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Jason Collette 

Jason Collette

Jason Collette is a contributor to Baseball Prospectus. He writes regularly for the ESPN Sweetspot Blog Network for the Rays blog, TheProcessReport.net and has contributed to the last two BP annuals.

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11-14

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Podcast Transcription
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Paul Sporer and Jason Collette

10-28

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 59 is Live!
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Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

10-11

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 58 is Live!
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Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

09-20

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 57 is live!
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Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

08-27

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 55 is Live
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Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

08-19

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 54: Where Are You?
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Jason Collette

08-02

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 53 is Live!
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Jason Collette, Paul Sporer, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella

07-23

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 52 is Live
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Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

07-10

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Win a Book!
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Jason Collette

07-10

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 51 is (Finally) Live!
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Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

07-10

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Fantasy Freestyle: The Resurgence of John Danks
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Jason Collette

07-02

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Fantasy Freestyle: Not Dunn Yet
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Jason Collette

06-28

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 50 is Live!
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Jason Collette

06-26

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Fantasy Freestyle: Patience is a Virtue
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Jason Collette

06-20

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 49 is Live
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Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

06-19

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Fantasy Freestyle: Time for a Change
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Jason Collette

06-13

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 48: Identity Thieves
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Jason Collette

06-12

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Fantasy Freestyle: Catcher Acquisition: A Mixed Bag
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Jason Collette

06-05

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Fantasy Freestyle: Can (Domonic) Brown Do Enough for You?
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Jason Collette

06-04

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 47: Made Up Names
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Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

05-29

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 46: We Have Music!
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Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

05-29

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Fantasy Freestyle: Your Annual Reminder: Don't Pay for Saves
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Jason Collette

05-22

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Fantasy Freestyle: Cool Slider, Bro
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Jason Collette

05-19

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 45: You Spin Me Round
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Jason Collette

05-15

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Fantasy Freestyle: An Out-of-Tune Vogelsong
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Jason Collette

05-14

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 44 is live
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Jason Collette

05-08

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Fantasy Freestyle: Fernando Rodney: Tapped Out?
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Jason Collette

05-05

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 43: Poetic Justice
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Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

04-30

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Fantasy Freestyle: Nate McLouth's Renaissance
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Jason Collette

04-28

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 42: Stay Hot
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Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

04-24

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BP Unfiltered: More on Shutouts
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Jason Collette

04-23

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Fantasy Freestyle: Springing Into Action
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Jason Collette

04-21

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BP Unfiltered: Shutouts Galore
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Jason Collette

04-21

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 41 Is Live
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Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

04-16

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Fantasy Freestyle: Believing in Buchholz
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Jason Collette

04-12

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Our Podcast Turns 40
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Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

04-09

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Fantasy Freestyle: High-Stakes League Free Agent Rundown
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Jason Collette

04-07

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Inside The Park Blog: Misery Loves Company
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Jason Collette

04-07

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 39
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Jason Collette and Paul Sporer

04-02

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Fantasy Freestyle: As Good as They Once Were?
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Jason Collette

03-29

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 38
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Jason Collette, Paul Sporer, Paul Singman and Mike Gianella

03-27

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Fantasy Freestyle: Expert-League Auction Comparison
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Jason Collette

03-25

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BP Unfiltered: My Tout Wars Team
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Jason Collette

03-21

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 37: Custer Had a Plan
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Jason Collette and Mike Gianella

03-20

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Fantasy Freestyle: Saves Are Everywhere
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Jason Collette

03-15

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BP Fantasy Podcast: NFBC Update
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Jason Collette

03-12

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Fantasy Beat: Alex Cobb's Rising Auction Value
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Jason Collette

03-11

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BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 35: Part One of Two
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Jason Collette, Paul Sporer and Doug Thorburn

03-08

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Pre-Season Positional Rankings: Top 80 Fantasy Starting Pitchers, Part Two: 41-80
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Paul Sporer and Jason Collette

03-06

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Fantasy Freestyle: Expert-League Auction Values Breakdown
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Jason Collette and Paul Singman

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Many have asked for the record for our podcast; someone was kind enough to do one for us.

Many of you all have asked about getting a podcast transcribed. We recently had someone reach out to us offering to do that so here's a link for Episode 35 when Doug Thorburn joined us to talk pitching. The podcast transcription is done by Rev.com . Check them out of you're looking for a service for your own personal or professional transcription needs.

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Jason and Paul discuss some of the World Series, Tim Lincecum's new deal, and interview the multi-champion Larry Schechter about his new book.

Jason and Paul discuss some of the World Series, Tim Lincecum's new deal, and interview the multi-champion Larry Schechter about his new book.

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We are NOT shutting it down in the offseason like many other shows do. This is our favorite time of the year!

We talk playoffs, David Price's future, Paul humblebrags about being right on Clay Buchholz, some of our favorite hits and misses in predictions, and stop someone from making a bad trade for their team.

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Celebrate Jason's birthday as he and Paul talk about hot bats and arms helping you in these final days and what 2014 may hold in store.

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Matt Harvey's injury is not the end of the world...unless you are a Mets fan or own him on a competing fantasy team.

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It's here & it's live!

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A trade deadline extravaganza with the entire fantasy staff

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The 52nd installment of the Towers of Power Fantasy Hour is live

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Here's the quiz mentioned on Episode 50 of the podcast. The 1st 2 people to score 100% win a copy of The Fantasy Life by Matthew Berry

***We've only had one person submit a 100% score so far. We're still looking for one more!**

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The refrigerator is not working, but all of the other dramas are over and the episode is finally live. Thanks for your patience

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July 10, 2013 7:34 am

Fantasy Freestyle: The Resurgence of John Danks

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Shoulder surgery can be a death knell for pitchers, but it has not stopped Danks from reinventing himself as a reliable starter.

Shoulder injuries are a very scary thing for pitchers. Fans get frustrated at pitchers that go the rest-and-rehabilitation route, which almost inevitably only delays the surgery that most of those pitchers undergo. It is tough to blame teams and pitchers for going the conservative route after looking at what happened to the likes of Brien Taylor, Mark Prior, and, most recently, Johan Santana. And we can now add another pitcher to that fray: John Danks.

Danks had his 2012 season cut short by a shoulder injury that was initially diagnosed as small tear that would not require surgery. May became June, which became July, and August brought along a surgery that included repairing a shoulder capsule tear, damage to his rotator cuff, and a debridement of his biceps tendon. Worse yet, all of this happened in the first season of Danks’s latest contract extension, which will pay him $57 million through the 2016 season.

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July 2, 2013 5:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Not Dunn Yet

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After a dismal first two months, Adam Dunn righted his ship with a strong June, and he could be a fantasy asset the rest of the way.

As June became July yesterday, Adam Dunn’s numbers looked rather familiar. His batting average was once again below the Mendoza line, at .198, and he had 21 home runs through his first 312 plate appearances. A bit encouraging is that he had only struck out 95 times, putting him on pace to strike out about 50 fewer times than his league-leading 222 last season. He is also on a decent pace to hit 40 home runs for the seventh time in his career.

The move from the National League to U.S. Cellular Field was supposed to be one that would likely help Dunn’s offensive numbers, yet he has just a .187/.313/.401 slash line in 1,457 plate appearances on the South Side of Chicago. Quietly, as the White Sox continue to have a disappointing season, Dunn had his best June ever and his best single month since changing leagues. Dunn was so red-hot in June that his MLB.com player card has over 50 highlights of him either driving in runs or crossing the plate in June alone!

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