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Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 4 (4-27 – 5-3)

Apparently I am not the only one who believes that Kansas City’s Zack Greinke is in trouble. The good people over at Sports Illustrated have it in for the young ace as evident by the fact that they decided to put him on last week’s cover. Like many other stories of sports lore, the “Sports Illustrated […]

Rays Pound Masterson, Beat Sox Again

Justin Masterson has pitched well lately for the Red Sox. So well, in fact, that many called for him to remain in the rotation even when Daisuke Matsuzaka returns from injury. His start Friday night against began well with four scoreless innings. With a 2-0 lead in the fifth inning, the wheels fell off the […]

Fantasy Baseball Wrap-Up: Week 1 (4-5 – 4-12)

Welcome to the 2009 season! Let me guess: You are already freaking out and making rash decisions. No, no, no. You are talking trash to every member in your league and demanding a plaque with your name on it. Then there is my personal favorite where you are in first place, but are just waiting […]

The First Week of Baseball

While nothing happened in the first week of baseball that was quite at the level of excitement of Boston University’s win of the NCAA hockey championship, there was some exciting action, but also a reminder of how short life can be. Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart made just his fourth major league start and later that night was killed […]

TGIF: 2009 3B Rankings

I guess one good thing about doing these rankings so close to the start of the season is that I can see what develops so close to the deadline. I was contemplating who I should rank at #1 for the 3B position between A-Rod and David Wright. Even if A-Rod did not need surgery for his […]

James Shields Leads Rays in Game 2 Win

Big Game James Shields lived up to his name, pitching 5.2 shutout innings in the Rays 4-2 victory in Game 2. Sheilds allowed seven hits, but mostly held the Phillies bats at bay. He also walked two and struck out four in the victory. B.J. Upton woke up after a quiet Game 1 and a […]

Cole Hamels Quiets Rays Bats, Wins Game 1

Cole Hamels did what most Red Sox starters could not do: quiet the Rays bats. Hamels allowed two runs on hits in seven strong innings of the Phillies’ 3-2 Game 1 victory at Tropicana Field. Closer Brad Lidge slammed the door shut after a perfect ninth inning with two strikeouts. B.J. Upton and Evan Longoria […]

Red Sox Stage Historic Comeback, Force Game 6

Scott Kazmir, who was pushed up to Game 5 for a variety of reasons, pitched a gem through six innings, but Boston’s patient bats forced him out of the game as he reached 111 pitches. When Kazmir left the game, the Red Sox were down 5-0 through six, and by the time they came to […]

Fantasy Wrap-Up: Week 23 (9-1 – 9-7)

One week is done in the fantasy playoffs, and in the majority of leagues there’s just four teams left. There were some major stories around baseball this past week that may have a major effect on your rosters. Here’s the top headlines of the week. Carlos Quentin to Undergo Surgery Chicago White Sox OF Carlos […]

The Race to the MLB Playoffs: Week 1

In this new feature, each Friday I’ll be taking a look at the race to win the division as well as the wild card and offer an outlook on the fast-approaching playoffs. Now that August is starting to wind down and Septemeber is looming ahead, the Red Sox still find themselves in second place in […]

Fantasy Wrap-Up: Week 19 (8-4 – 8-10)

Week 19 was full of news that will effect your fantasy world. Here are some headlines that you should pay attention to. Astros LF Carlos Lee Suffers Broken Pinky Finger Houston OF Carlos Lee is done for the season after taking a pitch off his left pinky finger. It was reported that there were six fractures total […]

Red Sox Lose Ground on Rays with Uneven Week

The Red Sox opened the week with a tough loss to an inferior Royals team before taking the series.  They traveled to Chicago for a gritty series with the White Sox and earned a tough split.  However, the Rays continued to play well and have already set a single-season franchise win record with almost two months […]

TGIF: First Half Awards

The stars are shining bright here at the Sports of Boston First Half Fantasy Baseball Awards. In fact the award show just may take home the award for longest award show name. Wow, I don’t know who to thank. The first half had it all. Ups, downs, lefts, rights, you name it baby. This award […]

All-Star Update: Yankees Fans Attack Papelbon

BREAKING NEWS: With one stroke of the bat, Red Sox RF J.D. Drew knocked in a 2-run shot off Cincinatti Reds SP Edinson Volquez to tie the All-Star Game at 2-2 in the 7th inning. We’ll keep you posted. Update: Sox Closer Jonathan Papelbon came in the 8th inning to a slew of boos and […]

Fantasy Wrap-Up: Week 13 (6-23 – 6-29)

If you look through the box scores from Saturday night, you will come across a stange site when you see the Dodgers and Angels game. The Dodgers won the game 1-0. The strange part? The Dodgers won the game without the benefit of a hit. That’s right, The Angels’ Jered Weaver and Jose Arredondo combined […]