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The Alpha Males vs. League Commissioner – 6 F.J. 32 (March 23, 2014) – Fantasy Baseball Commissioner’s Abuse of Power

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT The Alpha Males vs. League Commissioner ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE CALIFORNIA PENAL LEAGUE Decided March 23, 2014 Cite as 6 F.J. 32 (March 2014) Factual Background A fantasy baseball league called the California Penal League (hereinafter referred to as “CPL”) is comprised of 12 teams and […]

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The Mendoza Line vs. League Commissioner – 6 F.J. 21 (March 18, 2014) – Fantasy Baseball League Expulsion

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT The Mendoza Line vs. League Commissioner ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE UPPER ECHELON FANTASY BASEBALL LEAGUE Decided March 18, 2014 Cite as 6 F.J. 21 (March 2014) Factual Background A fantasy baseball league called the Upper Echelon Fantasy Baseball League (hereinafter referred to as UEFBL”) is comprised […]

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A Puig of His Own vs. League Commissioner – 6 F.J. 18 (March 18, 2014) – Fantasy Baseball Draft Dispute

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT A Puig of His Own vs. League Commissioner ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS LEAGUE Decided March 18, 2014 Cite as 6 F.J. 18 (March 2014) Factual Background A fantasy baseball league called the Dirty Rotten Scoundrels League (hereinafter referred to as “DRSL”) is comprised […]

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Passing Judgment: The Art of the Fantasy Baseball Trade

As Chief Justice of Fantasy Judgment, I am constantly asked to review the legitimacy of trades.  When doing so, I must evaluate each trade on a case by case basis taking into account a myriad of factors to determine whether a trade should be approved or rejected.  But what goes into making a trade in […]

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The Verdict: fantasy baseball frenzy after the All Star break.

The All Star game represents the halfway point of the Major League Baseball season.  Even though all teams have played more than 81 games by now, the Mid-Summer Classic is still used as a line of demarcation between the first and second half of the season.  Generally, the two weeks after the All Star Game […]

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The Verdict: Being commissioner isn’t personal, it’s just business.

I have said it several times before: being the commissioner of a fantasy baseball league is a thankless job. There is little to nothing in compensation for the hours you spend running your league and dealing with the headaches that come along with it. But, since you are a responsible person you continue to do […]

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Stud Muffins vs. Smittydogs – 5 F.J. 83 (June 22, 2013) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Review (D.Span/K.Wong/S.Robinson)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Stud Muffins vs. Smittydogs ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE INCONTINENT LEAGUE Decided June 22, 2013 Cite as 5 F.J. 83 (June 2013) Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league called The Incontinent League (hereinafter referred to as “roto league” or “IL” is a 12-team NL-only keeper league […]

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Stud Muffins vs. Polcats – 5 F.J. 81 (June 22, 2013) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Review (R.Detwiler/L.Forsythe)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Stud Muffins vs. Polcats ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE INCONTINENT LEAGUE Decided June 22, 2013 Cite as 5 F.J. 81 (June 2013) Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league called The Incontinent League (hereinafter referred to as “roto league” or “IL” is a 12-team NL-only keeper league utilizing […]

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Moneyball vs. Beaver Hunters – 5 F.J. 78 (June 22, 2013) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Dispute (C.Kimbrel/J.Upton/D.Brown)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Moneyball vs. Beaver Hunters ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE INCONTINENT LEAGUE Decided June 22, 2013 Cite as 5 F.J. 78 (June 2013) Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league called The Incontinent League (hereinafter referred to as “roto league” or “IL” is a 12-team NL-only keeper league […]

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Coach Dennis’s Diary: Fantasy Baseball – Searching for a Commissioner

Coach Dennis’s Diary – Searching for a Commissioner By: Dennis Esser (@coachesser) You don’t know what you got ‘til it’s gone.  While Cinderella’s early 90’s power ballad may have made me queasy at the time, truer words were truly never spoken.   I had no idea how lucky I was that my buddy from age […]

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