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Lew Ford and Ray Olmedo are back in the major leagues. Yes, that Lew Ford and that Ray Olmedo.

Every year, a few players whom you've long since decided you'll never see again resurface on someone's roster. In most cases, you think you've seen the last of them because they've washed out of the majors and have either taken some time off or continued to toil in lower-profile, lower-level leagues. But eventually, they work their way back to the big leagues, at which point you spot their name in a box score, do a double-take, confirm that they're the same player, and catch up on where they were all that time. Because I wrote the Angels chapter in Baseball Prospectus 2011​, I remember two typically obscure lost-and-found players, Mike Ryan and Cory Aldridge. Before getting into a few games for the 2010 Angels, Ryan hadn't been a big leaguer since 2005, and Aldridge hadn't appeared on a major-league roster since 2001.* 

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

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January 30, 2007 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: AL East Catchup

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Christina Kahrl

The Orioles forget to look at the sell-by date, the Blue Jays lock up their franchise player, the Devil Rays move stealthily along at the bottom, and those two other teams bring Japanese players to America for Christmas.

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April 12, 2006 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: April 5-10

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Christina Kahrl

One of the game's sluggers gets locked up for the next few years, the Cubs re-up Hendry, and the Yankees wander into the free talent market again.

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August 10, 2005 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: August 5-9

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Christina Kahrl

Waiver deals are just getting started, as are the contract extensions for next year and beyond. Chris has the details on all the latest transactions.

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August 27, 2003 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: August 19-24

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Christina Kahrl

David Eckstein's miserable season for the Angels runs into injury. The White Sox add Scott Sullivan to a good-looking bullpen. The Expos grab Todd Zeile in their desperate attempt to fill the third base void. Cliff Floyd's injury allows the Mets to look at Jeff Duncan. The Giants could get crushed if they start Dustin Hermanson in the playoffs. These and other transaction news and Kahrlisms in this edition of Transaction Analysis.

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May 28, 2003 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: May 22-27, 2003

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Christina Kahrl

The Diamondbacks staff is getting healthy, leaving them with too many arms on deck. Pedro Martinez continues to show the Red Sox they goofed by signing his 2004 contract so early. Ben Broussard gets his shot at Cleveland's first base job. Neifi Perez's hot streak has him poised to join the MVP race. News, notes, and Kahrlisms on 19 major league teams.

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