Facts & Flukes

Greg
Pyron
January 25, 2022 1:06 AM GMT
Rhys Hoskins hit 27 HR in 389 AB in 2021 and was in the midst of a torrid second half before a groin injury ended his season. Could 2022 be his best season yet? Plus, Lucas Sims, Mike Moustakas, Travis d'Arnaud, and Andrew Heaney.
Brandon
Kruse
January 20, 2022 1:07 AM GMT
Bo Bichette enjoyed a breakout season in 2021–what can his skills tell us about his chances to repeat in 2022? Plus, pre-season analysis of Nicky Lopez, Chris Flexen, Ryan Mountcastle, and Dylan Bundy.
Mike
Werner
January 18, 2022 1:05 AM GMT
Baez continues to swing and miss at a high clip, Cease shows growth, can Mullins keep up the pace? Also: N. Lowe, Gilbert.
Brant
Chesser
January 17, 2022 1:05 AM GMT
Aaron Nola has the skills to lower his ERA, Bryan Reynolds can help in four categories, Blake Snell can improve his ratios as he works on BB%, Eduardo Escobar has the skills to repeat his power and BA, and Jean Segura can contribute in all five categories.
Greg
Pyron
September 25, 2021 12:06 AM GMT
2021 has been the best season of Zack Wheeler's career. What's behind the success? Plus, Ketel Marte, Marcus Stroman, Odubel Herrera, and James McCann.
Brandon
Kruse
September 19, 2021 12:05 AM GMT
The final First Impressions column of 2021 takes a second look at several rookies, including Jonathan India, Akil Baddoo, Patrick Wisdom, James Kaprielian, and Bailey Ober.
Mike
Werner
September 17, 2021 12:05 AM GMT
How do we value Jimenez heading into '22? Plus looks back and ahead for José Berríos, Mitch Haniger, Andrew Kittredge and Jo Adell.
Jeffrey
Tomich
September 14, 2021 12:05 AM GMT
Marcus Semien has reached a new career high in HR in 2021—do his skills back the improved performance? Plus, Dylan Cease, Cole Irvin, Ryan Pressly, and Isiah Kiner-Falefa.
Mike
Werner
September 13, 2021 12:05 AM GMT
Robert providing a spark since return from injury, Manoah showing decline in multiple areas with increased usage. Plus: Wander Franco, Michael Wacha, and Andres Gimenez.
Brandon
Kruse
September 12, 2021 12:05 AM GMT
Top pitching prospect Spencer Howard has been a disappointment—are there any positives to be found in his skills? Plus, early analysis of Jake Meyers, Anthony Alford, Andy Young, and DJ Peters.
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