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12-06

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Transaction Analysis: Hill Gets Rich, Finally
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Craig Goldstein

12-06

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Transaction Analysis: San Francisco's Bullpen Fix
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Matthew Trueblood

12-05

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Rumor Roundup: Reach for the Stars
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Demetrius Bell

12-05

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Internet Baseball Awards: The Polls Are Open!
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Aaron Gleeman

12-05

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Transaction Analysis: Nationals Nab Norris
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Jared Wyllys and Matthew Trueblood

12-05

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Transaction Analysis: This Is 40
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Bryan Grosnick

12-05

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Flu-Like Symptoms: Pirates Postmortem
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Rob Mains

12-03

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Transaction Analysis: Atlanta's Old-Fashioned Rebuild
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Matthew Trueblood

12-03

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PITCHf/ox: Episode 9: Scratched
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Meg Rowley and Jarrett Seidler

12-02

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Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: A Deeper Dive: Stolen Bases
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Greg Wellemeyer

12-02

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Rumor Roundup: Pittsburgh Shops McCutchen
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Demetrius Bell

12-02

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2017 Prospects: Boston Red Sox Top 10 Prospects
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Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff

12-02

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Transaction Analysis: Chicago's Miami Connection
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Jared Wyllys, Jeffrey Paternostro and Brendan Gawlowski

12-01

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Deep, But Playable: Collective Bore-Gaining Agreement
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Craig Goldstein

12-01

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Transaction Analysis: Coming (Back) to America
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Bryan Grosnick and Patrick Dubuque

12-01

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Two-Strike Approach: Eovaldi Evolution
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Cat Garcia

11-30

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Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: Stolen Base Over/Underachievers
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Wilson Karaman

11-30

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Transaction Analysis: Four More Years! Four More Years!
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Bryan Grosnick

11-30

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Baseball Therapy: The 26th Man
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Russell A. Carleton

11-30

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Rumor Roundup: Cespedes Fallout
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Emma Baccellieri

11-30

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2017 Prospects: Tampa Bay Rays Top 10 Prospects
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Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff

11-29

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Transaction Analysis: Sexy in South Beach
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Matthew Trueblood

11-29

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Cold Takes: The Rise and Fall of the Power Rankings
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Patrick Dubuque

11-29

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Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: The Landscape: Stolen Bases
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George Bissell

11-29

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Flu-Like Symptoms: The World Series of Coin Flipping
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Rob Mains

11-28

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Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: ERA: A Deeper Dive
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Greg Wellemeyer

11-28

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2017 Prospects: New York Yankees Top 10 Prospects
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Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff

11-28

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Transaction Analysis: Vesatility, Depth, and Scenery
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Bryan Grosnick and Rob Mains

11-28

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Rumor Roundup: You’re The One That I Want
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Ashley Varela

11-25

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Rumor Roundup: Marcell Projections
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Demetrius Bell

11-25

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Two-Strike Approach: The Gary Sanchez Era
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Cat Garcia

11-25

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Pitching Backward: Reviewing Rapsodo
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Jeff Long

11-24

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Transaction Analysis: Career-Years and Old Upside
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Jeff Quinton, Wilson Karaman and Bret Sayre

11-24

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Transaction Analysis: Lefty, Lefty, Lefty
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Matthew Trueblood

11-23

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Transaction Analysis: Twins Pay For Stolen Strikes
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Aaron Gleeman

11-23

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2017 Prospects: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 Prospects
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Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff

11-23

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Rumor Roundup: Lockout Looming?
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Emma Baccellieri

11-22

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Prospectus Feature: MLB's Ongoing Search for Front Office Diversity
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Russell A. Carleton and Kate Morrison

11-22

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Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: The ERA Over/Underperformers
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Wilson Karaman

11-22

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Transaction Analysis: We Are Tuffy Gosewisch
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Patrick Dubuque

11-22

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Flu-Like Symptoms: The 300-300 Club
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Rob Mains

11-21

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Rumor Roundup: Show Me the Money
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Ashley Varela

11-21

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Transaction Analysis: Qualifying Offers For Everyone!
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Bret Sayre, Dustin Palmateer and Bryan Grosnick

11-21

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2017 Prospects: Miami Marlins Top 10 Prospects
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Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff

11-21

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Minor League Update: Games of November 18th-20th
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Mark Anderson

11-21

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Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: The Landscape: ERA
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George Bissell

11-19

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PITCHf/ox: Unstoppable Forces & Immovable Objects
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Meg Rowley and Jarrett Seidler

11-18

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Minor League Update: Games of November 17th
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Mauricio Rubio

11-18

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Transaction Analysis: Astros Building, Yankees Rebuilding
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Matthew Trueblood, George Bissell and Mauricio Rubio

11-18

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Rumor Roundup: Oh Good, a Mike Trout Rumor
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Demetrius Bell

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Rich Hill stays with the Dodgers for three years and $48 million.

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The first domino in the closer market falls, with an unexpected catch in Mark Melancon's $62 million deal.

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The Nationals are setting out to make this week's Winter Meetings memorable, the Braves pursue a pipe dream, and the Marlins, well, are doing Marlins things.

Nationals shooting for stars of Sale and McCutchen?

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It's time for the 25th annual Internet Baseball Awards.

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Washington bets on Derek Norris bouncing back and Chicago adds lefty bullpen depth in Brian Duensing.

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Houston adds another big bat, reuniting with 40-year-old Carlos Beltran.

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December 5, 2016 6:00 am

Flu-Like Symptoms: Pirates Postmortem

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Rob Mains

How did the Pirates go from 98 wins in 2015 to 78 wins in 2016?

The 2016 Pirates finished tied for the franchise’s sixth-best winning percentage since 1992. For most teams, that wouldn’t be a bad season. The sixth-best Cardinals team since 1992, the 95-67 2000 team, won the division. The sixth-best Reds' record was 90-72. The sixth-best Brewers team, the 82-80 2014 edition, was at least above .500. We think of the Cubs as perennial losers until recently, but the sixth-best Cubs team since 1992, the 2003 club, won the division but ... well, you know. And that’s just Pittsburgh’s NL Central foes. The sixth-best Yankees team since 1992 (excluding strike-shortened 1994) won the World Series.

But this is the Pirates we’re talking about, the team that had 20 straight losing seasons, nine in last place. For the Pirates, the sixth-best record since 1992 was only 78-83, 25 games out of first, and the team’s worst record in five years. The only other National League teams for whom 2016 was their worst season since 2011 are the Padres and Cardinals. And neither of those teams suffered the slide the Pirates did in 2016, when the team won 20 fewer games than the year before, a total exceeded by only the clock-striking-midnight-on-Cinderella Twins, who dropped by 24.

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R.A. Dickey, Bartolo Colon, and now Jaime Garcia? What are the Braves doing?

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Consider that itch ... well, read the episode title.

Well, at least they didn’t make out, right? Minor subplots aside, this episode was about Mike and his looming trade to the Chicago Cubs. Would he really go? Would he get an at-bat in his final game as a Padre? Would Blip assume his mantle as clubhouse leader? Would Ginny throw a Ken Burns documentary up on the clubhouse TVs? WOULD MIKE AND GINNY KISS?

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December 2, 2016 9:51 am

Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: A Deeper Dive: Stolen Bases

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Greg Wellemeyer

Run fast, my young risers.

The Risers

Bryce Harper, OF, Washington Nationals

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Andrew McCutchen is on the verge of being trade, but Shohei Otani may be staying in Japan for a while.

McCutchen talks getting deep

Last month, there were rumors of the Pirates once again entertaining the idea of trading Andrew McCutchen after entering into talks with the Nationals last summer. Although Ken Rosenthal noted that the two teams were “unlikely” to return to the negotiating table, that didn’t mean it was completely out of the question. Fast forward to December, and things have intensified to the point where Jayson Stark of ESPN is reporting that the Nationals were trying to make sure a trade was done yesterday.

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December 2, 2016 6:00 am

2017 Prospects: Boston Red Sox Top 10 Prospects

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Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff

There is a wait so long (so long, so long). You’ll never wait so long.

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