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  1. Fantasy Baseball - Kyle Crick, Zach Lee, Arismendy Alcantara amon...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford looks at the five hitting and five pitching prospects who might be good sell-high options.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  2. Houston Astros take Colin Moran over Mark Appel in second mock dr...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law unveils his second mock draft for 2013, and the Astros are being linked to a new name at No. 1 overall.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  3. How Manny Machado, Andrelton Simmons and others can avoid sophomo...

    Teddy Mitrosilis

    Scouts and stats explain how these five phenoms can avoid sophomore slumps.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  4. Padres-Braves Preview

    Padres-Braves Preview

    Preview | August 14, 2012
  5. Brandon Morrow, Joe Saunders, Ivan Nova make adjustments for the ...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft looks at pitchers who have made some adjustments from last season to this season and how it's affecting their numbers.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  6. Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Chris Young continues to improve ...

    Buster Olney

    Arizona's Chris Young is constantly evaluating and tweaking his swing, and his latest adjustments, Buster Olney writes, have helped him find some rhythm at the plate and get off to a hot start in 2012.

    Blog | Conversation | April 17, 2012
  7. Padres 4, Diamondbacks 3

    Padres 4, Diamondbacks 3

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 25, 2012
  8. Nelson Cruz and Carlos Pena escaped the 4A mold, but they are exc...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus probes scouts and big league executives to find out what exactly makes a player a "4A hitter." Several factors can keep a player out of the big leagues, but it usually comes back to adjustments.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  9. MLB - Edinson Volquez and Jason Kubel will benefit greatly from n...

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron explains why certain players are going to put up much better numbers in 2012 without making mechanical adjustments.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2011
  10. 'Super Two' rule stifles best prospects

    Jim Bowden

    There are several reasons that clubs delay the promotion of top prospects to the major league level. The reasons can include physical ability, maturity, adjustments to breaking balls, hitting left-handed pitching, baserunning, developing a secondary...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  11. Arizona Diamondbacks Daniel Hudson showing the in-game adjustment...

    Jason Grey

    Jason Grey's observations and notes from the past week, including thoughts on Daniel Hudson's first two starts, Derek Jeter's early season struggles and Cameron Maybin's potential.

    Blog | Conversation | April 12, 2011
  12. MLB: How a mechanical adjustment may have saved a pitcher's caree...

    Buster Olney

    It seems so preposterous. Somewhere amidst the spiraling of a career, a coach tells a young pitcher "Throw like Roy Halladay." The weird thing: It worked. Buster details how John Axford, yes, got his groove back.

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2011
  13. MLB: Take Buster Posey over Jason Heyward for 2010 NL Rookie of t...

    Jack Moore

    Jack Moore of FanGraphs looks at the two main candidates for 2010 NL ROY -- Jason Heyward and Buster Posey -- and breaks them down via a variety of offensive and defensive metrics. In the end, it's extremely close, but the edge goes to Posey.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2010
  14. An adjustment in his arm angle has helped Brandon Morrow become d...

    Buster Olney

    Nobody has ever questioned the talent of Brandon Morrow. Seattle passed up hometown favorite Tim Lincecum to take him. But until he made a subtle yet significant mechanical change -- his arm angle -- he couldn't become dominant. Now he is.

    Blog | Conversation | September 03, 2010
  15. Max Scherzer of Arizona Diamondbacks and Brett Anderson of Oaklan...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft provides his latest rankings, including Tim Lincecum's taking a fall.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  16. Jason Heyward is a brilliant talent, but his ability to adjust is...

    Buster Olney

    You would think that a player with the preternatural brilliance of Jason Heyward might be a little more stubborn in his approach. But after a month in which he whiffed too often, Heyward has quickly adjusted his contact rate. The results are stunning.

    Blog | Conversation | May 20, 2010