Articles Tagged Trade
Search BP Articles
All Blogs (including podcasts) Select a blog All Podcasts Analyze This B-Warned Baseball Prospectus Book News Baseball Prospectus Press Release Between The Numbers BP Announcements BP Beta Blog BP Daily Podcast BP Fantasy Podcast BP Job Postings BP on SiriusXM BP Podcast BP Unfiltered Collateral Damage DFA Podcast Fantasy Beat Fantasy Hour Flags Fly Forever Podcast Fringe Average Podcast From the Editor's Desk Future Shock Blog Inside The Park Blog Joe's Blog Limited Range Podcast Minor Issues Minor League Update No Pepper One-Hoppers Raw Projection Stolen Signs Podcast Tater Trot Tracker The BP First Take The Guidance Counselor The Wayback Blog TINO (There Is No Offseason) TINSTAAPP Transaction Analysis Blog Wezen-Ball What You Missed Winter Meetings You Can Blog It Up Active Columns Select a column 2015 Prospects 2016 Prospects 2017 Prospects 5 O'Clock Power 6-4-3 Actual Relief Advance Scouting Series Ahead in the Count All-Star Futures Game All-Star Game All-Star Game Preview All-Star Home Run Derby An Agent's Take Answer Man Arbitration Showdown Arizona Fall League Recap Banished To The Pen Banjo Hitter Baseball ProGUESTus Baseball Prospectus Basics Baseball Prospectus News Baseball Therapy Behind the Curtain Best of BP 2015 Best of BP 2016 Bizball BP En Espanol BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft Breaking Balls Bullpen Report Campus Notes Caught Looking Changing Speeds Cheese in the Kitchen Circle Change Closer Report Cold Takes Collateral Damage Collateral Damage Daily Contractual Matters Covert OPS Daily League Strategy Daily Roundup Daisy Cutter Deep Impact Deep League Report Deep, But Playable Dissecting the Draft Divide and Conquer, AL Central Divide and Conquer, AL East Divide and Conquer, NL Central Divide and Conquer, NL East Divide and Conquer, NL West Doctoring The Numbers Don't Believe the Hype Draft Ten Pack Ducks on the Pond Dynasty Dynamics Dynasty League Positional Rankings Dynasty League Positional Rankings Continued Early ADP Analysis Every Team's Moneyball Everyone's Perfect Everything You Could Have Learned This Week Expanded Horizons Expert FAAB Review Expert League Auction Recap Expert League Draft Recap Eyewitness Accounts Fantasy Auction Values Fantasy Bargains and Busts Fantasy Beat Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns Fantasy Draft Rankings Fantasy Focus Fantasy Fool's Gold Fantasy Freestyle Fantasy Infographic Fantasy Mailbag Fantasy Players to Avoid Fantasy Players to Target Fantasy Rounders Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner Fantasy Team Preview Fantasy Three-Year Projections Fantasy Tiered Rankings Feature Focus Field Generals Fifth Column Five to Watch Flu-Like Symptoms Free Agent Watch From The Mailbag Future Shock Game Reaction Get to Know Glass Cuts Diamond Going Yard Graphical Fantasy Rankings Grumblings from a Surly Sabermetrician Guarding The Lines Head Games Heartburn Hardball Hot Stove Scouting Report In A Pickle In-Season Fantasy Valuations Inside The Park Interleague Report Internet Baseball Awards Let It Eat Lies, Damned Lies Life at the Margins Liner Notes Long Relief Looking Back on Tomorrow Manufactured Runs Memorial Day Remembrance Mid-season Prescriptions Minor Issues Minor League Update MLBDepthCharts Monday Morning Ten Pack Moonshot My Model Portfolio New Arms Ninety Percent Mental Notes About Baseball Notes from the Field On A Jailbreak On the Beat One Move Outta Left Field Overthinking It Painting the Black Pebble Hunting Perfect Game Presents Pitcher Profile PITCHf/ox PITCHf/x Mailbag PITCHf/x Profile Pitching Backward Player Profile Players Prefer Presentation Playing Time Battles Playoff Odds Update Playoff Prospectus Position Battles Potential Impact Call-Ups Pre-Season Positional Rankings Preseason Value Picks Prospect Debate Prospect House Prospect Profile Prospect Push Prospects Will Break Your Heart Prospectus Feature Prospectus Game of the Week Prospectus Hit and Run Prospectus Perspective Prospectus Playoff Quickie Prospectus Preview Prospectus Profile Prospectus Q&A Prospectus Review Prospectus Roundtable Prospectus Today Punk Hits Purpose Pitches Raising Aces Rany On The Royals Reintroducing PECOTA Release Points Research Mailbag Resident Fantasy Genius Retro Transaction Analysis Retrospective Player Valuation Reworking WARP Roto Restart Rubbing Mud Rumor Roundup Scouting the Draft Seidnotes Short Relief Skewed Left Sobsequy Soft Toss Some Projection Left Spinning Yarn Spitballing Sporer Report State of the Position Swing Change Tale of the Tape Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition TDGX Transactions Team Chemistry Team Health Reports Team Injury Projection The -Only League Landscape The Adjuster The Asian Equation The BP Broadside The BP Trading Post The BP Wayback Machine The Buyer's Guide The Call-Up The Column to Be Named Later The Daily Prospectus The Darkhorses The Fantasy Verdict The Great Debaters The Jong Show The Keeper Reaper The Landscape The Lineup Card The Other 15 Percent The Over/Underachievers The Payoff Pitch The Platoon Advantage The Process The Prospectus Hit List The Quinton The Stash List The Stats Go Marching In The Things We Believe The View From Behind The Backstop The View from the Loge Level The Week in Quotes They Hold No Quarter This is Not Your Father's Baseball Road Trip Tools of Ignorance Top 10 Week Top Tools Transaction Analysis TTO Scoresheet Podcast Two-Strike Approach Under The Knife Updating the Tiers UTK Special Value Picks Weekly Planner Weekly Wrap Welcome to Splitsville West Coast By Us Western Front Wezen-Ball Extra What Scouts Are Saying What You Need to Know Working the Count You Could Look It Up Youth Movement Authors Select an author Peter Abraham Jim Albert Martin Alonso Colin Anderle Mark Anderson R.J. Anderson Cee Angi Bradley Ankrom Jorge Arangure Jr. Robert Arthur Nick Ashbourne Julien Assouline Nick Bacarella Emma Baccellieri Bill Baer Tim Baffoe Jim Baker Mike Banghart Javier Barragan Pete Barrett Mark Barry Michael Bates Michael Baumann Stephani Bee Jesse Behr Hudson Belinsky Demetrius Bell Alex Belth Isaac Bennett Tommy Bennett Jonah Birenbaum Justin Birnbaum Nathan Bishop George Bissell Mo Bjonski Tucker Blair Michael Bradburn Bennett Brauer Riley Breckenridge J.P. Breen Tim Britton Shawn Brody Dan Brooks David Brown Maury Brown Craig Brown Lance Brozdowski Evan Brunell Jon Bruschke William Burke Matthew Callan Nick Canelas Marc Carig Russell A. Carleton Will Carroll Ben Carsley Derek Carty Alex Chamberlain Clint Chisam John Choiniere Dave Church Jason Churchill Michael Clair Charlie Clarke Ben Cohen Bryan Cole Jason Cole Jason Collette Matt Collins Tim Collins Jack Conness John Coppolella Leigh Coridan Brett Cowett Mary Craig Christopher Crawford Zach Crizer Keith Cromer Mike Curto Jeff Dahn Clay Davenport Ryan Davis Evan Davis Corey Dawkins Zach Day Brandon Decker Scott Delp Rocco DeMaro Neil deMause Thomas Desmidt Nathan Desutter Ben Diamond Austin Diamond Nick Dika Ryan Divish Bradford Doolittle Evan Drellich Henry Druschel Patrick Dubuque Kenny Ducey Brian Duricy Patrick Ebert Matt Ellis Cam Ellis John Erhardt John Eshleman Jeff Euston Sarah Evans Dan Evans Nick J. Faleris BP Fantasy Staff Mike Fast James Fegan Kate Feldman Andrew Felper Sam Fels Hunter Felt Victor Filoromo Chad Finn Tim Finnegan Chaz Fiorino Frank Firke James Fisher Clark Fosler Adam Foster Dan Fox Ian Frazer Eugene Freedman Jeffrey A. Friedman Ken Funck Iain Fyffe Brent S. Gambill Perfect Game Cat Garcia Jake Garcia Eric Garcia McKinley Jim Gardner Eriq Gardner Andrew Gargano Brendan Gawlowski Maiya Gessling Mike Gianella Steve Givarz Craig Glaser Rebecca Glass Conor Glassey Aaron Gleeman Clark Goble Todd Gold Mitch Goldich Steven Goldman Craig Goldstein Greg Goldstein Kevin Goldstein Jordan Gorosh Stacey Gotsulias Nathan Graham Noah Grand Larry Granillo Garrett Greeby Morris Greenberg Jeremy Greenhouse Bryan Grosnick Kendall Guillemette Brian Gunn Matt Gwin Parker Hageman Will Haines Jonathan Hale Joe Hamrahi Glenn Healey Brandon Heipp Octavio Hernandez Bob Hertzel Josh Herzenberg Tom Hitchner Shawn Hoffman Randy Holt Andrew Hopen Tony Horwitz Scooter Hotz Kit House Joshua Howsam Gary Huckabay Steven Jacobson Derek Jacques Jay Jaffe J.J. Jansons Rany Jazayerli Max Jensen Bryan Joiner Grant Jones Michael Jong Jonathan Judge Christina Kahrl Sky Kalkman Skyler Kanfer Alex Kantecki Gabe Kapler Wilson Karaman Len Kasper King Kaufman Adam Kaufman Jeff Kensrud Jonah Keri Kevin Kerrane Daniel Kim Chris King Tim Kniker Eric Knott Andrew Koo Matthew Kory Jesse Krailler Kourage Kundahl Joshua Kusnick Pat Lackey Chris Lamberti Eric Lang Will Larson David Laurila Keith Law David Lee Ian Lefkowitz David Lesky Zachary Levine Ryan Lind Ben Lindbergh M.J. Lloyd Jeff Long Lee Lowenfish Jen Mac Ramos Graham MacAree Daniel Mack Rich MacLeod Brian MacPherson Rob Mains Erik Malinowski Dan Malkiel Tim Malone Tim Malone Samuel Mann Elliot Mann Max Marchi Annie Maroon Jason Martinez Leo Martinic Kyle Matte Gregory J. Matthews Andy McCullough Rachael McDaniel Kiley McDaniel Adam McInturff Rob McQuown Andrew Mearns Howard Megdal Chris Mellen Dan Mennella Eric Mercer Dave Metz Sam Miller Ian Miller Jake Mintz Guy Molyneux Jeff Moore Jack Moore Chad Moriyama Kate Morrison Ryan Morrison Zach Mortimer Chris Mosch Zack Moser David Murphy Ben Murphy Alan M. Nathan C.J. Nitkowski Martin Nolan Marc Normandin Josh Norris Sara Novic Sean O'Rourke Scott Orgera Josh Paley Dustin Palmateer Pete Palmer Doug Pappas Jason Paré Bill Parker Ryan Parker Jason Parks John Paschal Mike Passador Brice Paterik Jeffrey Paternostro Andrew Patrick Harry Pavlidis Jeff Pease Dave Pease Andrew Pentis John Perrotto Mike Petriello Evan Petty Nick Piecoro Frankie Piliere David Pinto Lewie Pollis Jeff Polman Carlos Portocarrero Kate Preusser Satchel Price Mark Primiano BP Prospect Staff Baseball Prospectus Matthew Provenzano Matt Pullman Ethan Purser Alex Putterman Jeff Quinton Jessica Quiroli Keith Rader Tammy Rainey David Raposa Daniel Rathman David Rawnsley Dave Raymond Stephen Reichert Anthony Rescan Sean Roberts Kristy Robinson Matthew Rocco Chris Rodriguez Jon Roegele Kendall Rogers David Roher Ryan Romano Eric Roseberry C. Trent Rosecrans Emmett Rosenbaum David Roth Erich Rothmann Andrew Rothstein Meg Rowley Dan Rozenson Seth Rubin Mauricio Rubio Jeff Sackmann Hunter Samuels Drew Samuelson Bret Sayre Nick Schaefer Larry Schechter JH Schroeder Ken Schultz Ryan Schultz Tom Scocca Clint Scoles BP Scoresheet Experts Steffan Segui Jarrett Seidler Eric Seidman Timo Seppa Ron Shah Sahadev Sharma Joe Sheehan Josh Shepardson Jon Shepherd Tom Shieber Nick Shlain Jordan Shusterman Nate Silver Scott Simon Allan Simpson Paul Singman Will Siskel Alex Skillin Al Skorupa Hayley Slye Sean Smith Lloyd Smith Bryan Smith Jenn Smith James Smyth Adam Sobsey Mike Sonne Ethan Spalding Emma Span Jesse Spector Alex Speier Scott Spencer Paul Sporer Chris St. John BP Staff Tim Steggall Nicolas Stellini Dan Strafford Dan Strafford Michael Street Brandon Stroud Trevor Strunk Dave Studeman Matt Sussman Daron Sutton Matt Swartz Cecilia M. Tan BP Stats Team Chris Teeter David Temple Doug Thorburn Dash Treyhorn Matthew Trueblood Gideon Turk Dan Turkenkopf Ashley Varela Seth Victor Lukas Vlahos Rob Vollman Mike Vorkunov Elie Waitzer Stuart Wallace Jim Walsh Rob Warmowski Brandon Warne Darin Watson Rian Watt Matt Welch Greg Wellemeyer Holly Wendt Michael Wenz Nick Wheatley-Schaller Kevin Whitaker Collin Whitchurch Rob Willer Charlie Wilmoth Ezra Wise Greg Wisniewski CJ Wittmann Brad Wochomurka Jason Wojciechowski Will Woods Noah Woodward Kathy Woolner Keith Woolner Josh Worn Miles Wray Colin Wyers Jared Wyllys Jared Wyllys Austin Yamada Kazuto Yamazaki Colin Young Geoff Young Clarissa Young Jonathan Zeller Nicholas Zettel Shiyuan Zhao Derek Zumsteg Article Types Select an article type Free Articles Fantasy Articles Premium Articles All BP Articles Archives
0 Fantasy Freestyle: My Favorite Midseason Trade Targets by Matt Collins
0 The Buyer's Guide: Steven Souza by Eric Roseberry
1 The Buyer's Guide: Jed Lowrie by Eric Roseberry
12 Dynasty Dynamics: Should You (Try and) Trade (for) Starling Marte? by Ben Carsley
0 Transaction Analysis: Down Brohio, Up Broves by R.J. Anderson
13 Transaction Analysis: Dombrowski's Puzzling Deal by Ben Lindbergh, Josh Herzenberg and Paul Sporer
11 Transaction Analysis: Breaking Down the Three-Team Trade by Ben Lindbergh
0 Transaction Analysis: h by Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 247: Derek Lowe's Rare Career Path/Matt Garza and the Rangers by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
9 Transaction Analysis: One Less Marlin, and a New National by Mark Anderson, R.J. Anderson and Ben Lindbergh
20 Sporer Report: Trading Tips by Paul Sporer
4 Overthinking It: The Montero-Pineda Trade in 2013 by Ben Lindbergh
6 Fantasy Freestyle: Loosening the Trade Lines by Paul Singman
9 Fantasy Freestyle: The Art of Trading by Mike Gianella
2 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 175: Brian Roberts' Injury, Baserunners Passing Baserunners, and the Pros and Cons of Trade Speculation by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 126: Justin Upton is Actually Traded by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 121: The Three-Way Trade and the Mariners' Quest for a Big Bat by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
4 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 117: Justin Upton Update: Still Not Traded by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 113: Three Trade Rumors We Read This Weekend by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
44 Overthinking It: Internet Commenters Try to Trade for Giancarlo Stanton by Ben Lindbergh
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 103: The R.A. Dickey Deal and Trading Top Prospects (With Jason Parks) by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 101: Learning to Like Youkilis/What the Diamondbacks Got Back for Bauer/Why Do Teams Love Lefty Starters? by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
47 Overthinking It: The Royals, the Rays, and the Problem with Windows by Ben Lindbergh
22 Western Front: Padres Break Bank, Won't Pay to Have it Fixed by Geoff Young
3 Rumor Roundup: Tuesday, December 11 by Daniel Rathman
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 99: Two More Reactions to the Rays-Royals Trade by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 The Week in Quotes: December 3-9 by Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco
2 Resident Fantasy Genius: A Manager's Impact on Steals by Derek Carty
71 Transaction Analysis: The Shields/Myers Blockbuster by R.J. Anderson and Jason Parks
4 Prospect Push: Ranking the Traded Prospects by Jason Churchill
4 Baseball ProGUESTus: Anatomy of a Trade: The 1990 Padres-Blue Jays Blockbuster by Brent S. Gambill
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 93: Behind the Scenes of the Blue Jays-Marlins Blockbuster by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
6 Overthinking It: Why Justin Upton is Always About to Be Traded by Ben Lindbergh
5 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 82: The Marlins-Blue Jays Blockbuster by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
70 Transaction Analysis: The Toronto Blue Jays Acquire Most of the Remaining Miami Marlins by R.J. Anderson, Derek Carty, Jason Parks and Mark Anderson
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 41: The Brewers Are Back in Contention, Technically/Max Scherzer and the Tigers' 2009 Trade Revisited by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
3 Sobsequy: Compensation: A Dialogue Between Theo Epstein and Ben Cherington by Adam Sobsey
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 29: The Future of the Red Sox and Dodgers, and Roger Clemens' Comeback by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
29 Bizball: The Priciest Trade Ever Made by Maury Brown
3 Transaction Analysis: The A's Acquire Stephen Drew *UPDATED* by Ben Lindbergh and Kevin Goldstein
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 12: Sam Walks to His Honda by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
39 The Process: The Mariners' Missed Opportunity by Bradley Ankrom
21 Transaction Analysis: Dempster Doesn't Turn Blind Eye to Texas by Colin Wyers and Kevin Goldstein
6 Transaction Analysis: Deadline Madness UPDATED by R.J. Anderson, Kevin Goldstein, Ben Lindbergh and Colin Wyers
8 Transaction Analysis: Snider and Lincoln Change Scenery, LA Adds League, and Thames Joins the M's by Ben Lindbergh and Kevin Goldstein
8 Transaction Analysis: Cubs Deal Soto, Maholm UPDATED AGAIN by Colin Wyers and Kevin Goldstein
23 Transaction Analysis: Liriano Heads to Rival White Sox by Bradley Ankrom and Kevin Goldstein
31 Transaction Analysis: Hanley Goes to Hollywood UPDATED by Colin Wyers, R.J. Anderson and Kevin Goldstein
26 Transaction Analysis: Ichiro Bound for the Big Apple UPDATED by Colin Wyers and Kevin Goldstein
0 Transaction Analysis: Dempster the Brave? by Ben Lindbergh
This is a BP Fantasy article. To read it,
sign up today!
May 17, 2013 5:00 am
Paul offers a few helpful tips for building your confidence when it comes to trading in your fantasy leagues.
If you’re anything like me, trading can sometimes be a scary proposition, especially if your team is shaping up to be a contender. Nothing is worse than an ill-advised trade initiating a team’s downward spiral when maintaining the status quo of players would have been the better option.
As unpleasant as the outcome of a trade can be, equally as displeasing is the feeling of discomfort during negotiations. I’m sure you’ve felt before the pressure to respond decisively to an offer and maybe even formulate a logical counter of your own when really you just want to avoid making any drastic decisions.
This is a BP Fantasy article. To read it,
sign up today!
April 29, 2013 5:00 am
After a confession, Mike offers some tips to help you hone and improve your trading skills.
I have a confession to make: In fantasy baseball, trading doesn’t come easily to me.
When I started playing fantasy baseball, I took to auctioning relatively quickly. While I enjoyed trading, I frequently wound up on the shorter side of the deal. In some cases, this was simply due to bad luck after the trade, but more often than not, it was because I did a poor job and negotiated myself into an inferior deal.
The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.
Ben and Sam discuss the latest injury to Brian Roberts, Evan Longoria running by Ben Zobrist, and the speculation about a Profar-for-Taveras trade.
Ben and Sam analyze the Justin Upton trade and Arizona's offseason.
Ben and Sam discuss the three-way trade between the Mariners, A's, and Nationals and talk about whether Seattle was too fixated on adding power this offseason.
Ben and Sam discuss the rejected trade that would have made Justin Upton a Mariner.
Ben and Sam break down three trade rumors that surfaced over the weekend. What the partisan parts of the internet think Miami's young All-Star outfielder is worth.
Being a baseball rumormonger is a difficult job to do well. First, you spend years building a network of sources who can and will tell you interesting things about baseball teams. Even after you’ve collected your contacts, be prepared to put in long hours and work weekends to stay ahead of the story or be the first to break it. Don’t expect to sleep or be seen without a cell phone.
However, the job has its perks: attract a large enough following, and you can create your own stories. Slow news day? Pick a highly coveted player whom it might make some sort of sense for a team to trade. Ask an executive who works for that team if there’s any chance that said player might be moved. If the executive says the player won’t be traded under any circumstances, you have a story, or what passes for a story in the MLBTR/Twitter era. If the executive allows even the slightest sliver of a possibility that the player might be available, you have a story that lives a long time and begets a long line of other stories, like something
straight out of the Old Testament. What is he worth, and what might it take to trade for him? Which teams might match up? Will the team still be willing to trade him tomorrow, and the day after tomorrow? What about the day after that? Read the full article...
December 17, 2012 5:00 am
Ben and Sam are joined by Jason Parks for a discussion of the R.A. Dickey deal and the risks and rewards of trading top prospects.
December 13, 2012 5:00 am
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about whether a Yankees fan can learn to like Kevin Youkilis, whether the Diamondbacks got enough back for Trevor Bauer, why teams love left-handed starters, and more.
December 11, 2012 10:19 am
Was the Royals' strategy in their swap of Wil Myers and more prospects for James Shields and Wade Davis based on a broken windows theory?
Note: If you've already listened to today's episode of Effectively Wild, some of this may sound familiar.
If you think about it, the Royals and Rays, the two teams that completed a massive
prospects-for-pitchers trade on Sunday, are a lot alike. Both teams are among the have-nots of the American League, competing with payrolls in the mid-60-millions (last season). Neither one draws well—in the Royals’ case, because of all the losing and because Kansas City is small, and in the Rays’ case, because of all the past losing, the newness of the franchise, and the ugliness and location of the ballpark, where it’s almost impossible to catch a foul ball without some painful and/ or embarrassing consequence. To compensate for the lack of revenue, both teams try to draft, develop, and extend homegrown players as an alternative to paying for wins from free agents, and both have had among the finest farm systems in baseball for the past few seasons. Read the full article...
This is a BP Premium article. To read it,
sign up for Premium today!
December 11, 2012 5:00 am
The Phillies could add a bat soon, the Dodgers probably aren't done spending, and information about the lead-up to the Royals-Rays blockbuster is coming to light.
A busy weekend gave way to a lethargic Monday: Apart from the Twins
reaching a two-year deal with , the transactions wire was completely dormant. As we await more action, here’s a glance at two recent developments and a look back at the lead-up to the weekend’s most polarizing trade. Kevin Correia
Phillies likely to land one of top three free-agent corner outfielders
Over the past seven days, the Phillies have acquired center fielder from Minnesota and third baseman Ben Revere from Texas, in an effort to revamp their lineup, which lost Michael Young and Hunter Pence in midseason trades. But Revere and Young combined for just eight home runs in 2012, all of them hit by the former Ranger, and considering that manager Shane Victorino ’s power bats are riddled with question marks, the Phillies still need to add some thump. Charlie Manuel The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.