I made a move up the standings yesterday that was cut short by a horrendous outing by Hiroki Kuroda.
Week two in the AL only league was extremely close across the board, with four of the six matchups being decided by two points or less. The injury bug was in full force this week, and several high profile studs went on the DL (most notably Jered Weaver, Jose Reyes, Erick Aybar and Yoenis Cespedes).
Going 9 Baseball's George Kurtz takes a long look at one of the deeper positions in Fantasy Baseball; First Base
Catcher is yet another position that I will wait on in my draft. I love Buster Posey, he's a great player, but I'm not spending $40 in an auction or using a 1st or 2nd round pick to select him.
We’re all counting down the minutes until pitchers and catchers report to their respective spring training destinations next week. This is the time when we thought all we had to concern ourselves with was our keepers getting injured in the World Baseball Classic and then that annoying three letter acronym popped up once again…PEDs.
San Francisco Giants starting center fielder Melky Cabrera, wearing Franklin Sports batting gloves, powered the National League to victory in
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I learned from a fairly early age that baseball can be pretty unpredictable. When I was very young, I remember watching a game on TV with my father next to me on the couch.
Supply and demand is the most basic of all economic concepts. If there is a shortage of a product, the demand for it will be higher. People will have a greater desire for it. If it’s a product that anyone can acquire with ease, the demand will not be as high. I equate this concept to fantasy baseball, especially the Going 9 NL Only league.
One of the most difficult aspects in analyzing baseball, whether it is for fantasy or real world purposes, is knowing when a slow start is really more than just a temporary issue. Some players are notoriously slow starters.
Arizona Diamondbacks: Seems to be
Going 9 Baseball contributor George Kurtz takes a look at the latest news and notes around the American League