Rhys Hoskins

Giants, Cardinals reportedly have offers on the table for Giancarlo Stanton

We’re entering what is typically one of the slowest news weeks in the baseball calendar. Occasionally some big free agents sign around now. For …

Carlos Santana

Philadelphia Phillies: Pursuit of Carlos Santana wouldn’t make sense

In what has to be one of the more odd free agent links so far this Hot Stove season, the Philadelphia Phillies were linked over the weekend to former …

Carlos Santana

MLB: Giancarlo Stanton, Carlos Santana, and rumors from around the league

As baseball’s offseason continues, it’s becoming clearer that teams are more than happy to play the waiting game as the market sets itself. No key …

Baseball

Cardinals make formal trade offer for Stanton

Jon Morosi of MLB Network reports that the Cardinals have made a formal trade offer to the Marlins for slugger Giancarlo Stanton.<p>The two sides have …

Carlos Santana

Does any team really want to give Eric Hosmer $100 million?

The $100 million question this offseason: Who is Eric Hosmer? Here are 14 things about the free agent to consider:<p><b>1. Hosmer is 28 years old.</b> This is …

Baseball

Reason for optimism in Philadelphia, Part One

After every major league season, we hear the same old talk: such-and-such team is rebuilding, so-and-so is a key free agent and is on the move, etc. …

Odubel Herrera

Should the Phillies pursue Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton?

PHOENIX, AZ - SEPTEMBER 24: Giancarlo Stanton<p>It seems inevitable that the Marlins will wind up trading Giancarlo Stanton this offseason. Should the …

Giancarlo Stanton

Twins' Gonsalves, Curtiss ready to contribute

Two of the top pitchers in the Twins system -- Stephen Gonsalves and John Curtiss -- are among the Organization All-Stars who could bolster the …

Baseball

An Estimate of Every Team’s Payroll Room

Scott Boras’s life is currently populated by buses to Playoffville, a mythical creature named J.D. Kong, and squirrels in trees with nuts. It’s time, …

Sports Analytics

Why the Phillies’ Hot Stove will be luke warm

<i>The Felske Files is brought to you by</i> <i>Draft.com</i><i>. Draft is a fantasy football website featuring live snake drafts that allow you to pick a new team</i> …

Maikel Franco

Gabe Kapler, Rhys Hoskins, J.P. Crawford & More to Join Phanta Claus for #PhilliesHolidays Events

Phillies announce free and fun holiday events at Citizens Bank Park featuring major league experiences, autographed memorabilia, holiday deals and …

Christmas

The Sleeper and the Bust Episode: 506 – Happy Birthday, Justin!

<b>11/16/17</b><p>The latest episode of “The Sleeper and the Bust” is brought to you by Out of the Park Baseball 18, the best baseball strategy game ever made …

Paul DeJong

MLB trade rumors: Giancarlo Stanton has choice of uniforms until 2020 opt-out clause kicks in

ORLANDO, Fla. — The potential trade of slugger Giancarlo Stanton has many moving parts. How much of the $295 million he’s guaranteed over the life of …

Giancarlo Stanton

What does the perfect Phillies lineup look like?

It’s what a manager always has to ask himself on gameday.<p>What does the perfect lineup look like?<p>The perfect lineup is the one that is optimized to …

Odubel Herrera

Ottoneu Arbitration Results

In case you missed it, the ottoneu arbitration deadline has passed, and off season trading is now available. While teams scramble to begin making …

Cody Bellinger

Rhys Hoskins and the 50-Game Test

I planned to include Rhys Hoskins in my blind résumés post from Monday, but I couldn’t find any realistic comps for him. Part of the problem is no …

Sports Analytics

Underperformance Metric: Who’s At Risk For Missing Expectations

A few weeks ago, I began the process of determining an underperformance metric. In the article, I laid out the groundwork determining the drop off in …

Sports Analytics

Hoskins, Castillo, and Quantity vs Quality in Awards Voting

Last night, the Rookie of the Year awards were announced, with Cody Bellinger and Aaron Judge getting every first place vote in their respective …

Paul DeJong

Stanton might not be a fit for rebuilding Phils

The Phillies have been linked to Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton since the summer, which is not a surprise.<p>The Phillies are a large-market team …

Giancarlo Stanton

Phillies rookie Rhys Hoskins finishes fourth in Rookie of the Year voting

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 17: Rhys Hoskins #17 of the Philadelphia Phillies reacts to his fly ball to right field in the fifth inning of a game at …

Sports

Major League Baseball: The Top 10 Highlights of 2017

The Houston Astros capped off this year’s MLB season by claiming the World Series trophy recently (feels like just yesterday). No matter how one …

Baseball

Markets For Carlos Santana, Logan Morrison Taking Shape

The Red Sox have an obvious hole at first base in their lineup, and they’re set to begin the preliminary stages of filling that vacancy at this …

Baseball

Margot Shines Among Rookie Stars – FriarWire

<i>MLB’s Cut4 gives Padres CF some love</i><p><i>By Justin Lafferty</i><p><b>Manuel Margot</b> made dozens of highlight-reel worthy catches for the Padres last season, …

Baseball

My National League Rookie of the Year Ballot

Congratulations to Cody Bellinger for winning the National League Rookie of the Year Award! While I’m actually writing this post before the award is …

Paul DeJong

Previewing 2018 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: Aaron Judge trails Giancarlo Stanton, Cody Bellinger in the outfield - CBSSports.com

Aaron Judge is a player whose weaknesses are as well-documented as his strengths. So where does he land in Scott White's top 30 outfielders for</b> …

Sports

Jay Bruce: 5 teams that could land the slugging outfielder

1 Cleveland Indians<p>The Indians would love to bring Bruce back for next season. Other than Michael Brantley, the Indians are thin on outfield depth. …

Carlos Santana

Twins, Brewers Enter Offseason In Position To Spend

Each year, our top ranking of the top 50 free agents and their projected contracts/destinations prompts many to raise an eyebrow. In the now five …

Baseball

Adjusting Hoskins’ Batted Balls

Every year we have a number of players who make their debut towards the end of the season, wildly exceed expectations, and leave us wondering what …

Khris Davis

Philadelphia Phillies: Unexpected possibilities

After his dominant pitching over a two-month period, Nola is ready for his best season. Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images.<p><i>Below the surface of</i> …

Sports

The Royals shake up their coaching staff

The Royals are rebuilding now, and while Ned Yost remains in charge, most of his coaching staff will be different. Today they announced a number of …

Major League Baseball