BABS looks at the early upstarts

by Pat Cloghessy

Raise your hand if after seven weeks of baseball, your league standings have you in the money. Congratulations. You probably did not draft Corey Kluber, Aaron Judge or Trea Turner. It’s possible you rostered Cody Bellinger or Christian Yelich (maybe both!). Lucky you. Justin Verlander, Hyun-Jin Ryu and Luis Castillo lead your pitching staff. Kirby Yates and Brad Hand are securing saves. Man, you really know what you are doing. Us also-rans may as well pack it in.

Or not. We just got Austin Meadows back. Josh Bell is blooming through the . . .

This page is partially restricted for paid members only. If you would like to get full access please become a full member of