Thursday, March 31, 2011

Baseball Has Arrived!

Opening Day is finally here and we are treated to 6 games that count today!

In the National League, the Braves head to Washington, the Brewers are in Cincinnati, the Padres take on the Cardinals in St. Louis, and tonight in Los Angeles the Giants look defend their World Championship.

Over in the AL, New York plays host to the Tigers, and Kansas City will face the Angels.

For an updated list of impact players starting on the disabled list, check out MLBDepthCharts

Good Luck to everyone playing fantasy baseball!

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Who Would You Rather Have?

With the start of the season approaching and the Brewers recent acquisition of fiery outfielder Nyjer Morgan from the Washington Nationals, this weeks WWYRH is a debate MANY will have until the situation plays itself out.

Carlos Gomez vs. Nyjer Morgan

Who would you rather have playing center field for your team?


Monday, March 28, 2011

Nyjer Morgan Traded to Brewers

The Washington Nationals have shipped CF Nyjer Morgan to the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for IF Cutter Dykstra.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Breaking Down the Brackets - Sweet 16

East

(1)Ohio State vs (4)Kentucky

As expected, Ohio State has rolled through the early competition; a 75-46 victory over UTSA and a 98-66 beating of George Mason.  David Lighty has been killing it from deep going 9-10 in the first two games.  As for Kentucky, they narrowly escaped a loss to Princeton in the round of 64, as Brandon Knight's only bucket of the game sealed the deal for the Wildcats 59-57.  In the next round, Kentucky was down 8 at half but they fought back against West Virgnia to win 71-63 as Knight dropped 30 on the Mountaineers.

It will be a very interesting matchup between Kentucky's Josh Harrellson(6'10 275lbs Senior) and Ohio State's Jared Sullinger(6'9 280lbs Freshman).  Harrellson has a combined 30 points and 18 rebounds in the first two games while shooting 14 of 18.  However, he is only 2 of 9 from the free throw line.  Sullinger has 29 points and 17 rebounds on 12 of 17 shooting, 5 of 8 from the line.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Breaking Down the Brackets - Round of 64

East
Possible First Round Upsets
  • (9)Villanova over (8)George Mason - 59% of Yahoo selected Nova
  • (10)Georgia over (7)Washington - 28% of Yahoo Selected UGA
  • (11)Marquette over (6)Xavier - 39% of Yahoo selected Quette
Potential National Champions - Ohio State, North Carolina, Kentucky

Monday, March 14, 2011

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Who Would You Rather Have?

An all or nothing power hitter or a guy who will hit the ball into the gaps and hits for average?

This week we have Adam Dunn vs. Billy Butler

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Tuesday Note's

Monday, March 7, 2011

Helmet for Pitchers

How do you guys feel about these new helmets for pitchers?

I think its a great idea because we've seen so many pitchers from the little league level to the major leagues get hit with line drives and get seriously hurt from it.  However we all know no big league pitcher will wear it, with the fear of "looking dumb."  Just like the concussion protection helmets that most players refused to wear because they were ugly, I doubt we'll see these make it onto a MLB diamond anytime soon.

Brett Gardner to lead off for Yankees?

Even though manager Joe Girardi has insisited Derek Jeter will be the Yankees lead off hitter for the 2011 season, the Yankees front office is pushing to move Jeter down a spot which would open up the door for Gardner to be the lead off man.

MLB.com Top 15 Teams for 2011

Check out the video on mlb.com for the detailed list.


Top 15 MLB Teams for 2011
15. Los Angeles Angels
14. Oakland Athletics
13. Detroit Tigers
12. Tampa Bay Rays
11. Colorado Rockies

Monday's Notes

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Who Would You Rather Have?

A Top Prospect, or a Savvy Veteran?

It's the middle rounds of your draft and you are looking for a 3rd or 4th pitcher. 
Do you take Ryan Dempster or Madison Bumgarner?

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