On occasion we are treated to, “Grey, you told me to…. You really hosed my team.” It’s usually from someone with 3 replies. I probably submitted one like it my first week at Razzball. Regardless, it prompted me to take an accounting of Grey’s actual prognostications. On a given day, what were the questions posed to the Wizard? What were his recommendations?Please, blog, may I have some more?
One of our blogging brethren over at Midwest Sports Fans was analyzing 37 year old Raul Ibanez’s breakout start to the season and, as part of a rather detailed analysis of park factors and whatnot, ‘begrudgingly acknowledged’ that performance-enhancing drugs cannot be completely dismissed.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Here at Razzball we don’t believe in protesting a fantasy baseball trade, but we do fully support passive-aggressive, sarcastic belittling. So if someone in your league passed a trade that makes you wish they passed a kidney stone, you’re in luck! Here’s a Mad Libs-type tirade to post in league’s messageboard because when met with pettiness, retaliate with more pettiness. Simply copy the below and fill in the appropriate words. You may use this post to antagonize your closest friends, enemies or frenemies with the express written consent of Razzball.com. Also, feel free to post your version in the comments.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Confessions: 1) I force my two year old twins to practice swinging a bat from the left side. 2) My baby cries whenever I make him practice his split-finger or his circle-change (I don’t care if you’re two months old kid!Please, blog, may I have some more?
I think I’m approximately six weeks late on this, but if you read Razzball daily (of course you do, you reader, you!) then you’ve read before some, if not all, of these predictions. So what now? Read them again. They won’t hurt you. Plus now that I’ve put all of my ‘preseason’ predictions in one place, we can look back at this later in the year and laugh. Oh, and we will laugh. Who’s your NL MVP? Soriano? Oh, you do kid, Grey. You do!Please, blog, may I have some more?
With apologies to the great baseball writers that are from KC and/or write about the Royals (Bill James, Rob Neyer, Joe Posanaski), we decided to honor the Royals’ acting like a real sports team for the past 15 years by converting their roster into the best combination of sports and acting there is: professional wrestling.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Which one is Peter Gammons? You make the call… (They are best played simultaneously.)Please, blog, may I have some more?
Today we are going to examine the most important fantasy baseball-related decision you will make all year: Choosing a team name.
Now, some of you will read this and say, “Dude, I’ve been calling my team the Jim Rice-A-Ronis since ’82 and I ain’t gonna change that now.” To which I say, “Godspeed, sir!Please, blog, may I have some more?
Our friends over at FantasyPros911.com – who had the temerity to relegate us to their ‘Blogger’ league vs. ‘Expert’ league – have included us in the mighty Fantasy Roundtable. I asked that Grey and I be referred to as Sir Rants-a-lot and Sir Gamblahad but no dice.Please, blog, may I have some more?