Splitting Liriano, targeting an age-old matchup, and the bell tolls in Chicago
Ben and Sam banter about Dave Stewart’s violation of front-office unwritten rules and a bad call on Bryce Harper, then discuss the extra-active deadline, the Padres’ inactivity, and the latest top-prospect promotions.
The first post-deadline weekend is past, and we’re squarely in the chase for the playoffs. Catch that Mets fever!
A look at how the move to Queens impacts the Cuban outfielder’s fantasy value.
Among the slew of moves made leading up to the trade deadline, there were some notable non-moves that also deserve analysis
Notes on prospects who stood out over the weekend, including Nomar Mazara, Drew Jackson, and JaCoby Jones.
A look at the recently traded Jimmy Cordero, recent receiver of a promotion Brandon Nimmo, and more.
Pick a petal, eeny meeny miny mo / And flower, you’re the chosen one…
Tucker and Children
Troy Tulowitzki for Jose Reyes, Jeff Hoffman, Miguel Castro and Jesus Tinoco
Johnny Cueto for Brandon Finnegan, Cody Reed and John Lamb
Cole Hamels for Jorge Alfaro, Alec Asher, Jerad Eickhoff, Jake Thompson, Nick Williams
David Price for Daniel Norris, Matt Boyd and Jairo Labourt
Carlos Gomez for Josh Hader, Adrian Houser, Brett Phillips and Domingo Santa
Yoenis Cespedes for Luis Cessa and Michael Fulmer
Whatever the Dodgers did
Gerardo Parra for Zach Davies
Ben Revere for Jimmy Cordero and Alberto Tirado
Mark Lowe for Nick Wells, Jacob Brentz and Rob Rasmussen
Kevin Jepsen for Chih-Wei Hu and Alexis Tapiz
Ben Zobrist for Aaron Brooks and Sean Manaea
Papelbon for Nick Pivetta
Mike Leake for Keury Mella and Triple-A first baseman Adam Duvall