Sarah: Another frustrating week for the Somerville Green Sox, as my torrid offense fought Doug’s ridiculous pitching to a 6-6 draw. Yes, I won all the offensive categories and his Swamp Dragons took all of the pitching categories. It may be time to begin to start to think about maybe pondering whether it’s a good […]

The week six results for the UmpBump fantasy league are in. Time for quick look at who’s performing and who isn’t! Sarah: This was a terrible week for the Somerville Green Sox. What sort of terrible? Well, my one save was taken away after the official scorer realized he’d made a mistake, making me the […]

Another week of matchups has come and gone in UmpBump’s head-to-head fantasy league. Must be time for our weekly rundown of who’s helping us out and who’s kicking us to the curb. Sarah: Say what you will about the managerial style of Joe Torre—and here at UmpBump, we have—but I would like to take a […]

The Week 4 results are in for UmpBump’s head-to-head league. Who’s up, who’s down, who’s in, who’s out. Sarah: After inflicting a veritable ass-kicking on Alejandro for most of the week, I (again!) suffered a terrible Sunday and had to content myself with a tie. Poop. Now I’ve dropped down to sixth in our 12-person […]

Week 3 of the fantasy season has come and gone in the UmpBump fantasy league. Which players are hot, which are not, and how we did: Coley: This is a new low. I lost to Alejandro’s team. Trust me, that’s really bad. That’s like getting swept by the Giants. How did this happen? Well, Alejandro’s […]

The Week 2 results for UmpBump’s head-to-head fantasy league are in. A quick look at how we did: Coley: I eked out a win this week, winning HR, SB, OBP, W, K, ERA and WHIP. Why was this week different than last? I won stolen bases. And, honestly, with Jose Reyes, Chone Figgins, Brandon Phillips […]

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December 5, 2011

Will anybody get elected to the Hall of Fame this year?

Last week, we asked you to vote for who you would like to see enshrined in baseball’s Hall of Fame. The verdict? If it were up to UmpBump readers, nobody would make it in. The leading vote getter (so far) is Jeff Bagwell, who has 60% support. Of course, in the real voting, players need […]

January 5, 2011

Annual UmpBump Hall of Fame Balloting: 2011 Edition

In what has become an annual tradition, we here at UmpBump cast our ballots for the Hall of Fame on the eve of the announcements of the voting for the real Hall of Fame. Voters can vote for anyone ever who has been retired from baseball for at least five years and is not already […]

October 19, 2010

Crowdsourcing the Greats: The Top 10 Managers of All Time

Now that we’ve looked at every position on the diamond, as well as relief pitchers, we are nearing the end of our “Crowdsourcing the Greats” series. But before we finish, let’s turn one more time to the internet hoi polloi for answers on who the greatest baseball manager of all time was. As usual, we […]