Trade tracker: Winter Meeting edition

Amidst all the noise about big-ticket free agent signings, a few trades happened at the recent Winter Meetings as well.

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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.

Why is Corey Kluber’s value so low on this site?

Yes, we know he was an elite pitcher, and could still return to that form. But let’s face facts: 2019 was an unmitigated disaster for him, and that matters.

Which farm system has the most trade value? And the least?

Some systems are stacked with talent; others not so much. And you might be surprised to see who’s creeping up.

The Bottom 50

Which players have the most underwater contracts in baseball? Click on our Highest/Lowest list, then flip the arrows to see the worst ones.

Scoping the return on a Kris Bryant trade

Should the Cubs trade their former MVP? And what would he bring in return?

Calculating values for major-leaguers

Calculating values for minor-leaguers

Applying our values to real-life trades

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Trade tracker: Winter Meeting edition

Amidst all the noise about big-ticket free agent signings, a few trades happened at the recent Winter Meetings as well. Let’s break them down: Rangers trade  to the White Sox...

Tracking real-life trades, or: BTV vs. A.J.

In the interest of transparency, it’s time for an update on how the BTV model is doing this offseason relative to real-life trades -- with one caveat: A.J. Preller. Our model assumes most GMs will act rationally, and seek to get the best overall...

Making sense of the Padres/Brewers trade

When the Padres and Brewers agreed on a trade recently, my first thought was: that’s ridiculous. The package the Brewers received from San Diego far exceeded any reasonable bounds of a fair trade. We had Luis Urias at 55.2, and Trent Grisham at 8.8...

Hey, why did that number change?

So you may have noticed that every now and then, a player’s valuation has changed on this site. You might be wondering, “Why?” or “Hey, does that mean I have to go back and redo that trade idea I had last week?” Or: “Is this arbitrary, or is there a...