Saturday, December 02, 2006

John Hart Trade Analysis Part 4 of 4

This is part 4 of a 4 part analysis of the trades John Hart made while he was Rangers GM. Each trade will be scored a win, loss, or draw. The score is based on how each player contributed to the Rangers at the major league level.

2004 (continued):

31. July 31: Player TBNL traded to New York (NL) for Scott Erickson and cash considerations.
Draw - Neither team got a benefit from this trade.
Record: 7-10-14


32. March 30: OF Ramon Nivar traded to Baltimore for LHP Matt Riley and C Keith McDonald.
Draw – Both teams have gotten 7 games from the players they acquired.
Record: 7-10-15

33. March 30: Future considerations traded to Chicago (NL) for infielder Cody Ransom.
Draw – Neither team has gotten anything out of the deal.
Record: 7-10-16

34. May 22: RHP Vlad Nunez traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for a player to be named later.
Draw – There was no impact on either team.
Record: 7-10-17

35. July 21: RHP Matt Lorenzo traded to Atlanta for RHP Kevin Grybowski.
Draw – Grybowski did awful in his one Ranger year. Lorenzo finished off the year with the single-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans. After that year the Braves cut Lorenzo.
Record: 7-10-18

36. July 30: RHP Chan Ho Park and cash traded to San Diego for 1B/DH Phil Nevin.
Loss – Nevin did next to nothing for us and Park still has some good outings. Even though neither player performed too well, Park did better than Nevin. The Padres actually got a decent year out of Park in ’06. Park posted a 7-7 record with a 4.81 ERA. Nevin went 38-for-176 with 9 HR’s and a .216 batting average in ’06 before being traded to the Cubs.
Record: 7-11-18

Come back next week for an analysis of the trades made so far by Jon Daniels and comparison of John Hart and Jon Daniels trades.


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Jason Wang said...

HI GRANT ITS JASON WANG, LIKE HI, Oh and EXELLENT BLOG. Hard to beleive a 5th grader made it :)

Ken Pittman said...

Great analysis Grant. 7-11-18. That is a .444 winning percentage. The Rangers winning percentage over those same years? 384-426 = .474. Not too far off. I think you are on to something.

Hopefully the most recent trades under Daniels will yield better results. I look forward to your analysis of them.


grantlovesbaseball said...

Hi Ken - Jon Daniels has had a better career as a Rangers GM so his stats will probably be better. I hadn't thought about comparing the team's winning percentage with the GM's trade winning percentage.