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06-26

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Weekly Wrap: June 26, 2015
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Craig Goldstein

06-24

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Dynasty Dynamics: 2015 U25 Rankings: American League West
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

06-11

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 51: It's like talking to my husband
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre and Craig Goldstein

06-10

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Dynasty Dynamics: 2015 U25 Rankings: National League West
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

06-09

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The Call-Up: Vincent Velasquez
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Craig Goldstein and Mike Gianella

06-05

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21

Mocking the Draft
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

06-01

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The Call-Up: Chi Chi Gonzalez
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Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre

05-29

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 50: You're Gonna Regret It After Four Bites
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

05-27

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Dynasty Dynamics: 2015 U25 Rankings: American League Central
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

05-14

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 49: Gravy AND Syrup
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

05-13

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Dynasty Dynamics: 2015 U25 Rankings: National League Central
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

05-08

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Prospect Debate: Lewis Brinson
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Christopher Crawford, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

05-05

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6

The Call-Up: Eddie Rosario
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Christopher Crawford and Craig Goldstein

04-30

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 48: Are You In A Ball Pit?
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

04-29

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Dynasty Dynamics: 2015 U25 Rankings: American League East
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

04-28

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The Call-Up: A.J. Cole
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Al Skorupa and Craig Goldstein

04-17

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 47: Ugh
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

04-15

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Dynasty Dynamics: 2015 U25 Rankings: National League East
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

04-08

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 46: The Enya Package
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

04-06

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5

League Preview Series
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Craig Goldstein

04-03

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6

Notes from the Field: Texas' Extraordinary Organizational Depth
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Craig Goldstein

04-02

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Transaction Analysis: Extend the Mets
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R.J. Anderson and Craig Goldstein

03-31

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Dynasty Dynamics: TINO Does Arizona, 2015
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

03-30

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League Preview Series
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Craig Goldstein

03-27

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 45: I'm A Human Gusher
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

03-17

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Every Team's Moneyball: Los Angeles Dodgers: Straight Cash, Homey
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Craig Goldstein

03-09

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Kershaw Day
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Craig Goldstein

03-06

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 44 Hello?
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

03-03

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46

Get to Know: Relief Pitcher Prospects
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Craig Goldstein

02-24

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 43: I'm Just A Real Big Meepits Fan
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

02-24

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Get to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2016
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

02-23

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Get to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2015
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

02-12

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 42: The Good Face, The Good Head
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

02-12

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Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Outfielders (41-90)
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Craig Goldstein

02-11

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Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Outfielders (1-40)
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Craig Goldstein and Jeff Quinton

02-10

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Get to Know: Outfield Prospects for 2015
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Craig Goldstein

02-05

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 41: I Am Absolutely Salty
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

02-03

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Get to Know: Shortstop Prospects
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

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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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

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May 5, 2015 6:00 am

The Call-Up: Eddie Rosario

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Christopher Crawford and Craig Goldstein

The Twins pull up a hot-and-cold prospect to replace Oswaldo Arcia.

The situation: Minnesota placed Oswaldo Arcia on the 15-day disabled list with a flexor strain in his hip, opening up a spot for Rosario.

Background: Rosario’s stock has fluctuated over the years. He started as a relatively unknown fourth-round pick out of Rafael Lopez Landron High in Puerto Rico. The left-handed-hitting outfielder performed well at the lower levels and showed impressive tools, and quietly established himself as an intriguing outfield prospect. Concerns over his position and a 50-game PED suspension saw his stock sink, but he seemed to reestablish himself after a strong 2013 campaign in which he posted a .810 OPS and 10 homers. Just as quickly, it sunk once more, as he was terrible in 2014, struggling to a .246/.283/.387 line between High- and Double-A. Those struggles, in a strong Minnesota system, saw him looking in at our Top 10 Twins prospects this offseason, though he was listed as one of the three factors on the farm.

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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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April 29, 2015 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: 2015 U25 Rankings: American League East

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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

Xander Bogaerts, Manny Machado, and Mookie Betts lead the way.

Remember this from last year? We do. That’s why we decided to do it again.

Here’s the intro from the 2014 round of U25 rankings:

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April 28, 2015 6:00 am

The Call-Up: A.J. Cole

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Al Skorupa and Craig Goldstein

It likely won't last long, but A.J. Cole, the second-best pitching prospect in the Nationals system, is finally arrived.

The Situation: After spending over $200 million to add Max Scherzer to an already strong group of arms, the Washington Nationals were expected to have one of the best rotations in baseball. With May a few days away, things have not gone to plan in D.C.. The Nats are tied for the third worst record in MLB and sit in dead last in the N.L. East. Nationals pitchers have allowed 81 runs on the season. Scherzer hurt his thumb while batting last Thursday and will miss a start. Misfortune for Scherzer has created an opportunity for Cole to make his MLB debut. It might be only one spot start, but it’s also an audition and perhaps a chance for something to energize this team.

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April 15, 2015 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: 2015 U25 Rankings: National League East

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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

Sizing up the best young players in the division.

Remember this from last year? We do. That’s why we decided to do it again.

Here’s the intro from the 2014 round of U25 rankings:

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April 6, 2015 6:00 am

League Preview Series

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Craig Goldstein

The preview of the minor leagues continues with a look at the hitter-friendly Triple-A level.

While Triple-A has recently been skipped over (especially in the PCL) by premium prospects, there’s still plenty of talent to be found. While there aren’t a ton of high-end arms, thanks to the brutal disposition of many of the PCL parks, there are interesting bats on display, at least to open the season. Still, the talent isn’t as abundant as it once was, as teams fear that their pitchers’ confidence will be shot, and their hitters’ swings will be altered thanks to the explosive offensive environments throughout the league.

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Craig offers his takeaways from the backfields.

March 2015 marked the fifth consecutive time that I’ve traveled to Arizona for spring training, the second time as a member of Baseball Prospectus, and the first as a member of the prospect team. My perspective and reasons for going have evolved over the years as my knowledge and interest in baseball have continued to grow. Originally attending purely as a fan, the past three years have been more about getting out to the backfields to see guys I wouldn’t be able to see in my area the rest of the year.

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April 2, 2015 10:39 am

Transaction Analysis: Extend the Mets

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R.J. Anderson and Craig Goldstein

Juan Lagares gets a four-year extension, while former top prospect Mike Montgomery is traded again.

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March 31, 2015 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: TINO Does Arizona, 2015

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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

Player observations from the duo's trip to the desert.

Craig and I went to Arizona again this year. We drank beer and stared into Jeff Quinton’s eyes and watched baseball. Here’s how we feel about some players we saw, because #scouting:

Guys We Like More Now

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March 30, 2015 8:12 am

League Preview Series

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Craig Goldstein

We continue our league preview series with a breakdown of every team in the Eastern League.

The Prospect Team continues its breakdown of each league in the minors. Today they get to the Eastern League. Be sure to read the other previews here: Midwest League, California League, Carolina League, and Florida State League.

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