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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

08-21

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Deep, But Playable: The Pirates Played for 2017
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Craig Goldstein

08-13

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 74: I Love Andrew Benintendi
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George Bissell, Craig Goldstein, J.P. Breen and Matt Collins

08-02

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Transaction Analysis: Richer Get Rich
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Sam Miller, Christopher Crawford, Patrick Dubuque, Craig Goldstein and Wilson Karaman

08-02

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Transaction Analysis: The Penny-Pinching Pirates Pitching Parade
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Jeff Quinton, Ben Carsley, Joshua Howsam, Gideon Turk, Craig Goldstein, Adam McInturff, Jeffrey Paternostro and Bryan Grosnick

07-15

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T.V.R.:
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Jeffrey Paternostro and Craig Goldstein

07-08

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The Call-Up: Josh Bell
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Craig Goldstein and Mike Gianella

07-07

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BP Top 50
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Craig Goldstein and BP Prospect Staff

07-07

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BP Top 50
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Craig Goldstein and BP Prospect Staff

07-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 918: One Word: Plastics
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Craig Goldstein and Sam Miller

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

06-18

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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

06-09

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Mocking the Draft
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

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

05-21

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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

05-10

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Deep, But Playable: How Do You Rank A Prospect Like Urias
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Craig Goldstein

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

04-19

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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

04-02

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 67: Avocados
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Jeff Quinton

03-31

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Winter Is Leaving
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Craig Goldstein

03-23

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Notes from the Field: Milwaukee Brewers Arms
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Adam McInturff and Craig Goldstein

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

03-07

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BP Prospect Team Coverage
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Craig Goldstein

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

02-26

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Prospectus Feature: The Status QO
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Craig Goldstein

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

02-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 819: 2016 Season Preview Series: Baltimore Orioles
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Ben Lindbergh, Craig Goldstein and George Bissell

02-11

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BP Unfiltered: 10 Things People Learned From the BP Annual (Updated)
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Craig Goldstein

02-07

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BP Announcements: BP Prospect Team Roster
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Craig Goldstein

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

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

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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Best of BP 2015: The Name Game
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

12-10

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 60: Take Your Brain Off Mute
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George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre and Craig Goldstein

12-07

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Transaction Analysis: LA-Kuma Matata
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Craig Goldstein and George Bissell

11-12

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Dynasty Dynamics: AFL Progress Reports, Part II
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

10-30

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 59: Well That Didn't Work Out
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

10-29

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Dynasty Dynamics: AFL Progress Reports, Part I
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

10-27

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The Call-Up: Raul A. Mondesi
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Craig Goldstein and Ben Carsley

10-22

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BP Unfiltered: Donnie Baseball Was Never out of His Element
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Craig Goldstein

10-16

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Dynasty Dynamics: Searching for Steals in a Slower Era
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

10-15

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 58: Hogwarts Houses
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

10-03

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 57: The One About DeSclafani
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

10-01

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Dynasty Dynamics: Eight Pitcher Rebound Candidates
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

09-17

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 56: Craig You Are Scary Good at Being Trump
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

09-16

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Dynasty Dynamics: Position-Player Rebound Candidates
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Ben Carsley and 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 and 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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There Is No Offseason, featuring Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre, is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty league formats.

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There Is No Offseason, featuring Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre, is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty league formats.

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A look at the unique problems posed by a unique prospect.

There’s been some chatter recently regarding Dodgers pitching prospect Julio Urias. The conversation is concerned less with his talent (though there are some minor quibbles about that) than with how exactly one is supposed to properly evaluate a pitcher at his stage and in his setting: advanced polish and stuff, but "raw" in his ability to actually play his projected role.

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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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March 31, 2016 6:00 am

Winter Is Leaving

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Craig Goldstein

No, really: Buster Posey and Madison Bumgarner are the Mike Trout, the Steph Curry, the Tesla battery of... batteries.

There are a lot of easy storylines when considering the coming season for San Francisco. It’s 2016, which is, by my calculation, an even year, so we could talk about their forthcoming championship season in that light. There’s the departure from previous norms in regards to spending as they’ve rebuilt their rotation from scratch. There’s the incredible amount of homegrown talent they feature, including their new-found ability to channel #CardinalsDevilMagic by churning out above-average bats from seemingly middling (offensive) talent (Crawford, Panik, Duffy). But there are a couple obvious reasons why the Giants are poised to challenge for a fourth championship in seven years, too. In the words of our dearly departed R.J. Anderson “we’ll spend a thousand words on Austin Hedges but can’t do the same for Buster Posey because he’s old.” Let's rectify.

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March 23, 2016 6:00 am

Notes from the Field: Milwaukee Brewers Arms

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Adam McInturff and Craig Goldstein

Notes on Cody Ponce, Zach Davies, Jorge Lopez and more.

Cody Ponce, Brewers, RHP
The hulking Ponce—all 6-foot-6, 245 pounds of him—was Milwaukee’s second-round pick in the 2015 Draft. He was a somewhat-late bloomer, growing into more strength and velocity later in his college career at Cal Poly Pomona. He put himself on the map with a strong Cape Cod League showing the summer prior to his draft year, displaying velocity from a physical frame and mixing in a quality cutter. Size, velocity, and the ability to get good action on his cutter are still Ponce’s calling cards—overall, though, Ponce’s control and usage of secondary pitches had improved since my looks at him as an amateur.

Ponce’s delivery seemed stronger through its balance point, leading to a more linear drive down the mound and increased ability to fill the strike zone. In his three innings of work against Team Germany, the fastball worked between 91-94 (sitting 93-94) with natural, heavy burst when angled to the lower third. His primary non-fastball remained a potentially above-average cutter in the high 80s, but it was encouraging to see Ponce trust a more complete arsenal of pitches the second time through the lineup. He showed more feel for a circle-change at 82-85 than in previous viewings; showing turnover action down and to his arm-side. Ponce leaned on his change more to left-handed bats, as you might expenct, consistently avoiding the heart of the plate with it. His breaking ball is a curveball between 77-79 mph. Readers shouldn’t expect the pitch to ever play legitimately above-average, but he showed between 45-grade and average shape on the pitch.


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