Category Archives: Where were they then

Where were they then – Richie Sexson

If you were compiling a list of players better at fantasy baseball than real baseball, Richmond Lockwood Sexson (I feel like there should be a ‘III’ behind that) would probably be at or near the top of said list.  Despite … Continue reading

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Where Were They Then – Kent Bottenfield – 1999

If one were ever to question the genius of former St. Louis and current Cincinnati GM Walt Jocketty, I present you the offseason between 1999 and 2000. During that fateful spring Waltzin’ Walt traded staff ace Kent Bottenfield to the … Continue reading

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Where were they then – Billy Koch – 2002

Armed with a triple digits fastball and facial hair that looked like it belonged somewhere that rhymes with his last name, Billy Koch had an unbelievable season in 2002.  Get this, Koch had a whopping 44 saves, 11 wins, 3.27 … Continue reading

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Where were they then – John Patterson – 2005

Long before Stephen Strasburg and Barack Obama were around to spread false hope in our nation’s capital, the people of Washington DC had John Patterson to let them down.  After spending many years as a top prospect in the minors, … Continue reading

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Where Were They Then – Aaron Rowand 2004

A Stew sentimental favorite, Aaron Rowand catapulted my frat-tastically named 2004 Kaptain Krunk squad to an improbable 2nd place finish. Joining him on that squad were roster stalwarts such as Jeremy Affeldt, Cesar Izturis and 73-year-old Ray Durham. And although … Continue reading

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Where Were They Then – Wily Mo Pena – 2004

Blessed with one of the best names this fantasier has ever seen, Wily Mo Pena seemed as though he may become a draft day favorite for drafters around the world. Participants may jump the gun two rounds early simply to … Continue reading

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Where Were They Then – Esteban Loaiza – 2003

There’s a lot of you out there that will probably remember the season that Esteban Loaiza learned how to throw a cutter. A new pitch can almost always help a pitcher out, but who saw this year coming. Fantasiers around … Continue reading

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Where were they then – Mark Bellhorn 2002 & 2004

After spending most of his first seven professional seasons in the minor leagues,  Mark Bellhorn hit the ground running in his first full year in the majors with the Cubs in 2002.  The 27 year old Bellhorn took the fantasy … Continue reading

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Where were they then – Damian Moss – 2002

The Darling of Darlinghurst they called him. The biggest thing to come out of Australia since Silverchair just didn’t have the talent to sustain a career in the MLB. At least Daniel Johns had the ability to overcome an eating … Continue reading

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Where were they then – Shingo Takatsu – 2004

Face it. Unless you had this guy on your team in 2004 there’s no way you remember him until you read this post. Mr. Zero and his sub-60mph “sinker” baffled hitters for exactly one season. Thankfully for me that season … Continue reading

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