Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Newsletter Excerpt, September 1, 2020 -- "The Trades"

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"The Indians, whether out of frugality or pique, traded a #2 starter with #1 upside for a grab bag of guys who might be three-win players if things go well. It’s not that there was no case for trading Clevinger; it’s that what they got in return simply isn’t good enough."