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11-18

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Minor League Update: Games of November 17th
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Mauricio Rubio

11-18

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Transaction Analysis: Astros Building, Yankees Rebuilding
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Matthew Trueblood, George Bissell and Mauricio Rubio

11-17

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Minor League Update: Games of November 16th
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Mauricio Rubio

11-16

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Minor League Update: Games of November 15th
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Mauricio Rubio

11-11

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Minor League Update: Games of November 10th
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Mauricio Rubio

11-11

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Notes from the Field: AFL Update
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Mauricio Rubio

11-10

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Minor League Update: Games of November 9th
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Mauricio Rubio

11-09

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Minor League Update: Games of November 8th
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Mauricio Rubio

11-04

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Minor League Update: Games of November 3rd
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Mauricio Rubio

11-03

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Minor League Update: Games of November 2nd
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Mauricio Rubio

11-02

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Minor League Update: Games of November 1st
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Mauricio Rubio

10-29

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Playoff Prospectus: The Highlight Reel: World Series Game 3
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Mauricio Rubio

10-28

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Minor League Update: Games of October 27th
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Mauricio Rubio

10-27

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Minor League Update: Games of October 26th
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Mauricio Rubio

10-26

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Minor League Update: Games of October 25th
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Mauricio Rubio

10-21

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Minor League Update: Games of October 20th
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Mauricio Rubio

10-20

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Playoff Prospectus: Slump? What Slump?
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Mauricio Rubio

10-20

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Minor League Update: Games of October 19th
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Mauricio Rubio

10-19

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Minor League Update: Games of October 18th
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Mauricio Rubio

10-14

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 107: Mauricio Rubio
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George Bissell and Mauricio Rubio

10-14

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Minor League Update: Games of October 13th
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Mauricio Rubio

10-13

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Minor League Update: Games of October 12th
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Mauricio Rubio

10-12

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Playoff Prospectus: Short-Rest Seesaw
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Mauricio Rubio

10-12

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Prospectus Feature: AFL Preview: Glendale Desert Dogs
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Steve Givarz, Mauricio Rubio and Jarrett Seidler

10-12

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Minor League Update: AFL Games of October 11th
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Mauricio Rubio

10-10

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Prospectus Feature: AFL Preview: Glendale Desert Dogs
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Wilson Karaman, Steve Givarz and Mauricio Rubio

09-26

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Prospectus Feature: The Song of Jose Fernandez
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Mauricio Rubio

09-22

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The Call-Up: A Triplet of Padres
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Christopher Crawford, Mauricio Rubio and Greg Wellemeyer

09-21

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Prospect House: High Ceilings, Low Floors, Big Rooms
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Mauricio Rubio

09-14

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Prospect House: Midwest League Wrap Up
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Mauricio Rubio

09-07

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Prospect House: Kyle Tucker and Projecting Power
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Mauricio Rubio

08-30

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Prospect House: Isan Diaz is a Monster
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Mauricio Rubio

08-23

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Prospect House: Risky Business
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Mauricio Rubio

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

10-26

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Minor League Update: Games of Oct. 23-24
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Mauricio Rubio

10-19

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Minor League Update: Games of October 16-18
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Mauricio Rubio

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

10-15

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Minor League Update: Arizona Fall League Games of October 14th
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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

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

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

08-18

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Raw Projection: Ep. 15: He's Gonna Kill Us
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CJ Wittmann and Mauricio Rubio

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

08-03

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Raw Projection: Ep. 13: Probably for the Best
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Tucker Blair, CJ Wittmann and Mauricio Rubio

07-30

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 53: Kids Are Raised To Be, Well...
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

07-20

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Raw Projection: Ep. 11: "Explicit, Nick Williams, Explicit, Explicit"
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Tucker Blair, CJ Wittmann and Mauricio Rubio

07-17

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The Call-Up: Frankie Montas
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Mauricio Rubio and George Bissell

07-08

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Future Ep. 69: The Future
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

07-08

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Minor League Update: Games of July 7, 2017
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Mark Anderson and Mauricio Rubio

07-02

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 52: Three Years Into The Future
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

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Notes on the Mesa roster.

Mesa Solar Sox- Cubs, Indians, Marlins, Athletics, Blue Jays

The Guys You Know

OF Bradley Zimmer, Cleveland Indians (#27 on Midseason Top 50)

OF Eloy Jimenez, Chicago Cubs (#28 on Midseason Top 50)

SS Franklin Barreto, Oakland Athletics (#35 in Midseason Top 50)

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Notes on the Glendale roster.

Glendale Desert Dogs (Nationals, White Sox, Astros, Cardinals, Dodgers)

 

The Guys You Know

Francis Martes, RHP, Houston Astros -  (#33 on Midseason Top 50) - Eyewitness Report

 

The Guys You Don’t

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No one will forget Jose Fernandez, on or off the field.

There is a traditional Mexican folk song whose roots and history are woven deep into the Mexican culture and consciousness. It is a macabre song describing the wishes one person is leaving to another regarding how they want to be remembered in death. La Martiniana’s famous line is the following:

“No me llores, no, no me llores, no,
Porque si lloras yo peno,
En cambio si tú me cantas
Yo siempre vivo, yo nunca muero.”

Which roughly translates to:

“Don't cry for me, no, don't cry for me, no
Because if you cry, I will suffer
Instead, if you sing songs of my life
I will live forever and never die.”

Let me sing you the song of Jose Fernandez.

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September 22, 2016 6:00 am

The Call-Up: A Triplet of Padres

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Christopher Crawford, Mauricio Rubio and Greg Wellemeyer

A breakdown of Hunter Renfroe, Manuel Margot, and Carlos Asuaje.

The Situation: With El Paso wrapping up a championship season, the Padres have called up three of their top prospects to get a taste of the majors.

Hunter Renfroe
Scouting Report: Renfroe was the Padres first-round pick out of Mississippi State in 2013, and though there have been some peaks and valleys, for the most part he's looked the part of one of the best corner outfield prospects in baseball. The weakest tool at his disposal is likely the hit: he's an aggressive hitter with some length to his swing, and you can mark him down for some 100-plus strikeout seasons if he's a regular. That being said, he does have quality bat speed, and he will go the other way, so a 50—or possibly even a tick above—grade isn't out of the question. There's no question about his power, as there's natural loft in his right-handed stroke, and he is strong enough to take the ball out to any part of the park. Even in Petco Park, 25-30 homer seasons are not out of the realm of possibility, if he sees enough quality pitches to allow that to happen.


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September 21, 2016 6:00 am

Prospect House: High Ceilings, Low Floors, Big Rooms

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Mauricio Rubio

A look at five pitchers who carry significant upside, but comparable risk.

We’ve seen a slew of promotions via September call ups this year. It’s depleted the upper minors quite a bit but there are still some interesting prospects coming up the pipeline. This will be a two-part series examining players who have ceilings and floors that are pretty far apart for a variety of reasons, be it health, age or profile. This week we will look at five pitchers with serious upside and risk:

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September 14, 2016 6:00 am

Prospect House: Midwest League Wrap Up

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Mauricio Rubio

Members of the Prospect Team break down their best pitchers and hitters of the Midwest League.

I asked the Baseball prospectus Midwest writers to rank the prospects they saw to wrap up the Midwest League. We listed the best position player, the best pitcher, the best overall player and our favorite prospects. The lists broke down as such:

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September 7, 2016 6:00 am

Prospect House: Kyle Tucker and Projecting Power

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Mauricio Rubio

Why being early can be a good thing... [glares] millennials.

I love being early. It’s a character trait that was instilled in me early, my father always told me you never want to leave anyone waiting for you, especially if it’s for something important. While there are some downsides, such as being the guy trying to leave while everyone else is getting ready, there are some positives too. Namely showing up early to baseball games, in time to catch batting practice.

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August 30, 2016 6:00 am

Prospect House: Isan Diaz is a Monster

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Mauricio Rubio

Sasquatch, Godzilla, King Kong Lochness, Goblin, Ghoul, a zombie with no conscience...

I recieved a simple one-line text as my initial exposure to the Milwaukee Brewers Isan Diaz. It was towards the end of the 2015 season, before the trades that sent Dansby Swanson to Atlanta and Isan Diaz to Milwaukee. Both players were still in the Arizona Diamondbacks system whose Low-A affiliate is my home team. I was doing background work on players to watch for in the coming years and the text I received on Diaz simply said “heard he’s a monster.”

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August 23, 2016 6:00 am

Prospect House: Risky Business

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Mauricio Rubio

Sometimes you just gotta say...

Prospect House is a column by Mauricio Rubio Jr. It is named for Gucci Mane’s 2005 album, Trap House.

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Hello! Emails Trash options Dynasty dilemma Ben at a French wine tasting Wipe Break Jacob deGrom Julio Teheran Patrick Corbin Matt Cain Dylan Bundy Jorge Lopez Harry Pavlidis Tucker Blair and CJ Wittmann Mike Gianella Sahadev Sharma Goodbye from Mauricio Rubio Goodbye! There is no ending! Thank you all for reading and listening to me, this is my final post at BP for now, I miss you already. - MR

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October 26, 2015 9:49 am

Minor League Update: Games of Oct. 23-24

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Mauricio Rubio

Hot and sexy AFL action.

Friday October 23

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October 19, 2015 6:00 am

Minor League Update: Games of October 16-18

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Mauricio Rubio

The prospect standouts from the desert and the Winter Leagues south of the border.

Friday

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