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  • THE BAT Projection System Joins FanGraphs!
    in RotoGraphs by Derek Carty - 3/19/2018 -  38
    What’s up, FanGraphs!  My name is Derek Carty.  If you’ve been into sabermetrics long enough, perhaps you recognize me from my time managing the fantasy sections for Baseball Prospectus

  • An Intro to THE BAT
    in RotoGraphs by Derek Carty - 1/23/2019 -  18
    What’s up, FanGraphs!  My name is Derek Carty, and I’m pumped to announce that my projection system, THE BAT, is back at FanGraphs for its second season! If you’re into DFS, you may have heard

  • Interview: Jed Hoyer
    in Community by Michael Lee - 5/27/2010 -  14
    I'm Mike Lee and I am the Deputy Editor of American Thinker. I stepped outside the world of news and politics recently to conduct an e-mail interview with San Diego Padres GM Jed Hoyer. That follows

  • Interview: Dave Magadan
    in FanGraphs by Michael Lee - 2/3/2011 -  20

  • In Defense Of Signing Pedro Feliz
    in FanGraphs by Michael Lee - 2/11/2011 -  32

  • A Short History of Starters Who Fail to Record an Out
    in Community by Derek Albin - 3/11/2015 -  5

  • Cliff Lee, Ace
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/29/2009 -  39
    Regardless of your rooting interests last night, you had to be impressed by the complete domination of Cliff Lee. The Yankees have a great offense, but he made them look foolish all night, keeping

  • Texting Derek Jeter
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 12/3/2010 -  5
    on Clifton Phifer's estate by a friend. Brilliant. Why didn't I think of that? Anyway, the electronic banter between buddies Kinsler and Lee got me thinking: What have Derek Jeter's former -- for now

  • What the Cliff Lee Signing Means for Texas
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 12/15/2010 -  21
    He wasn't going to give the Rangers a "hometown discount," but Cliff Lee was willing to re-sign with the Texas Rangers. According to Rangers CEO Chuck Greenberg, Lee was willing to stay

  • Daily Notes: A More Better Cliff Lee?
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/20/2012 -  16
    Table of Contents Here's the table of contents for today's edition of Daily Notes. 1. Featured Game: Boston at Philadelphia, 13:35 ET 2. Largely Superfluous Video: Cliff Lee's May 15th Start 3

  • Cliff Lee: Complete Games, Shutouts, And Cy Youngs
    in FanGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 9/6/2011 -  90
    with 6, ahead of James Shields (4) and Derek Holland (4). In the NL, it's not even close: When it comes to the 2011 NL Cy Young race, it presently comes down to just three fellas: Cliff Lee

  • Cliff Lee to Texas for Justin Smoak, Finalized
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 7/9/2010 -  155
    that just isn't there with Rich Harden, Scott Feldman, Colby Lewis, C.J. Wilson, Tommy Hunter, Derek Holland, and the others that have inhabited the Rangers rotation this season. Lee could ostensibly

  • The Cliff Lee Trade: New York's Perspective
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 7/9/2010 -  60
    It's not official yet, but all indications point to the Yankees and the Mariners completing a deal for Cliff Lee before tonight's game, in which Lee was scheduled to face his new team. As Dave

  • Yu Darvish, Cliff Lee, and Everyone's Loss
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 3/9/2015 -  40
    Masahiro Tanaka, and now the elbow might have claimed Yu Darvish and Cliff Lee. The two have different injuries. Darvish has a slight tear of the UCL, and the overwhelming likelihood is Tommy John

  • What the Cliff Lee Signing Means for New York
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 12/14/2010 -  117
    discussed in the event they miss on Cliff Lee. While we don't know which players the Yankees have identified, we do know one thing: none of them is as good an option as Cliff Lee. But with Lee spurning

  • Didi Gregorius vs. Derek Jeter, Importantly
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 5/28/2013 -  21
    about them here. Arizona drew some criticism, as people weren't sure Gregorius would stick as a regular shortstop, but general manager Kevin Towers saw to it to compare Gregorius to a young Derek

  • Will Derek Holland Finally Get a Chance to Shine?
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 2/3/2011 -  2
    Derek Holland fell off of prospect lists in 2009 by pitching 138+ innings, but he's still unproven and holds the excitement of unfulfilled potential. So far, the excuse has been the crowded house

  • Game 4 ALCS Review: Derek Holland
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 10/20/2010 -  18
    pitcher, Derek Holland. After entering the game in an impossible position -- to quote Joe Sheehan's Twitter account, "100 minutes late, the Rangers get their fourth-best starter into the game" -- Holland

  • Lee and LaRoche
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/4/2011 -  29
    With the off-season winding down and a need at first base, the Orioles targeted Derrek Lee and Adam LaRoche as the best options remaining in free agency. They ended up signing Lee because he

  • Cliff Lee
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/15/2009 -  24
    As it turns out, Cliff Lee’s tour and demolition of the National League will be put on hold, at least through the 2010 season. If the blockbuster involving Roy Halladay, the Phillies

  • Derek Holland Is Derek Holland Again
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/14/2019 -  5
    One season ago, Derek Holland was one of the worst pitchers in baseball. There were 134 pitchers in the majors who threw at least 100 innings. Holland wound up with the fifth-worst ERA-. He wound up

  • Cliff Lee Hates Walks
    in Community by Chris Cwik - 7/21/2010 -  6
    If Kevin Youkilis is the "Greek God of Walks," does that make Cliff Lee his mortal enemy? It's an interesting query to ponder, considering Cliff Lee's complete refusal to walk batters this season

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

  • Clifton Phifer Lee
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 12/14/2010 -  32
    Happy Clifton Phifer Lee Day. I believe they're still partying in Philadelphia. First things first: You need to take a minute and two seconds out of your day to visit

  • Lee's Trade Value
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/16/2009 -  89
    In the last four months, I've written two posts with a similar point - a team traded Cliff Lee and got a mediocre return at best in terms of prospects. First, Cleveland's Mark Shapiro made

  • Reactions to the Cliff Lee Contract
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 12/15/2010 -  39
    While Lee’s deal is certainly large, when it was first announced, it slightly surprised me that it wasn’t a lot larger. Given the lack of other elite pitching talent this offseason, the seller’s

  • The Lee Elia Profane Robot
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 2/18/2011 -  5
    On the afternoon of April 29, 1983, Cubs skipper Lee Elia treated Americans to the most gorgeous, most resplendent managerial tirade in the history of history. Please, drink humbly, thankfully

  • Cliff Lee is Still Awesome
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/22/2014 -  49
    Last night, Cliff Lee dominated the Dodgers, throwing eight shutout innings, while striking out 10 batters without walking anyone. In other words, it was just your normal Cliff Lee start

  • Derrek Lee to the Braves
    in FanGraphs by Pat Andriola - 8/18/2010 -  42
    According to multiple sources, the Braves are very close to acquiring Derrek Lee from the Chicago Cubs for a handful of prospects. For the Braves, who made a few deals at the deadline that netted

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

  • Cliff Lee's Results in Texas
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 8/17/2010 -  43
    Cliff Lee struck out 10 batters, walked one, and didn't allow a home run in 7.2 innings in last night's start against the Tampa Bay Rays. Lee gave up six earned runs, taking the loss in the 6-4

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

  • Young Derek Jeter
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 12/19/2011 -  11
    Young Derek Jeter's mother dressed him in a sensible collared Le Tigre for school pictures, but Young Derek Jeter removed it in the boys' bathroom in favor of the Georgetown sweatshirt he keeps

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

  • ADP Crowdsourcing: Cliff Lee
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 12/15/2010 -  5
    In today’s edition of ADP Crowdsourcing, we stay with the topical trend. We are using pick number instead of round again, so please vote accordingly. We all knew that Cliff Lee was going to make

  • Why Kershaw But Not Lee?
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 9/2/2011 -  97
    Finishing one out short of his sixth shutout of the season Wednesday night, Cliff Lee capped off a magnificent August by holding the Reds scoreless over 8 2/3 innings. He turned in the following

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

  • Pirates Acquire Derrek Lee
    in FanGraphs by Tommy Rancel - 7/31/2011 -  12
    Just hours after acquiring their potential first baseman of the future (Chris Davis), the Baltimore Orioles shipped off their first baseman of the present – Derrek Lee – to the Pittsburgh Pirates

  • Cliff Lee Revisted Again
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/20/2008 -  5
    Does anyone remember a stranger season in recent memory than the one Cliff Lee is currently putting together? As we've covered extensively here, Lee came out of the gates pitching like 1988 Orel

  • Cliff Lee Stands Alone
    in FanGraphs by Michael Barr - 9/26/2012 -  50
    of some asterisk or fluke or memorable gaffe. Cliff Lee is a fine pitcher. Fine like diamonds, not like, say, a Subaru Justy. He's been among the elite starting pitchers going on five straight seasons

  • Cliff Lee and the Cost of an Ace
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/30/2013 -  179
    With the Phillies finally admitting that they're not going anywhere fast, Ruben Amaro is talking to teams about Cliff Lee. The Red Sox are reportedly showing the most interest, and despite the fact

  • Cliff Lee's Playoff Dominance
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 11/3/2009 -  2
    Last night's Phillies win closed the book on Cliff Lee's amazing playoff performance, unless he comes back on Thursday out of the pen on two days rest. A couple weeks ago, Marc looked

  • The Greatness of Cliff Lee
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/3/2010 -  38
    Cliff Lee spent the first month of the season on the disabled list, not making his season debut until April 30th. While most starting pitchers have already started 11 or 12 games this season, Lee

  • Perplexed About Lee
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 6/26/2009 -  20
    the Astros ace hard to move. The other popular trade candidates are Jarrod Washburn, Paul Maholm, Zach Duke, Jason Marquis, and potentially, Aaron Harang. All of this brings us to Cliff Lee, currently

  • Cliff Lee's Impact On The Phillies
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/14/2010 -  59
    Now that we know the basic structure of Cliff Lee's contract with the Phillies - 5 years, $120 million, plus a vesting option for a sixth year that could take it to $135 million in overall value - we

  • Cliff Lee: Still Studly
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 12/17/2013 -  14
    models, used the tools available at Last Player Picked (currently defunct) and Baseball Prospectus and kept coming away with the same result - Cliff Lee was the most valuable player in the league

  • Cliff Lee To Philadelphia
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/29/2009 -  65
    acquisition of Cliff Lee. Amazingly enough, he was able to get one of the game's best pitchers without surrendering any of his highly coveted talents. Instead of giving up J.A. Happ, Kyle Drabek

  • Honoring Derrek Lee
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 11/24/2009 -  23
    One of the upsides of downtime during the off-season is the freedom it allows for one to stumble upon tidbits and performances he missed throughout the season. Consider this one: Derrek Lee had

  • Lee Judge Means Business
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 5/6/2011 -  3
    Executive Summary: The KC Star's Royals blogger, Lee Judge, recently criticized Wilson Betemit for not taking an 81-mph slider in the ribs with the bases loaded. In order to lend the heft

  • Cliff Lee Refreshes MLBTradeRumors
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 1/6/2014 -  11
    Cliff Lee refreshes MLBTradeRumors. Nothing doing. His nephews told him this was the place to find any and all trade rumors. But it is not the place to find Cliff Lee trade rumors. He types his

  • Crowdsourcing Results: Cano and Lee
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 12/17/2010 -  21
    Here are the results from this week’s ADP Crowdsourcing, and I’m bothered by what you all had to say about Lee. Robinson Cano My vote: 7 Average: 7.7 Median: 7.5 Std Dev: 3.3 There isn’t

  • Cliff Lee's Trade Value
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/15/2010 -  107
    Over the next six weeks, most of the General Managers of contending teams will ask themselves the same question - what am I willing to give up to get Cliff Lee? Lee is the big fish in the upcoming

  • Derek Jeter Fashion Show
    in NotGraphs by Leo Martin - 12/2/2010 -  5
    Dood, Jetah has weahd ahms. This item broke pre-Thanksgiving, but sports card publication company Beckett Media recently posted some mocked-up images of Derek Jeter in all 30 MLB uniforms

  • O's Add Derrek Lee
    in FanGraphs by David Golebiewski - 1/1/2011 -  51
    The Baltimore Orioles have continued their Extreme Makeover: Infield Edition by agreeing to terms on a one-year contract with free agent first baseman Derrek Lee. The exact terms of the deal aren't

  • Cliff Lee Was Not Living on the Edge
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 10/28/2010 -  41
    Sometimes a graphic can make the obvious even more obvious. Anyone watching last night knows that Cliff Lee did not look like the guy who took the Rays and the Yankees to school. A look at his pitch

  • Derek Jeter: The Curse of the Captain
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 11/30/2010 -  4
    need a little self assurance every now and then? Last week, as contract negotiations between the New York Yankees and Derek Jeter went from bad to worse, Yahoo! user snc413 became rightfully

  • Reflecting on the Cliff Lee Trade
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 10/14/2009 -  37
    the moon and then some, the Phillies organization looked elsewhere for pitching depth. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is looking like a very smart man. Cleveland sent veteran southpaw Cliff Lee

  • The Amazing Cliff Lee
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/13/2008 -  3
    A couple of weeks ago, I authored a post where I explained why Cliff Lee couldn't continue pitching as well as he had in his first three starts of the season, when he'd allowed two runs and ran

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

  • Derek Jeter Is Grateful
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 12/13/2011 -  4
    It should come as no surprise to you that Derek Jeter knows what the ladies like. And what the ladies like, particularly after a session of boozy coitus 'neath a mirrored ceiling, are things they can

  • No Enthusiasm Curbed for Derek Jeter
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 11/1/2009 -  38
    UZR and like minded fielding statistics were almost mentioned by name on tonight's Curb Your Enthusiasm when Larry David got into a fight with a stonemason about whether or not Derek Jeter sucks

  • A Tweet by Derek Holland, Illustrated
    in NotGraphs by Summer Anne Burton - 10/14/2011 -  6
    click to enlarge Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland, whose twitter name is Dutch_Oven45 (let's just leave it), posted this tweet last week: fantasy football can deff make u very frustrated

  • The Twitter Habits of Derek Holland
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 6/21/2012 -  2
    Rangers baseball pitcher Derek Holland seems like a lovely young man. Part of that loveliness -- a necessary part, I would submit -- is that his Twitter predilections are as nude of airs and fronts

  • In Defense of Derek Jeter
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 8/19/2013 -  4
    Okay, I know the fashionable stance to take on Derek Jeter's defense is that it's bad. But surely it's not this bad. From, your official home for ballboy news.* I thought I

  • Derek Jeter, Angel
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 3/4/2014 -  4
    I can't imagine how the guy could be an angel like this...It is human to err...Derek hasn't made many errors that I've been able to witness. - Joe Namath On Monday in Tampa, footballing legend

  • Michael Young = Derek Jeter?
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 4/12/2011 -  41
    ) on the revamped box scores. But maybe Winfield went a little too far when he said "Michael Young is the Derek Jeter of the Texas Rangers." Derek Jeter still plays shortstop and owns all those

  • The New (Old) Derek Jeter
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/28/2009 -  35
    2008 looked like the beginning of the end for Derek Jeter. His OPS dipped below .800 for only the second time this decade, his ISO fell off, and his home run rate dropped. Maybe he was simply

  • Lee Smith and the Hall of Fame
    in FanGraphs by Wendy Thurm - 1/10/2012 -  40
    Yes, I admit it. That's a pretty neutral headline. Doesn't tell you whether I think Lee Smith is worthy of the Hall of Fame. Because I don't really know. Smith appears to be more qualified than

  • Appreciating Derek Lowe
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 6/22/2011 -  2
    Ever since he became a full-time member of Red Sox the starting rotation in 2002, Derek Lowe has been one of the best in the game at eating innings and simply inducing ground balls. Lowe has made

  • Derek Jeter Day, 2038
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 9/10/2014 -  20
    know what that means? It’s Derek Jeter Day.” “That’s great, buddy. Happy Derek Jeter Day.” “Can we open presents now?” “Not yet, Danny. Daddy needs to sleep. The gift baskets will still

  • Derek Lowe Says Farewell
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 7/18/2013 -  34
    Today, Derek Lowe announced he's leaving baseball behind. I’m officially no longer going to play the game... It's still enjoyable, but the role I was having wasn't fulfilling... If you’re

  • Setting a Derek Lowe Baseline
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 3/6/2013 -  16
    of going elsewhere for help: Source: Rangers on verge of signing RHP Derek Lowe to minor league deal, but he will make club, probably in swing role. Story coming. — Evan Grant (@Evan_P_Grant

  • Daily Graphing - Derek Lowe
    in FanGraphs by Sky Kalkman - 5/16/2006 -  0
    With all the injuries suffered by the Los Angeles Dodgers, it's been the starting trio of Brad Penny, Brett Tomko, and Derek Lowe that's kept their record at .500. Lowe's had an interesting career

  • Derek Lowe & Contact
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 8/24/2009 -  13
    When someone discusses Derek Lowe’s pitching strategy, the term “pitching to contact” arises more often than not. It sounds good. Lowe uses his sinking fastball to generate groundballs in which his

  • The Impressive Derek Holland
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/25/2009 -  12
    Tonight, Derek Holland takes the mound for the Rangers. On the surface, he might look like a disappointing young pitcher who has found the transition to the majors to be a bumpy road. After all

  • Derek Lowe's Big Night
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 9/15/2010 -  6
    When the Atlanta Braves signed Derek Lowe before the 2009 season, they probably never envisioned him producing strikeout totals that mimic the Johnsons of the pitching world (Walter, Randy, or Josh

  • Derek Jeter's 4-6-3 Nightmare
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 10/5/2010 -  62
    . These fellows will be pitching to one Derek Jeter, who happens to be amongst the tops in the league when it comes to rolling into double plays. Twenty-two times in 120 opportunities results in 18

  • What's Wrong with Derek Jeter?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 5/5/2011 -  50
    At 36 and just after signing a three-year deal, Derek Jeter is off to a horrible start in 2011. With 120 plate appearances Jeter has a wRC+ of just 57, and the main reason is his complete lack

  • Appreciating Derek Jeter
    in FanGraphs by Steve Slowinski - 7/9/2011 -  162
    tossed at Derek Jeter as he’s approached 3,000 hits. That’s simply how things go these days. Jeter's among the biggest sports celebrities of the past 15 years, and it’s become cool to hate him. Heck, I

  • Baseball Players Twerking: Derek Jeter
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 8/26/2013 -  10
    Derek Jeter is very excited to rejoin the Yankees lineup today. This has been Baseball Players Twerking.

  • 2010 Sleeper: Derek Holland
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 1/2/2010 -  2
    Along with RHP Neftali Feliz, lefty Derek Holland is supposed to anchor the Texas Rangers pitching staff for years to come. The lanky, 6-2 Holland was taken in the 25th round of the 2006 draft

  • Derek Jeter and the 3000-Hit Club
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 7/9/2011 -  34
    Today with a single and a home run Derek Jeter got his 2999th and 3000th hits, joining a group of just 27 other players to do so. Jeter is the fourth youngest player to reach the mark, having turned

  • Derek Lowe the Brave
    in RotoGraphs by Ryan Glass - 1/13/2009 -  3
    Since Derek Lowe was moved back to the starting rotation in 2002, he has been a model of consistency. Between the Red Sox and Dodgers over that time frame, an average season looked like this: 15-11

  • Derrek Lee's 12-Team Mixed Status
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 12/23/2008 -  13
    Derrek Lee finished 21st in the MVP vote in 2008 on the heels of his .291/.361/.462 season for the NL Central-winning Chicago Cubs. But as impressive as that may be, Lee is a fringe fantasy starter

  • The Great Derek Jeter Conspiracy
    in FanGraphs by Brian Cartwright - 1/17/2009 -  56
    or Part III of 'Things Aren't Always as They Appear". How is it that Derek Jeter can win three consecutive Gold Glove awards (2004-2006) for being the best defensive shortstop in the American

  • Derek Lowe and Red Flags
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 11/30/2009 -  18
    Prior to the 2009 season, the Atlanta Braves signed Derek Lowe to a four year, 60 million dollar contract. One year and 15 million dollars later, the Braves seem to be having second thoughts

  • Derek Jeter's Home Cooking
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 2/12/2010 -  17
    Derek Jeter's resurgent year has been well chronicled. He excelled in pretty much every facet at the game, posting a 142 wRC+ and a well above average UZR. Overall, at 7.4 WAR, he was simply one

  • Contract Crowdsourcing: Derek Jeter
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/7/2010 -  88
    Well, this one should be interesting. Derek Jeter is widely expected to re-sign with the New York Yankees when the season ends. A lifelong Yankee, it's nearly impossible to imagine him going

  • Derek Holland's High Heat
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 10/11/2011 -  1
    Derek Holland hit 96 MPH and sat at 94 MPH with his fastball during game two of the ALCS. That sort of velocity from a left-hander means he's on the right track for future value. His problem Monday

  • Derek Jeter, Offensive Shortstop
    in FanGraphs by Tony Blengino - 2/18/2014 -  87
    As you might have heard, Derek Jeter is set to take his final lap around the major leagues. I have always found Jeter fascinating, for many reasons. Obviously, he was the key defining link - along

  • Should Anyone Sign Derrek Lee?
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 3/8/2012 -  35
    Derrek Lee hasn't retired just yet. According to Ken Rosenthal, Lee is looking to play during the upcoming season, but he's looking for the "right opportunity." Lee struggled early on last season

  • The Troubling Derek Norris Trend
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 3/21/2016 -  5
    to covet an upgrade at catcher, though their top target may not be Milwaukee's Jonathan Lucroy, as previously expected, but rather Padres' backstop Derek Norris. The Rangers like Norris because he's cheaper

  • Derek Jeter's Dimming Star
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 12/6/2008 -  24
    , Derek Jeter's 2008 campaign was the worst of his career. This past season, Jeter posted just a 0.26 WPA/LI, the lowest full-season mark of his distinguished career and a middling 8th among 17

  • The Universally Available Derek Dietrich
    in RotoGraphs by Scott Strandberg - 8/10/2015 -  8
    Every year, there are players who -- for whatever reason -- go completely overlooked in fantasy leagues, despite providing solid value. This year is no different. For today’s example, take Derek

  • Will Derek Jeter Be Good Again?
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 9/10/2013 -  40
    For the fourth time this season, Derek Jeter has been sidelined. There is no timetable for his return, and unless the Yankees reach the postseason -- and there is still hope on that front

  • Contract Crowdsourcing: Cliff Lee
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/3/2010 -  37

  • Cleef Van Lee
    in NotGraphs by Craig Robinson - 8/20/2014 -  16

  • Imagining Phil Hughes as Cliff Lee
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 11/5/2014 -  16
    you with a few facts about each player and then some tables to support those facts. Cliff Lee You might have forgotten, but Cliff Lee used to be really bad Like, for a while One year, he

  • Cliff Lee, The Rangers and Seven Years
    in FanGraphs by Dayn Perry - 12/9/2010 -  26
    If one of Jon Heyman's recent Tweets is to be believed, the Yankees are willing to go seven years with Cliff Lee. Anyhow, none of this is especially surprising, given the Yankees' resources

  • Yankees Trade for Derek Jeter
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 7/11/2013 -  45
    there've been rumors about Joba Chamberlain, and about maybe trading Phil Hughes for a hitter. But Thursday, the Yankees went ahead and exchanged Travis Ishikawa for Derek Jeter. Jeter was inserted

  • Reflection and Speculation: Derek Norris
    in RotoGraphs by Nicholas Minnix - 10/8/2014 -  4
    The Oakland Athletics are undoubtedly quite pleased with the breakout at the plate of Derek Norris in 2014. He batted .270/.361/.403 in 442 plate appearances, posting obvious career bests in AVG

  • What Happened to Derek Norris?
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 10/22/2015 -  2
    Derek Norris was drafted as the 18th catcher off the board last spring and wound up eighth by season’s end. It’s pretty hard to label that anything other than a success, and yet it still feels a bit

  • Not Saying Derek Jeter is a Genius, but....
    in Community by RealCarlAllen - 4/11/2018 -  7
    a wildcard or two. But mediocrity is pointless in a business that overtly rewards losing. You're saying you want us to lose? No, we've BEEN losing. What I want is for us to finish dead last. -Derek

  • Cliff Lee's Pitch Type Splits
    in FanGraphs by Albert Lyu - 10/27/2010 -  4
    According to MLBAM classifications (with the help of Dave Allen's reclassification algorithm), Cliff Lee has thrown six distinct pitches this season: four-seam fastball (FF), two-seam fastball (FT

  • Derrek Lee’s Down Year
    in FanGraphs by Pat Andriola - 8/10/2010 -  15
    If I told you coming into this season that Derrek Lee was going to have the worst season of his career offensively aside from one half season stint as a twenty-three year old, you probably wouldn't

  • Johan Santana vs Cliff Lee
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 1/21/2010 -  55
    . Another disclaimer - I'm a Mariners fan, so I'm in love with Cliff Lee at this point, as I'm sure many Phillies fans were last season. This year, Johan and Lee have some extra intrigue

  • The Cliff Lee Trade: Seattle's Perspective
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/9/2010 -  55
    As originally reported by Joel Sherman, and confirmed by most others, the Mariners are on the verge of trading Cliff Lee to the Yankees for a package of prospects headlined by Jesus Montero

  • Contents of the Derek Jeter Gift Basket
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 12/15/2011 -  7
    [Read this post from yesterday if you don't know what I'm talking about, then come back.] 1. Derek Jeter signed baseball. 2. Bottle of Driven, Derek Jeter's personally-designed cologne

  • Cliff Lee and Avoiding Free Passes
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 8/14/2010 -  35
    Cliff Lee is having a season for the ages. His prodigious strikeout to walk ratio this year has been well documented, but it practically deserves a note after every one of his starts. I am going

  • Cubs Bring Back Pitching For Lee
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 8/18/2010 -  26
    Although word has been out for much of the day that Derrek Lee was on the way to Atlanta in a waiver deal, the deal wasn't made official until 5:25 Eastern Time, according to Fox Sports's Ken

  • The Dodgers Should Claim Cliff Lee
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 8/2/2012 -  112
    While this kind of thing is expected, there's still some news today from Jeff Passan of of Yahoo Sports. Source: Phillies have placed Cliff Lee on waivers. Executives expect him to clear Friday

  • David Price, Cliff Lee, and the Others
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 5/14/2014 -  27
    , 74 called strikeouts Cliff Lee, 73 Jon Lester, 52 C.J. Wilson, 50 Ubaldo Jimenez, 49 Felix Hernandez, 48 Adam Wainwright, 44 Stephen Strasburg, 42 Bartolo Colon, 42 Chris Sale, 41

  • Update: Cliff Lee is Still Good
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 8/13/2008 -  6
    Is it just me or has there been a recent dearth of articles focused on Cliff Lee lately? It seems like all the major sources used up their Cliff Quota earlier in the year when he looked more like

  • A Hypothetical Rangers Trade for Cliff Lee
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 7/30/2012 -  39
    Source:Cliff Lee is in play in trade talks today. Rangers obviously the most logical landing spot, with 3B Mike Olt as possible centerpiece.— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) July 30, 2012

  • Contract Crowdsourcing Results: Cliff Lee
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/3/2010 -  75
    Well, the market might be expecting inflation, but it doesn't seem like FanGraphs readers are. The results for Cliff Lee's contract estimate is in, and it's quite a bit lower than I expected

  • The Miracle of Derek Lowe's Home Run
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 8/31/2011 -  17
    There is a small, good, round miracle to be found in the moving video images that follow. The miracle is not that Derek Lowe has finally hit his first major-league home run. No, the miracle

  • Lee, Ruf, Salazar: Mining the Minors
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 5/10/2013 -  7
    the likelihood that a player will make his way to, or stay in, the majors during the current season based on various factors (i.e., age, depth chart, recent performance, etc.). Zach Lee, Dodgers SP

  • Derek Jeter Cheated. So What?
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 9/16/2010 -  163
    the game, and it creates a major moral hazard problem, because it incentivizes every other player to lie." So guess who else was incentivized to lie? Derek Jeter. Last night, in the middle

  • Derek Dietrich: All-Time Leader
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 11/21/2018 -  26
    Many of you are home, or traveling home, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Not only aren't you in the mood to read about baseball -- I bet you're especially not in the mood to read about Derek Dietrich

  • The Whole of the Nationals' Hidden Lee Streak
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 6/11/2014 -  16
    . Between 2010-2013, Cliff Lee threw 70.5% of his pitches for strikes, as a starting pitcher. He struck out a quarter of his opponents. The Nationals struck out right around a quarter of their opponents

  • The Magical Art Paintings of Derek Erdman
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 2/3/2011 -  6
    I've embedded after the jump. What you'll see are paintings by Derek Erdman, a person who, if we're in the habit of trusting Wikipedia, is a Seattle-based painter and contributes to that city's

  • Derek Holland, Rangers Talking Extension
    in FanGraphs by Steve Slowinski - 12/16/2011 -  5
    Early Thursday afternoon, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reported that the Texas Rangers were working on a long-term deal with starter Derek Holland. As an unabashed fan of Derek Holland (yes

  • Derek Lowe: Sell High Candidate
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 5/3/2011 -  17
    with familiar names who, while off to great start, isn't likely to keep up his current level of performance, creating an excellent sell high candidate. Derek Lowe is a strange dude this season

  • Projecting Astros Outfielder Derek Fisher
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 6/15/2017 -  10
    With Josh Reddick sidelined by a concussion, the Astros summoned 23-year-old center fielder Derek Fisher to the big leagues yesterday. The early returns are good: in his debut, Fisher went 2-for-3

  • A Pitchf/x Look at Cliff Lee's Command
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 8/23/2010 -  32
    Everyone knows that Cliff Lee is having an extraordinary season. Through 174 innings he has just 11 unintentional base on balls. That works out to 0.57 BB per nine innings. Even with regression

  • Contract Crowdsourcing Results: Derek Jeter
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/7/2010 -  33
    The crowd has spoken, and Derek Jeter will not be getting anything close to the 5 year, $100 million deal that was rumored before the season. His relatively poor performance this year, combined

  • Derek Jeter Announces Impending Retirement
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/12/2014 -  141
    Derek Jeter announced today that the 2014 season will be his last, bringing an end to a career that will have spanned 20 years. And while Jeter may be most famous in the statistical community

  • Derek Norris, 2016 -- A Season to Forget
    in Community by wesleypasfield - 12/14/2016 -  0
    While it may not be the most exciting Nationals story of the offseason, Wilson Ramos signing with the Rays and the subsequent trade for Derek Norris to replace him is a very big change for the Nats

  • Free Agent Bargain: Derek Lowe
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/30/2008 -  16
    For our final free agent bargain, we take a look at another starting pitcher who simply doesn't get the recognition he deserves - Derek Lowe. I've written about him several times this year

  • Troy Tulowitzki and Derek Jeter: Superheros
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 8/30/2011 -  1
    of baseball he’s ever played. He’s back to being the force of nature we’re accustomed to seeing, and it’s been fantastic to watch. Derek Jeter is enjoying a fine second half of the season

  • Derek Holland Changes, Slides to the Top
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 5/13/2013 -  3
    Derek Holland is starting to figure things out. After four up-and-down seasons, the 26-year-old lefty is pitching like a top-of-the-rotation starter. Holland has always shown the ability to surprise

  • Derek Holland Is All Grown Up
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 12/11/2013 -  4
    The kid with the creepy mustache turned in his finest season in 2013. Although it wasn't backed up by the win column, Derek Holland was one of the finest starters in the American League, besting

  • Q&A: Derek Norris, an A's Catcher Progresses
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 5/30/2013 -  2
    Three years ago, Derek Norris was a highly-regarded catcher in the Washington Nationals system. Known more for his bat than for his glove, he was battling injuries and scuffling at the plate

  • Derek Holland's All About The Slider
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 9/17/2014 -  1
    . That's probably also why more lefties use changeups than righties -- the pitch is more effective against opposite-handed batters. Well, Derek Holland's changeup has seen better days, he'll admit it. And he

  • Moving on from the Derek Jeter Era
    in FanGraphs by Nicolas Stellini - 5/12/2017 -  61
    As you may have heard, the Yankees are retiring Derek Jeter's number on Sunday. ESPN's coverage of the ceremony -- and the subsequent game, of course -- will begin at a surprisingly early 8:00 a.m.

  • Cliff Lee Was Everything You Could've Wanted
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 2/23/2016 -  29
    being terrible cost me the opportunity to watch more Cliff Lee on my favorite team. I knew he was awesome when he was first brought in, but I didn't appreciate the extent until I got to watch him every

  • Derek Jeter's Double Play Condition
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 6/24/2010 -  20
    Heading into the 2009 season, Joe Girardi knew he had a small problem on his hands. By most measures, his Nos. 1 and 2 hitters, Johnny Damon and Derek Jeter, ranked among the best in the league

  • Indians Bet on Derek Lowe - and FIP
    in FanGraphs by Jason Roberts - 10/31/2011 -  26
    The Braves and Indians consummated the first trade of the off-season today, with the Braves trading Derek Lowe to the Indians for a minor-league pitcher Chris Jones. As a 23-year-old reliever who

  • Derek Jeter: A Simple Approach to Hitting
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 8/7/2014 -  18
    Derek Jeter has over 3,600 hits since debuting with the Yankees in 1995. If the all-time great can be taken at his word, virtually every one of them has come via the same, simple approach: See

  • The Change: Derek Holland Hasn't Changed?
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 9/8/2014 -  2
    Derek Holland is back. Two starts in, things look pretty good. He still owns a 4.30 career ERA, and is coming off of major knee surgery. Is there anything in his profile that should make us worry

  • Pondering "Inside Heat" by Roz Lee
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 5/23/2012 -  11

  • Dae-ho Lee Ends Up In Seattle
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 2/3/2016 -  19
    There's something that should probably be acknowledged from the beginning. The Mariners have signed Dae-ho Lee to a minor-league contract. Mostly, we ignore players signed to minor-league contracts

  • A Major League Maturation of Derek Norris
    in RotoGraphs by Nicholas Minnix - 6/17/2014 -  12
    to maintain his health. Naturally, this carried other implications, the primary of which is that right-handed-hitting catcher Derek Norris appeared to be in line for a spike in playing time. The A’s

  • Derek Holland Can Help, Maybe
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 12/10/2014 -  2
    , Derek Holland was pretty much a lost cause in both real and fantasy baseball. By the time he returned, the Rangers were in the cellar and there wasn't much reason for Holland to go out

  • I'm Tired of the "Next Cliff Lee" Posts
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 4/27/2009 -  22
    Cliff Lee had, by all accounts, a fantastic 2008 season en route to a Cy Young Award. What made his performance more remarkable was how he seemingly came out of nowhere, a back end of the rotation

  • Cliff Lee and Maxing Out His Innings
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 8/13/2010 -  32
    One of the benefits of never walking anyone is that you generally throw fewer pitches per batter and get to last deeper in games. With Cliff Lee running 1910-like walk rates his bullpen can

  • Michael Young For Carlos Lee Makes Sense
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/8/2011 -  64
    useful but overpaid player who doesn't really fit on their roster anymore - Carlos Lee. Swapping Young for Lee could help both franchises. Like Young, Lee was a good player in his prime, but his

  • Cliff Lee's Suspension Is Just Too Much
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 3/18/2010 -  107
    brought up endlessly as the penalties have gotten ever more severe for pitchers with the temerity to plunk, to graze, even to brush back. Now Cliff Lee has been suspended for five regular-season

  • Cliff Lee Just Can't Buy a Win
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Petriello - 12/14/2012 -  2
    on the season. We’re talking about Cliff Lee, of course, and he is still awesome. Actually, you could make the case that in many ways he had one of his finest seasons last year. No qualified

  • Why I Might Rather Trade for Cliff Lee
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/20/2015 -  123
    . But Cole Hamels isn't the only interesting piece of trade-bait in Philadelphia. And in fact, if I was a team like the Red Sox or the Padres, I might actually target Cliff Lee instead. Given his age

  • 28 Scoreless: Breaking Down Cliff Lee's Streak
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 5/2/2008 -  3
    Indians lefty Cliff Lee recently put the finishing touches on an absolutely incredible April. Ironically, the 6 IP, 3 ER, 3K performance on Wednesday night---one many pitchers would love to have

  • Double-A Debuts: Yasiel Puig And Zach Lee
    in FanGraphs by Mike Newman - 4/10/2013 -  16
    In Chattanooga, Top-100 prospects Yasiel Puig and Zach Lee debuted against a Huntsville (Brewers) team with few prospects of note. On paper, both excelled with Puig reaching base in three of four

  • Cliff Lee Finds the NL to His Liking
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 8/20/2009 -  31
    Cliff Lee has taken to the NL well. He is 4-0 in his first four starts:+-------+----+----+----+----+----+----+ | | IP | H | R | HR | BB | K

  • Why Cliff Lee's Injury is Somewhat Surprising
    in FanGraphs by David G. Temple - 5/21/2014 -  12
    getting lit up by the fifth. There are a lot of useful skills a pitcher can have, durability is one of them. Cliff Lee gets a lot of praise in these pages, and for good reason. I'm sure some of us

  • First Base Update: Morales, Morneau, Lee
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 3/24/2011 -  3
    at DH, which is fine for them but not your fantasy team. Derrek Lee | Orioles Offseason wrist surgery and nagging soreness has held Lee back this spring, not to mention a foul ball hit off his foot

  • Hak-Ju Lee Leads Impressive Wave of Talent
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 9/24/2009 -  7
    -Ju Lee. The 18-year-old infielder showed an advance approach at the plate for his age. He hit .330/.399/.420 in 264 at-bats. Lee posted a more than respectable walk rate of 10.5 BB

  • Cliff Lee and Matt Cain Pitch Into History
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 4/19/2012 -  73
    Last night, Cliff Lee and Matt Cain put on a pitching duel for the ages. Cain threw shutout nine innings on just 91 pitches before Bruce Bochy pinch-hit for him, while Lee managed to go 10 scoreless

  • Hot GIF: Disembodied Derek Holland Does Weather
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 2/13/2012 -  4
    It is the offseason, and baseball players are not playing baseball. They are instead abetting weathermen. In the case of Derek Holland, his disembodied head and arms are abetting the false

  • Unreliable Source: "Cliff Lee to Stay in Texas"
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 11/10/2010 -  3
    Last night, Texas Governor Ricky Perry, making an appearance on TV's The Daily Show, meditated briefly on the fate of very coveted free agent Cliff Lee. Via the magic of the internet, you can

  • Soriano: "Derek Jeter is like a father to me"
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 7/9/2014 -  13
    Derek Jeter in the New York Post on Alfonso Soriano being designated for assignment: "He is like a brother to me. He should be proud of what he was able to do." Soriano, in response

  • Roy Halladay & Cliff Lee: Efficiency Experts
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 1/28/2011 -  35
    When Cliff Lee spurned both the Rangers and Yankees for the Phillies earlier this offseason, it set up the Phillies rotation to be akin to the Miami Heat starting five, except without all the reality

  • Spectacles/Mustache Package Deal: Lee Tunnell
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/12/2011 -  5
    insightful NotGraphs Chat) we are now treated to such a meeting in the person of former major-leaguer Lee Tunnell. A brief tour of Tunnell's player page reveals that he was just a moderately successful

  • Graveman and Lee: Deep League Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Rylan Edwards - 5/24/2016 -  5
    %. I'll be keeping an eye on his walks in the coming week to see if he can get them under control. If he does, Graveman may be poised to take a major step forward.   Dae-Ho Lee (1% Yahoo

  • Giant Photo of Derek Jeter and Minka Kelly Kissing
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 8/26/2011 -  8
    , here is an obscenely large photo of Derek Jeter and Minka Kelly locked in captive embrace and Frenching like teenage thunder ... Seriously, click to embiggen: This thing is huge!

  • NL Outfield Fallers: Bay, Lee, Ibanez
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 3/11/2011 -  8
    . At a time when much is going wrong for the Mets—don't underestimate the residual effect this can have on fantasy—Bay actually makes for a good value pick. Carlos Lee, Astros Collated ADP: 149 (131; 134

  • Cliff Lee T-Shirt: Failure of Form and Function
    in NotGraphs by Eric Augenbraun - 6/2/2011 -  15
      What you see above is Cliff Lee's "Players Choice Signature Series T-Shirt," designed with input from the man himself, and you too can own one for just $24.99. According to the MLB shop

  • A Pitch F/X Look at Cliff Lee
    in Community by Josh Weinstock - 12/20/2010 -  0
    Lee has a tremendous variety of movement in his pitches. He has three pitches that tail away from righties (fourseam, twoseam, changeup) and a nasty curveball with a ton of movement. For most

  • Begrudgingly Truncated Tweet: Derek Jeter's Situation
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/19/2013 -  3
    what’s possible." In this case, of course, "what's possible" is a joke about Derek Jeter's gentleman's ass -- nor is the present author inclined to contradict the universe on this matter. To wit

  • Derek Jeter Expands Gift Basket Roster
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 9/10/2012 -  9
    MLB rosters expanded to 40 spots back on September 1. Following suit today, Mr. Yankee Derek Jeter expanded the roster of those who are eligible to receive a Derek Jeter Gift Basket™

  • REPORT: Derek Jeter Severely Disturbed by Cowboy Boots
    in NotGraphs by Zach - 4/3/2014 -  12
    The ever-intrepid NotGraphs Investigative Reporting Investigation Team has procured a revealing psychological evaluation of Derek Jeter shortly after he received a pair of absolutely hideous, ungodly

  • Hafner, Lee, Webb and McCarthy: DL Options
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 5/30/2011 -  3
    is hitting 0.345 with 5 home runs. He definitely belongs on some owner's DL or bench. A no brainer. Derrek Lee (Oblique) 33.4% owned – Derrek begins baseball activities today and is able to come off

  • CC Sabathia, Derek Lowe: Off Season Moves
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 11/1/2011 -  3
    with CC. He has not shown any signs of slowing down and could continue pitching 230+ innings well into the future. Derek Lowe (Traded from Braves to Indians) Indians perspective: After trading

  • Projecting Derek Fisher, Part of the Return for Ken Giles
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 12/11/2015 -  4
    On Wednesday night, the Astros acquired lights-out reliever Ken Giles from the Phillies in exchange for Vincent Velasquez, Brett Oberholtzer, Thomas Eshelman and outfield prospect Derek Fisher

  • Win a Derek Jeter Watch That I Don't Want
    in NotGraphs by Eno Sarris - 2/28/2012 -  37
    bands), you must satisfy only two rules: 1) You must mention Derek Jeter. 2) You must amuse me. Now, considering that I am not necessarily a fan of the Yankees, you'd be right to focus

  • Offseason Notes, Featuring the Words "Derek Jeter"
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 11/22/2010 -  22
    Blah blah blah blah Derek Jeter blah blah blah. Marginally Important News In which the author examines some news that's maybe less-than-fit to print. Arbitration Deadline Tomorrow A total

  • Derek Jeter: Not Just a Good Hitter for a Shortstop
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/26/2014 -  226
    Derek Jeter's final game at Yankee Stadium ended like a Disney movie. That's not an insult; moments like this are one of the reasons why we love baseball. Your browser does not support iframes

  • Derek Hill: First Round Pick, Still Underrated
    in FanGraphs by Zeke Fine - 10/15/2014 -  3
    Derek Hill, CF, Detroit Tigers (Rookie-Level GCL) Hill went in the first round this past June (23rd overall) out of a NorCal high school, but that wasn't surprising since his father, Orsino

  • Should There Be Any Expectations for Derek Jeter in 2014?
    in RotoGraphs by Blake Murphy - 7/23/2013 -  6
    It’s not exactly news that Derek Jeter returned from the disabled list only to hop right back on to it recently. Jeter appeared in just a single game, going 1-for-4 with an RBI and a run. After

  • Losing Derek Holland and a Simple and Critical Truth
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/13/2014 -  45
    making moves. But something did happen to shake things up right before the weekend. That something is that Derek Holland hurt himself on his own staircase. It sounds too absurd to take real

  • The Other Half of the Story About Derek Jeter's Defense
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/26/2014 -  441
    This article originally ran in February, and is now being re-posted on account of Derek Jeter. ----- Run a Google search for "Derek Jeter" and "defense" and you get almost 700,000 results. Run

  • The Manager's Perspective: Derek Shelton on Managerial Philosophy
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 8/9/2018 -  0
    [nav_widget title="The Manager's Perspective" termid="3879"] Derek Shelton is a bit of an outlier in this series. Unlike the 11 subjects who preceded him, he isn’t currently a manager. Shelton

  • Derek Dietrich & Kyle Blanks: Deep League Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 5/16/2013 -  5
    on the forthcoming PoemGraphs, where we calculate RARP (rhymes above replacement poet) and discuss the ridiculousness of haikus (really, a poem that doesn't rhyme? that's NOT a poem). Derek Dietrich

  • Q&A: Derek Lowe on Game 7 of the 2004 ALCS
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 6/22/2012 -  23
    On October 20, 2004, Derek Lowe had what might be the greatest pitching performance in Boston Red Sox history. It's certainly the most underappreciated. Facing the New York Yankees in a classic Game

  • Odubel Herrera Is Chasing Derek Jeter's Record
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 5/18/2018 -  11
    start. With good play in the outfield, that's a six-win player. If you have any interest in the trivia of the game Herrera might be of interest, as he's also chasing Derek Jeter for the longest on-base

  • Derek Jeter: Volume Isn't a Bad Thing
    in RotoGraphs by Colin Zarzycki - 11/9/2012 -  0
    Every spring fantasy columns tend to say the same old thing about Derek Jeter. "He's old. He's getting older. He can't keep doing this forever. Let someone else pay the pinstripe tax." Maybe owners

  • You Actually Will Believe Who Signed Derek Norris
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 3/28/2017 -  23
    season for the Nats, the position's second-most production. Over the weekend, the Rays reportedly agreed to terms with Derek Norris, a player with whom the Nationals recently cut ties

  • Derek Dietrich & Eury Perez: Deep League Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 6/24/2015 -  7
    to give you NLers some love. Derek Dietrich | 2B MIA | CBS 6% Owned Martin Prado's shoulder injury opened up the door for Dietrich to take over at third base for the Fish. It surprised me to see

  • Q&A: Derek Fisher, Philly's New Outfield Prospect
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 12/10/2015 -  3
    Thirteen months ago, Houston scouting director Mike Elias described Derek Fisher as “A big kid who can run and has a good swing with some power.” Last night, the Astros sent the 37th-overall pick

  • Relative Waiver Wire: Dylan Bundy, Derek Dietrich
    in RotoGraphs by Nicholas Minnix - 6/25/2014 -  8
    -be postseason team’s best option at closer, against a backdrop of Zach Britton and Tommy Hunter. Either way, the 21-year-old Bundy could play a part in the final act for 2014 title winners. 2B Derek Dietrich

  • What Do The Yankees Do If They Don't Get Cliff Lee?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/4/2010 -  109
    The overwhelming expectation is that Cliff Lee will end up as a Yankee. They have the resources to pay him more than anyone else, the need for him in their rotation, and they expressed heavy interest

  • Inserting Derek Jeter into the 20 Basic Plots of All Fiction
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 9/18/2014 -  9
    shortstop Derek Jeter hadn't even been born yet -- the work was dismissed as the product of senility. Maslow would die of a heart attack in June of that year, the original iteration of Hierarchy the only

  • Thought Experiment: Air Bud, with Derek Jeter Instead of a Dog
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 7/2/2013 -  5
    . Bringing a Derek Jeter on the field! Woof! Woof! That's cheating! You can't have a Derek Jeter on the field!   There's nothing in the rule book that says a Derek Jeter can't

  • Why Having Cliff Lee Start Game 3 Isn't A Big Deal
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/13/2010 -  182
    When the ALCS kicks off in Arlington on Friday night, Texas won't have their best player on the field. Because he carried the Rangers past the Rays last night, Cliff Lee won't start again until Game

  • Derrek Lee and Scott Rolen: Veteran Corner Infield Waiver Wire Help
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 6/29/2011 -  1
    that's lagging or just need to balance your team via the utility spot, here are a pair of vets you might want to look up. Derrek Lee |1B|  Ownership:  ESPN - 31.7%  Yahoo - 27% After a slow start

  • International Bat-Flip Coverage: Korea's Ho-Joon Lee
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 8/18/2013 -  8
    Among the (certainly) many traits which the animated GIF embedded here -- of NC Dinos' designated hitter Ho-Joon Lee first releasing his bat with a great flourish and then, as extended coverage

  • Prospect Impact: Kolten Wong, Gary Brown, Hak-Ju Lee
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 12/7/2012 -  1
    weight in the power categories. ACTION: Rays trade for SS Yunel Escobar PROSPECT IMPACT: SS Hak-Ju Lee, Rays The circumstances surrounding Lee are rather similar to what Brown has been going

  • NERD Game Scores: Zach Lee Possible Debut Event
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 7/25/2015 -  1
    prospect Zach Lee. A first-round selection out of a Texas high school in 2010, Lee notably forewent an opportunity to play quarterback at LSU by signing with Los Angeles. As Kiley McDaniel notes

  • The Real Truth Behind Derek Jeter’s Gold Glove — Revealed!
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 11/11/2010 -  78
    Yesterday, Major League Baseball announced that Derek Jeter just won his fifth Gold Glove at the age of 36. Many people greeted this news with a grin or an eye-roll; Aaron Gleeman pretended

  • Audio: Dan Duquette Thought Derek Lowe Was Left-Handed
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 9/12/2013 -  3
    In 1997, then-Boston GM Dan Duquette traded reliever Heathcliff Slocumb to Seattle, a club en route to winning its second division title in three years, for pitcher Derek Lowe and catcher Jason

  • Field of Streams: Episode 119 - My Cuddle Buddy Derek Dietrich
    in RotoGraphs by Dylan Higgins - 9/23/2015 -  0
    Episode 119 - My Cuddle Buddy Derek Dietrich The latest episode of "Field of Streams" is live! In this episode, Dylan Higgins and Matthew Dewoskin discuss the elevator story (again), Daniel

  • Derek Norris Comes Out as Baseball's First Openly Feral Player
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/2/2014 -  14
    OAKLAND -- When Derek Norris took his place behind home plate on Wednesday, he did so not merely as a member of the Oakland A's, but also as a representative of a different group -- namely

  • For Lee Smith, Relief May Finally Come via Today's Game Ballot
    in FanGraphs by Jay Jaffe - 11/15/2018 -  14
    . 2019 Today’s Game Candidate: Lee SmithPitcherCareerPeakJAWSWPAWPA/LIIPSVERAERA+Lee Smith29.020.924.921.312.81289.14783.48112Avg HOF RP38.126.532.327.719.2SOURCE: Baseball-Reference Over the course

  • Hall Election of Lee Smith Makes Sense, But Harold Baines?
    in FanGraphs by Jay Jaffe - 12/10/2018 -  266
    to gain entry, on Sunday at the Winter Meetings in Las Vegas, the Today's Game Era Committee elected reliever Lee Smith and outfielder/DH Harold Baines. More than just rankling purists, it is a result

  • Derek Jeter Won The Gold Glove Because He's Old
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/10/2010 -  138
    Derek Jeter is not the best defensive shortstop in the American League. That is not really a controversial statement, and you don't have to be a believer in UZR to agree with the sentiment. So, why

  • Yankees Re-Sign Derek Jeter, Lower Luxury Tax Calculation
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/1/2013 -  26
    will be updated once I have clarification. Derek Jeter is going to stay with the Yankees, surprising absolutely no one. This was never really in doubt, especially because Jeter had the right to ensure he

  • Why Would You Ever Throw Derek Jeter Anything But A Fastball?
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 6/10/2014 -  45
    an everyday player would have received -- there's only three hitters who have seen at least 35 percent of pitches coming in at 92 or higher: 1) Travis Snider, 37.41% 2) Derek Jeter, 36.28% 3

  • Stock Rising: David Hernandez, A.J. Reed and Derek Dietrich
    in RotoGraphs by Josh Shepardson - 5/6/2016 -  5
    to provide Reed ample run production upside, too. Derek Dietrich - 3B/OF - Miami Marlins (CBS: 22%, ESPN: 5.7%, Yahoo!: 3%) Dietrich needs to be owned in more leagues. For starters, he already