Facts & Flukes

Jeffrey
Tomich
April 18, 2013 12:06 AM GMT
Few expected Wilin Rosario to duplicate his Double-A stats in his first big league season. At age 24, could there be more to come? Plus Paul Maholm, Pedro Alvarez, Kevin Slowey and Travis Snider.
Dave
Adler
April 17, 2013 12:05 AM GMT
Lance Berkman doealt with knee issues last year with the Cardinals. Can he stay on the field and do well now that he's in a hitter's park in the American League? Plus David Price, Kyle Seager, Ernesto Frieri, Franklin Gutierrez.
Brent
Hershey
April 16, 2013 12:06 AM GMT
Jay Bruce got to career highs in HR/RBI in 2012. Is there more production in his tank? Plus Edwin Jackson, Ben Revere, Barry Zito and Juan Francisco.
Matt
Gelfand
April 15, 2013 12:06 AM GMT
Matt Wieters has been a reliable upper-tier catcher for the past two seasons, but is he finally ready to make the leap we've been expecting? Plus David Ortiz, Andy Pettitte, J.P. Arencibia and Joaquin Benoit.
Jeffrey
Tomich
April 11, 2013 12:06 AM GMT
Jeff Samardzija became a rotation mainstay last season. But will he continue to be the Cubs' ace? Plus Andre Ethier, Lucas Duda, Wandy Rodriguez and Brandon Crawford.
Dave
Adler
April 10, 2013 12:05 AM GMT
After a breakout 2011, Alex Gordon’s 2012 was a disappointment, particularly in the power department. Can the good times will return in 2013? Plus Brett Myers, Kelly Johnson, Kevin Correia and Alexi Casilla.
Brent
Hershey
April 09, 2013 12:05 AM GMT
Recent talk about Pablo Sandoval has centered around his health, rather than his skills. Plus Trevor Cahill, Josh Beckett, Steve Cishek and Collin Cowgill.
Matthew
Cederholm
April 08, 2013 12:06 AM GMT
Yoenis Cespedes came through in his first big-league season. But was it a plateau or a stepping stone? Plus Jose Altuve, Casey Janssen, Stephen Drew and Alexi Ogando.
Jeffrey
Tomich
April 04, 2013 12:05 AM GMT
Michael Cuddyer's .260-16-58 debut in Colorado seems like a significant step back, though he racked up those numbers in just over half a season. Plus Casey Kotchman, Marco Estrada, Scott Hairston and Clayton Richard.
Dave
Adler
April 03, 2013 12:06 AM GMT
By signing Josh Hamilton (OF, LAA) in the offseason, the Angels added another ex-MVP to their already potent lineup. Plus Jame Shields, Alex Avila, Luis Mendoza and Lyle Overbay.
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