Found March 28, 2013 on Fangraphs:
Two stories for you, one shorter than the other: Not long ago, much of the FanGraphs staff was down in Arizona, and on one particular Friday night a lot of us went over to Peoria to watch the Mariners play an exhibition game against the Kingdom of the Netherlands. There was absolutely nothing at ...

Rockies 7, Dodgers 6

Jon Garland tossed six impressive innings in his Colorado debut and Michael Cuddyer hit a grand slam that sent the Rockies to a 7-6 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. Garland signed a major league contract with Colorado on Sunday after he was let go by the Seattle Mariners despite a solid spring. The veteran right-hander was immediately inserted into the Rockies...

Colorado Rockies fans are growing bitter

The Colorado Rockies are about to enter a season in which even the most optimistic fans think they won't be a .500 team.Aaron Cook returned to Colorado on a minor league deal.Since exiting the playoffs in heartbreaking fashion in 2009, the Rockies have fallen hard. A 2010 campaign saw them stay in the race until they packed it in around mid-September. From then on, it has simply...

On the Consequences of the New Balk Rule

On an individual-player basis, I think we can all agree that spring-training statistics suck. If you’re a reader of FanGraphs, or if you’ve even just heard of FanGraphs, you probably understand that these numbers aren’t predictive. Oh, we’ll always allow ourselves to trick ourselves. Giants fans will allow themselves to believe in Brandon Belt, and Mariners fans will allow...
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