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Analyze This is a new blog series in which special assistant Jesse Behr looks at a variety of intriguing and comparable stats that could stir up some discussion. Today, we’ll look at how a few key players have fared since getting dealt this past July in order of descending VORP:

Diamondbacks RHP Daniel Hudson

Traded on July 30th(from CHA)

6-1, 1.67 ERA, 0.90 WHIP, 59 SO in 64.2 IP

3.1 SNLVAR, 27.3 VORP

 

Phillies RHP Roy Oswalt

 

Traded on July 29th(from HOU)

7-1, 1.94 ERA, 0.95 WHIP, 61 SO in 69.2 IP

3.1 SNLVAR, 25.7 VORP

 

Angels RHP Dan Haren

Traded on July 25th(from ARI)

3-4, 3.12 ERA, 1.19 WHIP 65 SO in 75.0 IP

2.1 SNLVAR, 19.9 VORP

 

Cardinals RHP Jake Westbrook

Traded on July 31st(from SLN)

2-3, 3.26 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 42 SO in 58.0 IP

1.5 SNLVAR, 13.3 VORP

 

White Sox RHP Edwin Jackson

Traded on July 30th(from ARI)

3-2, 3.25 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, 59 SO in 55.1 IP

1.7 SNLVAR, 13.2 VORP

 

Yankees RHP Kerry Wood

Traded on July 31st(from CLE)

2-0, 0.44 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 24 SO in 20.2 IP

1.286 WXRL, 11.3 VORP

 

Padres INF Miguel Tejada

Traded on July 29th(from BAL)

190 PA, 7 HR, 24 RBI, .267/.321/.443

.087 MLVr, .281 TAv, 10.5 VORP

 

Pirates RHP James McDonald

Traded on July 31st(from LAN)

3-4, 3.49 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 44 SO in 49.0 IP

1.6 SNLVAR, 10.0 VORP

 

Braves SS Alex Gonzalez

Traded on July 14th(from TOR)

246 PA, 5 HR, 35 RBI, .267/.321/.418

0.31 MLVr, .265 TAv, 9.0 VORP

 

Tigers 3B Jhonny Peralta

Traded on July 28th(from CLE)

186 PA, 7 HR, 31 RBI, .271/.328/.440

0.38 MLVr, .276 TAv, 8.0 VORP

 

Giants LHP Javier Lopez

Trades on July 31st(from PIT)

2-0, 1.06 ERA, 0.59 WHIP 12 SO in 17.0 IP

1.039 WXRL, 7.9 VORP

 

Dodgers LHP Ted Lilly

Traded on July 31st(from CHC)

5-3, 4.12 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 52 SO in 54.2 IP

1.4 SNLVAR, 7.2 VORP

 

Twins RHP Matt Capps

Traded on July 30th(from WAS)

1-0, 2.45 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, 16 SO in 22.0 IP

13 SV, 1.774 WXRL, 6.1 VORP

 

Rangers LHP Cliff Lee

Traded on July 9th(from SEA)

3-5, 4.36 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 77 SO in 88.2 IP

1.1 SNLVAR, 7.9 VORP

 

Yankees 1B Lance Berkman

Traded on July 31st (from HOU)

84 PA, 0 HR, 5 RBI, .306 /.405/.389

.136 MLVr, .289 TAv, 4.4 VORP

 

Braves OF Rick Ankiel

Traded July 31st(from KC)

107 PA, 1 HR, 7 RBI, .204/.308/.301

-.182 MLVr, .230 TAv, -2.2 VORP

 

Padres OF Ryan Ludwick

Traded on July 31st(from SLN)

179 PA, 4 HR, 18 RBI, .237/.324/.353

-.056 MLVr, .259 TAv, -1.8 VORP

 

Of these players, who has been the most valuable to their new team? Who has been the least?