Yanks Have Long Lineup (No, Jay Bilas Doesn't Cover Baseball Now)

Coming into the season, it was clear the Yankees were going to hit. Most analytical critics believed that the offseason moves made the Yankees a stronger overall team but their offense might regress. The argument focused on the Gardner/Thames platoon in left replacing the Gardbrera one that occupied center last year. Further, many believed Nick … Continue reading

Think You're Screwed? Some Fantasy Advice for Those Who Messed Up

So you missed out on a certain category or position on draft day. You needed power from third base, but your third baseman is Chone Figgins. You needed speed out of your last outfield spot, but you took Jeff Francoeur (who I happen to love, as shown here). No worries. There are always undrafted options. … Continue reading

A-Rod = PED [Performance Enhanced ‘Droid]

[[Editors Note: by way of an inexplicable string of what can only be described as technical “snafu’s” this piece by your correspondent “Hank Baron” was originally published by me, the aforementioned editor, and man’s best friend: The Venuist.  Sorry for the confusion and for the wait.]] A-Rod’s repaired right hip is doing fine, according to reports. This … Continue reading

A-Rod = PED [Performance Enhanced 'Droid]

 [[Editors Note: by way of an inexplicable string of what can only be described as technical “snafu’s” this piece by your correspondent “Hank Baron” has been published by me, the aforementioned editor, and man’s best friend: The Venuist.  Sorry for the confusion and for the wait.]] A-Rod’s repaired right hip is doing fine, according to reports. This … Continue reading

Joe Mauer – Stay Where You Are, a 3-some of Aces & Random & AL notes

Its like the drinking game asshole where you have to give up your best cards to the President and Vice President. The Red Sox and Phillies are the Prez and Vice and the Mets and Angles are the asshole. They have to wear silly hats and get John Henry beer. The Sox and Phills can also make up rules… either this analogy has legs and I’m a genius or I just drink too much.

More from LA; Phillies, Red Sox screw Angels reax – AP Reports

[[Story from AP newswire]]   Los Angeles, CA: 12/15/2009 Newswire services reported that in a whirlwind of moves yesterday, that the Southern California American League baseball representative, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, were stripped of their pitching ace when the Boston Red Sox, led by the clever tactician, GM Theo Epstein, stole John Lackey … Continue reading