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  • The Daily Grind: Happ, Anderson, Werth
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/15/2015 -  6
    talked about Brett Anderson's favorable matchup against the Rockies. I still love it, and he costs just $7,200. He left his last start with a calf cramp. Even if he's healthy, he doesn't consistently

  • The Daily Grind: Kershaw, Nola, Anderson, Lowrie
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/14/2015 -  5
    , Lowrie, Mercer Pitchers to Start: Like Kershaw today, Brett Anderson will face a Rockies lineup that can't hit lefties. There is some risk to the matchup. Anderson, like Buehrle below, is the sort

  • The Daily Grind: A's Closer, Anderson, Harrison, Gennett
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 7/7/2015 -  8
    affordable options that are worth a stab. The first is Brett Anderson against the hapless Phillies. Said Phillies are actually accruing a solid collection of offensive players headlined by Cesar Hernandez

  • The Daily Grind: Walker, Cody Anderson, Reynolds
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/20/2015 -  7
    this season is mighty encouraging. Keep an eye on him. Also consider: Charlie Morton, Vincent Velasquez, Jeremy Hellickson, Brett Anderson Pitchers to Exploit: Adam Morgan was once

  • The Daily Grind: de la Rosa, Anderson, Norris
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/30/2015 -  6
    to earn a win against John Danks. Also consider: Brett Anderson, Jesse Chavez, J.A. Happ Pitchers to Exploit: There are plenty of exploitable pitchers tomorrow. David Phelps isn't the worst of them

  • Brett Anderson Just Set a Four-Year High in Innings
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 5/28/2015 -  2
    When the Dodgers signed Brett Anderson to a one-year, $10 million dollar deal this offseason there was a tinge excitement because a well thought of arm was headed to a well thought of organization

  • The Daily Grind: Anderson, Rodon, Plouffe
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/8/2015 -  1
    for exploitation. Over a dozen pitchers are viable targets for a stack. One name who jumps to the forefront is lefty Brett Anderson. Usually, I would consider him to be a stream candidate. Today he'll have

  • The Daily Grind: Bankroll, Graveman, Anderson, Stubbs
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/9/2015 -  4
    to Brett Anderson in Arizona. When he's healthy, he tends to limit the damage with Dallas Keuchel quality ground ball rates. Don't count on strikeouts, but the other rate stats should fall into place

  • Brett Talley's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brett Talley - 3/18/2015 -  9

  • Pitchers That Projection Systems Like More Than ADP
    in RotoGraphs by Brett Talley - 3/9/2015 -  4
    Hammel, Jake Peavy, Wei-Yin Chen, Dan Haren, Jason Vargas, Bartolo Colon, Chase Anderson, J.A. Happ, Kris Medlen Relievers: Aroldis Chapman, Koji Uehara, Joaquin Benoit, Sean Doolittle, Addison Reed

  • The Diamondbacks Rotation: There Will be (NL-Only) Value
    in RotoGraphs by Brett Talley - 2/16/2015 -  7
    belongs to Chase Anderson and Trevor Cahill. Let me quickly dismiss Cahill because Anderson is more interesting. As a starter, Cahill's ERA was 6.31, but his xFIP was an even 4.00. His BABIP and strand

  • The Other Uncertainty Regarding Brett Anderson
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/2/2015 -  16
    the official signing by the Dodgers of left-hander Brett Anderson to a one-year, $10 million contract upon which the two parties agreed in principle about two weeks ago (and which could pay even more

  • Uh Oh, The Brett Anderson Tease is Upon Us Again
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 12/16/2014 -  5
    I have been a Brett Anderson fan since his early minor league days. A pitcher with an extreme ground ball tendency that also has above average strikeout ability and possesses excellent control

  • Brett Talley's 10 Bold Predictions Revisited
    in RotoGraphs by Brett Talley - 9/29/2014 -  2
    being more valuable than Zobrist this year. Third Base – Brett Lawrie finishes as a top eight fantasy third baseman. When I wrote about Lawrie in May, I talked about how more fly balls and a return

  • J.A. Happ Hasn't Been J.A. Happ Lately
    in RotoGraphs by Brett Talley - 8/11/2014 -  2
    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?
    in RotoGraphs by Brett Talley - 8/4/2014 -  5
    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
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 7/25/2014 -  12
    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 RotoGraphs by Brett Talley - 5/21/2014 -  10
    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
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 3/21/2014 -  12
    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
    in RotoGraphs by Brett Talley - 3/12/2014 -  17
    eight at the position. Third Base - Brett Lawrie finishes as a top eight fantasy third baseman. Name PA HR SB R RBI AVG OBP SLG OPS Brett Lawrie 575 16 13 67 73 0.275

  • Oakland Sends Lottery Ticket Brett Anderson To Colorado
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 12/10/2013 -  22
    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
    in RotoGraphs by Brett Talley - 11/8/2013 -  4
    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
    in RotoGraphs by Brett Talley - 3/25/2013 -  46

  • Brett Anderson Ascends Via Descent
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 8/29/2012 -  6
    "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 FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/22/2012 -  21
    . 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
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 8/20/2012 -  8
    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
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 7/18/2011 -  5
    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?
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 6/7/2011 -  33
    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
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 1/4/2011 -  32
    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

  • A's Sign McCarthy
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/14/2010 -  3
    and is older than he should be. In fact, if the Athletics Opening Day rotation includes McCarthy, Brett Anderson, Gio Gonzalez, Dallas Braden, and Trevor Cahill, then McCarthy would actually

  • Anderson Dominating
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 9/7/2010 -  4
    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

  • The A's Rotation Without Sheets
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/26/2010 -  16
    . Brett Anderson – who returns this week – and Dallas Braden are the two best pitchers on the squad and neither has managed to stay healthy this season either. Vin Mazzaro is a relatively new addition

  • Jerry Manuel Intentionally Walks Garret Anderson
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/26/2010 -  42
    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

  • Attempting to Peg Fausto Carmona's Trade Value
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/13/2010 -  11
    Carter, Brett Anderson, Aaron Cunningham, Dana Eveland, Carlos Gonzalez, and Greg Smith. It’s safe to say Carmona is unlikely to command that size (in quantity at least) of a return. Tim Hudson

  • David Price Swallows Flames
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 4/26/2010 -  14
    southpaws comparable to the 93-94 MPH heat are Jon Lester, Francisco Liriano, and Brett Anderson. Price is arguably the least accomplished of the quintet. What, with Sabathia and Lester being perennial Cy

  • Anderson Used to Shift His Position on the Mound
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 4/26/2010 -  25
    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 FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/20/2010 -  7
    Episode Twenty-One In which the panel turns their respective guns around. Headlines Brett Anderson? More Like Best Anderson. Houston: Bad or Superbad? Colby Lewis: America's Sweetheart

  • Brett Anderson Gets an Extension
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 4/16/2010 -  10
    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
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 3/31/2010 -  19
    reign supreme. 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
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 3/28/2010 -  19
    -batted speedsters. 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

  • Fan Projection Targets - 12/28/09
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/28/2009 -  2
    Today's three targets share two things in common: 1) each is a centerfielder, and 2) each stands shorter than 6'. They are Rajai Davis, Tony Gwynn (Jr.), and Brett Gardner. Here's a random

  • How Are the Stars Being Acquired? Starting Pitching
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 9/28/2009 -  32
    Gallardo – drafted Gavin Floyd – trade Brett Anderson – trade Jorge de la Rosa -- trade Jason Hammel - trade CC Sabathia – free agent Ryan Dempster – free agent Roy Oswalt – draft Aaron

  • Veteran Arms on the Move, Again
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 9/10/2009 -  4
    . 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
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/26/2009 -  24
    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
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/28/2009 -  11
    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
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 5/1/2009 -  0
    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. The Oakland

  • Green Athletic: Brett Anderson
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 4/5/2009 -  5
    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
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 2/23/2009 -  0
    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