Ben and Sam answer listener emails about Mike Trout, Masahiro Tanaka, Javier Baez, and more, and Ben talks to Ricky Smith about being Jetered (at 44:17).
How do industry insiders (and BP readers) view Tanaka relative to other right-handed starters?
Tying up the Tanaka loose ends.
Ben and Sam discuss several subjects either closely or loosely related to the Yankees’ signing of Masahiro Tanaka.
An offseason of spending reaches a climax in the Bronx.
Ben and Sam discuss the least beloved baseball figures and whether it makes sense to compare Masahiro Tanaka to other Japanese pitchers, then answer a listener email hypothetical.
The guys return from a winter hiatus to talk Hall of Fame pitchers, Masahiro Tanaka, and the upcoming Starting Pitcher Guide that they are currently hard at work on.
A look at the top draft picks and international bonus babies from the past year, and how they rank for fantasy purposes.
Tanaka negotiations continue, Nyjer Morgan and Todd Coffey make major-league comebacks, and Don Mattingly nears an extension.
Does the NPB pitcher’s delivery bode well for his ability to weather a heavy early workload and make a smooth transition to the majors?
The Masahiro Tanaka bidding begins, and both Baltimore and Grant Balfour move on from his near-signing with the O’s.
Ben and Sam talk to Jason Coskrey of The Japan Times about Masahiro Tanaka and the recent changes to the NPB-MLB player posting system.