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Charging the Mound: When Disaster Strikes

Chris Liss

Chris Liss

Chris Liss is RotoWire's Managing Editor and Host of RotoWIre Fantasy Sports Today on Sirius XM radio.

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson

Jeff Erickson is a co-founder of and the only two-time winner of Baseball Writer of the Year from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. He roots for the Reds, Bengals, Red Wings, Pacers and Northwestern University (the real NU).

-----Original Message-----
From: Christopher Liss
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 12:03am
To: Jeff Erickson
Subject: Charging

After a horrible first four weeks in some of my leagues - ranging from Jonathan Broxton losing his job (after I drafted him) to Giancarlo Stanton's slow start to Aramis Ramirez's DL stint to Jason Heyward's struggles and subsequent injury to Mitchell Boggs' spectacular murder of two categories, I had two fantastic days.

Stanton hit three homers, Juan Pierre stole several bags, Nate McLouth whom I lucked into for $1 in NFBC was killing it, Josh Donaldson was an RBI machine, Mitch Moreland started to hit, and my stream pitcher Jeremy Guthrie, gave up zero runs. I hadn't fixed everything by any means, but my NL Tout team was in fourth (with Delmon Young, Brian McCann and eventually Logan Morrison, Oscar Taveras, Billy Hamilton on the way), my LABR team was in third (with Wil Myers, Jurickson Profar and Derek Jeter on r

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