Tag Archives: Tampa Bay Rays

Shouldn’t the Rays Just Let Yunel Escobar Go?

 We’re past the non-waiver trade deadline in MLB and into the portion of the season where teams put all of their players on revocable waivers (just to see whether anyone clears – and of course, many large contracts will clear) … Continue reading

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Billy Beane at it Again

Moneyball (the Movie) arrives on Friday, with Brad Pitt cast as leading man Billy Beane and Jonah Hill as Paul DePodesta.  Given the Moneyball was written about a small market team exploiting inefficiencies in the marketplace, I would think the … Continue reading

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