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All-Star Balloting Special Edition: Power Rankings for AL Snubs

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011
Paul Konerko

Paul Konerko was left off of the AL All-Star roster.

With the announcement of the National League and American League All-Star rosters, there is always going to be speculation of who should have gotten in, and who should have stayed out. Voters did a better job this year on who should be playing in the game, with a few exceptions. The National League roster looks more “deserving” than the American League, but both lineups look solid. Here are the top 10 snubs for the American League, including hitters and pitchers.

1) Paul Konerko – CHW

The guy who has received all the publicity for being left out of the big game has received that press for good reason. Paul Konerko is a potential MVP-candidate, but the AL is too stacked with slugging first basemen. (more…)

Fantasy Baseball Who’s Hot & Who’s Not | Adrian Gonzalez Putting Up Ridiculous Numbers

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011
Adrian Gonzalez is Hot in Fantasy Baseball

Adrian Gonzalez has been on an absolute tear.

Here it is…the new “Hot” and “Not” list.  A couple of guys have returned to the “Hot” list for the second time this year, but everybody on the “Not” list is a newcomer this week.  With 40 games played so far in the 2011 season, we have a pretty good grasp as to who is, or who isn’t, performing at expected levels.  Check out the list below to see if any of the players are making an impact for your fantasy baseball team.

Fantasy Baseball Who’s Hot Week 6

Adrian Gonzalez, BOS 1B
Make it two weeks in a row on the “Hot” list for the newly acquired Boston first baseman.  Last week Gonzalez was on fire.  However, this week he took it to a whole new level.  In fact, I don’t even know if there is an appropriate word out there to describe just how scalding hot Gonzalez’s bat has been over this past week.   (more…)