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It’s getting to the point of the fantasy baseball season where your boy Daddy Starbucks starts to grow listless with writing about the sport. Don’t get it twisted, I still plan on winning all my leagues and will follow the game closely, but posts from me on fantasy baseball will begin to become more infrequent. The reason? There’s just not that much cool **** to write about that the smart readers of this website won’t already know.I thought about doing an MLB Real Talk post on Joe Blanton for ******** sake. Look, I like the Philly Blant enough to trust him as a spot starter (or a solid SP in deep leagues), but when suckas like this start gracing the covers of Starbonell posts, it’s quite clear that there isn’t that much cool **** to talk about that hasn’t already been discussed on a million other sites. Here at Sons of Roto, we value outside-the-box analysis on players people may be overlooking. But we have to draw the line somewhere. Joe Blanton is that...
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ARLINGTON, Texas With a bit of reluctance Texas superstar Josh Hamilton is the latest member of the Rangers to set up a Twitter account.
The @therealjoshhamilton launched not because Hamilton has embraced social media, but because he got fed up with fake accounts.
"It would be good to have an official deal so fans can know it's actually a post from me or response from...
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The Texas Rangers slugger reluctantly joined Twitter, saying, “I had to do it, man, when somebody’s got 12,000 followers and are acting like they’re me… it’s terrible.”
It's been a rough week for Cacique's teams; Josh Hamilton has been the anti-Pujols this year. And Octomom's getting nekkid for money.
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While Josh Hamilton was given most of Thursday off, the Houston Astros surely would not object if Ron Washington rested his slugger for the whole weekend.
Hamilton and the Rangers begin their bid to retain the Silver Boot for the sixth straight year Friday night when they open their three-game interleague series versus the Houston Astros.
With Texas (24-15) in the midst of a 20...
For all the uproar over Josh Beckett's ill-timed golf outing, Josh Hamilton's headfirst slide on a wet tarp in Baltimore last week was probably the more reckless act.
Hamilton missed a series in Toronto from April 30 to May 2 with a sore back, yet received virtually no criticism for frolicking with his teammates in the rain just one week later.
Josh Hamilton joined Twitter on Tuesday, to some fanfare. So if the greatest hitter in the major leagues can do something, then it's probably not a bad idea for some Red Sox players to follow suit, right? NESN Nation's Dan Duquette asked our Twitter followers to suggest which Red Sox players they'd like to see sign up for the social media site next. Check out who they...
After a brief hiatus, we return with an action-packed show (ok, we just talk a lot). After going on an email-inspired rant about the current state of baseball content on the internet, we delve into the game itself and discuss everything from Josh Hamilton's crazy run to Stanford righty Mark Appel to the lack of power prospects to the current state of the Arizona and Colorado...
(Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Reuters) After losing three consecutive series, the Rangers got back on track in a major way this past week. The Breakdown Josh Hamilton is the big story here. If you haven’t heard (aka you’re sports oblivious), Hamilton rocked Balitmore’s world, hitting six home runs in the four game series. That’s not what’s [...]
Each Tuesday during the fantasy baseball regular season Mike Harmon and John Halpin hop on the internet to talk all things baseball in their weekly Fantasy 15 podcast.
This week the guys talk about the fantasy closers' carousel, Josh Hamilton's hot streak and even touch on the Roger Clemens trial.
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By Eric Luchetti and Jase Bandelow
1 Rangers 23-13 1
Josh Hamilton is setting the American League on fire. The slugger just completed a week with nine home runs and 18 RBI for the top team in the AL West.
2 Orioles 22-14 1
Jim Johnson is automatic at the back end of the Os pen. The righty allowed his first run of the season against the Rangers last week and still...