Baseball Generals

Greener on the Other Side

Drafting the worst team vs. Please, blog, may I have some more?

Please, blog, may I have some more?