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  • Skyrocket Smith
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 3/19/2013 -  7
    The Rocket's glare. That's him at top left. Today is the 145th birthday of Skyrocket Smith, first baseman for the 1888 Louisville Colonels, and namesake of my next-born child. These Colonels

  • What Data Can Tell Us About Kansas City's Home Run Struggles
    in Community by Pete Melgren - 5/27/2014 -  0

  • The Method to the Yankees' Madness
    in Community by Stinky Pete - 2/16/2015 -  4

  • The Fall of the House of Smith
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 4/17/2014 -  6
    a light upon a matter of EVEN GREATER URGENCY, as well as acute personal interest. I write of the Fall of the House of Smith. Remember the halcyon days of the late eighties? (Unsettlingly, some

  • Keeping Up with Billy Hamilton
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 5/7/2013 -  30
    Billy Hamilton is one of the most intriguing prospects in baseball. In a game where home runs are king, Hamilton’s speed still excites the imagination in a Pete ‘Wheelie’ Wheeler way. Drafted

  • Introducing "Pete Rise"
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 8/18/2013 -  21
    If you will, please regard the following post that was emblazoned upon to the Facebook page of's Eye On Baseball -- the home for all baseball fans ... Pete Rise! The accidental

  • The Recent First Round Shortstops
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 5/27/2010 -  19
    see him ever becoming a viable Major League regular. His OBP in Low-A was .300, and his AA career was just .272/.326/.410. I feel the same way about Pete Kozma, who really doesn't have a skill worth

  • Building a Farm: National League Central
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 3/28/2013 -  26
    11.00 11 - - - Stephen Piscotty 3B 11.17 12 50.0 3.0 High Patrick Wisdom 3B 12.86 13 50.0 3.0 High Greg Garcia 2B/SS 13.00 14 - - - Pete Kozma SS 13.00 15

  • Poetry, Translation by Pete Rose
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 1/15/2013 -  8
    In which Pete Rose translates towering works of poetry. In today's episode, Pete Rose will translate Ezra Pound's imagist opus "In a Station of the Metro" from the original English into Pete

  • Pete LaCock Surrounded By ...
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 4/8/2013 -  13
    In this, the latest episode of Men Surrounded By Things, we present nine-year major-league first baseman and outfielder Pete LaCock surrounded by (as you have surely imagined and feared

  • The Pete Rose Art Gallery
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 12/9/2010 -  4
    While I am personally not a fan of Pete Rose and think he has as much business being in the Hall of Fame as does an unassuming cheese curd, there's no denying his popularity among the Joe Fan types

  • Poetry, Translation by Pete Rose
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 2/5/2013 -  6
    In which Pete Rose translates towering works of poetry. In today's episode, Pete Rose will translate "A Poison Tree" by Romantic luminary William Blake from the original English into Pete

  • The Literal French All-Stars
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 6/11/2012 -  9
    Jim the Blacksmith SS Mark the Bear Hunter LF Albert the Beautiful CF Ginger the Beautiful Mountain RF Jeff the Honest Heart Bench Leo of the Crag, Pete the Rooster, Candy the Lucky

  • The Cold Weather is Pete Kozma
    in NotGraphs by Zach Reynolds - 1/7/2014 -  7
    , allow me to put this arctic vortex in baseball terms: It's Pete Kozma. And he's about to bat for your team.

  • Cryptomustachology: Johnny Bench's Offseason Stache
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 8/13/2013 -  2
    that if Johnny Bench or Pete Rose were to walk into the clubhouse with a mustache, his only honorable recourse would be to play the star and then tender his resignation the following day. Which makes

  • New Fantasy Baseball Web Site
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 11/26/2013 -  8
    to this wild card thing." One can change one's "default web page - the site that comes up first when [one starts] Netscape." Pete Schourek, Pat Listach, and Quilvio Veras are among the top fantasy players

  • Pete Mackanin on Managing
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 9/23/2015 -  13
    Pete Mackanin had the "interim" tag removed yesterday from his job title. The rebuilding Phillies extended the 64-year-old skipper's contract through next season, with a club option for 2017

  • Poetry, Translation by Pete Rose
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 4/22/2013 -  19
    In which Pete Rose translates towering works of poetry. In today's episode, Pete Rose will translate T.S. Eliot's towering modernist opus "The Waste Land" from the original English into Pete

  • Bitterly Introducing uRBE
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 10/8/2013 -  17
    good player, though, so I'm not all that impressed. #4: Kozma's Game-Tying Scamper When Pete Kozma scampered home from third on Mike Zunino's passed ball in the bottom of the tenth, to seal

  • St. Pete Relief
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 1/20/2009 -  1

  • Isringhausen Lands In St. Pete
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 3/3/2009 -  1

  • Photo: Pete Incaviglia and an Actual Pig
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 3/31/2011 -  6
    It would be a crime both (a) against humanity and (b) in at least one Mississippi county to bid adieu to The Feast of Pete Incaviglia without making public the above image. The absence

  • Pete Rose: Hits and Mrs., a Redux
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 2/21/2013 -  1
    It has been announced that TLC's reality show about Pete Rose, Pete Rose: Hits and Mrs., will not have a second season. This is most likely for the best, as the show probably didn't pull

  • The State of the NotAwards Races
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 8/29/2013 -  11
    -even success rate on the basepaths. And all of this while pacing all rookies in playing time, and occupying a premium position for the worst team in the league. In any other year Pete Kozma, who has

  • Video: "Pete Rose Here Now"
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 5/16/2012 -  31
    From the Worldwide Leader: I never watched Pete Rose play baseball. He was before my time. What I know about Rose comes mostly from books, most notably Joe Posnanski's "The Machine." Look, I

  • GIF: Four Pete Kozmas Hitting a Home Run
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/10/2012 -  3
    As noted minutes ago in these very same electronic pages, the author is watching the Nats-Cards game via Postseason.TV. One benefit of that sort of thing: four Pete Kozmas hitting a home run

  • Pete Mackanin on the Phillies' Spring Standouts
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 3/28/2017 -  12
    My most recent Sunday Notes column contained a snippet from Pete Mackanin, those quotes coming from a longer conversation I had with the Philadelphia skipper on Saturday. Much of it is being shared

  • The Overlooked Seth Smith
    in RotoGraphs by David Wiers - 4/8/2015 -  6
    An apology is due here, and I'm sorry. I whiffed on Seth Smith in my American League outfield rankings, even though those are mostly for 5x5 formats. I nearly blanked on him in my home league as I

  • Free Seth Smith
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/25/2009 -  25
    Yesterday, we talked about Troy Tulowitzki powering the Rockies resurgence in June. While he's the main reason, he's not the only cog in the Colorado offense having a good month. Seth Smith

  • Seth Smith Heads West
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 1/18/2012 -  1
    . Just ask Vinny Castilla or Dante Bichette. Unfortunately for Seth Smith he’ll no longer have that luxury as he’s now a member of the Oakland A’s. Transitioning from Coors’ Field to the Oakland

  • Smith and Damon: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 8/30/2011 -  3
    With the fantasy playoffs nigh, here is a pair of outfielders who can help patch injury-induced holes in your lineup. Seth Smith (Yahoo: 32 percent owned, ESPN: 53 percent owned) While Smith

  • The Brewers, Will Smith, and a Breakthrough
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/6/2013 -  19
    , the Royals gave the Brewers Will Smith. It's a low-profile transaction, considerably lower-profile even than the earlier Dexter Fowler trade, but what makes the trade worth taking about are the signs

  • Lee Smith and the Hall of Fame
    in FanGraphs by Wendy Thurm - 1/10/2012 -  40
    Yes, I admit it. That's a pretty neutral headline. Doesn't tell you whether I think Lee Smith is worthy of the Hall of Fame. Because I don't really know. Smith appears to be more qualified than

  • New Closer: Will Smith
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Kastava - 1/15/2016 -  15
    With the departure of Francisco Rodriguez, the Milwaukee closer role is Will Smith’s to lose. Smith took big steps last season improving his K%, BB%, ERA (or FIP, if that’s more your cup of tea

  • FanGraphs Audio: Pete Beatty of The Classical, For Example
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/16/2014 -  3
    Episode 415 Pete Beatty (@nocoastoffense) is a founding editor of The Classical and also a former not-founding editor of Bloomsbury Press, in which capacity he helped to publish Craig Robinson's

  • Eveland and Smith Paying Dividends
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 5/1/2008 -  3
    it was time to rebuild and sent Haren to the desert for six prospects: Dana Eveland, Carlos Gonzalez, Brett Anderson, Gregory Smith, Aaron Cunningham, and Chris Carter. Many had only heard of Eveland

  • Quick Thoughts on Iwakuma and Smith
    in RotoGraphs by J.P. Breen - 3/21/2014 -  7
    rate. If you're content to stash Iwakuma on the DL for a few weeks at the beginning of the season, he could be a nice injury-sleeper on draft day. LHP Will Smith, Milwaukee Brewers

  • Why Bryan Smith Writes
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/14/2010 -  14
    be sharing their responses in these electronic pages. What follows is the product of a lightly edited email correspondence with Bryan Smith. In addition to being a bona fide prospect maven, Smith

  • Adam Smith Discusses Baseball
    in NotGraphs by Patrick Dubuque - 11/2/2012 -  11
    “Let’s start with pins,” Adam Smith says. "You want pins? The little metal things? Cost a couple of cents each? Sure. But let’s say you can’t go to the store. Let’s say there is no store, so

  • Superior Names of Baseball History: Pete LaCock
    in NotGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 1/17/2012 -  7
    SWEET MERCIFUL HEAVENS, WHY WAS I NOT INFORMED OF THIS MAN SOONER?! The name. The scraggly mustache. The hair, flipped out like my older sister loved to do in high school. Not only is Pete

  • An Etherview with Sean "CHONE" Smith
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/5/2010 -  18
    If you read FanGraphs, you're probably familiar with Sean Smith's work. Mr. Smith is the progenitor of the CHONE projection system, hosted annually here at FanGraphs and also at his own website

  • Liriano and Smith: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 6/21/2012 -  9
    . Seth Smith (ESPN: 10 percent owned; Yahoo!: 7 percent owned) It makes complete sense for a hitter who leaves Colorado for the spacious grounds in Oakland to have a higher OPS after he lands, right

  • Introducing to NotGraphs: Mississippi Matt Smith
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 3/1/2012 -  4
    Please note, for your records, that Mississippi Matt Smith is the newest contributor to NotGraphs and submitted his first, uh, submission to our electronic pages earlier today. Note, additionally

  • Q&A: Pete LaCock vs Bob Gibson [and Japan]
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 1/4/2013 -  16
    Pete LaCock is a good storyteller. The former first baseman is prone to embellishment -- Retrosheet doesn’t see eye-to-eye to with some of his recollections -- but his tales are certainly

  • Burch Smith and the Problem of Holding Velocity
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 12/18/2014 -  8
    Right-hander Burch Smith has been traded from San Diego to Tampa Bay. "Will he start or not?" is a question a person might reasonably ask about that. What follows is an attempt to answer the question

  • Seth Smith's Platoon Split as a Crisitunity
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 11/28/2011 -  9
    Despite the prestige of being 2011's Most Average Player, Colorado Rockies outfielder Seth Smith has been the subject of trade rumors since the end of the season. Trading Smith might be a good idea

  • Oakland Finishes Outfield With Seth Smith
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 1/16/2012 -  41
    It seemed like only a matter of time until Seth Smith was shipped out of Colorado. The Rockies have depth in the outfield and the demand for a player of Smith's caliber was there. A suitor finally