Thursday, July 28, 2022

Newsletter Excerpt, July 28, 2022 -- "The Slow Market"


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"By expanding the playoffs yet again, MLB lowered not just the bar for entry but the bar for contention with two months to go. That 'eighteen' is part of the problem, as it leaves just 12 teams that are clearly sellers, and not all of those 12 have chips."