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2012 National League Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: First Base

Sleepers:  Catchers – First Base – Second Base – Third Base – Shortstop – Outfielders Paul Goldschmidt 1B ARZ – Goldmember in Austin Powers used to say, “I love gooooooold”. Well, in 2012 NL fantasy owners will be saying, “I love Goldschmidt!”.  This guy is a straight BEAST!!!  He hit the furthest home run I’ve […]

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2012 National League Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: Catchers

Sleepers:  Catchers – First Base – Second Base – Third Base – Shortstop – Outfielders Devin Mesoraco C Cin – Mesoraco is a 23 year old minor league stud that should be on every NL fantasy owners radar going into the 2012 baseball season. in 2010 Mesoraco hit .302 with 26 Hr’s between AA and […]

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Aroldis Chapman will be in Starting Rotation in 2012

Aroldis Chapman will appear in three games in the Arizona Fall League, MLB.com’s Mark Sheldon reports.  Chapman was a starter when he used to pitch in the Cuban league so he should be able to adjust to his new role pretty fast.  Depending on what type of innings limits the Reds put on him, Chapman […]

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Aroldis Chapman aka Mr 105, Put on the DL by Reds

The official reason Reds relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman aka Mr 105 was put on the DL was because of shoulder inflammation.  But it might as well been called “dude stopped throwing strikes, so we decided he should stop pitching for a couple weeks.”  In Chapman’s last three outings he only managed to get 1 out […]

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Mike Leake Arrested for Shoplifting

Are you kidding me?  The 23 year old Reds starting pitcher makes $425,000 this season and he was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting $60 worth of shirts from a Macy’s.  Come on buddy!  Leake may turn out to be a decent starter down the road and is an adequate fill in for the Reds, but […]

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Johnny Cueto to Miss Start of the Season

Johnny Cueto has a sore right elbow and shoulder will sideline the Reds starter for the start of the season.  Elbow pain this early in the start of the season is not a good sign.  The injury also keeps the unfortunate trend of young Dusty Baker managed pitchers (Mark Prior, Kerry Wood, Edinson Volquez, Johnny […]

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Drew Stubbs to bat Lead-off for Reds

According to Reds manager Dusty Baker, Drew Stubbs is going to get the first crack at batting lead-off for the team this season. When asked about the spot, manager Dusty Baker said “Probably, Stubbs,” he said. “If it doesn’t work, I’ll go to somebody else.”  Stubbs best asset is his legs.  So a move to […]

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First Base Notes 2/21/11

I was browsing through Yahoo and came across some of these player notes and thought I would post them. Ryan Howard PHI 1B: Howard said his left ankle, which he sprained last August, page is 98 percent healthy, the Philadelphia Daily News reports. Carlos Pena CHC 1B: Carlos Pena was among the early position-player arrivals. […]

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Searching for……. National League Rookie Sleepers 2

I was randomly watching the movie “Searching for Bobby Fischer” last night. Its actually a pretty decent movie even though chess championships are far from an intriguing story line for most of us. But it got me thinking, it’s time to start searching for the next crop of rookie sleepers who could potentially impact your […]

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Searching for…….National League Rookie Sleepers

I was randomly watching the movie “Searching for Bobby Fischer” last night.  Its actually a pretty decent movie even though chess championships are far from an intriguing story line for most of us.  But it got me thinking, it’s time to start searching for the next crop of rookie sleepers who could potentially impact your […]

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