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2011 Fantasy Baseball: Paul Konerko and Gaby Sanchez

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Talk about draft day values

At 35 years of age, Can Paul Konerko actually win the AL MVP trophy?  He’s certainly been playing like he should win it.  Today, Konerko is batting .327 with 21 homers, 59 RBI and 39 runs.  We aren’t even at the All-Star break yet, so he definitely looks to be on pace for a 30-35+ home run year, again!  Talk about draft day value.  I snagged this guy in round 5 of my fantasy baseball draft.  Now I know round 5 might not seem like a big bargain round, but when your round 5 pick is putting up numbers like a round 1 pick player should be, he’s a bargain. (more…)

Fantasy Baseball: Who’s Hot? Who’s Not? Week 11

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Paul Konerko of the White Sox has been watching a lot of baseballs fly over the fence lately.

Well, summer is officially here, folks.  The temperature will keep gettin’ hotter, and you know what that means?  Yup, players across the league will be catching fire!  Over the past week, a number of big leaguers were scorching; however, a few were really ice cold.  If you want to see if anyone from your fantasy baseball team made this week’s “Who’s Hot? Who’s Not?” list, keep on reading and check out the list below.

Who’s Hot

Paul Konerko, CWS 1B – The White Sox still aren’t atop the AL Central, but Paul Konerko has done everything in his power to help his team contend.  The 35-year-old first baseman appears to be getting better with age, and this season he is on pace for a career year.  He is currently in the top five of the Triple Crown categories, and this past week he really padded his stats.

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All-Star Balloting: Red Sox Hot June Dominates AL Power Rankings

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011
Adrian Gonzalez

Adrian Gonzalez has led the Red Sox to a great month of June.

Adrian Gonzalez and the Red Sox have been red hot in June so far, putting up some crooked numbers in the box score. The Sox are finally playing like many of the experts predicted that they would, and it has been scary for the opposition. When the All-Star game arrives on July 12th, the American League squad could very well be dominated by the always popular Boston club. These are the American League Power Rankings as of June 20th.

1) Adrian Gonzalez – BOS (Last Week: 1)

Gonzalez and the Red Sox are on a roll. In June, they have only lost 3 games, and they have had 6 games in which their offense has scored 10+ runs. The reason? (more…)

All-Star Balloting: Red Hot Red Sox Take AL Power Rankings by Storm

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011
Adrian Gonzalez

Adrian Gonzalez leads a pack of Red Sox in this week's power rankings.

Fantasy owners figured out in May that Adrian Gonzalez was going to be a significant force in baseball, and was a must-have commodity for any lineup. Now he is joined by a few other teammates in this week’s power rankings as the Red Sox put together an impressive winning streak. The contenders are starting to break away from the pretenders as the season heats up. These are the power rankings for the American League as of June 13th.

1) Adrian Gonzalez – BOS (Last Week: 1)

Adrian Gonzalez just keeps on hitting. The big lefty has been a huge factor in the Red Sox winning 9 out of 10 games in June, hitting an impressive .410 this month, along with 3 homers and 14 RBIs, contributing to his Major League leading total of 60 runs knocked in. (more…)

All-Star Balloting: Adrian Gonzalez Tops Jose Bautista as AL Bats Heat Up

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011
Adrian Gonzalez

Adrian Gonzalez has taken over the top spot in the American League.

While Jose Bautista has been impressive all season long, he has had a few players hot on his trail in the weeks passed. This week, he has finally been caught by the red hot bat of Adrian Gonzalez. The Red Sox slugger has been on an impressive tear that even Bautista could not keep up with. The American League East has long been the powerhouse of the AL, and these power rankings are no different. These are the best bats in the American League as of June 6th.

1) Adrian Gonzalez – BOS (Last Week: 2)

Gonzalez has been simply unstoppable over the past few weeks. If it were not for a slow start, who knows what kind of numbers he would have right now. He leads Major League Baseball with 50 RBIs, 35 of which came in May and June alone. (more…)