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  • Carlos Ruiz Cannot Replicate His Breakout Year
    in RotoGraphs by J.P. Breen - 10/18/2013 -  11
    , owners fought over guys such as Hisashi Iwakuma and Jose Fernandez. In 2012, though, one of the top waiver wire superstars was veteran Carlos Ruiz. The Phillies' catcher was the fourth-ranked catcher

  • Catcher Subsisting with Ruiz, Suzuki, Hanigan, Jaso
    in RotoGraphs by Nicholas Minnix - 5/13/2014 -  13
    widely predicted. Such are the 2014 cases of Carlos Ruiz, Kurt Suzuki, Ryan Hanigan and John Jaso, who are, depending on your mixed league’s settings, among the top 12 to 24 catchers in it. Ruiz: .279

  • Carlos Ruiz Suspended
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/27/2012 -  124
    a big power surge, especially later in his career, there will always be folks claiming that they had some chemical assistance. And they do it because of cases like Carlos Ruiz. Ruiz had a breakout

  • The Power of Carlos Ruiz
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 11/16/2012 -  2
    During the 2008 World Series a few friends and I began calling Carlos Ruiz “Babe Ruiz”. The light hitting 29-year-old catcher in his second season was destroying the Tampa Bay Rays. He hit .375/.500

  • Carlos Ruiz Gets Bought Out
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 1/25/2010 -  28
    Reportedly, Carlos Ruiz has resigned with the Phillies for three years and nine million dollars, which covers his remaining years of arbitration. Since these are arbitration years, figuring out what

  • Don't Forget: Carlos Ruiz Exists
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Petriello - 4/19/2013 -  15
    Last year, there were exactly three catchers who had at least 15 homers and a .390 on-base percentage: Miguel Montero, Buster Posey, & Carlos Ruiz. Let's look at those three again

  • Contract Crowdsourcing 2013-14: Carlos Ruiz
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 9/30/2013 -  13
    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: Carlos Ruiz. Some relevant

  • Carlos Ruiz: The Best Catcher In Baseball?
    in FanGraphs by Steve Slowinski - 7/18/2012 -  37
    than 33-year-old Carlos Ruiz. Say it with me now: "...Him?" In fact, if you look at the offensive leaderboard, you'll see these five hitters sitting at the top of the list: wOBA wRC

  • 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

  • Nick Hundley and Carlos Ruiz: Catcher Injury Updates
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 5/9/2011 -  3
    contribution. Carlos Ruiz, PHI -- The Philadelphia catcher situation is actually a little easier to handle if you're a Ruiz owner.  The Phillies were hoping to not even have to put their starting catcher

  • Double-A Red Sox Pitchers: Bard, Ruiz and Workman,
    in FanGraphs by JD Sussman - 4/18/2013 -  18
    . Those in attendance — RotoGraphs/Bullpen Banter's Al Skorupa, scouts and myself — unanimously agreed Pete Ruiz has a future as a big league reliever. Ruiz started his two-inning stint slowly, but his

  • Rather Late Quiz: How Much Does Carlos Ruiz Care?
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/29/2013 -  11
    Bill Baer of Crashburn Alley has dedicated at least a portion of his evening to reminding us, the tired surfers of the internet, that Carlos Ruiz one time conspicuously mastered his opponent

  • Phillies Re-Sign Carlos Ruiz. Don't Mock Just Yet.
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/18/2013 -  73
    Heading into the winter, it wasn't entirely clear what the market for Carlos Ruiz was going to look like. He's headed into his age-35 season, coming off his worst offensive year since 2008

  • 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

  • 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

  • Gordon and Ruiz: From the DL to a Waiver Wire Near You
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 9/12/2012 -  1
    ownership percentages. Carlos Ruiz, PHI  |C|  Ownership: ESPN - 35.3%  Yahoo - 52.0% As the monthly catcher rankings were rolling out, there was a substantial amount of skepticism on my part

  • 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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Jose 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

  • 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

  • Jose Bautista and the 9-3 Putout
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 6/2/2014 -  76
    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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • The 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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 -  47
    Jose Altuve is awesome. That is all.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • Is Jose Bautista The New Ben Zobrist?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/17/2010 -  24
    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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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 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 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

  • 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

  • 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