With Trevor Bauer's salary on their 2023 payroll, the Dodgers will face another luxury tax bill. That could affect their pursuit of free agents for '24.
On Mets Hot Stove, Andy Martino talks about why Darin Ruf is still in the equation for the Mets' DH spot and why Francisco Álvarez is not in the mix.
What does the future hold for Darin Ruf, and what are the Mets' plans at DH for the 2023 MLB season?
The Mets' farm system is on the upswing and has five of the best prospects in baseball, but they're still not quite in the upper echelon when it comes to the top systems in MLB.
It's one thing to sacrifice wins at the major-league level for the sake of restocking the farm system. But as John Tomase writes, Chaim Bloom has made depressingly little progress in bolstering the Red Sox' prospect pool since his arrival.