GIVE THE OL’ CHAMP ANOTHER SHOT

yup, he's still smiling

Here in the world of fantasy baseball is kind of like being in Hollywood- everyone love the glamour.  We’ve got our stars (Albert), our comedians (Willie Harris), our Mark Ruffalos, an unheralded actor in my book (think Brad Hawpe), our phenoms (J-Hey), and our Lohans (sorry, Chris Davis, you kinda f’d me).  So why are we in Fantasywood always so reluctant to go back to an industry legend, perhaps past his prime, looking for a resurgance?  Ladies and gentlemen, give Mickey Rourke Paul Konerko a chance!

I’m buying into Konerko.  After a down ’08, Konerko rebounded a bit, though still not quite bashing numbers of yore.  Even if its just a wicked hot streak, I’m gambling the fella still has a season in the tank.  And Bobby Abreu, Todd Helton, and Pudge Rodriguez are giving a big middle finger to anyone who doubts the old dog- see they never forget their old tricks…

While he may not look like this spry chicken above (P.S. I have this card), Konerko’s been mashing like one, with an OPS clear over 1.000.  Go grab him now as an IF, UTIL, or 1B/backup depending on your league’s depth.  Ride the wave of youth folks!

And now ladies  and gentlemen, Mr. Elvis Costello and Mr. Burt Bacharach

Bonus P.S.  Vlad’s kinda impaling now too- so keep an eye on him and his health… he is in the Banbox in Arlington… and that crazy summer jetstream is approaching

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Fantasy Baseball, MLB

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s