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Disciples of Uecker Podcast: Episode 13

Chad Dotson of RedLegNation.com joins host Vineet Barot to discuss the 2014 Cincinnati Reds. Music by Milwaukee Band “Beach Patrol” You can listen, download, rate and review the Disciples of Uecker podcast on iTunes here.

NL Central Rotations: Who’s Got the Stuff?

As pitchers rise through the minor leagues, fans are bombarded with projections of their supposed ceilings: “future ace”; “mid-rotation guy”; “back-end at best.” These are just that: projections. The projections tell us about the pitcher’s potential, but not usually where the pitcher is now.  That’s… [More]

NL Central Rotations: Who Can Stay Healthy?

The 2013 Detroit Tigers featured the most productive starting rotation since the 1997 Atlanta Braves, generating 25.5 Wins Above Replacement (Fangraphs fWAR). One reason is that the Tigers had five very talented pitchers. But another is that the Tigers enjoyed terrific health, and had only… [More]

Ranking the Best (and Worst) Roster Cores in the NL Central

Earlier this week, Baseball Prospectus published my calculations and rankings of the “core” roster quality of all 30 teams. Having a strong “core” means not only having players who produce, but who also produce while they are under long-term control and preferably while at or… [More]

The Brewers’ Central Problem

I don’t need to tell you that it’s bad for the Brewers, right now. Their team ERA is 4.55, worst in the National League. Prior to Thursday’s game, the Brewers’ high-powered offense was only hitting .243 with runners in scoring position, which is lower than… [More]

Saturn Nuts or Scary Stats?

On Sunday morning, I did something out of the ordinary and slept in. I walked my dogs then double-checked that everything was good to go with my fantasy baseball line-up. That’s when I saw that the Brewers game had started and the Crew was already… [More]

Where do NL Central Teams Stash their Cash?

Earlier this week, the folks at the LA Times put together a pretty sweet, interactive tool that can compare where each MLB team has spent its payroll for the 2013 season. I highly, highly recommend that you check it out. I find the disparity of… [More]

3 Questions: Cincinnati Reds

This is the 4th in an ongoing series previewing the 6 teams in the National League Central. You can read the previous pieces on the Astros [here],  on the Cubs [here], and on the Pirates [here]. 1) Is the rotation deep enough to compete with the… [More]

Building and Rebuilding: NL Central Contract Cores

While working on my 2012 NL Central previews, it occurred to me that the teams can be compared to one another for their contractual cores, as well as their 2012 rosters. The more I research these rosters, the more it amazes me how close some… [More]