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08-04

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 92: Craig Concepcion
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Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre and George Bissell

08-01

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 20: DFA Deadline Extravaganza
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Bryan Grosnick, Craig Goldstein, Patrick Dubuque, Jeffrey Paternostro, Emma Baccellieri, Kate Morrison, Aaron Gleeman and Shawn Brody

08-01

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Transaction Analysis: Fallen Star at Mile High
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Colin Anderle, Nicholas Zettel and Craig Goldstein

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: The Purge: Philadelphia
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Ben Diamond, Lukas Vlahos, Greg Goldstein and Craig Goldstein

07-28

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Prospectus Roundtable: Tampa Bay Rays: Cheap Thrills?
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Rob Mains, Meg Rowley, Matthew Trueblood, Bryan Grosnick and Craig Goldstein

07-27

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Transaction Analysis: Kansas City Buyers
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Bryan Grosnick, Zach Crizer, Craig Goldstein and George Bissell

07-25

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BP Unfiltered: Advance Scouting Series: Trade Deadline Introduction
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Craig Goldstein

07-21

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Prospectus Roundtable: Should the Royals Buy or Sell?
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Rob Mains, Ben Diamond, Craig Goldstein, Wilson Karaman, Matthew Trueblood and Zach Crizer

07-14

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 91: Game of Prospects
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Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre and George Bissell

07-11

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Deep, But Playable: Almost Always Counts (Emotionally)
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Craig Goldstein

06-30

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Short Relief: Thoughts on Folic Acid, Carbohydrates, and Humanity
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Matt Sussman, Craig Goldstein and Mary Craig

06-22

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 90: Boston Accent
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Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre and George Bissell

06-08

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Mocking the Draft
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

05-27

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 88: We Covered Every Team
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Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre and George Bissell

05-26

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Deep, But Playable: Jurickson Profar's Path Forward
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Craig Goldstein

05-05

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 87: I’m Here For The Beefy Boys
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Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre and George Bissell

04-28

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 86: Are You Mau Now?
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

04-26

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Deep, But Playable: Winning the Battle of Attrition by Surrender
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Craig Goldstein

04-07

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 85: The BP Annual Drinking Game Returns
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

04-07

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Deep, But Playable: Baseball is My Medicine
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Craig Goldstein

04-06

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Deep, But Playable: Blind to the Present
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Craig Goldstein

04-03

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The Call-Up: Yandy Diaz
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Craig Goldstein and Mark Barry

03-24

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 84: Where's My Xander Shirsey?
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

03-22

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Looking Back on Tomorrow: Baltimore Orioles
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Craig Goldstein

03-08

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Short Relief: On Pianists and Prodigal Sons
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Craig Goldstein and Nathan Bishop

02-27

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BP Job Postings: The BP Prospect Team Wants You
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Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre and Jeffrey Paternostro

02-24

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 82: Top 101 Dynasty Prospects List
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

02-23

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Deep, But Playable: Not to Be GliBB
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Craig Goldstein

02-20

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Deep, But Playable: Didi Gregorius, Power Hitter?
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Craig Goldstein

02-10

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 81: The Fudge Factor
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Jeff Quinton

01-30

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Prospectus Feature: Choose Your Own Adventure: Padres Rotation
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Patrick Dubuque, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

01-28

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 80: Is That Wil Myers?
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

01-24

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Deep, But Playable: Ventura and Marte
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Craig Goldstein

01-12

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 79: I'm Dying
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

01-10

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2017 Prospects: Pittsburgh Pirates Top 10 Prospects
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Jeffrey Paternostro and BP Prospect Staff

12-30

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Best of BP 2016: Hardware
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Craig Goldstein

12-29

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 78: There Was An Offseason
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

12-22

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Deep, But Playable: What are the Rockies Doing?
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Craig Goldstein

12-21

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Deep, But Playable: Datum Kershaw
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Craig Goldstein

12-06

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Transaction Analysis: Hill Gets Rich, Finally
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Craig Goldstein

12-01

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Deep, But Playable: Collective Bore-Gaining Agreement
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Craig Goldstein

10-31

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BP Unfiltered: Hardware
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Craig Goldstein

10-20

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Playoff Prospectus: Miller Genuine Craft
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Craig Goldstein

10-11

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Playoff Prospectus: Baker vs. Roberts
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Craig Goldstein

10-07

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Playoff Prospectus: NLDS Preview: Nationals vs. Dodgers
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Craig Goldstein

10-06

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Something Borrowed
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Meg Rowley, Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

10-04

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Deep, But Playable: I Don't Care If I Ever Get Back
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Craig Goldstein

09-26

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 77: The Spirit of Enya
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

09-23

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Songs From The Chorus
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Craig Goldstein, Bret Sayre and Ben Carsley

09-16

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Deep, But Playable: Plus Ca Change, Plus C'est La Meme Throws
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Craig Goldstein

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What the draft might look like on the strength of moniker alone.

There are lots of MLB mock drafts happening right now. Some variations rely on “MLB Insider” information to try to accurately predict which players will end up where. Others take a more educational approach, teaching fans about players they’ll see years down the line in a fun format. A third type is the classic “here’s what I’d do” mock draft, in which experts essentially roll out a ranking. All are entertaining, all are valuable, and all generally tell you something about a player you didn’t know beforehand.

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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.

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Brandon Phillips and the illusion of hindsight, by way of the one-time elite prospect.

Jurickson Profar first graced the electronic pages of Baseball Prospectus in Kevin Goldstein’s 2011 Top-101 prospect list. He checked in at 78th overall, sandwiched between Jake Odorizzi and one-time teammate Tanner Scheppers. By August of that same year, Jason Parks was listing him neck-and-neck with Manny Machado as the top shortstop prospect in the minors, extolling his five-tool talents and confidence, projecting him as a “first-division starter with All-Star appearances in his future.” We all know Profar’s story from that point on. He slotted in fourth overall by the next year’s list, and was a consensus no. 1 overall prospect on the 2013 iteration.

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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.

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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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When a rested bullpen so often beats a tired starter, it's time to stop treating early exits as a sign of weakness.

There’s something about knocking the opposing starter out of the game that feels right, even if you aren’t scoring runs. It means you’ve removed the opposition’s best option for that day; it means you’ve created havoc; it means the other team has to get through more innings with inferior options, and those inferior options are going to be tired for the subsequent games in the series. Knocking out the starter is a mile marker on the way to victory, the baseball equivalent of field position—it doesn’t mean you’ve made it, but you’re getting there.

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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein square off in the 2017 edition of the BP Annual Drinking Game.

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With the glorious return of baseball comes something the less glorious return of advertisements.

Look, the offseason was terrible. We all sit around, stare into our computer windows, and argue about friggin lists. We’re all mad because there’s less daylight, no baseball, everything itches, and we have the cold sweats because that’s what withdrawal is like in movies and television shows.

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April 6, 2017 6:00 am

Deep, But Playable: Blind to the Present

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Craig Goldstein

Is the middle season in a three-year span a baseball sandwich or a baseball hotdog?

For several years now, I have attended a screening of the Oscar-nominated Animated Shorts. This year, the offerings were quite good on the whole―headlined by Pixar’s award-winning Piper―but there was one particularly disappointing nominee, Blind Vaysha. The premise is this: the main character is a girl who sees the past out one eye and the future out the other, but is blind to the present. The film is not subtle, and the ending narration smacks you over the head with the theme while drawing all the conclusions for you.

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April 3, 2017 4:02 pm

The Call-Up: Yandy Diaz

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Craig Goldstein and Mark Barry

Dandy Yiaz, in my opinion.

The Situation: Jason Kipnis’ injury means Jose Ramirez will head to second base, opening up a spot for Diaz at the hot corner.

Background: A Cuban defector, Diaz signed for a modest $300,000 back in 2013. Diaz logged full seasons at High-A in 2014, then Double-A, with a brief, four-game cameo at Triple-A in 2015. Though he he hit well, he was assigned back to Akron to open the 2016 season, but earned a promotion to Columbus after 26 games. He’s done nothing but hit his entire pro career, though he’s also been a touch old for his level the entire time.

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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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Come for the pitching analysis, stay for the emoji chart.

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