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?
Ok, I wasn’t going to report this until a month in, but since Rudy decided it was time, it’s time. As you can see from the league, through two weeks, I’m more ‘pert than some, and less ‘pert than two. What can we take away from my two weeks of league ‘perting?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?
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. Phillies, Wellemeyer vs.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)
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:
Fantasy Baseball Generals
Greener on the Other Side
Drafting the worst team vs.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Just drafted in my ‘pert 5×5 15 team league that was organized by RotoRob. I drafted 13th. Peavy was just taken and I took Pujols. I asked for comments. One comment was, “BALLSY,” another was, “I was gonna if you didn’t,” another was, “…A first rounder has to be no worries.” Pujols?Please, blog, may I have some more?
Participated in my first league last night. It was a 16 team H2H league, which had all kinds of fangled rules, hitting (R, 1B, 2B, 3B, HR, RBI, SB, BB, TB, AVG) and the other (IP, W, CG, SV, K, HLD, ERA, WHIP, QS) that was organized by Bleeding Blue and Teal: a Seattle Mariners blog.Please, blog, may I have some more?
We’ve got 8 of 10 slots filled in for our inaugural Fantasy Razzball league – where the basic objective is to compile the worst roster of MLB players. That’s right – the worst team.
The blogs set to participate are:
Razzball.com (Rudy Gamble)
Razzball.com (Grey Albright)
Greener on the Other Side
Mop Up Duty
Cards in the Attic
Lou Poulas (Fantasy Insider Online, Sweet Lou’s Baseball Lab, Razzball.com)
We need two more participants so if you’re interested in joining, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.Please, blog, may I have some more?