Congratulations to Felix Hernandez, who earned the 100th win of his career against the Astros on Monday night. Hernandez pitched six shutout innings with nine strikeouts, allowing five hits and a walk. Despite velocity concerns (see below), Hernandez has recorded 37 strikeouts in 34 2/3 innings pitched this season. Many sniping 140-character comments have been [...]

Prior to Sunday’s opener, I posted updated positional rankings on the FantasyPros.com website. We had great success in the 2012 season on the Dome, producing a top-10 finish (seventh) in the draft cheatsheet competition on the FantasyPros.com site. Injuries dominate the early-2013 landscape, as owners try to ascertain how much to discount injured stars such [...]

Welcome to the beginning of the SwollenDome.com Fantasy Baseball season. Following a brief hiatus to decompress after a hectic football season and the glory of Super Bowl XLVII, it’s time to turn the page and get back onto the diamond. I am rolling through position-by-position to load up the first-look fantasy rankings for the 2013 [...]

1 Robinson Cano 2 Dustin Pedroia 3 Ian Kinsler 4 Dan Uggla 5 Brandon Phillips 6 Howie Kendrick 7 Ben Zobrist 8 Michael Young 9 Rickie Weeks 10 Ryan Roberts 11 Dustin Ackley 12 Danny Espinosa 13 Jason Kipnis 14 Michael Cuddyer 15 Neil Walker 16 Kelly Johnson 17 Jemile Weeks 18 Jose Altuve 19 [...]