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  • 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

  • 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

  • Lee Smith and the Hall of Fame
    in FanGraphs by Wendy Thurm - 1/10/2012 -  40
    Yes, I admit it. That's a pretty neutral headline. Doesn't tell you whether I think Lee Smith is worthy of the Hall of Fame. Because I don't really know. Smith appears to be more qualified than

  • Skyrocket Smith
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 3/19/2013 -  7
    The Rocket's glare. That's him at top left. Today is the 145th birthday of Skyrocket Smith, first baseman for the 1888 Louisville Colonels, and namesake of my next-born child. These Colonels

  • Joe Smith: Boring Name, Decent Reliever
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 11/25/2013 -  7
    " anymore. But if the Angels are hoping that a good pen -- and Frieri and Smith hardly look to be the 2013 equivalent of Greg Holland and Kelvin Herrera in 2012 -- can make up for the run prevention

  • The Fall of the House of Smith
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 4/17/2014 -  6
    a light upon a matter of EVEN GREATER URGENCY, as well as acute personal interest. I write of the Fall of the House of Smith. Remember the halcyon days of the late eighties? (Unsettlingly, some

  • 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. 

  • 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

  • Stauffer's Survival
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 9/23/2010 -  8
    the guy to Brad Radke and, yes, Greg Maddux. They wrote, "His stuff, delivery, mound presence and pitchability are all major league quality now, and he should breeze through the minors." He did just

  • Wait Til Next Year: 2011 Draft Preview - Hitters
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 6/11/2010 -  33
    baseman, where his gap power would profile better. Follow List: Troy Channing, 1B/3B, St. Mary's; Johnny Coy, 1B/3B, Wichita State; Dan Gamache, 3B, San Diego; Mark Ginther, 3B, Oklahoma State; Greg

  • Building a Farm: American League East
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 3/19/2013 -  9
    Greg Lorenzo OF 29.00 40 45.0 3.0 High Jaime Esquivel RHP 29.00 41 - - - Miguel Chalas RHP 30.00 42 - - - System Grade System Risk 50+ 50+ Grade 50+ Risk

  • Drafting the Third Plus Pitch
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 6/7/2010 -  8
    in the Cape Cod League, where regular Cape attendee and blogger Greg Schimmel ranked him as the league's seventh-best pitching prospect, behind likely first-rounders Chris Sale and Brandon Workman, among

  • 2010 Draft Review: NL East
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 8/20/2010 -  5
    of who received the largest bonuses, their top two guys (Harvey and Forsythe) would top the list, followed by 24th rounder Erik Goeddel, fourth-round pick Cory Vaughn, and sixth-round pick Greg Peavy

  • Dreamweaving the Draft
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 6/8/2010 -  12
    patience, solid defense. They'll be hoping for production that looks like: Danny Tartabull on the athletic side, Greg Vaughn on the unathletic side. 11. Deck McGuire, RHP, Toronto Blue Jays Skills

  • Wait Til Next Year: Draft '11 Preview - Pitchers
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 6/11/2010 -  12
    . Follow List: Austin Dicharry, Texas; Erik Johnson, Cal; Braden Kapteyn, Kentucky; Andrew Kittredge, Washington; Greg Larson, Florida; Cory Mazzoni, NC State; Tyler Pill, Cal State Fullerton; Mark

  • 2010 Draft Review: NL Central
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 8/18/2010 -  8
    the best of the offensive players has been catcher Cody Stanley, both for his offense (.394 wOBA) and defense (56 CS%). Neither Nick Longmire (.842 OPS) or Greg Garcia (.778 OPS) have been bad, either

  • Player Development Case Study: Slap Hitters
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 9/5/2013 -  19
    the next season, sacrificing significant power for a much better contact rate. At that point, Greg White begins to start fitting the Bourn/Gardner mold of the .280 batting average with a high walk rate

  • Building a Farm: National League Central
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 3/28/2013 -  26
    11.00 11 - - - Stephen Piscotty 3B 11.17 12 50.0 3.0 High Patrick Wisdom 3B 12.86 13 50.0 3.0 High Greg Garcia 2B/SS 13.00 14 - - - Pete Kozma SS 13.00 15

  • 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 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

  • Balls Against Humanity
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 3/20/2014 -  9
    the Los Angeles Dodgers. In his first year of eligibility, Greg Maddux entered ___. Livan Hernandez recently announced his ___. During a winter storm in Atlanta, Chipper Jones

  • 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

  • The Rap All-Stars
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 4/16/2013 -  8
    it And for the record they be saying Barry Bonds hit it Get it? - Fabolous, "Here's Another Hit" SP Greg Maddux See one of the keys to my success I switched up like Greg Maddux While maintainin my

  • An Inning with Greg Maddux's Command
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/24/2014 -  52
    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

  • The Greatness of Greg Maddux
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/8/2014 -  112
    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

  • 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

  • Free Seth Smith
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/25/2009 -  25
    Yesterday, we talked about Troy Tulowitzki powering the Rockies resurgence in June. While he's the main reason, he's not the only cog in the Colorado offense having a good month. Seth Smith

  • Seth Smith Heads West
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 1/18/2012 -  1
    . Just ask Vinny Castilla or Dante Bichette. Unfortunately for Seth Smith he’ll no longer have that luxury as he’s now a member of the Oakland A’s. Transitioning from Coors’ Field to the Oakland

  • Smith and Damon: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 8/30/2011 -  3
    With the fantasy playoffs nigh, here is a pair of outfielders who can help patch injury-induced holes in your lineup. Seth Smith (Yahoo: 32 percent owned, ESPN: 53 percent owned) While Smith

  • The Brewers, Will Smith, and a Breakthrough
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/6/2013 -  19
    , the Royals gave the Brewers Will Smith. It's a low-profile transaction, considerably lower-profile even than the earlier Dexter Fowler trade, but what makes the trade worth taking about are the signs

  • These Guys for Cys
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 9/27/2012 -  6
    than any season ever posted by Cy Young, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Sandy Koufax, Bob Gibson, Tom Seaver, Roger Clemens, Greg Maddux, or Randy Johnson, to name a few. Hint 2: it was said

  • 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?

  • Eveland and Smith Paying Dividends
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 5/1/2008 -  3
    it was time to rebuild and sent Haren to the desert for six prospects: Dana Eveland, Carlos Gonzalez, Brett Anderson, Gregory Smith, Aaron Cunningham, and Chris Carter. Many had only heard of Eveland

  • Quick Thoughts on Iwakuma and Smith
    in RotoGraphs by J.P. Breen - 3/21/2014 -  7
    rate. If you're content to stash Iwakuma on the DL for a few weeks at the beginning of the season, he could be a nice injury-sleeper on draft day. LHP Will Smith, Milwaukee Brewers

  • Why Bryan Smith Writes
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/14/2010 -  14
    be sharing their responses in these electronic pages. What follows is the product of a lightly edited email correspondence with Bryan Smith. In addition to being a bona fide prospect maven, Smith

  • Adam Smith Discusses Baseball
    in NotGraphs by Patrick Dubuque - 11/2/2012 -  11
    “Let’s start with pins,” Adam Smith says. "You want pins? The little metal things? Cost a couple of cents each? Sure. But let’s say you can’t go to the store. Let’s say there is no store, so

  • An Etherview with Sean "CHONE" Smith
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/5/2010 -  18
    If you read FanGraphs, you're probably familiar with Sean Smith's work. Mr. Smith is the progenitor of the CHONE projection system, hosted annually here at FanGraphs and also at his own website

  • Liriano and Smith: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 6/21/2012 -  9
    . Seth Smith (ESPN: 10 percent owned; Yahoo!: 7 percent owned) It makes complete sense for a hitter who leaves Colorado for the spacious grounds in Oakland to have a higher OPS after he lands, right

  • 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

  • Introducing to NotGraphs: Mississippi Matt Smith
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 3/1/2012 -  4
    Please note, for your records, that Mississippi Matt Smith is the newest contributor to NotGraphs and submitted his first, uh, submission to our electronic pages earlier today. Note, additionally

  • 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

  • Seth Smith's Platoon Split as a Crisitunity
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 11/28/2011 -  9
    Despite the prestige of being 2011's Most Average Player, Colorado Rockies outfielder Seth Smith has been the subject of trade rumors since the end of the season. Trading Smith might be a good idea

  • Oakland Finishes Outfield With Seth Smith
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 1/16/2012 -  41
    It seemed like only a matter of time until Seth Smith was shipped out of Colorado. The Rockies have depth in the outfield and the demand for a player of Smith's caliber was there. A suitor finally

  • Eulogizing the Departed: Bill Smith Fired
    in FanGraphs by Brandon Warne - 11/8/2011 -  22
    The first domino has fallen following a cataclysmic 2011 season in Twins Territory, as General Manager Bill Smith was dismissed from the position on Monday. Philosophical differences were cited

  • Ozzie Smith Did Something the Best
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 9/28/2011 -  3
    -- suggest that the character is based, at least in part, on Ozzie Smith. Because his peak ended before I was really aware of him, I never got a chance to see Smith with any frequency. But his

  • 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