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A Cautionary Tale About Shortstops

In December of 1981, San Diego Padres general manager Jack McKeon went to the winter meetings looking to add some power to a punchless Padres offense. His team had finished dead last in the National League West...
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Grading John Mozeliak – Offseason 2012-2013

Baseball fans and analysts like to bark and whine about every trade at the moment they're made, but trades and other moves are fluid things that improve or deteriorate over time. That is why we revisit and rean...
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Armchair GM: Offseason edition

As  off season is officially here, this got me thinking about all of the different needs that the Cardinals have, not just the Albert Pujols negotiations but some other major issues as well. The Cardinals ar...
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Spoiled Brat?

Why is it that a manager has so much control of the team that he chooses which players can stay and which players can be traded? Tony La Russa the Cardinals future Hall of Fame manager, is one of the biggest sp...