The Yankees Are in a Bind

After losing the Wild Card game, the Yankees need to go bold. But how? Should they spend on free agents or trade prospects? Either way, it’s going to hurt.

The BTV Podcast #37: What's Next for the Cardinals and Yankees

In this episode, we examine the roster situations in St. Louis and the Bronx, and try to figure out some puzzling decisions in Colorado.

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The Upcoming Roster Crunch in Cleveland

The newly-named Guardians have a multitude of prospects that need to be added to the 40-man roster ahead of this year’s Rule 5 draft. Should they trade some of them? If so, which ones?

The A's Rebuild Is Coming

The current core has run out of gas, and they’re getting expensive. So which players will Oakland likely make available?

The BTV Podcast #36: Why We Updated Our Reliever Model

Relievers are volatile. So is reliever trade value. In our latest model update, we’ve improved the accuracy for relievers to match those peaks and valleys. In our latest podcast, we explain why.

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The BTV Podcast, Episode 38: Yanking Our Chains

TradesPlayersWelcome back to the Baseball Trade Values Podcast! In this episode, founder John Bitzer (@johnbitzer2) and Associate Editor Joshua Iversen (@jive_mlb) discuss the 2021 playoffs and front office movement. Then, they break down more...

The Yankees Are in a Bind

TradesPlayersYankee fans, brace yourselves: If you really want to improve your team, it’s going to hurt.  You have two choices: Blow through the luxury tax or trade your best prospects. Pick your poison. The problem Let’s start with the lineup....

The BTV Podcast, Episode 37: The Empire Falls

TradesPlayersWelcome back to the Baseball Trade Values Podcast! In this episode, founder John Bitzer (@johnbitzer2) and Associate Editor Joshua Iversen (@jive_mlb) discuss some puzzling Rockies transactions. Then, they explore the offseason outlooks...

The Upcoming Roster Crunch in Cleveland

TradesPlayersThe front office leaders of the newly-named Cleveland Guardians will be facing some tough decisions this winter. They have several top prospects who are Rule 5-eligible in December, so they will need to be added to the 40-man roster to...

The BTV Podcast, Episode 36: Trouble in The Town

TradesPlayersWelcome back to the Baseball Trade Values Podcast! In this episode, founder John Bitzer (@johnbitzer2) and Associate Editor Joshua Iversen (@jive_mlb) discuss late-season value updates and model adjustments for relievers. Then, they...

The A’s Rebuild Is Coming

TradesPlayersThis winter, we believe the A’s will change direction. Instead of retaining pending free agents and arbitration-eligible players, they’ll acknowledge that they can’t afford them, and enter a rebuilding period. The team is in a very...