2020 Top 50 Free Agents

2020 Top 50 Free Agents Welcome to FanGraphs’ top-50 free-agent rankings. Dave Cameron had previously been responsible for this annual post; I took the reins last year. I’m back leading the charge again, with some assistance from my colleagues. In what follows, I’ve provided contract estimates and rankings of the winter’s top free agents, along…

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Job Posting: Cleveland Indians Area Scout

Job Posting: Cleveland Indians Area Scout Position: Area Scout Primary Purpose Provide high-quality information on amateur players to prepare the organization for acquisition opportunities Essential Responsibilities and Duties Relationships: Create and maintain strong relationships with players and their families, along with coaches and programs, to understand the player’s background and character. Evaluations: Provide player evaluations…

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Job Posting: Texas Rangers Baseball Analytics Apprentice

Job Posting: Texas Rangers Baseball Analytics Apprentice Job Title: Apprentice, Baseball Analytics Location: Arlington, TX Basic Duties and Responsibilities: Query and report on data Build and maintain analytical tools, metrics, & models Create compelling data visualizations and stories Research game changing ideas and concepts Present information to organizational stakeholders and executives Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in…

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Players Electing Free Agency: 11/4/19

Players Electing Free Agency: 11/4/19 With every team throughout MLB in roster maintenance mode now that the offseason is underway, there’s a steady stream of players being jettisoned from 40-man rosters via outright waivers. Players who’ve previously cleared waivers and been outrighted at least once before have the option to elect free agency upon clearing…

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