Jhoulys Chacin Ubaldo Jimenez is having an epic start to the 2010 season, but he can’t do it by himself. More often than not, Batman needed Robin, right? Well, Ubaldo is clearly the “Batman” of the Rockies pitching staff and Jorge De La Rosa was scripted to be “Robin”,
Carlos Gonzalez Power and Speed, two of the five essential “tools” or skills that baseball players are said to possess, are lethal when combined. Players like Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, Bobby Bonds, Dale Murphy, Barry Bonds*, Daryl Strawberry, Alex Rodriguez, Alfonso Soriano and Hanley Ramirez all have used their unique
Javier Vazquez Here are a few starters having a rough transition to the American League. I’m sure those SP in contract years are watching… Back for a second round in the big city are ya? Javier Vazquez (SP-NYY) Javy didn’t have the greatest of tenures during his first stay in
Generation K Flashback to the early 90’s. I was twelve. Mets Fan: “Generation K is going to rival and overcome the Braves pitching staff”Me: “Who?!?”Mets Fan: “You know, Bill Pulsipher, Paul Wilson & Jason Isringhausen?”Me: “Generation Who? Better than Maddux, Glavine, Avery & Smoltz?” Mets Fan: “Guaranteed”Me: “Ha! You’re sniffing way
Who’s selling high on Ubaldo? Not me. That’s partially because I wasn’t able to get my hands on him in any of my leagues. However, if I was able to draft Jimenez, I would only consider trading him if someone offered up the farm. This kid is the real deal
Ricky Romero will be an essential component to the Doc Holliday-less Blue Jays in 2010. Quickly vaulting to the top of the AL East with a 7-3 start, the Blue Jays need Ricky to be the #1 SP they anticipated when they drafted him #6 overall in the 2005 draft.
Here is a sneak peek into one of my big leagues. Is it too early to contemplate keeper options? Never, especially with my league’s trade deadline looming. What it looks like: 12 team, 5 x 5, head to head, very competitive. The dilemma: I can keep any 2 players based
The Cincinatti Reds have officially announced that they will recall Homer Bailey, due to the setbacks Edison Volquez is experiencing. In his last five starts at AAA Louisville, Homer has posted a 0.47 ERA, 38:7 K:BB while going 4-0. Homer has only allowed one run in his last 38+ innings.