On the 17th episode of the DFA Podcast, Bryan, special guest Ben Diamond, and Shawn Brody discuss three big deals that are helping shape the 2017 playoff push. The Yankees pick up three pieces, the Nationals grab two, and the Diamondbacks just get one; how did each team do?
Washington’s mess of a bullpen gets major help in form of right-hander Ryan Madson and left-hander Sean Doolittle.
The Royals reunite with their former closer as the reliever shuffle continues across baseball.
It was just a single. Until it wasn’t.
The Orioles keep searching for a starter, A.J. Burnett and Ryan Madson remain available, and the Pirates look for first-base help.
Bobby Abreu improbably returned to his longtime team. Why can’t these guys do the same?
R.J. goes back over his free agent rankings to see what teams knew that he didn’t.
The Red Sox sign Gomes, the Angels sign Madson, the Cubs sign Feldman
Investing in top non-closers now could save you loads of money next draft day.
One-year contracts are perfect fodder for analysis after just half of a season.