After yesterday’s ridiculously long article, we’ll keep it simple today. With spring training upon us, I have three questions for you: Are you planning to attend spring training this year? Have you ever been in the past? If so, do you have any stories to share?
Corey Brock brings word that right-hander Mat Latos’ workload won’t be as closely monitored in 2011 as it was last year. Latos is understandably excited about this, saying “It’s a weight lifted off my shoulders.” I am a little less excited, but this is a knee-jerk reaction.
Back in March, we released the Ducksnorts community projections (hitters, pitchers), lovingly dubbed IVIE in honor of former Padres first-round pick Mike Ivie. Like most projections, they were fun and probably less useful than some folks might prefer to believe. In the interest of accountability (and fun), I thought we’d look back at our guesses [...]
We covered Padres hitters yesterday. As promised, here are the 2010 IVIE projections for pitchers: Starters N IP ERA Jon Garland 22 206.1 4.00 Kevin Correia 22 191.1 4.15 Clayton Richard 21 165.1 4.31 Chris Young 23 149.2 3.91 Mat Latos 22 134.1 3.78 Wade LeBlanc 20 88.2 4.51 Tim Stauffer 19 88.1 4.44 Cesar [...]
The people have spoken. Ladies and gentlemen, I present the 2010 IVIE projections for hitters: Catchers and Infielders N PA BA OBP SLG Adrian Gonzalez 25 614 .289 .401 .545 Chase Headley 25 601 .277 .355 .444 Everth Cabrera 24 591 .271 .353 .376 David Eckstein 21 430 .259 .328 .341 Nick Hundley 24 382 [...]
It’s time to start wrapping up our community projections. We’ve got about 20-25 guesses for most players so far. If you’ve contributed already, thanks. If you haven’t, head on over and do that thing: Relief Pitchers Starting Pitchers Outfielders Catchers and Infielders I’ll leave these open till Friday, tally everything up over the weekend, and [...]