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  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 5/24
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/24/2016 -  0
    they want him to adjust to that without changing levels 2:11 Ol roy: How do u rank these starters tmrw for DFS? Lewis, Kuma, Guerra 2:11 Brad Johnson: Guerra

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat – 4/26/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/26/2016 -  0
    I finish with a sub 3 ERA? How about a sub 1 WHIP? 2:44 Brad Johnson: No 2:44 Sam's Horrible Offers: Mazara in the early talks for AL ROY

  • Roy & 250
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 4/19/2010 -  27
    ); Livan Hernandez (2004); and yes, Roy Halladay (2003). Halladay actually tossed 266 innings in 2003, the most of the group. That puts him third on a list since the last strike, with those two guys, Johnson

  • Roy Halladay, In Relief of Roy Halladay
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/17/2012 -  49
    Given his excellence over the last decade, it's become difficult to discuss Roy Halladay without merely descending into a list of superlative adjectives. Indeed, Roy Halladay posted the league's

  • Of Roy
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/18/2009 -  15
    to break across. It sounds ridiculous because there are probably hundreds of occurrences of a scoreless game after three innings throughout a season, but it felt like it occurred every time Roy

  • Johnson Leads WAR at Labor Day
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 9/7/2010 -  26
    , nearly 85% of the way through the season, is Florida Marlins ace Josh Johnson - not Roy Halladay, nor Ubaldo Jimenez, not Cliff Lee, not Felix Hernandez, and not CC Sabathia. Johnson is establishing

  • Roy Halladay & Cliff Lee: Efficiency Experts
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 1/28/2011 -  35
    shows/live tv specials and hatred, but with state income taxes (albeit a low one). Now teamed up with Roy Halladay, Roy Oswalt, Cole Hamels and (for the time being) Joe Blanton, everyone outside

  • Contract Crowdsourcing 2013-14: Josh Johnson
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/16/2013 -  12
    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: Josh Johnson. Some relevant

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat 7/26/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 7/26/2016 -  0
    Here's the transcript from today's chat! 1:44Brad Johnson: Howdy folks. Let's get this things started.1:44Brad Johnson: Any deadline chatter before we get down to fantasy team questions?1

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 7/5/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 7/5/2016 -  0
    ? Other 1B are carlos santana and logan forsythe.1:00Brad Johnson: Definitely. I'd take Abreu alone.1:00Dan: Im in a 10 team roto and do not have an ace. Which of these SP would you try to hold onto

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 6/7
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/7/2016 -  0
    Here's the transcript from today's chat! 1:47Brad Johnson: Apologies for the brief delay. People showed up to drill holes in my walls1:47Brad Johnson: Some kind of fire sprinkler maintenance

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat – 8/30/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/30/2016 -  0
    We'll chat at 4:00pm ET today. See ya then. 4:00Brad Johnson: Welcome folks. This week we'll be analyzing anthems including the best ones for which to stand, sit, or otherwise.4:00Brad Johnson

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 6/28/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/28/2016 -  0
    Today's chat transcript. Covered a lot of topics... 2:28Brad Johnson: Alright folks let's get the ball rolling. Looks like there's a smaller group hanging out today2:29JD: I've got a hole at 1B

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat – 8/23/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/23/2016 -  0
    ). phelps, samardzija, or yordano for decent production until stras is back? 12:30 Brad Johnson: As long as you can stream, I'd go start by start rather than picking one guy

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 6/21
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/21/2016 -  3
    The chat transcript is go. Lots of dynasty questions this week which is right in my sweet spot. 1:44Brad Johnson: The chat is go. Exciting operational notes first...1:45Brad Johnson: I am without

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat – 5/17
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/17/2016 -  0
    Here's the transcript of today's chat. Lot's of fun topics. 1:14 Breakout Stars..?: Brandon Drury, Danny Valencia? 1:14 Brad Johnson: What are you looking

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 5/10
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/10/2016 -  0
    1:44 Brad Johnson: Ahoy there. Let's get this shindig started 1:45 JD: Hi Brad, should I drop any of Gausman, Conley, Roark for Rodon in a 10-teamer H2H redraft? I

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 5/3
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/3/2016 -  0
    Here's the transcript in glorious HD! 1:17 Brad Johnson: Hey all, I opened the queue early to post a poll, but I'm not taking questions yet. If you submit one, I WILL skip it. See you

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat – 8/9/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/9/2016 -  3
    to suggest more power ROS. JBJ has the production though. Which do you like? Thanks! 1:45 Brad Johnson: Polanco seems to have a couple nagging injuries. I'd go with the healthier

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 8/2/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/2/2016 -  0
    Here's today's transcript. We should have more trade deadlines to stir the pot. 1:45 Brad Johnson: Hey folks, let's get rolling. Why don't we talk about some real baseball trades

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat – 9/20/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/20/2016 -  0
    Today's transcript is go. Lots of dynasty and keeper questions. 1:45 Brad Johnson: Ahoy there 1:46 Brad Johnson: This might be the last chat of the season

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 7/19/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 7/19/2016 -  1
    The results of today's chat! 1:42Brad Johnson: Howdy folks, let's get this under way1:42Brad Johnson: I briefly considered using only plagiarized responses for this chat, but that seemed like

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat – 8/16/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/16/2016 -  0
    The chat is complete, here's the transcript. 1:45 Brad Johnson: Alrighty, let's kick this off. I'll be right back with some water. 1:46 Toki

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 5/31
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/31/2016 -  0
    Here's the transcript from today's chat. 1:46 Brad Johnson: Hey everyone, I'm running just a couple minutes behind. We'll get started soon. 1:53 Brad

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 9/13/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/13/2016 -  2
    Here are the results of today's chat! 4:00Brad Johnson: Today's chat is brought to you by Yasmany Tomas4:00Brad Johnson: 29 home runs, -0.1 WAR4:01Brad Johnson: aka switch-hitting Jermaine Dye4

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 4/19/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/19/2016 -  2
    Chat Transcript below! 1:41 Shawn: James Shields still top 30ish SP? 1:41 Brad Johnson: No, not remotely close. 1:41 Brad Johnson: He's

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat -- 4/3/14
    in FanGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/3/2014 -  5
    2:48MLB: 11:48Comment From Fantasy GuruBrad!!!!! I need your fantasy guidance this afternoon!!! Should I start Yordano Ventura in Detroit? Over/Under an ERA of 3.50? 11:49Brad Johnson: Because you

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 4/12/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/12/2016 -  7
    Transcript from Tuesday's chat!   1:16 Brad Johnson: Ok, I've opened the chat early since I forgot to set the queue to open. You should be able to post questions now

  • Keeper League 'Would You Rather?' -- Roy Halladay or Stephen Strasburg
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 9/8/2011 -  25
    and very few cons.  So if it were up to you... Would you rather keep Roy Halladay or Stephen Strasburg? To a certain extent, it's somewhat pointless, or should I say redundant, to start listing

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/11/2014 -  53
    at RotoGraphs, it is customary to list 10 such bold picks; also Eno ordered me to do so. 1. Erik Johnson will be the second best starting pitcher for the White Sox Johnson has good stuff

  • Roy Halladay
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 12/15/2009 -  27
    extension, Roy Halladay. Halladay is also a slight upgrade over Lee. Over the past three years Halladay has been the second most valuable pitcher in the game and one of only seven twenty-win players. He

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/17/2015 -  27

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/14/2016 -  25

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Timid Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/24/2016 -  19

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 4/5/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/5/2016 -  0

  • Restructuring Roy
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 12/12/2008 -  0
    presented by one Roy Oswalt. The 31-year old ace of the Drayton Gang has expressed interest in restructuring his contract. Roy wants to win and feels that his salary may hinder GM Ed Wade from signing

  • The Daily Grind: 4-22-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/22/2014 -  1
    hard to square up all season. Speaking of someone who's hard to square up, Simon is opposed by Roy Halladay dopplepitcher Charlie Morton. The infield grass is going to get some work tomorrow. If you

  • Erik Johnson: Late Round Breakout Candidate
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/14/2014 -  8
    After five respectable outings in 2013, Erik Johnson will begin his rookie campaign as a relative unknown in the fantasy world. This season is just his third as a professional and his quick ascension

  • One Night Only: Doc Halladay v. Big Johnson
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/9/2010 -  12
    Marlins: Josh Johnson (NERD: 10) 77.0 IP, 9.00 K/9, 2.81 BB/9, .286 BABIP, 48.5% GB, 4.8% HR/FB, 3.25 xFIP Phils: Roy Halladay (NERD: 10) 93.0 IP, 7.45 K/9, 1.26 BB/9, .302 BABIP, 53.4% GB, 4.3

  • Five Buy High Pitchers
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/18/2014 -  32
    candidate. Prior to last season, I had him tabbed as a possible Roy Halladay in the making. Cueto's strong whiff and walk rates are complimented by a 50 percent ground ball rate. The total package is stingy

  • What To Do With Johnny Cueto
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 12/8/2014 -  8
    Ever since 2012, I've been waiting for Johnny Cueto to put up a monster season. At the time, I had identified some markers that compared favorably with Roy Halladay. That's not to say I expected

  • A Look at Today's Pitchers: 10-5-13
    in FanGraphs by Brad Johnson - 10/5/2013 -  9
    7.00 K/9 -- Price climbs to 10th on our short list. Best walk rates for pitchers with greater than 7 K/9: Pitcher BB/9 Cliff Lee 0.76 Greg Maddux 0.99 Roy Halladay 1.08

  • Ottoneu Strategy Corner: Sending Signals
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 1/13/2014 -  7
    of dead weight players. Nobody was going to trade for my $18 Dan Uggla, $16 Roy Halladay (pre-retirement), $15 Jesus Montero, $10 Kevin Youkilis (pre-Japan), or $10 Frank Francisco. So I cut them in one

  • 10 Fantasy Relevant Predictions (Not Very Bold)
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/21/2014 -  22
    that Cueto could develop into the next Roy Halladay. Most people don't remember it this way, but Halladay didn't strike out many batters until his age 31 season, and even then he wasn't a world beater

  • The Daily Grind: Corbin, Dickey, Blanco
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/7/2015 -  0
    . The Link. This post is brought to Roy Halladay, Matt Holliday, Doc Holliday, and anybody else whose name works for a holiday pun.

  • The Daily Grind: DFS, Streaming, and More for April 14
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/14/2016 -  8
    the stinkers from Flushing. Anderson is a Matt Harvey clone in much the same way that Charlie Morton is a Roy Halladay clone. Anderson is pretty good about limiting hard contact and inducing infield flies

  • The Daily Grind: DFS, Streaming, and More for August 12
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/12/2016 -  1
    consider: Seth Smith, Adam Lind, Ryan Rua, Derek Dietrich, Yunel Escobar, Tyler Naquin, Abraham Almonte, Tommy Joseph, Cameron Rupp Hitters (speed): My preseason pick for NL RoY, Socrates Brito

  • The Daily Grind: Eovaldi, Holland, Johnson, Jaso
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/5/2015 -  2
    Agenda Daily DFS GB / FB Splits SaberSim Hi/Lo Tomorrow's Targets - Johnson, Nova, Jaso, DeShields Factor Grid 1. Daily DFS - Eovaldi, Holland Yesterday's Grind Early: Our

  • 25 NL Stolen Base Sleepers
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/31/2016 -  6
    Roy Halladay? That sure was fun. I've been telling people all spring that the entire point of acquiring Drew Storen is so that Roberto Osuna doesn't get used to closing. He reportedly already likes

  • Reviewing Brad Johnson's 2015 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 10/14/2015 -  12

  • Roy Howell Is Oral Tradition
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 5/23/2013 -  12
    Roy Howell is oral tradition. If you are of a certain age, then you may believe you have seen Roy Howell play our baseball. You did not because he did not. If your grandfather tells you

  • Young Roy Halladay
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 11/14/2011 -  8
    Young Roy Halladay was born in that letterman's jacket. Over the years, it grew with him. The look in Young Roy Halladay's eyes says, "I might make love to you in the back of a sensible sedan

  • GIF: Jim Johnson's Jim Johnson
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 9/27/2011 -  9
    Because Oriole Jim Johnson plays for the Orioles, there's a strong chance that no one -- perhaps besides his teammates and Buck Showalter and Buck Showalter's grizzled and nameless manservant

  • The Roy Oswalt Decision
    in FanGraphs by Pat Andriola - 10/21/2010 -  74
    In a tight playoff game that could be the tipping point in Charlie Manuel's season, the veteran skipper decided to go to starter Roy Oswalt in the bottom of the ninth to face the heart of the Giants

  • Roy Halladay for NL MVP
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 8/25/2011 -  155
    the entire National League in WAR, Roy Halladay is getting virtually no support for MVP. When it comes to the MVP award, one thing is clear: pitchers are extremely undervalued. The American League

  • Roy "The Complete Game" Halladay
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 4/30/2008 -  11
    Blue Jays righty Roy Halladay has earned his reputation as being a top-tier pitcher, one of the best this decade. Predominantly utilizing a combo of fastballs, cutters, and curveballs, Halladay

  • The Complexity Of Roy Oswalt As A Philly
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/29/2010 -  73
    According to a report out of Houston, the Astros and Phillies have agreed on a deal that will send Roy Oswalt to Philadelphia, pending his approval. Details of the deal haven't been released yet

  • Roy Halladay's Trade Value
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/8/2009 -  45
    Yesterday, Toronto GM J.P. Ricciardi created quite the stir when he told several reporters that he was going to start listening to offers for Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay. He talked with Halladay

  • Roy Oswalt's Demand
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 5/21/2010 -  69
    Roy Oswalt is having a nice season. He’s started nine games while averaging about seven innings per outing. For his efforts, he has a 3.28 xFIP and an even flashier ERA to show. All of which

  • Johnson's Domination
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 8/11/2008 -  4
    Johnson and his performance from 1999-2002. For starters, here are some of his peripheral numbers in each of these seasons: 1999: 35 GS, 271.2 IP, 207 H, 75 ER, 70 BB, 364 K, 1.02 WHIP, 2.48 ERA

  • Is Roy Halladay Done Done?
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 5/7/2013 -  11
    It looks like Roy Halladay is done -- at least for a while, as he is expected to hit the disabled list with a shoulder problem -- but the real question is if he is Done. He's about to turn 36

  • Roy Oswalt and the Rangers
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/30/2012 -  47
    , these pieces won't take the place of the more in-depth articles you've come to expect from the site. A few weeks ago, I talked about how Roy Oswalt could end up as the steal of the off-season

  • Roy Oswalt's Back Scare
    in FanGraphs by Steve Slowinski - 6/24/2011 -  22
    After only throwing 37 pitches through two innings, Roy Oswalt left his start last night due to back soreness. This is definitely disappointing news for the Phillies' starter, considering he's

  • Roy Oswalt, Potential Steal
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/13/2012 -  35
    A few minutes ago, Buster Olney tweeted out a note that the asking prices on free agent pitchers is on the way down, specifically naming Edwin Jackson, Hiroki Kuroda, and Roy Oswalt. In the message

  • Roy Halladay and Risk
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 1/27/2009 -  14
    In 2004 and 2005, Roy Halladay missed significant time with first a shoulder injury and then a leg injury. Since then he’s started 31 or more games three consecutive years but some fantasy players

  • Roy Halladay Not Back, But Back
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/26/2013 -  16
    , by the name of Roy Halladay. Halladay was making his first start since going under the knife, and given who he is and who he's been, the game captured the interest not just of Phillies fans

  • Keeper Question: Roy Oswalt
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 10/19/2011 -  1
    their end of the bargain. The title was only rendered false by Roy Oswalt turning in a career worst season as the fourth expected ace. While his comparatively poor year didn’t do much to inhibit

  • Explaining Miley For NL ROY
    in FanGraphs by J.P. Breen - 10/8/2012 -  31

  • Be Careful Overvaluing ROY Winners
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 11/17/2011 -  7

  • Should I Trade Roy Oswalt?
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 5/8/2008 -  14
    I trade Roy Oswalt? He's got a 5.33 ERA and is giving up a ton of home runs." Though I initially scoffed at the idea of getting rid of arguably the most consistently good pitcher of the decade

  • Roy Halladay Doesn't Answer the Question
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 4/4/2013 -  42
    There are, I imagine, several questions one could ask about Roy Halladay. Does he eat breakfast? does he eat granola for breakfast? Which is his favorite breakfast granola? But, regarding Halladay

  • Roy Oswalt and the Must Trade Clause
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/23/2012 -  54
    According to Jerry Crasnick, Roy Oswalt may announce today that he's going to sit out the first half of the season, then make himself available to contenders for the second half of the season, also

  • Roy Halladay Throwing Tons of Cutters
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 4/25/2011 -  28
    Yesterday Roy Halladay continued the excellent start to his 2011 season, striking out 14 batters -- tied for a career best -- and allowing a single run over 8.2 innings. Five starts into the season

  • Contract Crowdsourcing 2013-14: Roy Halladay
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/11/2013 -  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: Roy Halladay. Some relevant

  • What Happened To Davey Johnson?
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 6/21/2012 -  8
    Davey Johnson on Joe Maddon: "I don’t know him that well, but I thought he was a weird wuss anyways." Link. When did Davey Johnson become a grumpy old codger? Wasn't he the first guy

  • The Roy Oswalt Deal: Philadelphia's Perspective
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/29/2010 -  44
    Reports are that the deal is done, and the Phillies have acquired Roy Oswalt. Regardless of why it was necessary, this looks like a pretty big win for Philadelphia. In exchange for J.A. Happ

  • Roy Halladay Out 6-8 Weeks
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/29/2012 -  40
    Roy Halladay began the year battling diminished velocity and has struggled to pitch at a Halladay-esque level on a consistent basis. On Sunday, he left his start after just two innings, and after

  • Does Marcel Undervalue Roy Oswalt?
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 11/19/2008 -  6
    It was a tale of two halves for Roy Oswalt in 2008. Before the All-Star break, Oswalt suffered from injuries (strained abductor muscle, hip injury) and a bad case of gopheritis. But in the second

  • Roy Halladay Returns, Looks Mediocre
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 8/26/2013 -  4
    With the Phillies in need of a starter in wake of Saturday’s 18 inning affair against the Diamondbacks, the team turned to Roy Halladay. The former Cy Young Award winner was supposed to start

  • What To Do About Roy Oswalt
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 5/29/2012 -  23
    We're deep in the heart of Roy Oswalt Watch 2012, which is not quite a hullabaloo but is slowly ratcheting up the volume and frequency. Now the rumor is that he'll go to the Rangers. Should he picked

  • Q&A: Roy Oswalt, Evolution of a Career
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 9/7/2012 -  18
    Much like the old gray mare, Roy Oswalt isn’t what he used to be. That doesn’t mean the 35-year-old right-hander is ready to be put out to pasture. He can still be an effective pitcher, he simply can

  • What Is Davey Johnson Doing?
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 6/27/2011 -  3
    Here's newly minted Nats skipper Davey Johnson! The discerning discerner will observe that also in this photo is a white orb of cowhide, something known in industry parlance as a "baseball

  • Kelly Johnson's Redemption
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 5/4/2010 -  10
    Dropped from Braves at the end of 2009, Kelly Johnson found little interest in his services and ended up in Arizona on a one year contract paying him just $2.3 million. Arizona gambled that Johnson

  • Pitcher Study: Josh Johnson
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 11/28/2012 -  25
    Is Josh Johnson still an ace? The 2012 season had some encouraging signs after shoulder injuries cut short potential Cy Young campaigns in 2010 and 2011. Johnson posted a 3.81 ERA and 3.40 FIP

  • Your 2012 AL ROY Candidates
    in FanGraphs by Brandon Warne - 9/27/2011 -  42
    and a .939 OPS across two levels later, Lavarnway has to be at least mentioned in the discussion for ROY nominees. In a sense, Lavarnway is in a similar situation as Montero, replacing a legend

  • Roy Oswalt Ages, Adapts, Achieves
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 10/13/2011 -  5
    Roy Oswalt heads into the off-season with about as much uncertainty as he's ever had as a major league pitcher. After suffering through some back injury and flirtations with retirement, Oswalt, 34

  • Randy Johnson's Countdown
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 5/7/2009 -  29
    Randy Johnson has not pitched particularly well this season, for instance see yesterday's shelling at the hands of the Rockies. In fact, outside of Tim Lincecum, nobody in the Giants rotation has

  • Is Elliot Johnson Worth Starting?
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 7/12/2012 -  0
    Last year, Elliot Johnson was one of the worst hitters in the majors. With a 57 wRC+ backed by just four home runs, six steals, and a strikeout rate near 30%, Johnson's lackluster performance had

  • Chris Johnson and Great Players
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/1/2013 -  63
    that people hardly notice. The leader in the National League right now is Chris Johnson, batting .342. Johnson didn't even begin the year as an everyday player. Johnson went from the Diamondbacks

  • The Roy Oswalt Trade: Houston's Perspective
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 7/29/2010 -  21
    Before we can fully understand Houston's motive in dealing Roy Oswalt, we have to answer a number of questions. Just a couple off the top of my head: 1) Was moving Oswalt necessary from a payroll

  • In Memoriam: Soler's 2015 ROY Hopes
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 6/16/2015 -  11
    tabbed Soler as my NL ROY favorite. So, too, did Eno. We are all fallible. And now, here we sit, staring at an epitaph that reads Jorge Soler .265/.322/.402 with a 32.2% strikeout rate Also had

  • Kelly Johnson: A DeRosa Alternative
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 12/7/2009 -  8
    dislike dealing in shadowy realm of rumor, Braves second baseman Kelly Johnson has been mentioned in multiple places as a non-tender candidate given his 2009 performance and replacement by Martin Prado

  • Nick Johnson to New York
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 12/18/2009 -  84
    The Yankees have absolutely refused to stand pat this offseason. After adding Curtis Granderson in the first big trade of the winter, the Yankees have now agreed to terms with 1B/DH Nick Johnson

  • Kelly Johnson: Slugger
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 4/26/2010 -  14
    As part of a critical five-run rally in the bottom of the fifth inning of yesterday's Phillies-Diamondbacks game, Arizona second baseman Kelly Johnson slugged his NL-leading seventh home run

  • Josh Johnson's Extension
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 1/15/2010 -  15
    The Marlins locked up their most talented pitcher on Thursday, as they agreed to terms with 26-year-old SP Josh Johnson on a four-year, 39 million dollar contract. The deal will pay 3.75MM in '10

  • A Small Randy Johnson Retrospective
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 1/6/2010 -  43
    As you have surely heard, Randy Johnson announced his retirement last night. Matthew took the first look at this, noting that he retires as someone who could be a three-win pitcher next year. Here

  • The Return of Josh Johnson
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 6/5/2013 -  11
    Josh Johnson returned to the mound last night for the first time since April 21. The oft-injured 29-year-old (it still surprises me that he’s just 29) impressed against the Giants, throwing seven

  • Josh Johnson's Curveball
    in FanGraphs by Albert Lyu - 2/1/2012 -  10
    We're happy to welcome Albert Lyu back to the FanGraphs team. His work will again appear regularly here on the site. Before Josh Johnson was lost for the season with shoulder injuries in May, he

  • Marlins Reel in Nick Johnson
    in FanGraphs by Erik Manning - 8/3/2009 -  11
    Bedlam ruled the day of the trade deadline, and the Nick Johnson for LHP Aaron Thompson deal was no exception. The Nationals broke from their age old custom of clenching to tradeable players

  • The Josh Johnson Dilemma
    in FanGraphs by Jason Collette - 11/18/2013 -  29
    Earlier this year, Jack Moore reviewed Josh Johnson's inability to get hitters out while pitching from the stretch. Johnson and the Jays were very much aware of the situation, but even still, it did

  • The Nick Johnson Quandry
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/18/2009 -  44
    offers a similar problem for GMs with a shopping list. I'm speaking of Mr. Disabled List himself, Nick Johnson. His list of health problems is longer than a typical Joe Posnanski column

  • Buying Low on Josh Johnson
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 6/12/2012 -  23
    It may surprise some, considering this high ERA and low strikeout rate compared to his career average, but Josh Johnson actually has the seventh highest WAR of any pitcher in baseball. Despite having

  • Robbing Johnson of a Shot
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 12/16/2008 -  10
    (and the .227 batting average in 2008 just adds insult to injury). The move also keeps the underrated Rob Johnson from receiving the opportunity that he deserves. Johnson, 25, was selected out of college

  • Is Josh Johnson Back?
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 4/27/2012 -  5
    destined for an epic crash (click on the link, it's must-watch stuff). Owning Josh Johnson on a couple squads, I've felt a little of both. Coming off of a serious shoulder injury in 2011, Johnson,28, had

  • Your 2012 NL ROY Candidates
    in FanGraphs by Brandon Warne - 10/4/2011 -  26

  • Randy Johnson Retires
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 1/6/2010 -  31
    Randy Johnson announced his retirement today. There are thousands upon thousands of words that could, and should, be written about Randy Johnson. His career numbers are remarkable. The mark he left

  • Josh Johnson Heads to Canada
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 11/15/2012 -  2
    So as you all no doubt know by now, Josh Johnson was part of the trade of fantasy baseball proportions that is expected to be finalized at some point today. It's time for JJ to start trading in his

  • Johnson Leads Florida's Rotation
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 8/10/2009 -  29
    projected them to be worse than the Nationals. Last night Josh Johnson won the game for the Marlins, pitching six innings of four-hit, one-run ball while striking out 6, walking only one and getting seven

  • Kelly Johnson: Aging With Style
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/22/2012 -  6
    Fantasy owners hoped for a bounce back in 2012 after Kelly Johnson regressed in 2011 after a superb 2010 season. A second baseman with 16 HRs and 14 SBs normally would have a relatively high fantasy

  • Recalling Jim Johnson
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 7/28/2008 -  11
    to the minors and recalled 24-yr old pitcher Jim Johnson. Johnson, a starter in the minor leagues, had made two "audition" starts for the Orioles in 2006 and 2007, racking up the undesirable line of 5 IP

  • Will Erik Johnson Be Relevant?
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 3/25/2014 -  8
    He throws all four pitches, has solid velocity, a big solid frame, will begin the season in the White Sox rotation, and is a top 100 prospect. With all of that said, will Erik Johnson be worth

  • Extry, Extry: Roy Halladay Spokesman for MLB 2K11
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 11/15/2010 -  0
    This photo confirms our suspicions: Roy Halladay is actually three different people. 2K Sports, makers of sporting video games, have announced via their Facebook page (and maybe some other places

  • Chris Johnson Heads to Arizona
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 7/30/2012 -  7
    for third baseman Chris Johnson. While the move gives the Diamondbacks and improved situation at the hot corner, it may not be so great for fantasy owners. First of all, let's establish the fact

  • No Love For Jim Johnson?
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 1/14/2014 -  16
    and there, but if they're healthy, they've always seemed to slide back into the job. So why, after 101 saves in the past two season....yes, that's right, 101...does Jim Johnson get no love? I did a mock draft

  • Lowrie and Johnson: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 5/8/2012 -  9
    be slotted in at SS, 3B, MI, CI, and UTL positions, which makes him a nice option to have coming off the bench as needed. Chris Johnson (ESPN: 26 percent owned; Yahoo!: 25 percent owned) While

  • The Nick Johnson Stories
    in NotGraphs by Patrick Dubuque - 12/31/2012 -  6
    The phone rang, rattling in the glove compartment, but Nick Johnson did not hear it. He was already halfway to the creek. His boots crackled among the the skeletons of leaves scattered between

  • Received: Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/7/2011 -  6
    advance proof, Neil Lanctot's forthcoming Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella. The book goes on sale March 8th, and we'll provide a review of some sort before that date. In the meantime, some

  • Can Kelly Johnson Bounce Back?
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 10/10/2011 -  0
    There might not be a more up and down player in fantasy than Kelly Johnson. After establishing himself as a useful fantasy second baseman in 2007-2008, Johnson completely fell off that radar

  • Daily Notes: Roy Oswalt to Make Rangers Debut
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/22/2012 -  15
    ) 3. Today's Complete Schedule Featured Game: Colorado at Texas, 20:05 ET Regarding This Game, What the Big Deal Is The big deal regarding this game is that 34-year-old right-hander Roy Oswalt

  • Nothing Fishy About Josh Johnson
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 10/31/2009 -  4
    Heading into the 2007 season, Florida's Josh Johnson looked like an ace-in-waiting. As a 22 year-old rookie in 2006, the 6-7 righty posted a 3.99 FIP in 24 starts and seven relief appearances

  • Daily Notes: A Version of Roy Halladay to Return Today
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 8/25/2013 -  6
    Table of Contents Here's the table of contents for today's edition of the Daily Notes. 1. A Version of Roy Halladay to Return Today 2. Today’s MLB.TV Free Game 3. Today's Complete Schedule

  • Will Francoeur's Approach Work for Kelly Johnson?
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 12/26/2008 -  0
    It was shaping up as a disappointing season for Kelly Johnson in 2008 until a strong September. After three straight months of hitting .250 or less, Johnson posted a 22-game hitting streak

  • Roy Halladay: The Modern Day Sandy Koufax
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/27/2011 -  108
    all-time greats, but his peak was so good that it was impossible to come to any other conclusion than that he belonged in Cooperstown. It's time we say the same thing about Roy Halladay

  • Clayton Kershaw's Cy Young, Roy Halladay, and 23
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 11/17/2011 -  82
    of age. The fact that he has accomplished so much by age 23 is phenomenal. At age 23, Roy Halladay was setting the MLB record for the highest ERA in a season, posting a 10.64 ERA in 67.2 innings

  • 2011 Could Be Roy Halladay's Best Season Yet
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 5/27/2011 -  53
    What a terrifying thought for the National League. Roy Halladay, a 34-year-old pitcher with a history of utter dominance, is beginning 2011 with the best numbers of his career, and by a wide margin

  • How the Scouts Saw Roy Halladay and Todd Helton
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 5/9/2013 -  43
    Two of the great players of the aughts are on their last legs. Two days ago, apropos of Roy Halladay's shoulder surgery, Eno Sarris asked, "Is Roy Halladay Done Done?" and a month ago, Paul Swydan

  • Roy Halladay, Deserving Hall of Famer, to Retire.
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/9/2013 -  112
    Roy Halladay is calling it a career, having been prematurely pushed out of the game by a shoulder that simply would no longer cooperate. According to Jon Heyman, the Blue Jays will officially sign

  • Roy Halladay Shocker: "I'm Not Really a Doctor"
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 12/10/2013 -  11
    Halladay never even took organic chemistry. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Just a day after announcing his retirement from baseball, former Philadelphia and Toronto right-hander Roy Halladay returned

  • Can Josh Johnson Fix The Stretch?
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 7/24/2012 -  9
    There have been plenty of good signs in Josh Johnson's return from a season-ending shoulder injury this year. His 2.98 FIP is excellent; he's striking out nearly eight batters per nine innings

  • Josh Johnson Finding Success in June
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 6/13/2012 -  4
    The month of June has been very kind to Josh Johnson. In 14.2 innings, the big right-hander owns a 1.84 ERA with impressive peripheral numbers to match: 16 strikeouts, just four walks, and no home

  • Free Agent Bargain: Randy Johnson
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/29/2008 -  3
    Moving back to the mound in our series on free agent bargains, we find an interesting name - the tallest player in baseball and a sure fire Hall of Famer, you wouldn't think Randy Johnson would fly

  • The Roy Oswalt Trade: Houston's New Prospects
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 7/29/2010 -  69
    if this is repetitive, but by trading Roy Oswalt to the Phillies today, the Astros acquired a Dominican shortstop with some raw, exciting tools (Jonathan Villar), and a former first-round slugger whose been

  • 2012 Roy Oswalt Projections: The Wizard of DL?
    in FanGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 2/23/2012 -  24
    It sounds as if Roy Oswalt should sign sometime this very Thursday. Since you are reading this in the future -- which, to you, will feel like the present, but trust me: it's the future -- you may

  • Chris Johnson: Darling of the Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 4/23/2013 -  9
    he will probably cease to provide the kind of value for which his new owners are hoping. Especially in light of reports that Chris Johnson wouldn’t lose playing time now that Freddie Freeman has

  • Kelly Johnson, an Elite Second Baseman?
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 5/10/2012 -  10
    The league leader in WAR for second basemen? Kelly Johnson. I made some pretty bold predictions in our staff-wide preseason series, one of them being that Matt Kemp will not even get to 30/30

  • Josh Johnson Earning His Contract
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/8/2010 -  17
    Justin Morneau has the highest WAR in baseball right now, but you probably knew that. Know who is second? Josh Johnson. With another dominating start last night, the Marlins ace has now thrown

  • Things to Buy: Will Johnson Baseball Art
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 7/26/2013 -  8
    Doctor Cyclops, by Will Johnson When I am sad, I like to spend money. Because I am often sad, I am in big time mondo debt, as many of you know. At the moment, my cash flow is such that I cannot

  • Early NL RoY Favorite: Brandon Belt
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 4/5/2011 -  54
    in the Giants organization. It was an easy decision and he also came in at No. 16 on FanGraphs' Top 100 Prospects list published in late March. He's definitely my early favorite for RoY in the NL, over the likes

  • Kelly Johnson, Quintessential Rays Acquisition
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 1/28/2013 -  19
    This afternoon, it was reported that the Rays will ink Kelly Johnson to a one-year deal. It’s an interesting match, as Johnson provides the Rays with the one thing that they like -- a player who has

  • Josh Johnson's Creative Contract With the Padres
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 11/20/2013 -  44
    The news is breaking now. It seems that Josh Johnson has gotten $8 million dollars from the Padres to pitch in 2014, according to Jerry Crasnick. By itself, that is an interesting match -- Johnson

  • Marcus Stroman Discovered Roy Halladay's Sinker
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/14/2015 -  32
    . The resulting pool of comparable sinkers: Roy Halladay's sinker And that's it. That's the whole group. Granted, in 2013, Halladay was bad. In 2012, he was close to average. But from 2008 - 2011, Halladay

  • Comparing Livan Hernandez and Randy Johnson
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 5/21/2009 -  6
    Prior to the start of the 2009 season, the thought of comparing Livan Hernandez and Randy Johnson was ludicrous. Mets fans rolled their eyes when the club signed Hernandez while Giants fans were

  • Micah Johnson: Wheels...and What Else?
    in RotoGraphs by Nathaniel Stoltz - 6/20/2013 -  3
    (fourth if you count the Mexican League), a full dozen behind White Sox second base prospect Micah Johnson, who has blazed his way to 54 thefts in 66 contests. Anybody who produces that sort of stolen

  • Chris Johnson: The Flavor of Wonder Bread
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 10/31/2012 -  0
    As we continue to examine Zach Sanders' Third Base End of Season Rankings, let's scroll down to number 22 where we find Arizona's Chris Johnson who, according to the calculations, produced a $3 value

  • Pouring One Out for Nick Johnson's Career
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 1/29/2013 -  5
    RIP, Nick Johnson's career. Mourn ya 'till I join ya.

  • Don't Bring In the Lefty for Kelly Johnson
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 6/7/2011 -  11
    three years, and Joey Votto isn't far behind him. What might surprise you is the name that sits in the 34th spot out of the 150 qualified hitters: Kelly Johnson. At a .382 wOBA against lefties since

  • Nick Johnson Retires, FanGraphs Weeps
    in FanGraphs by Mike Axisa - 1/30/2013 -  22
    Eight times on base. Had Nick Johnson reached base just eight more times in his ten-year career, he would have become just the 41st player in history to leave the game with a .400+ OBP (min. 3,000 PA

  • Randy Johnson: Just for Men Pitchman
    in NotGraphs by Jack Moore - 1/12/2011 -  2
    (Get it, pitchman?) [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6q80YF__M3A[/embed] Because when I want to advertise a beauty project, I call Randy Johnson! This advertisement just adds

  • Nick Castellanos is Channeling Chris Johnson
    in RotoGraphs by Scott Spratt - 5/15/2014 -  6
    % .330 Nick Castellanos 32.6% .268 Adam LaRoche 31.8% .373 Matt Carpenter 31.7% .322 Jason Kubel 31.1% .411 Chris Johnson 29.1% .353 Joe Mauer 28.1% .379

  • Streaming Weekend Starters: Johnson and Straily
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 9/28/2012 -  2
    you be in panic mode for wins and strikeouts, a mode in which the author of this post resides in at least two leagues. So let's get to it. Steve Johnson Yes, Steve Johnson. Johnson, who slogged

  • Early AL RoY Favorite: Zach Britton
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 4/11/2011 -  29

  • FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron, ROY Instanalysis!
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 11/14/2011 -  5

  • Kelly Johnson: Why the Low AVG?
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/18/2011 -  15
    Kelly Johnson came into the season a fairly decent option at second base. In one keeper league I was in, him and Ben Zobrist were both available. I considered them to be at the same talent level