Justin Verlander’s dominance in Game 6 was one of millions of options that could play out when the season began.
Justin Verlander threw a complete game, Jose Altuve refused to stop running, and the Astros took a 2-0 lead.
Known leverage vs. hypothetical leverage, and A.J. Hinch’s decision tree.
So many stars, so close, and now so rebuilding.
After a low-key July 31, the Astros make a big splash by acquiring longtime Tigers ace Justin Verlander.
On the 27th episode of the DFA podcast, Bryan and R.J. discuss the Tigers’ flash teardown and their deals of Justin Verlander to the Astros and Justin Upton to the Angels. Plus, the other little moves that made our second deadline so exciting, including Mike Leake to the Mariners, Brandon Phillips to the Angels, and more.
Were the offers better in this alternate reality?
Every contender needs rotation help and there are plenty of big-name starters potentially available.
Is bunting to break up a no-hitter only controversial because of how our brains work?