Top 30 Players and Top 15 Pitchers for Fantasy Baseball 2009

Overall Top 30 1. Albert Pujols 2. Miguel Cabrera 3. Ryan Braun 4. David Wright 5. Grady Sizemore 6. Hanley Ramirez 7. Jose Reyes 8. Jimmy Rollins 9. Carlos Lee 10. Lance Berkman 11. Mark Teixeira 12. Johan Santana 13. Tim Lincecum 14. Chase Utley 15. Josh Hamilton 16. CC Sabathia 17. Dustin Pedroia 18.(…)

2009-2010 NCAA Basketball Final Four Preview

Listed below is the projected final four for the 2009-2010 NCAA Basketball season, with one sleeper team as well. 1. Kansas After losing all their starters from their 2007 National Championship team the Jayhawks put together a fine 2008 season and will all the starters expected back in 2009 the Jayhawks are my pick to(…)

9 Major League pitchers to worry about in the 2009 season

Here is a list of the nine pitchers who pitched the most innings last year compared to their previous career high. I give my take on whether you should be worried about them this season. 1. Jon Lester, Red Sox, in 2008 he pitched 237 innings an increase of 83 innings over his 2007 season.(…)

MLB 2009 Las Vegas Projected Win Totals

Listed below are the Las Vegas projected win totals for all 30 teams. We gave each team our rating; If we felt very strongly for or against we gave a definitely over/under rating, if weren’t confident we gave it an over/under. New York Yankees 94.5 Definitely Under Boston Red Sox 94.5 Under Tampa Bay Rays(…)

Raiders Sign Garcia

The Raiders signed a one year deal with Jeff Garcia today, he will be the backup to JaMarcus Russell.  But aren’t there a few teams out there that should have taken a good look at Jeff Garcia as their starter?  Some teams come to mind that could have grabbed him such as Broncos, Jets, 49ers, maybe(…)

2009 Major League Baseball Bold Predictions

Adam Dunn hits 45 HRs but hasno more than 90 RBIs The New York Yankees finish 3rd in the division and barely beat out the Orioles for it The Twins and Royals finish 1st and 2nd in the AL Central The Cubs finish 2nd in the NL Central even after a midseason trade for Jake(…)

2009 MLB Awards and Playoff Predictions

American League Rookie of the Year – David Price/Matt Wieters (I know I’m out on a limb with this one) Cy Young – Roy Halladay MVP – Grady Sizemore Manager – Ron Gardenhire National League Rookie of the Year – Cameron Maybin Cy Young – Johan Santana MVP – David Wright Manager – Tony La(…)

NL East Preview 2009

1. New York Mets – The Mets should not lose a beat from last season having possibly 4 of the top 5 players in the NL with Jose Reyes, Carlos Beltran, David Wright and Johan Santana. Jose Reyes will steal 50+ bases and Beltran should steal 25 again. The Mets will need John Maine, Oliver(…)

NL Central Preview 2009

1. St Louis Cardinals – Skip Schumaker is trying to make the transition from OF to 2B this season, Schumaker who played all 3 OF positions last year is trying to replace Aaron Miles and give the Cardinals a .300 hitter in the middle infield. RF Ryan Ludwick and CF Rick Ankiel both had breakout(…)

NL West Preview 2009

1. Los Angeles Dodgers – Resigning Manny Ramirez was the top priority of the Dodgers this offseason and although it took 141 days, he eventually signed on March 4th. To me the biggest offseason signing is Orlando Hudson from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Hudson will bat between a healthy Rafael Furcal and Manny Ramirez priming him(…)

AL East Preview 2009

1. Tampa Bay Rays – The Rays made it to the World Series last year and I think anything less than that this year would be a disappointment. The Rays added slugger Pat Burrell to the lineup and have healthy players, Carl Crawford and B.J. Upton to play all season in the outfield. Playoff stud(…)

Analyzing the Jay Cutler trade to the Bears

The Chicago Bears acquired Quarterback Jay Cutler from the Broncos’ Quarterback Kyle Orton, a 3rd round pick in 2009 and the Bears 2009 and 2010 first round picks. Will Jay Cutler be happy in Chicago? In Denver he had the freak Brandon Marshall and a great rookie receiver in Eddie Royal to throw the ball(…) offers real money players a comprehensive overview of the state laws spread across all 50 states