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Bernie On The Scene: AL Disappointments & Surprises

Bernie Pleskoff

Bernie Pleskoff

Bernie Pleskoff is a former professional scout for the Houston Astros and Seattle Mariners.

It happens every year. There are players I count on to either anchor my fantasy team or bolster my roster.

And then they lay an egg.

I look for proven track records when I make my team selections. At times it isn't possible. In an "only" league, what's left is what's left and I have to take what's left. Sometimes there is little choice at 1 in the morning.

I don't call underachievers who flame out during the season "bums." That distinction goes to a specific class of people.

A bum is a guy that doesn't pay his child support. A bum is a lazy guy unwilling to work. A bum is a guy that picks on the little guy or beats his wife. Of course, there are some of those in baseball. They may be bums.

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