Facts & Flukes

Dave
Adler
August 24, 2016 12:04 AM GMT
"Big Game James" Shields has looked more like "Bad Game James" since joining the White Sox. Can he turn it around? Also Dickerson, Crisp, Miley and J. McCann.
Ryan
Bloomfield
August 23, 2016 12:05 AM GMT
After six years of mediocre power production, Daniel Murphy has been on a HR tear all season—he's also hitting nearly .350. We dive in to Murphy's breakout; plus Noah Syndergaard, Anthony Rendon, Carlos Martinez, and Addison Russell.
Patrick
Davitt
August 22, 2016 12:04 AM GMT
CLE INF Jose Ramirez is a good bet to keep delivering BA, Runs and SB for several years, but significant power growth looks unlikely.
DERRICK
BOYD
August 20, 2016 12:04 AM GMT
Why has George Springer fallen short of lofty pre-season expectations and why Aaron Sanchez is not yet a legit $20 SP. Plus performance validation analysis of Kole Calhoun, Drew Pomeranz, and Mitch Moreland.
Brian
Rudd
August 19, 2016 12:04 AM GMT
The breakout continues for Jonathan Villar, who continues to put up monster numbers across the board. Can he sustain this level of performance? Plus, Adrian Gonzalez, Jason Hammel, Tanner Roark, and David Dahl.
Greg
Pyron
August 18, 2016 12:04 AM GMT
After a disappointing 2015 season, Chris Carter is again making a run toward the 40-HR plateau. Is there any hope for his putrid BA? Plus, Matt Moore, Martin Prado, Seung-Hwan Oh and Trea Turner.
Dave
Adler
August 17, 2016 12:04 AM GMT
Brian McCann survives the Yankees' youth movement...for now. Also Bundy, Cain, Griffin, Rosario.
Ryan
Bloomfield
August 16, 2016 12:04 AM GMT
We dive into Manny Machado's (mostly) successful encore to 2015's breakout; plus Justin Verlander's revival, Logan Forsythe, Roberto Osuna, and Starlin Castro.
Stephen
Nickrand
August 15, 2016 12:04 AM GMT
Our spotlight now shines on Wil Myers, the game's only 20-20 player so far in 2016. Is there reason to believe that he'll remain one of the game's most valuable bats?
DERRICK
BOYD
August 13, 2016 12:04 AM GMT
Has Jonathan Lucroy altered his approach to hit more home runs and is Rick Porcello really a $20 SP? Plus performance validation analysis of Mike Napoli, Devon Travis, and Matt Andriese.
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