Player Profiles

Did Sandy Alderson get it right with Lucas Duda?

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Mets observers are celebrating that Sandy Alderson made the right choice in staying with Lucas Duda over Ike Davis. But are they letting a small sample size of at-bats this season sway their belief?

Murphy, Bogaerts on the extRE(24)mes

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David Murphy and Xander Bogaerts are making the most (and least) of their hits so far this season.

Jason Heyward: Future Platoon Player?

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Is Jason Heyward in danger of becoming a platoon outfielder?

How serious is Michael Wacha's scapular injury?

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What does Michael Wacha's pitching future hold with his injury to the scapula bone in his shoulder?

Jose Abreu's 39 of 40

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Jose Abreu's hitting streaks show that he's more than just a slugger.

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Indians swap Cabrera for Nationals' Walters

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Far from being a blockbuster deal, the trade of Asdrubal Cabrera for Zach Walters could go a long way in determining who wins the National League East.

Chirinos and Rivera shine on defense

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More often than not, 30-year-old rookies and 30-year-old journeymen don't find success at the major league level. However, Robinson Chirinos and Rene Rivera are breaking the norm with their...

Yasiel Puig's three triples, broken down

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Yasiel Puig became the first Dodger to hit three triples in a game since 1901 on Friday. Replay review aside, how exactly did he do it?

Who is Tsuyoshi Wada

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In the wake of a recent trade the Cubs have come to rely on Tsuyoshi Wada, a former NPB ace that has struggled somewhat in transitioning to MLB. Can he prove his doubters wrong, or is he getting it...

Lance Lynn's inevitable decline in value

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The arbitration process is about to take big bite out of Lance Lynn's value to the Cardinals. How will the team respond?

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