Tag Archives: Lance Berkman

Fantasy Baseball Injury Report – July 27, 2012

Welcome back for another edition of the Fantasy Baseball Injury Report for Fantasy Alarm.  As is the case every week, fantasy baseball teams crawl into the fetal position as they deal with crippling injuries and bad news which wreaks havoc on their championship aspirations.  With many leagues’ trade deadlines fast approaching, now is the time […]

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Pinetar Ponies vs. Wookie Invasion – 4 F.J. 150 (July 2012) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Dispute/Collusion (A.Ethier/L.Berkman/T.Bauer)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Pinetar Ponies vs. Wookie Invasion ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM AN ANONYMOUS FANTASY BASEBALL LEAGUE Decided July 25, 2012 Cite as 4 F.J. 150 (July 2012)  Factual Background An anonymous fantasy baseball league (hereinafter referred to as “the league” is a 14-team mixed AL/NL keeper league comprised of […]

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Top Ten Fantasy Baseball Offseason Transactions – January 23, 2012

The weekly Top Ten list will now transition back to fantasy baseball as we approach the Super Bowl.  Sure some of you still may be playing fantasy football playoff leagues or survivor pools, but most of you are now getting ready for baseball.  Pitchers and catchers will be reporting to spring training in a month […]

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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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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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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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June 14, 2011 – Tuesday Top Ten Fantasy Baseball Headlines

Greetings and salutations to the fantasy baseball universe.  It is everybody’s favorite day of the week (and by everybody I mean nobody), so that means it is time for the Tuesday Night Top Ten list of newsworthy fantasy baseball happenings.  We are now in Week 11 of the season which is hard to believe because […]

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The Art of Making a Fantasy Baseball Trade

Today I made a significant trade in one of my fantasy baseball leagues.  This is the league where I am the commissioner of an 18-team, head to head, mixed, points league where pitching is the key to success.  Thus far, my staff has not performed up to standards that are even below my mediocre expectations.  I have Brett […]

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Passing Judgment – The Resurgence of Lance Berkman

I normally don’t like to say “I told you so,” but in this case I am going to.  I told you so.  Once Lance Berkman signed a free agent contract with the St. Louis Cardinals this past off-season, I immediately predicted that he would have a bounceback year and thrive in the St. Louis lineup […]

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