The BTV Podcast #64: Breaking Down the First Trades of the Offseason

Teoscar Hernandez, Hunter Renfroe, and Gio Urshela all changed teams recently. In this episode, we analyze those trades and other recent transaction news.

The Case for Sean Murphy

Sean Murphy of the A’s is an obvious trade candidate this offseason for teams that need an upgrade at catcher. But many fans don’t think he’ll cost that much to acquire. We disagree, and here’s why.

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The BTV Podcast #63: What's Next for the Astros, Phillies, Yankees and Padres?

Should the Padres go all-in and trade what’s left of their farm? What happens if the Yankees don’t re-sign Judge? We break down these questions and more in our latest podcast episode.

Breaking Down Shohei Ohtani's Trade Value

Would it take a package bigger than Juan Soto’s to get Ohtani? No. How much would it take? Not as much as you think. Here’s why.

Former Top Prospects Who Now Look Like Busts

They were once on the top of prospect lists, but for the last two years or so, these young players have struggled so much that their trade values have cratered.

Calculating values for major-leaguers

Calculating values for minor-leaguers

Applying our values to real-life trades

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The BTV Podcast, Episode 64: Thankful For Transactions

TradesPlayersWelcome back to the Baseball Trade Values Podcast! In this episode, founder John Bitzer (@johnbitzer2) and Associate Editor Joshua Iversen (@jive_mlb) break down recent transactions and news, including the Teoscar Hernandez, Hunter...

The Case for Sean Murphy

TradesPlayersHere at BTV, fans may be surprised when they see that Sean Murphy’s median trade value is $51.3M.  Why so high? We get that question a lot. We also see a lot of trade proposals on our site that disagree with it, and more on Twitter as...

The BTV Podcast, Episode 63: The Hot Stove is On

TradesPlayersWelcome back to the Baseball Trade Values Podcast! In this episode, founder John Bitzer (@johnbitzer2) and Associate Editor Joshua Iversen (@jive_mlb) break down recent transactions and news, including front office movement, trades,...

Breaking Down Shohei Ohtani’s Trade Value

TradesPlayersRecently, Jim Bowden of The Athletic predicted that a potential trade package for Shohei Ohtani would either meet or exceed that of Juan Soto. We disagree. We also see lots of articles – and lots of trade proposals here on our site – who...

Non-tender Candidates from Each Team

TradesPlayersEvery year around this time, we comb through our numbers and see which players on each team may be non-tender candidates (that is, players who won’t be offered contracts for next season). We do this largely by scanning our model for...