Biogenesis suspensions could affect trade deadline moves

Monday July 29th, 2013
Matt Garza's move to the Rangers has been one of the biggest trades ahead of the trade deadline.
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The consistency of the decline suggests two clear implications: fielders are, in fact, getting better and official scorers are growing more lenient in awarding hits on questionable plays, rather than ruling an error has occurred. One other possibility is that better information from spray charts has led to better defensive positioning -- especially in the last few years -- which in turn has helped fielders make easier plays.

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