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  • Starling Marte Trying to Beat BABIP
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 12/6/2013 -  15
    Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte shattered expectations in 2013. The 24-year-old had a breakout season, hitting .280/.343/.441, and posting a .344 wOBA. Marte's contributions went beyond

  • Ketel Marte Continues to Fly Under the Radar
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 8/7/2015 -  4
    Although he was perpetually young for his level, Ketel Marte more than held his own at every stop as he ascended through the Mariners system. In 2013, he posted a 91 wRC+ as a 19-year-old between Low

  • Injury-Dependent Baseball: Contemplating Jefry Marte
    in RotoGraphs by The Birchwood Brothers - 7/8/2015 -  3
    in Paradise. So if you draft Miguel Cabrera in heaven, you get the indestructible 2012-2013 model, not the still-sublime but more fragile 2015 version. Here in the fallen world, though, injuries

  • The Sleeper and the Bust Episode: 449 – Replacing Miggy & Marte
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 4/22/2017 -  12
    ) Wei-Yin Chen at PHI, v. PIT -- 27% C, 10% Y!, 5% E (27:47) SUPER DEEP (pick 2 favorites) Ricky Nolasco v. TOR, at TEX -- 18% C, 7% Y!, 5% E Miguel Gonzalez v. KC, at DET -- 17% C, 4% Y!, 2% E

  • Marte DFA'd
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/19/2009 -  13
    reliever if given a chance. However, I'm not here to write about Salas - I'm here to write about Andy Marte. Marte was DFA'd to make room for Salas on the 40 man roster, which means the Indians

  • Marte Gets Another Chance
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 12/2/2010 -  10
    here and here. Yesterday, the Pirates filled these roster spots with Fernando Nieve, Dusty Brown, and the most interesting player of the trio, Andy Marte. Marte might not have been a "can't miss

  • On Starling Marte and Steroids
    in Community by Lance Brozdowski - 12/6/2017 -  2
    to accumulate. When I began to think about Pittsburgh Pirates' outfielder Starling Marte -- due to this offseason's stagnation -- I thought back to the first pitch he saw in his major-league career

  • Andy Marte: Prospect or Suspect?
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 7/30/2009 -  7
    Once upon a time, in a land far far away, Andy Marte was considered one of the best prospects in all the land. The Dominican third baseman signed with the Atlanta Braves back in 2000, and by the time

  • Starling Marte Lands in Pittsburgh
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 7/27/2012 -  28
    Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Starling Marte came out swinging. The rookie deposited the first MLB pitch he saw into the stands for a home run. It's a fitting introduction for the young outfielder

  • The Near and Less-Near Future of Miguel Sano's MLB Career
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 7/10/2015 -  40
    Miguel Sano is off to quite the start to his big-league career. The hulking 22-year-old is hitting .385/.500/.577 through his first eight games with Minnesota, and has reached base in all but one

  • Buy High on Starling Marte
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 5/1/2013 -  41
    Starling Marte is off to an incredible start, and nobody should be surprised about it. He does not have a great walk rate, his strikeout rate is a bit concerning given that fact, and he relies

  • Replacing Starling Marte
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 4/19/2017 -  5
    Starling Marte was suspended for 80 games on Tuesday after testing positive for Nandrolone back in Spring Training and then losing the subsequent appeal. Let’s be honest, the first thought for most

  • Andy Marte Major League Chances
    in FanGraphs by Erik Manning - 7/2/2009 -  9
    Andy Marte completed a backslide of epic proportions earlier in the year when he was designated for assignment to clear a roster spot for a Juan Salas, a relief pitcher who the Tribe claimed off

  • Starling Marte Is Off To A Strong Start
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 8/13/2012 -  9
    Starling Marte has already made an impact with the Pittsburgh Pirates. After being called up in late-July, Marte has proved why he was one of their top prospects entering the season. Marte has hit

  • Starling Marte and Dealing with Personal Bias
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 11/12/2014 -  14
    I was wrong about Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte. Last December, I wrote up Marte, and determined he "may be in for a precipitous fall next season." Boy, was I wrong on that. Marte had

  • Anchoring Miguel
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 9/15/2008 -  4
    is doing. It is with this in mind that I bring up Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers, the offensively-talented youngster that is usually thought of as a force to be reckoned with when he steps up to the plate

  • Elias Rankings Screw Damaso Marte
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/5/2008 -  7
    for. This year, the glaring example of a guy who got hosed by the Elias Rankings is Damaso Marte. Despite his struggles in the Bronx, Marte's a pretty lefty setup guy, able to get hitters from both

  • Don’t Pay for Starling Marte
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 11/7/2017 -  12
    Starling Marte had an incredibly disappointing 2017 season, fueled by his PED suspension that limited him to just 77 games. While on the field, he had his lowest batting average (.275) since his

  • Starling Marte Gives the Pirates a Long Term Gift
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/27/2014 -  139
    For the last few weeks, word has been circulating that the Pirates wanted to sign Starling Marte to a long term contract, but that he had rebuffed their first few offers over the off-season

  • Starling Marte Gets on Base the Hard Way
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 9/20/2013 -  28
    On Tuesday, Starling Marte got his first start in more than a month. To no one's surprise — at least to those who follow the Pirates — he got hit by a pitch. It was his 22nd hit-by-pitch this season

  • Four Degrees of Miguel Batista = Miguel Batista
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 4/24/2012 -  5
    As I notice that 41-year-old Miguel Batista started the first game of yesterday's Mets-Giants doubleheader... Batista's first game was as a member of the Pirates in 1992, where he pitched two

  • New Miguel Cabrera: Old Miguel Cabrera?
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 10/17/2014 -  5
    Miguel Cabrera was the third-best first baseman this year by our end-of-year evaluations, but his owners paid first-best fantasy player prices. Take a look at his isolated power -- the main missing

  • Hernan Perez's Best Starling Marte Impression
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 8/9/2016 -  7
    and preconceived notions. Alas, Starling Marte and, of all people, Hernan Perez make for excellent comparisons when prorating their 2016 stat lines. Per usual, I won't tell you who's who: Blind

  • Starling Marte and the Quest for the Perfect Batted Ball Profile
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 2/16/2015 -  18
    , for those unable to listen to the embedded audio for whatever reason: Carson Cistulli: Starling Marte is really -- uh, is so good. Kiley McDaniel: How good is he?! (sarcastically) CC: Well, he's

  • Gregory Polanco, Also Known as Starling Marte
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 3/9/2015 -  8
    have his teammate Starling Marte as a keeper in the 18th. It was interesting that I was able to have both of them, because if I am looking at someone as a comparison I actually think statistically

  • Miguel Olivo Hulk Smash
    in NotGraphs by Eno Sarris - 5/1/2013 -  5
    Miguel Olivo thought his bat could have done a better job Tuesday, so he told him so. Apologies to Carlos Perez, but Brian Wilson's feedback to the water cooler on July first, 2011

  • Catching Up With Starling Marte and Joey Votto
    in RotoGraphs by Adam McFadden - 4/24/2015 -  5
    Half of Starling Marte’s fly balls have gone for home runs. That’s 10 fly balls, five of which have left the park. A HR/FB sitting at a round 50 percent, more than triple his career rate

  • Ketel Marte & Richie Shaffer: Deep League Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 8/5/2015 -  4
    the playing time of disappointing veterans and giving the youngsters a shot. Ketel Marte | SS SEA | CBS 10% Owned Let's just discuss the elephant in the room first. Yes, Ketel is an awesome

  • The Rather Prepossessing Miguel Batista
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 7/8/2012 -  11
    When you lay rheumy eyes upon Miguel Batista's abovely pictured Gentleman's Ensemble, the first words upon your lips -- upon them like libidinous kisses from Joan Collins and Adrienne Barbeau

  • Marte Suspended, Pirates Lose Remaining Margin for Error
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 4/18/2017 -  37
    that Starling Marte has been suspended for 80 games due to a positive test for Nandrolone. [embed][/embed] Marte issued a statement

  • Yordano Ventura and Andy Marte Have Died
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/22/2017 -  47
    Andy Marte died in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic. He was 33 years old. Yordano Ventura died in a separate car accident in his native Dominican Republic. He was 25 years old. Those

  • Merry Dissmas, Miguel Batista
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 3/21/2011 -  1
    , concerning Miguel Batista's fastball velocity (or lack thereof). Regard: Inspired choice by Mr. Desmond, I think, to go with Iowa there. Everyone knows that Miss California generally brings

  • A New Low for Miguel Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 5/20/2013 -  78
    is that Miguel Cabrera clubbed three dingers. That sort of game for Cabrera shouldn't come as a surprise, but it's a bigger surprise than the Rangers beating the Tigers. Cabrera's individual effort has

  • A One-Man Marte Partay Between the Bases
    in Community by Matt Kapelewski - 7/9/2016 -  1
    This article originally appeared on the Pirates blog Bucco's Cove. “Speed kills.” –Al Davis Starling Marte is having a hell of a season stealing bases and this is one of the things that should have

  • Projecting Both Miguel Tejada's
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 7/23/2008 -  2
    One of the odder stories this season was the revelation that former MVP shortstop Miguel Tejada is actually two years older than the public had been to led to believe. Despite the questionable

  • Prospect Stock Watch: Brinson, Marte, Nimmo, Starling
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 7/31/2015 -  12
    ) and then hope Brinson, 21, is ready for The Show in 2017. [Value Up] Ketel Marte, SS, Mariners: Marte caught my attention while playing in Low-A ball in 2013 and I ranked him as the 15th best prospect

  • Starling Marte and Home Runs in the Era of PED Testing
    in FanGraphs by Joe Sheehan - 4/20/2017 -  153
    on Twitter, as well. Read all our residency posts here. Starling Marte has been suspended 80 games for a first violation of the Joint Drug Agreement. Per MLB, Marte tested positive for Nandrolone

  • Deep League Waiver Wire - Cotton and Marte
    in RotoGraphs by Rylan Edwards - 9/13/2016 -  8
    ; Jefry Marte (3% Yahoo, 8% ESPN, 8% CBS) – so, about those three Angels I mentioned above with a wRC+ over 100. One of them happens to be Marte. The 25-year old native of the Dominican Republic has

  • Ketel Marte & Kaleb Cowart: Deep League Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 8/2/2017 -  5
    It's a good time to need roster help as seemingly every day there's a new player that falls into an every day job. Here are two of the most recent. Ketel Marte | SS ARI | CBS 8% Owned All

  • Miguel Olivo's Hat Trick
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 9/4/2009 -  10
    There’s an old saying about patience being a virtue. Over the years we’ve established that possessing plate patience is a virtue too, one that some players, like Miguel Olivo undoubtedly lacks

  • The Temporary Solution to Miguel Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 4/29/2014 -  15
    During their time together, much was written about Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder, and the idea of lineup protection. In theory, by having Fielder right behind him, Cabrera would get more hittable

  • More on Miguel Batista
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 4/26/2012 -  1
    I did not expect the deluge of e-mail I received following my Miguel Batista piece on Tuesday. (Okay, it was one e-mail.) Jon Daly of the excellent Designated Sitter blog linked me to his

  • Miguel Cabrera's Unsuccessful Readjustment
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 10/16/2013 -  9
    Speaking literally, Miguel Cabrera is still the same guy. He still responds to the same name, he still has the same identification. He still drives the same car, or cars. He's still got the same

  • Miguel Cabrera's Curious Splits
    in FanGraphs by Corinne Landrey - 6/24/2016 -  11
    named Miguel Cabrera and the absurdity dwelling beneath it. Prior to the start of the season, our Depth Chart projections spit out a 2016 projected slash line of .310/.393/.524 for Cabrera, which

  • The A's Against the Shell of Miguel Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 10/10/2013 -  58
    they've been dealing with. By the end, nobody's healthy. Tony Paul's suspicion is that, whenever the Tigers are done playing baseball, everyone will come clean about what's going on with Miguel

  • Miguel Sano is Murdering Baseballs
    in RotoGraphs by Randy Holt - 5/10/2017 -  5
    Miguel Sano has been an absolute terror at the plate this season. Sure, there are flaws in his game and those may never go away. But the early results have been tremendous for a guy who seems to do

  • Miguel Sano, Defensive Superstar
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/14/2017 -  23
    I'm going to be up front with you: that headline is seriously misleading. Based on what we can tell, Miguel Sano is probably not a good defensive player. Last year, though, to try and get the club's

  • Miguel Cabrera's Best
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/2/2010 -  56
    The 2009 season ended poorly for Miguel Cabrera. An arrest and the Tigers’ collapse coincided with the worst month of his season which wasn’t all that poor by anyone else’s standards. The dialect

  • The Padres and Miguel Tejada
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 7/20/2010 -  17
    Padres’ beat writer Corey Brock tweeted yesterday afternoon that the team has interest in Miguel Tejada. Truthfully it’s hard to understand why. Tejada could potentially take third base or maybe

  • The Legend of the Legendary Miguel Cairo
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 2/15/2013 -  16
    The impossible finally happened. Miguel Cairo retired. Cairo hung on for 17 seasons -- he made his debut the season after Mariano Rivera. One would be hard-pressed to find one season in which he

  • Miguel Cabrera: Developing Predator
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 2/27/2014 -  84
    This began with an observation: Since 2008 -- covering the bulk of the reliable PITCHf/x era -- Miguel Cabrera has swung at just under 47% of pitches with the bases empty, and just over 53

  • Miguel Cabrera's Trade Value
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 11/24/2009 -  51
    Miguel Cabrera getting a first place MVP vote is pretty silly. That said, as a player, dude is awesome. He's not Keith Hernandez with the glove or Willie Wilson on the basepaths, but in case you

  • Miguel Cabrera's MoTown Hacking
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 12/3/2008 -  0
    Since bursting onto the scene as a precocious 20 year-old and helping the Florida Marlins capture a World Series title in 2003, Miguel Cabrera has remained an offensive powerhouse. A career .309/.381

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

  • The Miguel Tejada Trade
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 7/30/2010 -  9
    In the blockbuster to end all blockbusters, the San Diego Padres acquired Miguel Tejada for double-A pitcher Wynn Pelzer on Thursday night. Damn hot tub, it’s not 2004 any more, and now this is more

  • Buying Low on Miguel Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 7/25/2017 -  11
    At 34, in the middle of his worst season so far and with $200 million left on his contract, Miguel Cabrera hasn't inspired many trade rumors this year -- and perhaps rightfully so. But that doesn't

  • The Latest Miguel Cabrera Bummer
    in FanGraphs by Jay Jaffe - 6/13/2018 -  10
    The rebuilding Tigers weren’t headed anywhere in particular, quickly or slowly, in 2018, but whatever their eventual destination, Miguel Cabrera won’t be going with them. In the third inning

  • Introducing Miguel Angel Sano
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 6/11/2009 -  6
    Now that Strasburg-mania is cooling down, the next top amateur player will find out his destination over the next month. 16-year-old shortstop Miguel Angel Sano has been profiled heavily over

  • Estimating a Miguel Montero Extension
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/31/2012 -  6
    Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero narrowly avoided his arbitration hearing today, agreeing with the club to a one-year, $5.9 million deal for 2012 -- i.e. Montero's last year of team

  • Miguel Andujar Is Available
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 12/11/2018 -  68
    to get younger as they try to rebuild for the future. The player who might be headed to Miami? That would be Miguel Andujar. [embed]

  • Haunting Miguel Cabrera
    in NotGraphs by Robert J. Baumann - 11/19/2012 -  2
    to be fit and so I eat good things. Lean meats, raw vegetables or steamed ones, mango smoothies, many fruit smoothies -- sometimes one cookie at night if I hit a homerun. A cookie per homerun, Miguel, I tell

  • The Unassuming Miguel Montero
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 11/14/2012 -  1
    in the business, I'll stick with Zach Sanders' Catcher End of Season Rankings and scroll on down to a personal favorite of mine, at number seven, Miguel Montero. If you've owned him at any point over the last

  • The New Miguel Montero
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 5/12/2014 -  7
    . In several of these leagues, my almost close-your-eyes-hold-your-nose-and-pick at catcher was Miguel Montero, who as you are probably well aware is producing like an elite backstop right now

  • Miguel Cabrera and Intentional Walks
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/15/2010 -  87
    the field for the first five months of the season, leaving no real argument for anyone else. Now, though, as he stands on the sidelines, people have begun to make a case for Miguel Cabrera. Since most

  • Diamondbacks Extend Miguel Montero
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 5/28/2012 -  12
    The Diamondbacks signed Miguel Montero to a five-year, $60 million extension over the weekend. The richest deal in Diamondbacks franchise history effectively keeps Montero in Arizona for the rest

  • Miguel Cabrera and the Inevitable Decline
    in Community by Michael Augustine - 2/2/2018 -  7
    Miguel Cabrera had a tough 2017. Could his decline be due to regression? Age? Could it be the back problems he allegedly played through? Or, was he just plain unlucky? Knee-jerk assumption

  • Miguel Sano is Too Big
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 3/21/2013 -  0

  • FG on Fox: Why Starling Marte Might Be an MVP Candidate
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/30/2015 -  43
    Starling Marte was already one of the kings of hidden value. Metrics like Wins Above Replacement (WAR) have loved him, despite his average power, and despite his ugly ratios of strikeouts to walks

  • Miguel Batista on Literary Theory, by Memory
    in NotGraphs by Eno Sarris - 7/2/2012 -  3
    [All quotes are approximate, the recorder was not running for this one.] Me: Hey Miguel what are you reading. [Hands me Lost Angel in Spanish] Me: I have no Spanish -- something about

  • Slideshow: Miguel Sano Is Too Big
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 3/21/2013 -  15
    Nineteen-year-old Miguel Sano was drafted signed as a shortstop. He was then seen as oversized for that position, so he was moved to third base. As the above photo -- where he is compared

  • Miguel Cairo Falls Prey to The Move
    in NotGraphs by Patrick Dubuque - 8/24/2012 -  6
    never tried it against Miguel Cairo. From last night's Reds-Phillies game, bottom of the ninth, man on first: Your browser does not support iframes. There's just so much happening in those first

  • Joe Maddon Trolls Miguel Cabrera
    in NotGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 7/1/2013 -  17
    BACKSTORY: After the Detroit Tigers acquired the final out against the Tampa Bay Rays last Friday, third baseman Miguel Cabrera mimed appeared to mime, but may not have mimed the signature "arrow

  • Seriously, Someone Voted For Miguel Cabrera?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/23/2009 -  148
    For Jon Heyman and the rest of the reactionary "Keith Law should lose his ballot" crowd, I present the following comparison between Joe Mauer and Miguel Cabrera. Singles: Mauer +2 Doubles

  • Miguel Cabrera's Best Season Yet
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/27/2013 -  125
    , home runs, and runs batted in. Unfortunately, being pro-Mike Trout meant that we were perceived to be inherently anti-Miguel Cabrera. It's not that we had anything against Cabrera, but he became

  • Miguel Cabrera's Ridiculous Plate Coverage
    in FanGraphs by Drew Sheppard - 5/24/2013 -  90
    ­Coming off the first batting Triple Crown in 45 years, Miguel Cabrera ­is making a bid to  be the first hitter to do so in consecutive seasons.  He currently leads the American League in batting

  • Miguel Cabrera's Most Incredible Strength
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/15/2013 -  58
    Do you want to see footage of Miguel Cabrera hitting a home run? Of course you do. You're not a monster. Now let me  find the last time he — oh,  right, he hit a homer yesterday. Went yard off John

  • Bryce Harper and Miguel Cabrera, at 22
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/18/2015 -  37
    levels of production. But it's worth noting that even when he does, Harper will have essentially replicated the first couple of years of Miguel Cabrera's career. Here are their career numbers through

  • A More Selective Miguel Sano Is Crushing It
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 5/16/2017 -  19
    CLEVELAND - Miguel Sano knows what he wants. In the visiting team quarters in Progressive Field, there's a small kitchen — like something you might find in a World War II-era submarine

  • Miguel Cabrera's Terrible and Understandable Contract
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/28/2014 -  324
    Yesterday, the Tigers agreed to make Miguel Cabrera the highest paid player in baseball history. If you look at the entirety of their future financial commitments to him as one single entity rather

  • Miguel Cabrera vs Comerica Park
    in RotoGraphs by Andrew Perpetua - 1/25/2018 -  13
    that this trend may be focused in right field, but perhaps not. Either way, you see Miguel Cabrera topping the xwOBA leaderboards on Baseball Savant, and xOBA leaderboards on xStats while his true results

  • Starling Marte Has One Home Run in Two Months
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 8/18/2015 -  18
    On June 9th, Starling Marte blasted his 12th home run of the season, leaving him just two shy of setting a new a career-high with 105 games left in the season. Marte has just one home run since June

  • Is Miguel Sano Hurt or Just Struggling?
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 8/11/2017 -  29
    position players have produced that many since the first of July, more or less. If you look at exit velocity in two halves, Miguel Sano's name jumps off the list. In a bad way. But why? Here

  • Miguel Cabrera vs. Jonathan Schoop
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 10/3/2014 -  13
    Miguel Cabrera tries to score from first fails Tigers lose 7-6 Cabrera was gunned down on the relay by Jonathan Schoop. Had he remained at third -- with nobody out -- then the Tigers would've

  • Let's Talk About Miguel Sano
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 8/14/2015 -  21
    -Ho Kang, Randal Grichuk are Carlos Correa getting lots of pub, it seems as though Miguel Sano has not generated the same volume of coverage nationally as have his peers. And that's a shame, because

  • Miguel Sano's Other Elite Skill
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 2/1/2016 -  12
    Miguel Sano didn't exactly sneak up on the league. The massive 22-year-old Dominican slugger had been considered a top-100 overall prospect in baseball for each of the last six seasons, a top-20

  • Miguel Sano Brings the Thunder to Double-A
    in RotoGraphs by Al Skorupa - 6/13/2013 -  32
    reservations or doubts about saying Miguel Sano has 80 power. I’m confident that in my old age if someone asks me who had the most power I ever saw that the name “Sano” will quickly come to mind

  • Miguel Olivo Is Happy August Is Over
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 9/3/2010 -  8
    Miguel Olivo is having a nice season at the plate (if you believe in defensive metrics for catchers, he's also having a good season behind the plate, but this post is about offense) for the Colorado

  • Miguel Almonte: Complete Pitching Prospect
    in RotoGraphs by Nathaniel Stoltz - 8/22/2013 -  4
    Royals pitching prospect Miguel Almonte entered the year as the #10 prospect in the Kansas City system according to Baseball America, and it's hard to argue that he deserves to fall from that perch

  • Daily Notes: In Which Andy Marte and Jake Fox Are Invoked
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 7/16/2013 -  8
    Table of Contents Here's the table of contents for today's edition of the Daily Notes. 1. SCOUT Leaderboards for the Atlantic League 2. Unhelpful Video: Andy Marte Pitching Once SCOUT

  • Reports From Instructs: Miguel Sano
    in FanGraphs by Kiley McDaniel - 12/31/2012 -  18
    competition so the most entertaining Twins prospect to watch was Miguel Sano. Sano has had plenty of fanfare himself after he signed for $3.15 million as a 16-year-old in 2009 after highly contentious

  • When Ryan Zimmerman is Miguel Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 4/9/2015 -  20
    right down the middle: Player Home Runs Miguel Cabrera 21 Ryan Zimmerman 17 Delmon Young 7 Matt Holliday 7 Michael Young 6 Nelson Cruz 6 It's a two-man

  • Miguel Cairo Proves Useful for the Reds
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 8/3/2010 -  6
    Chris Heisey (6.6 wRAA), Ryan Hanigan (4.3 wRAA), and Miguel Cairo (4.0 wRAA). These players have played an important complementary role on offense, bringing above-average production to supplement

  • Miguel Cabrera's Power Dips Again
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 10/28/2015 -  1
    Miguel Cabrera hasn't just been one of baseball's best hitters over the last ten years, he has also remained amazingly consistent. As fantasy owners, we're used to our top picks disappointing us

  • Miguel Montero and the Victor Martinez Contract
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 3/30/2012 -  15
    Contract extension talks between catcher Miguel Montero and the Arizona Diamondbacks reportedly ended without a resolution this spring. Montero is said to be looking for something like the four-year

  • Auction Calculator Vs NFBC ADP: Machado, Marte, & Hosmer
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 1/23/2018 -  5
    are closer to the 630 projections. I’m not one to bet on either happening. I’ll likely go with the averaged projection. Starling Marte (Calculator: 18, ADP: 31) Doing a quick look at Steamer’s

  • Miguel Cabrera Gets Robbed: A Tale of Consequences
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/27/2012 -  55
    out, is embeddable, owing to's Keep-'Em-Guessing embeddable video policy. That's Alex Gordon going up and taking a home run away from Miguel Cabrera. While this home run would've broken

  • HitTracking Miguel Olivo's Raburn-Aided Home Run
    in NotGraphs by Jack Moore - 4/27/2011 -  6
    In case you missed it, Miguel Olivo hit what will surely be in the running for Funniest Homer of 2011 in yesterday's Mariners/Tigers game. You can check the video here. Of course, when it comes

  • Tommy John to Have Miguel Sano Surgery
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 3/4/2014 -  3
    Tommy John's worst fears came true this weekend. The highly-retired former pitcher has a tear in his U.S. work visa and will need Miguel Sano surgery. John will fly to the Dominican Republic

  • Sunday Notes: Olmos, Omar, Desmond, Marte, Mazara, more
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 1/29/2017 -  24

  • Learning Lessons, with Danny Salazar and Miguel Cabrera
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/8/2013 -  41
    Last year, Miguel Cabrera won the American League Triple Crown and the American League Most Valuable Player Award. You might've heard about that. This year, Miguel Cabrera has been even better. His

  • NotGraphs Lip-Reading: Miguel Cabrera to Corey Kluber
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 5/19/2014 -  9
    After beginning the latter's first-inning at-bat with very much an inside fastball, Corey Kluber proceeded to strike out Miguel Cabrera on three breaking pitches to the outer half of the plate

  • The Sleeper and the Bust 8/12/2015 – Miguel Swoon-o
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 8/13/2015 -  4
    Episode 264 The latest episode of “The Sleeper and the Bust” is live! In this episode, Paul Sporer and Eno Sarris talk Hisashi Iwakuma, Miguel Sano, Aaron Hicks, Greg Bird, Curtis Granderson

  • Let's Watch Miguel Cabrera Make a Run Happen
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/21/2016 -  22
    about Miguel Cabrera's baserunning. Hamilton, again, is probably the very best baserunner. Cabrera has been nearly the very worst baserunner. That doesn't have to be about his instincts; people love

  • Armchair Zone Rating: Miguel Cabrera on Sunday
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/25/2012 -  33
    innings one and six, neither left the infield -- and, notably, both were hit in the direction of third baseman Miguel Cabrera. Detroit's decision to field a number of defensively challenged players

  • This Is Grainy Footage of Miguel Sano Homering Minutes Ago
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 12/3/2015 -  7
    , is Dominican people. Among that demographic is giant Twins batter and also Estrellas de Oriente designated hitter Miguel Sano. Sano's eighth inning plate appearances tonight against Toros del Este began

  • Miguel Cabrera's Armchair Zone Rating: Results
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/26/2012 -  43
    in the direction of Miguel Cabrera, who is generally speaking considered to be something of a defensive liability at third base. With that in mind, I provided video footage of the two hits -- a bunt single

  • Miguel Cabrera and Jonathan Papelbon: Baseball Play Analysis
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 2/25/2013 -  23
    into. But even meaningless baseball can generate baseball highlights. It's been a long time since we were given fresh, new baseball highlights, and earlier Monday, Miguel Cabrera did a mean thing

  • Miguel Cabrera's Contract Not Close to Biggest Ever
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 3/28/2014 -  39
    to Twitter and you'll find out in a hurry that the baseball industry was shocked by news of the new Miguel Cabrera contract. Cabrera's now guaranteed $292 million through 2023, and beyond

  • Gauging the Trade Value of Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 11/4/2016 -  31
    The Detroit Tigers find themselves at a crossroads as this offseason begins. With players like Miguel Cabrera and Justin Verlander -- stars who can still contribute but who are on the wrong side

  • Miguel Sano's Making His First Adjustments
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/3/2015 -  20
    here, Conforto's already justified the hasty promotion. But then, there's Miguel Sano. Sano, who's also just 22. Conforto has been amazing. Sano, somehow, has been even better. Say what you

  • What In The Sam Hill Is Going On With Miguel Cabrera
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 4/24/2014 -  11
    Hill" in a post title accomplished. The bucket list needs updating. But set aside the sample for a moment, and just gaze in wonder at Miguel Cabrera's line to start the season in 2014: .236/.295/.403

  • Miguel Sano: The big early riser at third base?
    in RotoGraphs by Randy Holt - 3/30/2016 -  11
    for discussion. Smack dab in the middle of that third group was Minnesota Twins third baseman/outfielder/designated hitter Miguel Sano. Overall, he was ranked 13th. While that initial edition

  • Please, Play Miguel Sano at Third Base
    in Community by anelso13 - 7/7/2017 -  7
    , Miguel Sano. Like Thomas, Sano hits the cover off the ball, but isn’t as skilled in the field. Some would think that this means the Twins should play him as the designated hitter. Again, from

  • JABO: Boosting Miguel Sano's Case for Rookie of the Year
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/18/2015 -  12
    the end-of-season awards, this is a special class, and at the top you'll find the Indians' Francisco Lindor, the Astros' Carlos Correa, and Miguel Sano of the Minnesota Twins. There are others

  • Red Sox, Padres Win the Miguel Cabrera Trade
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 11/15/2010 -  20
    , where the Marlins were dangling Miguel Cabrera, who would be 25 years old in 2008. After doubling payroll from 2006 to 2007, the Marlins clearly had no intentions of raising it again. And so

  • Another Underwhelming Year From Miguel Montero
    in RotoGraphs by David Wiers - 10/8/2014 -  2
    For the four seasons spanning 2009-12, Miguel Montero was a very useful fantasy catcher. The lowest triple slash he posted over that time frame was a useful .266/.332/.438 line, still good for a 100

  • Miguel Cabrera: Creating a Personal Drafting Plan
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 12/11/2017 -  8
    The projection systems love Miguel Cabrera. To them, he’s a hitter who performed decent in the first half and struggled in the second half. The projections don’t know that he has two herniated discs

  • Three Ways to Talk About Miguel Gonzalez
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 4/1/2016 -  5
    The other day, in a spring-training game against the Braves, Miguel Gonzalez was basically pitching for his rotation slot. That might've been surprising enough, given how much Gonzalez has meant

  • You Should Take Miguel Cabrera in the First Round
    in RotoGraphs by Paul Sporer - 10/28/2016 -  15
    into a first round stud”, but more “will he be a centerpiece asset (top 35 or so) with a reasonable shot at first round production” which brings us to Miguel Cabrera. The fantasy baseball community’s

  • Consistent Value No More: The Decline of Miguel Montero
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 10/16/2013 -  5
    Last year when we did our position-by-position post-season recaps, I wrote a piece touting Miguel Montero for his consistent performance and exceptional draft value. His numbers between 2009 and 2012

  • Explaining Miguel Cabrera’s Home Run Decline
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 1/20/2015 -  22
    Yesterday, I dove into the three xHR/FB rate components to explain what fueled Todd Frazier's home run surge. Today, I'll dissect Miguel Cabrera, who set a new career low HR/FB rate, as it dipped

  • Miguel Montero: The Next Piece of the Cubs Puzzle
    in FanGraphs by August Fagerstrom - 12/9/2014 -  38
    the Cubs acquire Addison Russell. But this Hammel, this one is here to stay. This one is to help the Cubs win now, rather than in the future. As is the hiring of Joe Maddon. As is the trade for Miguel

  • Let's Do the Math on Miguel Montero and Jake Arrieta
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 6/28/2017 -  57
    *Update: Miguel Montero will be designated for assignment, according to Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago. The Cubs had a rough evening in Washington on Tuesday. Yes, Trea Turner can really run

  • Miguel Andújar Is Another Good Young Yankee
    in FanGraphs by Rian Watt - 11/6/2018 -  45
    Miguel Enrique Andújar was born in San Cristóbal, in the Dominican Republic, on March 2nd, 1995. That same day, 968 miles north and northwest of the newborn child, the space shuttle Endeavour

  • Miguel Cabrera, When It's All Said And Done
    in FanGraphs by Tony Blengino - 4/1/2014 -  81
    educated judgments regarding the Tigers' and Angels' investments. Today, let's look at Miguel Cabrera. First, let's take a look at how Miguel Cabrera gets it done. We'll focus primarily on the bat

  • Mike Trout, Miguel Cabrera, and Measuring Value
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/19/2012 -  275
    it hard to put together any kind of realistic argument for a non-Trout candidate. However, Miguel Cabrera is having a monstrous September, hitting .373/.426/.797 over the last couple of weeks

  • Catchers Changing Courses: Wilin Rosario, Miguel Montero?
    in RotoGraphs by Nicholas Minnix - 9/23/2014 -  2
    from him while he has catcher eligibility, but he may eventually be like Mike Napoli, without the willingness to draw free passes. Miguel Montero, Arizona Diamondbacks If it weren’t for the Baltimore

  • Miguel Castro, Roberto Osuna and the A-Ball Jump
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 3/16/2015 -  12
    the creme of the crop. That's about as unexciting as it gets. However, there are some wildcards in the bullpen mix. There are rumblings that a couple of 20-year-olds -- Miguel Castro and Roberto Osuna

  • Miguel Cabrera's Short- and, Perhaps, Longer-Term Con
    in FanGraphs by Travis Sawchik - 4/17/2017 -  27
    CLEVELAND -- The Indians did many things well en route to their division title and pennant in 2016. And one of those was to quiet the bat, in relative terms, of Miguel Cabrera. Until last year

  • Mixing Fantasy & Reality: More on Velocity and Miguel Diaz
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 4/5/2017 -  10
    If the assumptions hold true, his fastball will be just as effective as it was last season as he moves from great groundball numbers to OK rates.   Quick looks: Miguel Diaz This tweet

  • Totally Unaltered Tweet: Miguel Cabrera on the MVP
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 11/15/2012 -  8

  • The Meme-ing of Some Terrible News - Miguel Sano Edition
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 3/4/2014 -  7
    was coming. Miguel Sano was coming. Maybe not right away, but the Twins' big-bat prospect was almost a shoo-in to get some time in the bigs this season, and with him would come a promise -- of tomorrow

  • Daily Notes: Miguel Tejada Signs Mostly Major-League Deal
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/2/2013 -  13
    Table of Contents Here's the table of contents for today's edition of Daily Notes. 1. Assorted Headlines for the Baseball Enthusiast 2. Graphs: Miguel Tejada's Career in WAR 3. SCOUT