Maybe we’ve been doing transaction analysis wrong this whole time.
If you search Mike Trout’s Twitter account for the airplane emoji, you will find 168 tweets in which it is paired with some number of exclamation marks and often accompanying the name of a city. The first such tweet dates back to September 18th, 2013, the day the Angels ended a 10-game road trip and…
It has grown dark in the Northwest. The region is best known for its rain, but for me it’s the darkness that defines our winters. Located farther north than Quebec, Seattle Decembers are marked by a sun that spends but a few hours barely cresting the southern horizon. I used to hate it. I couldn’t…
Would ditching service time for an age-based free agency system stop teams from keeping top prospects in the minors?
Alex Cobb still doesn’t have any takers, Jake Arrieta takes things slow with the Phillies, and the Yankees add infield depth with Neil Walker.
Finally, a big free-agent breakthrough: Jake Arrieta signs with the Phillies.
Free agents Mike Moustakas and Carlos Gonzalez find homes at home, and Jose Bautista keeps on looking.
This offseason’s free agent market looks and sounds an awful lot like the 1980s.