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  • GIF: Jose Bautista High Fives, Then Sacks, Henderson Alvarez
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 4/23/2012 -  6
    Jose Bautista puts the "Hot" in Hot GIF Action. He also gives new meaning to "Up high, down low" high five etiquette. Poor Alvarez. The perils of being a rookie in Major League Baseball

  • Daily Notes: A Brief Review of Jose Alvarez's Sunday Start
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/10/2013 -  3
    Table of Contents Here's the table of contents for today's edition of the Daily Notes. 1. A Brief Review of Jose Alvarez's Sunday Start 2. Today's MLB.TV Free Game 3. Today's Complete Schedule

  • Prospect Watch: Pedro Alvarez
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 4/26/2010 -  0
    be the next big-named prospect to make his major league debut, but there should be some eyes on Pittsburgh, too. Third baseman Pedro Alvarez, the second overall pick of the '08 draft out of Vanderbilt

  • Pedro Alvarez and Chone Figgins: Coming to a Waiver Wire Near You
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 5/3/2011 -  18
    of replacement level talent to hold down the fort until Alvarez catches fire. I'd be surprised if he was sent packing to the minors to rediscover his stroke, but in a world where Jose Lopez is preferred

  • The Disappointments of Youth: Jose Tabata
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 2/7/2012 -  1
    2011 was supposed to be Jose Tabata’s coming out party, his first full season in the majors, the year that made his production a bigger story than his troubled ex-wife, but it just didn’t happen

  • Have A Day, Jose Fernandez
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 4/8/2013 -  16
    As spring training gave way to the regular season, the Marlins turned some heads when they announced that Jose Fernandez had made the team. No, not just made the team, but that he wasn’t even

  • Pedro Alvarez
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/5/2008 -  3
    With the second pick in the draft this afternoon, the Pittsburgh Pirates selected Vanderbilt third baseman Pedro Alvarez. I got a chance to watch Alvarez play for Team USA a couple of summers ago

  • Time For Henderson Alvarez To Shine
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 11/14/2012 -  0
    Perhaps no player will benefit more from the Toronto-Miami mega-trade than Henderson Alvarez. Opinions are definitely mixed on the 22-year-old starter. Alvarez has shown impressive stuff

  • Pedro Alvarez's Cardinal Destruction
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 8/30/2012 -  13
    , but the Cardinals have had greater struggles against the Braves (1-5) and, oddly enough, the Phillies (2-5). No, the Cardinals must be glad because they've seen the last of Pedro Alvarez, at least until

  • Buying High on Pedro Alvarez
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 6/24/2013 -  19
    If you had the patience to stick with Pedro Alvarez or the wherewithal to acquire him during his huge early season slump, you have been amply rewarded for your decision over Alvarez’s last month

  • Pedro Alvarez An Answer In Pittsburgh?
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 7/21/2011 -  27
    to the rumor mill, but one solution may be sitting in Triple-A right now. That solution is Pedro Alvarez, who recently returned from a quadriceps injury and is tearing up the International League

  • Pedro Alvarez = Pedro Cerrano
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 11/18/2011 -  3
    Pedro Alvarez was supposed to be a middle-of-the-order force by now, threatening to sink boaters in the Allegheny River with each mighty cut and working walks with his keen eye. Instead, the second

  • The Disappointments of Youth: Pedro Alvarez
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 1/24/2012 -  2
    is Pedro Alvarez. Alvarez had a good, if not great, 95 game call up in 2010, hitting 16 home runs with a livable .256/.326/.461 slash line. At the age of 23, that’s a pretty appealing line, and one that had

  • Promotion Watch: Pedro Alvarez
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 6/15/2010 -  7
    leagues. In all likelihood, the next mega-prospect to get the call will be Pedro Alvarez of the Pirates, and there are indications that he will join the team as soon as tomorrow. If you're reading

  • Marlins Rotation: Jose Fernandez and the Also-Starters
    in RotoGraphs by Karl de Vries - 2/18/2014 -  3
    , with a trio of Giancarlo Stanton, Marcell Ozuna and Christian Yelich expected to deliver at least competent glovework. The definites Jose Fernandez Nathan Eovaldi Henderson Alvarez For fantasy

  • Kubel and Alvarez: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 5/3/2012 -  9
    Alvarez (ESPN: 11 percent owned; Yahoo!: 23 percent owned) Like Kubel, Alvarez got off to a rancid start, hitting .067/.097/.267 through the Pirates’ first 10 games. His two hits during that time were

  • Pedro Alvarez - Is the Breakout Real?
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/31/2012 -  3
    Expectations were pretty low for Pedro Alvarez coming into 2012. He had the pedigree of being the second overall draft pick in the 2008 draft, but he only hit four home runs (HR) and struck out (K

  • Mark Trumbo, Pedro Alvarez, and Perception
    in Community by ncarrington - 12/20/2013 -  3
    someone like Trumbo. That player is Pedro Alvarez. The similarities are actually quite amazing. The following table contains combined information from the 2012 and 2013 seasons, the two years

  • Jose Molina on Jose Molina
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 3/26/2013 -  20
    Fun fact: Jose Molina's FanGraphs player ID number is 25. Mike Trout's is 10155. All right. According to numbers provided to me by Matthew Carruth, last year there were 78 catchers in baseball who

  • Spiritual Exercise re: Henderson Alvarez & Tom Milone
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/9/2012 -  9
    , with a view towards helping to tighten and tone the spirits of the readership. The price of spiritual infirmity: death by bears. Notes: Toronto right-hander Henderson Alvarez and Oakland

  • Pedro Alvarez, Edwin Encarnacion, and Usable Power
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/1/2013 -  28
    in the persons of Pittsburgh third baseman Pedro Alvarez and Toronto first-base/DH-type Edwin Encarnacion. Of Messrs. Alvarez and Encarnacion, one can make three true statements, as follows -- namely

  • Toronto's Alvarez Abandons Change, Succeeds Harder
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 9/20/2012 -  21
    no reason to doubt it." And here's another, also entirely possible, exchange on a similar theme: Person No. 1: "Toronto right-hander Henderson Alvarez struck out seven batters in as many innings

  • Jose Barista
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 4/18/2012 -  5
    Jose Bautista has been many things. A Pittsburgh Pirates draft pick. An Oriole, Devil Ray, Royal, Pirate, and Met, all in the same season. A Rule 5 Draft pick. A Blue Jay. The Home Run King. One

  • Pedro Alvarez Powers Way Into Top 10
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 11/6/2013 -  3
    I have made it very well known that I wasn't particularly optimistic about Pedro Alvarez's fantasy value this season. We all figured him for a poor batting average, so he would have to make it up

  • Pedro Alvarez More Than Platoon Option?
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 8/3/2012 -  6
    Ahem, no. Let's just get that out of the way. The fact is, Alvarez is hitting .196/.260/.380 off left handed pitchers and his strikeout rate is 37%. For a bigger sample size, in nearly 300 plate

  • Is it Safe to Joe Saunders or Henderson Alvarez Yourself?
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 8/7/2013 -  0
    Hey, sometimes you have to dig deep, right? If you're in a hole in innings pitched and/or you're scrambling for wins any way you can find them, there are a couple names in Henderson Alvarez

  • Jose is Okay
    in RotoGraphs by Chad Young - 6/5/2012 -  7
    Two years ago, when Jose Bautista was enjoying his 50 HR breakout, I was enjoying slotting him in to my lineup on a daily basis in the original ottoneu league. A $1 in-season auction pickup, Joey

  • Pedro Alvarez and Kyle Seager and Degrees of Bad
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 4/17/2013 -  21
    Pedro Alvarez and Kyle Seager entered the season ranked 19th and 13th, respectively, in the Rotographs consensus rankings back in March. Although neither were likely to be your first choice to occupy

  • Trending Third Basemen: Freese, S. Rodriguez, Alvarez
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 5/25/2012 -  13
    , he actually becomes pretty useful even in standard leagues and ought to qualify in all formats at third base by now. Bringing up the rear here is Pedro Alvarez whose recent trend does as much

  • Pedro Alvarez and Paul Goldschmidt: Mining the Minors
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 8/4/2011 -  14
    Alvarez, Pirates Position: 3B Age: 24 Talent Rating: 9 Cling Factor: 10 The No. 2 overall pick in 2008, Alvarez was a preseason breakout candidate after hitting 16 homers in half a season

  • Jose Abreu Fantasy Report
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 2/11/2014 -  6
    No one knows what to expect from Jose Abreu. Certainly I do not know what to expect from him. Thus, this post is not about his fantasy value, or his fantasy projections. It is merely a fantasy

  • Daily Notes: Featuring Some Purple Prose, and the Suspiciously Remarkable Henderson Alvarez
    in FanGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 9/19/2013 -  8
    of it due to the fact that the man impersonating Henderson Alvarez is on the verge of being unmasked. You might remember that Alvarez last year was not so good. You might, in the pitiable event that you

  • Jose Lopez, Feast and Famine
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 5/19/2010 -  9
    One of the more intriguing quirks of the young 2010 season has been Jose Lopez. A full time second baseman for the prior four seasons, Lopez earned a reputation as a visually unappealing glove man

  • Daily Graphing - Jose Contreras
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 10/19/2005 -  0
    While I was waiting for the White Sox to collapse (which never happened), Jose Contreras seemed to really figure things out by putting together 8 straight wins to finish out the season. Now usually

  • The Timeless Wisdom of Jose Mota
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 5/26/2012 -  6
    I scarcely need to remind you of this unfading chestnut -- one applicable not only to baseball but also to a gentleman's efforts in office-gym-bedroom -- but it's something else entirely for Jose

  • This is Jose Fernandez' Third Pitch
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 4/8/2013 -  10
    There's a lot of Jose Fernandez talk going around. And he looks to be a legit young starting pitcher -- his gas sat above 95 mph, his slurve/slider thing got plenty of whiffs, and he lived

  • Better Understanding Jose Fernandez
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/5/2013 -  23
    As good as Jose Fernandez is, there still exists a critical angle. Fernandez, of course, pitches for the Marlins, and the Marlins get a lot of things wrong. The Internet usually doesn't let those

  • Jose Reyes' Sluggish Start
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 5/15/2010 -  9
    New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes has long been a fantasy stalwart due to his sizzling speed and surprising pop. After a lost 2009 season in which the switch-hitter injured his right hamstring

  • The Difficulty in Projecting Jose Abreu
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 1/16/2014 -  5
    , but working with Cuban players is more like a seven-year itch in the pairing: Neither side is completely happy with what they've got. In the case of Jose Abreu in particular, the scouts have a few

  • Jose Molina Misses a Pitch
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 5/23/2013 -  26
    Jose Bautista took him deep on an inside fastball at 98 miles per hour. Rodney retired Edwin Encarnacion, then he walked Adam Lind. Lind didn't score, so that walk didn't really hurt. Lind walked

  • In Awe of Jose Iglesias
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/13/2013 -  127
    , on July 16, 2004, Wily Mo Pena went 1-for-4 with a homer, no walks, and three strikeouts. I like a game in which a player puts everything about himself on display, and Jose Iglesias had just such a game

  • Passing on Jose Reyes
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 6/21/2011 -  57
    . Though we felt good about our franchise players, many of the readers were quick to point out players they felt were snubbed. Of all the names mentioned, Jose Reyes has become the one player I'm

  • Jose Lopez's Woeful 2010
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 6/23/2010 -  10
    About a month ago, Matthew Carruth wrote up Jose Lopez’s odd season. Summarizing his accomplishments to date with: It’s not all cheery news however. While Lopez may pace the entire league

  • The Dynastic Ambitions of Jose Canseco
    in NotGraphs by Mike Bates - 1/23/2013 -  1
    on television, or duck calls sold, or albums sold, or games won, or descendents who wind up ruling nation-states. Fortunately, Internet philosopher Jose Canseco is an expert on a great many things, only

  • Jose Altuve's Strike Zone
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/25/2013 -  20
    of two things. It's either any joke told by John Mulaney, or it's the fact that my Firefox spellcheck suggests replacing "Altuve" with "altitude." It's funny because it's true. Jose Altuve

  • A Week with Jose Abreu
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 4/7/2014 -  33
    different story with a player like Jose Abreu. He's a prospect, yes, and there's excitement there, sure, but Abreu is more of an unknown, no matter how much the White Sox committed to him. With a lot

  • Is Jose Bautista's Leap Unprecedented?
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 5/20/2011 -  91
    As long as Jose Bautista continues to hit like this it is our duty to write articles in his honor. Earlier in the week Dave Cameron analyzed how much of a bargain Bautista's 5 yr/$65 mil extension

  • Jose Valverde's Ground Assault
    in FanGraphs by David Golebiewski - 6/10/2010 -  2
    For most of his major league career, Jose Valverde has relied upon pure, unadulterated power to close out games. Delivering sizzling fastballs from a calm, unhurried motion that contrasts

  • Jose Lopez to Colorado
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 12/3/2010 -  17
    In the moments leading up to the non-tender deadline, the Mariners managed to move second baseman Jose Lopez, receiving minor league pitcher Chaz Roe from the Rockies in return. Seattle was planning

  • Jose Bautista Facts
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/16/2011 -  181
    , we've seen Eric Hosmer Facts. Well, I'm here to present you with Jose Bautista Facts, but there's one slight difference - despite being just as crazy, these facts are all true (h/t to DrewGROF

  • Jose Reyes Lands In Miami
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 12/6/2011 -  0
    The Marlins’ addition of Jose Reyes not only affects the 29-year-old shortstop, but also has a great impact on two other Miami players. In October I penned a piece about Jose Reyes’ outlook

  • Jose Lobaton and the Nearly Impossible
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 10/8/2013 -  28
    The reality of Jose Lobaton's walk-off home run is that we don't know what it's going to mean yet. This is going to depend in large part on series context, on how the rest of the series goes

  • Jose Canseco on Taxes
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 9/26/2012 -  19
    From two of Jose Canseco's columns at Vice.com: The issue is very simple: If you’ve got friends and family, the more money you make the more you spend on them. So let’s say you spend half your

  • Consistency, Steals and Jose Reyes
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 12/28/2008 -  0
    One thing that fantasy players value in their picks is consistency. And for the past three seasons, Jose Reyes has been one of the most consistent players around. According to the RotoTimes Player

  • What is a Jose Quintana?
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 3/27/2014 -  20
    The White Sox aren't close, but they're building a long-term core. Earlier in the week they signed starting pitcher Jose Quintana to a five-year contract with two more years of club options

  • Jose Bautista's Historic Pace
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 7/15/2011 -  84
    In discussing Thursday how Jose Bautista has been, without question, the best and most valuable player in the American League this year, the topic of where his first "half" ranks historically

  • Tigers Acquire Jose Veras
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/29/2013 -  27
    While the Tigers had been pegged by the media as buyers of expensive proven closers, Dave Dombrowski just ignored the high profile end of the relief market and found a much better value in Jose Veras

  • ADP Crowdsourcing: Jose Bautista
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 1/26/2011 -  1
    and don’t want to vote on those numbers, it’s fine, and I have not made it a required question. Let me know if you like it. I’m surprised we haven’t done Jose Bautista yet over the course

  • Trade Me Jose Reyes
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 7/5/2012 -  10
    Jose Reyes was drafted as a three category juggernaut in a prime position. Owners expected him to be near the top of the league in steals, average, and runs as he will hit atop a lineup

  • Doing the Best With Jose Valverde
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 4/4/2013 -  35
    All offseason long, the Detroit Tigers denied interest in re-signing free-agent closer Jose Valverde. Every other team in baseball also effectively denied interest in signing Valverde. The Tigers did

  • Jose Fernandez, Etched in Stone
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/12/2013 -  81
    had Jose Fernandez on the mound, and before the Marlins equivalent of a full house, Fernandez did everything in what would be his final start of the season. There were twists, there were turns

  • Jose Abreu's First and Worst
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 4/11/2014 -  28
    It's been a hell of a stretch for Jose Dariel Abreu. Coming out of Cuba, he signed with the White Sox for life-changing money. He put together a decent spring training under completely unfamiliar

  • Daily Graphing - Jose Valverde
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 3/10/2006 -  0
    . Jose Valverde was next in line and after saving 8 games in 10 chances, he too was forced to go on the disabled list for the remainder of the season. In steps Greg Aquino who converted 16 of 19

  • Jose Reyes: Then and Now
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 5/29/2008 -  10
    While taking full advantage of my MLB Extra Innings package last night a scrolling bottom line informed me that Mets shortstop Jose Reyes hit his 7th home run. At that point it dawned on me

  • Hackin' Jose Reyes
    in FanGraphs by David Golebiewski - 3/11/2011 -  28
    With a healthy, productive season, Jose Reyes will become a very wealthy man next winter. The switch-hitter, eligible for free agency following 2011, could hit the market as a 28-year-old

  • Is Jose Ramirez a Starter or Reliever?
    in FanGraphs by JD Sussman - 5/22/2013 -  21
    Jose Ramirez's live arm was on display against Kevin Gausman this past Friday. The New York Yankees' minor-leaguer consistently unleashed 94 mph to 95 mph four-seam fastballs against the Bowie Baysox

  • Forgetting Jose Veras
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 2/1/2013 -  9
    Jose Veras -- not the most glamorous name that comes to mind when you're thinking about closers for next year, but if you're one of those fantasy owners who hates investing heavily in a position

  • Jose Quintana's Steady Improvement
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 7/17/2013 -  15
    It's been an improbable ride for Jose Quintana. After signing with the White Sox as a minor-league free-agent last season, Quintana held his own in 22 starts in the majors. While nothing about his

  • The Un-comparable Jose Bautista
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 2/16/2011 -  20
    There are several issues complicating Jose Bautista’s impending arbitration status. For starters, there’s the fact that last season was a career year for him, something that was completely out

  • Jose Bautista's Strange Season
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 6/25/2012 -  52
    Jose Bautista is once again performing at a very high level after a slow start to the season. He has produced 2.4 WAR in 72 games, and ranks 11th in the American League with a .381 wOBA. He is tied

  • Jose Iglesias: Defense in Detroit
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 1/31/2014 -  24
    to weak-hitting shortstops with elite defensive ability. A few paragraphs later, I brought up Jose Iglesias. Whether Iglesias fits that profile is a matter of debate. The 24-year-old ended up far

  • Jose Valverde to Detroit
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 1/15/2010 -  10
    According to MLB.com's Jason Beck, free agent reliever Jose Valverde has come to terms with the Detroit Tigers on a two-year, $14 million contract, with a $9 million option for the 2012 season

  • The Next Jose Bautista
    in Community by Lewie Pollis - 1/13/2011 -  15
    This article was originally posted at WahooBlues.com. Jose Bautista took the baseball world by storm in 2010 when, after six MLB seasons of doing nothing in particular, he emerged as a candidate

  • The Jose Bautista Club
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 1/11/2011 -  23
    The nature of the season brings about a plethora of articles searching for the next 'something'. Looking for the next breakout is a popular topic, meaning the search for the next Jose Bautista

  • The Case for Jose Bautista
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 11/21/2011 -  22
    think, despite the presence of other viable candidates just as Jacoby Ellsbury and maybe Justin Verlander, Jose Bautista is my choice for the American League's Most Valuable Player of 2011. As I

  • Jose Bautista Cashes In
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/16/2011 -  103
    As first reported by Enrique Rojas, the Blue Jays and Jose Bautista have apparently agreed to terms on a five year, $65 million dollar contract. That is a lot of money for a guy who has had one good

  • Jose Bautista Is a Massive Bargain
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/16/2011 -  166
    When the Blue Jays signed Jose Bautista to a five-year, $65 million contract extension before spring training, I said the following: I get why Toronto made this deal. I think there’s a pretty decent

  • Jose Abreu's Swing
    in FanGraphs by Dan Farnsworth - 10/28/2013 -  53
    There has been no shortage of opinions regarding the Chicago White Sox' signing of Jose Dariel Abreu.  We have seen how his statistics match up to other recent Cuban defectors before the jump

  • Looking For the Next Jose Bautista
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 11/22/2011 -  15
    the season like with Jose Bautista and Curtis Granderson in the past couple of years. Here is a look at some players that may be turning their game around for the better The data I use

  • Jose Campos: What's Left?
    in RotoGraphs by Nathaniel Stoltz - 9/5/2013 -  2
    of the four in that deal who was healthy and remotely effective for the duration of the 2013 season was the throw-in on the other side, Jose Campos. Of course, the level he was effective at was Low

  • GIF: Jose Molina Super Toss
    in NotGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 7/15/2013 -  12
    Framing is an alright talent, says Jose Molina, but if you want a real unique skill, try to match this: Your move, Jonathan Lucroy.

  • Jose Canseco, Vampire
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 4/26/2012 -  3

  • Ceremonial First GIF: Jose Fernandez
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/7/2013 -  8
    Miami right-hander and 20-year-old Cuban emigre Jose Fernandez has, just seconds before the composition of these very words, finished his first inning as a major-league pitcher, retiring the New

  • Jose Bautista - Also Good at Internetting
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 8/22/2011 -  34
    I make no secret of my soaring admiration for all things Jose Bautista, for whom my love is both boundless and without bound. As such I was pleased to learn that Joey Bats is as adept at Internetting