Cardinals Trade Allen Craig and Joe Kelly For John Lackey
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Cardinals Trade Allen Craig and Joe Kelly For John Lackey

The St. Louis Cardinals are adding their second starting pitcher in as many days. Jon Heyman reports that they have acquired John Lackey from the Boston Red Sox. Cards getting lackey — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 31, 2014 The Cardinals added Justin Masterson yesterday. The difference with this move is that Lackey is under control through the 2015 season, while Masterson is only with them in 2014. Nothing yet on who they gave...

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Ben Sheets is classic Moneyball

For some reason, pretty much every Pittsburgh Pirates forum I’ve checked has had some kind of topic or discussion about Ben Sheets signing with the Oakland Athletics for $10 M.  As with any Billy Beane move, the “Moneyball” debate gets brought up.  The only problem with this is that, despite tons of publication, and the existence of the book for about six or seven years, nobody really understands what...

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