Tag Archives: Texas Rangers

Fantasy Baseball: The State of Play (Week 1)

The State of Play – Week 1 By: Kyle Brown (@CavghtLooking) This is the debut edition of a new weekly fantasy baseball column  for Fantasy Judgment called “The State Of Play”. Each week, Kyle Brown will offer his thoughts on players who are making noise and players who are hiding under the radar. Should you try […]

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Moneyball vs. Nub Dawgs – 4 F.J. 162 (August 2, 2012) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Review (R.Dempster/J.Bruce)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Moneyball vs. Nub Dawgs ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE INCONTINENT LEAGUE  Decided August 2, 2012 Cite as 4 F.J. 162 (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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Fluffy Bunny Feet vs. The Huxtables – 4 F.J. 23 (March 17, 2012) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Dispute (Josh Hamilton)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Fluffy Bunny Feet vs. The Huxtables ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE REGAL BEAGLE FANTASY BASEBALL LEAGUE Decided March 17, 2012 Cite as 4 F.J. 23 (March 2012) Factual Background A fantasy baseball league called the Regal Beagle Fantasy Baseball League (hereinafter referred to as “Roto league” or […]

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2012 Fantasy Baseball – Draft #1 (14 team, 5×5 roto league)

On Wednesday, March 7, 2012, I had an auction draft in the first of my four fantasy baseball leagues for the 2012 season.  This league is a 5×5 roto league hosted on Yahoo and involves some of the great minds and personalities in the fantasy baseball industry.  Overall I am satisfied with my team, but […]

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Grave Diggers vs. Chilidogs – 4 F.J. 5 (January 26, 2012) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Dispute (J.Reyes/J.Guerra/M.Moreland)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Grave Diggers vs. Chilidogs  ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE WESTERN NY ROTISSERIE BASEBALL LEAGUE  Decided January 26, 2012 Cite as 4 F.J. 5 (January 2012)  Factual Background A fantasy baseball league called the Western NY Rotisserie Baseball League (hereinafter referred to as “Roto league” or “WNYRBL”) is […]

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Passing Judgment – Fielder of Dreams

In shocking news, the Detroit Tigers have signed free agent first baseman Prince Fielder to a nine year/$214 million contract.  After weeks and months of speculation as to where Fielder would end up, the Tigers stepped up and cast away the rumors about Washington and Texas being the favorites.  Fielder signed this deal over a […]

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Passing Judgment – Yu, Me, and Neftali

After outbidding every other team in the league for the rights to negotiate with Yu Darvish, the Texas Rangers finally signed the Japanese pitcher to a six year/$60 million contract.  The contract is in addition to the $51.7 million posting fee the Rangers must pay to the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters.  This financial investment in an […]

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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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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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Passing Judgment – April Fools’ Day is over, right?

The great thing about spring training and Opening Day is that every major league baseball team starts off on equal footing and thinks they have a chance at making the playoffs.  Everyone has a clean slate, so the past is forgotten and the future is is pursued.  Coming into the 2011 season, most “experts” predicted […]

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