News and notes from around the league for August 28, 2013.
A little side note from today’s WARP article.
Robert Altman originally didn’t want this actress for M.A.S.H. because “she was too attractive” and he wanted unattractive actors.
Dan debuts a new format with a look at the month’s unlikely power hitters, Robinson Cano’s injury scare, the Pirates’ pitching, and the defensive plays of the night.
The Sortable Statistics feature offers some powerful data-mining features unavailable elsewhere.
Paul breaks down six pitchers who have succeeded in the upper minors and might provide fantasy value down the stretch.
These young players will look to make a strong impression on their big-league employers next month, but they’re not likely to help your fantasy squad.
Notes on 14 prospects, including Giants right-hander Clayton Blackburn and Rays outfielder Willie Argo.
The staff yearns for a chance to see these non-pitchers test their arms from the mound.
How accurate can we be when comparing hitters’ performance?
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about rare plays they wish they would see, players wearing heart rate monitors, and more.
Pittsburgh gets Marlon Byrd to fill in their injured outfield, while the Red Sox have a potential postseason pinch-runner.
Did the Mets underestimate the potential cost of Matt Harvey’s high-pitch-count outings?