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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

09-04

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Weekly Wrap: September 4, 2015
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Craig Goldstein

09-03

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Dynasty Dynamics: Discussing the Top Five Second Basemen
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

08-29

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 55: Michael Flately Over Enya
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

08-28

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Weekly Wrap: August 28, 2015
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Craig Goldstein

08-21

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Weekly Wrap: August 21, 2015
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Craig Goldstein

08-19

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Dynasty Dynamics: Discussing the Top Four Third Basemen
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Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

08-15

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 54: I Said Robols?
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

08-14

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Weekly Wrap: August 14, 2015
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Craig Goldstein

08-07

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Weekly Wrap: August 7, 2015
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Craig Goldstein

08-05

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Dynasty Dynamics: Digging for Diamonds
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Craig Goldstein

07-31

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Weekly Wrap: July 31, 2015
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Craig Goldstein

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There Is No Offseason (TINO) is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats.

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An update on the BP Prospect Team and our vision going forward.

I’m excited. I’m excited to officially introduce myself to you as Minor League Editor (I’m Craig, by the way, the pleasure is all mine). I’m excited to (re)introduce you to the BP Prospect Team as a whole. And I’m excited to tell you about our plans for covering prospects going forward.

It’s not a secret but a point of pride that there has been a loss of institutional knowledge on our team over the past few seasons. Still, this presents us with challenges, as our coverage has had to adjust to our personnel. We cannot ignore when we lose a staff member, be it Kevin Goldstein or Jason Parks and Cole or Al Skorupa or Ezra Wise and on down the line. Rather, it is our responsibility to reevaluate our strengths and weaknesses, and subsequently develop an approach that works best with our current staff.

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We are looking to bulk up our prospect coverage for the 2016 and are looking for reinforcements. Could you be who we are looking for?

Join Baseball Prospectus, be a part of the BP Prospect Team, and work with other members in support of 2016’s minor league coverage. The BP Prospect Team is looking for motivated individuals across the country who are capable of getting to ballparks in support of video and scouting projects. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to work within a team structure while also tackling independent assignments and, most importantly, being eager to learn. The successful candidates will also be ready to spend the season in the field, with an eye toward contributing to overarching reports and prospect vehicles.

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There Is No Offseason (TINO) is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats.

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In the wake of the Fowler spinaround, a look at the deleterious effects and simplest solutions to our collective qualifying offer problem.

Let’s start with the notion that it’d probably be for the best if free agent compensation, and for that matter, the draft itself, were eliminated entirely. Let’s then accept the notion that the latter might not ever happen, and the former is at minimum a major bargaining chip in any CBA talks.

What seems likely to happen, if anything, is some modification to the existing system of compensation for signing and/or losing free agents, because the current system isn’t tenable. On the one hand, it’s working in ownership’s favor on the whole: Suppressing salaries is the name of the game when it comes to free agent compensation, and we’ve seen Howie Kendrick and Dexter Fowler settle for below-market deals to return to the team that wouldn’t lose a draft pick by signing them. While someone gets left out in the cold every year, we’ve seen Diamondbacks’ GM Dave Stewart admit that the Diamondbacks were reluctant to give up their second pick (37th overall at the time), even if they were getting a major-league upgrade in the process. This process seemed to repeat itself in Baltimore with Fowler.

Contrary to conventional wisdom, it appears that clubs are less likely to punt on a given draft by signing multiple QO’d players and absorbing the losses of several rounds of picks than to space out those losses over several years, deciding when and where to lose a first-round pick. It appears, based on their actions and words, that clubs are intensely valuing not just the picks that they speak of but, more accurately, the slot money associated with those picks.

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There Is No Offseason (TINO) is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats.

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Ben and Craig preview the Orioles' season with Jon Bernhardt, and George talks to MASN/MASNSports.com Orioles reporter Roch Kubatko (at 25:52).

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What others are learning from the Annual

Several sites that belong to our friends over at SB Nation have published articles noting 10 things they've learned from Baseball Prospectus 2016. We thought it'd be helpful to have each of those links in one place, for those who like to browse beyond their own team:

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Bios of the current prospect team

The Baseball Prospectus Prospect Team (in alphabetical order):

Mark Anderson: Mark Anderson has been a scout and staff writer for Baseball Prospectus since 2012. Based in Maynard, Massachusetts, he covers the Eastern, International, and New York-Penn Leagues for BP. He also regularly scouts and leads a team of evaluators focused on Detroit Tigers prospects as TigsTown’s Director of Scouting.

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There Is No Offseason (TINO) is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats.

TINO) is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats. We will discuss both the major and minor league sides of the game, but all within the spectrum of long-term value, and never missing an opportunity to take a jab at Craig. Remember to rate and review us on iTunes. It makes us feel special.

This week's topics include:

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There Is No Offseason (TINO) is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats.

There Is No Offseason (TINO) is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats. We will discuss both the major and minor league sides of the game, but all within the spectrum of long-term value, and never missing an opportunity to take a jab at Craig. Oh, and remember to rate and review us on iTunes.

This week's topics include:

Read the full article...

There Is No Offseason (TINO) is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats.

There Is No Offseason (TINO) is a Baseball Prospectus fantasy podcast focusing exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats. We will discuss both the major and minor league sides of the game, but all within the spectrum of long-term value, and never missing an opportunity to take a jab at Craig. Oh, and remember to rate and review us on iTunes.

This week's topics include:

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