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    Player Rating FAQ by Rashidi

    Version: 1.1 | Updated: 09/27/04 | Printable Version | Search Guide | Bookmark Guide

    MVP Baseball 2004
    Player Rating FAQ
    Version 1.1
    An FAQ by Rashidi
    E-Mail: rashidi@aol.com or johnmarkisch@hotmail.com
    
    Table of Contents
    I.    Introduction
    II.   Legal Information
    III.  Version Updates
    IV.   Progress Review
    V.    How do the ratings work?
    VI.   The ratings
          Anaheim Angels
          Arizona Diamondbacks
          Atlanta Braves
          Baltimore Orioles
          Boston Red Sox
          Chicago Cubs
          Chicago White Sox
          Cincinnati Reds
          Cleveland Indians
          Colorado Rockies
          Detroit Tigers
          Florida Marlins
          Houston Astros
          Kansas City Royals
          Los Angeles Dodgers
          Milwaukee Brewers
          Minnesota Twins
          Montreal Expos
          New York Mets
          New York Yankees
          Oakland Athletics
          Philadelphia Phillies
          Pittsburgh Pirates
          San Diego Padres
          San Francisco Giants
          Seattle Mariners
          St. Louis Cardinals
          Tampa Bay Devil Rays
          Texas Rangers
          Toronto Blue Jays
    VII.  Created Players (aka the CAPs section)
          A. Current Players
          B. Former Players
          C. Players adjusted to a specific year
    VIII. Roster updates
    IX.   Depth Charts
    XII.  Created Teams
    XIII. Questions and Answers
    XIV.  Credits 
    XV.   Links
          A. Baseball related websites
          B. MVP Baseball or EA Sports related websites
          C. Player websites
    XVI.  Closing
    
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    I. Introduction
    
    Welcome to the Player Rating FAQ, written by Rashidi.  The purpose of 
    this FAQ is to update the ratings of the players in the game, to make 
    them as accurate as possible by taking multiple factors into account, 
    and to educate readers on MLB history.
    
    Any updates to player ratings or major changes to the FAQ will be 
    listed in the Updates section.  Check it whenever a new version comes 
    out.
    
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    II. Legal Information
    
    This FAQ was made 100% by me, John "Rashidi" Markisch.  You may not 
    take it in whole or in part and claim it as your own.  You may not 
    alter it in any way, even if you ask me first, and that includes 
    putting it in HTML format.  Do not post this document on your site 
    unless you have express consent by me.  You must ask for my permission 
    if you want to add any of my ratings to a roster file that you intend 
    to post on the Internet.  This guide is not official, nor is it 
    authorized by EA Sports. 
    
    Currently, the following websites have permission to post my FAQ use or 
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    If want to host my FAQ on your site, all you have to do is e-mail me, 
    or contact me at a GameFAQs message board, and I'll consider it.
    
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    more information.
    
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    III. Version Updates 
    
    Version 1.1 (9/27/04)
    Added Victor Martinez, Matt Lawton, Mark Bellhorn, Adam Dunn, Sean 
    Casey, Johnny Estrada, Ken Griffey Jr.
    Edited Albert Pujols, Wily Mo Pena.
    
    Version 1.0 (9/19/04)
    Put out the layout of the FAQ to get it up there.
    Added Ivan Rodriguez, Jason Phillips, Albert Pujols, Todd Helton, 
    Carlos Delgado, Jeff Bagwell, Jim Thome, Jason Giambi, Frank Thomas, 
    Richie Sexson, Mike Piazza, Lyle Overbay, John Olerud, Eric Valent, 
    Danny Garcia, Shea Hillenbrand, Ty Wigginton, Sean Burroughs, Todd 
    Zeile, Brandon Larson, Derek Jeter, Jose Reyes, Khalil Greene, Mike 
    Cameron, Jay Payton, Bernie Williams, Wily Mo Pena, Gerald Williams, 
    Barry Bonds, Cliff Floyd, Bobby Abreu, and Jae Weong Seo.
    Created Kazuo Matsui, David Wright.
    
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    IV. Progress Review
    
    Here is the list of the players I have edited so far, alphabetized by 
    last name.
    
    Bobby Abreu (PHI)
    Mark Bellhorn (BOS)
    Barry Bonds (SF)
    Sean Burroughs (SD)
    Mike Cameron (NYM)
    Sean Casey (CIN)
    Carlos Delgado (TOR)
    Adam Dunn (CIN)
    Johnny Estrada (ATL)
    Danny Garcia (NYM)
    Jason Giambi (NYY)
    Khalil Greene (SD)
    Ken Griffey Jr. (CIN)
    Shea Hillenbrand (ARI)
    Derek Jeter (NYY)
    Brandon Larson (CIN)
    Matt Lawton (CLE)
    Victor Martinez (CLE)
    Kazuo Matsui (NYM) CREATE
    John Olerud (NYY)
    Lyle Overbay (MIL)
    Wily Mo Pena (CIN)
    Jay Payton (SD)
    Jason Phillips (NYM)
    Mike Piazza (NYM)
    Albert Pujols (STL) 
    Ivan Rodriguez (DET)
    Jae Weong Seo (NYM)
    Richie Sexson (ARI)
    Frank Thomas (CWS)
    Jim Thome (PHI)
    Eric Valent (NYM)
    Ty Wigginton (PIT)
    Gerald Williams (NYM)
    David Wright (NYM) CREATE
    Todd Zeile (NYM)
    
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    V. How do the ratings work?
    
    First, what are the rating categories? 
    
    (Note: What I am listing the rating as will be in parenthesize).
    
    Value (Value)
    Contact vs RHP (RHP Contact)
    Contact vs LHP (LHP Contact)
    Power vs RHP (RHP Power)
    Power vs LHP (LHP Power)
    Bunting (Bunting)
    Plate Discipline (Discipline)
    Durability (Durability)
    Speed (Speed)
    Stealing Tendency (Stealing)
    Baserunning Ability (Baserunning)
    Fielding (Fielding)
    Range (Range)
    Throwing Strength (Strength)
    Throwing Accuracy (Accuracy)
    
    Now, what do the ratings do?
    
    Contact vs RHP - 
    Contact vs LHP - 
    Power vs RHP - 
    Power vs LHP - 
    Bunting - 
    Plate Discipline - 
    Durability - 
    Speed - 
    Stealing Tendency - 
    Baserunning Ability - 
    Fielding - 
    Range - 
    Throwing Strength - 
    Throwing Accuracy - 
    
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    VI. The ratings
    
    Ratings will be done in descending order, from highest overall, to 
    lowest overall.  This should work best, because the top players are the 
    ones most of you will want to edit first.  Doing it by team is bad, 
    because players change teams a lot, especially in the offseason.
    
    If you want to find the ratings for specific players, Ctrl + F is your 
    best friend.  Seriously.  If you ever complain about not being able to 
    find something in an FAQ, it means you are computer illiterate, because 
    Ctrl + F is very easy.  Press the Ctrl key.  Hold it.  Then press F.  
    Then enter the name of something you are searching for.  Make sure you 
    can spell it correctly.
    
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    Anaheim Angels
    
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    Arizona Diamondbacks
    
    Richie Sexson
    Value 760 (up from 661)
    RHP-Contact 75
    LHP-Contact 75
    RHP-Power 87 (up from 85)
    LHP-Power 92 (up from 89)
    Bunting 0
    Discipline 80
    Durability 80
    Speed 57
    Stealing 0
    Baserunning 0
    Fielding 70
    Range 70
    Strength 65
    Accuracy 65
    First Position: 1B
    Second Position: DH (from None)
    Jersey Number: 11
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 29 
    Years Pro: 8
    All-Star selections: 2 (2002-2003)
    Postseason Experience: LCS 1x, DS 2x (9 games, 1-2 record)
    Former Teams: Indians (279), Brewers (534)
    Current Team: Diamondbacks (23)
    
    Shea Hillenbrand
    Value 496
    RHP-Contact 78
    LHP-Contact 83
    RHP-Power 71
    LHP-Power 67
    Bunting 20
    Discipline 55
    Durability 75
    Speed 52
    Stealing 20
    Baserunning 75
    Fielding 40
    Range 55
    Strength 75
    Accuracy 65
    First Position: 3B
    Second Position: 1B
    Jersey Number: 28
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 28 
    Years Pro: 4
    All-Star selections: 1 (2002)
    Postseason Experience: None 
    Former Teams: Red Sox (344)
    Current Team: Diamondbacks (85)
    
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    Atlanta Braves
    
    Johnny Estrada (NEW-Add)
    Value 628 (up from 166)
    RHP-Contact 93 (up from 62)
    LHP-Contact 73 (up from 48)
    RHP-Power 61 (up from 40)
    LHP-Power 60 (up from 46)
    Bunting 50
    Discipline 50
    Durability 70 (up from 65)
    Speed 45
    Stealing 0
    Baserunning 0
    Fielding 70
    Range 75
    Strength 75
    Accuracy 70
    First Position: C
    Second Position: None
    Jersey Number: 23
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Switch
    Age: 28
    Years Pro: 4
    All-Star selections: 1 (2004)
    Postseason Experience: None
    Former Teams: Phillies (99)
    Current Team: Braves (16)
    
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    Baltimore Orioles
    
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    Boston Red Sox
    
    Mark Bellhorn (NEW-Add)
    Value 529 (up from 232)
    RHP-Contact 60 (up from 53)
    LHP-Contact 81 (up from 56)
    RHP-Power 69 (up from 40)
    LHP-Power 74 (up from 58)
    Bunting 10
    Discipline 90
    Durability 65 (up from 60)
    Speed 60
    Stealing 75
    Baserunning 65
    Fielding 50
    Range 65
    Strength 65
    Accuracy 65
    First Position: 2B (from 3B)
    Second Position: IF
    Jersey Number: 12 (from 26)
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Switch
    Age: 29 
    Years Pro: 7
    Postseason Experience: None 
    Former Teams: Athletics (126), Cubs (197), Rockies (48)
    Current Team: Red Sox
    
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    Chicago Cubs
    
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    Chicago White Sox
    
    Frank Thomas
    Value 661
    RHP-Contact 75
    LHP-Contact 75
    RHP-Power 85
    LHP-Power 89
    Bunting 0
    Discipline 80
    Durability 80
    Speed 57
    Stealing 0
    Baserunning 0
    Fielding 70
    Range 70
    Strength 65
    Accuracy 65
    First Position: 1B
    Second Position: DH
    Jersey Number: 35
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 35 
    Years Pro: 
    All-Star selections: 
    Most Valuable Player: 
    Postseason Experience: 
    Current Team: White Sox
    
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    Cincinnati Reds
    
    Adam Dunn (NEW-Add)
    Value 925 (up from 562)
    RHP-Contact 70 (up from 60)
    LHP-Contact 63 (up from 51)
    RHP-Power 97 (up from 85)
    LHP-Power 83
    Bunting 55
    Discipline 99
    Durability 80
    Speed 76
    Stealing 70 (down from 80)
    Baserunning 75
    Fielding 65
    Range 75
    Strength 75
    Accuracy 75
    First Position: LF
    Second Position: 1B (from RF)
    Jersey Number: 44
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Left
    Age: 24 
    Years Pro: 4
    All-Star selections: 1 (2002)
    Postseason Experience: None
    Current Team: Reds (340)
    
    Ken Griffey Jr. (NEW-Add)
    Value 760 (up from 661)
    RHP-Contact 75 (up from 70)
    LHP-Contact 56 (down from 62)
    RHP-Power 93 (up from 85)
    LHP-Power 86
    Bunting 30
    Discipline 80
    Durability 40 (down from 50)
    Speed 61
    Stealing 20 (down from 30)
    Baserunning 65
    Fielding 95
    Range 75
    Strength 75
    Accuracy 85
    First Position: CF
    Second Position: OF
    Jersey Number: 30
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Left
    Age: 34 
    Years Pro: 16
    All-Star selections: 12 (1990-2000, 2004)
    All-Star MVP: 1 (1992)
    AL Gold Glove (OF): 10 (1990-1999)
    Most Valuable Player: 1 (1997)
    Postseason Experience: LCS 1x, DS 2x (15 games, 1-2 record)
    Former Teams: Mariners (1535)
    Current Team: Reds (462)
    
    Sean Casey (NEW-Add)
    Value 760 (up from 496)
    RHP-Contact 94 (up from 78)
    LHP-Contact 82 (down from 90)
    RHP-Power 71 (up from 60)
    LHP-Power 71 (up from 58)
    Bunting 30
    Discipline 70
    Durability 60
    Speed 51
    Stealing 10
    Baserunning 75
    Fielding 75
    Range 50
    Strength 65
    Accuracy 65
    First Position: 1B
    Second Position: None
    Jersey Number: 21
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Left
    Age: 30 
    Years Pro: 8
    All-Star selections: 3 (1999, 2001, 2004)
    Postseason Experience: None
    Former Teams: Indians (6)
    Current Team: Reds (792)
    
    Wily Mo Pena (NEW-Edit)
    Value 694 (up from 331)
    RHP-Contact 62
    LHP-Contact 80 (up from 56)
    RHP-Power 84 (up from 58)
    LHP-Power 90 (up from 58)
    Bunting 55
    Discipline 50
    Durability 65
    Speed 65
    Stealing 20 (up from 0)
    Baserunning 0
    Fielding 55
    Range 70 (up from 60)
    Strength 70 (up from 60)
    Accuracy 60
    First Position: CF
    Second Position: OF
    Jersey Number: 26
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 22 
    Years Pro: 3
    Postseason Experience: None
    Current Team: Reds (93)
    
    Brandon Larson
    Value 199 (up from 166)
    RHP-Contact 58 (up from 42)
    LHP-Contact 44
    RHP-Power 51 (up from 45)
    LHP-Power 41
    Bunting 55
    Discipline 70
    Durability 70
    Speed 65
    Stealing 0
    Baserunning 40
    Fielding 55
    Range 60
    Strength 60
    Accuracy 60
    First Position: 3B
    Second Position: LF
    Jersey Number: 16
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 27 
    Years Pro: 4
    Postseason Experience: None
    Current Team: Reds (109)
    
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    Cleveland Indians
    
    Victor Martinez (NEW-Add)
    Value 562 (up from 364)
    RHP-Contact 82
    LHP-Contact 76 (up from 72)
    RHP-Power 79 (up from 42)
    LHP-Power 71 (up from 52)
    Bunting 30
    Discipline 70
    Durability 65 (up from 55)
    Speed 56
    Stealing 0
    Baserunning 0
    Fielding 65
    Range 60
    Strength 80
    Accuracy 70
    First Position: C
    Second Position: None
    Jersey Number: 41
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Switch
    Age: 25 
    Years Pro: 3
    All-Star selections: 1 (2004)
    Postseason Experience: None
    Current Team: Indians (61)
    
    Matt Lawton (NEW-Add)
    Value 529 (up from 364)
    RHP-Contact 80 (up from 75)
    LHP-Contact 67 (up from 54)
    RHP-Power 69 (up from 65)
    LHP-Power 68 (up from 56)
    Bunting 50
    Discipline 85
    Durability 65
    Speed 73 (up from 68)
    Stealing 80 (up from 75)
    Baserunning 65
    Fielding 75
    Range 70
    Strength 65
    Accuracy 75
    First Position: RF
    Second Position: OF
    Jersey Number: 11
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Left
    Age: 32 
    Years Pro: 10
    All-Star selections: 1 (2000)
    Postseason Experience: None
    Former Teams: Twins (771), Mets (48)
    Current Team: Indians (213)
    
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    Colorado Rockies
    
    Todd Helton
    Value 1387
    RHP-Contact 96
    LHP-Contact 95
    RHP-Power 94
    LHP-Power 88
    Bunting 10
    Discipline 90
    Durability 95
    Speed 55
    Stealing 20
    Baserunning 70
    Fielding 85
    Range 75
    Strength 75
    Accuracy 80
    First Position: 1B
    Second Position: None
    Jersey Number: 17
    Throws: Left
    Bats: Left
    Age: 30 
    Years Pro: 8
    All-Star selections: 5 (2000-2004)
    NL Gold Glove (1B): 2 (2001, 2002)
    Postseason Experience: None
    Current Team: Rockies (981)
    
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    Detroit Tigers
    
    Ivan Rodriguez
    Value 892
    RHP-Contact 81
    LHP-Contact 97
    RHP-Power 67
    LHP-Power 74
    Bunting 60
    Discipline 60
    Durability 50
    Speed 69
    Stealing 60
    Baserunning 75
    Fielding 80
    Range 90
    Strength 95
    Accuracy 99
    First Position: C
    Second Position: None
    Jersey Number: 7
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 32
    Years Pro: 14
    All-Star selections: 10 (1992-2001)
    AL Most Valuable Player: 1 (1999)
    AL Gold Glove (C): 10 (1992-2001)
    NLCS MVP: 1 (2003)
    Postseason Experience: WS 1x, LCS 1x, DS 4x (1 ring, 27 games, 3-3 
    record)
    Former Teams: Rangers (1479), Marlins (144)
    Current Team: Tigers
    
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    Florida Marlins
    
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    Houston Astros
    
    Jeff Bagwell
    Value 727
    RHP-Contact 77
    LHP-Contact 88
    RHP-Power 81
    LHP-Power 89
    Bunting 40
    Discipline 85
    Durability 95
    Speed 62
    Stealing 60
    Baserunning 80
    Fielding 85
    Range 65
    Strength 60
    Accuracy 60
    First Position: 1B
    Second Position: None
    Jersey Number: 5
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right 
    Age: 35 
    Years Pro: 14
    All-Star selections: 4 (1994, 1996-1997, 1999)
    NL Most Valuable Player: 1 (1994)
    NL Gold Glove (1B): 1 (1994)
    NL Rookie of Year: 1 (1991)
    Postseason Experience: DS 4x (14 games, 0-4 record)
    Current Team: Astros (1955)
    
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    Kansas City Royals
    
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    Los Angeles Dodgers
    
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    Milwaukee Brewers
    
    Lyle Overbay
    Value 628 (up from 364)
    RHP-Contact 94 (up from 67)
    LHP-Contact 78 (up from 70)
    RHP-Power 56
    LHP-Power 58 (up from 48)
    Bunting 20
    Discipline 75
    Durability 75
    Speed 57 (down from 61)
    Stealing 0
    Baserunning 50
    Fielding 50 (up from 40)
    Range 60
    Strength 65
    Accuracy 70
    First Position: 1B
    Second Position: None
    Jersey Number: 37
    Throws: Left
    Bats: Left
    Age: 27
    Years Pro: 4
    Postseason Experience: None
    Former Teams: Diamondbacks (98)
    Current Team: Brewers
    
    ***********************************************************************
    
    Minnesota Twins
    
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    Montreal Expos
    
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    New York Mets
    
    Mike Piazza
    Value 760 (up from 529)
    RHP-Contact 81
    LHP-Contact 92 (up from 63)
    RHP-Power 81
    LHP-Power 84 (up from 72)
    Bunting 20
    Discipline 80 (up from 75)
    Durability 70
    Speed 45
    Stealing 0 (down from 10)
    Baserunning 10
    Fielding 40
    Range 50 (down from 55)
    Strength 50
    Accuracy 40
    First Position: 1B (from C)
    Second Position: C (from None)
    Jersey Number: 31
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 35
    Years Pro: 13
    All-Star selections: 10 (1992-2002)
    All-Star MVP: 1 (1996)
    NL Rookie of Year: 1 (1993)
    Postseason Experience: WS 1x, LCS 2x, DS 4x (28 games, 3-4 record)
    Former Teams: Dodgers (726), Marlins (5)
    Current Team: Mets (730)
    
    Mike Cameron
    Value 628 (up from 529)
    RHP-Contact 65
    LHP-Contact 65 (down from 78)
    RHP-Power 86 (up from 67)
    LHP-Power 76 (up from 67)
    Bunting 75
    Discipline 85
    Durability 85
    Speed 84
    Stealing 95
    Baserunning 90
    Fielding 95
    Range 95
    Strength 85
    Accuracy 85
    First Position: CF
    Second Position: OF
    Jersey Number: 30
    Throws: Left
    Bats: Left
    Age: 31 
    Years Pro: 10
    All-Star selections: 1 (2001)
    AL Gold Glove (OF): 2 (2001, 2003)
    Postseason Experience: LCS 2x, DS 2x (19 games, 2-2 record)
    Former Teams: White Sox (326), Reds (146), Mariners (610)
    Current Team: Mets
    
    Cliff Floyd
    Value 562 (down from 628)
    RHP-Contact 80 (down from 86)
    LHP-Contact 68
    RHP-Power 80
    LHP-Power 68 (down from 78)
    Bunting 40
    Discipline 75
    Durability 55
    Speed 60
    Stealing 65
    Baserunning 85
    Fielding 65
    Range 75
    Strength 75
    Accuracy 75
    First Position: LF
    Second Position: OF
    Jersey Number: 30
    Throws: Left
    Bats: Left
    Age: 31 
    Years Pro: 12
    All-Star selections: 1 (2001)
    Postseason Experience: WS 1x (1 ring, 4 games, 1-0 record)
    Former Teams: Expos (256), Marlins (637), Expos (15), Red Sox (47)
    Current Team: Mets (108)
    
    Jose Reyes
    Value 727 (up from 694)
    RHP-Contact 86 (down from 92)
    LHP-Contact 77 (up from 60)
    RHP-Power 56
    LHP-Power 64
    Bunting 50 (up from 30)
    Discipline 50
    Durability 55
    Speed 92 (up from 88)
    Stealing 90 (up from 80)
    Baserunning 55
    Fielding 60
    Range 80 (up from 70)
    Strength 80
    Accuracy 75
    First Position: SS
    Second Position: 2B (from None)
    Jersey Number: 7
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Switch
    Age: 20 
    Years Pro: 2
    Postseason Experience: None
    Current Team: Mets (113)
    
    Kazuo Matsui
    Value 595
    RHP-Contact 68
    LHP-Contact 86
    RHP-Power 55
    LHP-Power 67
    Bunting 80
    Discipline 55
    Durability 80
    Speed 90
    Stealing 80
    Baserunning 85
    Fielding 70
    Range 75
    Strength 80
    Accuracy 75
    First Position: 2B
    Second Position: SS
    Jersey Number: 25
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Switch
    Height: 5'10"
    Weight: 185 lbs
    Age: 28 (birth date 10/23/75) 
    Years Pro: 1
    Postseason Experience: None
    Current Team: Mets (106)
    
    David Wright (NEW-Create)
    Value 628
    RHP-Contact 83
    LHP-Contact 79
    RHP-Power 85
    LHP-Power 64
    Bunting 40
    Discipline 55
    Durability 85
    Speed 68
    Stealing 65
    Baserunning 30
    Fielding 50
    Range 50
    Strength 65
    Accuracy 65
    First Position: 3B
    Second Position: None
    Jersey Number: 5
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 21 
    Years Pro: 1
    Postseason Experience: None
    Current Team: Mets
    
    Eric Valent
    Value 331 (up from 133)
    RHP-Contact 78 (up from 48)
    LHP-Contact 58
    RHP-Power 75 (up from 46)
    LHP-Power 49 (up from 41)
    Bunting 20
    Discipline 75
    Durability 80
    Speed 54
    Stealing 0
    Baserunning 10 (up from 0)
    Fielding 60 (up from 40)
    Range 60
    Strength 65
    Accuracy 70
    First Position: 1B
    Second Position: OF
    Jersey Number: 57 (from 12)
    Throws: Left
    Bats: Left
    Age: 27 
    Years Pro: 4
    Postseason Experience: None
    Former Teams: Phillies (27), Reds (18)
    Current Team: Mets
    
    Jae Weong Seo
    Value 562 (down from 595)
    RHP-Contact 29
    LHP-Contact 21
    RHP-Power 22
    LHP-Power 32
    Bunting 20
    Discipline 10
    Durability 65
    Speed 43
    Stealing 10 (up from 0)
    Baserunning 30
    Fielding 50
    Range 50
    Strength 70
    Accuracy 65
    ---
    Stamina 70 (down from 83)
    Pickoff 55
    Pitch 1: 4-Seam Fastball (82)
    FB Control 68
    FB Velocity 88
    Pitch 2: Changeup (68)
    Movement 40
    Control 66
    Velocity 76
    Pitch 3: Slider (73)
    Movement 60
    Control 63
    Velocity 80
    Pitch 4: None
    Pitch 5: None
    First Position: SP
    Second Position: None
    Delivery: Jae Seo
    Jersey Number: 40
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 26 
    Years Pro: 3
    Postseason Experience: None
    Current Team: Mets (33)
    
    Jason Phillips
    Value 265
    RHP-Contact 60 (down from 78)
    LHP-Contact 62 (up from 56)
    RHP-Power 55
    LHP-Power 50 (up from 45)
    Bunting 30
    Discipline 65
    Durability 80
    Speed 54
    Stealing 0
    Baserunning 0
    Fielding 60
    Range 60
    Strength 70
    Accuracy 65
    First Position: C (from 1B)
    Second Position: 1B (from C)
    Jersey Number: 23
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 27 
    Years Pro: 4
    Postseason Experience: None
    Current Team: Mets (136)
    
    Danny Garcia
    Value 232 (up from 166)
    RHP-Contact 53 (up from 44)
    LHP-Contact 47
    RHP-Power 61 (up from 48)
    LHP-Power 54 (up from 49)
    Bunting 65
    Discipline 60 (up from 55)
    Durability 60
    Speed 62
    Stealing 50
    Baserunning 50
    Fielding 70
    Range 65
    Strength 60
    Accuracy 55
    First Position: 2B
    Second Position: None
    Jersey Number: 12
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 24 
    Years Pro: 2
    Postseason Experience: None
    Current Team: Mets (19)
    
    Todd Zeile
    Value 298 (down from 331)
    RHP-Contact 60
    LHP-Contact 59
    RHP-Power 55 (up from 50)
    LHP-Power 65 (down from 82)
    Bunting 0
    Discipline 80
    Durability 70
    Speed 51
    Stealing 0
    Baserunning 50
    Fielding 80
    Range 50
    Strength 70 (down from 75)
    Accuracy 80
    First Position: 3B
    Second Position: 1B
    Jersey Number: 27 (from 7)
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 38 
    Years Pro: 16
    Postseason Experience: WS 1x, LCS 2x, LDS 4x (29 games, 3-4 record)
    Former Teams: Cardinals (757), Cubs (79), Phillies (134), Orioles (29), 
    Dodgers (200), Marlins (66), Rangers (208), Mets (304), Rockies (144), 
    Yankees (66), Expos (34) 
    Current Team: Mets
    
    Gerald Williams
    Value 331 (up from 199)
    RHP-Contact 50 (up from 41)
    LHP-Contact 69 (up from 50)
    RHP-Power 47
    LHP-Power 65 (up from 47)
    Bunting 50
    Discipline 65
    Durability 55
    Speed 79
    Stealing 65 (up from 0)
    Baserunning 40
    Fielding 50
    Range 80
    Strength 60
    Accuracy 60
    First Position: CF (from RF)
    Second Position: OF
    Jersey Number: 21 (from 4)
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 37 
    Years Pro: 13
    Postseason Experience: WS 1x, LCS 2x, DS 3x (26 games, 3-3 record)
    Former Teams: Yankees (313), Brewers (181), Braves (272), Devil Rays 
    (208), Yankees (71), Marlins (27) 
    Current Team: Mets
    
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    New York Yankees
    
    Jason Giambi
    Value 595
    RHP-Contact 76
    LHP-Contact 49
    RHP-Power 93
    LHP-Power 75
    Bunting 0
    Discipline 95
    Durability 90
    Speed 45
    Stealing 10
    Baserunning 50
    Fielding 50
    Range 50
    Strength 60
    Accuracy 70
    First Position: 1B
    Second Position: DH
    Jersey Number: 25
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Left 
    Age: 33 
    Years Pro: 10
    All-Star selections: 4 (2000-2003)
    AL Most Valuable Player: 1 (2000)
    Postseason Experience: World Series 2x, League Championships Series 3x, 
    Division Series 6x (55 games, 5-6 record)
    Former Teams: Athletics (953)
    Current Team: Yankees (311)
    
    Derek Jeter
    Value 793 (down from 892)
    RHP-Contact 87
    LHP-Contact 92 (down from 95)
    RHP-Power 61
    LHP-Power 68
    Bunting 80
    Discipline 75
    Durability 90
    Speed 81
    Stealing 80
    Baserunning 95
    Fielding 85 (down from 90)
    Range 80 (down from 90)
    Strength 85 (down from 90)
    Accuracy 85 (down from 90)
    First Position: SS
    Second Position: None
    Jersey Number: 2
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 29 
    Years Pro: 10
    All-Star selections: 5 (1998-2002)
    AL Rookie of Year: 1 (1996)
    All-Star MVP: 1 (2000)
    World Series MVP: 1 (2000)
    Postseason Experience: WS 6x, LCS 6x, DS 8x (55 games, 16-4 record)
    Current Team: Yankees (1212)
    
    John Olerud
    Value 331
    RHP-Contact 79
    LHP-Contact 63
    RHP-Power 62
    LHP-Power 48
    Bunting 20
    Discipline 95
    Durability 90
    Speed 42
    Stealing 0
    Baserunning 0
    Fielding 90
    Range 55
    Strength 55
    Accuracy 85
    First Position: 1B
    Second Position: None
    Jersey Number: 18 (from 5)
    Throws: Left
    Bats: Left
    Age: 36 
    Years Pro: 16
    All-Star selections: 2 (1993, 2001)
    AL Gold Glove (1B): 3 (2000, 2002-2003)
    Postseason Experience: WS 2x, LCS 6x, DS 3x (2 rings, 55 games, 7-4 
    record)
    Former Teams: Blue Jays (920), Mets (476), Mariners (702)
    Current Team: Yankees
    
    Bernie Williams
    Value 529
    RHP-Contact 70 (down from 73)
    LHP-Contact 75 (down from 78)
    RHP-Power 64
    LHP-Power 69 (up from 64)
    Bunting 65
    Discipline 85
    Durability 65
    Speed 77
    Stealing 30
    Baserunning 75
    Fielding 60
    Range 75
    Strength 55
    Accuracy 60
    First Position: CF
    Second Position: OF
    Jersey Number: 51
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Switch
    Age: 36 
    Years Pro: 14
    All-Star selections: 5 (1997-2001)
    AL Gold Glove (OF): 4 (1997, 2000)
    ALCS MVP: 1 (1996)
    Postseason Experience: LCS 2x, DS 2x (19 games, 2-2 record)
    Current Team: Yankees (1656)
    
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    Oakland Athletics
    
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    Philadelphia Phillies
    
    Jim Thome
    Value 727
    RHP-Contact 76
    LHP-Contact 66
    RHP-Power 95
    LHP-Power 76
    Bunting 10
    Discipline 95
    Durability 80
    Speed 43
    Stealing 10
    Baserunning 10
    Fielding 60
    Range 55
    Strength 60
    Accuracy 65
    First Position: 1B
    Second Position: None
    Jersey Number: 25
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Left 
    Age: 33 
    Years Pro: 14
    All-Star selections: 3 (1997-1999)
    Postseason Experience: Division Series 4x (14 games, 0-4 record)
    Former Teams: Indians (1380)
    Current Team: Phillies (159)
    
    Bobby Abreu
    Value 694 (up from 562)
    RHP-Contact 86
    LHP-Contact 74
    RHP-Power 81 (up from 76)
    LHP-Power 74 (up from 52)
    Bunting 60
    Discipline 95
    Durability 90
    Speed 76
    Stealing 95
    Baserunning 80
    Fielding 80
    Range 85
    Strength 80 (up from 75)
    Accuracy 80
    First Position: RF
    Second Position: OF
    Jersey Number: 53
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Left 
    Age: 29 
    Years Pro: 9
    All-Star selections: 1 (2004)
    Postseason Experience: Division Series 1x (3 games, 0-1 record)
    Former Teams: Astros (74)
    Current Team: Phillies (934)
    
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    Pittsburgh Pirates
    
    Ty Wigginton
    Value 496 (up from 430)
    RHP-Contact 74 (up from 62)
    LHP-Contact 78 (down from 80)
    RHP-Power 69 (up from 54)
    LHP-Power 61 (down from 64)
    Bunting 50
    Discipline 65
    Durability 80
    Speed 68 (up from 65)
    Stealing 60 (up from 50)
    Baserunning 75
    Fielding 55 (down from 60)
    Range 65
    Strength 70
    Accuracy 70
    First Position: 3B
    Second Position: 2B
    Jersey Number: 9
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 26 
    Years Pro: 3
    Postseason Experience: None
    Former Teams: Mets (288)
    Current Team: Pirates
    
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    San Diego Padres
    
    Khalil Greene
    Value 496 (up from 133)
    RHP-Contact 64 (up from 42)
    LHP-Contact 78 (up from 56)
    RHP-Power 62 (up from 53)
    LHP-Power 75 (up from 42)
    Bunting 30
    Discipline 50 (up from 30)
    Durability 70 (up from 40)
    Speed 65 (up from 48)
    Stealing 30
    Baserunning 30
    Fielding 55 (up from 40)
    Range 75 (up from 40)
    Strength 65 (up from 55)
    Accuracy 65 (up from 55)
    First Position: SS
    Second Position: None (from 1B)
    Jersey Number: 3
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 24 
    Years Pro: 2
    Postseason Experience: None
    Current Team: Padres (157)
    
    Sean Burroughs
    Value 397 (down from 430)
    RHP-Contact 85 (up from 81)
    LHP-Contact 67 (down from 70)
    RHP-Power 50 (up from 48)
    LHP-Power 54 (down from 56)
    Bunting 75
    Discipline 65
    Durability 60
    Speed 70 (up from 67)
    Stealing 30 (up from 0)
    Baserunning 40
    Fielding 60 (up from 55)
    Range 65
    Strength 85
    Accuracy 85
    First Position: 3B
    Second Position: 2B
    Jersey Number: 32
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Left
    Age: 24 
    Years Pro: 3
    Postseason Experience: None
    Current Team: Padres (339)
    
    Jay Payton
    Value 628 (down from 727)
    RHP-Contact 71 (down from 86)
    LHP-Contact 76 (down from 79)
    RHP-Power 68 (down from 74)
    LHP-Power 74 (down from 81)
    Bunting 70 (down from 80)
    Discipline 60
    Durability 60
    Speed 81
    Stealing 40 (down from 50)
    Baserunning 60 (down from 70)
    Fielding 85
    Range 85
    Strength 60
    Accuracy 60
    First Position: CF
    Second Position: OF
    Jersey Number: 17 (from 25)
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 31 
    Years Pro: 7
    Postseason Experience: WS 1x, LCS 1x, DS 1x (14 games, 2-1 record)
    Former Teams: Mets (368), Rockies (204)
    Current Team: Padres
    
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    San Francisco Giants
    
    Barry Bonds (AKA John Dowd)
    Value 2113 (up from 2080)
    RHP-Contact 100 (up from 97)
    LHP-Contact 98
    RHP-Power 100 (up from 99)
    LHP-Power 99
    Bunting 0
    Discipline 99
    Durability 75
    Speed 66 (down from 71)
    Stealing 40
    Baserunning 95
    Fielding 70
    Range 70
    Strength 55
    Accuracy 80
    First Position: LF
    Second Position: OF
    Jersey Number: 25 (from 51)
    Throws: Left (from Right)
    Bats: Left (from Right)
    Age: 39 (from 31, change birth date to 7/24/64) 
    Years Pro: 19
    All-Star selections: 12 (1990, 1992-1998, 2000-2003)
    Most Valuable Player: 6 (1990, 1992-1993, 2001-2003)
    NL Gold Glove (OF): 8 (1990-1994, 1996-1998)
    Postseason Experience: World Series 1x, League Championship Series 4x, 
    Division Series 4x (48 games, 2-7 record)
    Former Teams: Pirates (1010)
    Current Team: Giants (1559)
    
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    Seattle Mariners
    
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    St. Louis Cardinals
    
    Albert Pujols (NEW-Edit)
    Value 1387 (down from 1585)
    RHP-Contact 92 (down from 98)
    LHP-Contact 99
    RHP-Power 90
    LHP-Power 93
    Bunting 55
    Discipline 80
    Durability 95
    Speed 58
    Stealing 30 (up from 10)
    Baserunning 40 (up from 20)
    Fielding 85
    Range 70 (up from 65)
    Strength 65
    Accuracy 70
    First Position: 1B (from LF)
    Second Position: OF (from 3B)
    Jersey Number: 5
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 24
    Years Pro: 4
    All-Star selections: 3 (2001, 2003, 2004)
    NL Rookie of Year: 1 (2001)
    Postseason Experience: League Championship Series 1x, Division Series 
    2x (13 games, 1-2 record)
    Current Team: Cardinals (475)
    
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    Tampa Bay Devil Rays
    
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    Texas Rangers
    
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    Toronto Blue Jays
    
    Carlos Delgado
    Value 892
    RHP-Contact 91
    LHP-Contact 76
    RHP-Power 96
    LHP-Power 67
    Bunting 20
    Discipline 90
    Durability 80
    Speed 53
    Stealing 0
    Baserunning 30
    Fielding 75
    Range 50
    Strength 55
    Accuracy 65
    First Position: 1B
    Second Position: None
    Jersey Number: 25
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Left 
    Age: 31 
    Years Pro: 12
    All-Star selections: 2 (2000, 2003)
    Postseason Experience: None
    Current Team: Blue Jays (1295)
    
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    Free Agents
    
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    VII. Created Players (aka the CAPs section)
    
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    A. Current Players
    
    Kazuo Matsui (NEW-Create)
    Value 595
    RHP-Contact 68
    LHP-Contact 86
    RHP-Power 55
    LHP-Power 67
    Bunting 80
    Discipline 55
    Durability 80
    Speed 90
    Stealing 80
    Baserunning 85
    Fielding 70
    Range 75
    Strength 80
    Accuracy 75
    First Position: 2B
    Second Position: SS
    Jersey Number: 25
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Switch
    Height: 5'10"
    Weight: 185 lbs
    Age: 28 (birth date 10/23/75) 
    Years Pro: 1
    Postseason Experience: None
    Current Team: Mets (106)
    
    David Wright (NEW-Create)
    Value 628
    RHP-Contact 83
    LHP-Contact 79
    RHP-Power 85
    LHP-Power 64
    Bunting 40
    Discipline 55
    Durability 85
    Speed 68
    Stealing 65
    Baserunning 30
    Fielding 50
    Range 50
    Strength 65
    Accuracy 65
    First Position: 3B
    Second Position: None
    Jersey Number: 5
    Throws: Right
    Bats: Right
    Age: 21 
    Years Pro: 1
    Postseason Experience: None
    Current Team: Mets
    
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    B. Former Players
    
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    C. Players adjusted to a specific year
    
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    VIII. Roster updates
    
    Angels
    Brendan Donnelly (RP) from Angels (NOT IN GAME)
    Kevin Ohme (SP) from Cardinals (2/6/04)
    Jason Middlebrook (SP) from Mets (2/20/04)
    Zach Sorenson (LF) from Indians (5/23/04)
    Curtis Pride (RF) from Yankees (5/31/04)
    Andres Galarraga (1B) from Free Agents (8/4/04)
    
    Astros
    Orlando Palmeiro (LF) from Cardinals (1/16/04)
    Mike Lamb (1B) from Rangers (3/25/04)
    Chad Harville (RP) from Athletics (4/17/04)
    Jeremy Griffiths (SP) from Mets (6/17/04)
    Russ Springer (RP) from Cardinals (6/19/04)
    Carlos Beltran (CF) from Royals (6/24/04)
    Darren Oliver (SP) from Free Agents (7/22/04)
    
    Athletics
    Damian Millar (C) from Cubs (NOT IN GAME)
    Mark McLemore (2B) from Orioles (4/4/04)
    Kirk Saarloos (SP) from Astros (4/17/04)
    Mike Rivera (C) from Padres (4/22/04)
    Octavio Dotel (RP) from Astros (6/24/04)
    
    Blue Jays
    Michael Nakamura (SP) from Twins (4/9/04)
    Gregg Zaun (C) from Expos
    Marvin Benard (CF) from Giants
    
    Braves
    Juan Cruz (SP) from Cubs (3/25/04)
    Chris Reitsma (RP) from Reds (3/26/04)
    Adam LaRoche (1B) from Braves (NOT IN GAME)
    Charlie Thomas (LF) from Braves (NOT IN GAME)
    Brent Butler (2B) from Cardinals (?/??/04)
    Brian Moehler (SP) from Astros
    
    Brewers
    Russell Branyan (3B) from Free Agents (7/26/04)
    Gary Glover (SP) from Cubs
    
    Cardinals
    Chad Paronto (RP) from Indians (11/21/03)
    Kevin Witt (LF) from Tigers (11/21/03)
    Mike Lincoln (RP) from Pirates (1/9/04)
    John Mabry (RF) from Free Agents (2/14/04)
    Tony Womack (2B) from Free Agents (3/21/04)
    Roger Cedeno (RF) from Mets (4/4/04)
    Al Reyes (RP) from Devil Rays (6/3/04)
    Larry Walker (RF) from Rockies (8/6/04)
    Steve Woodard (SP) from Red Sox (8/13/04)
    Danny Patterson (RP) from Tigers (8/15/04)
    Colin Porter (CF) from Astros
    
    Cubs
    Kevin Tolar (RP) from Red Sox (1/11/04)
    Glendon Rusch (SP) from Free Agents (1/20/04)
    Ryan Dempster (SP) from Free Agents (1/21/04)
    Gabe Molina (RP) from Cardinals (2/1/04)
    Greg Maddux (SP) from Free Agents (2/18/04)
    David Manning (SP) from Brewers (5/1/04)
    Gookie Dawkins (SS) from Royals (6/1/04)
    Denny Hocking (2B) from Rockies (7/23/04)
    Nomar Garciaparra (SS) from Red Sox (7/31/04)
    Jimmy Anderson (SP) from Reds (7/31/04)
    Neifi Perez (SS) from Giants (8/19/04)
    Mike DiFelice (C) from Tigers (8/31/04)
    Nate Bland (RP) from Astros
    
    Devil Rays
    Todd Ritchie (SP) from Free Agents (1/22/04)
    Bubba Trammell (LF) from Dodgers (4/10/04)
    Scott Kazmir (SP) from Mets (7/30/04) (NOT IN GAME)
    
    Diamondbacks
    Bobby Estalella (C) from Tigers (2/13/04)
    Julio Ramirez (CF) from Angels (1/21/04)
    Jim Parque (SP) from Devil Rays (1/22/04)
    Randy Choate (RP) from Expos (3/25/04)
    Koyie Hill (C) from Dodgers (7/31/04)
    
    Dodgers
    Jose Hernandez (3B) from Free Agents (1/27/04)
    Antonio Perez (SS) from Devil Rays (4/3/04)
    Milton Bradley (CF) from Indians (4/4/04)
    Jeremy Giambi (LF) from Red Sox (1/16/04)
    Jason Grabowski (LF) from Athletics (3/29/04)
    Jayson Werth (RF) from Blue Jays (3/30/04)
    Cody Ross (RF) from Tigers (4/1/04)
    Jose Lima (SP) from Free Agents (1/27/04)
    Eric Knott (RP) from Expos
    Brad Penny (SP) from Marlins (7/30/04)
    Hee Seop Choi (1B) from Marlins (7/30/04)
    Steve Finley (CF) from Diamondbacks (7/31/04)
    Brent Mayne (C) from Diamondbacks (7/31/04)
    Tom Wilson (C) from Padres (8/16/04)
    Elmer Dessens (SP) from Diamondbacks (8/19/04)
    Giovanni Carrara (RP) from Indians
    Scott Stewart (RP) from Indians
    
    Expos
    John Patterson (SP) from Diamondbacks (3/25/04)
    Einar Diaz (C) from Rangers (4/3/04)
    Pedro Borbon (RP) from Cardinals
    Alex Gonzalez (SS) from Cubs (7/31/04)
    Jeriome Robertson (SP) from Astros (8/3/04)
    
    Giants
    Deivi Cruz (SS) from Devil Rays (3/30/04)
    Wayne Franklin (SP) from Brewers (3/30/04)
    Leo Estrella (SP) from Brewers (3/30/04)
    Kevin Walker (RP) from Padres (3/31/04)
    Dave Veres (RP) from Cubs (3/29/04)
    Ricky Ledee (CF) from Phillies (7/30/04)
    Dave Burba (SP) from Brewers (9/2/04)
    
    Indians
    Lou Merloni (2B) from Red Sox (NOT IN GAME)
    Mike Porzio (SP) from White Sox (12/19/03)
    Ernie Young (RF) from Tigers (12/19/03)
    Scott Sauerbeck (RP) from Red Sox (3/20/04)
    Brent Abernathy (2B) from Royals (3/26/04)
    Rick White (RP) from Astros (4/25/04)
    Raul Gonzalez (RF) from Mets (5/21/04)
    Scott Elarton (SP) from Rockies (5/25/04)
    Aaron Boone (3B) from Yankees (6/26/04)
    Jason Tyner (CF) from Rangers (7/28/04)
    Josh Phelps (1B) from Blue Jays (8/6/04)
    
    Mariners
    Hiram Bocachica (CF) from Tigers (1/16/04)
    Ron Villone (SP) from Free Agents (2/9/04)
    Jolbert Cabrera (CF) from Dodgers (4/3/04)
    Miguel Olivio (C) from White Sox (6/28/04)
    Masao Kida (SP) from Dodgers (9/1/04)
    Ryan Christenson (CF) from Rangers
     
    Marlins
    Damion Easley (2B) from Devil Rays (1/8/04)
    Wil Cordero (1B) from Free Agents (2/2/04)
    Ben Howard (SP) from Padres (4/3/04)
    Billy Koch (RP) from White Sox (6/17/04)
    Josias Manzanillo (RP) from Reds
    Paul LoDuca (C) from Dodgers (7/30/04)
    Juan Encarnacion (LF) from Dodgers (7/30/04)
    Guillermo Mota (RP) from Dodgers (7/30/04)
    Rudy Seanez (RP) from Royals (7/31/04)
    Ismael Valdes (SP) from Padres (7/31/04)
    Dave Weathers (RP) from Mets (9/9/04)
    Jason Pearson (SP) from Cardinals
    Ramon Castro (C) from Athletics
    
    Mets
    David Wright (3B) from Mets (NOT IN GAME)
    Eric Valent (1B) from Reds (12/15/03)
    Todd Zeile (3B) from Free Agents (1/28/04)
    Kazuo Matsui (SS) from Japan (NOT IN GAME)
    Ricky Bottalico (RP) from Diamondbacks (2/11/04)
    Randy Keisler (RP) from Padres (2/17/04)
    Matt Ginter (RP) from White Sox (3/27/04)
    Wilson Delgado (SS) from Cardinals (4/3/04)
    Gerald Williams (RF) from Marlins (6/9/04)
    Richard Hidalgo (RF) from Astros (6/17/04)
    Rodney Myers (RP) from Dodgers (7/5/04)
    Vic Darensbourg (RP) from Expos (7/15/04)
    Mike DeJean (RP) from Orioles (7/19/04)
    Kris Benson (SP) from Pirates (7/30/04)
    Victor Zambrano (SP) from Devil Rays (7/30/04)
    Brian Buchanan (RF) from Padres (8/25/04)
    
    Orioles
    Bruce Chen (SP) from Blue Jays (5/3/04)
    Edwards Guzman (1B) from Expos (6/9/04)
    Jason Grimsley (RP) from Royals (6/22/04)
    Tony Fiore (RP) from Astros (7/4/04)
    
    Padres
    Gene Kingsale (CF) from Tigers (11/8/03)
    Antonio Osuna (RP) from Free Agents (2/6/04)
    Kerry Robinson (LF) from Cardinals (3/29/04)
    Blaine Neal (RP) from Marlins (4/3/04)
    Joey Hamilton (SP) from Reds
    Dave Hansen (1B) from Mariners (7/30/04)
    Robert Fick (1B) from Devil Rays (8/??/04)
    Ricky Stone (RP) from Astros
    
    Phillies
    Rheal Cormier (RP) from Free Agents (10/29/03)
    Michel Hernandez (C) from Red Sox (3/24/04)
    Pablo Ozuna (SS) from Tigers (3/28/04)
    Clay Condrey (SP) from Padres (3/29/04)
    Felix Rodriguez (RP) from Giants (7/30/04)
    Todd Jones (RP) from Devil Rays (7/30/04)
    Corey Lidle (SP) from Reds (8/9/04) (NOT IN GAME)
    
    Pirates
    Freddy Sanchez (SS) from Red Sox (7/31/03)
    Juan Acevedo (RP) from Blue Jays (12/6/03)
    Jose Mesa (RP) from Free Agents (1/29/04)
    Mark Guthrie (RP) from Free Agents (2/5/04)
    Orlando Merced (LF) from Astros (2/15/04)
    Daryle Ward (LF) from Dodgers
    Hector Almonte (RP) from Expos
    Ty Wigginton (3B) from Mets (7/30/04)
    Mike Crudale (RP) from Brewers
    Kevin Jarvis (SP) from Mariners
    Luther Hackman (SP) from Indians
    Willis Roberts (RP) from Orioles
    
    Rangers
    Alfonso Soriano (2B) from Yankees (2/16/04)
    Cory Vance (RP) from Rockies (4/9/04)
    Gary Matthews Jr. (CF) from Braves
    Andy Fox (2B) from Expos (7/14/04)
    Scott Erickson (SP) from Free Agents (7/31/04)
    Bart Miadich (RP) from Angels
    
    Red Sox
    Kevin Millar (1B) from Red Sox (NOT IN GAME)
    Brian Daubach (1B) from White Sox (NOT IN GAME)
    Adam Hyzdu (CF) from Pirates (11/12/03)
    Reynaldo Garcia (SP) from Rangers (1/26/04)
    Ellis Burks (LF) from Free Agents (2/5/04)
    George Lombard (CF) from Devil Rays (2/29/04)
    Carlos Febles (2B) from Royals (3/25/04)
    Brad Thomas (SP) from Twins (4/21/04)
    Curtis Leskanic (RP) from Royals (6/22/04)
    Pedro Astacio (SP) from Free Agents (6/30/04)
    Brandon Puffer (RP) Free Agents (7/2/04)
    Ricky Gutierrez (SS) from Indians (7/21/04)
    Terry Adams (SP) from Blue Jays (7/25/04)
    Doug Mientkiewicz (1B) from Twins (7/31/04)
    Orlando Cabrera (SS) from Expos (7/31/04)
    Dave Roberts (CF) from Dodgers (7/31/04)
    Mike Myers (RP) from Free Agents (8/6/04)
    
    Reds
    Javier Valentin (C) from Devil Rays (1/11/04)
    Mike Matthews (RP) from Free Agents (1/16/04)
    Jung Bong (RP) from Braves (3/26/04)
    Jason Romano (CF) from Dodgers (4/23/04)
    Gabe White (RP) from Yankees (6/18/04)
    Josh Hancock (SP) from Phillies (7/30/04)
    Anderson Machado (SS) from Phillies (7/30/04)
    Darren Bragg (RF) from Braves (7/31/04)
    Damian Moss (SP) from Free Agents (8/16/04)
    Nick Bierbrodt (SP) from Indians
    
    Rockies
    Shawn Estes (SP) from Free Agents (1/23/04)
    Jamey Wright (SP) from Cubs (7/22/04)
    Luis Martinez (RP) from Brewers
    
    Royals
    Jamie Cerda (RP) from Mets (1/26/04)
    Adrian Brown (CF) from Red Sox (2/9/04)
    Rudy Seanez (RP) from Red Sox (2/17/04)
    Jamey Wright (SP) from Cubs (3/27/04)
    Damian Jackson (2B) from Rockies (6/1/04)
    Mike Wood (SP) from Athletics (6/24/04)
    Ruben Mateo (LF) from Reds (7/2/04)
    Wilkin Ruan (LF) from Dodgers
    Abraham Nunez (CF) from Marlins (7/31/04)
    Matt Kinney (SP) from Brewers (8/13/04)
    Alberto Castillo (C) from Giants
    Matt White (RP) from Devil Rays
    
    Tigers
    Esteban Yan (RP) from Cardinals (1/20/04)
    Ivan Rodriguez (C) from Free Agents (2/2/04)
    Ugueth Urbina (RP) from Free Agents (3/26/04)
    Steve Coyler (RP) from Dodgers (4/1/04)
    Felix Sanchez (SP) from Cubs (4/29/04)
    Jimmy Haynes (SP) from Reds
    Eric Owens (LF) from Mariners
    James Baldwin (SP) from Twins
    Bengi Gil (1B) from Rockies
    David Cortes (RP) from Indians
    
    Twins
    Joe Maurer (C) from Twins (NOT IN GAME)
    Joe Beimel (RP) from Pirates (4/11/04)
    Terry Mulholland (RP) from Free Agents (4/12/04)
    Pat Borders (C) from Mariners
    
    White Sox
    Jose Santiago (RP) from Indians (1/21/04)
    Timo Perez (CF) from Mets (3/27/04)
    Ben Davis (C) from Mariners (6/28/04)
    Freddy Garcia (SP) from Mariners (6/28/04)
    Reggie Taylor (CF) from Reds (7/3/04)
    Donnie Sadler (SS) from Diamondbacks (7/16/04)
    Carl Everett (CF) from Expos (7/18/04)
    Jose Contreras (SP) from Yankees (7/31/04)
    Roberto Alomar (2B) from Diamondbacks (8/5/04)
    Alex Escobar (RF) from Indians (8/17/04)
    Morgan Burkhart (1B) from Royals (8/17/04)
    
    Yankees
    Felix Escalona (SS) from Orioles (2/4/04)
    Alex Rodriguez (SS) from Rangers (2/16/04)
    Travis Lee (1B) from Free Agents (2/24/04)
    Bubba Crosby (CF) from Dodgers (2/27/04)
    Orlando Hernandez (SP) from Free Agents (3/11/04)
    Tanyon Sturtze (SP) from Blue Jays (5/15/04)
    Carlos Reyes (RP) from Devil Rays (5/27/04)
    Jason Anderson (SP) from Mets (6/2/04)
    C.J. Nitkowski (RP) from Braves (6/28/04)
    Dave Elder (RP) from Indians (7/27/04)
    Esteban Loazia (SP) from White Sox (7/31/04)
    John Olerud (1B) from Mariners (8/3/04)
    Shane Spencer (RF) from Free Agents (NOT IN GAME)
    
    Free Agents
    Chad Meyers (2B) from Mariners
    Craig Paquette (3B) from Tigers (5/25/03)
    Steve Parris (SP) from Devil Rays (6/18/03)
    John Rocker (RP) from Devil Rays (6/27/03)
    Ruben Rivera (CF) from Giants (7/3/03)
    Kevin Young (1B) from Pirates (7/22/03)
    Manny Aybar (RP) from Giants (10/1/03)
    Tripp Cromer (3B) from Astros (10/1/03)
    David Cortes (RP) from Indians (11/13/03)
    Travis Chapman (3B) from Phillies (11/21/03)
    Gene Stechschulte (SP) from Cardinals (12/20/03)
    Tyler Houston (3B) from Phillies (2/24/04)
    Robert Person (SP) from Red Sox (3/5/04)
    Steve Cox (1B) from Cardinals (3/14/04)
    Fernando Tatis (3B) from Devil Rays (3/24/04)
    Mike Williams (RP) from Devil Rays (3/24/04)
    Giovanni Carrara (RP) from Indians (3/27/04)
    Mark Guthrie (RP) from Pirates (3/29/04)
    Orlando Merced (LF) from Astros (3/29/04)
    Victor Alvarez (SP) from Dodgers (3/31/04)
    Mark McLemore (2B) from Orioles (4/3/04)
    Chris Widger (C) from Cardinals (4/5/04)
    Brian L. Hunter (LF) from Padres (5/31/04)
    Jeffery Hammonds (RF) from Giants (6/3/04)
    Jeff D'Amico (SP) from Indians (6/26/04)
    Jesus Sanchez (RP) from Rockies (7/22/04)
    Chris Stynes (3B) from Pirates (7/31/04)
    Jeff Cirillo (3B) from Padres (8/4/04)
    Nick Bierbrodt (SP) from Indians (8/7/04)
    Rod Beck (RP) from Padres (8/17/04)
    Karim Garcia (RF) from Mets (8/??/04)
    Armando Rios (RF) from White Sox (8/24/04)
    Scott Erickson (SP) from Mets (8/27/04)
    Jose Paniagua (RP) from White Sox
    
    Japan
    Jerrod Riggan (RP) from Indians (6/14/03)
    Jason Phillips (SP) from Indians (6/28/03)
    Greg LaRocca (3B) from Indians (9/13/03)
    Ryan Rupe (SP) from Red Sox (12/10/03)
    Al Martin (LF) from Free Agents (1/4/04)
    Matt Franco (1B) from Braves (1/13/04)
    Kazuhiro Sasaki* (RP) from Mariners (1/27/04)
    Fernando Seguignol (LF) from Yankees (2/5/04)
    Hector Carrasco (RP) from Orioles (2/17/04)
    Pete Walker (SP) from Blue Jays (2/27/04)
    
    Retired
    Jay Bell (3B) from Mets (9/28/03)
    Keith Lockhart (2B) from Padres (9/29/03)
    Matt Walbeck (C) from Free Agents (10/29/03)
    Jesse Orosco (RP) from Diamondbacks (1/21/04)
    Mo Vaughn (1B) from Mets (1/25/04)
    Kazuhiro Sasaki* (RP) from Mariners (1/27/04)
    Dean Palmer (3B) from Tigers (1/28/04)
    Drew Henson (3B) from Yankees (2/9/04)
    Lance Painter (RP) from Cardinals (2/10/04)
    John Burkett (SP) from Free Agents (2/13/04)
    Steve Avery (SP) from Tigers (2/24/04)
    Bill Haselman (C) from Orioles (3/25/04)
    Joe Girardi (C) from Cardinals (3/29/04)
    Greg Vaughn (LF) from Cardinals (3/29/04)
    Rick Reed (SP) from Pirates (4/9/04) NOT IN GAME
    Ben Petrick (C) from Tigers (5/24/04)
    Pat Hentgen (SP) from Blue Jays (7/24/04)
    Terry Shumpert (2B) from Free Agents
    Adam Piatt (RF) from Devil Rays
    Rich Rodriguez (RP) from Angels
    
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    IX. Depth Charts
    
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    XII. Created Teams
    
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    XIII. Questions and Answers
    
    If you have any questions, I'll post it here (if it's a good question).
    
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    Question: Do you have the appearances for CAPs?
    
    Answer: No, I don't deal in appearances.  As long as Shane Spencer is 
    putting up numbers similar to what he's capable of, then I could care 
    less if he's 7 feet tall and asian.
    
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    XIV. Credits
    
    CJayC - For putting this on his site, GameFAQs, the greatest video game 
    website in existence.
    
    CyricZ - I tend to model the layouts of my FAQs after the style of this 
    legendary moderator/FAQ author.  This one is no exception.
    
    idiotontheloose - For compiling and providing useful tables on how to 
    calculate hitting ratings.  I don't follow his exact system, but I do 
    compare to see what his ratings would be in comparison to mine.
    
    Kao Megura - Also known as Chris MacDonald.  This legendary FAQ writer 
    tragically passed away recently.  He is a big reason why GameFAQs is 
    what it is today, and he will be missed.
    
    Rashidi - Duh.
    
    Baseballreference.com - Every player, every season, every stat, great 
    website.
    
    ESPN.com - For having useful and informative statistical databases, and 
    for having accessible scouting reports on most major players.
    
    Foxsports.com - For having useful fantasy news, and detailed 
    transactions.
    
    USAToday.com - For having in-depth minor league stats.
    
    All the GameFAQs users who gave their constructive input - They know 
    who they are or aren't.
    
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    XV. Links
    
    If you know of any good links, send them, and I'll list them.
    
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    A. Baseball related websites
    
    baseballreference.com - 
    
    espn.com - 
    
    foxsports.com - 
    
    mlb.com - The official site of Major League Baseball
    
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    B. MVP Baseball or EA Sports related websites
    
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    C. Player websites
    
    Listed alphabetically by player's last name.
    
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    XVI. Closing
    
    Until next time,
    
    Rashidi
    
    Copyright 2003-2004 John Markisch