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Best and worst of last offseason's one-year deals

It’s an old baseball offseason axiom: There is no such thing as a bad one-year contract. The idea makes sense. You can’t cripple your franchise all that badly with a one-year deal. Even if the player is terrible, they’re gone in a year. Of course, you can’t build a franchise on one-year contracts either. If a player outplays his contract, ...

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Ranking prospects in past 5 years' Deadline deals

This July, there were just two trades involving MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospects. Yusniel Diaz headlined the five-player package the Dodgers sent to the Orioles for Manny Machado, while the Indians gave up Francisco Mejia to bolster their bullpen with <span class="token token-playerCard" id="to… MLB News Index

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Are rivals' recent deals a sign of things to come?

That the past few days have been loaded with a number of notable trades is hardly news, not with Tuesday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline rapidly approaching. But the teams partnering up on some of the more prominent deals have been division rivals, raising quite a few eyebrows around the industry. That the past few days have been loaded with a number ...

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