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Pujols poised for worst career season

Sorry everybody. But it looks like Albert Pujols is going to have a terrible year. I hate to say it. But I don't think there is any other reasonable conclusion.

Why? Because for five years I have tried to draft him in fantasy baseball, and this season i actually got him. So that has to be a sure sign of disaster, right?

I got caught up with work stuff and wasn't able to attend the draft for our league. But I pre-ranked players and I am pretty happy with what I got even thought the computer drafted things much differently than I would have live. After I go for the big numbers guy at the top to carry my offense, i work on trying to stock positions where productive players aren't as deep... shortstop, second, catcher... I usually try to snag a couple of stud pitchers early, but for the most part I try to save the meat of my pitching selections at least the middle rounds.

Anyway, here is what I got: 

C Russel Martin (LAD)

1B Albert Pujols (STL)

2B Alexi Ramirez (CWS)

3B Alex Rodriguez (NYY) ... somehow I scored him in the sixth round.

SS Miguel Tejada (HOU)

OF Carlos Beltran (NYM) ... computer picked him in second round

OF Carl Crawford (TB)

OF Cory Hart (MIL)


Adam Dunn (Was)

Mike Aviles (KC)

Vernon Wells (TOR)

Lastings Milledge (WAS)

Torii Hunter (LAA)

Jayson Worth (PHI)


C.C. Sabathia (NYY)

Tim Lincecum (SF) ... computer took him in the third round

John Lackey (LAA)

Scott Kazmir (TB)

Francisco Liriano (MIN)


Jose Valverde (HOU)

Matt Capps (PIT)