Found May 10, 2013 on Fangraphs:
How far can a player go on base running alone? Probably not too far. Speed as a tool is obviously quite valuable, especially at an elite level, as it feeds both into the ability to provide value on the bases and in the field. Strictly in terms of offense, though, how good can a player be with a t...

Miami Marlins: The No-Star Team

Could Juan Pierre be headed to his first All-Star Game? (Credit) The polls have opened for the biggest election of 2013: the All-Star Game. Major League Baseball takes a break from the rigors of the long season every summer to put on an exhibition battle royale between the best of the best in the American League and the National League. At least, that’s the plan. As the saying...

Marlins 5, Dodgers 4

Derek Dietrich tied the game with his first major league home run, Juan Pierre singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Miami Marlins dealt the Los Angeles Dodgers their eighth straight loss, 5-4 on Friday night. The Dodgers blew an early lead for the second straight game in equaling their longest skid since dropping eight in a row from Aug. 22-29, 2008. Five of...
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