Archive for December 2008

Taking a look at a few prospects that will provide good value for 2009.

Looking at the potential of one of Boston’s top setup men.

Taking a closer look at the Matt Holliday trade from the A’s perspective.

Examining the perception of Nick Swisher’s fantasy value.

What will Volquez be worth next year?

What the San Diego star’s trade value actually is.

Looking at the skills and risk Manny Ramirez brings.

Taking a look at how valuable prospects are in fantasy leagues.

Taking a look at one side of measuring risk.

Using risk analysis to determine what Ben Sheets should earn as a free agent.

What happens to the numbers if your guy doesn’t play?

Taking a look at Ben Sheets’ risk profile.

Taking a looking at Jason Kubel’s risk profile.

What the financial crisis can teach us about managing risk.

Introducing player risk profiles, using Troy Tulowitzki as an example.

Victor looks at whether taking a chance on that toolsy prospect is worth it for your team.

Did the GM do right? Let’s run the numbers.

What a player’s minor league stats and pedigree can tell us about his chances of success in the majors.

The Braves flipped Mark Teixeira for prospects just a year after giving up five of their own to get him. Victor says that they came out behind.

Most observers think the Cubs got the better end in the Rich Harden trade, but Victor takes a longer view and finds value for both sides.