Last updated 12-17-2013
39 players (plus one contract pending)
* bats or throws left
# bats both
* Brooks Raley
* Zac Rosscup
* Chris Rusin
* James Russell
* Travis Wood
* Wesley Wright
* George Kottaras
# Arismendy Alcantara
* Anthony Rizzo
* Luis Valbuena
* Logan Watkins
* Brett Jackson
* Nate Schierholtz
* Ryan Sweeney
CONTRACT PENDING (1):
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Submitted by Arizona Phil
on Thu, 12/19/2013 - 2:58amPermalink.
As an Article XX-B free-agent who signed a major league contract, Jose Veras has an automatic "no trade" restriction through June 15th. He can waive the "no trade," but if he does he can only be traded for cash and/or player contracts with a maximum aggregate value of $50,000.
Playing in that park should help him be effective longer into that contract, but that is still a lot of years for a guy who is not really elite in terms of his production.
Choo Choo train heads to Texas, 7/130m and limited no-trade
So with regard to the Orioles/Balfour situation, we would not be able to trade Veras to them correct? Or he'd have to waive his no trade and we'd need to acquire players with same contract value?
doug drabek is their pitching coach...and 34 year old jr house is the manager.
i still miss mark behind the mic during late-night ARZ broadcasts...hokey as hell, but fun if you're into his schtick.
Generally true, but this Mark Simon guy was tweeting about it during the year: https://twitter.com/msimonespn/status/333961801937...
Mark Grace has been named the hitting coach for the Class A Hillsboro Hops (D-Backs Northwest League affiliate).
The article says it's a proprietary stat so I don't think we, the general public, have access to it. Which is kinda cool. I wonder what else they have??
Somebody posted a similar article about Rizzo early last season, and it seems like he was having similar issues. At the time, Rizzo was also leading the league in percentage of balls in play registered as well-hit by whoever was keeping track of that. Don't know where he was at season's end, because I can't seem to track those stats down.
That was a great article indeed. I didn't know about the actual existence of the Well Hit statistic but I figured there had to be one. His slump still sounded awful though as he apparently couldn't leg anything out AND didn't have any Well Hit AB's for a month - not sure how that is auspicious. But the overall trend of his Well Hit avg seems pretty good and well above replacement.
that's a nifty little article....
A reason to this Ruggiano will have a bounce back year in 2014.
I demand a refund!
and the answer is no...back to the land of support tickets I go
is commenting working any better? They were saving but returning an error message?
I'm thinking Castro should start hoarding his money in the US.