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03-03

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 45: Wearing Down Mike Gianella
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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

02-27

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 175 Starting Pitchers
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Bret Sayre

02-26

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The Top 101 Dynasty League Prospects for 2015
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Bret Sayre

02-25

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The Top 101 Dynasty League Prospects for 2015
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Bret Sayre

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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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 44: Crash And Burn
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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

02-17

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 125 Outfielders
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Bret Sayre

02-17

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 43: LABR Party
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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

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

02-09

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 42: Are You Betting On Ryan Braun's Thumb?
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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

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

02-05

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BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 5-7
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Bret Sayre

02-05

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 Shortstops
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Bret Sayre

02-04

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 41: The One About Javy Baez
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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

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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BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 3-4
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Bret Sayre

01-29

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 Third Basemen
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Bret Sayre

01-27

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 40: Weathermen
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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

01-27

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BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 1-2
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Bret Sayre

01-22

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 39: Gimme
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

01-22

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 Second Basemen
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Bret Sayre

01-20

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 39: This Is Another Tangent
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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

01-15

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 38: Kids Are Just Adult Prospects
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

01-15

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 First Basemen
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Bret Sayre

01-13

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 38: Reasonable Strategic Position
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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

01-08

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 50 Catchers
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Bret Sayre

01-06

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 37: Cold Cuts
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

01-06

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 37: Don't Say It Like That, Mau
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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

01-06

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The Top 50 Dynasty League Signees
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Bret Sayre

12-31

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The Next Three Months at BP Fantasy
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Bret Sayre

12-22

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 36: TINO Dot Com
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

12-20

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Transaction Analysis: Padres Wish Upton a Star
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R.J. Anderson, Wilson Karaman, Bret Sayre, Jordan Gorosh, Jeff Moore and Ethan Purser

12-16

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Fantasy Team Preview: New York Mets
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Bret Sayre

12-12

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Transaction Analysis: Turn Down For Rut
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R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre

12-09

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 35: That's Super Not True
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

12-09

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Fantasy Team Preview: Cincinnati Reds
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Bret Sayre

12-08

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 36: The One About Valuations
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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

12-01

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Transaction Analysis: The Reliever Receivers
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R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre

12-01

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Transaction Analysis: Yasmany Tomas is a Diamondback
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Nick J. Faleris and Bret Sayre

12-01

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Transaction Analysis: On Trading a Superstar With Two Years Service Time
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R.J. Anderson, Wilson Karaman, Bret Sayre and Nick J. Faleris

11-24

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 34: Of Course You Would Love Ferrets
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

11-17

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Transaction Analysis: Diamondbacks Trade For Jeremy Hellickson
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R.J. Anderson, Mark Anderson, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

11-11

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Fantasy Team Preview: New York Yankees
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Bret Sayre

11-08

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 33: I Spit Fire
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

10-28

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 35: We Were Into It
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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

10-18

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 32: Preserving Your Dignity
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

10-07

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Fantasy Freestyle: Looking Back: My Favorite Endgame Targets of 2014
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Bret Sayre

10-06

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 34 Therapuetic Fantasy Baseball
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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

10-03

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): TINO 31: Melting Vegetables With Your Eyes
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

09-18

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Free Agent Watch: Week 25
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Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

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Bret and Mike take a deep dive into current fantasy baseball topics.

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February 27, 2015 6:00 am

Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 175 Starting Pitchers

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Bret Sayre

Stacking up the rotation arms for the long haul.

The Primer:

Because dynasty-league rankings are relatively league-dependent, I set up parameters for ranking the players below (and the ones who will follow at other positions). The list here presupposes a 16-team standard dynasty format, where there are no contracts/salaries, players can be kept forever and owners have minor league farm systems in which to hoard prospects. So feel free to adjust this as necessary for your individual league, whether it’s moving non-elite prospects without 2015 ETAs down if you don’t have separate farm teams or moving lower-risk, lower-reward players up in deeper mixed or only formats.

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February 26, 2015 6:00 am

The Top 101 Dynasty League Prospects for 2015

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Bret Sayre

The top 50 of the Dynasty 101 is revealed, from Michael Taylor on up.

Being a self-proclaimed veteran of these lists, I’ve spent the introduction space here on plenty of topics—ranging from the benefits of reading scouting reports, to not giving up on guys too quickly, to reflecting on your own personal biases. There are always discussion points to jump into here that discuss how best to digest and use the information embedded in this articlepossibly one for each of the over 9,000 words spread across these 101 players. This time, I’m going to focus on one that we all know, yet are often afraid to put into action.

As excited as we get about the top prospects in baseball, they represent a value. A number. A price point. And while so many owners, including the ones on this staff, can fall in love with their favorite prospects, the risk in holding onto the larvae of the fantasy world when they can be used best as currency is one that we don’t often consider. If I own Tim Anderson (and believe me, I do), my first thought is always going to be on the type of player Anderson could bewhen it should be equally on both that and what Anderson could return for me now in the trade market. Though the pull of drafting a player out of the amateur ranks or picking up a player when he was far from a top-101 prospect is strong, it’s not the same way you’d generally view a financial investment. Not to get too Quinton on you, as that’s best saved for the man himself (seriously, go read his chapter), but if you buy a share of stock at $20 and it goes up to $40, maybe it’s time to cash it in for something that actually costs $40, rather than waiting for it to go up to $75.

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February 25, 2015 6:00 am

The Top 101 Dynasty League Prospects for 2015

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Bret Sayre

The bottom half of the Dynasty 101, from Hunter Dozier on up.

Being a self-proclaimed veteran of these lists, I’ve spent the introduction space here on plenty of topics—ranging from the benefits of reading scouting reports, to not giving up on guys too quickly, to reflecting on your own personal biases. There are always discussion points to jump into here that discuss how best to digest and use the information embedded in this articlepossibly one for each of the over 9,000 words spread across these 101 players. This time, I’m going to focus on one that we all know, yet are often afraid to put into action.

As excited as we get about the top prospects in baseball, they represent a value. A number. A price point. And while so many owners, including the ones on this staff, can fall in love with their favorite prospects, the risk in holding onto the larvae of the fantasy world when they can be used best as currency is one that we don’t often consider. If I own Tim Anderson (and believe me, I do), my first thought is always going to be on the type of player Anderson could bewhen it should be equally on both that and what Anderson could return for me now in the trade market. Though the pull of drafting a player out of the amateur ranks or picking up a player when he was far from a top-101 prospect is strong, it’s not the same way you’d generally view a financial investment. Not to get too Quinton on you, as that’s best saved for the man himself (seriously, go read his chapter), but if you buy a share of stock at $20 and it goes up to $40, maybe it’s time to cash it in for something that actually costs $40, rather than waiting for it to go up to $75.

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There Is No Offseason is a podcast that focuses exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats. We talk major leagues, minor leagues and we never miss an opportunity to take a jab at Craig.

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Bret and Mike take a deep dive into current fantasy baseball topics.

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February 17, 2015 9:38 am

Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 125 Outfielders

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Bret Sayre

Stacking up the position for the long haul.

The Primer:

Because dynasty league rankings are relatively league-dependent, I set up parameters for ranking the players below (and the ones who will follow at other positions). The list here presupposes a 16-team standard dynasty format, where there are no contracts/salaries, players can be kept forever and owners have minor league farm systems in which to hoard prospects. So feel free to adjust this as necessary for your individual league, whether it’s moving non-elite prospects without 2015 ETAs down if you don’t have separate farm teams or moving lower-risk, lower-reward players up in deeper mixed or only formats.

The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.

Bret and Mike take a deep dive into current fantasy baseball topics.

Read the full article...

There Is No Offseason is a podcast that focuses exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats. We talk major leagues, minor leagues and we never miss an opportunity to take a jab at Craig.

Read the full article...

Bret and Mike take a deep dive into current fantasy baseball topics.

Read the full article...

There Is No Offseason is a podcast that focuses exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats. We talk major leagues, minor leagues and we never miss an opportunity to take a jab at Craig.

Read the full article...

A plethora of exciting prospects dot the list, which comes with a bonus: a Just Missed list you might actually care about.

The Primer:

Because dynasty league rankings are relatively league-dependent, I set up parameters for ranking the players below (and the ones who will follow at other positions). The list here presupposes a 16-team standard dynasty format, where there are no contracts/salaries, players can be kept forever and owners have minor league farm systems in which to hoard prospects. So feel free to adjust this as necessary for your individual league, whether it’s moving non-elite prospects without 2014 ETAs down if you don’t have separate farm teams or moving lower-risk, lower-reward players up in deeper mixed or only formats.

Read the full article...

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