It’s time to take our beginning of the month look at all the major league closers. Some closer battles have not been squared away yet. The Cubs are still holding Gregg over Marmol’s head, the Cards are still reluctant to say Perez, the A’s might split duties between Devine and Ziegler and the Mariners are looking forward to 2010.Please, blog, may I have some more?
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I know I could spend an extra 20 minutes brainstorming an acronym that’s more alpha-male but combining power with our strategy’s high fiber content makes me flash back to the old SNL Colon Blow commercials.Please, blog, may I have some more?
All of these rookies are worth grabbing at the right spot, but I wouldn’t reach for any of them. Sorry if that sounds boring, but sometimes Grey needs to instill some right-wing fantasy baseball conservatism into the equation. Longoria, Soto, Tulowitzki, Braun, Michael J.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Back in September, I said, “There’s so much to love about Fred Lewis. Let’s see… Power — check! Speed — check! A name that sounds like an 80′s sitcom character — check! I’ll take Fred Lewis in the center square for the win.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Ryan Zimmerman went into last year with a bum wrist, which was enough for me to be down on him — Beavis, “Hehe, Grey was down on him.” — I didn’t want any part of Zimmerman. Then when he came down with an injured shoulderitis or some shizz, I backed away slowly from him like when your friend tells you he got herpes from his cousin.Please, blog, may I have some more?
With the 2009 fantasy baseball rankings in the bag, we turn to strategy. Did you know your very own mustachioed ‘pert has a fantasy baseball draft strategy? It’s called Performance Enhancing Draft Strategy or PEDS. As you can see from that link, it’s in its 2nd year of existence.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Over at FBHOF.com, I’ve been lamenting my inadequacies from the past 2+ years which resulted in an inordinate amount of time number crunching in Excel. My quest – a draft day “war room” that allowed me to keep my finger on the pulse of the league while minimizing my effort.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Vernon Wells was primed for his ‘every 3rd year’ routine, but now he’s strained the same hamstring he hurt last year that caused him to miss 50+ games. Word out of Blue Jay camp is he’ll miss at least 4 weeks.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Finally, we come to the end of the 2009 fantasy baseball rankings. (Can we start games already?) Okay, you know that I like Rickie Weeks better than Howie Kendrick in the top twenty 2nd basemen for 2009. You know I like Conor Jackson better than James Loney as seen at the top twenty 1st basemen for 2009.Please, blog, may I have some more?