Projected Offseason Values Are Live

Real trades can’t happen until November, but you can now get an early sense of what major league players’ trade values might be at that point, based on our model’s projections.

Key Takeaways from the 2022 Deadline

How did our model do? And what trends did we see? We cover those questions, and offer some insight on Juan Soto and whether $/WAR is linear or if it follows an S-curve.

Trade Deadline Roundup

Want to see how each real trade of this deadline season looks in our model? We’ve logged every one of them so far, and will keep doing so as news rolls in, while offering some insight into the dynamics of each one.

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.

This Trade in History: Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs

The 2016 deadline deal that sent an elite closer to a club seeking its first championship in 108 years was a landmark outlier. Was it worth the price the Cubs paid?

How accurate are Jim Bowden's trade proposals?

The former GM is the only prominent national writer we know of who often proposes his own trades, or evaluates proposals from fans or local beat writers. How well have those trade ideas correlated to the market? We audited each proposal in articles published since August 2019, and tested them against both our model and the actual market returns.

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The BTV Podcast, Episode 57: Catching Our Breath

TradesPlayersWelcome back to the Baseball Trade Values Podcast! In this solo episode, Associate Editor Joshua Iversen (@jive_mlb) provides a programming update and explains how the model performed for the 2022 deadline. Then, he breaks down the Juan...

Key Takeaways from the 2022 Deadline

TradesPlayersNow that another trade deadline is in the books, it's time for annual post-mortem, on both the market and our model. First, how did our model do? For this purpose, we’ll count all trades starting in June, through the Aug. 2 deadline....

BTV 2022 Trade Deadline Roundup

TradesPlayersWelcome to the 2022 Trade Deadline Roundup. All trades will be added to this article as they are reported. Alex Havers and Dan Bannon contributed to this article. – – – August 2 Milwaukee Brewers acquire RHP Trevor Rosenthal ($0.0M) from...

The BTV Podcast, Episode 56: The Fun Begins

TradesPlayersWelcome back to the Baseball Trade Values Podcast! In this episode, founder John Bitzer (@johnbitzer2) and Associate Editor Joshua Iversen (@jive_mlb) break down pre-deadline trades, including Luis Castillo and Andrew Benintendi. Then,...

The BTV Podcast, Episode 55: Geez, Luis

TradesPlayersWelcome back to the Baseball Trade Values Podcast! In this episode, founder John Bitzer (@johnbitzer2) and Associate Editor Joshua Iversen (@jive_mlb) discuss whether the Red Sox, Marlins and Angels will buy or sell. Then, they review...

The BTV Podcast, Episode 54: The Juan and Only

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 massive Juan Soto news. Then, they review the latest trades and rumors...