Why we love the underdogs

“Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.” Yogi Berra

Baseball season is a week old. I am already overcome by the all familiar emotions that come with winning, losing, home runs and blown saves. And I already miss 2017. Last year, my beloved New York Yankees were in the middle of a rebuild. But miracle of youth, some magic and lot of luck saw them knocking on the door of World Series. The joy of 2017 was something I had not felt since the first year 1992: when I became a baseball fan. This year we have GoneCarlo. Our young-uns are certified rock stars. We are the evil empire again. Continue reading “Why we love the underdogs”

It is (Fantasy) Baseball Time

We are within spitting distance from the baseball season, and the New York Yankees will play their opener against Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday. I am excited about the season, not just for the game, but also for a chance to do an excellent job in my fantasy baseball league. Last year was a disaster — after winning the 12 team league in 2016, I reverted to losing trend and finished seventh. In a way, I was like the Kansas City Royals. The new season means a fresh start, and yesterday we had our team draft, and I am feeling pretty okay with my picks.

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