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  • Erik Johnson: Late Round Breakout Candidate
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/14/2014 -  8
    After five respectable outings in 2013, Erik Johnson will begin his rookie campaign as a relative unknown in the fantasy world. This season is just his third as a professional and his quick ascension

  • Will Erik Johnson Be Relevant?
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 3/25/2014 -  8
    He throws all four pitches, has solid velocity, a big solid frame, will begin the season in the White Sox rotation, and is a top 100 prospect. With all of that said, will Erik Johnson be worth

  • Marlins Reel in Nick Johnson
    in FanGraphs by Erik Manning - 8/3/2009 -  11
    Bedlam ruled the day of the trade deadline, and the Nick Johnson for LHP Aaron Thompson deal was no exception. The Nationals broke from their age old custom of clenching to tradeable players

  • White Sox Call Ups: Marcus Semien and Erik Johnson
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 9/3/2013 -  5
    confident that he can be a regular in the majors. His ISO numbers are not incredible in the minors, but for a middle infielder he packs an interesting combination of power and speed. Erik Johnson

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/11/2014 -  53
    at RotoGraphs, it is customary to list 10 such bold picks; also Eno ordered me to do so. 1. Erik Johnson will be the second best starting pitcher for the White Sox Johnson has good stuff

  • Kelly Johnson: A DeRosa Alternative
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 12/7/2009 -  8
    Earlier today, Erik posted on the market for Mark DeRosa. I won't rehash that analysis with which I substantially agree. Quick take: CHONE has him as .255/.333/.414 hitter next year, which Rally

  • The Nick Johnson Quandry
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/18/2009 -  44
    This winter's free agent class is full of guys with significant amounts of both talent and risk, especially on the pitching side of things. Rich Harden, Ben Sheets, Erik Bedard, Brad Penny, Brett

  • Position Battles: First Base For the Rays
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 2/17/2011 -  3
    to giving teammates hotfoot while on bench duty. As currently constituted, Dan Johnson is the Rays starting firstbasemen, though he could have competition.. The last time Johnson played a full season

  • Getting Nothing Dunn
    in FanGraphs by Erik Manning - 7/31/2009 -  29
    Stephen Strasburg. So why are the Nats not in full blown fire-sale mode, a la Pittsburgh? They have some assets. Needham pointed out a few, including Nick Johnson and Josh Willingham. Johnson

  • A Messy Atlanta Shortstop Situation
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 7/10/2012 -  6
    if it decides to go that route. You, the fantasy owner, shouldn’t look to internal candidates to fill the void. Let’s look at some shortstops likely to be free agents in your leagues. Elliot Johnson

  • All-Star Game Thoughts
    in FanGraphs by Erik Manning - 7/15/2009 -  45
    fly. And nothing against Heath Bell, who is having a nice season and all, but I would have liked to have seen Josh Johnson get an inning. Johnson throws on average 95 MPH as a starter, and has

  • Ben Zobrist: Shortstop Once Again
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 8/14/2012 -  5
    for the Rays, considering what little productive they’ve gotten from shortstop this season. Elliot Johnson, after an early season hot streak is hitting .247/.314/.342 overall and had a .493 OPS

  • Zobrist, Mauer, Rodriguez: 2012 Multi-Positional Players
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 9/16/2011 -  1
    season. Reid Brignac and Elliott Johnson received most of the innings there to begin the season and failed miserably. Their collective awfulness gave way to Sean Rodriguez, raised a second basemen

  • June Shortstop Tier Rankings
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 6/12/2012 -  33
    . The Rest Alexei Ramirez Willie Bloomquist Jamey Carroll Sean Rodriguez Elliot Johnson Cliff Pennington Brandon Crawford Erick Aybar These players shouldn’t be owned in standard mixed

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat -- 4/3/14
    in FanGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/3/2014 -  5
    2:48MLB: 11:48Comment From Fantasy GuruBrad!!!!! I need your fantasy guidance this afternoon!!! Should I start Yordano Ventura in Detroit? Over/Under an ERA of 3.50? 11:49Brad Johnson: Because you

  • Erik Bedard's Torn Labrum
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 8/14/2009 -  30
    Bill Bavasi, the gift that keeps on giving. I will spare you the second line to that reference. Today, it shines through truer than yesterday as the exploratory surgery on Erik Bedard's shoulder

  • My Preliminary Fantasy Rankings By Position
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 12/23/2014 -  86
    in which 1.9 is Clayton Kershaw, 0.75 is a roughly average pitcher, and 0.23 is Erik Johnson. From there, I combined my senseless math with my own impressions to form my lists. You may be interested

  • The Daily Grind: 4-24-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/24/2014 -  13
    , but he's having trouble rolling ground balls and Baltimore is friendly lefty power hitters. Let's try out the Rays against Erik Johnson at the Chicago Slugging Grounds. I wish Carlos Villanueva

  • Reviewing My Mediocre Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 10/2/2014 -  2
    word. Anyway... 1. Erik Johnson will be the second best starting pitcher for the White Sox Um. This looks silly in retrospect. It's almost like I forgot Jose Quintana existed. My thought process

  • The Daily Grind: 4-8-12 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/8/2014 -  7
    probably allow three or more runs over six innings. Erik Johnson is a guy I'd like to recommend, but in Colorado? Against Colorado? That's an exploit waiting to happen. Lucas Harrell AND Brandon Morrow

  • The Daily Grind: 4-9-14
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/9/2014 -  21
    it. The two hitter friendly stadiums in this tier - Coors Field and Fenway - combine to have three exploitable pitchers. In Colorado, Juan Nicasio hosts Erik Johnson. In Boston, Robbie Ross has

  • The Daily Grind: 5-21-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/21/2014 -  4
    will see an inconsistent Clay Buchholz in a park that does not favor left-handed hitters. Tommy Milone versus Erik Bedard reeks of runs, yet I suspect both starters will keep things in check just

  • Erik Bedard's Labrum
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 9/18/2008 -  5
    Well, that's that. With the news now official that Erik Bedard has a tear in his labrum the book on his 2008 and perhaps even his Mariner career is closed. The result of a protracted three month

  • Erik Bedard Walks the Plank
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/28/2012 -  32
    Erik Bedard is exactly the sort of pitcher a team signs to a one-year contract, and last December, the Pirates signed Bedard to a one-year contract worth $4.5 million. At the time, I'm guessing

  • The Daily Grind: 5-15-14
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/15/2014 -  10
    Erik Bedard. The only good thing Erik's done this season is avoid the long ball. With guys like Mike Trout, Albert Pujols, and C.J. Cron populating the lineup, he has his work cut out for him

  • The Daily Grind: 4-15-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/15/2014 -  10
    , but it's not like Robbie Ross is a world beater with his 4.58 FIP. I might consider stacking Mariners just to be on the other side of the action. It's going to be damn cold in Chicago, but Erik

  • The Daily Grind: 4-3-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/3/2014 -  13
    -handed pitching, but that's a big might here in April. Erik Johnson will be on the road against the Royals. It's not an easy matchup and I'd rather watch a few of his starts before jumping off

  • The Daily Grind: 4-20-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/20/2014 -  15
    . And speaking of good stacks, Erik Johnson draws the Rangers matchup in Texas. My last stack pick is the A's against Brad Peacock. I could go deeper - Roberto Hernandez is in Denver today

  • The Daily Grind: 4-25-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/25/2014 -  48
    a decent pitcher. The Rays stack is fantastic tonight against Erik Johnson in Chicago. The weather conditions aren't perfect, but they're good enough for some long balls. The Brewers also have

  • The Daily Grind: 5/14/14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/14/2014 -  14
    ERA contrasts with a 4.26 FIP and 4.46 xFIP. The Marlins will use right-hander Anthony Desclafani who was acquired in the Reyes-Buehrle-Johnson mega trade. He appears to be a command and control

  • The Daily Grind: 5-26-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/26/2014 -  4
    enough lefties to get to Kyle Kendrick. Meanwhile the Phillies will quest for their first hit since May 24th. Late: Just four games left for the evening contest. Good luck finding offense. Erik

  • The Daily Grind: 6-5-14 - Present by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/5/2014 -  4
    , high reward play. You may want to consider stashing him. I don't often has the urge to recommend Erik Bedard. As we know Tropicana Field is a pitcher's park. The Seattle Mariners have the fourth

  • The Daily Grind: 7-26-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 7/26/2014 -  1
    are previous cost + $2). But when I need money, I can cut Verlander for $23 of budget. That should fuel whatever slim dollar pickings are left plus give me a shot at other pricey veterans who get cut. If Erik

  • Erik Kratz, the All-Star
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 7/16/2009 -  9
    Erik Kratz is not a household name. Even if you follow Minor League Baseball on a regular basis you've probably never heard of him. He's never been at the top of the prospect lists for either

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/17/2015 -  27

  • The Pitcher Who Did the Most With the Least
    in FanGraphs by Brad Johnson - 2/17/2014 -  35
    1.5 2013 Erik Bedard 3 11 26 134 8.73 4.43 1.07 0.317 70.3 % 35.6 % 9.2 % 4.77 4.27 4.48 1.5 2012 Erik Bedard 7 14 24 125.2 8.45 4.01 1 0.314 66.5 % 43.3 % 11.5

  • The Giants Bullpen
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 1/22/2014 -  2
    Heath Hembree Jeremy Affeldt George Kontos Erik Cordier With respect to these five pitchers, at least two will probably not make the major league roster. If healthy, Affeldt is the club's second

  • The Daily Grind: 5-3-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/3/2014 -  7
    against Erik Bedard and CC Sabathia respectively. I do not think Miguel Gonzalez is viable. Even in Minnesota. I don't know what's up with Collin McHugh, but he's a fly ball righty pitching

  • The Daily Grind: 5-4-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/4/2014 -  0
    are actually increased a full 30 percent at Coors Field, etc. etc. Use this information to your advantage. 2. DFS Early: Let's try the Indians lefty stack against Andre Rienzo. Shall we? If Erik Bedard

  • The Daily Grind: 7-3-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 7/3/2014 -  2
    home runs, I won't stop you. I thought regression would kick in months ago, but he's still rolling a 20 percent HR/FB ratio. Erik Bedard's lefty nature could betray him against the Detroit Tigers

  • Giants Bullpen: This Looks Familiar
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 2/23/2015 -  0
    utility. Other Considerations Tim Lincecum Yusmeiro Petit George Kontos Erik Cordier The final spot most likely belongs to Lincecum or Petit. In fact, it's hard to imagine the club won't find

  • Gamble on Erik Bedard
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 12/13/2011 -  2
    that a pseudonym for "Expensive Ronny Cedeno?" The Erik Bedard signing seems fit for ridicule, too. Looks like Charlie Morton will have a rehab buddy. But that last one's not really fair. Pittsburgh

  • The Rays Rotation
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 2/18/2014 -  2
    owners. He'll be best used as a waiver wire starter. Down the Depth Chart Erik Bedard Alex Colome Enny Romero Nate Karns Matt Andriese The Rays recently signed Bedard to compete

  • The Daily Grind: 4-28-14 - Present by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/28/2014 -  34
    ; the Rays offense is good, but Erik Bedard is not. Jose Quintana isn't a grade A streaming option against the Detroit Tigers, but he's good enough in a pinch. A win is a long shot against Justin

  • The Daily Grind: 4-29-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/29/2014 -  35
    cold rather than rainy like several other games, so you can still try to stack Red Sox righties against Erik Bedard. The Rays pen has been taxed on this road trip, so they should also give up a few

  • The Daily Grind: 5-31-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/31/2014 -  6
    starts against Stults. Daren Ruf and Marlon Byrd are worth a shot against Niese. Jonny Gomes has another start coming to him with Erik Bedard on the bump. Danny Valencia should start against

  • The Daily Grind: 6-28-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/28/2014 -  0
    , but there's still potential for fireworks. The Orioles feature a few prominent right-handed bats. They'll gain the platoon advantage against Erik Bedard. Jhoulys Chacin has terrible strikeout and walk

  • Erik Bedard's Future in Seattle... or?
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 12/22/2008 -  12
    with Erik Bedard's future might or might not be. It is a fascinating case study for what was perhaps the best pitcher in the American League in 2007. For the purposes of brevity, I am going to assume

  • Erik Bedard is Back
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 10/31/2011 -  3
    You can definitely call it a comeback. After three extremely injury-riddled seasons, Erik Bedard finally stayed relatively healthy in 2011. While he only threw 129.1 innings, Bedard managed to start

  • Blinking Bourjos (with Erik Manning)
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 8/4/2010 -  3
    This past March, consummate Midwesterner (and contributor to like seven different websites) Erik Manning celebrated prospect Peter Bourjos via both the written and spoken word. By his own