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    fWARconomics and the value of a win

    How much do teams pay for a win on the free agent market? In the 2014 off-season, about $7 million. Same as in 2013. Although there appears to be variation on how teams value wins, or at least the production that they're paying for.    A replacement level team is expected to win 47-48 games...
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    The curious case of Alejandro De Aza

    Since being acquired June 4, De Aza has played in nine of the team's ten games. He has had 23 PAs, hitting 182/217/227. On Sunday, he dropped a number of balls that a good fielder gets to. JBJ, meanwhile, has been hitting 335/406/497 in AAA. For those keeping score, that's by far the best OPS at...
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    Bogaerts' Defense Poll: Worthless Defense or Worthless Data?

    Folks reading this poll have probably watched Xander as much as anybody working for Baseball Info Solutions. Can we come to a consensus on what kind of shortstop he's been defensively, to this point? Ignore what he'll become, what has he done for us lately?