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07-29

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Notes About Baseball: The Logistics of Human Trading
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Rocco DeMaro

07-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 485: Trading Within the Division
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Ben Lindbergh and Russell A. Carleton

07-27

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The BP Wayback Machine: What is a Deadline Trade Worth?, Part 1
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Steven Goldman

07-26

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BP Unfiltered: The Best Trade Rumor Yet
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Ben Lindbergh

02-29

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Prospectus Preview: AL West 2012 Preseason Preview
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Jason Parks and Jason Wojciechowski

08-01

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Prospectus Hit and Run: The Ned Zone
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Jay Jaffe

07-13

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The BP Wayback Machine: Trades that Made a Difference
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Steven Goldman

08-12

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Overthinking It: Show Me Your Moves
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Ben Lindbergh

08-06

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Ahead in the Count: The 2010 Trade Deadline
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Matt Swartz

08-05

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Prospectus Hit List: Swaptacular
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Jay Jaffe

08-05

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Overthinking It: Anatomy of a Trade Deadline
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Ben Lindbergh

08-02

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On the Beat: An ex-reliever's toughest save
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John Perrotto

07-28

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On the Beat: Worth the Price
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John Perrotto

12-21

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Ahead in the Count: When Bad Teams Land Good Free Agents
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Matt Swartz

09-13

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On the Beat: Weekend Update
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John Perrotto

08-02

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On the Beat: Rust Belt Teams Rusted Out?
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John Perrotto

07-31

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Prospectus Hit List: Deadline Drama
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Jay Jaffe

07-26

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On the Beat: Striking Bargains and Striking Out
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John Perrotto

11-17

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Hot Stove Preview
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Jay Jaffe

10-03

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You Could Look It Up: Trades that Made a Difference
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Steven Goldman

08-21

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Future Shock: Post-Draft Thoughts 2.0
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Kevin Goldstein

08-01

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Prospectus Hit List: After the Storm
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Jay Jaffe

07-27

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Every Given Sunday: All Busy-ness 'Round the Major League Table
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John Perrotto

07-18

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Prospectus Today: Bubble Boys
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Joe Sheehan

04-05

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Preseason Predictions
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Baseball Prospectus

08-08

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A Little Less Glamour
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John Perrotto

08-05

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Every Given Sunday: Moving, Shaking, and Cardinal Blues
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John Perrotto

08-03

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Prospectus Hit List: Post-Swaptasm Edition
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Jay Jaffe

07-11

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Looking Ahead
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John Perrotto

08-02

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Prospectus Hit List: Week of August 2nd
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Jay Jaffe

08-02

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Prospectus Hit List: Week of July 31
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Jay Jaffe

07-31

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Will's Mill: Deadline Weekend
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Will Carroll

07-28

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Prospectus Triple Play: Arizona Diamondbacks, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals
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Baseball Prospectus

08-13

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Lies, Damned Lies: A Roll of the Dice
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Nate Silver

08-01

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Transaction Analysis: July 27-31, 2000
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Christina Kahrl

07-19

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Transaction Analysis: July 13-16, 2000
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Christina Kahrl

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July 28, 2010 8:00 am

On the Beat: Worth the Price

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John Perrotto

Rays lefty David Price is having a fine full first season in the major leagues, along with other news and notes from around the majors.

All talk about pitching phenoms now begins and ends with Stephen Strasburg. That is quite understandable as no pitcher in baseball history has ever arrived in the major leagues with quite the fanfare that the Nationals' right-hander did last month.

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December 21, 2009 12:23 pm

Ahead in the Count: When Bad Teams Land Good Free Agents

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Matt Swartz

Uncovering when it is beneficial for a bad team to sign someone on the free-agent market.

When the Orioles signed Mike Gonzalez on Friday, the collective sound of baseball fans' palms hitting their foreheads reverberated throughout the land. The Orioles have virtually no chance of competing in 2010, and they cost themselves their second-round pick. They simply will not have enough games to close, and those games will not push their team over the edge into the playoffs for this season. Instead, keeping the draft pick and concentrating their resources on scouting and development seems to make much more sense.

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September 13, 2009 12:14 pm

On the Beat: Weekend Update

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John Perrotto

Wrigleyville woes, drama in Philly in the absence of stretch drama, taking it one day at a time in DC, plus news from around the game.

Though the Cubs are playing out the string in what has turned into a disappointing season, there is still intrigue surrounding a franchise that will now make it 101 consecutive seasons without a World Series title. That's because Tom Ricketts has agreed in principle to buy the Cubs and Wrigley Field from Sam Zell and the Tribune Company for $845 million.

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August 2, 2009 11:43 am

On the Beat: Rust Belt Teams Rusted Out?

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John Perrotto

Hue and cry in Pittsburgh and Cleveland risks overlooking the gains made to teams that needed change.

Contrary to popular opinion, the Pirates have not been rebuilding forever. It just seems that way. Since Sid Bream beat Barry Bonds' throw home to rally the Braves to a 3-2 victory in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game Seven of the 1992 National League Championship Series, the Pirates has been undergoing one rebuilding program after another.

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July 31, 2009 5:28 pm

Prospectus Hit List: Deadline Drama

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Jay Jaffe

Where teams stand after their deadline-dealing activities.

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July 26, 2009 12:08 pm

On the Beat: Striking Bargains and Striking Out

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John Perrotto

The Jays mull the likelihood of reaching no deal for Doc, the Mets melt down, and the Royals talk process.

In two days, it will be all over. Either Roy Halladay will still be with the Blue Jays, the team he broke into the major leagues with in 1998. Or he will be traded to a contender with a chance of pitching in the postseason for the first time in his 12-year career. Friday is the deadline for trading players without subjecting them to waivers, but Blue Jays general manager J.P. Ricciardi has set his own deadline of Tuesday for dealing Halladay, as the ace's next scheduled start is Wednesday against the Mariners at Safeco Field.

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November 17, 2008 12:58 pm

Hot Stove Preview

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Jay Jaffe

With all five teams figuring to be busy, you can count on a wild, wild winter from the division.

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October 3, 2008 12:01 pm

You Could Look It Up: Trades that Made a Difference

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Steven Goldman

A few of this year's deadline deals rank among the most successful moves in major league history.

When looking over the entire history of deadline-day trades, one is inevitably reminded that the vast majority of all trades, deadline and otherwise, amount to nothing, with nonentities being swapped for nonentities. This is true even of the big names that are typically dealt from also-rans to contenders around the non-waiver trading deadline of July 31 (and, before that, June 15). For buyers, very few trades have the kind of impact envisioned at the time of their consummation: a marked improvement at the position the acquiring team is upgrading and a boost into the postseason.

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August 21, 2008 10:45 am

Future Shock: Post-Draft Thoughts 2.0

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Kevin Goldstein

Let's get a few things straight about how things don't work, and another thing...

The New Deadline Is An Absolute Failure In Every Way Imaginable

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August 1, 2008 12:00 am

Prospectus Hit List: After the Storm

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Jay Jaffe

The Cubs and Angels assert themselves, and the dog days' midpoint begins to separate the pretenders from the October-bound.

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Team USA is dealt in, the Yankees begin hoarding chips, and the White Sox hold.

The idea of sending a baseball Dream Team to the Olympics has been dead a while now. Major League Baseball would never consider shutting down its season for two weeks to send an All-Star team to an Olympiad, and furthermore, baseball will be discontinued as an Olympic sport after next month's games in Beijing. The opening ceremonies are August 8, and the baseball competition will be held from August 13-23. Thus, baseball will be taking a back seat to a lot of other sports in the Olympics. You have to search to find the games on television, and strain even further to find much coverage online or in print.

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The eight premium players who might get dealt, and what it would take to get them.

CC Sabathia, Rich Harden, and Joe Blanton have already been dealt in a flurry of early activity, leaving many contenders playing from behind in the race to improve their team by the trade deadline. With three of the top arms off of the market, the list of trade targets is hitter-heavy. For pitching, there's really only Erik Bedard; everyone else you can think of is either on a good team or not an impact pitcher. Then again, the A's are 51-44 and have dealt away 40 percent of their rotation in the last 10 days, so maybe they'll move a third. Read on.

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