What's around the bases?
Of all the professional sports, baseball is amongst the most balanced and fair of them ... for the first three weeks of the season. However, a fantasy team is only out of it as much as its owner is. And how much fun is a draft when you hear someone slip in a moment of befuddlement and utter, "Who?" I should know. I was the guy saying that quite often when I first started playing fantasy baseball ... last week. (I'm kidding, as far as you know.) So, in this week's WATB, we will take a final look at preseason play by using five phrases you probably overheard at your draft.
If you were paying attention at all last year, you know who
Much like Lowrie,
Catcher is always a thin position, and values drop off as fast as my grandfather did at his daily nap time. I have to admit, I tend to treat catchers like kickers in fantasy football: I punt (or in this case, "bunt") on them. The Mariners have done the same with top catching prospect
Dear Angels' fans:
I have to tell you that I've never been quite sure if your insignia halo was a reference to how you view your behavior on the field (are you the darlings of baseball?) or a religious reference that somehow you're the appointed messengers of the Holy One. However, here's one thing I can tell you:
Start praying now!
You already know the tell-tale omens of future disaster: Black cat crosses your path, break a mirror, walk under a ladder, your top four pitching arms are hurt even before opening day!
There may be hope for the Angels in their bullpen, where the loss of
The drop-off between tiers at the corners is pretty great this year. While
Two years ago, when