Posted on January 21, 2013 by David Kerr
This is the final installment of the 2012 All-Fantasy Team series. This past season there were plenty of players that overachieved. Some players had career years, some had resurrected seasons, and others just came out of nowhere to help put fantasy teams over the top. This column will pick out the best “overachiever” at each position. (more…)
Filed under: Digging Deep - Analysis, Fantasy | Tagged: A.J. Pierzynski, Alcides Escobar, Alejandro De Aza, Brandon Moss, Carlos Gomez, Chase Headley, Chris Capuano, Chris Davis, Edwin Encarnacion, Fantasy, Fernando Rodney, Grant Balfour, Ian Desmond, Jason Kipnis, Josh Reddick, Justin Ruggiano, Kyle Lohse, Norichika Aoki, Omar Infante, Ryan Doumit, Yoenis Cespedes | 1 Comment »
Posted on February 22, 2012 by William J. Tasker
There are a surprising number of experiments going on in Major League Baseball for this coming season. Players are trying out new positions, relief pitchers are trying to be starting pitchers. Heck, even the Yankees are trying to be cost conscious. Strange things are happening in a training camp near you. With all that is happening, you will need a scorecard to track all the goings on. We at MLB Dirt are happy to help. What follows are the experiments happening all over baseball plus this writer’s take on whether the lab results will be positive or negative. Here we go. Got your pencil handy?
Filed under: Digging Deep - Analysis | Tagged: A.J. Ellis, Adam Dunn, Alejandro De Aza, Alex Presley, Angel Pagan, Anthony Rizzo, Bobby Abreu, Bryan LaHair, C.J. Wilson, Carl Crawford, Chone Figgins, Daniel Bard, Daniel Murphy, Derek Lowe, Hanley Ramirez, J.P. Arencibia, Jack Wilson, Jamey Carroll, Jeff Mathis, Kevin Slowey, Kyle Farnsworth, Luke Scott, Manny Ramirez, Mark Trumbo, Mat Gamel, Matt Capps, Matt Treanor, Melky Cabrera, Miguel Cabrera, Mike Aviles, Neftali Feliz, Nick Punto, Paul Konerko, Peter Bourjos, Ryan Raburn, Torii Hunter, Tsuyoshi Nishioka, Tyler Pastornicky, Yu Darvish, Zack Cozart | Leave a Comment »