Alex and Colby discuss Russell Westbrook’s season, what’s in the title of “MVP”, and the surprising Chicago Bulls. http://media.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/p/content.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/LT-2016-12-01-062.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Alex and Colby talk one and done rules, college athletes beings smart, and the Eastern Conference playoff hunt. http://media.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/p/content.blubrry.com/maskedmedia/LT-2016-03-20-049.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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First and foremost, I’d like to thank you for coming to Other League. With my initial blog, I was the only contributor, and it began as a simple outlet for my own thoughts. Hopefully this iteration will turn into an informative and analytical site that tackles interesting sports questions in interesting ways. Most of you […]

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I was listening the the great Effectively Wild podcast by the Baseball Prospectus crew. I was a bit behind and I caught them having a discussion about who would win between a team comprised solely of first basemen or a team comprised solely of catchers. This got me intrigued, so I decided to build this […]

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On draft day 2012, the Cleveland Browns and their old front office led by Mike Holmgren and Tom Heckert, traded picks in the 4th (118), 5th (139), and 7th (211) rounds in order to swap spots with the Minnesota Vikings (switching from 4th overall to 3rd). Keep in mind, the Browns still ended up with […]

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What does a 34 year-old pitcher making $25,000,000 this season and with $77,500,000 left on the last three years of that contract have to do with the Oakland Athletics? They could have broken Twitter during the last moments of the 2013 MLB Trade Deadline. Just made a ridiculous prediction on the podcast, might as well […]

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This is NOT the big time trade that many see it as. This is a trade that is getting hype because of the lack of quality players, and pitchers specifically, left on the trade market. Bud Norris was always probably the 3rd or 4th best available starting pitcher that was going to be on the […]

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The Kansas City Royals attempted to fix their OF issues by acquiring the 29-year old center fielder of the Houston Astros, Justin Maxwell. The Houston Astros traded OF Justin Maxwell to the Kansas City Royals for RHP Kyle Smith. The acquisition of Maxwell is only a slight upgrade on David Lough right now as neither […]

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Buying low. Not something seen very often at the trade deadline in baseball. 99% of the time teams want hot prospects or major league talent in their trades, few teams want to trade for the post-hype prospects. This year we have had the Cubs trade for two post hype prospects in Strop and Arrieta and […]

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Likely the biggest trade of the deadline hours has happened at the end of middle America’s baseball day. The Matt Garza trade was taken care of days ago and it looks more and more like LHP Cliff Lee will not end up being traded…so here it is folks.  In a three team trade involving the […]

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