San Diego Padres: Jumbo Schimpf Delivers

September 14, 2016

An oxymoron, as defined by the somewhat-ancient woman who taught my high school English class, is defined as the following:  “a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction.” One of the most popular examples of an oxymoron is “jumbo shrimp.”  Is it large?  Is it tiny?  No one knows for sure. Another one that may better relate to the baseball people in the room: “slugging second…


San Diego Chargers: 2016 Fantasy Football Preview

September 4, 2016

Football’s back.  If you’re like many Americans around the country, you’re pretty excited about this. You also may be among the roughly 75 million people who play fantasy football, which means that, with preseason games now complete, there’s a good chance you’re drafting your team this weekend.  This entails player evaluations, pre-draft rankings, and mock drafts galore. Now, if you’re anything like me, you enjoy the chance to grab a…