June 19, 2013
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About Brad JohnsonBrad Johnson is a 24 year old graduate of Macalester College where he majored in Economics and History. He aspires to one day be an important member of a major league front office. He's also interested in writing and behavioral economics. You can follow him on Twitter @baseballAteam. He would like that.
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The new CBA changes the way bad teams should think about free agents
Hail Mary, full of grace...
Is this the end?
Three days left and only two more Grinds. Hit me in the comments with specific needs.
We're through six months
Reader suggestions are clearly cursed, and I'm glad I strongly hedged my Kendrick recommendation
T-minus not many days left
It's not yet time for your last hurrah
And the last full week of baseball begins
Onto the last desperate scramble of the season.
The season is winding down but the grind continues unabated
All things considered, there's a surprising depth of options today and tomorrow
The internet is a very nice thing...when you have it.
Sometimes in life, you have choices.
The Grind is back from a one-day hiatus.
Choices await you on the morrow.
A most September example of Grinding
So...you're probably not going to fill your roster today.
Prepare for the thinnest Thin Thursday of the season
Who is your favorite player to Grind?
The September Grind begins
The stretch run cometh
Grinding our way into the stretch run
Another week, another grind
The waiver wire is feeling pretty thin right now
Thin Thursday strikes again and Friday doesn't look much better
Thin Thursday returns with a vengeance
They call these the dog days and every run counts
Some creative solutions to baseball's continuing PED problem
Back from weekend hiatus for another Grind
Solid, heavily owned pitching will limit tomorrow's options
The Daily Grind: a fully legal PED
Thin Thursday isn't looking too thin this week.
Tomorrow is Bumsgiving. Mark your calendar.
Tomorrow is jam packed with goodies
Come Grind. You know the drill.
A Thin Thursday is coming up. Do you know where your streaming options are?
And the Grind goes on
Another week, another Grind
Grinding into the weekend
This time, I didn't lose everything I wrote
Disaster strikes the Grind
The landscape changed a little last night with more to come today.
Another Monday, another Grind
New blood to Grind
You know what this is...
This is the one where I tell you about some guys who should be picked up and owned.
Back from weekend break once again
The one where I privately wonder what happened to all the stream-able pitchers...
The new Grind in its full glory
The first two-part Grind
The project continues its metamorphosis
No games today and our first look at the new format
Let's talk about what can improve
This is the fourth month of The Daily Grind...
I'm starting to think that streaming pitching isn't viable this year...
Friday is looking thin
Monday was not my best day for picks...
There was some bad pitching yesterday...
A busy Monday to leverage
A wealth of names available for today
I see you grinding
And we're back on schedule
Getting back to the grind after another weekend hiatus
The one where the readership is shamed into silence
Today we get philosophical by asking "What is a coveted match-up?"
The pitching options have been weak lately
Nothing out of the ordinary here
Back from weekend hiatus
The next two days feel a bit forced to me.
TDG has returned
Theme of the day: qualified recommendations
Back from the weekend
We're on to the third month of grinding
May will end with a whimper, by which I mean there are only three games today
Tomorrow is one of those no-game Thursdays, so stock up on fodder early
TDG returns from holiday
Fewer games but same amount of options tomorrow
Lots of options over the next two days
Today is thin on options
Pitching did not go well over the past two days
It's interleague rivalry series time
Short lists for the next two days
Grind and grind and grind some more.
A rare evening of calm on the reliever front
Back from a three-day break
The one where all the pitching picks did well
Only six games tomorrow, but there are still a few good hitters to choose from
Some awesome pitcher match-ups await you tomorrow.
Back from weekend break
Bad match-ups this week
The early-season closer madness continues
Thin Thursday isn't actually super thin this week.
Welcome to May
Two pitching-poor days are on the horizon
Grinding through the weekend
No must plays on the horizon but plenty of usable match-ups
Lots of pitching options tomorrow.
My picks were kind to me yesterday. I hope you benefited, too.
Hitters are plentiful but pitchers are not
I'm the guy who told you to stream Philip Humber #perfectgame
Popular demand edition
Plenty of favorable match-ups to be had today and tomorrow
Some good options on the horizon for tomorrow
I hope you don't need to stream tomorrow...
Slim pickings for today.
Lessons from Brad's daily search through the waiver wire
Injuries, injuries, and more injuries
The Yankees pull another rabbit out of the hat, more players get injured, and instant replay (non) news.
A slow week in transactions, but the injuries are beginning to mount
How much longer can this aging roster dominate the NL East?
Pitchers with dual eligibility and their expected usefulness
A new playoff schedule, a bunch of five-year contracts, and another shady signing.
A busy week as we get closer to real baseball
A traditionally slow week brought one big surprise and several ancillary moves.
Arbitration deals, extensions, and minor league signings dominated the week
I discuss what I learned from the much ballyhooed THT Mock Draft.
Saber gadgets, addiction, and a couple of signings round out the big headlines this week
Prince Fielder joins Cliff Lee on the Mysteries, and other news
A flood of news, brought to you in part by the deadline to exchange arbitration figures
The Yankees get busy, Madson finds a home, and Gio Gonzalez settles down
We’re eight days into 2012, and the Cubs already may have had their best week.
Andrew Bailey, Carlos Quentin, Melvin Mora, and the end of another year.