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The Brady Aiken mess has alerted the world that baseball teams might value baseball players as assets with a fixed value. We investigate this shocking claim.

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White Sox balanced between rebuilding & regressing

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MLB Draft spending cap makes Astros look sleazy

The Astros look like they're screwing two young amateur players out of a chance to start their pro careers. Are they?

Ignoring Tony Gwynn, MLB fails not him, but itself

The lack of a tribute to the fallen Hall of Famer It's not about what's right, it's about understanding the power of memory in baseball.

J.D. Martinez: Steal of the offseason


When the lowly Astros had no room for J.D. Martinez, the Tigers quickly scooped him up. Since then the 26-year-old outfielder has made himself a centerpiece in a World Series contender's lineup.

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