1. Oakland A's Get Good News About Andrew Bailey

    The Oakland A’s have had a pretty productive offseason so far as they try to improve on their .500 record from 2010. Of course one of the keys on improving on that record is the development of their offense...

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  2. Chicago White Sox: Sorting Out the Bullpen in 2011

    The big news out of the Chicago White Sox camp this offseason was their acquisition of Adam Dunn . Dunn finally gives the White Sox the left-handed presence they have wanted for the past couple of seasons...

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  3. Cincinnati Reds: Edgar Renteria vs. Paul Janish

    The Cincinnati Reds made some news this week when they signed Edgar Renteria to a one-year, $2.1 million contract. The deal also allows Renteria to make another $900,000 in incentives...

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  4. Tampa Bay Rays, Chicago Cubs Complete Trade for Matt Garza

    “Now let’s make this an evening Lovers for a night, lovers for tonight Stay here with me, love, tonight Just for an evening When we make Our passion pictures ...

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  5. Washington Nationals Sign Adam LaRoche

    Can someone please tell the Washington Nationals they need starting pitching? Do they not realize that their No. 1 starter is Livan Hernandez ? I really have no idea what the Nationals game plan was or is this offseason...

    Adam Bernacchio Written by Adam Bernacchio about over 3 years ago 299 reads 2 comments

  6. Dan Uggla Signs Extension With the Atlanta Braves

    If you had to name the three players in Major League Baseball who have been associated with the term “contract extension” over the past three or four seasons, who would ...

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  7. Baseball Hall of Fame Debate: John Olerud vs. Don Mattingly

    With the Hall of Fame fresh in everyone’s head, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at two first basemen who played in New York. One player received 13.6 percent of the vote or 79 total votes...

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  8. Boston Red Sox Claim Texas Rangers Catcher Max Ramirez Off Waivers

    Did Boston Red Sox GM Theo Epstein have a coupon to buy one underachieving Texas Rangers catcher and get one free? Last year, the Red Sox traded for Jarrod Saltalamacchia ...

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  9. Roberto Alomar And Bert Blyleven Get Elected To Baseball Hall of Fame

    I don’t think there has been a player’s Hall of Fame candidacy debated as much as Bert Blyleven’s...

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  10. Baltimore Orioles Reach Agreement with Kevin Gregg

    I really have liked the moves the Baltimore Orioles have made in the offseason so far. This last move they made? Well, not so much. The Orioles signed RHP Kevin Gregg to a two-year, $10 million contract...

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  11. Octavio Dotel the Latest Toronto Blue Jays Closer

    Do you realize that Billy Koch was the last pitcher to lead the Toronto Blue Jays in saves in back-to-back seasons? That was all the way back during the 2000 and 2001 seasons...

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  12. MLB: Ghost of Moonlight Graham Fan Confidence Graphs Are Here

    We promised some new features on New Year's Day, and we didn’t waste any time in delivering. Today we have introduced Fan Confidence Graphs to The Ghost of Moonlight Graham...

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  13. Boston Red Sox Bring Back Hideki Okajima

    When searching for a veteran left-handed reliever, Boston Red Sox GM Theo Epstein had two options. He could have spent $15 million on three years of Brian Fuentes or he could have brought back Hideki Okajima for one-year at a minimal salary...

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  14. Baltimore Orioles Sign First Baseman Derrek Lee, Continue to Upgrade Offense

    Outside of the Milwaukee Brewers improving their starting rotation, I don’t think there is a team in baseball that improved one aspect of their team more than the Baltimore Orioles improved their infield...

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  15. Seattle Mariners' David Aardsma To Have Hip Surgery

    Life is pretty funny sometimes. I was sitting in my office late in the afternoon thinking about what I was going to write about tonight...

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  16. Hall Of Fame Debate: Barry Larkin Vs. Alan Trammell

    Earlier in the week, I filled out my Hall of Fame ballot here at The Ghost of Moonlight Graham . If I had a vote, I would put Bert Blyleven, Roberto Alomar, Edgar Martinez and Tim Raines in the 2011 class of the HOF...

    Adam Bernacchio Written by Adam Bernacchio about over 3 years ago 1,232 reads 13 comments

  17. Takashi Saito Signs with the Milwaukee Brewers

    The Milwaukee Brewers are leaving no stone unturned as they head into the 2011 baseball season. They already addressed their starting rotation in a major way when they acquired both Shaun Marcum and Zack Greinke via trades...

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  18. Joe Blanton's Trade Market: Who Wants the Philadelphia Phillies Righty?

    The weather here in the northeast is unbelievable. I hope everyone is staying safe and not trying to travel in this snowstorm and the aftermath of it...

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  19. MLB Hall of Fame: Filling Out the 2011 Ballot

    With the 2011 Hall of Fame class set to be announced on January 5, the Twitter universe has been full of debate as to who belongs and who doesn’t...

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  20. San Diego Padres Sign Brad Hawpe

    Don’t fret about the loss of Adrian Gonzalez, San Diego Padres fans, you now have Brad Hawpe to replace him and play first base...

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  21. Texas Rangers Sign Arthur Rhodes

    When searching for lefties for his bullpen, Texas Rangers’ GM Jon Daniels must believe in the phrase “Age is just a number...

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  22. Colorado Rockies Acquire Matt Lindstrom From Houston Astros

    Whether it be starting rotation help or bullpen help, the Colorado Rockies have been searching for any type of pitching help this offseason...

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  23. Los Angeles Dodgers: Who's In Left for the Team in 2011?

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have done a lot of good things this offseason. I like the Ted Lilly and Jon Garland signings and I thought they got Hiroki Kur0da and Matt Guerrier (all things considered) at a reasonable cost...

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  24. Jason Bartlett Trade From the Tampa Bay Rays Perspective

    Last week, I covered the Jason Bartlett trade to the San Diego Padres from the Padres’ perspective...

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  25. Washington Nationals: Thoughts on the Josh Willingham Trade

    There has been a lot going on in baseball this winter, so I didn’t get a chance to comment on the Josh Willingham to the Oakland A’s trade...

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