Tag Archives: Elvis Andrus

Why did Elvis Andrus Clear Waivers?

We are in the portion of the MLB season where nearly every player hits waivers, as teams try to see whom they’ll be able to move before playoff rosters lock on August 31st, as well as explore options at shedding … Continue reading

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MLB Trade Deadline and the SABR Echo Chamber

It’s just past 1pm in California, which means we’re just under 24 hours until the MLB (non-waiver) trade deadline, and in an uncharacteristic post I wanted to ask a couple questions more than drill down into the detailed numbers.   A … Continue reading

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Elvis Andrus and Jurickson Profar

 The prospect lists are all out by now – BP, Keith Law, Fangraphs – and though there are countless disagreements, on one point all seem to agree:  namely, Jurickson Profar is the best prospect in baseball.  With the production we’ve … Continue reading

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Updated — Rangers Extend Kinsler

A few days ago I talked about the rumored extension that the Rangers were in the process of offering to Ian Kinsler.  Tonight it appears that the two parties have reached agreement on a 5 year/$75M extension. When speculating, I … Continue reading

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Should the Rangers Extend Ian Kinsler?

The Giants just locked up Matt Cain through 2017 at the hefty price of $127.5M and the talk of the baseball world (at least in terms of contracts) turns to Ian Kinsler.  The local Dallas beat writers report that the … Continue reading

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Contrasting Extensions — Andrus and the Panda

Hot off the presses, the Texas Rangers have signed a three year extension with Elvis Andrus worth approximately $14M.  Just a few weeks ago, the team that beat Andrus’ Rangers for the 2010 World Series title extended third baseman Pablo … Continue reading

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