Ben and Sam discuss MLB’s track record with rule changes, Scott Boras’ involvement in Jose Fernandez’ pitching plans, and Robinson Cano’s contract.
A reliever-turned-starter gets dealt for a starter-turned reliever, the Dodgers continue to make it rain internationally, and the Brewers continue to deal.
The Cubs take chances on a few interesting arms, the Padres gamble on the former Twins’ catcher of the future, the Rockies make some surprising cuts, and others.
Notes on prospects who stood out over the weekend, including Jimmy Cordero, Christian Arroyo, and the recently traded Manuel Margot.
The Braves ship Cameron Maybin back to Detroit, as they get closer to bottoming out.
In which a writer puts Joe Panik for Shelby Miller in your head, for no good reason; in which Dallas Keuchel pines for South Texas real estate; and in which Darren O’Day is the lead.
Examining hurlers who outperformed or fell short of expectations in this category.