Introducing... Oscar Gamble's Afro Fantasy Baseball League

Here are the lineups for every team in Oscar Gamble's Afro, the fantasy league featuring musicians who love them some baseball. Check out the fantasy league section to the right to keep up to date on the standings, and check back here for roster changes as the season progresses.

updated: 9/27/08

Los Gigantes (Scott McCaughey - the Baseball Project)

C - Pablo Sandoval (Giants)
C - Bengie Molina (Giants)
1B - Carlos Delgado (Mets)
1B - Carlos Peña (Rays)
1B - Ryan Garko (Indians)
2B - Alexei Ramírez (White Sox)
2B - Asdrubal Cabrera (Indians)
3B - Hank Blalock (Rangers)
SS - Stephen Drew (Diamondbacks)
OF - Shin-Soo Choo (Indians)
OF - Ryan Ludwick (Cardinals)
OF - Garret Anderson (Angels)
OF - Andre Ethier (Dodgers)
SP - Brandon Webb (Diamondbacks)
SP - Tim Lincecum (Giants)
SP - J.P. Howell (Rays)
SP - Joba Chamberlain (Yankees)
RP - Jonathan Broxton (Dodgers)
RP - Joakim Soria (Royals)
RP - Kerry Wood (Cubs)

West Side Express (Steve Wynn/Linda Pitmon - the Baseball Project)

C - Jason Varitek (Red Sox)
1B - Albert Pujols (Cardinals)
1B - David Ortiz (Red Sox)
1B - Casey Kotchman (Angels)
2B - Chone Figgins (Angels)
3B - Aramis Ramírez (Cubs)
SS - Miguel Tejada (Astros)
SS - Yunel Escobar (Braves)
OF - Matt Holliday (Rockies)
OF - Grady Sizemore (Indians)
OF - Torii Hunter (Angels)
OF - Nick Markakis (Orioles)
OF - Jermaine Dye (White Sox)
SP - C.C. Sabathia (Indians)
SP - Ben Sheets (Brewers)
SP - Derek Lowe (Dodgers)
SP - Jered Weaver (Angels)
SP - Mike Pelfrey (Mets)
RP - Francisco Cordero (Reds)
RP - Trevor Hoffman (Padres)

Ruthian Blast (Mike Mills - R.E.M.)
C - Brian McCann (Braves)
C - Mike Napoli (Angels)
1B - Prince Fielder (Brewers)
2B - Kazuo Matsui (Astros)
3B - Mark Teahen (Royals)
SS - Hanley Ramírez (Marlins)
SS - Jimmy Rollins (Phillies)
SS - Cesar Izturis (Cardinals)
OF - Jacoby Ellsbury (Red Sox)
OF - Magglio Ordóñez (Tigers)
OF - Lastings Milledge (Nationals)
SP - Mike Mussina (Mets)
SP - Jake Peavy (Padres)
SP - Ricky Nolasco (Marlins)
SP - Randy Johnson (Diamondbacks)
SP - Francisco Liriano (Twins)
RP - Matt Lindstrom (Marlins)
RP - Frank Francisco (Rangers)
RP - Brian Fuentes (Rockies)
RP - Brad Lidge (Phillies)

The Winnipeg Lefties (John K. Samson - the Weakerthans)
C - Russell Martin (Dodgers)
1B - Lance Berkman (Astros)
1B - Justin Morneau (Twins)
1B - James Loney (Dodgers)
2B - Dan Uggla (Marlins)
3B - Aubrey Huff (Orioles)
SS - Rafael Furcal (Dodgers)
SS - Cristian Guzmán (Nationals)
OF - Milton Bradley (Rangers)
OF - Shane Victorino (Phillies)
OF - Matt Kemp (Dodgers)
SP - Josh Beckett (Red Sox)
SP - Matt Cain (Giants)
SP - Chan Ho Park (Dodgers)
SP - Scott Baker (Twins)
SP - Armando Galarraga (Tigers)
SP - Gavin Floyd (White Sox)
SP - John Danks (White Sox)
RP - Joe Nathan (Twins)
RP - Takashi Saito (Dodgers)
RP - B.J. Ryan (Blue Jays)

Marah (Dave Bielanko - Marah)
C - Geovany Soto (Cubs)
1B - Miguel Cabrera (Tigers)
1B - Mark Teixeira (Braves)
1B - Todd Helton (Rockies)
2B - Brandon Phillips (Reds)
2B - Robinson Canó (Yankees)
3B - Álex Rodríguez (Yankees)
SS - Carlos Guillén (Tigers)
OF - Carl Crawford (Devil Rays)
OF - Vladimir Guerrero (Angels)
OF - Curtis Granderson (Tigers)
OF - Jeff Francoeur (Braves)
OF - Chris Young (Diamondbacks)
SP - Cole Hamels (Phillies)
SP - Justin Verlander (Tigers)
SP - Chris Young (Padres)
SP - Pedro Martínez (Mets)
SP - Zack Greinke (Royals)
RP - Bobby Jenks (White Sox)
RP - Mariano Rivera (Yankees)

Mariah Heep (Patrick Berkery - Pernice Brothers)
C - Iván Rodríguez (Tigers)
1B - Derrek Lee (Cubs)
1B - Garrett Atkins (Rockies)
2B - B.J. Upton (Devil Rays)
3B - Alex Gordon (Royals)
3B - Mike Lowell (Red Sox)
SS - Édgar Rentería (Tigers)
Util - Jim Thome (White Sox)
OF - Ichiro Suzuki (Mariners)
OF - Jayson Werth (Phillies)
OF - Kosuke Fukudome (Cubs)
OF - Josh Willingham (Marlins)
SP - Johan Santana (Mets)
SP - John Lackey (Angels)
SP - Jair Jurrjens (Braves)
SP - James Shields (Devil Rays)
SP - Brett Myers (Phillies)
SP - Kyle Lohse (Cardinals)
RP - Huston Street (A's)
RP - Scot Shields (Angels)

Splendid Splinters (Willy Braun - Reckless Kelly)
C - Joe Mauer (Twins)
1B - Kevin Youkilis (Red Sox)
1B - Mike Jacobs (Marlins)
2B - Dustin Pedroia (Red Sox)
3B - Ryan Braun (Brewers)
SS - Michael Young (Rangers)
OF - Manny Ramírez (Red Sox)
OF - David Murphy (Rangers) (DL)
OF - Nick Swisher (White Sox)
OF - Ryan Church (Mets)
OF - Alfonso Soriano (Cubs)
OF - J.D. Drew (Red Sox)
SP - Roy Halladay (Blue Jays)
SP - Scott Kazmir (Devil Rays)
SP - Ryan Dempster (Cubs)
SP - Shaun Marcum (Blue Jays)
SP - Joe Blanton (A's)
RP - Jonathan Papelbon (Red Sox)
RP - Carlos Mármol (Cubs)
RP - Hideki Okajima (Red Sox)

Red Seat in the Rock (Matt Quin - American Princes)
C - A.J. Pierzynski (White Sox)
1B - Ryan Howard (Phillies)
2B - Ryan Theriot (Cubs)
3B - David Wright (Mets)
3B - Evan Longoria (Rays)
SS - Jhonny Peralta (Indians)
OF - Jason Bay (Red Sox)
OF - Carlos Beltrán (Mets)
OF - Vernon Wells (Blue Jays)
OF - Willy Taveras (Rockies)
OF - Adam Dunn (Diamondbacks)
SP - Carlos Zambrano (Cubs)
SP - Roy Oswalt (Astros)
SP - Chad Billingsley (Dodgers)
SP - Ted Lilly (Cubs)
SP - A.J. Burnett (Blue Jays)
RP - Billy Wagner (Mets) (DL)
RP - Joel Hanrahan (Nationals)
RP - JJ Putz (Mariners)
RP - Ervin Santana (Angels)
RP - Mike González (Braves)

Rocpile (generally awesome people - Yep Roc Records)
C - Ryan Doumit (Pirates)
1B - Adrián González (Padres)
2B - Chase Utley (Phillies)
2B - Brian Roberts (Orioles)
3B - Clint Barmes (Rockies)
SS - José Reyes (Mets)
OF - Josh Hamilton (Rangers)
OF - Nate McLouth (Pirates)
OF - Bobby Abreu (Yankees)
SP - Javier Vázquez (White Sox)
SP - Ryan Rowland-Smith (Mariners)
SP - Todd Wellemeyer (Cardinals)
SP - Cliff Lee (Indians)
SP - John Lannan (Nationals)
SP - Aaron Harang (Reds)
SP - Jamie Moyer (Phillies)
SP - Gil Meche (Royals)
RP - Brad Ziegler (A's)
RP - Francisco Rodríguez (Dodgers)
RP - José Valverde (Astros)


The Baseball Project said...

Wow, I have to say that I think the Yep Roc team is going to kick some ass. What a lineup!

Biased Participant

Eric T. Miller said...

There's a rumor going around that the Mariah Heep manager is actually Ed Wade and that Johan Santana got all Shawn Chacon on his ass in the clubhouse. At least that's what Randy Miller is reporting in the Courier Times.