Archive for March 2006

You’re not alone if you were skeptical of the World Baseball Classic, but you missed a great time if you let that keep you from watching Venezuela take on the Dominican Republic on Tuesday.

Ben continues his look at each team’s offseason moves by ranking teams No. 11-20.

Ben begins his three-part look at each team’s moves during the offseason.

Ben continues his breakdown of the wild card races by taking a look at the National League.

Ben takes a look at the American League wild card race to see which team has the advantage.

Ben looks through the big free agent signings of the offseason and finds a lot of contracts that look like big mistakes thus far.

Ben takes a look at some of the statistical feats being performed right now, even though most of them will fall apart before the end of the season.

Ben looks at each of the teams in the tightly-bunched NL East to see where each club’s problems lie.

Ben looks at the top AL teams and finds something wrong with all of them.

Ben discusses a few first basemen who are on a roll in his first fantasy report of the season.

Ben enjoys a morning conversation with the Greek God of Walks.

Ben discusses drugs with World Anti-Doping Agency chairman Richard Pound.

Ben takes a look at five things we haven’t learned after only three games this season.

Ben opens the mailbag for the first time this season and answers a couple questions.

Ben looks at the questions facing the Red Sox as they defend their first World Series title in 86 years.

Ben finishes his series of fantasy rankings with the bottom half of his top 60 starting pitchers.

Ben takes a look at the top 30 fantasy starters in his two-part rankings of the top 60 starting pitchers.

Ben finishes his fantasy rankings of all 30 closers with the bottom half of the barrel.

Ben ranks the top half of the 30 major-league closers for fantasy purposes, and also points out who could get some saves if the top guy falters.

Ben sorts through all the outfielders and ranks his top 40.