The Athletic | Andy McCullough ($): McCullough contends that the Twins are as well-built for the playoffs as anyone.
MLB Trade Rumors | Jeff Todd: Todd revisits the moves AL Central teams made at the trade deadline last month.
Baseball Prospectus | Rob Arthur ($): Arthur continues his look at this year’s baseball, and how it has changed the game. He presents evidence that it’s causing increased exit velocity.
The Ringer | Michael Baumann: Baumann also analyzed the juiced ball, concluding that it has benefited all lineup spots much more than the steroid era did.