Musings on Minor League Home Runs

Musings on Minor League Home Runs One of the most significant stories of the past few years of baseball has been the changing composition of the baseball. I mean story in the grand narrative sense, but I also mean it in the sense of literal stories. The slice-open-a-baseball-and-catalog-its-contents article has gotten very popular over the…

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Cardinals Reportedly Open To Trading Young Outfielders, Carlos Martinez

Cardinals Reportedly Open To Trading Young Outfielders, Carlos Martinez The Cardinals are giving rival organizations the sense that they’ll consider trading a young outfielder or even talented righty Carlos Martinez this summer, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. In particular, Rosenthal’s source cites Tyler O’Neill and Lane Thomas as potential outfield trade pieces for the…

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2019 Trade Value: #31 to #40

2019 Trade Value: #31 to #40 2019 Trade Value Series HM 41-50 Freddie Freeman gives you the coveted option of accumulating a lot of wins quickly. (Photo: Keith Allison) As is the annual tradition at FanGraphs, we’re using a week around the All-Star Game — when the industry pauses to take a metaphorical breather —…

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Puk ready for more in return to mound

Puk ready for more in return to mound A.J. Puk felt he was on the brink of a Major League rotation spot when he learned he’d need Tommy John surgery in 2017. Back with Double-A Midland, the Oakland Athletics prospect may soon get another shot to show he’s ready for the bigs. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190716&content_id=308911972&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Introducing RosterResource Depth Charts!

Introducing RosterResource Depth Charts! As you might have already heard, RosterResource will be transitioning its baseball content to FanGraphs over the next few months. Effective today, the 30 depth charts can be found here. Our first version is close to an exact replica of RosterResource, with a few important improvements. The load time is much…

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Prospect Roundup: Games of July 15

Prospect Roundup: Games of July 15 Philadelphia Phillies No. 2 prospect Adonis Medina did not allow an earned run over seven scoreless frames for the Reading Fightin Phils, while Cleveland Indians No. 2 prospect Nolan Jones mashed his first Eastern League homer for Akron RubberDucks. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190716&content_id=309115648&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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