Brad Lidge struck out Eric Hinske to record the final out in the World Series last night. Maybe he wasn't concentrating enough at the plate because he was worrying whether or not to start Ryan Grant this week. Grant did just finally have a productive fantasy game and is coming off a bye week, but they are facing the vaunted Tennessee run defense. Man, what should I - STRIKE THREE!
No, seriously, apparently CBS Sports is running a fantasy football league with with 13 major league players. B.J. Ryan is apparently dominating right now, running his record to a spotless 8-0 thus far. Hinske, who is said to be a "fantasy football addict" is facing off against Lidge this weekend, coincidentally. Both sport 3-5 records and need the win badly to stay relevant.
Just for what it's worth, the other league members are Jarrod Washburn, Mark Buehrle, Michael Cuddyer, Travis Hafner, Matt Clement, David Wright, Greg Maddux, Aaron Rowand, Ben Sheets, and Doug Mientkiewicz.
No word on if Maddux plays mind games with opponents, or if Hafner drafted a bunch of guys who ended up injured. I am sure Wright's 5-3 record is bound to get worse as the playoffs approach, though (zing!).
Eric Hinske Wants Revenge on Brad Lidge ... in Fantasy Football? originally appeared on MLB FanHouse on 2008-10-30T18:30:00 00:00. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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