Saturday, March 2, 2024

Newsletter Excerpt, March 2, 2024 -- "Matt Chapman Signs"


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In the bigger picture, though, this is just exacerbating the Giants’ bigger problem. They keep missing out on the best players in free agency, which isn’t entirely their fault, but then they spend a lot of money on these average, maybe average-plus players to fill in the gaps. Last year, it was Mitch Haniger and Michael Conforto and Sean Manaea and Ross Stripling. This year, it’s Chapman and Jordan Hicks and Jorge Soler, plus a trade for Robbie Ray. To repeat a phrase, it’s movement, but is it action?