Major League Baseball
It’s a common truism in sports: you don’t win a game in the first quarter, but you can lose one. We’re almost at the end of the first quarter for the 2012 MLB season. Sitting in first place? Don’t get cocky. We’ve got a long way to go.
So far so good for most of my teams – all but two of my nine money league teams sit in the top half of their leagues. The two that don’t? Albert Pujols was the first (or most expensive, in the auction) pick. For all you Pujols owners out there, I feel your pain.
It was a big week in baseball, with injuries and closer drama abound. Chances are you’ll be needing to make some shuffles over the next few days, and here are some names to keep in mind as you wheel and deal.
The early season dust is beginning to settle, as we’re now roughly one-eighth of the way through the season. Roles are stabilizing, teams are separating themselves. Still, 20 games can hold plenty of statistical anomalies, so we must remain discerning as the calendar flips to May. Here are five players heading into the season’s second month like lions.
After an exciting finish to last season, Major League Baseball underwent several changes, including new stadiums, new team names, and players changing teams.
Phil Humber had a perfect game this week and Curtis Granderson hit three home runs in a game. but you don’t need me to tell you they’re trending upwards. Here are five other players looking up after the second week of games…
One week of the MLB season is in the books. We’ve got some fantasy advice to share in this week’s “5 Up, 5 Down.” Whose stock is rising (and falling) with the early action?
Steve Lyerly & Len Martez size up Albert Pujols & his record-setting performance in the World Series, undefeated teams in College Football going down, plus the Panthers look for win #2 vs the Redskins.
Right now the only thing anyone is talking about it football. The NFL and NCAA have no equals in the world of sports right now.
On The Beat With Brett Jensen Hour 2 3-31-11: Brett and ESPN’s Ryan McGee talk to Philadelphia Phillies beat writer David Hale about the National League, with a concentration on the NL East.