Scoping out a Kris Bryant trade

Should the Cubs trade their former MVP? If so, where would he go and what can they expect in return?


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.

Is Francisco Lindor tradeable?

The Indians’ superstar SS is getting expensive and the clock is starting to tick. But where would he go?

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.

Who are this year’s non-tender candidates?

We found players on every team who should be cut, based on their values. You may be surprised by a few.

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Scoping the return for a Kris Bryant trade

This is a guest article by BTV user and Cubs fan rw64  After a second straight year of playoff disappointment, major changes loom large on the North Side of Chicago. While the Cubs still have intentions of being competitive in 2020, President of...

Ranking each farm system by trade value

If you’re a serious baseball fan, you’ve probably seen a few farm system rankings from major outlets like Baseball America and Fangraphs. Here at BTV, we use our valuation estimates to do similar lists – to rank each system by trade value. It’s a way...

Is Francisco Lindor tradeable?

Recently, Joel Sherman of the NY Post advocated strongly for the Yankees to trade for , in the wake of the Yanks’ defeat to the Astros. Granted, Sherman is a NY beat writer, so there’s some classic...

Non-tender candidates for each team

Now that we’ve updated our values for the year, we noticed that many established major leaguers who are in their control years (and a few whose teams have contract options on them) are projected to have negative values – in other words, their field...

Trade deadline post-mortem: what worked, what didn’t?

Now that the summer trade deadline has passed, we’re starting to reflect on how our model matched up to reality. We’re still catching up with all the trades, so the data is not yet complete. But in the meantime, we can share a few observations. So...

One year later: which 2018 sellers fared the best?

We took a look at the trades made last summer (some of which were made before July 31, others during the previous waiver period) to see how they stack up today. We compared the current values of the players they sold to the values of the players...