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2 Songs From The Chorus by Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre and Ben Carsley
1 Deep, But Playable: Plus Ca Change, Plus C'est La Meme Throws by Craig Goldstein
4 Deep, But Playable: 2 Gassed 2 Urias by Craig Goldstein
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 103: Craig Goldstein by George Bissell and Craig Goldstein
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 76: The Reverse Tebow by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
0 The Call-Up: Yohander Mendez by Craig Goldstein and Wilson Karaman
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 75: Municipal Bonds by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
9 Deep, But Playable: The Pirates Played for 2017 by Craig Goldstein
1 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 74: I Love Andrew Benintendi by George Bissell, Craig Goldstein, J.P. Breen and Matt Collins
3 Transaction Analysis: Richer Get Rich by Sam Miller, Christopher Crawford, Patrick Dubuque, Craig Goldstein and Wilson Karaman
9 Transaction Analysis: The Penny-Pinching Pirates Pitching Parade by Jeff Quinton, Ben Carsley, Joshua Howsam, Gideon Turk, Craig Goldstein, Adam McInturff, Jeffrey Paternostro and Bryan Grosnick
10 T.V.R.: by Jeffrey Paternostro and Craig Goldstein
3 The Call-Up: Josh Bell by Craig Goldstein and Mike Gianella
54 BP Top 50 by Craig Goldstein and BP Prospect Staff
17 BP Top 50 by Craig Goldstein and BP Prospect Staff
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 918: One Word: Plastics by Craig Goldstein and Sam Miller
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 73: Future Austin Meadows References by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 72: MLB Draft Fantasy Draft by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
22 Mocking the Draft by Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 71: Jim Callis of MLB Pipeline by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 70: Pillsbury Throwboy by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
7 Deep, But Playable: How Do You Rank A Prospect Like Urias by Craig Goldstein
1 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 69: Nice by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
1 BP Unfiltered: A "Holiday" For Everyone by Craig Goldstein, Ben Carsley and Bret Sayre
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 68: Craigcation by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
6 The Call-Up: Nomar Mazara by Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 67: Avocados by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Jeff Quinton
5 Winter Is Leaving by Craig Goldstein
3 Notes from the Field: Milwaukee Brewers Arms by Adam McInturff and Craig Goldstein
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 66: No Springer Chicken by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
8 BP Prospect Team Coverage by Craig Goldstein
2 BP Job Postings: The BP Prospect Team Wants You by Craig Goldstein, Chris Mellen and Bret Sayre
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 65: Daddy Long Legs by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
36 Prospectus Feature: The Status QO by Craig Goldstein
1 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 64: The BP Annual Drinking Game by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre, Meg Rowley, Matt Sussman and Jeff Quinton
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 819: 2016 Season Preview Series: Baltimore Orioles by Ben Lindbergh, Craig Goldstein and George Bissell
2 BP Unfiltered: 10 Things People Learned From the BP Annual (Updated) by Craig Goldstein
0 BP Announcements: BP Prospect Team Roster by Craig Goldstein
3 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 63: Flu-Like Symptoms by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
11 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 62: Enya's Kitchen by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre and Craig Goldstein
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 61: Eating Crow by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
8 Transaction Analysis: Natsy Drew and the Missing Batting Average by Craig Goldstein, R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre
4 Best of BP 2015: The Name Game by Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 60: Take Your Brain Off Mute by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre and Craig Goldstein
2 Transaction Analysis: LA-Kuma Matata by Craig Goldstein and George Bissell
1 Dynasty Dynamics: AFL Progress Reports, Part II by Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein
1 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 59: Well That Didn't Work Out by Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio
0 Dynasty Dynamics: AFL Progress Reports, Part I by Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein
1 The Call-Up: Raul A. Mondesi by Craig Goldstein and Ben Carsley
0 BP Unfiltered: Donnie Baseball Was Never out of His Element by Craig Goldstein
September 23, 2016 6:00 am
September 16, 2016 6:00 am
On this year's AL Cy Young favorite.
September 13, 2016 6:00 am
As it stands, the 20-year-old rookie Julio Urias is one of the Dodgers' four best starters, on paper. October isn't any other day, though, and the strains of a long season complicate the Dodgers' decision.
The Dodgers received a major shot in the arm for their rotation with the return of the best pitcher in baseball. The question is what it means for the rest of their rotation, where the name Manager could write in most consistently was “TBD.” Dave Roberts is healthy for now, and Rich Hill has appeared to benefit from the frequent extra day(s) of rest he receives, but beyond that the rotation is a slurry of rookies (both heralded and not), journeymen, and guys working back from injury. This leaves the Dodgers with something of a conundrum on their hands. While they’ve extended their division lead to three games, they still have enough contests against the second-place Giants to be concerned with putting their best team on the field each day. Kenta Maeda has been one of their best pitchers since his promotion, but he’s Julio Urias bumping up against an impending innings limit, and the Dodgers will have to reckon with how they’re going to address the dual imperatives of making sure Urias can fill a rotation spot for most of next season and beyond, and for maximizing their playoff and World Series chances in 2016. So, do you mess with success? Or do you risk injury either now or down the line? Read the full article...
September 12, 2016 10:18 am
George Bissell and Craig Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus take a deep dive into current fantasy baseball topics.
September 12, 2016 9:55 am
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September 2, 2016 6:00 am
Right-hander, Left-hander, Yohander. As long as they get outs.
The Situation: It’s September. got called up. This is a September call up. Yohander Mendez
There Is No Offseason (TINO) is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty league formats. Shortly after the Pirates sold at the trade deadline, they got hot. Regrets?
Neal Huntington and company awoke on the morning of the trade deadline four games back of the second Wild Card spot, with three teams (the Marlins, Cardinals, and Mets, respectively) ahead of them, and three upcoming series against some of the worst teams in baseball (the Braves, Reds, and Padres, respectively). While the three teams ahead of them were buying aggressively (Miami), redundantly (New York), and standing pat (St. Louis), the Pirates opted to sell: They dealt star closer and his impending free agency for multiple years of control over Mark Melancon and a lottery ticket in Felipe Rivero , as well as Taylor Hearn and his (apparently) onerous contract, along with two prospects to Toronto for the crumbling remains of Francisco Liriano . Oh, and they also rid themselves of Jonathan Niese and received Drew Hutchison in return. Antonio Bastardo Read the full article...
There Is No Offseason (TINO) is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty league formats.
The Dodgers trade from a deep pool of young pitching to get 36-year-old sorta-like-an-ace Rich Hill, along with right fielder Josh Reddick.
The Pirates trade two starters, get back two more, and come out two prospects shallower than they were at the start of the day. Yeehaw, it's BP's Trade Value rankings!
Craig: Got something for me this week?
Jeffrey: How do you feel about a scouting report on ? Isaiah White
Craig: That is rather straightforward f-
Jeffrey: ...that is really an examination of the mid-round prep pick as Orphean figure.
Craig: There it is. Is there some pretentious reference thing I’m going to have to fact check bec-
Jeffrey: So Caihers du Cinema was a resoundingly influential...
Craig: Christ. Can you pretend you are describing Isaiah White's hit tool to an audience that hasn't watched obscure European films on laserdisc. I am trying to write a trade value column.
Jeffrey: I guess I could help with that. I don't know how long it would take me to properly organize my thoughts on and the films of Jean Cocteau Bailey Falter
Craig: So you are saying the deadline for that would be...
Jeffrey: Idleness is only fatal to the medi...yeah okay let's do your thing.
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