Sometimes there’s too much realism in fantasy baseball.
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First fantasy draft turned out worse—and better—than expected.
If he’s hurt and it’s a freak accident or ailment, he’s on my fantasy roster.
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It’s always a tough competition when disease is not involved: Chris Carpenter has been voted NL comeback player of the year and Aaron Hill has won the AL award. Limited to four starts over the prior two seasons because of elbow surgery and a shoulder injury, Carpenter was 17-4 with a league-leading 2.24 ERA for […]
And I didn’t sleep in a hotel last night.
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This morning in ATH I said: Ian Kinsler starts the game with a leadoff homer and ends it with a walkoff. Pretty neat! Not so neat that he did it off of a knuckleball, of course — Karma’s gonna kick him in the jewels for that somehow — but I suppose he’s riding pretty high […]
Not that he knew what was happening or anything, but check out the kid on the far right of this picture laughing at Ryan Dempster breaking a bone.
Last week I suggested that the Indians should probably shut Grady Sizemore down, though I did offer the caveat that “I’ll defer to Will Carroll or a doctor or something on this.” I haven’t heard from a doctor, but today Will Carroll weighs in (subscription only): “There’s no value in shutting Grady Sizemore down. The […]
Grady Sizemore’s gonna need surgery: Indians All-Star center fielder Grady Sizemore will likely undergo postseason surgery on his inflamed left elbow, trainer Lonnie Soloff said Tuesday. Soloff said “there’s a high index of suspicion” that Sizemore will need an operation at some point. Soloff, speaking before the last-place Indians hosted the Chicago White Sox on […]
Texas closer Austin Wood isn’t the only college pitcher to have endangered his arm this year. Jeff looks at the workloads of other top picks.
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Yesterday at NBC I wrote with skepticism about Dontrelle Willis’ stay on the disabled list. Today Jayson Stark runs with that — and with a couple of other curious disabled list cases — and asks whether messing with the DL is a common form of shenanigans in Major League Baseball. While he asks a lot […]
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Earlier today the Chronicle was reporting that Joe Martinez only had a concussion, but apparently there are some broken bones too: Further tests revealed three hairline fractures in the skull of Giants rookie Joe Martinez, who was struck by a Mike Cameron liner in the ninth inning of Thursday’s 7-1 victory against Milwaukee. The fractures […]