Last month, the present author utilized what a reader might have recognized as “the least possible amount of effort” to the end of compiling a pair of leaderboards — one for hitters, one for pitchers — of all the players who’d been traded both (a) during the month of July and (b) to a contending club, where contending was defined as a club that possessed better than 10% odds of qualifying for the divisional series as of July 31st.
What follows is a list of all those same players, sorted by their WAR totals from the month of August:
Here are some observations regarding same:
Carson Cistulli has published a book of aphorisms called Spirited Ejaculations of a New Enthusiast.
I really hope that after Chase gets a hit, everyone in the Yankee dugout shouts, “That’s Headley!”
If Mel Brooks ran the Yankees…
Jon Miller’s way of occasionally saying “…Headley” in his radio call was always entertaining.
I loved when Chase got called up and someone in a major sport finally shared my last name. Poorly relevant comment over and out.