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2 Transaction Analysis: Hill Gets Rich, Finally by Craig Goldstein
0 Transaction Analysis: San Francisco's Bullpen Fix by Matthew Trueblood
0 Rumor Roundup: Reach for the Stars by Demetrius Bell
0 Internet Baseball Awards: The Polls Are Open! by Aaron Gleeman
0 Transaction Analysis: Nationals Nab Norris by Jared Wyllys and Matthew Trueblood
0 Transaction Analysis: This Is 40 by Bryan Grosnick
2 Flu-Like Symptoms: Pirates Postmortem by Rob Mains
21 Transaction Analysis: Atlanta's Old-Fashioned Rebuild by Matthew Trueblood
0 PITCHf/ox: Episode 9: Scratched by Meg Rowley and Jarrett Seidler
0 Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: A Deeper Dive: Stolen Bases by Greg Wellemeyer
1 Rumor Roundup: Pittsburgh Shops McCutchen by Demetrius Bell
9 2017 Prospects: Boston Red Sox Top 10 Prospects by Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff
4 Transaction Analysis: Chicago's Miami Connection by Jared Wyllys, Jeffrey Paternostro and Brendan Gawlowski
6 Deep, But Playable: Collective Bore-Gaining Agreement by Craig Goldstein
9 Transaction Analysis: Coming (Back) to America by Bryan Grosnick and Patrick Dubuque
3 Two-Strike Approach: Eovaldi Evolution by Cat Garcia
0 Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: Stolen Base Over/Underachievers by Wilson Karaman
7 Transaction Analysis: Four More Years! Four More Years! by Bryan Grosnick
3 Baseball Therapy: The 26th Man by Russell A. Carleton
3 Rumor Roundup: Cespedes Fallout by Emma Baccellieri
13 2017 Prospects: Tampa Bay Rays Top 10 Prospects by Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff
0 Transaction Analysis: Sexy in South Beach by Matthew Trueblood
2 Cold Takes: The Rise and Fall of the Power Rankings by Patrick Dubuque
0 Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: The Landscape: Stolen Bases by George Bissell
12 Flu-Like Symptoms: The World Series of Coin Flipping by Rob Mains
1 Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: ERA: A Deeper Dive by Greg Wellemeyer
17 2017 Prospects: New York Yankees Top 10 Prospects by Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff
0 Transaction Analysis: Vesatility, Depth, and Scenery by Bryan Grosnick and Rob Mains
0 Rumor Roundup: You’re The One That I Want by Ashley Varela
0 Rumor Roundup: Marcell Projections by Demetrius Bell
4 Two-Strike Approach: The Gary Sanchez Era by Cat Garcia
0 Pitching Backward: Reviewing Rapsodo by Jeff Long
4 Transaction Analysis: Career-Years and Old Upside by Jeff Quinton, Wilson Karaman and Bret Sayre
2 Transaction Analysis: Lefty, Lefty, Lefty by Matthew Trueblood
3 Transaction Analysis: Twins Pay For Stolen Strikes by Aaron Gleeman
10 2017 Prospects: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 Prospects by Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff
0 Rumor Roundup: Lockout Looming? by Emma Baccellieri
4 Prospectus Feature: MLB's Ongoing Search for Front Office Diversity by Russell A. Carleton and Kate Morrison
1 Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: The ERA Over/Underperformers by Wilson Karaman
5 Transaction Analysis: We Are Tuffy Gosewisch by Patrick Dubuque
1 Flu-Like Symptoms: The 300-300 Club by Rob Mains
0 Rumor Roundup: Show Me the Money by Ashley Varela
0 Transaction Analysis: Qualifying Offers For Everyone! by Bret Sayre, Dustin Palmateer and Bryan Grosnick
16 2017 Prospects: Miami Marlins Top 10 Prospects by Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff
0 Minor League Update: Games of November 18th-20th by Mark Anderson
10 Fantasy Categorical Breakdowns: The Landscape: ERA by George Bissell
0 PITCHf/ox: Unstoppable Forces & Immovable Objects by Meg Rowley and Jarrett Seidler
1 Minor League Update: Games of November 17th by Mauricio Rubio
5 Transaction Analysis: Astros Building, Yankees Rebuilding by Matthew Trueblood, George Bissell and Mauricio Rubio
3 Rumor Roundup: Oh Good, a Mike Trout Rumor by Demetrius Bell
December 6, 2016 12:02 am
Rich Hill stays with the Dodgers for three years and $48 million.
December 6, 2016 12:02 am
The first domino in the closer market falls, with an unexpected catch in Mark Melancon's $62 million deal. 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.
Washington bets on Derek Norris bouncing back and Chicago adds lefty bullpen depth in Brian Duensing.
Houston adds another big bat, reuniting with 40-year-old Carlos Beltran.
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December 5, 2016 6:00 am
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.
R.A. Dickey, Bartolo Colon, and now Jaime Garcia? What are the Braves doing?
December 3, 2016 12:02 am
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
. 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? Chicago Cubs
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December 2, 2016 9:51 am
Run fast, my young risers.
, OF, Bryce Harper Washington Nationals The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe. 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 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 Andrew McCutchen reporting that the Nationals were trying to make sure a trade was done yesterday. Read the full article...
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December 2, 2016 6:00 am
There is a wait so long (so long, so long). You’ll never wait so long.
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