The first season of Fantasy Razzball – a fantasy baseball game where you try to manage the worst team possible – has been quite the trip. Never have players such as Brian Bixler (backup Pittsburgh SS – 41 AB, 0 HR, 0 RBI, .195 AVG) and Kyle Kendrick (he of the 1.81 WHIP) been so celebrated.Please, blog, may I have some more?
On each Sunday (it was Friday, but it is what it is, so deal) we’re going to try and answer your 2008 fantasy baseball questions. Is this every fantasy baseball question we receive? No, but it’s a few of the better ones that were emailed directly to us at info[at]razzball.com.Please, blog, may I have some more?
During the offseason, I wrote several posts criticizing the ESPN Player Rater and went as far as create my own to critique it.
Below are the links to these posts. Interesting reading if you’re a fantasy baseball or stat junkie. Much less interesting than smack if you are just a junkie.Please, blog, may I have some more?
I’ve been recruited to participate in a weekly fantasy baseball roundtable with several other fantasy baseball bloggers. I feel so knightly.
Rob Reed of BaseballGeeks.com has posted this week’s transcript on his site.
This week’s question (which was kinda from last week) is: Between Mark Teixeira, David Ortiz, C.C.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?
We realize that exporting our views across the country has damaging consequences on the blogosphere.
To help remedy this, we will try to occasionally feature locally blogged advice/insights/humor/etc. that will be fresher, more sustainable, and require less energy consumption (for us anyway).Please, blog, may I have some more?
The role of sports in our lives is more complex than just ‘root root root for the home team’ and something to keep your eyes occupied whilst drinking beer.
While preening print journalists may wish it so, this has little to do with steroids, the fact that athletes live far detached from the realities of our lives, or that ticket prices keep going up.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Given I dole out advice on this site, it is only fair that you see how well I do in my public leagues. I’ll try and provide updates every fortnight or so…
March 25th – April 12th
Fantasy Baseball Writers League (Brock4Broglio) – 12 team mixed league – currently in 8th (63 pts, 16 pts out of 1st)
This was my first draft of the year, all the way back in late February.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Al Reyes finally got his shot to close games last year after 11 years of middle relief. His 4.90 ERA is proof he wasn’t the best closer in the league but he got 26 saves and wasn’t as bad as Todd Jones or Joe Borowski.Please, blog, may I have some more?