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  • Ryan Zimmerman's Struggles Continue
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 6/20/2012 -  14
    point in the season, the Washington Nationals are going to very much need Ryan Zimmerman to start resembling any close approximation to his former self if they're going to be serious about winning

  • Keeping Ryan Zimmerman
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 9/13/2013 -  4
    Any conversation about keepers is always contextual. That is, keeping a player is highly dependent upon their price relative to performance. Duh, right? I'll admit that I'm a Ryan Zimmerman owner

  • The Criminally Underrated Ryan Zimmerman
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/2/2011 -  126
    Hanley Ramirez, Jose Bautista, Miguel Cabrera, and Ryan Zimmerman. Obviously, my board was quite a bit different than most of the others drafting, as Ramirez went #20, Bautista #26 (to the other FanGraphs

  • Comps For Ryan Zimmerman's Extension
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/26/2012 -  75
    The Nationals continued to lock up their core talent today, agreeing to terms on a six year, $100 million extension for third baseman Ryan Zimmerman. The extension is tacked on to the end of his

  • Ryan Zimmerman: A Tale Of Two Seasons
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 10/29/2012 -  0
    It was a nice comeback season for Ryan Zimmerman. After injuries held him to just 101 games in 2011, Zimmerman was going to need a good 2012 to restore the faith of fantasy owners. And while

  • Nationals Wisely Extend Ryan Zimmerman
    in FanGraphs by Matt Swartz - 2/27/2012 -  49
    When the Washington Nationals and Ryan Zimmerman began negotiating his $100 million extension, Zimmerman was already bound to the team for 2012 and 2013 seasons. Even still, the Nats decided to give

  • Jeff Zimmerman's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 3/17/2014 -  40
    from Carlos Gonzalez or Ryan Braun could be enough to take one of the top two spots. 2. Billy Hamilton will have more stolen bases than base hits. I don't think his hit tool is good enough to make

  • Zimmerman's 17-Gamer
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 4/29/2009 -  18
    Ryan Zimmerman has been a bit of an offensive enigma in his young career, posting very solid numbers in his rookie campaign before taking steps backwards in seasons during which his age would call

  • Zimmerman's Power
    in FanGraphs by David Golebiewski - 6/9/2010 -  9
    for more. Huh? Oh yeah. That Strasburg guy was pretty good, too. But I was referring to Washington's other franchise pillar, Ryan Zimmerman. The fourth overall pick out of the University

  • Projecting Zimmerman
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 7/31/2008 -  8
    I took a drive down to D.C. to take in the Nationals-Phillies game last night with my family and, following two great fielding plays, was reminded just how much I like Ryan Zimmerman. Prior

  • The Cost of Making Ryan Zimmerman A National For Life
    in FanGraphs by Wendy Thurm - 1/26/2012 -  113
    With 29.2 Wins Above Replacement in the past six seasons, Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has the 11th-most WAR during that period. You read that right: 11th.  That's more than Adrian Gonzalez

  • Jeff Zimmerman’s 10 Bold Predictions for 2012
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/29/2012 -  36
    stats were: 2.58 ERA, 21 Saves, 2 Blown Saves Buy low on Soria. 7) Joe Mauer, Justin Morneau and Ryan Doumit will not in play 162 between the 3 of them. Here are the total number of games

  • Ryan Zimmerman And Trying To Stick At Third Base
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 3/26/2014 -  20
    , it's Washington's Ryan Zimmerman, who converted 93.9% of his 294 opportunities, and while that might not sound so bad, it means that he blew 18 of the easiest plays in the game. By comparison, Manny Machado

  • Oblique Injuries in MLB
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Martin - 10/12/2011 -  11
    Longoria, Jason Bay, J.A. Happ, Curtis Granderson, Brian Wilson, Jair Jurrjens, and Ryan Zimmerman are some of the players who were slowed by oblique injuries in 2011, with Zimmerman drastically altering

  • Ryan Roberts: Irrational Infatuation
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 8/10/2011 -  2
    I always love an under dog story and this season that love story has come in the form of Ryan Roberts. The thirty year-old has hit 5 more home runs this season than in his 5 previous MLB seasons

  • Will Zimmerman Fly Under Radar?
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 12/30/2008 -  0
    Heading into the 2008 season, Ryan Zimmerman was a Top 10 fantasy third baseman according to most cheat sheets. Then he suffered a shoulder injury that caused him to miss 47 days during the year

  • How Will Prince Fielder Age?
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 10/28/2011 -  85
    contract, we should compare him to players with similar body types. Jeff Zimmerman has put together a list of 205 players who weigh more than 3.25 lbs per inch of height in order to construct an aging

  • Yadier Molina's Potential Payday and Catcher Aging
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 2/21/2012 -  55
    Jeff Zimmerman to put together some aging curves on catchers to see if the Cardinals would be taking on more risk due to the fact that Molina is a catcher. The results may be a little surprising

  • Zimmerman Zapping The Baseball
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 5/3/2009 -  1
    , the Nats are baseball's biggest punch line. Fortunately, the end of the alphabet has been exceedingly generous to Washington, supplying a pair of franchise cornerstones in third baseman Ryan

  • Ryan Zimmerman Is Enjoying Left Field, But Third Base Looms
    in FanGraphs by Wendy Thurm - 6/13/2014 -  31
    Ryan Zimmerman. The former Gold Glove third baseman made his first start in left on June 3 after returning from a 51-day stint on the disabled list for a broken right thumb. Zimmerman's in left because

  • Washington's Other Zimmerman(n)
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 2/1/2009 -  7
    and frustrating since arriving from the New York Mets via a trade and the Rule V Draft, respectively. Third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has sort of stagnated at the plate (wOBA's from 2006-2008: .348, .340, .336

  • Highs and Lows of UZR 2007-9: Zimmerman
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 11/3/2009 -  7
    Ryan Zimmerman. Zimmerman reached the fifth spot thanks to his 2007 and 2009 seasons, during both of which he posted UZRs over 17. He was no slouch in 2008, but it goes to show why we need to rely

  • Is Zimmerman a Better Fielder than Longoria?
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 11/25/2009 -  36
    to today's Poz post on likely future Hall-of-Famers currently under 30. It's an entertaining (if unsurprising) read. One claim in particular caught my eye. Posnanski writes that Ryan Zimmerman

  • An Introduction to GRIT
    in Community by Ryan - 8/17/2013 -  8

  • Zimmerman Surfaces!
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 4/8/2009 -  0
    to MLBTradeRumors to see if anything noteworthy has happened or is in the works. Well, I could have sworn my eyes were deceiving me the other day upon reading that Jeff Zimmerman had signed a minor

  • Jeff Zimmerman's 10 Bold Fantasy Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 3/27/2013 -  34

  • Reviewing Jeff Zimmerman's 2014 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/2/2014 -  7

  • Don't Forget Ryan Kalish
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 12/26/2012 -  10
    -handed young man in left field that might have something to say about that. His name is Ryan Kalish. If you read that link closely, you'll see management left the door open for a platoon all along

  • MASH Report (1/28/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 1/28/2013 -  6
    , David Wright, Adam Dunn, Andre Ethier, Adam Lind, Alex Rios, Matt Holliday, Ryan Zimmerman, Michael Brantley, Franklin Gutierrez, Adrian Gonzalez, Carlos Gonzalez, Troy Tulowitzki, Rajai Davis, J.P.

  • MASH Report (4/10/14)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/10/2014 -  15
    groin. He should return after the required 15 DL days or just soon after. • As much as I want to see Ryan Zimmerman succeed, his shoulder is making him completely unreliable. Right now he is feeling

  • MASH Report (9/22/14)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/22/2014 -  2
    Ryan Zimmerman returned from the DL and went 2-3 in his first game back. He is far from being 100%. He can barely run jog walk right now. Kirk Gibson’s 1988 home trot is what Zimmerman's triple

  • MASH Report (10/14/14)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/14/2014 -  1
    , some worse, but with sample sizes this small for Tommy John patients it is hard to make a definitive statement in this regard. • It sounds like shoulder issues will finally move Ryan Zimmerman off

  • Changes in Home Run and Fly Distance from 2010 to 2011
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 11/21/2011 -  4
    Coco 294 266 -27 Dunn Adam 315 286 -29 Iannetta Chris 303 274 -29 Zimmerman Ryan 309 280 -29 Byrd Marlon 296 267 -29 Rolen Scott 300 270 -30 Lowrie Jed

  • MASH Report (6/21/13) - Introducing SLOW
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 6/27/2013 -  17
    , Jeanmar Gomez, Ryan Zimmerman and Felix Hernandez. • I have read and heard many experts state a player has a slow bat and/or can't catch up to fastballs. Finally, I have come up with an initial stab

  • MASH Report (2/4/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/4/2013 -  7
    of players who should exceed their power projections for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe, Justin Upton, Paul Konerko, Dustin Pedroia, Luke Scott, Matt Kemp, Joey

  • MASH Report (2/7/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/7/2013 -  13
    Source Hanley Ramirez Shoulder (1) Here is the list of players who should exceed their power projections for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe

  • MASH Report (5/15/14)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/15/2014 -  12
    less and has a 2.5 mph fastball drop. • Ryan Zimmerman's thumb is not healing as quick as expected. Nationals third basemanRyan Zimmerman recently had X-rays done on his fractured right thumb

  • MASH Report (4/7/14) - Sonny Gray & Danny Salazar in Depth
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/7/2014 -  40
    fastball. • Ryan Braun, if playing, will be dealing with a sore thumb. "The challenging thing is when I can't take a normal swing," Braun said. "I think the first series [against the Braves

  • MASH Report (2/14/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/14/2013 -  8
    projections for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe, Justin Upton, Paul Konerko, Dustin Pedroia, Luke Scott, Matt Kemp, Joey Votto, Mike Moustakas, Pablo Sandoval, Carl

  • MASH Report (3/4/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 3/4/2013 -  18
    and can keep it if he is effective stated Terry Collins.  • Ryan Zimmerman is making progress after shoulder surgery.  • David Ortiz is still having problems with his Achilles tendon. He easily

  • Unlucky R-Ho
    in RotoGraphs by Ryan Glass - 1/12/2009 -  23
    will probably come back to earth and those that were unlucky are due to breakout. This can be very helpful when deciding to draft one player or another. The first player in the series is Ryan Howard

  • MASH Report (2/21/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/21/2013 -  5
    their power projections for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe, Justin Upton, Paul Konerko, Dustin Pedroia, Luke Scott, Matt Kemp, Joey Votto, Mike Moustakas, Pablo

  • MASH Report (1/31/12)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 1/31/2013 -  2
    injuries in 2012: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe, Justin Upton, Paul Konerko, Dustin Pedroia, Luke Scott, Matt Kemp, Joey Votto, Mike Moustakas, Pablo Sandoval, Carl

  • Mash Report (2/11/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/11/2013 -  6
    (1) Here is the list of players who should exceed their power projections for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe, Justin Upton, Paul Konerko, Dustin

  • The Lucky Riot
    in RotoGraphs by Ryan Glass - 1/13/2009 -  5
    formulate a new version of xBABIP that takes into account a number of components of the hitter and models the way their BIP should be converted to outs/hits. Last year Ryan Theriot had his best season

  • The Most Predictable Hitters of 2013
    in Community by Ryan Kruse - 8/13/2013 -  6
    7.08 31.39 169 Yasiel Puig 27.08 -1.71 32.62 167 Jimmy Rollins 27.11 16.51 26.98 369 Ryan Flaherty 27.12

  • MASH Report (5/8/14) - Thumb Injuries
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/8/2014 -  14
    • On Monday, Tom brought up looking at the rest of season effects on Ryan Zimmerman's thumb injury. Tom was looking for the effects for different types of thumb injuries. Well, I can't get

  • MASH Report (6/2/14)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 6/2/2014 -  20
    think a deal has been worked out between the two parties, but it is not public yet. Santana should be ready to pitch in the majors mid-June. • Jose Abreu will be activated from the DL today. • Ryan

  • MASH Report (3/21/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 3/21/2013 -  13
    their power projections for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe, Justin Upton, Paul Konerko, Dustin Pedroia, Luke Scott, Matt Kemp, Joey Votto, Mike Moustakas, Pablo

  • Open-Market Value — The Free Agent Team
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 11/16/2011 -  24
    such as Bartolo Colon, Brandon McCarthy, Jhonny Peralta and Ryan Vogelsong. Instead, Mr. Dave Cameron, in his infinite generosity, has given me a budget of $80 million FanGraphs Pesos to piece together a free

  • Stanton's Possible Extension
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 3/19/2012 -  16
    to look like in order to get a deal done. As Jong notes, Prince Fielder made $33.5 million in his three arbitration seasons with this same skillset, while Ryan Howard achieved Super Two status

  • An Alternative to Pujols in St.Louis
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 11/4/2011 -  83
    Furcal or to bring in a capable alternative, and Cards fans would probably be looking at a lot of Ryan Theriot (+0.6 WAR over the last two seasons) or a low-cost free agent at short. As luck would

  • Extending Shaun Marcum
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 11/18/2011 -  18
    consisting of Ryan Braun, Rickie Weeks, Corey Hart, Yovani Gallardo, Greinke and Marcum. It may be in their best interest to go with a one-year deal, as it allows them to cut bait if Marcum gets hurt

  • FAN Projection Targets: AL West Second Basemen
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 1/6/2012 -  3
    under his belt. He also has more Fan Projections submitted than pretty much everyone except Ryan Braun - and these projections are optimistic. In limited action last year, he posted a strong .340

  • MASH Report (2/18/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/18/2013 -  18
    who should exceed their power projections for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe, Justin Upton, Paul Konerko, Dustin Pedroia, Luke Scott, Matt Kemp, Joey Votto, Mike

  • MASH Report (2/25/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/25/2013 -  14
    their power projections for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe, Justin Upton, Paul Konerko, Dustin Pedroia, Luke Scott, Matt Kemp, Joey Votto, Mike Moustakas, Pablo

  • MASH Report (2/28/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/28/2013 -  13
    Hanley Ramirez Shoulder (1) Here is the list of players who should exceed their power projections for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe, Justin Upton

  • MASH Report (3/7/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 3/7/2013 -  15
    Shoulder (1) Russell Martin Shoulder (1) Here is the list of players who should exceed their power projections for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor

  • MASH Report (3/11/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 3/11/2013 -  13
    (1) Russell Martin Shoulder (1) Here is the list of players who should exceed their power projections for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe, Justin

  • MASH Report (3/18/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 3/18/2013 -  14
    : Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe, Justin Upton, Paul Konerko, Dustin Pedroia, Luke Scott, Matt Kemp, Joey Votto, Mike Moustakas, Pablo Sandoval, Carl Crawford, Giancarlo

  • MASH Report (3/28/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 3/28/2013 -  7
    ) Here is the list of players who should exceed their power projections for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe, Justin Upton, Paul Konerko, Dustin Pedroia, Luke Scott

  • MASH Report (4/4/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/4/2013 -  14
    Shoulder (1) Pablo Sandoval Elbow (1) David Wright Intercostal (1) Here is the list of players who should exceed their power projections for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard

  • MASH Report (4/11/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/11/2013 -  7
    Intercostal (1) Here is the list of players who should exceed their power projections for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe, Justin Upton, Paul Konerko

  • MASH Report (4/8/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/8/2013 -  14
    ) David Wright Intercostal (1) Here is the list of players who should exceed their power projections for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe, Justin Upton, Paul

  • Braun Cleared - Fantasy Ramifications
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/24/2012 -  21
    Ryan Braun will not have to serve a 50 day suspension for performance enhancing drugs. While many ramifications may come from this ruling, I will get to the meat of the matter. How does the ruling

  • More Preseason DL Slot Options
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/2/2012 -  1
    when he returns, keep him for trade bait or keep him in the DL slot until league rules force his removal to keep other owners from utilizing him. Ryan Vogelsong (5%, 52%) - Ryan is currently out

  • Arizona Fall League - Arms to Watch
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Martin - 10/4/2011 -  1

  • The Evolution of K-Rod
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Martin - 10/10/2011 -  13

  • Motte, Feliz Continue Tradition
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Martin - 10/17/2011 -  14

  • The Brandon McCarthy Saga - Part One
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 10/21/2011 -  21

  • The Brandon McCarthy Saga - Part Two
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 10/21/2011 -  14

  • Edwin Jackson Is In Love With His Slider
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Martin - 10/24/2011 -  5

  • Dan Duquette as GM: The Pitching Staff
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Martin - 11/9/2011 -  16

  • Don't Sleep on the Angels
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 12/2/2011 -  23

  • Red Sox Bring In Jesse Carlson
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 12/9/2011 -  19

  • Yu Darvish's Landing Spot
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 12/16/2011 -  64

  • Joe Saunders: A Fit for the New-Look Marlins?
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 12/23/2011 -  18

  • The Post-Injury Jeff Francis and DIPS
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 1/20/2012 -  11

  • Who Is Your $100 Million Pitcher?
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 2/3/2012 -  83

  • Brett Cecil's Descent?
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 3/30/2012 -  29

  • Starlin Castro Is Good at Baseball
    in FanGraphs by Ryan Campbell - 5/8/2012 -  41

  • Will Elvis Andrus Make a Fantasy Impact Next Year?
    in RotoGraphs by Ryan Glass - 1/12/2009 -  0

  • Derek Lowe the Brave
    in RotoGraphs by Ryan Glass - 1/13/2009 -  3

  • Unlucky Beltre
    in RotoGraphs by Ryan Glass - 1/14/2009 -  13

  • Trevor Hoffman on the Move
    in RotoGraphs by Ryan Glass - 1/16/2009 -  1

  • Figgins Got Lucky?
    in RotoGraphs by Ryan Glass - 1/30/2009 -  72

  • Khalil Greene: Worse than Unlucky in 2008
    in RotoGraphs by Ryan Glass - 2/2/2009 -  9

  • Is Magglio Done?
    in RotoGraphs by Ryan Glass - 2/7/2009 -  3

  • What Shakes out in the Rays Bullpen?
    in RotoGraphs by Ryan Glass - 2/8/2009 -  0

  • Matt Wieters This Year
    in RotoGraphs by Ryan Glass - 2/8/2009 -  11

  • Who is the Real RBI Leader for 2012?
    in Community by Ryan Kruse - 7/12/2013 -  56

  • Polanco, Johnson, Roberts, Espinosa: 2B Showdown
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 6/29/2011 -  11
    % and below. The 4 players I will be looking at today are Placido Polanco, Kelly Johnson, Ryan Roberts and Danny Espinosa. Here are their ownership rates and stats so far this year

  • MASH Report (3/25/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 3/25/2013 -  24
    for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe, Justin Upton, Paul Konerko, Dustin Pedroia, Luke Scott, Matt Kemp, Joey Votto, Mike Moustakas, Pablo Sandoval, Carl Crawford

  • MASH Report (4/1/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/1/2013 -  2
    should exceed their power projections for 2013: Ryan Zimmerman, Ryan Howard, Cameron Maybin, Trevor Plouffe, Justin Upton, Paul Konerko, Dustin Pedroia, Luke Scott, Matt Kemp, Joey Votto, Mike

  • MASH Report (4/14/14) - Initial HURT Report
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/14/2014 -  14
    only one hitter during his season-high seven innings. It is not back to end of 2013 levels, but it has improved. • Brett Anderson will be out 4-6 weeks with a broken finger. • Ryan Zimmerman

  • MASH Report (8/7/14)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 8/7/2014 -  5
    after one batting practice session. “Good to see.” Hand injuries are hell on hitters – Ryan Zimmerman and Wilson Ramos both suffered power drains when they returned this season. Without full strength

  • 2B Ranking Using Bill James 2012 Projections
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 11/15/2011 -  20
    14 0.0 Martin Prado 553 72 56 11 0.289 4 -0.3 Ryan Raburn 476 64 66 18 0.264 4 -0.8 Sean Rodriguez 462 66 57 15 0.252 12 -1.0 Aaron Hill

  • 2011 Player Rankings: Second Basemen
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/24/2011 -  24
    Aaron Hill Ryan Raburn This group should all be drafted in any league. The real sleeper for me in this group is Ryan Raburn. He is not available in all formats, but he could be a steal come

  • Second Basemen: June Rankings
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 6/8/2011 -  23
    , but as long as they are this close, I will put Cano first. Tier 2 Ben Zobrist Ryan Roberts Ian Kinsler Kelly Johnson This Tier's rankings, and the rest that follow, are very fluid based

  • Hitter Evaluation: Runs and RBIs (Part 2)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/7/2011 -  8
    equation gets the rate of the Runs and RBI per PA. Knowing some of the player's talent, Walks, AVG and HRs, an idea of how many Runs and RBIs they generate can be determined. Using Ryan Howard

  • More 2B Non-Keepers
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 11/14/2011 -  5
    and OF. In 2012, he will lose the OF qualification. Ryan Raburn – The main problem with Raburn is a lack of playing time. In 2011, he played in only 121 games. In 2009 and 2010, it was only 113 each year

  • Espinosa and Roberts: 2B Ownership Decliners
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/30/2012 -  11
    after name are ESPN ownership %, % point drop in ESPN ownership and Yahoo ownership %) Ryan Raburn (22%, -38%, 8% ) - Raburn is the 2B being dropped the most in ESPN leagues. I am going to wimp out

  • MASH Report (12/2/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 12/2/2013 -  6
    for eight teams recently and his fastball was between 87 and 89 mph. The velocities are consistent with his previous values. • Ruben Amaro Jr. said Ryan Howard is feeling himself and hopes he plays

  • Theriot, Schumaker, Betancourt: 2B WW Options
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 6/20/2012 -  1
    and then Yahoo!. Ryan Theriot (9%, 7%) - Theriot is just not a talented 2B and it really doesn't matter. He is getting regular playing time (started 19 of the last 21 games at 2B for the Giants

  • Hitter Evaluations: 2B 2012 Talent Projections
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/12/2011 -  44
    12 Michael Cuddyer 17 73 73 0.269 8 1.6 13 Daniel Murphy 11 72 72 0.292 8 1.5 14 Ryan Raburn 23 72 72 0.262 5 1.5 15 Howie Kendrick 14 69 69 0.282 15 1.5

  • 2B ADP: Yahoo vs MDC
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/15/2012 -  8
    % 29% Ryan Theriot (SF - 2B,SS) 217 273 56 3% 4% -1% Gordon Beckham (CWS - 2B) 221 238 17 9% 32% -23% Jose Altuve (Hou - 2B) 222 221 0 3% 13% -10% Omar Infante

  • 2B Rankings Using ZiPS ROS
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/16/2012 -  27
    0.247 52 9 41 4 -1.8 Darwin Barney 0.271 55 2 36 7 -2.0 Ryan Roberts 0.245 46 10 41 11 -2.3 Steve Lombardozzi 0.269 49 4 35 13 -2.4 Trevor Plouffe 0.236

  • Example of the Drain that Power Only Players Have on a Team
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 11/25/2011 -  17
    Ian Kinsler 100 72 23 20 12 17.5 49.5 5 Ryan Raburn 81 83 23 11 18.5 17.5 47 6 Jason Kipnis 95 74 19 19 14.5 12.5 46 7 Danny Espinosa 80 71 24 9 10 19

  • Second Basemen: Updated Rankings
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/5/2011 -  22
    down (4A) or up (4B). There are definite question marks for anyone in this tier. Tier 4A – Players not close to meeting season expectations Chase Utley Ryan Raburn Dan Uggla Martin Prado

  • Breaking Down 2B in Dynasty Draft
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 12/14/2011 -  13
    people being down on Johnson this year and he may be picked up in a lower round. R15 P1 - Ryan Roberts I am a little surprised to see R. Roberts get picked so early with a possible huge

  • What Can Be Expected From Andy Pettitte
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 3/19/2012 -  3
    rates: Name, K/9, BB/9 Ricky Romero, 7.1, 3.2 Ryan Vogelsong, 7.0, 3.1 Ervin Santana, 7.0, 2.8 The ADP of each of these 3 pitchers at ESPN and Mock Draft Central are: Name, ESPN, MDC Ricky

  • 2012 2B Tiers: Preseason
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 3/21/2012 -  12
    ? If so, then Walker is your man. Not a fancy group of players, but useful. Tier 4 Jose Altuve Daniel Murphy Dustin Ackley Danny Espinosa Kelly Johnson Ryan Roberts Aaron Hill Marco Scutaro

  • 10 Bold Predictions - Mendoza Level Production
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/3/2012 -  13
    where he possibly ends up in 2013 (I am about 90% sure the Royals will not pick up his option) and at what level will he pitch. 1-5 Joe Mauer, Justin Morneau and Ryan Doumit will not in play 162

  • MASH Report (7/31/14)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 7/31/2014 -  9
    in the fifth. He threw 47 strikes. Fastball touched 95 mph. Secondary stuff much better today — Ryan Divish (@RyanDivish) July 27, 2014 Paxton throws 14 pitches/9 strikes in his first inning

  • Prospects: Playing For This Year or Next
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/22/2010 -  6
    . Going into the draft, I didn't know how much to value prospects. I went in with the keepers(this is pretty sad, I know): Ryan Doumit Jose Valverde Shane Victorino Chone Figgins Javier

  • Hitter Rankings with Bill James Projections
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 11/19/2012 -  28
    rankings Rank Name Position PA HR AVG RBI R SB 1 Mike Trout OF 679 30 0.325 87 122 53 2 Ryan Braun OF 668 36 0.314 112 108 24 3 Miguel Cabrera 1B/3B

  • MASH Report (2/10/14)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/10/2014 -  2
    the past. • Often injured Tommy Hanson is looking to come back with possibility the Rangers. • Ryan Madson is touching 93 mph and looking to join a some team's bullpen. • Scott Elbert had

  • Walks, Strikeouts and Pitch Counts
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/21/2011 -  20
    week so some of the number may have changed): Name % K and BB IP Pitches per Batter Pitches per Game Ryan Dempster 31.1% 183.2 4.00 102.6 Max Scherzer 27.3% 184.1

  • Phillies = 10 Bottom Dwellers
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/27/2011 -  61
    Ruiz (2.7) Ryan Howard (1.6) Chase Utley (3.7) Placido Polanco (2.9) Jimmy Rollins (3.5) Hunter Pence (4.3) Shane Victorino (6) Raul Ibanez (-1.2) John Mayberry (2.2) Starting Pitching (Total

  • Ranking 2B By Fantasy Talent
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/6/2011 -  20
    0.48 0.87 0.87 0.93 3.62 Pedroia Dustin 1.70 1.70 -0.13 -0.13 0.15 3.29 Raburn Ryan 0.14 0.14 1.11 1.11 -0.27 2.24 Johnson Kelly 0.36 0.36 0.77 0.77 -0.04 2.23

  • Hitter Evaluations: Plate Appearances and Stolen Bases
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/10/2011 -  0
    I will use Ryan Howard, sorry for the jinx last week, again as an example. The Phillies had a 0.321 OBP in 2011. Howard should expect ~4.23 PA per game. He started 152 games, so he would

  • When Closers Get Replaced Because They Suck
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/11/2012 -  29
    Trevor Hoffman - 2010 Jason Isringhausen - 2008 Ryan Franklin - 2011 Roberto Hernandez (Fausto Carmona) - 2006 Billy Koch - 2003 Shingo Takatsu - 2005 Scott Williamson – 2003 I wanted

  • MASH Report (5/9/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/9/2013 -  5
    % -1.3 Jeremy Hefner Mets 35.0 42.8% 90.0 93.2 49.8% 90.3 -7.0% -0.3 Ryan Dempster Red Sox 43.0 43.0% 88.8 173.0 48.1% 89.6 -5.1% -0.8 Jake Westbrook Cardinals 39.0

  • The DL on the DL: Pitchers Not Ready Yet for the Start of the Season
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 3/25/2010 -  4
    having surgery on his knees (loose objects) and elbow (loose objects again). He is currently rehabilitating and is aiming for a April 10 return to the roster. Looks like Ryan Madson will get the first

  • 2B Rankings for the Rest of Season
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 8/3/2011 -  27
    , these hitters can help with roster flexibility if a player on your team hits the DL. 6. Michael Cuddyer 7. Michael Young 8. Daniel Murphy 9. Ryan Roberts – I am not sold at all on him going forward

  • Headley, Ludwick, Hafner, Baker, Santana: DLWW
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/6/2011 -  3
    , if any, home runs since he has hit only 4 this entire season. Ryan Ludwick (back – 20% owned) – Ludwick should return from the DL on Wednesday. He is one of the few sources of home runs available

  • Minor Makes Minor Change for Non-Minor Improvements
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 12/19/2012 -  1
    %) rates were C.J. Wilson (22%, 8%), Ryan Dempster (22%, 9%) and Bud Norris (22%, 9%). Not great pitchers, but decent. The 2012 season did not start out as planned. From the beginning

  • MASH Report (7/21/14)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 7/21/2014 -  12
    with this type of movement pattern to be more likely to suffer downturns in productivity.  • Nolan Ryan and Rick Honeycutt think raising the pitching mound will decrease Tommy John surgeries.  "I

  • MASH Report (9/4/14)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/4/2014 -  2
    . • Stuart Wallace at BeyondTheBoxScore.com wrote another in-depth look at a player's injury. This time it is Ryan Braun's hand. The data does show Braun having some improvement in his production

  • Defensive Shift and BABIP
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 6/11/2012 -  28
    get shifted regularly. Here is the list they came up with: Carlos Pena Ryan Howard Justin Morneau Eric Hosmer Alex Gordon Prince Fielder David Ortiz Brian McCann Jim Thome Adam Dunn

  • MASH Report (6/10/13) - PAIN - Pitcher Injury Finder
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 6/10/2013 -  39
    After introducing HURT (hitter injury finder), I am introducing PAIN (pitcher injury finder) today. Besides a list potentially hurt hitters and pitchers, I will examine Ryan Braun, Anibal Sanchez

  • MASH Report - (6/13/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 6/13/2013 -  17
    Today I am going to examine Ryan Dempster and Jon Lester in detail. Also, I am rolling out some changes to HURT and PAIN. With PAIN (called Pitcher Abuse INdex based on a poll during the Tuesday

  • How Much Will Reyes' Injuries Cost Him?
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 8/24/2011 -  18
    , Vernon Wells, Jayson Werth, Ryan Howard, Jason Giambi, Matt Holliday, Carlos Beltran and Carlos Lee. I looked at player only since 2002 because DL information is only available for 2001 and later. All

  • The Red Sox Should Not Sign Grady Sizemore
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 11/7/2011 -  25
    at the in-house alternatives on Boston's roster. Josh Reddick and Ryan Kalish both ZIPs projected 2012 stats">project as below average hitters but offer some long term upside and offer similar risk-reward

  • Cameron Maybin: Has He Finally Found a Home?
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/21/2011 -  8
    This previous off season, Cameron Maybin was traded from the Marlins to the Padres for  Edward Mujica and Ryan Webb. Before that trade, he was traded from the Tigers to the Marlins as part

  • Batted Ball Outliers: Starting Pitchers
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/14/2011 -  6
    Ryan Dempster 0.324 Ricky Nolasco 0.322 Ted Lilly 0.256 Cole Hamels 0.255 Jered Weaver 0.250 Josh Beckett 0.245 Ricky Romero 0.242

  • The Sizemores, Utley and Perez: DL on the DL
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/27/2012 -  5
    . This move will increase his number of Runs and SBs. The other player getting an upgrade would be the new LF. Currently the Indians have Aaron Cunningham, Shelley Duncan, Felix Pie and Ryan Spilborghs

  • Curveball and Slider Pitchers and the DL
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 3/12/2012 -  15
    Name SL% 1 Ervin Santana 38.4% 2 Bud Norris 36.2% 3 Edwin Jackson 33.7% 4 Madison Bumgarner 32.4% 5 Michael Pineda 31.5% 6 Ryan Dempster 31.1% 7

  • Walker and Weeks: 2B Ownership Decliners
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/2/2012 -  5
    On Monday, I looked at two 2B, Danny Espinosa and Ryan Roberts, who are being dropped the most in ESPN leagues. Today, I am going to look at the next most dropped 2B, Jemile Weeks and Neil Walker

  • Detroit's Hitting Woes
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 6/4/2012 -  5
    and have a triple slash line of 0.265/0.328/0.414. Most of the drop can be attributed to Jhonny Peralta, Ryan Raburn, Delmon Young and Brennan Boesch under-performing their career averages. The Tigers have

  • Longoria Returns
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 8/8/2012 -  6
    . They will just be getting sporadic playing time. Longoria is going to be in the lineup at DH or 3B before either one of the pair plays. 3B – Ryan Roberts - Since being acquired from the D-Backs

  • Using LOB-WAR for Fantasy Baseball
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 8/30/2012 -  5
    , Matt Harrison, Jordan Zimmermann, Jose Quintana, Jeremy Hellickson, Ryan Vogelsong, Paul Maholm, Felix Hernandez, and Hiroki Kuroda. The list may have change a bit from the current list because I

  • MASH Report (5/23/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/23/2013 -  9
    . • Eno took his first stab into pitcher injury predictions. He gave clean bill of health to Ryan Dempster and a not so clean bill of health to Doug Fister. Players on the DL (*) 15 Day

  • MASH Report (8/8/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 8/8/2013 -  7
    consistent. The Rays may have caught the injury in time. • Ryan Madson was cut by the Angels. He was coming off Tommy John surgery and was not going to be able to pitch in the majors this season

  • Early Hitter Shift Data
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/1/2014 -  12
    With about a month of baseball played so far, let's take a look today at some of the players hitting into an infield shift. Some players have always been shifted like David Ortiz and Ryan Howard

  • Getting Shut Out of the MVP Voting
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 11/17/2011 -  35
    2.5 6.6 10 Evan Longoria AL Rays 134 11.3 6.1 1 Matt Kemp NL Dodgers 171 -1.7 8.7 2 Ryan Braun NL Brewers 179 -0.5 7.8 3 Joey Votto NL Reds

  • MASH Report (7/1/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 7/1/2013 -  9
    Stammen 92.9 42.2 88.1 10 Carlos Villanueva 89.9 67.2 125.1 11 Jered Weaver 88.4 47.2 188.2 12 Jake Westbrook 87.5 61.0 174.2 13 Ryan Dempster 80.7 100.2 173.0

  • MASH Report (7/18/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 7/18/2013 -  17
    Ryan Webb 73.7 43.0 60.1 19 Ryan Dempster 71.8 110.1 173.0 20 Adam Ottavino 68.0 47.1 79.0 21 Burke Badenhop 64.4 41.1 62.1 22 Jamey Wright 61.0 43.0 67.2 23

  • MASH Report (7/30/13) - Lester and Greinke In Detail
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 7/30/2013 -  7
    80.8 88.2 188.2 Scott Downs 80.2 30.2 45.2 Jordan Walden 75.5 35.0 39.0 Burke Badenhop 72.8 45.2 62.1 Ryan Webb 72.3 47.2 60.1 Craig Stammen 71.4 54.1 88.1

  • MASH Report (8/23/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 8/23/2013 -  5
    1461 Matt Kemp 93.6 251 1806 Ty Wigginton 92.4 63 1455 Brandon Inge 91.2 110 1214 Ryan Roberts 91.2 173 1115 Vernon Wells 87.6 391 1437 Nick Markakis 86.4

  • MASH Report (9/12/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/12/2013 -  5
    Stanton 91 1498 427 Ryan Roberts 91 1115 173 Brandon Inge 91 1214 110 Jay Bruce 90 1870 629 Nick Markakis 90 1896 625 Nick Hundley 82 840 359 Jose Reyes

  • MASH Report (9/16/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/16/2013 -  3
    % 86.9 37.9% Carter Capps 147.6 95.4 51.3% 95.8 40.6% Tony Sipp 143.9 90.3 43.9% 90.2 36.7% Ryan Pressly 141.1 92.9 48.4% 93.4 38.5% David Carpenter 140.0 95.0

  • MASH Report (2/17/14)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/17/2014 -  1
    on his health. — Ryan Divish (@RyanDivish) February 13, 2014 • Ryan Cook may not be ready for opening day because of an inflamed shoulder. • The Nats Erik Davis was placed on the 60-day DL

  • ISO Risers and Droppers
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/9/2011 -  31
    Justin 0.170 0.244 0.075 Cabrera Melky 0.098 0.168 0.069 Braun Ryan 0.197 0.259 0.062 Gordon Alex 0.140 0.199 0.059 Victorino Shane 0.170 0.226 0.056

  • Shut Out of the MVP Voting
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 11/15/2012 -  41
    140 -3.9 5.0 Prince Fielder Tigers 153 -8.7 4.9 Buster Posey Giants 162 2.1 8.0 Ryan Braun Brewers 162 6.7 7.9 David Wright Mets 140 14.4 7.8

  • Pitcher's Luck: Part Time Starters
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/26/2011 -  0
    3.44 3.95 8 Ryan Vogelsong 5.5 80.4% 0.280 8.2% 2.71 3.67 3.85 9 Scott Baker 5.0 79.4% 0.297 8.7% 3.14 3.45 3.61 10 Charlie Morton 4.8 72.5% 0.320 5.8% 3.83 3.77

  • Victor Martinez: Stock ?
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 1/9/2013 -  9
    he has. League rules will really will determine his value. I would look at drafting him as a DH when the like of first basemen Ryan Howard, Adam LaRoche and Kendrys Morales come off the board. I

  • MASH Report (5/28/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/28/2013 -  7
    of the plate to Mauer. • Ryan Braun has been dealing with a thumb injury the last couple weeks. In his words: “I’ve changed the way I’ve held the bat, I’ve changed the way I’ve swung,” he said

  • MASH Report (6/4/13) - Introducing Hidden Hitter Injury Finder
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 6/4/2013 -  28
    Melky Cabrera 76 17 Andres Torres 76 18 Alex Avila 74 19 Carlos Quentin 73 20 Ryan Howard 72 21 Lance Berkman 71 22 Brandon Phillips 69 23 Dustin Pedroia

  • MASH Report (7/5/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 7/5/2013 -  3
    16 Eric Young 19.9 39.9 19.9 17 Logan Schafer 19.2 24.4 5.2 18 Jeff Keppinger 19.1 18.3 -0.8 19 Frederick Freeman 18.1 40.5 22.3 20 Ryan Doumit 18.0 19.9 2.0

  • MASH Report (7/29/13): Peavy and Darvish In Detail
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 7/29/2013 -  6
    speed is at the same level as it was before going on the DL which is down 1 mph from 2012. • Ryan Mattheus's fastball velocity is back to to 2012 levels. • Alfredo Figaro's velocity

  • MASH Report (9/3/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/3/2013 -  3
    1896 596 -0.085 Justin Turner 96 690 177 -0.049 Kevin Youkilis 96 1461 118 -0.05 Matt Kemp 94 1806 251 -0.117 Starlin Castro 92 1912 598 -0.046 Ryan Roberts

  • MASH Report (9/19/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/19/2013 -  4
    % 89.3 38.8% Nick Tepesch 150.9 90.9 48.4% 91.7 36.8% Jake Dunning 150.2 90.5 49.1% 89.8 41.8% Danny Farquhar 147.2 92.1 48.0% 91.5 40.9% Ryan Pressly 142.2 92.9

  • Ellsbury's Ankle Injury: Changes In Performance This Season and Next
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/26/2013 -  1
    Posada, Juan Uribe, Travis Hafner, Jerry Hairston, Ryan Church, Shawn Green, Frank Thomas, Khalil Greene, Larry Bigbie, Torii Hunter, Ian Kinsler, Adam Jones, Austin Kearns, Kenji Johjima, Reed

  • MASH Report (10/10/13) - Injury Prediction Results
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/10/2013 -  12
    2012 who were more likely to be DL bound. Name IP Slider% Curveball% On DL Ryan Dempster 173 39.5% No Madison Bumgarner 208 36.4% No Bud Norris 168 36.4

  • MASH Report (10/17/13) - Batter Edition
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/17/2013 -  0
    Lance Berkman 130 0.117 0.208 -0.091 77.0% 78.0% -1.0% 294 1165 Ryan Ludwick 127 0.085 0.179 -0.094 74.0% 75.0% -1.0% 140 1583 Paul Konerko 120 0.111 0.226 -0.115

  • Intentional Walks Inflating Walk Rates
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/28/2013 -  6
    seasons. Season: BB%, IBB 2011: 16%, 32 2012: 12%, 18 2013: 10%, 5 • How does Ryan Hanigan and his fearsome .243/.341/.306 line get intentionally walked 22 times over the past two seasons

  • Zack is Wheeling a Couple Concerns
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 1/3/2014 -  22
    with similar walk a strikeout numbers. Name: K/9, BB/9, ERA Ryan Dempster: 8.2, 4.2, 4.57 Edinson Volquez: 7.5, 4.1, 5.71 Felix Doubront: 7.7, 3.9, 4.32 Pitchers can survive with a 7.6 K/9

  • Fantasy Rankings Prep (2 of 3)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/13/2014 -  65
    Goldschmidt 0.291 33 14 99 107 16.5 Carlos Gonzalez 0.301 29 21 92 96 16.3 Andrew McCutchen 0.304 24 23 92 96 16.2 Ryan Braun 0.299 28 18 88 94 15.5 Chris Davis

  • Looking For the Next Jose Bautista
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 11/22/2011 -  15
    -6.2 McCutchen Andrew 282 -0.5 293 6.6 11 7.1 Howard Ryan 305 0.0 314 -5.7 10 -5.7 Markakis Nick 278 -9.4 287 -0.3 9 9.1 Jackson Austin 281 5.6 290 12.8 8

  • Closer Handedness Splits
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 2/10/2012 -  14
    816 47.2% 0.20 Drew Storen Nationals R 2.63 222 3.77 313 58.5% 1.14 Carlos Marmol Cubs R 4.03 841 3.54 1142 57.6% 0.49 Ryan Madson Reds R 4.17

  • Evaluating Aroldis Chapman's Value
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 3/7/2013 -  9
    2.9% 2.0% 0.69 Ryan Dempster 7.4% 8.1% 1.10 4.1% 3.3% 0.82 0.76 0.83 On average, their strikeouts went down 24% and their walks went down 17%. The Bill James

  • MASH Report - (6/17/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 6/17/2013 -  10
    11 Esmil Rogers 56.6 12 Ryan Dempster 56.6 13 Wily Peralta 55.4 14 John Axford 55.1 15 Matt Moore 53.9 16 Luis Mendoza 49.3 17 Carlos Villanueva 47.5

  • MASH Report (7/8/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 7/8/2013 -  17
    232.0 24 Brett Myers 80.9 21.1 65.1 25 Jake Westbrook 80.0 68.0 174.2 26 Carlos Villanueva 79.9 74.1 125.1 27 Ryan Dempster 77.4 107.0 173.0 28 Paco Rodriguez

  • MASH Report (8/5/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 8/5/2013 -  10
    46.0 69.1 Michael Gonzalez 80.6 40.0 35.2 Zack Greinke 78.9 105.0 212.1 Craig Stammen 78.4 58.2 88.1 Ryan Webb 74.4 49.1 60.1 Jake Westbrook 73.5 98.1 174.2

  • MASH Report (8/12/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 8/12/2013 -  10
    . Additionally, his Zone% before going on the DL, was under 45%. Since he has returned, his Zone% is over 55% for each of his relief appearances. • Ryan Vogelsong's velocity is at career low of 88 mph

  • MASH Report (8/26/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 8/26/2013 -  1
    % (Apr-June) Velocity (July-August) Zone% (July – August) Total Pitches Brandon McCarthy 159.9 90.9 57.0% 89.3 49.7% 1377 Ryan Vogelsong 137.2 89.9 48.7% 87.9 46.0% 1236

  • MASH Report (8/29/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 8/29/2013 -  0
    49.7% Mark Melancon 149.8 92.1 47.3% 92.3 37.9% Chad Qualls 147.7 93.9 56.1% 94.1 44.5% Yoervis Medina 144.2 94.2 42.3% 93.2 38.3% Ryan Vogelsong 137.2 89.9 48.7

  • MASH (9/23/13)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/23/2013 -  5
    % Aaron Harang 174.1 89.8 49.5% 88.9 41.3% Carter Capps 171.9 95.4 51.3% 95.8 39.0% Dale Thayer 171.8 92.8 54.7% 92.7 43.2% Ryan Pressly 167.6 92.9 48.4% 93.6 36.4

  • MASH Report - Final PAIN Rankings
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/14/2013 -  4
    46.4% 50.3% -3.9% 150.1 177.1 Ryan Webb 128.0 92.1 94.0 -1.9 49.2% 51.6% -2.4% 80.1 60.1 Marc Rzepczynski 110.4 90.8 92.1 -1.3 40.7% 42.2% -1.5% 30.2 46.2 Rex

  • MASH Report (5/23/14) - Title Included
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/23/2014 -  7
    decline. Ryan Campbell took quite a bit of heat a few years back when he said Fielder was ready for a steep decline, but his stance is looking better now. A human body is not meant to carry a bunch of extra

  • MASH Report (6/9/14) - Concussions, HURT and PAIN
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 6/9/2014 -  19
    fastball velocity looks fine • So does Matt Cain's. • Tanner Scheppers's fastball is back to previous bullpen levels. • Ryan Cook's velocity is up from early season lows

  • MASH Report (9/29/14)
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/29/2014 -  4
    . With rest, they said it will get better." Just check to see if he has it wrapped in any way in spring training. • Ryan Braun will have surgery to repair an nerve near his thumb. Here is how he describes

  • Mike Trout: Reasons for Caution
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 11/29/2012 -  21
    Wright, Billy Butler, and Carlos Gonzalez instead of with Miguel Cabrera and Ryan Braun. Good hitter, not great hitters. Trout will need to adapt like the league did to him. Early in the season, I would

  • Tom Gorzelanny and Others with Three Above Average Pitches
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 1/10/2014 -  7
    2.8 0.252 Paul Maholm - - - 30 3.67 101 32 31 189 6.7 2.5 0.281 Ryan Vogelsong Giants 34 3.37 101 31 31 189 7.5 2.9 0.284 Stephen Strasburg Nationals 23 3.16 73