pt. 1. Getting started. Why Johnny Estrada is worth Kevin Millwood: valuing players as assets -- Down with the triple-crown: evaluating on-field performance -- A career guide from little league to retirement: age and success in baseball -- pt. 2. Translating performance into dollars. Putting a dollar sign on the muscle: valuing players -- Deals, duds, and caveats: what do the estimates reveal? -- Winning on a dime: the best- and worst-managed franchises of the decade -- pt. 3. Projecting performance. Is C.C. Sabathia worth $161 million? Valuing long-run contracts -- You don't need a name to be traded: valuing minor-league prospects.