Tag Archives: baseball

Passing Judgment: Mike Piazza belongs in the Hall of Fame

Before I delve into this article, I need to be up front and honest about my subjective bias on this topic.  My favorite baseball player ever is Gary Carter thanks mostly to the fact that the very first baseball game I ever watched was Opening Day in 1985.  On that day, Carter made his Mets […]

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Passing Judgment – Yu, Me, and Neftali

After outbidding every other team in the league for the rights to negotiate with Yu Darvish, the Texas Rangers finally signed the Japanese pitcher to a six year/$60 million contract.  The contract is in addition to the $51.7 million posting fee the Rangers must pay to the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters.  This financial investment in an […]

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Passing Judgment – The Epitome of Fall Classic

The 2011 World Series between the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals has generated some of the lowest TV rating of any World Series in history.  That in itself isn’t all that surprising since neither team has much national appeal.  The Cardinals are one of MLB’s storied franchises with a great history and a passionate […]

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Beaver Hunters vs. 4 Ponies – 3 F.J. 161 (September 4, 2011) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Dispute (R.Zimmerman/Nolasco/Bailey) – September 4, 2011

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Beaver Hunters vs. 4 Ponies ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE INCONTINENT LEAGUE Decided September 4, 2011 Cite as 3 F.J. 161 (September 2011)  Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league (hereinafter referred to as “Roto league” or “The Incontinent League”) utilizing an auction-style draft and transaction platform […]

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Stud Muffins vs. 4 Ponies – 3 F.J. 158 (August 23, 2011) – Fantasy Baseball Trade (Nolasco/Narveson)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Stud Muffins vs. 4 Ponies  ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE INCONTINENT LEAGUE Decided August 23, 2011 Cite as 3 F.J. 158 (August 2011)  Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league (hereinafter referred to as “Roto league” or “The Incontinent League”) utilizing an auction-style draft and transaction platform […]

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Team Sabo vs. Smittydogs – 3 F.J. 155 (August 23, 2011) – Fantasy Baseball Trade (CarGo/Pagan/Guerra)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Team Sabo vs. Smittydogs  ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE INCONTINENT LEAGUE Decided August 23, 2011 Cite as 3 F.J. 155 (August 2011)  Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league (hereinafter referred to as “Roto league” or “The Incontinent League”) utilizing an auction-style draft and transaction platform seeks […]

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Specialists vs. Knights – 3 F.J. 151 (August 12, 2011) – Fantasy Baseball Trade (Berkman/Dempster/Marcum)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Specialists vs. Knights ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE ANGERTHAL LEAGUE Decided August 12, 2011 Cite as 3 F.J. 151 (August 2011) Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league (hereinafter referred to as “Roto league” or “The Angerthal League”) that was formed in 1988 and utilized an auction-style […]

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Cowboys vs. Knights – 3 F.J. 147 (August 12, 2011) – Fantasy Baseball Trade (Kennedy/Ethier/Carpenter)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Cowboys vs. Knights ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE ANGERTHAL LEAGUE Decided August 12, 2011 Cite as 3 F.J. 147 (August 2011) Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league (hereinafter referred to as “Roto league” or “The Angerthal League”) that was formed in 1988 and utilized an auction-style […]

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Fielder’s Burgers vs. PED-ROID-A – 3 F.J. 140 (August 12, 2011) – Fantasy Baseball Trade (Kershaw/Fielder/Berkman)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Fielder’s Burgers vs. PED-ROID-A ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE UW LAW LEAGUE Decided August 12, 2011 Cite as 3 F.J. 140 (August 2011)  Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league (hereinafter referred to as “Roto league” or “The UW Law League”) utilizing an auction-style draft on the […]

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Team Sabo vs. Cajun Crawdads – 3 F.J. 137 (August 10, 2011) – Fantasy Baseball Trade (Latos/Harang/Blackmon)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Team Sabo vs. Cajun Crawdads ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE INCONTINENT LEAGUE Decided August 10, 2011 Cite as 3 F.J. 137 (August 2011)  Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league (hereinafter referred to as “Roto league” or “The Incontinent League”) utilizing an auction-style draft and transaction platform […]

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