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07-29

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The Prospectus Hit List: July 29, 2015
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Matt Sussman

07-29

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Fantasy Rounders: Muscle Melk
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Doug Thorburn

07-29

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Transaction Analysis: Angels Add to the Outfield
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R.J. Anderson and Christopher Crawford

07-29

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What You Need to Know: July 29, 2015
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Chris Mosch

07-29

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Field Generals: How the Cape Takes Shape
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Ian Frazer

07-29

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What Scouts Are Saying: July 29, 2015
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BP Prospect Staff

07-29

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Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, July 28th
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Jeff Moore

07-29

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Deep League Report: Week 17
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Keith Cromer

07-29

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Notes from the Field: July 29, 2015
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Brendan Gawlowski, Jeff Moore and Wilson Karaman

07-29

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The Buyer's Guide: Jose Reyes
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J.P. Breen

07-29

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Transaction Analysis: Papel-Gone
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R.J. Anderson, Tucker Blair and Bret Sayre

07-28

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Transaction Analysis: Zo Zo Zo Your Boat
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R.J. Anderson, Tucker Blair and Christopher Crawford

07-28

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Fantasy Rounders: Tempered Enthusiasm
by
Doug Thorburn

07-28

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Expert FAAB Review: Week 17
by
Mike Gianella

07-28

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BP Announcements
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Nick Wheatley-Schaller

07-28

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Transaction Analysis: To Victorino Go the Spoils
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Dustin Palmateer

07-28

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Transaction Analysis: Tulo, Eh?
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Matthew Trueblood, Christopher Crawford, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

07-28

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Fantasy Freestyle: What's Wrong With Carlos Carrasco?
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George Bissell

07-28

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Some Projection Left: Ask The Industry: First Basemen
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Christopher Crawford

07-28

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Transaction Analysis: Mets Clip On a Ty
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R.J. Anderson and Al Skorupa

07-28

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Baseball Therapy: Bumping the Grind
by
Russell A. Carleton

07-28

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The Trade Game
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BP Staff

07-28

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Minor League Update: Games of Monday, July 27th
by
Jeff Moore

07-28

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What You Need to Know: July 28, 2015
by
Daniel Rathman

07-28

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Closer Report: Week 18
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Matt Collins

07-27

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Fantasy Rounders: Watch Out for the Swinging Odor
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Doug Thorburn

07-27

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The Prospectus Hit List: July 27, 2015
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Matt Sussman

07-27

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Raising Aces: Let the Good Times Ross
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Doug Thorburn

07-27

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Soft Toss: The Gentle Art of Making Adjustments
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Brendan Gawlowski

07-27

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Transaction Analysis: The Uribear Trundles Along Again
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R.J. Anderson, Jeff Moore, Al Skorupa, Christopher Crawford and Tucker Blair

07-27

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Minor League Update: Games of July 24-26, 2015
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Jeff Moore

07-27

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: July 27, 2015
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BP Prospect Staff

07-27

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What You Need to Know: July 27, 2015
by
Ian Frazer

07-27

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The Call-Up: Zach Lee
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Brendan Gawlowski and Wilson Karaman

07-27

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Transaction Analysis: The Dayton Hammer
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Matthew Trueblood, Mike Gianella and Christopher Crawford

07-26

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Everything You Could Have Learned This Week: July 20-24, 2015
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Ian Frazer

07-24

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The Call-Up: Michael Conforto
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Al Skorupa and Mike Gianella

07-24

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Fantasy Rounders: Running Rox
by
Doug Thorburn

07-24

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The Prospectus Hit List: July 24, 2015
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Matthew Kory

07-24

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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 17
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Wilson Karaman

07-24

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Sometimes They Surprise You
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Rian Watt

07-24

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Field Generals: First in Your Heart
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Ian Frazer

07-24

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Prospect Profile: Kyle Zimmer
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David Lee

07-24

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Free Agent Watch: Week 16
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Jeff Quinton and Keith Cromer

07-24

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What You Need to Know: July 24th, 2015
by
Daniel Rathman

07-24

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Weekly Wrap: July 24, 2015
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Craig Goldstein

07-24

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Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, July 23rd
by
Jeff Moore

07-24

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Rubbing Mud: Trading Trevor Plouffe
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Matthew Trueblood

07-24

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Ducks on the Pond: The Grandy Man Can (Throw)
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Chris Mosch

07-24

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TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 65
by
Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

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Choosing between conflicting indicators for a handful of players on today's DFS slate

The theme of today's breakdown is “tempered enthusiasm,” as a number of players have conflicting indicators which effectively cloud the decision of whether to roster them today in DFS.

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A look at how the wise guys spent their money in expert leagues this week.

Depending on how long you have been a Baseball Prospectus subscriber, welcome or welcome back to the Expert FAAB Review. Every week, I’m going to take a look at the players and the process behind the expert bidding in LABR mixed, Tout Wars NL, and Tout Wars AL. Bret Sayre and I participate in LABR mixed while I have a team in Tout Wars NL, so I will provide insights behind the reasoning on some the bids. Budgets in all three leagues start at $100 at the beginning of the season.

Tout Wars uses a Vickrey Auction system. A basic description of the Vickrey bidding system can be found here.

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Playoff Odds Graphs are now available

If you frequent our Playoff Odds Report, you may have noticed that we have added graphs that show each team's daily playoff odds.

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July 28, 2015 11:34 am

Transaction Analysis: To Victorino Go the Spoils

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Dustin Palmateer

Shane Victorino heads to Anaheim to join a playoff chase.



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If baseball were an arms race for right-handed power, the Blue Jays would rule us all.



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July 28, 2015 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: What's Wrong With Carlos Carrasco?

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George Bissell

Is Cleveland cursed or can Mickey Callaway work his magic on Carlos Carrasco again?

At the conclusion of a Herculean 10-start run (1.30 ERA with a 78-to-11 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 69 innings) over the final two months to close out last season, there was virtually no doubt that Carlos Carrasco was on the precipice of a monster fantasy campaign heading into the year.

If the stellar statistical results down the stretch weren’t enough reason for optimism, they coincided with legitimate adjustments (pitching exclusively out of the stretch, enabling him to consistently repeat his delivery) implemented by Cleveland pitching coach/wizard Mickey Calloway, which only bolstered the legitimacy of his breakout.

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Who are the franchise cornerstones at Lloyd Banks' favorite position? Prospect team members and industry sources weigh in.

A friendly reminder on how this works. I asked three scouts and two front-office members the following question: If you could start your franchise with one player at each position, what player would you take? I then asked those scouts/front-office members to submit an MVP-style ballot at each position, with the first place vote counting for five points, second place for four, etc.

Next up: First baseman. Because dingers, that’s why.

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July 28, 2015 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Mets Clip On a Ty

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R.J. Anderson and Al Skorupa

Tyler Clippard heads back east to solidify the Mets' bullpen for the stretch run



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July 28, 2015 6:00 am

Baseball Therapy: Bumping the Grind

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Russell A. Carleton

Do any hitters show a consistent ability to fight off degradation of skills as the year goes on?

I know, you all just want to talk about the trade deadline. It's fun because you get to see general managers pretend they aren't sweating over the fact that they just mortgaged two really good prospects to pick up a guy who may or may not even get them into October this year. Of course to get to October, the GM—and all of the other 24 players who weren't picked up in a trade at the end of July—have to get through August and September. The dreaded dog days of summer. By Friday, we'll know where almost everyone is going to land for the stretch drive. After Friday, teams actually have to go play the games.

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July 28, 2015 6:00 am

The Trade Game

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BP Staff

Who among A.J. Preller's many suitors will offer the package that wins his affection?

It's that time again, when Prospectus staffers assume the role of general managers for the sake of entertainment (and embarrassment). This time around, 10 writers made their best pitches to secure the services of Padres outfielder Justin Upton. Here are the actors and their characters:

Terry Ryan (Twins) – Dylan Schultz
Brian Cashman (Yankees) – Jon Shepherd
Bobby Evans (Giants) – Al Skorupa
Sandy Alderson (Mets) – Chris Mosch
Jeff Luhnow (Astros) – Dan Rathman
Jed Hoyer (Cubs) – Chris Crawford
John Mozeliak (Cardinals) – Rian Watt
Neal Huntington (Pirates) – Ian Frazer
Dayton Moore (Royals) – Kate Morrison
Chris Antonetti (Indians) – JJ Jansons










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July 28, 2015 6:00 am

Minor League Update: Games of Monday, July 27th

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Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including A's first baseman Matt Olson and Braves righty Tyrell Jenkins.

Hitter of the Day: Matt Olson, 1B, Athletics (Midland, AA): 2-4, 2 R, 2 HR, BB.
I touched yesterday on the importance of Olson’s power and its absence this season up until the past few days. Following up a few home runs this week with a multi-homer game is an extremely positive sign (could it be anything else?) for a player in desperate need of one. The raw power has never really been questioned, though its utility at the upper levels has been in doubt thanks to average bat speed and holes in Olson’s long swing. The adjustment from Stockton to Midland has taken players more talented than Olson longer than four months to make, but Olson could be turning a corner just in time to salvage his season.


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July 28, 2015 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: July 28, 2015

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Daniel Rathman

Fireworks for the Rockies headline yesterday's news, while tonight features a key AL West matchup.

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