Archive for June,2016

Donaldson, Bradley pace June BABS leaders

Nearly halfway through the season and we are seeing many players' performances settle down to the levels we had expected in the pre-season.

A reminder about how to use the chart:

Batters and pitchers, individually, are ranked by skill, regardless of playing time. In this way, you can identify the...

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Why I hate FAAB

This article was originally published at BaseballHQ.com on June 10, 2005. My opinion has not changed.

Sometimes I can't believe the things we accept about this game.

One of the great allures of playing fantasy -- you might even call it the foundation of the game -- is the sense...

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How to Make Enemies and Influence Pennant Races, part 1

The following column, condensed from its original version, was published at BaseballHQ.com in two parts, on June 12 and June 19, 2009. I usually don’t like to dredge up dirty laundry from the past, but… um, heck, who am I kidding? I love to dredge up laundry, wallow in the...

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The Mega-Challenge Trade

A version of this article was previously published at ESPN.com.

In a recent ESPN piece, I wrote about how I was dealing with my under-performing pitching staff. One idea I offered was trying to trade my bad eggs for someone else's equally bad eggs. Maybe a "change of...

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