Player Profiles

The (sort of) new Alex Gordon

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Alex Gordon is a good player having a great year. He's done that before, but never quite like this.

Breaking down Stephen Strasburg's mechanical tweak

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With so much focus on his arm (and elbow), Stephen Strasburg has made a mechanical tweak with his feet that's gone mostly unnoticed and one that probably should have been made sooner.

Travis d'Arnaud is off to a historically bad start

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As a thirty year old Mets fan, I can't remember a player, particularly a highly touted prospect, starting their career as poorly as Travis d'Arnaud at the plate. Let's see what the numbers say.

Let's Talk About Defense: Yoenis Cespedes Edition

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His brilliant throw on Tuesday night gives us a chance to put the terrific defense of Yoenis Cespedes under the microscope.

Jeff Samardzija may be an ace after all

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With his jump to the elite pitchers in baseball, what has allowed Jeff Samardzija to quiet his critics?

Henderson Alvarez and his many Madduxes

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We have a look at Henderson Alvarez and his race up the Maddux leaderboard.

Breaking down Jordan Zimmermann's near-Maddux

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We break down what brought Jordan Zimmermann to near perfection in his complete game win Sunday over the San Diego Padres.

Stephen Strasburg and bad luck for great pitchers

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In 2014 (and in his career as a whole), the Washington righty hasn't lived up to his potential; however, he's still pitched phenomenally as a whole. That combination is an unusual one, to say the...

Johan Santana's improbable return

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Nobody really knows what Santana will be when he eventually takes the mound for the Baltimore Orioles. His return though, regardless of the results, is as improbable as it is exciting for Orioles'...

Yasiel Puig: One year in

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Yasiel Puig just finished his first calendar year in the major leagues. How does his first year compare with others?

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