Sure, calling the baseball offseason the silly season doesn’t work as well as it used to. There was a time when the flurry of activity and overreaction lined up perfectly with election time but it’s hard to relate the two after what we’ve witnessed in 2020.
Before we get into this too deep, there is a belief that Josh Bell is a better DH option than First Baseman, the evidence is pretty clear if you watch him play everyday but most GMs won’t have that intimacy.
The rumor mill is hottest in the fan base, just as predicted the deadline itself is pretty slow. We heard that team executives around the league wanted to get their deals done early because of the unique circumstances in 2020, well, here we are on deadline eve, what happened?