November 2014 archive

Nov 29

Free Agent Fun with Comps: Starting Pitchers

This is part 9 of an ongoing series featuring a breakdown of the current free agent players at each position. Positions completed so far: catchers, first base, second base, shortstop, third base, left field, remaining outfielders, and designated hitters. As mentioned in my earlier posts, I’m assessing the current free agent players seeking their respective …

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Nov 24

Free Agent Fun with Comps: the DHs

This is part 8 of an ongoing series featuring a breakdown of the current free agent players at each position. Positions completed so far: catchers, first base, second base, shortstop, third base, left field, and remaining outfielders. As mentioned in my earlier posts, I’m assessing the current free agent players seeking their respective paydays by …

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Nov 19

Free Agent Fun with Comps: Center & Right

This is part 7 of an ongoing series featuring a breakdown of the current free agent players at each position. Positions completed so far: catchers, first base, second base, shortstop, third base, and left field. As mentioned in my earlier posts, I’m assessing the current free agent players seeking their respective paydays by comparing each …

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Nov 17

Free Agent Fun with Comps: the Left Fielders

This is part 6 of an ongoing series featuring a breakdown of the current free agent players at each position. Positions completed so far: catchers, first base, second base, shortstop, and third base. As mentioned in my earlier posts, I’m assessing the current free agent players seeking their respective paydays by comparing each player with …

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Nov 15

Free Agent Fun with Comps: the Third Basemen

This is part 5 of an ongoing series featuring a breakdown of the current free agent players at each position. Positions completed so far: catchers, first base, second base, and shortstop. As mentioned in my earlier posts, I’m assessing the current free agent players seeking their respective paydays by comparing each player with his historical …

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Nov 13

Victor Martinez Re-signs. Super.

When you have roughly 71 million tied up in three aging stars as the Tigers do, your window to win is now. After last season’s wack-a-doo resigning of Miguel Cabrera to an 8-year/248 million dollar extension, the Tigers might as well push their remaining chips into the center of the table and go for broke. …

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Nov 13

Free Agent Fun with Comps: the Shortstops

This is part 4 of an ongoing series featuring a breakdown of the current free agent players at each position. Read part 1, part 2, and part 3. As mentioned in my earlier posts, I’m assessing the current free agent players seeking their respective paydays by comparing each player with his historical comp. Then, after …

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Nov 11

Free Agent Fun with Comps: the Second Basemen

Emilio Bonifacio in 2013 with Toronto This is part 3 of an ongoing series featuring a breakdown of the current free agent players at each position. Read part 1 and part 2. As mentioned in my earlier posts, I’m assessing the current free agent players seeking their respective paydays by comparing each player with his …

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Nov 11

So, the Mets Sign Cuddyer?

Well, it wouldn’t be a Mets offseason if they weren’t trying to address their perpetual outfield problem with veteran stopgaps. At least it’s not Jeff Francoeur. That’s something at least. Were the Nationals unwilling to listen for offers on Tony Tarasco? Couldn’t they at least try to bring Lance Johnson out of retirement? The best …

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Nov 09

Free Agent Fun with Comps: the First Basemen

This is part 2 of an ongoing series featuring a breakdown of the current free agent players at each position. Read part 1 here. As mentioned in my earlier post, I’m assessing the current free agent players seeking their respective paydays by comparing each player with his historical comp. Then, after painstakingly looking over the …

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