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Charging the Mound: It's A Long Season

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: Thursday, July 4, 2013 2:19am
To: Jeff Erickson
Subject: Charging

It's amazing how long the baseball season is. Early on it was the Justin Upton era. You filled up countless minutes of radio lamenting that you took Jose Bautista and Stephen Strasburg over him. There was also the Roy Halladay epoch - is he finally coming around, and shouldn't I have offered Hyun-Jin Ryu for him? Remember when Vernon Wells, Travis Hafner and Lyle Overbay fueled a strong start by the Yankees before warming weather led to their extinction? There was also the time when we were waiting to see if David Ortiz would make it back at all this year and at what capacity and for Nolan Arenado, Jurickson Profar and Wil Myers to get called up. If we were to create a calendar to map the season, we might divide it between B.P. (Before Puig) and A.D. (In the year of this year's Mike Trout).

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