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  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 6/19/2018
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/19/2018 -  0
    Johnson: Playing matchups. Definitely not dropping. Gray is actually top 10 SP by FIP WAR4:01Brad Johnson: Oh, hello everyone4:02Brad Johnson: Greetings and such4:02Brad Johnson: Onward4:02Julian H

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 6/12/2018
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/12/2018 -  2
    4:00Stonecutter: In need of steals. Would you trade Correa for Turner?4:01Brad Johnson: Yea, classic swap4:01Brad Johnson: I've definitely won seasons trading a better player for Dee Gordon. Turner

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 6/5/2018
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/5/2018 -  4
    Today's chat transcript include a bunch of Jameson Taillon talk. 3:56Brad Johnson: Hey folks, we'll get started in a few minutes. In the meantime, if you like DFS, we have a pretty hefty overlay

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 5/29/2018
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/29/2018 -  0
    We had a real swell chat today, heavily focused on panicked Hoskins owners. 4:01Brad Johnson: Hey folks, let's get this show on the road4:01Guest: Thoughts on Brantley ROS?  Can he stay

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 5/8/2018
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/8/2018 -  0
    over Dahl? Thanks!3:56Brad Johnson: Dahl isn't playing very consistently which is an issue in 10-team. You need your guys active unless you're using them as a platoon bat3:56Brad Johnson: Those options

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 5/1/18
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/1/2018 -  0
    Here's today's chat transcript. 4:03Brad Johnson: Hey folks, I lost track of time while building DFS lineups. We'll get started in a moment.4:05Wade boggs' head: Franchy or Teoscar for long term

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 4/24/2018
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/24/2018 -  0
    Here's today's chat transcript, including a bunch of questions about whether or not you should use Shohei Ohtani tonight. 4:00Brad Johnson: Hey folks. Start sending positive thought vibes

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 4/18/2018
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/17/2018 -  0
    We chatted about a number of topics. Now I'm sleepy. Here's a transcript. Time for a siesta. 4:00 Brad Johnson: Hey folks, let's get started. 4:01 Brad

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 4/10/2018
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/10/2018 -  2
    The Nick Senzel edition of Brad Johnson Present Chatting About Baseball is complete. See transcript. 3:57Brad Johnson: Let's get rolling in a minute or two. I'll be off on twitter to scrape some

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 4/3/2018
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/3/2018 -  9
    Here's today's chat transcript. Lots of interesting Opening Week concerns to address. 3:51 Brad Johnson: Hi folks, let's get started in a few moments. 3:51

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 3/27/2018
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/27/2018 -  8
    , no chats, is Dave Cameron still with Fangraphs?4:43Brad Johnson: You for serious?4:43Brad Johnson: What % of your FAAB would

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 3/20/2018
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/20/2018 -  1
    Here's today's transcript. Enjoy your drafts everyone! 3:59Brad Johnson: Hey folks, let's getting rolling3:59Brad Johnson: I promise to be at my grumpiest, grouchiest self today3:59Brad Johnson

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/15/2018 -  16
    of his insane cutter-slider combo. He'll rebound from negative trends in his ground ball rate and velocity. 7. Johnson records 15 saves Yeah, a Jim Johnson sighting in a bold predictions column

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 3/13/2018
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/13/2018 -  9
    The transcript is up. I wasn't grumpy. 3:58 Brad Johnson: Ahoy there. Let's get rolling. 3:58 jd: Are Corey Seagers injury concerns creating a huge value

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 3/6/2018
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/6/2018 -  2
    . 3:51Brad Johnson: Hey folks, we'll get started in a few moments.3:54Matt Parrington: What was Byron Buxton's WAR beyond the first decimal point?3:54Brad Johnson: Hey Louie, it was 9.3

  • My First Taste of Draft Season
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 2/26/2018 -  8
    The Screw Cancer league drafted last night. It's an ottoneu FGpts format put together by former FanGraphs kingpin Dave Cameron. He - and some others - were forced to leave the league due to new

  • Three Super Early Spring Training Value Changes
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 2/19/2018 -  14
    at catcher, with Grandal likely to see most of the ABs against RHP, Dave Roberts said. So, basically, close to the status quo from the 2017 regular season. — Andy McCullough (@McCulloughTimes) February

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 2/13/2018
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 2/13/2018 -  8
    Keepers, keepers, keepers. We talked about keepers! Here's the transcript. 3:55 Brad Johnson: We'll get started in a few minutes. I have to marinate some chicken first

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat 1/30/2018
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 1/30/2018 -  2
    Here's today's chat transcript featuring lots of keeper and Acuna talk. 2:55Brad Johnson: Hey folks2:55Brad Johnson: Looks like the post didn't publish as scheduled, so I'll wait a few minutes

  • The Screw Cancer League Needs Your Help
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 1/23/2018 -  4
    readers. If you would like to join our fundraising drive, read more below. ____ Years ago, in response to his own battle with the disease, Dave Cameron founded the Screw Cancer League

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat 1/16/2018
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 1/16/2018 -  2
    Here's today's chat transcript! 2:46Brad Johnson: Hey folks, I received SO many questions already so I definitely won't get to all of them. If you asked a bunch, I'm likely to only answer the one

  • Brad Johnson and Paul Sporer Baseball Chat 1/9/18
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 1/9/2018 -  0
    Paul and I teamed up for our first co-chat. It was a blast. Here is the transcript.   1:53 Brad Johnson: Hey folks, we're going to get started here in a few minutes. Paul

  • 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

  • To Amed Rosario Or Not To Amed Rosario
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 1/2/2018 -  9
    a share of Rosario ($7) when I joined Dave Cameron's ottoneu league earlier this winter. The same roster includes Francisco Lindor, Corey Seager, Manny Machado, and Chris Taylor. Given my shortstop

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat 12/19/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 12/19/2017 -  0
    too late. There's a reason why I sold him instead of Trout or Goldy in FG Staff Two. Then again, I immediately acquired him when I joined Dave Cameron's Screw Cancer league.3:40Brad Johnson: Elite

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat 12/12/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 12/12/2017 -  3
    spike away from Marlins Park?2:56Brad Johnson: Oh, hi there folks, let's begin2:57Brad Johnson: Yelich is very likely to be traded by midseason. Given his consistently high HR/FB ratio, I don't think

  • 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 - 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 12/5/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 12/5/2017 -  0
    Here's today's chat transcript which includes a wide range of topics and a lot of focus on dynasty strategy. 2:48 Brad Johnson: Hi folks, I'm going to start a little early and work

  • Buying and Selling Clayton Kershaw
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 12/4/2017 -  0
    Kershaw in another league. My decision to both pursue and divest the most ace-like ace reflects the state of my rosters. Buying Kershaw In my newest league, Dave Cameron's Screw Cancer, I inherited

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 11/28/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 11/28/2017 -  2
    Here's today's chat transcript which started very heavy on Joey Gallo then shifted into a bunch of dynasty topics. 2:55 Brad Johnson: Hey folks, I'll start with a couple from

  • Joining an Existing Dynasty League
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 11/27/2017 -  4
    I recently received an invitation to join Dave Cameron's Screw Cancer league on ottoneu (I'm A New Owner To Exploit). It's been in existence since 2012. Any time one joins a longstanding dynasty

  • 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 - 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

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 11/8/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/8/2017 -  13
    at Nationals Park--Strasburg's debut, Randy Johnson's 300th win, a [rare] playoff win, a few Zimmerman walk-offs--but that Halladay start was probably the most dominant. What a great pitcher and amazing

  • The New Fantasy Baseball: Anybody Can Be Anything
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 11/7/2017 -  15
    . In recent years, supply has increased. The 2017 campaign featured more free studs than I care to list. We had a new toy every week. Dave Cameron basically already wrote this article over

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson's Bold Predictions - A Review
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 10/31/2017 -  5

  • 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

  • 2017 World Series Game 2 Live Blog
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/25/2017 -  7
    the ridiculous ones are mine.8:19Travis Sawchik: That would be an excellent feature8:19Joe: Dave, stop talking to your friends!8:19Dave Cameron: I'll tell Jacob to stop distracting me.8:19Sgt. Pepper

  • 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

  • Mapping Out 27 Outs for A.J. Hinch
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/21/2017 -  44
    the series. Randy Johnson famously did this in the 2001 World Series, getting the win in Game 6 as a starter and the win in Game 7 as a reliever. The Yankees have had no answer for Verlander in this series

  • 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

  • Why Did Dave Roberts Let Yu Darvish Hit?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/18/2017 -  50

  • 2017 ALDS Game 5 Live Blog
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/11/2017 -  3
    decisions.8:24Hello Dave: Did Jose Ramirez get replaced by the RP from the Braves?8:24Julio Pepper: CC lookin sharp.8:24weezy: it's amazing how mediocre the Indians lineup looks right now8:24Jesse

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Players Who Defined 2017
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/2/2017 -  83
    have become legitimately dangerous. Chris Sale The only starting pitchers in baseball history to strike out 35% of the batters they faced in a season: Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, and now

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 9/26/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/26/2017 -  0
    Here's the transcript from my final chat of 2017. See you again next year! 4:01Brad Johnson: Hey folks, let's get down to business. First, I need to alert the twitters4:02Fat Steve: Who

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 9/19/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/19/2017 -  1
    Here's today's chat transcript. We covered a entire slew of interesting topics. That's right, a slew. 3:59Brad Johnson: Good afternoon folks. Let's save keeper questions for the offseason

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 9/12/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/12/2017 -  1
    Johnson: Mancini's also in that same power-streamer bucket. I prefer Olson right now 4:02 Jake: Hey Dave - are you willing to drop Xander for Reyes? Kind of crazy

  • 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 - 8/30/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/30/2017 -  1
    with "homers aren't everything" voters to give it to someone else.1:00Ray Liotta as Shoeless Joe: Dave, the money in the Leake deal may have been the $750k of International Pool.1:00Dave Cameron: Nope1

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 8/29/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/29/2017 -  0
    Johnson: with a few extra HR courtesy of the Moose 4:46 Dave Kingman: in a two catcher, 11 team roto $260 auction league, would you keep Sal Perez at $5 for next year? Other

  • 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

  • The Daily Grind: More Hoskins Chatter
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/23/2017 -  5
    -A, nobody said anything. As Dave Cameron noted in a column yesterday, Hoskins does something very interesting - he hits a lot of fly balls while making a lot of contact. It's a rare skill set

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 8/22/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/22/2017 -  0
    : To be clear, they aren't comparable pitchers in any other way.4:18JD15: 1-10 how in are you on Hoskins? Seems like writers at Fangraphs (Dave & Eno at least) love his profile4:18Brad Johnson: 104:18Brad

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/16/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/16/2017 -  13

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 8/15/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/15/2017 -  4
    Here's the transcript from today's chat which included a surprising amount of Bogaerts panic. 3:58Brad Johnson: Welcome to rad Johnson baseball chat. I noticed the typo too late, please excuse3

  • Chris Sale for MVP
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/14/2017 -  69
    1999 Pedro Martinez and 2001 Randy Johnson. That '99 Pedro season is maybe the single best season any pitcher has ever had. Johnson's 2001 season was maybe the best year of the best left-handed

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 8/8/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/8/2017 -  2
    4:49 Brad Johnson: They've yet to post their lineup, a sign they may want him to get through warm ups before activating him 4:49 dave in slc: are sims

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 8/1/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/1/2017 -  4
    Here's today's transcript, starting with some trade advice. 3:58Brad Johnson: Ahoy there! I have a few excuses to make before we get started.3:58Brad Johnson: First, my laptop's AC adapter caught

  • 2017 Trade Deadline Day Chat
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/31/2017 -  2
    minute.12:31Travis Sawchik: I think there should be a few teams kicking themselves on JD Martinez. Rockies, too12:31Steve: when does Dave come on? we don't want you12:32Travis Sawchik: I know I am poor

  • 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 - 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat: 7/18/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 7/18/2017 -  0
    Here's today's chat transcript. I probably could have spent more time on Correa, but you'll get over it. 3:44Brad Johnson: Oh, hello there. It's been a few weeks since we last convened. A lot has

  • 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

  • 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 - 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat - 6/27/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/27/2017 -  1
    The results of today's chat. Very Domingo Santana focused! 3:48Brad Johnson: I'll begin with some life advice3:48Brad Johnson: If you ever see Sarah Huckabee Sanders trending on twitter, don't

  • 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

  • Let's Talk About That Weird Sonny Gray Trade Rumor
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/20/2017 -  35
    of breaking balls and has developed a little bit of a home run problem in recent years, plus is due about $20 million through the end of the 2018 season. Jim Johnson is 34 and was terrible the last time

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat - 6/13/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/13/2017 -  3
    Here's today's chat transcript. There was an unusual number of comments (i.e. any) about Napoleon Dynamite. I only published one of them. 2:58Brad Johnson: What's up folks? We'll get started

  • 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 - 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat - 5/30/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/30/2017 -  0
    Here's today's oddly scheduled baseball chat. Sorry left coasters. 10:29Brad Johnson: Hey folks, you have me until my tires are done rotating10:30Brad Johnson: Bryce Harper Suspension Length?1-5

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat - 5/23/2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/23/2017 -  0
    Today's chat transcript, starting with Sam Travis before moving on to players I like less than Yonder Alonso. 3:45Brad Johnson: Every time I open the chat early, it always amazes me how quickly

  • The Daily Grind: Holy Devers
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/19/2017 -  5
    to promoting Devers soon. Over on the main site, Dave Cameron thinks Devers should receive a promotion sometime around mid-June. The salient points of his analysis are as follows: The Red Sox need

  • 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

  • The Daily Grind: "Shut Up, Dave" Says Schwarber
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/17/2017 -  12
    Invitational Returns! 1. Schwarber or Altherr Yesterday, Dave Cameron asked us to pick a side between Kyle Schwarber and Aaron Altherr. Schwarber responded by saying "shut up, Dave." Your browser

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat – May 16, 2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/16/2017 -  2
    Here's today's chat transcript. 3:45Brad Johnson: While I go get a snack, let's kick things off with a poll3:45Brad Johnson: If you were forced to, which of these second basemen would you cut?3

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat - May 9, 2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/9/2017 -  1
    Today's chat transcript. 3:50Brad Johnson: Alright, let's get this going. I'm watching A.J. Griffin to see if I can spot anything positive aside from this stat line.3:50Ray Liotta as Shoeless Joe

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat – May 2, 2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/2/2017 -  1
    Below you will find the transcript from today's chat. It was a weird one. 3:41 Brad Johnson: So what shall we discuss today? There's always a couple recurring questions

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat - April 18, 2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/18/2017 -  1
    Brad Johnson: I'm sitting here pondering the age old question of unicorns or eunuch horns. Perhaps it's time to start. 3:51 Brad Johnson: Which? Unicorns (49.0

  • 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 - 4/5/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/5/2017 -  7

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat – April 4, 2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/4/2017 -  0
    Here' the transcript for today's Kendall Graveman/Charlie Morton/Delino DeShields themed chat. 11:29 Brad Johnson: Let's talk some baseball! 11:29 Brad

  • 2017 Opening Day Live Blog Extravaganza
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/3/2017 -  0
    router instead of running it over Wifi.1:18Dave Cameron: Highly recommend. Never lags.1:18Paul Swydan: Oh, well that's a difference for sure.1:18Dabo Dabo Sweeney: Dave - using chromecast or a game

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat - March 27, 2017
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/27/2017 -  4
    Here's the transcript from today's 100 minute chat. See ya next week. 10:21Brad Johnson: Hello everyone, I'm going to take the next couple minutes to finally renew my, then we'll get

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Bold Predictions: Negative Edition
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/23/2017 -  16

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Bold Predictions - Positive Edition
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/21/2017 -  11

  • 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 2/15/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/15/2017 -  4
    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 - 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

  • Rationality Will Ruin You
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 2/3/2017 -  47
    Perhaps you've seen this tweet at some point over the offseason. It surfaced most recently about 10 days ago via Dave Cameron in his piece about the Dodgers' intentional inefficiency. Andrew

  • 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 - 1/25/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/25/2017 -  7

  • Happy Trails, Josh Johnson
    in Community by The Kudzu Kid - 1/24/2017 -  0
    Josh Johnson could pitch. In this decade, seven players have put up a season in which they threw 180+ innings with a sub-60 ERA-: Clayton Kershaw (three times), Felix Hernandez (twice), Kyle

  • 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 - 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 - 1/4/17
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/4/2017 -  33
    . Johnson: Can you state Edgar Martinez's HOF case in 25 words or less?12:03Dave Cameron: He was one of the best hitters of all-time. DH is a position.12:04Ed in Iowa: Welcome back! I hope you

  • 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 - 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

  • Sherman Johnson Wasn't Selected in the Rule 5 Draft
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 12/8/2016 -  21
    Sherman Johnson, seen here beginning a terrific double play, wasn't selected in the Rule 5 draft. The purpose of this post is to notify the right-thinking members of the public that, contradictory

  • 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

  • Brad Johnson FanGraphs Chat - 11/3/16
    in FanGraphs by Brad Johnson - 11/3/2016 -  2
    journeymen who happen to do something great at the perfect time. Dave Roberts, Craig Counsell, etc. If Cleveland had won, Davis would be in that group.12:37Brad Johnson: Rajai will be listed as a Game 7

  • 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 - 10/26/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/26/2016 -  9

  • 2016 World Series Game 1 Live Blog
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/25/2016 -  6
    Swydan: That is fair.8:27Crusty Juggler: Dave, has anyone accused you of having a Jon Lester bias because you're both cancer survivors?8:28Dave Cameron: Most people who accuse me of having a bias wish I

  • 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

  • 2016 NLDS Game 5 Live Blog
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/13/2016 -  17
    tonight?8:33Dave Cameron: Hill for ~4, Stripling for ~2, Urias for ~2, Jansen for ~1, at least from what J.P. Hoornstra told me.8:34JC: (I like Joe Buck)8:34Andy J.: Hi Dave, i signed up to be bone

  • 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 - 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

  • Reviewing Brad Johnson's 2016 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 10/4/2016 -  2
    much outfield work. I could probably repeat this prediction next year, and it would still be bold. 0-for-4 *manager demotes Johnson in the lineup 5. Michael Brantley will be a top 10

  • 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 - 9/21/16
    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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat – 9/20/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/20/2016 -  0
    Today's transcript is go. Lots of dynasty and keeper questions. 1:45 Brad Johnson: Ahoy there 1:46 Brad Johnson: This might be the last chat of the season

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 9/13/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/13/2016 -  2
    Here are the results of today's chat! 4:00Brad Johnson: Today's chat is brought to you by Yasmany Tomas4:00Brad Johnson: 29 home runs, -0.1 WAR4:01Brad Johnson: aka switch-hitting Jermaine Dye4

  • The Daily Grind: DFS, Streaming, and More for September 9
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/9/2016 -  0
    Yesterday, Dave Cameron wrote about the roster expansion problem wherein teams ruin September games by using 17 pitchers. The thing is, this isn't only a September problem - it's just particularly

  • 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 - 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 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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat – 8/30/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/30/2016 -  0
    We'll chat at 4:00pm ET today. See ya then. 4:00Brad Johnson: Welcome folks. This week we'll be analyzing anthems including the best ones for which to stand, sit, or otherwise.4:00Brad Johnson

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat – 8/23/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/23/2016 -  0
    Brad Johnson: unlikely to exceed 5 innings 1:18 Dave Kingman: Need help with keepers. 5x5 auction ($260 budget) 13 team roto league with OPB instead of AVG. Can keep 4

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat – 8/16/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/16/2016 -  0
    The chat is complete, here's the transcript. 1:45 Brad Johnson: Alrighty, let's kick this off. I'll be right back with some water. 1:46 Toki

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat – 8/9/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/9/2016 -  3
    + 2:12 Brad Johnson: Salazar if he comes out of this injury healthy 2:12 Chopper Dave: Thoughts on Bundy? SSS and all, and the name on the jersey may

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 8/2/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/2/2016 -  0
    Dave: Guten tag. Who is the better own in AL-only dynasty: Dyson or Jeffress? 2:48 Brad Johnson: Dyson 2:48 Brad Johnson: Jeffress is a middle reliever

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat 7/26/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 7/26/2016 -  0
    : Yang Solarte a 10-team UT guy for you, or too shallow?2:06Brad Johnson: Sure, streamy in that depth2:06Brad Johnson: cleanup hitters are usually rosterable2:07Chopper Dave: Hi Brad. My Odor for Gausman

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 6/20/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/20/2016 -  9
    or Zach Duke return a useful piece at the deadline?12:38Dave Cameron: Duke definitely could. Gonzalez, not really.12:39Joe: Dave, why does Carson pronounce the "lead" in "lead prospect writer" like

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 7/19/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 7/19/2016 -  1
    teamer 5x5 H2H?2:04Brad Johnson: monitor for now. Realistically, if you want him, you have to roster him preemptively2:04Brad Johnson: for that reason, I'm sitting him out2:04Chopper Dave: Jake Lamb

  • The Daily Grind: DFS, Streaming, and More for July 19
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 7/19/2016 -  1
    of the Conchords concert in Cary, NC. The show mostly consisted of the band and Arj Barker (aka Dave) making fun of North Carolina's heat and ludicrous bathroom laws. Well, mostly they played songs including many

  • 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 - 7/6/16
    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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 7/5/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 7/5/2016 -  0
    ? Other 1B are carlos santana and logan forsythe.1:00Brad Johnson: Definitely. I'd take Abreu alone.1:00Dan: Im in a 10 team roto and do not have an ace. Which of these SP would you try to hold onto

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 6/28/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/28/2016 -  0
    Today's chat transcript. Covered a lot of topics... 2:28Brad Johnson: Alright folks let's get the ball rolling. Looks like there's a smaller group hanging out today2:29JD: I've got a hole at 1B

  • 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

  • Danny Valencia, Future Met
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/21/2016 -  71
    between corner spots could allow the team to effectively run a platoon at 1B, with Wilmer Flores playing third against lefties and some combination of Kelly Johnson, James Loney, and eventually

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 6/21
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/21/2016 -  3
    The chat transcript is go. Lots of dynasty questions this week which is right in my sweet spot. 1:44Brad Johnson: The chat is go. Exciting operational notes first...1:45Brad Johnson: I am without

  • 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 - 6/8/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/8/2016 -  4
    :30Dave Cameron: If they make the playoffs this year, with this roster, then Dayton Moore is legitimately a wizard.12:30Joe: Kelly Johnson to the Mets again. Thoughts?12:31Dave Cameron: I'm amazed how

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 6/7
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 6/7/2016 -  0
    Here's the transcript from today's chat! 1:47Brad Johnson: Apologies for the brief delay. People showed up to drill holes in my walls1:47Brad Johnson: Some kind of fire sprinkler maintenance

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 5/31
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/31/2016 -  0
    Here's the transcript from today's chat. 1:46 Brad Johnson: Hey everyone, I'm running just a couple minutes behind. We'll get started soon. 1:53 Brad

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 5/24
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/24/2016 -  0
    The transcript is below. 1:45 Brad Johnson: Let's get this going. I tried putting an apple in my smoothie today and it's gross 1:46 Alex: Hey Brad. My Drew Smyly

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat – 5/17
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/17/2016 -  0
    Here's the transcript of today's chat. Lot's of fun topics. 1:14 Breakout Stars..?: Brandon Drury, Danny Valencia? 1:14 Brad Johnson: What are you looking

  • Braves Fire Fredi Gonzalez
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/17/2016 -  20
    (.250 wOBA), and Kelly Johnson (.295 wOBA) failing to provide any value in their stop-gap roles, and the kids who have been promoted haven't shown that they're ready for prime time. Gonzalez's nightly

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 5/10
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/10/2016 -  0
    my best drop is Tropeano, what do you think of him going forward this year? 2:43 Brad Johnson: Trop is droppable 2:44 Dave: Adam Morgan is showing

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 5/3
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/3/2016 -  0
    Here's the transcript in glorious HD! 1:17 Brad Johnson: Hey all, I opened the queue early to post a poll, but I'm not taking questions yet. If you submit one, I WILL skip it. See you

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat – 4/26/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/26/2016 -  0
    ? 2:34 Brad Johnson: Can't speak for FanGraphs, but I've written about him roughly 20 times already - mostly for RotoWorld 2:34 Dave: Could Cingrani

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 4/19/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/19/2016 -  2
    Chat Transcript below! 1:41 Shawn: James Shields still top 30ish SP? 1:41 Brad Johnson: No, not remotely close. 1:41 Brad Johnson: He's

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 4/12/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/12/2016 -  7
    Transcript from Tuesday's chat!   1:16 Brad Johnson: Ok, I've opened the chat early since I forgot to set the queue to open. You should be able to post questions now

  • 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

  • Brad Johnson RotoGraphs Chat - 4/5/16
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/5/2016 -  0

  • 2016 Opening Night Live Blog
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/3/2016 -  1
    Cameron: But yeah, not while they're winning.9:39Ernie Camacho: Dave! Kind of a random question for the commercial break: can we look at BIP wins as a crude measure of contact management?9:39Dave

  • 2016 Opening Day Live Blog
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/3/2016 -  1
    :21Bad Hermit: Will you be chatting all day? Others joining?1:21august fagerstrom: Me for game one, Paul for game two, Dave for game three1:22Zvazda: How did you switch to the cards feed? Isnt the game

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 3/30/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/30/2016 -  1
    to visit for vacation, Dave?12:16Dave Cameron: We're going back to Duck for our family vacation next month. It's the best of the Outer Banks towns we've been to, though your mileage may vary if you don't

  • Let's Find Rusney Castillo a New Home
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/29/2016 -  78
    value in the deal as well. I could see the Brewers being interested in guys like Sam Travis or Brian Johnson, who don't have obvious futures in Boston, and if the Red Sox were willing to include one

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Timid Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/24/2016 -  19

  • 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 - 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

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/14/2016 -  25

  • 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 - 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 - 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

  • Grading the Offseasons for All 30 Teams
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/22/2016 -  156
    you could have made a case for the Marlins being a bit more aggressive on their second-tier acquisitions -- Chris Johnson isn't someone to get excited about, for instance -- but the Marlins added one

  • 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

  • The Best Transactions of the 2016 Offseason
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/15/2016 -  113
    Find a Third Baseman Acquire: Todd Frazier Cost: Frankie Montas, Trayce Thompson, Micah Johnson A year ago, the White Sox tried to go for it despite a flawed roster, and ended up struggling due

  • 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 - 2/3/16
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/3/2016 -  14
    of trade-value pieces there.12:35Matt: So Dave, I would like to follow up on Julio Teheran. Last week I supposed that Teheran for Benintendi, Vazquez, and Brian Johnson was a fair trade. If we take

  • 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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

  • The Hot Stove And Fantasy Baseball
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 12/9/2015 -  11
    - assuming your leaguemates don't veto it. Can you just imagine if major league teams could veto a trade? Arizona GM Dave Stewart would have had a couple slapped down by now. Moving along

  • 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 - 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

  • Explaining My NL Cy Young Ballot
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/18/2015 -  157
    is still amazing. Remember how we noted that Scherzer's K%-BB% was 10th-best all-time? Kershaw's was fourth, behind 1999 Pedro Martinez, 2000 Pedro Martinez, and 2001 Randy Johnson, three of the greatest

  • 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 - 11/11/15
    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 - 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 - 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

  • 2015 World Series Game One Live Blog
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/27/2015 -  22
    chose to put Cespedes in CF in order to get Kelly Johnson's bat in the lineup at DH.8:20Dave Cameron: The offense-defense trade-off is probably worth it in the NL, but with an extra line-up spot

  • Okay, Ted Barrett's Zone Was Crazy Pants
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/21/2015 -  34
    that Pedro Strop threw to Kelly Johnson is almost never called a strike either. But Mets pitchers got their own share of nutty calls as well, especially at the bottom of the zone. Anthony Rizzo, Kyle

  • 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

  • Reviewing Brad Johnson's 2015 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 10/14/2015 -  12

  • 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 - 10/7/15
    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 - 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 - 9/23/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/23/2015 -  17
    receive MVP votes, too? 12:25Dave Cameron: End of ballot ones, perhaps.12:26Comment From JamesHey Dave, what should do the Rangers do with Yovani Gallardo after the season is over? I imagine they'll

  • 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 - 9/9/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/9/2015 -  23
    to managers who've "played the game"? It seems like you're better off focusing on finding managers who make good decisions instead of just ones who played right? See (A) Matt Williams or (B) Dave Stewart

  • The Daily Grind: Eovaldi, Holland, Johnson, Jaso
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 9/5/2015 -  2
    Agenda Daily DFS GB / FB Splits SaberSim Hi/Lo Tomorrow's Targets - Johnson, Nova, Jaso, DeShields Factor Grid 1. Daily DFS - Eovaldi, Holland Yesterday's Grind Early: Our

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 - 8/12/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/12/2015 -  26
    there were a fair number of 9+ win seasons from pitchers (Pedro, Johnson, Maddux, Clemens). Kershaw has never topped 8, even though he's considered historically great. Is there something about the way WAR

  • Alex Wood Is Finding His Strikeouts Again
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/10/2015 -  50
    the dust settled, the Dodgers came away with a trio of pitchers to upgrade their staff: starters Alex Wood and Mat Latos, along with reliever Jim Johnson. While they had been a heavily-rumored destination

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Mets Finally Land Big Bat in Yoenis Cespedes
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/31/2015 -  108
    all, the Mets position players are 27th in wRC+, and even after acquiring Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson, this was an offense that didn't really inspire much confidence. And so, the Mets have been looking

  • Dodgers Upgrade Rotation in Unexpected, Intelligent Way
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/30/2015 -  95
    to do what they do best. The deal, as we understand it at this point. Dodgers Acquire: LHP Alex Wood RHP Mat Latos RHP Jim Johnson LHP Luis Avilan 2B/OF Jose Peraza 1B Michael Morse

  • Rosenthal: Dodgers Trying to Load Up On Pitching
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/29/2015 -  7
    #Braves reliever Jim Johnson also would go to #Dodgers, sources tell me and @jonmorosi. Morse and compensation pick would go to #Braves.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 30, 2015 So

  • 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

  • Predicting the Deadline Acquisitions
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/26/2015 -  82
    Johnson While Brian Cashman keeps laying expectations for a quiet deadline, the Yankees are the best fit out there for Ben Zobrist, given their glaring hole at second base and the likelihood of winning

  • 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 - 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 - 7/2/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/2/2015 -  40
    Johnson got to 140 once, right?11:55Comment From MarkYou wrote yesterday that the Padres should go for it? Does this mean they should be buyers? If so, who should they look for? Should

  • 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

  • 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 - 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

  • A Summer Without Sellers
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/11/2015 -  74
    as well, as they've already sold most of the things they want to sell, and also might be left just marketing the likes of Jason Grilli and Jim Johnson. That leaves us with just the Rockies

  • 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 - 6/1/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/1/2015 -  10
    is a negative defender at the position. I'd guess he's more Kelly Johnson or something.12:14Comment From CruzBettsonBlackmonis it possible that Aaron Sanchez is the new Chris Young, the pitcher who

  • 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 - 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

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 5/11/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/11/2015 -  6
    Szymborski: It's not like Plouffe shas stunk 12:27 Comment From Tim Does Chris Johnson make the Bucs better? Relatively cheap. Neither Harrison or Alvarez can hit lefties

  • 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

  • The White Sox Looming Decision
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/4/2015 -  79
    happened. The forecasts saw big holes at catcher, second base, third base, right field, and the last two spots in the rotation; so far, Tyler Flowers, Micah Johnson, Conor Gillaspie, Avisail

  • 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 - 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

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 4/21/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/21/2015 -  6
    away from Micah Johnson, I just don't think he's MLB-ready.12:01Dan Szymborski: He's not a good fielder and he was lousy enough at AAA last year that he should have started there.12:01Comment From

  • 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

  • The Meaning of Small Sample Data
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/13/2015 -  26
    as if it is. When we see things like Jim Johnson or Joe Kelly throwing 96 mph, or Anthony Gose elevating and driving the ball for the first time in his life, we should be aware of the fact that these results

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 4/13/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/13/2015 -  4
    that defense is a significant part of his value, I'd be conservative until he proves otherwise12:15Comment From Mr. FantasyIs Micah Johnson not ready for the bigs? Should I be looking

  • 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

  • Division Preview: AL Central
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/2/2015 -  33
    to be good if they keep enough of their dinged up players on the field for most of the year. And despite the core of the team getting long in the tooth, Dave Dombrowski did a nice job of making some

  • 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

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 3/30/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/30/2015 -  5
    . Let's pretend you are Robin Ventura. Who do you start at 2B? The speedy Micah Johnson who could provide positive value offensively but could be the next Rickie Weeks defensively? Or Carlos Sanchez, who

  • 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 - 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

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/17/2015 -  27

  • 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

  • Four Things I Learned In Arizona
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/10/2015 -  7
    zone. He did struggle with pitches out of the zone and dropped several. I shared the opinion that he looked better than Wilin Rosario. That earned some agreement, but Dave Cameron pointed out

  • 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 - 2/18/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/18/2015 -  0

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/11/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/11/2015 -  35
    Johnson/Morrow stay healthy and turn in a high quality season as their #5 starter. But it's also a very easy team to match up with, and they're going to have a very hard time in late-inning situations

  • James Shields and the Value of Relevance
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/9/2015 -  126
    who aren't as valuable as their reputations. The pitching staff is deep -- especially if Brandon Morrow and Josh Johnson figure out how to stay healthy -- but not as strong up front as the other

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 2/4/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/4/2015 -  18

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 2/2/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/2/2015 -  4
    From MintyIs Beckham blocking Micah Johnson, or just buying him time? 12:19Dan Szymborski: Beckham's there on a 1 year/$2 million deal. If Johnson's crushing it in Charlotte (his AAA performance

  • 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 - 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

  • Kiley McDaniel FanGraphs Chat - 1/16/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/16/2015 -  15
    with him. At Bundy's best, I saw him 95-99 with an 80 cutter, 60-65 CB and 50-55 CH. It's holy shit stuff. 1:01 Comment From mikecws91 Can Micah Johnson cut it at second? He

  • 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 - 1/7/15
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/7/2015 -  5
    (namely Jim Johnson & Grili) with the intent of trading them at the deadline? 12:03Dave Cameron: My guess is they're signing guys who are available pretty cheap and have some upside.12:03Comment From

  • Padres Trade Hanigan for Middlebrooks, Sign Ross
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/19/2014 -  74
    we have more evidence that he's not. If he's a decent enough defender, he's a +1 to +2 WAR player with a little bit of upside. If he's the butcher that DRS thinks, he's Chris Johnson 2.0. Still

  • 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 - 12/10/14
    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

  • White Sox Reportedly Close to Acquiring Jeff Samardzija
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/8/2014 -  11
    out of the picture; both both Chris Bassit and Erik Johnson project as essentially replacement level arms for 2015, and #4 starter Hector Noesi isn't too far above that. This is a team that needed

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 12/8/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/8/2014 -  9
    really liked sea vegetation 1:06Comment From BobbySI know the rules, Vince! Speaking of... did Jim Johnson ever get his Braves love from ZiPS? Do the Orioles miss him at all? 1:06Dan Szymborski: ZiPS

  • Kiley McDaniel Prospects Chat - 12/5/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/5/2014 -  2
    ... 12:05 Kiley McDaniel: And here's Dave's thoughts on the deal: 12:05 Kiley McDaniel: Okay now to your questions 12:08

  • 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

  • So What Are the A's Doing Anyway?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/29/2014 -  248
    is just Nick Johnson 2.0, a talented player who can't stay on the field to live up to his potential, but I don't know how confident of that we can be. The A's are unquestionably taking on more

  • 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 - 11/19/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/19/2014 -  10

  • 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

  • 2015 Free Agent Predictions
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/7/2014 -  96
    Edinson Volquez (3/$27M), Gavin Floyd (1/$6M), and Josh Johnson (1/$3M), as I think they'll need to replenish their rotation after trading a few of their current starters away for more bats

  • Kiley McDaniel Prospects Chat - 11/7/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/7/2014 -  1
    Kiley McDaniel: Trending up. 60 raw, feel to hit with feel for strike zone and at least avg defender. Scout gave me a healthy Nick Johnson comp two years ago and that still might be what he

  • 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

  • Explaining Our 2014 Player of the Year Votes
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/3/2014 -  78
    in recent memory was Pedro Martinez at the turn of the millennium. Since then, just three pitchers have posted a lower single-season ERA- than Kershaw’s 2014. Only Pedro and Randy Johnson finished

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 11/3/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/3/2014 -  3
    the OF mess.12:37Comment From MarcaHow much is Josh Johnson worth in 2015? 12:37Dan Szymborski: A year deal but not for much - every year the odds of that upside coming back become far less.12

  • 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

  • Bumgarner, Schilling, and the Best Postseason
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/27/2014 -  54
    ERA- FIP- Curt Schilling 2001 25 43 Orel Hershiser 1988 32 68 Randy Johnson 2001 34 43 Cliff Lee 2009 37 44 Madison Bumgarner 2014 41 89 Greg Maddux

  • 2014 World Series Game Three Live Blog
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/24/2014 -  8
    ? 8:41Comment From PhilIs Cain better in RF than Heyward? 8:41Brad Johnson: Dave Appelman's basement.8:42Jeff Zimmerman: With Mountain Dew, Pop Tarts and Hot Pockets.8:42Brad Johnson: crystallized

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 10/22/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/22/2014 -  1
    Player of the Year Award? You should yell at Dave! 12:05Dan Szymborski: Why go for the middleman?12:06Dan Szymborski: I don't even vote for that.12:06Comment From PennsyAt what price would MLB need

  • FG on Fox: Madison Bumgarner's Place in Postseason History
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/22/2014 -  8
    2014 38.2 7 Cliff Lee 2009 40.1 10 Randy Johnson 2001 40.0 7 Curt Schilling 2001 48.2 6 Greg Maddux 1995 38.0 12 Orel Hershiser 1988 42.1 7 Deacon

  • 2014 World Series Game One Live Blog
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/21/2014 -  4
    : This seems like a thing you would wonder.8:10Jeff Sullivan: Is everyone not wondering that?8:10Jeff Sullivan: Two tight called balls already8:10Comment From Dave Camerons PuppyJeff: Best

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 10/20/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/20/2014 -  2
    is Kelly Johnson. He'll have value but never become a star.12:13Comment From TylerSo who's the LF, CF, RF and 4th OF for the Cardinals next year? 12:13Dave Cameron: Holliday, Jay, LH Veteran Placeholder

  • 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

  • Moneyball Comes to LA: Dodgers Hire Andrew Friedman
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/14/2014 -  97
    of winner on a sub-$200 million payroll, meaning more money for Magic Johnson's rich friends and less money for the players on the Dodgers roster. There is a reason companies acquired by hedge funds

  • 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

  • 2014 Playoff Live Blog Extravaganza
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/3/2014 -  16
    and 90-10 for the series. 12:48Brad Johnson: Anyone want to do the math? I have to manage this chat.12:48Comment From BradIs it true the phillies are firing Dave Montgomery and keeping RAJ? 12:48Brad

  • ALDS Game One(s) Live Blog
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/2/2014 -  4
    ..maybe take a pitch there. 5:53Wendy Thurm: Boom goes Cruz5:53August Fagerstrom: I bet Dave's glad he switched chat times today. He'd be getting hammered with "Nelson Cruz worst FA signing" comments

  • 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

  • AL Wild Card Game Live Blog
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/30/2014 -  30
    of the postseason? 7:59Jeff Sullivan: For some reason I always end up pulling for the A's. Dave's hardly a Mariners fan and he can't speak for himself yet8:00Comment From Sgt. PepperI'm on antibiotics

  • 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

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 9/22/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/22/2014 -  9
    in *Vanilla* Excel12:28Comment From lowercase jeffThanks for chatting, Dave. Need some championship advice. In a standard H2H: Holland at home vs. HOU and OAK, Haren vs. SF and COL, Odorizzi @BOS

  • Kiley McDaniel Prospects Chat - 9/9/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/19/2014 -  6
    on Greg Bird (NYY)? Ceiling/ETA? Legit prospect or eventual AAAA type guy? 11:09 Kiley McDaniel: 60 raw power and feel to hit. Scout comped him the Nick Johnson minus

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 9/17/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/17/2014 -  2

  • 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 - 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

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 8/25/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/25/2014 -  5
    violence.12:54Comment From Dave, TorontoHow does the Japanese League handle PED's? Have players tested positive? 12:55Dan Szymborski: They do drug testing using Olympic standards, I believe12:56Dan Szymborski

  • 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

  • The Daily Grind: 8-14-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 8/14/2014 -  0
    . Cistulli is particularly adept at following those mostly un-hyped prospects. I've heard third hand that Dave Cameron once described Cistulli as "good" at identifying pitching prospects. More colorful

  • Dave Cameron FanGraphs Chat - 8/13/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/13/2014 -  30

  • Felix Hernandez and the AL MVP
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/12/2014 -  161
    232.2 53 57 8.0 9.9 12 1997 Pedro Martinez Expos 241.1 45 56 8.6 9.8 16 1999 Randy Johnson Diamondbacks 271.2 53 58 9.6 10.7 15 1999 Pedro Martinez Red Sox

  • The Year in Tanner Roark
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/7/2014 -  12
    August 7th, 2013: Jordan Zimmermann lasts only four innings in his start against the Braves, giving up seven hits and a couple of runs before Davey Johnson goes to the bullpen. In need of a bridge

  • 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

  • 2014 Trade Deadline Live Blog
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/31/2014 -  5
    , the queue is very full. Please don't be mad if your questions don't get answered.2:59Paul Swydan: Dave, I heard we traded Cistulli and a package of interns to the Rays for David Price? True, false?3

  • The Daily Grind: 7-31-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 7/31/2014 -  5
    of them. John Danks has to survive a Tigers lineup that feasts on lefties. Detroit will put a lot of balls in play today. Dave Cameron earns props for being the first writer to call Shelby Miller

  • 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

  • The Daily Grind: 7-25-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 7/25/2014 -  0
    "resting" Miller, but I think they're trying to figure out what they can do with the declining youngster. In quotable words of baseball prime minister Dave Cameron, Miller is "broken." Soon we'll

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

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 7/14/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/14/2014 -  3
    Johnson royally screwed up reconstruction, and is considered one of the worst Presidents ever. You decide. 1:00Dan Szymborski: *ONly* the brawling counts1:00: 1:00Comment From tattooDo you think the Red Sox

  • 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 - 7/2/14
    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

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 6/30/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/30/2014 -  4
    straw into gold. Straw is cheaper than gold.1:16Dan Szymborski: Except Jim Johnson, which was a real WTF think for Oakland.1:17Comment From MattWould Price to the Mariners still make sense? The had

  • 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

  • The Padres and Unrealistic Expectations
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/23/2014 -  62
    by over 30%, and it isn't like the money was invested in the team's long-term future. The Padres two notable free agent signings over the winter were Josh Johnson and Joaquin Benoit. Johnson's deal

  • 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 - 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

  • Freddie Freeman: Hidden Hacker
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/10/2014 -  19
    hacker in 2014 has been, you could simply sort the leaderboards by Swing%, and you'd see Chris Johnson at the very top, swinging at a higher rate of pitches (57.1%) than anyone else in baseball

  • The 2014 Proven Closer Disaster
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/9/2014 -  96
    years, $18.5 million Joaquin Benoit: 2 years, $15.5 million Fernando Rodney: 2 years, $14 million Grant Balfour: 2 years, $12 million Jim Johnson: 1 year, $10 million Edward Mujica: 2 years, $9.5

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 6/9/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/9/2014 -  10
    to always kill you1:33Dan Szymborski: OK, that sentence is poorly constructed, but I think you know what I mean1:33Comment From jim k.Who do you like at 3b ROS, Plouffe, Freese, Holt,or Chris Johnson 1

  • 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

  • The Daily Grind: 5-29-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/29/2014 -  4
    Dave Buchanan. He shutdown the Dodgers offense, but doesn't really have the stuff to do anything of the sort consistently. On the other side of the matchup is Zack Wheeler who's kind of lost his feel

  • FG on Fox: Positive Regression in Toronto
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/28/2014 -  14
    Last year, the Toronto Blue Jays were supposed to be contenders. They were crowned the winners of the off-season after acquiring Josh Johnson, Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, R.A. Dickey, and Melky

  • FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron Responds to Dave Cameron
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/19/2014 -  3
    Episode 450 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 responds to his response

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 5/19/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/19/2014 -  4
    11:58Dan Szymborski: Monday. Noon. A time for chatting.11:59Dan Szymborski: First things first, our Electoral Brawllege matchup for the day.11:59: 11:59Dan Szymborski: #9 Andrew Johnson takes

  • Nick Castellanos is Channeling Chris Johnson
    in RotoGraphs by Scott Spratt - 5/15/2014 -  6
    % .330 Nick Castellanos 32.6% .268 Adam LaRoche 31.8% .373 Matt Carpenter 31.7% .322 Jason Kubel 31.1% .411 Chris Johnson 29.1% .353 Joe Mauer 28.1% .379

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 5/5/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/5/2014 -  9
    on a team, which I think is a possible reasonable line12:28Dan Szymborski: I think I had like 13 pitchers projected at 120+,12:28Comment From Michaelis Jim Johnson the closer right now? 12:28Dan

  • The Probably Top Indication Josh Johnson Is Classical Scholar
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/18/2014 -  3
    The top indication that major-league right-hander Josh Johnson is a classical scholar used to be the paper he wrote on the theme of sal (or "wit") in the work of the Neoteric poets and which

  • The Daily Grind: 4-15-14 - Presented by FanDuel
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/15/2014 -  10
    Johnson's also been quite bad. The most worrying sign - his fastball velocity is down three mph. Get it together Johnson! Shelby Miller looks broken says Dave Cameron. Ok, let's stack against him

  • Baseball's New Strategy: Drop the Ball on Purpose
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/14/2014 -  195
    . Then, there was Elliot Johnson. Your browser does not support iframes. This one is even more fun, because Johnson takes multiple steps after the ball enters his glove, crashed

  • Brad Johnson Baseball Chat -- 4/3/14
    in FanGraphs by Brad Johnson - 4/3/2014 -  5
    Johnson: Not just me, Dave Cameron, Jeff Sullivan, and anybody else with a fringe understanding of statistics.1:29Comment From Great LakeWhat is Bonafacio's trade value right now as an .850 hitter? 1

  • FanGraphs Chat - 4/2/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/2/2014 -  24
    :05Comment From MoopOk Dave, you can't tell me Moustakas is going to not perform expectations, his expectations are super low! You don't think his off-season work will help? (and don't say 'it wont

  • FanGraphs 2014 Staff Predictions: National League
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/28/2014 -  47
    Posey Kershaw Polanco Blake Murphy Los Angeles St. Louis Washington Cincinnati San Fran Tulowitzki Kershaw Bradley Brad Johnson Los Angeles St. Louis Atlanta Colorado

  • FanGraphs 2014 Staff Predictions: American League
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/28/2014 -  89
    Anaheim Trout Darvish Tanaka Blake Murphy Oakland Detroit Tampa Bay Boston Cleveland Trout Sale Ventura Brad Johnson Anaheim Kansas City Boston Oakland Detroit Trout Price Abreu

  • 2014 Positional Power Rankings: Starting Pitchers (#16-#30)
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/26/2014 -  37
    out how to keep Felipe Paulino's arm in good working order, there isn't a lot of upside here. Erik Johnson put up some flashy numbers in the minors last year, and has generated some excitement

  • FanGraphs Chat - 3/26/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/26/2014 -  9
    after Chris Johnson leaves ATL? 1:04Dave Cameron: No.1:04Comment From HenryIf you had to pick one current/former player who is the face of " sabermetrics" and one former/current player who is the face

  • Will Erik Johnson Be Relevant?
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 3/25/2014 -  8
    He throws all four pitches, has solid velocity, a big solid frame, will begin the season in the White Sox rotation, and is a top 100 prospect. With all of that said, will Erik Johnson be worth

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 3/24/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/24/2014 -  2
    ZRank O's moves from best to worst: Jimenez deal, Cruz deal, Johnson trade, Valencia trade 12:22Dan Szymborski: I think you already did.12:23Comment From BoboDo you see Robbie Ross in the Texas rotation

  • Erik Johnson: Late Round Breakout Candidate
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/14/2014 -  8
    After five respectable outings in 2013, Erik Johnson will begin his rookie campaign as a relative unknown in the fantasy world. This season is just his third as a professional and his quick ascension

  • Brad Johnson's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 3/11/2014 -  53
    at RotoGraphs, it is customary to list 10 such bold picks; also Eno ordered me to do so. 1. Erik Johnson will be the second best starting pitcher for the White Sox Johnson has good stuff

  • A Basic Model of 2014 Free Agent Pricing
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/10/2014 -  34
    $8 $8 -$2 Kelly Johnson 1.3 1 $6 $6 1 $3 $3 $3 Geovany Soto 1.2 1 $6 $6 1 $3 $3 $3 James Loney 1.2 1 $6 $6 3 $21 $7 -$15 Chris Young 1.2 1 $6 $6 1

  • The Cost of a Win in the 2014 Off-Season
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/4/2014 -  87
    $5.0 0.4 0.6 $15.4 $14.4 $13.4 Dan Haren 32 1 $10.0 $10.0 2.1 2.1 $4.8 $4.5 $4.3 A.J. Pierzynski 36 1 $8.3 $8.3 1.7 1.7 $5.0 $4.8 $4.5 Josh Johnson 29 1 $8.0

  • FanGraphs Chat - 2/26/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/26/2014 -  10
    MLB's tune on pursuing the current "sign 'em young for long years to avoid FA" strategy we've seen pop up? 12:14Dave Cameron: Nope, because it's a good strategy overall.12:14Comment From SteveHey Dave

  • Homer Bailey and His Peers
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/19/2014 -  73
    /Bartolo Colon/Josh Johnson territory, essentially -- it's hard for me to imagine that the Reds couldn't have extracted some real value in return, especially since the acquiring team would know

  • The Best Transactions of the 2014 Off-Season
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/19/2014 -  126
    , Indians sign David Murphy, Royals sign Omar Infante, Rays acquire Ryan Hanigan, Yankees sign Kelly Johnson, White Sox acquire Matt Davidson. And now, on to what I view as the 10 best transactions

  • FanGraphs Chat - 2/19/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/19/2014 -  18
    option for a playoff contender? 12:29Dave Cameron: Sure. You don't have to be above average at every position to be a contender.12:30Comment From ComptonWho's your favorite James Johnson in sports

  • Looking for Upside in the Tanaka Contract
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/27/2014 -  151
    hasn't led to a wave of new spending that fixes the rest of the Yankees problems. They still have Kelly Johnson penciled in as their starting third baseman, and Brian Roberts is the favorite to play

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 1/27/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/27/2014 -  2
    needed him) and I love the upside of a cheap Josh Johnson signing that comes with a terrific option12:14Comment From GuestBryce Harper said Saturday he "couldn't stay on the ball to save [his] life

  • No Love For Jim Johnson?
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 1/14/2014 -  16
    and there, but if they're healthy, they've always seemed to slide back into the job. So why, after 101 saves in the past two season....yes, that's right, 101...does Jim Johnson get no love? I did a mock draft

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 1/13/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/13/2014 -  1
    GuestRandy Johnson is a 1st ballot guy? 1:20Dan Szymborski: Yeah1:21Comment From Mr. Wrestling IVIs Khris Davis worth a shot as a 5th outfielder in fantasy? 1:21Dan Szymborski: I've seen worse fliers1

  • The Greatness of Greg Maddux
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/8/2014 -  113
    Johnson, his strikeout totals have often been undersold because strikeout rate has often been measured as total strikeouts per nine innings, rather than per batter faced. Because Maddux never put

  • FanGraphs Chat - 1/8/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/8/2014 -  39
    :13Dave Cameron: Josh Johnson has to go back to being JOSH JOHNSON, and then they need a big rebound season from Chase Headley.12:14Comment From BretThe Jays 2B hole was listed by Jeff the other day

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 1/6/14
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/6/2014 -  4
    definitely so, but not Moose. Pedro, Maddux, and Johnson, then Glavine, Schilling, and Smoltz, then you start thinking about Mussina... 12:58Dan Szymborski: He was top 5 in AL in ERA+ 7 or 8 times.12

  • Don't Expect Big Changes in Philadelphia
    in FanGraphs by Brad Johnson - 1/5/2014 -  21
    was actually 2010 when the Phillies had 84 home games due to a G20 summit in Toronto. When the Phillies had payrolls over $170 million, club president Dave Montgomery would occasionally comment

  • Looking for Bias in Top 100 Prospect Lists
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/23/2013 -  64
    on a passed ball . . . Micah Johnson (White Sox), Chris Taylor (Mariners), Devon Travis (Tigers) and Tony Renda (Nationals) were all drafted out of college in 2012 and had very good seasons

  • The Hall of Fame's Standard, and Its Biggest Problem
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/19/2013 -  134
    in the not too distant future. 1. Greg Maddux, 1966 2. Ken Griffey Jr, 1969 3. Randy Johnson, 1963 4. Mariano Rivera, 1969 5. Tom Glavine, 1966 6. Craig Biggio, 1965 I'd say those six

  • FanGraphs Chat - 12/18/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/18/2013 -  12
    , but a high probability to be a disaster this year? How say you? 12:28Dave Cameron: Ehh, I think they have enough useful role players to avoid disaster. Johnson's okay, Anna's okay, Ryan can play D.12

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 12/16/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/16/2013 -  4
    important under the radar signing of the offseason thus far? 12:06Dan Szymborski: Maybe Josh Johnson? Really good terms. Dioner Navarro ain't half-bad. I liked the Hudson signing.12:06Comment From

  • 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

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 12/9/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/9/2013 -  8
    SteveDan! 12:05Dan Szymborski: Steve!12:05Comment From LosI'm confused...shouldn't Corey Kluber's top comp be a Randy Johnson/Pedro Martinez hybrid? 12:05Comment From Doctor Met35 oz bat. Bwahaha 12

  • FanGraphs Chat - 12/4/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/4/2013 -  13
    :22Dave Cameron: More than 2/12.12:22Comment From Dave from PittsburghI get insanely bitter every time the Yankees go on a massive spending spree. Remind me again why people think that the MLB is fair? 12

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 12/3/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/3/2013 -  2
    : Probably Swisher, though it' snot an overwhelming group12:16Comment From Orioles FanSo how much of the Johnson's 10 million goes into Angelos' pocket? 8? 9? 12:17Dan Szymborski: I've got a piece up

  • An Early Look at the Price of a Win This Off-Season
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/26/2013 -  101
    3.0 3.0 $3,333,333 Josh Johnson 1 $8,000,000 2.6 2.6 $3,076,923 Chris Young 1 $7,250,000 1.4 1.4 $5,178,571 Total 32 $396,250,000 63.5 28.4 $6,240,157

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 11/25/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/25/2013 -  3
    and one of your top prospects, YA GOTTA DO IT12:00Comment From GSonmost under rated signing of this hot stove so far.. David Murphy? 12:00Dan Szymborski: Possibly Johnson since the Padres got a terrific

  • FanGraphs Chat - 11/20/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/20/2013 -  16
    thoughts on the Pads Josh Johnson deal? Is there really that big of a concern that he doesn't pitch much next year? 12:05Dave Cameron: Love these kinds of deals. Probably ends up being one of the best

  • Josh Johnson's Creative Contract With the Padres
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 11/20/2013 -  44
    The news is breaking now. It seems that Josh Johnson has gotten $8 million dollars from the Padres to pitch in 2014, according to Jerry Crasnick. By itself, that is an interesting match -- Johnson

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 11/18/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/18/2013 -  6
    baseball? 12:02Dan Szymborski: That's a tough one.12:02Comment From bobJosh Johnson make sense for the Cubs? 12:03Dan Szymborski: Yes. A resurgent Johnson could have serious trade value. Cubs

  • The Josh Johnson Dilemma
    in FanGraphs by Jason Collette - 11/18/2013 -  29
    Earlier this year, Jack Moore reviewed Josh Johnson's inability to get hitters out while pitching from the stretch. Johnson and the Jays were very much aware of the situation, but even still, it did

  • FanGraphs Chat - 12/13/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/13/2013 -  3
    value bet this offseason? Halladay, Haren, or Johnson? 12:18Dave Cameron: Depends on health, which is almost unknowable from our perspective.12:18Comment From AlexWhat can Porcello net in return

  • FanGraphs Chat - 11/6/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/6/2013 -  5
    or Franklin? Do they intend on using Ackley in the outfield permanently? 12:14Dave Cameron: I think they trade Ackley and go with Franklin full time.12:14Comment From Jays fanJosh Johnson's medicals must

  • FanGraphs Chat - 10/30/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/30/2013 -  5
    Johnson? 12:46Dave Cameron: Make him the qualifying offer.12:46Comment From person hscerYou used to compare Montero's ceiling to Carlos Lee. If you got to do it all over again, how much lower would you

  • An Inauspicious Night for Will Middlebrooks
    in FanGraphs by Brad Johnson - 10/27/2013 -  36
    . And if you really want to argue about whether or not the call was valid, Dave Cameron already has a poll on the topic. As for the topic at hand, Middlebrooks had an unmercifully difficult game. He entered

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 10/21/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/21/2013 -  2
    to work again. 1:04Dan Szymborski: Yeah, but that wouldn't be much fun.1:04Dan Szymborski: I'd hardly consider this "work"1:05Comment From Chicago MarkCould Josh Johnson or Philip Hughes be on the Cubs

  • FanGraphs Chat - 10/16/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/16/2013 -  2
    Cameron: Probably wasn't ever going back, I'd be shocked if they tried it now.12:08Comment From BoboHi Dave. What are your thoughts on Porcello entering games as a late-inning reliever during the post

  • Contract Crowdsourcing 2013-14: Josh Johnson
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/16/2013 -  12
    is likely to receive, FanGraphs is also requesting that readers make note of how much they'd pay each free agent were they, themselves, actual GMs. In this edition: Josh Johnson. Some relevant

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 10/14/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/14/2013 -  0
    recent.12:24Dan Szymborski: Oh, oh, CiL stuck!12:24Comment From CJIf you're Jedstien, do you go Acta, Hinch, Renteria, or Dave Martinez? 12:25Dan Szymborski: There' a lost comment from wink CiL won't let

  • Continuing Coverage of Joe Kelly, or Kelly's Wild Night
    in FanGraphs by Brad Johnson - 10/12/2013 -  12
    to yesterday's game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals, Dave Cameron and Jeff Sullivan spent about 2,000 words, four GIFs, and two tables covering who Kelly is, his most noteworthy skills

  • FanGraphs Chat - 10/9/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/9/2013 -  14
    :12Comment From howlingwolfHardy, Wieters, Machado, Chris Davis, Jim Johnson. The Orioles will have some tough decisions to make over the winter and the upcoming year. No way they can afford all--is J.J.

  • FanGraphs Chat - 10/2/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/2/2013 -  2
    Cameron: The Tigers are very good.12:18Comment From GregWho's next year's Francisco Liriano? Josh Johnson? 12:18Dave Cameron: Too high of a profile. Need someone lower down the totem pole.12:18Comment From

  • NL Wild Card Game Live Blog
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/1/2013 -  14
    to hack Dave's account on here. 8:24Comment From CaseyThats the calmest suit Ive ever seen Craig Sager wear. I wonder if he has a funeral to go to after the game? 8:24Comment From MartyHey Dave, thanks

  • Game 163 Live Blog
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/30/2013 -  12
    as usual 8:02Comment From TomI don't have TBS! WTF do I do?! Dave you mentioned you were in the same are you watching tonight? 8:02Dave Cameron: I get cable for one month

  • How the Pirates Should Manage the Wild Card Game
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/26/2013 -  107
    (RHP) or Kris Johnson (LHP). If they go with nine relievers, they can carry two of those final three, and Johnson would make some sense if they want a third left-hander to serve as a specialist to go

  • FanGraphs Chat - 9/25/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/25/2013 -  14
    probably give it to him, but I don't know what kind of market he'll command with compensation attached.1:01Comment From GregOutlook for Josh Johnson? Could he be next year's Liriano? 1:01Dave Cameron

  • Which Pitchers are Getting a Qualifying Offer this Offseason?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/9/2013 -  79
    in San Francisco isn't a bad gamble. Conclusion: Make the offer. Josh Johnson, RHP, Toronto Nearly everything written above about Lincecum is also true of Josh Johnson. His results in Toronto

  • FanGraphs Chat - 9/4/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/4/2013 -  8
    -by-committee, and see how the multiple in-house SPs shake out (Gausman, Wada, Britton, S. Johnson, etc.). As a fan, this disheartens me. 12:07Dave Cameron: Eventually, you'd think they'll take

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 8/19/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/19/2013 -  3
    Johnson: given that he cost the O's 6.5 million this year and has struggled at times, will the O's let him walk as a free agent at season's end? 12:47 Dan Szymborski: I

  • FanGraphs Chat - 8/14/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/14/2013 -  4
    pitcher.12:30Comment From SpencerWhat type of pitcher could Josh Johnson be moving back into a neutral field in the NL? His xFIP makes me think he's probably worth a shot. 12:31Dave Cameron: I don't

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 8/12/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/12/2013 -  1
    Kapler is either a manager or GM? 12:55Dan Szymborski: Hard to fast-track a GM spot, but he's shown that he's thoughtful and that'll get him some interesting job choices12:55Comment From Dave Camerons

  • FanGraphs Chat - 8/7/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/7/2013 -  9
    words. The reality is that Cleveland has more overachievers than underachievers right now, and regression should be expected.12:12Comment From BretThink the Jays will give Josh Johnson a qualifying

  • Dan Szymborski FanGraphs Chat - 8/5/13
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/5/2013 -  1
    , but there are also instances of people falling out of planes from altitude and living12:31Comment From BoI read Dave's article on Chris Johnson... What are your thoughts on his offensive production? 12

  • Chris Johnson and Great Players
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/1/2013 -  63
    that people hardly notice. The leader in the National League right now is Chris Johnson, batting .342. Johnson didn't even begin the year as an everyday player. Johnson went from the Diamondbacks

  • 2013 Trade Deadline Chat Extravaganza
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/31/2013 -