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Charging the Mound: The Biogenesis Edition

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: Chris Liss
Sent: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 9:47pm
To: Jeff Erickson
Subject: Charging - on steroids

A lot of people were cavalier in the preseason about the risk of Ryan Braun (and a few others) being suspended on account of the Biogenesis probe. I'll chalk that up to a tendency we all sometimes have to ignore things we deem unlikely to happen, even when the results would be catastrophic - and in terms of drafting a fantasy team, losing the No. 1 or No. 2 overall pick for 50-100 games is about as catastrophic as it gets*.

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