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02-12

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Transaction Analysis: Price Check on Sluggers, Aisle Six
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Christina Kahrl

02-09

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Team Health Reports: Washington Nationals
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Will Carroll

12-17

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On the Beat: Degree of Difficulties
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John Perrotto

12-07

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Every Given Sunday: Winter Meetings Preview
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John Perrotto

03-14

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Prospectus Matchups: The 2008 Prospectus Matchups Contest
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Jim Baker

12-09

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Transaction Analysis: Big Moves in the NL
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Christina Kahrl

07-30

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Transaction Analysis: Weekend Wheeling and Dealing
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Christina Kahrl

07-29

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Prospectus Today: The Vision Thing
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Joe Sheehan

07-26

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The Mill: Thursday Update
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Baseball Prospectus

09-13

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Transaction Analysis: September 5-11
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Christina Kahrl

09-11

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The Week in Quotes: September 3-10
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Alex Carnevale

07-22

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Transaction Analysis: July 17-21, 2006
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Christina Kahrl

02-09

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Prospectus Today: Battles
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Joe Sheehan

05-31

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Prospectus Game of the Week: Detroit Tigers @ Baltimore Orioles, 5/29/05
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Jonah Keri

10-28

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Internet Baseball Awards
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Ryan Wilkins

06-02

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Breaking Balls: Roger Clemens and the Historic No-Decision
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Derek Zumsteg

05-08

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Prospectus Triple Play: Anaheim Angels, Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers
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Baseball Prospectus

02-20

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Team Health Reports: Team Health Report: Detroit Tigers
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Will Carroll

09-26

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Transaction Analysis: September 16-24, 2002
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Christina Kahrl

07-19

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Transaction Analysis: June 25-July 14, 2002
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Christina Kahrl

05-01

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Transaction Analysis: April 25-29, 2002
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Christina Kahrl

04-17

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Transaction Analysis: March 23-31, 2000
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Christina Kahrl

04-01

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Projected 1998 National League Standings
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Baseball Prospectus

02-25

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Rotisserie Turns: Spring Training Decisions, Part 2
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Keith Law

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February 9, 2006 12:00 am

Prospectus Today: Battles

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Joe Sheehan

Some nifty dancing by GMs this winter means there are a dearth of interesting job battles ahead of us.

It seemed like a great idea until I went browsing the depth charts again. I realized that, right now anyway, there aren't that many interesting job battles to talk about. Don't get me wrong, there are plenty of unsettled starting jobs across baseball, but many of them are being pursued by players of dubious merit. Yes, the Mets go into Port St. Lucie with the task of choosing between Kazuo Matsui and Bret Boone to play second base. That doesn't warrant much dicussion, nor does the Cubs' fifth-starter situation or the Orioles' first-base mess.

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The Orioles remain atop the AL East, but struggled against one of the AL's middle class over the weekend.

3B Brandon Inge SS Ramon Martinez 1B Dmitri Young RF Craig Monroe DH Ivan Rodriguez LF Marcus Thames 2B Omar Infante C Vance Wilson CF Nook Logan More and more we're seeing non-traditional leadoff men like Brandon Inge--hitters whose game revolves more around on-base ability, and even extra-base power, rather than speed--being slotted at the top of the order, as teams begin to embrace OBP and more efficient ways of assembling a lineup. So why, then, do so many teams continue to bat Punch-and-Judy guys in the #2 hole, as if the game still revolves around bunting and playing for one run at a time? How hard is it to sit down and think to yourself "Who do I want getting more at-bats over the course of the season--Ramon Martinez or Ivan Rodriguez?" It's time to take these non-walking, powerless Mendozers and move them to the eighth and ninth spots in the order, where they belong. (Brian O'Neill, the "Stats Geek" for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and one of the best baseball columnists writing for a daily newspaper, has a good, more in-depth take on this topic.)

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October 28, 2003 12:00 am

Internet Baseball Awards

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Ryan Wilkins

As many of our readers were submitting their ballots for the annual Internet Baseball Awards, 11 Baseball Prospectus authors went into the polling booths themselves, voicing their opinions on who should win the major baseball awards this year. Here are the results...

As many of our readers were submitting their ballots for the annual Internet Baseball Awards, 11 Baseball Prospectus authors went into the polling booths themselves, voicing their opinions on who should win the major baseball awards this year. Here are the results:

National League Player of the Year

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June 2, 2003 12:00 am

Breaking Balls: Roger Clemens and the Historic No-Decision

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Derek Zumsteg

Derek Zumsteg sits down to watch yesterday's Yankees-Tigers contest expecting to write a column on Roger Clemens' 300th win. Here's his diary of yesterday's game.

The crew discusses Jeremy Bonderman, and Tigers GM's Dave Dombrowski's endorsement of Bonderman. When they go to the GMCam, Dombrowski manages to send his finger on some nose recon, then plucks his eyebrows, and spends the rest of his time trying to pick goo out of his eyes.

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Angels: Star Performer: Much like Dirk Diggler in the closing scene of Boogie Nights, the Anaheim Angels' bullpen has been a bright, shining star this season. First in the AL in Adjusted Runs Prevented--and third in the majors, overall--the Anaheim relief squadron is essentially the only thing keeping the team afloat at this point, save Garret Anderson's continuing quest to make statheads taste their own bile. Cubs: Lineup: The biggest lineup concern continues to be at third base, where Mark Bellhorn has not been able to get it going. Bellhorn provides two valuable skills--power and patience-which theoretically can trump a low batting average. Unfortunately, thus far he is showing no power at all (five extra base hits in 28 games) and is hitting just .214. Although I am sure this is making Jeff Bower giddy, Dusty Baker is less amused. Tigers: Streaks: The Tigers stood at 3-20 in late April at the end of their road series with the AL West. But stop the presses! They're on a four-game winning streak! Here's how they have done against the AL East: Home vs. Baltimore: 0-3, 9 runs scored, 22 runs against Home vs. Tampa Bay: 1-2, 13 runs scored, 13 runs against At Baltimore: 3-0, 22 runs scored, 11 runs against

Unlike the cross-town Dodgers, however--the team that leads the planet in ARP--the Angels bullpen has mainly succeeded thanks to the dominance of two pitchers rather than six. And who might those two pitchers be? Troy Percival and Francisco Rodriguez, perhaps? Well, not exactly. Instead, it is Brendan Donnelly and Scot Shields who have combined to be perhaps the most dangerous one-two punch in the American League this season, allowing just four earned runs in 46 IP. Check it out:

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February 20, 2003 1:42 am

Team Health Reports: Team Health Report: Detroit Tigers

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Will Carroll

Team Health Report: Detroit Tigers February 2003

 Projected Lineup

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ANAHEIM ANGELS Purchased the contract of C-R Sal Fasano from Salt Lake. [9/16] Hopefully, Fasano is up to finish the season behind the plate now that the Angels have clinched that last playoff spot, allowing Los Dos Molinas a chance to get a couple of days off before the playoffs. As somebody with a weak spot in my heart/head for catchers with that Mark Parent/Dave Duncan offensive profile, the guy who can throw a little and pound a home run every couple of weeks, regular readers know I've always coughed up plenty of kind words on behalf of Sal Fasano

Purchased the contract of C-R Sal Fasano from Salt Lake. [9/16]

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ANAHEIM ANGELS Placed RHP Al Levine on the 15-day DL (shoulder tendinitis), retroactive to 6/27; recalled RHP John Lackey from Salt Lake. [6/28] I don't disagree with the idea of bringing up John Lackey to move into the rotation. Lackey is the organization's best upper-level prospect, and he's obviously ready to go.

Recalled RHP Matt Wise from Salt Lake; optioned RHP John Lackey to Salt Lake. [6/25]

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16 teams on the dock.

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NL East | NL Central | NL West

Welcome to Baseball Prospectus' predictions for 1998. We'll go division by division and each of our staff members will tell you what they think about the races. Remember, there's a reason we don't print this stuff in the book; there is no good way we know of to predict what a team will do before the season begins. Consider these teamwide WFGs, take them with a grain of salt, and enjoy.

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Catchers

Team: Arizona
Contenders: Kelly Stinnett, Jorge Fabregas

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