OttoGraphs Episode 13: The Good, the Bad, and the Harvey

In this episode of OttoGraphs, Tom and Trey discuss some players who have had notable seasons so far, for good and bad reasons! On the positive side, players like Jonathan Villar, Aledmys Diaz, Derek Dietrich, and Rich Hill have all provided a big bang for very few bucks, but some more expensive players like Bryce Harper, Andrew McCutchen, and Matt Harvey have not quite lived up to their auction salaries at this point in the season. Plus, we talk about Evan Gattis and how his value has changed now that he has added catcher eligibility; and Clayton Kershaw, whose average salary of $57.34 has, incredibly, represented a discount on his otherworldly production in 2016.

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Tom Oltarzewski is a musician and composer, and works at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. He has been playing ottoneu baseball since 2012, and ottoneu football since its inception in 2015. Follow Tom on Twitter @tomhasopinions if you don't mind a very low ratio of baseball tweets to other topics.

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