- The Dodgers and Jacoby Ellsbury
- Hitting Wins Championships(?)
- Reflections on "Ed"
"Ed" is movie about a monkey who can play baseball and the shitty pitcher who befriends him. There is a mechanical chimp in this movie. Worse, there is a Matt LeBlanc in this movie. Here is a trailer
- Me & Ed
A prescient Ed Lucas at his senior prom.
Each of us has an MLB Twin: that player, active or retired, whose age most closely approximates our own. Carson Cistulli's, for instance, is Joe
- Is Michael Taylor Ready for a Breakout?
Taylor was one of 16 players with at least 14 HR and 16 SB in 2015. The group included luminaries like Paul Goldschmidt, Anthony Rizzo, Manny Machado, Mookie Betts, and Ryan Braun and obviously
- Picking Up Chris Taylor
With Hanley Ramirez out another week with his oblique injury, picking up and starting Chris Taylor as the Mariners play in Philadelphia and Boston looks like a decent replacement option in weekly
- Michael Taylor Vaults into Sleeperdom
When injury strikes, opportunity arises. This time, Michael Taylor is the beneficiary. Initially expected to step in for Jayson Werth as he recovers from right shoulder surgery, Taylor is suddenly
- Tale Of Two Taylor Guerrieris
Recently, Tampa Bay Rays first-round pick Taylor Guerrieri received a tremendous write up for Bullpen Banter by JD Sussman. In it, the young right-hander showed enough to "profile as a top
- Taylor Dugas, On-Base Machine
The 2014 Baseball America Prospect Handbook left outfielder Taylor Dugas off the Yankees' Top 30 prospect list, and the New York system isn't particularly well regarded, coming in 18th in BAs system
- Taylor Jordan: Sleeper Deluxe
There's an intriguing battle taking place on the Nationals between two rather similar pitchers. Both Taylor Jordan and Tanner Roark debuted in Washington last year and impressed. Though Roark did
- Who Will Close in Pittsburgh? (Trade Deadline Ed.)
- Is Taylor Jungmann for Real?
the major-league scene or settles into a lesser role.
Coming into the 2015 season, Brewers right-hander Taylor Jungmann appeared to be little more than a failed first-round pick, with prospects
- Extry, Extry: Ed Wade Is Going to Run a Darn Marathon
That, near and dear, is Ed Wade viewed from behind -- or what he'll look like to his doomed Houston Marathon competitors!
Yes, the Astros' front-office lever-puller is in training to run
- Francoeur Denies Taylor Second Hit
Jeff Francoeur throws out Michael Taylor at first base from right field.
Your second major league hit was denied by getting thrown out by the right fielder. Yea... that sucks. I bet he
- Looking Back: The Brien Taylor Story
Most of us spent the holidays with friends and family, celebrating the New Year and making resolutions we probably won't keep. Brien Taylor was busy celebrating his 40th birthday the day after
- Stashing Chris Taylor in Dynasty Leagues
, Hanley Ramirez, and Chris Taylor.
The two most interesting names on that list are former top prospect Brad Miller and 2012 fifth round draft pick Chris Taylor. Having owned Taylor in dynasty
- Deep League Third Base: Luis Valbuena and Ed Lucas
more home runs he might be useful in deep leagues or league-specific formats. But 10 team mixed leagues, if you haven't already, you can move on.
Ed Lucas (Ed Lucas?)
Yes, Ed Lucas. Lucas is 31
- 2009 Impact Rookie: Taylor Teagarden
well-rounded - is Taylor Teagarden, whom the club drafted out of the University of Texas in the third round of the 2005 draft. The 25-year-old's road to the Majors was slowed by injuries (including Tommy
- Lefties Can't Touch Taylor Rogers
If one were to go to Minor League Central, navigate to the 2013 High-A pitching stats against lefty batters, and sort by SIERA with a minimum of 30 innings (against lefties), Taylor Rogers
- Taylor Jungmann and Diminishing Marginal Utility
When faced with batters on base, Milwaukee Brewers righty Taylor Jungmann goes to his sinker more and throws lower in the zone. He hasn't given up a home run on the sinker, and the pitch produces
- Has Taylor Jungmann Righted The Ship?
When the Milwaukee Brewers selected Taylor Jungmann with the 12th pick in the 2011 draft, he was seen as a polished prospect with an advanced feel for pitching who would move quickly through
- Revisiting the Chris Taylor vs. Brad Miller Debate
to the start of the season, one player I was keeping a close eye on was Chris Taylor. Being stuck in a position battle with Brad Miller made him a questionable target, but I had confidence that he
- How Michael Taylor Compares to His Contemporaries
In the past 30 days, Michael Taylor -- the current National, not the former Athletic -- has hit four home runs and stolen six bases to go with seven runs and 16 RBI. Mike Podhorzer tabbed Taylor
- Mets Dig Deep, Find Logan Taylor
the resurgence of Steven Matz several weeks ago.
Enter Logan Taylor.
The Mets selected Taylor out of East Oklahoma State College in the 11th round of the 2012 Rule 4 draft. A right-handed starter, Taylor
- The Art Of Being Almost Ready, Vol. II - Domingo Santana Ed.
- Steven Souza and Michael Taylor: Buried in Washington
Steven Souza and Michael Taylor enter the picture. They're both thoroughly blocked by veteran studs, and they both have massive fantasy potential.
We'll start with Souza. He posted a .350/.432/.590
- Michael Taylor Retired, But Don't Feel Bad for Him
"How many individuals are in the top 1% of anything? If you're a Stanford graduate and you made it to the major leagues, who's complaining about that?" Michael Taylor told me in 2013. He retired
- Quiz: Carson Cistulli, or Jonathan Taylor Thomas?
to identify whether a given photo depicts belovéd NotGraphs editor Carson Cistulli or former pre-teen heartthrob Jonathan Taylor Thomas? Thank you.
NOTE: The quiz formatting is screwy, because I am
- Scouting New Pirates Prospect Taylor Hearn
Taylor Hearn has been drafted four times, first selected by the Pirates in the 22nd round of the 2012 draft out of Royse City High School in Texas. After two years at JUCO powerhouse San Jacinto
- Zach Walters & Chris Taylor: Deep League Wire
Taylor | SS SEA | 9% Owned
This recommendation makes me sad. I was a big fan of Brad Miller's heading into the season, drafting him in two of my three leagues, but outside of June, he's been
- Freshmen Report: Osuna, Sano, Smith, Taylor
) into an expensive set-up man and the organization will certainly allow the veteran to walk via free agency at the end of the year knowing the closer’s role is in good hands.
Michael Taylor, CF, Nationals
- Apropos of Something: Three GIFs of Taylor Jordan's Slider
As the largely irresponsible leaderboard published by the author today at FanGraphs indicates, Washington right-hander Taylor Jordan has been the best pitcher of spring training by an obscure
- Q&A: Taylor Guerrieri, Rays Pitching Prospect
The Tampa Bay Rays have a deep and talented pitching staff, which extends into their farm system. Of the bunch, Taylor Guerrieri has a chance to be as good as any.
A 20-year-old [as of tomorrow
- Anthony Rendon & Taylor Jordan: Waiver Wire
soon. Both Anthony Rendon and Taylor Jordan could end up playing a role on fantasy teams this season, but are they worth a pickup right now?
Anthony Rendon 3B/2B 75% owned in CBSSports.com
- The Daily Grind: E-Rod, Porcello, Taylor
Daily DFS - Pitchers Aplenty
GB / FB Splits
Tomorrow's Targets - E-Rod, Porcello, Joyce, Taylor
"Fading" is what anthropologists call
- Nathan Eovaldi & Taylor Jordan: Deep League Wire
Taylor Jordan | WAS SP | 8% Owned
Who? Yeah, don't feel bad. I had no idea who this guy was just two days ago either. Dan Haren's shoulder injury that landed him on the DL finally freed me
- Are Matt Wisler or Taylor Jungmann Worthy of a Pick Up?
What caused scouts and prospect gurus to turn on Jungmann was a severe lack of control. As only a two pitch pitcher with serious command problems, the likely destination
- Taylor Jungmann & Clayton Richard: Deep League Wire
for mono leagues, and the ownership percentages are by way of CBS.
Taylor Jungmann / SP / Milwaukee Brewers / 17%
Jungmann’s ownership suggests that his secret is already spilling out, as he’s been
- Michael Taylor, Liam Hendriks and Simon Castro: Prospect Chatter
1) Michael Taylor, A's
With news of Coco Crisp reportedly re-signing with the A's on a two-year, $14 million deal, Taylor's 2012 just got a bit murkier. While the 26-year-old
- Jason Kipnis, Michael Taylor, Tom Milone: Mining the Minors
Michael Taylor, OF
Current Level: Triple-A
Statistics: .278 BA; .813 OPS; 10 HRs; 38 RBIs; 22:46 K:BB over 209 ABs
40-man roster: Yes
Opportunity Rating: 8