If you search for fantasy baseball, the first result is Fantasy Baseball ESPN. (We’re first for fantasy baseball blog. Natch! Or natchurally, if you’re a completist.) But this isn’t about fantasy baseball ESPN. When people find us, they are not searching for fantasy baseball ESPN.Please, blog, may I have some more?
USA Today might no longer appreciate the insights shared by Larry King in his long-running column but we at Razzball were thrilled when he accepted our invitation to share his thoughts on Fantasy Baseball….
Greetings friends, acquaintances and ex-wives! Wow, another baseball season is in the books!Please, blog, may I have some more?
Armed with the knowledge that Our Greyness is not infallible (Grey’s ‘Pertise), I was determined to prove that the computer could, well, out-predict him. After all, the man makes split-second calls on “please put these in order,” “who is best for the rest of the year?”, “in a twelve-team, keeper, with SLG and OBP in place of AVG and HR, place in order …,” and, simply, “of these pitchers who should I start/sit tomorrow?” Surely, given all of the data available and the crunching ability of The Whopper, the machine could out-perform him on, say, at least the “who should start/sit tomorrow issue.” Without a doubt.Please, blog, may I have some more?
The only thing Rickey Henderson lacked in his twenty-four year career was humility. With Rickey Henderson headed into The National Baseball Hall of Fame, we here at Razzball would like to tip our caps and our mugs.Please, blog, may I have some more?
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.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!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.Please, blog, may I have some more?