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Summary[]

Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about the possibility of the Mariners selling and what a Jerry Dipoto-led rebuild would look like, the Yankees’ CC Sabathia signing and GM Brian Cashman’s comments about the luxury tax, scenes from the GM meetings, the Giants hiring Farhan Zaidi from the Dodgers, and Lance McCullers presumably pitching hurt and having Tommy John surgery, then conduct their annual free agent contracts over/under draft and World Series odds movers draft.

Topics[]

  • Free agent contract draft
  • Free agents that went undrafted
  • World Series Odds draft

Banter[]

  • The Mariners offseason plan
  • The Orioles presence at the GM meetings
  • Giants get Zaidi
  • CC Sabathia
  • Yankees luxury tax expectation
  • Lance McCullers
  • Mike Fast to the Braves

Jeff's Draft Results[]

Player O/U? Predicted Actual Diff
Bryce Harper Under 420 330 90
Patrick Corbin Under 129 140 -11
Dallas Keuchel Under 82 N/A 0
Zach Britton Under 33 39 -6
Joe Kelly Under 27 25 2
Gio Gonzalez Under 24 3 21
Trevor Cahill Under 22 9 13
DJ LeMahieu Over 18 24 6
Total 115

Ben's Draft Results[]

Player O/U? Predicted Actual Diff
Manny Machado Under 390 300 90
Josh Donaldson Over 20 23 3
Andrew McCutchen Under 45 50 -5
Hyun-jin Ryu Under 33 17.9 15.1
Charlie Morton Over 32 30 -2
Adam Ottavino Over 30 27 -3
Garrett Richards Over 10 15 5
Craig Kimbrel Under 70 N/A 0
Total 103.1

World Series odds movers[]

Ben
Team Prediction Actual Score
Mariners Worse Worse 1
Giants Worse Unchanged
Diamondbacks Worse Worse 1
Phillies Better Better 1
Astros Better Better 1
Total 4
Jeff
Team Prediction Actual Score
Padres Better Better 1
Red Sox Worse Better
Rays Better Better 1
White Sox Better Worse
Braves Worse Worse 1
Total 3

Notes[]

  • “Can you imagine the volume of trade activity if Jerry Dipoto decides to sell?” - Ben
  • Bryce Harper had a 1.3 bWAR last season.

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