Category Archives: Rotographs

Inside Jimmy Rollins’ Unlikely Resurgence

Title: Inside Jimmy Rollins’ Unlikely Resurgence
Date: May 13, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article looked at a surprising rebound from Jimmy Rollins, suggesting it wasn’t entirely real but not a complete fluke, either.
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Troy Tulowitzki: A Tier Of His Own

Title: Troy Tulowitzki: A Tier Of His Own
Date: May 6, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article was a tiered ranking of fantasy baseball shortstops as of the beginning of May, which saw Troy Tulowitzki ahead of everyone by a country mile.
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Tightening Brad Miller’s Leash

Title: Tightening Brad Miller’s Leash
Date: April 22, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article looked at a cold start from Brad Miller, suggesting owners lower expectations based on some worrisome underlying indicators.
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Martin Perez: Bad Fastball, Awesome Sinker

Title: Martin Perez: Bad Fastball, Awesome Sinker
Date: April 21, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article looked at the early success of Martin Perez, who was getting by with a deadly sinker but no effective fastball to speak of.
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Giddy Up On Dee Gordon

Title: Giddy Up On Dee Gordon
Date: April 15, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article gave the big ol’ thumbs up to buying in on Dee Gordon’s hot start to 2014, given the underlying changes in his game.
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Looking At Strikeout Rate Changes After 70 Batters Faced

Title: Looking At Strikeout Rate Changes After 70 Batters Faced
Date: April 14, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article looked at pitchers displaying major changes in their strikeout rate around the point of strikeout rate stabilization.
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Step Away From Adeiny Hechavarria

Title: Step Away From Adeiny Hechavarria
Date: April 8, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article looked at a hot start from Adeiny Hechavarria, warning against buying in on it.
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Relevant Week One Playing Time Surprises

Title: Relevant Week One Playing Time Surprises
Date: April 7, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article looked at players who got more playing time than expected in the season’s opening week, and whether that may tell us more about their 2014 value.
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2014 Shortstop Tier Rankings: April

Title: 2014 Shortstop Tier Rankings: April
Date: April 1, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article was a tiered ranking of fantasy baseball shortstops at the beginning of the season, the first in a monthly series.
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More On Spring Stats And Power, With An Eye on Chris Heisey

Title: More On Spring Stats And Power, With An Eye on Chris Heisey
Date: March 27, 2014
Original Source: Rotographs
Synopsis: This article attempted once again to improve on earlier methods for predicting breakouts based on spring training statistics.

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