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  • The Daily Grind: Pompey, Bradley, Vargas
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/15/2015 -  21
    Agenda The Process Pep Talk Daily DFS - Pompey GB / FB Splits Tomorrow's Targets - Bradley, Vargas, Plouffe, Pompey Factor Grid 1. The Process Pep Talk Today seems like a good

  • Jason Vargas Is the Hope
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 2/16/2018 -  20
    The Mets are giving Jason Vargas a two-year contract worth $16 million. The Orioles are giving Andrew Cashner a two-year contract worth $16 million. The Blue Jays are giving Jaime Garcia a one-year

  • Field of Streams: Episode 248 - Vargas On Vargas
    in RotoGraphs by Dylan Higgins - 9/28/2016 -  0
    Episode 248 - Vargas On Vargas The latest episode of “Field of Streams” is live! In this episode, Dylan Higgins and Matthew Dewoskin discuss possible offseason plans, strange hangover lineup

  • Cesar Vargas to Debut for the Padres
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 4/23/2016 -  2
    Back in November, the Padres quietly signed a pitcher named Cesar Vargas as a minor-league free agent. Tonight, he's making his major league debut against the Cardinals. Vargas pitched in the Yankees

  • Royals Sign Jason Vargas
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/21/2013 -  56
    , but the Royals have filled their last rotation spot by signing Jason Vargas to a four year, $32 million contract. The deal was first reported by Yahoo's Jeff Passan. I'm assuming the initial

  • Jason Vargas = Jarrod Washburn?
    in FanGraphs by David Golebiewski - 6/18/2010 -  19
    Mariners fans who thought that Washburn was still suiting up for the M's. Jason Vargas' 2010 is shockingly similar to Washburn's tenure with Seattle last year. The superficial comparisons are obvious

  • GIF: Jason Vargas' Fastball
    in NotGraphs by Patrick Dubuque - 7/27/2012 -  7
    Lost in all the hoopla last night over a New York athlete doing something fairly well, the intrepid and occasionally clammy Jason Vargas tossed a proverbial gem last night. Facing the feared Royals

  • The Orioles and Jason Vargas
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 7/13/2012 -  30
    The still-surprising Baltimore Orioles are rumored to be "poking around" on Seattle Mariners pitcher Jason Vargas. I am not sure how that sort of physical contact is permissible (nailed

  • Jason Vargas Goes Hollywood
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 12/20/2012 -  4
    Yesterday, the Angels acquired 29-year old southpaw Jason Vargas from the Seattle Mariners. Vargas has performed at just about a league average level according to ERA- in half of his four seasons

  • Vicente Padilla, Claudio Vargas, and the Dodgers
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 8/20/2009 -  1
    In the most minor of trade deadline deals, the Los Angeles Dodgers traded pitcher Claudio Vargas to the Milwaukee Brewers for back-up catcher Vinny Rottino. Less than three weeks later, the Dodgers

  • Kennys Vargas is Walking a Fine Line
    in RotoGraphs by Landon Jones - 9/16/2014 -  4
    I was searching through depth charts the other day, trying to find an interesting tidbit or interesting name. I stumbled upon Kennys Vargas. He was covered here by Scott Strandberg upon his arrival

  • Kennys Vargas Gets His Opportunity
    in RotoGraphs by Scott Strandberg - 8/1/2014 -  3
    it is for the A's. Oddly enough, the most fantasy-relevant factor in this trade is the fact that, in a corresponding move, the Twins called up Kennys Vargas to take Fuld's roster spot. Vargas seems due to receive plenty

  • Tipping Pitches: Jason Vargas is Dominating
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 4/21/2017 -  2
    Jason Vargas is pitching out of his mind right now. He has allowed just one run in 20.7 innings (0.44 ERA) with a 0.77 WHIP. Perhaps more impressive than the surface results is the fact that he has

  • SSNS: Vargas, Bautista, Miley, Gausman
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 4/24/2017 -  6
    it would when starting from zeroes. Here are a handful of players that have caught my eye lately. Name: Jason Vargas, KCR SP Games started: 3 K/9: 10.02 BB/9: 0.87 EPL: 1 Assessment: Paul

  • Angels Clear Logjam, Land Jason Vargas
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/19/2012 -  78
    it went down between two teams in the same division, the Angels and Mariners have exchanged Morales and Jason Vargas, straight up. With one move, the Angels solved two perceived problems. The whole

  • Jason Vargas and Mitch Moreland: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 5/7/2013 -  3
    Jason Vargas (ESPN: 15 percent owned; Yahoo!: 16 percent owned) Despite a number of high profile injuries to pitchers on both sides of the city, there is some good pitching going on in Los Angeles

  • Daily Notes, Ft. Jason Vargas's Changeup, Mostly
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 12/20/2012 -  0
    Table of Contents Here's the table of contents for today's edition of Daily Notes. 1. Table: League's Top Changeups by Pitch-Type Runs, 2012 2. Action Footage: Three of Jason Vargas's Changeups

  • Sophomore Report: Bauer, Bradley Jr., Odorizzi, Vargas
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 8/28/2015 -  0
    ) necessary to develop into a solid mid-rotation starter. Trevor Bauer should take note. Kennys Vargas, 1B/DH, Twins: Vargas, now 25, was a feel-good story for the Twins in 2014 as a surprise

  • Dull and Vargas - Deep League Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Rylan Edwards - 7/12/2016 -  10
    duties by the July trade deadline.   Kennys Vargas (3% Yahoo, 2.2% ESPN, 6% CBS) – it’s entirely too easy to fall in love with the skills. Double digit walk rates, manageable strikeouts

  • Carlos Carrasco & Carlos Carrasco
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 5/21/2015 -  26
    It's no secret that I loved Carlos Carrasco heading into the 2014 season. His spectacular performance over his final 10 starts last year vaulted him into the not actually a sleeper sleeper territory

  • Jason Vargas' Changeup Has Been the Key to His Resurgence
    in Community by Sam Isenberg - 5/19/2017 -  1
    peers. If James Paxton was among your predictions to join Sale and Scherzer in that group, you might just be Jeff Sullivan. But if you foretold that 34-year-old Kansas City Royals southpaw Jason Vargas

  • Carlos Zambrano?
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 2/18/2007 -  0
    There's been a ton of news about Carlos Zambrano's contract recently, and how the Cubs may or may not give him a five year deal and how he deserves more money than Barry Zito, etc.... Now it's true

  • Is Carlos Martinez the Next Carlos Carrasco?
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 12/29/2014 -  8
    Carlos Martinez. A starter throughout his minor league career, Martinez has started just eight games for the Cardinals, versus 70 relief appearances. It seemingly wasn't due to the Cardinals organization

  • Carlos Carrasco!
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 9/4/2014 -  11
    Unless you've been living under a rock (do we have any rock-dwelling readers?), then you should be well aware that I have an infatuation with Carlos Carrasco. It actually began last year, when I

  • Carlos the Closer
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 1/6/2009 -  1
    Due to a combination of a tremendous strikeout mark, a solid ERA and a nice WHIP, Carlos Marmol had a fantasy value of roughly $6 in a 12-team mixed league last year. That figures to go up

  • Giancarlo and Carlos
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 2/27/2013 -  17
    cites an agent to compares Stanton to the Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez after his 2010 season, when he signed for seven-years and $80 million dollars. That comparison makes sense in that Gonzalez

  • Carlos Pena Signs a Taco
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/14/2011 -  6
    This video of Carlos Pena signing a taco is actually the third in a series of three taking place over three consecutive spring trainings. I'll submit that, while Episode Two is certainly

  • The Obvious [Carlos] Santana
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 12/1/2011 -  12
    to expect these Internets to store and retrieve for us whatever the heck we want to look upon. Expect the Internets to waste your time. I assumed that the Carlos-Santana-(Cleveland-Catcher)-Carlos

  • A Plea to Carlos Quentin
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 4/10/2013 -  14
    Dearest Carlos Quentin, Watch the above GIF. That looks like it hurts. I'm no doctor, and I did go to public school, but I would reckon that doesn't feel good. I can tell by that face you made

  • Daily Graphing - Carlos Beltran
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 12/20/2005 -  0
    Bob Nightengale of USA Today is reporting that the Red Sox have offered Manny Ramirez to the Mets for Carlos Beltran. If this were to happen, talk about a blockbuster trade! Lets take a closer look

  • Carlos Ruiz Suspended
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/27/2012 -  124
    a big power surge, especially later in his career, there will always be folks claiming that they had some chemical assistance. And they do it because of cases like Carlos Ruiz. Ruiz had a breakout

  • Carlos Lee: Is There Anything Left?
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/11/2011 -  2
    Carlos Lee is best known for the 6 year, $100M contract he signed with the Astros. While he has not lived up to it as a player, he has be a serviceable fantasy option. His home run power has been

  • Bullish on Carlos Santana
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 6/14/2011 -  13
    Just moments ago, Howard put on his eviscerating goggles and made his best stab at informing us why we should all be disappointed in Carlos Santana this season. I understand this perspective, I

  • Bearish on Carlos Santana
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 6/14/2011 -  20
    This is part of an ongoing pro/con series on RotoGraphs over the next couple of weeks. Today we'll look at the positive/negative side of Carlos Santana. Expect the opposite side shortly. Carlos

  • An Inning with Carlos Marmol's Command
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 5/30/2013 -  19
    Carlos Marmol doesn't have the highest career walk rate in baseball history. That honor belongs to Mitch Williams, who walked one of every six guys he faced. But Marmol isn't far behind, and he's

  • Carlos Pena Returns to the Trop
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 1/20/2012 -  25
    When Carlos Pena had his breakout season for Tampa Bay in 2007, it wasn't as a member of the Rays. Pena was instead just another of the hapless Devil Rays, slogging along in soulless Tropicana Field

  • Carlos Beltran Gets Scoped
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 1/14/2010 -  37
    Carlos Beltran had arthroscopic surgery yesterday on his right knee and, as a result, seems likely to miss the month of April. Needless to say, the Mets are not pleased about Beltran missing time

  • Carlos Correa Did It Again
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 10/12/2015 -  6
    Early in Monday's game between the Royals and Astros, Yordano Ventura tried to come inside against Carlos Correa, and he hit him. A little less early in the same game, Ventura again tried to come

  • Carlos Gomez's Symbolic Pursuit
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 6/23/2014 -  16
    Way back at the beginning of May, the Diamondbacks were preparing to play the Brewers, and Kirk Gibson warned his pitchers about Carlos Gomez. He tipped them off about his aggressive tendencies

  • Carlos Pena's Walk Year
    in FanGraphs by David Golebiewski - 5/27/2010 -  4
    Once a cherished prospect, ranked among the top 10 farm talents in the game by Baseball America before the 2002 season, Carlos Pena took a circuitous route to major league success. The 10th overall

  • Carlos Quentin: Best Ever?
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 6/28/2011 -  44
    Pierre did earlier this year. But, among these great luminaries of our time, there is one White Sox player who threatens to be the best ever at what he does: Carlos Quentin. That's right, in more

  • Carlos Lee to First?
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 9/27/2010 -  20
    , the Houston Astros. Cafardo reports that in an attempt to increase Carlos Lee's trade value, the team will move the struggling outfielder to first base to start the 2011 season. Lee has had a terrible

  • Daily Graphing - Carlos Beltran
    in FanGraphs by Dave Studeman - 6/16/2006 -  5
    With Albert Pujols on the sidelines, the best player in baseball right now is Carlos Beltran. Beltran is fourth in the league in Runs Created, behind Pujols and two Designated Hitters (Thome

  • Celebrating Carlos Santana's Season
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 8/4/2010 -  25
    given their spot in the cellar of the AL Central. Even though it has been shortened or even prematurely ended, Carlos Santana's 2010 season deserves celebration. Santana has been everything we

  • Will Carlos Pena Bounce Back?
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 3/21/2009 -  2
    Carlos Pena followed up his monster 2007 season with a disappointing year. Last year’s highlights for Pena were hitting 31 HR and driving in 102, which led to a $10 season according to Last Player

  • The Collapse of Carlos Gonzalez
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 8/7/2017 -  48
    Carlos Gonzalez has been a very good hitter for quite a while now. Since 2009 (his first season in Colorado) through 2016, he was one of just 74 position players to accrue 4,000 plate appearances

  • Is There a Trade Market for Carlos Lee?
    in FanGraphs by Wendy Thurm - 12/13/2011 -  16
    Last Saturday, Jon Heyman mused via Twitter that he hadn't yet seen any trade interest develop in Astros' first baseman/outfielder Carlos Lee. The tone of Heyman's tweet was one of surprise; he noted

  • Carlos Zambrano Pitched, Too
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 8/15/2011 -  24
    Carlos Zambrano is back in the news. Unfortunately, in the world of Carlos Zambrano, no news is good news. This time, Zambrano exploded after giving up five home runs to the Atlanta Braves on Friday

  • Carlos Zambrano Reborn in Miami
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 5/8/2012 -  22
    Through all the tirades and tantrums that marred his eventual exit from Chicago, it can be easy to forget Carlos Zambrano is just 30 years old. This season, Zambrano is showing the world that he just

  • Carlos Quentin's Power in PetCo
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 1/2/2012 -  0
    It may seem like a bit of a head-scratcher to see the Padres acquire a power bat in the middle of their perennial rebuilding process -- especially one so flawed as Carlos Quentin. Then again

  • The Power of Carlos Ruiz
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 11/16/2012 -  1
    During the 2008 World Series a few friends and I began calling Carlos Ruiz “Babe Ruiz”. The light hitting 29-year-old catcher in his second season was destroying the Tampa Bay Rays. He hit .375/.500

  • Carlos Pena is Pulling a McGwire
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 8/26/2009 -  20
    this: 2009 Carlos Pena, 37 HRs, 35 1Bs As if you needed another reason to pay attention to an AL East team.

  • Carlos Beltran and the Inhibitors of Glory
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 6/4/2012 -  44
    or the Mets. It most certainly did not stem from a liking for the Cardinals. In fact, the desire only reared its head when Carlos Beltran faced Santana. I thought it would be cool if Beltran rocked one

  • Carlos Quentin's HBP Zone
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/12/2013 -  215
    This post is going to be short and sweet, but given what transpired last night and David Temple's plea to Quentin on Tuesday, I got curious about where the pitch locations of Carlos Quentin's HBPs

  • Carlos Lee is a Fantasy Horse
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 2/20/2009 -  9
    One of the most undervalued fantasy players year-in and year-out is Carlos Lee. Last year, Lee was on pace for one of his best seasons ever before a finger injury ended his season in early August

  • ADP Crowdsourcing: Carlos Santana
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 1/5/2011 -  8
    will be drafted (just like we did before), but also where you would take him. Before Buster Posey took the league by storm, there was Carlos Santana. Santana was called up by the Indians in mid

  • Carlos Santana Catches on with Cleveland
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 6/11/2010 -  20
    that had me scratching my head from the moment in was announced. In return for Blake, the Indians received breakout prospect Carlos Santana and minor league reliever Jonathan Meloan. Perhaps

  • Carlos Gonzalez And The Value Of Runs
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/8/2010 -  69
    of the points worth making have already been spoken for, as those three are among the best on earth at discussing issues relating to baseball. And so, when they all tackled Carlos Gonzalez over the last few

  • Carlos Santana - Fantasy 3B?
    in RotoGraphs by Chad Young - 1/21/2014 -  13
    Smarter minds than mine have addressed the Indians experimenting with Carlos Santana at 3B, but those minds have looked at things like "defense" and "what the Indians need" and "does this make any

  • What Happened To Carlos Gomez?
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 12/28/2015 -  1
    I think we all know what happened to Carlos Gomez. He was hurt. If the frequent injury updates didn't convince you, just look at the Mets who walked away from an all-but-executed trade. Gomez also

  • Carlos Marmol: On Thin Ice?
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 8/17/2011 -  5
    You've surely heard by now, but Carlos Marmol blew the routinest of saves last night, coughing up a three-run lead against the Astros. He got a fly ball for the first out, but then came a single

  • The Two Halfs of Carlos Beltran
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 12/4/2012 -  6
    Players don’t usually get better as they graduate to their mid-30’s. It’s just good science. At the ripe old age of 35 Carlos Beltran had his best fantasy campaign since 2008 from a pure numbers

  • Properly Valuing Carlos Carrasco
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 2/3/2015 -  27
    To start off, Jeff Sullivan wrote an awesome piece on Carlos Carrasco on the main site. If I could make a request, it is that you read the above link prior to reading this piece on Carrasco’s fantasy

  • Steamer and I: Carlos Rodon
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 3/15/2016 -  8
    . Carlos Rodon was the third overall pick in the 2014 June Amateur Draft and if there was a better term than "flew" to describe his time through the minors, then that term applies. Because if you

  • The Aftermath of the Carlos Santana Experiment
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 7/14/2014 -  27
    it takes a while." Carlos Santana started this game at first base for the Indians. Lonnie Chisenhall played third. Nick Swisher served as the designated hitter. There's a reason I've presented those

  • Carlos Correa Is Coming
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 5/15/2015 -  38
    use in the season's second half. The immediate future looks pretty bleak for the Astros at short, but help is on the way. The Astros promoted top prospect Carlos Correa to Triple-A on Tuesday

  • Carlos Lee and Kevin Mench
    in FanGraphs by Dave Studeman - 8/3/2006 -  0
    A week ago, the Rangers and Brewers swapped leftfielders and a few other players. Texas acquired Carlos Lee and minor leaguer Nelson Cruz for Kevin Mench, Laynce Nix, Francisco Cordero and a minor

  • Carlos Silva Learns
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/28/2010 -  25
    Among early season performances, there is one that is the most shocking. Carlos Silva, vs left-handed batters: 2008: .348/.381/.555, 2.19 BB/9, 4.37 K/9, 44.5% GB%, 14.6% HR/FB%, .355 BABIP

  • Carlos Santana: Already Supernatural
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 2/15/2011 -  43
    Carlos Santana has only played forty major league games, but he's already topped one significant leaderboard with his play. Consider this little nugget: Last year, he put up the best OPS by a switch

  • Promotion Watch: Carlos Santana
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 4/13/2010 -  18
    will summon uber-prospect Carlos Santana from Triple-A, who they comically acquired from the Dodgers for Casey Blake and whatever was left on his contract. Our own Marc Hulet ranked him

  • Projecting Carlos Gonzalez
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 1/3/2011 -  21
    There's nothing more exciting than a breakout star both in reality and in fantasy, and that's what Carlos Gonzalez was last season. He took home the National League batting title with a .336 AVG

  • Adding Carlos Martinez
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 7/8/2014 -  5
    As a rather big fan of Carlos Martinez, it was disappointing to see him relegated to bullpen duty to start the season. Fortunately, that created a bit of leeway to get him on the cheap once he became

  • Reasons to Be Wary of Carlos Pena
    in FanGraphs by Steve Slowinski - 1/16/2012 -  13
    upside, but not much. As a result of this dearth of offense, one player is beginning to get some attention on the rumor mill: Carlos Pena. Pena looks like the best remaining free agent option

  • Free Carlos Martinez!
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 10/17/2014 -  31
    Heading into the 2012 season, Carlos Martinez was the 22nd-best prospect in the game, according to ESPN, and the 27th-best according to Baseball America. He was ranked in everyone else's top 100

  • Carlos Martinez's Change is Working
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 4/15/2015 -  19
    In seven innings this season, including six in his start on Sunday, Carlos Martinez has faced 10 right-handed hitters. None of them has reached base and four hitters have struck out. Martinez's early

  • The Frustrating Carlos Santana
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 6/26/2012 -  32
    on Carlos Santana piece wasn't convincing anyone and some even pointed out that perhaps yours truly was just taking one for the team here and picking a side he may not wholeheartedly believe in.  But here we

  • Carlos Gonzalez and Risk in the Outfield
    in RotoGraphs by Adam McFadden - 2/20/2015 -  13
    and the gang, and excited to get cracking. Everyone forgot about Carlos Gonzalez. Maybe that's not right. How's this: We got tired of dealing with Carlos Gonzalez. Looking at his rankings this year

  • Don't Ditch Carlos Rodon
    in RotoGraphs by Al Melchior - 9/13/2018 -  5
    The beginning of September is not so long ago, and as the calendar was flipping and major league rosters were expanding, Carlos Rodon was one of the most productive starting pitchers in all

  • Buying or Selling Carlos Gomez
    in Community by Brian Reiff - 6/29/2016 -  0
    What are you to do with a former fantasy superstar who hasn't lived up to expectations? For some, the answer's easy; Carlos Gomez has already been dropped in over 25% of leagues on both ESPN

  • Four Factors: Carlos Gonzalez
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 7/15/2010 -  12
    series, this time a request: Colorado Rockies uber-outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. Gonzalez is in his third season in the majors, and this is the first in which he will likely approach 600 plate appearances

  • Carlos Santana's Patient Approach
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 4/27/2011 -  13
    of Texas). Yet amid all that, they haven't yet clicked on all cylinders. That's because Carlos Santana has gotten off to something of a slow start. But there are plenty of indications that his

  • What's Wrong with Carlos Pena?
    in FanGraphs by Tommy Rancel - 5/2/2011 -  30
    power bat of Carlos Pena and the friendly confines of Wrigley Field seemed like a perfect marriage on paper. From 2007 to 2010, Pena averaged 36 home runs per season. His 144 bombs over that time frame

  • Carlos Beltran's Trade Value
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 5/13/2011 -  92
    The vastly under-appreciated Carlos Beltran hit three home runs last night, boosting his line for the season to .296/.387/.590 (.417 wOBA). Although the Mets are, as expected, not in contention

  • Marlins Acquire Carlos Lee
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 7/5/2012 -  21
    Carlos Lee is heading to Miami. While the 36-year-old first baseman vetoed a trade to the Los Angeles Dodgers last week, Lee accepted a deal was sent to the Miami Marlins on Wednesday. Lee is clearly

  • Carlos Zambrano To The Bullpen
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 7/31/2012 -  2
    The honeymoon is over for the Miami Marlins and Carlos Zambrano. Big-Z may have gotten off to a great start in Miami, but a recent swoon, in which he has given up 35 earned runs in his last 41.1

  • Carlos Beltran on Hitting
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 4/25/2014 -  24
    Carlos Beltran understands who he is as a hitter. But that doesn't mean he's always the same hitter. The 37-year-old New York Yankees outfielder adapts according to feel and he focuses better in some

  • Carlos Quentin's Continued Struggles
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 6/6/2010 -  1
    Carlos Quentin crushed the ball during his first season with the White Sox, batting .288/.394/.571 with a .414 wOBA in 2008. Though The Cell is a power-friendly venue (increasing runs by nine percent

  • Carlos Pena Returns to the Trop
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 1/23/2012 -  3
    Carlos Pena is a Tampa Bay Ray again. While it's easy for fantasy owners to reminisce about the 116 home runs Pena hit between 2007-2009, Pena's 2010 was the worst offensive showing on his career

  • Don't Sleep on Carlos Carrasco
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 4/11/2013 -  16
    upon a time, Carlos Carrasco was the top prospect in the Phillies organization. In fact, Baseball America ranked him first in the team's farm system in 2007 and 41st overall. After the completion

  • Ranking Carlos Carrasco
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 12/24/2014 -  40
    I bared my moderately flawed initial fantasy rankings for public consumption yesterday. Perhaps the most divisive selection is Carlos Carrasco as the fourth ranked starting pitcher

  • Carlos Gomez is No Longer Elite
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 12/7/2015 -  21
    Carlos Gomez stunk in 2015. That statement is relative, of course -- Gomez is a good ballplayer, and 2.6 wins above replacement (WAR) in 115 games ain't so shabby -- but for a consensus top-10

  • Carlos Santana: A Hosmer Alternative
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 11/10/2017 -  20
    to be an interesting position, too. Yonder Alonso, Lucas Duda, Eric Hosmer, Logan Morrison, and Carlos Santana, are each available to bidders on the market. Hosmer is the top brand name amongst

  • Carlos Gonzalez and the Value of Options
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 3/12/2018 -  25
    Back on the other side of the weekend, word got out the Rockies were re-signing Carlos Gonzalez for a year and $8 million. In one way, it's great news, because now Gonzalez has a job. Furthermore

  • What's Wrong With Carlos Carrasco?
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 4/17/2014 -  24
    Welcome to your regularly scheduled Carlos Carrasco update. It's another season, but two starts in, Carrasco has already disappointed his biggest fan. It's easy to point to his 3.51 SIERA, ridiculous

  • Carlos Correa's Fantasy Value
    in RotoGraphs by Brett Talley - 6/8/2015 -  13
    Baseball Twitter was all atwitter on Sunday night as news of Carlos Correa's call-up broke. Questions about Correa's fantasy value immediately popped up in my notifications. Given that I'm tasked

  • How Legit Is Carlos Correa?
    in Community by Brian Reiff - 8/6/2015 -  4
    Hearing Carlos Correa's name can lead to polarizing reactions. If you're one of the lucky few who managed to snatch him up in fantasy, then you celebrate every time he is mentioned. If you're

  • Contract Crowdsourcing 2013-14: Carlos Beltran
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/7/2013 -  25
    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: Carlos Beltran. Some relevant

  • GIF: The Terrible and Virtuous Carlos Pena
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/7/2012 -  3
    thought occurred to Carlos Pena during Tampa Bay's game yesterday against New York -- during the first inning of which game, Yankees manager Joe Girardi ordered an intentional walk of shortstop Sean

  • Carlos Quentin's Drop Off Continues
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 8/18/2010 -  20
    Shortly after Arizona traded him to the White Sox before the start 2008 season, Carlos Quentin unleashed a monster season on the American League. Since then, Quentin’s performances have been

  • Carlos Beltran Heading to the Finish Line
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 4/10/2015 -  18
    -analysis. Carlos Beltran has had little difficulty delivering in October, with 16 home runs and a .333/.445/.683 line in 219 postseason plate appearances, but this April, coming off his worst season in 15

  • Carlos Beltran as Evidence of the Changing Market
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/6/2013 -  138
    In the winter of 2011, Carlos Beltran hit free agency. He was heading into his age-35 season, but he was also coming off a pretty great walk-year, as he posted a 152 wRC+ in 598 plate appearances

  • Fantasy Storylines To Watch: Carlos Martinez
    in RotoGraphs by J.P. Breen - 2/28/2014 -  15
    history, the news was not shocking. It's the repercussions of the injury that are interesting for fantasy owners. Right-handers Joe Kelly and Carlos Martinez now find themselves locked in a battle

  • Contract Crowdsourcing 2013-14: Carlos Ruiz
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 9/30/2013 -  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: Carlos Ruiz. Some relevant

  • For Your Improvement: Carlos Carrasco's Changeup
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/6/2015 -  4
    . What follows, however, represents an opportunity for that same reader to indulge his inclination to an even larger and more substantial degree. As of press time, talented Cleveland starter Carlos

  • Carlos Gomez: Friend & Foe to Animals
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 12/13/2012 -  5
    As my colleague David G. Temple discovered yesterday, the Twitter account of Milwaukee Brewers CF Carlos Gomez is a veritable visual muse. In addition to revealing an unlikely friendship

  • Carlos Gomez Wants Me Back
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 2/14/2014 -  2
    was a baseball. And sure enough! It was a baseball! And on it, the head of Carlos Gomez! Thankfully, not the actual head of Carlos Gomez.The Brewers need him to play centerfield this season! At first

  • Carlos Correa Looks Historically Great
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 7/19/2016 -  33
    Carlos Correa placed second last week on the trade-value list that Dave Cameron puts together every season. That placement seemed to surprise some, given that Correa is having a very good

  • Don't Give Up On...Carlos Zambrano
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 4/8/2010 -  20
    "Don't Give Up On..." will be a weekly feature this season, highlighting players who have proven that they're better than their current slumps would suggest. No, Chicago Cubs righty Carlos

  • Carlos Beltran Was Everything a Player Could Be
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 11/13/2017 -  18
    Carlos Beltran didn't play in Triple-A. Technically, that isn't true -- Beltran appeared in five games with Omaha in the year 2000. But by that point, he was already a major-league regular. Beltran

  • Obligatory Monthly Update on Carlos Gonzalez
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 7/28/2015 -  10
    It's time for another monthly analysis of Carlos Gonzalez's tumultuous 2015 season. When we first tuned in, Carlos Gonzalez was bad. Like, really bad. Despite peripherals that suggested some bad luck

  • Two Carlos Carrascos In Two Weeks
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 7/2/2015 -  7
    Carlos Carrasco's Wednesday night ended with a smile, but few others were smiling, as Joey Butler broke up a would-be no-hitter in the ninth with two outs and two strikes. Throw in the fact

  • The Decline of Carlos Gonzalez: Star Player
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 1/13/2016 -  30
    . Following Tuesday's acquisition of Gerardo Parra, it's a near-certainty that the Rockies will be trading an outfielder. The most probable outfielder to be moved is Carlos Gonzalez, at least

  • The Change: Finding the Next Carlos Santana
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 11/1/2016 -  2
    Carlos Santana had/is having quite the season. It's his best by virtually any metric. Pick slugging, isolated slugging, strikeout rate, batting average, hits, home runs, even baserunning runs

  • Retroactively Evaluating The Carlos Zambrano Contract
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 6/28/2010 -  27
    -Times about the Carlos Zambrano contract, which was signed in August of 2007 with free agency looming for the Cubs ace. The $91.5 million contract is now seen as an albatross. Here's how it breaks down

  • Don't Worry about Carlos Santana
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 8/30/2011 -  17
    Few players are able to immediately dominate once promoted to the majors. Last season, Carlos Santana was the exception. In 192 plate appearances, Santana terrorized opposing pitchers, posting a .401

  • Don't Forget: Carlos Ruiz Exists
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Petriello - 4/19/2013 -  15
    Last year, there were exactly three catchers who had at least 15 homers and a .390 on-base percentage: Miguel Montero, Buster Posey, & Carlos Ruiz. Let's look at those three again

  • Carlos Zambrano Loves Lucky Charms
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 9/16/2009 -  22
    Would you believe that for the first time since 2004 Carlos Zambrano’s tRA is under 4.5? Heck, for the first time since 2005 his FIP is under 4. I would heap praise on Zambrano’s improvement

  • Zach McAllister's Attempt at the Carlos Carrasco
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 3/31/2015 -  17
    Carlos Carrasco is probably not the first to pull off the Carlos Carrasco, so perhaps I shouldn't be terming it as such, but, recency wins over everything. Carrasco, for quite some time

  • This Is What Carlos Rodon Looks Like
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/22/2015 -  20
    Carlos Rodon -- looks like when the latter is making his major-league debut, which thing he did on Tuesday night in the sixth inning of Chicago's game at Cleveland (box). In terms of both of fielding

  • Craft a Saucy Riposte to Carlos Beltran
    in NotGraphs by Zach - 10/15/2013 -  8
    muster our wits and wiles to launch counter-sallies to Carlos Beltran, who took issue with Yasiel Puig enjoying a sporting event. Said Beltran: "As a player, I just think [Puig] doesn't know [how to act

  • Sneaking Up on the Competition With Carlos Correa
    in FanGraphs by Neil Weinberg - 9/25/2015 -  31
    Astros shortstop Carlos Correa turned 21 years old just three days ago. That would have been a much more dramatic opening line if we weren't living through the Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, and Manny

  • Braves Carlos Perez Struggles With Command
    in FanGraphs by Mike Newman - 2/9/2012 -  8
    After gaining significant helium during the 2010 off-season, prospect followers expected young left-hander Carlos Perez to firmly establish himself as the best of the next wave of young Braves

  • Carlos Ruiz: The Best Catcher In Baseball?
    in FanGraphs by Steve Slowinski - 7/18/2012 -  37
    than 33-year-old Carlos Ruiz. Say it with me now: "...Him?" In fact, if you look at the offensive leaderboard, you'll see these five hitters sitting at the top of the list: wOBA wRC

  • Carlos Gomez Extended -- Will The Power Come With?
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 3/14/2013 -  38
    Carlos Gomez will be a Brewer for another four years, it looks like. With 3 year $24 million extension thru 2016 #Brewers have committed 4 years and $28.3 million to Carlos Gomez over next 4

  • Carlos Santana Makes It a Crowd in Philly
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 12/15/2017 -  41
    Santana's combination of power and patience are likely to age well over the next three years.(Photo: Keith Allison) Carlos Santana is trading Polish Boys for cheesesteaks, looks like, agreeing

  • Carlos Gomez Changes, Remains the Same
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 8/7/2012 -  11
    Carlos Gomez looks like a different man these days. Gone is the platoon label. Gone is the no-power speedster label. Gone is the defensive replacement label. At least right now, he seems like a new

  • Carlos Beltran: Fantasy NL Hare
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 10/12/2012 -  5
    be Bryan LaHair in a runaway, but once I started thinking about my options, he barely remained in my top three. In the end, the vote winner was Carlos Beltran, though perhaps things might have been

  • Carlos Carrasco - Top Five Starter?
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 12/16/2015 -  31
    Last winter, I became known as the Carlos Carrasco guy. I started by bullishly ranking him fifth among starting pitchers. He had so many factors in his favor - a great Arsenal Score, an outstanding

  • Steamer and I: Carlos Rodon - A Review
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 12/14/2016 -  3
    Let's take a short break from my Pod Projection recaps (only two left!) to review another Steamer and I, where I identify players I'm far more bullish or bearish on than Steamer is. Carlos Rodon

  • What Went Wrong: Carlos Correa
    in RotoGraphs by Nick Dika - 10/15/2018 -  10
    In a world where almost everything requires nuance and subtlety (or at least it should), once in a while we are treated to a relatively simple explanation. In 2018, Carlos Correa’s side and back

  • Joe Kelly vs. Carlos Martinez
    in Community by baseballstooge - 2/28/2014 -  6
    is essentially between Joe Kelly and Carlos Martinez. There really is no clear favorite, as Kelly is the incumbent, but Martinez carries much greater upside. The pitcher that fails to capture the 5th slot

  • UETAMEJ Reflects On Crazy Carlos Zambrano
    in NotGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 8/15/2011 -  4
    to Carlos Zambrano for putting in ten years at the most backward baseball organization outside of Kansas City. I would've gone nuts in four.

  • Is Carlos Beltran's Declining Power an Issue?
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 11/24/2008 -  5
    at Ryan Howard and Carlos Beltran. Howard gives you HRs and RBIs and people drool over those numbers. There have been 2009 mock drafts with Howard going in the first round despite being

  • Carlos Quentin and the Dreaded Wrist Injury
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 1/30/2009 -  16
    Carlos Quentin was one of the front runners to win the MVP Award last year before his season ended in September with a broken wrist. All indications are that his recovery has gone without a hitch

  • Indulging Carlos Santana At The Hot Corner
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 12/9/2013 -  21
    incredibly fun story pass us by. 27-year-old Indians catcher Carlos Santana, who hasn't played third base with any regularity since way back in Single-A in 2006 (for a town [Vero Beach

  • Moving a Player Like Carlos Santana
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/20/2014 -  20
    We've already written about Carlos Santana's third-base transition once. Mike Petriello jumped on that story almost as soon as it came out, and he figured it was worth a winter attempt. What's

  • Carlos Rodon Isn't a Finished Product
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 5/21/2015 -  20
    Carlos Rodon is attempting a very rare transition. Less than a year removed from starting at North Carolina State, Rodon is attempting to navigate major-league lineups at just 22 years old. Only Jose

  • Carlos Gomez Has a Home in Texas
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/7/2016 -  3
    to the long-term outlook. Enter Carlos Gomez on a one-year deal. It'll be an important year for both parties. Gomez is looking for a pillow season, a chance to re-establish some value in a friendly place so

  • Carlos Ruiz Gets Bought Out
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 1/25/2010 -  28
    Reportedly, Carlos Ruiz has resigned with the Phillies for three years and nine million dollars, which covers his remaining years of arbitration. Since these are arbitration years, figuring out what

  • Carlos Gonzalez's Improved Plate Discipline
    in FanGraphs by Albert Lyu - 1/5/2011 -  28
    It's not often that a young player receives a seven-year deal for $80 million before he hits his arbitration years, but Carlos Gonzalez is receiving just that from the Colorado Rockies this week

  • Carlos Villanueva Keeps Rolling As Starter
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 8/31/2012 -  23
    bright spot has emerged. Rotation replacement Carlos Villanueva continued to groove as a starter Thursday against the Rays, tossing six shutout innings with seven strikeouts and just six baserunners

  • JABO: Carlos Correa and Projecting Power
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/10/2015 -  31
    On Tuesday night, in just his second game since being promoted to the big leagues, Astros shortstop Carlos Correa launched the first home run of his Major League career. Houston fans certainly hope

  • Carlos Marmol And The Cubs Closer Situation
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 5/9/2012 -  4
    After Carlos Marmol's three walk, -.701 WPA outing against the Reds one week ago, he was removed from the closer spot in Chicago, but the Cubs have yet to state whether James Russell or Rafael Dolis

  • Carlos Santana: The Case of the Accurate Projections
    in RotoGraphs by David Wiers - 11/16/2012 -  4
    It seems as though Carlos Santana has been all figured out. I don't mean that opposing pitchers have figured him out — that certainly isn't the case. While pitchers struggle to get him out, various

  • Carlos Gomez Breaks Out, Kinda
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 12/5/2012 -  5
    Raise your hand if you realized that Carlos Gomez, he of the 25 career home runs over 1,539 at-bats heading into 2012, hit 19 long balls this season. Like many young players, the belief

  • Carlos Gomez Fully Breaks Out
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 11/20/2013 -  15
    Once a speedy, excellent defensive center fielder with questionable offensive skills, Carlos Gomez has made himself into a five category fantasy contributor. And with the value of his glove added

  • Why I Love Carlos Carrasco
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 3/31/2014 -  16
    Though my love for Carlos Carrasco is no longer a secret, I feel like I haven't shared my optimism as much as I did for my favorite sleeper from last season, Andrew Cashner. However, I did first

  • Maybe the Last Key for Carlos Carrasco
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/28/2015 -  19
    By this point you might feel like you know enough about the Carlos Carrasco story. Carrasco is coming off what looks like a breakthrough season. It was also his age-27 season, and previously, he

  • Carlos Martinez Found His Pitch
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 6/11/2015 -  7
    Carlos Martinez is a starting pitcher now. He's not some guy who throws 75 pitches and four innings a game. This year he's often exceeded triple digits, and he's one of the big reasons why the St

  • Projecting the Prospects in the Carlos Gomez Trade
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 7/31/2015 -  3
    Days after acquiring Scott Kazmir, the Astros went out and bought more players last night. This time around, they acquired Carlos Gomez and Mike Fiers in exchange for four prospects: Brett Phillips

  • Carlos Beltran Won't Come Down
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 6/16/2016 -  7
    the effects of age-related decline, it was troubling when, after signing a three-year deal as a 37-year-old, Carlos Beltran proceeded to record a poor 2014 campaign. After Beltran began the 2015 season

  • Yankees, Nationals Scouting Carlos Silva
    in FanGraphs by Tommy Rancel - 3/14/2011 -  16
    Carlos Silva has drawn attention this spring for his dugout brawl with teammate Aramis Ramirez. According to Bruce Levine of ESPNChicago, he is gaining interest for what he does on the field as well

  • Carlos Beltran: A Solution to the Mariners Problems
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 7/8/2011 -  99
    Publish on yesterday's article on the Mariners putrid offense, a few friends and I started talking about the issue. That's when one friend said it. Couldn't Carlos Beltran help the Mariners in every

  • Trade Fallout: Carlos Gonzalez to Colorado
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 11/12/2008 -  0
    A gifted center fielder with well-regarded hitting skills, Carlos Gonzalez has now been involved in two blockbuster trades over the past two off seasons. Originally signed by the Arizona

  • Carlos Gomez: Man of Many Swings
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 11/18/2014 -  6
    If I had my way, I would field a team of hitters who can play a variety of positions and contribute steadily across all five fantasy categories. Carlos Gomez meets the second of those conditions. His

  • Carlos Carrasco Warms My Heart
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 12/4/2014 -  11
    It was a tough year for my fantasy teams and various preseason predictions. But there was at least one bright spot and it came in the form of Carlos Carrasco. I had been touting him since April

  • Carlos Correa: Future Roto Star
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 11/17/2015 -  14
    You have to scroll all the way down to the 24th ranked shortstop, Eugenio Suarez, to find a hitter who recorded fewer at-bats than Carlos Correa did this season. And yet, Correa still managed

  • The Incorrect Lesson About Carlos Correa
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 11/8/2018 -  12
    Months ago - possibly sometime late July to mid-August - Bill James tweeted about Alex Bregman and Carlos Correa. The topic: that anybody who had preferred Correa to Bregman entering this season

  • Can Carlos Villanueva Start Effectively?
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 12/21/2012 -  15
    The Cubs agreed to terms with 29-year-old career swingman Carlos Villanueva on Wednesday. With Scott Baker's early season availability in question as he rehabs from April Tommy John surgery

  • Carlos Delgado at the Top of His Game
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 7/22/2013 -  25
    Carlos Delgado's official retirement in 2011 sort of slipped under the radar. It was understandable, since it came in April right after the beginning of the season. It was a bit unfortunate, though

  • 2013 Pod Projections: Carlos Gomez
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 1/16/2013 -  50
    projecting power. I decided to start this season's series with Carlos Gomez. RotoGrapher Howard Bender analyzed Gomez through the lens of ADP yesterday. After checking out the Bill James and Fans

  • 2015 Pod Projections: Carlos Carrasco
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 3/2/2015 -  15
    to be thankful for last year in baseball, it was Carlos Carrasco. I had written a lot about him heading into the season and his performance upon returning to the rotation prompted more articles salivating over

  • Carlos Gonzalez: A Premature Decline, Perhaps
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 5/14/2015 -  20
    Yesterday, I noted that Carlos Gonzalez's isolated power, as determined by my expected isolated power (xISO) equation, mirrored his current production. This would be great news if we were talking

  • Is Aaron Hicks The Next Carlos Gomez?
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 12/1/2015 -  16
    The Minnesota Twins dealt Aaron Hicks after parts of three uninspired seasons and I’m sure many of you were like me and thought this could be a case similar to Carlos Gomez. Gomez came up as a Mets

  • Effectively Wild Episode 716: Appreciating Carlos Correa
    in FanGraphs by Ben Lindbergh - 8/17/2015 -  0
    Ben, Sam, and Erik Malinowski banter about Madison Bumgarner the batter, then discuss Astros rookie Carlos Correa's early achievements.