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Updated Premium Article The View From Behind The Backstop: Don't Leave Me Hanging On The Telephone

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Updated Short Relief: Physical Base Coaching, Shortstop Factories, and Postcards from Tal's Hill

by Emma Baccellieri, Mary Craig and Matt Sussman

Emma wonders if Juan Samuel missed a chance to break a nonexistent rule, Mary follows a conveyor belt to its unnatural conclusion, and Matt relays some earthly sightseeing. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Fantasy Article Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 13

by Mark Barry

It's a bitch (girl) how little you can rely on Rich Hill to pitch (girl). . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Sticking It Out With Avisail Garcia

by Matt Collins

Garcia continues to produce well beyond his career norms at the plate. What should you do with him? Maybe just sit tight. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Fantasy Article Free Agent Watch: Week 12

by George Bissell

Jordan Zimmermann and Mike Fiers make themselves relevant again, and you might find some gold in the Nick Pivetta pan. . . . more | 0 comments

Thursday, June 22

Flu-Like Symptoms: Giving 'Em LIP

by Rob Mains

How worn down are worn-down relievers after all? . . . more | 6 unread comments

Eyewitness Accounts: June 22, 2017

by BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Jon Duplantier, Forrest Whitley, Brendan Rodgers, and more. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: June 22, 2017

by Ben Carsley

For some reason, it always seems like the Mets should be lower. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Short Relief: A Box Full of Things to Fill Holes and Other Stories

by David Temple and Patrick Dubuque

David writes a story of the junk wax era of a man, and Patrick dissects a typical Short Relief article so you can see how the sausage is made. . . . more | 1 unread comment

What You Need to Know: Mad Max: Infield Chopper

by Ben Diamond

Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander fall short of history, Salvador Perez beats Robby Scott, Jose Berrios looks great again, and Orlando Arcia makes magic. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of June 21st

by Steve Givarz

A pair of Dodgers headline yesterday's action. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article The Stash List: 12th Edition

by Greg Wellemeyer

Julio Urias and Gleyber Torres limp off the list, while Tom Murphy and Cam Bedrosian graduate with their health. . . . more | 7 unread comments

Fantasy Article Dynasty Dynamics: The Saddest Milestone

by Ben Carsley

Jesse Winker brings it all back for Ben's dynasty team. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: The Art of the Deal: Transforming a No into a Yes

by Mike Gianella

A Kafkaesque look at how to approach the trading season in fantasy baseball. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Wednesday, June 21

Rubbing Mud: Lower is Better for Berrios

by Matthew Trueblood

Jose Berrios' slight adjustments have had big payoffs, as 23-year-old thrives in Minnesota's rotation. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Short Relief: Yank Utilitarianism, A Baseball Board Game Review, and a Song for Ackley

by Jason Wojciechowski, Matt Ellis and Nathan Bishop

Jason shares the wealth, Matt shares the fate of an old friend, and Nathan reviews Baseball Highlights 2045. . . . more | 1 unread comment

What You Need to Know: A Round Of Seagerbombs

by Colin Anderle

Corey Seager goes deep thrice, Anthony Rizzo keeps loving the leadoff spot, and Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger keep pace. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article The Call-Up: Andrew Moore

by JH Schroeder and Wilson Karaman

If you're going to be a right-handed pitcher with no particular out-pitch, it's best to be one in Seattle. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of June 20

by Steve Givarz

Notes on Franklin Barreto, Kyle Tucker, Dominic Smith, Dillon Tate, Monte Harrison, Sandy Baez, and more. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 12

by Scooter Hotz

Look! Decent starting pitchers! Grab 'em! . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Alex Wood: Elite Fantasy Performer?

by Eric Roseberry

Alex Wood has been an All-Star caliber performer for the Dodgers, putting it all together at age 26. Will he sustain his terrific start to 2017? . . . more | 1 unread comment

BP Bronx: Implications of a Torn UCL: The Gleyber Torres Story

by Lance Brozdowski

Torres will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair his non-throwing elbow, ending his season. . . . more | 0 comments

Tuesday, June 20

Circle Change: Bronson Arroyo Forever

by Zach Crizer

Every major-league career path is unlikely. Some are unbelievable. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Banjo Hitter: Minnesota's Mess

by Aaron Gleeman

Minnesota's hitting and defense look ready for prime time, but the pitching remains a mess. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Notes from the Field: June 20, 2017

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Dodgers, Twins, Rays, and A's prospects. . . . more | 0 comments

Short Relief: The Logical Continuation of Jesus Montero, and Fallacies Among Follicles

by Kate Preusser and Patrick Dubuque

Kate reviews the performance of Jesus Montero, extra-inning position-player pitcher; Patrick rants about hair. . . . more | 2 unread comments

What You Need to Know: Code Blue

by Stacey Gotsulias

Cody Bellinger breaks records, Clayton Kershaw has an off night, the Marlins walk it off, and Anthony Rizzo plays the leadoff role again. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article The Buyer's Guide: Mallex Smith

by Eric Roseberry

With malace toward none but stolen bases toward many, here's Mallex Smith. . . . more | 0 comments

Expert FAAB Review: Week 12

by Mike Gianella

Derek Fisher was sent down, but he'll be back, and was worth bidding on. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Closer Report: Week 12

by Matt Collins

Did you know the Nationals are still feeling around in the dark for a closer? . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of June 19th

by Steve Givarz

A pair of Phillies prospects headline yesterday's action. . . . more | 2 unread comments

BP Boston: Waiting on Hanley Ramirez

by Brett Cowett

Coming off one of his best non-Marlins seasons, the infielder-turned-designated hitter has disappointed. . . . more | 0 comments

Monday, June 19

Rubbing Mud: Arbitrage Artists on Each Coast

by Matthew Trueblood

The lion, the fox, the jackal, and the wolf, with the Yankees starring as the lion. . . . more | 2 unread comments