Baseball’s Shifting Financial Equation: Long-Term Security Over Free Agency – WSJ

Baseball’s Shifting Financial Equation: Long-Term Security Over Free Agency – WSJ Agents point to early extensions that now look like incredible bargains. Cleveland Indians righty Corey Kluber, for instance, signed a five-year, $38.5 million extension before the 2015 season that could’ve turned into seven years and $77 million with bonuses and team options. His 2.96…

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Prospect Valuation: How Much are the Top Prospects Worth to Professional Baseball Teams?

Prospect Valuation: How Much are the Top Prospects Worth to Professional Baseball Teams? Over the next few months, we’re sharing several articles that look at player development from a different perspective relative to what you typically see on this blog. Rather than exclusively tackling more specific topics such as spin rate, blast metrics, or biomechanics,…

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