Tag Archives: major league baseball

Stras in Oz

excerpted from a larger conversation about baseball that began around my severely under-performing fantasy team(s) via email. With all the hype about Stephen Strasburg making his impending major league debut for the Washington Nationals (a team I desperately wanted to … Continue reading

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thaaaaaaaaaaah yankees win

One hundred and thirteen times this season that call has rung out at the end of a ball game, echoing throughout the Bronx and across the CBS-radio network carrying the Yankee games. The evil empire struck back. They won their … Continue reading

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Playing on the Pike baseball style

Ah, New Jersey. The strip of land stuffed in between two of the country’s major cities, New York and Philadelphia. The North East Corridor, the Accella Express, the New Jersey Turnpike, I-95, US-1, and the list goes on…with the MLB … Continue reading

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quip: the D.L.’d

So, a couple of notes from an ongoing set of conversations today made the typical sports commentary that much more enjoyable for the Quick Shot that ultimately is re-posted here. I know I don’t do the backwards post often but … Continue reading

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quick shot: an all star fantasy

Another year, another fantasy baseball season to look over. Once again, Bobby from NYPhillyCombine and yours truly are involved. I documented my exploits against Bobby in his Philly based league last year and we both are once again playing, only … Continue reading

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Major League Predictions

Well the Major League Baseball regular season is about to get underway. Normally, I would only cover the AL-E being that’s the division I used to know the most about, but as my circle of Philly friends as grown and … Continue reading

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a-roid the ster-rod

Mariner turned Ranger turned Yankee. Upstart youth turned Most Valuable Faker turned choke artist. Yes, this is Alex Rodriguez in a capsule. He’s a narcissist, a perfectionist and a ballplayer all in one. I’m not a fan of A-rod, never … Continue reading

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All Star Doormouse

In the fantasy league this year I had Tim Lincecum (NL Cy Young) and Cliff Lee (AL Cy Young; AL Comeback Player) and he just found out today 2B Dustin Pedroia won the AL MVP and a Silver Slugger. Other … Continue reading

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Sabbathia, Swisher and stumbling into Free Agency

This is e talking to start with based on the first couple of weeks of speculation, since there haven’t been too many big moves made…for my Yanks they have theoretically five positions to fill… Starting pitcher, 1B, Starting pitcher, OF … Continue reading

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The new era of the NY Yankees

With all the nostalgia surrounding the closing of the current Yankee Stadium over the weekend, I might be one of the few fans who is looking forward to the future right now, rather than tearfully recollecting the past. To me, … Continue reading

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