David Regan - Page 9

Fan of Dodgers, Rams, and Lakers.

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    NL Player Spotlight - August 2, 2009

    Burke Badenhop (SP-FLA) – With the acquisition of Nick Johnson this week, the Marlins certainly consider themselves contenders, so letting guys “learn” at the major league level isn’t going to happen. Badenhop on Saturday surrendered six runs (five earned) in...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - July 30, 2009

    Lots of movement this week with the trade deadline just a day a way. The Pirates look to be the big winners so far, acquiring Jeff Clement, Tim Alderson, and a host of others in return for guys who won't...

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    NL Player Spotlight - July 27, 2009

    Todd Wellemeyer (SP-STL) – Wellemeyer might very well find himself out of the St. Louis rotation after Sunday’s performance in Philadelphia. Lasting 5.2 innings, Wellemeyer allowed seven runs (five earned) on a whopping 11 hits, walking one, striking out three,...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - July 23, 2009

    American League 10 Desmond Jennings TAM OF A- On fire: .485 in last 10. .328/.412/.510 with 36 SB and 1.02 EYE. Crawford's replacement? 11 Jesus Montero NYY C A- Just .211 in last 10 games but HR in 2 of...

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    NL Player Spotlight - July 20, 2009

    Matt Kemp (OF-LAD) – It was encouraging to see Kemp in the fifth spot in the order Saturday against left-hander Mike Hampton, but Kemp was two slots lower Sunday against the right-hander Russ Ortiz. Just a thought, but Joe Torre...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - July 9, 2009

    In case you're wondering, I'm not adding 2009 draftees until they sign a pro contract. Stephen Strasburg for example, isn't likely to sign until just prior to the August 15 deadline. American League 30 Lars Anderson BOS 1B B .299...

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    NL Player Spotlight - July 6, 2009

    Ryan Hanigan (C-CIN) – Hanigan was 1-for-2 with a walk Sunday after not starting the previous two days after a 3-for-3 effort. Hanigan is now batting a fine .338/.428/.404 in 126 at-bats with a very impressive 12:22 K:BB (1.83 EYE)....

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    NL Player Spotlight - July 4, 2009

    Felipe Paulino (SP-HOU) – Paulino returned from a groin injury to post a very impressive 7-3-1-1-0-9 against the Tigers in his last start, seemingly securing the No. 5 rotation spot. Flash forward to Friday and now we’re not so sure....

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - July 2, 2009

    American League 18 Jesus Montero NYY C A- .304/.377/.478 in 69 AA AB. Doesn't turn 20 until November. Can he stick at C though? 19 Eric Hosmer KC 1B A- ,896 OPS in May but dropped to .590 in June....

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    NL Player Spotlight - June 29, 2009

    Ryan Sadowski (SP-SF) – The Giants have an enviable top four in their rotation, but the No. 5 spot has been a black hole this year due in large part to Jonathan Sanchez. Sadowski will attempt to plug that hole...

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    Prospecct Spreadsheet Updates - June 25, 2009

    American League 36 Tyler Flowers CHW C B .311/.411/.607 in June after a poor May. Just .239 vs. RHP vs. .361 vs. southpaws. 38 Brandon Allen CHW 1B B Promotion to AAA looks well-deserved: 8-for-17 with a HR there. Konerko's...

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    NL Player Spotlight - June 22, 2009

    Skip Schumaker (OF-STL) – No sense writing about Albert Pujols and his two homers / six RBI day, as we all know how good Pujols is. Instead, let’s look at Schumaker, who went 2-for-4 with a double, walk, RBI, and...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - June 17, 2009

    American League 22 Ben Revere MIN OF B+ Just .222 in June after a .388 May, but did have 3 hits on Tuesday, so perhaps a surge? 26 Chris Carter OAK 1B B+ .321 with 3 HR in June but...

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    NL Player Spotlight - June 15, 2009

    Chris Coghlan (OF-FLA) – Playing left field with Josh Willingham out, Coghlan was one of eight hitters with at least two hits on Sunday, going 2-for-4 with a double and a pair of walks Sunday against the Blue Jays. Most...

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    NL Player Spotlight - June 8, 2009

    Michael Bourn (OF-HOU) – Bourn was 2-for-4 with a walk on Sunday, bringing the 26 year-old center fielder to .298/.371/.399 in 208 at-bats. He’s stolen 19 bases in 23 attempts and now has five multi-hit games in his last six,...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - June 4, 2009

    American League 1 Matt Wieters BAL C A Off to a slow start, but should be more Ryan Braun than Alex Gordon in year one. 5 Justin Smoak TEX 1B A- Just 2 HR for the year, but hard to...

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    NL Player Spotlight - June 1, 2009

    Pablo Sandoval (1B/C-SF) – The Giants are certainly glad to have Sandoval back in the lineup after a brief hiatus. Sunday, playing first base, Sandoval had a single and double in four at-bats with an RBI, the third multi-hit game...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - May 28, 2009

    With nearly two months behind us, this is about the time where prospects who started the season in the big leagues no longer can be classified as prospects. This week, Colby Rasmus, Elvis Andrus, and Trevor Cahill dropped off the...

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    NL Player Spotlight - May 25, 2009

    Homer Bailey (SP-CIN) – Bailey was optioned back to Triple-A Louisville on Sunday and at this point, you have to wonder whether the Reds are running out of patience with one of baseball’s best pitching prospects circa 2006/2007. Bailey allowed...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - May 21, 2009

    American League 24 Ben Revere MIN OF B+ Typical Revere - .410 in last 10 G. 14 SB but just 67% success rate. LH hitter .444 vs. LHP. 28 Chris Carter OAK 1B B+ Just .243 so far in May....

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    NL Player Spotlight - May 18, 2009

    Clayton Kershaw (SP-LAD) - Kershaw was spectacular Sunday, taking a no-hitter into the eighth inning against the Marlins before being pulled when the leadoff man, Cody Ross, laced a double to left. Kershaw had entered the inning having thrown 108...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - May 14, 2009

    American League 1 Matt Wieters BAL C A .303 in last 10 games but just 1 HR in 91 at-bats overall. Still looking at a June ETA though. 8 Matt LaPorta CLE OF A- CLE taking the Brandon Wood approach...

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    NL Player Spotlight - May 11, 2009

    Jordan Schafer (OF-ATL) – Schafer was 0-for-3 Sunday, leaving him just 5-for-36 for the month of May. Sure, everybody slumps, but he’s also struck out 19 times in those 36 at-bats and 42 times in 31 games this season. In...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - May 7, 2009

    American League 1 Matt Wieters BAL C A 7-for-19 in last five games and no, we're not worried about him having just one HR. 9 Matt LaPorta CLE OF A- We'll see how much playing time he get and how...

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    NL Player Spotlight - May 4, 2009

    Homer Bailey (SP-CIN) – Bailey’s pounding on the promo door continues to get louder by the start. Saturday, Bailey tossed a complete-game shutout for Triple-A Louisville. This after fanning 15 in his last start. Bailey is 3-0 with a 1.86...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - April 30, 2009

    Each week here with the prospect updates, we provide a sampling (five starters and five pitchers from each league) of the updates made to our our top 50 hitting and top 50 pitching prospects. Again, this is just a sampling,...

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    NL Player Spotlight - April 27, 2009

    Pablo Sandoval (3B-SF) – Moved back into the three-hole Sunday seemed to agree with Sandoval, who went 4-for-4 with a double and his first home run of the season in a 5-4 Giants loss to the Diamondbacks. Since opening with...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - April 23, 2009

    American League 13 Lars Anderson BOS 1B A- Slow start, but 7-for-13 stretch gets AVG up in the .280s. 0.30 EYE should trend up. 15 Austin Jackson NYY OF A- Big spring and now 12-for-25 with 5 BB in AAA....

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    NL Player Spotlight - April 20, 2009

    James McDonald (LAD) - In just his second start of the season Sunday, McDonald held the Rockies scoreless. That’s the good news. The bad? McDonald was able to record just 13 outs on 95 pitches, as he continually missed with...

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    National League 2 Pedro Alvarez PIT 3B A 3-for-4 with HR and 2B, 4 RBI in 2009 debut. Could they rush him with LaRoche's struggles? 3 Jason Heyward ATL OF A 6-for-25 with 3 XBH but just one walk. .871...

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    National League 2 Pedro Alvarez PIT 3B A 3-for-4 with HR and 2B, 4 RBI in 2009 debut. Could they rush him with LaRoche's struggles? 3 Jason Heyward ATL OF A 6-for-25 with 3 XBH but just one walk. .871...

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    Chan Ho Park (PHI) – A dubious choice for the team’s No. 5 starter job, Park forced the issue after a great spring (2.25 ERA, 25:2 K:BB in 21 1/3 innings). Coors Field was somewhat of a factor Sunday, but...

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    Prospect Spreadsheet Updates - April 10, 2009

    National League 2 Pedro Alvarez PIT 3B A Some think he could be PIT 3B by this summer. May even open the season in Double-A. 3 Cameron Maybin FLA OF A Bonifacio's Opening Day probably keeps Maybin in the eight-hole....

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    NL Daily Spotlight - April 6 ,2009

    Shawn Hill (SD) – Hill had his contract purchased by the Padres on Sunday and is slated to be the team’s No. 5 starter. Hill battled forearm stiffness this spring before the Nationals finally got fed up and cut him...

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    Preseason Prep - April 3, 2009

    Scott Baker (MIN) – Big news in Minnesota is Baker unexpectedly opening the season on the 15-day disabled list with what is being diagnosed as shoulder stiffness. Baker finished his spring with a 6.85 ERA and a batting practice-like nine...

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    Preseason Prep - March 17, 2009

    Josh Hamilton (OF-TEX) - We all know Hamilton has All-Star type ability and is a borderline first round fantasy pick in 12-team mixed leagues. However, I got to see Hamilton up close and personal in Arizona this week and let’s...