Here are my squads so far this baseball season. (I have one left to go - an NFBC satellite league):
League FSTA AL LABR Home YF&F Staff AL Tout
Teams 13 12 15 13 18 12
Type Draft Auction Draft Draft Auction Auction
Quirks No trade Limited Act/Res 5x4/No whip or U 1C/1250 IP cap Keeper 5th OF =U
Date 16-Jan 4-Mar 16-Mar 20-Mar 21-Mar 24-Mar
C Posey Wieters 22 Soto Arencibia Doumit 4B Martin 11
C Pierzynski Martin 9 Ramos Wieters 32A Wieters 22
1B A. Gonzalez Morneau 7 Pena Hosmer Pujols 63A Morneau 7
2B Espinosa Kinsler 30 Kinsler Cano Casilla 2A Kinsler 33
3B Lawrie Arod 24 Wright A-Rod Rolen 5A Figgins 9
SS D.Gordon Jeter 20 H.Ramirez S-Rod S-Rod 5B Dozier 1
CI Encarnacion Figgins 12 Moreland Morneau Smoak 17A Teixeira 29
MI Furcal Izturis 3 T.Greene T.Greene T.Greene 8A Pedroia 31
OF Braun Granderson 29 B.J.Upton Stanton Berkman 13B De Aza 15
For most of this spring, Jeff and I have been running mock drafts during the radio show, often replicating the 15-team mixed league formats utilized by The National Fantasy Baseball Championship. Part of that process allowed us to determine where we would like to draft in the main event, as draft slots are chosen Kentucky Derby style where the first choice simply affords an owner...
Sports make people do crazy things. Whether it’s the Little League father who feels the need to beat up a Little League umpire for calling a third strike on their six year-old son, or Bud Selig deciding to start the 2012 Major League Baseball season in Tokyo, Japan in the middle of spring training, sport causes insanity. As a fan of baseball and a writer of sports, I’ve...
Dave Cameron laid out the methodology behind the rankings last Friday. Remember that the grading scale for each category is 20-80, with 50 representing league average.
2012 Organizational Rankings
#30 – Baltimore
#29 – Houston
#28 – Oakland
#27 – Pittsburgh
#26 – San Diego
#25 – Minnesota
#24 – Chicago White Sox
Seattle’s 2011 Ranking: #17
2012 Outlook: 36 (26th)...