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By Marc Hulet
Published: Dec 5, 2016, 12:15 pm EST
Welcome to the annual series that provides both a review of your favorite teams’ 2016 season, as well as a early look toward 2017. It also serves as a helpful guide for keeper and dynasty leagues. The Graduate: Joe Biagini (RHP): A...
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By Dave Cameron
Published: Dec 5, 2016, 12:04 pm EST
Over the weekend, the DH market started to clarify itself. The Astros signed Carlos Beltran, giving him $16 million for one year. The Yankees signed Matt Holliday...
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By Paul Swydan
Published: Dec 5, 2016, 11:02 am EST
Steve Pearce has been very good in two of the last three seasons. The Blue Jays are betting he can be good in the next two, as well, as they have reportedly signed him to a two-year, $12 million deal that likely...
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By Josh Shepardson
Published: Dec 2, 2016, 11:15 am EST
Paul tackled the top 15 options at second base. Just missing the cut but earning an honorable mention was Devon Travis. Since reaching the bigs in 2015, he’s been a highly productive offensive player at the keystone position tallying a .301/.342/.469 line...
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By Carson Cistulli
Published: Nov 30, 2016, 9:00 am EST
After having typically appeared in the very famous pages of Baseball Think Factory, Dan Szymborski’s ZiPS projections have been released at FanGraphs the past few years. The exercise continues this offseason. Below are the projections for the Toronto Blue Jays. Szymborski can...
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By Jeff Sullivan
Published: Nov 21, 2016, 9:00 am EST
The season’s worst home run was a major-league home run. It was hit clean over a major-league fence, against a major-league pitcher, and it didn’t have to bounce off of the head of a major-league outfielder. The season’s worst home run was,...
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By Tony Blengino
Published: Nov 17, 2016, 6:15 pm EST
We begin by looking at the primary first basemen and designated hitters from the AL. Players are listed in Adjusted Production order.
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By Craig Edwards
Published: Nov 17, 2016, 3:42 pm EST
Back in 2008, after a half-decade of great hitting, David Ortiz slumped a bit, recording “only” a 124 wRC+. At 32, it was fair to expect some decline in performance. An offensive line 24% better than league average — as opposed to...
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By Craig Edwards
Published: Nov 16, 2016, 4:10 pm EST
The title of this post serves is a warning, but not an absolute one. There’s a price at which just about any player becomes palatable. If Edwin Encarnacion were available to a team for just $1 this offseason, that team should sign...
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By Dave Cameron
Published: Nov 15, 2016, 12:08 pm EST
Yesterday, we looked at the five players I think have the best chance to outperform their expected contracts among this class of free agents. Today, we’re going...
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