- Neil Solondz wrote a very good, in-depth analysis of where the free agency market has gone, and how the changes might help the Rays.
- Danny wrote about the Rays rebuild.
- As part of trading for Evan Longoria, San Francisco has plans to go for it. Here’s how they’re approaching that so far.
- Russell Carleton has written a lot about the shift before. This time, I really think he’s got it framed right. Give it a read.
- MLB Trade Rumors noted that the Rays used to be the only team giving out long term contracts to players with almost no major league service time, but the White Sox have now gotten on board with that approach.
- Timothy Malcolm wrote a good article about Scott Mathieson in Japan.
- Bill Chastain examined the Rays catching situation for 2018.
- And finally, for all you aspiring defensive whizzes, this is how you improve your shortstop defense.