This Trade in History: Christian Yelich to the Brewers

Curious about how trades from the past would look using our model? In this first article of a new series, we tackle the Marlins/Brewers trade from the perspective of the 2017/2018 offseason to how it looks now. Needless to say, it’s a doozy.

Non-tender Candidates for Every Team

Which players are at risk of being cut from 40-man rosters this offseason? We took a look at every team’s list of players whose trade value is zero or less, based on our model. Some names might surprise you.

Got a trade proposal?

Imagine you’re the GM of your favorite team. Who are you trading this offseason? Use our popular trade simulator to figure out a fair deal.

The BTV Podcast #40: 40-Man Madness

A former top prospect was traded. Some well-known Yankees were DFA’d. Did any of the moves made at the 40-man roster deadline surprise us?

Mailbag: We Get Questions. A Lot.

Why does a player’s value seem too high? Or too low? How can we reduce everything to one number? We get asked these types of questions a lot, so here’s our attempt to tackle them.

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.

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This Trade in History: Christian Yelich to the Brewers

TradesPlayersEditor’s note: We’ve had some people ask us if we could look back at major trades in history and see how they matched up with our model. We thought that was a good idea, so this is the first in what will likely be a series. Also note:...

The BTV Podcast, Episode 40: 40-Man Madness

TradesPlayersWelcome back to the Baseball Trade Values Podcast! In this episode, founder John Bitzer (@johnbitzer2) and Associate Editor Joshua Iversen (@jive_mlb) discuss recent free agent signings and extensions. Then, they break down the activity...

Mailbag: We Get Questions. A Lot.

TradesPlayersIt’s been more than two years since we launched this site, and we’re happy to see that it’s growing and that people enjoy it.  We explain how we arrive at our trade value estimates in our About section, detailing the process for both...

Non-tender Candidates for Every Team

TradesPlayers Now that the offseason is upon us, one of the first orders of business for each team is to determine who to keep -- or more importantly, who not to keep. This is because each team needs to make room on their 40-man rosters, either for...

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...