'Minor' moves that have had a big impact

Scott Rolen to the Reds and Colby Lewis to the Rangers among the key acquisitions

Originally Published: May 27, 2010
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

It's the stuff that happened this past winter while everybody else was digesting the 1,000th Roy Halladay trade rumor of the week.

It's the stuff that happened while the rest of us debated which hitter would collect the biggest paycheck, Matt Holliday or Jason Bay.

But what we're learning again this season is that it isn't always the stuff we think matters every winter that determines who wins and who loses. Sometimes it's That Other Stuff. It's The Little Stuff. It's the small moves ...

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