Player Profiles

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?

Jake Arrieta's cutter the key to success

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With drastically increased cutter usage, Jake Arrieta has realized his big potential with the Chicago Cubs.

Should Dustin Pedroia's bat be feared?

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There was a time when a Dustin Pedroia at-bat was a scary proposition for opposing teams, but in 2014 that's no longer the case.

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The Jose Abreu experience

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Putting Jose Abreu's start in historical context

Brady Aiken's UCL: A question of stability

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Brady Aiken's failure to sign with the Houston Astros apparently hinged upon the revelation that the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow is smaller than average. What are the anatomical...

Danny Salazar is Back in the Big Leagues

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Danny Salazar, pre-season darling, is back in big leagues after a brief stint in the minor leagues. What should we expect?

Jean Segura's predictable 2014 hitting struggles

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Although 2013 was a breakout for the Brewers' shortstop, 2014 has been anything but. Could we have seen it coming?

Jake Odorizzi is pretty good

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Jake Odorizzi, the lesser piece in the James Shields-Wil Myers trade, is coming into his own.

One more thing Mike Trout is the best at...

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Yes, you know that Mike Trout is the best. Don't you want to know one more reason why?

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