Category Archives: Quick Hit

Quick Hit: Will Cliff Pennington Hold Value In 2011?

While left shoulder surgery may limit Cliff Pennington over the “first week of exhibitions” (according to Joe Stiglich via Twitter), that makes it seem like he will not be very far behind the rest of the Athletics hitters.  That would … Continue reading

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Is Josh Hamilton Worth The Risk?

After the 2008 season Josh Hamilton became all the rage for fantasy baseball owners and why not?  He was coming off a year where he hit .304 with 32 HR and 130 RBI.  Just one year later, however, things have … Continue reading

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AFL Quick Hit: Has Donald Veal Turned The Corner?

Donald Veal, acquired by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2008 Rule V draft, may finally be displaying the talent that many have believed he possessed.  He has struggled since being promoted to Double-A in 2007 (with the Cubs) to the … Continue reading

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Quick Projection: Matt Garza

2009 Projection: 195.0 IP, 14 W, 3.97 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 149 K (6.88 K/9), 65 BB (3.00 BB/9) Thoughts: Acquired by the Rays as part of the big trade last off-season (which included Delmon Young), he was great and made … Continue reading

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Quick Hit: Joba Chamberlain

2008 Statistics: 4 Wins 100.1 Innings 2.60 ERA 1.26 WHIP 118 Strikeouts (10.58 K/9) 39 Walks (3.50 BB/9) .332 BABIP Thoughts: Will he start or will he relieve?  That is the only question surrounding his value, isn’t it?  Well, that … Continue reading

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Quick Hit: Jorge Cantu

2008 Statistics: 628 At Bats .277 Batting Average (174 Hits) 29 Home Runs 95 RBI 92 Runs 6 Stolen Bases .327 On Base Percentage .481 Slugging Percentage .297 Batting Average on Balls in Play Thoughts: Talk about a renaissance.  Once … Continue reading

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