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.

Got a trade proposal?

Even though real-life trades aren’t allowed until the offseason, you can get a jump on things and play around with our simulator.

We've enhanced our trade simulator

We’ve updated our trade simulator to be more realistic, to allow for three levels of overpays in certain situations, and for including more players in a trade.

There's a new number one

Who are the most valuable trade candidates in baseball right now? Our new Highest/Lowest page shows you how they’re ranked.

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.

Three-team trades are now live

We’ve now added the ability to create three-team trade proposals. Just select the three-team option in the simulator and get creative.

Calculating values for major-leaguers

Calculating values for minor-leaguers

Applying our values to real-life trades

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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...

Real-life scorecard: Tracking our values

Even though the 2019 summer trade season has ended, we’ll continue to keep track of each real-life trade and compare it to our values and see how they match up. We’ll plug them into our simulator and see if they’re “accepted,” “maybe accepted” or...

2019 Mid-season FAQs and Observations

Now that BTV has been live for a few weeks, we’ve received a lot of questions and feedback, all of which we appreciate. We’ve also noticed some common patterns in the trade proposals, which we'll work into our answers here. Why do the trade values...