Maybe this is the one "Showdown" we missed back in March - "Harvey vs Strasburg". Both pitchers huge talents. Both made big footprints in their first year. Both went down for Tommy John surgery in their second season. Both are candidates to dethrone Clayton Kershaw as the top pitcher in the league. But only Harvey got the job done yesterday.
Must have seemed like an eternity for Cubs fans between the opener and game two against their most hated rivals. I mean, how cruel can it get for Cubbies fans? You can bet it was a pretty unproductive Wednesday afternoon in offices across the North Side when game 2 finally arrived. And for these slackers it was worth the wait
Make no mistake, some number two starters are superior to many of the aces out there. But only a couple of the ones that pitched during last night's light schedule fit this category. Others are not even considered to be number twos. It was an odd day with a few duds and a couple of very good pitching matchups: ARMS
Caught between a rock and a hard place, Masahiro Tanaka stated that he was going to change his approach due to a slight reduction in his velocity, probably with his looming elbow issue in mind. Uh oh. Guess who was (reluctantly) #1 on my Busts list for pitchers because problems with elbows spell trouble? Guess who was (as good as)
This isn't Easter. This really is Christmas. I mean, I just can't resist. Lenny and I have both used the Christmas comparison with Draft Day, but the way the Openers have been scheduled this year, I can't help but make the analogy one more time. This year we have joined the "Let's open one present on Christmas Eve" tradition. When
Do I make her a keeper or put her on waivers? Do I drop to one knee or do I just drop her? Some drafts are year to year – others are keepers. Some women are too. Have you ever found yourself mid-season agonising that your amazing fantasy team is not in a keeper league? You may even have found yourself in
Okay, thanks to all you readers out there, Caveball appears to be alive and well. We know you're out there, thanks to the scary tool known as Google Analytics. According to GA, we just surpassed the 2000-user mark - on April Fool's Day, no less. (Wait a minute, should I be worried? Is GA smart enough to know about the