Four years and $57 million for Alex Cobb would be a normal, ordinary signing in any other offseason.
What, exactly, are the Rays doing? And does anyone, except PECOTA, believe they have a chance in 2018?
Mike Moustakas still hasn’t found a team, and Brian Dozier is making plans to hit the market after the 2018 season.
Minnesota adds Logan Morrison at a steep discount coming off a 38-homer season, but where does he fit into the Twins’ lineup?
ABBOTT: Costello, I’m happy to announce that I’m going to work with the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team as a coach. We’re very excited about the season. COSTELLO: Tampa, you say? I bet you know all the ballplayer names. ABBOTT: [brief panicked pause] Of course I do. A good coach knows all his players’ names….
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.