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02-28

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Get to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2018 and Beyond
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Ben Carsley

02-27

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Get to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2017
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Ben Carsley

02-24

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 82: Top 101 Dynasty Prospects List
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

02-23

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2017 Prospects: The Top 101 Dynasty League Prospects
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Ben Carsley and Bret Sayre

02-15

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Get to Know: Outfield Prospects
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Ben Carsley

02-10

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 81: The Fudge Factor
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Jeff Quinton

02-08

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Get to Know: Shortstop Prospects
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Ben Carsley

02-01

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Get to Know: Third Base Prospects
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Ben Carsley

01-30

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Prospectus Feature: Choose Your Own Adventure: Padres Rotation
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Patrick Dubuque, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

01-28

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 80: Is That Wil Myers?
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

01-25

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Get to Know: Second Base Prospects
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Ben Carsley

01-18

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10

Get to Know: First Base Prospects
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Ben Carsley

01-12

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 79: I'm Dying
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

01-11

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Get to Know: Catcher Prospects
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Ben Carsley

12-29

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 78: There Was An Offseason
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

12-28

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Best of BP 2016: A Brief, Modern History of Reliever Name Foreshadowing
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Ben Carsley

12-07

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Transaction Analysis: For Sale: Red Sox Prospects
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Ben Carsley, Adam McInturff, Jarrett Seidler, George Bissell and Wilson Karaman

10-12

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BP Boston
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Ben Carsley

10-06

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Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Red Sox vs Indians
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Ben Carsley

10-06

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Something Borrowed
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Meg Rowley, Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

09-26

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 77: The Spirit of Enya
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

09-23

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Songs From The Chorus
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Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre and Ben Carsley

09-16

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Prospectus Feature: A Brief, Modern History of Reliever Name Foreshadowing
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Ben Carsley

09-15

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Dynasty Dynamics: The Barren Land of Fantasy Backstops
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Ben Carsley

09-12

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 76: The Reverse Tebow
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

08-25

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Dynasty Dynamics: What the Hell Is Happening: AL Edition
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Ben Carsley

08-22

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 75: Municipal Bonds
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

08-02

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Transaction Analysis: Take My Contract, Please
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Bryan Grosnick and Ben Carsley

08-02

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Transaction Analysis: Lucroy Vetoes His Way To Texas
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Bryan Grosnick, Kate Morrison and Ben Carsley

08-02

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Transaction Analysis: Carlos Beltran's Deadline Deja Vu
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Kenny Ducey, Christopher Crawford, David Lee, Jarrett Seidler and Ben Carsley

08-02

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Transaction Analysis: The Penny-Pinching Pirates Pitching Parade
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Jeff Quinton, Ben Carsley, Joshua Howsam, Gideon Turk, Craig Goldstein, Adam McInturff, Jeffrey Paternostro and Bryan Grosnick

07-28

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The GM Trade Game!
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Ben Carsley and BP Staff

07-15

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Transaction Analysis: Red Sox Swing Big For Pomeranz
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Ben Carsley and Christopher Crawford

07-07

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The Call-Up: Tyler Glasnow
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Grant Jones and Ben Carsley

07-06

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Dynasty Dynamics: Futures Game Preview: U.S. Team
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Ben Carsley

07-04

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 73: Future Austin Meadows References
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

06-23

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Dynasty Dynamics: Six Dynasty Prospects to Stash or Flip
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Ben Carsley

06-18

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 72: MLB Draft Fantasy Draft
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

06-09

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Mocking the Draft
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

06-03

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 71: Jim Callis of MLB Pipeline
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

06-01

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Dynasty Dynamics: Seven Prospects to Stash or Flip
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Ben Carsley

05-27

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The Call-Up: Julio Urias
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Wilson Karaman and Ben Carsley

05-21

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 70: Pillsbury Throwboy
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

05-18

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Dynasty Dynamics: Rebuilding in TGDX, Part II
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Ben Carsley

05-17

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The Call-Up: Alen Hanson
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Will Haines and Ben Carsley

05-14

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BP Boston
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Ben Carsley

04-29

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 69: Nice
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

04-22

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The Things We Believe: Bounce-Backs, Disappointments, and a Surprise MVP Candidate
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Matt Collins and Ben Carsley

04-19

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BP Unfiltered: A "Holiday" For Everyone
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Craig Goldstein, Ben Carsley and Bret Sayre

04-18

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Transaction Analysis: Don't Go Breaking Swihart
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Ben Carsley, Joshua Howsam, Rian Watt and Adam McInturff

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February 28, 2017 6:00 am

Get to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2018 and Beyond

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Ben Carsley

You'll have to wait for these hurlers to reach the Show, but the payoff could make your patience worthwhile.

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February 27, 2017 6:00 am

Get to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2017

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Ben Carsley

Scouring the farm for potential fantasy rotation contributors during the coming season.

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There Is No Offseason (TINO) is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty league formats.

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A new list for a new year. From Yoan Moncada to Anderson Tejeda, it's the cream of the crop in dynasty leagues in 2017.

We decided to do things a little differently this year.

For the past few seasons, we have published separate top-101 dynasty lists. Largely, these lists have been similar, with the exception of chunky first basemen ranking much higher on Bret’s iteration and Ben giving dramatic boosts to any middle infielder who can run even a little. For the 2017 list, we decided to balance those biases by creating separate rankings, compiling them and then debating minutia for like a month over gchat. Fantasy prospect rankings are nothing if not scientific.

This is an interesting year for said rankings. There’s less premium talent at the top, and even the top-20 gets pretty thin near the end. But there’s more depth than there was last year, with a solid, meaty middle chunk of the list that’s chock-full of OF4s, SP5s and the like. There might not be a ton of prospects who will win you a dynasty league in this year’s iteration, but there are plenty who can help you along the way. Another consequence of that lack of premium talent? We got a little aggressive in trying to predict who the next generation of dynasty studs will be, bumping up some players with extreme risk/reward profiles. If that’s not your thing, feel free to adjust down, but if you can get in on the next Victor Robles or Ronald Acuna, well, you’ll want to.

There are a few list-specific disclaimers to go over before we jump in. Again, these rankings are for fantasy purposes only, and do not directly take into account things like an outfielder’s ability to stick in center or a catcher’s pop time. Of course, these things do matter indirectly as they affect a player’s ability to either stay in the lineup or maintain eligibility. Additionally, home parks need to be factored in, just as when we are talking about a major-league player. We can’t pretend that these prospects operate in a vacuum, unaffected by park factors. Of course, there’s no guarantee that they will reach the majors with their current organization, so while it is not a heavy consideration, it is reflected. Most importantly, the intention of this list is to balance the upside, probability, and proximity of these players to an active fantasy lineup.

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February 15, 2017 6:00 am

Get to Know: Outfield Prospects

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Ben Carsley

A glimpse into the fantasy future out on the pastures.

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A look at the (very bright) future of the six spot for fantasy purposes.

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February 1, 2017 6:00 am

Get to Know: Third Base Prospects

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Ben Carsley

A peek into the fantasy future at the hot corner.

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The stories behind the Padres' starters of 2017.

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January 25, 2017 6:00 am

Get to Know: Second Base Prospects

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Ben Carsley

A window into the fantasy future at the keystone.

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January 18, 2017 6:00 am

Get to Know: First Base Prospects

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Ben Carsley

A window into the fantasy future at the cold corner.

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