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  • Why Trade Martin Prado?
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 11/18/2011 -  77
    this year. Outside of his injuries, Prado doesn’t have the power that teams typically look for in corner players. In fact, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Dave O’Brien suggests that Prado’s lack

  • Ryan Braun and Type I vs. Type II Error
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 2/24/2012 -  203
    I’ll echo Dave Cameron and start by saying I do not know if Ryan Braun cheated. What we do know is that he will not be facing a suspension based on his October 2011 drug test. The independent

  • Will Atlanta's Youth Movement Doom 2012 Season?
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 12/16/2011 -  80
    years old on opening day 2012 started an interesting conversation between the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Dave O’Brien and his Twitter followers due to the claim that no team in recent history has

  • Advancing Age and Brian Roberts
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 12/30/2008 -  0
    Brian Roberts is a three-category fantasy star at a tough defensive position. While he does not have the cachet of playing for the World Series winner, like Chase Utley, or as his league’s reigning

  • Roberts Remains An Oriole
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 2/20/2009 -  7
    productive second baseman. Dave wrote this afternoon about Orlando Hudson's productivity, averaging +2.5 wins over the last four seasons. From 2003-08, the lowest win value posted by Roberts was +2.3

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/12/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/12/2016 -  9
    innings the night before; they didn't really have the option to be super aggressive using relievers last night.12:08Hideo Nomo: Roberts has to make a tough call again. Hill on 3 days rest or Urias. You made

  • Sunday Notes: First Trades, Yost, Maddon, Roberts, Trout, more
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 2/28/2016 -  25
    to shove it in their back pocket when it’s necessary. I think these guys are of that ilk.” ——— Just how progressive a manager Dave Roberts will be remains to be seen. The 43-year-old former outfielder

  • Rays Succeed on the Field, But Fans Don't Show
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 10/6/2011 -  80

  • Will a New Stadium Solve Rays' Attendance Woes?
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 10/12/2011 -  32

  • Cubs Fans Will Need Patience
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 10/28/2011 -  39

  • Free Agent Market: Center Field
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 10/21/2011 -  20

  • Indians Bet on Derek Lowe - and FIP
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 10/31/2011 -  26

  • Diamondbacks Corner Market on Backup Infielders
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 11/10/2011 -  9

  • The Case for Jacoby Ellsbury
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 11/21/2011 -  46

  • Is Pujols an Injury Risk?
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 12/8/2011 -  62

  • Cubs Acquire Anthony Rizzo From Padres
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 1/6/2012 -  47

  • Red Sox Need Outfield Help
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 1/20/2012 -  41

  • Back in Valentine's Day: Bobby's Take On Pitch Counts
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 2/14/2012 -  39

  • Braves Bet on Regression to the Mean
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 2/17/2012 -  64

  • Projections Differences Part I: Hitters
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 3/9/2012 -  20

  • 2012 Organizational Rankings: #18 - Colorado
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 3/30/2012 -  62

  • Fredi Gonzalez's Decision-Making Is Not Helping the Braves
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 4/10/2012 -  57

  • The New Golden Age of Cuban Baseball in MLB
    in Community by Sean Roberts - 7/24/2013 -  8

  • Evaluating Players in the Dark and Scooter Gennett
    in Community by Sean Roberts - 9/13/2013 -  2

  • The Brewers Aren't Swinging Anymore
    in Community by Sean Roberts - 4/15/2016 -  4

  • Ryan Roberts Breaks Out
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 8/4/2011 -  13
    Ryan Roberts entered 2011 as an unknown commodity. Though he was drafted in 2003, the 30-year-old had only accumulated 453 plate appearances in the majors. With the Diamondbacks having few options

  • Brian Roberts' Next Injury
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 5/16/2013 -  4
    BALTIMORE-- Brian Roberts strained a flexor tendoligastring yesterday while riding a stationary bike, when the bike suddenly became not-stationary and started moving. Roberts, unprepared

  • Wilhelmsen and Roberts: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 6/12/2012 -  8
    Street or Jonathan Broxton. Brian Roberts (ESPN: 1 percent owned; Yahoo!: 5 percent owned) Roberts has been sidelined since May 16 with a concussion, which wouldn’t be particularly remarkable

  • Ryan Roberts and Burden of Proof
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 10/16/2011 -  5
    I have to admit that I've been highly suspicious of Ryan Roberts all season long. Maybe it's his spotty performance history, perhaps it's my aversion to one-hit-wonders (I'm looking at you, Fernando

  • The Good and Bad - Brian Roberts
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 9/2/2008 -  2
    There are only two major league hitters right now with a WPA of 2.00 or above that have single-digit home run marks: Joe Mauer (8) and Brian Roberts (9). Mauer gets plenty of pub regardless of his

  • Daily Graphing - Brian Roberts
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 2/9/2006 -  0
    When Brian Roberts was on pace for 73 home runs just 11 games into the 2005 season, I made a bet with one of my buddies that he wouldn't hit more than 10 home runs on the year. When I saw him drive

  • The Inevitable Absence of Brian Roberts
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Petriello - 4/5/2013 -  18
    Out of my various fantasy leagues, only one is auction-style. Near the end of our draft last week, I picked up Brian Roberts for $1, grumbling the entire time that the software was forcing me to pick

  • Ryan Roberts: Irrational Infatuation
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 8/10/2011 -  2
    I always love an under dog story and this season that love story has come in the form of Ryan Roberts. The thirty year-old has hit 5 more home runs this season than in his 5 previous MLB seasons

  • Espinosa and Roberts: 2B Ownership Decliners
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/30/2012 -  11
    a bit and recommend another recent Rotographs article where David Wiers does a great job examining Raburn's struggles. Ryan Roberts (57%, -37%, 39%) - It is like it is 2010 all over again for Roberts

  • Kevin Kouzmanoff & Ryan Roberts: Deep League Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 4/16/2014 -  5
    in the lineup. Yesterday, he even hit his first home run in the Majors since 2011. Ryan Roberts | 2B BOS | 1% Owned Roberts burst onto the scene back in 2011 with the Diamondbacks showing power and speed

  • Utley & Roberts, Second Basemen on the Comeback Trail
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Petriello - 6/15/2012 -  5
    in Philadelphia and Brian Roberts in Baltimore, just 100 miles apart via I-95, were the gold standard for power, speed, and defense. Between 2005, Utley's first full season, and 2009, Roberts' last, they were

  • Rich Hill and the Conflicting Priorities of History
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/12/2016 -  118
    ; he saw Joe Blanton instead. Faced with a choice of letting Hill chase history or preserve his team's #2 starter for the postseason, manager Dave Roberts chose the latter, removing Hill from after

  • Third Base Auction Values: Morel, Roberts, Encarnacion
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 2/25/2012 -  1
    kill you in runs or RBI. He might even snag a few bases while he's at it. He's a great backup plan or a plug-and-play type should injury strike your squad. Ryan Roberts $4 For a guy that flirted

  • Polanco, Johnson, Roberts, Espinosa: 2B Showdown
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 6/29/2011 -  11
    % and below. The 4 players I will be looking at today are Placido Polanco, Kelly Johnson, Ryan Roberts and Danny Espinosa. Here are their ownership rates and stats so far this year

  • Underappreciated Play: Greinke Picks Off Roberts
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 10/3/2011 -  17
    would like to highlight one play which has gone under the radar. Specifically, I am referring to Zack Greinke's pickoff of Ryan Roberts in the top of the fourth inning. The play can be viewed here

  • Weeks, Roberts, Prado: 2B DL Returnees
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/27/2011 -  7
    now then he did back 2008. Rickie seems to have no ill effects from his previous injuries and seems to doing better now that he is healthy. Brian Roberts – Last season Brian missed 99 days due

  • Dave Dombrowski Out in Detroit
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/4/2015 -  25
    In a move that seemingly came out of nowhere, Tigers owner Mike Ilitch has announced today that the team has released Dave Dombrowski from his contract so he can pursue other opportunities elsewhere

  • Dave's Guys: The Hitters
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/15/2010 -  17

  • Dave's Guys: The Pitchers
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/15/2010 -  10

  • Calendar Year Musings
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/16/2008 -  0
    as a slugging star can probably be put to rest. Brian Roberts: 50 SB Carl Crawford: 49 SB I know Roberts is a good baserunner, but would you have guessed that he was fourth in baseball in stolen

  • Ryan Roberts and Chris Heisey: Deep League Waiver Wire Revisited
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 9/21/2011 -  0
    , but to examine the players and if their performance this year changes their future outlook and role for next season. Upon reviewing my recs, most did not do much, but two guys really stood out: Ryan Roberts

  • Deep League Waiver Wire: Ryan Roberts and Chris Capuano
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 4/20/2011 -  5
    Today's Deep League Waiver provides fantasy owners with a potential third base replacement for Ian Stewart and my first dive into the pitching free agent pool. Ryan Roberts, OF, ARI | 5

  • JABO: Dave Dombrowski's Achilles Heel
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/5/2015 -  17
    Just days after completing a pair of trades, sending both David Price and Yoenis Cespedes out of town for five pitching prospects, Dave Dombrowski was "released from his contract" by Tigers owner

  • Free Agent Bargain: Dave Ross
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/29/2008 -  3
    As we move behind the plate for today's free agent bargain, we take a look at a guy with one of the most inconsistent track records of any player in baseball - Dave Ross. Take a look at his seasonal

  • DeRosa Delivers
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/4/2008 -  4
    at second base. The Cubs, however, weren't impressed enough, and went on an offseason quest to acquire Brian Roberts from the Orioles, offering three and four player packages to try to get the O's second

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/1/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/1/2015 -  10
    a lot of infield flies, which are basically the equivalent of strikeouts. Power-sinker guys do not induce infield flies.12:16Comment From BretHey Dave - with the draft approaching, teams will begin

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/14/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/14/2016 -  5
    -dave-cameron12:02Dave Cameron: I was in over my head. Excited that now I can just focus on running FanGraphs and England.12:03Mike: Dave, what was your favorite thing in Toronto?12:03Dave Cameron: Meeting some

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/6/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/6/2016 -  15
    is probably done with him as a catcher, and with Benintendi just about to ace him out of left field, his carere in Boston is on the ropes too. He's likely trade bait.12:22vulgar pols: Dave: you said

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/5/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/5/2016 -  0
    :15Dave Cameron: Alright, Dave's Uber Service has been completed. Let's do this thing.12:15Matt (Denver): Should Buck Showalter be fired for not using Britton last night?12:17Dave Cameron: No. In-game

  • Struggling in Beantown
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/14/2008 -  0
    In the last few years, when you think of Red Sox hitters in October, you think of David Ortiz launching longballs into the night, Dave Roberts swiping second base, or Mike Lowell doing his best Mike

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/9/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/9/2016 -  1
    Dave! Last week I submitted a question looking for paper topics about a paper on discrimination in baseball. I really appreciated the responses! I'm going to look at height of position players vs

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/22/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/22/2015 -  15
    ; mine to dozens. I don't think we were really trying to do the same thing, despite the fact that the pieces shared a name.12:13Comment From Dave DombrowskiFrom one Dave to another, in reference to yet

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/15/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/15/2016 -  9
    on the market.12:14Mike D: Is it too much to say Kris Bryant is already a superstar?12:14Dave Cameron: Not at all. He's an elite player.12:14Scott: Dave, I read your article on the Pirates this week

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/17/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/17/2016 -  3
    to make it clear that him doing this isn't a chance for us to say "haha, told you so!". No one saw this coming. This is bananas.12:06Mike T.: Dave who is your pick to come out of the AL East?12:06Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/14/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/14/2016 -  2
    50 trade value list?12:14Dave Cameron: Yeah, I think he'll crack the offseason update.12:14Tanner: Hey Dave, wanted to let you know that because of your story, I signed up for Be the Match, so thank

  • The Dodgers' Other Lefty Problem
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/13/2016 -  25
    into this game planning for something of a tandem start. “We talked about Rich as an option, obviously,” Manager Dave Roberts said after the Dodgers’ 6-5 win on Tuesday. “But so is Julio, and how we want

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/3/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/3/2016 -  14
    :04HVC: More likely to be the general manager of a MLB team in 2026: Kiley McDaniel or Dave Stewart?12:05Dave Cameron: Kiley, for sure. Though given title inflation and where baseball is headed, GM

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/18/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/18/2015 -  11
    work from home, you can go a few days without talking to anyone besides your spouse. So you get a dog and talk to them instead.12:00Comment From NickHi Dave. How do you think the Indians will/should

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/9/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/9/2015 -  7
    Dave Stewart and do something today, so even if they don't have something obvious, they're going to be trying.11:54The Dude: Did you see the ZiPS projections on Adam Warren? Do you really think he's

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/12/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/12/2016 -  14
    you found -- so I'd hit them pretty hard. Loss of multiple first round picks, a big fine, international signing restrictions.12:08Thatguy: Hey Dave, thanks for giving Farnsworth the reins

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat: 12/3/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/3/2014 -  9
    is appreciated.12:00Comment From CecilFieldersButtPlugHey Dave. Just read your article about righ handed power. Want to note the part about the guys who throw righty and bat lefty. I myself am one of them

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/29/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/29/2015 -  33
    Chris HHello Dave - What's your take on Starling Marte's April thus far? He seems to be selling out for power (and it's working). I know the pop was always in his bat but does this feel like

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/26/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/26/2015 -  15
    is silly.12:13Comment From TomHey Dave. I know you won't like it, but Donaldson has to be the AL MVP for me this season. 12:14Dave Cameron: I have no idea how you "know I won't like it", nor do I think

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/16/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/16/2015 -  11
    at defense because he's big, ignoring the fact that he was actually quite good at 3B last year. Facts will not interfere with my reality!!!!12:05TJ: Hi Dave, What is a better option for the Cubs in CF , trade

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/6/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/6/2016 -  15
    WAS and NYM.12:02Pale Hose: Hey Dave. Can we expect an offseason trade value update, or is that off the table?12:03Dave Cameron: You can! Because Jonah Keri also does his own version of the series

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/16/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/16/2016 -  16
    of Noah Syndergaard in the same class of pitcher/strikeout stuff as Kluber, Cole, deGrom, et al?12:22Dave Cameron: Not at all. His stuff is among the best in baseball.12:22Fan of Baseball: Dave, I'm

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/18/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/18/2016 -  8
    12:00Dave Cameron: Happy Wednesday. Let's see if we can do better than Steve Delabar did last night.12:01Q-Ball: Hi Dave! When are you going to unleash the new prospect writer on a chat?12:02Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/25/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/25/2016 -  26
    human again. I'd guess he's more of a .700 OPS guy, which is perfectly useful for a good CF in Safeco.12:14Matt: So , Dave, how does it feel to be wrong on Julio Teheran? He's been the best pitcher

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/20/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/20/2016 -  44
    begin to worry about?12:08Dave Cameron: Francisco Liriano, Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gomez12:08Mo: Dave, had an argument with a friend the other day about Stroman. He said that his 5.1 K/9

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/21/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/21/2016 -  14
    for evidence before forming a conclusion, so theoretically, it should apply to every industry except maybe psychic readings.12:04Milton: Hey Dave, thanks for the chat. Who do you think ends up the Wild Card

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/20/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/20/2014 -  9
    is not park or league adjusted; WAR is. The AL and their home park move them up. If you want park/league adjusted FIP, use FIP-.12:04Comment From StephenHey Dave, read your article on Alex Gordon

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/7/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/7/2015 -  5
    : The Nats or the Dodgers? 12:09Dave Cameron: Nats have a much easier division, so I'll give them the better record.12:09Comment From Art VandelayCongratulations Dave! What are the odds that Shields

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/14/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/14/2015 -  4
    : Here's liners. Use the splits drop down box to pick GB and FB. From ZacHey Dave. It's your high school baseball coach here. I realize now, I should have listened

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/15/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/15/2015 -  28
    less control years once you get that value.11:43Comment From JimWho on the phillies traded 11:43Dave Cameron: Hamels, Papelbon, Utley. Maybe Ruiz.11:43Comment From BretHey Dave - you and other writers

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/5/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/5/2015 -  10
    . Or anything else, I guess.11:39Dave Cameron: Queue is now open. We'll start in about 15 minutes.11:52Dave Cameron: Alright, let's start this up a few minutes early.11:52Comment From Tony G.Hi Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/4/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/4/2015 -  9
    , in order to get the opt-out. So maybe he takes 9/$200M with an opt-out, when he could get 10/$220M without it, or something like that.12:16Comment From ACJHi Dave, Who is the first free agent to sign ? 12

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/25/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/25/2015 -  43
    Cameron: O'Day. I think if they wanted to pay the price for Chapman, they'd have done so in July. He's less valuable to them now.12:04CoolWinnebago: Hi Dave - would it make sense for a NL SP

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/24/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/24/2016 -  12
    of the recent news about Lazarito and his Buscones, how do you think MLB should reform the Latin American market? Ignoring for a moment that MLB usually chooses the wrong route, what would be the Dave Cameron

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/23/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/23/2016 -  4
    or Andre Ethier?12:19Dave Cameron: Ethier.12:20iron wolf: Dave: enjoy your insights so I was hoping you could weigh in on a question posed on Camden Depot. If you could optimize the Orioles lineup

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/13/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/13/2016 -  4
    over SS and having Correa move over to 3B?12:03Dave Cameron: My guess is they'll stick with Correa at short. It probably doesn't matter enough to make a story out of it.12:03PL: Dave, I'm itching

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/24/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/24/2016 -  4
    to you Dave! An incredible feeling, I'm sure. My baseball question is in regards to the White Sox. Everyone, understandably talks about selling Quintana and Sale, what about Eaton? Is he worth

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/18/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/18/2014 -  60
    it. Find a good local mechanic and help them while saving money.12:21Comment From GuestWhat kind of replacement options does Dave have if his car requires an extended DL stint? 12:21Dave Cameron

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/12/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/12/2014 -  7
    an elite prospect for a walk year guy.12:13Comment From GSonGood afternoon Dave. a bit of a cold snap heading your way this morning/afternoon to the west of the piedmong... BRRR... First question

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/7/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/7/2015 -  9
    2, etc. 12:42Dave Cameron: Yes, PAP has been mostly discredited and isn't used anymore.12:42Comment From GuestEVERYONE NO NEED TO WAIT IN THIS CHAT, WE CAN JUST GO TO DAVE'S HOUSE AND GET OUR

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/27/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/27/2016 -  13
    if they want, since he'll clear waivers, so there's no time pressure there.12:37Warrior: Dave, after this season, Elvis Andrus has 6 years/$88M guaranteed left on his deal. He projects to about

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/2/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/2/2014 -  26
    :05Comment From AJHey Dave. How much could the ChiSox realistically get in returns for Alexei, Beckham, Viciedo, and Danks? Thanks. 12:05Dave Cameron: I think Ramirez will get them a decent prospect

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/26/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/26/2014 -  23
    due to Stanton's massive contract? 12:10Dave Cameron: They made an offer to LaRoche, so it seems like more the former.12:10Comment From RayHappy Thanksgiving, Dave. What can the Dodgers expect

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/9/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/9/2015 -  23
    to managers who've "played the game"? It seems like you're better off focusing on finding managers who make good decisions instead of just ones who played right? See (A) Matt Williams or (B) Dave Stewart

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/23/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/23/2015 -  17
    receive MVP votes, too? 12:25Dave Cameron: End of ballot ones, perhaps.12:26Comment From JamesHey Dave, what should do the Rangers do with Yovani Gallardo after the season is over? I imagine they'll

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/27/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/27/2016 -  5
    negotiations. So maybe 2019 or something.12:12Matt: Hey Dave, what are the types of moves the Braves should try to complete to finish off the rebuild? Something like Teheran for Benintendi, Brian

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/6/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/6/2016 -  10
    : Sure. Chapman and Jansen will get them.12:45Reginald Denton III: Hi Dave! Feel better soon. How old is your kid? I have twin daughters and it's amazing the germs we all spread around to each

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/4/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/4/2016 -  10
    in screens. It's great.12:24Bloodwaters of Dr. Z: What is Dave's drink of choice when he's out for dinner?12:24Dave Cameron: Water.12:24Nelson: Would the return for Braun be higher now or at the trade

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/11/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/11/2016 -  2
    is going to be in a rush to re-do that mistake.12:55Greg: Dave Hypothetical question, if a team were to acquire Scherzer in a trade. Would the Nationals still be responsible for the deferred money

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/3/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/3/2016 -  7
    : Those aren't mutually exclusive. Hendricks has shown signs of being a guy who generates weak contact, but he's also getting help from the Cubs defense.12:09JTT: Dave I really enjoyed your Matt Duffy

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/31/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/31/2016 -  1
    Windmill: Dave! The Rangers won another one run game! This time via an Odor two run, walk off HR! How do these boys keep doing this? I love this team! #NeverEverQuit12:11Dave Cameron: Improbable, beat

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/7/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/7/2016 -  3
    Kershaw or peak Pedro?12:31Dave Cameron: Pedro12:32AD: That being said, would you vote for Rolen/Longo?12:33Dave Cameron: Rolen yes, Longo if he ages well.12:33CapnZippers: Dave, are there players

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/28/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/28/2016 -  5
    players, as you'd expect), you want UZR or DRS.12:29Baseball Fan: Hey Dave, huge fan of all you guys do. I really enjoyed the Jose Fernandez moments you guys talked about. I played baseball through

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/11/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/11/2014 -  35
    like Chase Utley at all when I saw him as a prospect. I loved Andy Marte, and thought he would be a star.12:11Comment From DeweyThanks for the chat Dave. Read a comment from a reporter type

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/30/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/30/2014 -  19
    , though I will note that it's not an original content deal like we have with Fox, so they'll be running articles that have appeared on FanGraphs.12:20Comment From American League HustleAccording to Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/25/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/25/2015 -  23
    for making a service year a very small number of days.12:13Dave Cameron: And then the union gets something in exchange.12:15Comment From CatoblepasHi Dave! I know Jeff usually is the Community Blog czar

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/17/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/17/2015 -  19
    Cameron: Yeah, there's probably a threshold at which the information is no longer useful.12:27Comment From Nick in ClevelandHi Dave. I'm curious, what are the kind of things you look before concluding

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/17/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/17/2016 -  16
    that's popping up is an attempt to influence discussions for the next CBA?12:26Dave Cameron: Absolutely.12:26Batman: Hey Dave, ETA for when the updated/aggregated ZIPS projections will be available

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/10/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/10/2016 -  9
    : Thanks for the time Dave. Lazarito is said to be choosing his team sometime today, could he be announcing his team yet wait until after July 2nd to wait to sign with them?12:14Dave Cameron: If he

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/2/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/2/2016 -  11
    ever played a full season in the big leagues.12:05Dave Cameron: Trading for Bruce seems inevitable.12:06primantis: Dave, if you were made GM of the Royals today would you tell Ned Yost he can't bat

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/20/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/20/2016 -  9
    or Zach Duke return a useful piece at the deadline?12:38Dave Cameron: Duke definitely could. Gonzalez, not really.12:39Joe: Dave, why does Carson pronounce the "lead" in "lead prospect writer" like

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/19/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/19/2016 -  4
    , or if your team is out of it, the coming offseason.12:01@outfieldgrass24: Dave, thanks for the chat and welcome to Oregon! Are you surprised the D-backs were able to pull off the Hazen move? Also, loved

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/25/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/25/2014 -  27
    :04Dave Cameron: Given all the teams who need a second baseman, I think the Mets can get something pretty shiny for him.12:05Comment From CatoblepasHi Dave! I liked your piece on Price/Zobrist

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/9/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/9/2014 -  16
    base is their best path forward.12:02Comment From Pale HoseHey Dave. Can you explain how to scale FIP to runs allowed? I'm trying to replicate the walkthrough but it's hard to follow. 12:03Dave Cameron

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/10/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/10/2014 -  4
    /Reds guys all needed Lester to sign first.12:06Comment From BatHi Dave. I just learned from fellow FanGraphs commenters Bill, HoJo, and Rod, that you can't extend a QO to a player traded midseason – I

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/15/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/15/2015 -  5
    BretHey Dave! 1) Not trying to make tons out of one week, but Devon Travis' line looks like something that would be reasonable to see out of him for the year, based on his peripherals, at least to me. Can

  • Can I Get A Hitter?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/8/2008 -  5
    , and there's a couple talented players who will do better as the year wears on, but this is one ugly start to the season. Brian Roberts is the only second baseman in the AL with a positive WPA/LI, and he's coming

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/21/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/21/2015 -  22
    haven't heard from us. The responses were overwhelming, so it will take us a bit longer to read everything.12:09Comment From JeremyThanks Dave. Would Rougned Odor get a Strasburg conversation started? 6

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/24/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/24/2014 -  7
    JordanHey Dave - just to clarify, you're saying Mookie Betts has made a jump from not even being mentioned in the July 2014 trade value column to being a top 25 guy? Or is it structured differently

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/20/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/20/2014 -  2
    Royals post, Dave. Would adding another round to the postseason and shortening the regular season weed out the "mediocre" qualifiers, or would variance still be the big factor it is in the current setup

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/17/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/17/2014 -  17
    to boot.12:20Comment From PhilHi Dave. Why is everyone so high on Hedges? I've read about him plenty but looking at those minor league numbers...he doesn't look so great! I know stats only mean so much

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/11/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/11/2015 -  35
    dash, who's side are you on? 12:39Dave Cameron: Dash is an incredibly dumb name.12:39Dave Cameron: for the team, I mean. It's an okay name for a kid, maybe.12:40Comment From Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/25/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/25/2015 -  5
    a robot.12:09Comment From Pale HoseAre you annoyed or amused when you get confused for that other Dave Cameron on twitter? 12:09Dave Cameron: It's usually funny.12:09Comment From Phillies113The Phillies

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/29/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/29/2015 -  5
    :19Comment From Dave BSo, Phils got rid of Paplebon. Did they get, you know, anything? What does it mean for the padres and Kimbrel? 12:19Dave Cameron: They got out of his $13 million option

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/16/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/16/2015 -  30
    , let's get this rolling.11:59Comment From Blue Catgeez, Dave, I bet you're thrilled to have this chat today after last night's Ranger's game. You must be really interested to see what the Ranger's

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/14/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/14/2015 -  10
    , but I don't think the gap is so huge that there's a strong preference either way.12:00Comment From Pale HoseHey Dave. Is the presently called strike zone closer or further away from the rule book strike

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/21/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/21/2015 -  27
    WAR to +8.7 WAR this year.1:01Comment From RyanHey Dave I am trying to write an auto-ethnography for my college writing class and I am choosing to do it on sabermetrics in baseball and i was curious

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/30/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/30/2016 -  1
    to visit for vacation, Dave?12:16Dave Cameron: We're going back to Duck for our family vacation next month. It's the best of the Outer Banks towns we've been to, though your mileage may vary if you don't

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/29/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/29/2016 -  16
    on?12:17Dave Cameron: Lessons in the problems with moral hazards for my owner, so he knows what a silly incentive structure he's created.12:19Ryan: Dave, I asked Mr. Eno this on Twitter the other day

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/27/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/27/2014 -  15
    for a fixed percentage of revenues, but I doubt the owners will go for that.12:55Comment From GrantAll modesty aside, fill in the blank: Dave Cameron would be better than [ ] current GMs

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/8/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/8/2014 -  16
    was an accountant before this became my job. Probably something in finance.12:47Comment From Dave Camerons PuppyCan you think of a recent historical comparison to how we'll look back on the Tigers

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/5/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/5/2014 -  3
    field. Should they go for Aoki, Markakis, Melky, or Rasmus? 12:22Dave Cameron: Trade for someone younger.12:22Comment From That One GuyHi Dave. Do you think the Red Sox would consider a Mookie Betts

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/24/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/24/2015 -  14
    to think about alternatives already. He'll still bring a good return, but definitely less than he would have a month ago.12:10Comment From SvenHi Dave! What are your thoughts on Dylan Bundy? do you see

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/11/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/11/2015 -  9
    30% of the batters he faced, what would we expect the strikeout rate to be over a sufficiently large sample? 12:20Dave Cameron: 22.5%, or something in that range.12:21Comment From MattHey Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/2/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/2/2015 -  62
    . But I still don't think we see it within next 5 years. Maybe 10.12:11Matt: Alright Dave...Miller, Mallex Smith, and Arodys Vizcaino for AJ Pollock. Who says no?12:11Dave Cameron: The D'Backs12:11Jason

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/20/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/20/2016 -  13
    if. They're still a very weak team at the bottom of their roster.12:32Luke: Any guesses as to where Dexter Fowler ends up?12:32Dave Cameron: Baltimore.12:32Adam: Dave, please assuage my fears here

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/10/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/10/2014 -  19
    :44Dave Cameron: I'm in the Atlanta chapter.12:45Comment From Dave MIs there an easy way to explain to someone why strikeouts can be so important for pitchers, but not necessarily a big deal for hitters

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat: 10/1/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/1/2014 -  13
    HenryHow much sleep did you end up getting Dave? 12:25Dave Cameron: About six hours. More than I expected!12:25Comment From GSonthe trade rumors blather will have Heyward and Stanton as the biggest

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/22/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/22/2015 -  27
    time commitment -- then start selling off in June. So two months.12:20Comment From L. ScottHello Dave! Houston has the overall worst team BA (.210) yet are the only winning team so far in the AL West

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/6/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/6/2015 -  7
    Dave! Velocity data has been pretty fashionable lately, with the limited Statcast data we have, but between Jeff's article last week re: 100 mph ground balls or measurement errors, I'm skeptical of both

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/13/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/13/2015 -  16
    a legitimate suitor.12:47Comment From BenHey Dave. Assuming Xander is in do you think the Red Sox would have the trade chips to land both Tulo and a Hamels or Cueto type pitcher? I'm not holding my breath

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/20/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/20/2015 -  12
    to handicap in a long time. And then, on the other hand, there's the AL, where every team sucks.12:29Comment From Chicago MarkHey Dave, What do you think the Cubs do in left field? Will they keep

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/28/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/28/2015 -  7
    : Alright, let's get started.12:06Comment From Phillies113You're chatting after chatting all night last night? You're a wild and crazy guy, Dave Cameron. 12:06Comment From ECStrasburg for Kimbrel, who

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/30/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/30/2015 -  2
    to contend anymore.12:11Dave Cameron: No, I think it's pretty clear that the Cubs have separated themselves from the pack this winter.12:11Scott: Dave, are you doing anything special for New Years?12:11Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/1/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/1/2016 -  0
    :04Dave P: Dave - I am confused on how defensive ratings are calculated for first basemen. Almost all 1b (with qualified pa) have a negative defensive number. Shouldn't there be a more typical

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/22/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/22/2016 -  11
    that Rodon has the stuff to eventually become an ace?12:31Dave Cameron: Not really.12:32ssimo02: Dave, do you believe that Brandon Nimmo is a fair return for Danny Valencia?12:32Dave Cameron: No, I

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/2/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/2/2014 -  21
    things at a more granular level.12:34Comment From CuriousGive us the Dave Cameron scouting report back in your playing days. Each tool on the 20-80 scale 12:35Dave Cameron: Relative to my high school

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/23/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/23/2014 -  15
    attention. We've hired a bunch of guys who showed that they could write there.12:07Comment From LarsHey Dave, what team is most likely to take Colon off the Mets hands without making them pay any of his

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/6/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/6/2014 -  31
    :06Dave Cameron: I guess I should note for those who didn't see it on Twitter: Drew Fairservice, formerly of The Score, is going to write for us. He debuts soon.12:07Comment From Nathan KHey Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/15/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/15/2014 -  6
    if Shields doesn't exhaust that many pitches? 12:22Dave Cameron: Ventura, Duffy/bullpen game, Shields/Vargas tandem.12:23Comment From Dave Camerons PuppyI know there is a lot of evidence that over

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/29/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/29/2014 -  4
    in DCHey Dave -- I say this as a big fan of your work, so I can't figure out a polite way to ask this. I mean no offense: what makes you an expert? I really like this site. I really like your

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/28/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/28/2015 -  40
    on the east coast.1:12Comment From Shameless Shoe horn"Dave Cameron: Performance isn't static from one year to the next." Yet we use past performance as the main tool to predict future performance

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/11/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/11/2015 -  12
    : But it was pretty obvious which guy spends a lot of time in the batting cage and which ones don't.12:06Comment From MattHey Dave. Big fan of all your stuff. Quick question about the Dodgers. In one

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/1/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/1/2015 -  10
    Papelbon.12:50Dave Cameron: If he lasts that long.12:50Comment From ffsRegarding some of the non-baseball stuff in this thread: I, for one, would read the shit out of a Dave Cameron personal finance blog

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/8/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/8/2015 -  14
    on velocity and strikeouts.12:09Comment From Status: Lunch BreakHi Dave! I'm a recent college grad about to enter the work force full-time (I've been an intern for about 2 years now) and I've been thinking

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/10/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/10/2015 -  27
    :06Comment From PhilipHi Dave! I just read your article on Matz & Super Two status and I was wondering if a player is called up and is placed on the DL at some point in the season, does the days on the DL

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/2/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/2/2015 -  40
    DaveI was a little disappointed by the tone of your Dave Stewart article. You may disagree with the guy, but that doesn't mean he is incompetent 12:24Dave Cameron: I gave him far more of the benefit

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/12/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/12/2015 -  26
    in one season. The record is 15. Petco is amazing. 12:26Dave Cameron: Petco isn't as pitcher friendly as it used to be.12:27Comment From LimeyJaysFanHi Dave, imagine you're a Brit based in London town

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/18/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/18/2015 -  9
    are contemplating firing Jack Z... what is the hold-up? Do you think he's gone? 12:29Dave Cameron: I'd imagine the "hold-up" is that Dave Dombrowski hasn't decided what he's going to do yet.12:29Comment From

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/30/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/30/2015 -  13
    you take Harper or Machado? Someone else? 1:07Dave Cameron: Harper.1:08Comment From The Ghost of Dayn PerryHave you started gathering two of every animal, Dave? 1:08Dave Cameron: 85 and sunny here

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/18/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/18/2015 -  10
    90s/early 2000s Honda Accord or Toyota Camry; cheap, reliable, plain, and generally a good investment? 12:32Dave Cameron: Kyle Hendricks.12:33Comment From ArchieHi Dave! If Chapman gets traded, who do you see

  • Kevin Youkilis and Ryan Roberts: Third Base Stock Watch
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 9/17/2011 -  8
    at just .260. Youkilis isn't necessarily falling apart in terms of his on-field performance, it's just his body that is. Trying to predict when he'll be healthy is anyone's guess. Ryan Roberts

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/16/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/16/2014 -  7

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/13/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/13/2014 -  30

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/17/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/17/2014 -  2

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/19/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/19/2014 -  10

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/4/15
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  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/18/15
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  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/8/16
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  • Path To Victory: Los Angeles Dodgers
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/29/2008 -  0
    game (Dave Roberts, anyone?), but there's just no reason to write Pierre's name on the line-up card. He shouldn't start a single playoff game, and if Torre can't resist the urge to keep him

  • Here Come The Rays
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/13/2012 -  41
    than second base, so they installed Keppinger at third and shifted Ryan Roberts over to second base. That closes off second base for Ben Zobrist, so over the weekend, Joe Maddon decided to give

  • The Deserving All-Stars: NL Edition
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/14/2011 -  116
    is having a nice year and the Nationals need a rep. Shortstop: Jose Reyes, Troy Tulowitzki, Stephen Drew Another position without too many tough calls. Third Base: Placido Polanco, Ryan Roberts

  • Spirit of St. Louis
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/11/2008 -  2
    drives almost 40% of the time. That's just ridiculous. It's also totally unsustainable. The highest full season LD% from 2004 to 2007 belonged to Brian Roberts in 2005, at 27.4%. As good as Ludwick

  • Huffing in Baltimore
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/25/2008 -  3
    Pop quiz time - name the top three hitters in extra base hits in the American League so far in 2008. Ready? Go. Ian Kinsler? There's one that a lot of people might get. Brian Roberts? I'd

  • The Winn Of The IF
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/21/2008 -  1
    people talk about the best second baseman in the AL, you usually hear names like Roberts, Kinsler, and Pedroia, all fine players in their own right. But we can't overlook Polanco. He's a career .306

  • Don't Blame This on Dusty Baker
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/14/2016 -  79
    Solis 0.272 Blake Treinen 0.280 Mark Rzepczynski 0.304 You could probably quibble with going to Rzepcczynski first, rather than Solis, given the run of lefties due up and the likelihood that Dave

  • Organizational Rankings: #19
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/16/2009 -  23
    (Barry Zito), has consistently overpaid for declining veterans (Matt Morris, Dave Roberts, and Aaron Rowand), and has overseen a roster that that hasn't finished at .500 in four years. However, he's

  • Dave Stewart's Misguided Comments on Market Value
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/25/2015 -  144
    , but they'll never know, because the D'Backs front office didn't even try to find out. 2. Dave Stewart apparently believes that the slot-value of a draft pick is equivalent to that player's market

  • Organizational Rankings: #16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/18/2009 -  71
    the middle on the infield, and their offense should be one of the best in the league. Nick Markakis, Brian Roberts, and Adam Jones are all-star talents (obviously, Markakis and Roberts are already

  • Arizona's Secret: No Scrubs
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/31/2011 -  27
    , it comes down to one word -- balance. They aren't being carried by an MVP candidate having a monster season; in fact, it might be hard to identify who their best player has been this year. Ryan Roberts

  • 2009 Replacement Level: Second Base
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/3/2009 -  4
    Crabbe, Seattle, .324 wOBA Ryan Roberts, Arizona, .321 wOBA Luis Maza, Los Angeles, .304 wOBA Argenis Reyes, New York (NL), .274 wOBA Pete Orr, Washington, .299 wOBA The average wOBA

  • Dodgers Add O-Dawg
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/20/2009 -  17
    , Hudson looked to be in line for something like the 4 year, $40 million contract that Brian Roberts just got from the Orioles. After all, Hudson's averaged 2.5 wins per year for the last four years

  • Organizational Rankings: #17 - Baltimore
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/23/2010 -  25
    Markakis, and Brian Matusz, plus a host of other quality guys without the same star potential but who are productive nonetheless. They also have a star player in Brian Roberts, who doesn't get nearly