Category: Baseball

Wake Up The Ghosts: Yankee Preview

By Tiffany Berryman Yankee fans have long suspected that October's air turns cold because of all those great ghosts swirling around, blessing each magical moment with their Mystique and Aura but the last few seasons have been void of such luxuries. There was that distracting Joe Torre drama and the never ending follies of Alex [...]

How to Fix the Yankees

Look, I’ve sat back and watched this Yankee team play baseball this year, and I can just tell you – these guys don’t have it. Whatever it is, they don’t have it. There are too many hired mercenaries who care only about the money. They lack the fire and motivation to go out there every [...]

Fantasy Baseball — Waivers \ Who's Hot

By Mike Dietrich  Welcome back to our weekly fantasy baseball article.  In this space each week we will offer some players that are probably unavailable in your league and could be useful going forward as well as who is hot/not.   Here are my favorite pickups for the week; Joakim Soria KC- He is the closer [...]

Waiver Pickups For The Week (Baseball)

By Mike Dietrich  Welcome back to our weekly fantasy baseball article on www.jetnation.com.  In this space each week we will offer some players that are probably unavailable in your league and could be useful going forward.  Here are my favorite pickups for the week. Travis Buck - He is now the everyday player for the [...]

Fantasy Baseball – End Of The Draft Sleepers

By Mike Dietrich Here are a bunch of players that will be available in the last few rounds of the draft and will out perform players taken much earlier. Conor Jackson 1B- He will hit in the middle of a very good young lineup and should make a power jump from 15-80 to 25-100. Ryan [...]

AL Rookies

By Mike Dietrich Hello All and welcome to the second part of Rookies to watch.  Today we will cover the American League. New York Yankees Even though Igawa is a rookie and should win 12 games, Philip Hughes is the guy and warrants stashing him until the soon to be Carl Pavano injury. Boston Red [...]

The Pride And The Pressure

JetNation had the opportunity to interview Michael Morrissey from the NY Post.  His recently released book, "The Pride and the Pressure" captures the essence of what it’s really like to be a Yankee in the present day, dissecting the most renowned, successful sports team in a comprehensive and riveting fashion. For all of the devotion spent [...]

Baseball Preview: NL Rookies

Fantasy Baseball with Mike Dietrich Hello all and welcome to the 3rd installment of our fantasy baseball column.  This week  we will review NL rookies to watch out for this year. New York Mets Mike Pelfrey is having a nice spring and will be a SP it is just a matter of when and not [...]