Thursday, December 22, 2022

Newsletter Excerpt, December 22, 2022 -- "Wil Myers and the Reds"


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"Any time a bad team signs a player like Myers, you’ll hear 'and they can trade him at the deadline,' as if the market for two months of a two-win player is robust. That’s a line of thought I’d love to see stricken from coverage of the game. If Wil Myers had trade value he wouldn’t be signing with a bottom-five team for $7.5 million."