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 Ray's Ramblings - Ohtani & Stanton
Posted by Ray Flowers on Monday, December 11, 2017 - 16:34

The Angels surprised the fantasy universe when they signed Shohei Ohtani. The next great thing, Ohtani will pitch, perhaps out of a 6-man rotation, with the real question being just how much of a hitter will he be in 2017? Moreover, how will fantasy leagues list him – as a pitcher or as a pitcher and a hitter? It could get messy. The second topic is the news that Giancarlo Stanton has been dealt to the Yankees to form the best 1-2 punch in baseball with Aaron Judge.

 Ray's Ramblings - Award Winners & A Trade
Posted by Ray Flowers on Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 13:28

The awards have started to come out for the 2017 Major League Baseball season. Ray discusses the AL and NL winners in all the major categories including MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year. Ray also gives his thoughts on the deal between the Athletics and Mariners highlighted by Ryon Healy.

 Ray's Ramblings - 2017 World Series Wrap
Posted by Ray Flowers on Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 18:46

The Astros won their first World Series title in grand fashion, winning Game 7 in Los Angeles in one of the best World Series of all-time. Homers and a lack of depth from the starting pitchers were the two main storylines as the Astros raised the championship banner for the first time.

 Ray's Ramblings - Halloween 2017
Posted by Ray Flowers on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:50

The Dodgers head home trailing three games to two. They will have to win both efforts to claim the championship over the Astros, and that challenge begins on Halloween as they will look to extend the World Series to an epic 7th game. There's some Halloween movies stuff in here as well for those of you looking for something to watch after grabbing all your candy. 

 2018 Too Early MLB Mock Drafts
Posted by Ray Flowers on Monday, October 30, 2017 - 14:35

It’s October of 2017. We’re trying to predict April of 2018. It’s not easy to do that. We don’t know who will be hurt. We don’t know who is hurt now that will recover. We don’t know which rookies will have a shot at Opening Day Rosters. We don’t know where free agents will sign. We don’t know anything about so many bullpens.

 Ray's Ramblings - 2017 World Series Tied, 1-1
Posted by Ray Flowers on Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 17:47

The 2017 World Series is tied one game apiece after an epic Game 2 that will go down as one of the most exciting games in Series history. The battle heads to Houston for Game 3 Friday, October 27th.

 Ray's Ramblings - 2017 World Series Preview
Posted by Ray Flowers on Monday, October 23, 2017 - 13:42

The 2017 World Series will be the first to match 100-game winners since the 1970 Series with the Red and Orioles (this will be just the 7th battle of 100 win teams in the history of the Series). The Astros and Dodgers, the class of both their leagues, will battle to be called the best team in baseball this season in yet another edition of the Fall Classic.

 Ray's Ramblings - The Dodgers Are In
Posted by Ray Flowers on Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:43

The Dodgers defeated the Cubs to make the World Series. They will await the winner of the Yankees and Astros series.



The Yankees have a 3-2 advantage over the Astros.

The Yankees are in a strong position, if you believe in history. The last 16 times that a team moved from 2-2 to a 3-2 lead in a series, that team went on to win 13 times. However, the negative. The Yankees would have to become the 5th team to win four consecutive games after falling behind 0-2...

 Ray's Ramblings - LCS Update
Posted by Ray Flowers on Monday, October 16, 2017 - 17:39

The Dodgers lead the Cubs 2-0 in the National League Championship Series, the same advantage that the Astros have over the Yankees in the American League. With the Dodgers and Astros eyeing a trip to the World Series, Ray Flowers takes a look at some of the more exciting factoids in this year’s postseason.

 Ray's Ramblings - Looking to the 2017 LCS
Posted by Ray Flowers on Friday, October 13, 2017 - 14:00

The League Championship series are set, with the Astros taking on the Yankees in the American League, while the Cubs and Dodgers square off in the National League. Ray Flowers wraps up the LDS and looks ahead to the matchups of the four teams left playing baseball in mid-October.