It doesn't get much more inside baseball than breaking down the voters.
by: Tony Wolfe — FanGraphs 7h
Castro's unlikely milestone chase might depend as much on playing time as it does anything else. Finally a free agent, will any team be willing to give it to him?
... Cubs in 2010, and virtually all of the most recognizable actors from those early- ...
... astro a free agent for the first time in his 10-year career. Even though the Marlins have wound up being surprisingly inclined to hand money to low-risk players ...
by: Ben Clemens — FanGraphs 8h
The Twins needed starting pitching, and Michael Pineda wanted certainty. Both sides got what they were looking for.
... ysical — is a prorated $10m. With a 39-game suspension to serve, that means #MNTwins will pay roughly $7.6m in the 1st year of the deal. In reality, it's more li ...
by: Craig Edwards — FanGraphs 10h
A playoff hero comes back for more.
... Kendrick might have been able to get a better deal somewhere other than the Nationals, but the comfort, good feelings, and getting a deal done early might have be ...
by: Jay Jaffe — FanGraphs 10h
Often underappreciated, Abreu was an on-base machine with an exceptional speed-power combo.
by: Devan Fink — FanGraphs 12h
They made two good moves in acquiring Jesús Aguilar and Jonathan Villar.
... is considerable upside for both players to be worth more than that, and the Marlins know this. That’s why they made both of those moves in the first place. The ...
by: Eric Longenhagen — FanGraphs 5 Dec
The Angels swap several low-level prospects for two years of a No. 4/5 starter.
... y, Griffin Canning, Jaime Barria, Jose Suarez, and Patrick Sandoval. The new Orioles regime, which comes from Houston’s pitching development factory, appears to ...
Los Angeles Angels
... help reinforce the middle/back of a quite young Angels rotation that has been marred by injuries for each of the last several seaso ...
by: Jay Jaffe — FanGraphs 5 Dec
The impressive slugger offered undeniable offensive production, disappointing defense no matter how you slice it, and his share of off-the-field issues.
by: Dan Szymborski — FanGraphs 4 Dec
Philadelphia hopes Wheeler brings what Arrieta did not.
New York Mets
... ith Wheeler’s .311 BABIP likely being partially the fault of an unimpressive Mets defense. Perhaps most importantly, 2019 put Wheeler’s 2 1/2 lost years more ...
... one spur removal in time to have a normal spring training. Wheeler gives the Phillies more flexibility by not needing all of Zach Eflin, Vince Velasquez, and Nick ...
by: Tony Wolfe — FanGraphs 4 Dec
Hamels' first free-agent contract is a one-year commitment that should make him an important piece of another Atlanta pennant chase.
... down the stretch, earning the chance to start Games 1 and 4 of the NLDS. The Braves will hope for similar poise out of Hamels, who reached free agency for the v ...
by: Devan Fink — FanGraphs 4 Dec
Let's talk about Dario Agrazal.
... d more often than most evaluators suspect. For a rebuilding club such as the Tigers, this is exactly the type of pitcher to take a flier on. Another solid year ...