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Perhaps the fantasy baseball season hasn’t gone as you anticipated. Your first two picks of Evan Longoria and Josh Hamilton have been on the shelf. Ubaldo Jimenez and Mat Latos are nowhere near what you were expecting. Just because you are off to a bumpy start doesn’t mean the fun is over. Here are some fantasy baseball team names based on some of the early surprises that can give you something to smile about.
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Joyce to the World:  Matt Joyce‘s fast start certainly has those savvy enough to grab him singing a tune. By the way, where the heck is Jeremiah the bullfrog?
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Masterson of My Domain:  Jerry, Kramer, George, and Elaine would be proud of the way Justin Masterson has handled himself in the first few weeks of the season.
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Kubel Than the Other Side of the Pillow:  Actually Jason Kubel as been anything but cool. He’s about the only Twins player producing at the plate.
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Beachy Blanket Bingo:  You can got this route or you can go the Son of a Beachy route, with Brandon Beachy. I opted for the Frankie Avalon reference.
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Filthy Sanchez:  There has been nothing filthy about Gaby Sanchez‘s start. He’s even showing some pop.
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Harangutan:  Aaron Harang has been a gentle giant this year. He’s been getting the job done, but his strikeouts  have gone down.
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Ryan “The Snake” Roberts:  Diamondbacks are getting more than expected from Ryan Roberts.
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North Correia:  Pittsburgh has treated Kevin Correia well.
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Know When to Fuld ‘em:  After a hot start, it’s getting harder to hold Sam Fuld.
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Great Britton:   Great is exactly what Zach Britton has been thus far for the Orioles.


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We had some awesome submissions this year (click here to see the entries), which we narrowed down to eight finalists:
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  • Slow and steady wins the Reyes
  • The Good, the Bad and the Uggla
  • Smoak on the Weiters
  • Napa Votto Parts
  • Want Teixeira Smoak?
  • Just Call A CAB-rera!!!
  • Inglorious Batstars
  • Doumit to me 1 more time

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After a group of panelists voted on the names, here are the results.
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First Place:  The Good, the Bad and the Uggla – Scott
Second Place:  Inglorious Batstars – Phillip
Third Place:  Smoak on the Weiters – Omid
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The folks over at FantasySportsTrophies.com, home of numerous fantasy baseball trophies, are stepping up by giving away a Value Series fantasy baseball trophy. Our friends at Big Awesome Company are pitching in by donating a free t-shirt for the cause. Finally, my dad and brother are giving away a MonsterRaxx t-shirt. Scott gets first dibs on one of the prizes. Phillip gets the next choice and Omid gets the last, but not the least of the prizes.


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We had some awesome submissions this year (click here to see the entries). Thanks to everybody for participating. Unfortunately I had to narrow the list down. Here are the eight finalists:
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  • Slow and steady wins the Reyes
  • The Good, the Bad and the Uggla
  • Smoak on the Weiters
  • Napa Votto Parts
  • Want Teixeira Smoak?
  • Just Call A CAB-rera!!!
  • Inglorious Batstars
  • Doumit to me 1 more time

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A group of panelists will vote on the names and the top three will receive a prize. The folks over at FantasySportsTrophies.com, home of numerous fantasy baseball trophies, are stepping up by giving away a Value Series fantasy baseball trophy. Our friends at Big Awesome Company are pitching in by donating a free t-shirt for the cause. Finally, my dad and brother are giving away a MonsterRaxx t-shirt.

Soon fantasy baseball drafts will be underway. While doing all your due diligence to draft that perfect team is a necessity, let’s not forget that it’s also about fun. What better way to kick things off this year than with a funny fantasy baseball team name. To help you with some ideas, we’re going to run a contest. What’s a contest without prizes?
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The folks over at FantasySportsTrophies.com, home of numerous fantasy baseball trophies, are stepping up by giving away a Value Series fantasy baseball trophy. Our friends at Big Awesome Company are pitching in by donating a free t-shirt for the cause. Finally, my dad and brother are giving away a MonsterRaxx t-shirt.
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Limit three team names per entrant.  The contest will be open until March 15th.  We will then narrow it down to three team names and put it up to a vote. Please submit your entries at the bottom of this page.
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Here’s a look at last year’s contest for some inspiration.
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