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  • A's Sign McCarthy
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/14/2010 -  3
    to be Brandon McCarthy, who agreed to a one-year deal worth a little over $1 million. The length of the deal is a bit misleading, as McCarthy will not be eligible for free agency until after the 2011

  • Goodbye, Greg
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 12/8/2008 -  5
    On December 16, 1985, I entered this world. Less than a year later, on September 3rd, 1986, a rather scrawny right-handed pitcher named Greg Maddux made his major league debut with the Chicago Cubs

  • Greg Maddux and Greg Maddux with a Miniature Head
    in NotGraphs by Zach Reynolds - 2/4/2014 -  12
    Greg: Greg with a miniature head: ... and trapezius implants. ...and clear, shameful evidence of amateur photoshopping. 

  • Greg Luzinski Is a Killing Machine
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 3/11/2013 -  14
    Do not blame Greg Luzinski for being a killing machine: For he is but a hostage to his factory settings. The pits of his eyes are pellucid only at the moment of the kill. Stare into them

  • The New Brandon McCarthy
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 5/7/2014 -  13
    The career transformation of Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy has already been well documented. Concerned about his future in the majors, McCarthy opted to alter his pitch selection

  • Under the Radar: Brandon McCarthy
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 3/14/2010 -  3
    Saturday the FanGraphs crowd caught the Texas-Cleveland matchup and saw strong performances from starting pitchers Justin Masterson and Brandon McCarthy. Masterson struck out six batters in 3.2 IP

  • Brandon McCarthy: A Different Pitcher
    in Community by Paul Mammino - 8/3/2014 -  1
    Earlier this month the Yankees took a chance on Brandon McCarthy, trading Vidal Nuno to the Diamondbacks for the sinker-balling right hander.  While McCarthy's numbers in Arizona were ugly (5.01 ERA

  • Dodgers Sign Brandon McCarthy
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/11/2014 -  3
    . That spot was open for about five hours before Ken Rosenthal reported this. Sources: #Dodgers close to four-year deal with free-agent RHP Brandon McCarthy.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal

  • Brandon McCarthy as a Value
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 11/6/2014 -  41
    . Brandon McCarthy is a free agent. He looks like a potentially valuable free agent, at least as far as free-agent values go. I'll explain, starting here: James Shields is also a free agent. He's one

  • The Wasted Potential of Greg Maddux
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 11/10/2011 -  2
    Greg Maddux crafted a Hall of Fame career using pinpoint control, changing pitch speeds and release points, and by out-smarting hitters, among other non-STUFF-based stuff. One can hardly say that he

  • Greg Maddux Enjoys Retirement
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 12/1/2011 -  3
    ESPN reports that Greg Maddux will be joining the Rangers as a part-time special assistant. From the article: "I appreciate the Cubs and how they treated me," Maddux said. "Now I'll

  • A Brandon McCarthy Thought Experiment
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 11/20/2012 -  28
    allowed nine runs in four games. Teams are now going to be understandably nervous about Jose Valverde's future prospects. Another guy who's going into free agency on a low note is Brandon McCarthy. Doctors

  • An Inning with Greg Maddux's Command
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/24/2014 -  56
    Something somebody once said about Greg Maddux is he could throw a ball into a teacup. I don't know why a teacup was chosen to represent a small target, but it certainly conveys the intended idea

  • On What Happened to Brandon McCarthy
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/7/2012 -  73
    Wednesday, we all thought at the time, was the worst day. Wednesday, during a start against the Angels, Brandon McCarthy was hit in the head by a line-drive comebacker. Though McCarthy managed

  • The Greatness of Greg Maddux
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/8/2014 -  113
    Greg Maddux officially becomes a Hall of Famer today, and the only controversy surrounding his election is that it won't be unanimous. He is, without question, one of the greatest pitchers of all

  • Brandon McCarthy Is Bulking Up
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 4/17/2014 -  15
    When we last talked to Brandon McCarthy, he was looking for a change-up. He didn't find it. But he did find what he hopes will be the key to a successful — and full — season this year: Bulk. After

  • Greg Holland or Sean Marshall?
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 3/28/2012 -  10
    This is a question I have received a lot since we were made aware of Ryan Madson’s impending Tommy John surgery: who would I rather pick, Greg Holland or Sean Marshall? Some of my readers and twitter

  • Fantasy MVP Greg Holland
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 10/9/2013 -  4
    the MVP honors to Kansas City Royals closer Greg Holland. The debate over the value of a closer is a recurring hot-button issue and, obviously, I sit on the side of the fence that preaches

  • Yankees Free (Greg) Bird
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 8/17/2015 -  11
    With their offense sputtering, the Yankees called up first baseman Greg Bird from Triple-A last week in an attempt to potentially help matters. Bird is strictly a first baseman, meaning he's unlikely

  • Brandon McCarthy's New Changeup
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 5/2/2012 -  12
    As FanGraphs readers know, Brandon McCarthy made some notable changes prior to the 2011 season. As Ryan Campbell wrote last October, the A’s right-hander fined-tuned his mechanics and traded in his

  • Brandon McCarthy: Tinkering or Regression
    in FanGraphs by Drew Fairservice - 8/7/2014 -  33
    highest level, at some point things are bound to get out of whack. Sometimes regression doesn’t have time to ride in on its white horse to save the season. Consider Brandon McCarthy, now of the New

  • The Awesome Brandon McCarthy
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 4/2/2013 -  4
    A terrific read to start continue your week: Michael J. Mooney's profile of Brandon McCarthy over at Buzzfeed. [T]he Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher, who will begin his eighth season with his

  • Greg Maddux Hall of Fame Caps
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 2/3/2014 -  0
    Last week, I challenged you to come up with some Hall of Fame cap ideas for Greg Maddux. Vote for your favorite! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Which hat should Maddux wear?

  • Dodgers Bet On Brandon McCarthy's Shoulder
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/11/2014 -  31
    -related arm injuries. Brandon McCarthy, historically, hasn't been so dependable. There was a basically annual shoulder problem, and because of that, it's long been hard to see McCarthy getting himself

  • Replacing Waino & McCarthy
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 4/29/2015 -  45
    also left looking for replacements for the likes of Adam Wainwright, Brandon McCarthy, and now Masahiro Tanaka (although this will be focused on NL arms, so you’ll have to be in a mixer to use one

  • Diamondbacks Win the Brandon McCarthy Sweepstakes
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/7/2012 -  17
    Recently, it was reported on a great number of occasions that the Angels had strong interest in free-agent Brandon McCarthy. The Angels wound up giving two years and $15 million to Joe Blanton

  • FanGraphs Audio: The Late Greg Halman
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 11/29/2011 -  3
    Episode 105 David Laurila, curator of the FanGraphs Q&A series, had the opportunity to speak with the late Greg Halman this summer at Fenway Park. While the audio wasn't originally intended

  • Brandon McCarthy Wants to Change It Up
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 9/10/2013 -  9
    Brandon McCarthy has famously embraced sabermetrics before. Learning about ground balls and efficiency helped save his career. That doesn't mean that the struggle to learn and improve doesn't

  • Greg Holland: KC's Closer of the Future
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 3/23/2012 -  16
    become the closer of the present, Greg Holland is already making hitters take notice. Take, for example, these three hitters: Your browser does not support iframes. Sure, it was the Mariners

  • The Brandon McCarthy Saga - Part Two
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 10/21/2011 -  14
    Special thanks to Brandon McCarthy for taking the time to walk me through his experiences as a pitcher, and providing me with countless insights I never would have discovered researching on my own

  • Brandon McCarthy Battles The Luck Dragon
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 12/5/2014 -  11
    On the surface, Brandon McCarthy wasn't much of anything last season. His 10 wins, 175 strikeouts, 4.05 ERA, and 1.28 WHIP over 200 innings marked him as a fantasy replacement level pitcher. Which

  • The Brandon McCarthy Saga - Part One
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 10/21/2011 -  21
    Special thanks to Brandon McCarthy for taking the time to walk me through his experiences as a pitcher, and providing me with countless insights I never would have discovered researching on my own

  • Long Balls Plaguing Brandon McCarthy
    in FanGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/15/2014 -  31
    For those who subscribe to FanGraphs+, you have access to informative blurbs on nearly every major league player's page. When writing about Brandon McCarthy for FG+, Jason Collette credited him

  • Greg Smith: Scouting the Pirates Draft
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 2/22/2012 -  7
    Thanks to an infusion of high-profile prospects into the pipeline, there is a light at the end of tunnel in Pittsburgh. Scouting director Greg Smith has brought some elite talent into the system

  • The Yankees Bet on Brandon McCarthy and xFIP
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 7/7/2014 -  40
    The Yankees just pulled a rare feat by trading Vidal Nuno to the Diamondbacks for Brandon McCarthy. Only once in the last five years has a team traded for a pitcher whose results were so out of whack

  • TLDR: On Brandon McCarthy and Vocational Expertise
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/24/2011 -  12
    with Oakland right-hander and 2011 AL FIP leader Brandon McCarthy from Friday. While there are a number of things to enjoy about the McCarthy-Campbell piece, the most notable for our purposes is McCarthy's

  • Harden and McCarthy: Returning From DL
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 7/6/2011 -  7
    This past weekend, two pitchers for the A's, Rich Harden and Brandon McCarthy, returned to the team after stints on the DL. Here is a look at how each pitcher performed and what to expect from them

  • One Childish Possibility for Greg Maddux's HOF Cap
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 1/23/2014 -  7
    This has been One Childish Possibility for Greg Maddux's HOF Cap. Important Update: Twitter-user to the stars Ryan Dunsmore has graced us with an artist's rendering of Maddux's plaque donning

  • CONTEST: Greg Maddux Hall of Fame Cap Ideas
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 1/30/2014 -  11
    Greg Maddux will be entering the Hall of Fame without a logo on his cap, opting not to choose between the Cubs and Braves. Anyone want to play with Photoshop and offer up some alternatives

  • B. McCarthy Is Covering Hell Out of Spring Training
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 2/18/2012 -  3
    @craigcalcaterra just fyi, I'm in the best shape of my life. Thought you should have the scoop. #motivated #quotes #sigh— Brandon McCarthy (@BMcCarthy32) February 18, 2012 Brandon McCarthy

  • Scott Feldman: The Poor Man's Brandon McCarthy
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/9/2012 -  20
    Brandon McCarthy is a popular guy in sabermetric circles. He's a good pitcher who reads FanGraphs and looks at PITCHF/x data, and in his spare time, interacts with fans on Twitter. McCarthy's also

  • AL-Only League SP for $1: Brandon McCarthy
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 3/19/2011 -  8
    Harden was injury prone, Brandon McCarthy actually has him beat. According to the Baseball Injury Tool, McCarthy has dealt with injury issues on 14 different occasions since 2006, while Harden only

  • FanGraphs Audio: Very Briefly with Brandon McCarthy
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/8/2013 -  7
    Episode 321 Actual major-league pitcher Brandon McCarthy is the guest on this brief edition of FanGraphs Audio, recorded live on tape from the bowels of Miller Park. Don't hesitate to direct pod

  • Matt Joyce and Brandon McCarthy: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 5/2/2013 -  6
    rolled around. Owners get impatient and either give up on players, or are forced to cut bait too early when injuries strike. Matt Joyce and Brandon McCarthy are two players who may begin to turn things

  • Sergio Romo Isn't Entirely Not Greg Maddux
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 3/6/2013 -  12
    the heatmaps. But it is interesting to hear him talk about one name, and it might be the name that helps Romo stand out from the list of Relievers Without a Fastball. "I used to idolize Greg

  • Edwin Jackson and Brandon McCarthy: Pitchers to Watch
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 9/27/2012 -  3
    far from a superstar, but if Jackson ends up on a team where he can win a fair amount of games, he'll contribute enough in most other categories to be a nice late-round guy. Brandon McCarthy

  • Relative Waiver Wire: Brandon McCarthy, Vance Worley
    in RotoGraphs by Nicholas Minnix - 7/30/2014 -  0
    might want to take a look. SP Brandon McCarthy, New York Yankees Ownership: CBS 61% | Yahoo! 26% | ESPN 27.2% I was already on this kick once, and I wasn’t alone. Which basically just helps me

  • Greg Garcia & Jake Smolinski: Deep League Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 7/20/2016 -  2
    Let's go fishing! Greg Garcia | SS/3B STL | CBS 1% Owned Jhonny Peralta, who missed the first two months of the season after undergoing thumb surgery in March, has landed back on the DL

  • Can Greg Holland Repeat His Great Season?
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 2/10/2012 -  2
    There were only a handful of relievers who pitched as well or better than Greg Holland did over the course of last season. He was one of just seven two win pitchers, and could have finished near

  • Why I Think Greg Holland Will Close
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 3/23/2012 -  17
    With it officially announced that Joakim Soria will receive Tommy John surgery, we are now focused on who ends up with more saves, Jonathan Broxton or Greg Holland. To me, Holland seems like

  • Greg Holland, Finally The Closer In Kansas City
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 8/1/2012 -  7
    With the trade of Jonathan Broxton, Greg Holland has now been announced as the Royals' closer for the remainder of the year, barring significant struggles in the role. With the announcement coming

  • Trade Fallout: Greg Smith Reluctantly Heads to the Rockies
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 11/12/2008 -  1
    , his 0.99 HR/9 rate could balloon. So, Greg Smith is a moderate-strikeout, moderate-walk, fly ball hurler headed to a ballpark known for giving pitchers nightmares. Add in the likelihood that his

  • NERD Game Scores: Brandon McCarthy Returns
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 7/3/2016 -  2
    Rated Game Colorado at Los Angeles NL | 16:10 ET Gray (76.1 IP, 82 xFIP-) vs. McCarthy (Season Debut) Brandon McCarthy produced excellent fielding-independent numbers during his first four starts

  • AL SP Musings: Harrison, Tillman and McCarthy
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 4/7/2011 -  12
    McCarthy After somewhat hyping up the supposed new look McCarthy several weeks ago, he started his first game on Tuesday and the results were mixed. The good news was that his control was outstanding

  • Deep Mixed Wire: Cameron Maybin, Brandon McCarthy
    in RotoGraphs by Nicholas Minnix - 4/30/2014 -  12
    again by Cinco de Mayo, but he’s certainly better than plenty of players who already occupy spots at the end of fantasy rosters. SP Brandon McCarthy, Arizona Diamondbacks Ownership: CBS 14% | Yahoo! 2

  • Challenge Follow-Up: Brandon McCarthy & HR/FB
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 4/20/2015 -  35
    , only the aforementioned latter description seems appropriate in my mind. So Brandon McCarthy's early struggles with gopheritis, which has carried over from last year's issues, was what motivated me

  • Hafner, Lee, Webb and McCarthy: DL Options
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/30/2011 -  3
    slower or about 84 MPH. Even if he gets his curve ball back to where it was previously, a 84 MPH fast ball will probably not cut it in the majors. Brandon McCarthy (Shoulder) 2.7% owned – Brandon

  • Spotted: Greg Minton Customized Van Driven By Enos Cabell
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 2/10/2013 -  6
    that features TG&Y and Otasco. Like you, I assumed Enos Cabell had merely slathered his poon schooner in Greg Minton Fatheads. Upon closer inspection, however, I discovered that each commissioned

  • The Sleeper and the Bust Episode: 312 – Guestisode: Greg Ambrosius, NFBC Founder
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 2/19/2016 -  8
    2/19/16 The latest episode of “The Sleeper and the Bust” is live! Follow us on Twitter @sporer @GregAmbrosius Interview w/Greg: Intro (0:00) Interview w/Greg starts at 7:55

  • What Can Nathan Eovaldi Learn from Brandon McCarthy?
    in Community by stonepie - 1/19/2015 -  4
    Brandon McCarthy got off to a rough start in 2014 with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Between the atrocious ERA (5.01) and the seemingly endless supply of baseballs leaving the yard (HR/FB rate of 20

  • Challenge: Prove Brandon McCarthy's HR/FB is Not Bad Luck
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 4/15/2015 -  85
    In two starts spanning 12 innings, Brandon McCarthy has allowed six home runs. Out of 12 fly balls. For a 50% HR/FB rate. After witnessing the last of those homers in Monday's game, I Tweeted about

  • Juggling at Third: Chase Headley, Ty Wigginton, Greg Dobbs
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 6/7/2011 -  9
    Ty Wigginton, so if he's available, he warrants consideration. Greg Dobbs Still widely available in most league formats, Greg Dobbs is a regular major leaguer for the first time in his career

  • David Ross, Jason Pridie, Greg Dobbs: Deep League Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 5/9/2011 -  3
    , at least for a fill-in in deeper leagues. Don’t add him if you’re looking for a long-term option, but if you need a fill-in, he could do the trick. Greg Dobbs | 2% | 1% After serving as a backup

  • Deep League Waiver Wire: Greg Dobbs & Nate Schierholtz
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 4/10/2013 -  4
    . Greg Dobbs | 7% Owned It's a sad state of affairs when this man is your clean-up hitter. Dobbs will presumably be the Marlins every day first baseman until Logan Morrison returns from his never

  • RotoGraphs' Waiver Wire League Update, Starring Jason Kipnis, Javy Guerra and Brandon McCarthy
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 8/16/2011 -  2
    Sizemore (RD 4) Outfielder: Jonny Gomes (RD 2) Starting Pitcher: Brandon McCarthy (RD 5) Relief Pitcher: Aaron Crow (RD 3) Best Pick: McCarthy. Since coming back from six weeks on the DL mid-season

  • Hot Rookies '89-90, H-M
    in NotGraphs by Summer Anne Burton - 6/1/2012 -  2
    is the fifth player in franchise history to be named pete Gene Harris gene harris is a large framed picture of a pencil Greg Harris greg harris is also known as the "bad greg harris" Lenny Harris