Prospect Hunting: C.J. Cron

In a curious move, the Angels have shaken up their roster promoting Grant Green and CJ Cron. Both are in tonight’s lineup against Matt Harrison of the Rangers. Cron is a first round draft pick out of the University of Utah and debuts tonight arriving to the majors ahead of fellow first base prospect Jonathan [...]

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Prospect Hunting: Trevor Bauer

“Do not trust your memory; it is a net full of holes; the most beautiful prizes slip through it.” Georges Duhamel After Carlos Carrasco has seemingly failed in another audition to be a starter for the Indians they will call up either Josh Tomlin or Trevor Bauer to start their game on May 6th according [...]

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Player Profile: Hector Rondon

“One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” Benjamin Disraeli As the quote implies, a chance to succeed in the majors can be fleeting, just ask Scott Carroll of the White Sox who won his first game as a 29 year old rookie. In [...]

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Flirting with the Waiver Wire: Week 4

“When a girl cancels a date, she has to. When a guy cancels a date he has two.” – Anonymous A month has almost passed and owners are starting to look at their teams and deciding on what needs have to be addressed. Thankfully the waiver wire probably has more to offer than the dating [...]

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Flirting with the Waiver Wire: Week 3

“Online dating is now like eating at Denny’s thanks to photoshop, in person your order looks nothing like the photo on the menu.” Courtesy of Searchquote.com All of the preparation and diligent research of the preseason seems so long ago? Breakouts, targets, post-hype sleepers, the descriptions are easier to roll out than to actually find. [...]

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Cold Starts: For Real or For Naught?

After writing about my thoughts on some of the hottest players around the league last weekend, I wanted to continue by looking at the coldest players to start the year. In this post, I’ll look at a hitter and pitcher whose cold starts will continue, and a hitter and pitcher who will turn things around. [...]

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Should LeBron Really Shoot More?

While I hate to write about the single most-talked about player in the NBA, I wanted to look into several of the myths and hypotheses about LeBron James, the Miami Heat, and their validity. LeBron is currently third in the league in points per game (27.7) and fourth among qualified players in field goal percentage [...]

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Player Profile: Devin Mesoraco

“For things to reveal themselves to us, we need to be ready to abandon our views about them.” –Thich Nhat Hanh Devin Mesoraco burst onto fantasy radars following a prolific 2010 minor league season in which he hit twenty-six home runs across three levels for the Reds. Whether it was a matter of playing time [...]

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