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Depressingly Early Fantasy Tiers: Second Base

Since the last time I posted, it’s still depressingly early to be talking about fantasy baseball. Nothing has changed, except for the minutes of light shaved off our days and the imperceptible shift from slate grey to dirty black in the dusk sky as you rush home from work. 1,349 more words


Where Did Brandon's Belts Go?

Last year, home runs surged league-wide – up 14%, to be exact.  The MLB totals rivaled the very peak of the Steroid Era.  Players like Brad Miller, Jedd Gyorko and Jake Lamb had huge power seasons that were unforeseen by even the most optimistic prognosticator.   915 more words

Brad Miller

Depressingly Early Fantasy Tiers: Third Base

Welcome to Glove Pop’s Depressingly Early Fantasy Tiers! These will be released each week over the coming months, with each week being shorter, darker, and possibly more depressing than the previous week. 1,161 more words


Cubs Signings & Trades Predictions (Guesses...)

What players should the Chicago Cubs be after as they fill out the roster for 2017 to try to repeat as the World Series champions?  I obviously have no inside connections, but I do have some ideas as to who might make interesting and helpful additions.   316 more words


Benchwarmer Baseball Offseason

Since none of my teams won their divisions, we’re finally to the part of the offseason where things get interesting again. I guess the one postseason highlight was my team Vega$ Chickabooms won their 2nd place tournament, which will get them some extra cash. 1,526 more words

Benchwarmer Baseball

Morales to Toronto, aging arms to Atlanta and Kendrick to the Phillies...

While the big chips this winter have yet to gain traction in contract negotiations, there were some smaller deals culminated this week. In a move which signals the Blue Jays may be preparing for the potential losses of both Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarcion via free agency, they signed Kendrys Morales for a reported three years and $33 million dollars. 1,497 more words

Fantasy Baseball

Week 9 NFL plays and fades

Welcome back to week 9 NFL plays and fades.  I heard from a lot of you that last week was a good week and made some money.   1,062 more words