Life is hard. We all know it. Even in the best of times there’s that little voice in our head saying something like, “Don’t go all-in. You know something bad is gonna happen soon.” At least I feel that way with my pessimistic view of life. After all, the glass really is half empty, even if it is half full.

Fantasy baseball is much the same way. Just when you think you’ve got the game figured out, something happens which causes you to pause and then note, even if only to yourself, that you simply don’t have all the answers. ‘Tis life. ‘Tis fantasy baseball.

Life is full of ups and downs.

There are always positives and negatives.

Cheese tastes great.

You need to embrace chance/risk.

The new Wonder Woman movie is going to be fantastic.

Stephen Strasburg will end up hurt.

That last one is, of course, the only one that matters for this piece, so let me apologize for my digression.

The point I was intending to make, though it’s taken me more than 150 words to...

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