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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

04-21

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 87: An Article For Your Ears
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

04-21

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The Things We Believe: A Cy Young Repeat and a Sophomore Slump
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Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

04-19

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

04-15

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 68: Craigcation
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

04-11

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The Call-Up: Nomar Mazara
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Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

04-07

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 85: Story Time
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

03-30

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My Model Portfolio: The 70/30 Split ... Almost
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Bret Sayre

03-24

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Fantasy Freestyle: Endgame Targets
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Bret Sayre

03-22

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 83: Tout Wars Recap
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

03-21

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Expert League Auction Recap: Tout Wars Mixed
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Bret Sayre

03-17

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

03-11

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 66: No Springer Chicken
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

03-10

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 75 Relief Pitchers
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Bret Sayre

03-07

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BP Job Postings: The BP Prospect Team Wants You
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Craig Goldstein, Chris Mellen and Bret Sayre

03-04

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 65: Daddy Long Legs
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

03-03

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

03-02

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 80: Sonny Side Down
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George Bissell, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella

02-29

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Transaction Analysis: Ian the Texan
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R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre

02-24

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 79: Don't Besmirch Marcell Ozuna
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George Bissell, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella

02-23

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 64: The BP Annual Drinking Game
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre, Meg Rowley, Matt Sussman and Jeff Quinton

02-23

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Outfielders, Part Two: 26-125
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Bret Sayre

02-22

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 125 Outfielders, Part One: 1-25
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Bret Sayre

02-19

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 78: LABR Mixed Draft Recap
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George Bissell, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella

02-19

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Expert League Draft Recap: LABR Mixed 2016
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Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

02-16

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Transaction Analysis: The Davis Quota
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Bryan Grosnick, Bret Sayre, Christopher Crawford and Wilson Karaman

02-15

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Fantasy Prospect Rankings
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Bret Sayre

02-11

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 Shortstops
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Bret Sayre

02-11

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

02-09

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 77: Mock Draft Monday
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George Bissell, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella

02-05

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 63: Flu-Like Symptoms
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

02-05

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 Third Basemen
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Bret Sayre

02-04

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BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: 2016 Rounds 1-2
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Bret Sayre

02-02

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 76: Time Is Funny That Way
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George Bissell, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella

02-01

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Transaction Analysis: Segura-phobia
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Rian Watt, Ryan Romano, Christopher Crawford, Adam McInturff and Bret Sayre

01-29

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Transaction Analysis: Elevation...Don't Go To My Head
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R.J. Anderson, Bryan Grosnick, Adam McInturff, Christopher Crawford and Bret Sayre

01-28

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 Second Basemen
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Bret Sayre

01-26

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 75: Well-Balanced Breakfast
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George Bissell, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella

01-25

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Transaction Analysis: Small Market No More
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Jeffrey Paternostro and Bret Sayre

01-22

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 62: Enya's Kitchen
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre and Craig Goldstein

01-21

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 First Basemen
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Bret Sayre

01-19

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 74: Can I Opt-Out Of Winter?
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George Bissell, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella

01-14

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings: The Top 50 Catchers
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Bret Sayre

01-12

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 73: Schwarbercast
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George Bissell, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella

01-07

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Dynasty League Rankings
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Bret Sayre

01-05

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The 2016 Fantasy Preview
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Bret Sayre

01-04

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Transaction Analysis: Maybe They're Not Maeda Money
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Bryan Grosnick and Bret Sayre

12-31

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 61: Eating Crow
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

12-31

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Transaction Analysis: Natsy Drew and the Missing Batting Average
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Craig Goldstein, R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre

12-28

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Transaction Analysis: Murphy's Law
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R.J. Anderson, Bryan Grosnick and Bret Sayre

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Defending LABR champions Bret and Mike review their 2016 squad.

On Tuesday, February 16, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella participated in the League of Alternate Baseball Reality (LABR) Mixed Draft. This is Bret and Mike’s third year in LABR Mixed. After a debut season that saw them finish 14th out of 15 teams, Bret and Mike won the league last year after holding off a late charge by MLB.com’s Fred Zinkie. Below, Bret and Mike discuss their draft.

Mike: Pre-season projected standings are nonsense. Unless they project your team as the winner. Then they’re great!



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With one Davis having moved on, the Athletics turn to another Davis to hopefully provide some much needed power.



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February 15, 2016 12:06 am

Fantasy Prospect Rankings

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Bret Sayre

From the next great shortstop to a pair of electric pitchers on the mend, and all the brightest fantasy futures in between.

Plenty has been written about the underwhelming state of the minor leagues overall, but this certainly applies in dynasty leagues as well. The wave of graduations that we saw during 2015, combined with a general lack of high-end prospect depth in the minors heading into the season, has left a plush underbelly in these rankings—quite possibly the softest since I started writing about fantasy prospects more than a half-decade ago. Of course, this is not to take away from the excitement of the names at the top, as there are future superstars on here, but the names in the 75-100 range represent players and player profiles who would not have made this list in years past.

This is something that most of us know, but some owners still let it affect them as they make decisions heading into the 2016 season. There’s such an aura involved with being a Top 100 or Top 101 prospect that we forget that not all Top 100 or Top 101 lists are created equally. This can, and possibly should, lead to a switch in methodology for rebuilding owners. The common belief out there is that in order to reverse the fortunes of your dynasty league roster, you need to shift your equity into your farm team. Invest in the future, as they say. However, with the minor leagues in a down cycle right now, the better use of those resources might be investing in post-hype players as a primary source.

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February 11, 2016 6:00 am

Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 Shortstops

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Bret Sayre

Stacking up the six-spotters for the long haul.

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A pair of tooled-up outfielders lead the next 30 names off the board.

For Rounds 1-2, follow this link.

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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and George Bissell take a deep dive into current fantasy baseball topics.

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There Is No Offseason (TINO) is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats.

TINO) is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats. We will discuss both the major and minor league sides of the game, but all within the spectrum of long-term value, and never missing an opportunity to take a jab at Craig. Remember to rate and review us on iTunes. It makes us feel special.

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February 5, 2016 6:00 am

Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 50 Third Basemen

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Bret Sayre

Stacking up the third sackers for the long haul.

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Corey Seager and Byron Buxton lead the way as the top 30 names come off the board.

It’s this time of year that we mock, both in a true and in a meta sense. Most fantasy mock drafts are drawn out, boring, and bring the over-the-top praise on social media out of the woodwork, where it’s thankfully been hiding all off-season thus far. However, when you can take a mock and turn it into something different and fun, then you’ve already won. This is not your ordinary mock. It’s a counterbalance to the force. This is now the fifth year I’ve overseen this exercise, and its third year here at Baseball Prospectus—and every year it gets more and more fun. This year we have a couple of new names, and new affiliations, as you’ll see in the write-ups below.

And just like we did last year (and the year before that), we first must examine the parameters. There are always parameters. Because it’s really stupid to try and fix something that’s not broken, I kept the exact same format as last year, which worked so well. And just like last year, these were the instructions for the participants of this draft, straight from the email I sent out prior to kickoff:

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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and George Bissell take a deep dive into current fantasy baseball topics.

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The Brewers and Diamondbacks complete a middle infield-centric deal that leaves both teams closer to



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The Rockies resolve their playing time situation in the outfield, and the Rays end up the beneficiary.



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