Found January 08, 2013 on The Platoon Advantage:
And by ten things to get excited about, I naturally mean ten baseball things to get excited by 2013. Otherwise the list would be full of things like "surviving the winter without contracting the black death" and "awaiting Fast and Furious 6." That said, with winter still gripping us and baseball season still oh so far away, what are the things that will keep us getting out of the bed in the morning?  1. Mike Trout's Continued Improvement Sure, some people say that Mike Trout is due for a decline. Not because he'll be a worse player, but because baseball is, like, really, really hard. And now that the book is out on him, pitchers will adjust and Trout, no matter how gifted he may be, will need some time to formulate a response. And also, all that good luck Trout had in 2012 will turn into bad luck. I think this is known as Casino Rules.   But we all know that's not true. One, because there is no scouting report that can beat Trout. ...

Halo Headlines:getting excited about Mike Trout, Pujols now selling a line of cookware

The January 9th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including getting excited about Mike Trout, Pujols now selling a line of cookware and much more... The Story: Getting excited about Mike Trout's improvement in 2013. The Monkey Says: You know what's weird?  Everyone writes about how Trout will regress.  Nobody is talking about the...

FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron, Still Analyzing All Baseball

Episode 291 FanGraphs managing editor Dave Cameron continues, in 2013, to analyze as much baseball as he did in 2012 — which is to say, all of it. In what follows, specifically, he analyzes the part of baseball concerning the recent signing by Texas of Lance Berkman. Also: center field in Texas and who’s playing it. Also-also: how Mike Trout is projected to have an eight-win...
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