A fantasy baseball post

I’ve been spending a lot of time over the past few weeks preparing for my upcoming fantasy baseball drafts, the first of which comes on Monday.  I thought I might as well do a post on where I have a lot of Pirates players ranked, plus some of the other players I like for any of you who want some tips from an ex-fantasy baseball expert (well, I’m still an expert, but not a professional one). First, let me tell you...

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Lack of Updates

There haven’t been a lot of updates this week for two reasons. First, the obvious reason, there haven’t been many updates in Pirates land. Second, I’ve been working on my fantasy baseball rankings. While writing about fantasy sports is a dream job, making rankings is the worst part. I probably spend about a weeks worth of time each year on my rankings. When I say a week, I don’t mean it takes a week to do them,...

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Draft Results (So Far) and BlogTalkRadio.com

The draft I had yesterday isn’t over. We only had 14 teams, but the first three rounds took an hour, and it took four hours to complete 20 of the 29 rounds. We’re on the 22nd round now, drafting in the conference breaks, and will hopefully finish by the end of the conference. I managed to get the following team, with three Pirates (picking 7th): 1. OF – Grady Sizemore2. 1B – Lance Berkman3. 2B – Brian...

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Early 2009 Pirates fantasy outlook

As most of you know, my day job is a sports writer/analyst at AccuScore.com, where I basically do what I’m doing here for fun, only I get paid for it, and don’t write about the Pirates nearly as often. I just arrived in Tampa for the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Winter conference, part of my job duties at AccuScore, which will feature a few days of golf, karaoke bars, networking, and listening to panels discuss the...

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