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Lance vs. Larry: Imitation is Flattery

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Is Lance Berkman the next Larry Walker? Check out the infographic and decide for yourself.

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American League Positional WAA, by Team

The graphic is a perfect example of where labels and data actually detract from the visual -- seeing the all the Mariners' positional players in the negatives is perfectly descriptive, and...

...this chart is just one more way of showing us what we already knew: the Twins had a talented...

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...this chart is just one more way of showing us what we already knew: the Twins had a talented squad in 2010. But there's also a by-product: replacing and replicating that talent might prove to be a challenge.

2010 Twins WAR Distribution | Jesse @ Twinkie Town Jesse uses BtB analysis to make conclusions about his 2010 Twins team.
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Changing the WAR

JD Sussman attempts a clean-up of Wins Above Replacement.

Franchise Leaders by WAR

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In 20 minutes, try and name the top five WAR totals for each franchise. Pitchers and previous locations/names included.

Can you spot the five guys NOT in the Hall of Fame? It's easy, I separated 'em for ya. :) Here's...

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Can you spot the five guys NOT in the Hall of Fame? It's easy, I separated 'em for ya. :) Here's the full post about guys elected to the Hall of Fame primarily for their defense. Guys like Brooks Robinson, Ozzie Smith, Bobby Wallace, John Ward, and Bid McPhee stand up as definite HOFers, with many others worthy of debate (and a couple aren't worth any debate at all). I almost made it through the whole post without comparing some HOFers to our friends Bill Dahlen, Lou Whitaker, Bobby Grich, Alan Trammell, and Ron Santo. Almost.

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How Efficient and Effective Were the Rockies in 2009?

This story was originally posted on Purple Row (where I write a weekly column called Purple Row Academy) and represents an update of sorts to articles that I wrote back in May on the concept of...

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1 Albert Pujols > 2 Casey Blakes (Or, All Wins Are Not Created Equal)

I'm a big believer in WAR, but something about it has been nagging at my brain for a while.  The WAR leaderboard tells us that Albert Pujols was worth 8.4 WAR ($38 million) in 2009, and that Casey...

Zack Greinke and the 11 Greatest Seasons Since Pedro's 1999

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Zack looked like he was going to "make history" back in May. You know, the history books that cite pitcher WAR. So, I checked it out using my usual tricks that are actually borrowed from other people: Colin Wyers' BsR-FIP (why isn't this used more?), PythagenPat, etc. to see how he stacked up, and in the meantime, I rank a number of other great seasons. And, yes, this includes some stuff from before the "FanGraphs Era" (2002-).

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Trade Value Calculator: Holliday Trades

Originally posted on Purple Row As most of you know, last Friday the St. Louis Cardinals acquired former Rockies LF Matt Holliday from the Oakland A's for prospects 1B/3B Brett Wallace, RHP...

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