Tag Archives: Manny Machado

RE-EXAMINING THE MARKET FOR BRYCE HARPER & MANNY MACHADO

Bryce Harper and Manny Machado entered this season with the general expectations being that they would be the recipients of record-setting contracts after the season, that hasn’t changed. What has changed however, is that Harper has been having a “down season of sorts” and Machado has the advantage of no longer being tied to draft pick compensation due to being

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THOUGHTS ON THE RECENT TRADES

Some big trades went down recently… First, Manny Machado was traded by Baltimore to the Los Angeles Dodgers, then Brad Hand was traded by San Diego to Cleveland, and then even more trades went down… Baltimore waited too long to move Machado, they should’ve traded him last Summer, when it was already clear that they weren’t contenders and that they

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WHO SHOULD (AND PROBABLY WILL) SIGN BRYCE HARPER AND MANNY MACHADO NEXT OFFSEASON?

Teams are already trying to get under the luxury tax threshold for next offseason. Why? Bryce Harper and Manny Machado are going to be free agents (barring unexpected extensions). Harper is the closest comparable player to Mike Trout (the consensus best player in the game). Harper was actually rated ahead of Trout as a prospect and was better than him

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