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May 19, 2017 12:41 pm

TDGX Transactions: Week 7

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J.J. Jansons

Tommy Pham has legs. Do you know Yanio Perez? What's Max Scherzer's trade value?

The Dynasty Guru Experts League is a 20-team (40-man roster) 5x5 rotisserie dynasty league founded by BP managing editor Bret Sayre in 2014. It is intended to satisfy the deep-league needs of all, down to just the right amount of Alexi Amarista. We roster 23 starters (C/1B/2B/3B/SS/MI/CI, along with two additional utility hitters, five outfielders and nine pitchers). We also roster seven bench slots and have 10 spots designated for minor leaguers, although a quick scan of the league finds that most teams utilize most of their bench spots for additional prospects. That means that there are an additional 100-120 prospects that are rostered above the 200 spots reserved for them.

These write-ups are intended to pair nicely with Mike Gianella’s Expert FAAB Review, as we will look at each week’s TDGX free-agent acquisitions, as well as include thoughts on every major trade that occurs during the season. The yearly budget for free-agent transactions is $100, with $0 bids allowed for major leaguers and prospects.

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August 6, 2015 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Operation Dombrowski Drop

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R.J. Anderson

Dave Dombrowski moves on from the Tigers, the A's keep on churning, and Daniel Nava lands in Florida.



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July 17, 2015 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: A Thin Reed

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Christopher Crawford and R.J. Anderson

The Dodgers are through with Chris Reed, the Reds claim Donn Roach, and more moves.



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Is Toronto doomed due to their waiver claims?

The Blue Jays are dealing with a tumultuous start to their season. R.A. Dickey and Josh Johnson have endured rough starts, Jose Bautista's biggest blast involved umpires, and, on Friday night, Jose Reyes suffered a severely sprained ankle. The injury will cost Reyes potentially the next three months and opens a spot on the roster for Munenori Kawasaki, who hit .192/.257/.202 last season for the Mariners. Everything that could go wrong is seemingly going wrong. But were there warning signs about the quality of the Jays' roster even before Reyes' injury?

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Ben and Sam discuss whether a team should have claimed Joe Mauer, what he's worth, and what his future will look like, then talk about the end of Erik Bedard's stay in Pittsburgh and how sad it is when a guy who's always either good or injured goes bad.

Ben and Sam discuss whether a team should have claimed Joe Mauer, what he's worth, and what his future will look like, then talk about the end of Erik Bedard's stay in Pittsburgh and how sad it is when a guy who's always either good or injured goes bad.

Episode 32: "Joe Mauer and his Contract Clear Waivers/The Demise of Erik Bedard"

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Oakland gets a new shortstop for the stretch run, as the Diamondbacks dump some cash commitments.



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A look at the Kurt Suzuki deal and the Indians DFAing Damon and Lowe.



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July 1, 2010 12:05 pm

Contractual Matters: Optional Waivers

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Jeff Euston and Eric Seidman

Explaining a seldom-used and confusing procedure that enables a club to quickly clear a roster spot.

When Scott Mathieson made his major-league debut approximately four years ago, the Philadelphia Phillies were a very different team. David Bell played third base, Aaron Rowand patrolled center field, and the three-headed monster of Mike Lieberthal, Sal Fasano and Chris Coste were the catchers. Mathieson, a 22-year old flamethrower, had shown plenty of promise but was still in need of some seasoning, which made things all the more disappointing when he fell prey to the injury bug and had to go under the knife for surgery on his ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow. The road back has been tenuous, as rehabilitation was stunted by the need for a second Tommy John surgery. After successfully rehabbing from the second surgery, Mathieson found himself a minor-league reliever with fans clamoring for his presence on the big club’s roster.

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November 10, 2008 5:37 pm

Transaction Analysis: NL Roundup

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Christina Kahrl

October activity and November notes from the senior circuit's shuffling of their rosters.

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October 17, 2006 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: September 29-October 16, 2006

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Christina Kahrl

Christina turns her attention to the teams that have fired up the hot stove and stopped waiting 'til next year--next year's already here for 27 of them.

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June 16, 2005 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: May 24-June 12, 2005

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Christina Kahrl

The Cubs shuffle through pitching options, the Brewers have one of the most interesting rosters in the game, and the Dodgers fight through injuries as they try to stay in the race. This and much more in Transaction Analysis.

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November 3, 2004 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: September 30-October 26, 2004

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Christina Kahrl

Chris Kahrl reflects on the careers of Rico Brogna and Robin Ventura, examines the hires of Omar Minaya and Mike Hargrove, and stumps for an improved system of professional development in Major League Baseball. These and other musings in today's Transaction Analysis.

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