On this date in 1920, the secret deal made on December 26th to sell Babe Ruth to the Yankees for $125K (twice the amount ever paid previously for a player) was announced publicly. Harry Frazee, the cash-strapped owner of the Red Sox, also secured a $300K loan from the Yankees as part of the deal. Here's this week's look around the baseball blogosphere..
- Beyond The Box Score wonders why Will Middlebrooks isn't getting more interest.
- Camden Chat looks at A.J. Burnett as a possible fit for the Orioles.
- Baltimore Sports and Life talks economics.
- The Giants Cove explains the Mobius Strip Theory.
- Outside Pitch says free agency needs to be re-evaluated.
- MLB Reports wonders who the next great AL DH will be after David Ortiz.
- Inside The Zona looks at where crowdsourcing can go wrong.
- Baseball News Source compares Gerrit Cole and Danny Salazar.
- Reviewing The Brew takes a closer look at Khris Davis.
- Baseball Stooges discusses flaws in the arbitration process.
- Brats and Baseball wonders if Daric Barton can be a fit for the Brewers.
- 101 Baseball News applauds the Astros' offseason.
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