Inside (fantasy) baseball
Having frozen the likes of Hee Seop Choi, Jorge Sosa and J.D. Drew (at $30!) in my NL-only 5x5 roto league, I've spent most of the year making sure that kind of thing doesn't happen again. Among the candidates to be frozen going into next year's auction: Jeremy Hermida OF...
August 19, 2006 Author: Matt Barr
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Is this some kind of joke?
Some kind of Euro-weenie caricacture meant to provoke unsuspecting bloggers like me into having an aneurysm? I am seriously speechless. The guy who got head butted in the World Cup final has been fined and suspended two games? The guy who got head butted? The guy who --- Never mind....
July 21, 2006 Author: Matt Barr
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Something that may possibly never have been ever said before
Team A to me via PHPBB PM during fantasy baseball trade negotiations not, to that point, involving Barry Bonds, July 15, 2006: and if you want him i'll throw in Bonds for anyone Oh how the mighty, etc....
July 15, 2006 Author: Matt Barr
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My 25 least favorite Buffalo Sabres
Come on, hockey blogosphere, you can get into this. Baseball Crank started it by posting about his 25 least favorite Mets. We have a list of least favorite Texas Rangers and a list of least favorite Red Sox. Mind you, these are by fans of the teams, so don't you...
July 5, 2006 Author: Matt Barr
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It's only a flesh wound!
God help me. Veteran stalwart Jay McKee is out with a seriously infected cut on his shin, leaving the Buffalo Sabres down four regular defencemen for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final on Thursday. UPDATE: Rory Fitzpatrick just had his ribs broken by a wayward pretzel vendor! He's doubtful....
June 1, 2006 Author: Matt Barr
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Sabres-Hurricanes: a lopsided 2-2 series
I'm writing about the series at the BTD Forum. Why aren't I doing it here? I am! Yesterday before the game I wrote, under the subject "Your baby doesn't love you anymore": Fans of St. Roy will recognize the subject header instantly as the opening line to his seminal It's...
May 27, 2006 Author: Matt Barr
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It's called a podcast
The NHL is offering expanded game highlights and recaps for the iPod via iTunes. The National Hockey League announced today an on-line initiative offering hockey fans in the United States the opportunity to purchase and download 2006 Conference Finals and Stanley Cup Final game recaps from the iTunes Music Store....
May 24, 2006 Author: Matt Barr
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