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FSWA Fantasy Baseball Draft Review

On March 26, 2017, I participated in the Fantasy Sports Writers Association fantasy baseball league draft hosted on ESPN.  This league is run by Michael Rathburn of Rotowire and is a unique 15-team, 5×5 Roto league with the following categories: home runs, RBI, runs scored, net stolen bases, OBP, quality starts, ERA, WHIP, strikeouts and […]

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Fantasy Baseball Draft Review – 2017 OBFBL

On March 19, 2017, the Old Bridge Fantasy Baseball League had its 19th annual draft.  I have run this league since 1999 and, while the cast of league members has changed over the years, the traditions have been maintained.  The league is still a non-keeper, head-to-head points league comprised of 16 teams (some years were […]

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Old Bridge Fantasy Baseball League – 2016 Draft Review

I have been the commissioner of the Old Bridge Fantasy Baseball League since its inception in 1999 when a group of friends and family got together at my dad’s house for a live draft using oak tag paper to mark our picks.  Now 17 years later, the league is still running strong with our live […]

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Ultimate HigWarriors vs. League Commissioner – 6 F.J. 478 (August 3, 2014) – Fantasy Baseball Dispute (Veto System)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Ultimate HigWarriors vs. League Commissioner ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE WORLD CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Decided August 3, 2014 Cite as 6 F.J. 478 (August 2014) Factual Background A fantasy baseball league called the World Champions League (hereinafter referred to as “WCL”) was established in 2003.  The WCL is […]

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Fantasy Baseball: Blog Wars Draft Review

On March 24, 2014, I participated in the Sons of Roto Blog Wars fantasy baseball auction draft. It is a 13-team, mixed AL/NL roto league with standard 5×5 categories hosted on Yahoo with some of the best writers in the industry. My roster is listed below with the prices I paid to obtain them. I […]

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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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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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Fantasy Baseball: FSWA Draft Review

On March 10, 2014, I participated in the Fantasy Sports Writers Association fantasy baseball league draft as part of the R.J. White division.  It is a 12-team, 5×5 roto league hosted on ESPN.  The interesting thing about this league is that OBP and SLG replace home runs and batting average, and Quality Starts replace Wins.  […]

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Passing Judgment: KFFL BAD Fantasy Baseball – Draft Analysis

Over the past few weeks, I have been participating in the KFFL Baseball BAD Fantasy Baseball Draft hosted on RTSports.com. It has been a slow-style draft with a two hour limit per pick. BAD is comprised of 15 teams and is an AL/NL mixed 5×5 Roto league consisting of some of the best fantasy baseball […]

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Passing Judgment: Fantasy Baseball – Don’t Snooze on Cruz

Participating in fantasy baseball drafts usually does not elicit a lot of emotional responses (expletives with multiple exclamation points in a chat room notwithstanding).  Sure you want to have a good draft, execute your strategy and have some fun with your league mates.  But it is rare that you feel any sense of excitement or […]

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