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08-22

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 75: Municipal Bonds
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

08-19

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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week of August 22, 2016
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Bret Sayre

08-17

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 101: You Know It When You See It
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

08-08

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 100: 30 Teams in 60 Minutes
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

07-25

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The Call-Up: Alex Bregman
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Christopher Crawford and Bret Sayre

07-21

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 98: The Dan Vogelbach One
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

07-15

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Prospectus Feature: Pleading For The Fifth
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Bret Sayre

07-08

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Dynasty Prospect Rankings
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Bret Sayre

07-06

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 97: Briefly
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

07-04

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 73: Future Austin Meadows References
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

06-23

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 96: I Want To Say Schrimpf
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

06-18

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 72: MLB Draft Fantasy Draft
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

06-16

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The Top 40 Dynasty League Prospects
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Bret Sayre

06-03

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 71: Jim Callis of MLB Pipeline
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

05-27

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 92: The Bogaerts We Were Promised
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George Bissell and Bret Sayre

05-27

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

05-25

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Updating the Tiers: Relief Pitchers
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Bret Sayre

05-24

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Updating the Tiers: Shortstops
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Bret Sayre

05-24

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Updating the Tiers: Outfielders
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Bret Sayre

05-23

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Updating the Tiers: First Basemen
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Bret Sayre

05-21

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 70: Pillsbury Throwboy
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

05-19

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 91: Enjoy Every Moment With Rich Hill
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

05-12

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Transaction Analysis: Jhoulys Chacin, You Don't Buy Him
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Bryan Grosnick, Christopher Crawford and Bret Sayre

05-05

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 89: Well Said
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George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

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

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

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April 21, 2016 6:00 am

The Things We Believe: A Cy Young Repeat and a Sophomore Slump

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Mike and Bret share their bold predictions for the 2016 season.

Forecasting the future is notoriously difficult. Just ask PECOTA. One of the most compelling reasons we watch baseball is that it serves as a daily reminder that reality is infinitely complex and nothing is ever certain. Mike Trout’s greatness is the lone constant in the baseball universe. This week at Baseball Prospectus, we're giving a new look and feel to the bold predictions pieces that generally are written in the second half of March. Yes, those are written to help you with drafts, but those drafts are ancient history at this point. What we're aiming at here is what we still believe to be true after two weeks of games are in the books. So, call them bold predictions if you will, but these are some things that we believe.

I Firmly Believe: Jake Arrieta will win the Cy Young Award again.
After a legendary season where he posted a ridiculous 1.77 ERA and an absurd 0.41 ERA in his last 12 regular season starts, the cries of regression were inevitable and understandable. A strand rate of 80 percent combined with a .246 BABIP did give the impression that there is some room for slippage in Arrieta’s overall numbers. No one sensible would dispute this idea. However, the pitcher that you are left with for 2016 is still pretty damn special.


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Why should Massachusetts be the only state with a weird holiday no one has heard of?

Yesterday was Patriot’s Day. Most people outside of Massachusetts don’t know what it is beyond the day the Boston Marathon is run, if they even know that. The best part about Patriot’s Day, if you don’t get the day off like everyone in the state? Early morning baseball. Because 11 am baseball is such a treat, we decided every fanbase deserves a heretofore unknown holiday to take the day off and watch baseball while drinking their mid-morning coffee. —Craig Goldstein

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There Is No Offseason (TINO) is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty league formats. Somehow, they've forcibly made America listen to this.

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Nomar comin'.

The Situation: Shin-Soo Choo’s hamstring injury has opened the door for Nomar Mazara, the Rangers top prospect, to get his first taste of big-league action. The Rangers have opted for the sweet-swinging lefty, over previous call up Joey Gallo, who they’ve left in Triple-A to get more time at third base.

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

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March 30, 2016 6:00 am

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

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Bret aims to spend 70 percent of his budget on bats, and comes a dollar short with high-upside outfielders in tow.

Mike Gianella recently released his latest mixed league Bid Limits for 2016, which reignited an idea from Bret Sayre called Model Portfolios, wherein the fantasy staff will create their own team within the confines of a standard 23-man, $260 budget. The roster being constructed includes: C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, CI, MI, OFx5, UTx2, and Px9 along with the following standards issued by our fantasy overlord, Mr. Sayre:

We are using the mixed-league values.

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March 24, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Endgame Targets

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Notes on Bret's favorite cheap contributors, across -only, mixed, and various-sized formats.

For me, this column is the sign of the offseason coming full circle. The sign that we have made it through another winter without baseball, and have hopefully given you, the reader, some good knowledge to take with you into your drafts and auctions this month. And the timing is only fitting because we’re talking about the endgame here, just as we hit the endgame of our draft coverage. Before I hurt myself stretching into new parallels, here are twenty 19 players who I think make for good targets at the end of various-sized leagues.

12-TEAM MIXED LEAGUES

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

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Bret reviews his squad after the recent Tout Wars experts auction.

“Twenty.”

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March 17, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Draft Rankings: The Top 300

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Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

Mike and Bret unveil their top 300 overall players for this year's draft.

This is a list of the Top 300 players as ranked by Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella. This list assumes standard 23 man rosters with two catchers, which is why the list is so catcher-heavy at the bottom. If you play in a league with one catcher, adjust accordingly.

ADP is from NFBC ADP, and is updated as of yesterday’s posted rankings on Stats Inc.’s website.

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