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  • Evaluating the 2016 Prospects: Detroit Tigers
    in FanGraphs by Dan Farnsworth - 2/11/2016 -  6
    : 35/40/45 Command: 40/45/45+ Overall: 40/45/50 40+ FV Prospects 15. Drew Smith, RHP, VIDEO You could have guessed a hard-throwing college reliever would breeze through the lower minors

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat – 1/18/16
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/18/2016 -  0
    11:59Dan Szymborski: Fritter away one of your remaining hours of existence in fancy-but-futile fashion! It's the Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat!11:59Zonk: The most regrettable FA signings

  • New Closer: Will Smith
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Kastava - 1/15/2016 -  15
    With the departure of Francisco Rodriguez, the Milwaukee closer role is Will Smith’s to lose. Smith took big steps last season improving his K%, BB%, ERA (or FIP, if that’s more your cup of tea

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat – 12/21/15
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 12/21/2015 -  2
    :24Jordan: Hi Dan, as a Jays fan, should I be wrapping my mind around the fact that the Jays are going to become the Indians with maybe a little more resources and we will be moving toward a rebuild

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 11/23/15
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 11/23/2015 -  2
    11:58Dan Szymborski: Welecome to the Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat, where we promise our readers that at not time during chats is Dan Szymborski naked or using the toilet.11:59Comment From

  • Evaluating the 2016 Prospects: Atlanta Braves
    in FanGraphs by Dan Farnsworth - 11/23/2015 -  227
    Curveball: 40/50/60 Changeup: 45/55/60 Command: 45/55/60 FV/Role: 50, #4 Starter 45+ FV Prospects 10. Mallex Smith, CF, VIDEO The 2015 MiLB leader in stolen bases, Smith was a nice get

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 8/31/15
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 8/31/2015 -  5
    exist. Unless I get to be Jushin Liger, which would be badass.12:18Comment From Richard FeynmanI welcome the Dan Szymborski libertarian paradise but I am concerned about the growing power of the cats

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 8/10/15
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 8/10/2015 -  11
    ? Cruz signing has been great, Seth Smith has been valuable, Montgomery has been a solid return for Erasmo. Seems like he set them up decently well. 12:42Dan Szymborski: Let's not forget he signed about 34

  • The Daily Grind: Josh Smith, Nova, Peralta
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/23/2015 -  0
    Agenda GPP Pitching Strategies Daily DFS - Smith GB / FB Splits Tomorrow's Targets - Garcia, Nova, Peralta, Holt Factor Grid 1. GPP Pitching Strategies On most days, I use

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 6/22/15
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/22/2015 -  3
    : 12:02Comment From hscerWait, how is this a contest? The All-American football player vs. bad back drugged up on a boat guy? 12:03Comment From George is CuriousHi Dan. Hope you had a great weekend. So

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 6/8/15
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/8/2015 -  2
    Velasquez expectations? 12:05Dan Szymborski: In majors right now, just OK. He got what, 4 starts above high-A ball?12:05Comment From Total ClownHey look Dan, regression! 12:05Dan Szymborski: Don't see

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 6/3/15
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/3/2015 -  3
    : McAllister always feels like he should be better than it is12:13Comment From Small Wonder or Silver Spoons, ROS?Hi Dan! Noticed on the pitch type page that Taijuan Walker didn't throw any cutters during his

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 5/18/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/18/2015 -  16
    11:59Dan Szymborski: Live from Szymborskiville, SZ, it's the Dan Szymborski News Hour! Sitting in for Dan Szymborski is Dan Szymborski, featuring Dan Szymborski and on sports, Dan Szymborski. Also

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 5/4/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/4/2015 -  4
    : He's simply a 3/4 guy.12:04Comment From Natitude AdjusterHey Dan, I'm going to the Nats/Marlins game on Wednesday afternoon with a big cohort from work. Got any relevant baseball talking points

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 4/21/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/21/2015 -  6
    what the situation was.12:10Comment From George is CuriousHi Dan! If you could be so kind as to rank the following SP, I would be eternally grateful: Happ, Karns, Kelly, Simon. Thanks! 12:11Dan

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 4/13/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/13/2015 -  4
    , Yelich, or Bogaerts? 12:05Dan Szymborski: Yelich12:05Comment From Neal HuntingtonHey Dan, true or false: Travis Snider will have a better career than Gregory Polanco. 12:05Dan Szymborski: False12

  • The Overlooked Seth Smith
    in RotoGraphs by David Wiers - 4/8/2015 -  6
    An apology is due here, and I'm sorry. I whiffed on Seth Smith in my American League outfield rankings, even though those are mostly for 5x5 formats. I nearly blanked on him in my home league as I

  • Burch Smith and the Problem of Holding Velocity
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 12/18/2014 -  8
    Right-hander Burch Smith has been traded from San Diego to Tampa Bay. "Will he start or not?" is a question a person might reasonably ask about that. What follows is an attempt to answer the question

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 12/15/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/15/2014 -  2
    12:02Dan Szymborski: Yup, it's that time again.12:03Dan Szymborski: Dan Szymborski FanGraphs chat! Dan Szymborski FanGraphs chat! Where ya at? Where ya at? There ya go! There ya go!12:03Dan

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 9/8/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/8/2014 -  1
    think12:07Comment From George is CuriousHi Dan. Hope you had a great weekend. What are you most excited to see in the final 3 weeks of the season? 12:07Dan Szymborski: Curious to see if the Royals can hold

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 8/4/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/4/2014 -  1
    . d'Arnaud and plawecki at C, Dom smith at 1b, Hererra at 2b, Flores/rosario/checcini at SS. Wright at 3b. Conforto Nimmo Lagares Granderson Etc. in the OF/ And the pitching is gonna be shutdown. Harvey

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 5/19/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/19/2014 -  4
    the keeper lists are. 10-team mixed is very deep on talent, so it depends on who you're giving up to carry Betts.12:30Comment From ChrisHi Dan, Anthony Rendon got off to a hot start but has really cooled off

  • The Fall of the House of Smith
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 4/17/2014 -  6
    a light upon a matter of EVEN GREATER URGENCY, as well as acute personal interest. I write of the Fall of the House of Smith. Remember the halcyon days of the late eighties? (Unsettlingly, some

  • Forsake Him Not
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 4/15/2014 -  8
    Time for the Braves to cut Dan Uggla - David Schoenfield However, if you do not obey Dan Uggla and do not carefully follow all his commands and decrees I am giving you today, all these curses

  • Quick Thoughts on Iwakuma and Smith
    in RotoGraphs by J.P. Breen - 3/21/2014 -  7
    rate. If you're content to stash Iwakuma on the DL for a few weeks at the beginning of the season, he could be a nice injury-sleeper on draft day. LHP Will Smith, Milwaukee Brewers

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 3/3/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/3/2014 -  12
    . Now, we return to our regular chat.12:02Comment From Mr. Wrestling IVSo Dan, Delmon Young had a couple good hits yesterday. 12:02Dan Szymborski: Every good game brings Delmon Young closer to a roster

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 1/27/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/27/2014 -  2
    starting at 94 wins in a dropoff scenario. I think that the wild card fight will look a lot like last years.12:04Comment From JackHi Dan, 12:04Dan Szymborski: Hi Jack!12:04Comment From JackHave

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 1/6/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/6/2014 -  4
    of. And unto this, Dan Szymborski, destined to wear the jeweled crown of Severnaya upon a troubled brow. It is I, his chronicler, who alone can tell thee of his saga. Let me tell you of the days of high

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 12/9/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/9/2013 -  8
    Matthew EAmong Toronto's 2014 starting pitchers, will Roy Halladay rank in the top 5? 12:09Dan Szymborski: I've got Halladay at a 96 ERA+!12:10Comment From Interweb TrollHey Dan, remember when you

  • The Brewers, Will Smith, and a Breakthrough
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/6/2013 -  19
    , the Royals gave the Brewers Will Smith. It's a low-profile transaction, considerably lower-profile even than the earlier Dexter Fowler trade, but what makes the trade worth taking about are the signs

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 11/25/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/25/2013 -  3
    option out of him.12:01Comment From GuestHello Dan. Over or under, Michael Cuddyer is a 2 WAR player this year. 12:01Dan Szymborski: I'd take over but slightly12:01Comment From SteveFeels like Tony

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 11/11/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/11/2013 -  0
    his ZiPS projections at all? 12:03Dan Szymborski: While I haven't run them, it'll make his projected decline less steep.12:03Comment From MikeThanks for chatting Dan! There are reports linking

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 10/21/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/21/2013 -  2
    for Boston? 1:04Dan Szymborski: Yes1:04Comment From Gila MonsterActually the Padres have great arms....That are just never healthy. Luebke,Cashner,Casey Kelly,Ross,Burch Smith...That is a drool worthy

  • My Story for ESPN.com
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 10/10/2013 -  5
    stature -- he's listed, generously, at 5'10" -- didn't do him any favors. And life as the oldest of six siblings made sure that young Dan grew up a lot faster than he might have liked. But whatever troubles

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 9/23/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/23/2013 -  4
    . 12:02Dan Szymborski: Well, going forward, you do expect more decline than advances12:02Comment From CMRYo Dan - Do you have a guess at what Matt Carpenter's 2014 zips projection will be? 12:02Dan

  • Daily Notes: Featuring Some Purple Prose, and the Suspiciously Remarkable Henderson Alvarez
    in FanGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 9/19/2013 -  8
    among qualified pitchers 10:05 MIN Kevin Correia SL-Z 4.7 Highest among qualified pitchers OAK Dan Straily Z-Contact%, Curveball 100% Highest among all pitchers * Nose

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 9/9/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/9/2013 -  1
    11:58Dan Szymborski: Is party time.11:58Dan Szymborski: One week, I'm going to do a very angry chat with no explanation, just to confuse people. But not today.11:58Comment From ChrisDan, Dan, he’s

  • The State of the NotAwards Races
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 8/29/2013 -  11
    have suffered from some bad luck and crappy teammates. Do you pick a guy who's been a disappointment and a potential scapegoat for a not-quite-contending team? Dan Haren or Trevor Cahill fit the bill

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 8/5/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/5/2013 -  1
    12:10Dan Szymborski: Welcome to this Haphazardly Scheduled Special Edition of Dan Szymborskirama.12:11Comment From juan pierres mustacheBREAKING: Szymborski suspended through 2014 for Twitter hijinks

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 7/8/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/8/2013 -  6
    Obsessed With12:58Dan Szymborski: I actually have $200 on Scherzer winning the Cy Young (from one of my prop player bet pieces on ESPN this spring)12:58Comment From Mr. Wrestling IVDammit Dan, I thought

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 6/17/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/17/2013 -  5
    Dan! Let’s assume the next year’s draft is deeper than the current year’s. What keeps a team from low-balling a first round draftee in the hopes that they don’t sign netting them a 2nd first round

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 5/13/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/13/2013 -  3
    series. That was cool, right? 1:08Comment From JohnAll the fangraphs guys were gaga over Burch Smith bc he can touch 98. What did you see saturday? 1:09Dan Szymborski: I didn't see his debut.1:09Dan

  • Sean Gilmartin and the Gwinnett Braves
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 4/29/2013 -  9
    2.77 3.36 14.3 659.2 2FB Vance Worley 89.9 3.79 3.53 4.8 292.0 CUT R.A. Dickey 83.9 3.01 3.56 9.7 642.2 * Dan Haren 89.8 3.85 3.66 11.9 673.1 CUT Kyle Lohse

  • Building a Farm: Top Prospects
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 4/12/2013 -  8
    101 101 101 101 48 101 101 93.4 104 Jorge Alfaro 101 76 101 101 101 88 87 93.6 105 A.J. Cole 101 101 89 92 89 98 90 94.3 106 Dan Straily 101 85 101 101

  • Rated Rookies: Week One
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 4/10/2013 -  20
    ). These are the players whose week one performances deserve recognition. 1. Dan Straily, RH SP, Athletics If we've learned anything from Yu Darvish this season, it's that success pitching against the Astros

  • Building a Farm: National League Central
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 3/28/2013 -  26
    3 62.5 3.0 High Arodys Vizcaino RHP 4.75 4 65.0 3.5 High Brett Jackson OF 5.43 5 52.5 2.5 Medium Dan Vogelbach 1B 6.29 6 55.0 3.0 High Pierce Johnson RHP

  • Skyrocket Smith
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 3/19/2013 -  7
    The Rocket's glare. That's him at top left. Today is the 145th birthday of Skyrocket Smith, first baseman for the 1888 Louisville Colonels, and namesake of my next-born child. These Colonels

  • Building a Farm: American League East
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 3/19/2013 -  9
    LHP 22.00 31 40.0 2.0 Medium Dan Klein RHP 22.00 32 - - - Johnny Ruettiger OF 23.00 33 - - - Brenden Webb OF 23.50 34 50.0 4.0 Extreme Ty Kelly UTL 24.50 35

  • Building the Farm: American League West
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 3/12/2013 -  35
    GRADE RISK RISK Addison Russell SS 1.25 1 65.0 2.5 Medium Michael Choice OF 2.75 2 57.5 3.0 High Dan Straily RHP 3.00 3 50.0 1.5 Low Sonny Gray RHP 4.25 4 57.5

  • The 20-80 Scale, Saber Style (Again Yet Different)
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 2/26/2013 -  19
    Bumgarner 0.94 Wade Davis 50 2.4 Joe Blanton 0.25 Jon Rauch 40 1.0 Bronson Arroyo -0.45 Kyle McClellan 30 -0.5 Jeff Suppan -1.14 Chuckie Fick 20 -2.0 Ryan Rowland-Smith

  • The 20-80 Scale, SABR Style
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 2/19/2013 -  98
    Dan Uggla -4.0 Rickie Weeks 30 -2 -12.5 Asdrubal Cabrera -9.5 Michael Morse 20 -3 -19.6 - -14.9 - Defense might be the hardest tool to look at in this situation

  • Adam Smith Discusses Baseball
    in NotGraphs by Patrick Dubuque - 11/2/2012 -  11
    “Let’s start with pins,” Adam Smith says. "You want pins? The little metal things? Cost a couple of cents each? Sure. But let’s say you can’t go to the store. Let’s say there is no store, so

  • The Cheeseboard
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 8/27/2012 -  10
    . But this can't be the whole story. Why does Dan Uggla lap the field so impressively? Why are there three Nats in the top five? Do pitchers overcompensate in the presence of the flamethrowing Washington staff

  • Dan Uggla Is Haunted by His Forefathers
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 7/26/2012 -  2
    Dan and cousin Claes. Who among us has not admired the blood coursing in Dan Uggla's redoubtable forearms? And who among us has not conjectured, perhaps aloud to our significant other

  • Casting ASG 2012: The Movie
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 7/23/2012 -  18
    CARL LEWIS as Pablo Sandoval WILLIE NELSON as Dan Uggla YURI GAGARIN as Joey Votto BRYAN ADAMS as Matt Cain

  • Liriano and Smith: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 6/21/2012 -  9
    . Seth Smith (ESPN: 10 percent owned; Yahoo!: 7 percent owned) It makes complete sense for a hitter who leaves Colorado for the spacious grounds in Oakland to have a higher OPS after he lands, right

  • Dan Wade's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 3/2/2012 -  24

  • Introducing to NotGraphs: Mississippi Matt Smith
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 3/1/2012 -  4
    Please note, for your records, that Mississippi Matt Smith is the newest contributor to NotGraphs and submitted his first, uh, submission to our electronic pages earlier today. Note, additionally

  • Seth Smith Heads West
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 1/18/2012 -  1
    . Just ask Vinny Castilla or Dante Bichette. Unfortunately for Seth Smith he’ll no longer have that luxury as he’s now a member of the Oakland A’s. Transitioning from Coors’ Field to the Oakland

  • Oakland Finishes Outfield With Seth Smith
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 1/16/2012 -  41
    It seemed like only a matter of time until Seth Smith was shipped out of Colorado. The Rockies have depth in the outfield and the demand for a player of Smith's caliber was there. A suitor finally

  • Lee Smith and the Hall of Fame
    in FanGraphs by Wendy Thurm - 1/10/2012 -  40
    Yes, I admit it. That's a pretty neutral headline. Doesn't tell you whether I think Lee Smith is worthy of the Hall of Fame. Because I don't really know. Smith appears to be more qualified than

  • Seth Smith's Platoon Split as a Crisitunity
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 11/28/2011 -  9
    Despite the prestige of being 2011's Most Average Player, Colorado Rockies outfielder Seth Smith has been the subject of trade rumors since the end of the season. Trading Smith might be a good idea

  • His Royal Highness, Jonathan Sanchez
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 11/8/2011 -  6
    Well, Tuesday was certainly a busy day in the AL Central. And while I’d love to drop 1500 words or so on Bill Smith’s exit and the return of Terry Ryan, unless you’re in an AL-Only front office

  • The Waiver Wire All-Stars
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 10/4/2011 -  12
    players in oRank (actual rank in parentheses). 25. Chipper Jones (82) 24. J.J. Hardy (76) 23. Logan Morrison (75) 22. Jon Jay (73) 21. Seth Smith (71) It turns out, the Twins’ front office wasn’t

  • NL Starting Pitcher Ranks
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 9/7/2011 -  13
    as I love the knuckleballer, Dickey scares me. He had a strong August, it must be said, but I’m stuck feeling like the other shoe is going to drop. The Agent Smith Tier Ted Lilly Josh Collmenter

  • Smith and Damon: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 8/30/2011 -  3
    With the fantasy playoffs nigh, here is a pair of outfielders who can help patch injury-induced holes in your lineup. Seth Smith (Yahoo: 32 percent owned, ESPN: 53 percent owned) While Smith

  • Chicago White Sox Farm System Depth
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 11/5/2010 -  8
    is that his command pushes him to the bullpen. The potential WAR here is very limited, and he's the best of the bunch. Say what we might about a guy like Kyle Bellamy or Dan Remenowsky, but the difference

  • AFL Thoughts: Phoenix, Surprise Pitchers
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 10/27/2010 -  2
    to the middle of big league bullpens. For unknown reasons, the visiting Surprise ballclub decided to substitute one Brewer farmhand for another, opting to start lefty Dan Merklinger rather than Michael

  • Numbers for the Numbered Starters
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 10/5/2010 -  34
    Weaver, Ricky Nolasco, Hiroki Kuroda, Brandon Morrow, Derek Lowe, Dan Haren, Wandy Rodriguez, Justin Verlander, James Shields, Ubaldo Jimenez, Jaime Garcia, Jhoulys Chacin, Ricky Romero, Zack Greinke

  • 2010 Draft Review: NL West
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 8/19/2010 -  30
    , Chris Lofton and Dan Burkhart. The latter is the team's newest arrival, but he's been excellent since moving up from the complex league. Jurica, the highest draft pick of the four, has been the worst

  • 2010 Draft Review: NL Central
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 8/18/2010 -  8
    five picks were signable college guys, and all have done predictably well in short-season ball. Lefties John Gast (0.50 ERA, 18 IP) and Dan Bibona (0.61 ERA, 14.2 IP) have been ridiculous, while

  • Haren's "Haul" (UPDATED)
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 7/26/2010 -  45
    , Rodriguez is a D, and Dan Haren is worth more than that. UPDATE: The Arizona Republic has reported the Player To Be Named Later in this deal is Tyler Skaggs, the 40th overall pick from the 2009 draft

  • Futures Game Preview: The U.S. Pitchers
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 6/24/2010 -  8
    . Dan Hudson | RHP | Age 23 | Chicago White Sox | Triple-A (International) 31.6 K% | 7.7 BB% | 1.30 HR/9 | 1.18 GO/AO What an inning will look like: Hudson has the most TV-friendly delivery of any

  • College World Series Preview: Bracket 1
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 6/18/2010 -  4
    be enough, because Cole, Rasmussen, and Trevor Bauer are fantastic starters, and Erik Goeddel and Dan Klein have everything you need to close out a game. It's weird to say this in college baseball

  • Wait Til Next Year: 2011 Draft Preview - Hitters
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 6/11/2010 -  33
    baseman, where his gap power would profile better. Follow List: Troy Channing, 1B/3B, St. Mary's; Johnny Coy, 1B/3B, Wichita State; Dan Gamache, 3B, San Diego; Mark Ginther, 3B, Oklahoma State; Greg

  • MLB Draft: A Recent History of Criticism
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 6/7/2010 -  14
    Pirates select Dan Moskos, lhp, Clemson. (Fourth Overall) We wondered why he went before: Ross Detwiler, lhp, Missouri State. (Matt Wieters, too). The Pirates wrote off Wieters early in the spring

  • First Round History: Third (And Second) Base
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 6/3/2010 -  8
    Gautreau 494 242 324 393 717 Dmitri Young 177 247 294 392 685 Mike Groppuso 411 241 314 370 684 Dan Cholowsky 254 217 340

  • Age Is Relative, Anyway
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 5/25/2010 -  8
    % if we're still to trust Dan Szymborski's 2008 Minor League Park Multipliers. In addition to the average age of pitchers he's faced, we must also consider the quality of stuff. And just by eyeballing

  • First Round History: Catchers
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 5/18/2010 -  4
    HS Jason Varitek 22.6 U Charles Johnson 21.9 U Paul Konerko 17.2 HS Mike Lieberthal 15.4 HS Dan Wilson 13.7 U Jayson Werth 13.4 HS Scott

  • Why Bryan Smith Writes
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/14/2010 -  14
    be sharing their responses in these electronic pages. What follows is the product of a lightly edited email correspondence with Bryan Smith. In addition to being a bona fide prospect maven, Smith

  • What We Learned from MiLB: Week Two
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 4/22/2010 -  5
    of the previous regime like Latimore and Dan Moskos finally showing some life to go along with the bevy of prospects acquired in the last two seasons, things are looking up in Pittsburgh for the first time

  • April Draft Report
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 4/20/2010 -  18
    pitchers should push relievers back a bit. There are solid relievers, like Georgia Tech RHP Kevin Jacob, James Madison RHP Kevin Munson or UCLA RHP Dan Klein, but none have the upside of a guy like Georgia

  • Organizational Rankings: Future Talent - Pittsburgh
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 3/17/2010 -  8
    . You might like Paul Maholm, or believe in the Ross Ohlendorf sinker, but generally, these aren’t the guys you win with. The first-round picks the team put together in the decade don’t really help. Dan

  • Moore Analysis
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 3/12/2010 -  11
    perfect world that Brown was given. It passes the smell test for me, and I think Mariners fans will be happy to get 2 wins from the catching spot: Dan Wilson and Kenji Johjima only did that six times in 15

  • An Etherview with Sean "CHONE" Smith
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/5/2010 -  18
    If you read FanGraphs, you're probably familiar with Sean Smith's work. Mr. Smith is the progenitor of the CHONE projection system, hosted annually here at FanGraphs and also at his own website

  • Free Seth Smith
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/25/2009 -  25
    is hitting .417/.463/.556 in June, fulfilling GM Dan O'Dowd's preseason predictions of a breakout year. Only, it's only sort of a breakout season, because Smith keeps finding himself on the bench

  • Eveland and Smith Paying Dividends
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 5/1/2008 -  3
    This offseason the Diamondbacks struck gold in winning the Dan Haren sweepstakes. The young, 27-year old ace looked mighty fine when placed right next to Brandon Webb. Billy Beane decided