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Articles Tagged Julio Lugo 

Articles Tagged Julio Lugo

BP.com's original column launched in 1996, TA has been where Christina Kahrl ponders the implications of recent roster moves, their impact on managerial tactics or how they reflect organizational behavior. Plus a few too many references to things that have nothing to do with baseball.

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April 1, 2010 8:27 pm

Transaction Action: Claim and Deal

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Christina Kahrl

Who'll go for Lugo, Garko briefly adrift, en-spirited defenses of the Tribe's rotation, and dogs that didn't bark.

BALTIMORE ORIOLES
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Acquired INF-R Julio Lugo from the Cardinals for future considerations. [3/31]
Designated 1B-L Michael Aubrey for assignment; released C/UT-R Chad Moeller. [4/1]

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January 17, 2007 12:00 am

Player Profile

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Marc Normandin

Marc takes a closer look at the new Red Sox starting shortstop. Is he a good fit for Fenway?

Julio Cesar Lugo was drafted in the 43rd round of the 1994 amateur draft--with the 1193rd overall selection--by the Houston Astros. In fact, Lugo is the lowest-round draft pick in Houston's history to reach the major leagues. The 19 year old Lugo did not sign until May 17 of the following year, and started his professional career with Auburn of the New York-Penn League as a second baseman and shortstop. He led the team in steals with 17 (71 percent success) but did not do all that much else offensively, hitting .291/.368/.357 with an XBH% of only 15 percent. His walk rate was a nifty 10.2 percent though, and he kept his strikeouts down.

Lugo spent 1996 through 1998 at Single-A Quad-City and Kissimmee, with basically the same results on both clubs. He repeated Kissimmee in 1998 for this reason, listed in Baseball Prospectus 1999:

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Greg Maddux throws a gem as Derek watches the Giants and Dodgers duel.

Taking the Dodgers first, they've hit the top of the division after residing in the cellar just a little over two weeks ago, going on an 11 game streak which was broken on Wednesday in Colorado, followed by a three game winning streak coming into today's matchup. Let's take a look at how a few Dodgers have performed during this stretch (courtesy of Dave Pinto's Day by Day Database):

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August 4, 2006 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: July 31-August 3

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Christina Kahrl

The Transaction Analysis you have been waiting for. Saunders. Izturis. Guzman. Cormier. Hernandez. Reyes. The names are all here, and only Christina can sort out the right from wrong, and the stupid from the just obtuse.

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Featuring Jonah Keri, Jeff Bower, Chris Kahrl, Derek Zumsteg, Nate Silver, Jeff Hildebrand, Gary Huckabay, Dave Pease

[The signing of Jeff Kent and the 2003 Astros offense]

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