Fantasy Baseball Update: Rookie Regrets, I Have a Few

Published on 18-Aug-2015 by Spock1
MLB / MLB Daily Opinion

A cap does not a successful roto manager make.

Turns out that there's more to this fantasy baseball stuff than mere pretending.

For if fantasy baseball is truly to be the stuff of dreams, then by all rights, my club should be in first.

But who'da thunk that it actually takes skill to excel at it. Certainly not my editors, otherwise they might have chosen someone who knew what he was doing.

But I shan't give up! In for a pence, in for a pound.

I have so much more to think about than my own plummeting points and clicks on The Daily Player. I have the League of Other Extraordinary Fantasy Teams to consider.

Even though my team's in last place, I may yet figure prominently in the spoiler role.

For the league leaders to achieve baseball glory, they'll have to contend with my cellar dwellars who have nothing left to lose and something to gain. I'm not really sure what that might be yet. Sounds good enough to be one of those empty-headed jock analyses, though.

So, our last place team will go out with a song, as we play out the string and not phone it in:

I Blew it My Way

Regrets

About how I handled the opening draft

I have a few, so let's here mention

At the opening bell

I didn't know

That you could select

From different uniforms and a logo

During the player draft

I just didn't know

I chose from my heart

And not further below

I had, Hunter Pence (may substitute your favorite player),

In the lineup

But since he got injured

I thought I should replace him

With someone active

But then my fantasy roster was full

So we took each and every highway

Later, when he was better

I couldn't get Pence anymore

No, he was already gotten

Now the record shows,

I took the fantasy blows

And blew it my way

For what is a Yahoo Fantasy rookie manager

What's he got?

If not a magic elf

Then not a lot

Now, the end of the schedule is near

I face…Jane Curtin

Through the blistering  and chaotic Yahoo Fantasy Baseball Season

I took the blows and I blew it myyyyy way

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