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The New Market Inefficiency

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"We’re seeing the game go through a renaissance right now," said Bill Bavasi, the Reds’ vice president for scouting and player development. "We’re going to see some different bodies playing the game, and a premium is going to be placed on speed, on range and on doing all the little skills that were so important in baseball until all of a sudden, you started seeing 70 home runs and guys getting on base and waiting for bombs." That crafty Dayton Moore is waaay ahead of everyone else. We've had some of the league leaders in "doing the little things" for years now. Obviously it's going to start paying off in a huge way soon, right?

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