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.
Why timing is everything when it comes to buying big free agents.
Ben and Sam discuss Carlos Gomez’ valuable season and the Cubs’ willingness to trade players they recently signed as free agents.
Let the other teams sign their players to extensions. The 2014-15 free agent market’s got a great deal for you!
Which players from this year’s crop of AL spring training invitees could catch on?