Rockies Option Kyle Freeland

Rockies Option Kyle Freeland The Rockies have optioned down struggling lefty Kyle Freeland, per a team announcement. Also headed to Triple-A is outfielder Yonathan Daza, with the team bringing hurlers Chris Rusin and Jesus Tinoco up to the active roster. It’s a rather stunning move as regards Freeland, who finished fourth in the National League Cy…

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Rangers Select David Carpenter

Rangers Select David Carpenter The Rangers have selected the contract of righty David Carpenter, per a club announcement. He’ll take the place of outfielder Zack Granite, who was optioned back. Carpenter will see MLB action for the first time in quite some time. He last appeared with the Nationals back in 2015, with health problems…

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Finding Cody Bellinger’s Weakness

Finding Cody Bellinger’s Weakness It doesn’t take an ardent reader of FanGraphs or a great appreciator of advanced statistics to understand that Cody Bellinger is having an incredible season. Twenty home runs and a .377 batting average will get you noticed by anybody and everybody. However, appreciating the type of work and the numbers available…

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Roster Roundup: May 27-31

Roster Roundup: May 27-31 Editor’s Note: We’re excited to announce that Jason Martinez has joined FanGraphs. His twice-weekly Roster Roundup column, of which this is the first installment, will generally run Monday and Friday afternoons. In the coming months, his site, RosterResource.com, will become part of our offering here at FanGraphs, with Jason also driving…

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