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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

01-27

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Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Third Base
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Craig Goldstein

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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Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition: Nick Franklin vs. Marcus Semien
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Craig Goldstein

01-20

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Get to Know: Second Base Prospects
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Craig Goldstein

01-20

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Transaction Analysis: The Cubs Get Raysy
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Sahadev Sharma and Craig Goldstein

01-19

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Transaction Analysis: Unlikely Nori
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R.J. Anderson and Craig Goldstein

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

01-14

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Fantasy Three-Year Projections: First Basemen
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Craig Goldstein

01-08

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Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition: Max Pentecost vs. Andrew Susac
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Craig Goldstein

01-07

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14

Get to Know: Catcher Prospects
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Craig Goldstein

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

12-23

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Fantasy Team Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers
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Craig Goldstein

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

12-17

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Transaction Analysis: Angels Happy Re: Joyce
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Craig Goldstein and Nick Shlain

12-12

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Transaction Analysis: The Dodgers' First Dump
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Craig Goldstein

12-11

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Transaction Analysis: The Night the Dodgers Had
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Craig Goldstein and Nick J. Faleris

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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Transaction Analysis: Moss Gathered
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R.J. Anderson, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

12-08

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Transaction Analysis: Replacing a Legend
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R.J. Anderson, Craig Goldstein, Mike Gianella, Andrew Koo and Jordan Gorosh

12-05

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Fantasy Freestyle: The Moderate Rebuild
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Craig Goldstein

11-26

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Fantasy Team Preview: Baltimore Orioles
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Craig Goldstein

11-25

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Fantasy Freestyle: 40-Man Additions to Know
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Craig Goldstein

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

11-24

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The 40-Man Additions
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Craig Goldstein, Mauricio Rubio and Jeff Moore

11-24

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Transaction Analysis: The Better Bullpens Bureau
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R.J. Anderson and Craig Goldstein

11-20

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Transaction Analysis: The Butler Did It
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R.J. Anderson and Craig Goldstein

11-18

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Transaction Analysis: Russell Martin Gets That McCann Cash
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R.J. Anderson, 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

11-14

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Transaction Analysis: Jays Leggo Their A. Gose
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R.J. Anderson, Craig Goldstein and Jordan Gorosh

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

11-08

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Internet Baseball Awards: The 2014 Internet Baseball Award Winners
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Craig Goldstein

11-06

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Five to Watch: Post-Hype Prospects for 2015
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Craig Goldstein

10-27

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Fantasy Team Preview: Texas Rangers
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Craig Goldstein

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

10-16

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BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 16
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Craig Goldstein

10-14

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Fantasy Freestyle: Looking Back: Prospect Predictions
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Craig Goldstein

10-10

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BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 10
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Craig Goldstein

10-09

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BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 9
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Craig Goldstein

10-08

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BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 8
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Craig Goldstein

10-07

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BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 7
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Craig Goldstein

10-05

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BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 6
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Craig Goldstein

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

10-03

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BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 3
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Craig Goldstein

10-02

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Fantasy Freestyle: Edinson Volquez
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Craig Goldstein

10-02

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BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 2
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Craig Goldstein

10-01

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BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 1
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Craig Goldstein

09-26

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Fantasy Freestyle: Prospect Rankings Review
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Craig Goldstein

09-24

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Dynasty Dynamics: Jumping Ship
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

09-19

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Fantasy Freestyle: Power Outage
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Craig Goldstein

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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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January 27, 2015 6:00 am

Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Third Base

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Craig Goldstein

Breaking down the position into fantasy-value-based bins.

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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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January 22, 2015 6:00 am

Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition: Nick Franklin vs. Marcus Semien

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Craig Goldstein

The Ray takes on the A.

You know the drill by now. Two names that land back-to-back on Bret’s dynasty list for the position get thrown under the microscope—this time from a dynasty perspective. Today we’ll entertain quasi-starting options Marcus Semien and Nick Franklin. It’s worth noting that Semien will pick up shortstop eligibility relatively quickly, but for now he’s a second-sacker.

Batting Average

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January 20, 2015 6:00 am

Get to Know: Second Base Prospects

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Craig Goldstein

Looking into the pipeline for future contributors at the keystone.

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January 20, 2015 12:30 am

Transaction Analysis: The Cubs Get Raysy

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Sahadev Sharma and Craig Goldstein

Dexter Fowler gives Chicago OBP at the top of the lineup and gives Maddon the flexibility to mix and match in myriad ways.

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January 19, 2015 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Unlikely Nori

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R.J. Anderson and Craig Goldstein

The Giants finally get in on the offseason action.

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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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January 14, 2015 6:00 am

Fantasy Three-Year Projections: First Basemen

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Craig Goldstein

Sizing up the position from now through the 2017 season.

For last week’s edition, follow the link below:
Three-Year Rankings: Catcher

A few notations before diving right into the rankings. These are not BP consensus three-year ranks. These are Craig Goldstein’s three-year ranks and you’ll soon see why that distinction is important. I think it’s fair to say that my rankings are considerably different than those of the BP fantasy staff at large.


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January 8, 2015 6:00 am

Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition: Max Pentecost vs. Andrew Susac

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Craig Goldstein

Choosing between the Jay and the Giant based on their projected statistics over the long haul.

As much as it pains me to say it, Matt Collins did an excellent job of introducing the 2015 Tale of the Tape series yesterday. I’m here with another installment, and a bit of a wrinkle. While last year’s (and yesterday’s) focused on the upcoming season, this year we’re bringing you the same template with an eye toward the future (and from a dynasty perspective). This doesn’t necessarily mean that the players in question will be prospects (as today’s are), but that they’re younger players that require more projection than an established regular. Of course, this also means that the conclusions drawn are a bit shakier, as projecting further out is a bit more hazardous. That doesn’t mean you can’t hold me to it though, when I’m inevitably, invariably, wrong. To kick off the dynasty portion of this series, let us look into the futures Blue Jays’ recent draftee Max Pentecost and Giants’ backstop Andrew Susac, who checked in at 24 and 25 on the Top 50 Catchers list, respectively.

Batting Average

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January 7, 2015 6:00 am

Get to Know: Catcher Prospects

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Craig Goldstein

These backstops need further seasoning, but they could hold fantasy value in the coming years.

Prospects are a tricky bag altogether, and while pitching prospects get the fancy acronyms (TINSTAAP), it’s worth noting just how hard it can be to accurately peg a future stud catcher, especially in fantasy. It’s a demanding position that saps strength, and makes it nigh impossible to be consistent offensive force. This makes what guys like Buster Posey and Jonathan Lucroy do year in and out all the more impressive.

It also makes investing in catching prospects extremely difficult. Remember when Matt Wieters was Mark Teixeira at catcher? Where did you have Yan Gomes ranked as a prospect? In fact, Ben Carsley made the case against investing in the position outside of deeper dynasty leagues in September. That is with the caveat that you can’t entirely ignore the position, and to that end we want you to be as informed as possible when you’re choosing who to ignore and who to target. We’ve broken the prospects you need to know into names for 2015 (immediate value) and 2016-and-beyond (long-term value). Still, there aren’t any catching prospects I’d be investing in as a fantasy starter for 2015 alone, a la Travid d’Arnaud last year.

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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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