Sunday, February 23, 2014

No Name Player


Now that's funny.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Spring Training is Here!!!

Eff snow, eff sleet, eff freezing rain, eff wind chill, eff low temperatures, eff winter!  Baseball is awesome and is a warm weather sport...it's time for Spring Training 2014.



Saturday, February 01, 2014

2014 Free Agent Squad

Every year when the calendar flips to February, More Hardball scours the free agent bin to create a 25-man roster. 2014's edition has a strong pitching staff, but little on offense. Still think they wouldn't be the worst team in baseball though...


Catcher:
Kelly Shoppach 36 G, .193/.627, 0.0 WAR

First Base:
Kendrys Morales 156 G,.277/.785, 64 R, 34 DBL, 23 HR, 80 RBI, 2.7 WAR

Second Base:
Justin Turner 86 G, .280/.704, 0.9 WAR

Short Stop:
Stephen Drew 124 G, .253/.777, 57 R, 29 DBL, 8 TRPL, 13 HR, 67 RBI, 3.1 WAR

Third Base:
Placido Polanco 118 G, .260/.617, 0.0 WAR

Outfield:
Nelson Cruz 109 G, .266/.833, 49 R, 18 DBL, 27 HR, 76 RBI, 2.0 WAR
Andres Torres 103 G, .250/.644, 17 DBL, -0.1 WAR
Rick Ankiel 45 G, .188/.657, 7 HR, -0.5 WAR

Designated Hitter:
Jeff Baker 74 G, .279/.905, 11 HR, 0.7 WAR

Bench
Alexi Casilla/UTL 62 G, .214/.563, 9 SB, 0.5 WAR
Sam Fuld/OF 119 G, .199/.537, -0.6 WAR
Koyie Hill/C 18 G, .155/.373, -0.5 WAR
Juan Pierre 113 G, .247/.589, 23 SB, -0.1 WAR

Lineup:
1. Stephen Drew/SS
2. Justin Turner/2B
3. Kendry Morales/1B
4. Nelson Cruz/RF
5. Jeff Baker/DH
6. Andres Torres/CF
7. Placido Polanco/3B
8. Rick Ankiel/LF
9. Kelly Shoppach/C

Rotation:
AJ Burnett 10-11, 30 GS, 191 IP, 209 K, 3.30/1.22, 1.7 WAR
Ervin Santana 9-10, 32 GS, 211 IP, 161 K, 3.24/1.14, 2.9 WAR
Bronson Arroyo 14-12, 32 GS, 202 IP, 124 K, 3.79/1.15, 2.5 WAR
Ubaldo Jimenez 13-9, 32 GS, 182.2 IP, 194 K, 3.30/1.33, 2.7 WAR
Paul Maholm 10-11, 26 GS, 153 IP, 105 K, 4.41/1.41, -0.1 WAR

Bullpen:
Fernando Rodney 68 G, 66.2 IP, 82 K, 37 SV, 3.38/1.34, 0.5 WAR
Kevin Gregg 62 G, 62 IP, 56 K, 33 SV, 3.48/1.37, 0.5 WAR
Luis Ayala 39 G, 33 IP, 22 K, 10 HLD, 3.27/1.55, 0.3 WAR
Pat Neshek 45 G, 40.1 IP, 29 K, 3.35/1.36,0.4 WAR
Oliver Perez 61 G, 53 IP, 74 K, 8 HLD, 3.74/1.43, 0.6 WAR
Mike Gonzalez 75 G, 50 IP, 60 K, 11 HLD, 4.68/1.66, -0.4 WAR
Jerome Williams 9-10, 37 G, 25 GS, 169.1 IP, 107 K, 4.57/1.39, 0.4 WAR