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The MLB Daily Dish: MLB trade rumors and news for August 10, 2016

Kick your day off right with the latest news, rumors, and analysis covering what could, should, and will affect your club's roster.

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The sad news from yesterday, Prince Fielder’s on field career may have come to a close, as the slugger has been declared medically disabled with his neck issues.

From the department of odd news, former NFL and college quarterback Tim Tebow is planning to make a run at playing professional baseball.

Could Wilson Ramos be the best catcher in baseball?

As we can see here Ramos' swing rate on balls outside the zone has dipped significantly, and his contact rate has gone up overall, leading to a massive drop in his swinging strike rate. This makes sense: if you swing at less balls and make contact when you do swing, and you're likely to walk more and strikeout less.

These changes, in contrast to his batted ball luck, look real, especially when linked to such an obviously related matter as LASIK surgery. As it turns out, it is easier to hit baseballs if you can see them. Ramos, who is set to become a free agent at the end of the season, has made himself exactly one (1) entire boatload of money with his play this year, making his perhaps the most lucrative elective procedure since Kim Kardashian-West augmented her look. More relevantly to this season, his improvements have the Nationals in the driver's seat in the AL East and he could help bring a world championship to our nation's capital for the first time since 1924.

The latest edition of the Rosterbatorical had a special guest, Eno Sarris of FanGraphs.

Here is a roundup of news from around the National League Central.

Brandon Crawford had quite the game the other day, compiling seven hits in one game.

Infield single, grounder down the line, high chopper, flare into shallow right-center. Brandon Crawford finished 7-for-8, with an average exit velocity of 87.8 miles per hour. The game before, Crawford finished 0-for-4, with an average exit velocity of 88.8 miles per hour. It’s not about fairness. It’s not really about anything. I guess it’s just about the nature of baseball. Based on the way we’ve always seen the game, Crawford put together something amazing. Based on one possible future of the game, Crawford might be given less credit, though ultimately it will always be a game about short-term results. That might get to be weird, but baseball’s been some kind of weird for as long as I can remember. It works for it.

In any case, Monday night, Brandon Crawford improved the Giants’ win expectancy by about a combined 144 percentage points, considering what he did at the plate and on the bases. If wins could be credited to anyone, instead of being limited to pitchers, Crawford would be easily the most deserving. By raw hit total, Crawford had one of the more remarkable games in baseball history. By WPA, Crawford had one of the more valuable games in baseball history. He didn’t quite do what Art Shamsky did, but then, Art Shamsky’s team lost.

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Today in Baseball History: In 1995, Ball Night at Dodger Stadium was the first forfeit in the majors in over 16 years, after fans threw souvenir baseballs onto the field.

Question of the Day: Does Tebow have a chance to make it to the pros?