The coronavirus has turned the 2020 baseball season upside down, necessitating an agreement between MLB and the players’ union regarding service time, salaries, roster moves, the draft, and more. MLBTR’s Jeff Todd explains the new deal in today’s video.
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Yoenis Cespedes has led a very interesting career since signing with the A’s out of Cuba eight years ago. MLBTR’s Jeff Todd chronicles the excitement and the boars in today’s video.
With the disappointing news of Noah Syndergaard’s Tommy John surgery, MLBTR’s Jeff Todd traces his tumultuous career arc. Check out today’s video here.
The Rockies and Blue Jays struck a blockbuster trade on July 28th, 2015. In today’s video, MLBTR’s Jeff Todd looks back at how the Troy Tulowitzki deal worked out for both sides.
Ten years ago, the Twins signed star catcher Joe Mauer to the fourth-largest deal in baseball history. MLBTR’s Jeff Todd explains why the contract made tons of sense at the time, in today’s video.
With the news of Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale needing Tommy John surgery, MLBTR’s Jeff Todd seeks out comparable aces who were able to return to prominence after the procedure. Click here for today’s video.
In December 2013, the Yankees granted a seven-year, $153 million contract to Jacoby Ellsbury. What went wrong? MLBTR’s Jeff Todd unravels the saga, which remains unresolved six years in. Click here for today’s video.
Who is the best extension candidate for the Mets, Nationals, Braves, Marlins, and Phillies? Jeff Todd suggests the Polar Bear, Childish Bambino, and a few players you might not expect in today’s video.
Jump to a team:
- Braves – 1:23
- Marlins – 3:17
- Mets – 4:57
- Nationals – 7:07
- Phillies – 9:36
Within a span of 37 days back in the 2015-16 offseason, the Cubs granted $184 million to Jason Heyward and the Orioles committed $161 million to Chris Davis. Four seasons in, these have become two of the worst free agent contracts in recent memory. MLBTR’s Jeff Todd breaks down how the players were perceived at the time and what’s gone wrong, in today’s video.
Jeff Todd tackles the Cubs’ quiet offseason and 2020 outlook in today’s video.