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Matthew Pouliot

  1. Angels bring back veteran infielder Quinlan

    Feb 11, 2010, 6:46 PM EST

    The Angels have agreed to a new deal with free agent Robb Quinlan, writes MLB.com’s Lyle Spencer. Quinlan was widely expected to depart, probably for the National League, after a third straight season in which he contributed little to the Angels’ cause. The seven-year veteran has spent his entire career in Anaheim, and he was…

  2. 2010 projected leaders: Saves & Relief ERA

    Feb 11, 2010, 6:19 PM EST

    Over the next several days, I’ll be dipping into my 2010 projections and presenting some leaderboards. Saves 1. Mariano Rivera – 40 1. Francisco Rodriguez – 40 3. Joe Nathan – 38 3. Jonathan Papelbon – 38 5. Jonathan Broxton – 37 5. Brian Wilson – 37 7. Heath Bell – 36 7. Huston Street…

  3. Rangers prospect Gutierrez suspended 50 games

    Feb 11, 2010, 5:01 PM EST

    Rangers prospect Danny Gutierrez was suspended for 50 games Thursday for testing positive for the amphetamine Adderall, MLB announced. Adderall is a drug used to treat Attention-Deficit Disorder, and many believe it is being abused by major leaguers seeking a boost. The Mitchell Report pointed out the number of players receiving “theraputic use exemptions” for…

  4. Diving into the depths: Tampa Bay Rays

    Feb 10, 2010, 7:16 PM EST

    This is part of a 30-article series looking at each team’s depth chart headed into spring training. Tampa Bay Rays Rotation 1. James Shields 2. Matt Garza 3. Jeff Niemann 4. David Price 5. Wade Davis 6. Andy Sonnanstine 7. Jeremy Hellickson 8. Lance Cormier 9. Carlos Hernandez 10. Heath Phillips 11. Alex Torres Davis…

  5. 2010 projected leaders: Runs scored & RBI

    Feb 10, 2010, 6:14 PM EST

    Over the next several days, I’ll be dipping into my 2010 projections and presenting some leaderboards. Runs 1. Ryan Braun – 113 1. Albert Pujols – 113 1. Alex Rodriguez – 113 4. Dustin Pedroia – 112 5. Jose Reyes – 110 5. Jimmy Rollins – 110 7. Mark Teixeira – 109 8. Derek Jeter…

  6. Diving into the depths: Texas Rangers

    Feb 9, 2010, 7:37 PM EST

    This is part of a 30-article series looking at each team’s depth chart headed into spring training. Texas Rangers Rotation 1. Scott Feldman 2. Rich Harden 3. Colby Lewis 4. Tommy Hunter 5. Brandon McCarthy 6. Derek Holland 7. Matt Harrison 8. Neftali Feliz 9. Dustin Nippert 10. C.J. Wilson 11. Guillermo Moscoso The additions…

  7. Fantasy ranking the rotations

    Feb 9, 2010, 6:35 PM EST

    In light of Craig’s response to Buster Olney’s blog, I’ve thrown this together. It’s a ranking 1-30 of how the top six pitchers in each team’s rotation fare in my fantasy projections. This isn’t meant to be taken very seriously. For one thing, I’ve simply added up the totals, so the No. 6 starter is…

  8. Cardinals sign Schumaker to two-year deal

    Feb 8, 2010, 9:33 PM EST

    The Cardinals signed second baseman Skip Schumaker to a two-year, $4.7 million contract on Monday, avoiding arbitration. It’s a modest surprise, given that the two sides had to close a wide gap for 2010. The Cardinals proposed a $1.45 million salary for Schumaker’s first year of arbitration, while Schumaker requiested $2.75 million, nearly twice as…

  9. Diving into the depths: Pittsburgh Pirates

    Feb 8, 2010, 8:05 PM EST

    This is part of a 30-article series looking at each team’s depth chart headed into spring training. Pittsburgh Pirates Rotation 1. Paul Maholm 2. Ross Ohlendorf 3. Zach Duke 4. Charlie Morton 5. Kevin Hart 6. Daniel McCutchen 7. Brad Lincoln 8. Donnie Veal 9. Chris Jakubauskas 10. Jeff Karstens 11. Tim Alderson 12. Virgil…

  10. 2010 projected leaders: Strikeouts

    Feb 8, 2010, 5:49 PM EST

    Over the next several days, I’ll be dipping into my 2010 projections and presenting some leaderboards. 1. Tim Lincecum – 246 2. Zack Greinke – 211 2. Justin Verlander – 211 4. Dan Haren – 203 5. Javier Vazquez – 200 6. Tommy Hanson – 198 7. Chad Billingsley – 197 8. Roy Halladay –…

  11. Diving into the depths: Philadelphia Phillies

    Feb 5, 2010, 7:13 PM EST

    This is part of a 30-article series looking at each team’s depth chart headed into spring training. Philadelphia Phillies Rotation 1. Roy Halladay 2. Cole Hamels 3. Joe Blanton 4. J.A. Happ 5. Jamie Moyer 6. Kyle Kendrick 7. Antonio Bastardo 8. Jose Contreras 9. Drew Carpenter 10. Ryan Vogelsong 11. Joe Savery Barring the…

  12. 2010 projected leaders: Home runs

    Feb 5, 2010, 6:18 PM EST

    Over the next several days, I’ll be dipping into my 2010 projections and presenting some leaderboards. 1. Ryan Howard – 47 2. Prince Fielder – 42 3. Albert Pujols – 41 3. Mark Teixeira – 41 5. Miguel Cabrera – 39 5. Alex Rodriguez – 39 7. Ryan Braun – 38 7. Adrian Gonzalez –…

  13. Update: Twins announce deal with Orlando Hudson

    Feb 4, 2010, 8:04 PM EST

    11:30 p.m.: The Twins have announced the deal as official Thursday night, according to the Associated Press. The Twins and Orlando Hudson are close to finalizing a one-year, $5 million contract, sources told FOXSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal. The deal will make Hudson the Twins’ everyday second baseman and probable No. 2 hitter. Nick Punto could move…

  14. Garciaparra looking to continue career

    Feb 4, 2010, 7:15 PM EST

    Free agent Nomar Garciaparra, widely expected to retire after serving as a bench player for the A’s last year, told WEEI’s Lou Merloni that he’d like to continue his career in 2010. Garciaparra, 36, weighed retirement last year before taking a $1.5 million deal from Oakland. He played in 65 games and hit .281/.314/.388 with…

  15. Diving into the depths: San Diego Padres

    Feb 4, 2010, 6:42 PM EST

    This is part of a 30-article series looking at each team’s depth chart headed into spring training. San Diego Padres Rotation 1. Jon Garland 2. Kevin Correia 3. Chris Young 4. Clayton Richard 5. Tim Stauffer 6. Sean Gallagher 7. Mat Latos 8. Aaron Poreda 9. Wade LeBlanc 10. Edward Mujica 11. Cesar Ramos 12.…

  16. 2010 projected leaders: ERA

    Feb 4, 2010, 6:11 PM EST

    Over the next several days, I’ll be dipping into my 2010 projections and presenting some leaderboards. NL 1. Tim Lincecum – 2.78 2. Roy Halladay – 2.83 3. Chris Carpenter – 3.06 4. Adam Wainwright – 3.18 5. Johan Santana – 3.31 6. Clayton Kershaw – 3.33 7. Josh Johnson – 3.35 8. Dan Haren…

  17. Gregg a waste of money for Jays

    Feb 4, 2010, 5:20 PM EST

    Sometimes a team just wants a proven closer. It doesn’t matter if he’s any good or not; it’s just the safe play. If the proven closer fails, then it’s his fault. If the unproven closer fails, it’s management’s fault. The 2010 Blue Jays, a team destined to finish in fourth or fifth place, now have…

  18. Diving into the depths: Baltimore Orioles

    Feb 3, 2010, 7:19 PM EST

    This is part of a 30-article series looking at each team’s depth chart headed into spring training. Baltimore Orioles Rotation 1. Kevin Millwood 2. Jeremy Guthrie 3. Brad Bergesen 4. Brian Matusz 5. Chris Tillman 6. David Hernandez 7. Jason Berken 8. Mark Hendrickson 9. Jake Arrieta 10. Troy Patton 11. Alfredo Simon 12. Brandon…

  19. 2010 projected leaders: batting average

    Feb 2, 2010, 7:34 PM EST

    Over the next several days, I’ll be dipping into my 2010 projections and presenting some leaderboards. 1. Joe Mauer -.331 2. Albert Pujols – .325 3. Ichiro Suzuki – .323 4. Hanley Ramirez – .321 5. Pablo Sandoval – .316 6. Miguel Cabrera – .315 7. Dustin Pedroia – .313 8. Robinson Cano – .311…

  20. Diving into the depths: Washington Nationals

    Feb 2, 2010, 7:06 PM EST

    This is part of a 30-article series looking at each team’s depth chart headed into spring training. Washington Nationals Rotation 1. John Lannan 2. Jason Marquis 3. Scott Olsen 4. Miguel Batista 5. Craig Stammen 6. Ross Detwiler 7. Shairon Martis 8. Garrett Mock 9. Stephen Strasburg 10. Collin Balester 11. J.D. Martin 12. Matt…

  21. BoSox ink reliever Nelson

    Feb 1, 2010, 7:44 PM EST

    The Red Sox on Monday inked 35-year-old right-hander Joe Nelson to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training. It’ll be the second stint in the organization for Nelson, who received a World Series ring after pitching in three games and allowing five runs over 2 2/3 innings in 2004. The oft-injured reliever…

  22. Diving into the depths: New York Mets

    Feb 1, 2010, 6:26 PM EST

    This is part of a 30-article series looking at each team’s depth chart headed into spring training. New York Mets Rotation 1. Johan Santana 2. John Maine 3. Mike Pelfrey 4. Oliver Perez 5. Fernando Nieve 6. Jon Niese 7. Pat Misch 8. Nelson Figueroa 9. Tobi Stoner 10. Josh Fogg 11. Bobby Parnell 12.…

  23. Boras works on pushing Damon to Detroit

    Feb 1, 2010, 4:45 PM EST

    Seemingly just about out of alternatives, agent Scott Boras is trying to get the Tigers to bite on free agent Johnny Damon. Boras told the Detroit News on Monday that Damon indicated in December that he wanted to become a Tiger, and he’s turning to statistics to show that it would be a good fit:…

  24. Diving into the depths: Florida Marlins

    Jan 31, 2010, 6:01 PM EST

    This is part of a 30-article series looking at each team’s depth chart headed into spring training. Florida Marlins Rotation 1. Josh Johnson 2. Ricky Nolasco 3. Anibal Sanchez 4. Chris Volstad 5. Andrew Miller 6. Sean West 7. Rick VandenHurk 8. Ryan Tucker 9. Hayden Penn 10. Burke Badenhop 11. Graham Taylor Barring a…

  25. Prior not ready to give up on comeback

    Jan 29, 2010, 7:22 PM EST

    Free agent Mark Prior, who was unable to pitch in the majors or minors last season as he continued his recovery from surgery, is throwing in California, his agent told ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark Priior underwent surgery for a torn shoulder capsule in June 2008. He was hopeful of being ready to compete for a spot…

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