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  • The Jose Altuve Adjustments
    in Community by ColinBaseball - 4/28/2017 -  0

  • An Opening Day Overreaction: Jose Ramirez the MVP Candidate
    in Community by guster9285 - 4/5/2017 -  0
    Jose Ramirez broke out for the Indians last season. Long seen as just a placeholder for Francisco Lindor, Jose hit well enough all year to keep getting starts in a utility role, and eventually moving

  • The Poor Man's Jose Peraza
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 2/2/2017 -  7
    On Monday, Scott Strandberg wrote that everybody is paying too much for Jose Peraza. The statement is based on NFBC ADP which has him going a round or two earlier than what I've seen in expert mocks

  • A New Jose Quintana Idea
    in FanGraphs by Nicolas Stellini - 1/27/2017 -  76
    We've been waiting for Jose Quintana to get traded for a while now. Chris Sale's move to Boston signaled the start of a fire sale for the White Sox, and Adam Eaton soon followed him out the door

  • Projecting Jose De Leon
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 1/25/2017 -  6
    At long last, the Dodgers found a solution to their hole at second base, acquiring second baseman Logan Forsythe from the Rays on Monday night in exchange for top pitching prospect Jose De Leon

  • Should We Believe in Jose Ramirez?
    in RotoGraphs by Randy Holt - 1/18/2017 -  5
      As we begin to approach the 2017 season, one of the larger wild cards at the third base position is Cleveland Indians third sacker Jose Ramirez. While Ramirez is coming off of a remarkable

  • Jose Bautista and Defying the Curve
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 1/17/2017 -  17
    So Jose Bautista will not receive the six years or $150 million he was reportedly seeking a year ago. According to Ken Rosenthal, Bautista has reportedly reached an agreement on a one-year deal

  • Do the Astros Need Jose Quintana?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/20/2016 -  61
    trade to make, as they haven't yet moved Jose Quintana, one of the game's best pitchers, and a guy who is signed for four more years at bargain prices. And for a while now, whenever anyone asked

  • A Very Stupid Jose Altuve Hypothetical
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/14/2016 -  40
    to be declined. I then quickly one-upped myself. The McCutchen answer was maybe somewhat interesting. But what about an even more team-favorable option? Enter Jose Altuve. Altuve is under guaranteed

  • The Price for Jose Quintana Should Also Be Sky High
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 12/7/2016 -  22
    the White Sox have who might fetch a good deal on the trade market, we begin with Chris Sale. With Sale crossed off the list, the obvious next name belongs to the White Sox other ace, Jose Quintana

  • Jose Bautista Fighting Decline
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 11/17/2016 -  3
    this past year following his age-40 season. At 36, free agent Jose Bautista is a few years older than Ortiz was back in 2008, but similar questions apply. From 2010 to 2015, the former Jays outfielder

  • Jose Bautista Might Be the Most Interesting Free Agent
    in Community by igloo - 11/9/2016 -  0
    It’s safe to say 2016 was a disappointing year for Jose Bautista. After posting three consecutive seasons with a WAR greater than 4, Bautista posted his lowest mark since 2008. The Toronto Blue Jays

  • Jose Bautista Thinks the ALCS Is Rigged
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 10/17/2016 -  44
    , a little too unusual, per Mike Vorkunov's twitter account. Jose Bautista implied today that there are "circumstances" working against the Jays & we're not talking about whatever

  • On Jose Fernandez and The 2016 Cy Young
    in Community by OTBB_Sean - 9/30/2016 -  4
    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

  • 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

  • FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron on Jose Fernandez
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 9/26/2016 -  4
    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

  • 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

  • Ubaldo Jimenez Found His Mechanics at the Right Time
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Pollack - 9/13/2016 -  2
    The words "Ubaldo Jimenez" and "good start" haven't appeared together often this year. In fact the word "start" itself hasn't always applied. But with his team clinging to a Wild Card spot and still

  • 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

  • Prospect Stock Watch: Andujar, Tucker, Jimenez
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 8/26/2016 -  0
    reason to rush his development as he learns to translate his tools into results. Joe Jimenez | RHP | Tigers ETA: 2017 Value: Rising The Tigers don’t develop a ton of players but Jimenez looks

  • 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 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • The Most Bizarre Jose Altuve Stat
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 6/15/2016 -  27
    Jose Altuve has 18 steals in 19 attempts this season. No, that's not the bizarre stat. That's just an impressive stat. Jose Altuve is an excellent base-stealer! Among the 71 players with at least

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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: 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The White Sox, Black Holes, and Trading Jose Quintana
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 11/18/2015 -  102
    of a stars-and-scrubs team in 2015, led on offense by Jose Abreu and Adam Eaton, with a rotation fronted by typically excellent seasons out of Chris Sale and Jose Quintana. In Abreu and Sale, specifically

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ubaldo Jimenez Proving His Worth
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 6/29/2015 -  10
    pacing the offense, there are still questions about the pitching staff, but Ubaldo Jimenez has returned from a terrible 2014 to provide stability for an Orioles team once again in first place

  • The Daily Grind: Jimenez, Hand, Murphy
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/1/2015 -  7
    ). As we know, the Astros offer their fair share of strikeouts. They can also drop their share of crooked numbers. Jimenez is definitely a high risk, high reward pick. Stack Targets: Jose Urena, Brett

  • 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

  • The Daily Grind: Jimenez, Martinez, House
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/29/2015 -  13
    Agenda Team Strikeouts Daily DFS - Jimenez and Martinez GB / FB Splits Tomorrow's Targets - Chavez, Norris, House, Valencia, Marisnick Factor Grid 1. Team Strikeouts We're

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • How Jose Altuve Got to 200 Hits
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 9/22/2014 -  23
    Jose Altuve's career is notable because he is a 5-foot-5 man from Venezuela making a living as a professional athlete in America. Jose Altuve's season is notable because of hits. Lots and lots

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Briefly Considered: Ubaldo Jimenez at Different Velocities
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/14/2014 -  6
    Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez produced his third consecutive poor start for the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, recording just three strikeouts against 27 opposing batters while posting a single-game xFIP

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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:

  • Ubaldo Jimenez, More Than a Late Round "Gamble"
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 3/24/2014 -  10
    Do I love Ubaldo Jimenez as a pitcher? No. He is wild, he is inconsistent, and very difficult to predict on a year-by-year and start-by-start basis. However, he is looking very undervalued of late

  • Ubaldo Jimenez Sends Orioles Hurtling Toward Nelson Cruz
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 2/23/2014 -  75
    illustrated, or will illustrate, it's interesting that this is what Cruz was reduced to. Something else that's interesting is how the Orioles' earlier acquisition of Ubaldo Jimenez in part allowed the Cruz

  • The Orioles Bet on the New Ubaldo Jimenez
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 2/18/2014 -  73
    Ubaldo Jimenez isn't what he used to be. His pitches have all declined in velocity and bite since his peak in Colorado, and his Cleveland numbers, both superficial and underlying, look pale

  • 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

  • Ervin Santana vs. Ubaldo Jimenez
    in Community by baseballstooge - 2/4/2014 -  0
    While Ervin Santana and Ubaldo Jimenez certainly have their similarities, they each have different risks and benefits associated with them. They have often been connected throughout the offseason

  • 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

  • Just What is One Getting in Ubaldo Jimenez?
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/30/2014 -  31
    . A year ago, Ubaldo Jimenez wasn't good. Masahiro Tanaka has never pitched in the States. Hell, the surest thing might be A.J. Burnett, and he's old, and he just became an actual free agent the other

  • Who Could Improve the Most with Ervin Santana or Ubaldo Jimenez?
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/27/2014 -  52
    Let's acknowledge that we can't quite figure out Ervin Santana or Ubaldo Jimenez. I've been trying, off and on, for months. Jimenez is a prize of the free-agent market. As recently as 2012 he

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • Contract Crowdsourcing 2013-14: Ubaldo Jimenez
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/15/2013 -  16
    is likely to receive, FanGraphs is also requesting that readers make note of how much they'd pay each free agent were they, themselves, actual GMs. In this edition: Ubaldo Jimenez. Some relevant

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Daily Notes: Feat. The Quite Very Effective Ubaldo Jimenez
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 9/14/2013 -  11
    Table of Contents Here's the table of contents for today's edition of the Daily Notes. 1. The Quite Very Effective Ubaldo Jimenez 2. Today’s MLB.TV Free Game 3. Today's Complete Schedule

  • 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

  • Is Ubaldo Jimenez Back?
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 9/12/2013 -  11
    that group of starters in ERA, with a 1.94 mark. Since the beginning of June, the man in question has posted a 2.63 ERA. Of course, you know from the title that I'm talking about Ubaldo Jimenez

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Daily Notes: Featuring Gerrit Cole Against Jose Fernandez
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 7/28/2013 -  17
    , for the benefit of the wide readership, how young and hard-throwing Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole (48.2 IP, 100 xFIP-, 0.6 WAR) faces young and hard-throwing Miami right-hander Jose Fernandez (111.2 IP

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Just How Far Gone is Ubaldo Jimenez?
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 5/13/2013 -  20
    A few weeks ago in one of my FanGraphs chats, I was asked who had a better chance of rediscovering his old self, between Scott Kazmir and Ubaldo Jimenez. I made the same sort of crack any one of us

  • 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

  • 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

  • Effectively Wild Episode 176: Jose Fernandez and Service Time/Jose Bautista and Umpire Payback
    in FanGraphs by Ben Lindbergh - 4/8/2013 -  0
    Ben and Sam talk about why the Marlins have put service-time considerations aside in Jose Fernandez's case, then discuss Jose Bautista's comments about umpires.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • Life, D'Angelo Jimenez Plod Onward
    in NotGraphs by Patrick Dubuque - 7/31/2012 -  5
    in logarithmic fashion toward Moyerdom. D'Angelo Jimenez is still older than me. He is a thirty-four year old baseball player. Half his life ago, he was a seventeen year-old baseball player. Between

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Decline of Ubaldo Jimenez
    in FanGraphs by J.P. Breen - 5/2/2012 -  55
    Coming off a six-win season in 2010, right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez disappointed on the mound last year, splitting time between the Colorado Rockies and Cleveland Indians. His velocity dropped

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ubaldo Jimenez Suspended Five Games
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 4/3/2012 -  98
    The feud between Ubaldo Jimenez and Troy Tulowitzki reached a tipping point this past weekend. After an off-season in which the two took shots at each other through the media, Jimenez hit Tulowitzki

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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 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

  • Ubaldo Jimenez: Head-Scratcher of the Year
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 9/17/2011 -  3
    Last year's amazing first half and full season performance supported by luck metrics that were unsustainable caused Ubaldo Jimenez to be overvalued in 2011 drafts. Of course, although many expected

  • 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

  • Deadline Recap: Against The Ubaldo Jimenez Trade
    in FanGraphs by Steve Slowinski - 8/2/2011 -  34
    sorts of debate. The Ubaldo Jimenez trade is a great example. I have conflicting emotions on this trade: while I like the total package the Rockies got back in return, I really dislike the trade

  • Jimenez, Adams, Uehara: Trade Ramifications
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 8/1/2011 -  2
    The following is a quick look at how the fantasy value changed for a few players involved in trades that were made this weekend. Ubaldo Jimenez (to Indians) – Ubaldo's fantasy value doesn't look

  • Jimenez Makes Playoffs More Realistic in the Cleve
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 7/31/2011 -  16
    a postseason berth, seemed improbable. In fact, that's precisely what's happended, as, last night, Cleveland acquired Colorado ace Ubaldo Jimenez from the Rockies in exchange for minor-league pitchers

  • 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

  • Is Ubaldo Jimenez Inconsistent?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/19/2011 -  64
    Over the last week, Ubaldo Jimenez has become a popular conversation piece, as he has been linked to the Yankees and Reds (among other teams) as a potential acquisition before the trade deadline

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • Hot GIF: Ubaldo Jimenez, 99 mph Splitter?
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/8/2011 -  16
    . The footage you see here is from the bottom of the sixth inning of last night's Rockies-Padres game. According to the Pitch F/x data (pitch id #321), this is Ubaldo Jimenez striking out Brad Hawpe

  • Ubaldo Jimenez Back On Track With Shutout?
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 6/2/2011 -  20
    After a brutal start to the season, including an ERA over 5.00 and an 0-5 record, Ubaldo Jimenez appears to be righting the ship following Wednesday's complete game shutout victory over the Dodgers

  • 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

  • Will Ubaldo Jimenez Bounce Back?
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 5/19/2011 -  27
    Through seven starts last season, Ubaldo Jimenez was the best pitcher in baseball. In 48.1 innings pitched, Jimenez allowed 28 hits while striking out 49 batters en route to a miniscule 0.93 ERA

  • 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 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

  • Is Jose Bautista the Best Hitter in the AL?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/25/2011 -  97
    Among the most talked about story lines heading into the 2011 season, few generated as much interest as Jose Bautista's attempt to follow up on his monstrous season from last year. The universal

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ubaldo Jimenez Prediction Contest Results
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 10/7/2010 -  17
    After he got off to a 9-1 start with a 0.88 ERA, I asked readers to predict Ubaldo Jimenez for the rest of the season. Jimenez ended up with 10 W, 153 Ks, a 3.83 ERA and a 1.264 WHIP. We had two

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • Ubaldo Jimenez - An Outlier Impostor?
    in Community by purplerox - 6/24/2010 -  18
    .  Why do I bother with such an introduction? Well I think this explains the case of Ubaldo Jimenez.  On April 17, Jimenez became the first player in franchise history to throw a no-hitter.   Jimenez’s

  • 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

  • Wanted: Ubaldo Jimenez Community Analysis
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 6/20/2010 -  83
    on both sides of the argument, we'd like to invite those with particularly strong thoughts and analysis on Ubaldo Jimenez's continued success to submit posts to our community blog. We will publish

  • 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

  • Appreciating and Projecting Ubaldo Jimenez
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 5/27/2010 -  35
    and check out Ubaldo Jimenez through the same time span: 9 W, 0.88 ERA, 61 Ks, 0.925 WHIP Greinke was a shade better but nevertheless we as baseball fans should be more wowed by Jimenez than we

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 2009 Impact Rookie: Jose Tabata
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