Player Caps Now on the Player Pages

Short updates about over 1100 players are now on the player pages! As part of our new approach to membership, the player caps are free. Each player cap attempts to put the player in context by talking about recent career events and their outlook for the coming season — mostly with a fantasy slant. No matter your interest, however, you’ll find some nuggets in there, including Blake Murphy on Adam Rosales, Matt Klaassen on Alcides Escobar, Craig Edwards on Logan Schafer, and David Wiers on Chase Utley.

Thanks very much to our writers, listed below! They each worked hard to bring you insight.

The fantasy research pieces that used to be part of FG+ are now running over at The Hardball Times, with pieces about the following topics. Also free!

  • Mon., Feb. 15: Rylan Edwards, “Finding the Chacon Zone
  • Tue. Feb. 16: Mike Podhorzer, “xLOB%: Projecting a Pitcher’s Left On Base Percentage
  • Wed., Feb. 17: Alex Chamberlain, “On the Sustainability of Hitters’ Plate Discipline Gains”
  • Thu., Feb. 18: Tanner Bell, “Properly Valuing Hitters with Injury Risk”
  • Fri., Feb. 19: Jeff Zimmerman, “Comparing Pitcher First-Half and Second-Half Performances”
  • Thanks very much for your readership. I hope you enjoy these as you prepare for the upcoming season.

    Our writers:
    Adam McFadden
    Alex Chamberlain
    August Fagerstrom
    Ben Duronio
    Ben Pasinkoff
    Blake Murphy
    Brad Johnson
    Bradley Woodrum
    Brandon Warne
    Brett Talley
    Carson Cistulli
    Chad Young
    Chris Mitchell
    Colin Zarzycki
    Craig Edwards
    Darren Scheinbein
    David Temple
    David Wiers
    Dustin Nosler
    Dylan Higgins
    Eno Sarris
    Jeff Zimmerman
    Karl de Vries
    Matt Klaassen
    Michael Barr
    Mike Podhorzer
    Owen Watson
    Paul Sporer
    Paul Swydan
    Scott Spratt
    Scott Strandberg
    Zach Sanders

    With a phone full of pictures of pitchers' fingers, strange beers, and his two toddler sons, Eno Sarris can be found at the ballpark or a brewery most days. Read him here, writing about the A's or Giants at The Athletic, or about beer at October. Follow him on Twitter @enosarris if you can handle the sandwiches and inanity.

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    6 years ago

    Will the fantasy pieces at THT be linked to here?