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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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Turkey Day 3-Way Deal: Cubs meet the Mets and Arizona


The possibility that all three teams get needs filled are remote. As usually one team feels screwed, and therefore, would never do the deal at all. var docstoc_docid=”164403711″;var docstoc_title=”The AZ-Met-Cub Potential Trade Idea”;var docstoc_urltitle=”The AZ-Met-Cub Potential Trade Idea”; The AZ-Met-Cub … Continue reading

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