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09-03

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12

Dynasty Dynamics: Discussing the Top Five Second Basemen
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

08-29

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 55: Michael Flately Over Enya
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

08-19

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Transaction Analysis: The Shake-Up in Boston
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Ben Carsley

08-19

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Dynasty Dynamics: Discussing the Top Four Third Basemen
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

08-15

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 54: I Said Robols?
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

08-03

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The Call-Up: Luis Severino
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Christopher Crawford and Ben Carsley

08-03

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The Call-Up: Henry Owens
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Christopher Crawford and Ben Carsley

08-01

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The Call-Up: Ketel Marte
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Christopher Crawford and Ben Carsley

07-30

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 53: Kids Are Raised To Be, Well...
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

07-23

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Dynasty Dynamics: Rolling the Dice on High-Risk Players
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Ben Carsley

07-08

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Future Ep. 69: The Future
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

07-02

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 52: Three Years Into The Future
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

06-24

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Dynasty Dynamics: 2015 U25 Rankings: American League West
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

06-11

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 51: It's like talking to my husband
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre and Craig Goldstein

06-10

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Dynasty Dynamics: 2015 U25 Rankings: National League West
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

06-05

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Mocking the Draft
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

06-03

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BP Boston
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Ben Carsley

05-29

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 50: You're Gonna Regret It After Four Bites
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

05-28

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The Call-Up: Eduardo Rodriguez
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Mark Anderson and Ben Carsley

05-27

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Dynasty Dynamics: 2015 U25 Rankings: American League Central
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

05-14

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 49: Gravy AND Syrup
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

05-13

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Dynasty Dynamics: 2015 U25 Rankings: National League Central
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

05-02

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The Call-Up: Blake Swihart
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Christopher Crawford and Ben Carsley

04-30

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 48: Are You In A Ball Pit?
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

04-29

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Dynasty Dynamics: 2015 U25 Rankings: American League East
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

04-17

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 47: Ugh
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

04-15

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Dynasty Dynamics: 2015 U25 Rankings: National League East
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

04-08

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 46: The Enya Package
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

04-02

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Every Team's Moneyball: Boston Red Sox: Hit First, Ask Later
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Ben Carsley

03-31

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Dynasty Dynamics: TINO Does Arizona, 2015
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

03-27

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 45: I'm A Human Gusher
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

03-24

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Fantasy Freestyle: 2014 Graduated Prospects, Part 2: 26-50
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Ben Carsley

03-20

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Fantasy Freestyle: 2014 Graduated Prospects, Part 1: 1-25
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Ben Carsley

03-16

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Five to Watch: American League Starting Pitchers
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Ben Carsley

03-10

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Fantasy Freestyle: A Different Dynasty Top 101 List
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Ben Carsley

03-06

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 44 Hello?
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

03-04

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Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Relief Pitchers
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Ben Carsley

02-24

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 43: I'm Just A Real Big Meepits Fan
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

02-24

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Get to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2016
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

02-24

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Transaction Analysis: Yoan Moncada Fits
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Ben Carsley

02-23

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Get to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2015
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

02-18

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State of the Position: Starting Pitchers
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Ben Carsley

02-12

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 42: The Good Face, The Good Head
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

02-11

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Get to Know: Outfield Prospects for 2016 and Beyond
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Ben Carsley

02-10

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Tale of the Tape: Shin-Soo Choo vs. Yoenis Cespedes
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Ben Carsley

02-05

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 41: I Am Absolutely Salty
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

02-04

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Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Shortstop
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Ben Carsley

02-03

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Get to Know: Shortstop Prospects
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

01-30

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 40: Crossing The Line
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

01-29

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Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition: Maikel Franco vs. D.J. Peterson
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Ben Carsley

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September 3, 2015 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: Discussing the Top Five Second Basemen

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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

The cream of the present-and-future crop at the keystone.

In our last Dynasty Dynamics, Craig and I broke down the top four dynasty third basemen and came to a rough consensus as to how they should be ranked heading into 2016. Because we’re incapable of producing original column ideas more than twice a year, we’ll now do the same thing with second basemen. Enjoy!

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Hello! EMAILS AL-Only keeper question Does Kris Bryant sucking on the road this year mean anything? Keep a pitcher, WFFOTW edition. Break High/Low Performers Catchers Stephen Vogt Yan Gomes Jorge Alfaro Welington Castillo First Baseman Mark Teixeira Ryan Zimmerman Travis Shaw Rhys Hoskins Goodbye! There is no ending!

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Staring down the barrel at three last place finishes in four years, the Red Sox bring in the big fish.



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August 19, 2015 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: Discussing the Top Four Third Basemen

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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

Playing the long game at the hot corner.

Did you listen to the last TINO? If so, a) congrats, you’re a true fan, and b) we’re so, so sorry. Yet one redeemable item that emerged from that trainwreck of an attempt at audio entertainment was our discussion of third base and its dynasty implications. As we noted on the podcast, third base is once again a solid position in which fantasy owners can invest, and that’s especially true for those of us who play in long-term leagues. Gone are the days of deciding between Chris Johnson and Juan Uribe. A new era is upon us.

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Hello! EMAILS Should I use CBS for my fantasy league? Yes True Detective Season 2 Break Fantasy breakout prospect candidates Franklyn Kilome Anderson Espinoza Yohander Mendez Cody Ponce Drew Jackson Lewis Brinson Devin Williams Luke Weaver Top dynasty players at each position Kyle Schwarber Buster Posey Paul Goldschmidt Jose Altuve - Jason Kipnis - Robinson Cano Carlos Correa - Troy Tulowitzki Josh Donaldson - Manny Machado - Kris Bryant Mike Trout - Bryce Harper - Andrew McCutchen - Giancarlo Stanton Clayton Kershaw - Jacob deGrom - Chris Sale Goodbye!

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August 3, 2015 6:00 am

The Call-Up: Luis Severino

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Christopher Crawford and Ben Carsley

Severino The Mc

The situation: New York has taken a solid lead in the AL East thanks in large part to one of the best offenses in baseball. The starting pitching hasn’t been up to the task as of late though, and with the Yankees unwilling to move their big prospects at the trade deadline to improve the rotation, they’ll call up one of those untouchable prospects in Luis Severino to make his debut Wednesday against the Red Sox.

Background: The Yankees gave Severino $225,000 in the summer of 2012 as a raw right-hander out of Sabana de la Mar in the Dominican Republic. Despite being in the system for only three years, he’s advanced quickly and put up imposing numbers along the way; with a career ERA of 2.30 and 323 strikeouts in just over 320 innings. He’s been even more impressive in 2015 – particularly since his call up to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre, where the 21-year-old right-hander has posted a 1.91 ERA in 61 innings before receiving his call-up to The Bronx.

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August 3, 2015 6:00 am

The Call-Up: Henry Owens

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Christopher Crawford and Ben Carsley

Pick a petal, eeny meeny miny mo / And flower, you're the chosen one...

The situation: The Red Sox rotation has been better as of late, though one could argue that is only because it couldn’t pitch any worse. Now that Boston is all but mathematically eliminated, the Red Sox will turn to one of the top pitching prospects in its system in Henry Owens.

Background: Owens was one of the more well-known prospects coming into the 2011 MLB Draft, and his combination of relatively advanced stuff along with a very projectable frame saw him go 37th overall in a very strong pitching class. After an inauspicious start in his first full season, Owens was very impressive in both 2013 and 2014, striking out over a batter an inning and posting ERAs below 3.00 in each year. He ranked behind only Blake Swihart in the Red Sox top-10 this offseason, and 46th overall in the BP 101 coming into the season.

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August 1, 2015 3:32 pm

The Call-Up: Ketel Marte

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Christopher Crawford and Ben Carsley

Is Ketel Marte the next Chris Taylor? Or Brad Miller?

The situation: Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but the Mariners offense is lethargic in 2015; ranking in the bottom third in the majority of the important offensive categories. With another year of missing the playoffs (essentially) a foregone conclusion, Seattle will call up Marte and hope he can provide a glimmer of hope for 2016 and beyond.

Background: Marte was not a highly touted international signee; joining the Mariners in August of 2010 without much fanfare. After a pair of mediocre seasons in the Dominican Summer and Northwest Leagues, Marte took a major step forward in 2013 – hitting .295 at three different levels – and followed it up with a .304/.335/.411 season with Double-A Jackson and Triple-A Tacoma in 2014. Despite a broken left thumb, he’s continued that progression in 2015, ranking in the top 10 of the Pacific Coast League in batting average (.314) and stolen bases (20).

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Hello! EMAILS Grading Discussion Break Evaluating the Troy Tulowitzki Trade Jeff Hoffman Jose Reyes The Ben Zobrist Trade Sean Maaea Aaron Brooks The Johnny Cueto Deal Brandon Finnegan John Lamb Cody Reed Goodbye!

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July 23, 2015 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: Rolling the Dice on High-Risk Players

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Ben Carsley

Why gambling on once-elite prospects might be your best bet when selling off assets in a dynasty rebuild.

There are lots of ways to go about rebuilding a non-competitive dynasty-league roster this time of year.

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Hello! EMAILS Meepits Jr. Jr. True Detective Season 6 Break Futures Game Roster There Is No Ending!

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(We apologize for the audio issues this episode, they will be cleaned up for the next one) Hello! EMAILS Do you believe in Nick Castellanos? Trading a top 100 guy Bad MiLB All-Stars TINO as various emotions Break The top 500 Dylan Bundy and the never-ending sadness There Is No Ending!

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