Hey PECOTA, which young pitchers do you like this season?
Minnesota’s lengthy search for rotation help ends in Tampa Bay, with Jake Odorizzi and his reverse splits.
Alex Cobb’s projection for 2018 is ugly, but a deeper look shows that perhaps PECOTA is missing something.
San Francisco adds another expensive veteran, as Evan Longoria leaves Tampa Bay after a great 10-year run.
Has a lack of quality contact kept the Rays, and possibly the Brewers, from reaching the postseason?
Tom Koehler joins the Blue Jays, Rajai Davis fills in for Jackie Bradley Jr. in Boston, and Fernando Salas and Cesar Puello cross on the transaction wire.
Are managers too afraid to make in-game bench moves?
On the 21th episode of the DFA podcast, R.J. rejoins the show to talk about some of the deadline deals, including the red-hot Tim Beckham’s move to Baltimore and the Yu Darvish blockbuster. Then it’s on to the Mariners (where Jerry Dipoto snagged another first baseman) and the regular league-wide roundup.
Tampa Bay gives up on former no. 1 overall pick Tim Beckham, sending him to Baltimore for minor leaguer Tobias Myers.