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Top 30 MLB free agents for 2022-23 offseason: An early look at a special class

Top 30 MLB free agents for 2022-23 offseason: An early look at a special class

With the trade deadline in the rearview, the 30 MLB front offices can begin to focus on the offseason and another strong free-agent class. Teams’ scouts, evaluators and analytics departments can start to do deep dives on the players who will hit the market after the World Series. Led by Jacob deGrom, perhaps the most …

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MLB Power Rankings: Dodgers rise, Brewers fall, and the Rockies are perfect

MLB Power Rankings: Dodgers rise, Brewers fall, and the Rockies are perfect

Every week,​ we​ ask all​ of our baseball​ writers​ — both the​ local​ scribes​ and the national team,​ more​ than​​ 30 writers in all — to rank the teams from first to worst. Here are the collective results, the TA30. There’s been a lot of snark delivered in these power rankings over the last few …

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MLB trade deadline superlatives: Weirdest trade, most improved teams, GMs who shined and more

MLB trade deadline superlatives: Weirdest trade, most improved teams, GMs who shined and more

Have you caught your breath yet? This trade deadline didn’t disappoint. We waited and waited and waited for moves, and then they came, fast and furious. Now that the dust has settled on the 2022 trade deadline and I’ve shared my grades for all 30 teams, let’s have some fun with deadline superlatives. So, here …

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Sarris: Jordan Montgomery, José Siri and the five most intriguing of the MLB trade deadline

Sarris: Jordan Montgomery, José Siri and the five most intriguing of the MLB trade deadline

Yeah, maybe in one respect the Juan Soto deal was the most intriguing trade of the deadline — it certainly was the biggest. But its form was one that we’ve seen before: a big star for a bunch of top prospects. We know those sorts of deals, it just happened to be one of the …

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Breaking down Twins’ trades for Jorge López, Tyler Mahle and Michael Fulmer

Breaking down Twins’ trades for Jorge López, Tyler Mahle and Michael Fulmer

Rarely have a first-place team’s weaknesses been so obvious and rarely has a fan base (rightfully) been so skeptical about those weaknesses being addressed in a meaningful, satisfying way, but the Twins accomplished precisely what they set out to do Tuesday before MLB’s trade deadline: add impact pitching. In a series of three separate moves, …

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MLB trade deadline grades for all 30 teams, from Padres (A+) to Mets (C) to White Sox (F)

MLB trade deadline grades for all 30 teams, from Padres (A+) to Mets (C) to White Sox (F)

The 2022 MLB trade deadline will be remembered for the historic Juan Soto blockbuster deal between the Padres and Nationals, but we also saw the team with the best record trade one of its most consistent starters for an injured center fielder. We saw a team that hasn’t made the playoffs in 21 years acquire …

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