May 14, 2021

How fantasy baseball drafts can still be a coronavirus escape (New York Post)


We are swimming in uncharted waters. We are living in a world without sports.

The coronavirus pandemic has forced the NBA, NHL, MLS and other soccer leagues, and NASCAR to suspend their seasons. There will be no March Madness this year. The PGA canceled The Players Championship after the first round, and all tournaments until the Masters, which also has been postponed.

The status of the Olympics remains up in the air, and though the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby is still scheduled for May 2, organizers are monitoring the situation. Heck, even the XFL canceled the remainder of its season (yes, they were apparently still playing).

Major League Baseball has canceled the rest of spring training and pushed back the start of its season at least two weeks.

These are serious and stressful times, but that is why distractions are needed more than ever. We need something to look forward to and make us smile. We need a sign of normalcy, something to reassure us that everything will be alright. Maybe a little dose of fantasy can help make reality brighter.

Nolan Arenado
Nolan ArenadoAP

How? Maybe by mimicking Madman Drew Loftis’ playbook and drafting as many fantasy teams as…

Read “How fantasy baseball drafts can still be a coronavirus escape” at New York Post