Which free agents got more (or less) than we expected, and what do they tell us about next year’s free agents?
Which teams’ glass slippers best fit the six still-unsigned top-50 free agents?
Do opt-out clauses favor the player or the team?
Ben and Sam discuss the remaining big-name free agents and talk about which might be best served by one-year deals.
Ben and Sam discuss the early movement on the free agent market, then break down the Jose Molina, Brian McCann, and Joe Smith signings.
Why it’s silly to speculate about where free agents will sign.
The Rays re-sign their skilled receiver, and an unlikely career continues.
Ben and Sam discuss Jhonny Peralta’s contract with the Cardinals, and whose responsibility it should be to publish PED users.
The staff looks at available players who might cost their next teams more than they’ll be worth.
An argument in favor of more nuanced free agent analysis.
The staff runs down the available players who could provide surplus value for their next employers.
Ricky Nolasco and Ervin Santana are asking a lot, Stephen Drew is about to make some money, and a familiar starter resurfaces as a knuckleballer.
Why free agents rarely come cheap.
Ben and Sam discuss who did and didn’t get qualifying offers, which player stands to lose the most money as a result, and why the system doesn’t make sense.
Predictions, statistics, and analysis about the newly unemployed players who will soon be employed.
Ben and Sam discuss why players don’t choose year-to-year contracts, then rank contending teams by rootability.