Posts tagged "jonathan papelbon"

Trade all of the relievers!

Trade all of the relievers!
Recently there’s been the news that the rest of the league is hot-to-trot for cheap and wildly talented reliever Sergio Santos and wish to make a trade.  It’s also been learned that maybe the White Sox should trade John Danks already seeing as they haven’t made him a real extension offer since 2009.  Finally, on Tuesday, it... Read more »

MLB labor peace, and its annoying consequences

MLB labor peace, and its annoying consequences
The MLB owners and the players union shook hands on a new 5-year Collective Bargaining Agreement to be announced on Monday, and perhaps that’s all we should care about. The NBA has been kind enough to provide reference on how dreary and dull it can be to watch two sides grapple endlessly in a stalemate... Read more »

The free agent market seems kinda crazy

The free agent market seems kinda crazy
Previously, we explored the concept that Kenny Williams’ free agency ventures of recent have been less than fruitful.  If you count the Rios waiver claim–and when you absorb 4 1/3 years and $55 million, why wouldn’t you?–it’s been $54 million for 2.8 fWAR for all new signings since the close of the 2008 season. The... Read more »
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