- Juggling at Third: Chase Headley, Ty Wigginton, Greg Dobbs
stable batting average, the potential for an occasional HR and the added bonus of a stolen base without killing you in runs or RBI.
With Jose Lopez being shown the door in Colorado
- Ty Cobb: The Movie
I am proud to release my latest film. It is entitled Ty Cobb: The Movie and it stars Ty Cobb and Paul Krichell.
- Ty Wigginton Traded to Philadelphia
with scraps — playing platoons on the cheap until Howard returns, perhaps as late as May or June.
Sunday night the Phillies opted for the latter, acquiring Ty Wigginton from the Phillies
- Sunday Notes: NYY Yates, Fields, Hinch, Wright, Nola, more
that if you’re a major league pitcher, you should be able to go any given day, unless you’re hurt. Sore, you can deal with.”
Steven Wright is starting for the Red Sox today. The knuckleballer
- Ty Cobb School of Baseball Now Accepting Applications
made when bat meets skull?
Enroll him now in the Ty Cobb School of Baseball. He will learn all the necessary skills:
Playing while drunk
Playing with a hangover
- Ty Cobb and His Rather Large Cigarette
As manuals on youth and young manhood have taught us, the secret to a vital constitution is a regimen of organ meats, deep knee bends and cigarettes. Or, as Ty Cobb has taught us, you can forgo
- David Wright's Many Faces
It's hard to believe, but 2013 will be the 10th major league season for David Wright. In those ten years, it seems like he's been about three different players.
Wright has hit as many as 33 home
- How To Take Out a Catcher, By Ty Cobb
. So there.
Still, unsanctioned beatings have an aesthetics to them. Do you prefer the Scott Cousins shoulder-block, or do you prefer the Ty Cobb approach, which, I must assume, is secretly
- David Wright's Wacky 2009
. They lost up-the-middle stars Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran, 1B Carlos Delgado and ace Johan Santana, among others, for big chunks of the season.
Third baseman David Wright wasn't immune
- It's Time to Buy Into Steven Wright
are indicating is that Steven Wright has mastered the weirdest pitch in the sport.
Wright faced the Orioles Monday, and he threw a pitch that kind of went viral. I wouldn't say
- David Wright's Power Outage
in what was supposed to be a ceremonious christening like the other New York team witnessed. Amongst the questions the Mets will attempt to answer during the off-season includes David Wright’s 2009
- The Wright-Cruz Rumor
Yesterday, Keith Law confirmed an interesting old trade rumor, noting that he was in the room in 2002 when Steve Phillips offered J.P. Ricciardi a straight up swap of David Wright for Jose Cruz Jr
- Jamey Wright Improving With Age
Jamey Wright turned 39 on December 24, and he celebrated by signing a one-year deal worth $1.8 million with the Dodgers. As far as offseason signings go, it's a relatively minor one, and coming
- Wright? Wrong. Shaw? Positive.
pitcher, especially one who’s leading the AL in ERA and Quality Starts. Nonetheless, that’s how we see things with Steven Wright.
You probably know Wright’s story. He was on the road to being
- What Is Wrong With Wright?
Twice in the last week I was asked if the concussion that David Wright received on August 15, 2009 from a Matt Cain fastball was the cause of his recent drop in production. I decided see what
- Meet the All-or-Nothing David Wright
You don't need to know what spinal stenosis is to know you don't want it, and to know it's bad that David Wright has it. No major-league baseball player would choose the condition for himself
- Is David Wright Worth $100 Million?
There has been a lot of speculation whether David Wright will remain a New York Met. While the club still has a $16 million option on the 29-year-old third baseman for next season, Wright has been
- Ty Cobb Would Like to Have a Word with His Great Grandson
So Ty Cobb's great-grandson, who's named Ty Cobb, plays hoops for Occidental College in Los Angeles. That's cool. Young Cobb was also a heavily recruited left-handed pitcher in high school
- David Wright: Extend, Trade, or Wait?
A few weeks ago, David Wright told Jon Heyman that he was "extremely optimistic" about the chances of reaching a long term contract extension with the Mets, and said all the right things about
- David Wright Commences, Abandons the Jigglin'
Such was the case with young David Wright last night. With the score tied 3-3 in the bottom of the tenth inning, bases loaded and two outs, Wright was less than 90 feet away from
- David Wright: Greatest Met Ever?
David Wright set the Mets’ all-time career RBI record last night, passing Darryl Strawberry, but he was already high on the list of the greatest Mets position players of all time. In fact, by Wins
- Cobb Estate to Torii Hunter: "Ty Was the Original T-Nutts!"
Ty Cobb, or T-Nutts, is remembered by family as a warm and gentle man.
ATLANTA - Descendants of former Tigers outfield great Ty Cobb were furious on Wednesday after a picture of current Tigers
- Steven Wright Should Float On Ok
On Tuesday night, Steven Wright was roughed up for nine hits and eight earned runs in 4.2 innings against the Tigers. Amazingly, he remains seventh among qualified starters in the AL with a 3.12 ERA
- Did The Mets Lowball David Wright?
This morning, Ken Rosenthal reported that the Mets offered David Wright a six year, $100 million extension, noting that it was an offer that Wright was sure to refuse. After all, the terms
- Steven Wright as a Joe Kelly Alternative
. While youngsters Henry Owens and Eduardo Rodriguez are the two best long-term prospects and might be ready for an audition, John Farrell has made sure the beat writers keep Steven Wright's name
- Mets Listening: Who Is the Wright Fit?
out of New York suggest that Sandy Alderson believes 2014 or 2015 is a more realistic window for contention for his club, which leaves third baseman David Wright’s future with the organization
- The Daily Grind: Strasburg, Wright, Castillo
Daily DFS - Strasburg, Wright
GB / FB Splits
Tomorrow's Targets - Gonzalez, Sanchez, Castillo, Burns
1. Daily DFS - Strasburg, Wright
- The Daily Grind: Fiers, Wright, Wilson
Daily DFS - Fiers, Collmenter
GB / FB Splits
Tomorrow's Targets - Wright, Wilson, Moreland, Burns
1. The Rake
Let's continue talking about the future
- Wright's Stuff: Talking Knuckleballs with a Knuckleballer
It's not everyday you get the opportunity to speak with someone who's mastered a craft to which few others in the world can lay claim. Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright, drafted as a conventional pitcher
- The Daily Grind: Estrada, DeSclafani, Wright
Daily DFS - Astros vs. Estrada
GB / FB Splits
Tomorrow's Targets - DeSclafani, Wright, Napoli, Inciarte
1. Moving Along
I'm way behind schedule
- Other Things David Wright Offers Besides Statistics
David Wright offers both products and services.
To the saberist's eye, Alden Gonzalez's claim (at the Mets official site) that "David Wright offers the Mets more than mere statistics" might sound
- Ty Wigginton and Freddy Sanchez: Waiver Wire Help for the Middle Infield
, however, here are a pair of guys who just might exceed your expectations.
Ty Wigginton |1B, 2B, 3B| Ownership: ESPN - 20.9% Yahoo - 17%
Every year this guy fights for a job and ends up
- How High Should One Draft David Wright?
According to the RotoTimes Player Rater, David Wright is one of five hitters to be among the top 12 batters in both 2007 and 2008. Wright finished fourth in dollar value both seasons. The only
- Analyzing David Wright With Just One Swing
2014 was a disappointment for David Wright, posting his lowest career numbers in almost every offensive category: OBP, SLG, OPS, ISO, wRC+, wOBA, and WAR. Cries of Wright being washed up began
- David Wright: Swinging Off — But Near — the Black
David Wright experienced a resurgence of sorts in 2012. After four straight outstanding offense seasons, Wright's offensive production dipped significantly in 2009 — from a 141 wRC+ to 125. In 2011
- David Wright's Power Outage Part 2
Earlier in the day, RJ took a look at David Wright's drop in power. Although a number of Mets lost power in 2009 (most likely as a result of the move to Citi Field), Wright saw the biggest decline
- Mets David Wright Not a Golden Goose (Pt. 1)
As the hot stove league kicks into full gear, Mets third baseman David Wright has taken center stage as reports have the Anaheim Angels a potential trade partner. With centerfielder Peter Bourjos
- Ike Davis Is the Punchline to a Steven Wright Joke
Wright joke (originally from his album I Have a Pony, I think).
Step Three: Laugh the laugh of a carefree -- and maybe slightly xenophobic -- but mostly a carefree child.
Image of Ike Davis
- David Wright Deal a Solid Bet for Mets
Multiple sources are reporting that David Wright and the New York Mets have reached agreement on a contract extension that essentially makes the third baseman a Met for life.
Initial reports have
- BABIP Leaders: Wright, Freese, and Kemp Start Strong
five BABIPs in the league with FI wOBA regressed to career BABIP rates (or CaB-FIw for Career BABIP FI wOBA).
David Wright: .536 BABIP, .503 wOBA, .424 CaB-FIw
Even if/when Wright's BABIP comes
- Mets David Wright Not a Golden Goose (Pt. 2)
Monday's part one piece discussing the trade value of Mets third baseman David Wright using a rumored deal that he could head to Anaheim for Peter Bourjos-plus was met with mixed reactions as New
- David Wright Is Not Getting Much Help From Jobu
We are a quarter of the way through the 2010 season and David Wright has appeared to put the ghosts of 2009 behind him. After hitting only 10 HR all of last year, he has already hit 8 this year
- Mets Infield: David Wright and Some Upside
– at prices that may be bargains come draft day.
The discussion, as usual, begins with David Wright, the face of the franchise and the team’s best position player. Although he’s no longer
- Q&A: Jim Wright, Colorado Rockies Pitching Coach
Jim Wright is currently entrusted with helping Rockies hurlers succeed in that hitter-friendly environment. He can’t do anything about the effect of altitude on batted and thrown baseballs
- Annual What To Do Now That David Wright Is Hurt
I suppose it could be Ryan Zimmerman or Brett Lawrie or Manny Machado, but I tend to pick on David Wright so why not be consistent. Third base has been kind of a minefield lately and no doubt
- The Pressures of New York Will Lower David Wright’s BABIP
David Wright has a batting average on balls in play of .467 through 300 plate appearances. That’s right, nearly half of the balls Wright puts into play are turning into hits. As such, Wright has
- David Wright Contract Extension: Big Apple, 3 AM
According to Ed Coleman of WFAN 660, the Mets have signed third baseman David Wright to a seven-year, $122 million contract extension, the biggest in franchise history. The contract makes Wright