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  • How To Win Ottoneu: An Interview with Keith Smith
    in RotoGraphs by Trey Baughn - 10/25/2017 -  6
    Last year I interviewed Brent Daily, winner of the 2016 Ottoneu Champions league.  This year I've done the same by  interviewing Keith Smith, who led his Harrisburg Mayflies to a dominant victory

  • Roto Riteup: May 3rd, 2018
    in RotoGraphs by Keith Farnsworth - 5/3/2018 -  6
    . Now, wait before you blast me in the comments section or say mean things on twitter (fantasy_keith), hear me out. Boston is probably the best team in baseball but against lefties, they have struck

  • Bullpen Report: March 31st, 2018
    in RotoGraphs by Keith Farnsworth - 3/31/2018 -  24

  • Bullpen Report: April, 7th 2018
    in RotoGraphs by Keith Farnsworth - 4/7/2018 -  18

  • Bullpen Report: April 19th, 2018
    in RotoGraphs by Keith Farnsworth - 4/19/2018 -  8

  • Bullpen Report: April, 21st 2018
    in RotoGraphs by Keith Farnsworth - 4/21/2018 -  2

  • Bullpen Report: April, 30th 2018
    in RotoGraphs by Keith Farnsworth - 4/30/2018 -  16

  • Bullpen Report: May 5, 2018
    in RotoGraphs by Keith Farnsworth - 5/5/2018 -  1

  • Skyrocket Smith
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 3/19/2013 -  7
    The Rocket's glare. That's him at top left. Today is the 145th birthday of Skyrocket Smith, first baseman for the 1888 Louisville Colonels, and namesake of my next-born child. These Colonels

  • The Fall of the House of Smith
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 4/17/2014 -  6
    a light upon a matter of EVEN GREATER URGENCY, as well as acute personal interest. I write of the Fall of the House of Smith. Remember the halcyon days of the late eighties? (Unsettlingly, some

  • Giants Pay Steep Price for Brewers Reliever Will Smith
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 8/1/2016 -  2
    of the bullpen, have just paid a pretty high price to get the left-handed Brewers' reliever Will Smith. Here are the full terms. Giants get: Will Smith (RHP) Brewers get: Phil Bickford (RHP

  • Happy Birthday, Keith Hernandez
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 10/20/2011 -  4
    In honor of the 58th birthday of Keith Hernandez -- board-certified Magnificent Bastard -- I'm re-posting Rob Perri's objectively perfect short film titled "I'm Keith Hernandez." I might just make

  • Wait Til Next Year: 2011 Draft Preview - Hitters
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 6/11/2010 -  33
    , but a five-tool one ... Southern Miss star B.A. Vollmuth (.386/.490/.729), who Keith Law ranked as the ninth-best Cape Cod League prospect a year ago, is definitely a third baseman down the road

  • The Next Step
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 2/25/2010 -  18
    Smith. Templeton provided insane value to the Cardinals. In fact, in their first seven seasons, Garry Templeton produced 20.5 WAR. Ozzie Smith, who peaked in Years 7-12 of his career, produced just

  • Arbitrary End Points
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 9/22/2010 -  14
    a good 2010 season. But in each month after April, Johnson never hit half as many home runs or OPS'd within 200 points of his first 30 days. The misconception is something Keith Law has hash-tagged

  • Showcase Circuit Hits Wrigley
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 8/16/2010 -  5
    anything else. What I Learned From Reading Some Friends That Stayed For the Actual Game 5. Keith Law ranked Bubba Starling as the best prospect in the high school class last week, and found his

  • 2010 MLB Draft Selections
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 6/7/2010 -  20
    to right field. Harper is represented by Scott Boras, and is likely to set a draft record with the contract he signs. (Bryan Smith) 2. Pittsburgh Pirates - Jameson Taillon | RHP | Texas HS

  • Risky and Rosy
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 3/9/2010 -  20
    projection. UZR/Fielding Presently, there are both quantitative and anecdotal offerings available, thanks to Sean Smith's TotalZone play by play metric (offered at MinorLeagueSplits), or any

  • Houston Astros Farm System Depth
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 11/9/2010 -  1
    picks this season, and I think there is reason to like all of them. Wates was a Keith Law favorite, and followed Law's good pre-draft reports with a nice pro debut. It was just 47 plate appearances

  • Building a Farm: American League Central
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 3/14/2013 -  20
    Prospect lists are one of the best parts of the off-season. Marc Hulet published his top 100 yesterday as the culmination of several months of work, and Baseball America, Baseball Prospectus, Keith

  • Building a Farm: National League West
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 3/21/2013 -  9
    Prospect lists are one of the best parts of the off-season. Marc Hulet published his top 100 yesterday as the culmination of several months of work, and Baseball America, Baseball Prospectus, Keith

  • AFL Thoughts: Phoenix, Surprise Pitchers
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 10/27/2010 -  2
    of these three were covered by Keith Law in an article that went up yesterday, after Keith saw Jeffress and Duffy in their previous outings. Jeffress is the only one of the three pitchers I had seen

  • Cleveland Nets Relief Help in Joe Smith
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 7/31/2017 -  2
    . Enter Joe Smith, who was acquired from Toronto as we entered the final hour before the trade deadline this afternoon. Here's the deal, with details from Cleveland.com's Paul Hoynes: Cleveland

  • The Cultural Importance of Keith Hernandez
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 12/6/2010 -  3
    Some younger fans might think of Keith Hernandez as nothing more than the guy who sawed logs in the Mets' broadcast booth. But back in the day, Hernandez was -- and affected eloquence has no place

  • Organizational Rankings: Future Talent - Texas
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 4/1/2010 -  5
    prospects that have yet to make their debuts, but will dazzle soon enough. Smoak is a slick fielder and a switch-hitting power guy, so we'll forgive Texas fans for confusing him with Mark Teixeira. Keith

  • Peachy Comparison
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 4/19/2010 -  3
    40 6-7 Where I ranked Beckham highly his season, Keith Law didn’t rank Dietrich as one of the top 30 Cape prospects last summer. The two both had problems striking out against heightened

  • Why Seattle Chose Smoak Over Montero
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 7/13/2010 -  97
    , and ended up with this: Justin Smoak > Jesus Montero. The comparison is a significant stance because it runs counter to the majority of offseason opinions. Only ESPN’s Keith Law, among analysts I

  • 2011 Draft Summer College Notes
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 7/16/2010 -  8
    of the 2011 draft board before then. Keith Law has rumored that Vanderbilt third baseman Jason Esposito, a projected first-rounder himself, could replace Rendon on the national team roster. This all

  • AFL Notebook: Pitchers
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 11/1/2010 -  9
    reports of the 5-foot-11 lefty hitting 97 mph, my hopes were high driving into Peoria that day. But Banuelos looks worn out, pitching 90-92 mph, touching 93 a couple times. I agree with what Keith Law

  • Building the Farm: American League West
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 3/12/2013 -  35
    Prospect lists are one of the best parts of the off-season. Marc Hulet published his top 100 yesterday as the culmination of several months of work, and Baseball America, Baseball Prospectus, Keith

  • Building a Farm: American League East
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 3/19/2013 -  9
    Prospect lists are one of the best parts of the off-season. Marc Hulet published his top 100 yesterday as the culmination of several months of work, and Baseball America, Baseball Prospectus, Keith

  • Building a Farm: National League Central
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 3/28/2013 -  26
    Prospect lists are one of the best parts of the off-season. Marc Hulet published his top 100 yesterday as the culmination of several months of work, and Baseball America, Baseball Prospectus, Keith

  • Keith Hernandez Is Not Himself
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 8/14/2013 -  9
    The Hollywood, California picture-show movie executive thought he was making a demand that would be met. "You'll play yourself," he thundered at Keith Hernandez and then offered a liver-spotted hand

  • April Draft Report
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 4/20/2010 -  18
    stuff, let me point you to the leaders in this coverage: SB Nation recently absorbed Andy Seiler's great MLB Bonus Baby site, Keith Law and Jason Churchill always kill it at ESPN, and nobody does

  • The Best of the Futures Game
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 7/12/2010 -  35
    to see them fly. Trout reached base on two errors that his speed effected, logged an infield single (Keith Law tweeted "Trout's run time to first matched the fastest I've ever gotten from a right handed

  • The Dirt on Drabek's Debut
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 9/16/2010 -  33
    , why a guy with his stuff would post a career minor league whiff rate of just 7.5. Granted, he gets the groundouts too, but Keith Law just wrote up a minor leaguer with a 93-97 mph fastball

  • Taijuan Walker's Journey
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 2/28/2013 -  8
    skipped over High-A and the California League, Walker went to the Southern League (Double-A) and pitched against hitters several years older. As Keith Law noted, Walker was the youngest pitcher who spent

  • Building a Farm: National League East
    in FanGraphs by Mark Smith - 4/3/2013 -  17
    Prospect lists are one of the best parts of the off-season. Marc Hulet published his top 100 yesterday as the culmination of several months of work, and Baseball America, Baseball Prospectus, Keith

  • Kool Keith on Robot Umps
    in NotGraphs by Eno Sarris - 5/29/2012 -  3
    We caught up with robot expert, rapper and part-time chicken enthusiast Kool Keith and picked his brain about the robot umpires that are surely on their way to baseball. What follows is a summary

  • Mustache Watch: Keith Hernandez
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 9/10/2012 -  3
    Breaking mustache news in The New York Times last week: Keith Hernandez’s mustache has rarely left its perch below his nose in his adult life. It is the thicker, longer cousin to his eyebrows

  • Keith Comstock's Rather Wonderful Card
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 8/8/2011 -  3
    While Keith Comstock's major-league career is a bit on the undistinguished side, his Las Vegas Stars card -- which is absolutely your Daguerreotype of the Evening -- is a many-splendored thing. First

  • The Rap All-Stars
    in NotGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 4/16/2013 -  8
    baseball stadiums, talkin to Joe Morgan Cincinnati Reds, I'm over your heads - Kool Keith, "The Girls Don't Like the Job" 3B Mike Schmidt And then, hand over the microphone I get a type grip Cause

  • Ronald Acuna Is Already Setting Records by Improving at Every Level
    in Community by Kevin Watanabe-Smith - 8/11/2017 -  3
    -A and, by my notes, was unranked in the MLB pipeline top-100 (he was 36th on Keith Law’s list and 67th on Baseball America). Fast forward to now, and Acuna has been promoted twice and is a consensus

  • Yankees Tee-Off Against Keith Foulke
    in FanGraphs by David Appelman - 5/22/2006 -  0
    With an 8 run lead in the 9th, Keith Foulke was brought in for mop-up duty and allowed back-to-back home runs to Alex Rodriguez and Jorge Posada. He ended up with 4 earned runs on the night raising

  • Keith Hernandez Mustache Watch Breaking News Follow-Up
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 10/1/2012 -  3
    Three weeks ago, the New York Times ran an incredibly important article about Keith Hernandez's mustache that, of course, we here at NotGraphs had to cover. This past weekend, the crucial

  • The Overlooked Seth Smith
    in RotoGraphs by David Wiers - 4/8/2015 -  6
    An apology is due here, and I'm sorry. I whiffed on Seth Smith in my American League outfield rankings, even though those are mostly for 5x5 formats. I nearly blanked on him in my home league as I

  • Breakout Breakdown: Mallex Smith
    in RotoGraphs by Al Melchior - 11/8/2018 -  1
    In the first significant trade of the offseason, the Rays sent Mallex Smith and outfield prospect Jake Fraley to the Mariners for Mike Zunino, Guillermo Heredia and minor-league lefty Michael

  • Free Seth Smith
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/25/2009 -  25
    Yesterday, we talked about Troy Tulowitzki powering the Rockies resurgence in June. While he's the main reason, he's not the only cog in the Colorado offense having a good month. Seth Smith

  • Projecting Dominic Smith
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 8/11/2017 -  14
    With Jay Bruce on his way to Cleveland, the Mets have called up Dominic Smith to play first base for the remainder of the year. The Mets took Smith with the 11th overall pick out of high school back

  • Seth Smith Heads West
    in RotoGraphs by Erik Hahmann - 1/18/2012 -  1
    . Just ask Vinny Castilla or Dante Bichette. Unfortunately for Seth Smith he’ll no longer have that luxury as he’s now a member of the Oakland A’s. Transitioning from Coors’ Field to the Oakland

  • Smith and Damon: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 8/30/2011 -  3
    With the fantasy playoffs nigh, here is a pair of outfielders who can help patch injury-induced holes in your lineup. Seth Smith (Yahoo: 32 percent owned, ESPN: 53 percent owned) While Smith

  • The Brewers, Will Smith, and a Breakthrough
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 12/6/2013 -  19
    , the Royals gave the Brewers Will Smith. It's a low-profile transaction, considerably lower-profile even than the earlier Dexter Fowler trade, but what makes the trade worth taking about are the signs

  • 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

  • New Closer: Will Smith
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Kastava - 1/15/2016 -  15
    With the departure of Francisco Rodriguez, the Milwaukee closer role is Will Smith’s to lose. Smith took big steps last season improving his K%, BB%, ERA (or FIP, if that’s more your cup of tea

  • Eveland and Smith Paying Dividends
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 5/1/2008 -  3
    it was time to rebuild and sent Haren to the desert for six prospects: Dana Eveland, Carlos Gonzalez, Brett Anderson, Gregory Smith, Aaron Cunningham, and Chris Carter. Many had only heard of Eveland

  • Quick Looks: Smith & Kingham
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/30/2018 -  12
    Caleb Smith If I didn't give Smith a Quick Look, I feel I was failing. I watched the 26-year-old lefty's game from the 22nd (good camera angle) when he went 6 IP, 2 ER, 10 K's, and 0 walks

  • Quick Thoughts on Iwakuma and Smith
    in RotoGraphs by J.P. Breen - 3/21/2014 -  7
    rate. If you're content to stash Iwakuma on the DL for a few weeks at the beginning of the season, he could be a nice injury-sleeper on draft day. LHP Will Smith, Milwaukee Brewers

  • Why Bryan Smith Writes
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/14/2010 -  14
    be sharing their responses in these electronic pages. What follows is the product of a lightly edited email correspondence with Bryan Smith. In addition to being a bona fide prospect maven, Smith

  • Adam Smith Discusses Baseball
    in NotGraphs by Patrick Dubuque - 11/2/2012 -  11
    “Let’s start with pins,” Adam Smith says. "You want pins? The little metal things? Cost a couple of cents each? Sure. But let’s say you can’t go to the store. Let’s say there is no store, so

  • An Etherview with Sean "CHONE" Smith
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/5/2010 -  18
    If you read FanGraphs, you're probably familiar with Sean Smith's work. Mr. Smith is the progenitor of the CHONE projection system, hosted annually here at FanGraphs and also at his own website

  • Liriano and Smith: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 6/21/2012 -  9
    . Seth Smith (ESPN: 10 percent owned; Yahoo!: 7 percent owned) It makes complete sense for a hitter who leaves Colorado for the spacious grounds in Oakland to have a higher OPS after he lands, right

  • Audio: Michael Wacha Scouting Report c/o Keith Hernandez
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 2/27/2013 -  3
    Pitching against the Mets on Wednesday, Cardinals right-handed prospect Michael Wacha recorded five strikeouts in 3.0 innings. Mets broadcaster Keith Hernandez was impressed by Wacha's outing

  • Introducing to NotGraphs: Mississippi Matt Smith
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 3/1/2012 -  4
    Please note, for your records, that Mississippi Matt Smith is the newest contributor to NotGraphs and submitted his first, uh, submission to our electronic pages earlier today. Note, additionally

  • Jay Jaffe and Keith Law in Washington, DC, July 14
    in FanGraphs by Jay Jaffe - 6/29/2018 -  1
    , where ESPN's Keith Law and I will discuss and sign our respective books, Smart Baseball (William Morrow, 2017, now out in paperback) and The Cooperstown Casebook (Thomas Dunne Books, 2017). During my

  • Keith Law: Prospect Maven, Old-School Hip Hop Head
    in NotGraphs by Eric Augenbraun - 7/8/2011 -  19
    Fangraphers are of course familiar with the work of Keith Law (or Klaw as he is known affectionately). Since 2006, Klaw has been doing a bang-up job as the scouting writer at ESPN.com where his

  • Burch Smith and the Problem of Holding Velocity
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 12/18/2014 -  8
    Right-hander Burch Smith has been traded from San Diego to Tampa Bay. "Will he start or not?" is a question a person might reasonably ask about that. What follows is an attempt to answer the question

  • Seth Smith's Platoon Split as a Crisitunity
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 11/28/2011 -  9
    Despite the prestige of being 2011's Most Average Player, Colorado Rockies outfielder Seth Smith has been the subject of trade rumors since the end of the season. Trading Smith might be a good idea

  • Oakland Finishes Outfield With Seth Smith
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 1/16/2012 -  41
    It seemed like only a matter of time until Seth Smith was shipped out of Colorado. The Rockies have depth in the outfield and the demand for a player of Smith's caliber was there. A suitor finally

  • Eulogizing the Departed: Bill Smith Fired
    in FanGraphs by Brandon Warne - 11/8/2011 -  22
    The first domino has fallen following a cataclysmic 2011 season in Twins Territory, as General Manager Bill Smith was dismissed from the position on Monday. Philosophical differences were cited

  • Mallex Smith: Bunt Machine in the Making
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 4/10/2017 -  7
    The Tampa Bay Rays had 12 bunt hits in 2016, with Kevin Kiermaier’s four leading the way. Expect Mallex Smith to surpass both of those numbers this season — not just the individual mark, but the team

  • Ozzie Smith Did Something the Best
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 9/28/2011 -  3
    -- suggest that the character is based, at least in part, on Ozzie Smith. Because his peak ended before I was really aware of him, I never got a chance to see Smith with any frequency. But his