The BTV Podcast: Love Me Non-Tender

In our latest episode, we take a look at all the non-tender decisions from a valuation perspective (were there any big surprises?), dissect a Blake Snell trade proposal, and explain why Josh Hader won’t fetch much.

Values are being updated for the offseason

Now that the season is over, we are updating values of players on all teams. This includes notable trade candidates and new free agents. Start the hot stove if you feel inclined…

Why is Josh Hader's trade value low?

He’s been an elite reliever, and he comes with three years of control. So why aren’t we projecting a big return for Hader if he’s traded?

The BTV Podcast: The Lindor Shuffle

In this episode, we compare MLB.com’s suggested offers for Francisco Lindor to our numbers; explain why we think three recent free agent pitching contracts were fair; and break down why two pitchers accepted their qualifying offers… and more! 

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

What can Cleveland get for Francisco Lindor?

With his salary rising and his control waning, it seems almost certain that the Indians will trade their star shorstop this winter. What’s his value, and what’s a reasonable return?

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The BTV Podcast, Episode 13: Love Me Non-Tender

TradesPlayersWelcome back to the Baseball Trade Values Podcast! In this episode, founder John Bitzer (@BitzerDigital) and Associate Editor Joshua Iversen (@jive_mlb) break down the latest offseason news, including a handful of trades and signings and...

Why is Josh Hader’s trade value low?

TradesPlayersThe emergence of Devin Williams as the likely closer out of the Brewers’ bullpen has prompted a lot of speculation about Josh Hader’s availability in trades -- which is why he’s popular in proposals here on BTV. Since Milwaukee has other...

The BTV Podcast, Episode 12: Lindor Shuffle

TradesPlayersWelcome back to the Baseball Trade Values Podcast! In this episode, founder John Bitzer (@BitzerDigital) and Associate Editor Joshua Iversen (@jive_mlb) break down the latest offseason news, including new GM hirings, the Qualifying Offer...

What can Cleveland get for Francisco Lindor?

TradesPlayersAs most baseball fans know, it’s highly likely that Indians star SS Francisco Lindor will be traded this winter. So the question is, what’s the most likely return? Unfortunately for...