Peter Gammons: For those with trader’s remorse

We are so familiar with prospects we were stunned when Lucas Giolito and Reynaldo Lopez went in a trade for Adam Eaton. Never mind that one hybrid scouting and analytics general manager referred to Eaton as “one of the 15 best players in the game” and my personal fondness for Eaton’s game likeness to Ken Linseman, the […]

Joe Sheehan Newsletter: Tanking Revisited

The Joe Sheehan Newsletter Vol. 8, No. 8 March 10, 2016 The Joe Sheehan Newsletter is presented by Scoresheet Baseball. Scoresheet Baseball is the only simulation fantasy baseball game that uses the current season’s stats. Playing Scoresheet lets you set lineups, platoon, bunt, and run your bullpen just like MLB managers do — even better […]

Joe Sheehan Newsletter: Yoenis Cespedes is still a free agent

Yoenis Cespedes is still a free agent, even though he’s untethered to a draft pick and coming off the best season of his career. Cespedes hit so well after being traded to the Mets that he generated MVP buzz and speculation that he could get a contract worth $120 million or more in free agency. […]

Joe Sheehan: What I’m Watching

From the desk of Joe Sheehan. Joe Sheehan (@joe_sheehan) writes for Sports Illustrated and publishes the Joe Sheehan Baseball Newsletter. Three teams for two spots in the AL; three teams for three spots — one more desirable than the others — in the NL. None of the teams vying for those spots are playing one another. […]