Why just rage about the Rookie of the Year vote when you can go to the source? In this episode, Dejan Kovacevic, who submitted a National League ballot sans Jason Heyward, joins us to discuss his ballot, his way of seeing things, and accusations of homer-ism. Then, we continue our tour of the off-season leagues with Marcos Grunfeld in Caracas, who talks about the league there and how major league baseball is followed in Venezuela. When just myself and a very ill Jason are talking, we ready plenty of your email, talk about some recent trades, trade rumors and trade reactions, and finish up with an in-depth discussion of Sumo, my new second favorite sport.
How one major move might set up the defending world champions to win even more rings.
With so many young players graduating to the big leagues, the Orioles system is suddenly among the thinnest in the game.
In the second part of the interview, the baseball economist discusses managers, free agents, and attendance.
The BBWAA hands out its next piece of hardware, the Marlins make the latest in a serious of fishy trades, plus an A’s waiver grab.