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Kevin Goldstein

Kevin Goldstein brings his industry standard prospect scouting reports to Baseball Prospectus Premium readers every weekday.

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04-03

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6

The BP Wayback Machine: Another Opening Day
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Kevin Goldstein

02-20

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The BP Wayback Machine: Agents, the Draft, and the NCAA
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Kevin Goldstein

01-24

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The BP Wayback Machine: Who Yu Gonna Call?
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Kevin Goldstein

12-20

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The BP Wayback Machine: Managing Expectations
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Kevin Goldstein

09-26

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The BP Wayback Machine: Tuesday Morning Ten Pack, 9/05/06
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Kevin Goldstein

07-26

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The BP Wayback Machine: Development Disasters
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Kevin Goldstein

05-24

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The BP Wayback Machine: How the Indians Were Built
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Kevin Goldstein

12-28

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The BP Wayback Machine: Firing Up the Wayback Machine
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Kevin Goldstein

09-04

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15

BP Podcast: Episode 102: I Shouldn't Say Anything
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Kevin Goldstein

08-31

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Baseball Prospectus News: Goodbye to the Internet
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Kevin Goldstein

08-29

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15

Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 28
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Kevin Goldstein

08-29

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27

Future Shock: 2013 Rookie of the Year Award
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Kevin Goldstein

08-27

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Future Shock: Monday Morning Ten Pack
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Kevin Goldstein

08-27

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53

Transaction Analysis: L.A. Consequential
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R.J. Anderson and Kevin Goldstein

08-22

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Future Shock: Raising Draft Stock
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Kevin Goldstein

08-21

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Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 20
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Kevin Goldstein

08-21

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Transaction Analysis: The A's Acquire Stephen Drew *UPDATED*
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Ben Lindbergh and Kevin Goldstein

08-20

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17

Future Shock: Monday Morning Ten Pack
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Kevin Goldstein

08-17

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Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 16
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Kevin Goldstein

08-15

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Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 14
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Kevin Goldstein

08-15

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Future Shock: The Bundy Dilemma
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Kevin Goldstein

08-14

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Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Chiefs/Snappers Edition
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Kevin Goldstein

08-13

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32

Future Shock: Monday Morning Ten Pack
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Kevin Goldstein

08-10

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BP Podcast: Episode 101: Let's Just Not Even Try
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Kevin Goldstein

08-10

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Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 9
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Kevin Goldstein

08-09

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15

The Call-Up: Manny Machado
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Kevin Goldstein

08-09

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What Scouts Are Saying: How Soon is Now?
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Kevin Goldstein and Jason Collette

08-08

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Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 7
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Kevin Goldstein

08-08

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Future Shock: Considering a Trout Extension
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Kevin Goldstein

08-07

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Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 6
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Kevin Goldstein

08-06

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The Call-Up: Josh Vitters
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Kevin Goldstein

08-06

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16

The Call-Up: Brett Jackson
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Kevin Goldstein

08-06

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42

Future Shock: Monday Morning Ten Pack, Austin Wood Edition
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Kevin Goldstein

08-03

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9

BP Podcast: Episode 100: I Just Realized I Know Nothing About Baseball
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Kevin Goldstein

08-03

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The BP Wayback Machine: Getting Dealt
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Kevin Goldstein

08-02

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The Call-Up: Ryan Lavarnway
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Kevin Goldstein

08-02

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The Call-Up: Dan Straily
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Kevin Goldstein

08-02

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The Call-Up: Mike Olt
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Kevin Goldstein

08-02

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15

Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 1
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Kevin Goldstein

08-01

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Future Shock: Ranking The Traded Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

08-01

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Future Shock: The Midseason Top 50 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

08-01

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The Call-Up: Domonic Brown
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Kevin Goldstein

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: Dempster Doesn't Turn Blind Eye to Texas
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Colin Wyers and Kevin Goldstein

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: Giants Counter Dodgers, Acquire Pence
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Kevin Goldstein and R.J. Anderson

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: Deadline Madness UPDATED
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R.J. Anderson, Kevin Goldstein, Ben Lindbergh and Colin Wyers

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: Victorino Dons Dodger Blue
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Kevin Goldstein and Sam Miller

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: Snider and Lincoln Change Scenery, LA Adds League, and Thames Joins the M's
by
Ben Lindbergh and Kevin Goldstein

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: Cubs Deal Soto, Maholm UPDATED AGAIN
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Colin Wyers and Kevin Goldstein

07-30

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Future Shock: Monday Morning Ten Pack
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Kevin Goldstein

07-29

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Transaction Analysis: Astros Cash in Johnson for Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein and R.J. Anderson

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August 2, 2012 3:37 pm

The Call-Up: Dan Straily

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Kevin Goldstein

A look at A's right-hander Dan Straily, who will make his big league debut on Friday.

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August 2, 2012 12:04 pm

The Call-Up: Mike Olt

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Kevin Goldstein

A look at the immediate and long term future of Mike Olt with the Rangers.

The situation: Coming off their most dramatic win of the season in comeback fashion against the division-rival Angels, the Rangers made a move to bolster their offense by calling up Mike Olt from Double-A Frisco. In 95 Texas League games, Olt was hitting .288/.398/.579 with 28 home runs in 354 at-bats.

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August 2, 2012 12:00 pm

Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August 1

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Kevin Goldstein

A quick trip through the day in the minors, featuring notes on 25 prospects.

  • Matt Adams, 1B, Cardinals (Triple-A Memphis): 3-for-4, 2B, HR (17), R, RBI. Should at least be September call-up as extra bench bat; .342/.373/.649 in 60 games.
  • Jesse Biddle, LHP, Phillies (High-A Clearwater): 7 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 9 K. 2010 first-round pick has gotten up to 94 mph with solid secondaries; 3.23 ERA with 116 Ks in 111.1 innings.
  • Victor Black, RHP, Pirates (Double-A Altoona): 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 K. 2009 supplemental first-round pick has found new life in the bullpen; 1.17 ERA with 63 Ks in 46 innings while sitting at 94-97 mph.
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August 1, 2012 8:53 am

Future Shock: Ranking The Traded Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

Kevin ranks all 43 prospects traded during the month of July.

While it wasn't exactly a star-studded trade deadline, it was certainly a busy one, with ten trades featuring a total of 15 prospects on the final day alone. All in all, 43 prospects (as defined by Rookie of the Year eligibility) changed teams in the month of July; since people like rankings, I consulted with scouts and front office personnel, and here's how I line up the prospects who moved:

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August 1, 2012 5:00 am

Future Shock: The Midseason Top 50 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

Kevin Goldstein re-ranks the game's top prospects based on their performances to date.

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August 1, 2012 1:49 am

The Call-Up: Domonic Brown

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Kevin Goldstein

What to expect from Domonic Brown in the big leagues? It's a bit of a mystery.

The situation: With the Phillies trading both Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino on Tuesday, the club needed outfielders. That means another chance for Domonic Brown, who was once the organization's top prospect and among the top outfield prospects in the game.

 

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The Texas Rangers slip into the bidding for Ryan Dempster and come away victorious.



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The Phillies keep dealing outfielders, sending Hunter Pence to San Francisco.



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The Pirates snag Gaby Sanchez, the Reds acquire Jonathan Broxton, and other assorted deals.



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July 31, 2012 1:01 pm

Transaction Analysis: Victorino Dons Dodger Blue

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Kevin Goldstein and Sam Miller

The Dodgers acquire some much-needed outfield help for the stretch run.



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The Blue Jays, Mariners, Pirates, and Dodgers get to wheeling and dealing before the deadline.



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The Cubs deal backstop Geovany Soto to the Texas Rangers while sending Paul Maholm and Reed Johnson to the Braves.



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