The math of free-agent analysis is simple enough, but gets overwhelmed by the reality.
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about the importance of coaches, defensive stats, and how we know whether pitchers should gain or lose weight, with guest appearances by Colin Wyers and Doug Thorburn.
A retired pitcher considers a comeback, the Rockies come closer to naming a manager, and the Dodgers are interested in every starter.
What can we conclude from the free agents who did and didn’t receive qualifying offers in the first season under the new CBA?
Notes on 8 minor leaguers playing in the Arizona Fall League and Dominican Winter League.
The Rays re-up Joel Peralta, the Mariners pick up Scott Cousins
The Cubs’ high-ceiling bats will get the most attention, but their system goes deep with high-ceiling arms, too.
You can’t predict baseball, no matter how high-ranking you are.
What are some teams’ areas of weakness that need filled this winter?
The Rangers and Athletics struggle to keep their teams healthy, while the Mariners pulled off a surprisingly clean season.