David Regan - Page 7

Fan of Dodgers, Rams, and Lakers.

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    NL Player Notes - April 25, 2011

    Hanley Ramirez (SS-FLA) - Ramirez was passed this year in fantasy drafts by Troy Tulowitzki as fantasy's #1 shortstop (at least we did here at Fantistics), but the disparity is growing by the at-bat. Tulo leads the NL in slugging...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - April 20, 2011

    National League 29 Jerry Sands LAD 1B B+ Gets the call to help desperate offense and doubles off Tim Hudson in AB #1. Nice start. 31 Yasmani Grandal CIN C B+ .276 in the early going with 6 of 8...

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    NL Player Spotlight - April 18, 2011

    Summary: Ryan Franklin has blown 80% of his save chances, so expect a change to Mitch Boggs or (less likely) Jason Motte. … Speaking of closers, Jonathan Broxton has five saves, but his 1.58 WHIP indicates it’s been a struggle....

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - April 14, 2011

    Highlights include a 2-HR game from Mike Trout and Jerry Sands homering in four straight... American League 1 Mike Trout LAA OF A+ .214 through four games and then a 2 HR outburst. That's more like it. 39 Nick Franklin...

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    NL Player Spotlight - April 11, 2011

    NL Quick Pitch: In the National League, Cole Hamels rebounded with seven strong innings after a tough debut, while Anibal Sanchez and James McDonald continued their struggles. … Matt Holliday (appendectomy) returned after just nine days on the shelf, while...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - March 31, 2011

    We'll call this one the "Brandon Belt Edition".... lots of good young first baseman in the big leagues already, with Belt and Freddie Freeman on the way and soon enough, Eric Hosmer. I just got done watching Rubby De La...

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    Preseason Prep - March 10, 2011

    Dodgers notes… My first day out at Camelback Ranch here in Glendale, Arizona for Dodgers spring training was rather uneventful. A few quick observations on a couple key players / situations: Jerry Sands (1B/OF) – Man-crushes…nothing wrong with them. I’m...

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    Preseason Prep - February 27, 2011

    LA Dodgers Pitching is expected to be this team’s strong suit, but we’re already seeing a reason why the old adage that “you can never have enough pitching” applies. Vicente Padilla underwent forearm surgery this week and is out until...

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    Preseason Prep - February 23, 2011

    Dodgers Last week I highlighted the obvious situations to watch – closer and left field. This week we’ll dig a bit deeper and focus on third base and what we can expect from Don Mattingly in terms of a lineup....

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    Preseason Prep - February 18, 2011

    Today we’ll tour the NL West sans the Rockies… Arizona Diamondbacks: First base: Contenders for this slot include Juan Miranda, Russell Branyan, Xavier Nady, and Brandon Allen. Allen and Nady could also slot in left field if they aren’t selected...

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    NL Player Spotlight - September 27, 2010

    Brandon Beachy (SP-ATL) – The Braves are just incredible in terms of their penchant / hard work for developing major league pitching. We know all about prospects like Julio Teheran and Randall Delgado as well as 2010 debutees like Mike...

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    NL Player Spotlight - September 20, 2010

    Chris Johnson (3B-HOU) – If you think about the Astros’ 3B situation throughout the years, it’s been a position the organization has really struggled with since the days of Ken Caminiti. Morgan Ensberg had a brief run of success, even...

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    NL Player Spotlight - September 13, 2010

    Josh Thole (C-NYM) – The Mets haven’t done a lot right or had a lot go right in the last couple years, but jettisoning Rod Barajas in favor of more playing time for Josh Thole was one of those “right”...

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    NL Player Spotlight - September 6, 2010

    Leo Nunez (RP-FLA) – In case you missed it, Nunez has been temporarily removed from the close position in favor of veteran reliever Clay Hensley. Nunez allowed runs in four consecutive appearances last month, culminating in an ugly BS/L in...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - September 2, 2010

    This is my swan song for 2010, the final version of the Prospect Spreadsheet updates. I hope this feature of Fantistics has helped you in your fantasy leagues this year, and moreso in the future as you build your prospect...

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    NL Player Spotlight - August 30, 2010

    Leo Nunez (RP-FLA) – Nunez blew his second-to-league-worst eighth save of the season on Sunday, allowing a pair of ninth-inning homers in a loss against the Braves. Nunez has now allowing four homers in his last four appearances after just...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - August 26, 2010

    American League 13 Aaron Hicks MIN OF B+ .300/.404/.429 since ASB, but ISO not driven by HRs (none). 5 HR, 18 SB in 378 at-bats. 17 J.P. Arencibia TOR C B+ Will be back next month, but real playing time...

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    NL Player Spotlight - August 23, 2010

    Josh Thole (C-NYM) – Thole was given a day off on Sunday, but with the trade sending Rod Barajas to the Dodgers, Thole stands to be the primary catcher the rest of the way. Of course he deserved to be...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - August 19, 2010

    I hope the prospect updates have helped you out in your leagues this year. I know that they've been fun for me to put together. The one guy I really regret not picking up on earlier for you guys is...

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    NL Player Spotlight - August 16, 2010

    Evan Meek (RP-PIT) – Meek struggled mightily in his last outing Friday, allowing four runs on five hits while recording just one out in Houston. The ugly outing took Meek’s ERA from 1.56 to 2.12, but at least now we...

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    NL Daily Spotlight - August 14, 2010

    Ian Desmond (SS-WAS) – Batting second despite a sub-.300 OBP, Desmond was 3-for-4 against Arizona on Friday to bring his line up to .265/.300/.413. Desmond shocked us with a two-homer game a couple nights ago, but it doesn’t change the...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - August 12, 2010

    American League 2 Mike Trout LAA OF A 12 hits in last 7 G, so he's heating back up. More power to come. 51 SB. 3 Desmond Jennings TB OF A 6'2", 200 (listed), so have to think power will...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - August 5, 2010

    If you're wondering where the likes of Bryce Harper and Jameson Taillon are on my top 50s, they won't be there until they sign a pro contract. Both should do so sometime this month, and I've already decided that Harper's...

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    NL Player Spotlight - August 2, 2010

    Ryan Howard (1B-PHI) – Howard was forced out of Sunday’s game in the first inning after injuring his ankle sliding into second base. X-rays were negative, so Howard is listed as day-to-day. It sounds like he’ll miss a few days,...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - July 29, 2010

    Getting closer and closer to an influx of new prospects to the lists, as we're about two weeks out from the 2010 Draft signing deadline. If you're wondering where Bryce Harper will debut in the top 50 hitters, #1 sounds...

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    NL Player Spotlight - July 26, 2010

    Jayson Werth (OF-PHI) – I don’t get why the Phillies seem so desperate to move Werth. Sure, if they could get prospects to flip for Roy Oswalt, I’d get that, but the report we got Sunday had them considering dealing...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - July 22, 2010

    American League 35 Michael Pineda SEA SP B Got to see Pineda pitch on Sunday and came away impressed. I've underrated him. 39 John Lamb KC SP B Not allowing an ER in 30 innings gets you on this list....

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    NL Player Spotlight - July 19, 2010

    Tom Gorzelanny (SP-CHC) – Gorzelanny continues to make the Cubs look foolish (I know, not the newest of concepts) for sending him to the bullpen earlier this year. Sunday, Gorzelanny allowed three runs (two earned) over 6.2 innings to beat...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - July 8, 2010

    American League 5 Desmond Jennings TB OF A Hits first HR on 6/29. .371 OBP and 20 SB and likely Crawford's 2011 replacement. 6 Mike Trout LAA OF A Only hitting .350 in July to knock him down to .364/.447/.533...

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    NL Daily Spotlight - July 5, 2010

    Yovani Gallardo (SP-MIL) – Oh boy. If you were watching Sunday’s Brewers game and you saw Gallardo grab his side after throwing a pitch in the third innings, you know right away – oblique. The 24 year-old Gallardo has been...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - July 1, 2010

    Keep in mind, I'm continuing to add 2010 draftees to the list, but only after they sign a contract. That's why you're not seeing Bryce Harper and others on he list. On Harper, there's a very good chance he debuts...

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    NL Daily Spotlight - June 28, 2010

    Jenrry Mejia (SP-NYM) – As you probably know, Mejia was sent to Double-A Binghamton to build up his pitch count in order to help the Mets out later in the year as a starter. Mejia posted a 3.25 ERA with...

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    AL Daily Spotlight - June 27, 2010

    Carl Pavano (SP-MIN) – Pavano is a guy the Mets could have easily signed over the winter, an after Saturday, they’re probably wishing they had. Pavano spun a three-hit shutout against the Amazin’s, walking just one while striking out four....

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - June 24, 2010

    American League 2 Carlos Santana CLE C A A true beast: 1.300 OPS in first 28 ab with 3:7 K:BB. Playing every day. 6 Desmond Jennings TB OF A .313 in June through 6/21, but 0 HR on the year...

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    NL Player Spotlight - June 14, 2010

    Chad Qualls (RP-ARI) – Another appearance, another blown save for Qualls on Sunday, this time against the Cardinals. Qualls allowed three runs in the ninth to allow St. Louis to tie the game, but that now leaves Qualls with an...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - June 10, 2010

    Baseball held it's annual player draft this week, and as you may have heard, the Nationals didn't go the cheap route, selecitng Bryce Harper with their second consecutive #1 overall pick. In baseball history, no team has ever added this...