The BTV Podcast #34: Cruz-ing into the Deadline

In this episode, we break down the Nelson Cruz and Rich Hill trades, identify a few dark-horse candidates to be traded, and present our view of Fangraphs’ Trade Value series.

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The Trickiness of Max Scherzer's Trade Value

Want an ace for the stretch run and postseason? Then get prepared to deal with the complications: 10/5 rights, deferred salary payments, back pay…

The Starting Pitching Market Is in Shambles

Need rotation help for the stretch run and postseason? Good luck with that. This year, you’ll need to navigate a minefield of underperformers, question marks, and the walking wounded.

The BTV Podcast #33: Cubs Firesale!

The teardown has begun in earnest on the north side of Chicago, and in this episode, we discuss the valuations of the Cubs’ key trade chips, debate the value of Kyle Hendricks (who is probably not going anywhere), and explain why Rule-5 eligible prospects may be an important focus at the deadline.

The BTV Podcast #32: Risers and Fallers for July

How were the biggest trade chips affected by our latest round of updates? Why does Kimbrel’s value seem low on our site? What are the Rockies doing? In this episode, we address all of those questions and more.

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The BTV Podcast, Episode 34: Cruzing Into the Deadline

TradesPlayersANNOUNCEMENT: BTV IS GOING LIVE! John and Joshua will be streaming on Monday, 7/26 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. Mark your calendars! More info to come! Welcome back to the Baseball Trade Values Podcast! In this episode, founder John Bitzer...

The BTV Podcast, Episode 33: The Cubs are Ready to Ball

TradesPlayersWelcome back to the Baseball Trade Values Podcast! In this episode, founder John Bitzer (@johnbitzer2) and Associate Editor Joshua Iversen (@jive_mlb) break down the latest news and transactions, including the Joc Pederson trade and Kris...

The BTV Podcast, Episode 32: Schmidt Outta Luck

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

The BTV Podcast, Episode 31: Well, For Starters…

TradesPlayersWelcome back to the Baseball Trade Values Podcast! In this episode, founder John Bitzer (@johnbitzer2) and Associate Editor Joshua Iversen (@jive_mlb) break down the latest news and transactions, preview the weak starting pitching...

The Starting Pitching Market Is in Shambles

TradesPlayersNeed to fortify your rotation for the stretch run and postseason? Good luck with that.  In a normal trade deadline year, good starters usually command premium prices, because of the impact they can make on a game (or a postseason series)...

The BTV Podcast, Episode 30: Nottingham’s Travels

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