- Sunday Notes: Refsnyder's Plan, Dozier's Bananas, Santana, Hardy, Wainwright, more
J.J. Hardy’s power has gone missing. The Orioles shortstop has hit 20-or-more dingers five times — including a career high 30 in 2011 — but he has just 27 over the last three
- J.J. Hardy Is a Wizard
, and J.J. Hardy slashed a liner to right that bounced off the top of the fence beside the pole. I thought to myself, "ehh, maybe that's worth an article." Shortly thereafter I left the house and didn't
- J.J. Hardy's Hidden Offensive Collapse
and Manny Machado, and huge power declines from Chris Davis and J.J. Hardy. Hardy's 2014 was quite interesting. He was hampered by back issues throughout the season, hitting only nine homers after
- Orioles Keeping J.J. Hardy for Themselves
for the 2015 Yankees, since they're not going to have Derek Jeter, in a different way from how the 2014 Yankees didn't really have Derek Jeter. A name I kept arriving at was J.J. Hardy -- he was due
- J.J. Hardy and the Quick Turn
throwing to second. Jose Ramirez is a pretty quick runner out of the box and it was one of those things where I just assumed he would be safe until I saw he was called out. This is the J.J. Hardy effect
- The Disappearance Of J.J. Hardy's Power
J.J. Hardy entered the season as the No. 14 shortstop on the consensus rankings, has ranked 28th in production to date and yet still ranks No. 15 on the latest shortstop consensus rankings. Obviously
- J.J. Hardy is Who We Thought He Was
Writer’s Note: J.J. Hardy ranks ninth among shortstops in Zach Sanders’ rankings.
J.J. Hardy experienced a rebound of sorts in 2013, hitting .263/.306/.433 with 25 home runs, 76 RBI, and a .322
- Party Hardy? Hardly.
I’m rarely much of a political person -- at least publicly -- but the hardest I’ve ever campaigned was for the Twins to NOT trade J.J. Hardy after the 2010 season. It wasn’t as though I had any
- Hardy & Gordon: HR/FB Decliners
HR/FB ratio have experienced a large decline. Will they be bargains in next year's drafts or money traps?
2012 HR/FB: 9.7%
2011 HR/FB: 15.7%
After a two year drought, Hardy
- Q&A: J.J. Hardy on Shortstop Defense
J.J. Hardy receives a lot of accolades for his bat, and rightly so. He hit 30 home runs last season, which tied him with Troy Tulowitzi for the most among big-league shortstops. He also can flash
- Baltimore's Hot Start and the Case of J.J. Hardy
, let's look at shortstop J.J. Hardy.
Hardy might seem like a weird choice to some, given that he is not one of the Orioles off to a hot start -- when one thinks of the Orioles' jump to first, one
- Orioles Take Calculated Risk With J.J. Hardy
Many considered J.J. Hardy as the potential silver medal to Jose Reyes in the shortstop trade market this summer. The Orioles put an end to such talk over the weekend, as they locked up the 28-year
- The Criminally Underappreciated: J.J. Hardy
far: J.J. Hardy.
Like Peralta, Hardy had success a few seasons ago then struggled with both performance (.292 wOBA in 2009) before seemingly righting the ship this season. Hardy is injury prone
- The Curse of J. J. Hardy
Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy got his season off to a somewhat predictable start with an oblique injury that kept him out for most of April. However, since coming back, he's not only played
- Hardy & Willingham: Waiver Wire
Let's kick off the week by looking at personal favorites you'll be able to find sitting in your free agent pool or on the waiver wire...
J.J. Hardy | Orioles | SS | Ownership: 27% Yahoo!, 52.5
- The J. J. Hardy Trade: Baltimore's Side
That other asset is the somewhat enigmatic J.J. Hardy. While much attention understandably has focused on Hardy's bat, which was good in 2007 and 2008, collapsed in 2009, and crept back a bit
- The J.J. Hardy Trade: Minnesota's Side
With the team making progress on a deal with Tsuyoshi Nishioka, the Minnesota Twins evidently felt comfortable enough with the club's other middle infield options to deal shortstop J.J. Hardy
- Hardy Under the Radar
The Twins have plenty of quality players who will get their due attention as the American League Divison Series unfolds. I suspect that J.J. Hardy might not be one of those players, and he most
- Twins acquire SS Hardy for CF Gomez
With human vacuum Alcides Escobar ready for everyday play and incumbent shortstop J.J. Hardy turning in a disappointing 2009 season, the Milwaukee Brewers were determined to shop Hardy this offseason
- Hardy To The Twins
If there was one guy who was definitely getting traded this winter, it was J.J. Hardy. The Brewers had turned over their starting shortstop job to Alcides Escobar, their infield is crowded
- Highs and Lows of UZR 2007-9: Hardy
runs above average.
4th, Omar Vizquel 45.8 runs above average.
Tonight, the third best player from 2007-9: SS J.J. Hardy.
Hardy's inclusion should not be too much of a surprise. Unlike
- Hardy and Service Time
Yesterday, in an effort to shake things up with their big league roster, the Brewers designated Bill Hall for assignment, fired their pitching coach, and shipped starting shortstop JJ Hardy to Triple