Found July 11, 2014 on Punch Drunk Fantasy Sports:
PLAYERS: Casey McGehee
TEAMS: Miami Marlins
Miami’s Casey McGehee has returned to the MLB after a year in Japan, and he’s had a great comeback season. So much so, that he could be in line for Comeback Player of the Year. But, his comeback story is even stranger than one could expect. Our friends at have taken a look at […] The post Casey McGehee’s 2014 Season Has Been Strange and Wonderful appeared first on Punch Drunk Fantasy Sports.

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