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Ben Francisco's forgettable Yankees career comes to an end.

There’s really no foolproof way to tell who’s going to become a True Yankee©. It helps to be good, of course, but being good is no guarantee. And it helps not to be bad, but being bad doesn’t disqualify you. Worse players than Ben Francisco have become beloved Yankees, and there’s probably an alternate timeline in which Francisco gets a few timely hits, sticks around all season, wins a playoff game with a walk-off bunt, and spends his retirement rubbing shoulders and receiving standing ovations at Old-Timers’ Day with Luis Sojo and Homer Bush.

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March 14, 2013 5:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Brewers Lock Down Gomez

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R.J. Anderson

Milwaukee extends its center fielder and the Yankees sign Francisco, while David Cooper, Brennan Boesch and Guillermo Moscoso get released.

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January 23, 2013 5:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Young and Running Out Of Time

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Sam Miller and R.J. Anderson

The Phillies sign Delmon Young, the Astros add Erik Bedard, and the Indians, Blue Jays, and Mets add bench bats or bullpen arms.

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December 3, 2012 5:00 am

Transaction Analysis: All the Non-Tenders

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R.J. Anderson

A wide-ranging collection of big leaguers were set free at the tender deadline.



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September 4, 2012 5:00 am

Transaction Analysis: October on Their Minds

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R.J. Anderson

Teams make a flurry of smallish moves designed to get to or capitalize on a postseason run.

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Welcome all to the results of the Baseball Prospectus Mid-Season Awards. The points system is 10-7-5-3-1 for the MVP and Cy Young Awards, and 5-3-1 for the Rookie Awards. BP authors' picks, with all-too-clever comments, are included here, below the awards standings. Hitters: Ballots, Points (1st Place Votes), (Avg/OBP/SLG/RARP/VORP) Pitchers: Ballots, Points (1st Place Votes), (ERA, IP, SNWAR or ARP, VORP)

Welcome all to the results of the Baseball Prospectus Mid-Season Awards.

The points system is 10-7-5-3-1 for the MVP and Cy Young Awards, and 5-3-1 for the Rookie Awards. BP authors' picks, with all-too-clever comments, are included here, below the awards standings.

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