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OT: DrB's First Fantasy Draft-Followup

Well, I had my first fantasy draft last night.  Some of you may remember my earlier plea for help:http://www.minorleagueball.com/story/2008/3/9/194922/4033I want to thank everybody for the great...

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Ouch!

www.rotoworld.comKC pitcher Jimmy Gobble had a cactus thorn removed from his big toe.  He apparently accidently kicked a cactus while playing a round of golf in Arizona.  He felt the pain but...

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OT: General Fantasy Advice

I'm finally going to try my hand at fantasy baseball this year.  A friend at work talked me into it.  I'm not looking for advice on specific players.  I'm pretty comfortable with that.  I just am...

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Giants Bullpen Battle

The battle for positions in the Giants bullpen is heating up and getting interesting.  So far, there have been 3 significant events shaping the bullpen:  The emergence of Merkin Valdez as a...

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Pat Misch

Pat Misch had a good outing today for the Giants in their spring training game against the Seattle Mariners.  He was their 3'rd pitcher of the game after Tim Lincecum's 2 2/3 shutout innings....

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OT: Coldplay

Sorry if this is taking a good thing too far, but I wanted to post some video links for Coldplay this morning so John could check them out.  Unfortunately, my work computer has youtube.com blocked....

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Pedro Alvarez

Potential #1 overall draft pick, Vandy 3B Pedro Alvarez missed some games over the weekend with wrist pain.  Well, it turns out he has a fracture in the wrist.  BA writeup doesn't say which wrist...

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Dustin Ackley Is A Monster!

Dustin Ackley is only a sophomore at North Carolina, but he has to be the odds on favorite to be the #1 overall draft pick in 2009.  Coming off a tremendous freshman season in which he went...

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College Season Starts

The college season got underway yesterday.  There were a lot of rainouts, especially in southern California where a lot of games were scheduled.  Brian Matusz got roughed up by Tony Gwynn's SD...

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BA's Breakout Prospects

Seems like we see a lot of diaries asking for breakout prospects, prospects who's stock will rise dramatically over the next season.  Well, BA lists a breakout prospect for each team in their...

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The Baby Bull

There has been a lot of discussion about an appropriate nickname for Angel Villalona with some folks objecting to the commonly used "Big V."  While I don't share those sentiments, I thought of...

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DrB's 2008 Giants Top 50 Prospects

http://www.forums.mlb.com/n/pfx/forum.aspx?tsn=1&nav=messages&webtag=ml-giants&tid=96839Lots of new faces this year.  Overall, our farm system is much younger and, I think, deeper and better than...

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Anyone Interested In Giants Prospects?

There's a nice blog entry by Grant over onhttp://www.mccoveychronicles.comBe sure and click onto the "read more" link at the bottom of the post for an excellent interview with Deric McKamey, author...

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2006 Season Two Draft Review- First Supplemental Round

Once again, grades are just one fan's opinion and are based on performance, not future ceiling.  I do consider HS vs college draftees and level of play.  Comparisons of performance between...

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3 Phrases That Drive Me Crazy

 If Billy Beane made the trade, it must be good for the A's.  If Logan White likes him, he's going to be great.  God said it.  I believe it.  That settles it! I remember when Giants fans used to...

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John Manuel's Take On The Haren Trade

Here's an excerpt from the BA/ESPN Chat hosted by John Manuel December 19:Q:  Did the A's get enough for Haren to put them back in the top 10-12 systems in the game?  And did the injury situation...

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2006 Season Two Draft Review- First Round

I thought it might be interesting to check in on the progress of our 2006 draftees.  Disclaimer:  Letter grades are just one fan's opinion.  They are based on performance only, not on future...

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Lincecum for Rios?

Over at mccoveychronicles.com, a lot of Giants fans are cowering in a corner waiting for the awful news that Brian Sabean, a man few, if any of them, trust to make decisions like this has pulled...

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Trade Proposal

Amid all the blockbuster Cabrera/Santana/Haren speculation, there are some lesser trades that might make more sense for some of the teams in question.  I'm going to focus on the A's and the Giants.O...

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RVU's and Baseball

I find myself increasingly frustrated with OPS as a measure of offensive performance.  I grossly overvalues singles(they are not twice as valuable as walks) and undervalue HR's in relation to...

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Steve Palazzolo

The Giants signed this 6'10", 265 lb pitcher from Nashua of the CanAm League, an indy league in the northeast:http://www.nashuapride.com/news/fullstory.php?id=1006His stat line for Nashua was 7-4,...

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Madison Bumgarner

I found a nice little video of Madison Bumgarner pitching for his HS team.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAko0PpgYK8 Notice his extremely low, almost sidearm delivery.  It does look like  a...

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Official Sergio Romo Diary

OK, I haven't seen a Romo diary yet and not a lot of comments in the Minor Lines diaries either.  What does everyone think of this guy?Today in the AFL, he had another 2 shutout IP's with 3 K's....

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You Are The GM- Tony Reagins Edition

I'd like to try a slightly different approach to You Are The GM.  Instead of looking at the entire team, I'd like to try looking at just one position.  For starters, I thought 3B for the Angels...

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Dr B's 2007 Giants Top 50 Prospects and Review

Not sure if anyone is interested, but I posted  list of my own 2007 Giants Top 50 prospects back in the preseason.  I wrote up a review of how each of those prospects performed this season and...

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Rate These College Hitters

How would you rate these college hitters in terms of what order you would draft them, and approximately where in the draft they would slot, i.e. #1 overall, top 5, top 10, first round,...

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What's Going On In Dodgerland?

First, Jeff Kent rips the kids for lack of "professionalism" and not knowing how to "manufacture runs"Kemp and Loney fire back.  "Who said he was a leader?" and "Where would this team be without...

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Wieters Pro Debut in HWBL

The Hawaiian Winter Baseball League announced that Matt Wieters will follow in the footsteps of Joba Chamberlain and Ian Kennedy and make his pro debut in the HWBL.  I'll try to link this: h...

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Community Minor League Report for 08-25-2007

Mike Moustakas makes his pro debut tonight for Idaho Falls in the Pioneer League.Several AA starters of interest:Wade Davis: 5-3, 3.16, 68.1 IP, 24 BB, 65 K.Clayton Kershaw:  1-1, 3.77, 14.1 IP, 2...

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Communty Minor League Diary for 08/24/2007

Matt Laporta hits HR #5 for WV in the SAL.  Could be the steal of this year's draft.Beau Mills hits a double and HR in his High A debut for Kinston.Ben Snyder- 5 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 9 K's for...

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