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MLB: American League Preview

by Bill M April 9, 2015
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Welcome to MLB 2015!  Here’s a quick outlook for each team.  I’ll tackle them in order by my predicted order, picking up with the American League today. AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST  BOSTON RED SOX The Sox are trying to go from worst-to-first for the second time in the last three years, and I think at least […]

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MLB Fantasy Breakdown: Houston Astros

by Bill M March 19, 2014
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NOTE: The MLB team write-ups are based on my preparation for my fantasy season rather than trying to breakdown teams with a focus on actual MLB.  The main fantasy format I play is Scoresheet baseball, which is a simulation service, so skills are more important that counting numbers for me.  But, a good player is […]

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MLB Transactions: Odds and Ends

by Bill M December 9, 2013
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COLD AS ICE       I have to bring up one item from the recent deadline for tendering contracts to players on 40-man rosters.  I noticed a disturbing trend as Jeremy Hefner, Kyle McPherson, and Daniel Hudson were all non-tendered while recovering from Tommy John surgery. None of these guys was set to make much more than […]

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MLB Predictions 2013

by Bill M April 2, 2013
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The last thing I want to do is emulate the ESPN Radio buffoons Mike & Mike, so I cannot call these “predictions sure to go wrong.”  I guess I’ll call them predictions that will piss me off in October. We can grind and grind on these things, but that’s probably the best thing about baseball, […]

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