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Welcome to The Baseball Rabbi Podcast - where Pesach Wolicki and Scott Kahn talk sabermetrics and baseball history, with a dose of fandom, fWAR, and Fenway.

Jul 19, 2018

A lot of sportswriters wondered why so many good free agents remained unsigned in January and February 2018, and ultimately signed for bargain basement prices. Was this a result of bad teams saving money rather than making the right moves to improve? The Baseball Rabbi revisits the issue (even though everyone else stopped talking about it in April), and through careful analysis of the top 50 free agents, proves that the actual story is completely different. Plus: Scott tries to figure out why Boston, the 21st-largest city in the U.S., is considered one of baseball's biggest markets.