Facts & Flukes

Brandon
Kruse
July 16, 2017 12:06 AM GMT
Sean Newcomb is one of the highest-rated pitching prospects to reach the majors in 2017—do his early skills offer a glimpse of his potential? Plus, Daniel Gossett, Raimel Tapia, Jaycob Brugman, and Rey Fuentes.
Greg
Pyron
July 15, 2017 12:06 AM GMT
Joey Votto has reached the 30 HR plateau just once in his illustrious career, but he went into the All-Star break with a National League leading 26. What's behind the surge? Plus Josh Bell, Felipe Rivero, Willson Contreras, and Mike Foltynewicz.
Brian
Rudd
July 14, 2017 12:06 AM GMT
Yoenis Cespedes has been slowed by injuries throughout much of the first half, but could make a huge impact if he can stay healthy in the second half. Plus, Austin Hedges, Joe Panik, Stephen Strasburg, and Zach Davies.
Brandon
Gavett
July 12, 2017 12:04 AM GMT
Aaron Judge and Ryan Zimmerman are surprising with their MVP-caliber seasons. Do their skills support their output? Plus, Aaron Altherr, Brian Dozier, and a resurgent Andrew McCutchen.
Dave
Adler
July 11, 2017 12:04 AM GMT
Dustin Pedroia continues to serve as a steady contributor for the Red Sox. Can we expect more over the rest of the year? Also Odorizzi, Reddick. A. Miller, and Zunino.
Dave
Adler
July 10, 2017 12:05 AM GMT
While Seattle struggles to get above .500, Robinson Cano is clicking on all cylinders. Can he keep it up? Also Carrasco, Longoria, Liriano and Gomes.
Brandon
Kruse
July 09, 2017 12:03 AM GMT
Jake Faria has come out of the gate looking like a potential ace, but does he have the skills to sustain his early success? Plus, Paul DeJong, Parker Bridwell, Austin Barnes and Pat Valaika.
Greg
Pyron
July 08, 2017 12:07 AM GMT
Anthony Rizzo has been one of the most consistent performers in MLB over the past three seasons, averaging 32 HR per season along with a .285 BA. The trademark power is still there, but what's up with his BA? Plus Dee Gordon, Jose Urena, Stephen Vogt, and Patrick Corbin.
Brian
Rudd
July 07, 2017 12:04 AM GMT
After belting 22 home runs last year, Gregory Polanco's power stroke has been M.I.A. Plus, Orlando Arcia, Tony Wolters, Taijuan Walker, and Eddie Butler.
Dave
Adler
July 04, 2017 12:04 AM GMT
Adrian Beltre is still cranking, despite missing the first two months of the season to injury. Can he keep up the Hall of Fame pace? Also F. Hernandez, Dickerson, Jimenez, and Castro.
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