- This Is Not the Kyle Seager You're Looking For
. Small sample sizes may be the tools of the foolhardy, but that doesn't mean they don't produce a little bit of fun along the way. Take for instance the performance of Kyle Seager. No really, take
- Jarrod Parker: Outstanding in One Way
Let's not dance around the subject, Jarrod Parker has an outstanding change-up. Since his first full season in 2012, Parker has teased fantasy analysts with a below average strikeout rate and above
- Q&A: Kyle Parker, Colorado Rockies Power-Hitting Prospect
Kyle Parker has a simple approach to hitting. The 24-year-old Colorado Rockies prospect likes to hunt fastballs, and when he gets one, he takes a healthy rip. Parker has power. He hit 23 bombs
- Jarrod Parker, Now Healthy
On May 7th, Jarrod Parker woke up with a pain in his neck. He'd been dealing with it for a while, and it had a lot do with his 7.34 ERA and the fact that he was giving up more than two home runs per
- The “Exceptional” Kyle Lohse
After the 2012 season, Kyle Lohse declined the qualifying offer of the St. Louis Cardinals, and hit the free agent market. Lohse’s 2012 season was exactly what any starter would want
- Poem: To a Photograph of Dave Parker
To a Photograph of Dave Parker
In love poems we talk about eye color.
Your eyes are the color of the virginity that Brooke Shields just lost
And the luxury Oldsmobile she’ll give
- Kyle Seager, an Excellent Keeper
This is now two seasons of Kyle Seager we have under our belts and the two seasons look very similar with modest improvements in some key areas, which has pushed Seager from being a slightly above
- Dave Parker Was, And Is, The Man
Not everyone liked Dave Parker. Certainly the fans who threw things at him in the Pittsburgh outfield, slashed the roof of his convertible and even threatened his life could be counted in this camp
- Believing In Kyle Seager
the last 30 days. No one should be surprised by that. The second-highest wOBA (.470) in the last 30 days belongs to third baseman Kyle Seager. Considering he's been a four-win player already this year
- CAIN: Counting a Pitcher's HR/FB Out-Performance
- Kyle Blanks Seeks Brand Ambassador
Kyle Blanks is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced brand ambassador . This position requires proven and tested customer service excellence, an outgoing “people person” personality
- Planning for Your Future, with Kyle Farnsworth
"Hi, I'm Kyle Farnsworth. You probably know me as a longtime major-league reliever with the Cubs, Rays, Yankees, and other teams. Baseball is great, but my real passion is helping people plan
- Making Sense of Jarrod Parker
Jarrod Parker wasn't right early in the season. Through April, Parker had given up 43 hits in 29.1 innings, and carried a bloated 7.336 ERA. There were some analysts who started to wonder
- Thinking About Jarrod Parker
Right-hander Jarrod Parker was one of my biggest sleepers coming into the season. He quietly compiled a 3.47 ERA with a 3.43 FIP last year, and I predicted the strikeout rate would jump in 2013
- Kyle Blanks: Waiver Wire
There’s nothing like the threat of being sent down to light a fire under a player, and while Kyle Blanks had started his climb out of the depths before he was given his reprieve, Yonder Alonso’s
- AL SP Stock Watch: Parker, Buchholz & McAllister
League starting pitchers making waves early on.
Parker was a popular late round pick this season coming off a strong rookie campaign last year in Oakland. However, I wasn't
- Jarrod Parker On Tommy John Surgery and Sliders
The ranking might change day-by-day, Jarrod Parker said, but he agreed: "Overall I would say the fastball and changeup are my two better pitches." And that changeup is special -- he threw it more
- Trouble With the Change, Starring Jarrod Parker
Jarrod Parker has failed to make it out of the fourth inning in two of his three starts this season. After Sunday's drubbing from the Detroit Tigers, it's time to start wondering what's wrong
- A Kyle Lohse Back-and-Forth
Below, a back-and-forth.
Michael Bourn finally got signed, right before the start of spring training. Bourn's signing leaves only Kyle Lohse among available free agents
- Kyle Crick And Building The Scouting Profile
Kyle Crick enters 2013 as the top prospect in the San Francisco Giants organization. Having seen his final start of the 2012 season, I can attest to his having both the raw stuff and durable frame
- Kyle Lohse Propaganda
of baseball fans want no part of free-agent starter Kyle Lohse. Lohse is still out there, ready to be signed, but a market doesn't seem to have developed, and no team seems to be the frontrunner. No fan
- Parker and Recreations
Given his previous prospect pedigree, it wasn't terribly shocking to see Jarrod Parker perform so well in his first season in the big leagues. However, throw in the fact that he missed the entire
- Kyle Lohse: Is He A Fluke?
Kyle Lohse turned in the best season of his career at age-33. Since joining the St. Louis Cardinals in 2008, Lohse has flashed the ability to be an effective pitcher. It wasn't until his walk year
- Jarrod Parker: Stubborn Voter's Rookie of the Year
, there's not much room for argument in the 2012 AL RoY. But what follows is an argument in favor of Oakland's Jarrod Parker.
In case there's any doubt, let it be known that I do not support
- Jarrod Parker Did It
Monday night, the Athletics played a critical game against the Rangers, which is not what this is about. The starter and the winning pitcher for the Athletics was Jarrod Parker, which is more what
- Collage Most Murderous: Dave Parker
From the depths of newspaper morgue and the dead-letter office come this Collage Most Murderous ...
Dave Parker is not on the loose on the streets of your town, but that's only because Dave
- The New and Improved Kyle Kendrick
Though he was originally called up as a full-time starter in 2007, Kyle Kendrick has been anything but full-time since 2009. In 2007 and 2008, Kendrick made 51 appearances and 50 of them were starts
- Q&A: Jarrod Parker: A's Ace-in-the-Making
The strength of the A’s is their pitching staff. And the strength of the A’s pitching staff -- at least as far as the future is concerned -- is Jarrod Parker. The 23-year-old right-hander
- Daily Notes: Parker Debuts Again, For First Time
Table of Contents
Here's the table of contents for today's edition of Daily Notes.
1. Brief Previews of Select Games
2. Lightly Annotated Video: Jarrod Parker's Repertoire
- Parker and Clevenger: Waiver Wire
Even though the A’s didn’t take Parker with them on their trip to Japan, no one expected him to languish in Triple-A for very long. After 20 innings in Sacramento, Parker finally
- Is Kyle Seager Fantasy Relevant?
I think it was Edison that once said something to the effect of "opportunity occurs when good fortune meets preparation." While motivational quotes might not inspire Kyle Seager, this should
- Free Kyle Blanks?
In 2009, at the precocious age of 22, Kyle Blanks stormed into the Show and promptly swatted 10 big flies, and his .372 wOBA -- in a limited sample -- was third-best on the Padres. In other words, he
- Kyle Parker Debut A Mixed Bag For Rockies
Colorado Rockies 2010 first round pick Kyle Parker posted impressive power numbers, but lofty strikeout totals in his full season debut in the South Atlantic League. Given his being age appropriate
- Jarrod Parker Debuts For Diamondbacks
Lost in the shuffle of Tuesday night's historic comeback by the Arizona Diamondbacks was the major-league debut of D-Backs prized prospect, Jarrod Parker. A top-10 selection in the 2007 draft, Parker
- Jarrod Parker Deserves a September Call Up
Parker has varied wildly. From Tommy John surgery, to questions surrounding his recovery, the past couple of years has brought more questions than answers about the young right-hander.
In mid-July, I
- Things Kyle Blanks Is Standing in Front Of
In no case is this more clear than in the case of the above screenshot -- taken from last night's contest between San Diego and San Francisco. In said image, Padre outfielder/first baseman Kyle Blanks
- Jarrod Parker Has Priorities
Around 2pm ET yesterday, amid the experiment in exhaustion that was the author's Twitter feed ahead of the 4pm ET trade deadline, Arizona pitching prospect Jarrod Parker reminded us all of what's
- Kyle Seager: Mining the Minors
Late Wednesday night, the Mariners called up Kyle Seager. In a related story, this edition of Mining the Minors got much more interesting just before midnight.
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- Promotion: Kyle Drabek
Less than nine months after being the centerpiece of the Roy Halladay trade, 22-year-old Kyle Drabek will make his first big league start tomorrow night against the Orioles in Baltimore. Doug's son
- Kyle Farnsworth, Starting Pitcher?
The Royals haven't gotten much of a return on their 2 year, $9 million investment in Kyle Farnsworth so far. Rather than proving to be a relief ace to stabilize the bullpen, he's continued to be his
- Daily Graphing - Kyle Farnsworth
Reports are that free agent Kyle Fransworth will likely be signed by the Yankees to a three year contract somewhere in the neighborhood of 17 million dollars. This past year he had his best season