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July 26, 2005 12:00 am

Can Of Corn: Putting the Park Back in Park Factors

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Dayn Perry

Too often, teams ignore granular park effects when it comes to putting together a lineup. According to Dayn, it's not just where you play, but from which side you play.

The (excruciatingly obvious) recognition that environment affects the game on the field has made impressive inroads in recent years. It's not uncommon these days to hear rank-and-file fans or mainstream analysts paying qualitative heed to this notion, which is a good thing. In seamhead circles, most commonly this discussion takes the form of park effects, which, as you know, entails making statistical calibrations to reflect the tendencies of a particular ballpark. After all, a run scored in Dodger Stadium in 1968 isn't the same as one scored in the Baker Bowl in 1932 or Coors Field circa 1998.

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August 24, 2004 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: August 17-23, 2004

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Christina Kahrl

The Angels' roster shuffling means more playing time for the deserving Jeff DaVanon. Earl Snyder and Cal Pickering finally get a fair shake. The Dodgers try to patch their bullpen with Elmer Dessens and Scott Stewart. The Pirates bring up some intriguing young arms. These and other happenings in today's Transaction Analysis.

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January 13, 2004 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: The Centrals

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Baseball Prospectus

Our tour of major-league transactions continues with a visit to the Central divisions.

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January 12, 2004 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: The Easts

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After a long hiatus, Transaction Analysis returns with a look at the moves in two of the most active divisions in the majors this off-season.

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July 29, 2003 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: July 25-28

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Christina Kahrl

The Cubs made a steal of a deal; the Expos are getting Vladimir Guererro back, and not a moment too soon; the A's are investing their money unwisely; the Cardinals take another hit in losing Matt Morris; and the Padres get a small-scale boost in regaining Phil Nevin. All this and much more news from around the league in your Tuesday edition of Transaction Analysis.

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May 21, 2003 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: May 15-18, 2003

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Christina Kahrl

Ruben Mateo elicits crickets, Kevin Witt gets a nod from Ken Phelps, the Astros have rotation issues, and who the heck is Miguel Ojeda? News, notes, and witticisms on 21 major-league teams.

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