Ben Lindbergh and Jeff Sullivan banter about a Shohei Otani “deadline” and Braves prospect Ronald Acuna, then bring on FanGraphs managing editor Dave Cameron to discuss a dispute about WAR and valuing players between Bill James and sabermetric stat sites, the evolution of awards (and Hall of Fame) voting, why Dave expects certain teams to dictate the way the winter unfolds, and the free agents he sees as notable bargains or busts.
Link to first Bill James WAR article
Link to second Bill James WAR article
Link to Joe Posnanski’s WAR article
Link to Dave’s WAR article
Link to Dave’s top 50 free agents
Link to Effectively Wild t-shirts