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0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 90: Boston Accent by Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre and George Bissell
4 Dynasty Prospect Rankings by Bret Sayre
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 89: Jim Callis on the 2017 MLB Draft by Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre and George Bissell
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 136: They're Completely Chill by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
22 Baseball Prospectus Announcement by Bret Sayre
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 135: Rankings Redux by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
19 Updating the Tiers: Outfield by Bret Sayre
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 88: We Covered Every Team by Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre and George Bissell
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 133: It's Happening by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 132: Risky Closers by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
0 On A Jailbreak: The Worst of the Worst, and Chris Owings by Bret Sayre
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 87: I’m Here For The Beefy Boys by Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre and George Bissell
3 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 86: Are You Mau Now? by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
2 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 130: I Feel Like The Guy From The Mighty Ducks by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
1 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 85: The BP Annual Drinking Game Returns by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 127: Treinen To Lose by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
4 Fantasy Draft Rankings: The Top 300 For 2017 - Second Version by Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
1 My Model Portfolio: Defending a Participation Trophy by Bret Sayre
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 126: Tout Wars Recap by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
6 Expert League Auction Recap: 2017 Tout Wars Mixed by Bret Sayre
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 84: Where's My Xander Shirsey? by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
16 Fantasy Draft Rankings: The Top 300 For 2017 by Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
2 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 83: Real-Time TINO Odds by George Bissell, Ben Carsley and Bret Sayre
12 Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 75 Relievers by Bret Sayre
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 122: AL LABR Recap by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
17 Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 175 Starting Pitchers by Bret Sayre
2 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 121: Starting Pitcher Preview by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
0 BP Job Postings: The BP Prospect Team Wants You by Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre and Jeffrey Paternostro
1 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 82: Top 101 Dynasty Prospects List by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
65 2017 Prospects: The Top 101 Dynasty League Prospects by Ben Carsley and Bret Sayre
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 120: Defending Andrew McCutchen by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
8 Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 125 Outfielders by Bret Sayre
17 Polling Our Readers by Bret Sayre
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 119: LABR Recap by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
10 Expert League Draft Recap: 2017 LABR Mixed by Bret Sayre
23 Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 50 Shortstops by Bret Sayre
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 118: It's Just Stupid by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
12 Prospectus Feature: Using the PFM and BP's Fantasy Tools by Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
5 Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 50 Third Basemen by Bret Sayre
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 117: A Game of Concern and Illusion by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
17 Prospectus Feature: Choose Your Own Adventure: Padres Rotation by Patrick Dubuque, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 80: Is That Wil Myers? by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 116: The Trea Turner Question by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
4 Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 50 Second Basemen by Bret Sayre
5 Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 50 First Basemen by Bret Sayre
1 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 115: Animal Crackers by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 79: I'm Dying by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
10 Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 50 Catchers by Bret Sayre
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 114: There's No Desperation In Susac by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
26 Dynasty Prospect Rankings by Bret Sayre
Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre host TINO’s third annual post-MLB Draft fantasy draft and review the notable hits and misses from their 2015 & 2016 drafts. Draft week culminates with the top 40 players you need to know in dynasty leagues right now.
Sometimes we all need a little divine intervention, no matter the shape it takes. Of course, there’s the serious, life-altering kind and then (way, way, way down the list) there’s the fantasy baseball kind. Dynasty leaguers got a little of that with the way this draft class ended up dispersing among the major-league teams selecting them. The first nine picks on Monday night included four hitters going to hitters’ parks and three pitchers going to National League teams. It continued throughout the rest of the first round, although not quite at that pace. It’s as though it was known that this class needed help.
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Ben Carsley and Bret Sayre of Baseball Prospectus are joined by MLB.com senior writer Jim Callis to discuss the upcoming 2017 MLB Draft.
George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre of Baseball Prospectus debate BP’s in-season fantasy rankings updates at shortstop, second base, third base, first base and catcher). 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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George, Mike, and Bret Sayre banter about the brawl in San Francisco, Mike Trout’s injury, and discuss BP’s in-season fantasy rankings updates at starting pitcher, outfield, and relief pitcher.
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June 1, 2017 6:00 am
J.D. Martinez got off to a late start, but is traveling five star from here to 162. Mike Trout, out for a while, must make more pedestrian accomodations.
Welcome to Baseball Prospectus in-season rankings update to our preseason positional tiers article. As we did before Opening Day, players at each position will be divided into five tiers, represented by a “star” rating. In addition, unlike with the preseason “star” ratings, these lists can also be viewed as a straight ranking.
If you are wondering why a specific player isn’t listed, please note that in many cases players in the one-star tier and players who are not ranked are interchangeable.
Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre break down which National League players have experienced the biggest shifts in dynasty value over the last two months.
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.
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
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
had stabilized during the season by when WARP 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 Mike Trout . 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 , and (of course) Mike Trout. Alex Rodriguez The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.
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.