- J.A. Happ Hasn't Been J.A. Happ Lately
is no small task given the lower-than-normal replacement level in this particular league. Last week I considered Chase Anderson's viability but was outbid for him by a FAAB-hoarder. This week I want
- Should You Add Chase Anderson?
performance over the last 30 days and found Chase Anderson as the best available pitcher according to that metric. I didn't know much about Anderson other than the fact that he's from Wichita Falls
- Brett Anderson's Breaking Ball: Slurve's Not a Dirty Word
their pitchers learn. Brett Anderson is a product of a baseball family and one such organization, and yet he continues to ply his trade mostly by throwing a strong breaking ball or two, when he's
- Checking in on Brett Lawrie
In the preseason I hypothesized that Brett Lawrie was not going to be a post-hype sleeper. This past week one of my best Twitter friends, Moe Koltun (@moeproblems), asked if my thoughts on Lawrie had
- Bill Geivett on Brett Anderson: Rockies Exec Breaks Down a Deal
Bill Geivett says Brett Anderson will be successful pitching at Coors Field. The Colorado Rockies acquired the 26-year-old left-hander from the Oakland A’s this past December as part of a three
- Brett Talley's Bold Predictions for 2014 Fantasy Baseball
eight at the position.
Third Base - Brett Lawrie finishes as a top eight fantasy third baseman.
- Oakland Sends Lottery Ticket Brett Anderson To Colorado
If it's possible to both buy low and sell low simultaneously, then that might be just what the Rockies and Athletics did by swapping 25-year-old lefty starters Drew Pomeranz and Brett Anderson
- Brett Lawrie: Probably Not a Post-Hype Sleeper
When we were divvying up guys for third base week, I selected Brett Lawrie assuming I could take the angle that he was poised to be a post-hype sleeper. When he came up in 2011 as a 21 year old
- Brett Talley's 10 Bold Predictions for 2013
- Brett Anderson Ascends Via Descent
"It's his second start and he looks like he's in midseason form!"
An exasperated Matt Underwood of SportsTime Ohio let out the preceding utterance after Brett Anderson dropped a 78 MPH curveball
- Brett Anderson Looks Like Brett Anderson at Just the Right Time
. In one regard, this was a profoundly bad time for the A's given their position in the playoff race, but on the other hand, Colon was suspended a day after Brett Anderson made his 2012 season debut
- Brett Anderson Close To Return
The surging Oakland Athletics are about to receive a big boost. Brett Anderson's rehab assignment comes to an end on Monday, and he's expected to rejoin the team. Anderson has shown a lot
- Vlad, Scott, Danks, Strasburg, Anderson: DLWW
on the DL, it might be a good time to pick him up and see if he will pitch in the majors this season.
Brett Anderson (36% ESPN, 48% Yahoo) – Stick a fork in him and send him to the WW. TJS has him out
- Brett Anderson's Elbow Eaten by Sliders?
was so high, and the innings minimum non-existent, our 25-pitcher sample was made up entirely of relievers. Now with Brett Anderson reporting some general elbow soreness and a hefty slider percentage
- Tommy Hanson's Bandwagon
A question without a correct answer: Who is the National League’s version of Brett Anderson? The answer that felt right to me at the time of this writing: Tommy Hanson.
As common readers
- Anderson Dominating
As far as AL West aces go, most people could probably give you three easily: Cliff Lee, Felix Hernandez, and Jered Weaver. Brett Anderson of the Oakland Athletics has largely flown under the radar
- Jerry Manuel Intentionally Walks Garret Anderson
and Joe Torre. There were about a dozen different moves and tweaks to analyze from this series but one in particular stood out as worthy of examination: intentionally walking Garret Anderson.
Let me set
- Anderson Used to Shift His Position on the Mound
We here at Fangraphs are big Brett Anderson fans: Dave Cameron has a huge crush on him; I fawned over his crazy slider; Marc Hulet saw him as the AL ROY favorite last August and then was devastated
- FanGraphs Audio: More Like "Best" Anderson
In which the panel turns their respective guns around.
Brett Anderson? More Like Best Anderson.
Houston: Bad or Superbad?
Colby Lewis: America's Sweetheart
- Brett Anderson Gets an Extension
Since debuting last season, Brett Anderson has been one of the game’s top starting pitchers. He’s posted a 3.61 FIP in 187 innings and heck, he’s even leading the American League in ERA right now
- Brett Anderson: Ace in the Making
Oakland's Brett Anderson fits the profile. One of the shiny baubles picked up in the December 2007 Dan Haren deal, Anderson ripped through the minor leagues (9.7 K/9, 1.9 BB/9, 56.5 GB
- Auction Draft: How I Lost Brett Anderson
The one player I really, really wanted and didn't get was Brett Anderson. I was laying in the weeds on him for the entire draft and he didn't get nominated until the 18th round. I
- Veteran Arms on the Move, Again
The bigger story here is not that Lopez was released, but that Oakland is looking at him. It’s a logic fit, mostly because Lopez is cheap, available, and able to eat pitches so that Brett Anderson
- Anderson's Step Forward
I watched Brett Anderson carve up the Mariner offense (granted, one missing both Ichiro and Adrian Beltre) last night and was highly impressed, as is getting to be routine. If you watch this 21-year
- Mark Kotsay/Brian Anderson Swapped
Anderson. On the surface, the deal is a bit confusing. The two are essentially equals – although Kotsay has a better bat – but Anderson is nearly seven years younger. Kenny Williams cooperated
- Rookie Roll Call: Anderson and Cahill
are Anderson, Porcello, Cahill et. al faring so far? After taking a peek at Porcello and Perry last time around, let's now shift our focus out West to Brett Anderson and Trevor Cahill.
- Green Athletic: Brett Anderson
punch of Trevor Cahill and Brett Anderson will fill out a rotation worn thin by the continued health issues of nominal ace Justin Duchscherer. Starting with Anderson, let's meet Oakland's latest
- Atlanta Signs Anderson
One of the last standing California Angels has officially moved on. Garret Anderson and Ken Griffey Jr. were subjects of multiple rumors over the past few weeks as both were sought after by Atlanta