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  • Anderson's Step Forward
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/26/2009 -  24
    I watched Brett Anderson carve up the Mariner offense (granted, one missing both Ichiro and Adrian Beltre) last night and was highly impressed, as is getting to be routine. If you watch this 21-year

  • Anderson Used to Shift His Position on the Mound
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 4/26/2010 -  25
    We here at Fangraphs are big Brett Anderson fans: Dave Cameron has a huge crush on him; I fawned over his crazy slider; Marc Hulet saw him as the AL ROY favorite last August and then was devastated

  • Garret Anderson's Gotta Go
    in FanGraphs by David Golebiewski - 8/2/2010 -  18
    departed the LAA organization -- Anderson was 0.9 wins below replacement with the Atlanta Braves in 2009. This past March, the Dodgers picked him up on a minor league contract. And, as Dave Cameron

  • Change Agent, Brady Anderson
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 3/21/2017 -  21
    Orioles pitching coach Dave] Wallace said Anderson makes no secret that he has little respect for major-league coaches, and added that he has told Anderson that to his face. Anderson said his desire

  • Photographic Evidence of Real R.J. Anderson
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/19/2011 -  6
    For years now, the exact identity of former FanGraphs contributor (now of mortal enemy Baseball Prospectus) R.J. Anderson has been a subject of no little speculation. Was he a 13-year-old boy

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/22/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/22/2017 -  6
    Cameron: That's probably getting a bit overly enthusiastic, but I wouldn't be shocked if he took the 2B job at some point this summer.12:04Evil Goatee Dave: Do the Padres have the makings of a top five

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/9/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/9/2016 -  1
    Dave! Last week I submitted a question looking for paper topics about a paper on discrimination in baseball. I really appreciated the responses! I'm going to look at height of position players vs

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/9/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/9/2015 -  23
    for the Dodgers in the playoffs, Wood or Anderson? 12:24Dave Cameron: I'd imagine they'd prefer Anderson, but health is always an issue there. I wouldn't rule out Latos either, especially if they play a team

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/25/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/25/2016 -  26
    human again. I'd guess he's more of a .700 OPS guy, which is perfectly useful for a good CF in Safeco.12:14Matt: So , Dave, how does it feel to be wrong on Julio Teheran? He's been the best pitcher

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/1/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/1/2017 -  10 Dave,does being the best defensive catcher of his generation,make Yadi Molina,a strong HOF,candidate.12:13Dave Cameron: I don't know if he hit enough for long enough

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/14/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/14/2017 -  8
    sucks so they can't trade from there. Junior Guerra?12:05Dave Cameron: Matt Garza probably goes.12:05Dave Cameron: But yeah, they're probably more of a hold team than a sell team.12:06Justin : Hey Dave I

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/17/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/17/2014 -  17
    to boot.12:20Comment From PhilHi Dave. Why is everyone so high on Hedges? I've read about him plenty but looking at those minor league numbers...he doesn't look so great! I know stats only mean so much

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/7/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/7/2016 -  5
    is realistic, but I do think that if they make enough good trades, they could form a very nice young core that could get them back to winning in 3 years.12:03Conrad: Why isn't everyone callling Dave Dombrowski

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/23/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/23/2015 -  17
    to be the best signing this off season? 12:10Dave Cameron: Probably some guy with an injury history who will stay healthy for the first time in a while. The Scott Kazmir/Brett Anderson types have

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/28/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/28/2016 -  5
    players, as you'd expect), you want UZR or DRS.12:29Baseball Fan: Hey Dave, huge fan of all you guys do. I really enjoyed the Jose Fernandez moments you guys talked about. I played baseball through

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/27/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/27/2017 -  1
    homers.12:05Dave Cameron: Kluber's going to win it easily.12:05ATCQ: Hi Dave.  What do you think about Travis's view - that Judge's MVP case suffers by his lack of clutch?  How might

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/29/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/29/2017 -  2
    Cameron: So that everyone could focus on other things in Orlando.12:12Brian: Dave, I am excited that Ohtani is almost certainly coming to the MLB.  However, I also kind of what to punch him

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/24/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/24/2016 -  12
    of the recent news about Lazarito and his Buscones, how do you think MLB should reform the Latin American market? Ignoring for a moment that MLB usually chooses the wrong route, what would be the Dave Cameron

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/23/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/23/2016 -  4
    or Andre Ethier?12:19Dave Cameron: Ethier.12:20iron wolf: Dave: enjoy your insights so I was hoping you could weigh in on a question posed on Camden Depot. If you could optimize the Orioles lineup

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/16/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/16/2016 -  15
    who are super easy to move at the deadline if they're pitching well.12:16Netflix and Rich Hill: Hi Dave, thanks for chatting with us all. Are you guys working to quantify framing runs into your WAR

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/26/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/26/2017 -  15
    Gray.12:33Jordan: Hi Dave Can a team add dead money (as in the player is no long in the organization) to a trade, so lets say the RedSox wanted to make a big move and go for either Donaldson

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/30/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/30/2016 -  1
    :03Dave Cameron: 60%. Revere and Taylor are both better in job-share roles, so unless the Nationals make a trade or Werth gets hurt, he should hang onto a mostly everyday job.12:03daneyko: Cody Anderson

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/10/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/10/2014 -  4
    /Reds guys all needed Lester to sign first.12:06Comment From BatHi Dave. I just learned from fellow FanGraphs commenters Bill, HoJo, and Rod, that you can't extend a QO to a player traded midseason – I

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/17/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/17/2016 -  16
    that's popping up is an attempt to influence discussions for the next CBA?12:26Dave Cameron: Absolutely.12:26Batman: Hey Dave, ETA for when the updated/aggregated ZIPS projections will be available

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/20/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/20/2016 -  9
    it would have been within the realm of possibility that the Cubs wanted Anderson Espinoza themselves and just wanted to be the middleman to process that trade? Would giving up Baez be worth

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/30/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/30/2017 -  1
    . But the high-K/low-power combo is super risky, and that's Rosario right now.12:30RMR: I haven't really seen him play, but the way you're describing Amed Rosario kind of sounds like Tim Anderson

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/25/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/25/2015 -  5
    a robot.12:09Comment From Pale HoseAre you annoyed or amused when you get confused for that other Dave Cameron on twitter? 12:09Dave Cameron: It's usually funny.12:09Comment From Phillies113The Phillies

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/24/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/24/2015 -  14
    to think about alternatives already. He'll still bring a good return, but definitely less than he would have a month ago.12:10Comment From SvenHi Dave! What are your thoughts on Dylan Bundy? do you see

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/28/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/28/2015 -  40
    on habitually injured players? I am thinking guys like Josh Johnson and Brett Anderson as examples. 12:26Dave Cameron: For a high revenue team that can afford alternatives if it doens't work, it's a good

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/2/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/2/2015 -  40
    , and ignore it.12:20Comment From GSonKluber/Bauer/Carrasco/Salazar/Anderson: Is there a better young starting five in all of baseball? 12:20Dave Cameron: I'll take the Mets group.12:20Comment From

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/25/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/25/2017 -  7
    Cameron: Mark Prior, 80 health.12:04CarrotJuice: Anderson is the Cubs 5th starter, right? No way they still have Montgomery as their 5th starter.12:04Dave Cameron: Well, when he's healthy. I'm

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/5/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/5/2017 -  7
    you imagine it being called "the shift" if an NBA player double teams LeBron?12:33Skm: I'm a Rockies fan and I want to overreact. Should I overreact to (A) Gray and Anderson getting roughed up, or (B

  • FanGraphs Audio: More Like "Best" Anderson
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/20/2010 -  7
    Episode Twenty-One In which the panel turns their respective guns around. Headlines Brett Anderson? More Like Best Anderson. Houston: Bad or Superbad? Colby Lewis: America's Sweetheart

  • Atlanta Signs Anderson
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 2/23/2009 -  0
    One of the last standing California Angels has officially moved on. Garret Anderson and Ken Griffey Jr. were subjects of multiple rumors over the past few weeks as both were sought after by Atlanta

  • Brett Anderson Gets an Extension
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 4/16/2010 -  10
    Since debuting last season, Brett Anderson has been one of the game’s top starting pitchers. He’s posted a 3.61 FIP in 187 innings and heck, he’s even leading the American League in ERA right now

  • Mark Kotsay/Brian Anderson Swapped
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/28/2009 -  11
    Anderson. On the surface, the deal is a bit confusing. The two are essentially equals – although Kotsay has a better bat – but Anderson is nearly seven years younger. Kenny Williams cooperated

  • Chris "K" Young
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/21/2009 -  14
    . LaRoche 32.8 Kemp 32.9 C. Duncan 33.1 Jacobs 33.2 Longoria 33.8 Ibanez 36.3 B. Upton 37.5 Cameron 38.4 B. Anderson 39 C. Young 40.3 Young takes the most pitches in the zone, nearly 40

  • How Are the Stars Being Acquired? Starting Pitching
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 9/28/2009 -  32
    Gallardo – drafted Gavin Floyd – trade Brett Anderson – trade Jorge de la Rosa -- trade Jason Hammel - trade CC Sabathia – free agent Ryan Dempster – free agent Roy Oswalt – draft Aaron

  • Jerry Manuel Intentionally Walks Garret Anderson
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/26/2010 -  42
    and Joe Torre. There were about a dozen different moves and tweaks to analyze from this series but one in particular stood out as worthy of examination: intentionally walking Garret Anderson. Let me set

  • The Phillies Bid Feliz Farewell
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 11/9/2009 -  11
    ) an average season of UZR and a ~.700 OPS. Dave Cameron pointed out Feliz’ run of consistency here, and Feliz responded by blowing it within the final weeks of the season and dropping his OPS by a dozen

  • The Hotter Rock
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 9/21/2010 -  8
    Yesterday, Dave laid out the case for Troy Tulowitzki and the National League Most Valuable Player award. While Dave’s case went deeper than Tulowitzki’s September, there is a case to be made that he

  • The Jose Bautista Club
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 1/11/2011 -  23
    . The big shock here is how badly Bonds obliterated the mark, not breaking the 50-mark. Brady Anderson (50, 1996): Some would call Anderson the grandpappy of the Bautista familia of unlikely home run

  • Off to the Races
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 4/6/2010 -  30
    Dave Cameron’s 2009 early season posts: Wins in the bank. Dave’s original post was followed by Sky Kalkman expanding on the topic by applying it to the CHONE standings through that point. The concept

  • Kevin Correia's GB/FB
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 6/28/2010 -  3
    ) giving up. The agreement was that skews his figure when compared to other pitchers with differentiating line drive rates. If that point sounds familiar, it’s because Dave Cameron wrote a similar article

  • Peavy to the White Sox (For Real This Time)
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/31/2009 -  37
    and Chicago gets a recovering Peavy with a torn ankle tendon. Back in May, Dave covered the Peavy aspect of a potential deal, but this was prior to his injury which could leave him sidelined

  • Hochevar's Odd 2009
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 3/1/2010 -  23
    ) and his slider was the best. So, like Dave Cameron did last week, allow me to question the Royals fans (and Dave Allen) out there: What changed in July that caused Hochevar to transform from

  • Reviewing The Rule 5 Draft
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/11/2008 -  4
    is a close mimic of his career line, .264/.336/.336. Corona also stole some bases, and was 24 for 28. Dave likens him to the Mariners new version of Willie Bloomquist. Padres: Everth Cabrera, MIF

  • A.J. Burnett to the Yankees
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/12/2008 -  25
    dreams (and everyone else's nightmare) is becoming a reality. Kudos to Dave for nailing the years/money here, A.J. Burnett is a 3 WAR starter, and he's being paid as one. This is a buyers market

  • Padres Add Prior, Burke
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 1/14/2009 -  2
    – that’s good for 6.8 wins. Tim Lincecum’s 2008 was worth 7.1 wins. That should give you an idea of just how special Prior was and had the chance to be. Dave covered Burke in more depth following his non

  • Teahen's Big Move
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 1/26/2009 -  8
    , at second the Royals have a bit of a jam as well: they only acquired Albert Collaspo last season and don’t forget about Willie Bloomquist. Dave has beat the third and second base comparisons

  • Dusty Baker is a Fan of Mismatches
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 2/26/2009 -  12
    Dave mentioned this tidbit yesterday, but I figured I would expand on it. The first game of spring training usually serves as a dress rehearsal. The starters – those who are not partaking

  • The Hero of the Netherlands
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 3/11/2009 -  6
    in the minors. The story is interesting when you consider how many 19-year-olds find the majors and encounter close to zero success at the major league level. Dave covered the 19-year-olds with at least

  • There Must Be 50 Ways to Build a Bullpen
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 4/22/2009 -  5
    their grips on perhaps baseball’s most practical pitch. Going beyond that “add-on” pitch, the two teams have a similar outlook on what makes for a good relief staff. Dave covered the Rays bullpen

  • Ervin Santana to the DL?
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 6/16/2009 -  7
    of the reason for the increased contact rates is the velocity of Santana’s fastball. No longer is Santana flashing a fastball that sits in the mid-90s; instead, he’s barely touching that point. Dave

  • Julio Lugo and Chris Duncan Swapped
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/22/2009 -  17
    at that. Chris Duncan is the son of Cardinals pitching coach Dave Duncan. As you can imagine, Pops reportedly wasn’t too thrilled, nor was manager Tony LaRussa. Whether the pair threatened to quit

  • In a Half Hour
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/23/2009 -  6
    Dave covered Mark Buehrle’s perfect game earlier, but the most impressive aspect of the performance might be the time it took for him to do the feat. The Rays television crew recorded exactly how

  • More on the Pirates Front Office
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 11/4/2009 -  32
    . Dave went in-depth on the aesthetic appeal of yesterday’s Iwamura deal and I covered the gritty baseball details last night, but some of the quotes from Pirates general manger Neal Huntington show why

  • Cameron of Boston
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/15/2009 -  92
    , reportedly worth roughly $15.5M. Dave actually covered the Cameron versus Bay angle here, surmising that Cameron, not Bay, was the better alternative to Holliday. Their games differ greatly

  • Jeff Weaver's Back to Being Blue
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 2/3/2010 -  4
    in much smaller sample sizes. Fittingly, Dave Cameron just wrote about platoons and bullpens yesterday, which is something that can be discussed and applied to this signing. Weaver is a ROOGY

  • Russell Martin's Injury
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 3/9/2010 -  9
    . For one, those attending the Dodgers’ spring games will mostly see Brad Ausmus or A.J. Ellis behind the dish. Dave Cameron discussed Ellis here. The book on Ellis is simple: He walks quite a bit

  • Masterson Impresses
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 4/15/2010 -  6
    gets some grounders. His career rate is just shy of 54%. Gets whiffs, gets groundballs, and throws strikes. That’s a combination to work with. Dave Cameron compared Masterson’s upside to Gil Meche

  • Will Be-able?
    in RotoGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/15/2008 -  1
    Can you name the last 10 opening day centerfielders for the San Diego Padres? Most likely not, so I’ll provide them in list form: 2008 – Scott Hairston 2007 – Mike Cameron 2006 – Dave Roberts

  • Giant of a Steal
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/26/2008 -  39
    rotation is something like: Lincecum, Matt Cain, Johnson, Sanchez, and Barry Zito. That very well could be the best rotation in the National League. Dave and Matthew have written extensively about

  • Super Upton Bros.
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 6/8/2009 -  7
    with their leather this season and coincidentally both share a blood link. Genealogy aside, Justin Upton and B.J. Upton present two very different sets of skills. Dave has talked about Justin at depth

  • The Worst Regular in Baseball
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 6/17/2009 -  13
    is down from .150 to .083, although as Dave pointed out in the off-season, the inverse relationship between fastballs seen and ISO likely explains some of this decline. I’m sure the Padres were a bit

  • Miguel Cabrera Strikes Back
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 6/18/2009 -  12
    Sometimes trades fail to work out immediately. Dave Dombrowski traded the farm prior to the 2008 season for Miguel Cabrera and Dontrelle Willis – the perceived final pieces of a championship puzzle

  • Is Pinerio's Newfound Groundball Success Sustainable?
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/3/2009 -  12
    Dave covered Joel Pineiro’s defensive dependent tendencies earlier this season. Part of Pineiro’s success can be traced to an increased groundball rate. Pineiro’s stuff is generating over 60

  • The Man and The Machine
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/15/2009 -  35
    Stan Musial’s legacy has come under discussion with the All-Star festivities taking place in St. Louis. Dave Brown at Yahoo! Sports asks why the guy isn’t more celebrated. Joe Posnanski is easily one

  • Moyer the Reliever
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 8/11/2009 -  3
    . Dave (surname: Allen) covered Moyer’s new fastball-heavy approach last month. The updated news is that it still seems to be working out horribly. Take a look at his wFB/C over the past few years: 2006

  • The Alcides Escobar Era Begins
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 8/12/2009 -  14
    , and was a season from free agency (more on that from Dave tomorrow), so it was clear that Escobar was the Brewers shortstop heading forward. The estimated time of arrival was up in the air, with Hardy

  • A Quiz
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 8/28/2009 -  38
    Last week Dave and MGL both made points about how just about anything can happen in 40 inning stints. To hammer that point home a little harder, let’s do an exercise that shows just how much variance

  • Joe Mauer and Free Agency
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 8/31/2009 -  42
    afford to re-sign him following next season. Well, nobody but the Twins themselves. Will the Twins be able to afford Mauer? "Yeah, we can afford him," team President Dave St. Peter said

  • Pirates Set to Acquire Akinori Iwamura
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 11/3/2009 -  18
    As Dave alluded to earlier, the Pirates are set to acquire second baseman Akinori Iwamura from the Rays for (per Ken Rosenthal) right-handed reliever Jesse Chavez. In a vacuum, this is a win

  • A Look at Jason Bartlett's Projections
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/3/2009 -  6
    rate and nearly double Dave Studeman’s LD% + .120 trick of the olden days. Bartlett is 30 years old now and while it’s not unheard of, he’s beyond the age where you start thinking about guys hitting

  • Aramis' Troubles with the Wood
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 5/3/2010 -  6
    league pitcher, a promise of future employment to Dave Littlefield, and Bobby Hill (much to the chagrin of Randall Simon, this was not the animated character who adores fruit pies). The Cubs were

  • Suppan's Return
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 6/10/2010 -  24
    and hopeful Cardinal supporters will point to Suppan’s success under Dave Duncan nearly half a decade ago. The reality is, though, that Suppan wasn’t all too different of a pitcher then than he

  • The Second Half Begins
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/16/2010 -  7
    this place and to have David Appelman’s and Dave Cameron’s brilliant leadership to guide everyone is luck too. And you know, that we all have you folks reading on a daily basis is luck too. You

  • Scutaro's Caught Lookings
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 8/26/2010 -  10
    . I wanted to see just what Scutaro is looking at and as such took his pitchfx data this season and plotted it like such: I’m no Dave Allen, but I did add a little Paint to the image with those

  • (Mid)Westbrook
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 9/17/2010 -  6
    strikeouts and walks alike, no earned runs, and 26 balls in play. Seventeen – or 65% -- scored as groundballs, with three as liners and the rest as flies. Many credit Dave Duncan for positively

  • The Pirates' Blues
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 1/10/2011 -  24
    Perhaps no division has seen its pitching staffs improve as much as the National League Central. Additions of Zack Greinke and Matt Garza, the re-signing of Jake Westbrook, and the expulsion of Dave

  • Sabathia to the Yankees
    in RotoGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/10/2008 -  0
    Dave covered the signing of CC Sabathia on the front page, but what about CC's fantasy value? Wins: Sabathia went 6-8 with the Indians and 11-2 after the trade to Milwaukee. Sabathia’s early

  • The Cajun God of Baseball
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 3/30/2009 -  4
    infielder who could make all the difference for the Rays future plans. Dave mentioned Reid Brignac last week as a player most teams would love to have. Brignac turned 23 in mid-January

  • The Nationals Dimming Playoff Chances
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 6/2/2009 -  7
    cloned a dozen times, it probably won’t be enough. I know I said that we shouldn’t be declarative, but the Nationals have about as much chance of making the playoffs this season as Dave Cameron

  • The Problem With Magglio
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 8/13/2009 -  16
    Contractual ethics are always fun to discuss. Whether they be service time (Dave will cover that) or based on incentives. The philosophy of handing out playing time incentives is pretty simple

  • Giants Hand Out Extensions
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 10/13/2009 -  26
    : Aaron Rowand, Barry Zito, Dave Roberts, and Matt Morris; made a really poor trade for A.J. Pierzynksi, and also found some nice young talent. It’s easy to excuse one year of down play, because bad

  • Scutaro Joins Boston
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/4/2009 -  48
    -season progresses. Dave Allen penned a masterful breakdown of Scutaro’s game here, and there’s not much to add. He is 34 years old and coming off what appears to be an anomalous performance. His 2010

  • The Contact Tales: 2002
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 1/7/2010 -  2
    with the White Sox, in large part thanks to learning a cutter that helped extend his career. Relief Pitchers (Min IP: 40) The Best: Eric Gagne 61.5% Dave Coggin 63.1% Ugueth Urbina 64.2% Luis

  • The Dodgers' Fifth Starter
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 2/19/2010 -  16
    slots in reality by tRA in late 2008. He found that number five starters were something like 24% below league average. Dave Cameron chimed in below in the comments section and it’s worth a read

  • Elvis Andrus, Jason Heyward, and Walks
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 5/25/2010 -  19
    To piggyback off Dave Cameron's earlier post. Jason Heyward and Elvis Andrus are two of the game’s youngest everyday players, known for their upside more than anything. Perhaps the most underrated

  • More on the Rays' Offense
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 5/31/2010 -  7
    A few weeks have passed since Dave Cameron wrote about the Rays’ offense and its affinity for hitting with runners on. They’re now hitting .284/.357/.435 with men on – which gives them the seventh

  • Adam Jones Is Never Room Temperature
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 9/20/2010 -  14
    There are numerous methods for one to illustrate the streaky tendencies in a batter’s season. If I were to gamble on such a topic, I would feel safe guessing that Dave Allen would whip up a nifty

  • Taking a Swing at a Mark Reynolds Trade
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 9/27/2010 -  41
    in an era where high-power, strikeout-heavy hitters are romanticized more than ever before. Finding a comparable is difficult. Dave Kingman struck out a lot, but as much as Reynolds has over

  • The Jays Acquire Rajai Davis
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 11/17/2010 -  27
    of Louisville) they attempted to convert him to the rotation (as they are wont to do with college relievers; i.e. Dave Bush and Brett Cecil) the transformation failed and Magnuson went back to relieving. His

  • The Tigers' Weakness
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 1/3/2011 -  22
    . The oddball of the trio, Coke is a reliever who used to be a starter who is trying his hand at starting once again. Dave Cameron covered this exact scenario last year here. The takeaway: Coke’s changeup

  • A Brief Review of Recent World Series
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 10/28/2009 -  19
    definition of a save situation – i.e. some were come-from-behind or extra inning walkoff victories – which lessens the significance that the two closers could play in the decision. I’ll echo Dave’s

  • Defending Law
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 11/21/2009 -  123
    and usually thought-provoking if nothing else. The same can be said for Dave Cameron, Sky Kalkman, Rob Neyer, Tom Tango, and whomever else. Law and I have exchanged some emails over the years. He’s always been

  • O's/Rays Observations
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 4/7/2010 -  13
    . Dave Trembley’s managing In the seventh inning, he had to decide whether Will Ohman or Cla Meredith would face Ben Zobrist. I do not envy him. This is running long, and that’s without mentioning

  • Mark Buehrle and the Hall of Fame
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 4/23/2010 -  73
    5.27 figure undoubtedly skews his career 4.17 FIP higher than the rest of his career would suggest. During the opening day chat, Dave Cameron suggested Buehrle is on his way towards the Hall

  • Were The Padres Right to Trade Gonzalez Now?
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/5/2010 -  43
    is estimated to be $5.2 million. The value of the sandwich round pick comes out to be $2.6 million. Dave Cameron projected Gonzalez to be worth at least 5.5 wins next season. His salary is an insanely

  • White Sox Hope to Hit It Big with Tim Anderson Contract
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 3/23/2017 -  4
    Tim Anderson and the Chicago White Sox have agreed to an extension that will pay the young shortstop $25 million over six years and which includes two team options that could double the amount

  • Anderson Dominating
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 9/7/2010 -  4
    As far as AL West aces go, most people could probably give you three easily: Cliff Lee, Felix Hernandez, and Jered Weaver. Brett Anderson of the Oakland Athletics has largely flown under the radar

  • Sunday Notes: Espinoza, Anderson, Clippard, Segura, Groome, more
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 8/21/2016 -  5
    Prior to changing organizations, Anderson Espinoza would sometimes be compared to a young Pedro Martinez. From a projectability standpoint, it wasn’t far-fetched. Signed by the Red Sox out

  • Brett Anderson Close To Return
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 8/20/2012 -  8
    The surging Oakland Athletics are about to receive a big boost. Brett Anderson's rehab assignment comes to an end on Monday, and he's expected to rejoin the team. Anderson has shown a lot

  • On Brian McCann and Arn Anderson
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 5/7/2012 -  6
    Brian McCann is the hard-hitting catcher for the Atlanta Braves. Arn Anderson once teamed with Tully Blanchard to haunt the squared circle and our dreams. Both are Gentlemen of Verona. They are also

  • Brett Anderson: Ace in the Making
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 3/31/2010 -  19
    reign supreme. Oakland's Brett Anderson fits the profile. One of the shiny baubles picked up in the December 2007 Dan Haren deal, Anderson ripped through the minor leagues (9.7 K/9, 1.9 BB/9, 56.5 GB

  • Brian Anderson, Baseball Man
    in FanGraphs by Rian Watt - 8/6/2018 -  6
    with the Miami Marlins, a notably bad baseball team, likely explains why we aren't talking about him more: Brian Wade Anderson, 25. He has been, to date, 2018’s most valuable rookie. That that last sentence

  • Brian Anderson and Hope for the Marlins
    in FanGraphs by Stephen Loftus - 7/2/2018 -  3
    This image represents an exception to the rule of Anderson's outfield defense.(Photo: Keith Allison) Not every franchise is in a position to enjoy the present. Each year, 10 clubs qualify

  • Green Athletic: Brett Anderson
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 4/5/2009 -  5
    punch of Trevor Cahill and Brett Anderson will fill out a rotation worn thin by the continued health issues of nominal ace Justin Duchscherer. Starting with Anderson, let's meet Oakland's latest

  • Garret Anderson Retires
    in FanGraphs by Albert Lyu - 3/1/2011 -  23
    Today, Garret Anderson announced his retirement, ending a long 17-year career, the verdict of which depends on which L.A. team you root for. Anderson hit .293/.324/.461 for his career with 287 home

  • On Chase Anderson's Two Changeups
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 9/16/2014 -  4
    Chase Anderson started out with a curveball, back when he was barely a teen. But the young Diamondback starter was told to shelve it, found a changeup, and the rest is history. Except that it looks

  • The Plummeting Stock of Lars Anderson
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 8/1/2012 -  39
    The Indians acquired Lars Anderson from the Red Sox on Tuesday, sending knuckleballing prospect Steven Wright -- not to be confused with this guy -- to Boston. Anderson was once considered one

  • Dave Righetti: Lord Of The HR/FB Rate
    in FanGraphs by Jesse Wolfersberger - 3/8/2011 -  94
    are the Cardinals' Dave Duncan, the White Sox's Don Cooper, the Cubs' Larry Rothschild and the Twins' Rick Anderson. True, Rothschild is now with the Yankees, but since the time frame is 2002-2010, he is safe

  • Dave Dombrowski Has Been Good at Trading Prospects
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 7/15/2016 -  50
    that Manuel Margot or Anderson Espinoza will make Dave Dombrowski look foolish. But history has shown that Dombrowski is pretty good at picking who to trade and who to keep.

  • Leaderboard Watching: Gonzales & Anderson
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/25/2018 -  8
    importantly, he’s effective. Right now, his ownership rate is 27% at FanTrax. Buy now before owners start digging past his ERA. Tyler Anderson The 28-year-old lefty gets a token glance because his

  • Lars Anderson Discovers Japan
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 8/2/2017 -  18
    [nav_widget title="Lars Anderson Discovers Japan" termid="3824"] If you read this past Sunday’s notes column, you know that Lars Anderson is playing for an independent league team in Japan

  • Brady Anderson on Analytics
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 5/1/2015 -  27
    Brady Anderson's title within the Baltimore Orioles' organization is Vice President of Baseball Operations. According to the team's media guide, the 51-year-old former all-star “collaborates with Dan

  • Dave Dombrowski Still Can't Value Relievers
    in Community by Chris Bouton - 8/31/2016 -  2
    . They allowed opposing hitters to hit .261 with a BABIP of .300. Unsurprisingly last offseason, newly-installed president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski set out to remake Boston’s bullpen. Throughout

  • Dave Dombrowski Out in Detroit
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/4/2015 -  25
    In a move that seemingly came out of nowhere, Tigers owner Mike Ilitch has announced today that the team has released Dave Dombrowski from his contract so he can pursue other opportunities elsewhere

  • Quick Looks: Anderson and Jungmann
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/4/2015 -  1
    leagues next year   Cody Anderson (CV: 40/FV: 40) 7/4/15 vs Pirates Game Thoughts • The 24-year-old righty had a nice start to the season, but as regressed quite a bit since then. • His

  • FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron Analyzes His Vast Ignorance
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 3/8/2016 -  3
    Episode 637 Dave Cameron is both (a) the managing editor of FanGraphs and (b) the guest on this particular edition of FanGraphs Audio, during which edition he examines Jhonny Peralta's injury

  • In Defense of Dave Roberts
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/26/2017 -  128
    baseball games like that one, this series will be a classic. But before most of those crazy things happened, Dave Roberts made a decision that seemingly set the wheels in motion. In the top

  • Brett Anderson Looks Like Brett Anderson at Just the Right Time
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/22/2012 -  21
    . In one regard, this was a profoundly bad time for the A's given their position in the playoff race, but on the other hand, Colon was suspended a day after Brett Anderson made his 2012 season debut

  • Dave's Guys: The Hitters
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/15/2010 -  17

  • Dave's Guys: The Pitchers
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/15/2010 -  10

  • The Other Uncertainty Regarding Brett Anderson
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/2/2015 -  16
    the official signing by the Dodgers of left-hander Brett Anderson to a one-year, $10 million contract upon which the two parties agreed in principle about two weeks ago (and which could pay even more

  • GIFs of Ecstasy: Chase Anderson's Changeup
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 2/2/2013 -  0
    Let's not consider, reader, what course of events has led the childless and otherwise unencumbered author not only to seek out video of Arizona right-hander Chase Anderson's plus changeup

  • A Rare Bright Spot for the A's
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 8/5/2009 -  5
    is Brett Anderson. He has a FIP right at 4 and had the third best FIP in July. Throughout his minor league career Anderson has been known for his very good command and great ground ball numbers

  • Brett Anderson Ascends Via Descent
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 8/29/2012 -  6
    "It's his second start and he looks like he's in midseason form!" An exasperated Matt Underwood of SportsTime Ohio let out the preceding utterance after Brett Anderson dropped a 78 MPH curveball

  • 2009 Prospect Duds: Lars Anderson
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 9/15/2009 -  20
    Boston Red Sox first base prospect Lars Anderson entered 2009 as the top overall prospect in the system, according to Kevin Goldstein at Baseball Prospectus. Anderson, 21, had originally been signed

  • JABO: Dave Dombrowski's Achilles Heel
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/5/2015 -  17
    Just days after completing a pair of trades, sending both David Price and Yoenis Cespedes out of town for five pitching prospects, Dave Dombrowski was "released from his contract" by Tigers owner

  • Brian Anderson Calls It What It Is: A Pad
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 6/19/2012 -  3
    the Brewers play-by-play man Brian Anderson was a bit excited. His partner, former Brewers catcher and longtime color man Bill Schroeder, initially said the original ruling probably wouldn't be overturned

  • Free Agent Bargain: Dave Ross
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/29/2008 -  3
    As we move behind the plate for today's free agent bargain, we take a look at a guy with one of the most inconsistent track records of any player in baseball - Dave Ross. Take a look at his seasonal

  • The Dave Dombrowski Overreaction Might Be Commencing
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/11/2017 -  56
    The Red Sox have been talking about adding power all winter. The Yankees just traded for Giancarlo Stanton. Dave Dombrowski is unlikely to just let that move go unchallenged, so the Red Sox

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/26/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/26/2017 -  5
    doesn't walk and has modest power.12:03ChiSox2020: Dave can you please rank the top 5 White Sox pitchers trade values? (Exclude Rodon since he won't be traded)12:04Dave Cameron: 1. Quintana2. Jones3

  • Rookie Roll Call: Anderson and Cahill
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 5/1/2009 -  0
    are Anderson, Porcello, Cahill et. al faring so far? After taking a peek at Porcello and Perry last time around, let's now shift our focus out West to Brett Anderson and Trevor Cahill. The Oakland

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/1/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/1/2015 -  10
    a lot of infield flies, which are basically the equivalent of strikeouts. Power-sinker guys do not induce infield flies.12:16Comment From BretHey Dave - with the draft approaching, teams will begin

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/14/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/14/2016 -  5
    -dave-cameron12:02Dave Cameron: I was in over my head. Excited that now I can just focus on running FanGraphs and England.12:03Mike: Dave, what was your favorite thing in Toronto?12:03Dave Cameron: Meeting some

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/6/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/6/2016 -  15
    is probably done with him as a catcher, and with Benintendi just about to ace him out of left field, his carere in Boston is on the ropes too. He's likely trade bait.12:22vulgar pols: Dave: you said

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/5/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/5/2016 -  0
    :15Dave Cameron: Alright, Dave's Uber Service has been completed. Let's do this thing.12:15Matt (Denver): Should Buck Showalter be fired for not using Britton last night?12:17Dave Cameron: No. In-game

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/15/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/15/2017 -  3
    is going to have to pitch well during the regular season against MLB hitters to get his value back.12:15Mariners101: Hey Dave! I'm a huge fan of the top 10 worst moves columns... Do you know when

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/1/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/1/2017 -  13
    the 7th?12:07Bleh: How long can/will Jansen go tonight?  Two innings last night seems to knock him down to maybe only 1 tonight.  I don't envy Dave Roberts12:07Dave Cameron: I think

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/15/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/15/2017 -  11
    :13IsBrittonInYet: Hi Dave. When evaluating outfield defense, how much stock do you put in Statcast's numbers (ex. outs above average, number of 5 star catches) compared to DRS/UZR? Kevin Pillar had a DRS

  • DeGrom, Whitley, Anderson: Checking on the Changes
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 5/23/2014 -  5
    You want to see three of the best new change-ups in baseball? Call up the highlights for Jacob DeGrom, Chase Whitley, and Chase Anderson. Of course, there's not a heralded prospect in the trio, so

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/18/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/18/2017 -  12
    Dave, in your post about finding the Dodgers a 2B, what do you think about Jonathan Villar as an option?12:16Dave Cameron: Probably not impactful enough for the Dodgers to give up the kind of talent

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/31/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/31/2017 -  5
    miss enough bats or avoid walks enough to be a frontline starter while also giving up HRs.12:11Ray Liotta as Shoeless Joe: Dave, your take on the Harper/Strickland punishment? Sure, Harper did not look

  • Cahill's Tough Year
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 9/23/2009 -  15
    Coming into the season two members of the A's youthful rotation were particularly exciting to watch. Trevor Cahill and Brett Anderson were both top prospects and linked by a host of similarities

  • Raul Ibañez Is for Paul Thomas Anderson...
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 10/22/2012 -  5
    this myth. If you like the composition of this recent image of Raul Ibañez, you might like Paul Thomas Anderson to direct. Raul said that's that, mattress man. Consider these images from

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/11/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/11/2017 -  5
    place votes could be as low as 5-7 on other ballots.12:25MadduxGlavineSmoltz: Hey Dave, please give your thoughts on where the braves should go from here?  A lot of rumors are than Moore

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/22/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/22/2015 -  15
    ; mine to dozens. I don't think we were really trying to do the same thing, despite the fact that the pieces shared a name.12:13Comment From Dave DombrowskiFrom one Dave to another, in reference to yet

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/15/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/15/2016 -  9
    on the market.12:14Mike D: Is it too much to say Kris Bryant is already a superstar?12:14Dave Cameron: Not at all. He's an elite player.12:14Scott: Dave, I read your article on the Pirates this week

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/17/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/17/2016 -  3
    to make it clear that him doing this isn't a chance for us to say "haha, told you so!". No one saw this coming. This is bananas.12:06Mike T.: Dave who is your pick to come out of the AL East?12:06Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/14/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/14/2016 -  2
    50 trade value list?12:14Dave Cameron: Yeah, I think he'll crack the offseason update.12:14Tanner: Hey Dave, wanted to let you know that because of your story, I signed up for Be the Match, so thank

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/4/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/4/2017 -  33
    anything close to big league ready last year, and the White Sox aren't trying to win. There's no reason to rush him.12:07Jimmy: Dave- When statcast data becomes publically available, what

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/28/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/28/2017 -  0
    :13Dave Cameron: I would not be surprised to see LAD land Martinez, move Bellinger back to 1B.12:13JTT: Dave, were you playing for the Mets when you tore your ACL?12:13Dave Cameron: No. If I was, my

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/20/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/20/2017 -  11
    :22Dave Cameron: Rest12:22Jack: Hey Dave, are the number of scoops by a first baseman factored into advanced fielding metrics? I took a look yesterday and saw that Hosmer is the league leader in scoops

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/20/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/20/2017 -  10
    reality soon.12:13J.BrucesterCockburn: Hi Dave. Britton's injury makes Machado trade more or less likely?12:13Dave Cameron: Has to be more. If the Orioles didn't know they weren't contenders yesterday

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/18/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/18/2015 -  11
    work from home, you can go a few days without talking to anyone besides your spouse. So you get a dog and talk to them instead.12:00Comment From NickHi Dave. How do you think the Indians will/should

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/3/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/3/2016 -  14
    :04HVC: More likely to be the general manager of a MLB team in 2026: Kiley McDaniel or Dave Stewart?12:05Dave Cameron: Kiley, for sure. Though given title inflation and where baseball is headed, GM

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/3/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/3/2017 -  8
    Dave, What's the deal with Willson Contreras' offense? I thought he was projected to be a top 5 catcher this year? His glove looks fine but has been pretty cold offensively. Think Montero will get

  • Should You Add Chase Anderson?
    in RotoGraphs by Brett Talley - 8/4/2014 -  5
    performance over the last 30 days and found Chase Anderson as the best available pitcher according to that metric. I didn't know much about Anderson other than the fact that he's from Wichita Falls

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat: 12/3/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/3/2014 -  9
    is appreciated.12:00Comment From CecilFieldersButtPlugHey Dave. Just read your article about righ handed power. Want to note the part about the guys who throw righty and bat lefty. I myself am one of them

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/29/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/29/2015 -  33
    Chris HHello Dave - What's your take on Starling Marte's April thus far? He seems to be selling out for power (and it's working). I know the pop was always in his bat but does this feel like

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/9/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/9/2015 -  7
    Dave Stewart and do something today, so even if they don't have something obvious, they're going to be trying.11:54The Dude: Did you see the ZiPS projections on Adam Warren? Do you really think he's

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/12/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/12/2016 -  14
    you found -- so I'd hit them pretty hard. Loss of multiple first round picks, a big fine, international signing restrictions.12:08Thatguy: Hey Dave, thanks for giving Farnsworth the reins

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/30/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/30/2016 -  18
    :05Brad: Hey Dave, I know you aren't the prospects guy here, but what'd you think of the Atlanta-Seattle deal for minor leaguers? Is there any hope on Jackson turning it around?12:05Dave Cameron: He's

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/8/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/8/2017 -  2
    that if they're lousy, so is he.12:02Sachin: Hi Dave! Big fan. Do you think starting pitchers will neutralize last year's HR binge or is power here to stay again? It definitely puts more people in seats.12

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/3/18
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/3/2018 -  11
    they need to keep upgrading their roster.12:14Just me: Who starts at SS for the D-backs, Owings or Marte?12:15Dave Cameron: Marte is much better, so him.12:15Ernest Hemingway: Hey Dave,How have the first

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/26/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/26/2015 -  15
    is silly.12:13Comment From TomHey Dave. I know you won't like it, but Donaldson has to be the AL MVP for me this season. 12:14Dave Cameron: I have no idea how you "know I won't like it", nor do I think

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/16/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/16/2015 -  11
    at defense because he's big, ignoring the fact that he was actually quite good at 3B last year. Facts will not interfere with my reality!!!!12:05TJ: Hi Dave, What is a better option for the Cubs in CF , trade

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/6/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/6/2016 -  15
    WAS and NYM.12:02Pale Hose: Hey Dave. Can we expect an offseason trade value update, or is that off the table?12:03Dave Cameron: You can! Because Jonah Keri also does his own version of the series

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/16/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/16/2016 -  16
    of Noah Syndergaard in the same class of pitcher/strikeout stuff as Kluber, Cole, deGrom, et al?12:22Dave Cameron: Not at all. His stuff is among the best in baseball.12:22Fan of Baseball: Dave, I'm

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/20/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/20/2016 -  44
    begin to worry about?12:08Dave Cameron: Francisco Liriano, Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gomez12:08Mo: Dave, had an argument with a friend the other day about Stroman. He said that his 5.1 K/9

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/18/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/18/2016 -  8
    12:00Dave Cameron: Happy Wednesday. Let's see if we can do better than Steve Delabar did last night.12:01Q-Ball: Hi Dave! When are you going to unleash the new prospect writer on a chat?12:02Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/21/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/21/2016 -  14
    for evidence before forming a conclusion, so theoretically, it should apply to every industry except maybe psychic readings.12:04Milton: Hey Dave, thanks for the chat. Who do you think ends up the Wild Card

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/23/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/23/2016 -  11
    for, and got them dene early so that they didn't get left holding a big bag of money at the end of the winter.12:09Turkey Tom: Dave, please give a 20-80 grade to the following holiday pies: Pumpkin

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/5/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/5/2017 -  21
    to sell. What should they do, GM Dave?12:06Dave Cameron: I don't think they sell. I think they want Otani, and keeping as good a team as they can together helps that goal.12:06Neal Huntington: Who should

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/2/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/2/2017 -  5
    to get worse next year.12:15Dave Cameron: I'd blow it up.12:15Mounds: Who will be the next player to hit 60 dongs?12:15Dave Cameron: I don't know how the answer is anyone but Aaron Judge.12:15Mike: Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/6/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/6/2017 -  2
    :12Zock Jr.: As an ethical Red Sox fan, I'm bummed, Dave. Bummed.12:14Dave Cameron: Were you bummed when the team was signing international players to "package deals" to get around the signing bonuses

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/18/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/18/2017 -  3
    rosters, which would favor LAD.12:17Dave Cameron: Anyone telling you that anyone besides the Dodgers is the favorite to win it all now is wrong.12:17Q-Ball: Dave, do you have a NL ROY vote this year

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/25/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/25/2017 -  14
    very limited trade value.12:13Dave Cameron: The Cubs wouldn't even think of doing that.12:13P: Dave, to the point of your post this morning, could part of taking fastballs down the center be a function

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/15/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/15/2017 -  16
    is ownership or the front office. While A.J. Preller and Dave Stewart became the faces of those bad calls to try to win before they were ready, owners in both of those situations wanted a go-for-it plan

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/7/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/7/2017 -  0
    . The last thing the Astros need is another reliever. That bullpen is excellent.12:40Frankie: Dave, your "Hot Take" on the Segura signing, please?12:40Dave Cameron: He's better than I gave him credit

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/18/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/18/2014 -  60
    it. Find a good local mechanic and help them while saving money.12:21Comment From GuestWhat kind of replacement options does Dave have if his car requires an extended DL stint? 12:21Dave Cameron

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/20/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/20/2014 -  9
    is not park or league adjusted; WAR is. The AL and their home park move them up. If you want park/league adjusted FIP, use FIP-.12:04Comment From StephenHey Dave, read your article on Alex Gordon

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/12/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/12/2014 -  7
    an elite prospect for a walk year guy.12:13Comment From GSonGood afternoon Dave. a bit of a cold snap heading your way this morning/afternoon to the west of the piedmong... BRRR... First question

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/7/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/7/2015 -  5
    : The Nats or the Dodgers? 12:09Dave Cameron: Nats have a much easier division, so I'll give them the better record.12:09Comment From Art VandelayCongratulations Dave! What are the odds that Shields

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/15/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/15/2015 -  28
    less control years once you get that value.11:43Comment From JimWho on the phillies traded 11:43Dave Cameron: Hamels, Papelbon, Utley. Maybe Ruiz.11:43Comment From BretHey Dave - you and other writers

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/7/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/7/2015 -  9
    2, etc. 12:42Dave Cameron: Yes, PAP has been mostly discredited and isn't used anymore.12:42Comment From GuestEVERYONE NO NEED TO WAIT IN THIS CHAT, WE CAN JUST GO TO DAVE'S HOUSE AND GET OUR

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/4/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/4/2015 -  9
    , in order to get the opt-out. So maybe he takes 9/$200M with an opt-out, when he could get 10/$220M without it, or something like that.12:16Comment From ACJHi Dave, Who is the first free agent to sign ? 12

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/25/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/25/2015 -  43
    Cameron: O'Day. I think if they wanted to pay the price for Chapman, they'd have done so in July. He's less valuable to them now.12:04CoolWinnebago: Hi Dave - would it make sense for a NL SP

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/13/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/13/2016 -  4
    over SS and having Correa move over to 3B?12:03Dave Cameron: My guess is they'll stick with Correa at short. It probably doesn't matter enough to make a story out of it.12:03PL: Dave, I'm itching

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/27/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/27/2016 -  13
    if they want, since he'll clear waivers, so there's no time pressure there.12:37Warrior: Dave, after this season, Elvis Andrus has 6 years/$88M guaranteed left on his deal. He projects to about

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/24/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/24/2016 -  4
    to you Dave! An incredible feeling, I'm sure. My baseball question is in regards to the White Sox. Everyone, understandably talks about selling Quintana and Sale, what about Eaton? Is he worth

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/9/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/9/2016 -  5
    Atlanta numbers after receiving an offer like that.12:07Zonk: Hi Dave! What kind of contract do you foresee for Dexter Fowler? What teams would be a good potential fit?12:07Dave Cameron: We're

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/17/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/17/2017 -  4
    : Not all of those guys will develop, and the latter three aren't good enough to block anyone of note.12:13AJ: Hi Dave. Any chance that the Nationals continued bullpen meltdowns push them to do something

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/14/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/14/2015 -  4
    : Here's liners. Use the splits drop down box to pick GB and FB. From ZacHey Dave. It's your high school baseball coach here. I realize now, I should have listened

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/5/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/5/2015 -  10
    . Or anything else, I guess.11:39Dave Cameron: Queue is now open. We'll start in about 15 minutes.11:52Dave Cameron: Alright, let's start this up a few minutes early.11:52Comment From Tony G.Hi Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/2/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/2/2014 -  26
    :05Comment From AJHey Dave. How much could the ChiSox realistically get in returns for Alexei, Beckham, Viciedo, and Danks? Thanks. 12:05Dave Cameron: I think Ramirez will get them a decent prospect

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/26/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/26/2014 -  23
    due to Stanton's massive contract? 12:10Dave Cameron: They made an offer to LaRoche, so it seems like more the former.12:10Comment From RayHappy Thanksgiving, Dave. What can the Dodgers expect

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/27/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/27/2016 -  5
    negotiations. So maybe 2019 or something.12:12Matt: Hey Dave, what are the types of moves the Braves should try to complete to finish off the rebuild? Something like Teheran for Benintendi, Brian

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/6/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/6/2016 -  10
    : Sure. Chapman and Jansen will get them.12:45Reginald Denton III: Hi Dave! Feel better soon. How old is your kid? I have twin daughters and it's amazing the germs we all spread around to each

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/4/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/4/2016 -  10
    in screens. It's great.12:24Bloodwaters of Dr. Z: What is Dave's drink of choice when he's out for dinner?12:24Dave Cameron: Water.12:24Nelson: Would the return for Braun be higher now or at the trade

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/11/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/11/2016 -  2
    is going to be in a rush to re-do that mistake.12:55Greg: Dave Hypothetical question, if a team were to acquire Scherzer in a trade. Would the Nationals still be responsible for the deferred money

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/3/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/3/2016 -  7
    : Those aren't mutually exclusive. Hendricks has shown signs of being a guy who generates weak contact, but he's also getting help from the Cubs defense.12:09JTT: Dave I really enjoyed your Matt Duffy

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/31/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/31/2016 -  1
    Windmill: Dave! The Rangers won another one run game! This time via an Odor two run, walk off HR! How do these boys keep doing this? I love this team! #NeverEverQuit12:11Dave Cameron: Improbable, beat

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/7/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/7/2016 -  3
    Kershaw or peak Pedro?12:31Dave Cameron: Pedro12:32AD: That being said, would you vote for Rolen/Longo?12:33Dave Cameron: Rolen yes, Longo if he ages well.12:33CapnZippers: Dave, are there players

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/21/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/21/2017 -  11
    whose knees aren't about to get cut open.12:02Blah: Dave, The baseballs are juiced/changed right? I don't think there is even a debate anymore.12:02Dave Cameron: There's definitely still a debate

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/9/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/9/2017 -  3
    going to catch the Cubs, most likely.12:02Rod: Dave, can I use the rolling charts in a blog article? Secondly, if so, is there an option to get a picture of chart? Screenshot?12:03Dave Cameron: Yes

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/22/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/22/2017 -  1
    have not flaunted it, they might have been left alone, or received a lesser penalty.12:19georgehermanski: Dave, hope you can answer this. No one else seems to be able. Is there anything preventing a team

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/11/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/11/2014 -  35
    like Chase Utley at all when I saw him as a prospect. I loved Andy Marte, and thought he would be a star.12:11Comment From DeweyThanks for the chat Dave. Read a comment from a reporter type

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/25/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/25/2014 -  27
    :04Dave Cameron: Given all the teams who need a second baseman, I think the Mets can get something pretty shiny for him.12:05Comment From CatoblepasHi Dave! I liked your piece on Price/Zobrist

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/9/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/9/2014 -  16
    base is their best path forward.12:02Comment From Pale HoseHey Dave. Can you explain how to scale FIP to runs allowed? I'm trying to replicate the walkthrough but it's hard to follow. 12:03Dave Cameron

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/30/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/30/2014 -  19
    , though I will note that it's not an original content deal like we have with Fox, so they'll be running articles that have appeared on FanGraphs.12:20Comment From American League HustleAccording to Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/25/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/25/2015 -  23
    for making a service year a very small number of days.12:13Dave Cameron: And then the union gets something in exchange.12:15Comment From CatoblepasHi Dave! I know Jeff usually is the Community Blog czar

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/15/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/15/2015 -  5
    BretHey Dave! 1) Not trying to make tons out of one week, but Devon Travis' line looks like something that would be reasonable to see out of him for the year, based on his peripherals, at least to me. Can

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/17/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/17/2015 -  19
    Cameron: Yeah, there's probably a threshold at which the information is no longer useful.12:27Comment From Nick in ClevelandHi Dave. I'm curious, what are the kind of things you look before concluding

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/10/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/10/2016 -  9
    : Thanks for the time Dave. Lazarito is said to be choosing his team sometime today, could he be announcing his team yet wait until after July 2nd to wait to sign with them?12:14Dave Cameron: If he

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/2/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/2/2016 -  11
    ever played a full season in the big leagues.12:05Dave Cameron: Trading for Bruce seems inevitable.12:06primantis: Dave, if you were made GM of the Royals today would you tell Ned Yost he can't bat

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/19/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/19/2016 -  4
    , or if your team is out of it, the coming offseason.12:01@outfieldgrass24: Dave, thanks for the chat and welcome to Oregon! Are you surprised the D-backs were able to pull off the Hazen move? Also, loved

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/14/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/14/2016 -  3
    , on the 2014 BA Top 100, he ranked #9, right behind Kris Bryant and Carlos Correa. He was ahead of Lindor, Russell, Syndergaard, Springer...12:35AJ: Hi Dave/ When the smoke clears, who else do the White Sox

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/11/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/11/2017 -  16
    :13Q-Ball: Great article yesterday Dave on the slugger market! In that context, is the Monty for Vogelbach trade regrettable for Seattle? Assuming Smith could take Vogelbach's role, wouldn't a Monty

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/22/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/22/2017 -  4
    depends on spring training injuries. If one of the teams that was kicking the tires on Quintana suffers a big injury, talks could heat back up quickly.12:10Brett W: Dave, would it be rude to tweet

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/12/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/12/2017 -  5
    bananas in week one. The pitching is still bad.12:19Ryan: Dave, You are a douche. Thanks!12:19Dave Cameron: You're welcome?12:20Guest: Do you think the Giants stand pat in left/center? I know it's early

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/24/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/24/2017 -  1
    , G. Torres & Devers?12:12Dave Cameron: Devers. The Red Sox 3Bs are much worse than NYY's middle infielders, and Barreto probably doesn't get to OAK until after they trade Lowrie.12:13DTH: Hey Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/21/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/21/2015 -  22
    haven't heard from us. The responses were overwhelming, so it will take us a bit longer to read everything.12:09Comment From JeremyThanks Dave. Would Rougned Odor get a Strasburg conversation started? 6

  • Brett Anderson's Elbow Eaten by Sliders?
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 6/7/2011 -  33
    was so high, and the innings minimum non-existent, our 25-pitcher sample was made up entirely of relievers. Now with Brett Anderson reporting some general elbow soreness and a hefty slider percentage

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/27/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/27/2014 -  15
    for a fixed percentage of revenues, but I doubt the owners will go for that.12:55Comment From GrantAll modesty aside, fill in the blank: Dave Cameron would be better than [ ] current GMs

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/24/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/24/2014 -  7
    JordanHey Dave - just to clarify, you're saying Mookie Betts has made a jump from not even being mentioned in the July 2014 trade value column to being a top 25 guy? Or is it structured differently

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/8/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/8/2014 -  16
    was an accountant before this became my job. Probably something in finance.12:47Comment From Dave Camerons PuppyCan you think of a recent historical comparison to how we'll look back on the Tigers

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/20/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/20/2014 -  2
    Royals post, Dave. Would adding another round to the postseason and shortening the regular season weed out the "mediocre" qualifiers, or would variance still be the big factor it is in the current setup

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/5/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/5/2014 -  3
    field. Should they go for Aoki, Markakis, Melky, or Rasmus? 12:22Dave Cameron: Trade for someone younger.12:22Comment From That One GuyHi Dave. Do you think the Red Sox would consider a Mookie Betts

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/11/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/11/2015 -  35
    dash, who's side are you on? 12:39Dave Cameron: Dash is an incredibly dumb name.12:39Dave Cameron: for the team, I mean. It's an okay name for a kid, maybe.12:40Comment From Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/29/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/29/2015 -  5
    :19Comment From Dave BSo, Phils got rid of Paplebon. Did they get, you know, anything? What does it mean for the padres and Kimbrel? 12:19Dave Cameron: They got out of his $13 million option

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/16/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/16/2015 -  30
    , let's get this rolling.11:59Comment From Blue Catgeez, Dave, I bet you're thrilled to have this chat today after last night's Ranger's game. You must be really interested to see what the Ranger's

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/14/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/14/2015 -  10
    , but I don't think the gap is so huge that there's a strong preference either way.12:00Comment From Pale HoseHey Dave. Is the presently called strike zone closer or further away from the rule book strike

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/21/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/21/2015 -  27
    WAR to +8.7 WAR this year.1:01Comment From RyanHey Dave I am trying to write an auto-ethnography for my college writing class and I am choosing to do it on sabermetrics in baseball and i was curious

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/11/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/11/2015 -  9
    30% of the batters he faced, what would we expect the strikeout rate to be over a sufficiently large sample? 12:20Dave Cameron: 22.5%, or something in that range.12:21Comment From MattHey Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/2/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/2/2015 -  62
    . But I still don't think we see it within next 5 years. Maybe 10.12:11Matt: Alright Dave...Miller, Mallex Smith, and Arodys Vizcaino for AJ Pollock. Who says no?12:11Dave Cameron: The D'Backs12:11Jason

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 1/20/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/20/2016 -  13
    if. They're still a very weak team at the bottom of their roster.12:32Luke: Any guesses as to where Dexter Fowler ends up?12:32Dave Cameron: Baltimore.12:32Adam: Dave, please assuage my fears here

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/29/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/29/2016 -  16
    on?12:17Dave Cameron: Lessons in the problems with moral hazards for my owner, so he knows what a silly incentive structure he's created.12:19Ryan: Dave, I asked Mr. Eno this on Twitter the other day

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/12/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/12/2016 -  9
    saying most MLB players are overweight/obese? Seems ridiculous to me.12:20Dave Cameron: It was the dumbest "study" I've ever seen.12:20Jeff: Dave, your projections give Toronto at 58% chance of advancing

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/21/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/21/2016 -  4
    : Have to think they'll end up with one of the free agent RH 1B/DH types.12:09Elf on his lunch break: Hi Dave. I liked your article questioning whether or not the Astros really need Jose Quintana. I

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/1/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/1/2017 -  17
    is necessary, just as everyone didn't agree with Dave Duncan about sinkers down or Leo Mazzone about fastballs away.12:03Dave Cameron: Just because one guy has success with one approach with one group

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/21/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/21/2017 -  20
    Martinez trade.12:16Ricky: Hey Dave - how much does a GM's ability to negotiate play into the trade market? Or are there so many cooks in the kitchen advising on trades for it not to matter?12:17Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/13/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/13/2017 -  13
    almost certainly hurt himself and miss time, in order to guarantee DH at-bats to a guy who may or may not be able to hit big league pitching?1:05Dave Cameron: No.1:05Bernard : Hey Dave, would you

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/10/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/10/2014 -  19
    :44Dave Cameron: I'm in the Atlanta chapter.12:45Comment From Dave MIs there an easy way to explain to someone why strikeouts can be so important for pitchers, but not necessarily a big deal for hitters

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat: 10/1/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/1/2014 -  13
    HenryHow much sleep did you end up getting Dave? 12:25Dave Cameron: About six hours. More than I expected!12:25Comment From GSonthe trade rumors blather will have Heyward and Stanton as the biggest

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/22/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/22/2015 -  27
    time commitment -- then start selling off in June. So two months.12:20Comment From L. ScottHello Dave! Houston has the overall worst team BA (.210) yet are the only winning team so far in the AL West

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/6/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/6/2015 -  7
    Dave! Velocity data has been pretty fashionable lately, with the limited Statcast data we have, but between Jeff's article last week re: 100 mph ground balls or measurement errors, I'm skeptical of both

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/13/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/13/2015 -  16
    a legitimate suitor.12:47Comment From BenHey Dave. Assuming Xander is in do you think the Red Sox would have the trade chips to land both Tulo and a Hamels or Cueto type pitcher? I'm not holding my breath

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/20/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/20/2015 -  12
    to handicap in a long time. And then, on the other hand, there's the AL, where every team sucks.12:29Comment From Chicago MarkHey Dave, What do you think the Cubs do in left field? Will they keep

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/28/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/28/2015 -  7
    : Alright, let's get started.12:06Comment From Phillies113You're chatting after chatting all night last night? You're a wild and crazy guy, Dave Cameron. 12:06Comment From ECStrasburg for Kimbrel, who

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/30/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/30/2015 -  2
    to contend anymore.12:11Dave Cameron: No, I think it's pretty clear that the Cubs have separated themselves from the pack this winter.12:11Scott: Dave, are you doing anything special for New Years?12:11Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/1/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/1/2016 -  0
    :04Dave P: Dave - I am confused on how defensive ratings are calculated for first basemen. Almost all 1b (with qualified pa) have a negative defensive number. Shouldn't there be a more typical

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/22/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/22/2016 -  11
    that Rodon has the stuff to eventually become an ace?12:31Dave Cameron: Not really.12:32ssimo02: Dave, do you believe that Brandon Nimmo is a fair return for Danny Valencia?12:32Dave Cameron: No, I

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/8/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/8/2017 -  5
    Dave. Is there a way we can look at past Fans projections? I want to do a post-analysis.12:02Dave Cameron: I don't believe we have those archived anywhere. They are probably in the database though, so

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 5/10/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/10/2017 -  3
    for them, and they could have gotten a reliever without opening up a hole at that spot.12:24PTBNL: Dave, I'm tired of watching the Red Sox play Marco-Pablo looking for options at third base

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/23/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/23/2017 -  12
    already one of the best relievers of all time.12:11Warrior: Dave, not to promote your competitor's work, but BP's playoff odds have the Red Sox as 77% to win the Division (compared to 22% for the Yankees

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/4/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/4/2017 -  13
    Cameron: Upton, yes.12:42Dave: Dave, you thought the Astros needed to improve their offense, but they just finished as one of the best offenses of all time while missing significant time from a superstar

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 12/6/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/6/2017 -  11
    , and there are some interesting arms there.12:23Dave Cameron: They aren't great, but they're ok.12:24Zock Jr.: Thanks for the chat, Dave! Travis keeps saying that Ohtani should be used as a super reliever. I

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/2/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/2/2014 -  21
    things at a more granular level.12:34Comment From CuriousGive us the Dave Cameron scouting report back in your playing days. Each tool on the 20-80 scale 12:35Dave Cameron: Relative to my high school

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/23/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/23/2014 -  15
    attention. We've hired a bunch of guys who showed that they could write there.12:07Comment From LarsHey Dave, what team is most likely to take Colon off the Mets hands without making them pay any of his

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/6/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/6/2014 -  31
    :06Dave Cameron: I guess I should note for those who didn't see it on Twitter: Drew Fairservice, formerly of The Score, is going to write for us. He debuts soon.12:07Comment From Nathan KHey Dave

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/15/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/15/2014 -  6
    if Shields doesn't exhaust that many pitches? 12:22Dave Cameron: Ventura, Duffy/bullpen game, Shields/Vargas tandem.12:23Comment From Dave Camerons PuppyI know there is a lot of evidence that over

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/29/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/29/2014 -  4
    in DCHey Dave -- I say this as a big fan of your work, so I can't figure out a polite way to ask this. I mean no offense: what makes you an expert? I really like this site. I really like your

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/11/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/11/2015 -  12
    : But it was pretty obvious which guy spends a lot of time in the batting cage and which ones don't.12:06Comment From MattHey Dave. Big fan of all your stuff. Quick question about the Dodgers. In one

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/1/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/1/2015 -  10
    Papelbon.12:50Dave Cameron: If he lasts that long.12:50Comment From ffsRegarding some of the non-baseball stuff in this thread: I, for one, would read the shit out of a Dave Cameron personal finance blog

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 4/8/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/8/2015 -  14
    on velocity and strikeouts.12:09Comment From Status: Lunch BreakHi Dave! I'm a recent college grad about to enter the work force full-time (I've been an intern for about 2 years now) and I've been thinking

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/10/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/10/2015 -  27
    :06Comment From PhilipHi Dave! I just read your article on Matz & Super Two status and I was wondering if a player is called up and is placed on the DL at some point in the season, does the days on the DL

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/12/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/12/2015 -  26
    in one season. The record is 15. Petco is amazing. 12:26Dave Cameron: Petco isn't as pitcher friendly as it used to be.12:27Comment From LimeyJaysFanHi Dave, imagine you're a Brit based in London town

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/18/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/18/2015 -  9
    are contemplating firing Jack Z... what is the hold-up? Do you think he's gone? 12:29Dave Cameron: I'd imagine the "hold-up" is that Dave Dombrowski hasn't decided what he's going to do yet.12:29Comment From

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/30/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/30/2015 -  13
    you take Harper or Machado? Someone else? 1:07Dave Cameron: Harper.1:08Comment From The Ghost of Dayn PerryHave you started gathering two of every animal, Dave? 1:08Dave Cameron: 85 and sunny here

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/18/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/18/2015 -  10
    90s/early 2000s Honda Accord or Toyota Camry; cheap, reliable, plain, and generally a good investment? 12:32Dave Cameron: Kyle Hendricks.12:33Comment From ArchieHi Dave! If Chapman gets traded, who do you see

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/2/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/2/2016 -  0
    into the top of the 5th, because Miller is coming in at that point if they get anything going.12:06Bork: Hey Dave, two questions: First, who's taking over the Tuesday chats? Second, can I still call

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/29/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/29/2017 -  8
    difference between non-postseason places in the standings.12:04Stevil: Hey Dave. The Dodgers appear to have a lefty-heavy pen with Wood in the fold. The Mariners can't possibly be content

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/8/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/8/2017 -  13
    as Shoeless Joe: Dave, what are your thoughts on Andruw Jones as a Hall of Fame candidate? On one hand, his JAWS score ranks him the 11th best center fielder of all time. On the other hand, I don't

  • The Daily Grind: Anderson, Rodon, Plouffe
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/8/2015 -  1
    Agenda More Program Notes Daily DFS - Anderson Tomorrow's Targets - Rodon, Chen, Plouffe, Lagares Factor Grid 1. More Program Notes I am reaching out to you from the distant past

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 7/16/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/16/2014 -  7

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  • The Daily Grind: Bettis, Anderson, Venable
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/26/2015 -  5
    Agenda Trading For Closers Daily DFS - Bettis, May Tomorrow's Targets - Anderson, Danks, Davis, Venable Factor Grid 1. Trading For Closers In my experience, trading for a closer

  • GB% and G/F Rate
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/16/2009 -  11
    from this year. Who has been more of a groundball pitcher this year - Jason Hammel or Brett Anderson? Hammel has the higher G/F rate, 1.46 to 1.36, though the difference is small enough that you

  • The Daily Grind: Happ, Anderson, Werth
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/15/2015 -  6
    talked about Brett Anderson's favorable matchup against the Rockies. I still love it, and he costs just $7,200. He left his last start with a calf cramp. Even if he's healthy, he doesn't consistently

  • Mixing Fantasy & Reality: Anderson & Freeman
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/28/2016 -  8
    is going to be an interesting player to value next year. Do owners go with the second half changes as a valuation point or use full season stats. Quick Looks: Tyler Anderson I know this is my third

  • GIF: Chase Anderson's First Blessèd MLB Changeup
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/11/2014 -  3
    Earlier today, in the pages of FanGraphs proper, the author noted that Arizona right-hander Chase Anderson would be making his major-league debut against the Chicago Americans. Later today

  • Howie Kendrick, Jean Segura, and Arizona's Latest Mistake
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/1/2016 -  151
    , and for the last few months, the Dimaondbacks looked liked the obvious fit. General manager Dave Stewart publicly talked about his desire to add some offense at the top of the order to replace Ender Inciarte

  • Bartolo Colon Reportedly Fails a Drug Test
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/22/2012 -  115
    of Brett Anderson from the disabled list now looks like incredibly valuable. Anderson might not be able to pitch at the same level that Colon did, but he should be able to replace most

  • Greinke's Slider
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 11/19/2009 -  4
    . On a total runs saved level, it was second only to Brett Anderson's slider, which I profiled earlier. But Anderson throws his more often, so on a per slider basis, Greinke's was even better

  • The Scott Podsednik Trade: LA's perspective
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/29/2010 -  21
    to stop using Garret Anderson. It's hard to overstate how bad Anderson has been this year. He's been worth -13.8 runs in just 112 plate appearances, a historically awful offensive performance

  • Orioles Hire Brady Anderson, Usher in Sideburns Era
    in NotGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 1/23/2012 -  4
    Last week, the Baltimore Orioles hired long time Oriole outfielder, one-time Oriole home-run phenom Brady Anderson to a Special Assistant role with the club. Outside of bringing the wisdom surprise

  • Cody Anderson Looks Like Matt Harvey
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 3/22/2016 -  10
    , just this past Sunday: Cody Anderson has a pretty good changeup, but it’s not the pitch that is opening eyes in Indians camp. According to Cleveland pitching coach Mickey Callaway, the 25-year-old

  • FB% And ISO
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/20/2009 -  29
    % fastballs. Two other interesting players are Johnny Damon and Garret Anderson. They have identical .161 ISOs over the last three years, but Anderson has seen the fewest fastballs of any hitter

  • Dave Stewart's Misguided Comments on Market Value
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/25/2015 -  144
    , but they'll never know, because the D'Backs front office didn't even try to find out. 2. Dave Stewart apparently believes that the slot-value of a draft pick is equivalent to that player's market

  • Scouty Thoughts on Tim Anderson and Michael Ynoa
    in FanGraphs by Eric Longenhagen - 6/16/2016 -  11
    Now that the draft has passed it’s time to get caught up on the weekend’s most significant call-up, that of White Sox top prospect Tim Anderson. Anderson was hitting .304/.325/.409 at Triple

  • Dave Cameron 2017 Trade Value Chat
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/14/2017 -  6
    :26Cistulli's Guy: What would happen if one of Cistulli's Fringe Five-type guys made it onto Dave Cameron's 2020 Top Trade Value List?12:27Dave Cameron: Jose Ramirez and Corey Kluber were

  • White Sox Promote Top Prospect Tim Anderson
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 6/10/2016 -  3
    . Then came the Justin Morneau signing, and the subsequent DFA of Mat Latos. Now this: #WhiteSox have designated Jimmy Rollins for assignment to make space for Tim Anderson. — Dan Hayes (@CSNHayes) June 10

  • Projecting White Sox Callup Tim Anderson
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 6/10/2016 -  10
    Anderson. Anderson hit .304/.325/.409 in Triple-A this season. He has 11 steals to his name this year, but swiped an eye-popping 49 last year. Anderson oozes tools and has put up fine minor league

  • The All Reject Team
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/2/2010 -  37
    : Hank Blalock Second Base: Rich Aurilia Shortstop: Ramon Martinez Third Base: Joe Crede Left Field: Garret Anderson Center Field: Darin Erstad Right Field: Jermaine Dye Designated Hitter: Gary

  • Pitcher Spotlight: Chase Anderson's 2017 Transformation
    in RotoGraphs by Nick Pollack - 9/13/2017 -  2
    Chase Anderson wasn't supposed to be a must-own pitcher this season. His first three years in the majors all rendered ERAs north of 4.00 and WHIPs above 1.30, with his strikeout rate falling under 20

  • Brett Anderson's Breaking Ball: Slurve's Not a Dirty Word
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 7/25/2014 -  12
    their pitchers learn. Brett Anderson is a product of a baseball family and one such organization, and yet he continues to ply his trade mostly by throwing a strong breaking ball or two, when he's

  • Sheffield To The Big Apple
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/3/2009 -  24
    The Gary Sheffield sweepstakes didn't last long, as the mercurial slugger signed with the Mets this afternoon. He will reportedly replace Marlon Anderson on the roster, so he's being given

  • 2010 Trade Value: Introduction
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/12/2010 -  177
    of financial commitment. Brett Anderson, SP, Oakland - As Bryan Smith will tell you, I am an Anderson fanboy. He is pretty much everything I love in a pitcher, as a lefty with good command of terrific

  • Rosenthal: Dodgers Trying to Load Up On Pitching
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/29/2015 -  7
    to the big-name guys the Dodgers have rumored to be in on; with Wood and Latos joining Brett Anderson at the back of the rotation, you'd have to think this would take the Dodgers out of the running

  • White Sox Reportedly Close to Acquiring Jeff Samardzija
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/8/2014 -  11
    has suggested that the team is interested in both major league infielder Marcus Semien and minor league infielder Tim Anderson. Kiley McDaniel just rated Anderson as the White Sox #2 prospect

  • Dodgers Pitching Depth Begins to Erode
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/3/2016 -  62
    pitchers like Scott Kazmir, Brett Anderson, Brandon McCarthy, and Brandon Beachy as free agents, all of whom have put up very good performances at times, but all of whom have had significant medical

  • The Case of the Curious Diamondbacks
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/24/2015 -  39
    , or Dave Stewart's months-old comments about the D'Backs being a "true baseball team"; their opinions just seem to run counter to the rest of the sport at just about every single turn. The Yankees

  • Ten Things I Know About Bob Anderson
    in NotGraphs by Eno Sarris - 1/24/2012 -  4
    1) He's serious. 2) He was involved in one of the craziest plays in the history of baseball. 3) The scoring of said play was: Walk; Musial out at 2B/3B-SS. 4) Bob Anderson had a 99 FIP

  • Dodgers Righty Chris Anderson Flashes Big Stuff
    in FanGraphs by Ron Shah - 8/26/2014 -  4
    Anderson, RHP, Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (LAD, High-A – most recently viewed 8/17 at Rancho) Anderson was a little-known, late-blooming cold-weather kid from Minnesota playing at a smaller

  • Red Sox Acquire Eduardo Nunez, Who Is Okay
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/26/2017 -  39
    match-up against someone who has not yet been born. Here's what Eric Longenhagen had to say about Anderson this spring. Rare is the relief prospect with a five-pitch mix, but Anderson

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 12/3/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/3/2013 -  1
    . Hanson is still only 27! Hudson – So Talented, So unfortunate with injuries. He’s 26! A team could also trade for Brett Anderson now the A’s have Kazmir in the fold. He earns 8 million in 2014

  • 2017 World Series Game 7 Live Blog
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/1/2017 -  10
    ) Nasty (19.8% | 56 votes) That's Charlie Morton? (61.3% | 173 votes) Total Votes: 2828:02Byron Buxton: Hi Dave!8:02Dave Cameron: Hi Byron!8:02Ray Liotta as Shoeless Joe: Dave will post X

  • FanGraphs Audio: Brian Anderson on the '97 Series
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/20/2012 -  1
    audio from a recent interview with Rays broadcaster and former Cleveland Indian Brian Anderson regarding the latter's experience, as a Cleveland native, in the heartbreaking 1997 World Series. Don't

  • I Heart Appelman
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/20/2009 -  13
    . Willis' performance deserves a post of its own, but it will have to wait, because as I was writing it up, I got an email from R.J. Anderson to our author mailing list. It read as follows: I'm

  • Angels re-sign Teixeira... sort of
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/2/2009 -  67
    fairly quickly, however, so while there are examples of Brady Anderson style flukes, we have to assume that our previous beliefs about how much thunder exists in Morales' bat were wrong. It's really

  • 2009 Awards
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/5/2009 -  77
    : Albert Pujols. The best player in the game is also the most consistent. Truly, one of the greatest hitters of all time. Best Rookie, American League: Brett Anderson. A legitimate front

  • Today's Trades
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/31/2012 -  29
    Red Sox send 1B Lars Anderson to the Cleveland Indians for SP Steven Wright. You can find stats for each player by clicking on their name above, and find analysis of the deals in the posts here

  • Wittenmyer: Dodgers Acquire Latos/Morse
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/29/2015 -  8
    . What this means for the team's reported pursuit of Cole Hamels remains to be seen, but the Dodgers probably shouldn't stop trying to acquire another pitcher, given Brett Anderson's health track record

  • Field of Streams: Episode 267 - The Rollercoaster That Is Chase Anderson
    in RotoGraphs by Dylan Higgins - 5/29/2017 -  2
    Episode 267 - The Rollercoaster That Is Chase Anderson The latest episode of “Field of Streams” is live! In this episode, Dylan Higgins and Matthew Dewoskin discuss Matt calling Adrian

  • Cubs Add Brett Anderson, Remain Vulnerable
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 1/24/2017 -  27
    -- one which they appear to have begun addressing on Monday evening. That's when Ken Rosenthal reported that the Cubs have reached an agreement with Brett Anderson -- for $3.5 million guaranteed, according

  • NL Wild Card Live Blog
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/4/2017 -  1
    pee myself.8:03Hugh: Time for the unmatched enthusiasm of the TBS booth8:03La Pantera: Happy Anniversary, Dave. Let's spend some quality time together.8:04Dave Cameron: I drove 40 minutes each way

  • Boston Should Be Worried About Drew Pomeranz
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/26/2017 -  12
    . Among AL starters, Pomeranz ranks 5th in ERA-, 11th in FIP-, and 10th in xFIP-. His season line is a near identical match for that of Justin Verlander, for example. For all the heat Dave

  • Oakland Sends Lottery Ticket Brett Anderson To Colorado
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 12/10/2013 -  22
    If it's possible to both buy low and sell low simultaneously, then that might be just what the Rockies and Athletics did by swapping 25-year-old lefty starters Drew Pomeranz and Brett Anderson

  • 2015 Free Agent Predictions
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/7/2014 -  96
    for Colorado to land a significant haul in talent without completely cashing in the next few years. Arizona Diamondbacks Dave Stewart is going to make more trades than anyone else this winter, I

  • #2 Hitters
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/23/2009 -  42
    to the #2 spot in the order. However, I do believe that players like Garret Anderson - moderate power free swingers who get a lot of breaking balls because they'll chase them - could make a lot of sense

  • The Underheralded Rookie Pitchers
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/30/2009 -  18
    expecting, there's a whole lot of talent in this rookie pitching crop. I talked about the emergence of Brett Anderson a month ago. He's not only got a bright future, but he's showing that he's

  • Edwin Jackson's Increased Slider Use
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 2/25/2010 -  4
    it north of 30% as Ryan Dempster and Brett Anderson have.

  • Contreras's Second Arm Slot Redux
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 5/26/2010 -  4
    Anderson, here I plotted small histograms for each of Contreras's appearances going back to the beginning of 2009. The x-axis is the horizontal release position in feet (0 is the middle of the rubber

  • Do Better Players Have More Twitter Followers?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 6/1/2010 -  26
    I was reading R.J. Anderson's recent article on Jason Heyward and Twitter when this question struck me. Obviously better players tend to be more popular, but Twitter offers access to a player's

  • Tommy Hunter's High Curves
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 6/7/2010 -  8
    Over the weekend R.J. Anderson, Zach Sanders and others tweeted about Tommy Hunter's curveball. R.J. noted that Hunter's curve was way up in the zone during Hunter's start on Saturday. I

  • Why Did the A's Bid for Iwakuma?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/8/2010 -  62
    in a similar way, but also offers the potential to be a better starter than everyone on the staff not named Brett Anderson. As a strike-throwing groundballer from Japan, the comparisons to Hiroki Kuroda

  • JABO: The Best Fit for Johnny Cueto
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/22/2015 -  5
    the Los Angeles Dodgers. They clearly need a starting pitcher or three, especially with Brett Anderson leaving his start early on Tuesday night, and really, his history of health problems made

  • The Possible Extinction of the Early-Career Superstar Extension
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/6/2017 -  33
    extensions with their current teams. Piscotty rounded out the group, which also includes Rougned Odor, Jose Ramirez, Roberto Perez, Tim Anderson, Kevin Kiermaier, Ender Inciarte, and Odubel Herrera

  • Tipping Pitches: How Good is Chase Anderson?
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 6/6/2017 -  6
    Chase Anderson has been an interesting arm through two months. He posted a 2.10 ERA and 1.07 WHIP in five April starts with 20% K and 8% BB rates before sputtering to open May. In his first four

  • SSNS: C. Anderson, Stroman, L. Castillo
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 4/30/2018 -  13
    their respective careers or recent histories. This time, I discuss three more odd starts among starting pitchers and their implications. Chase Anderson, MIL SP Anderson's 6-game rolling swinging strike

  • Chase Anderson and the Value of One Elite Pitch
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 12/5/2014 -  7
    Only seven starters had changeups with better whiff rates than Chase Anderson in 2014. That's enough to put him on my radar in the coming year. But how excited we should actually be about him depends

  • Winter Meetings Chat - 12/11/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/11/2013 -  7
    are comfortable with Ryan Goins at 2B"? 11:10Dave Cameron: A lot of salt.11:10Comment From CMRHi, Dave - How much did the Fister trade affect players'/agents'/writers' perceptions of the trade market

  • Brian Anderson on Hitting: "Home Runs Come With Experience"
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 1/8/2019 -  4
    Brian Anderson knows who he is as a hitter; he’s less sure of what kind of hitter he’ll be in the years to come. At 25 years of age with just 765 big-league plate appearances under his belt

  • The Dodgers Continue to Bet on Depth
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/7/2015 -  51
    Brandon McCarthy, Brett Anderson, Yasmani Grandal, Jimmy Rollins, and Howie Kendrick rather than make runs at All-Stars like Max Scherzer or Jon Lester. And then the Dodgers essentially affirmed

  • The Sophomore Report: Anderson, Betts, Panik, Shoemaker
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 7/3/2015 -  21
    of the sophomore class to help determine whose rookie season was a harbinger of even better things to come, and whose was blanketed in smoke and mirrors. Chase Anderson, RHP, Diamondbacks: A ninth

  • Jarrod Saltalamacchia & Chase Anderson: Deep League Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 4/13/2016 -  9
    be respectable. McCann is only expected to miss 2-4 weeks, so Salty is clearly just a short-term replacement. Chase Anderson | SP MIL | 10% Owned After his 2014 performance, Anderson

  • Teixeira's Value
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/29/2008 -  19
    play some, taking time from Garret Anderson and Casey Kotchman, but this is just an estimate, and the results will still be similar, so we're just going to swap Teixeira into Rivera's spot. Marcel

  • Hairston's Surge
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/24/2008 -  4
    Sometimes, baseball just leaves us with some inexplicable performances, such as the infamous 50 HR season by Brady Anderson. You can't explain it - you just realize that baseball is weird sometimes

  • What We Learned In Week Nine
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/8/2009 -  9
    finally have a rotation. After cycling through pitchers all year, the young hurlers currently in the Oakland rotation want to stay put. Brett Anderson, Trevor Cahill, Josh Outman, Dallas Braden

  • Johnson Leads Florida's Rotation
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 8/10/2009 -  29
    Anderson. Johnson's four-seam fastball induces 50% ground balls, even though it has 10 inches of rise. He is able to do this by locating it low in the zone. The difference appears subtle, but over

  • Minimizing Risk In Atlanta
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/20/2009 -  24
    opportunities and how this could work practically. Atlanta, Left Field The Braves want to upgrade their output for 2010, and the natural spot to do that would be left field. Garret Anderson

  • Accepting Randomness
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/27/2010 -  212
    , it is not evidence that randomness can be ruled out. Maybe Haren is doing something wrong. Maybe there is a reason for all these no-hitters. Maybe there's an explanation for Brady Anderson's

  • SABR Analytics Awards: Voting Now Open
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/27/2017 -  5
    Was Doomed From the Start,” The Hardball Times Baseball Annual 2017.Contemporary Baseball Commentary R.J. Anderson, “MLB Analytics Guru Who Could Be The Next Nate Silver Has A Revolutionary New Stat

  • Red Sox Hire Dave Dombrowski, Signal Change in Philosophy
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/18/2015 -  172
    On August 4, the Detroit Tigers "released Dave Dombrowski from his contract," as owner Mike Ilitch decided to promote assistant general manager Al Avila to take the team in a somewhat different

  • Cubs Notes: Maddon, Hendricks, Anderson, Zagunis
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 2/27/2017 -  0
    Brett Anderson knows the numbers. Currently in camp with the Cubs, the 29-year-old southpaw was indoctrinated into the data game when he reached the big leagues with the Oakland A’s, in 2009. “I

  • Lars Anderson Discovers Australia, Part 1
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 1/8/2018 -  3
    [nav_widget title="Lars Anderson Discovers Australia" termid="3842"] If you read this past Sunday’s notes column, you know that Lars Anderson has taken his left-handed stroke — and his

  • The Daily Grind: Walker, Cody Anderson, Reynolds
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/20/2015 -  7
    Agenda The Future vs. Now Daily DFS - Bettis, Walker GB / FB Splits Tomorrow's Targets - Anderson, Morgan, Reynolds, Spangenberg Factor Grid 1. The Future vs. Now Yesterday

  • Tyler Anderson Continues to Deal, Especially at Home
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 8/10/2016 -  0
    Corinne Landrey just wrote about Tyler Anderson last week, outlining some loose comparisons between he and Clayton Kershaw. I commend you to read that, but also this. By the way, she doesn’t really

  • Dodgers Snub Brian Barton
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 4/1/2010 -  18
    The Dodgers released Brian Barton. Meanwhile, Garret Anderson will evidently make the opening day roster. There’s something amusing about these two statements. Anderson is a veteran. He’s fought

  • How the Opt-Out Could Improve the Pillow Contract
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/22/2015 -  21
    -- Matt Wieters, Colby Rasmus, and Brett Anderson -- take the $15.8 million guaranteed with an eye towards re-entering next year's free agent class, when there are far fewer premium players available

  • Kiley McDaniel Prospects Chat - 10/24/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/24/2014 -  8
    a couple of those guys, usually scouts or front office types.12:17Comment From GSonDoes TJ Anderson of the Rockies make up for lost time and become the prospect SP they thought when they drafted him

  • Lars Anderson Discovers Japan, Part 5
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 8/16/2017 -  10
    [nav_widget title="Lars Anderson Discovers Japan" termid="3824"] In the previous installment of this series, Lars Anderson told us about his friend Gary Malec — the founder of Birdman Bats

  • The Daily Grind: de la Rosa, Anderson, Norris
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/30/2015 -  6
    Agenda Bull Durham Daily DFS - de la Rosa, Lincecum GB / FB Splits Tomorrow's Targets - Anderson, Phelps, Norris, Burns Factor Grid 1. Bull Durham I've lived near Durham. NC

  • The Worst Transactions of the 2016 Offseason
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/16/2016 -  108
    to contention looks even longer. #6: D'Backs Surrender Prospect For No Gain Acquire: Jean Segura, Tyler Wagner Cost: Chase Anderson, Isan Diaz, Aaron Hill Like with the A's-Padres trade

  • Tim Anderson, Paul DeJong, and Terrible Plate Discipline
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 7/28/2017 -  24
    far this year and are sporting four strikeouts per walk are averaging a .173 ISO, and the second-highest ISO for the group came in 2009 with a .161 number. White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson may

  • Lars Anderson Discovers Australia, Part 7
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 2/6/2018 -  1
    [nav_widget title="Lars Anderson Discovers Australia" termid="3842"] Last week, we heard about some of the more colorful characters Lars Anderson has encountered playing baseball in Australia

  • Auction Draft: How I Lost Brett Anderson
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 3/28/2010 -  19
    -batted speedsters. The one player I really, really wanted and didn't get was Brett Anderson. I was laying in the weeds on him for the entire draft and he didn't get nominated until the 18th round. I

  • Prospect Stock Watch: Anderson, Law, Musgrove, Sisco
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 7/6/2015 -  1
    We've hit the midway mark in the 2015 season and it's time to start thinking about players that might help in 2016 -- especially if you play in a keeper league. Tim Anderson, SS, White Sox

  • The Daily Grind: Kershaw, Nola, Anderson, Lowrie
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/14/2015 -  5
    Agenda Programming Note Daily DFS GB / FB Splits Tomorrow's Targets - Anderson, Chacin, Lowrie, Mercer Factor Grid 1. Programming Note We'll be back to normal coverage tomorrow

  • Brian Anderson & Chase Utley: Deep League Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 9/20/2017 -  0
    the Marlins and Dodgers for three game sets. The two hitters highlighted here stand to benefit from the friendly environment. Brian Anderson | 3B MIA | CBS 2% Owned Anderson was recalled on September

  • 2016 Top 50 Free Agent Predictions
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/5/2015 -  217
    to make a run at re-signing Jake Arrieta this winter as well. Arizona Diamondbacks Dave Stewart has made it clear that he wants to make a big splash in the rotation, adding a frontline starter

  • The Manny Replacements
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/8/2010 -  2
    of Caesar has been Garret Anderson, who actually shared a cottage with Julius back in the day. He’s not very good anymore whatsoever. Through 138 plate appearances his OPS (.477) is almost lower than

  • Lars Anderson Discovers Japan, Part 3
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 8/7/2017 -  6
    [nav_widget title="Lars Anderson Discovers Japan" termid="3824"] Last week, we ran Part 1 and Part 2 of what was planned to be a three-part series chronicling Lars Anderson’s experiences playing

  • Lars Anderson Discovers Japan, Part 4
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 8/10/2017 -  10
    [nav_widget title="Lars Anderson Discovers Japan" termid="3824"] Earlier this week, we ran what was originally planned as the final installment of a three-part series chronicling Lars Anderson’s

  • Lars Anderson Discovers Australia, Part 2
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 1/16/2018 -  2
    [nav_widget title="Lars Anderson Discovers Australia" termid="3842"] Last week, we ran Part 1 of what is planned to be a six-part series chronicling Lars Anderson’s experiences in Australia

  • Lars Anderson Discovers Australia, Part 3
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 1/22/2018 -  4
    [nav_widget title="Lars Anderson Discovers Australia" termid="3842"] Last week, in Part 2, we learned about one of Lars’s colorful teammates with the Henley and Grange Rams. Today, we get

  • Lars Anderson Discovers Australia, Part 4
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 1/26/2018 -  4
    [nav_widget title="Lars Anderson Discovers Australia" termid="3842"] In the previous installment, we learned that Ryan Kalish — Anderson’s friend and former teammate in the Red Sox and Cubs

  • The Daily Grind: A's Closer, Anderson, Harrison, Gennett
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 7/7/2015 -  8
    Agenda July Trade Deadline Value Changes Daily DFS - Arrieta, Anderson Tomorrow's Targets - Harrison, Shoemaker, Gennett, Espinosa Weather Warnings 1. July Trade Deadline Value

  • The Abreu Impact
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/11/2009 -  56
    in replacing Mark Teixeira after he headed to the Yankees and told Garret Anderson to enjoy the rest of his career elsewhere. However, with the price for Bobby Abreu crashing through the floor

  • Organizational Rankings: #11
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/20/2009 -  55
    premium talents headed for the Bay Area. Few organizations have two arms that can match up with Brett Anderson and Trevor Cahill, and Vin Mazzaro provides some extra depth behind the big two. Michael

  • Organizational Rankings: #1
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/27/2009 -  49
    is certainly good enough to win right now. Minor League Talent: B+ The system has more quantity than high level quality, with Lars Anderson as the elite prospect and then a bunch of good

  • What We Learned In Week Eight
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/1/2009 -  11
    be a decent idea? Josh Outman's quiet breakout continues. Heading into the season, the kids getting all the attention in the A's rotation were Brett Anderson and Trevor Cahill, but Outman

  • Morgan = Dunn
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/1/2009 -  113
    . The Nationals were destroyed for giving up on a "talent" like Lastings Milledge to acquire Morgan. Analysts I have quite a bit of respect for, like Keith Law, Dan Szymborski, and our own R.J. Anderson, hailed

  • A's Should Also Skip the Starter
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/3/2012 -  49
    McCarthy and Brett Anderson - are injured and will be unavailable to pitch tomorrow. You can probably add Travis Blackley and Jarrod Parker to the list of unavailables as well, as they started

  • The Hidden Juggernaut in Oakland
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/13/2013 -  136
    round in 2009. The only premium arms they've relied on are Jarrod Parker (acquired from the Diamondbacks for Trevor Cahill) and Brett Anderson (acquired in the Dan Haren trade), and Anderson has been

  • Julio Teheran and Hidden Inflation
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/14/2014 -  58
    that we've seen. Matt Moore got $14 million guaranteed, Wade Davis got $12.6 million, Brett Anderson got $12.5 million, and Cory Luebke got $12 million, with all of those deals signed between 2010 and 2012

  • Vlad, Scott, Danks, Strasburg, Anderson: DLWW
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 7/18/2011 -  5
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    [nav_widget title="Lars Anderson Discovers Australia" termid="3842"] In the previous installment we learned how Lars ended up with the club-level Henley and Grange Rams, while Ryan Kalish landed

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    [nav_widget title="Lars Anderson Discovers Australia" termid="3842"] Earlier this week, we learned about how Lars came to join the Sydney Blue Sox. Today, in the sixth of what is now planned

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    Agenda Bankrolls Daily DFS - RAIN, Graveman Tomorrow's Targets - Anderson, Milone, Freese, Stubbs Factor Grid 1. Bankroll Management I occasionally receive questions about how I

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    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/27/2014 -  1
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    5 1 4/16/10 Brett Anderson OAK SP 4 12.5 2 1.01 5 1 3/30/12 Cory Luebke SDG SP 4 12.0 2 1.03 5 1 3/15/12 Alcides Escobar KAN SS 4 10.5 2 2.08 4 2

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    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/1/2014 -  0
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    and looking for different kinds of players than Dave Dombrowski had emphasized previously. But they're still the Tigers, and they are still attempting to win their aging owner a championship, so

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    the rest of their careers unfolded. With legitimate reason, Bautista has been compared to Brady Anderson, Luis Gonzalez, Rich Aurilia, and Carlos Pena, and his 2010 season does bear some resemblance

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    deep in the playoffs comes from Brett Anderson getting two starts in the ALDS. By shifting innings to the relievers to start the game, these teams can ensure that their best pitchers pitch the most

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    to the Astros and acquired Jed Lowrie, who had a history of both hitting well and breaking down regularly. They've done it with pitchers too, acquiring guys like Brandon McCarthy, Brett Anderson, and Jarrod

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    that don't want to bid $150 million for a big name. Especially if you're willing to take a risk on a guy with some medical issues in his past. Brandon McCarthy, Francisco Liriano, and Brett Anderson can all

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    they got in the deal back to Miami. Unlike the Rodney/Rea deal, the Red Sox didn't force the Padres to rework the Drew Pomeranz/Anderson Espinoza swap, but it is fair to wonder if they would have

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    A question without a correct answer: Who is the National League’s version of Brett Anderson? The answer that felt right to me at the time of this writing: Tommy Hanson. As common readers

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    100.0 2.4 5.7 0.9 1.0 Tyson Ross OAK 100.0 4.6 6.0 1.0 - Brett Anderson OAK 50.0 2.3 6.2 0.8 0.5 Okay, let's talk about the elephant - ZIPS loves Tom Milone. Well

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    for Shields straight up. There's a reason Oakland turned down Myers for Brett Anderson straight up. Despite the scouting reports that glow and the awards he won this year, the 22-year-old Myers remains

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    that they wanted to completely turnover, they only signed two prominent MLB free agents over the winter, and both Brandon McCarthy and Brett Anderson were more mid-level value plays than the buy-stars

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    for Class-A right-hander Anderson Espinoza. Simple enough. The Cubs’ plan, though, wasn’t to keep Pomeranz, who is under club control through 2018. No, the Cubs wanted to spin Pomeranz for a starter who

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    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/28/2013 -  1
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    . The bigger story here is not that Lopez was released, but that Oakland is looking at him. It’s a logic fit, mostly because Lopez is cheap, available, and able to eat pitches so that Brett Anderson

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    southpaws comparable to the 93-94 MPH heat are Jon Lester, Francisco Liriano, and Brett Anderson. Price is arguably the least accomplished of the quintet. What, with Sabathia and Lester being perennial Cy

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  • Kiley McDaniel Prospects Chat - 11/7/14
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    rr martin how big of a concern is Tim Anderson's plate discipline? 12:56 Kiley McDaniel: I'm not too concerned. I'd like to see him make some adjustments, but he barely played

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  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 4/27/15
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    From Marcus BanksMichael Pineda is the best pitcher in New York City 12:10Dan Szymborski: Liar.12:10Comment From MintyWould you trade two of Alex Wood, Descalfalini, Greene, and Chase Anderson

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    .314 Omir Santos C .300 Anderson Hernandez 2B .278 Tim Redding P .056 Of the eight batters, two can be called league average hitters or better. That’s it. Three-fourths of the Mets lineup

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    Anderson onto the roster.One of those two will join speedster Joey Gathright as reserve outfielders. Gathright will also serve as the designated pinch runner and car-leaping extraordinaire. At least two

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  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 12/9/13
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    : Actually would have been. But it's not SUPER EXCITING AMAZING12:56Comment From BrettWhere does Brett Anderson end up? Who do the A's get in return? 12:56Dan Szymborski: I'd like to see the indians

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    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/13/2015 -  2
    interview? How the hell'd you pull that off? 1:03Dan Szymborski: Before my current job, the only job I ever had where I wasn't self-employed was when I was at Stebbins-Anderson, a hardware-housewars store

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    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/21/2015 -  6
    mtswDelmon Young apparently spent the offseason working out with Brady Anderson (and reportedly now one of the fastest guys on the Orioles). 1) Greenlight this as a sitcom? 2) [steroid joke]? 1:13Dan

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    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 1/21/2009 -  19
    as the Cubs eighth inning presence and was worth all of 1.5 wins. The currently unemployed Garret Anderson was also worth 1.5 wins. Ryan Madson just signed a juicy extension, but in 2008, he

  • Hisashi Iwakuma Mixes and Matches
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    after a first pitch slider in the dirt, next pitch fastball. Leslie Anderson: second, third, and seventh pitches, after a first pitch splitter, then a slider, then a change, next pitch was a fastball

  • A's Sign McCarthy
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    and is older than he should be. In fact, if the Athletics Opening Day rotation includes McCarthy, Brett Anderson, Gio Gonzalez, Dallas Braden, and Trevor Cahill, then McCarthy would actually

  • Looking for Bias in Top 100 Prospect Lists
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  • FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron Responds to Dave Cameron
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