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  • Orlando Cabrera Says No Mas
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 1/19/2012 -  15
    experience. As a low-OBP, glove-first shortstop with a bit of pop, Cabrera's career value was somewhere in between the Alex Gonzalezes (retired Alex S. and still-active Alex S.) and Jose Valentin

  • A New Low for Miguel Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 5/20/2013 -  78
    chart from 2009: All of Jose Lopez's homers were the same. Now, he is bad. Lopez wasn't a one-trick pony, but he was exploitable, and he's since been exploited. Now here's Miguel Cabrera's homer

  • What Is Asdrubal Cabrera?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/5/2012 -  29
    regular shortstop has put up during his time in the Majors, with only Hanley Ramirez, Troy Tulowitzki, Derek Jeter, and Jose Reyes coming in ahead of him. Cabrera's not in their level, but you don't have

  • Melky Cabrera Follows Marlins to Toronto
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 11/16/2012 -  70
    During the 2012 regular season, Blue Jays outfielders combined to be worth 4.6 WAR, which was tied for the sixth-lowest total in baseball. Nearly all of that came from Jose Bautista, who was terrific

  • Asdrubal Cabrera: I Believe In You
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 6/1/2011 -  11
    of success over the course of a full season. The aforementioned Ben Zobrist did it. So did Jose Bautista. I’m not directly comparing Cabrera to those two players; there’s no way I think he’ll be one

  • Miguel Cabrera's Best Season Yet
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/27/2013 -  125
    , home runs, and runs batted in. Unfortunately, being pro-Mike Trout meant that we were perceived to be inherently anti-Miguel Cabrera. It's not that we had anything against Cabrera, but he became

  • Melky Cabrera And The Wonder Of Clean Health
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 4/7/2014 -  36
    are. That being the case, Melky Cabrera's .323/.323/.613 may not look like much. It's a wOBA that's barely in the top 45, and obviously he's not going to slug .613 all season long. (One would hope

  • The Fascinating Free Agency of Melky Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 9/10/2014 -  54
    , lest they have Kevin Pillar and Anthony Gose making up a 2015 outfield next to Jose Bautista. The point is, Cabrera is likely to be the only available free agent outfielder who hasn't yet played his

  • Jose Abreu's Swing
    in FanGraphs by Dan Farnsworth - 10/28/2013 -  55
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Two Different Ways to See Melky Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/15/2014 -  58
    to eliminate prior data from J.D. Martinez. The White Sox saw reason to eliminate prior data from Zach Duke. And now the White Sox have also signed Melky Cabrera for three years and something like $42

  • Melky Cabrera Suspended For Failing PED Test
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/15/2012 -  245
    MLB's official account just sent out the following message on Twitter. BREAKING: Giants OF Melky Cabrera suspended 50 games without pay after testing positive for Testosterone, a performance

  • Jose Bautista: Force of Nature
    in FanGraphs by Tony Blengino - 6/27/2014 -  10
    of the game's elite and determined whether they have taken things to the next level. Today: Jose Bautista. Jose Bautista's path to greatness has been far from traditional. Any list of the game's greats

  • 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

  • Plate Discipline Strikes Again: Asdrubal Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 5/23/2012 -  20
    (as in the cases of Ben Zobrist and Jose Bautista) better plate discipline set the stage for more power. In Cabrera's case, we might conjecture as follows: on a factual level, his increased power preceded his

  • Miguel Cabrera's Contract Not Close to Biggest Ever
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 3/28/2014 -  39
    to Twitter and you'll find out in a hurry that the baseball industry was shocked by news of the new Miguel Cabrera contract. Cabrera's now guaranteed $292 million through 2023, and beyond

  • Is Jose Bautista the Best Hitter in the AL?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/25/2011 -  97
    similar: Miguel Cabrera: .307/.396/.567, .408 wOBA Adrian Gonzalez: .311/.402/.551, .404 wOBA Jose Bautista: .261/.378/.548, .403 wOBA Considering that Bautista is third on this list, and has

  • 2nd Basemen Making an Impact: Sanchez, Cabrera and Lopez
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/13/2011 -  2
    him to be a backup soon. Orlando Cabrera – 28% owned – 39/0.333/1/0 – Orlando has moved to 2B in Cleveland and help solidify the the position for the Indians. Most of his current value is from

  • Jose Abreu: Now a Complete Hitter
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 8/5/2014 -  69
    You might not have heard, but Jose Abreu is a pretty good hitter. Who am I kidding, you've heard about that by now. You also probably heard he just wrapped up a 21-game hitting streak

  • The Most Bizarre Jose Altuve Stat
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 6/15/2016 -  27
    Billy Butler 1.5 -7.9 Miguel Cabrera 1.9 -7.0 Nelson Cruz 2.1 -6.6 Jose Altuve 6.0 -6.6 David Ortiz 1.3 -6.4 Prince Fielder 1.0 -6.4 Kendrys Morales 1.7 -5.9

  • Jose Bautista Is Doing More With Less
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 5/13/2014 -  19
    active streaks in baseball ended recently, and I bet you didn't know anything about it. No, not the end of Nolan Arenado's 28-game hitting streak, as nice as that was. Jose Bautista went 0-4

  • The White Sox, Black Holes, and Trading Jose Quintana
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 11/18/2015 -  102
    that time the White Sox: signed Adam LaRoche to extend their lineup, and signed Melky Cabrera to shore up their outfield, and signed Zach Duke to pitch the late innings? And then: Adam

  • How Jose Altuve Got to 200 Hits
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 9/22/2014 -  23
    else running to first on these plays. It doesn't even have to be someone slow, like Miguel Cabrera. Take someone like Robinson Cano and plug him into these GIFs. These are two hits Jose Altuve

  • A Silver Lining From the Jose Reyes Injury
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Petriello - 4/15/2013 -  21
    When Jose Reyes slid awkwardly into second base in Kansas City on Friday night and twisted his ankle badly enough that it will keep him out until July, it wasn't just Toronto Blue Jays fans who

  • Jose Ramirez, Francisco Lindor, and a Nice Problem to Have
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 9/12/2014 -  60
    , but it really looks like it's the iffiest position on the diamond when it comes to prospects. The reason this is even a question is Jose Ramirez. Ramirez has played regularly since the Indians sent

  • A's Sign Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/2/2009 -  22
    The AL West continues to get more interesting. Capitalizing on a winter of depressed salaries, the A's today signed shortstop Orlando Cabrera to a one year, $4 million deal - according to our dollar

  • How Would Jose Reyes Fit on the Marlins?
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 11/14/2011 -  18
    In thinking of the likely landing spots for Jose Reyes, few, if any, would have guessed the Florida... er, Miami Marlins. But with multiple reports speculating on such a possibility, it’s worth

  • The Cabrera Dilemma
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 12/15/2008 -  3
    on a somewhat smaller stage in terms of popularity or importance, is that Daniel Cabrera of the Baltimore Orioles will fail to live up to his potential. The 6'9", 270-pound righty has been a full-time

  • Cabrera's Velocity
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/13/2009 -  15
    Back in 2005, Daniel Cabrera's fastball averaged 96.2 MPH and his slider was 87.5 MPH - both were the fastest of any starting pitcher in baseball. Even with horrible command, he managed a 4.02 FIP

  • 2012 Pod Hitter Projections: Jose Altuve
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 3/8/2012 -  8
    sackers. As expected with any set of rankings from multiple people, there were many examples where our opinions diverged. Jose Altuve was one such player, so I thought it would be fitting to jump back

  • Betting Big on Bats: The Jose Abreu Quandary
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/18/2013 -  126
    According to multiple reports, the White Sox have agreed to terms with free agent first baseman Jose Abreu on a six year, $68 million contract. Abreu, who turns 27 in January, has been a star

  • Quarterly Report: Jose Abreu, Who Mashes
    in FanGraphs by Tony Blengino - 5/20/2014 -  6
    of this season's more noteworthy players and performances to date. "Noteworthy" doesn't always mean "best", though it does in most cases. Today, we'll take a look at the first quarter season of Jose Abreu's

  • Jose Molina on Jose Molina
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 3/26/2013 -  21
    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

  • The A's Against the Shell of Miguel Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 10/10/2013 -  58
    Cabrera. It's no secret that Cabrera's playing hurt, and we've all heard about his litany of aches and pains, but we might not have a true understanding of how bad things have gotten. I don't know

  • New Miguel Cabrera: Old Miguel Cabrera?
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 10/17/2014 -  5
    Miguel Cabrera was the third-best first baseman this year by our end-of-year evaluations, but his owners paid first-best fantasy player prices. Take a look at his isolated power -- the main missing

  • Miguel Cabrera's MoTown Hacking
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 12/3/2008 -  0
    Since bursting onto the scene as a precocious 20 year-old and helping the Florida Marlins capture a World Series title in 2003, Miguel Cabrera has remained an offensive powerhouse. A career .309/.381

  • Miguel Cabrera Strikes Back
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 6/18/2009 -  12
    Sometimes trades fail to work out immediately. Dave Dombrowski traded the farm prior to the 2008 season for Miguel Cabrera and Dontrelle Willis – the perceived final pieces of a championship puzzle

  • Asdrubal Cabrera: Power Hitter
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 11/5/2012 -  1
    Asdrubal Cabrera was a popular regression candidate around these parts entering last season. Prior to 2011, Cabrera was a middle-of-the-road fantasy shortstop. He hit for a decent average, popped

  • Is Melky Cabrera for You?
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 11/26/2014 -  2
    Melky Cabrera is once again a free-agent. After a two-year deal with the Toronto Blue Jays concluded, Cabrera looks to be in line for a significant raise. That wasn't the case last time Cabrera

  • Miguel Cabrera's Unsuccessful Readjustment
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 10/16/2013 -  9
    Speaking literally, Miguel Cabrera is still the same guy. He still responds to the same name, he still has the same identification. He still drives the same car, or cars. He's still got the same

  • The Temporary Solution to Miguel Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 4/29/2014 -  15
    During their time together, much was written about Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder, and the idea of lineup protection. In theory, by having Fielder right behind him, Cabrera would get more hittable

  • Miguel Cabrera and Intentional Walks
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/15/2010 -  87
    the field for the first five months of the season, leaving no real argument for anyone else. Now, though, as he stands on the sidelines, people have begun to make a case for Miguel Cabrera. Since most

  • Daniel Cabrera Heads to Washington
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 1/5/2009 -  3
    Several years back, Daniel Cabrera was one of the more intriguing young arms in the American League East. A hulking 6-9, 270 pound righty who missed plenty of bats (and often the strike zone) while

  • Quick Hook For Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 5/27/2009 -  6
    Ponson). However, I considered it to be a good deal when the Washington Nationals signed Daniel Cabrera this past offseason. After all, the commitment to Cabrera did not extend beyond the 2009 season

  • Cabrera Mr. Clutch for Marlins?
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 8/22/2006 -  1
    Browsing the player captions in my Sportsline fantasy league, I noticed that they had this to say about Miguel Cabrera: News: 3B Miguel Cabrera has been Mr. Clutch for the Marlins all season, but he

  • Braves Release Melky Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 10/19/2010 -  33
    Melky Cabrera debuted in 2005 with a cherub face and as a dosage of imagination. At the time, the 20-year-old represented a better alternative to Tony Womack (although, with an on-base percentage

  • Giants Acquire Orlando Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Tommy Rancel - 7/31/2011 -  36
    Not content with Jeff Keppinger and Carlos Beltran as trade deadline acquisitions, the San Francisco Giants added veteran middle infielder Orlando Cabrera to the mix. In exchange for Cabrera

  • Is Asdrubal Cabrera Draft Worthy?
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 11/20/2008 -  2
    Asdrubal Cabrera got the chance to play every day for the Indians down the stretch in 2007 and showed enough to merit the full-time second base job for the club in 2008. And then he was terrible

  • Miguel Cabrera: Developing Predator
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 2/27/2014 -  84
    This began with an observation: Since 2008 -- covering the bulk of the reliable PITCHf/x era -- Miguel Cabrera has swung at just under 47% of pitches with the bases empty, and just over 53

  • Miguel Cabrera's Trade Value
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 11/24/2009 -  51
    Miguel Cabrera getting a first place MVP vote is pretty silly. That said, as a player, dude is awesome. He's not Keith Hernandez with the glove or Willie Wilson on the basepaths, but in case you

  • GIF: Creepy Melky Cabrera
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 11/8/2011 -  2
    of a half-coy, entirely irksome Melky Cabrera, courtesy of Bay City Ball's Chris Quick.

  • Miguel Cabrera's Best
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/2/2010 -  56
    The 2009 season ended poorly for Miguel Cabrera. An arrest and the Tigers’ collapse coincided with the worst month of his season which wasn’t all that poor by anyone else’s standards. The dialect

  • Miguel Cabrera's Curious Splits
    in FanGraphs by Corinne Landrey - 6/24/2016 -  11
    named Miguel Cabrera and the absurdity dwelling beneath it. Prior to the start of the season, our Depth Chart projections spit out a 2016 projected slash line of .310/.393/.524 for Cabrera, which

  • Don't Blink: Everth Cabrera
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 11/7/2012 -  1
    Comparing Everth Cabrera to the likes of Davey Lopes, Willie Wilson, Otis Nixon and Tim Raines would be ridiculous, but Cabrera has something in common with all of them. Only ten players in Major

  • The Twins Acquire Orlando Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 7/31/2009 -  16
    The Twins picked up shortstop Orlando Cabrera from the As, looking to solidify their middle infield as they chase the Tigers and fend off the White Sox in hopes of a AL Central title. Cabrera

  • Asdrubal Cabrera as Daniel Murphy
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 9/29/2016 -  9
    infielder of their own in Asdrubal Cabrera. While guys like Curtis Granderson and, somehow, "T.J. Rivera" have been huge at the plate for the Mets lately, nobody's been bigger than Cabrera. After

  • Melky Cabrera: Internet Expert
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 8/20/2012 -  4
    From the New York Daily News: In a bizarre attempt to avoid a 50-game drug suspension, San Francisco Giants star Melky Cabrera created a fictitious website and a nonexistent product designed

  • The Cabrera Outrage, In Context
    in NotGraphs by Mike Bates - 3/28/2014 -  21
    The Tigers, as you know, signed Miguel Cabrera to a very long contract for a very large amount of money, and while I don’t think it’s the epic mistake of titanic proportions that most

  • 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

  • The Point of Asdrubal Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/30/2014 -  31
    Asdrubal Cabrera's signing with the Rays. There was thought the free-agent middle infielder would get multiple years, given the number of teams looking for a shortstop or a second baseman

  • Melky Cabrera Strikes Back
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 11/21/2014 -  9
    Melky Cabrera has been many things througout his career - prospect, bust, deadbeat, star, cheater, and injured are a few words that describe different phases of his career. After rebounding from

  • 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

  • Daily Graphing - Daniel Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 12/16/2005 -  0
    Everywhere I turn, someone seems to be enamored by Orioles pitcher Daniel Cabrera. And why shouldn't they be? He had the 4th highest strikeouts per 9 innings (K/9) of any starting pitcher in 2005

  • Seriously, Someone Voted For Miguel Cabrera?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/23/2009 -  148
    For Jon Heyman and the rest of the reactionary "Keith Law should lose his ballot" crowd, I present the following comparison between Joe Mauer and Miguel Cabrera. Singles: Mauer +2 Doubles

  • An Asdrubal Cabrera Story in Three Pictures
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 10/3/2014 -  2
    The Nationals lost, so, bummer for them. Asdrubal Cabrera homered, so, that's kind of neat. He homered against Hunter Strickland, who threw this fastball in the high-away quadrant: Batting

  • Melky Cabrera And The Giants' Postseason Roster
    in FanGraphs by Wendy Thurm - 9/25/2012 -  41
    On August 15, Major League Baseball suspended San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera 50 games after Cabrera tested positive for testosterone, a substance banned under MLB's Joint Drug Policy

  • Miguel Cabrera's Most Incredible Strength
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/15/2013 -  58
    Do you want to see footage of Miguel Cabrera hitting a home run? Of course you do. You're not a monster. Now let me  find the last time he — oh,  right, he hit a homer yesterday. Went yard off John

  • Miguel Cabrera vs. Jonathan Schoop
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 10/3/2014 -  13
    Miguel Cabrera tries to score from first fails Tigers lose 7-6 Cabrera was gunned down on the relay by Jonathan Schoop. Had he remained at third -- with nobody out -- then the Tigers would've

  • Rejected Melky Cabrera Headlines
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 8/16/2012 -  20

  • Haunting Miguel Cabrera
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 11/19/2012 -  2

  • What Will Melky Cabrera Make On The Market?
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 8/9/2012 -  48
    Melky Cabrera is having a career-year. After posting 4.2 WAR last year, Cabrera has once again been effective. The 27-year-old outfielder has already passed that total this season, accumulating 4.8

  • Trade Fallout: Melky Cabrera to Atlanta
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 12/22/2009 -  0
    for a package including RHP Arodys Vizcaino, LHP Michael Dunn and OF Melky Cabrera. Later today, we'll take a look at the implications of the trade for Vazquez. For now, let's take a look at what the deal

  • Miguel Cabrera's Ridiculous Plate Coverage
    in FanGraphs by Drew Sheppard - 5/24/2013 -  90
    ­Coming off the first batting Triple Crown in 45 years, Miguel Cabrera ­is making a bid to  be the first hitter to do so in consecutive seasons.  He currently leads the American League in batting

  • Miguel Cabrera's Terrible and Understandable Contract
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/28/2014 -  324
    Yesterday, the Tigers agreed to make Miguel Cabrera the highest paid player in baseball history. If you look at the entirety of their future financial commitments to him as one single entity rather

  • Joe Maddon Trolls Miguel Cabrera
    in NotGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 7/1/2013 -  17
    BACKSTORY: After the Detroit Tigers acquired the final out against the Tampa Bay Rays last Friday, third baseman Miguel Cabrera mimed appeared to mime, but may not have mimed the signature "arrow

  • Asdrubal Cabrera, Indians Talking Extension
    in FanGraphs by Steve Slowinski - 2/3/2012 -  3
    at locking up their young shortstop: SS Asdrubal Cabrera in town and talking multiyear deal with #Indians. GM Chris Antonetti says deal must align "in value and term." — paul hoynes (@hoynsie

  • Asdrubal Cabrera Injured; Donald Recalled
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 5/18/2010 -  2
    Don't expect to see Asdrubal Cabrera take the field again anytime soon, as the switch-hitting shortstop suffered a broken left forearm last evening against the Rays. Cabrera collided with 3B Jhonny

  • WS Coverage: Repacing Cabrera with Gardner
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 11/2/2009 -  16
    Melky Cabrera left last night's game with a hamstring injury in the 6th inning, leaving Joe Girardi without his starting CF. Sitting on the Yankee bench was one Brett Gardner, who entered the game

  • Video: More Melky Cabrera Magic
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 4/5/2011 -  11
    Yesterday, after watching Melky Cabrera high-five Joe West -- he high-fived Joe freakin' West! -- I had to make some changes to my My Most Favorite Baseball Players in the Whole Wide World list

  • Reminder: Melky Cabrera Likes the Woman
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 7/12/2012 -  4
    thought this might be an opportune time to revisit Mr. Cabrera's eventful biography. Fortunately, ace reporter and adult performer Mary Carey has asked the hard questions already.

  • Indians Right To Shop Cabrera, Masterson
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 12/10/2013 -  22
    In the past 24 hours, we have learned that the Indians are open to at least listening to offers for both Asdrubal Cabrera and Justin Masterson. We can debate the merits of trading Masterson

  • Miguel Cabrera's Power Dips Again
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 10/28/2015 -  1
    Miguel Cabrera hasn't just been one of baseball's best hitters over the last ten years, he has also remained amazingly consistent. As fantasy owners, we're used to our top picks disappointing us

  • Has Orlando Cabrera Lost a Step?
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 6/21/2009 -  5
    When the Athletics signed Orlando Cabrera to a one-year, $4-million-dollar deal late in the offseason, Dave Cameron was not alone in lauding Billy Beane for another veteran steal. The logic

  • Asdrubal Cabrera Living on Name Value
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Petriello - 11/15/2013 -  2
    Remember when Asdrubal Cabrera was a rising star? 2011 doesn't seem like it was that long ago, but for Cabrera it was. That year, he broke out as a fantasy star, hitting 25 homers with 17 steals

  • When Ryan Zimmerman is Miguel Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 4/9/2015 -  20
    right down the middle: Player Home Runs Miguel Cabrera 21 Ryan Zimmerman 17 Delmon Young 7 Matt Holliday 7 Michael Young 6 Nelson Cruz 6 It's a two-man

  • The Fielding Edge: Why Pujols is No Cabrera
    in Community by SocraticGadfly - 4/27/2014 -  2
    When Miguel Cabrera signed his big new contract with Detroit earlier this year, the response of this blogger and many other fans was — No! Specifically, the seeming albatross of Albert Pujols

  • Bryce Harper and Miguel Cabrera, at 22
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/18/2015 -  37
    levels of production. But it's worth noting that even when he does, Harper will have essentially replicated the first couple of years of Miguel Cabrera's career. Here are their career numbers through

  • Cheap Steals: Berry, Revere and Cabrera
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 6/26/2012 -  12
    to translate that potential to major league success. He’ll never be a power or RBI threat, but he should easily be able to steal 30+ bases. You can get him, like, right now. Everth Cabrera (9%) I’m

  • Fantasy Impact: Asdrubal Cabrera to Nationals
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 7/31/2014 -  8
    The Washington Nationals have acquired Asdrubal Cabrera from the Cleveland Indians, sending shortstop Zach Walters back as compensation. Asdrubal still has great name recognition for fantasy

  • 2012 Pod Projections: Asdrubal Cabrera
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 1/16/2012 -  16
    Welcome back to another edition of the Pod hitter projections. Today I'll look at one of last season's biggest surprises, Asdrubal Cabrera. The primary contributor to this breakout was his power

  • Cabrera, Wilson and Schafer: Mining the Minors
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 6/28/2012 -  2
    , depth chart, recent performance, etc.). Edwar Cabrera, Rockies SP TALENT: 6 (out of 10) OPPORTUNITY: 6 (out of 10) DOB: 10/20/1987 CURRENT LEVEL: Majors (but soon back to Double-A?) MILB

  • 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

  • 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

  • Learning Lessons, with Danny Salazar and Miguel Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/8/2013 -  41
    Last year, Miguel Cabrera won the American League Triple Crown and the American League Most Valuable Player Award. You might've heard about that. This year, Miguel Cabrera has been even better. His

  • 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

  • Let's Watch Miguel Cabrera Make a Run Happen
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/21/2016 -  22
    about Miguel Cabrera's baserunning. Hamilton, again, is probably the very best baserunner. Cabrera has been nearly the very worst baserunner. That doesn't have to be about his instincts; people love

  • Finding a Suitor for Jose Fernandez
    in Community by isasson - 12/18/2015 -  0
    One of the league's most coveted starting pitchers, Jose Fernandez, had his names floating around in rumors all through the winter meetings. Marlins' President Mike Hill was adamant that Fernandez

  • 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

  • GIF: Fielder and Cabrera's Elaborate Handshake
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 5/17/2012 -  21

  • 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 Abreu Should Be Embarrassed
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/26/2016 -  12
    the most-outside swing attempt of the season belongs to Jose Abreu, as of Thursday night. Abreu should probably be ashamed of himself. Though I looked at everyone, the swings at the very most-outside

  • 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 Bautista's Counter-Shift
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 6/3/2014 -  53
    was stressing the importance of using the whole field. Seitzer came into a situation featuring Jose Bautista, who blossomed into a star by becoming an extreme pull power hitter. This season, Bautista has

  • 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

  • Jose Bautista and the 9-3 Putout
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 6/2/2014 -  77
    contact that the ball he hit was going foul, despite the fact that it really wasn't even close to being foul. Jose Bautista knew better, made a great sliding stop and came up firing to first without

  • 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 Fernandez and Efficient Dominance
    in FanGraphs by David G. Temple - 4/30/2014 -  13
    . And for that, they can thank Jose Fernandez. It seems odd writing about a Jose Fernandez v. Alex Wood matchup a mere seven days after Jeff Sullivan did the same thing here, but this game

  • Mike Trout, Miguel Cabrera, and Measuring Value
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/19/2012 -  275
    it hard to put together any kind of realistic argument for a non-Trout candidate. However, Miguel Cabrera is having a monstrous September, hitting .373/.426/.797 over the last couple of weeks

  • 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

  • Miguel Cabrera Gets Robbed: A Tale of Consequences
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/27/2012 -  55
    out, is embeddable, owing to MLB.com's Keep-'Em-Guessing embeddable video policy. That's Alex Gordon going up and taking a home run away from Miguel Cabrera. While this home run would've broken

  • 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 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

  • Miguel Cabrera and Jonathan Papelbon: Baseball Play Analysis
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 2/25/2013 -  23
    into. But even meaningless baseball can generate baseball highlights. It's been a long time since we were given fresh, new baseball highlights, and earlier Monday, Miguel Cabrera did a mean thing

  • 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

  • Armchair Zone Rating: Miguel Cabrera on Sunday
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/25/2012 -  33
    innings one and six, neither left the infield -- and, notably, both were hit in the direction of third baseman Miguel Cabrera. Detroit's decision to field a number of defensively challenged players

  • 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

  • Trout Versus Cabrera: Offense Only, Context Included
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/15/2012 -  463
    This piece originally ran on Ocotber 4th. Given the attention that Trout and Cabrera are going to receive today, I figured it was probably worth running again. The AL MVP debate continues to rage

  • 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

  • The Astros Get Their Jose Molina
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 11/6/2014 -  63
    any sort of household name, you could say the Astros just got their Jose Molina. Have I mentioned lately that the Astros employ Mike Fast? Do I even need to? On the surface, it's a C-list

  • Appreciating Jose Quintana
    in FanGraphs by Neil Weinberg - 10/2/2015 -  21
    . If you sort our leaderboard by WAR from 2013-2015, guess who's ninth? It's noted White Sox lefty... Jose Quintana? Using RA9-WAR he falls to 17th. Of course, his teammate deservedly receives more

  • 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 -  29
    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

  • A GIF and a Tune: Melky Cabrera and Rimsky-Korsakov
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 5/7/2013 -  5
    After hitting a dinger, Melky Cabrera proceeded to proceed through the dugout, giving false high fives all around. In honor of Melky's grand promenade, I offer the dulcet tones of Nikolai Rimsky

  • Mets Add Asdrubal Cabrera to Crowded Infield
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 12/9/2015 -  21
    infielder Asdrubal Cabrera to a two-year deal, as first reported by Chris Cotillo. Cabrera will earn $18.5 million over two seasons with a club option for a third year, and our contract crowdsourcing

  • NotGraphs Lip-Reading: Miguel Cabrera to Corey Kluber
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/19/2014 -  9
    After beginning the latter's first-inning at-bat with very much an inside fastball, Corey Kluber proceeded to strike out Miguel Cabrera on three breaking pitches to the outer half of the plate

  • 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

  • Jose Quintana: Stud or Dud?
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 12/16/2014 -  6
    of today's analysis, Jose Quintana. He's coming off a season in which he threw over 200 innings with nine wins, 178 strikeouts, a 3.32 ERA and 1.24 WHIP. You might be surprised to learn the total

  • 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

  • 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

  • Jose Iglesias on the Comeback Trail
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 5/18/2015 -  9
    Molina and Jose Iglesias, their defensive skills so outweighed their offensive ineptitude that they were brought to the major leagues without the ability to hit anywhere near a major-league level

  • 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 Altuve: Power Hitter
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 4/22/2016 -  22
    He's listed at a generous 5-foot-6, and he's never hit more than 15 homers, so when you look up and see that Jose Altuve has hit five home runs already this year, you really just want to shrug

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • Trout and Cabrera: Here We Go Again
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/5/2013 -  204
    Last year, the AL MVP debate turned into something resembling a culture war, with Miguel Cabrera representing the traditional methods of player evaluation while Mike Trout was the darling

  • 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 Fernandez: Preventable or Inevitable?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/13/2014 -  189
    Jose Fernandez is broken. After allowing him to throw ridiculous pitches that opposing hitters simply couldn't touch, his elbow threw in the towel in the fifth inning of his start on Friday night

  • The Jose Bautista of the Ivy League
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/27/2015 -  31
    of contact and power roughly equivalent to Jose Bautista's in the majors. Which is not to say that Craig is Bautista's equal, but which is to say that as Bautista is to Major League Baseball, so Craig

  • Jose Campos: What's Left?
    in RotoGraphs by Nathaniel Stoltz - 9/5/2013 -  3
    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

  • Jose Altuve and Expectations of Regression
    in RotoGraphs by Nicholas Minnix - 10/22/2014 -  6
    What will the fantasy baseball market look like for Jose Altuve in 2015? The Houston Astros’ second baseman, as a top-five commodity overall who wasn’t, on average, drafted as a top-five player

  • Maurico Cabrera and Lucas Sims: Big Braves Arms
    in FanGraphs by Mike Newman - 5/10/2013 -  7
    Ninety-nine -- a number rarely seen once, let alone multiple times from the same pitcher. In his last start, Mauricio Cabrera touched 99 mph enough for teammates charting in the stands to chuckle

  • Everth Cabrera: Hopefully the New Michael Bourn
    in RotoGraphs by Brett Talley - 11/15/2013 -  11
    The only thing that has kept Everth Cabrera from topping 50 stolen bases in a single season is a lack of playing time. He only got 449 PA in 2012 because he didn't get called up until May 17

  • Which Melky Cabrera Will San Francisco Get?
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 11/7/2011 -  62
    Brian Sabean has fired his first salvo of the 2011 offseason, acquiring outfielder Melky Cabrera from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for starting pitcher Jonathan Sanchez and minor-league pitcher

  • Cabrera's Power Stroke Driving Indians Offense
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 4/12/2011 -  23
    are contributing in big ways, but perhaps none has advanced his team more than Asdrubal Cabrera. When he debuted in 2007, Cabrera was barely even a blip on the Indians' prospect radar. He came over from

  • Asdrubal Cabrera Signs Two Year Extension
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 4/2/2012 -  19
    The Cleveland Indians and Asdrubal Cabrera came to terms on a two-year contract extension on Sunday that will pay the shortstop $16.5 million over the 2013-14 seasons. The deal buys out his final

  • Miguel Cabrera's Armchair Zone Rating: Results
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/26/2012 -  43
    in the direction of Miguel Cabrera, who is generally speaking considered to be something of a defensive liability at third base. With that in mind, I provided video footage of the two hits -- a bunt single

  • Melky Cabrera High Fives Joe West
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/4/2011 -  13
    On June 10th of last season, in the fifth inning of a Braves-Diamondbacks game, Martin Prado hit an infield single to third base. Teammate Melky Cabrera took third on the play. Famous umpire Joe West

  • Explaining Miguel Cabrera’s Home Run Decline
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 1/20/2015 -  22
    Yesterday, I dove into the three xHR/FB rate components to explain what fueled Todd Frazier's home run surge. Today, I'll dissect Miguel Cabrera, who set a new career low HR/FB rate, as it dipped

  • What In The Sam Hill Is Going On With Miguel Cabrera
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 4/24/2014 -  11
    Hill" in a post title accomplished. The bucket list needs updating. But set aside the sample for a moment, and just gaze in wonder at Miguel Cabrera's line to start the season in 2014: .236/.295/.403

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

  • GIF: Jose Molina Super Toss
    in NotGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 7/15/2013 -  14
    Framing is an alright talent, says Jose Molina, but if you want a real unique skill, try to match this: Your move, Jonathan Lucroy.

  • What to Make of Everth Cabrera's Hot Start
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 5/6/2013 -  5
    Everth Cabrera is off to a relatively hot start to the season and has seemed to make strides in certain areas that were causes for concern entering the season. He has already matched his home run

  • MASH Report (10/31/13) - Cabrera and His Groin
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/31/2013 -  5
    was Miguel Cabrera having groin surgery which altered his game at the season's end. He basically could not lift his front leg (source): "The doctor said he didn't understand how I could have played

  • Miguel Cabrera, When It's All Said And Done
    in FanGraphs by Tony Blengino - 4/1/2014 -  81
    . Obviously, the prognosis for the respective long-term efficacy of the two deals varies dramatically, with Cabrera's extension locking up his age 33-40 seasons, compared to Trout's doing the same to his

  • Asdrubal Cabrera: Is the Home Run Spike Real?
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 7/28/2011 -  9
    Asdrubal Cabrera has always shown the ability to hit the ball, but he is hitting significantly more home runs this season. His fantasy owners will be happy to know that there are signs

  • Mailbag: Prince vs Cabrera, Pablo Sandoval
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 12/22/2009 -  5
    both Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera as first basemen. Do have any advice on which one I should trade and which one I should keep? I also have both Evan Longoria and Pablo Sandoval (eligible

  • Melky Cabrera: Can the Melk Man Continue to Deliver?
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/2/2011 -  2
    Melky Cabrera is having nice rebound season in Kansas City. Currently he has 17 HR, 17 SB and a 0.302 AVG. It is the 27 year old's best fantasy season of his career. His value in 2012

  • Giants Must Get Creative In Replacing Melky Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Wendy Thurm - 8/16/2012 -  47
    Major League Baseball suspended Melky Cabrera for 50 games after he tested positive for testosterone, a substance banned under the league's Joint Drug Policy. The suspension is immediate, meaning

  • The Value of Melky Cabrera and Julio Urias in Ottoneu
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 1/6/2015 -  10
    cases. This all came to fore over a trade: Encarnacion Instant Breakfast (me) receives - $7 Collin McHugh $4 Brandon McCarthy $4 Melky Cabrera Bang the Woodrum receives - $3 Julio Urias

  • Aoki and Cabrera: NL Waiver Wire Speed
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 9/5/2012 -  3
    Cabrera, SD  |SS|  Ownership:  ESPN - 3.2%  Yahoo - 5.0% Here's a prime case of not caring about anything but one category.  Let's face it, going with Cabrera as your shortstop for the season

  • Red Sox, Padres Win the Miguel Cabrera Trade
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 11/15/2010 -  20
    , where the Marlins were dangling Miguel Cabrera, who would be 25 years old in 2008. After doubling payroll from 2006 to 2007, the Marlins clearly had no intentions of raising it again. And so

  • MASH Report (10/24/13) - Cabrera, Kemp and Back Injuries
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/24/2013 -  2
    Today I will look at a few injury updates, notably Matt Kemp and Miguel Cabrera, and then look at hitters with past back injuries and the struggles they may experience next season. • Miguel

  • 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

  • Jesus Montero: Cabrera, Konerko, or Karim Garcia?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/17/2012 -  101
    is going to become one of those hitters, with scouts comparing his offensive profile to Mike Piazza and Miguel Cabrera, among others. He's extremely strong, he's got pretty good plate coverage, and he's

  • Shortstop Risers and Fallers: Jeter, Castro, Cabrera, Desmond
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 7/3/2012 -  7
    . It’s a vicious cycle. Risers Asdrubal Cabrera He’s having a better season than 2011, which is saying something. After hitting 25 home runs last season he had just six through the first two

  • 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

  • Our Staff Remembers Jose Fernandez
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/27/2016 -  18
    As you know by now, the world lost Jose Fernandez on Sunday. Here at FanGraphs, we wanted to offer those affiliated with us an opportunity to remember Fernandez in their own way. We have collected

  • On Jose Fernandez and The 2016 Cy Young
    in Community by OTBB_Sean - 9/30/2016 -  3
    at his head. But now he's gone. He leaves behind a legacy that won't soon be forgotten -- Dave Cameron can't wait to tell his children about Jose Fernandez, and the Marlins are going to retire his

  • Let's Talk About Jose Ramirez
    in RotoGraphs by Randy Holt - 8/24/2016 -  3
    of their ballclub has been the recent emergence of Jose Ramirez. A team starved for offensive talent coming into the year has seen Ramirez serve as a catalyst in recent weeks, as they continue

  • Jose Bautista and the Meaning of the Word "Fluke"
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 9/23/2010 -  59
    Today, Joe Posnanski wrote a piece about Jose Bautista's remarkable 50th home run. Bautista's the first man to crack the 50-home run barrier since 2007, just the 26th man ever to reach such a gaudy

  • Jose Canseco, Steroids, and Logical Paradox
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 3/8/2012 -  66
    In case you weren't aware, Jose Canseco has been attempting a baseball comeback with the Mexican League. Last night, the president of the Mexican League confirmed to ESPN that Canseco had been banned

  • Jose Abreu Is Halfway to Strikeout Bingo
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/22/2016 -  18
    Just in case you've missed it -- Jose Abreu, earlier, was a massive disappointment. For as long as the White Sox were worth paying attention to this year, Abreu was underachieving. It was one

  • The Yankees and the Poor Man's Jose Molina
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/9/2013 -  17
    Kontos. That was before Kontos actually pitched well. But to understand Chris Stewart is to understand a division rival of his. A year ago, the Rays signed the old and underwhelming Jose Molina

  • Jose Fernandez Threw a Slow Fastball
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 7/13/2016 -  14
    -Star Game captured the attention of my dorkiness. It was the most talked-about pitch of the contest. This is how Jose Fernandez started David Ortiz in the third inning: The thing to notice

  • The Year in High Strikes to Jose Altuve
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/17/2014 -  15
    Jose Altuve accomplished something Tuesday night. He played in a major-league baseball game! Wow! And even more incredible than that, he broke the Astros' single-season record for hits, previously

  • Pending Options Spotlight: Jose Reyes
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 10/25/2010 -  18
    season together. Naturally, that means that there's going to be some speculation about the future of some of the Mets talented veterans, such as shortstop Jose Reyes. The Mets hold an option

  • Jose Lopez Finds Work With Marlins
    in FanGraphs by Tommy Rancel - 6/10/2011 -  5
    It was not too long ago when Jose Lopez was a perfectly capable starter on a major-league team. Sure, he was far from a star, but was league-average bat with passable defense at several positions

  • Astros Take On Jose Veras Experiment
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 12/19/2012 -  3
    Jose Veras spent last season as a reliever for the Milwaukee Brewers, but in retrospect he was also something more: a year-long experiment on the value of those relievers a fan observes day

  • Andrelton Simmons: The New Jose Altuve?
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 1/8/2013 -  17
    , but in the world of fantasy middle infielders, is there room for a comparison? Andrelton Simmons could be the late sleeper we all need at a tough position, just like Jose Altuve was last year. Neither

  • Creating a Composite Jose Fernandez Projection
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 12/11/2014 -  11
    Jose Fernandez was having a dominating 2014 season until he needed Tommy John surgery last May. The 22-year-old righty could be one of the more dominant arms in the game when he returns. Fantasy

  • Jose Fernandez Adds a New Pitch
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/20/2013 -  20
    Any other year and Jose Fernandez would be getting a lot more attention. The Marlins' rookie starting pitcher recently turned 21 years old and he was promoted to the major straight from Single

  • Jose Altuve Scared Them Away
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 6/7/2016 -  4
    It was a strange start to the season, you'll remember. Even though the Astros, as a whole, were completely disappointing, Jose Altuve came out absolutely on fire. He put up numbers you'd expect from

  • 2009 Impact Rookie: Jose Tabata
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 3/29/2009 -  1
    We've all sifted through Jose Tabata's dirty laundry this week thanks to his wife. But that story should not diminish the fact that the former Yankees prospect has the potential to have an impact

  • Who Would Want Jose Reyes?
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 1/31/2011 -  59
    that Jose Reyes -- who stands to be in the running for a nine-figure contract as a free agent next fall if he stays healthy and has a good year -- will be traded before the July 31 deadline

  • On The Rise: Jose Tabata and Dexter Fowler
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 3/13/2011 -  4
    fulfilling their projections. Owners that remain patient with players in the latter group can pick up premium talent in the last rounds of a draft. Jose Tabata and Dexter Fowler are two players that fit

  • Jose Fernandez Ready For Year Two
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 12/11/2013 -  6
    Jose Fernandez made the Miami Marlins watchable last season. Given that the team won just 62 games, and was without Giancarlo Stanton for some time, that's quite a task. At age-20, Fernandez somewhat

  • Reviewing Steamer and I: Jose Abreu
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 10/29/2015 -  6
    optimistic than Steamer on the whole. However, for Jose Abreu I was actually significantly more pessimistic. In the review of this series, I will be including my original Pod Projection, and Steamer

  • Setting a Fantasy Value on Jose Reyes
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 1/11/2016 -  12
    Looking over some recent real and mock fantasy drafts, one name which is coming up as a potential sleeper is Jose Reyes. His fantasy value is unknown with his projected value being quite a bit

  • Have Pitchers Adjusted to Jose Bautista?
    in FanGraphs by Albert Lyu - 10/1/2010 -  19
    With 54 home runs in all, Jose Bautista has hit at least 11 home runs in May, July, August, and September. He is crushing fastballs in particular, with 2.63 fastball runs above average according

  • Jose Bautista Elevates In Hot Streak
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 6/21/2012 -  22
    Jose Bautista is back. After a horrendous April which saw him post just a .185/.298/.333 line, the Jays' star has surged. He's following up a .257/.342/.552 May with a a .258/.413/.774 June

  • Jose Abreu Vs. the Scouting Reports
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 11/10/2014 -  36
    Today's the day that Jose Abreu wins the 2014 American League Rookie of the Year Award. Seems like they're doing a whole announcement show, and nothing's official yet because they don't want to spoil

  • Jose Arredondo, Peter Pascarelli and Regression
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 8/25/2009 -  3
    of innings. Pascarelli came across well – he had a good voice and brought some opinions to the table. But one thing he said jumped out at me. Pascarelli was talking about Angels reliever Jose Arredondo

  • Totally Unaltered Tweet: Miguel Cabrera on the MVP
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 11/15/2012 -  8

  • Cabrera Denies He Still Feels Groin Injury
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 7/16/2014 -  2

  • Could Jose Bautista Be Better in 2011?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/18/2011 -  72
    Since Jose Bautista signed his shiny new contract with the Blue Jays on Wednesday, it has been a popular task to look for players who had comparable power spikes out of nowhere and look at how

  • Jose Altuve Is Starlin Castro 2.0
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/8/2012 -  66
    I've been meaning to write about Jose Altuve for a couple of weeks now, but with Ryan espousing the virtues of Starlin Castro, this seems like the perfect time to talk about Altuve. Why does

  • Using Statcast Against Jose Abreu
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 5/18/2016 -  8
    that we get to see, so let's roll with it. As a demonstration, I'm going to use Jose Abreu, of the White Sox. Abreu hasn't been terrible, but he hasn't quite been himself, not yet. Why is that? Could

  • One Thing You Probably Already Knew About Jose Altuve
    in NotGraphs by John Paschal - 8/1/2014 -  41
    Jose Altuve is awesome. That is all.

  • Jose Abreu, Pitchers, and Ongoing Adjustments
    in FanGraphs by Neil Weinberg - 7/10/2015 -  6
    . At the beginning of 2014, there were a lot of questions about how well Jose Abreu would perform in the major leagues because we didn't have any information about Abreu in the context

  • Is Jose Bautista The New Ben Zobrist?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/17/2010 -  25
    This afternoon, I mentioned Jose Bautista's power surge over the last week, where he hit four home runs and upped his season total to 10, tying him for the 5th most in the major leagues. While

  • The Odd Timing of Jose Bautista's Breakout
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 2/22/2011 -  44
    reason: the lack of home runs. Yet Jose Bautista managed to completely reverse that league-wide trend. Since a peak in 2000, home runs have dipped a bit. In 2010 we saw the most dramatic slide yet

  • Jose Reyes: A Look to Next Year
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 10/11/2011 -  5
    After a sub-par 2010 and an injury riddled 2009, Jose Reyes burst back onto the scene in a big way this season. The 28-year-old had his best season per wOBA, finishing with a mark of .386, 20 points

  • What Does Jose Quintana Do?
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 12/30/2013 -  15
    Take a look at Jose Quintana's collection of pitches, and there's not much there to appreciate. Kind of makes you wonder how he does what he does, even if that creep can roll. His ERA is in the top

  • Taking a Closer Look at Jose Abreu
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 7/9/2014 -  10
    White Sox rookie Jose Abreu may have already cemented his status as the best free-agent signing from the past offseason. Through his first 77 games, Abreu has flashed elite power skills, clubbing 27

  • Is Jean Segura a New Jose Reyes?
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 7/16/2013 -  14
    Last week, I wrote about Hanley Ramirez in this space. Because it was a look at Ramirez’ success over the past eight years, the natural comparison to another top shortstop in that span, Jose Reyes

  • Royals to Part Ways with Jose Guillen
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 8/5/2010 -  19
    For a while it seemed like Jose Guillen was at risk of spending three full years with the same team. From the start of his career, in 1997 with the Pirates, through 2007 he had spend no more than two

  • Jose Altuve's Size: Boon or Bane?
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 7/21/2011 -  31
    "Even the smallest person can change the course of the future." J.R.R. Tolkien By most accounts, Jose Altuve did not have the most impressive debut for the Houston Astros on Wednesday

  • Jose Reyes And the Pain of Moderated Expectations
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 11/6/2012 -  3
    were Giancarlo Stanton, the home run monstrosity and Jose Reyes. After a pair of seasons cut short by injury, Reyes played a remarkable 160 games, which was the Marlins' team high by more than

  • Jose Abreu, Queller of All Concerns
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 10/16/2014 -  6
    Jose Abreu was the newest of a group of Cubans arriving in the Majors Leagues in the last couple of years. The most recent and notable of that group, Yoenis Cespedes and Yasiel Puig, made successful

  • Let's Craft an Extension for Jose Bautista
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/9/2016 -  29
    towards a more pressing contract issue: what to do with star outfielder Jose Bautista. The face of the franchise, Bautista is in the final year of his contract, and will likely be the best hitter

  • Jose Bautista and the New Slide Rule
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 4/6/2016 -  179
    with the bases loaded and one out, Toronto Blue Jays batter Edwin Encarnacion hit a ground ball to Rays third baseman Evan Longoria. Longoria threw to second base to force out Jose Bautista, who had been running

  • Keeper League 'Would You Rather?' - Asdrubal Cabrera or Hanley Ramirez?
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 8/23/2011 -  9
    options of which player you'd rather keep for the following season.  Since we're in Erik Hahmann's regular shortstop article time slot, we'll begin there... Would you rather keep Asdrubal Cabrera

  • Jose Reyes & The Abyss: Multiple Choice
    in NotGraphs by Cody Wiewandt - 12/12/2011 -  11

  • Weekend Bat-Flip Coverage: Jose Constanza
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 9/30/2013 -  8
    Jose Constanza just hit a two-run single. Was the resulting bat flip a celebration of this feat, or was it an unsuccessful product of him trying to fling his bat into the stands -- giving

  • Letting Jose Canseco Tell Us Two Things
    in NotGraphs by Zach Reynolds - 11/7/2013 -  3
    threw down in the comments) However, I did notice that some of you bemoaned (or just kinda weren't into) my desire to read certified masterpiece Juiced, by Jose Canseco. "What this book will lack

  • Jonathan Lucroy and Melky Cabrera - Waiver Wire for April 27
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 4/27/2011 -  10
    , and hitting in the Brewers potent lineup, he should continue to throw you some very nice numbers this year. Melky Cabrera |OF|  Ownership:  ESPN - 20.3%  Yahoo - 13% While Royals manager Ned Yost

  • Jose Reyes Does Not Want To Be Your Friend
    in NotGraphs by Mike Bates - 11/10/2011 -  3
    You may not be aware that world famous singer, wrapper, and sous chef Jose Reyes also is a shortstop of great quality and is currently unemployed, all alone, and looking for a new club that can help

  • San Jose Strikes Out at the U.S. Supreme Court
    in FanGraphs by Nathaniel Grow - 10/5/2015 -  48
    When the city of San Jose, California sued Major League Baseball back in the summer of 2013, the city’s attorneys likely anticipated that they would eventually have to litigate the case all the way

  • The Most Extraordinary Thing About Jose Molina
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 11/25/2014 -  31
    tremendously. We were just talking about Barry Bonds and now we're going to talk about Jose Molina. Has that ever happened before? It will all make sense in a minute. The Tampa Bay Rays released veteran

  • Why Aren't We Talking About The San Jose A's?
    in FanGraphs by J.P. Breen - 3/14/2012 -  138
    The Oakland Athletics have pined for a move to San Jose for some time. Bud Selig and Major League Baseball recently have put the issue onto the front burner, yet no resolution seems to be within

  • GIF: Jose Bautista Will Bring You To Your Feet
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 4/4/2013 -  10
    Watching Jose Bautista do what he's done since arriving in Toronto has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my baseball-watching life. And Bats did it again on Wednesday night, moments

  • FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron on Jose Fernandez
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 9/26/2016 -  3
    Episode 685 Dave Cameron is the managing editor of FanGraphs. During this edition of FanGraphs Audio, he discusses late Miami right-hander and divine ray of light Jose Fernandez. This episode

  • Video: Jose Valverde Has Body, Rocks Party
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 11/30/2011 -  5
    It's common practice for one, when dancing, to shake what his mama gave him. If the video here -- from a Detroit-area benefit held in August -- is any indication, Tiger reliever Jose Valverde

  • Actual Photo: Jose Molina Frames the Constitution
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 12/3/2013 -  7
    Rays catcher Jose Molina is of course famously renown for his ability to frame pitches for strikes. Less heralded is his ability to frame founding documents -- documents smithed in gory glory

  • A GIF and a Tune: Jose Altuve and Culture Club
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 3/25/2014 -  1
    hope is but a degrading granule of sugar in the boiling bathtub of water that is Houston fandom, remember this; Jose Altuve will tumble for you. Watch:   Listen:

  • A Strained Analogy Featuring Jose Fernandez and Rick Steves
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 8/25/2013 -  11
    beyond Europe's most obvious (and expensive) tourist activities and experiencing the continent more like a native might. One senses from the animated GIFs below -- of Jose Fernandez striking out

  • A GIF and a Tune: Jose Fernandez and Talking Heads
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 8/5/2013 -  5
    (Note: This is technically not a GIF, since it's length prohibits it from GIFation. Please accept my repentance for duping you.) This past Friday, Marlins starter Jose Fernandez had himself a day

  • Matt Carpenter Is Going Full Jose Bautista
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 6/27/2016 -  17
    leaderboards. As I write this, David Ortiz owns the highest wRC+ among qualified hitters in the game. Carpenter, however, is right there in second, ahead of Jose Altuve and Mike Trout. And upon

  • Stealing a Base, with Billy Hamilton and Jose Molina
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/23/2013 -  58
    joke that Hamilton is so fast he's already finished reading this article. Run-of-the-mill paragraph pointing out how slow Jose Molina is. Note that Molina is perhaps the game's slowest runner

  • Breakout Impossible: Don't Compare Jose Bautista to Others
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 7/27/2012 -  57
    Jose Bautista came out of nowhere two-and-a-half seasons ago and hit 54 home runs at the age of 29. At a time when most players' careers are declining, Bautista's taking off. In fact, his  breakout

  • Figuring Out Jose Fernandez's Trade Value
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/8/2015 -  47
    Jose Fernandez is available! Just posted at https://t.co/gtnhE81RUu: Untouchable? Hmmm, Marlins talking to Dodgers, others about Jose Fernandez https://t.co/cI8CdFLWt5— Jayson Stark

  • Prospect Watch: Jose Ramirez, James Jones
    in FanGraphs by JD Sussman - 5/5/2014 -  5
    1st of the current year); Top-15, the prospect's place on Marc Hulet's preseason organizational list; and Top-100, that same prospect's rank on Hulet's overall top-100 list. *** Jose Ramirez, 2B

  • Scouting Report: St. Paul Saints' Jose Hernandez
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 5/17/2013 -  8
    and trivia and people getting dunked in cottage cheese  between the innings, but I pay more attention than most to what's going on during the game. It's because of this that I got to see Jose Hernandez

  • Neverending Footage of Jose Bautista's Bat Flip
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/14/2015 -  53
    have witnessed Jose Bautista (first) homering and (then) hurling his bat into whatever lays beyond the eternal mise en scene. Footage robbed without shame from Gregor Chisholm of the Internet.

  • Extry, Extry: Lenny Dykstra To Fight Jose Canseco
    in NotGraphs by Jack Moore - 11/2/2011 -  5
    Breaking news from WPVI-TV Philadelphia's Jeff Skversky: As much as this just sounds like Lenny Dykstra is canceling his autograph session to have a street fight with Jose Canseco (which I

  • Jose Canseco Tweets Al Gore is Dead
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 3/30/2012 -  18
    in peace buddy hug for u— Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) March 28, 2012

  • Jose Quintana Is Better Than You Think
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 7/11/2014 -  14
    There were a lot of good pitchers in the American League last year. Jose Quintana was one of them. There are a lot of good pitchers in the American League this year. Jose Quintana is one of them. You

  • Jose Bautista's Historic Season and the Hall of Fame
    in Community by The Nicker - 7/7/2011 -  8
    Jose Bautista is in the midst of a historic year. Jose Bautista will in all likelihood not make it into the Hall of Fame. Much has already been said about the unique career arc of Joey Bats

  • Jose Ramirez Has Been Michael Brantley
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 8/24/2016 -  10
    -Star left fielder is to simply clone him using a 5-foot-9 utility infielder: Jose Ramirez vs. Michael Brantley Player AVG OBP SLG ISO wRC+ BB% K% HR* SB* WAR* Brantley, 2016

  • Did Jose Molina Frame the Red Sox?
    in FanGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 4/17/2012 -  114
    from the Rays' strike zone? Two main items stick out to me: (1) The left-handed strike zone was uncharacteristically rule-bookish. Only the top left corner had the customary flexibility. And (2) Jose

  • Jose Fernandez Has Two Breaking Balls
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 4/28/2016 -  13
    Sometimes you just have to ask. Different systems have different answers for the pitching mix that Jose Fernandez brings to the mound each game. So I did ask him. I said, "Do you consider your

  • Jose Altuve: Little Player, Big Game
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 10/31/2013 -  2
    At just 5'5 and 175 pounds according to our data, Jose Altuve is tiny, at least compared to his colleagues in the professional athlete world. In fact, his size is so much fun to discuss that a new

  • Jose Altuve: Fantasy Baseball's Most Valuable Hitter
    in RotoGraphs by Scott Strandberg - 7/18/2016 -  1
    Whenever I write my monthly second-base rankings, I find myself awestruck by how much better Jose Altuve is than any other option at the position. This usually leads me down an Altuve-based

  • Jose Iglesias and Jordy Mercer: Waiver Wire Shortstops
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 6/26/2013 -  5
    With the news that Jose Reyes is being activated from the disabled list here on Wednesday, there's a fairly good chance that whoever owns him in your league might have a shortstop  to send back

  • So Jose Molina Has Three Stolen Bases
    in FanGraphs by David G. Temple - 7/23/2014 -  21
    was going for. The fact that he has three steals is even less of a big deal. Lots of dudes don't have many steals. As of this writng, 64 players have less than 3 steals. It is slightly noteworthy that Jose

  • Jose De Leon Looked Exactly as Advertised
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/6/2016 -  10
    Jose De Leon made his debut over the weekend and he allowed four runs in six innings to a mediocre Padres lineup. Though he came away with the win, it would be easy to scan the box score and conclude

  • Jose Veras Joins Bad Astros Bullpen
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 12/18/2012 -  6
    Jose Veras signed with the Astros. Dude's 32 and has a career walk rate around five per nine. His career swinging-strike rate is below average. Why does he deserve a post again? Opportunity

  • Jose Iglesias, Defensive Metrics, and the Value of Going Right
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 5/3/2016 -  10
    Jose Iglesias is a shortstop capable of doing some pretty terrific things on a baseball field. I say that now because there's going to be plenty of .gifs in this post that paint Iglesias in a not-so

  • Twins Pitcher Jose Berrios Should Be Fun to Watch
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 5/4/2016 -  5
    Jose Berrios has a 6.75 ERA. His FIP is 5.63. He's walked 16% of the batters he's faced this season. He's averaging more than 20 pitches per inning, and in two starts he has completed just 9.1

  • Should Owners Walk Away From Jose Guillen?
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 11/24/2008 -  0
    If you like your baseball careers unpredictable, than you will love Jose Guillen. The Pirates made him a full-time starter at the age of 21 and he looked overmatched. And then he regressed. After

  • Marlins Get a Potential Bargain in Jose Reyes
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/5/2011 -  124
    Before the off-season started, we asked you guys to project how much the primary free agents would sign for this winter. The FanGraphs Crowd tabbed Jose Reyes for a six year, $101 million contract

  • Did Jose Fernandez Get More Dangerous?
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 7/24/2015 -  12
    Let's accept that, after four starts this season, there are few conclusions that can be reached about Jose Fernandez. After all, we need bigger samples of data, and even then, conclusions mostly have

  • The Case for Jose Altuve for American League MVP
    in FanGraphs by Corinne Landrey - 9/6/2016 -  41
    and, as a result, his performance is woefully lacking in gravitas. The same cannot be said, however, of one of the stars of another AL West team. It’s hard to watch Jose Altuve play a major-league baseball

  • Waiver Wire: Luke Scott and Jose Altuve
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 4/17/2012 -  8
    , though he already has two away from the Trop. If you’re searching for someone with cheap power potential then there’s currently no better option than Scott and his Wolverine-style beard. Jose Altuve

  • Jose Bautista: Not As Good, Still Really Good
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Petriello - 11/26/2013 -  4
    The amazing thing about Jose Bautista's breakout 2010 (54 homers, .422 wOBA) and arguably even better 2011 (43 homers, .443 wOBA) is that even when he's not really able to come close to sustaining

  • Jose Reyes Trade Talk: Why NOT the Giants?
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 5/5/2011 -  77
    There's been some talk that the San Francisco Giants are having internal discussions about trading for Jose Reyes this year. At first blush, it makes sense - the Giants are trying to get back

  • Is Jose Reyes Suffering From Crawford Backlash?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/15/2011 -  60
    Last week, the Marlins made an offer to every free agent with a pulse. At the heart of their "Sign Everyone!" plan is Jose Reyes, who reportedly received a six year, $90 million offer to move

  • Szu-Chi Chou, Taiwan's Jose Bautista
    in FanGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 3/1/2013 -  10
    -- despite his late-career Jose Bautista'ing -- is probably not MLB material. He could maybe work in the high minors for a few years, but the WBC is likely going to be the biggest stage of his career. Chou

  • Jose Fernandez Has Been Unhittable, and So Hittable
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 6/2/2016 -  16
    , with expectations for the upcoming season inferred from comments by star pitcher Jose Fernandez and manager Don Mattingly. Spring Training Report #1 Expectation: "He just might not resort to his

  • Steamer and I: Jose Abreu & Giancarlo Stanton
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 3/3/2015 -  17
    wOBA marks for 13 hitters (4.0%). Two of the top five hitters I was most pessimistic about compared with Steamer are 2014 rookie of the year Jose Abreu and oft-injured basher Giancarlo

  • Red Sox Jose Vinicio's Value On The Upswing
    in FanGraphs by Mike Newman - 10/5/2012 -  5
    As if the Boston Red Sox really needed to add another shortstop prospect to their impressive collection, Jose Vinicio made a successful, but injury shortened full season debut in Greenville. At 18

  • On the Recent Alterations to Jose Abreu's Steamer Projection
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 2/19/2014 -  14
    In the past week, the Steamer projections for Cuban emigre and presumptive White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu have changed a couple of times, from a line of .292/.381/.554 to .279/.364/.518 to .272

  • Jose Reyes Bounces Back ... At Least For Now
    in RotoGraphs by Karl de Vries - 11/4/2014 -  0
    It’s been more than a decade since Jose Reyes broke into the majors, and for this Mets fan, who grew up in Shea’s baseball wasteland of the ’90s when the likes of Jay Payton, Paul Wilson and Rey

  • Jose Ramirez is a Legit Mixed-League Shortstop
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 7/1/2016 -  3
    ). It's kind of like not putting your money where your mouth is. In this case, I absolutely have a vested interest in Jose Ramirez. Chris Mitchell and I both hold a special place in our hearts

  • Jose Altuve Might Actually Be Good Now
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 7/2/2014 -  36
    Is that an inflammatory headline? It feels like it might be. It's not like Jose Altuve was bad before, of course. But this is the Internet, where it's important to entice people to click on stories

  • Jose Reyes: Three Year Deal Candidate?
    in FanGraphs by Steve Slowinski - 11/9/2011 -  41
    are preparing to offer Jose Reyes a three-year deal, I had to chuckle to myself. There's the small market Marlins we know and love (/not really). They can talk the talk all they want, but if they're

  • Jose Reyes And Other Big Money Shortstops
    in FanGraphs by Mike Axisa - 12/5/2011 -  25
    The Marlins made the first big move of the winter meetings Sunday night, agreeing to sign Jose Reyes to a six-year contract worth $106 million. It's obviously the largest contract in franchise

  • Chris Archer, Jose Quintana, and Risk Valuation
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/3/2014 -  17
    of the contract signed by Chris Archer yesterday, and by Jose Quintana with the White Sox on March 24th. Player Pre-Arb Pre-Arb Super Two Arb 2 Arb 3 Arb 4 FA option FA option Buyouts

  • How Close To The Playoffs Would the Marlins Be With Jose Fernandez?
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 9/11/2014 -  51
    When Jose Fernandez blew out his elbow in May, the baseball world wept, rightfully so. It didn't matter if you were a Marlins fan or not, it only mattered that one of the brightest young stars

  • Is Jose Bautista Better When He's Angry?
    in FanGraphs by Owen Watson - 10/16/2015 -  53
    Hochevar down. Maybe Jose Bautista doesn’t get revenge more than other great players. Perhaps he simply shows his emotions more often than other players in the context of the American game, where

  • The Legal Implications of Jose Reyes' Indefinite Suspension
    in FanGraphs by Nathaniel Grow - 2/24/2016 -  34
    When news reports broke in November that Jose Reyes had been arrested in Hawaii for an alleged incident of domestic violence, many assumed that he would be the first test case under Major League

  • Tony Kemp and the Inevitable Jose Altuve Comparison
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 5/17/2016 -  6
    , and the ending featured one of the best players on the planet. The similarities abound, but there are some notable differences between Kemp's and Jose Altuve's minor-league credentials, and those

  • Corey Kluber, Jose Fernandez and Maximizing Your Weapons
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 8/30/2016 -  3
    it?" In the National League, a similar adjustment is taking place, and it's taking place with perhaps the only breaking ball that acts as a true comp for Kluber's: the one thrown by Miami's Jose Fernandez

  • Jose Ceda and Alexander Torres: Mining the Minors
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 5/13/2011 -  7
    the Rays are holding up in the AL East, and if they need any pitching reinforcements. Jose Ceda, RP Organization: Marlins Current Level: Triple-A Statistics: 1-1 W-L; 10 SVs; 0.56 ERA; 0.88 WHIP; 19

  • Too Close To Call: Gordon Beckham and Jose Altuve
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 1/4/2012 -  8
    , but there is substantial concern over whether he ever will reach that point again. On the other side is the Astros’ young Venezuelan second baseman, Jose Altuve, who came up at the end of July and hit

  • Jose Altuve: Good Things Come in Small Packages
    in RotoGraphs by Colin Zarzycki - 10/26/2012 -  5
    Jose Altuve is like Major League Baseball's version of Earl Boykins; whenever you watch him standing at the plate you can't help but think "wait, the Little League World Series started already?" He

  • 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

  • MLB Court Filing: It Rejected A's Proposal For San Jose Ballpark
    in FanGraphs by Wendy Thurm - 12/7/2013 -  35
    In a court filing late Friday night, Major League Baseball told the federal judge hearing San Jose's lawsuit against the league that MLB rejected the Oakland A's proposal to move to San Jose in June

  • 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

  • Tussle Over Proposed A's Ballpark in San Jose Heats Up
    in FanGraphs by Wendy Thurm - 9/7/2012 -  94
    The Oakland A's want to move to San Jose, approximately 45 miles south of Oakland and 50 miles southeast of San Francisco. The Giants oppose the move on the ground that the A's granted the Giants

  • San Jose's Case Against MLB Down To One State Claim
    in FanGraphs by Wendy Thurm - 10/11/2013 -  105
    Federal Judge Ronald Whyte today dismissed the City of San Jose's federal and state antitrust claims against Major League Baseball but permitted a claim for tortious interference with contract

  • MLB Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Deny San Jose Appeal
    in FanGraphs by Nathaniel Grow - 6/30/2015 -  31
    Overshadowed by last week's series of momentous decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court, Major League Baseball recently filed a brief with the Court urging it to reject an appeal by the city of San Jose

  • SEO Gargantua: Jose Fernandez Bat Toss Weight-Loss Trick
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 9/11/2013 -  16
    Sources close to the situation -- and also just the box score itself -- suggest that right-hander Jose Fernandez has homered tonight off Mike Minor in the sixth inning of Miami's game against

  • Appellate Court Upholds MLB Antitrust Exemption in San Jose Lawsuit
    in FanGraphs by Nathaniel Grow - 1/15/2015 -  7
    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its long-awaited ruling in the appeal of San Jose’s lawsuit against Major League Baseball today. The lawsuit involves the proposed relocation of the Oakland

  • I Can't Wait to Tell My Son About Jose Fernandez
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/26/2016 -  63
    as an opportunity to experience unbridled enjoyment. Yesterday, my son lost the opportunity to watch Jose Fernandez. Not just to watch Jose Fernandez pitch, but more importantly, to watch Jose Fernandez love