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Contracts for the New Core: Eugenio Suarez

Over the years, the Reds have been pretty good at signing their most talented players to team-friendly deals early on in their careers and, for better or worse, locking up those players for an extended period of time. 1,878 more words

Joey Votto

The Villar Village: Danny Valencia

When you are discussing deep sleepers, there are multiple reasons why they never pan out – injuries, opportunity, quality of play are a few.  I have seen many of the players that I have written about in this column have their chance of a breakout decreased, delayed or fully erased – Nick Franklin (playing time), Charlie Tilson (injury), Mike Montgomery (role) – all have seen their somewhat dim star fade further through the course of the offseason events.   748 more words

Fantasy Baseball

Statcast Analysis: Identifying HR Underachievers

Statcast is pretty new to the larger sabermetric scene but it’s uses are already becoming relevant, in particular to the fantasy baseball world. The vast amount of data can be intimidating to parse and draw conclusions on. 1,047 more words

Hitter Analysis

2016 Update, Third Base

As you probably know, the hot corner isn’t all that hot when it comes to the Hall of Fame. If you don’t call Paul Molitor a third baseman, and I don’t think you should, there are only nine players ever at the position both in the Hall and the HoME. 1,947 more words

2016 Update

Seager Brothers Put Up Similar Numbers

Brothers Corey and Kyle Seager are both having great 2016 seasons.  Corey, who appears to be a lock for National League Rookie of the Year, has been a key factor in the Dodgers’ quest for the NL West Division title.  77 more words

Baseball Brother

A Hill of beans in this crazy world

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Dodgers at Marlins, 10:10 a.m.
Chase Utley, 2B
Josh Reddick, RF
Corey Seager, SS
Adrián González, 1B
Yasmani Grandal, C… 970 more words

Pregame

Half full or half empty: the trials of a Mariners Fan

If last year was a constant, repetitive nightmare for this Mariners fan, 2016 is a season bordering on severe bi-polar symptoms.  I ranged from weeks of ecstatic flights of post-season fantasy, to valleys of hopeless gloom resembling 2010. 1,347 more words