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August 24, 2011

The Lineup Card – 11 Disastrous Acquisitions: BP’s staff makes their picks — 11 player acquisitions that backfired spectacularly.

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August 4, 2011

Who Gets the Scoop? Number of Correct, First Reported Deals in July: BtB’s Dave Gershman compiled his “Scoop Standings’ for the trade deadline — which reporters were on top of deals first?

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August 3, 2011

Visualizing Edwin Jackson’s Trade History: Fangraphs’ Steve Slowinski posts an interesting visualization that combines Jackson’s transactions and production over time.

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July 20, 2011

Five Moves That Could Help ($): Following up on his piece about post-lockout transactions that could hurt teams, BP’s Kevin Pelton looks at underrated moves that could pay instant dividends for teams.

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July 18, 2011

Two Baseball-Reference Additions: Baseball-Reference has added a Franchise-to-Franchise Trade Finder, as well as a Milestone Watch to track upcoming player accomplishments.

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Five Moves That Could Spell Trouble ($): Kevin Pelton of BP reads the tea leaves and identifies a handful of potential post-lockout transactions that could unwittingly sink teams.

July 15, 2011

Sizing Up Trade Needs in the A.L. East: Writing for the NY Times, B-R’s Sean Forman breaks down the strengths/weaknesses of the Red Sox, Yankees, & Rays, and looks for areas where each could upgrade at the trade deadline.

July 12, 2011

The Brewer Shortstop Problem™: Fangraphs’ Carson Cistulli reviews Milwaukee’s upgrade options at SS, including a neat trade-target chart that plots availability vs. talent.

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July 11, 2011

The Busiest Parts of the Season: From Weak Side Awareness, research into the “busiest” stages of a typical NBA season (in terms of transactions).

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July 6, 2011

Cubs WAR by Acquisition Type: Bobby Aguilera of the Baseball Reality Tour looks at the WAR Chicago is receiving from each type of acquisition.

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June 24, 2011

Flyers’ moves make no sense: Unfavorable assessments of Philly’s recent transactions, from Hockey Prospectus and Artic Ice Hockey/BtN.

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May 9, 2011

Player Personnel Executives: New data from Basketball-Reference — historical GMs/personnel execs listed for each team in NBA history.

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May 3, 2011

Transactions Updated: The Baseball Gauge has added Retrosheet transaction data to their site.

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April 28, 2011

“Player Trees” from The Platoon Advantage: Check out these ‘player trees’, graphical depictions of how Chuck Knoblauch and Glenn Davis are still affecting the Twins and Astros, respectively.