Thursday Night…And All is Quiet.

Well, the Blues are playing right now…buuuuuuut Mediacom and Fox Sports Midwest have decided that the good folks in our viewing area would rather watch Pac-10 basketball.  Let’s see here…a local team pushing for their playoff lives or a 20 point blowout between Oregon and Cal.  Yeah, makes perfect sense to me, too.  I guess it’s movie time.

So since there are no sports on, I’ve started signing up for fantasy baseball leagues.  So far, I’m in three and I’d like to stop there, but I know I won’t.  I wanted to stop at two but I got sucked in by a friend of mine.  Now you may be asking yourself, “Why am I still reading this?” and that’s a good question.  In fact, it’s one that I cannot answer.  However, my plan is to make this an interactive post.  Now if that doesn’t make you keep reading, I don’t know what will.

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Weller’s Fantasy Baseball Team

As you may recall, I am attempting to become a baseball fan this year. I took a big step in that direction by joining a fantasy baseball league on Yahoo. It’s a standard public league with 12 teams/managers and head-to-head scoring. My first real shock came when I found out that I was in a live draft league. I had actually thought that I’d signed up for a league with an automated draft because I knew that I wouldn’t have heard of enough of the players to pick my team, and I certainly wouldn’t know enough about the players that I had heard of to know which to draft and when. I was wrong, it wasn’t a auto-draft league. Here’s the story: Continue reading

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