On the 21th episode of the DFA podcast, R.J. rejoins the show to talk about some of the deadline deals, including the red-hot Tim Beckham’s move to Baltimore and the Yu Darvish blockbuster. Then it’s on to the Mariners (where Jerry Dipoto snagged another first baseman) and the regular league-wide roundup.
Salazar seems to be transforming from thrower to pitcher in his fourth full season.
Who’s to blame for the disappearance of the multi-inning reliever? Tony La Russa? Dennis Eckersley? Goose Gossage?
Baseball with some of the sliders turned all the way down, and thoughts on a pile of dirt.
Notes on Brent Honeywell, Eloy Jimenez, Daz Cameron, Isaac Paredes, Seth Romero, and more.
Chicago’s general manager gave a 45-minute talk, with plenty of interesting tidbits.
Troy Tulowitzki’s time in Toronto has been filled with injuries and underwhelming production.
Notes from the Cape.