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  • High-End Free Agents: Do They Exist?
    in Community by George - 12/2/2014 -  4

  • Which Center Fielders Made the Plays that Mattered Most?
    in Community by George - 1/20/2015 -  2

  • George Springer and Maximizing Contact
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 5/27/2014 -  19
    , Davis is at 30%, and Mike Napoli is also at 30%. You can succeed with weird numbers, if you're a freak. We don't know yet if George Springer is sufficiently freaky, but I think we have an inkling.

  • Another Look at Tom Glavine’s Generous Strike Zone
    in Community by George Resor - 1/29/2014 -  4

  • Gravity (Not the Movie)
    in Community by George Resor - 2/7/2014 -  8

  • Young Power / What Could Have Been if Miguel Sano Didn’t Need Tommy John Surgery
    in Community by George Resor - 3/8/2014 -  1

  • Will-power?
    in Community by George Resor - 4/2/2014 -  2

  • Peter O’Brien’s Raw Power: Estimating Batted-Ball Velocities in the Minor Leagues
    in Community by George Resor - 6/4/2014 -  4

  • Dellin Betances's Jedi Mind Tricks
    in Community by George Resor - 6/7/2014 -  6

  • Khris Davis Reveals His Secret
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 8/27/2013 -  24
    Back in March, Khris Davis described his power as his secret weapon. “Me being kind of small, no one looks at me and is like, 'He's got power,'” Davis told Brewers.com beat writer Adam McCalvy. “I do

  • Chris Davis and Normalized Home Run Rates
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/18/2013 -  37
    337 1977 George Foster 689 52 13.3 44.3 334 1997 Mark McGwire 657 58 11.3 37.8 334 2013 Chris Davis 625 51 12.3 39.4 321 2010 Jose Bautista 683 54 12.6

  • The George Springer Who Isn't George Springer
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 2/19/2015 -  16
    to know who George Springer is. Who am I kidding, of course you know who George Springer is. He was a first round draft pick. He's been one of the best prospects in baseball for years. He slugged

  • Songs Not Inspired by George Brett
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 11/20/2013 -  4
    A story that broke today was, like so many stories during the early off-season, about a young songstress from New Zealand and George Brett. As it happens, the title of the very popular Lorde song

  • George Brett Poops Himself
    in NotGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 3/16/2012 -  10
    This past weekend at the FanGraphs gathering in Phoenix, Mr. Carson Cistulli stated that he had never seen the George Brett-poops-himself video. I couln't believe it, so I decided to hook him up

  • Highlight in Reverse: George Springer
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 6/12/2014 -  6
    Because I've been searching for a new theme/writing crutch, I present Highlights in Reverse. Here's George Springer doing a barrel roll, flipping the ball back the plate, and backpedaling to right

  • George Plimpton Is Not Impressed by the Atari
    in NotGraphs by Patrick Dubuque - 7/20/2011 -  1
    of the second gentleman that would drive such a nice guy to such an uncharacteristic furor.  That man was none other than the famous author and editor of the Paris Review, George Plimpton. [embed]http

  • Arrieta and Davis
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/6/2010 -  2
    Jacob Arrieta and Wade Davis are both aged 24, right-handed, and rookie starting pitchers cutting their teeth in the frenzied American League East. Neither is recording the kind of whiffs their stuff

  • George Steinbrenner Passes
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/13/2010 -  26
    George Steinbrenner, perhaps the most famous owner in sports, passed away today. Since I have no personal anecdotes to share, we'll simply stick to the numbers. He was in his 37th year of owning

  • Dodgers Acquire George Sherrill
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/30/2009 -  25
    Ned Colletti couldn’t come up with Cliff Lee so instead, today he adds a different southpaw pitcher in the form of George Sherrill; in the process giving up prospects in the form of third baseman

  • Preparing for the George Springer Experiment
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 2/7/2014 -  45
    crest. Among the brightest of potential stars is 24-year-old George Springer. The former first-round pick ought to debut somewhere in 2014, and Springer is nearly the perfect prospect. He has

  • Theo Epstein Loves George Kottaras
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 11/27/2013 -  15
    2002: Theo Epstein works for the San Diego Padres; Kottaras is selected in the 2002 draft by the Padres. 2006: Theo Epstein, GM of the Red Sox, trades for George Kottaras. 2013: Theo Epstein

  • George Steinbrenner's Teams
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 7/13/2010 -  16
    As you likely have already heard, George Steinbrenner died today of a heart attack at the age of 80. Steinbrenner has been a gigantic figure in the baseball world since his purchase of the New York

  • Why Not George Kottaras?
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 9/4/2012 -  4
    the plate over George Kottaras?  Has the curmudgeonly Phillip Seymour Hoffman taken over the body of Bob Melvin and ignored the wishes of Brad Pitt Billy Beane who brought in an underrated Kottaras

  • The Royals, George Kottaras, and Cash
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 11/27/2013 -  44
    Back in March, I wrote about the alleged spring training positional battle story for the Royals' backup catcher spot between George Kottaras. For all of Kottaras' defensive liabilities, it was pretty

  • They Can't All Be George Springer
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 6/27/2014 -  39
    This just in -- George Springer is really good. Like Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig, and seemingly a bevy of other players the past few years, Springer is making it look super easy

  • Chris Davis is Not on Steroids
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 7/1/2013 -  14
    @MichiganMagic1 No— Chris Davis (@ChrisDavis_19) June 30, 2013 When he's not quoting the Bible, Chris Davis takes time on Twitter to answer those who've been watching his incredible

  • Mark DeRosa on the Late George Sauer
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 5/13/2013 -  6
    This past weekend the New York Times ran an obituary for a 69-year-old former football player named George Sauer. Mr. Sauer was an accomplished wide receiver who made four Pro Bowls. In 1967, he led

  • Prospect Watch: George Springer Edition
    in FanGraphs by JD Sussman - 4/17/2014 -  30
    of the current year); Top-15, the prospect's place on Marc Hulet's preseason organizational list; and Top-100, that same prospect's rank on Hulet's overall top-100 list. *** George Springer, OF, Houston

  • JABO: George Springer, Fastballs, and Effort
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 5/4/2015 -  0
    It takes a lot of muscle to square up a big fastball. In the case of George Springer, it might also take some relaxation. Heading into the series that had the Astros in town, I asked hitting

  • George Springer: Power and Speed Outfielder
    in RotoGraphs by Al Skorupa - 5/16/2013 -  18
    Houston Astros outfield prospect George Springer has some of the loudest tools in the minor leagues. He’s a fantastic athlete with a combination of power and speed that’s rarely found in a player

  • Khris Davis: Kind of Like Chris Davis
    in RotoGraphs by Nicholas Minnix - 11/26/2014 -  2
    The Milwaukee Brewers’ outfield is home to a pair of highly sought outfielders in fantasy baseball leagues. Khris Davis, after a .279/.353/.596 showing in 153 plate appearances in 2013, was the clear

  • Assessing George Springer's Contract Situation
    in Community by Christopher Zolli - 3/26/2014 -  8
    As many should know by now, George Springer is a highly touted and talented player, a huge part of the Houston Astros' future. He has been on the brink of 40 home runs and 40 steals in both 2012

  • Chris Davis Is Hitting Everything
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 4/5/2013 -  32
    The Orioles scored 20 runs in their 2-1 series victory over the Rays this week. Chris Davis drove in 11 himself and scored four more. His .971 wOBA -- 7-for-11, three home runs, three doubles, a walk

  • 2015 Pod Projections: George Springer
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 2/25/2015 -  23
    decided to take commenter Cason Jolette's (Jason Colette's mysterious brother?) suggestion to discuss former uber prospect, Astros sophomore outfielder George Springer. His coming out party was cut

  • Ike Davis and the Malfunctioning Parachute
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 6/10/2013 -  28
    Ike Davis homered in the season's second game. He homered twice a couple weeks later, then he homered again a week after that. That makes it sound like Davis hit a flurry of home runs, which he

  • Be Excited about Chris Davis
    in RotoGraphs by Peter Bendix - 11/17/2008 -  8
    Power hitters playing in Texas are a fantasy player’s dream. Chris Davis certainly fits the bill. Throughout his minor league career, all Davis has done is mash. Despite being young for his level

  • A Fun Tidbit on Rajai Davis
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/10/2013 -  25
    According to Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet, the Tigers have agreed to terms on a two year contract with Rajai Davis. Davis will give the Tigers a little outfield depth and form a nifty little

  • The Unexciting Rajai Davis
    in RotoGraphs by David Wiers - 11/19/2014 -  8
    At a glance the 2014 season for Rajai Davis is mostly interchangeable with many of his previous years. He ranked as the 32nd best outfielder in Zach Sanders' End of Season rankings, a nice surprise

  • Chris Davis Scouting Report
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/7/2012 -  33
    Baltimore's Chris Davis made his major-league pitching debut against Boston on Sunday, earning the win with two innings of scoreless work while striking out two, walking one, and allowing two hits

  • Valuing Chris Davis in 2010
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 11/10/2009 -  12
    After an outstanding half season in 2008, Texas Rangers first baseman Chris Davis generated quite a bit of buzz leading into fantasy drafts in 2009. Davis hit .285/.331/.549 with 17 homers and 55 RBI

  • Wade Davis' Lack of Whiffs
    in FanGraphs by David Golebiewski - 6/25/2010 -  0
    Heading into the 2010 season, Wade Davis looked poised to shoulder a full season's workload and join the Tampa Bay Rays' cavalcade of impressive young starting pitchers. Selected out of a Florida

  • Wade Davis Debuts
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 9/7/2009 -  6
    out the side to start your major league career of course. Wade Davis did just that yesterday against the Detroit Tigers. A (somewhat) local product, Davis’ jitters were likely intensified pitching

  • Rays Extend Wade Davis
    in FanGraphs by Tommy Rancel - 4/2/2011 -  11
    Following the blueprint they used to sign a pre-arbitration eligible James Shields prior to the 2008 season, the Tampa Bay Rays signed 25-year-old Wade Davis to a contract extension on the eve

  • Ike Davis and the Missing HR
    in RotoGraphs by Chad Young - 5/27/2014 -  9
    Anyone who regularly reads my work knows that Ike Davis has been a favorite of mine for years. More often than not, that love has proven to be misguided, leading me to spend money on a player who has

  • The Tale of Tommy Davis
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/31/2009 -  24
    who chose to read on, consider Tommy Davis. He has more than a few things in common with Bay. Both are left fielders, stand around 6’2”, and weigh around 200 pounds. Davis even played with the Mets

  • Ike Davis Looks to Connect
    in FanGraphs by Neil Weinberg - 2/24/2015 -  11
    is simply noise. Among players who had at least 300 PA in 2013 and 2014, two stood out as having the biggest contact rate improvements. Yasiel Puig and Ike Davis both had improvements of 7

  • Wade Davis, Starting Pitcher
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 12/11/2012 -  7
    Davis will attempt to buck these trends and be useful next year. C.J. Wilson lost three miles per hour off his fastball when he went to the starting rotation from the bullpen, but he had a decent

  • Meet Chris Davis
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/27/2008 -  6
    Davis, newly promoted from Triple-A Oklahoma. If there is one thing we know about Davis, it's that he can hit the baseball a long way. Between Bakersfield and Frisco last season, playing at age

  • Historic Season for Rajai Davis
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/24/2011 -  12
    Rajai Davis was enjoying mixed results this season as the Blue Jays' center fielder before he endured a season-ending hamstring injury. He didn't hit for average (0.238) or hit home runs (1), but he

  • A League of Chris Davis' Own
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 7/1/2013 -  66
    , then, one has to be careful not to be too casual about drawing comparisons. There is no more flattering offensive comp, so few will ever exceed the threshold of acceptability. But Chris Davis

  • The Jays Acquire Rajai Davis
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 11/17/2010 -  27
    of their outfield logjam by sending Rajai Davis to the Toronto Blue Jays for a pair of arms (with bodies attached!) named Trystan Magnuson and Daniel Farquhar. The Jays get the only player in the deal

  • Wade Davis, Dominant Reliever
    in FanGraphs by Jason Collette - 5/16/2014 -  20
    , and Max Scherzer near the top. All three are in the top 15, but a surprising name owns the top spot on that leaderboard - Wade Davis. Davis leads all pitchers with a 43.8% strikeout rate as he has

  • Doug Davis and the Milwaukee Rotation
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 1/22/2010 -  9
    on Wednesday as the Brewers picked up Doug Davis on a 1 year, 4.25M contract with a mutual option for 2011. Davis is an underwhelming talent, but he's managed to get outs over his career. Despite

  • Better Arm: Bryce Harper or George Washington?
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/3/2012 -  26
    Your browser does not support iframes. A popular myth holds that George Washington once threw a silver dollar across the Potomac River. Right-minded people everywhere know the truth, of course

  • Craig and Davis: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 5/1/2012 -  11
    leagues as a solid OF3 or bench option. Chris Davis (ESPN: 27 percent owned; Yahoo!: 34 percent owned) One of the question we’ve seen in a few different iterations in the Rotographs mailbag

  • Chris Davis and His Pillars
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/17/2012 -  3
    Chris Davis was the bane of my fantasy teams for a couple of years. After breaking out in 2008 with 17 home runs in 80 games, he was my ace-in-the-hole of draft/auction day. The results were horrible

  • You Decide: George Bell or Lionel Richie?
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 4/5/2011 -  9
    -Dot-Dot posited that the blind girl's tender ministrations led not to a loving rendering of Lionel Richie but rather to the determined visage of Blue Jays legend George Bell. I submit into evidence

  • Timely GIF: George Springer's Impressive Home Run
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 5/14/2014 -  4
    , you have a penchant for the most American of sport, then perhaps Astros prospect George Springer can use his line-drive homer and casual bat-flip to help you out with that dust situation

  • Chris Davis, Swallowed By the Shift
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 10/15/2014 -  16
    heart sink. Chris Davis ranked 20th among first basemen and amazingly was outearned by the likes of teammate Steve Pearce and power-starved James Loney. This was not the follow-up we expected

  • Renegades Darryl George Strong Finish At The Plate
    in RotoGraphs by Jessica Quiroli - 9/3/2013 -  1
    Hudson Valley, NY -- Hudson Valley infielder Darryl George gave the team a boost at a crucial point. In his final games, he stayed consistent, giving the playoff-hopeful Renegades a shot

  • Davis & Montero: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 9/12/2011 -  3
    Let's take a look at a pair of two young AL East players that can provide a quick boost for your team down the stretch... Wade Davis | SP | Rays | Ownership: 13% Yahoo!, 21.3% ESPN The Rays

  • Viciedo and Davis: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 5/22/2012 -  6
    , but in leagues where strikeouts are a negative category or where OBP has replaced AVG, Viciedo should be rostered with care. The upside is real, but the cost to K or OBP is a virtual certainty. Rajai Davis

  • George Brett, Bo Jackson, and the Finger of Honor
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 2/8/2012 -  12
    the result of that cause. What one will find in this photo, after the appropriate measures have been taken, is Hall of Famer George Brett and teammate Bo Jackson, circa 1989, presenting from the lush

  • The Story Behind George Brett's Hand-Picked 5-Pack
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 5/2/2013 -  11
    . 20 against the Rangers. [emphasis added] I'm confused about this hand-picked-ness. Did they literally give George Brett the schedule and tell him to choose the 5 most awesome games of the year

  • Q&A: Chili Davis
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 7/20/2011 -  38
    Whether he's offering a strong opinion or he's waxing philosophical, Chili Davis is always engaging. The former slugger can hold court on any number of subjects -- he was born in Jamaica and coached

  • Eric Davis's Rather Large Firearm
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 7/1/2011 -  8
    and quite possibly in charge, that you see alongside Mr. Davis. The obvious one, I suppose, is that Mr. Davis's baseball-ing chops are so substantial, so prepossessing, so like a large gun

  • Where Chris Davis is Really Struggling
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/1/2014 -  12
    It's not so bad in the bigger picture. Since the start of last season, Chris Davis has been worth more than seven wins, equal on our pages to the contribution from Jayson Werth. That's not quite

  • How Tommy John Surgery Helped George Kontos
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 2/19/2013 -  11
    Tommy John surgery might have been the best thing that could have happened to George Kontos. In 2009, the Giants' right-hander was in Triple-A for the first time, and he had the kind of stuff

  • George Kottaras and John Jaso Walk a Lot
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 6/8/2010 -  2
    Talk about a pair of unlikely walk champions. George Kottaras entered the season entrenched as the Milwaukee Brewers’ backup catcher. The Brewers had signed Gregg Zaun during the off-season

  • Mock Battle: George Springer vs. Matt Kemp
    in RotoGraphs by Scott Spratt - 1/8/2015 -  20
    interest was of George Springer, who I took in the fifth round with the 55th overall pick. Chris Cwik selected Matt Kemp with the next pick, which provides a compelling player for comparison. But first

  • Wade Davis: The Best Case Scenario
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 12/11/2012 -  10
    In the wake of the Kansas City and Tampa Bay trade from Sunday night, many have speculated upon -- and Jeff Sullivan has considered with something not unlike aplomb -- how Wade Davis might perform

  • George Springer: Worthy of Your Mixed-League Love
    in RotoGraphs by Scott Strandberg - 1/3/2014 -  20
    I'll cut to the chase right from the start: George Springer is worth drafting in mixed re-draft leagues in 2014. Even if he doesn't start the year on the major-league roster, he has the potential

  • Still Not Buying George Springer In All Leagues?
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 5/27/2014 -  37
    To some extent, sure, pick up George Springer in all leagues. Dude obviously has power, and he's supposed to have speed, and he's got enough upside to be owned in all leagues. And yet, if you're

  • George Springer, Archie Bradley & The Service-Time Dance
    in FanGraphs by Wendy Thurm - 4/17/2014 -  30
    The Houston Astros added outfielder George Springer to their major league roster on Tuesday night and batted him second in the lineup in their game on Wednesday against the Kansas City Royals

  • Deciding Whether or Not to Trade Ike Davis
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 9/18/2012 -  39
    In a piece of news that would have seemed impossible at one time, there's scuttlebutt that New York Mets might be open to trading Ike Davis this offseason. A source told Adam Rubin of ESPNNY

  • A Gerry Davis Game 1 Preview
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 10/24/2012 -  8
    in anticipation of the start of the World Series. For tonight's Game 1, the crew chief and guy behind the plate will be Gerry Davis. You might remember Gerry Davis for drawing some strike-zone criticism

  • Sleeper: Rays Pitcher Wade Davis
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Budreika - 12/23/2009 -  4
    With the Red Sox and Yankees recently adding big names to their respective rotations other guys like Wade Davis tend to slip under the radar. Davis doesn't have the name recognition of a John Lackey

  • The Astros Outfield: Love Me Some George Springer
    in RotoGraphs by Brett Talley - 2/2/2015 -  12
    has to start with one man, George Springer. Springer started 2014 in the minors but was in the big leagues by mid-April where he racked up 345 PA before a quadricep injury ended his season in early

  • Joc Pederson as George Springer as Evolving Juggernaut
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 6/9/2015 -  18
    . Another segue of questionably better quality: he reminds me of George Springer for reasons not entirely surprising. Springer's a strong kid. So is Pederson, as evidenced by Jeff Sullivan

  • Ike Davis Sheds the Bust Label
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 8/6/2009 -  9
    When the season is over and people start producing Top Prospect rankings, Ike Davis will likely be in the middle of a top 100 list. That is not surprising for someone of his pedigree, a first-round

  • Chris Davis, 2014: What Happened?
    in FanGraphs by Tony Blengino - 9/16/2014 -  31
    Unless the Baltimore Orioles advance to the World Series, the 2014 book is closed on their slugging first baseman, Chris Davis. After breaking out in a big way with a 53-home-run tour de force

  • Don't Forget About Wade Davis... But...
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 6/24/2008 -  0
    pitchers. Wade Davis was nabbed in the third round of the 2004 draft out of a Florida high school. The right-hander made 13 starts in his pro debut but was roughed up and had an ERA over 6.00 and allowed

  • Chris Davis Suspended for Amphetamine Use
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/12/2014 -  47
    Dan Connelly of the Baltimore Sun broke the news, since confirmed by MLB: Waiting on official word but hearing Chris Davis has tested pos for amphetamines. 25 game suspension— Dan Connolly

  • AL Sophomore Starters: Davis and Matusz
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 3/22/2011 -  3
    The American League Rookie of the Year award may have gone to Neftali Feliz last season, and deservedly so, but the two sophomores I'm looking most forward to following this season are Wade Davis

  • B.J. Upton, Chris Davis and Breakouts
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 7/17/2013 -  16
    Chris Davis owners are experiencing an unexpected surprise this season. Instead of a possible corner infield or injury replacement, they have one of the top players in the league for pennies

  • Ike Davis: A Tale of Two Seasons
    in RotoGraphs by Colin Zarzycki - 10/16/2012 -  5
    You'd be hard-pressed to find many guys listed on more "sleeper" lists last spring than Ike Davis. The 25 year-old Mets first baseman showed signs of breaking out in 2011, putting up an impressive

  • Mining the Minors: Cozart, Davis, Mathieson
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 4/8/2011 -  19
    " becomes too much to stomach. Chris Davis, 1B Organization: Rangers Current Level: Triple-A Opportunity Rating: 3 Talent Rating: 7 Obstacle(s): Mitch Moreland; Jon Daniels It's tough to get

  • 2012 Pod Projections: Ike Davis
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 1/30/2012 -  13
    as their keeper league fantasy owners. Ike Davis is certainly to be one of the primary beneficiaries of the change. With Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols' departure to the other league this off-season

  • The Blue Jays' Version of Wade Davis
    in FanGraphs by Neil Weinberg - 1/6/2015 -  18
    ) is going to make all kinds of sense. It’s Wade Davis. Davis had an ERA of 1.00 and was worth 3.1 WAR in 72 innings after being something between unremarkable and bad in 135 innings of work in multiple roles

  • The Daily Grind: Travis, Norris, Davis
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/18/2015 -  2
    Agenda On Behavioral Framing Daily DFS - Travis, Flores, Owings GB / FB Splits Tomorrow's Targets - Norris, House, Canha, Davis Factor Grid 1. On Behavioral Framing Yesterday, I

  • FG on Fox: Crash Davis Was Wrong
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/14/2014 -  30
    "Relax, all right? Don't try to strike everybody out. Strikeouts are boring! Besides that, they're fascist. Throw some ground balls - it's more democratic." -- Crash Davis, in 1988's classic baseball

  • George Springer Update GIF: Diving Catch That Just Happened
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/20/2014 -  7
    Generally speaking, the tastes of the vulgar crowd are precisely the sort that ought to be ignored. In the case of George Springer, however -- which Houston Astros prospect is distinctly

  • Q&A: Chris Davis, Quotable Quotes
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 10/12/2011 -  7
    I like to go outside the box from time to time, and that includes asking my interview subjects to give their interpretations of quotable quotes. I did so last year with Chris Davis -- then a Ranger

  • A GIF and a Tune: Chris Davis and Lionel Richie
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 6/19/2013 -  5
    Jeff Sullivan over at the mother site took some time recently to examine the effortless home run swings of Chris Davis. Davis was at it again today, with such a breezy dong-piece, it deserves some

  • Braves Provide Preview of How to Approach Ike Davis
    in FanGraphs by Bill Petti - 4/6/2012 -  26
    This past Tuesday on MLB Network's Clubhouse Confidential, I predicted that Mets first basemen Ike Davis would be the breakout player in MLB this coming season. Yes, it was a bit of a homer pick

  • Wade Davis: Starting to Relieving to Starting Again
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/10/2012 -  37
    of thought on the deal, though, there's one thing all opinions have in common: Wade Davis is kind of the forgotten guy. James Shields is the rotation ace the Royals were after. Wil Myers is maybe the top

  • Ike Davis Can't Do Any Worse
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 5/23/2013 -  14
    NEW YORK -- Ike Davis, who recently claimed he "can't do any worse," did worse last night, as he went 0-6 with 9 strikeouts and 21 strikeout-assists, where he ran up to the plate and literally

  • Chris Davis: Fantasy Value After Trade to Orioles
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 8/2/2011 -  11
    If you haven't seen new Orioles first baseman Chris Davis' stats at Triple-A this season, you might want to put down your morning coffee to avoid spillage before you read on. But before we get

  • Indians Bullpen: The Next Wade Davis?
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 2/13/2015 -  13

  • Ike Davis Is the Punchline to a Steven Wright Joke
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/30/2012 -  5
    Step One: Regard the following, embiggenable image of Mets first baseman and noted Member of the Tribe Ike Davis dressed a cowboy. Step Two: Regard the following animated video of a Steven

  • 2013 Fantasy Baseball MVP: Chris Davis
    in RotoGraphs by J.P. Breen - 10/7/2013 -  5
    points in ESPN leagues. Chris Davis was the best, according to Zach Sanders' rankings from earlier today. So, the notion of best isn't relevant when it comes to the Fantasy Baseball MVP. It truly

  • Chris Davis Had a Hard Time Making Contact
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 7/7/2009 -  21
    On Sunday the Rangers sent Chris Davis down to AAA. After a good rookie season last year Davis' performance took a step back this year. His power is still there (23% HR/FB), but his already poor

  • Where Might Chris Davis End Up?
    in FanGraphs by David Golebiewski - 3/17/2011 -  45
    With Opening Day nearing, Chris Davis is staring at the prospect of a fourth stint in the Triple-A Pacific Coast League. Mitch Moreland is the favorite to win the Rangers' first base job. Mike Napoli

  • Waiting for the Wheels to Fall Off Wade Davis
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 5/20/2011 -  6
    Until last night, Wade Davis hadn't recorded an out in the eighth inning this season. In a few games he's gone seven strong and probably could have come out for the eighth, but he's always been

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