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Peter Bendix

  • joined Apr 02, 2008
  • last login Feb 20, 2010
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No More Gray Squirrels

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  “Hey Peter,” my friend Marc asked me on a cold Boston day back in April, “do you have any interest in blogging about baseball?” I enjoyed writing and I enjoyed baseball, so I thought this would...

Rays sign Pat Burrell to a Steal of a Deal

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The Rays got quite a steal by signing Pat Burrell.

This is funny.

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I don't know how to sum this up. If you watch this and have any suggestions, feel free to post them...

Verducci Effect Update: 7 Risky Pitchers for 2009

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Identifying seven pitchers who may fall victim to the "Verducci Effect" because of the large increase in innings they pitched from 2007 to 2008.

Can the Royals win the AL Central?

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Examining the Royals's chances of winning the American League Central in 2009.

Giants sign Randy Johnson

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The Giants signing of Randy Johnson gives them an outside chance to compete in the NL West next year.

Yankees sign Mark Teixeira; Billy Beane Rejoices

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Mark Teixeira will provide a big boost for the Yankees, and his loss will be tough for the Angels to deal with.

Should the Padres Trade Adrian Gonzalez?

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Examining whether the Padres should deal their star first baseman, Adrian Gonzalez.

The JJ Putz Three-Way Trade

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Evaluating the three-way trade that sent JJ Putz to the New York Mets.

Just How Much of an Upgrade Are CC Sabathia and AJ Burnett?

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Even though they have already signed CC Sabathia and AJ Burnett, the New York Yankees should still sign Mark Teixeira.

Winter Meetings Roundup

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Analysis of all of the moves that occurred at the baseball Winter Meetings in Las Vegas.

K-Rod claims "experiment" with a changeup caused decrease in velocity.

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Apparently James Shields could throw 95 if he didn't rely on a changeup...

Anyone here?

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I'm in Las Vegas for the Winter Meetings. If you are too, and want to meet up to stand around and talk while we look at everyone else in the lobby, shoot me an e-mail. We may not be important, but...

Delmon Young on the move?

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So the Twins trade for Delmon Young, he performs slightly better for them than he did for the (Devil) Rays, and now they want to move him. This deal looks worse and worse for Minnesota.

The Javier Vazquez Trade: Great for the Braves, Questionable for the White Sox

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The recent trade in which the White Sox sent Javier Vazquez to the Braves was a great move for Atlanta, but a questionable one for Chicago.

Giants Steal...err, Sign Bobby Howry

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The Giants' signing of Bobby Howry is quite a steal for their bullpen.

The History of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

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The history of the antitrust exemption in major league baseball.

Marvin Miller and the How Free Agency Came to Baseball, Part II

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Part II of how Marvin Miller won the right for players to become free agents.

Marvin Miller and the How Free Agency Came to Baseball, Part I

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How Marvin Miller brought free agency to baseball, part I.

Is Jacoby Ellsbury the new Johnny Damon?

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Comparing Jacoby Ellsbury to Johnny Damon.

The History of the American and National League, Part II

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Part II of our look at the history of the American and National Leagues.

Trade Analysis: Coco Crisp for Ramon Ramirez

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An analysis of the trade that sent Coco Crisp to Kansas City and Ramon Ramirez to Boston.

Will we see another 70 home run hitter?

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What would it take for Chris Davis of the Texas Rangers to hit 70 home runs?

The History of the American and National League, Part I

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Part one of the history of the American and National League.

Yankees Should Sign Mark Teixeira

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Why the Yankees should sign Mark Teixeira, even after having traded for Nick Swisher.

Yankees Bought Low on Nick Swisher

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The White Sox's decision to trade Nick Swisher for such a small return is questionable.

The Best Defenses of the Last Five Years

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What teams have had the best defense over the last five years?

Surprise Surprise! Matt Holliday Traded to Oakland

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An analysis of the trade that sent Matt Holliday to Oakland, and Greg Smith, Huston Street, and Carlos Gonzalez to Colorado.

Greg Smith in Colorado is a Recipe for Disaster

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Greg Smith pitching in Coors Field is not a good idea.

Evaluating a Jake Peavy Trade

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Jake Peavy is likely going to be traded. Whoever acquires him will get a very good pitcher - but one fraught with injury and performance risk.

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