Here at Retro Trade Analysis, we look at trades of the past and evaluate their value today. The trade analyzed today is the trade that sent Johan Santana from the Minnesota Twins to the New York Mets. Continue reading
Here’s a series of texts between Russ and myself yesterday afternoon regarding the Dodgers waiver claim of Adrian Gonzalez…
The final BBA award is the Stan Musial Award for Player of the Year. We’re breaking it up by league, since we have 10 players on the ballot. Like the Walter Johnson Award, this ballot won’t count in the actual voting, as one of us is being killed at work and the other is busy with a wedding or something minor (Congrats Russ).
MLB Announced on Thursday that St. Louis Cardinal right fielder Lance Berkman and Boston Red Sox outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury have won the Comeback Player of the Year award for their leagues.
Dateline: July 31, 2008 – The Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates make a three team trade in which Manny Ramirez was obtained by the Dodgers, Jason Bay was obtained by the Red Sox, and the Pirates obtained Bryan Morris, Andy LaRoche, Brandon Moss and Craig Hansen. Continue reading
Next up, after a little delay, is Theo Epstein, the GM that brought an end to the Curse of the Bambino.
Epstein has brought the Red Sox 162 wins over his 8 years over the Red Sox; that averages to a WAR of 20.3 per season. He’s -41.4 in trades, 158.3 in signings, and 45.1 in the draft.
Boston Red Sox
2010 Record: 89-73
818 RS, 744 RA, Pythagorean Record: 89-73