Friday, February 2, 2024

Newsletter Excerpt, February 2, 2024 -- "Brewers/Orioles Trade"


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"The era of big tanking is over, mostly because MLB reduced the benefits of being very bad. What we’re seeing now, though, is something harder to get a grip on, something more insidious. Good teams, teams with reasonable chances to win a division, are valuing future wins more than present wins. The Brewers didn’t have to trade Corbin Burnes. They did anyway."