Edwin Diaz. Jose Altuve. Rhys Hoskins. Gavin Lux. Brendan Rodgers. All are injured and out for significant portions of the 2023 season (in the cases of Diaz, Hoskins and Lux, it looks like the entire season), so their respective teams would be wise to test the trade market for replacement help. Meanwhile, the Yankees’ rotation has been decimated, at least temporarily. Luis Severino, Carlos Rodon, and Frankie Montas are all on the IL. Clarke Schmidt has gone from likely bullpen arm to...

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In this episode, we dig into the numbers behind recent extensions for Yelich and Moncada, discuss the impact of injuries on trade value, and highlight the featured trade of the week, which sees a star and two other pieces traded for a prospect. If you have any questions or suggestions, email us at or find us on Twitter, @BaseballValues! Listen in the player, click the link below to download or find us through your favorite podcast...



If you’re a GM, this is the list you don’t want to have your players on. According to our calculations, the following 50 players have the least amount of trade value right now – or, put another way, the most amount of negative value. These are not necessarily bad players; they’re players whose contracts are bigger than their projected field value. Not surprisingly, the common thread here is that most of them are older and past their prime. Only eight of these 50...

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We get you, Reds fans. You must be frustrated. After several losing seasons, then an offseason full of trades that may have offered some hope of a turn towards a competitive season, you’re back in sell mode again this summer. And all while your best player, Joey Votto, is getting older and slowing down a bit. Sigh. But it is what it is, and if you’re reasonable, you’ll look to sell some chips again for younger talent. All those rentals you acquired this past offseason?...