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  • Juan Rivera Hits Paydirt, But Why?
    in FanGraphs by Wendy Thurm - 11/3/2011 -  28
    The news out of Los Angeles is that the Dodgers have inked outfielder/first baseman Juan Rivera to a one-year guaranteed deal worth $4.5 million, with a club option for 2013. This deal is puzzling

  • Free Agent Bargain: Juan Rivera
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 10/27/2008 -  20
    who won't cost an arm and a leg. That guy is Juan Rivera. Two years ago, Rivera hit .310/.362/.525 for the Angels, racking up a 2.45 WPA/LI mark that made him a very solid contributor to Anaheim's

  • Juan Rivera and Juan Francisco: Waiver Wire Injury Replacements
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 9/14/2011 -  1
    might be enough to carry you to the end.  For you NL-only leaguers and deep mixed league owners, here are two you might consider. Juan Rivera |OF|  Ownership:  ESPN - 4.6%  Yahoo - 4.0% So you've

  • Rivera Returns
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 12/19/2008 -  10
    Earlier today our focus centered around an Angels stalwart on his way out of town, making it only fitting that tonight's topic involves an Angels outfielder returning to the team. Juan Rivera

  • Rivera's Implications
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 12/19/2008 -  9
    Following up on Eric Seidman's piece today. Beyond my own skepticism on the wisdom of taking a three-year flyer on Juan Rivera, I would like to delve a little further into the defensive impact

  • Juan Rivera and Kyle Weiland: Deep League Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 7/13/2011 -  0
    League Debut and avoid losing your entire readership. I could do no wrong! Juan Rivera, LAD OF | 6% Usual lefty-mashing Marcus Thames was released yesterday and the Dodgers subsequently replaced him

  • Coors Field: Blessing or Curse?
    in Community by Juan Pablo Zubillaga - 1/26/2016 -  14

  • Got Projections?
    in Community by Juan Pablo Zubillaga - 5/18/2016 -  0

  • Dr. Hendricks and Mr. Gray
    in Community by Juan Pablo Zubillaga - 10/19/2016 -  2

  • Angels Acquire Vernon Wells for Napoli, Rivera
    in FanGraphs by David Golebiewski - 1/22/2011 -  169
    would be adding lefty relief pitching. That changed Friday, as the Angels acquired Vernon Wells from the Toronto Blue Jays for Mike Napoli and Juan Rivera. In picking up Wells, the Angels added name

  • The Commissioner's Mariano Rivera Achievement in Mariano Rivera Award
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 10/24/2013 -  4
    BOSTON -- Before tonight's game, MLB's all-time saves leader, inventor of the game of baseball, and best human being ever will receive the Commissioner's Mariano Rivera Achievement in Mariano Rivera

  • An Inning with Mariano Rivera's Command
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 6/3/2013 -  29
    Here is a true sentence about Mariano Rivera. Though, for his career, he's managed to strike out the same rate of batters as Arthur Rhodes, he's issued a higher rate of walks than Carl Pavano

  • This Is Juan Berenguer
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 6/19/2012 -  14
    I had no idea who Juan Berenguer was, had never heard of him, not once, until I saw that, above, at Old Time Family Baseball. Baseball players come and go. Thousands of them, over a lifetime

  • Mariano Rivera's Curious Rates
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 6/16/2009 -  12
    , Mariano Rivera. The first year into his three-year, $45-million contract, signed about two weeks after he turned 38, Mariano Rivera posted his best strikeout rate since his first full season

  • Mariano Rivera's Oregano Rumpus
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 8/9/2013 -  6
    A tweet larded with hot facts: At this point -- and given that Mariano Rivera will absolutely have an Oregano Rumpus in his honor on Sept. 22 -- we are left with no more, no fewer than two

  • Rivera's Cutters Working the Count
    in FanGraphs by Albert Lyu - 9/20/2010 -  19
    you'll enjoy having his work published here regularly. Dave Allen has talked at length about Mariano Rivera's cutters and how well he locates them, but it's always interesting to analyze what many

  • The Mariano Rivera Fact Sheet
    in FanGraphs by Mike Axisa - 5/7/2012 -  62
    Late last week the Yankees (and really all of baseball) got some bad news when Mariano Rivera tore his right ACL shagging fly balls before Thursday's game. It's been part of his pre-game routine

  • Mariano Rivera Breaking Bats
    in FanGraphs by Drew Sheppard - 5/16/2013 -  30
    Mariano Rivera’s 2013 victory lap prior to his planned retirement has been fairly remarkable thus far, returning from injury at 43 showing little sign of wear. He leads baseball with 16 saves (none

  • WS Coverage: Mariano Rivera
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 11/5/2009 -  14
    Angeles and Philadelphia) was his heavy use of Mariano Rivera to get six outs an appearance and in non-save situations. Rivera's performance justified that decision, as he gave up just one run on 10

  • Video: Mariano Rivera on Charlie Rose
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/25/2013 -  3
    The reader has likely consumed, at some point during Mariano Rivera's farewell season, audio and/or visual of that very esteemed relief pitcher discussing his storied career. An experience

  • Three Epigrams Concerning Mariano Rivera
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/4/2012 -  4
    Your browser does not support iframes. Baseball fans of all stripes were disappointed to hear Thursday of an injury to Mariano Rivera that will keep the closer out for the remainder of what

  • Mariano Rivera's Week of New Things
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/12/2013 -  22
    Mariano Rivera is in the process of completing a farewell tour, getting recognition even within rival ballparks. Just on its own, this tells you a few things. One, Rivera is on the verge

  • NotGraphs Haiku: Mariano Rivera
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 9/27/2013 -  12

  • Contract Crowdsourcing: Juan Uribe
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/9/2010 -  48
    I legitimately have no idea what to expect for Juan Uribe's next contract. The results should be pretty interesting. Loading...

  • Photo: Mariano Rivera Did What?
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 4/20/2011 -  12
    For only the 68th time in his illustrious career, and only the ninth time since 2008, Mariano Rivera, 41, blew a save. Alex Rodriguez, like the rest of the baseball world, can't believe

  • Of Course Rene Rivera Is Going to the Rays
    in FanGraphs by Miles Wray - 12/18/2014 -  7
    Bay to San Diego, while defensive-minded catcher Rene Rivera went from San Diego to Tampa Bay. The catcher swap was the minor part of the deal for the public, but perhaps the Rays don't see it that way

  • Mariano Rivera loves that you're trying
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 7/17/2013 -  8
    , it's not enough. Mariano Rivera knows this. He's aware of all that you've befouled. Consider it a mission of conscience for him, this letting you know that he knows you're diminished by the effort

  • Mariano Rivera's Projections and the Value of the Closer
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 12/4/2009 -  59
    It's not exactly surprising that of all the pitchers that the fans have projected so far, Mariano Rivera is the leader in saves, ERA, WHIP, and K/BB. After all, Mo has been hands down the greatest

  • Kenley Jansen is Mariano Rivera 2.0
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 6/20/2017 -  19
    reliance, because of his utter dominance, the comps to Mariano Rivera have been common throughout his career. But the comp is growing in relevance. Jansen is no longer like Rivera. He is Rivera

  • Mariano Rivera: Thinking Man's Cutter
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 12/28/2011 -  15
    Mariano Rivera’s cutter is the most dominant pitch in the game today, if not one of the best ever. Baseball’s all-time saves leader has carved out a brilliant career with his signature offering

  • Daily Graphing - Juan Pierre
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 12/15/2005 -  1
    Rumor has it that the Cubs are close to trading for the Marlins' center fielder Juan Pierre. We all know about Juan Pierre's speed. He was second in the National League in stolen bases

  • Mariano Rivera: Evolved Man of Mystery
    in NotGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 2/14/2013 -  3
    came out in 1997, Mariano's first year as the Yankees full-time closer? While Rivera memorably stumbled in the playoffs that season (it seems weird just typing those words), Austin Powers: International

  • Daily Graphing - Juan Uribe
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 12/24/2005 -  0
    After a solid season last year, it looked like Juan Uribe might be ready to breakout. Looking at his final year end numbers, it really looks like he took more of a step backwards. The graphs

  • Juan Uribe, Walk Machine
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/2/2013 -  18
    /leaders.aspx?p…— Mike Petriello (@mike_petriello) May 2, 2013 Assuming you read the headline to this post, I've already spoiled the answer, but I'm not sure that knowing that Juan Uribe

  • Juan Perez Knows Himself
    in NotGraphs by Eno Sarris - 6/19/2013 -  3
    The Giants called up Juan Perez, a 26-year-old center fielder in Triple-A who had never seen the bigs before, because they were short on center fielders with Angel Pagan out. The young man has tools

  • Can Mariano Rivera Defy Father Time?
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 3/22/2009 -  19
    After three straight seasons of declining saves totals, Mariano Rivera rebounded to post 39 in 2009, his highest total since he notched 43 in 2005. Rivera is a wonder, but he faces long odds

  • Juan Lagares: Assassin of Runners
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/5/2013 -  58
    a little while to recognize the name "Juan Lagares." I'd never heard of Lagares when he started getting playing time with the Mets, and I was left unimpressed by a glance at his statistical track record

  • Daily Graphing - Juan Padilla
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 12/23/2005 -  0
    of the list, I saw Juan Padilla. Oh great, another Mets reliever! So without further adieu, let's see what made Juan Padilla so "lucky" in 2005. Starting off with ERA, his first trip around

  • The Complete Juan Francisco (Abridged)
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/19/2012 -  6
    of now-Braves third baseman Juan Francisco remarkable. Over the course of just two plate appearances during yesterday's victory over the Mets (box), Francisco behaved exactly like Juan Francisco would

  • Juan Pierre Is Not Hot
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/25/2009 -  18
    offense a boost, but it has also caused some consternation among some who believe that Juan Pierre has played well enough in Manny's absence that he should keep playing regularly. And it's true

  • The State of Juan Lagares' Defense
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 6/26/2015 -  37
    ; they've had Wilmer Flores at shortstop, after all, and Michael Cuddyer in an outfield corner. More of a shock is what's been taking place in the outfield middle. Juan Lagares has been playing defense like

  • Kyuji Fujikawa: Japan's Mariano Rivera
    in FanGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 9/13/2012 -  21
    playing in the Nippon Professional Baseball league: Kyuji Fujikawa – Closer for the Hanshin Tigers. Closest thing Japan has had lately to a Mariano Rivera-type. He’s 32, but will be a full free