Posts Tagged ‘Angels’

h2h Corner ~ Another Impromptu Closer Carousel – Blue Jays, Angels & Orioles

As no doubt you’ve heard, it was not a good day to be a left-handed closer in the American League. Both Brian Fuentes and Mike Gonzalez have hit the DL. Continue reading

h2h Corner ~ Keep, Trade or Drop: Mike Napoli, Miguel Montero, Geo Soto?

Entering 2009, lots of folks projected a break-out year for Mike Napoli for one simple reason: he only received 227 ABs in 2008, yet blasted 20 HRs. The logic went that if he could get some more ABs, he’d hit more HRs. Well, he got more ABs 9382), yet hit exactly 20 HRs. Still, unlike some catchers, he didn’t kill your ratios (.272 AVE and .350 OBP). It seems Napoli is settling into his prime (he is 28) as a .270 hitter with 25 HR upside. He is someone you can ride to his early 30s, giving you probably three more years of productive ownership. Continue reading

h2h Corner ~ Back to the Future, Next Week’s h2h Preview

This column will predict how awesome/bad your team can be during next week’s contest. It will prove invaluable for those of you about to set your lineups in weekly leagues. Continue reading