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05-17

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 133: It's Happening
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

05-10

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 132: Risky Closers
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

05-10

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On A Jailbreak: The Worst of the Worst, and Chris Owings
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Bret Sayre

05-05

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 87: I’m Here For The Beefy Boys
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Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre and George Bissell

04-29

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Baseball Prospectus Announcement
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Bret Sayre

04-28

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 86: Are You Mau Now?
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

04-26

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 130: I Feel Like The Guy From The Mighty Ducks
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

04-07

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 85: The BP Annual Drinking Game Returns
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

04-06

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 127: Treinen To Lose
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

04-01

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Fantasy Draft Rankings: The Top 300 For 2017 - Second Version
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Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

03-30

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My Model Portfolio: Defending a Participation Trophy
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Bret Sayre

03-29

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 126: Tout Wars Recap
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

03-28

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Expert League Auction Recap: 2017 Tout Wars Mixed
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Bret Sayre

03-24

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 84: Where's My Xander Shirsey?
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

03-15

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Fantasy Draft Rankings: The Top 300 For 2017
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Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

03-10

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 83: Real-Time TINO Odds
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley and Bret Sayre

03-09

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 75 Relievers
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Bret Sayre

03-08

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 122: AL LABR Recap
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

03-02

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 175 Starting Pitchers
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Bret Sayre

03-01

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 121: Starting Pitcher Preview
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

02-27

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BP Job Postings: The BP Prospect Team Wants You
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Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre and Jeffrey Paternostro

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

02-22

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 120: Defending Andrew McCutchen
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

02-21

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 125 Outfielders
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Bret Sayre

02-18

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Polling Our Readers
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Bret Sayre

02-16

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 119: LABR Recap
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

02-14

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Expert League Draft Recap: 2017 LABR Mixed
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Bret Sayre

02-09

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 50 Shortstops
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Bret Sayre

02-08

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 118: It's Just Stupid
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

02-07

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Prospectus Feature: Using the PFM and BP's Fantasy Tools
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Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

02-02

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 50 Third Basemen
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Bret Sayre

02-01

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 117: A Game of Concern and Illusion
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

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

01-26

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 116: The Trea Turner Question
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

01-26

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 50 Second Basemen
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Bret Sayre

01-19

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 50 First Basemen
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Bret Sayre

01-18

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 115: Animal Crackers
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

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

01-12

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 50 Catchers
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Bret Sayre

01-11

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 114: There's No Desperation In Susac
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

01-05

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Dynasty Prospect Rankings
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Bret Sayre

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

12-29

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Best of BP 2016: Measuring October Magic, Pt 1: Buidling a Metric
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Bret Sayre

11-24

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Transaction Analysis: Career-Years and Old Upside
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Jeff Quinton, Wilson Karaman and Bret Sayre

11-21

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Transaction Analysis: Qualifying Offers For Everyone!
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Bret Sayre, Dustin Palmateer and Bryan Grosnick

10-27

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 108: Expert League Recap
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

10-04

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Measuring October Magic
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Bret Sayre

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

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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre discuss the fantasy impact of recent call-up’s Ian Happ and Bradley Zimmer. Then analyze a plethora of surprising early season performances including Freddie Freeman, Jake Arrieta, Dallas Keuchel and more.

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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre discuss the latest batch of FAAB acquisitions in Tout Wars and LABR, Trevor Cahill’s renaissance campaign, empty the Twitter mailbag, and breakdown BP’s in-season fantasy valuations (47:00).

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May 10, 2017 6:00 am

On A Jailbreak: The Worst of the Worst, and Chris Owings

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Can the Diamondbacks infielder defy the odds and become an All-Star after once ranking as MLB's worst player?

There was *extremely Western storytellin’ voice* an old adage on the Effectively Wild podcast about how we knew when WARP had stabilized during the season by when Mike Trout appeared at the top of the list. Well, with Trout having played just one game since May 3, and even in danger of hitting the disabled list, we’re likely still a few weeks away from that[1]. In the meantime, maybe we can skate by with pushing the fate of normalization onto those at the other end of the spectrum to see if the opposite applies.

Of course, it’s easier to mentally jog to the players who have finished at the top of the WARP leaderboard this century. They are universally elite names: Jose Bautista, Carlos Beltran, Barry Bonds, Kris Bryant, Bryce Harper, Buster Posey, Albert Pujols, Alex Rodriguez, and (of course) Mike Trout.

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Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre break down which American League players have experienced the biggest shifts in dynasty value over the last month.

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BP is coming to Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Minnesota, and New York. Join us!

One of my favorite things about being a part of Baseball Prospectus is interacting with you, our readers. You are an extension of what we do—with a collective, driving thirst for baseball knowledge that is unparalleled on the internet. And while talking to you all either in our chats, comments section, Bat Signal, or various social media platforms is great, we like to get out there and see you in person as well. Yes, you. So each year, we schedule a number of ballpark events so we can all hang out together in the cathedrals of our collective choosing.

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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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George Bissell, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella of Baseball Prospectus discuss Eric Thames ridiculous hot streak, realistic expectations for Cody Bellinger and Dan Vogelbach, and analyze the latest FAAB acquisitions in the Tout Wars and LABR expert leagues.

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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein square off in the 2017 edition of the BP Annual Drinking Game.

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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre of Baseball Prospectus break down the first cycle of FAAB bidding in the Tout Wars and LABR expert leagues before taking an in-depth look at April lineup setting strategies.

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Three-hundred players. Ranked in a slightly different manner than two weeks ago.

Below is the second and final update for those readers who do drafts instead of auctions. This list is modeled for 15-team mixed leagues that use standard Rotisserie scoring and rosters. As noted in the previous update, this means that the list does not contain 30 catchers, so you will need to add a few catchers to the bottom of this list to make sure that you draft a second catcher.

Most of the rankings in this update remain unchanged, particularly in the Top 150 or so. Changes in this update are due to injury or change in roles, not value judgments based on a player’s Spring Training performance.

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March 30, 2017 6:00 am

My Model Portfolio: Defending a Participation Trophy

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After finishing fourth in this exercise a year ago, Bret looks to Mookie Betts, Yulieski Gurriel, and Co. to fare better in 2017.

As we’ve been doing for the last couple of seasons, this last week before the regular season begins, we are taking Mike Gianella’s bids and constructing as ideal of a fantasy lineup as possible. This is one of my favorite exercises of the year. You’ve seen a bunch of our writers build their own teams so far this week, and now I get to follow suit. According to Greg’s article last week, I finished fourth last year so I have a participation trophy to defend.

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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre recap the Tout Wars Mixed and NL-only auctions from New York City last weekend.

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