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  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 5/10
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/10/2016 -  0
    on the waivers, worth it even given poor start? 1:56 Brad Johnson: A theme! He's a good stash or even a start in a deeper league 1:56 Bob Dobolina: So

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat – 5/17
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/17/2016 -  0
    :15 Brad Johnson: I love Snell, but Urias is looking like a monster 2:16 Bob Norton Jr.: Ever play Imagine Sports historical simulation baseball? 2:16

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 4/19/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/19/2016 -  2
    2:18 Gym Bob: Have faith in Starlin Castro? Need the 2B/SS help, but hesitant to buy in. 2:18 Brad Johnson: Depends on the buy in. He's rosterable

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 4/12/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/12/2016 -  7
    Greaser Bob: With Keuchel's velo down a little and all the walks any reason to be concerned? Or just two game noise? 2:30 Brad Johnson: Always worth concern, I wouldn't panic

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 6/7
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/7/2016 -  0
    Here's the transcript from today's chat! 1:47Brad Johnson: Apologies for the brief delay. People showed up to drill holes in my walls1:47Brad Johnson: Some kind of fire sprinkler maintenance

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 6/21
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/21/2016 -  3
    The chat transcript is go. Lots of dynasty questions this week which is right in my sweet spot. 1:44Brad Johnson: The chat is go. Exciting operational notes first...1:45Brad Johnson: I am without

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 5/24
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/24/2016 -  0
    The transcript is below. 1:45 Brad Johnson: Let's get this going. I tried putting an apple in my smoothie today and it's gross 1:46 Alex: Hey Brad. My Drew Smyly

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 5/3
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/3/2016 -  0
    Here's the transcript in glorious HD! 1:17 Brad Johnson: Hey all, I opened the queue early to post a poll, but I'm not taking questions yet. If you submit one, I WILL skip it. See you

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 5/31
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/31/2016 -  0
    Here's the transcript from today's chat. 1:46 Brad Johnson: Hey everyone, I'm running just a couple minutes behind. We'll get started soon. 1:53 Brad

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat – 4/26/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/26/2016 -  0
    ? 1:45 Brad Johnson: I do think they'll recover, but the damage is already done. You'll need to get lucky streaming high end relievers to make up for it 1:45 Dr

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat -- 4/3/14
    in FanGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/3/2014 -  5
    2:48MLB: 11:48Comment From Fantasy GuruBrad!!!!! I need your fantasy guidance this afternoon!!! Should I start Yordano Ventura in Detroit? Over/Under an ERA of 3.50? 11:49Brad Johnson: Because you

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/11/2014 -  53
    at RotoGraphs, it is customary to list 10 such bold picks; also Eno ordered me to do so. 1. Erik Johnson will be the second best starting pitcher for the White Sox Johnson has good stuff

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/17/2015 -  27

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/14/2016 -  25

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Timid Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/24/2016 -  19

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 4/5/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/5/2016 -  0

  • Erik Johnson: Late Round Breakout Candidate
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/14/2014 -  8
    After five respectable outings in 2013, Erik Johnson will begin his rookie campaign as a relative unknown in the fantasy world. This season is just his third as a professional and his quick ascension

  • The Daily Grind: 8-14-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/14/2014 -  0
    the Nationals and Pirates have decent lineups, I'd lean towards taking a pass. Clay Buchholz has been doing his best to bob and weave on me. Last time out, he was exceedingly sharp with his command

  • The Daily Grind: Eovaldi, Holland, Johnson, Jaso
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/5/2015 -  2
    Agenda Daily DFS GB / FB Splits SaberSim Hi/Lo Tomorrow's Targets - Johnson, Nova, Jaso, DeShields Factor Grid 1. Daily DFS - Eovaldi, Holland Yesterday's Grind Early: Our

  • Reviewing Brad Johnson's 2015 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 10/14/2015 -  12

  • The Found Poems of Bob Uecker
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/23/2012 -  6
    Today's edition of The Found Poems comes from WTMJ's April 20th broadcast of Colorado at Milwaukee. All words courtesy Mr. Bob Uecker. Robin Yount Great Brewers shortstop and center

  • Daily Graphing - Bob Howry
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 11/24/2005 -  0
    The Cubs have signed Bob Howry to a three year, 12 million dollar contract. For the past two years, Bob Howry has been one of the better relievers in the American League by posting back to back

  • Bob Hamelin: A Life
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 2/21/2012 -  2
    . Even the aptly named Bob Hamelin, whose dumpy bottoms are forever burned into my memory, participated in the "best shape of his career" gimmick: A Hamelin is born; a Hamelin dies. My visceral

  • Bob Melvin, Forgotten Man
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 11/4/2013 -  6
    the hiring of Ausmus, 44, on Sunday, making him the only Jewish manager in Major League Baseball. Ausmus was a catcher for four teams in his playing days. And poor Bob Melvin wakes up today, with a cup

  • Audio: Bob Uecker Will Crush a Bee
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/20/2012 -  2
    In the following clip (from the WTMJ broadcast of Saturday's Brewers-Twins game), America learns that Bob Uecker loves three things -- and only three things -- as follow: 1. A Beautiful Spring Day

  • Bob Gibson is walking toward you...
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 5/8/2014 -  14
    Robert "Bob" Gibson is walking toward you. His fastball has been described as "blazing," which doesn't do it justice, but that doesn't much matter now -- Bob Gibson doesn't seem like he

  • Bob Feller (1918-2010)
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/15/2010 -  29
    Sad news tonight as Bob Feller has passed away at the age of 92. Others will undoubtedly share fond stories and memories of Feller the human being, but here’s the statistical spin on one of the game

  • GIF: Jim Johnson's Jim Johnson
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 9/27/2011 -  9
    Because Oriole Jim Johnson plays for the Orioles, there's a strong chance that no one -- perhaps besides his teammates and Buck Showalter and Buck Showalter's grizzled and nameless manservant

  • A Response to Bob Ryan
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/19/2014 -  297
    to be at war with either. But yesterday, Bob Ryan published a piece in the Boston Globe that I think is worth responding to. In some ways, the piece isn't that different from what hundreds of other sports

  • Johnson's Domination
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 8/11/2008 -  4
    Johnson and his performance from 1999-2002. For starters, here are some of his peripheral numbers in each of these seasons: 1999: 35 GS, 271.2 IP, 207 H, 75 ER, 70 BB, 364 K, 1.02 WHIP, 2.48 ERA

  • Memewatch: Stuff on Bob Hendley's Head
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 7/11/2014 -  7
    Bob Hendley is occasionally remembered for going toe to toe with Sandy Koufax, but his major accomplishment, without a doubt, was the magnificent topiary that sat athwart his ample noggin. Today

  • Should Bob Costas be the Next Commissioner?
    in Community by Chris Ford - 10/2/2013 -  9
    of attention in the "Commish Search 2k14" (as it will surely be named) is one Robert Q. Costas, known to many as NBC Sports Anchor Bob Costas.  Bob has had a long love affair with baseball, including

  • Video: Bob Elliott's Going to Cooperstown
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 1/24/2012 -  8
    . And, so, when veteran Toronto Sun baseball scribe Bob Elliott got the call to Cooperstown, winning the 2012 J.G. Taylor Spink Award, Steve invited him into our studio for an interview. Now, Bob

  • Bob Uecker Has a Joke About Kauffman Stadium
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/14/2012 -  3
    It's possible that what Bob Uecker has about Kauffman Stadium is not, in fact, a joke, but rather a witticism. If not a witticism, there's the off chance that what he has, instead, is either a sally

  • Great Moments in Spectacles: Bob Hamelin
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 5/3/2011 -  12
    Bob Hamelin. An oldie, but a goodie. A Great Moment In Spectacles, undoubtedly. And, yes, a most heinous crime against baseball cards, too. Conservative Canadian props to my colleague

  • D-Backs Can Bob Melvin
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 5/8/2009 -  11
    It took about 30 games for the first manager to get axed. The whispers were all around the last few days that Arizona manager Bob Melvin was off the heat seat onto the plastic chair hanging over

  • Bob Uecker Reveals True Truth of Dempster Trade
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 7/25/2012 -  2
    For the lay fan, the circumstances surrounding the Ryan Dempster trade (or lack thereof) to Atlanta are what might be called "murky at best." For Bob Uecker, however, everything is illuminated

  • Bob Uecker Doesn't Really Care, Turns Out
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/11/2012 -  5
    Concerned and likely muscular reader Bryan, recognizing that the celebration of Bob Uecker is a cause worth dying and (maybe even more importantly) killing for, has alerted the editors of NotGraphs

  • Bob Ross: NotGraphs Name Match (#1)
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 8/28/2012 -  7
    Bob Ross. Who is he? Major player in the PBS golden years and landscape painter extraordinaire? Freunde to all who would have him via the tele-waves? Creator of happy little trees, happy

  • Bob Melvin: Six Scouting Reports
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 12/9/2011 -  5
    “How does he get guys out?” That was my question for Bob Melvin at the Winter Meetings, and I asked it six times. I queried the Oakland skipper about three of his starters: Trevor Cahill, Gio

  • Audio: Make Checks Payable to Bob Uecker
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/29/2013 -  1
    Bob Uecker would like to remind the listener about the Milwaukee Braves Historical Association's 15th Annual Testimonial Dinner, to be held on May 6th at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino and honoring

  • David Eckstein + Parks and Rec + Bob Loblaw
    in NotGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 10/28/2013 -  3
    Let's do this math: David Eckstein + Parks and Rec + Bob Loblaw = gritty; it always equals gritty Well that's what happened: Your browser does not support iframes. Because Parks and Rec

  • Actual Thing: Bob Uecker Day in Wisconsin
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/11/2011 -  2
    is an announcement -- an announcement, dating from April 25h, by State Senator Tim Carpenter (D–Milwaukee) that each January 26th will now officially be Bob Uecker Day in the State of Wisconsin. Regard

  • GIF: The Enviable Gentleman's Attire of Mr. Bob Uecker
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 2/26/2014 -  6
    Stolen without shame from this video of Bob Uecker's 2011 speaking appearance at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the animated GIF embedded here documents many of Uecker's entrances

  • What Happened To Davey Johnson?
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 6/21/2012 -  8
    Davey Johnson on Joe Maddon: "I don’t know him that well, but I thought he was a weird wuss anyways." Link. When did Davey Johnson become a grumpy old codger? Wasn't he the first guy

  • Bold Predictions Review - Not Great, Bob!
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 10/7/2015 -  48

  • Bob Uecker is a HOF Broadcaster, and Also Your Grandpa
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 6/4/2013 -  7
    , it pains me to bring up the fact that no matter what you're good at, you will not be as good at that thing as Bob Uecker is at calling baseball games. Sorry. The story isn't the best one he's ever

  • What Is Davey Johnson Doing?
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 6/27/2011 -  3
    Here's newly minted Nats skipper Davey Johnson! The discerning discerner will observe that also in this photo is a white orb of cowhide, something known in industry parlance as a "baseball

  • Ten Things I Know About Bob Anderson
    in NotGraphs by Eno Sarris - 1/24/2012 -  4
    1) He's serious. 2) He was involved in one of the craziest plays in the history of baseball. 3) The scoring of said play was: Walk; Musial out at 2B/3B-SS. 4) Bob Anderson had a 99 FIP

  • Bob Uecker's Totally Real Genealogy of Homer Bailey
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 7/21/2012 -  6
    , as related by Brewers radio voice Bob Uecker: [audio:http://www.fangraphs.com/not/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Bob-Uecker-on-Homer-Bailey.mp3]

  • Kelly Johnson's Redemption
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 5/4/2010 -  10
    Dropped from Braves at the end of 2009, Kelly Johnson found little interest in his services and ended up in Arizona on a one year contract paying him just $2.3 million. Arizona gambled that Johnson

  • Pitcher Study: Josh Johnson
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 11/28/2012 -  25
    Is Josh Johnson still an ace? The 2012 season had some encouraging signs after shoulder injuries cut short potential Cy Young campaigns in 2010 and 2011. Johnson posted a 3.81 ERA and 3.40 FIP

  • Randy Johnson's Countdown
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 5/7/2009 -  29
    Randy Johnson has not pitched particularly well this season, for instance see yesterday's shelling at the hands of the Rockies. In fact, outside of Tim Lincecum, nobody in the Giants rotation has

  • Bob Uecker Has the Opposite of Body Dysmorphia
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 3/21/2012 -  0
    The Brewers are placing a statue of maybe-literally-immortal Brewers broadcaster Bob Uecker outside of Miller Park this summer -- nor, if the following tweet from Tom Haudricourt of the Journal

  • Bob Uecker on Sunscreen and Where It Shouldn't Go
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/5/2012 -  9
    Brewers broadcaster Bob Uecker thinks that both Usinger's Famous Sausage and sunscreen are important things in this life. With regard to them meeting, however, his opinion is that, more or less

  • Is Elliot Johnson Worth Starting?
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 7/12/2012 -  0
    Last year, Elliot Johnson was one of the worst hitters in the majors. With a 57 wRC+ backed by just four home runs, six steals, and a strikeout rate near 30%, Johnson's lackluster performance had

  • Chris Johnson and Great Players
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/1/2013 -  63
    that people hardly notice. The leader in the National League right now is Chris Johnson, batting .342. Johnson didn't even begin the year as an everyday player. Johnson went from the Diamondbacks

  • Kelly Johnson: A DeRosa Alternative
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 12/7/2009 -  8
    dislike dealing in shadowy realm of rumor, Braves second baseman Kelly Johnson has been mentioned in multiple places as a non-tender candidate given his 2009 performance and replacement by Martin Prado

  • Nick Johnson to New York
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 12/18/2009 -  84
    The Yankees have absolutely refused to stand pat this offseason. After adding Curtis Granderson in the first big trade of the winter, the Yankees have now agreed to terms with 1B/DH Nick Johnson

  • Kelly Johnson: Slugger
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 4/26/2010 -  14
    As part of a critical five-run rally in the bottom of the fifth inning of yesterday's Phillies-Diamondbacks game, Arizona second baseman Kelly Johnson slugged his NL-leading seventh home run

  • Josh Johnson's Extension
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 1/15/2010 -  15
    The Marlins locked up their most talented pitcher on Thursday, as they agreed to terms with 26-year-old SP Josh Johnson on a four-year, 39 million dollar contract. The deal will pay 3.75MM in '10

  • A Small Randy Johnson Retrospective
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 1/6/2010 -  43
    As you have surely heard, Randy Johnson announced his retirement last night. Matthew took the first look at this, noting that he retires as someone who could be a three-win pitcher next year. Here

  • Bob Uecker's Totally True History of Western Metal
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/1/2012 -  10
    ). The sequence led Bob Uecker, the famous and wise radio voice of the Milwaukee Brewers, to provide -- for the benefit of both the home audience and broadcast partner Joe Block -- a totally true

  • The Return of Josh Johnson
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 6/5/2013 -  11
    Josh Johnson returned to the mound last night for the first time since April 21. The oft-injured 29-year-old (it still surprises me that he’s just 29) impressed against the Giants, throwing seven

  • Extry, Extry: Bob Uecker Interview to Run Friday
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 11/24/2010 -  2
    Either a little bird or the official site of Major League Baseball -- I'm not telling which -- has informed this author that Bob Uecker is the feature guest on MLB Network's "Studio 42 with Bob

  • Josh Johnson's Curveball
    in FanGraphs by Albert Lyu - 2/1/2012 -  10
    We're happy to welcome Albert Lyu back to the FanGraphs team. His work will again appear regularly here on the site. Before Josh Johnson was lost for the season with shoulder injuries in May, he

  • Marlins Reel in Nick Johnson
    in FanGraphs by Erik Manning - 8/3/2009 -  11
    Bedlam ruled the day of the trade deadline, and the Nick Johnson for LHP Aaron Thompson deal was no exception. The Nationals broke from their age old custom of clenching to tradeable players

  • The Josh Johnson Dilemma
    in FanGraphs by Jason Collette - 11/18/2013 -  29
    Earlier this year, Jack Moore reviewed Josh Johnson's inability to get hitters out while pitching from the stretch. Johnson and the Jays were very much aware of the situation, but even still, it did

  • The Nick Johnson Quandry
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/18/2009 -  44
    offers a similar problem for GMs with a shopping list. I'm speaking of Mr. Disabled List himself, Nick Johnson. His list of health problems is longer than a typical Joe Posnanski column

  • Buying Low on Josh Johnson
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 6/12/2012 -  23
    It may surprise some, considering this high ERA and low strikeout rate compared to his career average, but Josh Johnson actually has the seventh highest WAR of any pitcher in baseball. Despite having

  • Robbing Johnson of a Shot
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 12/16/2008 -  10
    (and the .227 batting average in 2008 just adds insult to injury). The move also keeps the underrated Rob Johnson from receiving the opportunity that he deserves. Johnson, 25, was selected out of college

  • Is Josh Johnson Back?
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 4/27/2012 -  5
    destined for an epic crash (click on the link, it's must-watch stuff). Owning Josh Johnson on a couple squads, I've felt a little of both. Coming off of a serious shoulder injury in 2011, Johnson,28, had

  • Randy Johnson Retires
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 1/6/2010 -  31
    Randy Johnson announced his retirement today. There are thousands upon thousands of words that could, and should, be written about Randy Johnson. His career numbers are remarkable. The mark he left

  • Josh Johnson Heads to Canada
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 11/15/2012 -  2
    So as you all no doubt know by now, Josh Johnson was part of the trade of fantasy baseball proportions that is expected to be finalized at some point today. It's time for JJ to start trading in his

  • A Brief and Fictional Account of Meeting Bob Uecker
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/2/2012 -  3
    -- except it wasn't my wife in the next room, but radio voice of baseball's Milwaukee Brewers, Bob Uecker, instead. "This is clearly absurd," I said. "You're supposed to be in Milwaukee, not in my

  • Johnson Leads Florida's Rotation
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 8/10/2009 -  29
    projected them to be worse than the Nationals. Last night Josh Johnson won the game for the Marlins, pitching six innings of four-hit, one-run ball while striking out 6, walking only one and getting seven

  • Kelly Johnson: Aging With Style
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/22/2012 -  6
    Fantasy owners hoped for a bounce back in 2012 after Kelly Johnson regressed in 2011 after a superb 2010 season. A second baseman with 16 HRs and 14 SBs normally would have a relatively high fantasy

  • Bob Brenly: You Were a Good Hitter
    in FanGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 4/26/2012 -  34
    "Without a mustache, a man must make a name for himself with a bat." --Ghandi Since time forever, Chicago Cubs broadcaster Bob Brenly has joked good-humor'dly about how terrible a hitter he

  • Audio: Bob Uecker and Dick Allen Together on Air
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/24/2012 -  4
    , then the leading candidates for that role would be Dick Allen and Bob Uecker, the former because he's a leisured gentleman; the latter, because he's an equally leisured gentleman. Indeed

  • Recalling Jim Johnson
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 7/28/2008 -  11
    to the minors and recalled 24-yr old pitcher Jim Johnson. Johnson, a starter in the minor leagues, had made two "audition" starts for the Orioles in 2006 and 2007, racking up the undesirable line of 5 IP

  • Will Erik Johnson Be Relevant?
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 3/25/2014 -  8
    He throws all four pitches, has solid velocity, a big solid frame, will begin the season in the White Sox rotation, and is a top 100 prospect. With all of that said, will Erik Johnson be worth

  • Chris Johnson Heads to Arizona
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 7/30/2012 -  7
    for third baseman Chris Johnson. While the move gives the Diamondbacks and improved situation at the hot corner, it may not be so great for fantasy owners. First of all, let's establish the fact

  • No Love For Jim Johnson?
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 1/14/2014 -  16
    and there, but if they're healthy, they've always seemed to slide back into the job. So why, after 101 saves in the past two season....yes, that's right, 101...does Jim Johnson get no love? I did a mock draft

  • Lowrie and Johnson: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 5/8/2012 -  9
    be slotted in at SS, 3B, MI, CI, and UTL positions, which makes him a nice option to have coming off the bench as needed. Chris Johnson (ESPN: 26 percent owned; Yahoo!: 25 percent owned) While

  • Bob Uecker Has Some Ideas About Jockey Shorts
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/8/2012 -  2
    In what follows, radio voice of the Milwaukee Brewers Bob Uecker discusses jockey shorts and, before that, a scheme he's developed for relieving contest entrants of their winnings. From the WTMJ

  • Q&A: Pete LaCock vs Bob Gibson [and Japan]
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 1/4/2013 -  16
    ). ------ LaCock on battling Bob Gibson: “Billy Williams had broken his ankle, so the team was looking for a left-handed hitter. I had been hitting the ball pretty well, so they brought me up

  • The Nick Johnson Stories
    in NotGraphs by Patrick Dubuque - 12/31/2012 -  6
    The phone rang, rattling in the glove compartment, but Nick Johnson did not hear it. He was already halfway to the creek. His boots crackled among the the skeletons of leaves scattered between

  • Q&A: Bob Melvin, on Five Rookie Pitchers
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 12/10/2012 -  11
    Bob Melvin was named American League Manager of the Year after leading the overachieving Oakland A’s to a playoff berth. It was an honor well-deserved. The 51-year-old former big-league catcher knows

  • Can Kelly Johnson Bounce Back?
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 10/10/2011 -  0
    There might not be a more up and down player in fantasy than Kelly Johnson. After establishing himself as a useful fantasy second baseman in 2007-2008, Johnson completely fell off that radar

  • Nothing Fishy About Josh Johnson
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 10/31/2009 -  4
    Heading into the 2007 season, Florida's Josh Johnson looked like an ace-in-waiting. As a 22 year-old rookie in 2006, the 6-7 righty posted a 3.99 FIP in 24 starts and seven relief appearances

  • Q&A: Bob McClure on Banny, Simba & Deception
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 11/9/2011 -  12
    Bob McClure won’t be returning as Kansas City’s pitching coach next year, but that's not for a lack of experience. The 59-year-old former southpaw reliever has plenty of that, having taken the mound

  • Will Francoeur's Approach Work for Kelly Johnson?
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 12/26/2008 -  0
    It was shaping up as a disappointing season for Kelly Johnson in 2008 until a strong September. After three straight months of hitting .250 or less, Johnson posted a 22-game hitting streak

  • Johnson Leads WAR at Labor Day
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 9/7/2010 -  26
    , nearly 85% of the way through the season, is Florida Marlins ace Josh Johnson - not Roy Halladay, nor Ubaldo Jimenez, not Cliff Lee, not Felix Hernandez, and not CC Sabathia. Johnson is establishing

  • Can Josh Johnson Fix The Stretch?
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 7/24/2012 -  9
    There have been plenty of good signs in Josh Johnson's return from a season-ending shoulder injury this year. His 2.98 FIP is excellent; he's striking out nearly eight batters per nine innings

  • Josh Johnson Finding Success in June
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 6/13/2012 -  4
    The month of June has been very kind to Josh Johnson. In 14.2 innings, the big right-hander owns a 1.84 ERA with impressive peripheral numbers to match: 16 strikeouts, just four walks, and no home

  • Free Agent Bargain: Randy Johnson
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/29/2008 -  3
    Moving back to the mound in our series on free agent bargains, we find an interesting name - the tallest player in baseball and a sure fire Hall of Famer, you wouldn't think Randy Johnson would fly

  • Insta-Meme: Bob Ryan Has a Posse
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 2/1/2012 -  2

  • Chris Johnson: Darling of the Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 4/23/2013 -  9
    he will probably cease to provide the kind of value for which his new owners are hoping. Especially in light of reports that Chris Johnson wouldn’t lose playing time now that Freddie Freeman has

  • Kelly Johnson, an Elite Second Baseman?
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 5/10/2012 -  10
    The league leader in WAR for second basemen? Kelly Johnson. I made some pretty bold predictions in our staff-wide preseason series, one of them being that Matt Kemp will not even get to 30/30

  • Josh Johnson Earning His Contract
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/8/2010 -  17
    Justin Morneau has the highest WAR in baseball right now, but you probably knew that. Know who is second? Josh Johnson. With another dominating start last night, the Marlins ace has now thrown

  • Things to Buy: Will Johnson Baseball Art
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 7/26/2013 -  8
    Doctor Cyclops, by Will Johnson When I am sad, I like to spend money. Because I am often sad, I am in big time mondo debt, as many of you know. At the moment, my cash flow is such that I cannot

  • Kelly Johnson, Quintessential Rays Acquisition
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 1/28/2013 -  19
    This afternoon, it was reported that the Rays will ink Kelly Johnson to a one-year deal. It’s an interesting match, as Johnson provides the Rays with the one thing that they like -- a player who has

  • Josh Johnson's Creative Contract With the Padres
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 11/20/2013 -  44
    The news is breaking now. It seems that Josh Johnson has gotten $8 million dollars from the Padres to pitch in 2014, according to Jerry Crasnick. By itself, that is an interesting match -- Johnson

  • Comparing Livan Hernandez and Randy Johnson
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 5/21/2009 -  6
    Prior to the start of the 2009 season, the thought of comparing Livan Hernandez and Randy Johnson was ludicrous. Mets fans rolled their eyes when the club signed Hernandez while Giants fans were

  • Micah Johnson: Wheels...and What Else?
    in RotoGraphs by Nathaniel Stoltz - 6/20/2013 -  3
    (fourth if you count the Mexican League), a full dozen behind White Sox second base prospect Micah Johnson, who has blazed his way to 54 thefts in 66 contests. Anybody who produces that sort of stolen

  • Chris Johnson: The Flavor of Wonder Bread
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 10/31/2012 -  0
    As we continue to examine Zach Sanders' Third Base End of Season Rankings, let's scroll down to number 22 where we find Arizona's Chris Johnson who, according to the calculations, produced a $3 value

  • Don't Bring In the Lefty for Kelly Johnson
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 6/7/2011 -  11
    three years, and Joey Votto isn't far behind him. What might surprise you is the name that sits in the 34th spot out of the 150 qualified hitters: Kelly Johnson. At a .382 wOBA against lefties since

  • Nick Johnson Retires, FanGraphs Weeps
    in FanGraphs by Mike Axisa - 1/30/2013 -  22
    Eight times on base. Had Nick Johnson reached base just eight more times in his ten-year career, he would have become just the 41st player in history to leave the game with a .400+ OBP (min. 3,000 PA

  • Audio: Bob Uecker Would Like One or Six Beers
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/18/2013 -  6
    ). That the evening might be a difficult one was not lost on veteran broadcaster and muscular bodyguard of leisure Bob Uecker, who informed the Listening Public how much beer would be a sufficient amount

  • Pouring One Out for Nick Johnson's Career
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 1/29/2013 -  5
    RIP, Nick Johnson's career. Mourn ya 'till I join ya.

  • Randy Johnson: Just for Men Pitchman
    in NotGraphs by Jack Moore - 1/12/2011 -  2
    (Get it, pitchman?) [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6q80YF__M3A[/embed] Because when I want to advertise a beauty project, I call Randy Johnson! This advertisement just adds

  • Contract Crowdsourcing 2013-14: Josh Johnson
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/16/2013 -  12
    is likely to receive, FanGraphs is also requesting that readers make note of how much they'd pay each free agent were they, themselves, actual GMs. In this edition: Josh Johnson. Some relevant

  • Nick Castellanos is Channeling Chris Johnson
    in RotoGraphs by Scott Spratt - 5/15/2014 -  6
    % .330 Nick Castellanos 32.6% .268 Adam LaRoche 31.8% .373 Matt Carpenter 31.7% .322 Jason Kubel 31.1% .411 Chris Johnson 29.1% .353 Joe Mauer 28.1% .379

  • Streaming Weekend Starters: Johnson and Straily
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 9/28/2012 -  2
    you be in panic mode for wins and strikeouts, a mode in which the author of this post resides in at least two leagues. So let's get to it. Steve Johnson Yes, Steve Johnson. Johnson, who slogged

  • Kelly Johnson: Why the Low AVG?
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/18/2011 -  15
    Kelly Johnson came into the season a fairly decent option at second base. In one keeper league I was in, him and Ben Zobrist were both available. I considered them to be at the same talent level

  • Dr. Bob Kelso Talks About Baseball from the Future
    in NotGraphs by Jack Moore - 7/20/2011 -  7
    Scrubs's Dr. Bob Kelso) remained a baseball fan despite the sport's status as a relic. In explaining to young Ensign Wesley Crusher (Wil Wheaton) how broken, how downtrodden Stubbs would be should he