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December 4, 2013

Transaction Analysis

Kratz All, Folks

by R.J. Anderson


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Acquired C-R Erik Kratz and LHP Rob Rasmussen from the Phillies for RHP Brad Lincoln. [12/3]

On Monday, Alex Anthopoulos added Dioner Navarro as his new starting catcher. On Tuesday, Anthopoulos grabbed Kratz as his new backup. Anytime a right-handed hitter is paired with a switch-hitter with sizable platoon splits, we automatically assume there could be a platoon there. But that's not necessarily the case here—at least not in the normal sense.

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