1. The Unmaking of Corey Patterson

    His name is Corey Patterson. He is the hope of a hopeless franchise, one of those five-tool phenomenons apparently invented in a science lab... with Willie Mays potential wrapped in a Kirby Puckett body...

    n.p. Rinaldi Written by n.p. Rinaldi about 7 years ago 846 reads 2 comments

  2. The Joy of a Minor League Draft, Part 2

    In Part One of this article, I introduced my AL-only, fantasy keeper league and the anticipation that accompanies the Minor League Draft.Now that Round 1 of the draft has come and gone, I present the results with commentary as promised...

    n.p. Rinaldi Written by n.p. Rinaldi about 7 years ago 809 reads 2 comments

  3. The Joy of a Minor League Draft, Part 1

    I'm not sure if many fantasy baseball aficionados ever get the chance to enjoy the anticipation that accompanies a Minor League Draft...

    n.p. Rinaldi Written by n.p. Rinaldi about 7 years ago 673 reads 1 comments

  4. Washington Nationals Look to Turn Other Teams' Trash Into Their Own Treasure

    With the christening of their new ballpark only weeks away, the Nationals finally look like they're beginning to take root in D.C...

    n.p. Rinaldi Written by n.p. Rinaldi about 7 years ago 712 reads 1 comments

  5. K.C. Royals Go from Odious to Trey-mendous

    As everyone knows, the Royals have been the kind of team that, when they go on the road, an opponent's most die-hard season ticket holders plan their summer vacations...

    n.p. Rinaldi Written by n.p. Rinaldi about 7 years ago 739 reads 1 comments

  6. Shea Stadium: Did It Ever Feel Like Home?

    Yes, I will admit it does bear resemblance to a toilet bowl. And you're right, I haven't forgotten about the time my seat fell out from under me or how for five years straight I couldn't land a player's autograph to save my rotator cuff.

    n.p. Rinaldi Written by n.p. Rinaldi about 7 years ago 1,024 reads 2 comments

  7. Our Man From Havana: A Snapshot of Alexei Ramírez

    When the White Sox announced the signing of Cuban international, Alexei Ramírez to a four-year, $4.75 million contract late last year, the amateur baseball world was abuzz with ...

    n.p. Rinaldi Written by n.p. Rinaldi about 7 years ago 573 reads 3 comments

  8. The Case for Asdrubal Cabrera and Yuniesky Betancourt, Part Two

    In Part One of this fantasy baseball note, we set the scene for our headline players, Asdrubal Cabrera and Yuniesky Betancourt...

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  9. The Case for Asdrubal Cabrera and Yuniesky Betancourt, Part One

    Asdrubal and Yuniesky, Yuniesky and Asdrubal. With names like these, you would be forgiven for thinking them stars of Vaudevillian theatre. In my case however, they may be the key to a successful fantasy baseball season...

    n.p. Rinaldi Written by n.p. Rinaldi about 7 years ago 599 reads 0 comments