Sonny Gray is the best (trade chip) he's ever been

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Sonny Gray is the best (trade chip) he's ever been
Sonny Gray is the best (trade chip) he's ever been

The story of erstwhile Oakland-cum-Cincinnati ace Sonny Gray is by now well-known to pretty much everyone who follows baseball, courtesy of a brief but by no means pleasant stop in Yankees pinstripes. Gray spent his first three seasons in Oakland, emerging as one of the best young starters in the American League. Despite a limited ability to miss bats, Gray rode a wide repertoire, elite ground ball rates, and excellent pitch movement to a 2.88 ERA (133 ERA+) and 3.36 FIP across 74 starts and 491 innings between 2013 and 2015. Injuries derailed his 2016, and he slumped to a homer-plagued 5.69 ERA (139 ERA-), essentially being as bad in 2016 as he had been good the previous three seasons. But despite

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