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6 The Lineup Card: Unconventional Winners and Losers of the Offseason to Date by Baseball Prospectus
2 The Lineup Card: Nine Christmas Gift Ideas, 2014 Edition by Baseball Prospectus
30 The Lineup Card: Seven Trades That Shocked Us by Baseball Prospectus
64 The Lineup Card: Nine of the Worst Baseball Movies Ever Made by Baseball Prospectus
0 BP Unfiltered: Kansas City Royals Need Systems Architect/Developer by Baseball Prospectus
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16 Regular Season Awards by Baseball Prospectus
18 The Lineup Card: Seven Executive of the Year Candidates by Baseball Prospectus
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12 The Lineup Card: Nine Unlikely Postseason Heroes by Baseball Prospectus
3 The Lineup Card: Eight of the Best Defensive Plays of 2014 by Baseball Prospectus
21 The Lineup Card: Nine of the Worst Postseason Managerial Decisions by Baseball Prospectus
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0 BP Unfiltered: IBA Voting Is Now by Baseball Prospectus
2 The BP Wayback Machine: So long Abreu; Farewell, Willingham by Baseball Prospectus
16 The Lineup Card: Best Baseball Player Idiosyncrasies, 2014 Edition by Baseball Prospectus
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After four teams gave us back-to-back 19-inning games over the weekend, the staff recounts some of its favorite bonus baseball affairs.
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Breaking down the deals the staff would make before the deadline.
These players didn't put pen to paper, leaving many of their potential employers to wonder what might have been.
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Scouts' takes on Arismendy Alcantara, Mike Trout, Mark Appel, and other interesting players.
Many of our authors make a habit of speaking to scouts and other talent evaluators in order to bring you the best baseball information available. Not all of the tidbits gleaned from those conversations make it into our articles, but we don't want them to go to waste. Instead, we'll be collecting them in a regular feature called " What Scouts Are Saying," which will be open to participation from the entire BP staff and include quotes about minor leaguers and major leaguers alike.
The staff expects these players to perform better down the stretch than they have to date. Want to work for the Twins?
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The staff runs down the players we expect to tail off down the stretch. How would the first round of the 2010 draft go down with the benefit of hindsight?
It's been just over four years since the 2010 draft, and we've gotten a good look at how that crop of highly touted amateurs has has performed in the pros. To see how much perceptions of those players have changed, we decided to do the draft over again, just as we did with the
2013 draft, the 2012 draft, and the 2011 draft. We assigned 32 picks to BP authors and re-drafted from scratch, selecting only from the pool of players who were drafted and signed in 2010 and ignoring team need. Here's how the first-round redraft shook out.
1:1 Washington Nationals
Actual Selection: , OF Bryce Harper
Draft Position Change: None
Explanation: I think there is a real case for at no. 1 (and I imagine there'd be one for Harvey if he wasn't hurt), but I have to stick with the chalk here. I remain firmly in the camp that sees Harper as an emerging superstar. His start hasn't been as fast as Chris Sale 's, but holding anyone to that kind of standard is absolutely insane. The numbers Harper has put up at these ages are also historic, just not as monstrous. — Mike Trout Paul Sporer Read the full article...
The staff reminisces about barters that we still remember from when we were growing up. How would the first round of the 2011 draft go down with the benefit of hindsight?
It's been just over three years since the deep 2011 draft, and we've gotten a good look at how that crop of highly touted amateurs has has performed in the pros. To see how much perceptions of those players have changed, we decided to do the draft over again, just as we did with the
2013 draft and the 2012 draft. We assigned 32 picks to BP authors and re-drafted from scratch, selecting only from the pool of players who were drafted and signed in 2011 and ignoring team need. Here's how the first-round redraft shook out.
1:1 Pittsburgh Pirates
Actual Selection: , RHP Gerrit Cole
Re-Draft Selection: , SP, Jose Fernandez (2011 no. 14 pick) Miami Marlins
Draft Position Change: +13
Explanation: Fernandez's arsenal is downright nasty, and his pitchability is as advanced as his rapid ascent to the majors would suggest. There are always concerns about rehab from surgery, but given his makeup I'd expect him to return to form and be one of the best arms in baseball into the next decade. — Tommy John Chris Mellen Read the full article...