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  • Young Power / What Could Have Been if Miguel Sano Didn’t Need Tommy John Surgery
    in Community by George Resor - 3/8/2014 -  1
    Three favorites are Giancarlo Stanton, Mike Trout and Bryce Harper. According to the Oliver five year projection system, each of these players will reach over 150 home runs by the end of his age 25

  • Better Arm: Bryce Harper or George Washington?
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/3/2012 -  26
    (i.e. Harper or Washington) is the strongest-armed. To sort out this mystery, we turn -- via poll -- we turn to the metaphorical (and, in about 30% of cases, actual) sons and daughters of George

  • 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

  • Bryce Harper's Platinum Feat
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 6/16/2012 -  44
    That teenager with the eye black in Washington is setting records as he blazes a trail through his rookie season, but today Bryce Harper broke a record that he may not brag about. In seven plate

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Springer and Maximizing Contact
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 5/27/2014 -  19
    , people were very worried about George Springer after an underwhelming first couple weeks. Of course, Springer didn't have Encarnacion's track record, and of course, Springer was a rookie getting

  • 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

  • Bryce Harper's Weakness
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 8/12/2013 -  16
    Few players can hold a candle to Bryce Harper. At an age where most kids are still in college, Harper has already emerged as one of the best players in baseball. After a strong rookie year, Harper

  • 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

  • My Bryce Harper Experience
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 10/29/2010 -  16
    reputation to reality with many of the players I write about. No player in this league comes in with a reputation larger than Bryce Harper, so to see him play one game and take two batting practices

  • What's Next For Bryce Harper?
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 11/28/2012 -  5
    Bryce Harper arrived much earlier than anyone expected. When the Nationals called up their 19-year-old uber-prospect, it was simply because injuries forced them into the situation. The initial word

  • Bryce Harper: A Catch-34
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 11/21/2013 -  15
    Yesterday was Leonys Martin day. In the introductory paragraph of that article, I noted that Martin was worth roughly the same $12 as Bryce Harper. So for today, let's talk about Harper. Let's

  • Bryce Harper Optioned To Triple-A
    in FanGraphs by J.P. Breen - 3/19/2012 -  34
    The Washington Nationals optioned top prospect Bryce Harper to Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday afternoon, ending the discussion of whether or not the 19-year-old phenom would begin the season

  • Bryce Harper Promoted to Nationals
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 4/27/2012 -  42
    It wasn’t the way the Nationals envisioned it, but nevertheless, Bryce Harper has graduated to The Show. With Ryan Zimmerman heading to the disabled list for the second straight season, the team

  • Bryce Harper's Not 100% Yet
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 7/11/2014 -  22
    Bryce Harper's production has not be at high level since he has returned from the disabled list. Some people, including his manager, are saying his timing is off. In my opinion, I think his left

  • LINK: Bryce Harper's Swing
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/13/2013 -  20
    . Even if you're tired of the amount of coverage Bryce Harper gets, you should read this just for what it shows about what baseball journalism can be. And I, for one, am not at all tired of Bryce

  • Trout or Harper: The Great Debate
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/12/2012 -  69
    Tonight, Mike Trout is going to be named the American League Rookie of the Year, and it's almost certainly going to be unanimous unless one voter is just completely out of his mind. Bryce Harper

  • Bryce Harper, Outfielder
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/7/2010 -  69
    In approximately seven hours, the Washington Nationals will select Bryce Harper with the first overall pick in the 2010 draft. In a couple of months, they'll sign Harper to a lucrative contract

  • Bryce Harper and Babe Ruth
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 4/27/2010 -  27
    I’m a little late on this, but regardless of timeliness, Kevin Goldstein did some reporting on Bryce Harper last week. Goldstein talked to a few scouts and … well; the reviews on Harper’s intangible

  • Bryce Harper Is Making History
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/29/2012 -  83
    The fact that Bryce Harper got to the Major Leagues at age 19 is pretty remarkable, as not many players are talented enough to earn the call to the bigs before they turn 20. The ones that do stick

  • Bryce Harper and Teenage Slugging
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 12/16/2011 -  9
    Sometime soon, Bryce Harper will be hittin' bombs and blowin' kisses as the Washington Nationals' right fielder. But could "soon" actually be this spring? The most hyped prospect in draft history

  • Regarding Bryce Harper and Options
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 8/17/2010 -  18
    Let’s talk about how the new draftees with major league deals in hand and options work -- starting first and foremost with 17-year-old Bryce Harper. The precocious talent very well could reach

  • Is Bryce Harper Worth the Money?
    in FanGraphs by Erik Manning - 5/21/2010 -  42
    Bryce Harper, hitting prodigy extraordinaire. Dubbed by Sports Illustrated as the baseball’s Lebron James, Harper is the most hyped prospect since, well, Steven Strasburg, who was drafted just last

  • What's in Banknotes Harper's Amazon Cart?
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 5/9/2013 -  10
    Via a series of Action-News FOIA Requests, your correspondent was able to steal a glimpse of Banknotes Harper's Amazon.com shopping cart. Presented largely without comment, here is said cart

  • 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

  • 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

  • The True and Short Tales of Banknotes Harper
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 1/25/2014 -  16
    Banknotes Harper was sitting at a cafe with Baudelaire and Dennis Kozlowski. "Banknotes," Baudelaire said, "I'll bet you all the money in Gaul that you can't bring every notary public

  • Another Sort-Of First for Bryce Harper
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 5/23/2013 -  36
    Even when I'm not trying to pay attention to Bryce Harper, he finds a way to capture my focus. Last night, I was seeing off a friend on the east side of Portland, and if I'd been thinking about any

  • It's Been a Good Day for Banknotes Harper
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 6/12/2013 -  12
    It's been a good day at the High-Rise Business Building of Banknotes Harper ... At first, it appeared as though the leveraged buyout of the pharmaceutical concern he'd been eyeballing would

  • 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

  • Bryce Harper, Opening Day Starter?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/2/2012 -  71
    On Tuesday, Jon Heyman reported that Davey Johnson really wants Bryce Harper to begin the season as his everyday right fielder. While we don't have a direct quote from Johnson confirming the story

  • Bryce Harper's First 162 Games
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/28/2013 -  96
    A year ago today, the Washington Nationals called Bryce Harper up to the big leagues, so he officially has one full season of Major League Baseball under his belt. One of the coolest little known

  • Partially-True Facts About Bryce Harper
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 5/1/2012 -  8
    1. Harper wears #34 in tribute to Rockies pitching coach Bob Apodaca. 2. Harper's older brother, Bryan, is half-mermaid. 3. Harper has been featured on the covers of Sports Illustrated

  • Bryce Harper - Best Prospect Ever?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/12/2011 -  194
    Bryce Harper has received his fair share of attention over the years, coming as close to being labeled a prodigy as anyone in recent history. As a sophomore in high school, he was launching 500 foot

  • Mike Trout over Bryce Harper?
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 4/30/2012 -  24
    Mike Trout and Bryce Harper came up this weekend. Mike Trout went oh-for-the-weekend. Bryce Harper had two hits, one a double, with an RBI to boot. Trout is on a crowded team at a crowded position