Recent Posts by fenriq

March 15, 2007

Need a Few More Fantasy Baseball Teams: My league (Yankee Haters) drafts on the 21st at 7:30 PDT. Need another league to play in? URL and password info inside.

posted by fenriq to fantasy at 11:01 PM - 1 comment

October 27, 2006

The Physics of the Goopball: Slate examines the reaction of a baseball pitch to various substances being applied to the ball. Also of note, pitchers don't really consider using pine tar to be cheating very much.

posted by fenriq to baseball at 12:54 PM - 7 comments

June 08, 2006

Space Left for 2 Teams in SpoFi Funky Stats Fantasy Baseball:
We've got 10 teams right now but we can go to 12. Stats are in the process of being selected. And, oh yeah, its free.

Join up info inside.

posted by fenriq to fantasy at 12:14 PM - 10 comments

May 29, 2006

Funky Stats League Now Open: Following up on this post, the SpoFi Funky Stats Fantasy Baseball League is currently open and accepting managers.
Join up info inside.

posted by fenriq to fantasy at 10:36 AM - 14 comments

May 25, 2006

Funky Stats Fantasy Baseball?:
I was noticing that there are some pretty obscure stats that could be used to set up a 5x5 (or whatever XxX desired) that would have nothing like home runs but rather outfield assists, sacrifices, balks and other offbeat stats to play.

Anyone interested?

posted by fenriq to fantasy at 12:29 AM - 17 comments

April 05, 2006

Doc Gooden Chooses Jail Over Rehab: Prosecutor Pam Bondi said Gooden chose the minimum one-year-and-one-day prison sentence instead because the judge said Gooden would receive a five-year sentence if he accepted the rehabilitation term and then slipped back into drug use. Sounds like he doesn't think he can quit. That's really sad.

posted by fenriq to baseball at 12:44 PM - 30 comments

January 25, 2006

The Big Hurt Becomes an A: Frank Thomas has been signed to a one year deal with the Oakland A's. It remains to be seen if Thomas will actually play or will get hurt in spring training and spend the rest of the season standing around the dugout looking pissed off.

posted by fenriq to baseball at 06:07 PM - 24 comments

November 02, 2005

NL Gold Gloves Awarded: Maddux gets his 15th! Vizquel gets his 10th and is the oldest infielder to get (another) one. Andruw Jones and Jim Edmonds get their 8th. By contrast, no AL Gold Glove winner this year has gotten more than 5.

Obviously a follow up to this post.

posted by fenriq to baseball at 05:16 PM - 26 comments

October 14, 2005

A's Rehire Macha Afterall:
Nothing like a nice call to your former boss to thank him for the opportunity and having it turn into another opportunity to manage the team you just left.
Quite a different sequence of events from this one, eh?

posted by fenriq to baseball at 05:14 PM - 4 comments

September 14, 2005

Clemens' Mother Dies Today, He Will Pitch Tonight To Honor Her:
Love him or hate him, Roger Clemens is a gamer. His mother passed away earlier today and he will be playing tonight and dedicating the game to her memory.

posted by fenriq to baseball at 05:26 PM - 28 comments