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  • Fastball Velocity and Its Effect on Hitters
    in Community by Duncan Wilson - 1/19/2018 -  3

  • Trending Third Basemen: Freese, S. Rodriguez, Alvarez
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 5/25/2012 -  13
    , he actually becomes pretty useful even in standard leagues and ought to qualify in all formats at third base by now. Bringing up the rear here is Pedro Alvarez whose recent trend does as much

  • Pedro Alvarez
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/5/2008 -  3
    With the second pick in the draft this afternoon, the Pittsburgh Pirates selected Vanderbilt third baseman Pedro Alvarez. I got a chance to watch Alvarez play for Team USA a couple of summers ago

  • Jack Hannahan and Wilson Betemit as Stopgap Measures at Third Base
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 5/7/2011 -  7
    % of his total RBI production) and a .226 batting average which is something that I just can't recommend anyone putting up with. Wilson Betemit I can't think of Betemit without hearing Chris

  • Wilson On the Move?
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 12/17/2008 -  7
    Jack Wilson of the Pittsburgh Pirates has been linked to numerous teams this offseason. It seemed for a bit as though a deal shipping him to the Tigers had been completed. Reports then surfaced

  • Time For Henderson Alvarez To Shine
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 11/14/2012 -  0
    Perhaps no player will benefit more from the Toronto-Miami mega-trade than Henderson Alvarez. Opinions are definitely mixed on the 22-year-old starter. Alvarez has shown impressive stuff

  • Pedro Alvarez's Cardinal Destruction
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 8/30/2012 -  13
    , but the Cardinals have had greater struggles against the Braves (1-5) and, oddly enough, the Phillies (2-5). No, the Cardinals must be glad because they've seen the last of Pedro Alvarez, at least until

  • Henderson Alvarez, Strikeouts and You
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 12/31/2014 -  4
    Miami Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez is an enigma. Despite a fastball that regularly hits the mid-90s, he doesn't strike anybody out. While strikeouts aren't the key to being a good pitcher

  • Buying High on Pedro Alvarez
    in RotoGraphs by Ben Duronio - 6/24/2013 -  19
    If you had the patience to stick with Pedro Alvarez or the wherewithal to acquire him during his huge early season slump, you have been amply rewarded for your decision over Alvarez’s last month

  • Pedro Alvarez An Answer In Pittsburgh?
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 7/21/2011 -  27
    to the rumor mill, but one solution may be sitting in Triple-A right now. That solution is Pedro Alvarez, who recently returned from a quadriceps injury and is tearing up the International League

  • The Absolutely Fascinating Henderson Alvarez
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 5/7/2014 -  17
    Henderson Alvarez isn't the best starter on the Marlins, obviously. He isn't the second-best either, unless you really dislike Nathan Eovaldi. Tom Koehler has his supporters, and a lower ERA. Andrew

  • Pedro Alvarez = Pedro Cerrano
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 11/18/2011 -  3
    Pedro Alvarez was supposed to be a middle-of-the-order force by now, threatening to sink boaters in the Allegheny River with each mighty cut and working walks with his keen eye. Instead, the second

  • The Disappointments of Youth: Pedro Alvarez
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 1/24/2012 -  2
    is Pedro Alvarez. Alvarez had a good, if not great, 95 game call up in 2010, hitting 16 home runs with a livable .256/.326/.461 slash line. At the age of 23, that’s a pretty appealing line, and one that had

  • Promotion Watch: Pedro Alvarez
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 6/15/2010 -  7
    leagues. In all likelihood, the next mega-prospect to get the call will be Pedro Alvarez of the Pirates, and there are indications that he will join the team as soon as tomorrow. If you're reading

  • Kubel and Alvarez: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 5/3/2012 -  9
    Alvarez (ESPN: 11 percent owned; Yahoo!: 23 percent owned) Like Kubel, Alvarez got off to a rancid start, hitting .067/.097/.267 through the Pirates’ first 10 games. His two hits during that time were

  • Pedro Alvarez - Is the Breakout Real?
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/31/2012 -  3
    Expectations were pretty low for Pedro Alvarez coming into 2012. He had the pedigree of being the second overall draft pick in the 2008 draft, but he only hit four home runs (HR) and struck out (K

  • Prospect Watch: Pedro Alvarez
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 4/26/2010 -  0
    be the next big-named prospect to make his major league debut, but there should be some eyes on Pittsburgh, too. Third baseman Pedro Alvarez, the second overall pick of the '08 draft out of Vanderbilt

  • Pedro Alvarez's Place in Recent History
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/5/2014 -  10
    Pedro Alvarez isn't incapable of making a good defensive play. Here is one from not long ago! Your browser does not support iframes. Unfortunately, this sort of thing has been far too common

  • Brian Wilson's Fantastic Offseason
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 3/26/2010 -  25
    On January 30 of this year Brian Wilson and the Giants came to an agreement on a one year deal for $4.4 million to avoid Wilson's first year of arbitration. Based on our standard expectation

  • Mark Trumbo, Pedro Alvarez, and Perception
    in Community by ncarrington - 12/20/2013 -  3
    someone like Trumbo. That player is Pedro Alvarez. The similarities are actually quite amazing. The following table contains combined information from the 2012 and 2013 seasons, the two years

  • CJ Wilson Is a Pranking Fool
    in NotGraphs by Eno Sarris - 3/20/2012 -  2
    Somehow this one slipped between the cracks -- C.J. Wilson pranked Mike Napoli... by putting the catcher's phone number on twitter. He wasn't particularly contrite about it afterwards either

  • Yadier Alvarez's Unclear Signing Status
    in FanGraphs by Kiley McDaniel - 2/27/2015 -  3
    I keep getting asked if Cuban RHP Yadier Alvarez will be eligible to sign in this international signing period or be forced to go into the 2015 July 2nd pool. The short answer is that nobody knows

  • C.J. Wilson the Starter
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 7/13/2010 -  0
    After enjoying a career year pitching out of the 'pen for the Rangers in 2009, C.J. Wilson was shifted to the starting rotation this past spring. Prior to April 8th, 2010, the 29-year-old hadn't

  • Pedro Alvarez Improved in a Down Year
    in FanGraphs by Owen Watson - 3/2/2015 -  10
    We all know Pedro Alvarez had a pretty rough year in 2014, as he hit just 18 home runs, half of his total of 36 in 2013. That was almost the whole story, as hitting home runs (usually impressive

  • C.J. Wilson: Starting Pitcher
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 4/9/2010 -  4
    C.J. Wilson's debut as a starting pitcher against Toronto yesterday could not have gone much better. Wilson threw 7 shutout innings, only allowing 5 hits, while striking out a remarkable 9 batters

  • C.J. Wilson: Starting Pitcher?
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 3/19/2010 -  9
    The Texas Rangers are considering moving reliever C.J. Wilson into their starting rotation, and he has done nothing but impress them this spring. Of course, one shouldn't put undue (i.e., any) weight

  • Trade Me C.J. Wilson
    in RotoGraphs by Chad Young - 7/10/2012 -  26
    Just four short days ago, Jeff Zimmerman inspired anger and vitriol from the loyal readers of this blog by suggesting that it was time to sell C.J. Wilson. Well, I am nothing if not a man

  • I Am Not Brian Wilson
    in NotGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 6/4/2012 -  6
    chanting: "Brian. Wilson." Clapclap, clapclapclap. This is why: But I am not, in fact, Brian Wilson, though my face proteins may resemble his. Let us examine the differences: 1) Though

  • Remembering Jack Wilson
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 9/26/2012 -  15
    Likely waiting tastefully until the Talk Like a Pirate Day celebrations were in the rear view mirror, longtime Pittsburgh (and short-time Seattle and Atlanta) shortstop Jack Wilson, who was released

  • Brian Wilson's Two-Seamer
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 7/14/2011 -  20
    Early in the season Eno Sarris introduced us to Brian Wilson's flithy two-seam fastball, a pitch Wilson claims to have added this year. Sarris's GIF showed Jamey Carroll flailing wildly at Wilson's

  • Brian Wilson Gets to Hit
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 9/13/2010 -  16
    To the best of my knowledge, nobody has appointed me as president of label assignments, but I think calling Brian Wilson a great reliever is a worthwhile argument. He holds a 3.04 FIP over his

  • Win a Date With C.J. Wilson!
    in NotGraphs by Cody Wiewandt - 10/31/2011 -  3
    Swoon.  C.J. Wilson is a free agent, and although not the prettiest girl at the dance (figuratively of course!) he is sure to have his fair share of sugar daddies vying for his services.  Where's

  • Take My C.J. Wilson
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 7/6/2012 -  48
    C.J. Wilson was paid $77.5M this off season to come in and be a front line starter for the Angels. With Jered Weaver and Dan Haren already on the team, he wasn't going to be the only ace of the staff

  • C.J. Wilson Rebounds
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 12/31/2013 -  1
    C.J. Wilson put together an altogether terrific 2011 season, even garnering a good deal of votes for the Cy Young award that year. He posted a 2.94 ERA with 16 wins and a 23% strikeout rate

  • The Daily Grind: Trades, Carrasco, Alvarez
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 7/30/2015 -  2
    Agenda More Trade Talk Daily DFS - Carrasco, Holmberg GB / FB Splits Tomorrow's Targets - ERod, RdlR, Alvarez, Rajai Factor Grid 1. More Trade Talk Yesterday included two trades

  • The NotGraphs Roast of Brian Wilson
    in NotGraphs by David G. Temple - 10/4/2013 -  13
    I'd like to thank you all for attending this roast of the man of the hour, Brian Wilson. This, of course, is not the Brian Wilson from the Beach Boys -- the drug-addled man child who famously spent

  • Wilson Betemit Goes to Detroit
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 7/20/2011 -  54
    Though they currently lead the wide-open AL Central by just a half game, the Detroit Tigers showed Wednesday that they aren't willing to stand pat by acquiring Wilson Betemit from the Kansas City

  • Wilson Ramos Progressing at the Plate
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 5/24/2011 -  6
    Entering the 2011 season, Wilson Ramos had three main obstacles standing between him and the Washington Nationals' starting catcher job. One was Ivan Rodriguez. Though Pudge hasn't possessed

  • Replacing Wilson Ramos
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 5/15/2012 -  17
    Talk about your run of bad luck... Wilson Ramos signs with the Twins, forever to be blocked from a starting gig with Joe Mauer already in-house.  He gets traded to the Nationals who then decide

  • Playing Roulette with Wilson Ramos
    in RotoGraphs by Nicholas Minnix - 10/9/2014 -  9
    Wilson Ramos did enough in 2014 to tease fantasy baseball players again. He batted .267/.299/.399, with 11 home runs, in 361 plate appearances (88 games). He missed time, of course, wasting little

  • Wilson Ramos Disappoints
    in RotoGraphs by Steven Shumansky - 10/22/2015 -  2
    Frankly, the best thing we can say about Wilson Ramo’s 2015 season is that he stayed healthy and managed over 500 PAs. He ended the season with a .231/.260/.360 line with 16 doubles and 15 home runs

  • Henderson Alvarez Almost Has Felix's Changeup
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 2/10/2015 -  21
    . A year ago, I was talking to a major leaguer, and when we somehow got to the topic of Henderson Alvarez, the player remarked that Alvarez seemed like he was one little tweak away from becoming

  • Henderson Alvarez and Being Worse Than a Coin
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 9/29/2014 -  31
    You don't know how long I've been waiting for this to happen. Sure, probably nobody else noticed that it happened, and Henderson Alvarez himself probably didn't notice that it happened, but, let's

  • Spiritual Exercise re: Henderson Alvarez & Tom Milone
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/9/2012 -  9
    , with a view towards helping to tighten and tone the spirits of the readership. The price of spiritual infirmity: death by bears. Notes: Toronto right-hander Henderson Alvarez and Oakland

  • Your Move, Brian Wilson's Beard
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 4/19/2011 -  9
    Yeah, Brian Wilson's two-seamer (featured below!) is impressive enough, and I can forgive his reluctance to brawl with randomly outraged A's fans. What I shall not abide is if Mr. Wilson and his

  • Pedro Alvarez, Edwin Encarnacion, and Usable Power
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/1/2013 -  28
    in the persons of Pittsburgh third baseman Pedro Alvarez and Toronto first-base/DH-type Edwin Encarnacion. Of Messrs. Alvarez and Encarnacion, one can make three true statements, as follows -- namely

  • Toronto's Alvarez Abandons Change, Succeeds Harder
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 9/20/2012 -  21
    no reason to doubt it." And here's another, also entirely possible, exchange on a similar theme: Person No. 1: "Toronto right-hander Henderson Alvarez struck out seven batters in as many innings

  • A Nightmare Scenario for Pedro Alvarez: Playing for Cleveland
    in Community by Bobby Mueller - 6/11/2015 -  10
    With apologies to Clevelanders everywhere, I can think of a number of reasons why Pedro Alvarez would rather be in Pittsburgh than in Cleveland, or C-Town, or The Mistake on the Lake, whichever you

  • On the Unintended Consequences of Hack Wilson's Gut
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 9/30/2013 -  9
    I had the pleasure of reading an advance copy of Mickey Kefauver's forthcoming biography of Hack Wilson, The Aching Beauty of an American Sot. Kefauver's work contains multitudes, and among those

  • Pedro Alvarez Powers Way Into Top 10
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 11/6/2013 -  3
    I have made it very well known that I wasn't particularly optimistic about Pedro Alvarez's fantasy value this season. We all figured him for a poor batting average, so he would have to make it up

  • Justin Wilson's Old New Pitch
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 7/28/2017 -  1
    Justin Wilson used to throw more than a modicum of curveballs, but that was when he was a starter. The Detroit Tigers closer largely shelved the pitch a few years ago, as it had been serving

  • Pedro Alvarez More Than Platoon Option?
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 8/3/2012 -  6
    Ahem, no. Let's just get that out of the way. The fact is, Alvarez is hitting .196/.260/.380 off left handed pitchers and his strikeout rate is 37%. For a bigger sample size, in nearly 300 plate

  • Is it Safe to Joe Saunders or Henderson Alvarez Yourself?
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 8/7/2013 -  0
    Hey, sometimes you have to dig deep, right? If you're in a hole in innings pitched and/or you're scrambling for wins any way you can find them, there are a couple names in Henderson Alvarez

  • Brian Wilson's Cavalcade of Sex Metaphors
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 1/31/2011 -  2
    Internet computers everywhere are no doubt aware of Brian Wilson's championship appearance on something called "Lopez Tonight," but we'd be remiss if we didn't post it anyway. As you'll soon see

  • Pedro Alvarez and Kyle Seager and Degrees of Bad
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 4/17/2013 -  21
    Pedro Alvarez and Kyle Seager entered the season ranked 19th and 13th, respectively, in the Rotographs consensus rankings back in March. Although neither were likely to be your first choice to occupy

  • Is Phil Coke The Next C.J. Wilson?
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 2/10/2011 -  21
    The Rangers made a pretty bold move last year when they moved long-time reliever and sometimes closer C.J. Wilson into the rotation, and he rewarded them with 4.4 WAR season and four pretty good

  • Why I'm Down on C.J. Wilson
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 3/31/2012 -  49
    was C.J. Wilson landing in the third tier, ranking 16th among all AL starters. This ranking was behind guys like Brandon Morrow, Colby Lewis and Max Scherzer, who it is likely that the vast majority

  • Prospect Stock Watch: Kopech, Alvarez, Montas
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 8/5/2016 -  2
    healthy minor league system but is a little light on upper-level impact arms so Kopech’s continued development (and improved maturity) is important. Yadier Alvarez | RHP | Dodgers ETA: 2020 Value

  • The Prospect Stock Watch: Hays, Alvarez, Kopech
    in RotoGraphs by Marc Hulet - 6/30/2017 -  4
    for the Orioles and someone you’re going to start hearing a lot more about in the near future. Yordan Alvarez, 1B, Astros: Houston just might be the masters of mining the lowest rungs of the minor

  • For C.J. Wilson, Regarding His Dilemma
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/28/2011 -  5
    Texas Ranger starter C.J. Wilson suggested today via Twitter not only that (a) he's occasionally frustrated by the questions he's asked by reporters but that (b) he'd entertain the possibility

  • Who Might Replace Brian Wilson?
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 5/1/2010 -  4
    happened to closer to Brian Wilson as well. Romo recorded two quick outs before giving up a double to Melvin Mora, then was replaced by Jeremy Affeldt who got the lefty swinging Seth Smith to ground

  • Scouting the Dodgers' Electric Cuban Righty, Yadier Alvarez
    in FanGraphs by Eric Longenhagen - 5/18/2016 -  12
    Cuban righty Yadier Alvarez was the $16 million crown jewel of the Dodgers' 2015/2016 international free-agent class. It was the second-highest bonus ever given to an international amateur

  • Cabrera, Wilson and Schafer: Mining the Minors
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 6/28/2012 -  2
    12-team leagues Justin Wilson, Pirates SP TALENT: 6 OPPORTUNITY: 8 DOB: 8/18/1987 CURRENT LEVEL: Triple-A MILB STATS: 6-4 W-L, 3.57 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 7 HRs, 89:40 K:BB over 85.2 IPs ON 40-MAN

  • Scheming For Relief: Thornburg, Alvarez, Neris and Devenski
    in RotoGraphs by Alan Harrison - 4/15/2016 -  2
    and arbitrary data selected prior to setting the comments on fire. Jose Alvarez - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - 0% Y! - Alvarez is a 26-year-old southpaw that owns a 0.00 ERA (1.33 FIP) in five

  • Michael Lorenzen Is the New Brian Wilson
    in Community by The Kudzu Kid - 11/29/2016 -  2
    , and that was the way-ahead-of-his-time Brian Wilson.  He and the Giants rode his slider and fastball and beard to the World Series a few times, if I recall correctly. In 2016, however, the even-year nonsense

  • The Daily Grind: Fiers, Wright, Wilson
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/27/2015 -  9
    Agenda The Rake Daily DFS - Fiers, Collmenter GB / FB Splits Tomorrow's Targets - Wright, Wilson, Moreland, Burns Factor Grid 1. The Rake Let's continue talking about the future

  • Phillies Catch an Upgrade in Wilson Ramos
    in FanGraphs by Jay Jaffe - 7/31/2018 -  18
    Weeks ago, Wilson Ramos appeared to be the ideal trade target for the catching-deficient Nationals given his previous experience with the team (2010-16) and their current Replacement-Level Killer

  • Wilson Ramos Is Home. Now What?
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 11/17/2011 -  39
    It's been a week since Wilson Ramos was kidnapped and rescued, in what was one of the most shocking baseball stories in a long time. In a certain sense, the Wilson Ramos kidnapping

  • Four Hot Finishers: Tomas, Alvarez, Dickerson and Paxton
    in RotoGraphs by Josh Shepardson - 8/12/2016 -  14
    , but Davis serves as a decent blueprint for Tomas sustaining fantasy success. Pedro Alvarez - 1B/3B - Baltimore Orioles (CBS: 43% ESPN: 29.2%, Yahoo!: 30%) I'll keep the write-up for Alvarez short

  • Pedro Alvarez and Paul Goldschmidt: Mining the Minors
    in RotoGraphs by Jason Catania - 8/4/2011 -  14
    Alvarez, Pirates Position: 3B Age: 24 Talent Rating: 9 Cling Factor: 10 The No. 2 overall pick in 2008, Alvarez was a preseason breakout candidate after hitting 16 homers in half a season

  • Wilson Ramos’ Power Seems to Be Returning
    in RotoGraphs by Nicholas Minnix - 8/19/2014 -  3
    Perhaps, more accurately, Wilson Ramos’ brand of power is returning. The Washington Nationals’ backstop has slashed .333/.347/.563, with three home runs and two doubles for a .229 ISO, in 49 plate

  • Wilson Ramos Heads to The Big Apple
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 12/19/2018 -  1
    Yesterday, Wilson Ramos officially signed a two-year contract with the Mets, marking the end of the "Travis d'Arnaud, breakout candidate" hopes. Ramos will now join his third team in two seasons

  • Wilson Ramos' Home Run Surge
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 10/15/2013 -  14
    He didn't accumulate enough plate appearances to qualify for the end of season rankings, but Wilson Ramos still finished 16th in overall fantasy value according to CBS, despite just 287 at-bats

  • Wilson Ramos and the Prejudice of Injury Expectations
    in RotoGraphs by Karl de Vries - 3/27/2014 -  18
    One might think, given the value of 20 home runs in fantasy -- from a catcher, no less -- that Wilson Ramos would be a man in demand. After all, he put up 16 dingers last year, good for 10th among

  • Why Did C.J. Wilson Sign for Cheap?
    in FanGraphs by Jesse Wolfersberger - 12/8/2011 -  59
    Thursday morning C.J. Wilson, the consensus top free agent starting pitcher, signed a five-year, $77.5 million contract with the Angels. His new contract has an average annual value of $15.5 million

  • What if Russell Wilson had Stuck with Baseball?
    in FanGraphs by Chris Mitchell - 4/20/2015 -  29
    Four weeks after he hoisted the Vince Lombardi Trophy at MetLife Staduim in February of 2014, Russell Wilson reported to Surprise Arizona to participate in spring training with the Texas Rangers

  • Daily Notes: A Brief Review of Jose Alvarez's Sunday Start
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/10/2013 -  3
    Table of Contents Here's the table of contents for today's edition of the Daily Notes. 1. A Brief Review of Jose Alvarez's Sunday Start 2. Today's MLB.TV Free Game 3. Today's Complete Schedule

  • GIF: Jose Bautista High Fives, Then Sacks, Henderson Alvarez
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 4/23/2012 -  6
    Jose Bautista puts the "Hot" in Hot GIF Action. He also gives new meaning to "Up high, down low" high five etiquette. Poor Alvarez. The perils of being a rookie in Major League Baseball

  • C.J. Wilson, Mark Buehrle, and The Manic Marlins
    in FanGraphs by Steve Slowinski - 12/7/2011 -  21
    As of this writing  -- and the way news is breaking right now, this could be outdated in anywhere from twelve hours to twelve seconds -- the market for C.J. Wilson still stands at two teams

  • Brian Wilson, the Gauntlet Lies Before You
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 1/25/2011 -  2
    I make no secret of my admiration for Brian "Sounds Delicious" Wilson and his objectively delightful maniac's beard. So it concerns me to know that sinister forces are seeking to do him harm

  • C.J. Wilson: Either a God Among Men or a Turd
    in NotGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 8/6/2012 -  9
    attributes. Ladies and gentlemen, I present the hyper-licensed C.J. Wilson. After about minute 1:07 in the following video, I began to lift Mr. Wilson to a new level of esteem. At first, I thought

  • Brian Wilson Has Thought This Whole Thing Through
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 3/14/2014 -  19
    Maybe you've seen the commercials and are tired of them. Maybe you didn't like the gimp interview. Maybe you think the hair is ridiculous. That's fine with Brian Wilson. There might be some ancillary

  • Tyler Wilson and His Five Plus Pitches
    in Community by Michael Tamburri - 5/17/2016 -  8
    , I was watching an Orioles game and the starting pitcher was a player I have never heard of.  His name is Tyler Wilson.  While watching the game, I was very impressed with his overall make-up

  • Dodgers Risk Little in Signing Brian Wilson
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 7/30/2013 -  13
    to try and improve their club without making Casey Blake for Carlos Santana Part Duex by signing free-agent reliever Brian Wilson. It's a no-risk deal on both sides, and if it works it could pay

  • Austin Wilson Is Not Only All About Tools
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 5/28/2013 -  5
    Watch Austin Wilson do anything on the field and you're struck by his athleticism. Six-foot-five, 244 pounds of muscle, he glides across center field in the Sunken Diamond on defense. During batting

  • FanGraphs Audio: Angels Left-Hander C.J. Wilson
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 8/23/2012 -  13
    Episode 231 David Laurila, curator of FanGraphs’ Q&A Series, discusses all manner of advanced baseball analysis with Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson. Don't hesitate to direct pod-related

  • Brian Wilson Has a Filthy... Two Seamer
    in NotGraphs by Eno Sarris - 4/19/2011 -  15
    Swing, miss, get hit in the butt. Brian Wilson threw this pitch. It started in the strike zone, going, oh, about 95 miles per hour, and ended up in the dirt behind Jamey Carroll. Strike three

  • Pedro Alvarez and Chone Figgins: Coming to a Waiver Wire Near You
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 5/3/2011 -  18
    success nor pedigree that Aramis Ramirez boasts, Pedro Alvarez and his start to the 2011 season reminds me a lot of this situation. Being your third base guy for the season, I wanted to take a deeper

  • Game Preview: Chris Carpenter vs. C.J. Wilson
    in FanGraphs by Steve Slowinski - 10/24/2011 -  6
    Chris Carpenter and C.J. Wilson face off tonight in Game 5 of the World Series, in a rematch of Game 1. How did each pitcher attack the other during their first start? Should they try anything

  • One Night Only: C.J. Wilson's WAR
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 8/25/2010 -  5
    Eastern.) Minnesota (7) at Texas (8) | 8:05pm ET Starting Pitchers Twins: Brian Duensing (6) 84.1 IP, 5.12 K/9, 2.03 BB/9, .249 BABIP, 53.6% GB, 6.3% HR/FB, 3.99 xFIP Rangers: C.J. Wilson (3

  • Brian Wilson, The Winter's Most Unique Free Agent
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 11/4/2013 -  18
    Brian Wilson is a weird guy. You know that because you have eyes and watch baseball, and you’ve heard all about the beard and the Taco Bell ads. Honestly, I'm really not sure anything I say can sum

  • Daily Notes: Featuring Some Purple Prose, and the Suspiciously Remarkable Henderson Alvarez
    in FanGraphs by Mississippi Matt Smith - 9/19/2013 -  8
    of it due to the fact that the man impersonating Henderson Alvarez is on the verge of being unmasked. You might remember that Alvarez last year was not so good. You might, in the pitiable event that you

  • Cubs Win Justin Wilson Bidding War
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/31/2017 -  35
    While Zach Britton is the big name, and Brad Hand has been priced like an even bigger name, Justin Wilson might have actually been the most sought after reliever on the market this week. Basically

  • Closer Updates: Thornton, Wilson, Francisco, Kimbrel
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 3/23/2011 -  11
    . Brian Wilson | Giants Our top ranked reliever coming into the season, Wilson strained his oblique sometime last week and was scheduled to undergo tests on Monday. Unsurprisingly, the guy who

  • Hit More Fly Balls, Wilson Ramos!
    in Community by hscer - 7/1/2015 -  1
    Wilson Ramos is currently third on the Nationals with 7 home runs. He has done that on 41 fly balls, for a HR/FB rate of 17.1%. But Ramos has also hit the ball on the ground in play 103 times. Throw

  • Q&A: Austin Wilson, Seattle Mariners Outfield Prospect
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 11/19/2013 -  5
    The Seattle Mariners may have gotten the steal of the 2013 draft when they selected Austin Wilson in the second round. The 21-year-old outfielder is a five-tool player with a world of potential

  • Yadier Alvarez Emerges While Other Cubans Move Closer to Deals
    in FanGraphs by Kiley McDaniel - 2/13/2015 -  39
    were big-time prospects, the well-known and hyped 29-year-old 2B Hector Olivera and the brand new name, 18-year-old righty Yadier Alvarez.  Here's my notes and video on those two, along with some quick

  • Justin Wilson on His Reverse Splits and Motown Role
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 1/10/2017 -  2
    Justin Wilson is all about getting outs, and he’s done a laudable job of getting them. Over four full seasons, and a fraction of a fifth — two-plus with the Pirates and one each with the Yankees

  • Wilson Ramos & Lonnie Chisenhall: Waiver Wire
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 7/18/2013 -  2
    into the year is targeting talented players who have faltered early in the year. In the case of Wilson Ramos, two injuries limited his playing time, making him available in most leagues. For Lonnie

  • Wilson Ramos Is Something Completely Different for the Rays
    in FanGraphs by Eno Sarris - 12/7/2016 -  9
    Last night, the Tampa Bay Rays signed Wilson Ramos for two years and $12 million, with nearly $18.25 million available in all if he meets certain incentives. Ramos represented an interesting case

  • Mixing Fantasy & Reality: Wilson Ramos & Notes
    in RotoGraphs by Jeff Zimmerman - 10/19/2016 -  0
    Fantasy Projection: Wilson Ramos Wilson Ramos had a career season this past year pretty much setting a personal career high value in all his offensive stats. Most of the changes were attributed

  • Wilson Ramos and Alex Presley: Waiver Wire Help
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 7/20/2011 -  7
    at this point in time.  Here's a pair of guys that just might fit that description. Wilson Ramos |C|  Ownership:  ESPN - 12.4%   Yahoo - 14.0% While a guy like Yadier Molina is owned in more than

  • Wilson Betemit Making His Arbitration Case
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 9/16/2010 -  9
    fulfill some of his promise. Rarely does it actually happen. In this way the Royals have gotten lucky. During the off-season they signed Wilson Betemit to a minor league contract. About two months

  • Rockies Farm Director Zach Wilson on Riley Pint
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 12/7/2017 -  5
    and a 1.70 WHIP. This past season, he walked 59 batters in 93 innings at Low-A Asheville. To say he’s a work in progress would qualify as an understatement. Are the Rockies concerned? I asked Zach Wilson

  • Video: Brian Wilson Breaks Baseball Bat Using Beard
    in NotGraphs by Navin Vaswani - 9/1/2011 -  9
    Brian Wilson is on the disabled list. His beard is not. Fear the beard, my friends. I do.

  • Run, Don’t Walk, to Buy Pedro Alvarez Stock
    in Community by El Toro - 5/8/2014 -  3
    At first glance, it looks like Pedro Alvarez is doing exactly what we thought he would this year. He’s hit 8 long balls and is sporting a Mendozian .210 average, which somehow falls below his pre

  • Brian Wilson Presents: The Best of Casey Blake
    in FanGraphs by Matt Klaassen - 5/9/2012 -  16

  • Should Teams Be Worried About C.J. Wilson's Post-Season?
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 10/25/2011 -  25
    "He just can't win the big one." Whether you believe in that narrative or choose to ignore it, someone is going to write those words about C.J. Wilson this off-season. Widely considered the best

  • Apropos of So Little: Video of Willie Wilson Playing HS Football
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/22/2013 -  9
    with former Royals outfielder Willie Wilson in 1973 or whatever and then watching grainy footage, while drinking even more, of giant and fast Willie Wilson scoring all different kinds of touchdowns against

  • Mike Wilson and Carlos Peguero: Deep League WW Mariners Edition
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 5/11/2011 -  8
    if they have any fantasy potential in deeper leagues. Mike Wilson, OF | 2% Owned Wilson is not exactly a prospect, as he is already 27 years old and has received Triple-A each season since

  • C.J. Wilson Just Saw His Draft Cost Drop
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 10/26/2011 -  3
    A week ago I analyzed David Freese's big postseason and speculated that it would inflate his cost in 2012 drafts. C.J. Wilson, on the other hand, has likely seen his 2012 draft cost move

  • Hack Wilson: The Most Interesting Player You've Sorta-Kinda Heard of Before
    in Community by mohallor - 12/5/2017 -  1
    Lewis Robert "Hack" Wilson was an outfielder for the New York Giants, Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers, and Philadelphia Phillies in the early 20th century. Wilson was a very good ballplayer

  • Wilson Ramos Tears ACL, Nationals Suffer Big Loss
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/27/2016 -  7
    , the Nationals will need Murphy more than ever, because Dusty Baker just confirmed that starting catcher Wilson Ramos has suffered a torn ACL, ending his season a week before the team takes

  • Deep League Waiver Wire: Conor Jackson, Darwin Barney, Wilson Ramos
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 4/18/2011 -  0
    Chicago’s lineup. Wilson Ramos | 5% | 0% The Nationals’ “Catcher of the Future,” Ramos is seeing big league at bats in 2011. Manager Jim Riggleman has said that Ramos will be in the lineup