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12-15

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Transaction Analysis: Sixty Percent of a Red Sox Rotation
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Andrew Koo

12-10

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Transaction Analysis: The Pittsburgh Pounce
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Andrew Koo

12-08

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Transaction Analysis: Replacing a Legend
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R.J. Anderson, Craig Goldstein, Mike Gianella, Andrew Koo and Jordan Gorosh

08-08

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What You Need to Know: August 8, 2014
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Sam Miller, Daniel Rathman, Andrew Koo and Morris Greenberg

06-18

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PECOTA Takes on Prospects
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Andrew Koo

06-06

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PECOTA Takes on Prospects
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Andrew Koo

05-22

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PECOTA Takes on Prospects
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Andrew Koo

05-16

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PECOTA Takes on Prospects
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Andrew Koo

05-08

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PECOTA Takes on Prospects
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Andrew Koo

05-01

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PECOTA Takes on Prospects
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Andrew Koo

04-15

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PECOTA Takes on Prospects
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Andrew Koo

03-25

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Prospectus Preview: AL East 2014 Preseason Preview
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Andrew Koo and Zachary Levine

12-18

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More Moneyball
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Andrew Koo

12-09

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The Week in Quotes: December 2-8
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo and Chris Mosch

12-02

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The Week in Quotes: November 23 - December 1
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo and Chris Mosch

11-18

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The Week in Quotes: November 11-17
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

11-11

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The Week in Quotes: November 4-11
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo and Chris Mosch

11-04

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The Week in Quotes: October 28-November 3
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

10-28

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The Week in Quotes: October 21-27
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

10-21

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The Week in Quotes: October 14-20
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

10-08

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The Week in Quotes: September 30-October 6
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

09-30

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The Week in Quotes: September 23-29
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

09-30

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What You Need to Know: A Wild Final Weekend
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

09-23

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The Week in Quotes: September 16-22
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

09-16

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The Week in Quotes: September 9-15
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

09-12

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What You Need to Know: Jose Fernandez's Closing Argument
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Andrew Koo and Chris Mosch

09-09

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The Week in Quotes: September 3-8
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Nick Bacarella, Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

08-27

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What You Need to Know: The Other Way in Which Zack Greinke is Good
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

08-26

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BP Unfiltered: The Significance of Position Players Pitching in Extras
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Andrew Koo

08-26

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The Week in Quotes: August 19-25
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

08-19

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The Week in Quotes: August 12-18
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

08-12

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The Week in Quotes: August 5-11
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

08-05

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The Week in Quotes: July 29-August 4
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

08-02

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BP Unfiltered: Reliever Value at the Deadline
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Andrew Koo

07-29

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The Week in Quotes: July 22-28
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

07-25

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BP Unfiltered: ERA, Falling Slowly
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Andrew Koo

07-25

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What You Need to Know: Price Wrong for the Red Sox
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

07-22

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The Week in Quotes: July 15-21
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

07-15

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BP Unfiltered: Betting on the Home Run Derby
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Andrew Koo

07-15

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The Week in Quotes: July 8-14
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

07-08

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The Week in Quotes: July 1-7
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

07-01

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The Week in Quotes: June 24-30
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

06-24

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The Week in Quotes: June 17-23
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

06-17

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The Week in Quotes: June 10-16
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

06-10

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The Week in Quotes: June 3-9
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

06-09

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BP Unfiltered: A List of Home Run Streak Artists
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Andrew Koo

06-03

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The Week in Quotes: May 27-June 2
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

05-28

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The Week in Quotes: May 20-26
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

05-22

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Fantasy Freestyle: Travis Wood and the Winds of Wrigley
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Andrew Koo

05-20

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The Week in Quotes: May 13-19
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Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Satchel Price

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Running through the notable quotes from the week that was.

ATHLETICS EXTEND AL WEST LEAD OVER RANGERS
“If we learned anything from last year, it's that nothing's safe until we've played 162 games. Obviously we really like the position we're in right now, but we can't rest on that. If we learned anything from tonight and from last year, it's that they're gonna put some heat on us. They're a really good ballclub.”
—Athletics reliever Sean Doolittle, after Friday’s 9-8 win over the Rangers. The A’s almost squandered a seven-run lead when the Rangers scored six runs in the 8th inning. (Jane Lee, MLB.com)



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September 12, 2013 7:27 am

What You Need to Know: Jose Fernandez's Closing Argument

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Andrew Koo and Chris Mosch

With a strong outing versus the Braves and a home run at the plate, Jose Fernandez did his best to convince Rookie of the Year voters on Wednesday.

The Wednesday Takeaway
One of the questions Sam Miller proposed earlier this week was whether backstop Jeff Mathis has had any effect on Jose Fernandez’ increased curveball usage since the start of June. With the Marlins absent Mathis behind the plate on Wednesday due to a bruised thumb, the proposition was put to the test. Being paired with backstop Koyie Hill for the first time all season, Fernandez didn’t shy away from his curveball, relying on the offering for 36 of his 100 pitches. For the young Marlins hurler, it was his highest curveball rate in a start without Mathis behind the dish and just a tad less than his average with his veteran battery mate.


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Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

HEARTS BROKEN AFTER CHAVEZ BREAKS UP PETIT’S PERFECTO

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He hits, too.

Monday Takeaway
Given his sterling 2.86 ERA after shutting down Chicago on Monday night, explaining the greatness of Dodgers starter Zack Greinke comes pretty easy. Even with declining velocity—his average fastball has dropped from 94 mph to 91.7 mph since 2007—few pitchers consistently contribute at the same level.

But in 2013, there’s an aspect of Greinke’s performance that cannot be ignored. After going 1-for-2 with a walk against the Cubs on Monday, the Dodgers starter is now hitting .340/.426/.383 this season. He’s not merely baseball’s only starting pitcher posting better-than-average hitting numbers, he’s leaps and bounds ahead of his peers.


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Oh no, we ran out of relievers!

Frank Menechino was the first position player I ever saw pitch. It was 2004, and I was understandably excited by this event. I set off for the internet to research the history of the position player pitching, hoping to find every game in which this had happened. After a few hours, I realized with disappointment that it wasn’t as rare as I’d hoped it would be (it’s no hidden ball trick).

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The notable quotables of the week that was.

VIN SCULLY TO RETURN FOR 65TH SEASON
"Just the thought of walking away from it to retirement — and looking out the window or something? It's just too good. As a baseball man, and someone who has always loved the game, the situation and the conditions are perfect.”


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Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

REACTIONS TO EXPANDED INSTANT REPLAY
I kind of like baseball being pure with the human aspect and the human error of the game. I think the umpires sometimes get undue criticism. There's countless plays every game throughout the year and they may miss probably less than one percent of them. That's pretty good. It seems like the only ones that anybody ever brings up replay with are the ones that are at the end of the game, where they think that's the deciding factor of a ballgame. But there could be a play in the first or second inning that could have directly affected the outcome of the game.”
—Diamondbacks reliever J.J. Putz on MLB’s proposal to expand the use of instant replay in 2014. (Steve Gilbert, MLB.com)



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Running through the notable quotes from the week that was.

RIOS JOINS WINNING ENVIRONMENT IN TEXAS

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Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

SEVERAL TEAMS STAND PAT AS QUIET TRADE DEADLINE PASSES

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Do teams tend to overpay for bullpen help at the deadline?

Baseball lore preaches that a team “can never have enough pitching,” but we rarely hear the same thing said about hitting, perhaps because of a sister proverb, “Baseball is 75 percent pitching.” Pitcher fragility plays a big part, of course. But sometimes one poor start or relief outing will cause a team to press for more pitchers: a marginal arm blows up, and suddenly the team needs assistance. When a hitter goes 0-for-4 or 1-for-5, on the other hand, the line is common enough that we don’t bat an eye.

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Running through the notable quotes from the week that was.

REACTIONS AROUND THE LEAGUE TO RYAN BRAUN SUSPENSION

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Only one has bested Jarrod Parker's streak of 15 straight starts of lowering his season ERA.

On Tuesday against Houston, Jarrod Parker pitched seven innings of one-run ball. After a rough start to the season, Parker has lowered his ERA to 3.79. Cory Schwartz of MLB.com noted an interesting fact about Parker’s last 15 starts:

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