The Astros are the Obvious Losers of the Trade Deadline

By all accounts, the trade deadline this year was a dud, and this winter’s free agency class will be too. With a lack of any elite-level player available, it was a seller’s market and the most significant prospect to change teams was Eloy Jimenez, who was shipped to the White Sox for Jose Quintana. Unless…

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Royally Selling

Just 18 months ago, Dayton Moore had pulled off the improbable for anyone who started watching baseball after 1990. He had built a team in Kansas City that was raising the World Series trophy. The small market Royals went through decades of futility that included a 30-year playoff drought, 20 losing seasons and four 100-loss…

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The Red Sox Should be Deadline Buyers

Much like their hated rivals, the New York Yankees, the Boston Red Sox enter every season expecting to win it all despite the talent they put on the field. Those expectations are justifiable, the team has won three World Series since breaking the Curse of the Bambino in 2004, their farm system is among the…

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