Monday, February 6, 2023

Newsletter Excerpt, February 6, 2023 -- "Missed Opportunities, and the Orioles"


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"You have to start with a base of talent developed internally, through the draft, through the international amateur market, through making your players better. Get that core of players worth 20 WAR and making less than $20 million, and then you supplement it with stars at market value. Skip the first step, and you’re the 2022 Rangers."