Monthly Archives: December 2012

2013 Projection: Why Andrew McCutchen Is Better Suited To Be A Second Round Selection

Most fantasy owners were waiting for Andrew McCutchen to break out and become a superstar. You could just see the potential in the numbers and could see him inching his way to stardom. He fulfilled the promise in 2012, posting … Continue reading

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Late Round Flier: DoesThe Twins’ Scott Diamond Offer The Skill Set Worth Rolling The Dice On?

It seems like most young starters in the Twins organization can be cast into a similar mold, doesn’t it? They don’t necessarily throw hard and they don’t generate a ton of strikeouts, but they have pinpoint control and therefore are … Continue reading

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Prospect Report: Will Shelby Miller Claim A Rotation Spot In St. Louis?

It was an interesting 2012 campaign for Miller, who posted a 6.17 ERA in 17 starts in the first half of the season at Triple-A. However, in the second half he rediscovered his form and showed why he is considering … Continue reading

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Searching For Saves: Pittsburgh Pirates: Jason Grilli, Mark Melancon & A Deep Sleeper

In light of the trade sending Joel Hanrahan to Boston (where he sends Andrew Bailey into a setup role), the Pittsburgh Pirates are left looking for a new closer. While we all know who is going to enter the season … Continue reading

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2013 Projection: Can Carlos Gomez Replicate His 2012 Success?

In 2012 you could count the number of 20/30 players on one hand. It’s a rare breed, highlighted by some of the bigger names in baseball: Mike Trout Ryan Braun B.J. Upton Jimmy Rollins We know te top two names … Continue reading

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Rotation Roundup: Determining Who To Buy Or Sell Among Cubs’ Starting Pitchers

Theo Epstein and company had a clear goal in mind entering the offseason, improving a starting rotation that posted a 4.52 ERA in 2012. After adding four pitchers who could potentially fill rotation spots in 2013, they clearly have given … Continue reading

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