Minnesota waited out the free agent reliever market and ended up with a potential bargain in Addison Reed.
Ranking this offseason’s top free agents, and trying to figure out where and for how much money they’ll land.
On the 20th episode of the DFA podcast, Bryan hosts an all-star collection of BP writers in our first live episode! Listen in as Craig Goldstein, Patrick Dubuque, Jeffrey Paternostro, Emma Baccellieri, Kate Morrison, and Aaron Gleeman all share their thoughts on the major and minor moves as the deadline comes and goes. It’s a must-listen!
Boston adds Mets closer Addison Reed in another effort to build a bridge to Craig Kimbrel.
We’ve run out of WHIP puns, which means it’s almost time to move onto another category.
You might want to let someone else draft or buy these closers in your leagues this spring.
The Braves talk two more extensions, and the latest updates on bullpens around baseball.
The Snakes feature a new closer and a power-hitting first baseman with a case to be the no. 3 pick in drafts this spring.
Ben and Sam discuss recent trades and signings, focusing on moves by the Indians, White Sox, and Diamondbacks, Kevin Towers’ changing approach to building a bullpen, and the reliever market.
Kevin Towers forgets how he used to build bullpens, and the White Sox take advantage.
With the trade deadline in the rearview mirror, Mike looks at the changes in the closer landscape before unveiling his new tiers and the updated dollar values.
It’s a rare player indeed who could make the jump Jose Fernandez made. Jason asks front office executives which ones could handle it next year.
Ben and Sam discuss Kenny Williams’ contention that the poorly rated White Sox farm system is just misunderstood, then consider whether the Cubs should be concerned about Starlin Castro’s makeup.