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F.A.T. Alert Update: How good is Matt Murton, really?

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Matt Murton has been DFAed. Is he worth a waiver claim? Yes. Yes he is.

F.A.T. Alert: Matt Murton DFAed

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What team will be smart enough to claim him off of waivers? Better yet: which teams will be dumb enough not to? I have a hard time seeing how, between his hitting and defense, he isn't at least a league average player, but what do I know compared to the geniuses who have willingly run players like Jeff Francoeur, Josh Anderson, Garrett Anderson, and Jose Guillen out there every day? [h/t: Greg Schaum]

Transactions Worth Mentioning: Littleton, Wing, Tazawa

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Rangers trade Wes Littleton to Boston for two players to be named later or cash. Imagine my surprise when, right before I went to hit submit, a trade went down. The only weakness the Red Sox had...

Brewers Sign R.J. Swindle

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It's time to scratch off one of the more promising freely available LOOGYs today. The Milwaukee Brewers have signed R.J. Swindle to a one-year major league deal. The contract is apparently a split...

Transactions Worth Mentioning: Larrison, Aquino, Sanches

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Nationals sign LHP Preston Larrison I absolutely love this move for Washington. Call him Chris Schroder deluxe. Larrison finally found his way out of the American League Central after a season...

F.A.T.: Hitters

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Finally we reach the pure mashers who won't add much in the field. Wes Bankston via cache.daylife.com  32 year old Brian Myrow is a sad case of a guy never really getting a shot. Sure, he's...

F.A.T.: Fielders

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These are the Omar Vizquels/John McDonalds of the world. All the leather you could want with none of the bat. I've added in a few "real" free agents that should go for cheap deals. Also, Jayson Nix...

F.A.T.: LOOGYs

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Which freely available lefties should make good situational relievers?

We Just Lost a Piece of F.A.T.

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Scratch Josh Phelps off of your wishlists, he was signed to a MiLD (with invite to spring training) by the...Giants(?). Huh. I hope the Giants sign Eric Hinske too, and reunite the 2002 teammates...

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