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6 Deep League Pitchers Whose Peripherals Are Better Than You Think

Continuing with our offseason list series, today’s list features potential hidden pitching value. Breakout pitchers have become a bit easier to “predict” thanks to measures such as xFIP and SIERA, which are very easily compared to a pitcher’s actual ERA to identify a breakout opportunity. Rather than just give you the results of a quick SIERA-minus-ERA calculation, I...
Via Baseball Professor
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians in the Play-Offs? Divisional Edition

The Cleveland Indians as a unit may have not made the play-offs in 2014, but thanks to the large amount of turnover in Major League rosters, plenty of former Indians have made it to October. For the sake of those fans who have not forgotten, we will bring you an Indians centric view of the Divisional and Wild Card rounds of the 2014 play-offs. Wild Card Games The Royals have just...
Via Burning River Baseball
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

A’s Lose 3-0 To Phillies, Watch Lead in Wild Card Continue to Slide Away

The Oakland Athletics entered the game Saturday afternoon with a full game lead over Mariners in the Wild Card Standings and a half game lead over the Royals. Thanks to a 3-2 loss that may wind up being protested by the Royals, the A’s saw their lead expand to a full game over both of their closest rivals during play, but they managed to throw away their opportunities to capitalize...
Via BaySportsNet
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Wednesday, Aug 27

Wednesday gives us 29 starters as of this writing with Seattle’s pitcher still TBD, and this time we see some big names near the top. As for the rest, let’s turn to the rankings! Drew Pomeranz gets the start for Oakland against the Astros. He’ll face Brad Peacock, which represents a great shot at the win. Houston is solid against lefties, but there’s still massive upside...
Via Baseball Professor
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Thursday, August 21st: Chad Pinder Helps Ports Win Big while Drew Pomeranz Takes 1st Loss for Sacramento

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Shortstop Chad Pinder (3 for 6 / Double / 2 RBIs)   CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A) Stockton Ports       11 Lake Elsinore Storm  3 WP – Alderson 4-0 / 4.39 Farmhand Of The Game: Shortstop Chad Pinder (3 for 6 / Double / 2 RBIs) Shortstop Chad Pinder helped lead Stockton to an 11-3 victory on Thursday night. Pinder collected 3 hits, including...
Via Athletics Farm
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday, August 15th: Chris Jensen Allows Just 2 Hits in Hounds Win while Drew Pomeranz Wins 3rd Straight Start for Sacramento

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Pitcher Chris Jensen (7 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 3 BB / 5 K / Win)   TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A) Midland RockHounds  3 Springfield Cardinals       2 WP – Jensen 12-7 / 3.32 HR – Coleman (14) Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Chris Jensen (7 IP / 2 H / 0 ER / 3 BB / 5 K / Win) Starter Chris Jensen allowed just 1 unearned run on 2 hits while...
Via Athletics Farm
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday, August 8th: Drew Pomeranz Pitches Cats to Victory while Daric Barton Homers and Hounds and Ports Both Go Down to Defeat

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Drew Pomeranz (5 2/3 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 4 BB / 7 K / Win)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Sacramento River Cats  4 Reno Aces                           2 WP – Pomeranz 2-0 / 3.12 HR – Barton (6) Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Drew Pomeranz (5 2/3 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 4 BB / 7 K / Win) LHP Drew Pomeranz turned...
Via Athletics Farm
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Saturday, August 2nd: Stockton Wins with the Help of Renato Nunez’s Grand Slam while Drew Pomeranz Posts 1st Win for Sacramento

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Third Baseman Renato Nunez (Grand Slam)   CALIFORNIA LEAGUE  (High-A) Stockton Ports  13 San Jose Giants    7 WP – Bowman 4-7 / 5.60 HR – Olson (31), Nunez (27) Farmhand Of The Game: Third Baseman Renato Nunez (Grand Slam) Ports third baseman Renato Nunez stepped to the plate with the bases loaded in the top of the 1st inning and...
Via Athletics Farm
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday, July 27th: Hiro Nakajima Homers to Help Hounds Win while Drew Pomeranz Is Solid in Sacramento’s Extra-Innings Loss

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Midland RockHounds Third Baseman Hiro Nakajima (Home Run / Double / 4 RBIs)   TEXAS LEAGUE  (Double-A) Midland RockHounds  11 Corpus Christi Hooks        3 WP – Granier 6-4 / 3.67 HR – Matthes (8), Nakajima (4) Farmhand Of The Game: Third Baseman Hiro Nakajima (Home Run / Double / 4 RBIs) Hitting in the cleanup spot, third baseman Hiro Nakajima...
Via Athletics Farm
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tuesday, July 22nd: Shane Peterson Singles in Winning Run in 13th for River Cats as Drew Pomeranz Is Solid in His Third Start for Sacramento

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Outfielder Shane Peterson (3 for 6 / RBI)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Sacramento River Cats  3 El Paso Chihuahuas          2 WP – Savery 6-1 / 2.51 Farmhand Of The Game: Outfielder Shane Peterson (3 for 6 / RBI) With two outs, the bases loaded and the game tied in the top of the 13th inning, outfielder Shane Peterson...
Via Athletics Farm
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Thursday, July 17th: Shane Peterson’s 3 HRs Help River Cats Win Drew Pomeranz’s Second Start for Sacramento while Olson & Nunez HRs in 9th Aren’t Enough for Ports

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Outfielder Shane Peterson (3 Home Runs / 4 RBIs)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Sacramento River Cats  10 Albuquerque Isotopes          9 WP – Scribner 4-1 / 3.19 HR – Peterson 3 (8) Farmhand Of The Game: Outfielder Shane Peterson (3 Home Runs / 4 RBIs) Triple-A All-Star outfielder Shane Peterson had a big night for...
Via Athletics Farm
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday, July 13th: Zach Neal Solid in Cats Loss as A’s Option Drew Pomeranz to Sacramento and Billy Burns Snatches 44th Base for Midland

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Zach Neal (6 IP / 6 H / 2 ER / 2 BB / 4 K)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Reno Aces                          2 Sacramento River Cats  1 LP – Neal 2-5 / 4.80 Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Zach Neal (6 IP / 6 H / 2 ER / 2 BB / 4 K) With the A’s top five affiliates all losing on Sunday, RHP Zach Neal turned...
Via Athletics Farm
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Saturday, July 12th: Drew Pomeranz Impresses in Rehab Start for River Cats while Hiro Nakajima Homers in Hounds Win and Andy Parrino Rejoins A’s Roster

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Drew Pomeranz (4 IP / 1 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 7 K)   PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE  (Triple-A) Reno Aces                          3 Sacramento River Cats  4 WP – Buschmann 6-4 / 4.46 Farmhand Of The Game: Pitcher Drew Pomeranz (4 IP / 1 H / 1 ER / 0 BB / 7 K) LHP Drew Pomeranz was impressive in his rehab start for the...
Via Athletics Farm
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

As trade deadline approaches, Colorado Rockies would be crazy to deal Jorge De La Rosa

Trading De La Rosa would be a mistake for the Rockies.The Colorado Rockies season is over. No one is arguing that they have any chance anymore.With another season in the books well before the All-Star break, the Rockies are in a position to have the rest of the league pick through their roster and try to find a hidden gem that might lead their team to the playoffs.The Rockies would...
Via Rockies Review
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

In acquiring Cubs pitching duo, A’s go all in

This past offseason, the Oakland A’s were in a familiar spot. Even amongst their fantastic run of consecutive AL West Division titles and 190 wins over the past two seasons, they still fell to the Detroit Tigers in the ALDS both years, with Justin Verlander landing the death blow in both series. So as the A’s saw their roster take shape, they knew as well as anyone that even...
Via Bloguin Best
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

In acquiring Cubs pitching duo, A’s go all in

This past offseason, the Oakland A’s were in a familiar spot. Even amongst their fantastic run of consecutive AL West Division titles and 190 wins over the past two seasons, they still fell to the Detroit Tigers in the ALDS both years, with Justin Verlander landing the death blow in both series. So as the A’s saw their roster take shape, they knew as well as anyone that even...
Via The Outside Corner
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: A team riddled with injuries

It is now widely agreed upon that the Oakland A’s are one of – if not the best team in baseball. They have the best record in the MLB, they are first in overall runs scored, and their bullpen has been dominate throughout the first half of the season. However, the players are starting to get worn down. Numerous Athletics have incurred injuries over these past few weeks, which...
Via isportsweb.com
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s trade rumors: Starting rotation edition

The Oakland A’s bullpen has been great this season. They currently have the second lowest ERA in the MLB and the lowest WHIP with a 1.16. Even though the bullpen has been impressive throughout the first third of the season, the pitchers in the starting rotation have changed numerous times and is likely to change again in the future until they find the right combination of pitchers...
Via isportsweb.com
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Who will replace Drew Pomeranz?

After the Oakland A’s 8-14 loss to the Texas Rangers on Monday, A’s starter Drew Pomeranz punched a wooden chair out of frustration and anger. Pomeranz gave up eight hits and seven earned runs over the 3.2 innings. Even though Pomeranz had the right to be frustrated with his performance, his actions landed him on the DL with a fractured right hand. The only positive thing is...
Via isportsweb.com
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s Acquire Starting Pitcher From Milwaukee Brewers For $1

The Oakland A’s lost a starting pitcher when Drew Pomeranz fractured his hand by punching a chair, but they replaced him for next to nothing. Literally. The A’s acquired Brad Mills from the Milwaukee Brewers for $1. That’s a one with no zeros, and it’s not a typo. It’s common for players to be traded for “cash considerations” or even “future considerations” —...
Via NESN.com
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

A’s Pitcher Drew Pomeranz Breaks Hand Punching Chair After Rough Start

Oakland Athletics pitcher Drew Pomeranz certainly knows how to make a bad situation worse. The left-hander has been stellar all season, taking a 1.90 ERA through 17 appearances into Monday’s start against the Texas Rangers. But the Rangers knocked Pomeranz around to the tune of eight runs over 3 2/3 innings in the A’s 14-8 loss, and the southpaw was not a happy camper following...
Via NESN.com
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Drew Pomeranz hits DL

During an incident of his own doing with an inanimate object, Oakland Athletics pitcher Drew Pomeranz has put himself on the disabled list with a fractured right hand. MLB.com's Jane Lee announced the news Tuesday afternoon. Pomeranz to the DL with a fractured right hand. Scribner called up from Triple-A.— Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) June 17, 2014#450738660 / gettyimages.comIn her Tuesday...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s Pitcher Drew Pomeranz Breaks Hand Punching Chair

There have always been stupid sports injuries–and Oakland A’s pitcher Drew Pomeranz scored one on Monday nig…
Via COED
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tuesday, June 17th: Higley’s Slam Leads Vermont to Victory while Hounds Win in Addison Russell’s Return and A’s DL Drew Pomeranz & Acquire Brad Mills

A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Vermont Lake Monsters Outfielder Justin Higley (Grand Slam)   NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE  (Class-A Short-Season) Connecticut Tigers               0 Vermont Lake Monsters  5 WP – Perez 1-0 / 0.00 HR – Higley (1) Farmhand Of The Game: Outfielder Justin Higley (Grand Slam) Outfielder Justin Higley stepped to the plate with the bases loaded and 1 out...
Via Athletics Farm
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

A's pitcher breaks hand punching chair in frustration

The Oakland Athletics have placed pitcher Drew Pomeranz on the 15-day disabled list. Pomeranz, 25, punched a wooden chair with his right hand following Monday’s poor outing that saw him allow eight runs – seven earned – in just 3 2/3 innings of work. The good news for Pomeranz is that he throws with his left hand, the bad news is that he in unable to catch the ball currently...
Via Tireball.com
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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