Despite many factors pointing toward increased spending, baseball’s salaries haven’t seemed much more inflated this winter.
If an expansion team with a Yankees budget wanted to build a team out of this year’s free agents, what would it look like?
BP’s clinical psychologist brings his experience and expertise to bear in evaluating the impact of Zack Greinke’s and Josh Hamilton’s mental health histories on their on-field futures.
Ben and Sam discuss whether Josh Hamilton could end up signing a reasonable contract after all and talk about whether the Yankees can commit to and compete despite their goal to get under the luxury tax threshold by 2014.
Four free agents go online dating.
Ben and Sam discuss which teams might benefit most from adding a few wins this winter.
Will Josh Hamilton find the contract he’s looking for this winter? And should be?
The names baseball will be obsessing over for the next three months.
Adapting the rules governing free agency might seem like sound policy, but it comes with considerable risk.
Ben and Sam talk about Brett Anderson’s Tuesday return from Tommy John surgery and its impact on Oakland’s potential playoff rotation, then discuss whether Stephen Drew would be wise to test the free-agent market this winter in light of the other shortstops available.
Long-term extensions for star players may be shortsighted moves by teams.
James Loney hasn’t exactly set Hollywood ablaze with his hitting prowess; can he still cash in on his mediocrity?
I’m going to look at the 2000 draft, which is far enough back that we can make some conclusions about how the acquisitions turned out, and how the teams dealt with draft compensation.