Fantasy Baseball Injuries
By orleanscardinals at 13 April, 2010, 8:43 am
Within a 24 hour window I learned Miguel Montero and Aaron Hill were heading to the DL, Jimmy Rollins probably will as well, and Derrek Lee left his game early due to injury. In one league, that means a third of my hitters are on the shelf and I have at least two key players out now in all three leagues.
If you are facing the injury bug like me, here are four things to consider this early in the fantasy baseball season.Read More >>
By orleanscardinals at 13 June, 2008, 8:29 pm
The 2008 baseball season certainly has been an interesting year with a large percentage of prominent ball players “hitting” the disabled list with all kinds of injuries. Injuries of course, are one of the major unknowns in baseball that can kill a fantasy baseball season.
(Source: AP Photo/Al Behrman)
Depending on how you come up with rankings, at least 7 of the top 25 players in spring training are on or have spent time on the DL thus far this season. Unfortunately, the trend of injuries to key players hasn’t gone down in numbers (and probably won’t as the season rolls on).Read More >>
By orleanscardinals at 10 June, 2008, 7:55 pm
Ryan Zimmerman (Photo: The Canadian Press)
And then there are injuries that end up lingering through the season, never seeming to heal and always impairing the performance a fantasy manager hopes for.
- For hitters, it’s a shoulder injury.
- For pitchers, the elbow is the culprit.