Facts & Flukes

Brandon
Kruse
May 21, 2017 12:06 AM GMT
Since being called up by the Mariners, Ben Gamel's been hitting .300+; does he have the skills to keep it going? Plus, Ty Blach, Jordan Montgomery, German Marquez and Jorge Bonifacio.
Greg
Pyron
May 20, 2017 12:06 AM GMT
Jeff Samardzija owns an unsightly 5.26 ERA through his first eight starts of 2017. Is this reason for concern or does it present a possible buying opportunity? Plus Justin Turner, Willson Contreras, Addison Reed, and Aaron Altherr.
Brian
Rudd
May 19, 2017 12:05 AM GMT
Marcell Ozuna is one of the hottest hitters in the game right now, but can he avoid another late-season collapse? Plus, Jose Peraza, Domingo Santana, Robbie Ray, and Zack Wheeler.
Ryan
Bloomfield
May 17, 2017 12:05 AM GMT
Sometimes a change of scenery is all it takes, right? We put Ivan Nova's success in Pittsburgh under the SPOTLIGHT.
Dave
Adler
May 16, 2017 12:04 AM GMT
After a slow start, Mookie Betts has picked up the pace—can he keep it going? Also Shoemaker, Schoop, M. Gonzalez, and Alonso.
Ryan
Bloomfield
May 15, 2017 12:05 AM GMT
Flirting with .300 and on pace for 40 HR? Not a bad start for Miguel Sano. We'll see if he can keep it up; plus Marco Estrada, Rougned Odor, J.C. Ramirez, and Aaron Hicks.
Brandon
Kruse
May 14, 2017 12:06 AM GMT
Tyler Glasnow entered the 2017 season as one of the best pitching prospects in baseball, so why has he struggled so badly? Plus, Kyle Freeland, T.J. Rivera, Yandy Diaz, and Dylan Covey.
Greg
Pyron
May 13, 2017 12:06 AM GMT
Jacob deGrom has been racking up strikeouts in the early going (12.7 Dom), but they have come with a 3.80 ERA and 4.0 Ctl. Is there cause for concern or is this a buying opportunity? Plus Nolan Arenado, Adam Duvall, Eduardo Nunez, and Lance Lynn.
Brian
Rudd
May 12, 2017 12:05 AM GMT
Jonathan Villar was a difference maker for his owners last year, but hasn't taken flight yet in 2017. Should owners keep the faith? Plus, Jayson Werth, Curtis Granderson, Jake Arrieta, and Patrick Corbin.
Stephen
Nickrand
May 10, 2017 12:04 AM GMT
Our first Spotlight of the year shines on Avisail Garcia, who has produced at a top clip in the early part of the 2017 season after years of underperforming his raw tools. Will it last?
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