We kick off this year's positional power rankings at first base.
by: FanGraphs Staff — FanGraphs 10 Jul
In today's MLB The Show stream, the Yankees hope to extend their winning streak at the expense of the Rangers.
New York Yankees
... mens, and Dan Szymborski, the virtual Texas Rangers and Corey Kluber head to Yankee Stadium to try to prevent the home nine from notching their sixth consecutiv ...
... l-Star voting for catchers, with a 105,000 more votes than Austin Allen. The Rangers (39-56) are now 10 1/2 games back for the second Wild Card spot and are rapi ...
by: Tony Wolfe — FanGraphs 9 Jul
The former Pirates and Braves farmhand has already managed a successful career in the KBO, but this season could place him among some elite company.
by: Ben Lindbergh — FanGraphs 8 Jul
Daily baseball statistical analysis and commentary
... n Marlins roster decisions Link to FanGraphs’ Marlins prospect rankings Link to Roster Resource Team Info Tracker iTunes Feed (Pl ...
Tampa Bay Rays
... ’ Rays prospect rankings Link to Jordan on the Marlins’ furloughs Link to Jordan on ...
by: Eric Longenhagen — FanGraphs 7 Jul
Plus, some updates on the teams in the AL and NL East divisions.
Chicago White Sox
... as other clubs shed 60-man players for various reasons. I think a contending White Sox team has an actualized Luis Robert in center field, Nick Madrigal at second, ...
... surrounding Michael Kopech, who is attending to a personal matter. Cleveland Indians Prospect List / Depth Chart The top-ranked prospect likely to break camp wit ...
... ley, perhaps?) but, even though pitching is in demand every deadline and the Tigers clearly have the posture of 2020 sellers, Boyd may be the club’s only prospe ...
... 60-player pool. O’Hoppe was likely added due to his geographic proximity to Phillies camp (he’s from New York) rather than him actually being ahead of the other ...
by: Ben Clemens — FanGraphs 7 Jul
In a regular situation, the new extra-inning rules make bunting more attractive. What about an irregular situation, though?
Los Angeles Angels
... e assuming average outcomes for them, but Johnny Exactlyaverage isn’t on the Angels — he’d probably start for them at first base if he were. Let’s start working ...
by: Dan Szymborski — FanGraphs 6 Jul
Who has breakout potential in this abbreviated 2020 season?
Los Angeles Angels
... trying to change speeds more often. I still think there’s upside here if the Angels convince Bundy that his comps fall along the lines of Doug Fister, not Randy ...
... to refine his potent fastball-slider combination yet. Luis Urías, Milwaukee Brewers It strikes me as odd that in some circles Luis Urías is already thought a bu ...
by: Ben Clemens — FanGraphs 6 Jul
You know what this OOTP Brewers team hasn't faced enough of? Adversity. Also, injuries.
... teams in the central are likely to interrupt our battle with Pittsburgh. The Cubs have swooned recently, and the Cardinals and Reds haven’t done anything to g ...
... difference. Two wins, huh? NL Central Standings Team W L GB Run Differential Brewers 52 37 – +25 Pirates 50 39 2 +65 Cubs 44 47 9 +13 Reds 43 48 10 -18 Cardinals ...
... ticular, have been struck by another wave of injuries. That’s not to say the Pirates aren’t a threat — a quick look at their run differential will tell you they’ ...
St. Louis Cardinals
... l Brewers 52 37 – +25 Pirates 50 39 2 +65 Cubs 44 47 9 +13 Reds 43 48 10 -18 Cardinals 36 55 17 -65 Adding and subtracting WAR is notably not how you should use th ...
by: David Laurila — FanGraphs 5 Jul
Plus Darren O'Day on Mark Trumbo, Jim Deshaies on John Elway, Kill the Loss, and more.
... 5, 1955, Johnny Temple hit a two-out, walk-off single to give the Cincinnati Reds a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Temple’s at bat was immediately prec ...
... ith the Cleveland Indians on July 9, 1961, and Bill Madlock with the Detroit Tigers on June 28, 1987. (Per James Smythe) Hall of Fame right-hander Dizzy Dean ha ...
San Francisco Giants
... game — to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 17-3 win over the San Francisco Giants. On July 3, 1968, Luis Tiant fanned 19 batters over 10 scoreless innings as ...
by: Eric Longenhagen — FanGraphs 1 Jul
San Diego and Oakland set a transaction precedent, and the Jorge Mateo center field experiment begins.
San Diego Padres
... rs who are part of the 60-man player pool may be traded. Even if the A’s and Padres already know who the player will be, announcing the deal with a PTBNL distin ...
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