- Three Keys to Understanding Aaron Hicks
You're forgiven if you don't much care about Wednesday's swap of Aaron Hicks for JR Murphy. Maybe you're not a fan of the Twins or the Yankees. Maybe you're not a fan of baseball at all, and you
- Yankees Acquire Aaron Hicks, A Potential Bargain
While it's not going down as any kind of blockbuster, the Twins and Yankees struck a deal today, with Minnesota sending outfielder Aaron Hicks to the Yankees for catcher JR Murphy.
- The Daily Grind: Smyly, Corbin, Hicks, Rollins
GB / FB Splits
Tomorrow's Targets - Corbin, Sabathia, Hicks, Rollins
1. Pod's Pitchers
- The Daily Grind: Iglesias, Rodon, Hicks
GB / FB Splits
Tomorrow's Targets - Koehler, Pena, Sabathia, Hicks, Odubel
1. Fringy Keepers
In my home league, I've
- The Daily Grind: Thin Thursday, Godley, Roark, Hicks
Take a Break
GB / FB Splits
Tomorrow's Targets - Godley, Roark, Hicks, Sweeney
1. Take a Break
No, don't take a break. Today is pep
- The Daily Grind: True Innings, Aces, Hicks
True Innings and ottoneu Lessons
Daily DFS - Aces
GB / FB Splits
Tomorrow's Targets - Buehrle, Conley, Hicks, Castillo
1. True Innings and ottoneu Lessons
- Jackie Bradley Jr. & Aaron Hicks: Deep League Wire
, a touch of power, and is in what should be a good lineup. It makes him a respectable pickup in deeper mixed and AL-Only leagues.
Aaron Hicks | OF MIN | 2% Owned
Like Bradley, Hicks has hit his
- Relative Waiver Wire: Brad Miller, Aaron Hicks
appearances at second base and thus may have added eligibility there in your league.
OF Aaron Hicks, Minnesota Twins
Ownership: CBS 3% | Yahoo! 0% | ESPN 0.2%
Hicks has gone nowhere but down
- Hopeless Joe's All-Star Ballot (AL)
Ibanez is old enough to be the uncle who tried to touch me.
OUTFIELD: Abraham Almonte, Aaron Hicks, Grady Sizemore
Also Considered: Carlos Beltran, David Lough, Austin Jackson, Daniel Nava, Josh
- Joe Panik & Yohan Pino: Deep League Waiver Wire
their predecessors were terrible enough to persuade management to shake things up -- even if neither player arrives at the majors with terribly high expectations.
Joe Panik / 2B / San Francisco Giants
- Will Ditch of Switch Fix Aaron Hicks?
It could. Aaron Hicks has failed to impress in the major leagues, with a .192/.282/.311 slash line in 462 plate appearances, so it might be worth a shot. Hey, the results have been even worse
- Aaron Hicks: Why Won't You Swing?
I’ll confess that I was once a firm believer in Aaron Hicks, and that I’d be remiss to cast him off after just 442 plate appearances in the major leagues. But the numbers don’t lie: he has been
- Aaron Hicks: A Lost Cause?
Coming into the 2013 season, Aaron Hicks looked like he might have finally put it all together. The former first-round draft pick was coming off a highly productive season in Double-A, where he hit
- Joe Kelly's Numbers and Joe Kelly's Numbers
Siegrist and Carlos Martinez can blow hitters away in front of Rosenthal. Shelby Miller and John Axford have big heat, if also big question marks. And there's Joe Kelly, whose fastball this season
- Aaron Hicks: Waiver Wire
There are good weeks, there are bad weeks, and then there are weeks like the two Aaron Hicks (owned in 1.2 percent of ESPN leagues and 3 percent of Yahoo! leagues) had to start the season. His .042
- Is the Aaron Hicks Experiment Over?
, the team couldn't ignore the spring training performance of Aaron Hicks, as the 23-year-old hit .370/.407/.644 with three steals. Haven't we established that spring training stats are 99% noise? How come
- Hopeless Joe Laments His Fantasy Team's First Week
Alvarez, Ryan Howard, Jeff Keppinger filled out my infield. Rookie of the Year candidate Aaron Hicks as my third outfielder. Chris Carter in the utility spot. No catcher. My league doesn't have
- Prospect Impact: Aaron Hicks, Leonys Martin, Evan Gattis
and March -- Hicks, fellow prospect Joe Benson and Darin Mastroianni.
The funny thing is, of that trio, Mastroianni has the lowest upside but may actually be the "safest" option -- and possibly
- Like Aaron Hicks, Buxton Will Require Patience
, organization mate Aaron Hicks was held in equally high regard.
Today, Hicks ranks towards the bottom of top-1oo lists as five professional seasons have yielded mixed results. For those expecting
- Prospect Impact: Hicks, Arcia, Garcia and more
PROSPECT IMPACT: OFs Aaron Hicks and Oswaldo Arcia
While most of the focus is on Alex Meyer, the high-upside right-hander that Minnesota obtained from the Nationals for Span, the more relevant
- Today in Baseball Joe
"Baseball Joe" was the star of a series of novels written by "Lester Chadwick." "Lester Chadwick" wasn't his real name, but when he wasn't writing "Baseball Joe" books he was writing "Bobbsey Twins
- Joe Mauer's Un-Joe Mauer-Like Afternoon
Lost in all the hoopla created by Mike Trout, Miguel Cabrera's run at the Triple Crown, and the various pennant races is the fact that Joe Mauer is having another amazing season. He currently leads
- Joe West Tosses SOPA
Joe West wants the Internet to be free. We stand united.
SOPA: You're outta here.
Original image credit: Salon.com.
- Joe West Tosses 2011
Oh yeah: 2011, you're gone!
On Friday March 4, 2011, shortly after 6:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, reader Matt. D. sent us a whited-out picture of Joe West, along with the words
- Mustache Watch: Joe Maddon
Rays pit boss Joe Maddon has always been a gentleman of fashion and leisure, and being a gentleman of fashion and leisure means bowing to the times. Your Daguerreotype of the Evening proves that Mr
- Joe West Tossing Knowledge
NBC Universal's "The More You Know" star doesn't toss itself, you know.
Big ups: Shockingly enough, to NBC Universal. And Joe West. Always Joe West.
- Joe West in a Dark Alley
Joe West will meet you -- and toss you -- any time, any place, boy.
Original image credit: Daily Dose of Imagery.
- Joe West Was There in Spirit
This one comes courtesy of NotGraphs reader -- and quite possibly New York Mets relief pitcher extraordinaire -- Francisco Rodriguez.
When there's an ejection in baseball, I like to think Joe
- Joe West in the Garden of Eden
"And therefore Joe West sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken." - Genesis 3:23
- The Thoughts Joe Blanton Is Thinking
Joe Blanton is both (a) a pretty good, probably underrated, major-league pitcher (averaging 2.9 WAR per season over his six-year career) and (b) not as talented as his Phillie rotation mates
- Joe West at the Olympics
Joe West. Umpire. Singer-songwriter. Golfer. President. Equipment -- "West Vest" -- designer. Actor. Cowboy. Adventurer. The Great Ejector.
Last, and probably most impressive of all
- Today in the Adventures of Joe West
It warms my most Canadian of Canadian hearts to know that I'm not the only one enjoying the incredible Adventures of Joe West. You, dear readers, have too embraced The Great Ejector.
- Prehistoric Joe West
Just so we're clear, there was no meteor. There was -- and always will be -- fearless Joe West.
High five, down low, to my esteemed -- and much, much smarter -- colleague Albert Lyu
- Joe West ... In Peril?
The latest dispatch from Joe West is perhaps the most haunting and worrisome of all ...
It may be that Joe West is merely ejecting a fiery celestial body from the firmament
- Joe West Ejects Pilot
In the most recent adventure of Joe West's remarkable career, brilliant and undoubtedly handsome commenter Matt Defalco dubbed our Lord of the Umpires, "The Great Ejector." I don't know about
- Joe West on the Moon
If you thought the amazing Joe West Montage meant the end of the Adventures of Joe West, you were sorely mistaken.
The Soviet Union wasn't there, on the moon, on June 20th, 1969
- The Joe West Montage
Proceed to the nearest mountaintop and bellow: "Joe West will stop ejecting the world when the world stops doing things that merit ejection."
- Cubs Cash in on Gorzelanny
for Graham Hicks, A.J. Morris, and Michael Burgess. With the Matt Garza trade the Cubs had depleted their farm depth, but built rotation depth. With this trade they used one to strengthen the other
- Replacing Joe Nathan
For the past six seasons the Twins haven't had to think about the ninth inning. If they had a lead in a close game, Joe Nathan was there to ensure victory. In only 25 of 272 instances did he fail
- Joe Blanton Is Sticking Around
The Phillies agreed to terms on a three-year deal with Joe Blanton today. The salary breakdown is reportedly $7 million this season and $8.5 million in each of 2011 and '12 for a total of $24 million
- Joe Morgan And The A's
At the risk of digging up the carcass of a dead horse just to kick it again, I want to take a second and point out something Joe Morgan said about the A's in his his most recent chat on ESPN.com.
- Selective Joe
for a rebuilding phase; one that would not necessarily bring with it much success this year. Despite this, the Twins are no cakewalk and catcher Joe Mauer is a major reason why.
Though Joe is yet to hit his