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A's make bold Choice, pick up Gentry from Rangers

During a busy twenty four hours in Oakland, the A's sent Michael Choice to their division rivals for defensive standout Craig Gentry. On the surface, it might not look like a classic Billy Beane deal. Don't let that fool you.

Dayton Moore signs on for two more years in KC

Kansas City has extended general manager Dayton Moore through the 2016 season. Royals fans don't seem to be too thrilled about the move, but should they be?

Dodgers should trade Andre Ethier to the Mariners

The Mariners need offense and better outfielders while the Dodgers need to move an outfielder to clear space, so why not solve both team's problems with one simple trade?

Jhonny Peralta lands in St. Louis

Despite missing 50 of the final 53 regular season games, Jhonny Peralta parlayed a strong 2013 and thin market for shortstops into a four year deal with the Cardinals.

The shift in coaching staffs

Don't look now, but more and more teams are adding unconventional positions to their coaching staffs. Can we expect further innovation in the future?

Nick Punto's signing could net Cards a shortstop

The Athletics have opened themselves up to more possibilities, and thus allows them to explore more uncharted territory. Could that help the Cardinals search for an infielder?

The Cy Young case for Koji Uehara

Given that the American League Cy Young award finalists have been announced, we can say with certainty that Koji Uehara won't be bringing home the hardware this year. More importantly though, should he be?

Fielding, defense, and Gold Gloves: A discussion

Everyone has an opinion when it comes to baseball awards, especially since advanced metrics became more widespread. It leads to discussions, arguments, and debates. The Gold Glove awards are no different.

The baseball gods punish John Farrell

The story of Game 3 will certainly be the obstruction call that ended it, but John Farrell set the play in motion with his late game managerial decisions.

St. Louis Cardinals & Defensive Metrics

Despite one of the best fielding percentages in baseball, does St. Louis have a clear disadvantage with the leather in the World Series?

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