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07-31

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BP Unfiltered: The 2014 Trade Deadline Transaction Analysis Thread
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BP Staff

07-31

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Fantasy Freestyle: Trade Deadlines and Systems of Thought
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Jeff Quinton

07-30

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The Lineup Card: Nine Last-Minute Trades
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Baseball Prospectus

07-30

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Dynasty Dynamics: Who We're Selling at the Deadline
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

07-24

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Painting the Black: The Selling-the-Closer Myth
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R.J. Anderson

07-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 497: The Trade Deadline Desperation Index
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-07

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Fantasy Freestyle: Trade Deadline Edition, Sellers
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Mike Gianella

07-07

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Transaction Analysis: Billy Beane Buys What the Cubs Are Selling
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R.J. Anderson, Ron Shah, Jason Parks, Bret Sayre and Mauricio Rubio

06-30

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Painting the Black: The Trade Deadline Preview
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R.J. Anderson

06-27

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Overthinking It: The BP Staff Tries to Trade, and Trade for, David Price
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Ben Lindbergh and Baseball Prospectus

06-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 480: The David Price Trading Game
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 479: A Move Each Contender Should Make
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-26

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The Lineup Card: Eight Things Contenders Need
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Baseball Prospectus

08-02

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BP Unfiltered: Reliever Value at the Deadline
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Andrew Koo

08-01

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Overthinking It: Trade Deadline Takeaways
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Ben Lindbergh

08-01

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Skewed Left: The Last Time the Phillies Considered Selling
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Zachary Levine

08-01

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 256: The Trade Deadline in Review
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-01

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Transaction Analysis: Astros Distributed Elsewhere
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Jason Parks

08-01

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Transaction Analysis: Padres Trade for Ian Kennedy
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R.J. Anderson

08-01

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Prospects Will Break Your Heart: The Top Ten Prospects Traded at the Deadline
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Jason Parks

07-31

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BP Unfiltered: The 2013 Trade Deadline Transaction Analysis Thread
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Baseball Prospectus

07-31

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The Great Trade Game
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Paul Sporer

07-31

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Baseball ProGUESTus: Trade WARP: Evaluating MLB General Managers
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Tim Malone

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: Breaking Down the Three-Team Trade
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Ben Lindbergh

07-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 254: Are Wealthy Teams Winning?/Pushing the Trade Deadline Back
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-30

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Transaction Analysis: Crain Gained
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R.J. Anderson

07-29

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Pebble Hunting: The BP Staff Tries to Trade, and Trade For, Jake Peavy
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Sam Miller

07-24

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Transaction Analysis: Centerpiece of the Franchise
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R.J. Anderson and Nick J. Faleris

07-23

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Transaction Analysis: Garza's Trip
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Jason Parks, Jason Cole and Sam Miller

07-22

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Painting the Black: The Brewers Who Might Be Moving
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R.J. Anderson

07-19

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Transaction Analysis: h
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Sam Miller

07-19

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Painting the Black: White Sox Who Could Be Moving
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R.J. Anderson

07-16

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Painting the Black: The Mariners Who May Be Moving
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R.J. Anderson

07-15

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Transaction Analysis: Altuve, All the Time
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R.J. Anderson and Mark Anderson

07-11

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Painting the Black: Time for Phillies to Rebuild, or Refill?
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R.J. Anderson

07-08

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Transaction Analysis: One Less Marlin, and a New National
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Mark Anderson, R.J. Anderson and Ben Lindbergh

07-05

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BP Unfiltered: Brian Sabean and Buying and Selling Before the Deadline
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Ben Lindbergh

07-03

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Painting the Black: The Astros Who May Be Moving
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R.J. Anderson

07-01

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Painting the Black: The Marlins Who May Be Moving
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R.J. Anderson

06-26

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Painting the Black: Trade Deadline Closeup: Chicago Cubs
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R.J. Anderson

05-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 211: The Phillies, the Blue Jays, and Selling/The Scary Side of Jose Canseco
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-17

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The Process: Resetting the Astros Roster
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Bradley Ankrom

08-15

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BP Unfiltered: Garbage In, Guthrie Out
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Ben Lindbergh

08-03

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The BP Wayback Machine: Getting Dealt
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Kevin Goldstein

08-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 12: Sam Walks to His Honda
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-02

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The Process: The Mariners' Missed Opportunity
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Bradley Ankrom

08-01

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 11: Train Crossing
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-01

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Sobsequy: What We Learned About the Deadline
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Adam Sobsey

08-01

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Transaction Analysis: Trade Deadline Non-Transaction Analysis
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Colin Wyers

07-31

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BP Unfiltered: The Trade Deadline Transaction Analysis Thread UPDATED
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Baseball Prospectus

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The staff looks at holes that some teams in the running for playoff spots might need to plug.

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Do teams tend to overpay for bullpen help at the deadline?

Baseball lore preaches that a team “can never have enough pitching,” but we rarely hear the same thing said about hitting, perhaps because of a sister proverb, “Baseball is 75 percent pitching.” Pitcher fragility plays a big part, of course. But sometimes one poor start or relief outing will cause a team to press for more pitchers: a marginal arm blows up, and suddenly the team needs assistance. When a hitter goes 0-for-4 or 1-for-5, on the other hand, the line is common enough that we don’t bat an eye.

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August 1, 2013 12:14 pm

Overthinking It: Trade Deadline Takeaways

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Ben Lindbergh

Don't call it a winners/losers column.

Well, that was underwhelming. According to Retrosheet transaction logs and MLBAM’s count of this year’s crop, there were fewer big-league trades made this July (19) than in any other season since 1996. Prior to this year, the average number of July trades per seasons the last round of expansion was 30.

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August 1, 2013 6:06 am

Skewed Left: The Last Time the Phillies Considered Selling

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Zachary Levine

Why weren't the Phillies sellers this season? We can find one explanation at the 2006 trade deadline.

And here I was ready to write an obituary for the Phillies dynasty.

It’s been more or less over for a while, and “dynasty” might be a little linguistically liberal for a team that won five consecutive division titles and the 2008 World Series. This group will always be the one that brought crowds in the 40,000s to Citizens Bank Park and gave the Phillies a place in their city’s sporting landscape to ensure financial security and then some in the looming television negotiations.

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Ben and Sam discuss their favorite and least-favorite deadline moves, the biggest upgrades, teams that should have sold, and more.

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August 1, 2013 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Astros Distributed Elsewhere

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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Jason Parks

The Orioles pick up Bud Norris and the Royals get Justin Maxwell, as Houston continues to stockpile prospects

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August 1, 2013 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Padres Trade for Ian Kennedy

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R.J. Anderson

The Diamondbacks upgrade their bullpen while the Padres get their shot at Ian Kennedy.

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Ranking the prospects who changed teams at the deadline.

The forecast called for a prospect-heavy deadline, with rumored deals involving proven major league talents like Cliff Lee and Jake Peavy who were expected to fetch some big names in the minor league world. However, the main haul in the Jake Peavy trade turned out to be young, major league ready talent, not names that appeared on the mid-season top 50. And despite a lot of words getting wasted on the possibilities, the Cliff Lees of the world were not turned into prospect treasure.

This led to a very lackluster deadline, with the Matt Garza trade responsible for moving around the most impact talent, while the majority of deals were centered around fringe prospects or relief arms that aren't easy to get excited about. While the book isn't written on any of the players, the minor leaguers who changed hands this summer are unlikely candidates to change fortunes, and without the dream of a high ceiling or high impact, it's hard to sell the reality of average-at-best skill-sets to fanbases that were anticipating a brighter tomorrow. I tried to anyway. Because I'm a good person.

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Updated with links to the latest trade deadline transaction analysis.

At Baseball Prospectus, we'll be bringing you analysis of every trade and transaction up through Wednesday's 4 PM ET non-waiver trade deadline. Check back here for the latest links to our coverage, in chronological order.

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July 31, 2013 11:08 am

The Great Trade Game

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Paul Sporer

We recast the league's GMs and try to acquire the Giants' right fielder.

(Check out Monday’s Jake Peavy exercise for background on what we’re doing here.)

Hi, I’m Brian Sabean, you may remember me from winning two of the last three World Series titles with my San Francisco Giants ballclub. We’re having a tough time defending our title here in the Bay Area as we sit in last place with a 46-59 record. I usually love this time of year as I pore over the rosters to find that perfect veteran asset to turn ouir club from contender to champion, as I did with Javier Lopez in 2010 and Marco Scutaro a year ago. But I’m not an idiot, and it has become abundantly clear to me that it is not going to be our year.

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A WARP-based look at the GMs who've had the most and least success on the trade market over the past two decades.

Most of our writers didn't enter the world sporting an @baseballprospectus.com address; with a few exceptions, they started out somewhere else. In an effort to up your reading pleasure while tipping our caps to some of the most illuminating work being done elsewhere on the internet, we'll be yielding the stage once a week to the best and brightest baseball writers, researchers, and thinkers from outside of the BP umbrella. If you'd like to nominate a guest contributor (including yourself), please drop us a line.

Tim Malone is an ex-engineer/ex-Angeleno with degrees from UCLA and UW in Bioengineering and Biostatistics who lives in the Seattle area with his family. His likes include coconut, peanut butter, tools, and conversations with strangers. His dislikes include runny eggs, bad champagne, mindless repetition, and conversations with strangers. The return of Major League Baseball to Seattle warms his soul.

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July 31, 2013 8:03 am

Transaction Analysis: Breaking Down the Three-Team Trade

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Ben Lindbergh

The Red Sox add Jake Peavy and Brayan Villarreal, while the Tigers get Jose Iglesias and the White Sox add Avisail Garcia plus prospects.



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