Manny Machado has made the decision to sign with the Padres, and Harper remains a free agent. Payton Ellison details the effect that this move has on the Padres, other teams that missed out, and Bryce Harper.
1:18 - Marwin Gonzalez and the Minnesota Twins
4:24 - The New York Opinion on Manny Machado
8:10 - Did the Yankees Have a Good Offseason
11:48 - Why San Diego?
13:53 - Don't Sleep on the Padres
19:40 - Bryce Harper
24:29 - Random Thoughts (Rant Alert)
33:37 - Conclusion
MLB and the Players' Union have talked about potential rule changes; Payton Ellison discusses the potential upsides and downsides of each rule change. Plus, the Phillies made a big trade for J.T. Realmuto and Manny Machado remain free agents. Payton discusses the impact this leaves on the Phillies and figures out why the two big time free agents have not signed.
0:00 - Introduction
2:24 - MLB and MLBPA Rule Change Discussions
3:18 - Universial DH
10:06 - Three Batter Minimum
13:58 - Pitch Clock
17:39 - Roster Expansion/September Roster Changes
21:03 - Draft Advantages
25:57 - J.T. Realmuto Trade
29:07 - Did the Phillies Give Up Too Much?
34:39 - Manny Machado and Bryce Harper
42:38 - Random Thoughts
49:26 - Conclusion