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  • 2011 Rays DHs, Manny and Damon, Looking for Work
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 1/12/2012 -  31
    be worthwhile, somewhere between the minor league minimum and his salary in 2011 of $2 million. Likewise, Damon's platonic ideal salary will be somewhere north of Manny's and somewhere south of his 2011

  • Damon Lands
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 2/22/2010 -  55
    It's hard to believe that pitchers and catchers have already reported and Johnny Damon is just now reaching a deal. Scott Boras has finally managed to find a home for his client, and, unsurprisingly

  • Damon's Value
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/26/2010 -  61
    of an offensive boost. Fast forward to today, and history is apparently trying very hard to repeat itself. This year's aging corner outfielder that the Yankees are not retaining is Johnny Damon

  • Johnny Damon: "Hello, Cleveland!"
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 4/13/2012 -  15
    It took a while, but Johnny Damon found his third new home in three years. Damon has reportedly accepted a deal with Cleveland that will give him a prorated $1.25 million base salary with another

  • The Indians: If Abreu, Why Not Damon?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/30/2012 -  42
    to platoon in LF, why not sign Johnny Damon, who had a better year in '11?— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) March 30, 2012 Abreu and Damon are four months apart in age, so the Indians apparent

  • Johnny Damon: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 6/10/2011 -  0
    It’s amazing that Johnny Damon has been around for 15+ seasons. It’s also amazing that he’s had that amount of success over his career with a swing that ugly. After a very slow start with the Rays

  • Johnny Damon and the Hall of Fame
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 4/27/2011 -  88
    Johnny Damon's case for the Hall of Fame has recently come up (again). Indeed, some people seem to think it is time to start discussing which hat he should be wearing for his induction. My initial

  • Smith and Damon: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 8/30/2011 -  3
    of the season is a wise move, as Smith finishes the year in AT&T Park, a place that has been unkind to him over his career. Johnny Damon (Yahoo: 42 percent owned, ESPN: 70 percent owned

  • Damon's New Digs
    in FanGraphs by Erik Manning - 8/31/2009 -  24
    At 35 years young, Johnny Damon is hitting for more power than he ever has before. While Damon has always been a player with a little pop, his game has long been about hitting for average and making

  • Johnny Damon Detroit-Bound?
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 2/21/2010 -  11
    According to MLB.com's Jason Beck, the Detroit Tigers are close to signing free agent outfielder Johnny Damon to a one-year contract. Multiple sources indicate that the deal is worth $8 million

  • Johnny Damon on Loyalty
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 5/5/2009 -  25
    , leaving some style and little substance. Of course, I can’t really blame the players for taking this route, it’s not like they stand to gain much by being outspoken. With that being said, Johnny Damon

  • Johnny Damon's Extra Swings in 2011
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 2/16/2012 -  13
    On Tuesday, Joel Sherman reported that some teams are wary of signing Johnny Damon because of how close he is to 3,000 hits. Three executives told Sherman that they were concerned Damon's quest

  • Johnny Damon: Underrated or Forgettable Star?
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 7/11/2011 -  96
    was in attendance this weekend: Johnny Damon. Damon has 92 hits this season and is projected to finish with 155, putting him right in line with his totals over the last several seasons. Finishing

  • How Would Damon Fit in Atlanta?
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 2/15/2010 -  29
    Everyone knows about Johnny Damon's longtime love for the Detroit Red Wings and octopus by now, but have you heard that he's also a big Matt Ryan fan? He also loved WCW. WolfPac 4 ever! Jokes

  • Your Johnny Damon Cake of the Day
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 9/7/2011 -  7
    encumbered by hot-dog fingers. Lo, the pastiche! Were it not so rough-hewn, were it more touched by choosy artifice, then it would not be what it is, which is Your Johnny Damon Cake of the Day

  • How Would Johnny Damon Fit On The Rays?
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 1/21/2011 -  15
    After cutting ties with outfield mainstay Carl Crawford, as well as veteran back-up Gabe Kapler, the Tampa Bay Rays are rumored to be in the market for Johnny Damon. Assuming the price tag

  • Yankees Pursue Ibanez, But What About Damon?
    in FanGraphs by Steve Slowinski - 2/7/2012 -  22
    with Andruw Jones and provide the Yankees with a valuable bat off the bench. It just so happens that there are a number of left-handed hitters still left on the market: Raul Ibanez, Johnny Damon

  • Could Johnny Damon Enjoy Tampa Bay?
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 1/21/2011 -  13
    It looks like the Rays are close to an agreement with Johnny Damon. While the move isn't a front-line kind of thing, there are some slight positives that might make the player interesting in most

  • GIF: Johnny Damon Has Impressed the Ladyfolk
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 7/24/2012 -  11
    , this is especially the case when the handsomist in question is one Johnny Damon, with beard of might and pecker of firebolt ... My only disappointment? Whatever the young lady has on her finger

  • Bartolo Colon, Carlos Gomez, Johnny Damon: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 4/29/2011 -  7
    competition for playing time, so add him if your looking for some cheap steals and runs scored, at least until Morgan returns. Johnny Damon | 31% | 71% Damon’s ownership rates clearly show the important

  • Minor To The Majors
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 8/6/2010 -  4
    When the Atlanta Braves selected Mike Minor seventh overall in the 2009 draft, some prospect pundits labeled the pick an uncharacteristically conservative move by an organization known for favoring

  • Minor Makes Minor Change for Non-Minor Improvements
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 12/19/2012 -  1
    Going into the 2012 season, Mike Minor seemed to have good enough stuff for the makings of a decent fantasy pitcher. An above average strikeout rate and a below average walk rate are usually

  • A Minor Slugfest
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 6/29/2009 -  5
    The high-A California League is known for being an offense-boosting league. Sunday's game between Lake Elsinore (San Diego affiliate) and High Desert (Seattle) goes to show why you have to take minor

  • 2006 Minor League Stats
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 2/13/2007 -  2
    After some painfully annoying work, we've managed to integrate the full set of 2006 Minor League stats into FanGraphs. Our plan is to eventually backfill minor league stats for all major league

  • Minor League Guy, The Prequel
    in NotGraphs by Mike Axisa - 3/27/2012 -  7
    (click for reasons related to embiggening) It's an epidemic. It's also Brandon Inge and a screencap from last year. Minor League Guy, the prequel. (h/t @suss2hyphens)

  • Minor League Game Logs
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 6/9/2009 -  7
    Since it's draft day and all, I thought it'd be appropriate to upgrade our minor league offerings so you can keep better track of how your favorite prospects are coming along. Minor league players

  • Minor League Leaders
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 2/15/2007 -  2
    As promised, the Minor League Leaderboards are up! It's worth noting that instead of the actual minor league team, the leaderboards show the affiliated team in their respective league. Also

  • Minor League Data
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 4/6/2008 -  0
    2008 minor league data has started rolling in and will of course be updated daily. The minor league stats are available in both the leaderboards and the stats pages. We've also reluctantly

  • 2009 Minor League Stats
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 4/15/2009 -  3
    We've got the 2009 minor league stats available right this second in the leaderboards and player pages. I also made a few minor changes to the leaderboards that make the standard/advanced sections

  • Mike Minor: Major Sleeper
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 2/24/2012 -  7
    Mike Minor is a forgotten man. The lefty is overshadowed by young studs like Julio Teheran, Randall Delgado and Arodys Vizcaino within the Braves' organization, and a career ERA closer to five than

  • Maximizing the Minor Leagues
    in Community by Vinnie Pallisco - 2/5/2017 -  1
    Throughout each level of the minor leagues, a lot of time and effort is devoted to travel. A more productive model would be for an entire level playing in one location. Spring training’s Grapefruit

  • Minor League Update
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 1/5/2009 -  7
    I just finished a fairly large minor league stats update. A number of standard statistics have been added such as IBB, SF, SH, etc... so any stats that should have included those now actually do

  • Minor to the Majors: Minor League Plate Discipline
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/27/2017 -  8
    Our Dark Overlord, David Appelman, finally acquired a minor league pitch-by-pitch database as seen by the new minor league stats available like Contact and Groundball rates. I hoped it would help

  • Minor League K/9 And Velocity
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/19/2009 -  9
    to the previous ones, plotting fastball velocity and strikeout rate, but in this case, it's minor league K/9. I took all pitchers who threw at least 30 innings in the minors last year and at least 10

  • The Offseason in Minor League Signings
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 2/22/2016 -  6
    who sign minor league contracts in the offseason -- it can be kinda sad. Like, Matt Joyce can only get a minor league deal now? Bummer. Brad Penny is still trying to make this happen? Yeesh. Ricky

  • The Minor League Ball is Such a Drag
    in RotoGraphs by Andrew Perpetua - 1/18/2018 -  11
    ) SOURCE: http://baseball.physics.illinois.edu/FlyBallDistance.pdf The major league ball traveled 28 feet further than the minor league ball. Albeit with a higher spin rate. Presumably

  • Minor League Stats
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 4/25/2007 -  11
    The 2007 Minor League stats are up and available for viewing in both the stats pages and the Leardboards. They will be updated every morning no later than noon Eastern. Also, I've taken down

  • Guzman & Minor: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 9/5/2011 -  0
    as the left fielder. He's hitting too well for the Padres to simply bench him, so he might even pick up OF eligibility before the end of the season. Mike Minor | SP | Braves | Ownership: 22% Yahoo

  • Minor League Leaderboard Context
    in FanGraphs by Noah Isaacs - 1/6/2012 -  0
    A couple days ago, Dave Appelman introduced an amazing new feature to FanGraphs: Minor League Leaderboards. This new feature will allow us track all of our favorite prospects, and learn the names

  • A Minor Review of 2015: Nationals
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 9/14/2015 -  3
    Welcome to the annual series: ‘A Minor (League) Review of 2015.” This series is a great way to receive a quick recap of the ’15 minor league season for your favorite club(s), while also receiving

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Orioles
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 9/16/2013 -  10
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Pirates
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/9/2013 -  7
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Brewers
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/15/2013 -  13
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I’m breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Dodgers
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/22/2013 -  13
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I’m breathing new

  • Minor League Leaderboard Fun
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 1/5/2012 -  5
    . Yes, he gave us Minor League leaderboards that have all sorts of delightful little snippets of knowledge -- what they all mean in sum, who knows, but each is a nugget of beauty in baseball

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Athletics
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/14/2008 -  0
    The Graduate: Daric Barton | Born: August 1985 | First Baseman Daric Barton was being counted on to help carry the offence in 2008, but he regressed significantly after a promising minor league

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Marlins
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/16/2008 -  0
    . He posted solid - but unspectacular - minor league numbers, mainly because of a low strikeout rates due to a reliance on the groundball. As he matures as a pitcher, he may strikeout more batters

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Twins
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 9/19/2013 -  8
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Astros
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 9/25/2013 -  9
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Braves
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/3/2013 -  11
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Cardinals
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/8/2013 -  8
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Padres
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/17/2013 -  5
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I’m breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Giants
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/18/2013 -  11
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I’m breathing new

  • Minor Impacts: June 11
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 6/11/2009 -  0
    Every Thursday throughout the season, Minor Impacts takes a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have impacts at the Major League Level in the near future. Tim Alderson: We

  • Transaction Wire: Minor Moves
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 11/25/2009 -  1
    a minor move by acquiring infielder Tug Hulett from the Kansas City Royals for a player to be named or cash. Hulett had been designated for assignment recently. The move brings in some infield depth

  • A Myriad of Minor Relievers Sign
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 2/12/2009 -  0
    All are minor league deals. Marlins sign Kiko Calero Calero disappeared from the baseball map due to rotator cuff issues, causing him to miss multiple months. There’s not a ton to base Calero

  • Today's Minor Transactions
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 8/3/2010 -  0
    200 big league plate appearances under his belt with a .310 wOBA to show for it. His collective minor league performance is much more endearing, as he’s hit .262/.365/.458 in Triple-A with 42 homers

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Yankees
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 9/13/2013 -  12
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Indians
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 9/23/2013 -  7
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • Reviewing the Minor Reviews
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 11/14/2009 -  1
    This past week, we wrapped up our 2009 Minor Reviews for each organization in Major League Baseball. The posts took a look at a few prospects for each organization that failed to make the Top 10

  • Minor League Free Agents
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/16/2009 -  31
    are. The best example of freely available talent - guys who can be had for nothing and still produce at an acceptable level in some role on a major league team - are minor league free agents. These players

  • Minor Impacts: May 28
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 5/28/2009 -  0
    Every Thursday throughout the season, Minor Impacts takes a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have impacts at the Major League Level in the near future. Andrew McCutchen

  • Minor Impacts: July 2
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 7/2/2009 -  1
    Every Thursday throughout the season, Minor Impacts takes a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have impacts at the Major League Level in the near future. Zach Stewart

  • Minor Impacts: Aug. 13
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 8/13/2009 -  2
    Every Thursday throughout the season, Minor Impacts takes a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have impacts at the Major League Level in the near future. With the end

  • Minor Impacts: September 3
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 9/3/2009 -  0
    Every Thursday throughout the season, Minor Impacts takes a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have impacts at the Major League Level in the near future. Some of the players

  • Major Minor League Numbers
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 5/14/2008 -  7
    One of my favorite features here at Fangraphs is the data on minor leage players. With the recently added "items on screen" drop down we can now easily update and maintain our own minor league

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Angels
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/8/2008 -  0
    The Graduate: Jose Arredondo | Born: March 1984 | Right-Handed Pitcher Jose Arredondo has always had a great arm, but he was inconsistent throughout his minor league career, especially

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Mariners
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/10/2008 -  3
    offensively, as well, as he struck out far more than he did as a minor leaguer (30% in the Majors compared to about 18% in the minors). His ISO also dropped to .133 after being above .200 for his minor

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Tigers
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 11/5/2008 -  2
    on their faces in their second MLB seasons). This past season, Joyce hit .252/.339/.492 with 12 homers in 242 at-bats. He posted rates of 11.4 BB% and 26.9 K%. His .240 ISO was well above average for his minor

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Astros
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 11/11/2008 -  0
    The Graduate: J.R. Towles | Born: February 1984 | Catcher J.R. Towles came into the 2008 season as the No. 1 prospect in the Astros (weak) minor league system. He promptly fell on his face

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Padres
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 11/13/2008 -  1
    Antonelli was the 17th overall pick of the 2006 draft and big things were expected from him... but his ability to hit completely disappeared in 2008 - at both the Major League and Minor League level

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Diamondbacks
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 11/26/2008 -  0
    debut that same year out of the bullpen and did not allow an earned run over three minor league levels (15 innings). Moved back into the starting rotation in 2008, which is the role he held in college

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Rays
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 9/18/2013 -  10
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Royals
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 9/20/2013 -  8
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Tigers
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 9/24/2013 -  6
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Rangers
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 9/30/2013 -  6
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Mariners
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/1/2013 -  18
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Athletics
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 9/27/2013 -  9
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Angels
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 9/26/2013 -  2
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Mets
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/2/2013 -  12
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Nationals
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/3/2013 -  14
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Phillies
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/7/2013 -  6
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Marlins
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/16/2013 -  2
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I'm breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Reds
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/11/2013 -  5
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I’m breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Cubs
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/10/2013 -  27
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I’m breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Diamondbacks
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/17/2013 -  4
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I’m breathing new

  • A Minor Review of 2013: Rockies
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/21/2013 -  6
    There is always a bit of a lull between the end of the minor league playoffs in September and the start of the annual top prospects lists in early November. Because of that gap, I’m breathing new

  • Minor Impacts: May 14
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 5/14/2009 -  3
    After a week's hiatus due to a busy schedule, we're back with the weekly Minor Impacts, which is a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have an impact at the Major League Level

  • The Angels Bullpen Is a Minor Miracle
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 6/14/2017 -  8
    the Angels have been working with. Bud Norris -- literally Bud Norris -- has been closing. Only Alvarez pitched with the Angels in 2016. He was acquired earlier in a minor trade. Parker was a waiver

  • The Matt Carpenters of the Minor Leagues
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 8/23/2017 -  9
    captures the basic skills for which we're searching. For each minor-league level, I endeavored to identify batters with more than 100 plate appearances who'd recorded contact rates and ground-ball rates

  • Minor Impacts: May 21
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 5/21/2009 -  1
    Every Thursday throughout the season, Minor Impacts takes a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have impacts at the Major League Level in the near future. Brian Matusz

  • Minor Impacts: June 18
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 6/18/2009 -  0
    Every Thursday throughout the season, Minor Impacts takes a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have impacts at the Major League Level in the near future. Brandon Snyder

  • Minor Impacts: July 23
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 7/23/2009 -  2
    Every Thursday throughout the season, Minor Impacts takes a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have impacts at the Major League Level in the near future. Some of the players

  • Minor Impacts: Aug. 6
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 8/6/2009 -  4
    Every Thursday throughout the season, Minor Impacts takes a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have impacts at the Major League Level in the near future. Some of the players

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Rangers
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/17/2008 -  0
    in the Majors where he was roughed up. Hunter has a four-pitch mix, although he relied mainly on his fastball and curveball. During his minor league stint in 2008, Hunter struggled to strike out batters

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Dodgers
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 11/18/2008 -  6
    The Graduate: Clayton Kershaw | Born: March 1988 | Left-Handed Pitcher The seventh overall selection in the 2006 draft, Clayton Kershaw rocketed through the minor leagues and made his pro debut

  • Minor Fantasy News: Demotions
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 3/18/2009 -  0
    We'll take a quick break from previewing the top impact rookies for 2009 to take a look at some of the prospects that were sent down to the minor leagues in recent days. This post will touch on some

  • Minor Impacts: April 30
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 4/30/2009 -  1
    Every Thursday throughout the regular season, we’re going to take a look at the some of the players in the minor leagues who are on the cusp of helping out Major League Baseball teams

  • Minor Impacts: July 30
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 7/30/2009 -  0
    Every Thursday throughout the season, Minor Impacts takes a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have impacts at the Major League Level in the near future. Some of the players

  • Minor Impacts: June 4
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 6/4/2009 -  6
    Every Thursday throughout the season, Minor Impacts takes a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have impacts at the Major League Level in the near future. We're changing

  • Minor Impacts: June 25
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 6/25/2009 -  8
    Every Thursday throughout the season, Minor Impacts takes a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have impacts at the Major League Level in the near future. Tyler Colvin: You

  • Minor Impacts: July 9
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 7/9/2009 -  3
    Every Thursday throughout the season, Minor Impacts takes a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have impacts at the Major League Level in the near future. Some of the players

  • Minor Impacts: July 16
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 7/16/2009 -  4
    Every Thursday throughout the season, Minor Impacts takes a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have impacts at the Major League Level in the near future. Some of the players

  • Minor Impacts: August 20
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 8/20/2009 -  2
    Every Thursday throughout the season, Minor Impacts takes a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have impacts at the Major League Level in the near future. With the end

  • Minor Impacts: August 27
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 8/27/2009 -  2
    Every Thursday throughout the season, Minor Impacts takes a look at some of the hottest minor league players that could have impacts at the Major League Level in the near future. With the end

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Royals
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/22/2008 -  0
    fought his way through the minor league system and posted solid numbers. Regardless, his ascent was a slow one and lasted six seasons. At the age of 27, Aviles not only made his debut in the Majors, he

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Twins
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/24/2008 -  0
    they still think that after his first full season in pro ball? Not so much. Revere flirted with hitting .400 for much of the minor league season. He showed a far more advanced bat than expected

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Giants
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 11/20/2008 -  3
    opportunities and appeared in 29 games with the Giants in 2008. He allowed just 16 hits in 34 innings with rates of 2.12 BB/9 and 8.74 K/9. His minor league numbers have been almost video-game like with rates

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Cubs
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/23/2008 -  0
    of the better college relievers available in the draft, Andrew Cashner had a brutal start to his pro career. He exhibited poor command and control while walking 23 batters in 20 innings over three minor

  • Minor Impacts: April 23
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 4/23/2009 -  3
    Every Thursday throughout the regular season, we're going to take a look at the some of the players hackin' and chuckin' away in Minor League Baseball who have a good chance of making an impact

  • Adjusting Mental Minor Adjustments
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 8/6/2010 -  2
    One constant refrain in minor league statistical analysis is that Context is Everything. Statistics mean very little in a vacuum, but instead, we need to know factors like their age relative to level

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Mets
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/6/2008 -  1

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Phillies
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/9/2008 -  0

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Nationals
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/13/2008 -  0

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Braves
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/21/2008 -  3

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Pirates
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/27/2008 -  0

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Reds
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/29/2008 -  8

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Indians
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/31/2008 -  0

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Brewers
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 11/4/2008 -  0

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Cardinals
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 11/6/2008 -  0

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Yankees
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 11/7/2008 -  1

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Rays
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 11/12/2008 -  0

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Orioles
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 11/14/2008 -  2

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Jays
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 11/22/2008 -  0

  • A Minor Review of 2008: The Rockies
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 11/24/2008 -  1

  • There is Minor Hope for Mets Fans
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 8/28/2009 -  16

  • A Minor Review of 2009: Cleveland
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/20/2009 -  3

  • Minor Transaction Wrap-Up
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/29/2010 -  60

  • The (Minor) Importance of Velocity Changes
    in FanGraphs by David G. Temple - 3/5/2014 -  10

  • CROSSWORD PUZZLE: A Minor Query
    in NotGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 7/4/2012 -  4

  • The Rangers Are Signing Mike Minor to Start
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/5/2017 -  12
    , but he's decided to sign with the Cardinals. Matt Bush is attempting a conversion from the bullpen to the rotation. And now, according to reports, the Rangers are signing Mike Minor to a multi-year

  • Mike Minor's Up and Down Debut
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 8/10/2010 -  25
    Mike Minor is a perfect example for why draft day armchair analysis doesn't work. In 2009, the Vanderbilt lefty went seventh overall to the Braves, amid fairly consistent criticism from pundits. His

  • NL SP for $1: Mike Minor
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 3/14/2011 -  8
    a guaranteed spot in the rotation and rookies that fantasy owners are typically advised to avoid, regardless of that pitcher's skill set. One of the most intriguing names in that bottom tier is Mike Minor

  • When to Worry About Mike Minor
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 6/30/2014 -  7
    After undergoing uretha surgery and then injuring his shoulder as he tried to ramp up for spring training, Mike Minor has been uninspiring in his first 11 starts this season. It is difficult

  • Putting a "Hold" Tag on Mike Minor
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 5/16/2013 -  11
    Over his past 28 starts, Mike Minor has a 2.75 ERA. That is just under a full season worth of starts with a miniscule ERA, so I think it is about time Minor is taken a bit more seriously. Even

  • Wells and Minor: NL Starting Pitchers
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 9/14/2011 -  1
    -ridiculous levels, his results should normalize as well. He isn’t as bad as he looked in July or as good as he looked in August, but somewhere pleasantly between. Mike Minor The Braves like Mike

  • Mike Minor Is Considerably Under-owned
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 4/26/2012 -  9
    Mike Minor being owned in just 58% of Yahoo! leagues is near criminal. While he is far from an ace, he should probably be owned in at least as many leagues as Lance Lynn (77%) or Brandon Morrow (85

  • Minor League Stats - Back for Good!
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 8/13/2010 -  21
    Good news everyone! Minor league stats are updated for 2010 and will continue to be updated throughout whatever's left of the season. We also have added the 2010 Mexican League, Venezuelan Summer

  • Minor League Leaderboards: New Features!
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 1/4/2012 -  14
    The Minor League leaderboards have been overhauled and now have a ton of new features including: - Filtering by individual team. - Custom stat lists, just like the major league leaderboards

  • Minor & Estrada: Turnaround or Staying Down
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/24/2018 -  1
    Mike Minor A few days back, I released my latest pERA grades and Minor was projected for 3.47 ERA while his actual ERA (5.59) is two runs higher and one run higher than his FIP (4.41) and xFIP

  • The State of Minor-League Free Agency
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/19/2012 -  13
    Even as we prepare, via our contract-crowdsourcing project, for the commencement of free agency at the major-league level, a growing number of minor-league players have already -- William Wallace

  • A's Ink McPherson To Minor League Deal
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 11/22/2009 -  3
    The Oakland Athletics added a former top prospect via minor league free agency, signing Dallas McPherson to compete for the club's third base job. Earlier this decade, McPherson was the pride

  • Minor-League Umpires are Prospects Too
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 4/4/2014 -  39
    Tumpane and Quinn Wolcott. Barber's a minor-league umpire. Fagan's a minor-league umpire, too. Stands to reason they're considered two of the better minor-league umpires, but it also stands to reason