The BTV Podcast #16: The Floodgates Are Open

In this episode, we break down every recent MLB transaction from a valuation perspective, including the Lindor trade, the recent signings of D.J. LeMahieu and Liam Hendriks, and more.

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.

What does the Lindor trade tell us about the market now?

Although we think the deal was fair, the trade of Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco to the Mets confirms our suspicions: it’s really hard to move big salaries. Who else might be affected?

Values have been updated for the offseason

Even though we’ve updated values of players on all teams for the offseason, we may still do some fine-tuning here and there as we keep a close eye on the market. 

The BTV Podcast #15: Buyers and Prellers

In this episode, we break down the facts and figures of the Padres’ latest trades, touch on the Nationals’ pickup of Josh Bell, and have some fun with one of those trade prediction articles.

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?

Calculating values for major-leaguers

Calculating values for minor-leaguers

Applying our values to real-life trades

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The BTV Podcast, Episode 16: The Floodgates are Open

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 offseason news, including tons of major trades and free agent...

The BTV Podcast, Episode 15: Buyers and Prellers

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 the Josh Bell trade, the Padres'...

Surprise! The market is (mostly) acting normal

TradesPlayersAt the start of this offseason, the preeminent narrative was that the market value of most players would fall off a cliff. Almost every team lost untold millions in revenue in 2020, and uncertainty about 2021 would cause them to cut...