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  1. Madison Bumgarner not top 50? Ridiculous.

    Comment by hummbaby — July 18, 2011 @ 10:52 am

  2. *my team’s good young player* isn’t on the list? How can this be! You are all out to get me!

    Comment by Nik — July 18, 2011 @ 10:57 am

  3. Yeah, I’m a bit shocked Madison Bumgarner apparently didn’t make this list at all. He’s 21 years old, has only about a year of service time and is third in the majors in FIP at the moment.

    Comment by jp_on_rye — July 18, 2011 @ 10:59 am

  4. Gordy Becks not in the top 50? How? He’s the best defensive second baseman in baseball. DAVE CAMERON HATES THE WHITE SOX

    Stupid Stats. Nerds

    YAZZZZ

    Comment by Hawk Harrelson — July 18, 2011 @ 11:00 am

  5. So who else is in the top 10 with Bautista, Longoria, Tulo, and other names I’m not thinking of?

    Comment by Allan — July 18, 2011 @ 11:00 am

  6. So top 10 has some combination of:
    Longoria
    Zimmerman
    Heyward??
    Pedroia
    Votto
    Upton
    McCutchen
    Bautista
    Bruce
    Tulowitzki

    Comment by Seels — July 18, 2011 @ 11:01 am

  7. Not really, Bumgarner looks like the best he will do will be a career #2. There is nothing wrong with that and he is very good but not surprised he is not in the top 50.

    Comment by Eric — July 18, 2011 @ 11:02 am

  8. Bruce has already been named.

    Comment by Allan — July 18, 2011 @ 11:03 am

  9. Adam Dunn.

    Comment by kwilliams — July 18, 2011 @ 11:04 am

  10. Beckham just plain isn’t the best defensive 2B in baseball

    Comment by dbake005 — July 18, 2011 @ 11:05 am

  11. I don’t get that either. He’s accumulated 5.4 WAR in his first 38 games started of his career, and has won playoff games (which, though it doesn’t really matter, would make some GMs believe he is “clutch” or won’t collapse under pressure). If he were traded, he’d get a HAUL in return.

    Comment by SpaldingBalls — July 18, 2011 @ 11:05 am

  12. He’s currently top 3 in FIP and top 15 in both fWAR and xFIP at 21 years old. He’s making league minimum until 2013.

    I dunno, but that seems like better than a career #2 to me.

    Comment by jp_on_rye — July 18, 2011 @ 11:06 am

  13. If Bumgarner makes his changeup lethal, he will be a top of the rotation guy. And that is still a huge possibility.

    Comment by dbake005 — July 18, 2011 @ 11:08 am

  14. Imma kill you Allan.

    Comment by Bruce Springsteen — July 18, 2011 @ 11:09 am

  15. Lets see this year Bumgarner is 3rd (behind only Halladay in the NL) in ALL OF BASEBALL in FIP and 15th in baseball in xFIP (while posting the highest BABIP out of all qualified pitchers. Here are Bumgarner’s month by month FIP/xFIP splits this year.

    Mar/April 4.12/4.21
    May 2.38/3.47
    June 1.98/2.35
    July 1.31/2.10

    Bumgarner is 3rd in baseball in FIP while being unlucky with his BABIP and LOB% (15th worst in baseball) but getting lucky with his HR/FB%. I would say Bumgarner is already an ace

    Comment by Evan — July 18, 2011 @ 11:10 am

  16. Further: He ranks in the low 20s among starting pitchers in xFIP over 2010-11, right between CC Sabathia and David Price … and his first arbitration year will be 2013.

    Comment by eb — July 18, 2011 @ 11:11 am

  17. I would put him above average but that is about it.

    Comment by Derek — July 18, 2011 @ 11:13 am

  18. What about Dan Hudson…..He should be on this list. A very young talent that has room to grow. Also what about Drew Stubbs!!

    Comment by Dan Hudson — July 18, 2011 @ 11:13 am

  19. Yeah, I think it’s pretty damn likely Heyward is in there, despite his down year. He showed last year that his tools translate to MLB, and the team control is an obvious asset. The injury concerns are legit, but without more of a history of related injuries (as opposed to several different things which have affected him in different ways), it would be very weird to drop him from #2 to below #50.

    Comment by Anon21 — July 18, 2011 @ 11:14 am

  20. But he has the best fielding percentage! He’s only made one error!

    In all seriousness, he is doing pretty well for only playing the position for a year and a half but I hope the White Sox don’t have any more nationally broadcast games so I don’t have to listen to crap about how they are such an awesome defensive team.

    Comment by MikeS — July 18, 2011 @ 11:14 am

  21. The teams with Gallardo, Ricky Romero, CarGo, Rasmus would all jump at MadBum for a 1 to 1 deal without a second thought.

    Comment by hummbaby — July 18, 2011 @ 11:14 am

  22. bautista or longoria for #1? its probably still longoria but i bet bautista’s contract extension made dave think long and hard about it

    Comment by steve — July 18, 2011 @ 11:16 am

  23. With that huge contract, Tulo shouldn’t be in the top 10. Top 25 maybe, and that’s pushing it. He’s a great player but also a slight injury risk and will be very expensive in the future.

    Longo will probably be number 1.

    Comment by Booker — July 18, 2011 @ 11:18 am

  24. One of the most heated debates between fans and writers seems to be how good a pitcher Bumgarner is and/or will be (throw Brandon Morrow into that mix.) I wish we knew of a sabremetric website that posted articles about such issues………………..

    Comment by John — July 18, 2011 @ 11:20 am

  25. I dunno, an angry loser doesn’t seem like a player I want.

    Comment by Person — July 18, 2011 @ 11:20 am

  26. Bumgarner should be on here. Maybe you wanna ding him some for a track record of only two half-seasons, and we haven’t seen him pitch 200 innings in a year yet, but he should at least be top 50.

    Comment by Ari Collins — July 18, 2011 @ 11:21 am

  27. His minor league numbers were pretty sick if I remember correctly. I agree, the MadBum should be on the list somewhere.

    Comment by TheGrandslamwich — July 18, 2011 @ 11:22 am

  28. Yeah, Tulo is clearly awesome, but that contract is just market rate or worse given a reasonable projection out to 2020(!). Offering a team the chance to pay a guy more or less what he’s worth for the next 9 years is not really the kind of transaction which returns significant value.

    Comment by Anon21 — July 18, 2011 @ 11:23 am

  29. Even if he’s a #2 (a nebulous category, but whatever), a #2 who’s about to turn 22 with 4 more really cheap years is worth a ton.

    Comment by Ari Collins — July 18, 2011 @ 11:23 am

  30. Darnell McDonald not top 40? Absurd.

    Comment by Lomez — July 18, 2011 @ 11:25 am

  31. The original poster was being sarcastic.

    But yeah, did anyone see that play by Pedroia last night in the epic 16-inning game? Insane how quick that man is.

    Comment by Ari Collins — July 18, 2011 @ 11:25 am

  32. I could see Tulo either top 5 or not on the list entirely because of his massive contract. Either way, it’s sure to be one of if not the most controversial placement.

    Comment by Michael Klump — July 18, 2011 @ 11:27 am

  33. Justin Upton?

    Comment by Los — July 18, 2011 @ 11:31 am

  34. I think BJ Upton should make it too ;)

    Comment by Los — July 18, 2011 @ 11:32 am

  35. J Ups. Yessir.

    Comment by dbake005 — July 18, 2011 @ 11:32 am

  36. Has Kemp been listed?

    Comment by dbake005 — July 18, 2011 @ 11:33 am

  37. Still no Escobar? How is that possible?

    Comment by Nick — July 18, 2011 @ 11:33 am

  38. Bautista’s great, but he’s 30 (31?) and is way more expensive than longo. I don’t think anybody unseats longo from #1 just yet.

    Comment by eric — July 18, 2011 @ 11:34 am

  39. Comparing MadBum to Brandon Morrow is like comparing Clayton Kershaw to um, Jonathan Sanchez.

    Comment by hummbaby — July 18, 2011 @ 11:35 am

  40. In terms of value, it’s got to be Asdrubal Cabrera at #1. He is the best player on a first-place team, and as we know from MVP voters:
    best player on team + first place team = most valuable player in league

    Comment by Sitting Curveball — July 18, 2011 @ 11:36 am

  41. Escobar’s not going to make it. And yes, that’s a mistake. Cameron mentioned his attitude issues as part of what keeps him off.

    Comment by Ari Collins — July 18, 2011 @ 11:37 am

  42. I like how BABIP and HR/FB are used to either promote a player (Kershaw) for his ability to control said aspect or identify a candidate for regression (Santana) both in the same article!

    Great analysis!

    Comment by Garrett — July 18, 2011 @ 11:38 am

  43. Dave said at the beginning Kemp isn’t on the list

    Comment by Los — July 18, 2011 @ 11:39 am

  44. Ike Davis didn’t make it? That’s ridiculous!

    (I’ll now go weep because the best guy I can list to get involved in the complaining about my favorite team not being represented is a guy who needs microfracture surgery)

    Comment by Dylan — July 18, 2011 @ 11:40 am

  45. I wasn’t comparing Morrow and Bumgarner talent wise. Lots of posters on this site make the low FIP argument when discussing how good each respective pitcher is and will be. Lots of interest in the future of each pitcher is what I was trying to say.

    Comment by John — July 18, 2011 @ 11:41 am

  46. Albert

    Comment by Ben — July 18, 2011 @ 11:41 am

  47. Where did it say Santana was a regression candidate…?

    Comment by dbake005 — July 18, 2011 @ 11:42 am

  48. Agreed, but Bautista’s 1A. Yeah, he’s paid a ton more, but it’s still not much for the best player in baseball.

    Comment by Ari Collins — July 18, 2011 @ 11:42 am

  49. Thing is, If you’re talking about the future, Morrow is already 27 while MadBum is 21. Huge difference.

    Comment by hummbaby — July 18, 2011 @ 11:44 am

  50. I guess so? Cameron had him as the #11 last year, made a lot of pretty laughable estimations of his value when the trade rumors swirled around him last year (Lincecum, Heyward, and Pujols MIGHT induce Towers to take enough time to laugh before hanging up), and Upton is now having a legitimately good season, so…#1A-prime-ultimate-trade-commodity, I’m guessing?

    Comment by Anon21 — July 18, 2011 @ 11:45 am

  51. Then you have to ding Santana for his two half-seasons too.

    Comment by dustygator — July 18, 2011 @ 11:46 am

  52. Yeah, Bumgarner not in there seems absurd. As a Cardinals fan, it’s pretty clear the team would trade Rasmus plus one of their top ten farmhands for MadBum right now, and personally I think that’d be a fantastic deal for the club. 4.5 years of a guy who’s already looking like a 4 WAR player with (perhaps) a little more ceiling to come. If I’m not mistaken we didn’t see Matt Moore on the list either?

    Also, I’m not sure that Verlander’s not somewhat over-rated here. He is legitimately one of the best pitchers in the game, but he’s very expensive indeed and an injury could quickly turn the 60-odd million he’s still owed into a pretty huge albatross. He’s never *quite* put up the K rates you’d think he might with his stuff, has been somewhat lucky (it would appear) on HR/FB rate throughout his career, and his reduced BB rate this year looks more like an artefact of pitch sequencing/luck than a genuine increase in skill, given his zone percentages. I’d take Halladay (and his 2 years of $20m/yr) in a second over Verlander (and his 3 years of $20m/yr), even with the age I think Roy is a good bet to out-WAR and out-IP Verlander over the first two years of the deal.

    Comment by Felonius_Monk — July 18, 2011 @ 11:46 am

  53. He’s a short timer. Not many teams would give up even an A prospect for a mere 70-odd games of Pujols.

    Comment by Anon21 — July 18, 2011 @ 11:48 am

  54. The fact that Kershaw’s keeping his ball in play rates low is a weird thing for Cameron to cite as a positive without at least some reasoning for why it might be sustainable.

    Comment by Ari Collins — July 18, 2011 @ 11:48 am

  55. Positive regression.

    Comment by Ari Collins — July 18, 2011 @ 11:48 am

  56. I’m sorry, Dave, but I’m having a hard time taking this list seriously. Interesting idea, but what’s your methodology? It reminds me of the difference between a trade in fantasy baseball and real life – there is a big difference.

    I mean, is there any GM in baseball who would rather have Ben Zobrist than Cole Hamels or Jered Weaver? Obviously I’m an Angels fan, but in Weaver you have a 28-year old who is arguably the best pitcher in baseball right now–or, at the least, in the top five–yet why isn’t he up there with Verlander and Lester?

    Maybe I just don’t get it. Are you using some formula to figure out the rankings? If so, I think it is a clear instance of where statistical analysis starts breaking down. If not, what are you using?

    Comment by Angelsjunky — July 18, 2011 @ 11:50 am

  57. Dude, the “Felonious Monks” is the name of my fantasy baseball team and has been for a decade. Great minds, I guess!

    Comment by Angelsjunky — July 18, 2011 @ 11:51 am

  58. Again, I’m talking about fan graph reader interest in both pitchers. Read a few chats and comment sections. People like talking about them.

    Comment by John — July 18, 2011 @ 11:54 am

  59. Totally subjective and anecdotal, but I can’t recall ever seeing anyone hit a baseball as hard as Mike Stanton does. It’s scary how hard he can hit the ball. I’m not a Marlins fan and I didn’t really understand the hype until I saw him play. Definitely one of the guys that would get me to pay for a ticket.

    Comment by theperfectgame — July 18, 2011 @ 11:55 am

  60. And then write an 8-minute rock ballad about it.

    Comment by Bruce S. — July 18, 2011 @ 12:02 pm

  61. Tulo’s getting paid as if he’ll preform at his current level for the next ten years. I’m not sure that contract has trade value.

    At first I balked at Pujols being in the top 10, but I imagine a contending team would have to give up a ton to rent his bat for the stretch run and that rental comes with two draft picks if/when he signs elsewhere… That having been said, how does that trump Felix, Kershaw, Hanley, and the young catchers?

    I would have guessed Heyward would have fallen out of the top ten due the fact his injuries and recovery time are starting to be an issue, though I little problem with staying there.

    Votto, Longoria, Pedroia, Heyward, Zimmerman, McCuthen, Bautista, and BJ’s brother seem like locks. Not sure about the other two. We know kemp is out, Bruce has already been listed, and we’re done w/ prospects and Pitchers.

    Comment by cofalt — July 18, 2011 @ 12:04 pm

  62. We know you wanna suckle at MadBum’s teat, we know. Take off your rose-colored glasses and account for his home park and competition, too.

    Comment by Jason B — July 18, 2011 @ 12:05 pm

  63. I was going to do a Player A vs Player B comparison of Yunel and Hanley Ramirez, their stats this year, their salaries, etc, but was too lazy, simply because of the statement about how Yunel was left off the list due to attitude problems, and Hanley has the same issues.

    But we’ll probably have to wait a year or so before we can convince people that this must happen.

    Comment by SC2GG — July 18, 2011 @ 12:06 pm

  64. Maybe Madison Bumgarner, 2B is in the top 10.

    Comment by SC2GG — July 18, 2011 @ 12:10 pm

  65. amen

    Comment by eric — July 18, 2011 @ 12:17 pm

  66. What about an angry winner?

    Comment by Science! — July 18, 2011 @ 12:18 pm

  67. It takes contracts into account. Hamels and Weaver only have 1.5 years left ,and they’re going to get seriously paid during them.

    Comment by Ari Collins — July 18, 2011 @ 12:21 pm

  68. you can’t look at FIP for Bumgarner. He benefits from a friendly pitcher’s park which has reduced his HR/FB rate. XFip is a better comparison to other pitchers. in which case, he is pretty good, but not great.

    Comment by PR — July 18, 2011 @ 12:38 pm

  69. He is 15th in the majors. When you take into account all of the other factors (age, years left of team control), he still looks pretty darn good to me.

    Comment by jp_on_rye — July 18, 2011 @ 12:46 pm

  70. Seriously Jason B? His Home/Road splits show him doing better on the road. His FIP is top 5 in baseball. The only reason that he’s not on the list is because Cameron forgot to actually go look up MadBum’s stats. He was just relying on hearsay and anecdotal evidence that is frankly BS. (I thought FanGraphs was supposed to perform statistical analysis?)

    Comment by Seaborn — July 18, 2011 @ 1:04 pm

  71. Exactly. Isn’t the 15th best (which may be a stretch, but even if he’s the 25th best pitcher the argument holds) pitcher in MLB who is 21 and still learning the trade, and under team control for 4.5 years, currently being paid the league minimum, one of the top 50 trade commodities in the league?

    Comment by hummbaby — July 18, 2011 @ 1:05 pm

  72. No Adam Wainwright in the top 50?

    Comment by Bert — July 18, 2011 @ 1:05 pm

  73. Yes and no, because this is just trade value and only includes the contract in which they are currently under control. Signing them after that doesn’t factor into these rankings and they are both young enough that you don’t have to worry about them getting old and worse than they are(quite the opposite actually).

    Comment by D — July 18, 2011 @ 1:34 pm

  74. ” Only Roy Halladay has been significantly better over the last three years. At $20 million per season for each of the next three years, his contract isn’t an anchor, but the salary is high enough to knock a lot of teams out of the running.”

    Is “he” Halladay or Verlander?

    Comment by Barkey Walker — July 18, 2011 @ 2:15 pm

  75. shhhh… don’t talk back to the Giants fans or they will only come back in greater numbers. This problem is only exacerbated by their smug, self-satisfied glow after winning the WS….

    Comment by batpig — July 18, 2011 @ 2:18 pm

  76. perhaps you should read the intro

    Comment by batpig — July 18, 2011 @ 2:20 pm

  77. I’m not sure if his HR/FB rate is lucky or a skill. After 1000 IP, you might call it a skill.

    Comment by Eric Cioe — July 18, 2011 @ 2:22 pm

  78. Hey! That’s my thing! Don’t steal my thing!

    Comment by M. Loaf — July 18, 2011 @ 3:37 pm

  79. “The only reason that he’s not on the list is because Cameron forgot to actually go look up MadBum’s stats. He was just relying on hearsay and anecdotal evidence that is frankly BS.”

    Umm…ok. You got me. You got Dave. He did zero research and looked up absolutely zero stats, he just picked 50 guys that he overheard some anonymous dude thought were pretty good. Well played sir, well played!

    (And I agree Bumgarner should be on the list, just was pointing out the expectations for Bumgarner and Morrow going forward, if placed in similar environments, would likely not be remarkably different.)

    Comment by Jason B — July 18, 2011 @ 3:41 pm

  80. It could just be that he’s kept them low for three seasons now, suggesting it’s not a fluke.

    Comment by Bip — July 18, 2011 @ 4:00 pm

  81. :) kershaw

    Comment by Ivdown — July 18, 2011 @ 4:46 pm

  82. It doesn’t have to be sustainable for actual MLB GMs to want to trade for him. For a lot of GMs getting better results than he *should* get is not going to stop them from wanting to acquire Kershaw.

    Comment by DavidB — July 18, 2011 @ 4:57 pm

  83. The lack of Madison Bumgarner is an atrocious oversight. This “he won’t be any higher than a #2″ stuff is garbage; he’s 21 years old and would already be a #1 on about half of all major league teams. He’s cost controlled for a year longer than Kershaw, and has produced more WAR in less innings than either Felix or Kershaw did in their age 20/21 seasons.

    Madbum is a 6-5 lhp, already built like a man with a frame that projects to add even more mass, and currently throws a FB at 95mph.

    Sorry, there just aren’t many, or any, of those in the major leagues right now. He’s under team control until 2016 and has the ability to be the best pitcher in baseball. There is no 21 year old in the minor or major leagues that can stand as his equal.

    On a side note:
    Last year the Giants refused to trade MadBum straight up for Jose Bautista. I’m glad they didn’t. I honestly believe that any team in baseball would trade any player straight up for MadBum, and the Giants know that and wouldn’t trade him for Tulo, Longo, Joey Bats, Kershaw, any of them.

    I would have to personally rank MadBum #1in trade value amongst all MLB players for this reason. If he were traded for any player straight up, the Giants would be more likely to lose than to win on that trade.

    Comment by OrgoneDonor — July 18, 2011 @ 5:05 pm

  84. Actually Bumgarner pitched 214 innings last year. 82.2 in the minors, 111 in the MLB regular season, and 20.2 in the playoffs.

    It didn’t look to me like he faded down the stretch any, or has any holdover effects this year either.

    Comment by Kazinski — July 18, 2011 @ 5:17 pm

  85. One mistake doesn’t ruin the whole list. I would think Bumgarner doesn’t have quite the same trade value as Micheal Pineda, but I would put them in the same neighborhood.

    Comment by Kazinski — July 18, 2011 @ 5:24 pm

  86. The giants would absolutely trade him for kershaw, votto, longoria, should for Bautista, and a good amount of other players. Absolutely. To think otherwise just is biased thinking

    Comment by Ivdown — July 18, 2011 @ 7:06 pm

  87. If Hanley Ramirez came up in the Braves organization would he be on this list?

    Comment by well — July 18, 2011 @ 9:05 pm

  88. As a giants fan, yes I would do any of those this season. However, to pass on bautista for bumgarner middle of last year? That was the right move. And for the record, last year, without madbum, we’re throwing the rotting corpse of todd wellemeyer in there every fifth start, in a season where one game puts us out of the playoffs. This year, obviously you take bautista, but that goes for almost every player.

    I think from a GM’s perspective, sure you leave madbum out of the top 20, hell 30. GMs can be dumb sometimes. But yeah, certainly no lower than 30-40. I’m no sabermetrician, but even I know how to sort the xFIP table by ascending.

    Comment by rosewater — July 18, 2011 @ 9:09 pm

  89. @Jason B-

    Well…I don’t know about Dave, but he certainly “got” you.

    When you challenge somebody to “account for his home park” and they come back w/ the fact that said player has actually pitched much better on the road; well, little buddy…you got “got”.

    Comment by Romodonkulous — July 18, 2011 @ 9:23 pm

  90. Wow. This is painful.

    Again…Bumgarner has 4.5 yrs of control left, whereas Morrow has 2.5 yrs left.

    Even if you were to discount the ENORMOUS discrepancy in age, which is a losing argument in itself, control over a player’s contract still serves as the veritable trump card.

    Comment by Romodonkulous — July 18, 2011 @ 9:29 pm

  91. Commenter’s name was Hawk Harrelson. Clearly a joke.

    Comment by Jeff — July 18, 2011 @ 10:02 pm

  92. I doubt Dave would talk about Roy Halladay’s contract in Verlander’s entry.

    Comment by Jeff — July 18, 2011 @ 10:12 pm

  93. Whoa, pard’ner. Most people agree that he should be on the list, but #1 is absolutely insane. There are quite a few young pitchers who are clearly better than him (Kershaw, Price, Pineda, Strasburg if he can come back 100%)

    Just because MadBum produced more WAR than Felix or Kershaw in same-age seasons does not in any way mean that he will become better than them either. Koufax wasn’t really good until he was 26; Valenzuela was great at age 20 and wound up having an average career.

    My own side note: it’s impossible to tell whether or not he made the correct decision, but you probably shouldn’t use a decision made by Sabean to support your argument.

    Comment by Jeff — July 18, 2011 @ 10:24 pm

  94. Ari,
    My point was to highlight the inconsistent nature with the stance he took and the nature of the argument.

    DavidB,
    I’m not really sure if this series is “what they’d trade for by rational GMs” (lol Wellz), “what they should trade for by the average GM”, “what I think they should trade for”, or “what an astute baseball analyst thinks they should trade for”.

    Comment by Garrett — July 18, 2011 @ 11:31 pm

  95. Just say no to MadBum

    Comment by doug K — July 19, 2011 @ 10:12 am

  96. You’re right that overall ERA- of 98 got me good!! *Slinks away*

    Comment by Jason B — July 19, 2011 @ 11:50 am

  97. Ah, definitely agreed. It’s a good time to be a fan of the game in general – tons and tons of exciting young arms we get to watch develop over the next few years.

    Comment by Jason B — July 19, 2011 @ 11:54 am

  98. “I honestly believe that any team in baseball would trade any player straight up for MadBum.”

    Patently false. Ridiculous on its face.

    “I would have to personally rank MadBum #1in trade value amongst all MLB players for this reason.”

    Then your rankings would be…wrong. As ‘wrong’ as a subjective article could be anyway.

    Let’s not get carried away and say ridiculous things we don’t really mean in the heat of the moment.

    Comment by Jason B — July 19, 2011 @ 11:59 am

  99. The point is that one could make a reasonable argument for why Bumgarner doesn’t belong in the top 50.

    Comment by Alan — July 20, 2011 @ 9:19 pm

  100. lol

    Comment by bender — July 23, 2011 @ 10:05 pm

  101. Saying “Bumgarner should be on the list” is meaningless. There’s a specific list – who on the list is Bumgarner more valuable than? That’s a discussion worth having – not “what relative position should he be at” in an abstract.

    Clearly, everyone who thinks he should be on the list thinks he’s more valuable than Brett Gardner. Who else?

    Comment by Carl — July 28, 2011 @ 11:45 am

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