Tag Archives: Baseball

Ottoneu League 52 — Deeper Stats

We’re only 3 weeks into the baseball season, but for those of us Ottoneu players the wheeling and dealing has been going for months.   I’ve started to keep a spreadsheet that allows me to track team performance at a slightly … Continue reading

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Ottoneu and Overvaluing Prospects

Entering year two of Fangraphs’ Ottoneu Fantasy Baseball game – for those that haven’t heard of it, Ottoneu is fantasy baseball on steroids.  40 man rosters, $400 auction budget, auction drafts including the minor leagues, year round action, salary loans, … Continue reading

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Ryan Braun Thoughts — Don’t Conflate Two Issues

  By now, everyone knows that Ryan Braun became the first major league baseball player to successfully appeal a positive test under MLB’s Drug Testing Policy.  Reaction from fans and analysts alike runs the gamut from angry that a cheater … Continue reading

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Barry Zito Gives the Giants the Best Chance to Repeat

It’s only the 2nd of March, but already there is intrigue in the cactus league camp of the reigning World Champion.  Though denied officially by the Giants organization, the word on the street is that Barry Zito is dangerously close … Continue reading

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Blue Jays Lost 2010 Season

 Lost Year for the Blue Jays? Much of the press about the Toronto Blue Jays has focused on three things: (a) Cito Gaston’s swan song as manager and the aggressive approach he has encouraged his hitters to take; (b) … Continue reading

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Delmon Young and the Illusion of a Breakout Season

The Baseball world is talking about Delmon Young’s breakout season. But is the breakout real? Continue reading

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The best infield in the AL

The A’s talented young starting pitching staff gets a lot of attention, but their infield is the best defensive unit in the league. Continue reading

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