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  • Is Miguel Sano Hurt or Just Struggling?
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 8/11/2017 -  29
    position players have produced that many since the first of July, more or less. If you look at exit velocity in two halves, Miguel Sano's name jumps off the list. In a bad way. But why? Here

  • Buying Low on Miguel Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 7/25/2017 -  11
    At 34, in the middle of his worst season so far and with $200 million left on his contract, Miguel Cabrera hasn't inspired many trade rumors this year -- and perhaps rightfully so. But that doesn't

  • Belated Trade Analysis: White Sox Acquire Eloy Jimenez and Co.
    in FanGraphs by Eric Longenhagen - 7/24/2017 -  2
    . A breakdown of the big league side of that trade is available here. Just a reminder of the players exchanged: Cubs get LHP Jose Quintana White Sox get OF Eloy Jimenez RHP Dylan

  • Please, Play Miguel Sano at Third Base
    in Community by anelso13 - 7/7/2017 -  7
    , Miguel Sano. Like Thomas, Sano hits the cover off the ball, but isn’t as skilled in the field. Some would think that this means the Twins should play him as the designated hitter. Again, from

  • Let's Do the Math on Miguel Montero and Jake Arrieta
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 6/28/2017 -  57
    *Update: Miguel Montero will be designated for assignment, according to Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago. The Cubs had a rough evening in Washington on Tuesday. Yes, Trea Turner can really run

  • A More Selective Miguel Sano Is Crushing It
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 5/16/2017 -  19
    CLEVELAND - Miguel Sano knows what he wants. In the visiting team quarters in Progressive Field, there's a small kitchen — like something you might find in a World War II-era submarine

  • Miguel Sano is Murdering Baseballs
    in RotoGraphs by Randy Holt - 5/10/2017 -  5
    Miguel Sano has been an absolute terror at the plate this season. Sure, there are flaws in his game and those may never go away. But the early results have been tremendous for a guy who seems to do

  • Miguel Cabrera's Short- and, Perhaps, Longer-Term Con
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 4/17/2017 -  27
    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
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/5/2017 -  10
    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 This tweet

  • Miguel Sano, Defensive Superstar
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/14/2017 -  23
    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

  • Gauging the Trade Value of Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 11/4/2016 -  31
    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

  • You Should Take Miguel Cabrera in the First Round
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 10/28/2016 -  15
    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

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

  • 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

  • Prospect Stock Watch: Andujar, Tucker, Jimenez
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 8/26/2016 -  0
    Today’s Prospect Stock Watch looks at an underrated Yankees prospect, a top draft pick from 2015 and a hard-throwing, triple-A reliever. Miguel Andujar | 3B | Yankees ETA: 2018 Value: Rising

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

  • Three Ways to Talk About Miguel Gonzalez
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 4/1/2016 -  5
    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

  • Miguel Sano: The big early riser at third base?
    in RotoGraphs by Randy Holt - 3/30/2016 -  11
    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

  • Miguel Sano's Other Elite Skill
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 2/1/2016 -  12
    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

  • This Is Grainy Footage of Miguel Sano Homering Minutes Ago
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 12/3/2015 -  7
    , 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 Power Dips Again
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 10/28/2015 -  1
    Miguel Cabrera hasn't just been one of baseball's best hitters over the last ten years, he has also remained amazingly consistent. As fantasy owners, we're used to our top picks disappointing us

  • JABO: Boosting Miguel Sano's Case for Rookie of the Year
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/18/2015 -  12
    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

  • Miguel Sano's Making His First Adjustments
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/3/2015 -  20
    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

  • Let's Talk About Miguel Sano
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 8/14/2015 -  21
    -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

  • The Sleeper and the Bust 8/12/2015 – Miguel Swoon-o
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 8/13/2015 -  4
    Episode 264 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

  • 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
    Agenda MLBTR League Daily DFS - Jimenez GB / FB Splits Tomorrow's Targets - Wright, Hand, Murphy, Gose Factor Grid 1. MLBTR League It hasn't been my best season for traditional

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

  • 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

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

  • Miguel Castro, Roberto Osuna and the A-Ball Jump
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 3/16/2015 -  12
    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

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

  • Miguel Montero: The Next Piece of the Cubs Puzzle
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 12/9/2014 -  38
    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

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

  • Another Underwhelming Year From Miguel Montero
    in RotoGraphs by David Wiers - 10/8/2014 -  2
    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

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

  • Catchers Changing Courses: Wilin Rosario, Miguel Montero?
    in RotoGraphs by Nicholas Minnix - 9/23/2014 -  2
    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

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

  • The New Miguel Montero
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 5/12/2014 -  7
    . 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

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

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

  • 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

  • Miguel Cabrera, When It's All Said And Done
    in FanGraphs by Tony Blengino - 4/1/2014 -  81
    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

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

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

  • 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

  • The Meme-ing of Some Terrible News - Miguel Sano Edition
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 3/4/2014 -  7
    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

  • Tommy John to Have Miguel Sano Surgery
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 3/4/2014 -  3
    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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • Consistent Value No More: The Decline of Miguel Montero
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 10/16/2013 -  5
    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

  • 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

  • The A's Against the Shell of Miguel Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 10/10/2013 -  58
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Miguel Almonte: Complete Pitching Prospect
    in RotoGraphs by Nathaniel Stoltz - 8/22/2013 -  4
    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

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

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

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

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

  • Miguel Sano Brings the Thunder to Double-A
    in RotoGraphs by Al Skorupa - 6/13/2013 -  32
    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 Cabrera's Ridiculous Plate Coverage
    in FanGraphs by Drew Sheppard - 5/24/2013 -  90
    ­Coming off the first batting Triple Crown in 45 years, Miguel Cabrera ­is making a bid to  be the first hitter to do so in consecutive seasons.  He currently leads the American League in batting

  • A New Low for Miguel Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 5/20/2013 -  78
    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

  • 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

  • Miguel Olivo Hulk Smash
    in NotGraphs by Eno Sarris - 5/1/2013 -  5
    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

  • Slideshow: Miguel Sano Is Too Big
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 3/21/2013 -  15
    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

  • Miguel Sano is Too Big
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 3/21/2013 -  0

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

  • The Legend of the Legendary Miguel Cairo
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 2/15/2013 -  16
    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

  • Daily Notes: Miguel Tejada Signs Mostly Major-League Deal
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/2/2013 -  13
    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 3. SCOUT

  • Reports From Instructs: Miguel Sano
    in FanGraphs by Kiley McDaniel - 12/31/2012 -  18
    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

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

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

  • The Unassuming Miguel Montero
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 11/14/2012 -  1
    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

  • Miguel Cabrera Gets Robbed: A Tale of Consequences
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/27/2012 -  55
    out, is embeddable, owing to'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

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

  • Miguel Cairo Falls Prey to The Move
    in NotGraphs by Patrick Dubuque - 8/24/2012 -  6
    never tried it against Miguel Cairo. From last night's Reds-Phillies game, bottom of the ninth, man on first: Your browser does not support iframes. There's just so much happening in those first

  • 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

  • The Rather Prepossessing Miguel Batista
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 7/8/2012 -  11
    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

  • Miguel Batista on Literary Theory, by Memory
    in NotGraphs by Eno Sarris - 7/2/2012 -  3
    [All quotes are approximate, the recorder was not running for this one.] Me: Hey Miguel what are you reading. [Hands me Lost Angel in Spanish] Me: I have no Spanish -- something about

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

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

  • Diamondbacks Extend Miguel Montero
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 5/28/2012 -  12
    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

  • 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

  • More on Miguel Batista
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 4/26/2012 -  1
    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

  • Four Degrees of Miguel Batista = Miguel Batista
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 4/24/2012 -  5
    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

  • 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

  • Miguel Montero and the Victor Martinez Contract
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 3/30/2012 -  15
    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

  • Estimating a Miguel Montero Extension
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/31/2012 -  6
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • HitTracking Miguel Olivo's Raburn-Aided Home Run
    in NotGraphs by Jack Moore - 4/27/2011 -  6
    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

  • Merry Dissmas, Miguel Batista
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 3/21/2011 -  1
    , concerning Miguel Batista's fastball velocity (or lack thereof). Regard: Inspired choice by Mr. Desmond, I think, to go with Iowa there. Everyone knows that Miss California generally brings

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

  • 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

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

  • Miguel Olivo Is Happy August Is Over
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 9/3/2010 -  8
    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 Cairo Proves Useful for the Reds
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 8/3/2010 -  6
    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

  • The Miguel Tejada Trade
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 7/30/2010 -  9
    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

  • The Padres and Miguel Tejada
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/20/2010 -  17
    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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

  • Miguel Olivo's Hat Trick
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 9/4/2009 -  10
    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

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

  • Introducing Miguel Angel Sano
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 6/11/2009 -  6
    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

  • Another Day, Another Contract: Ubaldo Jimenez
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 1/27/2009 -  3
    inking, Ubaldo Jimenez and the Colorado Rockies came to an agreement on at minimum a four-year deal with a pair of club options. If those are turned down, the deal covers Jimenez's final two club-control

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

  • Anchoring Miguel
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 9/15/2008 -  4
    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

  • Projecting Both Miguel Tejada's
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 7/23/2008 -  2
    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