Tag Archives: Major League Baseball

Passing Judgment: Law & Order – AROD

The ongoing soap opera involving Alex Rodriguez took another interesting turn last week when he filed two lawsuits in New York.  The first lawsuit was filed in New York County against Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig asserting claims for tortious interference with prospective business relationship and tortious interference with existing contracts.  The second […]

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Passing Judgment – Cole Hamels vs. Bryce Harper

On Monday, May 7, 2012, Major League Baseball handed down a five game suspension to Phillies’ pitcher Cole Hamels for intentionally hitting Nationals’ rookie phenom Bryce Harper during their Sunday night game.  There were no fireworks when the incident occurred, but after the game Hamels openly admitted that he hit Harper on purpose as an […]

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Passing Judgment – Fantasy Sports League Commissioners Deserve Some Love, Too

With fantasy baseball draft season winding down, I wanted to dedicate this edition of “Passing Judgment” to the league Commissioners who organize and administer the thousands upon thousands of fantasy baseball leagues.  Whether your league is on CBS, ESPN, Yahoo, MyFantasyLeague, or any other website, most likely there is an individual in your league that […]

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Charlie Sheen can bring WINNING to Citi Field.

After the public trainwreck that has become Charlie Sheen’s life, I have an idea that can help him and my favorite baseball team – the New York Mets.  The Mets have a lot in common with Sheen.  They have both been relegated to a punchline in other people’s jokes (except for the fact that the […]

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Spring Training – A Time for Delusions of Grandeur

Historically the month of February is viewed as the worst month of the year by sports fans because the Super Bowl is over and baseball has yet to start.  But with recent changes to the NFL schedule, the Super Bowl is now a fixture for the first week of February.  And without fail, within two […]

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Passing Judgment – Official 2011 MLB Predictions

With Spring Training just days away, I thought I would make my official predictions for the 2011 season now without the benefit of seeing how things play out at camp in Florida and Arizona.  I didn’t do too bad with my 2010 predictions in terms of picking playoff teams and actual records (http://fantasyjudgment.wordpress.com/2010/03/27/2010-mlb-preview/), but I […]

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Passing Judgment – The Reality of Fantasy Baseball

It is no secret that I am not a big fan of “Roto” leagues for fantasy baseball.  My criticism of Roto leagues is well documented, even dating back a couple years in an article I had written for Addict Fantasy Sports (http://www.addictfantasysports.com/perspectives/article/1807).  This may be considered blasphemy to some in the industry, but I just […]

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Fantasy Baseball Expert Mock Draft Results (January 10, 2011)

On January 10, 2011, I participated in a fantasy baseball expert mock draft hosted by the good people at Fantasy Alarm (www.fantasyalarm.com).  As you may remember, Fantasy Alarm was one of Fantasy Judgment’s (www.fantasyjudgment.com) partners at the 2010 fantasy football Superdraft event in Las Vegas.  Doing mock drafts is something I have always enjoyed, so […]

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Lunch with a Living Legend

On Tuesday, July 13, 2010, I had the honor and privilege of going to lunch with Brooklyn Dodgers’ legendary pitcher Don Newcombe.  I met Mr. Newcombe last summer through a business associate and have had the pleasure of maintaining a relationship with him ever since.  Mr. Newcombe is currently 84 years old, but you would never know that based […]

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Fantasy Judgment’s 1st Half MLB Awards

Now that the All-Star break is over, it is time to break down the first half of the 2010 Major League Baseball season and give out awards/demerits to those individuals and teams that deserve such recognition.  Please be advised that the opinions given in this article are solely those of Michael A. Stein, Esq. of […]

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