- Miguel Batista on Literary Theory, by Memory
as a writer of his own stories. Those are good, but totally different.
Miguel Batista: Did you know Garcia Marquez was a reporter? He wrote like a reporter.
Me: Why did I not know
- Confounding: Are the Rockies Rebuilding?
- The Rockies’ One Through Eight: the Small Successes and Failures of Lineup Construction
- A Hall of Fame Moment, Parsed and in Context
- Jesus Montero: Cabrera, Konerko, or Karim Garcia?
is going to become one of those hitters, with scouts comparing his offensive profile to Mike Piazza and Miguel Cabrera, among others. He's extremely strong, he's got pretty good plate coverage, and he's
- Miguel Castro, Roberto Osuna and the A-Ball Jump
the creme of the crop. That's about as unexciting as it gets. However, there are some wildcards in the bullpen mix. There are rumblings that a couple of 20-year-olds -- Miguel Castro and Roberto Osuna
- Freddy Garcia Is Staying Alive
Rare is it when a pitcher’s ERA, FIP, and xFIP are in a state of complete accord. Nearly as rare is Freddy Garcia pitching more than 100 innings in any given season during these twilight years of his
- Cardinals Extend Jaime Garcia
The St. Louis Cardinals moved today to lock up one of their important young pieces, signing pitcher and potential ace-in-the-making Jaime Garcia to a four year contract worth $27.5 million. The deal
- Keeper Question: Jaime Garcia
Garcia missed most of the 2009 season after undergoing the procedure following the 2008 season. In his first full season back, Garcia not only pitched quite well, he did so in the majors, having
- Forgotten: Lefty Jaime Garcia
Cardinals left hander Jaime Garcia almost opted for professional baseball in his native country of Mexico in 2005. But area scout Joe Almaraz convinced Garcia to sign with the St. Louis
- Spoiler Alert: It's Garcia Time
is handing the ball to Freddy Garcia, former Mariners and White Sox great, who won a ring with the White Sox in 2005.
Garcia spent last season with the Phillies, though most of it was not actually
- Avisail Garcia's Uncomfortable Situation
Look at the rumors for the White Sox. They concern a certain part of the team. Though the club is ostensibly starting Melky Cabrera, Adam Eaton, and Avisail Garcia in the outfield, they're supposedly
- Jaime Garcia: The Groundball Machine
What do you think is higher: seasons played by or DL stints for Jaime Garcia? That’s probably an easy one. What about Garcia’s innings v. DL stints? I’ll tell you that he has thrown 660 innings
- Freddy Garcia: Value in Pinstripes?
Freddy Garcia did not even make our initial AL starting pitcher rankings. After a strong start to the season, at least on the surface, in a month's worth of work, the question is whether this old
- Bourgeois & Garcia: Waiver Wire
like the elite baserunners, he's going to help your team.
Freddy Garcia | SP | Yankees | Ownership: 29% Yahoo!, 45.7%
The Yankees decided not to blow their prospect wad on a starting pitcher
- Anchoring Miguel
is doing. It is with this in mind that I bring up Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers, the offensively-talented youngster that is usually thought of as a force to be reckoned with when he steps up to the plate
- Spotted: Karim Garcia Homering Importantly
major-leaguer Karim Garcia, currently of Mexican club Yaquis de Obregón.
In tonight's edition, we find a another grainy daguerreotype -- in this case, not of Garcia being walked intentionally
- Jaime Garcia's Return Key for Cardinals
Eleven innings after his departure Jaime Garcia's return to the Cardinals' rotation was buried by the absurdity of one of the season's longest games. After battling back from one run down in the 16th
- Freddy Garcia and the Value of Broken Starters
From 2001 to 2006, Freddy Garcia posted six consecutive seasons with 200 or more innings pitched, and while he wasn't an ace, he was an above average durable starting pitcher. That skillset helped
- Jaime Garcia Is the New Adam Wainwright
was a perfectly reasonable projection.
Perfectly reasonable until we realize that Jaime Garcia is the new Adam Wainwright.
As Garcia climbed the minor league ranks, he seemed to have some potential
- Turning to Freddy Garcia With the Season on the Line
Clayton Kershaw again, so, yeah, this isn't a great situation -- and are turning to Freddy Garcia in this win-or-go-home game. Yes, the Freddy Garcia who turned 37 yesterday, and has had a season
- Luck and Skill Converging for Jaime Garcia
If not for Ubaldo Jimenez's continued dominance, Jaime Garcia might be the big story of the National League right now. Garcia pitched six shutout innings last night, holding the Padres to just three
- I Don't Get It: Avisail Garcia
. That extends to congratulating others on "good" picks. Avisail Garcia is one player who always garners a pat on the back. If you can't tell, I don't understand the love. I'd like to. I'm open
- Spotted: Karim Garcia on First Base
First, Karim Garcia was Baseball America's seventh-overall prospect. Then, he played on at least 11 different teams in at least four different countries. Then he hit a single in the bottom
- NLCS Scouting: Greinke vs. Garcia
Why, hello to you too.
Toinght, 8:10pm: Zack Greinke vs. Jaime Garcia.
Zack Greinke (3.83 ERA, 2.66 SIERA)
Greinke has spawned a Twitter war this afternoon, as everyone seemingly wants
- Milone and Garcia: NL Starting Pitchers
struggles with runners on base.
With a month of the season left to go, Garcia has thrown almost exactly the same number of innings he threw last year with the exact same number
- Christian Garcia: The Nationals' K-Rod?
Christian Garcia, 27, came up from the minors this month and has struck out seven against two unintentional walks in six innings of work. The only run he's allowed came on a Giancarlo Stanton solo
- Four Degrees of Miguel Batista = Miguel Batista
As I notice that 41-year-old Miguel Batista started the first game of yesterday's Mets-Giants doubleheader...
Batista's first game was as a member of the Pirates in 1992, where he pitched two
- New Miguel Cabrera: Old Miguel Cabrera?
Miguel Cabrera was the third-best first baseman this year by our end-of-year evaluations, but his owners paid first-best fantasy player prices. Take a look at his isolated power -- the main missing
- Prospect Watch: McMahon, Rondon, and Garcia
***Jarlin Garcia, LHP, Miami Marlins (Profile)
Level: Low-A Age: 21 Top-15: N/A Top-100: N/A
Line: 15 IP, 13 H, 6 R, 17/4 K/BB, 2.40 ERA, 2.60 FIP
It's hard not to like a lefty who
- Scouting the Cardinals' Return for Jaime Garcia
The St. Louis Cardinals sent lefty Jaime Garcia to Atlanta in exchange for a trio of minor leaguers this evening. Below are my thoughts on the prospects heading to St. Louis in the deal.
- Miguel Olivo Hulk Smash
Miguel Olivo thought his bat could have done a better job Tuesday, so he told him so.
Apologies to Carlos Perez, but Brian Wilson's feedback to the water cooler on July first, 2011
- The Rather Prepossessing Miguel Batista
When you lay rheumy eyes upon Miguel Batista's abovely pictured Gentleman's Ensemble, the first words upon your lips -- upon them like libidinous kisses from Joan Collins and Adrienne Barbeau
- Merry Dissmas, Miguel Batista
, concerning Miguel Batista's fastball velocity (or lack thereof).
Inspired choice by Mr. Desmond, I think, to go with Iowa there. Everyone knows that Miss California generally brings
- A New Low for Miguel Cabrera
is that Miguel Cabrera clubbed three dingers. That sort of game for Cabrera shouldn't come as a surprise, but it's a bigger surprise than the Rangers beating the Tigers. Cabrera's individual effort has
- Projecting Both Miguel Tejada's
One of the odder stories this season was the revelation that former MVP shortstop Miguel Tejada is actually two years older than the public had been to led to believe. Despite the questionable
- Spotted: Karim Garcia Getting Walked Intentionally
It's not immediately clear to the author what set of circumstances might have led to the six intentional walks recorded by Karim Garcia during his 10-year major-league career. Whatever
- Miguel Olivo's Hat Trick
There’s an old saying about patience being a virtue. Over the years we’ve established that possessing plate patience is a virtue too, one that some players, like Miguel Olivo undoubtedly lacks
- The Temporary Solution to Miguel Cabrera
During their time together, much was written about Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder, and the idea of lineup protection. In theory, by having Fielder right behind him, Cabrera would get more hittable
- More on Miguel Batista
I did not expect the deluge of e-mail I received following my Miguel Batista piece on Tuesday. (Okay, it was one e-mail.)
Jon Daly of the excellent Designated Sitter blog linked me to his
- Miguel Cabrera's Unsuccessful Readjustment
Speaking literally, Miguel Cabrera is still the same guy. He still responds to the same name, he still has the same identification. He still drives the same car, or cars. He's still got the same
- Miguel Cabrera's Curious Splits
named Miguel Cabrera and the absurdity dwelling beneath it.
Prior to the start of the season, our Depth Chart projections spit out a 2016 projected slash line of .310/.393/.524 for Cabrera, which
- Jaime Garcia Pitching to Contact with Ace Stuff
outs to form an incredibly effective pitcher. A half-decade after Duncan's retirement, one of his former pupils, Jaime Garcia, is throwing strikes, getting ground balls, and keeping hitters off balance
- The A's Against the Shell of Miguel Cabrera
they've been dealing with. By the end, nobody's healthy.
Tony Paul's suspicion is that, whenever the Tigers are done playing baseball, everyone will come clean about what's going on with Miguel
- Jaime Garcia Just Pitched the Game of His Life
Jaime Garcia has had Tommy John surgery, rotator-cuff surgery, and thoracic-outlet surgery. Despite those setbacks -- or perhaps to spite them -- yesterday Garcia pitched the game of his life
- Miguel Sano, Defensive Superstar
I'm going to be up front with you: that headline is seriously misleading. Based on what we can tell, Miguel Sano is probably not a good defensive player. Last year, though, to try and get the club's
- Miguel Cabrera's Best
The 2009 season ended poorly for Miguel Cabrera. An arrest and the Tigers’ collapse coincided with the worst month of his season which wasn’t all that poor by anyone else’s standards. The dialect
- The Padres and Miguel Tejada
Padres’ beat writer Corey Brock tweeted yesterday afternoon that the team has interest in Miguel Tejada. Truthfully it’s hard to understand why. Tejada could potentially take third base or maybe
- The Legend of the Legendary Miguel Cairo
The impossible finally happened. Miguel Cairo retired. Cairo hung on for 17 seasons -- he made his debut the season after Mariano Rivera. One would be hard-pressed to find one season in which he
- Miguel Cabrera: Developing Predator
This began with an observation: Since 2008 -- covering the bulk of the reliable PITCHf/x era -- Miguel Cabrera has swung at just under 47% of pitches with the bases empty, and just over 53
- Atlanta Trades for Upside in Form of Jaime Garcia
, provide the club with an interesting trade chip for the July trade deadline.
Earlier tonight, the Braves traded three prospects to the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Jaime Garcia, who enters
- Miguel Cabrera's Trade Value
Miguel Cabrera getting a first place MVP vote is pretty silly. That said, as a player, dude is awesome. He's not Keith Hernandez with the glove or Willie Wilson on the basepaths, but in case you
- Miguel Cabrera's MoTown Hacking
Since bursting onto the scene as a precocious 20 year-old and helping the Florida Marlins capture a World Series title in 2003, Miguel Cabrera has remained an offensive powerhouse. A career .309/.381
- Miguel Cabrera Strikes Back
Sometimes trades fail to work out immediately. Dave Dombrowski traded the farm prior to the 2008 season for Miguel Cabrera and Dontrelle Willis – the perceived final pieces of a championship puzzle
- The Miguel Tejada Trade
In the blockbuster to end all blockbusters, the San Diego Padres acquired Miguel Tejada for double-A pitcher Wynn Pelzer on Thursday night. Damn hot tub, it’s not 2004 any more, and now this is more
- Nearly Perfect: Jaime Garcia's 2011 Season
much: Jaime Garcia. I knew enough about him to know he'd had a great 2010 season (2.70 ERA, 3.41 FIP) and was still quite young, but due to being a Rays fan, I'm not as well versed on the National
- Introducing Miguel Angel Sano
Now that Strasburg-mania is cooling down, the next top amateur player will find out his destination over the next month. 16-year-old shortstop Miguel Angel Sano has been profiled heavily over
- Estimating a Miguel Montero Extension
Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero narrowly avoided his arbitration hearing today, agreeing with the club to a one-year, $5.9 million deal for 2012 -- i.e. Montero's last year of team
- Haunting Miguel Cabrera
to be fit and so I eat good things. Lean meats, raw vegetables or steamed ones, mango smoothies, many fruit smoothies -- sometimes one cookie at night if I hit a homerun. A cookie per homerun, Miguel, I tell
- The Unassuming Miguel Montero
in the business, I'll stick with Zach Sanders' Catcher End of Season Rankings and scroll on down to a personal favorite of mine, at number seven, Miguel Montero. If you've owned him at any point over the last
- The New Miguel Montero
. In several of these leagues, my almost close-your-eyes-hold-your-nose-and-pick at catcher was Miguel Montero, who as you are probably well aware is producing like an elite backstop right now
- WS Scouting: Colby Lewis vs. Jaime Garcia
How wonderfully awkward.
The last time Colby Lewis and Jaime Garcia faced off, we were treated to one of the best pitcher's duels of the World Series. Jaime Garcia shut down the Rangers for seven
- Miguel Cabrera and Intentional Walks
the field for the first five months of the season, leaving no real argument for anyone else. Now, though, as he stands on the sidelines, people have begun to make a case for Miguel Cabrera. Since most
- Avisail Garcia, Dayan Viciedo, and Giving Up on Potential
on Avisail Garcia in the short term to some degree.
Garcia, in his age 24 season, is in line to be the primary right fielder on the south side with fewer than 500 career plate appearances
- Diamondbacks Extend Miguel Montero
The Diamondbacks signed Miguel Montero to a five-year, $60 million extension over the weekend. The richest deal in Diamondbacks franchise history effectively keeps Montero in Arizona for the rest
- Hot GIFs: Freddy Garcia Is Duly Impressed
), during which game Cuban emigre Yoenis Cespedes hit a home run that compelled veteran right-hander Freddy Garcia to discover physics again for the first time.
For the benefit of the reader, who
- Alex Rodriguez and Avisail Garcia: Waiver Wire
to make his mark in the majors. Avisail Garcia has only played 12 games with his new club, but he's shown signs of life. Both players deserve to be owned more.
3B Alex Rodriguez 61% owned
- Miguel Sano is Too Big
- Greg Garcia & Jake Smolinski: Deep League Wire
Let's go fishing!
Greg Garcia | SS/3B STL | CBS 1% Owned
Jhonny Peralta, who missed the first two months of the season after undergoing thumb surgery in March, has landed back on the DL
- Slideshow: Miguel Sano Is Too Big
Nineteen-year-old Miguel Sano was drafted signed as a shortstop. He was then seen as oversized for that position, so he was moved to third base. As the above photo -- where he is compared
- Avisail Garcia & Dee Gordon: Waiver Wire
of the rest. Figure the regular waiver articles are geared more towards leagues with 14 teams or fewer. So with that, here's who I think is worth grabbing and holding onto for the year.
Avisail Garcia, CHW
- Davis, Smoak, Drew, Garcia, Carrasco: DL Returnees
and see how the situation unravels once he returns. If he starts, keep him. If he is just a bench player, ditch him.
Freddy Garcia (finger, 18% owned) – Garcia is a nice play for a team desperate
- The Daily Grind: Final Trades, Ross, Garcia
Final Deadline Deals
Daily DFS - Ross, Nola
GB / FB Splits
Tomorrow's Targets - Garcia, Flande, Lamb, Holt
1. Final Deadline Deals
There were many deadline
- Prospect Impact: Hicks, Arcia, Garcia and more
: Tigers sign OF Torii Hunter
PROSPECT IMPACT: OF Avisail Garcia
For a change, maybe the Tigers will avoid rushing one of their prospects. Garcia, in fact, has already been rocketed through the system
- Weekend Transaction Analysis: Holliday, Beltran, Garcia, & More
(33rd overall pitcher) based on his young age and performance in the lower minors. He has potential but is a ways from the majors.
The Cardinals traded Jaime Garcia to the Braves for John
- Field of Streams: Episode 225 - Not Avisail Garcia
Episode 225 - Not Avisail Garcia
The latest episode of “Field of Streams” is live!
In this episode, Dylan Higgins and Matthew Dewoskin discuss Guaranteed Rate Field, other unfortunate name
- Miguel Cairo Falls Prey to The Move
never tried it against Miguel Cairo. From last night's Reds-Phillies game, bottom of the ninth, man on first:
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There's just so much happening in those first
- Joe Maddon Trolls Miguel Cabrera
BACKSTORY: After the Detroit Tigers acquired the final out against the Tampa Bay Rays last Friday, third baseman Miguel Cabrera mimed appeared to mime, but may not have mimed the signature "arrow
- Seriously, Someone Voted For Miguel Cabrera?
For Jon Heyman and the rest of the reactionary "Keith Law should lose his ballot" crowd, I present the following comparison between Joe Mauer and Miguel Cabrera.
Singles: Mauer +2
- Miguel Cabrera's Best Season Yet
, home runs, and runs batted in. Unfortunately, being pro-Mike Trout meant that we were perceived to be inherently anti-Miguel Cabrera. It's not that we had anything against Cabrera, but he became
- Miguel Cabrera's Ridiculous Plate Coverage
Coming off the first batting Triple Crown in 45 years, Miguel Cabrera is making a bid to be the first hitter to do so in consecutive seasons. He currently leads the American League in batting
- Miguel Cabrera's Most Incredible Strength
Do you want to see footage of Miguel Cabrera hitting a home run? Of course you do. You're not a monster. Now let me find the last time he — oh, right, he hit a homer yesterday. Went yard off John
- Bryce Harper and Miguel Cabrera, at 22
levels of production. But it's worth noting that even when he does, Harper will have essentially replicated the first couple of years of Miguel Cabrera's career. Here are their career numbers through
- Miguel Cabrera's Terrible and Understandable Contract
Yesterday, the Tigers agreed to make Miguel Cabrera the highest paid player in baseball history. If you look at the entirety of their future financial commitments to him as one single entity rather
- Miguel Cabrera vs. Jonathan Schoop
Miguel Cabrera tries to score from first
Tigers lose 7-6
Cabrera was gunned down on the relay by Jonathan Schoop. Had he remained at third -- with nobody out -- then the Tigers would've
- Let's Talk About Miguel Sano
-Ho Kang, Randal Grichuk are Carlos Correa getting lots of pub, it seems as though Miguel Sano has not generated the same volume of coverage nationally as have his peers. And that's a shame, because
- Miguel Sano's Other Elite Skill
Miguel Sano didn't exactly sneak up on the league. The massive 22-year-old Dominican slugger had been considered a top-100 overall prospect in baseball for each of the last six seasons, a top-20
- Miguel Sano Brings the Thunder to Double-A
reservations or doubts about saying Miguel Sano has 80 power. I’m confident that in my old age if someone asks me who had the most power I ever saw that the name “Sano” will quickly come to mind
- Miguel Olivo Is Happy August Is Over
Miguel Olivo is having a nice season at the plate (if you believe in defensive metrics for catchers, he's also having a good season behind the plate, but this post is about offense) for the Colorado
- Miguel Almonte: Complete Pitching Prospect
Royals pitching prospect Miguel Almonte entered the year as the #10 prospect in the Kansas City system according to Baseball America, and it's hard to argue that he deserves to fall from that perch
- Reports From Instructs: Miguel Sano
competition so the most entertaining Twins prospect to watch was Miguel Sano. Sano has had plenty of fanfare himself after he signed for $3.15 million as a 16-year-old in 2009 after highly contentious
- When Ryan Zimmerman is Miguel Cabrera
right down the middle:
It's a two-man
- Miguel Cairo Proves Useful for the Reds
Chris Heisey (6.6 wRAA), Ryan Hanigan (4.3 wRAA), and Miguel Cairo (4.0 wRAA). These players have played an important complementary role on offense, bringing above-average production to supplement
- Miguel Cabrera's Power Dips Again
Miguel Cabrera hasn't just been one of baseball's best hitters over the last ten years, he has also remained amazingly consistent. As fantasy owners, we're used to our top picks disappointing us
- Miguel Montero and the Victor Martinez Contract
Contract extension talks between catcher Miguel Montero and the Arizona Diamondbacks reportedly ended without a resolution this spring. Montero is said to be looking for something like the four-year
- "Freak of Nature": Baseball's Garcia Found to Violate Major Scientific Principles
Some two years ago, a split-finger fastball thrown by pitcher Freddy Garcia stumped experts by seeming to defy the Magnus effect -- the force that makes a curveball curve. Physicists eventually
- Position Battles: Mets' 5th Starter, Pt. 1: Freddy Garcia
-compensated league-average starter?
New York also enters spring training with an open competition for the fifth-starter's role, featuring a former rotation horse (Freddy Garcia), a Washington retread (Tim
- Prospect Impact: Jackie Bradley, Bryce Brentz, Leury Garcia
Prospects earlier this offseason
ACTION: Rangers sign Jeff Baker to minor league deal
IMPACT: INF Leury Garcia, Rangers
For all the pub that Jurickson Profar (deservedly) receives, fellow
- Miguel Cabrera Gets Robbed: A Tale of Consequences
out, is embeddable, owing to MLB.com's Keep-'Em-Guessing embeddable video policy.
That's Alex Gordon going up and taking a home run away from Miguel Cabrera. While this home run would've broken
- HitTracking Miguel Olivo's Raburn-Aided Home Run
In case you missed it, Miguel Olivo hit what will surely be in the running for Funniest Homer of 2011 in yesterday's Mariners/Tigers game. You can check the video here.
Of course, when it comes
- Tommy John to Have Miguel Sano Surgery
Tommy John's worst fears came true this weekend.
The highly-retired former pitcher has a tear in his U.S. work visa and will need Miguel Sano surgery. John will fly to the Dominican Republic
- Learning Lessons, with Danny Salazar and Miguel Cabrera
Last year, Miguel Cabrera won the American League Triple Crown and the American League Most Valuable Player Award. You might've heard about that. This year, Miguel Cabrera has been even better. His
- NotGraphs Lip-Reading: Miguel Cabrera to Corey Kluber
After beginning the latter's first-inning at-bat with very much an inside fastball, Corey Kluber proceeded to strike out Miguel Cabrera on three breaking pitches to the outer half of the plate
- The Sleeper and the Bust 8/12/2015 – Miguel Swoon-o
The latest episode of “The Sleeper and the Bust” is live!
In this episode, Paul Sporer and Eno Sarris talk Hisashi Iwakuma, Miguel Sano, Aaron Hicks, Greg Bird, Curtis Granderson
- Let's Watch Miguel Cabrera Make a Run Happen
about Miguel Cabrera's baserunning. Hamilton, again, is probably the very best baserunner. Cabrera has been nearly the very worst baserunner. That doesn't have to be about his instincts; people love
- Armchair Zone Rating: Miguel Cabrera on Sunday
innings one and six, neither left the infield -- and, notably, both were hit in the direction of third baseman Miguel Cabrera.
Detroit's decision to field a number of defensively challenged players
- This Is Grainy Footage of Miguel Sano Homering Minutes Ago
, is Dominican people. Among that demographic is giant Twins batter and also Estrellas de Oriente designated hitter Miguel Sano.
Sano's eighth inning plate appearances tonight against Toros del Este began
- Miguel Cabrera's Armchair Zone Rating: Results
in the direction of Miguel Cabrera, who is generally speaking considered to be something of a defensive liability at third base.
With that in mind, I provided video footage of the two hits -- a bunt single
- Miguel Cabrera and Jonathan Papelbon: Baseball Play Analysis
But even meaningless baseball can generate baseball highlights. It's been a long time since we were given fresh, new baseball highlights, and earlier Monday, Miguel Cabrera did a mean thing
- Miguel Cabrera's Contract Not Close to Biggest Ever
to Twitter and you'll find out in a hurry that the baseball industry was shocked by news of the new Miguel Cabrera contract. Cabrera's now guaranteed $292 million through 2023, and beyond
- Gauging the Trade Value of Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander
The Detroit Tigers find themselves at a crossroads as this offseason begins. With players like Miguel Cabrera and Justin Verlander -- stars who can still contribute but who are on the wrong side
- Miguel Sano's Making His First Adjustments
here, Conforto's already justified the hasty promotion. But then, there's Miguel Sano. Sano, who's also just 22. Conforto has been amazing. Sano, somehow, has been even better.
Say what you
- What In The Sam Hill Is Going On With Miguel Cabrera
Hill" in a post title accomplished. The bucket list needs updating.
But set aside the sample for a moment, and just gaze in wonder at Miguel Cabrera's line to start the season in 2014: .236/.295/.403
- Miguel Sano: The big early riser at third base?
for discussion. Smack dab in the middle of that third group was Minnesota Twins third baseman/outfielder/designated hitter Miguel Sano. Overall, he was ranked 13th. While that initial edition
- JABO: Boosting Miguel Sano's Case for Rookie of the Year
the end-of-season awards, this is a special class, and at the top you'll find the Indians' Francisco Lindor, the Astros' Carlos Correa, and Miguel Sano of the Minnesota Twins.
There are others
- Red Sox, Padres Win the Miguel Cabrera Trade
, where the Marlins were dangling Miguel Cabrera, who would be 25 years old in 2008. After doubling payroll from 2006 to 2007, the Marlins clearly had no intentions of raising it again. And so
- Another Underwhelming Year From Miguel Montero
For the four seasons spanning 2009-12, Miguel Montero was a very useful fantasy catcher. The lowest triple slash he posted over that time frame was a useful .266/.332/.438 line, still good for a 100
- Three Ways to Talk About Miguel Gonzalez
The other day, in a spring-training game against the Braves, Miguel Gonzalez was basically pitching for his rotation slot. That might've been surprising enough, given how much Gonzalez has meant
- You Should Take Miguel Cabrera in the First Round
into a first round stud”, but more “will he be a centerpiece asset (top 35 or so) with a reasonable shot at first round production” which brings us to Miguel Cabrera.
The fantasy baseball community’s
- Consistent Value No More: The Decline of Miguel Montero
Last year when we did our position-by-position post-season recaps, I wrote a piece touting Miguel Montero for his consistent performance and exceptional draft value. His numbers between 2009 and 2012
- Explaining Miguel Cabrera’s Home Run Decline
Yesterday, I dove into the three xHR/FB rate components to explain what fueled Todd Frazier's home run surge. Today, I'll dissect Miguel Cabrera, who set a new career low HR/FB rate, as it dipped
- Miguel Montero: The Next Piece of the Cubs Puzzle
the Cubs acquire Addison Russell. But this Hammel, this one is here to stay. This one is to help the Cubs win now, rather than in the future.
As is the hiring of Joe Maddon. As is the trade for Miguel
- Miguel Cabrera, When It's All Said And Done
educated judgments regarding the Tigers' and Angels' investments. Today, let's look at Miguel Cabrera.
First, let's take a look at how Miguel Cabrera gets it done. We'll focus primarily on the bat
- Mike Trout, Miguel Cabrera, and Measuring Value
it hard to put together any kind of realistic argument for a non-Trout candidate.
However, Miguel Cabrera is having a monstrous September, hitting .373/.426/.797 over the last couple of weeks
- Catchers Changing Courses: Wilin Rosario, Miguel Montero?
from him while he has catcher eligibility, but he may eventually be like Mike Napoli, without the willingness to draw free passes.
Miguel Montero, Arizona Diamondbacks
If it weren’t for the Baltimore
- Miguel Cabrera's Short- and, Perhaps, Longer-Term Con
CLEVELAND -- The Indians did many things well en route to their division title and pennant in 2016. And one of those was to quiet the bat, in relative terms, of Miguel Cabrera.
Until last year
- Mixing Fantasy & Reality: More on Velocity and Miguel Diaz
If the assumptions hold true, his fastball will be just as effective as it was last season as he moves from great groundball numbers to OK rates.
Quick looks: Miguel Diaz
- Totally Unaltered Tweet: Miguel Cabrera on the MVP
- The Meme-ing of Some Terrible News - Miguel Sano Edition
was coming. Miguel Sano was coming. Maybe not right away, but the Twins' big-bat prospect was almost a shoo-in to get some time in the bigs this season, and with him would come a promise -- of tomorrow
- Daily Notes: Miguel Tejada Signs Mostly Major-League Deal
Table of Contents
Here's the table of contents for today's edition of Daily Notes.
1. Assorted Headlines for the Baseball Enthusiast
2. Graphs: Miguel Tejada's Career in WAR
- Miguel Sano's Little Adjustment Could Mean Big Things
While Byron Buxton's first week was discouraging owing to the presence of his ongoing contact issues, another former uber prospect, Miguel Sano, put together a promising opening week during the Twins
- The Near and Less-Near Future of Miguel Sano's MLB Career
Miguel Sano is off to quite the start to his big-league career. The hulking 22-year-old is hitting .385/.500/.577 through his first eight games with Minnesota, and has reached base in all but one
- Effectively Wild Episode 302: The Diminished Miguel Cabrera/Clayton Kershaw and the Days-of-Rest Debate
Ben and Sam discuss the current true talent of Miguel Cabrera, then talk about pitchers starting on short rest in October.
- Effectively Wild Episode 264: Four Questions About Miguel Cabrera/World Series Odds Update
Ben, Sam, and guest Zachary Levine mull over four questions about Miguel Cabrera, then talk about the World Series odds of the Tigers and other teams.
- Effectively Wild Episode 416: Listener Emails: One Miguel Cabrera, Many Mike Trouts
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about the Miguel Cabrera contract extension, bullpen usage, productive at-bats, multiple Mike Trouts, and more.
- Effectively Wild Episode 45: What the Wild Card Games Could Look Like/Miguel Cabrera and the Triple Crown
Ben and Sam discuss whether teams will get creative with their Wild Card rosters, then talk about Miguel Cabrera's Triple Crown chances and why we should care if he wins.
- Young Power / What Could Have Been if Miguel Sano Didn’t Need Tommy John Surgery