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02-10

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8

Prospectus Hit and Run: The Vortices of Suck, Part I
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Jay Jaffe

09-22

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Resident Fantasy Genius: What Sabermetrics Means to Me
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Derek Carty

07-06

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Value Picks: Outfield for 7/6/11
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Rob McQuown

06-15

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Transaction Analysis Blog: Kazmir Released, Cantu Designated
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R.J. Anderson

10-15

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11

Playoff Prospectus: Friday ALCS Game Projection
by
Eric Seidman

10-14

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17

Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Preview: Rangers vs. Yankees
by
Jay Jaffe

08-02

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On the Beat: An ex-reliever's toughest save
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John Perrotto

08-01

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9

Transaction Analysis: Deadline Day Outcomes in the NL
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Christina Kahrl and Kevin Goldstein

07-30

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Fantasy Beat: Pre-Deadline Trade Roundup Part Deux
by
Marc Normandin

07-29

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Transaction Action: Tejada and the Cantu Spirit
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Christina Kahrl and Kevin Goldstein

07-28

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Checking the Numbers: Deadline Confusion
by
Eric Seidman

07-27

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Transaction Action: Utterly McLouthless in the Pursuit of Excellence
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Christina Kahrl

03-29

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7

Fantasy Beat: Hot Spots: First Base, Third Base, and Designated Hitter
by
Michael Street

03-22

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11

Transaction Action: Weekend Mayhem Edition
by
Christina Kahrl

02-15

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24

Transaction Action: Feeling Clingy
by
Christina Kahrl

01-15

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17

Prospectus Hit and Run: The Replacement-Level Killers
by
Jay Jaffe

05-01

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Game Story
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Christina Kahrl

04-02

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11

Transaction Analysis: Senior Circuit Shuffling
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Christina Kahrl

11-12

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16

Hot Stove Preview
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Caleb Peiffer

06-25

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Fantasy Beat: Midseason Retooling: Third Base
by
Marc Normandin

05-21

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Transaction Analysis: Flipping Fishies and Still-Ancient Mariners
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Christina Kahrl

04-02

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Transaction Analysis: NL East Rosters Review
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Christina Kahrl

02-29

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Transaction Analysis: NL East NRI Review
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Christina Kahrl

02-04

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Transaction Analysis: Philly Non-Fixes and the Seattle Predicate
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Christina Kahrl

01-08

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Transaction Analysis: Breaking in the New Year
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Christina Kahrl

12-13

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Schrodinger's Bat: Inching Along
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Dan Fox

07-30

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Transaction Analysis: Weekend Wheeling and Dealing
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Christina Kahrl

04-30

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Transaction Analysis: April 21-28, 2007
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Christina Kahrl

04-12

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Transaction of the Day: Roster Reviews of the Easts
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Christina Kahrl

04-09

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The Week in Quotes: April 2-9
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Alex Carnevale

06-09

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Transaction Analysis: June 6-7
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Christina Kahrl

04-28

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Transaction Analysis: April 26-27
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Christina Kahrl

04-14

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Prospectus Notebook: Red Sox, Devil Rays
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Baseball Prospectus

09-21

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Prospectus Notebook: HOU, TB
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Baseball Prospectus

05-02

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Fantasy Focus: Fantasy Trends--The Easts
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Erik Siegrist

04-19

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Prospectus Game of the Week: Tampa Bay Devil Rays @ Boston Red Sox, 4/17/05
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Jonah Keri

03-25

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Transaction Analysis: The Wests, etc.
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Christina Kahrl

03-11

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays
by
David Kirsch

12-10

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Prospectus Triple Play: Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Toronto Blue Jays
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Baseball Prospectus

08-19

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Transaction Analysis: August 11-16, 2004
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Christina Kahrl

07-02

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Can Of Corn: Minor League All-Star Mailbag
by
Dayn Perry

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March 29, 2010 9:00 am

Fantasy Beat: Hot Spots: First Base, Third Base, and Designated Hitter

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Michael Street

Michael Street looks at the 1B battles in Boston and Atlanta, as well as the 3B situation in Florida.

Adrian Beltre will hold down Boston’s hot corner in 2010, replacing the aging, increasingly fragile Mike Lowell, whose offseason thumb surgery prevented an offseason trade and scared Boston enough to acquire Bill Hall. Heater’s Evan Brunell says Lowell should get as much playing time as his health allows to showcase him for a trade, and he could miss the start of the season after fouling a ball off his knee. Brunell points out that Lowell’s offense hasn’t suffered from his increasing immobility, and PECOTA agrees that he’ll have very little ratio dropoff from 2009.

Whatever PT Lowell gets won’t be at third, where the Red Sox have utilityman Hall, whose offense is barely acceptable at MIF and not at all at third base. Hall’s high K% explains his weak BA, and his SLG has plummeted from a .437 EqSLG in 2007 to last year’s .350 EqSLG. With plenty of position qualifications, Hall is an acceptable MIF option in a deep AL-only league, but not anywhere else.

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March 22, 2010 7:26 pm

Transaction Action: Weekend Mayhem Edition

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Christina Kahrl

The new Super Joe, worthy of the price, plus the full slate of roster churn as cuts get tough.

BALTIMORE ORIOLES
Team Audit | DT Cards | PECOTA Cards | Depth Chart

Optioned LHP Wilfrido Perez to Bowie (Double-A). [3/19]
BOSTON RED SOX
Team Audit | DT Cards | PECOTA Cards | Depth Chart

Optioned LHP Felix Doubront and C-R Mark Wagner to Pawtucket (Triple-A); signed LHP Alan Embree to a minor-league contract. [3/20]
Received Rule 5 pick 3B-R Jorge Jimenez back from the Marlins. [3/21]

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February 15, 2010 12:00 pm

Transaction Action: Feeling Clingy

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Christina Kahrl

The Giants work out their deal with Lincecum, the Reds and Mets renew past associations, and the Fish add a cornerman.

BALTIMORE ORIOLES
Team Audit | DT Cards | PECOTA Cards | Depth Chart

Outrighted RHP Armando Gabino to Norfolk (Triple-A). [2/11]
Agreed to terms with RHP Jeremy Guthrie on a one-year, $3 million contract, avoiding arbitration. [2/12]

BOSTON RED SOX
Team Audit | DT Cards | PECOTA Cards | Depth Chart

Outrighted RHP Robert Manuel to Pawtucket (Triple-A). [2/12]

OAKLAND ATHLETICS
Team Audit | DT Cards | PECOTA Cards | Depth Chart

Outrighted INF-R Gregorio Petit to Sacramento (Triple-A). [2/11]

TAMPA BAY RAYS
Team Audit | DT Cards | PECOTA Cards | Depth Chart

Signed INF-Rs J.J. Furmaniak and Angel Chavez to minor-league contracts. [2/12]

CINCINNATI REDS
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Signed RHP Kip Wells to a minor-league contract. [2/11]

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January 15, 2010 12:00 pm

Prospectus Hit and Run: The Replacement-Level Killers

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Jay Jaffe

The positions and the players who did the most to take the life out of their team's lineups.

In a playoff hunt, every edge matters, yet all too often, for reasons rooted in issues beyond a player's statistics, managers and GMs fail to make the moves that could help their teams, allowing subpar production to fester until it kills a club's post-season hopes. Back in 2007, I wrote a chapter for our pennant race book, It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over, in which I compiled a historical all-star squad of ignominy, identifying players at each position whose performances had dragged their teams down in tight races: the Replacement-Level Killers. It's a concept that's been revisited here at Baseball Prospectus, both by myself and my colleagues, usually in-season, with an eye towards what a team can do to solve such potentially fatal problems.

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May 1, 2009 4:21 pm

Game Story

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Christina Kahrl

A few well-placed bunts in game-same situations produce another "never seen before" event.

One of the well-worn tropes of baseball is that, at any game, you'll see something that you've never seen before. In going to the ballpark, there's so much you can look for and see in any one ballgame-a pitcher's mechanics, a hitter's swing, a manager's player usage patterns. Heading to Wrigley Field for last night's game, however, I went with one mission in mind, something I want to explore as I spend this spring and summer going to ballparks across the country: did I see something new?

The Cubs were limping back into town after a disheartening 2-4 road trip through St. Louis and Phoenix, while the Marlins have been inching back to the pack after racing out to a hot start, diving into a seven-game losing streak after winning seven straight, but winging to Wrigley after winning their last two against the Mets. With two injury-depleted offenses-no HanRam, no A-Ram, and no Geovany Soto in tonight's starting lineups-and with an April night game, the chances for a low-scoring affair seemed pretty good. However, with Milton Bradley back in action for Chicago, I arrived at the park musing that there's always going to be the chance that you'll see something incredible-some feat of skill and strength from the switch-hitter, perhaps also some bit of unhappiness afield, or perhaps another embroglio inspired by his striving bleeding over into strife. Maybe in Milton the Cubs have somebody who might appeal to the NASCAR demographic, where people show up to watch for all the wrong reasons?

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April 2, 2009 7:16 pm

Transaction Analysis: Senior Circuit Shuffling

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Christina Kahrl

Filling in the blanks and changing the names as the final roster decisions roll in.

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November 12, 2008 12:06 pm

Hot Stove Preview

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Caleb Peiffer

A look at the strengths and needs of the haves and have-nots, and what moves they might make in search of balance.

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Ramon Vazquez? Jorge Cantu? What's going on at third base this year? Can these guys really help your team?

Last week we started to look at some first basemen who are over- or underachieving, and the utility they held for your fantasy team for the second half of the year. This week we will continue that trend, moving on to the hot corner, which has been one of the deepest positions this season.

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Seattle loses patience, and likely some much-needed runs, while a Marlins move towards contention begs for further complimentary action.

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April 2, 2008 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: NL East Rosters Review

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Christina Kahrl

A rundown of early roster construction, starting with the NL East.

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February 29, 2008 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: NL East NRI Review

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Christina Kahrl

Which non-roster players have a shot at sticking this Spring?

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Catching up on the moves and roster mayhem as we count down to pitchers and catchers.

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