Tag Archives: Mike Trout

FSWA Fantasy Baseball Draft Review

On March 26, 2017, I participated in the Fantasy Sports Writers Association fantasy baseball league draft hosted on ESPN.  This league is run by Michael Rathburn of Rotowire and is a unique 15-team, 5×5 Roto league with the following categories: home runs, RBI, runs scored, net stolen bases, OBP, quality starts, ERA, WHIP, strikeouts and […]

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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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Kalamunda Rangers vs. Moneymakers – 6 F.J. 216 (June 2, 2014) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Review (M.Trout/R.Braun/C.Davis)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Kalamunda Rangers vs. Moneymakers ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE JABRONI LEAGUE Decided June 2, 2014 Cite as 6 F.J. 216 (June 2014) Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league called the Jabroni League (hereinafter referred to as “JL” was established in 1999 and is hosted on CBS.  […]

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Moneymakers vs. Stritz-4-U – 6 F.J. 157 (May 22, 2014) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Review (M.Trout/M.Harvey/A.McCutchen)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Moneymakers vs. Stritz-4-U ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE JABRONI LEAGUE Decided May 22, 2014 Cite as 6 F.J. 157 (May 2014) Factual Background A rotisserie fantasy baseball league called the Jabroni League (hereinafter referred to as “JL” was established in 1999 and is hosted on CBS.  The […]

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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: Going Against the Fantasy Baseball Grain

Generally speaking, conventional wisdom in fantasy baseball Roto leagues is to wait before drafting pitching.  Starting pitchers can only contribute in four out of five standard categories at most twice a week, and saves are fickle and can be acquired much later on.  But when I was assigned the 5th overall pick in the 2014 […]

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Passing Judgment: The Art of the Fantasy Baseball Trade

As Chief Justice of Fantasy Judgment, I am constantly asked to review the legitimacy of trades.  When doing so, I must evaluate each trade on a case by case basis taking into account a myriad of factors to determine whether a trade should be approved or rejected.  But what goes into making a trade in […]

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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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Passing Judgment: Fantasy Baseball – The Goldschmidt Standard

As you prepare for the 2014 fantasy baseball season, it is generally undisputed that the first two picks of any draft (except NL-only leagues) will be Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout in either order.  But after that, there are several players who warrant consideration to be taken third overall.  Some candidates include reigning National League […]

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Summary Judgment: Fantasy Baseball Recap for June 1, 2013

The calendar has turned to June which means a significant chunk of the 2013 MLB season has already been played.  June 1 also marks the one year anniversary of Johan Santana’s historic no-hitter which was the first and only in Mets’ history.  While Santana is out for the year with another shoulder injury, other former […]

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