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August 2, 2013

BP Fantasy Podcast

Episode 53 is Live!

by Jason Collette, Paul Sporer, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella

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INTRO

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TRADES

· Jake Peavy

· Ian Kennedy

· Bud Norris

· Jose Veras

· Justin Maxwell

INJURIES/MINORS

· Matt Moore (elbow)

· Yadier Molina (knee)

· Albert Pujols (foot)

· Matt Kemp (ankle)

· Miguel Montero (back)

· Yovani Gallardo (hammy)

· Miguel Cabrera (abdomen)

· Chad Bettis (COL SP)

· Ethan Martin (PHI SP)

o Cliff Lee (neck)

· Josh Willingham (rehab)

PITCHERS

· Hiroki Kuroda (most underrated SP in baseball, especially bc he’s a Yankee; had a silly Jul: 0.55 ERA, 0.94 WHIP)

· Edwin Jackson (Jul: 1.83 ERA, 0.87 WHIP, 17% K, 5% BB in 34.3 IP; Still has >1.00 split between ERA/FIP & xFIP)

· Wade Miley (Jun-Jul: 2.44 ERA, 1.31 WHIP, 18% K, 8% BB in 70 IP; cut the WHIP to 1.13 in Jul)

· Wei-Yin Chen (since returning from DL: 2.57 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 17% K, 5% BB in 28 IP)

· Jarred Cosart (good results: 0.86 ERA, 1.14 WHIP buuut, 9% K, 14% BB, 3% SwStr in 21 IP)

· Zack Wheeler (5.06 ERA in Jun, 2.73 in Jul; skills pretty similar – 18% K, 14% BB in Jun, 18%, 10% in Jul)

· Mark Buehrle (last 15: 3.12 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, 17% K, 6% BB in 98 IP since May 11; 2.75 ERA in Jul despite 8 ER outing)

HITTERS

· Wil Myers (963 OPS, 4 HR, 18 RBI, 16 R in July – has your outlook changed at all?)

· Darin Ruf (posted a .297/.404/.484 in 19 Jul gms w/a couple homers)

· Juan Lagares (.353 AVG, 13 RBI in Jul, but just 2 SB; 24 y/o non-prospect, but with PT)

· Colby Rasmus (exploded in Jul w/1001 OPS, but had 4-5-5 HR in first 3 mos: pacing toward 26 HR, 83 RBI)

· Will Venable (.309 AVG, 841 OPS in Jul; pacing toward 18 HR/13 SB season)

· Mark Ellis (bookended shitty May-Jun of .205 AVG w/.331 in Apr, Jul)

· Nate McLouth (1 SB in Jul after 8-9-7 before that; anomaly or worrisome?)

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