Category Archives: Free Agency and Trades

NEW YORK, NEW YORK

The New York Yankees got their ace. Gerrit Cole is now a New York Yankee. The Bronx Bombers are now the favorites to at least win the pennant next year. The biggest losers are the Los Angeles Angels, who failed to get starting pitching help that they needed yet again. I’m personally glad because I’ve been predicting this signing and

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ANALYZING THE CINCINNATI/CLEVELAND/SAN DIEGO BLOCKBUSTER

Cincinnati, Cleveland and San Diego just pulled off a blockbuster trade. Cleveland can actually afford to take the hit to their rotation and now suddenly have a loaded lineup. Trevor Bauer wasn’t pitching particularly great this season and would be traded in the offseason anyway. Yasiel Puig is a rental, but they get a nice long-term piece in Franmil Reyes.

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6 PLAYERS THAT SHOULD BE TRADED BUT PROBABLY WON‘T BE

The trading deadline promises to have some interesting players available to contending teams, but there are some players who will likely not be moved, but should be. 1. SP MAX SCHERZER, WASHINGTON NATIONALS The Washington Nationals aren’t going to the playoffs this year. They also clearly have significant areas to improve in a competitive division that includes the Atlanta Braves

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ANALYZING THE FREE AGENT MARKET

There’s been a lot of talk about this free agent market being unfavorable for free agents. I decided to analyze whether the top free agents have been underpaid based on expectations. I’m not including free agents who didn’t yet sign. 1. SP PATRICK CORBIN Expectation: 6 Years/$129 Million Result: 6 Years/$140 Million Corbin was clearly not affected by the free

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