Tag Archives: Boston Red Sox

Grave Diggers vs. Swarm – 4 F.J. 71 (May 24, 2012) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Review (T.Lincecum/A.Gonzalez/W.Middlebrooks)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Grave Diggers vs. Swarm ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE WESTERN NYROTISSERIE BASEBALL LEAGUE  Decided May 24, 2012 Cite as 4 F.J. 71 (May 2012)  Factual Background A fantasy baseball league called the Western NY Rotisserie Baseball League (hereinafter referred to as “Roto league” or “WNYRBL”) is comprised […]

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Passing Judgment – Josh Beckett is more like Amanda Beckett

On a night last week where the passionate and devoted Red Sox Nation honored Carl Beane, the PA announcer at Fenway Park who was tragically killed in a car accident, Josh Beckett had other plans.  After missing his previous start due to tightness in his lat muscle, Beckett returned to the mound on Thursday night and […]

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OBFBL Fantasy Baseball Power Rankings – May 10, 2012

With five weeks in the books for the 2012 fantasy baseball season, I thought now would be a good time to do the first edition of the Power Rankings for the Old Bridge Fantasy Baseball League (“OBFBL”).  The OBFBL is an 18-team, non-keeper, mixed AL/NL, head to head points league that has been in existence […]

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It Byrnes When I Peavy vs. Buster Pujols – 4 F.J. 35 (April 11, 2012) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Dispute (D.Ortiz/I.Nova)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT It Byrnes When I Peavy vs. Buster Pujols  ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE DAILY GRIND 2012 FANTASY BASEBALL LEAGUE Decided April 11, 2012 Cite as 4 F.J. 35 (April 2012)  Factual Background A fantasy baseball league called Daily Grind 2012 is comprised of 12 teams and has […]

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2012 Fantasy Baseball Draft – Fantasy Alarm Roto Auction (March 27, 2012)

My final fantasy baseball draft of the season took place on March 27, 2012 in the Fantasy Alarm 12-team mixed rotisserie auction league.  Originally this was going to be a snake draft, but Jeff Mans was so enthralled with the auctions at TOUT Wars that he Mitt Romney-ed the league and flipped to an auction.  This […]

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2012 Fantasy Baseball Draft #2 – Hardball Times Roto Auction (March 21, 2012)

Fantasy baseball season is heating up as drafts are taking place every day.  I participated in the second of my four drafts on March 21, 2012.  This is the Hardball Times 12-team, mixed AL/NL roto auction league comprised of several THT Fantasy writers and bloggers.  Overall I am much happier with the team I drafted […]

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Passing Judgment – Speed Can Kill (in fantasy baseball)

In this day and age of baseball, there are very few legitimate five-tool players in the league. Similarly in fantasy baseball, there are even less five-category players. By five-category, I mean the standard categories in rotisserie leagues (batting average, homeruns, runs batted in, runs scored, and stolen bases). With a majority of leagues employing the […]

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Passing Judgment – Dream Teams are made of these

In all the major sports, the term “Dream Team” has been used as a moniker for a handful of teams.  The term originated in the sports vernacular with the 1992 Olympic men’s basketball team which was comprised of legends such as Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, and a litany of […]

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Passing Judgment – The greatest day in MLB history (9/28/11)

As you all know, I am a New York Mets fan which means I have had very little to cheer for over the past few seasons.  But as an avid baseball fan, September 28, 2011 will go down as the greatest single day of Major League Baseball games ever played.  What transpired that night was […]

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