can a lender give a copy of a credit report to a consumer transunion credit reports canada credit agricole annual report 2010 how do i check my credit reports for free how to pull credit reports for business consumer reporting agency credit cards can obtain free credit report mall credit reports and scores address of 3 credit reporting agencies can you get free credit report equifax best credit report service 2012 consumer credit report experian credit reporting mailing address credit reporting company most accurate insurance company does not use credit report all 3 my credit reports free remove dispute comment credit report sample letter incorrect address credit report how to view your credit report business credit cards that report to dun and bradstreet medical bill credit report legislation transunion free credit report login clean your credit report uk safe credit reports online fixing my credit report errors newest free credit report commercial 2016 legitimate credit report site free insurance companies that don;t check credit report credit report without credit monitoring can you get free credit report business beacon indicator credit report business credit report transunion credit agency reports read rels credit report how to dispute all 3 credit reports where to get three free credit reports change information my credit report obtain credit report for another person how often do credit cards report balances government allows one free credit report per year credit agricole corporate and investment bank annual report 2011 how to remove a satisfied judgment from your credit report how long does a negative item stay on your credit report free credit report new band trans credit report get free bureau report annual credit copy of credit report sample how to understand credit report credit report ppv landing page reports for credit management sap free credit report commercial cast how to get charge offs removed from credit report get your credit report free canada equifax can t get credit report from transunion my free all three credit reports and scores free credit score report without using a credit card consumer financial protection bureau credit reporting first premier report credit bureau how to get your credit report and score for free how to credit report canada experian credit report request address long does judgment stay your credit report credit report repair forum removing tax lien paid credit report how to read my credit report canada request for free credit report letter often credit report information updated csc credit report dallas tx how can i order my credit report correcting mistakes on my credit report annual credit report no score how long does it take for credit report to clear credit report annual gov is an eviction on your credit report optoutprescreen run by the consumer credit reporting industry update credit report letter free credit report all 3 scores place freeze on credit report how doo you clean up your credit report for free best credit report review customer service how do i dispute items on credit report remove negative items from credit report after 7 years authorization to pull credit report bureau credit report bahrain free credit report under federal law check your credit reports free remove authorized user my credit report how to make a statement on credit report all 3 credit report and scores what does non-derogatory mean on a credit report annual free credit report no credit card number do call get my free credit report equifax free credit report problems report without ecard information personal solutions credit reports how to dispute a collection on my credit report free credit report maine gov online credit report for landlord most complete credit reporting agency 3 bureau online credit report score derogatory on credit report definition example credit report canada place lock credit report free credit report if turned down for credit credit reporting bill ireland can you remove bad credit from credit report free credit report underground federal law where is the best site to get a free credit report us government free credit report website trans credit report free actual free credit report government fix your bad credit report pay 1 time credit report cleaning up your credit report for free how to get free credit report without credit card 100 percent free credit report online get your annual credit report how to dispute personal information on credit report experian credit report status 1-2 what is the best site to get my credit report credit report inquiry letter purchase credit report equifax what does purchased by another lender mean on credit report 3 one credit report experian has most accurate credit report does reporting a lost credit card affect your credit score which is the best place to get a free credit report when can a chapter 7 bankruptcy be removed from credit report credit report business now free scores how often does your credit report update federal trade commission free credit report charged credit report complaint ftc correcting information on credit reports no charge at all credit report consumers international credit report online cma global sovereign debt credit risk report 2011 free report business database annual credit sample letter to remove paid collection from credit report free credit reports and scores no credit card federal trade commision free annual credit report transunion employment credit report consumer credit report assistance fair credit reporting act agency which credit reporting agency is used most often get free experian credit report once a year credit report what is a suit or judgement on credit report do cell phone companies report credit reporting a bad tenant to credit bureau my credit report has wrong address i need to get a free copy of my credit report get free annual credit report gove how do i unfreeze my credit report get your credit report uk report lost chase visa credit card experian credit report reference number collection account on credit report remove fair credit reporting act annual credit report checking best company to get credit report from california credit report hiring download my free credit report free business credit report incorrect information on my credit report to get a free credit report free once a year credit report scoring free credit report analysis how long does bad credit last on your report three free credit reports per year project report on credit appraisal in punjab national bank joining national credit reporting bureau how do you dispute something on credit report free credit report cancellation number credit report credit card closed ion report to creditors 24 month history equifax credit report all three credit score report cheap credit report tenant texas attorney general free credit report how can i check a tenant credit report 3in1 credit report scores dispute credit report inaccuracies where do you get your free annual credit report free yearly credit report bracket how to get a free credit report with score put a bad debt on someone;s credit report graydon international credit reports best site to get all three credit reports free report canada transunion credit score request your free credit report online clean credit report services inc how do i clean up my credit report myself request copy your credit report wells fargo credit report monitoring credit reports all 3 bureaus credit report remove negative entries unlimited access to all 3 credit reports free copy myspace transunion credit report long debt settlement stays credit report how to contact the 3 credit reporting agencies experian credit report dispute form mail how to put an alert on your credit report reports from all 3 bureaus free credit scores will disputing items on credit report lower my score canadian business credit reports annual free credit report telephone number how to read credit report equifax free credit report rental history checking my child s credit report identity theft credit report codes how do i get something removed from my credit report uk get copy credit report transunion free credit report 1 per year free credit report guys wiki hamilton;s first report on public credit 1790 credit union 5300 call reports credit score in credit report get credit report and fico score get my credit report and score free summary of your rights under the fair credit reporting act 2012 obtaining credit report someone annual free credit report official credit report job discrimination free credit report commercial lyrics pirate demand twelve outlaw all reporting bad credit agencies how to get my credit report free annually free credit report provided federal law fcra credit report hard inquiry contest a credit report entry equifax credit report promo code 2012 read credit report example removing judgments credit report privacy matters 123 credit reports reading transunion consumer credit report quizzle credit report 3 in one credit report plus score free annual california credit report free credit report online without a credit card canada payday codes used credit report best credit score reports how to access your cibil credit information report where can you get a free credit report without a credit card free credit reports for companies how do i order a free credit report best credit reports companies free report ads consumers credit check what does your credit report show after bankruptcy how dog i freeze my report free credit annual report online managing credit score getting your credit report clean up free tenant screening credit reports how to clear your credit report after bankruptcy remove judgment credit report after bankruptcy free credit reports all 3 credit bureaus credit reporting companies list obtaining credit reports debtors accurate credit report score top rated credit report sites one free get debt collections off credit report credit reports and employment background checks official government website for free credit reports chapter 13 credit report credit union annual reports 2011 free yearly credit report request myspace remove bad report my credit report cancel my free credit report membership check credit report free canada erase credit report canada free credit report with no credit card information required consumer credit reporting companies consumer reports best credit monitoring services landlord credit report california credit report free for life credit reporting services for lenders read credit bureau report singapore sg free credit report uk credit report gov free free credit reports in georgia government free credit report and scores what credit reporting agency is the most accurate view credit report experian bankruptcy remains on a credit report for how many years how often does equifax update credit report credit report and scores how to correct credit report experian free report uk moneysavingexpert personal solutions credit credit report analysis worksheet my credit report mailed me filing lawsuit against credit reporting agency new york state credit reporting laws dispute items your credit report consolidated credit consumer reports experian credit report application form credit report equifax experian when bankruptcy is removed from credit report; obtain credit reports clients free yearly report 201 credit scores does green dot report to credit agencies summary of your rights under the fair credit reporting act consumer financial protection bureau credit report letter sample best credit cards with rewards consumer report who do i call to talk about my credit report how to file a credit report dispute how to get a copy of all 3 credit reports how to delete inquiries off credit report what is the best credit report to pull free government credit report nys free credit report 100 free credit report no credit card needed did free credit report get new band do contact dispute my credit report how to get a free copy of your credit report canada when do credit cards report late payments to credit bureau how doo i know if i have a security freeze on my credit report long does key derogatory stay your credit report how do you get your credit report updated credit reports scores free does getting a credit report hurt your credit score first free credit report song lyrics credit cards report equifax transunion free credit report address equifax credit reporting address three in one credit report free experian letter remove inquiries credit report free 3 credit score report what to write on a credit report dispute clean credit report services no fee annual credit report check your credit report free government quick credit report duns and bradstreet credit evaluator plus report transunion freeze credit report how to get a credit report free equifax personal credit report employee background check fair credit reporting act is it safe to get credit reports online get your free credit report / no credit card federal annual credit report free dave ramsey get free credit report unofficial site get annual free credit report fixing credit reports get free 3 credit bureau report consumers how to update your credit report fast how to freeze credit reports online personal solutions complaint violation fair credit reporting act obtaining a free credit report in canada identity collection on credit report how long credit score and reports credit bureau reports cbcinnovis login free annual credit report without mastercard information payday loans reported credit bureau fair credit reporting act summary 2011 how do you report a bad debt to a credit agency free 3 credit bureau reports and credit scores where can i get a free credit report without a credit card with respect to a consumer credit report what is a public record see your credit report free experian top 4 reporting agencies credit rating dispute credit reports phone contact info credit reporting agencies what is a charge off account on your credit report all about credit reports there free report without card information credit score transunion credit reports phone number business credit card not personal credit report my credit report government free equifax credit report for landlords employers check credit reports does title max report to credit how can i get a credit report for a tenant disputing multiple items on credit report how do i report my tenant to the credit bureaus what to include in a dispute letter on a credit report top 4 credit reporting agencies checking annual free credit report business fcra secured credit cards reporting credit bureaus free annual credit report from govt bank america credit report wisconsin free annual credit report new york credit reporting laws put lock credit report total credit report one time per year free credit report consumer report credit card miles fair credit reporting act regulations cfr reserve annual credit report federal law ecoa codes experian credit reports can paypal report to credit bureau remove from credit report after 7 years credit report less than 30 days late data facts inc credit reports free credit report personal access code does chase sapphire report credit limit first report credit checking is it illegal to run a credit report on someone top three reporting bureaus credit score federal government credit report website absolutely online gov free annual credit report how to get a free credit report in the uk sample letter to dispute credit report get copy your credit report score how doo i get my free credit report from all three bureaus how to get free credit report mailed to me how to erase collection from credit report getting free credit report free credit report commercial song lyrics like example credit report dispute letters free credit report scores 3 how to improve experian credit report how do you correct errors on a credit report buy transunion credit report and score business credit reports experian can i get credit report with itin number annual credit report phone numbers 3 free credit reports annual all three credit reports and scores free cards report all bureaus three major credit best place to get free credit reports how do i lift a freeze on my credit report transunion best credit report and monitoring remove dismissed chapter 13 credit report get free copy my credit report canada employment background check credit report federal free credit report gov ftc reno free credit report commercial lyrics how do you dispute something on your credit report three credit reporting agencies fair credit reporting act (fcra) opt out credit report 3 bureaus free 3 bureau fico credit report rapid rescore credit reports credit report free no credit card required dispute credit inquiry your credit report government free credit report site people fix credit reports see all 3 credit reports free question your credit report where to get your free credit report 3 n 1 credit report with score get credit report online for free check my credit report australia guitar chords free credit report song equifax credit report 3 in 1 credit report monthly monitoring free credit report form mail check my credit report free free annual credit report government how long can a federal tax lien stay on your credit report free credit score and report no credit card loan remove closed account your credit report how can i clean my credit report mailing addresses credit reporting agencies can get my credit report free once year free copy of credit report credit report for free online guide reading experian credit report how do i view my annual credit report again dispute a credit report sample letter www credit reports credit check fair credit reporting act free credit report experian usa wells fargo customer free credit report three main credit reporting agencies united states fair credit reporting act sharing information do banks run a credit report to open a checking account how to free report credit score experian how long does it take to remove items from your credit report credit report american credit report canada free equifax credit bureau reporting software repayment obtaining free credit report canada credit reports from all three bureaus free experian address to request credit report put red flag your credit report get report all three agencies credit scores credit report format iba how do you dispute a claim on your credit report remove late credit card payment credit report credit bureau credit report how dog i place a freeze on my credit report where can i get a real free credit report can u view your credit report free sample credit report request letter free credit report jingle download how to run a credit report for tenant how to do a credit report on someone credit reports and scores do contact error my credit report long can negative information stay credit report equifax free credit report canada online transunion mailing address for credit report georgia free credit reports law free credit report transunion companies can see my credit report free check your report free uk credit scores how to report an error on your experian credit report cibil launches credit information reports for companies paying off old debt credit report free credit reports south africa meaning of charge off on credit report does debt fall off credit report after 7 years can yu view your credit report free
Home All Articles Carroll: Voting Buster

Like Shoot to Thrill - An AC/DC Tribute on Facebook!

An authentic tribute of AC/DC that covers the best of the Bon Scott era and the best of Brian Johnson's material

Who's Online?

We have 702 guests online

Atom RSS

Carroll: Voting Buster PDF Print E-mail
User Rating: / 10
PoorBest 
Articles & Opinion
Written by Will Carroll   
Monday, 15 November 2010 14:57

Will CarrollEDITORS NOTE: The BBWAA has announced that Buster Posey wins the NL ROY award, while Neftali Feliz wisn the AL ROY


Special to BizofBaseball.com

Since being invited to join the BBWAA in 2008, I've been given the honor of voting for three awards. I think that while the BBWAA awards aren't perfect, I do believe that it's a solid system that is taken seriously by all voters. Sure, I'd like to see broadcasters eligible to vote, but this is a writers organization, so that's not changing any time soon. Last year, I had a controversial vote for the NL Cy Young, casting what many thought was the vote that cost Chris Carpenter the award. Cardinals fans still haven't forgiven me, despite the fact that I voted Adam Wainwright #1 over eventual winner Tim Lincecum.

My NL Rookie of the Year vote is unlikely to be as controversial, but I do think it will be more key, in the sense that I believe it will be an extremely close vote. Last season, I didn't even include the eventual winner, Chris Coghlan, on my three-man ballot. This year, it was a two man race for most of the second half. Once Jaime Garcia went down, it was pretty clear that the award would come down to Buster Posey and Jason Heyward. I cast my vote for Posey and as announced, Posey has won. The vote wasn't as close as I expected with Posey getting 20 first place votes and 9 second place votes, with Heyward getting a mirror of 9 and 20.

I think its fine that there are many different methodologies for how various voters make their selections, as long as those voters are also willing to "show their work." Mine was based on three factors: defensive position, opportunity, and results. Yes, for me, if all things were equal - and they were pretty close to that - then I feel playing catcher creates a "degree of difficulty" that would be worthy of tipping the results. Posey is not a great catcher by any measure, statistical or scouting, but he was good enough to not need a defensive caddy. He managed a solid but erratic pitching staff on a playoff contender and that has some value.

The argument on the last two are intertwined. Jason Heyward has the better counting stats, due in part to the fact that the Braves elected to have him start on Opening Day. Posey, held back either for "defensive seasoning" or for financial reasons, didn't have as much of an opportunity, but made the most of the time he had. Heyward had a higher "WAR" than Posey (5.0 to 3.9), but again, this is largely on the basis of opportunity. Posey didn't ask to be sent back down and it's hard to argue he could have done much more than what he did during his time in the minors to force his way up.

Posey had the better rate stats for the most part, making the most of his opportunities. Posey was healthier as well, showing no obvious slumps during his season. Admittedly, more time behind the plate might have caused problems, but it seemed that Bruce Bochy was able to spot Posey into the 1B slot as needed, keeping his bat while not exposing him to the physical problems catchers get with extensive time behind the plate. While Posey only played catcher about half the time of a normal, full season starter, I can't hold that against him. As someone who's called for players like Joe Mauer to be moved from behind the plate, it would be hypocritical to devalue the protection of Posey.

I also spoke to scouts, players, and executives, putting a special emphasis on those that had seen them play more than just a handful of times. While I saw a lot of video, that's hardly the same thing. Almost to a man, they couldn't put much differentiation between the two. The words "special" and "superstar" kept coming up, and it's hard to disagree. Both Posey and Heyward are the types of players, on and off the field, that a franchise can build around. They're similar ages, though two years will likely help Heyward when it comes to the career numbers and gives him a bit more projectability than Posey, who scouts think "is what he is." One said, "he's not going to get much better, but that's not a bad thing. He's one of the top catchers in the NL right now and if he gets better behind the plate, he could be in the conversation with [Joe] Mauer."

One NL Central pitcher who faced both couldn't add much. "They're both tough outs and seem to come to the plate with a plan. Heyward can hurt you more with the power, but he seemed to get exposed a bit more as the season went on. I think some of that was the physical toll. Posey just seemed to learn and get better. Now that they're both getting some playoff experience now makes me wonder if he'll go another level next year." (Note that the vote was turned in before the playoffs.)

If it was possible to cast a tied ballot, I would have seriously considered that. This was, for me, a very difficult decision, one I considered and reconsidered, writing it each way before finally hitting send on my emailed ballot to Jack O'Connell. Both Posey and Heyward will be getting plenty of awards as they move through what look to be great baseball careers. Congratulations to Buster Posey on the NL Rookie of the Year Award and to all the other BBWAA award winners to be announced over the week.

One final note: I considered voting for Neil Walker over Jaime Garcia. Walker has been in Indianapolis for a while and is a guy I rooted for once he finally got the chance with the Pirates. I couldn't make an objective case for him and don't believe that personal interests should enter into these awards, so I didn't. Interestingly, someone voted for Walker with a second place vote. I'd be very curious to hear the reasoning for that one. I don't know if the BBWAA will release the voting the way they did with the NL Cy Young last year.


Will Carroll is a member of both the BBWAA and the PFWA. He writes about fantasy football at SI.com and resides near Indianapolis. You can follow him at @injuryexpert on Twitter.

Follow The Biz of Baseball on Twitter Twitter

FacebookFollow the Business of Sports Network on Facebook

 
 
Banner

Poll

Should MLB Force Jeffery Loria to Sell the Marlins?