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The Baseball Show, S2.E9 Mike Petriello [Video]

A total joy to welcome Mike Petriello (@mike_petriello) of MLB.com this week to The Baseball Show! Mike is best known for his coverage of Statcast, which is the technology being employed that is revolutionizing the game of baseball. How fast players run, the angle of a batter's swing, the velocity and spin rate on a ball slung by a pitcher, and so much more. Mike walks us through what exactly it all means, and how it is growing and being integrated into today's game. We got into some specific examples, including the recent…

Miami Continues Selloff, Sends Christian Yelich to Brewers

The Marlins have traded outfielder Christian Yelich to the Brewers for Lewis Brinson (OF), Monte Harrison (OF), Isan Diaz (MI), and Jordan Yamamoto (RHP). The move stabilizes the Brewers outfield and still allows them to make further moves. For the Marlins, they just continue selling off any valuable asset to lower payroll.With Yelich, the Brewers receive a great all-around player. Last season, Yelich hit .282/.368/.439 with 18 homers and 16 steals while playing center field. He could easily surpass that home run total…

2018 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Outfield Part 1 (1-25)

Join or start a fantasy baseball league at Fantrax today! Keeper, dynasty, re-draft. Fully customizable. A+ customer service. Play for free! We've covered some incredibly talented players so far in the infield, but let's be honest, this is where the big boys play. The outfield is home to the two best players in all of baseball, Mike Trout and Bryce Harper, as well as the bash brothers. No, I don't mean Dean Portman and Fulton Reed from the Mighty Ducks movies. I'm obviously talking about the two wrecking balls in the Bronx.…

The Baseball Show, S2.E7 guest Paul Sporer [Video]

One of our favorite guests, Mr. Paul Sporer (@sporer) of Fangraphs, returned to wish a Happy Birthday to Andy and talk some baseball. We got into a bunch, but the main players of emphasis are sorted here:1:24 Gerrit Cole trade 9:33 David Price 12:27 NFBC Draft Strategy 13:19 Luis Castillo 18:10 Luis Severino 20:30 Christian Yelich 24:05 Garrett Richards 29:42 Michael Wacha 32:33 Eric Thames 34:51 Rhys Hoskins 38:59 David Dahl 42:37 Raimel TapiaAlso please note, we have switched the format in which we…

2018 Player Profile: Christian Yelich

With the 2017 season now officially in the rearview mirror, and with the Houston Astros first-time champions, we turn our attention to the 2018 fantasy baseball season. Each week, I will be evaluating one player’s stock for next year. This week, we turn our attention to Christian Yelich, a 25-year-old star who figures to be bandied about in trade discussions over the coming months. Christian Yelich, Miami Marlins 2017 statistics: .282/.369/.439, 18 home runs, 16 stolen bases General Overview Quite a bit of attention in…