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01-10

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The BP Wayback Machine: The Old You're In, You're Out
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Joe Sheehan

12-26

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The BP Wayback Machine: The Money of Matsuzaka
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Joe Sheehan

12-10

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The BP Wayback Machine: Winter Meetings Review
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Joe Sheehan

11-26

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The BP Wayback Machine: The Guessing Game
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Joe Sheehan

10-22

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The BP Wayback Machine: Game Last
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Joe Sheehan

10-14

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The BP Wayback Machine: New Ways to Spell Relief
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Joe Sheehan

04-05

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The BP Wayback Machine: Simmer. Down. Now.
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Joe Sheehan

03-08

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The BP Wayback Machine: Passion
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Joe Sheehan

11-02

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The BP Wayback Machine: Changing the Game?
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Joe Sheehan

10-19

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The BP Wayback Machine: Bronx Mayhem
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Joe Sheehan

10-12

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The BP Wayback Machine: Are You Experienced?
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Joe Sheehan

10-05

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The BP Wayback Machine: Who Can Say No to Twins?
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Joe Sheehan

08-31

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The BP Wayback Machine: The Clemens Signing
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Joe Sheehan

07-06

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The BP Wayback Machine: Ten Days, One Column
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Joe Sheehan

06-22

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The BP Wayback Machine: Darryl Kile
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Joe Sheehan

05-18

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The BP Wayback Machine: Interleague Insanity
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Joe Sheehan

04-13

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The BP Wayback Machine: Curbed Enthusiasm
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Joe Sheehan

12-21

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The BP Wayback Machine: Leverage
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Joe Sheehan

11-30

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The BP Wayback Machine: Seamhead Analysis
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Joe Sheehan

11-15

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The BP Wayback Machine: The Disconnect
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Joe Sheehan

10-14

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The BP Wayback Machine: The Value of the Series
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Joe Sheehan

09-08

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The BP Wayback Machine: Incompetence
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Joe Sheehan

08-09

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The BP Wayback Machine: The Question
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Joe Sheehan

07-28

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The BP Wayback Machine: Houston, We Have Beltran
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Joe Sheehan

07-07

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The BP Wayback Machine: State of the Game
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Joe Sheehan

06-22

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The BP Wayback Machine: Bi-Coastal Silliness
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Joe Sheehan

10-11

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Joe's Blog: Rain Delay
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Joe Sheehan

09-22

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Joe's Blog: A Taste
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Joe Sheehan

09-17

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Joe's Blog: Cardinals vs. Reds?
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Joe Sheehan

09-13

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Joe's Blog: Yankees/Rays
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Joe Sheehan

09-07

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Joe's Blog: Crazy
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Joe Sheehan

08-26

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Joe's Blog: A Night in Brooklyn
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Joe Sheehan

08-11

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Joe's Blog: Carlos Delgado/Barry Bonds
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Joe Sheehan

08-04

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Joe's Blog: Welcome Back
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Joe Sheehan

05-15

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Joe's Blog: Framework
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Joe Sheehan

04-27

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Joe's Blog: Carpenter + Ortiz = Howard
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Joe Sheehan

04-19

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Joe's Blog: One Night in April
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Joe Sheehan

04-05

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Joe's Blog: 2010 Picks
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Joe Sheehan

03-27

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Joe's Blog: Tout Wars
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Joe Sheehan

03-23

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Joe's Blog: Decisions, Decisions...
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Joe Sheehan

03-08

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Joe's Blog: Welcome
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Joe Sheehan

12-31

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Prospectus Today: Retrospective on Runs and Records
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Joe Sheehan

12-30

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Prospectus Today: Virtual Hall-Worthy Selections
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Joe Sheehan

12-27

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Prospectus Today: Metropolitan Inactivity
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Joe Sheehan

12-22

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Prospectus Today: The Braves' New World
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Joe Sheehan

12-17

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Prospectus Today: Of Unselfish Decisions and Restocked Systems
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Joe Sheehan

12-16

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Prospectus Today: You Say You Want a Revolution?
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Joe Sheehan

12-15

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Prospectus Today: No Lack of Lackey
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Joe Sheehan

12-14

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Prospectus Today: Getting Talent For Less Than It's Worth
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Joe Sheehan

12-10

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Prospectus Today: Wheeling and Dealing in Indy
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Joe Sheehan

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A humble proposal of a more equitable and efficient voting process for induction into the Hall of Fame.

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Joe Sheehan anticipated many 2014 complaints about the Hall of Fame election process in the piece reprinted below, which was originally published as a "Prospectus Today" column on December 18, 2008.

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What we said when the Red Sox paid the posting fee for Dice-K.

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Joe Sheehan responded to the news of the sum the Red Sox agreed to pay to talk to Daisuke Matsuzaka in the piece reprinted below, which was originally published as a "Prospectus Today" column on November 16th, 2006.

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How the Winter Meetings went down during a previous pilgrimage to Orlando.

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Joe Sheehan recapped the activity at the Swan and Dolphin during the 2006 Winter Meetings in the piece reprinted below, which was originally published as a "Prospectus Today" column on December 11, 2006.

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Why it's silly to speculate about where free agents will sign.

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Joe Sheehan bemoaned the futility of predicting destinations for free agents in the piece reprinted below, which was originally published as a "Daily Prospectus" column on November 27, 2001.

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A look back at a World Series victory by a Cardinals team that was far inferior to 2013's.

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Joe Sheehan recapped the 2006 World Series in the piece reprinted below, which was originally published as a "Prospectus Today" column on October 28, 2006.

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An observation about October bullpen usage.

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Joe Sheehan noted that the use of relievers tends to revert in October in the piece reprinted below, which was originally published as a "Prospectus Today" column on October 8, 2004.

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It's as much a rite of spring as the game itself: overreacting to the events of the first week of play.

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Joe Sheehan offered a reminder about overreacting to small April samples in the piece reprinted below, which was originally published as a "Prospectus Today" column on April 10, 2006.
 


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A day of games at the inaugural World Baseball Classic was enough to convert one skeptic.

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Shortly before the first World Baseball Classic began, Joe Sheehan explained why he was against it. Ten days later, after watching some WBC action in person, he changed his tune in the piece reprinted below, which was originally published on March 9, 2006.

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Adapting the rules governing free agency might seem like sound policy, but it comes with considerable risk.

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The new CBA includes some changes to the way draft-pick compensation for departed free agents works. Joe Sheehan advised against altering the old system in the piece reprinted below, which was originally published as a "Prospectus Today" column on February 17, 2009.
 


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Looking back at the winter that brought Joe Girardi and Alex Rodriguez back to the Bronx.

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In the wake of the Yankees' ALCS defeat, revisit the offseason when A-Rod opted out and Joe Girardi was hired in the piece reprinted below, which was originally published as a "Prospectus Today" column on November 9th, 2007.
 


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A staple of postseason commentary proves that some canards die hard.

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Does experience matter in October? Joe explored the subject in the piece reprinted below, which was originally published on October 3rd, 2008.
 


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A look back at baseball's most recent single-elimination game.

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Almost three years ago, the Twins and Tigers played a memorable 163rd game to decide the AL Central. Joe recapped the events in the piece reprinted below, which was originally published on October 7th, 2009.
 


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