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Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 8:50 AM

Spring has sprung. The signs are all around us.Birds are chirping. Flowers are blooming. Moore, Oklahoma, has been hit by a tornado. And Pete Rose has asked for his lifetime ban for betting on baseball to be lifted.Each year when the crocuses begin to bloom, Rose tries to knock another brick out of the wall that separates him from working for a baseball team and almost certain induction into the Hall of Fame.

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 11:28 AM

Welcome to the final days of March Madness 2015, a month riddled with mythology and lucky charms that extend from locker rooms to living rooms. Tis the season when emotions run higher than a longleaf pine.

Updated Mar 23, 2015 at 11:25 AM

I spent the start of last weeks column espousing my wonder at how good the Angels Mike Trout is. Yet, one could make the argument that he should not be the top pick in a fantasy draft.

Updated Mar 16, 2015 at 11:27 AM

Mike Trout is only 23 years old. Yep, thats it. Im starting the column with a simple fact because my brain doesnt know what to do with it.

Updated Mar 9, 2015 at 11:34 AM

Last week, I expressed my hope of finding some more power at the third base position after shuffling through shaky shortstops. Well I found some, including multiple 20-homer players, but not a single 30-homer guy from last season.

Updated Mar 2, 2015 at 1:48 PM

I thought things could not get worse than starting my fantasy baseball preseason prospectus with the catcher position. Today, however, the snow remains piled feet high on the ground, I come to the shortstop position, and my bitterness grows.

Updated Feb 24, 2015 at 10:11 AM

Finding fantasy value at second base has traditionally been like searching for good BBQ in Minnesota you might uncover something passable, but its not going to be really good.However, that may be changing.

Updated Feb 16, 2015 at 12:25 PM

Oh, the glory of turning from catchers to first basemen as part of a fantasy baseball season preview. Last week, I trudged my way through backstops in a fruitless treasure hunt, hoping to find someone who can do anything, and I now move 90 feet down...

Updated Jan 18, 2015 at 8:59 PM

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is heading to his sixth Super Bowl after leading the Patriots to a 45-7 beat down of the Indianapolis Colts.

Updated Jan 18, 2015 at 5:51 PM

After the Seattle Seahawks beat the Green Bay Packers 28-22 in the NFC Championship game leading to their second straight Super Bowl appearance, the post game press conference was filled with the number 12.

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