Tag Archives: Mariano Rivera

Passing Judgment: Mariano Rivera’s Impact on Fantasy Baseball

Much has been made about Mariano Rivera’s retirement from baseball, and rightfully so.  This man has proven over and over again that he is indisputably the greatest closer in the history of the game.  I strongly dislike the Yankees, but I certainly respect and admire Rivera’s longevity, consistency, and dominance.  It really is incredible that […]

Read more

MLB 2013: Ten Bold Predictions

It is my journalistic obligation to preface this article by saying that no one at Fantasy Judgment, including the author of the following article, is in possession of Gray’s Sports Almanac or has ever been certified with psychic powers.  After spending the past several weeks analyzing and breaking down hundreds of players for fantasy baseball […]

Read more

Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Closers

Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Closers By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) In truth, the closer position has just two tiers: the top guys and everyone else. After that, getting your team enough saves is more a matter of keeping your ear to the ground and making sure you know who the hot hand is in every bullpen. […]

Read more

Passing Judgment: How to Improve Fantasy Baseball Roto Leagues

I will admit that I have been openly critical of rotisserie-style (“roto”) fantasy baseball leagues over the past few years.  Personally I believe that head-to-head points league better reflect a player’s true intrinsic value.  But, I recognize that most fantasy baseball leagues are roto – meaning there are a set number of offensive and pitching […]

Read more

OBFBL Fantasy Baseball Power Rankings – May 10, 2012

With five weeks in the books for the 2012 fantasy baseball season, I thought now would be a good time to do the first edition of the Power Rankings for the Old Bridge Fantasy Baseball League (“OBFBL”).  The OBFBL is an 18-team, non-keeper, mixed AL/NL, head to head points league that has been in existence […]

Read more

Passing Judgment – Closing Ain’t Easy

Last week’s season-ending injury to Yankees’ closer Mariano Rivera put a lot of things in perspective for baseball fans and fantasy baseball players.  Getting saves and closing games is a complete crapshoot, and NO ONE except for Rivera could ever be relied upon to succeed.  Sure Rivera has had a few hiccups in his career, […]

Read more

Harem Hawkings vs. Harbor Yankees – 4 F.J. 40 (April 14, 2012) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Dispute (C.Hamels/K.Jansen)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Harem Hawkings vs. Harbor Yankees  ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE ELITE BASEBALL LEAGUE  Decided April 14, 2012 Cite as 4 F.J. 40 (April 2012)  Factual Background A head-to-head fantasy baseball league called the Elite Baseball League (hereinafter referred to as “EBL”) is a 16-team mixed AL/NL keeper […]

Read more

Passing Judgment – Respect for Mariano Rivera

I do not hide the fact that I am a Mets’ fan who also happens to despise the Yankees.  My friends and family know full well how much I dislike the Bronx Bombers, but maybe everyone else needs to be made aware of my hatred (or jealousy).  In 2001, I celebrated Luis Gonzalez’s bloop single […]

Read more