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New York, New York: The Big Apple Needs A Big SS Name Castro


Recent reports out of the East Village shows interest in 24-yr. old SS Starlin Castro, the 3-time All Star, 3-4WAR player of the Cubs in his good seasons. According to John Harper, NY Daily News: “Neither team is going anywhere … Continue reading

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The Usual Suspects: Samardzija’s Value v. Target Teams


Last post, I discussed that Samardzija is a solid #2 starter based on peripherals and expected WAR. His value is about 10 WAR for two seasons – this accounted by the surplus value of his contract as an arb player … Continue reading

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Scott Kazmir: Oakland A’s Swoop In; Take A Chance


It’s no secret Oakland is a smart franchise. Even without the resources, they somehow get a competitive team on the field, finding value in a wide variety of ways. That’s why it was no surprise they landed Scott Kazmir to … Continue reading

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Baseball: Mid 2007 Predictions for the playoffs


No, I’m not Sara Freder, so I won’t grant you insight into your future by using talismans and crystal balls for $39.99, but I figure I can look at the halfway point of a baseball season and figure who will … Continue reading

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