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The corner outfield spots are known for production, but one field has been far more dominant in recent years.

My working theory was that it began with Scott Podsednik. In December 2004, White Sox general manager Kenny Williams sent slugging left fielder Carlos Lee to the Brewers for a three-player package that included Podsednik, who was coming off a so-so season as Milwaukee's center fielder. He had stolen 70 bases and bopped 12 homers—a nice return in the fantasy realm—but had hit just .244/.313/.364. His .237 True Average was hardly anything to write home about, and here at BP, both Christina Kahrl and Joe Sheehan tossed around phrases like "as a hitter plugged into left field, the nicest thing you can say is that he makes a great part-time center fielder." At the time, the Sox were set with an All-Star caliber center fielder in Aaron Rowand, 27 and coming off a breakout .310/.361/.544 campaign, which didn't exactly clarify matters.

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The Jays' one-year wonder receives a five-year bet he won't be Davey Johnson.

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July 29, 2010 4:20 am

Transaction Action: Podzilla Washes Up in Malibu?

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Christina Kahrl

Plus Domonic Brown's call-up, and the rest of the slate of recent roster moves.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS
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Acquired C-R Lucas May and RHP Elisaul Pimentel from the Dodgers for OF-L Scott Podsednik; optioned RHP Victor Marte to Omaha (Triple-A); recalled RHP Bryan Bullington from Omaha; outrighted RHP Anthony Lerew to Omaha. [7/28]
Purchased the contract of RHP Greg Holland from Omaha. [7/29]

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January 10, 2010 5:01 pm

Transaction Action: Oddments

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Christina Kahrl

Podzilla lands at Kauffman, the Phillies continue to try to improve their pen, and a flurry of minor moves.

CLEVELAND INDIANS
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Traded LHP Zach Jackson to the Blue Jays for a PTBNL. [1/9]

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December 18, 2009 8:08 pm

Transaction Action: Godzilla, Pierre, and the Beantown Duo

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Christina Kahrl

A quick surf through the remainder of the week's moves.

BOSTON RED SOX
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Signed CF-R Mike Cameron to a two-year, $15.5 million contract; signed RHP John Lackey to a five-year, $82.5 million contract. [12/16]

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August 17, 2005 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: August 9-15

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Christina Kahrl

The Braves get some veteran starters back, the Dodgers are almost completely healthy themselves, but there's bad news in Queens and San Diego.

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