Archive for January 21st, 2009

  • Law: Rays’ Farm System Second Best

    January 21, 2009 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

    Earlier this week we saw that the Rays fell out of the top spot in Baseball America’s ranking of the minor league systems. Like BA, Keith Law of ESPN has the Texas Rangers as the top far system. Unlike BA, Law has the Rays in the top 3. In fact, […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Sorry, James Shields Is Not Cole Hamels

    [THE HANGOVER] Sorry, James Shields Is Not Cole Hamels

    January 21, 2009 at 8:00 am 0 comments

    Yesterday Tom Verducci of SI.com showed that James Shields and Cole Hamels have very similar career stats. However, Hamels was called up a little earlier giving him “Super Two” status, thus making Hamels arbitration-eligible a year earlier than Shields. Verducci argues that the Super Two status is the reason that […]