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Secondary Impacts (and Benefits) of a Rebuild

Rebuilding is not just selling off present pieces for future ones, although obviously when you’re trading cornerstone players like Chris Sale and Adam Eaton it is absolutely crucial to make sure you get the best return you can. And yes, that makes the major league team worse, so your draft position goes up. But there are […]

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Transactions Analysis: Brett Lawrie and Avisail Garcia

The White Sox declared themselves dead before the end of July and basically the only thing they’ve done since is awkwardly let Robin Ventura kind of fire himself and float uninspiring rumors about trying to trade Chris Sale.  Well, we finally had some news last night as Avisail Garcia and Brett Lawrie avoided arbitration and reached […]

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Impact of Early Offseason Transactions

The massive gears of the offseason’s machinations have begun to turn, slowly picking up speed. The Astros signed Josh Reddick to a four year, $52 million contract. As he was traded midseason, Reddick doesn’t cost Houston a draft pick, and they have purchased his solidly average services for $13 million AAV. They also added Brian McCann‘s […]