On the 16th episode of the DFA Podcast, Bryan, Zach Crizer, and Shawn Brody discuss the first blockbuster move of the podcast’s history: the Jose Quintana trade! The guys share their diverse opinions on whether or not the Cubs or the Sox won the deal, and how soon the White Sox could compete.
Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre break down the Game of Thrones inspired Baseball Prospectus Midseason Top 50 Dynasty League Prospects list.
The two best teams in baseball, plus a lot of uncertainty.
Notes on Ronald Acuna, Chris Flexen, Touki Toussaint, Wander Javier, Ryan Mountcastle, and more.
Notes on the Eastern League All-Stars.
In this trifling particular, then, I appear to be wiser than he, because I do not fancy I know what I do not know.
A slew of promotions for Cardinals, Dodgers and Padres prospects, amongst other news.
Jose Quintana moving from the AL to the NL is the rare case when players in an -only league discover “found money” in FAAB free agency. Those who saved can prosper. All-too-frequently however, it can be shrewder to use FAAB money earlier, incrementally, because “big-fish” free agents simply never come.