It's been a couple days since our last update, so here's the latest from around the game:
-P- Jonah Keri writes that Andrew McCutchen has more trade value than any player in baseball other than Mike Trout. Also included among the 50 most valuable players in the game are Gerrit Cole, Starling Marte and Gregory Polanco, an excellent showing for one organization. Dave Cameron of Fangraphs posted about the same topic, also ranking McCutchen second.
-P- A Phillies blogger makes the case for his team acquiring Kyle Blanks, a move that would seemingly make sense for many teams.
-P- David Todd chats with Clint Hurdle.