Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 7/22/13
Source: Brian Kersey/Getty Images North America Any time a player gets dealt, the obvious reaction is to talk about how the deal affects his fantasy value. But the factors that affect his fantasy value don’t really have anything to do with Garza. The new ballpark and new team compared to the old ballpark and old team are really the only things that change. Garza is still Garza. But the team is obviously better. Wins are dumb, but they still count. You can project Garza for an extra win or two from here on out. But the ballpark is worse. Rangers Ballpark in Arlington is a more homer friendly park than Wrigley field to both left and right handed hitters. And just on a basic park factor level, Garza is going from bad to worse as Wrigley ranks as the 6th worst park for pitchers according to Fangraphs and Rangers Ballpark is only better than Coors Field. At best the extra win or two makes for a wash with the tougher home ballpark. But at worse it negatively impacts his value. But ultimat...
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