Tag Archives: AL

Are the Texas Rangers good enough defensively?

The Rangers are nearly dead last in the league in fielding. But will defense be their Achilles Heel come October? Continue reading

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Seattle’s Offensive Offense

Seattle and Baltimore are the two worst teams in the AL — but Seattle is clearly the worst offensive this year. But are they the worst offense ever? Continue reading

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Dissecting Zack Greinke’s 2010 Season

This afternoon, Zack Greinke takes the mound for the 24th time in 2010 [Ed Note:  Greinke went 8 innings and surrendered 1 run in a no-decision that the Royals lost 2-1 in 10 innings].  Greinke survived (if that is the … Continue reading

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Nick Swisher’s New Approach at the Plate

Nick Swisher’s Power Surge? With two more homers on Monday night, Nick Swisher continued his monstrous year in pinstripes (though it is worth noting his ISO this year is nearly identical to his 2009 number, a fact that might temper … Continue reading

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Nick Markakis — Star of the 2011 Trade Deadline?

Nick Markakis – Trade Bait? Two years ago, Nick Markakis appeared to be on the threshhold of an enormous career, and the face of a once proud franchise for the next decade.  In the 18 months since signing a contract … Continue reading

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