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- Cardinals Prospect Tim Cooney Has Our Best Interests in Mind
“@pgammo: Photo” @notgraphs— Tim Cooney (@T_Coons) December 12, 2013
Around the Christmas holiday, in particular, it's not uncommon for members of the vulgar crowd to wax earnest about
- Jimmy Rollins: OMG Injury!
In the tradition of Dodger rookie Rubby de la Rosa, Philadelphia shortstop Jimmy Rollins left Sunday's game with an unexpected -- and slightly embarrassing -- injury.
- Jimmy Rollins's Vanishing Bat
- Waiting On an Ace: Jimmy Nelson
” with young pitchers that might get called up in September, have a good shot of getting called up in June and potential breakout sleepers. Four years ago, one such player was Jimmy Nelson. How could a man
- Expectations for Jimmy Rollins
Jimmy Rollins inked a 3-year deal with the Phillies this weekend. Since he is staying with the Phillies, not much changed with his surroundings. The 33-year-old's main issue is that he is fairly old
- Jimmy Rollins' Maddening Season
last season than Jimmy Rollins.
For the first two months of the season Rollins was virtually useless. He hit .238/.292/.303 with two home runs and just 10 extra base hits overall, though he did
- Is Jimmy Rollins Overrated?
of overusing them as anyone.
But why do I care about this? After all, I like Jimmy Rollins, but I'm not a Phillies fan.
During the World Series buildup, different writers whom I enjoy wrote
- Is Jimmy Rollins Done?
Year in and year out, you could usually count on Jimmy Rollins for double digit home runs, 30+ steals and a boat load of runs scored hitting atop the Phillies lineup. But his age 34 season was quite
- Jimmy Rollins: Still Relevant
After losing four categories of production in 2013, Jimmy Rollins disappeared from draft boards around the country. Nobody wanted a piece of his age 35 season when it seemed like his career might
- The Constantly Evolving Jimmy Nelson
My intrigue with Jimmy Nelson began over two years ago, when I first saw him pitch in Triple-A. Since then, the now-26-year-old has only gotten more interesting, as he's made several significant
- Jimmy Nelson's Rising Stock
Does Jimmy Nelson have the best pure stuff in the Brewers organization? The answer is yes, or at least that's what a source who has closely followed the right-handed pitcher's career told me
- The Jimmy Rollins Post
Last week, after a throwaway comment about his inclusion among the elite shortstops, we had a delightful repartee in the comments section about Jimmy Rollins. I rarely own Rollins because of his
- What's Jimmy Nelson Brewing?
I'm enamored with Jimmy Nelson. I'll get that out of the way immediately. Fair or unfair -- and rational or irrational for that matter -- I am a sucker for big pitchers, and Nelson fits the bill
- Jimmy Nelson Found a New Pitch
to a new pitch last year.
This year, the Spring Training list was once again full. Brewers' starter Jimmy Nelson is on there, and he's often been called a two-pitch guy since his changeup
- Jimmy Paredes Doing the "Complacent Reynolds"
Reynolds" is beginning to take hold among other Major League third basemen.
That is Astros third baseman Jimmy Paredes striking the pose as Brewers catcher George Kottaras -- who, by the way
- Jimmy Rollins Amazingly Inconsistent Season
I thought about leading off this post with one of those "Guess who leads the Majors in WAR among shortstops" questions, but then realized that I put Jimmy Rollins name was in the headline, so
- Fastballs and Change-Ups: Jimmy Rollins
" posts, this is the beginning of a conversation (and I hope to get more in-depth later) rather than the conclusion of a study. For today, I want to talk about Jimmy Rollins' recent problems against
- Jimmy Rollins and the Incentives of Vesting Options
The news out of Phillies camp this week is that Ryne Sandberg and Jimmy Rollins were not on the same page. Despite being healthy, Rollins wasn't in the line-up for four straight games, and Sandberg
- Inside Jimmy Rollins' Unlikely Resurgence
factors, I understand the trepidation in buying into 35-year-old Jimmy Rollins coming off of perhaps the worst season of his career, one in which his home run total dropped to just six in 666 plate
- GIF: Rickey, Jimmy Celebrate Death of Football
and Jimmy Rollins, men who are as beautiful as they are multitudinous. Bear humbled witness:
We shall get through this, you and I. Baseball is coming for us. I just know it.
- Jimmy Nelson And The Art Of Being Almost Ready
This past Sunday, I headed to downtown Oklahoma City to see the Redhawks, Houston's Triple-A affiliate, take on the Nashville Sounds. The starting pitcher for the Sounds was Jimmy Nelson, the top
- Jimmy Rollins on Yoga, Change, and Lineup Protection
Sometimes, you talk with a guy and there isn't a great narrative that ties it all together. That's what happened when I talked to Jimmy Rollins before a game with the Athletics this month. Sure
- Corey Kluber & Jimmy Paredes: Deep League Wire
more often than fly balls. Though it's anyone's guess how long he'll remain in the rotation, for the time being he makes a worthwhile pickup for pitching starved deep league owners.
- Q&A: Jimmy Rollins, Supreme Defensive Shortstop
Jimmy Rollins has been one of the best defensive shortstops in the game. Currently in his 14th season with the Philadelphia Phillies, the charismatic 34-year-old has won four Gold Gloves. Among
- Q&A: Jimmy Nelson, Brewers Emerging Ace
Jimmy Nelson has emerged as Milwaukee's best starter thanks to a pair of tweaks. The 26-year-old righty has unleashed a spike curveball and tightened up his delivery. The results are striking. Nelson
- Stupid Photo Essay: Trout's Three-Run Jimmy-Jack
Photo Essay way.
In this edition of Stupid Photo Essay, we present Mike Trout's three-run jimmy-jack against Anthony Vasquez (video) from Tuesday night.
Let's see what our photo essay reveals
- Casper Wells and Jimmy Paredes: Deep League Waiver Wire
Jimmy Paredes, HOU 3B | 5% Owned
Paredes took over third base for the Astros after the demotion of Chris Johnson and has apparently done enough in his professional career to warrant
- Jimmy Nelson Climbs Mountain, Immediately Falls Off Cliff
In mid-May, I noticed some significant adjustments made by Jimmy Nelson, and detailed them in this post. Through Nelson's first eight starts in 2016, he was showing dramatic alterations in his
- Are There Really Only 20 Fantasy Players Better than Jimmy Rollins?
Jimmy Rollins is a great baseball player. He has everything we as fans want to see from guys on the diamond. First and foremost, he is extremely talented. But everyone in MLB is talented. What
- Brewers Ready for Jimmy Nelson, Who’s Not Quite Ready
agent James Shields or trade for rumored chip Jordan Zimmermann. GM Doug Melvin put such beliefs to rest shortly after the swap by stating that the spot is Jimmy Nelson’s, however. Akin moves are more
- Effectively Wild Episode 33: The Least Likely Team to Win a World Series In the Next 10 Years/Does it Matter if Jimmy Rollins Jogs?
Ben and Sam slum it with a bunch of bad teams from baseball's underclass and speculate about which has the least hope of going all the way before 2022, then discuss Jimmy Rollins' benching and how