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by: Craig Edwards — FanGraphs 20h
Trading for Bryant makes sense in a number of scenarios, including one that would include a Nolan Arenado swap.
... nder Inciarte in a Bryant trade would still add more than $10 million to the Braves’ payroll but might make a deal possible with Austin Riley and Kyle Wright or ...
... lion salary for Bryant, so if the Cubs want to wait a year to get under the CBT, despite the limited benefits of do ...
... g to Kaplan, a deal might include a prospect from the Cubs and cash from the Rockies. That’s a somewhat curious setup given that Bryant should have a little more ...
... lity is a one-for-one swap of top prospect Carter Kieboom for Bryant, as the Nationals need all the other young talent — like Victor Robles — currently on the rost ...
by: David Laurila — FanGraphs 16 Feb
Plus Carson Fulmer's continued quest, Craig Breslow on developmental reality, a 16-year-old Royals phenom, and more.
... nd 1,314 RBIs. Graig Nettles had 2,225 hits and 1,314 RBIs. The 1906 Chicago Cubs went 116-36 before losing to the White Sox in the World Series. Mordecai “Th ...
... ague is a big reason Lewis saw action at positions other than shortstop. The Twins had designated Alex Kiriloff their priority player as a right fielder, and b ...
New York Yankees
... lies, Joe Weil has been hired as part of the broadcast team for the New York Yankee’s Eastern League affiliate, the Trenton Thunder. The 2019 Carolina League Br ...
... es at Brew Crew Ball. John Stolnis feels that Jake Arrieta is the key to the Phillies’ playoff chances in 2020. He shared his reasons at The Good Phight. Over at ...
by: Jay Jaffe — FanGraphs 14 Feb
Restrictions on two-way players and position players pitching will stifle innovation and novelty.
Los Angeles Angels
... ance by the Orioles’ Stevie Wilkerson, in which he earned a save against the Angels on July 25 — the first save recorded by a position player since the stat bec ...
by: Craig Edwards — FanGraphs 14 Feb
A look at the full-season teams set for contraction and what they really have in common.
... have a great situation, so Frederick being on that list wasn’t caused by the Orioles, because the Orioles’ desire is still to play in Frederick. Eventually, that ...
New York Mets
... tim of the Mets wishing to own their Double-A club by elevating the Brooklyn Cyclones. Binghamton is in the middle-north of the league geographically, and althoug ...
by: Brendan Gawlowski — FanGraphs 14 Feb
What unexpected events from 2019 will delight or (bedevil) teams in 2020?
by: Meg Rowley — FanGraphs 14 Feb
Daily baseball statistical analysis and commentary
by: Tony Wolfe — FanGraphs 14 Feb
The glove-first outfielder fills a hole that remained in Boston after the Mookie Betts trade.
Boston Red Sox
... platoon there as long as Pillar is hitting enough. Well, not so fast. If the Red Sox are interested in using Pillar as a platoon option, then their best plan oug ...
San Francisco Giants
... er Posey, Evan Longoria, or McCutchen have put up as Giants in that same span. And with 11 of his homers coming at home, it isn’t as tho ...
by: Ben Clemens — FanGraphs 14 Feb
I attempt to work out a framework for the maximum potential benefit of sign-stealing.
... chronicled the bangs. Here at FanGraphs, Jake Mailhot examined how much the Astros benefited, which players were helped most, and even how the banging scheme p ...
by: Jay Jaffe — FanGraphs 13 Feb
Cameron Maybin and Jarrod Dyson have landed major league contracts, but they may be hoping to get traded to contenders.