Friday, January 20, 2012

Fangraphs: Buy Low on Jason Heyward

At 20 years old, Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward hit like Ty Cobb circa 1906. Sure, Heyward had a down 2011 season, but he's still a superstar-in-waiting. Find out why here.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Baseball Analytics: Madson's Loss is Cincy's Gain

The Cincinnati Reds signed one of the game's best closers at a bargain price. Find out more about Ryan Madson here.

Friday, January 6, 2012

Fangraphs: Viciedo Time in ChiTown

If you're into fantasy baseball, you should take a chance on Dayan Viciedo. Dude's got power and plays in a great hitter's park. Check out my Fangraphs article on "The Tank" here.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Baseball Analytics: Dumper-Dive All-Stars

Most of the big-name free agents have already signed, but there are still some bargains on the market. Check out my Dumpster-Dive All-Star team, starting with infielders

Monday, January 2, 2012

Pittsburgh Sports Report: How New Draft Rules Could Affect the Bucs

Major League Baseball just announced a new labor agreement that restricts the amount of cash teams can spend on amateur draft picks. Will that kill a team like the Pirates, who have dished out more money to draft picks to develop stars they can't afford on the free agent market? It probably won't help, but it won't be a killer either. Why? Read the full Pittsburgh Sports Report story, "Survivable Wound," here.