BTV Podcast #3: Starting Pitching Risk, Preller’s Puzzling Padres’ Deals, and more



Did the Blue Jays overpay for Hyun-Jin Ryu? What about the Yankees and Gerrit Cole, and the Phillies and Zack Wheeler? In the third edition of our podcast series, BTV editors John Bitzer and Joshua Iversen analyze the risks of starting pitchers; try to figure out what Padres GM A.J. Preller was thinking with all of his offseason moves; and highlight a featured trade of the week.

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John’s Padres article –

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John Bitzer

John Bitzer

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