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Jung Ho Kang?

Feb 26, 2015 4:58 AM on Part 2: 1-50 (plus one)
 
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Perez is starting over Ishikawa. Not that it matters that much.

 
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His career line of 4.98/1.40 in the postseason argues against any "Big Game" hosannas.

Sep 18, 2014 7:12 AM on Big Situation James
 
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Also Will Carroll said this: Add in that Fernandez was ill before the game and potentially dehydrated, which can have a massive effect on the body, and no one comes off looking good. http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2062548-under-the-knife-mlb-injury-analysis-on-fernandez-sabathia-wieters-and-more

May 16, 2014 8:30 AM on The Injury Puzzle
 
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Also see comments in this thread. Some good stuff there. http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/jose-fernandez-preventable-or-inevitable/

May 16, 2014 8:29 AM on The Injury Puzzle
 
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Check it: http://www.scienceofsocceronline.com/2013/01/heat-dehydration-and-injury-risk.html

May 16, 2014 8:28 AM on The Injury Puzzle
 
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WHAT? No mention at all of the fact he was puking his guts out right before gametime? And management still let him pitch? You forgot a category: Dehydration. Or maybe it should be called, Manager Stupidity.

May 16, 2014 5:42 AM on The Injury Puzzle
 
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Thanks for the responses. Btw, I didn't mean I scoffed at the Texas stuff, but that I actually laugh at it (I think?) in the intended way.

May 07, 2014 4:44 PM on May 7, 2014
 
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Haven't noticed "Texas build," though I have laughed at the general Texas = #rig a priori formula. Mexicans in the majors include Jaime Garcia, Yovani Gallardo, Oliver Perez, and Joakim Soria. Is there some kind of common body type among them that I'm missing? Is there a Cuban body type? Dominican? Japanese? Australian? Are there other nationalities or ethnicities that merit similar concern about body types in the teenage years?

May 07, 2014 4:34 PM on May 7, 2014
 
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Mexican isn't a slur; "Mexican build" is, in its assertion that there is such a thing, which in paraphrasing your words means prone to being out of shape. There are all kinds of Mexicans and to suggest there is a standard physiotype is lazy and insensitive. Trying to couch it in a "scouting context" is just dissembling. Again, is there a "Negro build" in a scouting context?

May 07, 2014 3:58 PM on May 7, 2014
 
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With all respect, that's horseshit. Does Justin Upton have a Negro build? Can't you just say he has a short, thick build without dancing around racist slurs?

May 07, 2014 1:06 PM on May 7, 2014
 
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Or maybe he's hiding an injury? What if his crummy mechanics are arising from that?

Apr 10, 2014 11:43 AM on (B.J.) Upton No Good
 
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Dave Kingman

Feb 20, 2014 12:34 PM on Best Speed/Makeup
 
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Great, I've been waiting several years for such an article.

 
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No Willie Mays?!

Mar 13, 2013 8:19 AM on Glove
 
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Waiting patiently for a postmortem!

 
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John Barr joined the Giants in 2007 as head of scouting. While Lincecum was drafted under his predecessor, Bumgarner, Posey, Wheeler, etc. are all Barr's. Both Lincecum and Posey were Golden Spikes award winners, so it's a bit much to credit the team for going after them, but Bumgarner and Wheeler are major credits to Barr's draft philosophy. Prior to Barr, Sabean had miserable drafts, seemingly out of spite; he even deliberately punted his first-round pick one year by signing the worthless free agent veteran Michael Tucker. It was the blossoming of 2002 draft first-rounder Matt Cain, who made the majors in 2005, that seems to have reminded Sabean of the value of first-round draft picks.

 
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Why isn't [my favorite prospect] on this list?!? *shakes fist

Feb 25, 2013 7:09 AM on Top 101 Prospects
 
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http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/2010/07/09/who-are-the-best-players-never-to-make-an-all-star-team/

 
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Except that it was equaled by Steamer, which is free.

 
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Thanks for that. I was hoping for some in-house staff postmortem, but this is helpful.

 
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No postmortem? There was a wan midseason reportcard but nothing more. It would be fairest to all potential full-season subscribers to note PECOTA's recent track record, no? Especially as compared to other projection systems. This kind of accountability used to be de rigueur here; will it continue to be?

 
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Was there ever a postmortem on how PECOTA performed for the 2012 season?

 
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Reynolds isn't even the starting third-baseman, Betemit is - though the same point holds.

Aug 09, 2012 9:12 AM on Manny Machado
 
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Kevin Goldstein has suggested Hamilton will end up in CF.

 
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Neil Ramirez is in the Rangers' system, no?

 
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Terrific piece. One quick typo: " the Rangers (Dallas/Ft. Worth) rank fifth at 2,571,310 television homes. Seattle-Tacoma ranks 12th with 2,571,310 television homes."

 
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His career of 57.9% TTO would appear to be a record-setter, though.

Mar 10, 2011 8:25 AM on The Doctor is...Gone
 
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Pretty amazing that Mark Reynolds didn't set the TTO record in 2009. 44 HR, 76 BB, 223 K, 578 AB = 59.3%

Mar 10, 2011 8:23 AM on The Doctor is...Gone
 
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It would be cool, if Zobrist was actually any good, and not just a roving sub with a fluke career year under his belt. Also, Maddon's management in the postseason flies in the face of all the stathead hosannas thrown his way. Enough already of his supposed genius.

 
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Nonplussed means bewildered, not unimpressed.

 
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I see the PFM isn't quite ready yet - ETA?

Feb 07, 2011 1:49 AM on They're Here!
 
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The Rangers also have Tanner Scheppers as a potential bullpen piece.

Jan 26, 2011 2:00 PM on Napoli, oh Napoli
 
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Sabean tried to overpay Uribe (3/$20M offer), but the Nedster outbid him by $1M - so let's not be too hasty in crediting Sabean for that.

Dec 21, 2010 4:32 AM on Giants Among Men?
 
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Banking on Sandoval is insane. He did everything he could to eat his way off the roster, even enjoying a breakfast of Cheetos and Mountain Dew during the World Series. They tried to get him in shape last year, remember "Camp Panda" ? Lotta good that did. Even if he is just going to be a bridge to Belt, that's not enough. Banking on DeRosa is also insane, but what choice to they have? Thanks Brian Sabean! Maybe trading for or signing players KNOWN to be injured isn't such a great idea (he did the same with Freddy Sanchez). Is there any indication that DeRosa's wrist is ok? What they ought to do is cut Huff, unless you can get him for just one year. Otherwise, he's gone. Also cut or demote the totally worthless Ishikawa, and sign a cheap LaRoche 1B type, anyone league-average to hold down first until Belt is ready.

Nov 17, 2010 1:39 PM on San Francisco Giants
 
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Vlad's famously loved hitting at Arlington (career 996 OPS there) and had a fairly dramatic home/road split in 2010 (882/797). He also fell off a cliff after a hot May and June, with a 919 OPS before the All-Star break and 748 after. $10 million for that? For a guy who simply cannot play defense? If that's the direction to go, why not get Hideki Matsui for less than half that price?

Nov 04, 2010 7:23 AM on Oakland Athletics
 
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CarGo is also in the NL triple crown race.

Sep 07, 2010 10:05 AM on Unbreakable Records
 
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Zobrist is hurt. He missed some time with back pain. It's quite possible he's had some back pain all season, and it's sapping his strength.

Sep 01, 2010 7:18 AM on Second Half Slumps
 
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I think you mean 2006-07 and not 1996-97, but GREAT piece nonetheless.

Aug 26, 2010 8:48 AM on Hindsight is 81-81
 
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Come back Joe. BP is colorless without you.

 
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It would have been interesting to know how many home runs each of the players in your chart ended up hitting by the end of the season.

 
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For example: "I'm telling you, somebody this year is going to hit 30 (home runs)... Might not be me. Maybe it'll be Jacque or Corey (Koskie). All that filet-of-fish swinging? Forget about it. Straight hot links." --Torii Hunter, Twins center fielder, on the team's new hitting philosophy (St. Paul Pioneer Press) https://basketballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=1716

 
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"Now, to get serious for a moment, what bothers me is that much of this is leaving the game of baseball. With the emphasis on statistics and not people in baseball reporting, with a lessening of contact between players and reporters both in the clubhouse and off the field, relations are not the same and because of it this deep vein of American humor is being lost." Yeah, and get the hell off my lawn you whippersnappers! There have been some very funny quotes from today's players; just look up Nyjer Morgan, Adam Dunn, or Torii Hunter if you need material.

 
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Uh, ya think?

Jun 04, 2010 11:00 AM on Friday Update
 
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How many more times do we have to ask? Is there really no news on Jennings?

Apr 30, 2010 3:29 AM on Bracing For a Return
 
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Any word on Desmond Jennings? It'd be great to hear what's going on with him and to find out why he isn't playing.

 
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Thanks. And wow, was that a nearly wholly useless piece or what?

Apr 26, 2010 9:15 AM on Monday Ten Pack
 
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Any news on Bumgarner? He had another good outing, 5 IP 1 ER, but I haven't seen anything on his velocity.

Apr 26, 2010 8:37 AM on Monday Ten Pack
 
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Crawford is MORE patient than Jennings? I thought I had read from you previously that it was the other way around.

 
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+1

Mar 20, 2010 5:38 AM on Weekly PECOTA Update
 
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Chomsky is always right. Both of us.

Mar 19, 2010 2:09 PM on Future Top Dogs, NL
 
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"I had Julio Teheran moving into the Top 101, which he did." Gee, no selection bias there, or anything.

Mar 17, 2010 9:37 AM on Future Top Dogs, NL
 
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Yahoo has a 5/10 starts/games requirement, either/or.

Feb 26, 2010 2:56 PM on Shortstop Rankings
 
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You don't think Youkili's numbers will be very close to Zimmerman's? He's has been a better AVG man and on-base machine, hits in a great lineup, friendly park, etc. He's certainly fatter and more of an injury risk, though perhaps playing all year at first base will mitigate that. I don't see the separation between him and Zimmerman being all that significant.

Feb 25, 2010 11:15 AM on Third Base Rankings
 
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Bonds v. Gagne (23 PA): .294/.478/.529 (4 IBB, 1 HBP)

Feb 22, 2010 4:37 AM on Capital Offenses?
 
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Gamel was a 4-star prospect last year -- last year was enough to bump him back down a star?

 
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Ugh, I know this is being annoying, and I am sorry about that. My apologies. I just realized the THR I was looking at was the 2009 one, which I recently downloaded from here: http://baseballprospectus.com/fantasy/ Perhaps it ought to be taken down?

Feb 08, 2010 1:55 PM on How Are They Doing?
 
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Beltran too.

Feb 08, 2010 12:35 PM on How Are They Doing?
 
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I just looked again, Jose Reyes is green in the THR spreadsheet I have. So is Delgado.

Feb 08, 2010 12:35 PM on How Are They Doing?
 
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Sorry, thanks!

Feb 08, 2010 12:34 PM on How Are They Doing?
 
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Jose Reyes is green? Really?

Feb 08, 2010 8:06 AM on How Are They Doing?
 
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I'm with you, yanks. And this wouldn't be so annoying, except that the exact same thing happened last year.

Jan 30, 2010 8:28 AM on Wet Horsehide
 
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It would be shocking. He has been good, and bad, few signs of greatness. To project him over Lincecum? Greinke? Doesn't pass the smell test.

Jan 29, 2010 10:16 AM on May 28-29, 2002
 
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What about Shields being the second-best fantasy starter in baseball? The numbers make no sense.

Jan 29, 2010 8:24 AM on May 28-29, 2002
 
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Austin Jackson's isn't?

Jan 18, 2010 8:02 AM on AL Catsup
 
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They move out Granderson ($5.5M) and EJax (maybe $5M?), and bring in Scherzer (about $1M), Valverde ($7M?), and AuJax ($400k). Looks cheaper to me, and maybe added them some wins, too?

Jan 16, 2010 10:25 AM on AL Catsup
 
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their vs. there? you?

Jan 13, 2010 4:40 AM on Getting Short-y
 
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Grant Desme, with love and squalor.

Oct 29, 2009 11:47 AM on October 29
 
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Baseball has one thing those other sports do not: very heavy restrictions on the salary potential for players during their pre-arbitration years of employment. That is, there is a huge intermediation in the salary structure of baseball, to the owners' huge benefit.

Oct 23, 2009 11:58 AM on Outskipper'd
 
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Thome had a 100-point OPS advantage over Martin in that instance (Thome v. LHP > Martin v. RHP). And tactically, bringing in Eyre to face Thome means that Manuel would have been forced to remove Eyre for Blake, who kills lefties. Who would Manuel have turned to there, Lidge? With men on base in a tight game? That would have been an uncomfortable moment for Manuel, but Torre blew it.

Oct 23, 2009 8:28 AM on Outskipper'd
 
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Yes! But consider this, too. Thome hits for Martin, so Manuel goes to Eyre. That likely makes Manuel replace Eyre with .... Lidge, when Blake gets up? Torre could have made it very uncomfortable in that spot, daring Manuel to use Lidge in a high-leverage situation instead of cruising through a clean 9th with a 5-run lead.

Oct 22, 2009 2:03 PM on Outskipper'd
 
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Hey Joe! Jaffe's now in agreement! See comments in his article.

Oct 22, 2009 1:31 PM on Outskipper'd
 
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"was he waiting for four men to be on base? " THAT IS IT. Total spit-take, thanks.

Oct 22, 2009 1:19 PM on Rotation Exasperation
 
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Why would it take "guts" to pinch hit for a washed up, horribly slumping, 7-hole catcher who plays bad defense in a key moment in the 8th inning of the last game of the season? Sounds like a job for "brains".

Oct 22, 2009 12:56 PM on Outskipper'd
 
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Oh, and Jaffe is wrong.

Oct 22, 2009 12:48 PM on Outskipper'd
 
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EXACTLY. Although it was the shot of Thome in the dugout while Martin went up to "hit", before Thome even got to the ondeck circle, that caused me and mine so much instant impotent fury.

Oct 22, 2009 12:42 PM on Outskipper'd
 
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Blake? Why not Martin? As my cousin said to Sheehan: Bases juiced, five runs down, five outs left to the year, Madson on the mound, 7th and 8th "hitters" due up by name of Martin and Blake, both of whom were wretched all year v. RHP and even worse against any kind of pitching in the postseason... and there's Thome, warming up his swing in the dugout... in case the pitcher's slot comes up???? It gave me a grand mal Sheehan right there and then, even before the perfunctory and highly predictable instant outs choked off the inning and any chance to make the ninth v. Lidge interesting. File under: Torre, GENIUS.

Oct 22, 2009 12:13 PM on Rotation Exasperation
 
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Torre's real mistake: using Kuo in the 7th against the bottom of the order, and the inferior Sherrill in the 8th against the lefthanded core of the Phillies' lineup.

Oct 16, 2009 11:02 AM on The Reminder
 
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Sabean and Bochy, what a team.

Sep 22, 2009 1:25 PM on The Missing Man
 
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Hey, what about R. Branyan and the ruptured disc in his back?

Sep 01, 2009 10:01 AM on Thinking Big
 
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Will Carroll gave Delgado, Beltran, and Reyes each "green lights," in his team health assessment before the season. http://baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=8632

Aug 21, 2009 1:00 PM on A Wagnerian Ovation?
 
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Is F-Lop Milwaukee's Bob Dylan? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bankie_Banx

Jul 20, 2009 1:17 PM on The Weekend Shuffle
 
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Yeah really. November?? What does that mean?

Jul 09, 2009 7:51 AM on July 8
 
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Feliz also was shelved at least briefly due to soreness in his shoulder. Rotoworld noted on May 8: Neftali Feliz, who has struggled with his command this season at Triple-A Oklahoma City, will not make his scheduled start Friday after complaining of shoulder soreness. A doctor told Feliz he has no structural damage. Still, Feliz will be shut down for two or three days at least. An injury could explain his 7.4 walks per nine innings this season. http://startelegramsports.typepad.com/foul_territory/2009/05/bp-for-hamilton-shoulder-soreness-for-feliz.html

May 14, 2009 2:08 PM on Medical Mysteries
 
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Actually, I believe you mean Argentinian Malbec. Chile is known for Carmenere.

Mar 31, 2009 7:50 AM on AL MVP
 
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And now Sheffield has been released. Make that 31.

Mar 31, 2009 7:48 AM on AL MVP
 
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I was always a Hydran fan, myself.

Mar 18, 2009 4:59 PM on Central Obsessions
 
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I'm confused -- is the photo reason to be bullish or bearish on Price?

Mar 17, 2009 9:42 AM on The Bonds Edition
 
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Looks like the new edition of PFM this weekend finally uses the right projection for Holliday -- he\'s now about the 25th-best bat in standard 5x5 roto.

Feb 22, 2009 12:43 PM on August 20-26
 
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I mean, you have to be right. The BP 2009 book entry for Holliday says: If anyone thinks Holliday is going to be able to repeat this kind of production while moving from Colorado to Oakland, that person has another thing coming. In his career, Holliday hit .357/.423/.645 at Coors (roughly Albert Pujols) and .280/.348/.455 on the road (roughly Shane Victorino). Now, he\'s better than Shane Victorino, but do you really think he\'s going to hit .320, and in the stronger league? Do you really think he\'s going to hit 30 bombs? Are you sure about that?

Feb 19, 2009 8:38 AM on August 20-26
 
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Help me out here, his stats are still totally out of whack -- they are about his 90% PECOTA line, see the player cards.

Feb 19, 2009 7:16 AM on August 20-26
 
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Yeah really, I\'m still perplexed by Holliday. Under \"Projected Playing Time,\" his line is: .327/.403/.568 While his 90% PECOTA line just below that is: .326/.405/.577 Something is clearly wrong here.

Feb 18, 2009 5:40 PM on One Mystery Solved
 
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\"NEARLY EVERY PLAYER hits better at home.\" Tell that to the Padres. Home/road splits in 2008: Gonzalez: 788/946 Kouzmanoff: 658/803 Gerut: 789/909 Giles: 817/891 You get the picture. Park effects matter.

Feb 12, 2009 11:43 AM on Florida Fraud
 
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Thanks Clay. I\'m still not a believer in Holliday. Here\'s a guy who has hit .803 OPS outside of Coors for his career, and who is going to a terrible hitter\'s park and to the tougher league, and he\'s projected to have a 921 OPS this year? Something\'s funny here.

Feb 12, 2009 8:31 AM on Florida Fraud
 
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Ok, so PFM was updated today, and it now shows Holliday as an Oakland A. I simply don\'t believe the projection. How is a guy with a career OPS outside of Coors just barely north of .800 going to hit .327 in Oakland, one of the worst hitter\'s parks in the tougher league??

Feb 11, 2009 1:37 PM on August 12-14, 2001
 
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\"Damon, Jeter, Posada, Nady, Cano all look extremely low. \" You need PECOTA to tell you that???

Feb 03, 2009 9:20 AM on August 9-11, 2001
 
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Forive the tortured metaphor, but since the SALT II accords, there have been a few notable defections between the two powers since the Candyman moved north (Jeff Kent, Dusty Baker even), but few as potentially sweet as Manny. The only problem from Giants fans\' perspective is, should they get Manny and make the playoffs, it would give Brian Sabean job security by making him look like the genius he isn\'t.

Jan 27, 2009 6:41 PM on NL West Moves
 
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Christina, The analysis around Furball/Manny, and whether it would make more sense to punt on Furball and use that money to sign Manny is so right on.... except that it\'s built around a logical fallacy, that is, that the Duds can\'t afford both. Of course they can; they made the big two-year offer to Manny and as far as we know it still stands, and he\'d be a Dud today if it weren\'t for Boras\'s total miscalculation of the market. He may yet still be one.

Jan 26, 2009 6:29 PM on NL West Moves
 
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Isn\'t Hicks also a Clear Channel guy? His companies were merged into Clear Channel, and he served on its board.

Jan 03, 2009 7:58 PM on Brett Tomko
 
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Debunked. From rotoworld: Reds GM Walt Jocketty said he hasn\'t had any discussions with the White Sox regarding Jermaine Dye or anyone else since before Thanksgiving. Everyone is denying that there\'s any truth at all to Hal McCoy\'s report of a done deal involving Dye and Homer Bailey, and there\'s no reason to think they\'re all bluffing. McCoy was pretty clearly working off some bad info.

Dec 08, 2008 9:49 AM on Pitches and Game Length