Tag Archives: Ted Lilly

2011 National League West Previews: Dodgers

Today’s Focus: Los Angeles Dodgers

2010 Record: 80-82, 4th NL West

In 2010 the Dodgers struggled to an 80-82 overall record but they were 40-32 against the NL West. The Dodgers ended 2009 in first place but, in 2010 they finished in 4th place even though they had nearly the same team. Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier, and Jonathan Broxton were arguably their best players in 2009 but they struggled mightily at times in 2010. Will they be able to rebound in 2011? Read more of this post

2011 Fantasy Baseball “September Stars” Series: Daniel Hudson

This week we take a look at our first “September Star” pitcher: Daniel Hudson.

Hudson came over to the Diamondbacks in the trade that sent Edwin Jackson to the White Sox last season and started 14 games (11 for the DBacks) going:

7.9K/9…2.6BB/9…6.4H/9…2.45 ERA…1.00 WHIP

For comparison, Hudson’s minor league career included the following stats:

10.6K/9…2.5BB/9…6.9H/9…2.90 ERA…1.05 WHIP

In August and September, Hudson went 7-1/1.69/0.84/70 in 79+ innings. Before we go extrapolating this 24-year-old phenom into the No.1 Fantasy Pitcher for 2011, lets dig into his numbers a little bit…

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National League Central Previews: Cubs

Today’s Focus: Chicago Cubs

2010 Record:  75-87, 5th Place NL Central

The Cubs look a lot different than they did on opening day of the 2010 season.  Derek Lee and Mike Fontenot were traded during the season, manger Lou Pinella resigned, and Ryan Theriot and Ted Lilly were gone after the season ended.  The Team picked up Matt Garza, Kerry Wood and Carlos Pena in the offseason but that’s not enough to get this cursed team into the playoffs.
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