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MLB: National League Preview

by Bill M April 7, 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, starting with the National League today. NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST WASHINGTON NATIONALS Really going out on a limb with this one.  After signing the belle of the ball free agent Max Scherzer this offseason, the Nationals […]

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MLB Fantasy Breakdown: New York Mets

by Bill M February 27, 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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2013 National League Mid Season Report

by Bill M July 10, 2013
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NL EAST           Huh, what do you know?  Sitting pretty with this division. WHAT WENT RIGHT Everything?  All of the teams were predicted in the correct order, but how they got there has been a little different than I expected.  So, I won’t belabor you by patting myself on the back […]

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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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MLB Breakdown: New York Mets

by Bill M February 28, 2013
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Met’s owner Fred Wilpon was connected to the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme and that connection put the Met’s financial situation in jeopardy.  There was even talk at one point that he might have the same fate as exiled former Dodgers owner Frank McCourt.  The team hired long-time front-office-type (FOT) Sandy Alderson to keep the ship […]

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Evan Longoria Inks “Hometown” Extension With Rays

by Bill M November 27, 2012

Evan Longoria signed a 6 year, $100 million extension to the 4 years and $36 million left on his current deal.  While $136 million sounds like, and actually IS a TON of money, the general consensus is that this is an unbelievable hometown deal for the Tampa Bay Rays.  This comes out to just $13.6 […]

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