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September 25, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Kids on Parade
Trevor Bauer makes Bogfella's list of young pitchers to watch.
September 17, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: More Targets For Next Year
Adam Wainwright represents a class of pitchers that Bogfella likes to go after - established pitchers a full year removed from a significant injury.
September 11, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Keeper Decisions
Bogfella will bid adieu to Tim Lincecum after this season.
September 4, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: September Viewing Tips
Andrew Bailey is finally giving us reason to find a picture with him in a Red Sox uniform.
August 28, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Wait Until Next Year
Bogfella looks at potential callups for September and beyond.
August 21, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Collection of Random Thoughts
Bogfella weighs in on a handful of different pitching topics.
August 14, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: NL Bullpen Review
Chaos in Milwaukee, excellence in Cincinnati.
August 7, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: AL Bullpen Review
Joakim Soria's spring training injury was the start of a chaotic spring for AL closers.
August 1, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: More Traded Pitchers
Francisco Liriano now calls the South Side of Chicago his new home.
July 24, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Chips Beginning to Fall
Monday brought a flurry of trade activity, but is the Rays' James Shields one of the next big names on the move?
July 17, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Arms to Avoid
A.J. Burnett has found greener pastures in Pittsburgh, but Bogfella warns that it may not last.
July 10, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Futures Game Pitchers
Bogfella reviews the top pitching prospects that appeared in the Futures Game.
July 3, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: The Bogfella Nine
Derek Holland is on his rehab assignment now and has caught Bogfella's attention.
June 26, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Pitchers on the Move?
Jair Jurrjens was frequently mentioned in trade rumors this offseason. Will the Braves still offer him around prior to the trade deadline?
June 19, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: The King Remains the King
Bogfella took a good look at Felix Hernandez's recent start over the weekend and came away impressed.
June 12, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Is Liriano's Resurgence For Real?
Francisco Liriano has had a couple of good outings after a miserable start to the season. Is he viable going forward? His fastball command is the key.
June 5, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Two Pitchers Coming Off Great Games
What did Bogfella see in watching Johan Santana's no-hitter?
May 28, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: A Matter of Trust
Phil Hughes got knocked around by the Angels on Monday night. What are Bogfella's thoughts on Hughes?
May 23, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Which Season is the Outlier?
Justin Masterson is still lacking an out-pitch against lefties.
May 15, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Go Time For Gallardo
Is Yovani Gallardo an ace?
May 8, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Hochevar Out of Synch
Luke Hochevar killed a lot of lineups last week with two disaster starts.
May 1, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Beware the Blowups
Examining Chad Billingsley's early results.
April 24, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: April Performances
Bogfella is worried about Tommy Hanson's new delivery and the velocity that he's generating.
April 17, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Taking Notice
Tim Lincecum has started poorly - what can we learn?
April 11, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Early Closer Review
Bogfella takes a tour of the bullpens.
April 3, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: What the Formulas Won't Tell You
James Shields' mechanical adjustments made a huge difference last season.
March 27, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Spring Training Eye-Openers
Bogfella is skeptical about Francisco Liriano's spring training rebirth.
March 20, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Bogfella's $1 Pitching Staff
Are you looking to compose a staff chock-full of $1 pitchers? Bogfella has some names in mind for you.
March 13, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Eight NL West Arms to Watch
Is Clayton Kershaw undervalued?
March 6, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Eight AL West Arms to Watch
February 29, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Eight NL Central Arms to Watch
Even in seasons where he wasn't returning from injury, Adam Wainwright has been consistently undervalued.
February 20, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Eight AL Central Arms to Watch
Chris Sale has caught the Bogfella's eye.
February 15, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Eight NL East Arms To Watch
February 6, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: Eight AL East Arms To Watch
Clay Buchholz is on Bogfella's radar this draft season.
January 30, 2012
Bogfella's Notebook: End Game Odyssey
September 27, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Bridging the Gap
It's hard for any team to measure the Phillies' depth in starting pitching, given that Cole Hamels (pictured), Roy Oswalt and Vance Worley are their third, fourth and fifth starters.
September 20, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Value Reflections
Ian Kennedy is a pitcher whose value spiked in 2011.
September 14, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Pitchers on the Do Not Draft List
Bogfella's pitchers-to-avoid list.
September 6, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: The Bogfella Watchlist
Kids on Parade
August 30, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Pitchers of Note in 2011
Justin Verlander is the easy choice for most valuable AL pitcher. Who is Bogfellla's surprise pick for the NL?
August 22, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Top Arms for 2012
In this week's column, Brad shares what he looks for in an ace and sets the table for 2012.
August 16, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Pitching in Keeper Leagues
Stephen Strasburg is working his way back to the major leagues from Tommy John surgery.
August 8, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: The Dynamics of Closing
What does Bogfella look for in a closer?
August 2, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Let's Make a Deal!
Beyond the movement of big names, sellers have to replace the pitchers they unloaded at the July 31 non-waiver deadline.
July 26, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Twelve Second Half Slippers
Jeff Karstens tops Bogfella's list of pitchers who could fall off over the second half.
July 19, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Twelve Arms For the Second Half
Derek Holland is a feast-or-famine pitcher currently on a roll.
July 13, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Fireballers At the Futures Game
Bogfella reviews some of the standout pitchers from the Futures Game.
July 4, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: The Pitch Count Dilemma
Is the focus on limiting pitcher workloads making a difference?
June 28, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Adjust, Adjust, Then Adjust Again
Chris Carpenter has had to adjust his repertoire of pitches this season.
June 21, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: The Double-A Report Card
Dillon Gee goes under the Bogfella's microscope.
June 13, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Potential
June 7, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: The Organizational Context
Luke Hochevar alternately tempts then frustrates his fantasy owners.
June 1, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Throwing Too Many Strikes?
Bogfella heard a very interesting comment the other day referring to Phillies ace Cliff Lee. In essence, the comment suggested that Lee sometimes runs into trouble because he throws too many strikes. Is that possible?
May 24, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Recognizing the Ticking Time Bomb
How to identify when a pitcher is about to go on a bad stretch.
May 17, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: It's the Little Things
Minor mechanical adjustments have yielded great results for James Shields this year.
May 10, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Seeing is Believing
The benefits to seeing your guy pitch.
May 2, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Power vs. Finesse
Bogfella discusses the nuances in finding power pitchers for your fantasy staffs, and talks about the mess that is Francisco Liriano right now.
April 25, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Like Fine Wine ... Better With Age?
Bogfella discusses age-and-level when scouting pitching prospects, and talks about Mat Latos' early-season struggles.
April 17, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Which Pitch Can Make You Rich?
Breaking down the various pitches in a hurler's arsenal.
April 8, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: It's Not All Hit or Miss
You can learn a lot about a pitcher from the batters, including by the type of foul balls they hit.
March 28, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Go to the WHIP!
Why you should target low-WHIP pitchers, all things being equal.
March 17, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Command vs. Control
Francisco Liriano has had a rough spring. Is it in enough to be worried?
March 9, 2011
Bogfella's Notebook: Opportunity Knocks
Bogfella's Notebook: Role Playing
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