Josh Coleman

Late Round Infield Impact Options

Late Round Infield Impact Options

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening – whichever is applicable to you. You are hitting the road for a weekend getaway; naturally your first stop is at the local convenient store to grab a couple of beverages and some munchies for the road. What should be a three-minute excursion turns into a 10 minute […]

A 12 pack of Over/Under: Top 75 Edition

A 12 pack of Over/Under: Top 75 Edition

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening — whichever is applicable to you. In the not so distant past I spent my Fall/Winter Saturday’s with a line sheet in one hand and a phone in the other. My time from Noon until the WAC kickoff was dedicated to finding that one game Vegas had simply […]

Closing Concerns

Closing Concerns

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening – whichever is applicable to you. Around 15 years ago one of my best friends left the area to pursue a career in the telecommunications field. For a man who had a bit of a wild streak; life on the road with a nice paycheck to boot had […]

A GAWKers Look Beyond the top-100 SP

A GAWKers Look Beyond the top-100 SP

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening — whichever is applicable to you. Twenty-five years ago yours truly was in the midst of his teen years. The transition from baseball card trading junkie to lovelorn teen proved difficult. It turns out the market for a “Husky” size teen with a Crispin Glover schnoz was limited. […]

A GAWKers Look at the Top 75 SP

A GAWKers Look at the Top 75 SP

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening — whichever is applicable to you. This time last season I wrote about my process  for evaluating SP in a piece titled “Let the GAWKing do the Talking“. While GAWK may not be the strongest acronym in a game filled with them, the process is one I proudly […]

Late Round Outfield Impact Options?

Late Round Outfield Impact Options?

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening — whichever is applicable to you. In today’s world, quenching your thirst for fantasy content is rather effortless. Countless podcasts are available at your fingertips, satellite radio providers have 24-hour networks, and of course, the various websites providing content seem to be endless.   While it may be hard […]

Know the Role: Baez, Peraza and Gyorko

Know the Role: Baez, Peraza and Gyorko

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening — whichever is applicable to you. Like most growing up during the late 80’s into the 90’s, console gaming provided countless hours of entertainment. I cut my teeth on Nintendo during my infancy. When the 16-bit conversion took place my allegiance switched to the Sega company; as Sega […]

Moose Taco’s for All

Moose Taco’s for All

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening — whichever is applicable to you. If you attend enough live drafts over time you’ll one day find yourself drafting double. One of my most memorable instances of this happened about five-years ago. A fellow league mate was unable to attend the draft due to prior commitments. After […]

Is Trea Turner worth a first round draft pick?

Is Trea Turner worth a first round draft pick?

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening — whichever is applicable to you. Being married with four children can put a dent into one’s social life. Thanks to my compassionate and considerate wife I’m given one free pass per week. So every Friday many of  societies finest meet up to have a few drinks, tell […]

One Man’s Map to 1B Happiness

One Man’s Map to 1B Happiness

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening – whichever is applicable to you. My father was an antique car collector. While growing up, it was common place to have 10-15 cars either parked in the driveway or stored in the garage. My father was not one to tinker; he simply wanted cars he could drive […]

Josh Coleman’s “unofficial” Hall of Fame ballot

Josh Coleman’s “unofficial” Hall of Fame ballot

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening – whichever is applicable to you. I love Fantasy Baseball. I love the offseason prep work, the draft room strategy, the in-season grind, and the euphoria that comes with another title. These things fill my heart with happiness, and this outlet gives me the opportunity to share my […]

A Fantasy Spin on the Hot Stove

A Fantasy Spin on the Hot Stove

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening – whichever is applicable to you. The Las Vegas Strip: grand hotels, neon lights, the bells and whistles of life changing winnings, the pain filled faces of a 24 HR dry spell, and of course the fanning of Adult Entertainment Vouchers every 25 feet. At the frequency of […]

Catching Value in the 2017 Draft

Catching Value in the 2017 Draft

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening — whichever is applicable to you. The year was 2008: Flo Rida and T-Pain were getting Low, Horton was Hearing a Who at the box office, and Victor Martinez was making me feel things I’d never felt before. In 08 I was still somewhat new to the fantasy […]

A Fantasy Spin on the Hot Stove

A Fantasy Spin on the Hot Stove

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening – whichever is applicable to you. Last installment I anticipated the Hot Stove to be placed on Simmer during the Holiday season. While the Hot Stove was certainly not boiling over, the hand full of transactions and the impact from a fantasy perspective put it on much more […]

A Fantasy Spin on the Hot Stove

A Fantasy Spin on the Hot Stove

The Holidays can be a demanding time. Events and family outings pushing you this way and that, making those list and checking them twice, the endless search for that perfect holiday gift. For some it can be the most wonderful time of the year. For others, the commercialized vision of grandeur can serve as a […]

A Fantasy Spin on the Hot Stove

A Fantasy Spin on the Hot Stove

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening – whichever is applicable to you. As the Winter Meetings came to a close the bookend day was not without its own news of notes. The closing ceremony of the Winter Meetings is the Rule 5 Draft. For those that don’t know I’ll save you from a Wikipedia […]

A Fantasy Spin on the Hot Stove

A Fantasy Spin on the Hot Stove

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening-whichever is applicable to you.  24/7 sports coverage is, more often than not, a wonderful thing. For me personally, some type of sport consumes about 80% of my existence. For people like me, the term “Too much exposure.” doesn’t really exist. The one negative about the constant coverage is […]

A Fantasy Spin on the Hot Stove

A Fantasy Spin on the Hot Stove

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening – whichever is applicable to you. The last installment of this feature covered four notable topics and a mention of a potential work stoppage. A little over a week later; we’ve established labor peace and teams have really began shaping their respective clubs for the 2017 season. Sunday […]

A Fantasy Spin on the Hot Stove

A Fantasy Spin on the Hot Stove

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening – whichever is applicable to you. Some weeks this post can write itself. In the first and second installments I mentioned 12 and 14 transactions respectively. This week there were four newsworthy transactions that caught my eye. Weeks such as this one are part of the Hot Stove […]

A Fantasy Spin on the Hot Stove

A Fantasy Spin on the Hot Stove

Good morning, good afternoon, or good evening –whichever is applicable to you. It was a procedural week on the Hot Stove as players made their decisions regarding qualifying offers and teams adjusted their 40-man rosters in preparation for the Rule 5 draft scheduled for December 8th.   In all, 10 players were given qualifying offers, […]