Tag Archives: Josh Johnson

Team Sabo vs. Smittydogs – 6 F.J. 415 (July 23, 2014) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Review (M.Latos/P.Corbin/J.Johnson)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Team Sabo vs. Smittydogs ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE INCONTINENT LEAGUE Decided July 23, 2014 Cite as 6 F.J. 415 (July 2014) 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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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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Fantasy Baseball: Fantasy Squads Mock Draft Review

On February 4, 2014 I participated in the FantasySquads.com fantasy baseball mock draft hosted on Fantrax. This was a 12-team mixed Roto league with standard 5×5 scoring categories.  The draft order was randomly selected just before the draft, so I was disappointed learning I had the 5th pick which meant I likely would not get […]

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Passing Judgment: Fantasy Baseball – Bitching About Pitching

Starting pitchers have a certain value depending on what type of fantasy baseball league you play in.  In roto leagues, you clearly want pitchers who will get wins or quality starts along with a high strikeout rate, low ERA and low WHIP.  There are a handful of pitchers who are generally accepted as being considered […]

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Passing Judgment: R.A. Dickey’s flaccid knuckleball.

As a die-hard Mets fan, I thoroughly appreciated and admired R.A. Dickey’s accomplishments during his three years in New York.  I remember when it was announced that the Mets had signed Dickey to a minor league contract before the 2010 season.  I made fun of the transaction because I had remembered how brutal Dickey had […]

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Coach Dennis’s Diary – Fantasy Baseball: Surprises on the Waiver Wire

Coach Dennis’s Diary – Surprises on the Waiver Wire By: Dennis Esser (@coachesser) The call of the waiver wire is as irresistible as a Siren calling me towards a rocky shore.  I cannot help but peek constantly at all of the unwanted players that could be the key to a championship season. The songs are […]

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Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Starting Pitchers (Part 2)

Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Starting Pitchers (Part 2) By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) After the elite crop of pitchers has been plucked from the draft, it is time to start targeting pitchers who have the potential to breakout. Selecting the pitcher who can go from afterthought to ace is one of the most important parts of […]

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Fantasy Baseball Draft Review – KFFL Expert League (“BAD”)

Over the past few weeks, I have been participating in the KFFL Baseball Analysis Draft (“BAD”) with some of the top experts in the industry.  This 12-team, 5×5 roto league had a slow draft with two hour time limits per pick.  I had the sixth overall pick and went into the draft hoping to land […]

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Carson City Cocks vs. Cajun Crawdads – 4 F.J. 212 (August 2012) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Review (J.Johnson/M.Cabrera/J.Papelbon)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Carson City Cocks vs. Cajun Crawdads ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE INCONTINENT LEAGUE Decided August 22, 2012 Cite as 4 F.J. 212 (August 2012) Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league called The Incontinent League (hereinafter referred to as “roto league” or “IL” is an 11-team NL-only […]

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Fantasy Baseball Injury Report – February 9, 2012

With pitchers and catchers set to report to spring training within the next two weeks, fantasy baseball drafts will be starting soon thereafter.  In preparation for your draft, it is always a good idea to monitor players who are coming back from injuries that cost them significant time in the previous season.  Let’s take a […]

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