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First big trade chip goes to the Nationals

Last year the Nationals made their pitch to end their postseason drought by making an early trade on July 16th for Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson. That trade bolstered the Nationals bullpen but did not help them get past the Cubs in the 2017 NLDS though Doolittle and Madson did their part by limiting the …

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The Chris Taylor team

We like to think that what Chris Taylor is doing this year is kind of unique but is it? Seems like every team in baseball has a player who is doing things he’s never done before.  I decided to run through the league to see if I could build a team of Chris Taylors. This …

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Blazing Dodger Blue meets en fuego Royal Blue

A month ago the game was figuring out where the assorted Royals were going to end up. Cain, Hosmer, Moustakas, and Vargas were the primary names being bandied about.  I had even conjectured that Cain would be a good fit for the Dodgers given the struggles of Pederson and the uncertain status of the untested …

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