Tag Archives: Michael Bourn

Fantasy Baseball Draft Review – FSWA Mixed 6×6 Roto League

On March 15, 2015, I participated in the Fantasy Sports Writers Association (“FSWA”) 16-team, 6×6 mixed Roto league captained by the one and only Jason Collette,  The unique aspect of this fantasy baseball league is that it has the following categories: Runs, Total Bases, RBI, Stolen Bases, On Base Percentage, Slugging Percentage, Strikeouts, Quality Starts, […]

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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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Fantasy Baseball: AL-only Mock Draft Review

On January 20, 2014, I participated in the Fantasy Alarm AL-only fantasy baseball mock draft for the Baseball Guys 2014 Draft Kit. I had the second overall pick in this 12-team league which made my decision extremely easy. I sat back and waited to see whether I would end up with Miguel Cabrera or Mike […]

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Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Outfielders (Part 1)

Fantasy Baseball Rankings – Outfielders (Part 1) By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) My outfield rankings will be in two parts. The first will be my top 36 outfielders. Most leagues have twelve managers and three starting outfielders, so 36 seemed like an appropriate number. The second part will rank players that provide value as 4th or […]

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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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The Verdict: Fantasy Baseball – The Bourn Fallacy

The latest rumors surrounding free agent outfielder Michael Bourn are that the Mets of all teams are interested in him.  The Mets, who finally signed their first free agent to a major league contract earlier this week (Shaun Marcum), are in desperate need of an outfielder after Scott Hairston signed with the Cubs for two […]

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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 […]

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Moneyball vs. Nub Dawgs – 4 F.J. 192 (August 2012) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Review (M.Bourn/F.Francisco/J.Soler)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Moneyball vs. Nub Dawgs ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE INCONTINENT LEAGUE Decided August 15, 2012 Cite as 4 F.J. 192 (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 keeper league […]

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Smittydogs vs. 2 Louns Crew – 3 F.J. 119 (August 7, 2011) – fantasy baseball trade (M.Bourn/D.Freese)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Smittydogs vs. 2 Louns Crew  ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE INCONTINENT LEAGUE Decided August 7, 2011 Cite as 3 F.J. 119 (August 2011)  Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league (hereinafter referred to as “Roto league” or “The Incontinent League”) utilizing an auction-style draft and transaction platform […]

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