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R.J. Anderson 

R.J. Anderson

R.J. Anderson lives in Florida and joined Prospectus in 2011. In the past, Anderson's work has appeared on ESPN, SLAM, and Wired, as well as in the Wall Street Journal and USA Today. His nightmares include an endless loop of Hank Blalock playing third base.

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03-28

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Winter Is Leaving
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R.J. Anderson

03-21

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Winter Is Leaving
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R.J. Anderson

03-16

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Painting the Black: Fade to Black
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R.J. Anderson

03-14

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Transaction Analysis: Freese Dance
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R.J. Anderson and Bryan Grosnick

03-07

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Winter Is Leaving
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R.J. Anderson

03-04

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Transaction Analysis: Fifty Million Cardinals Fans Can't be Wong
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R.J. Anderson and Matthew Trueblood

03-02

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Transaction Analysis: Extending Sal
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R.J. Anderson and Bryan Grosnick

02-29

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Transaction Analysis: Ian the Texan
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R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre

02-29

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Transaction Analysis: Will I Am
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R.J. Anderson and Bryan Grosnick

02-26

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Transaction Analysis: Post-Hype or Most-Ripe?
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R.J. Anderson, Bryan Grosnick and Nicolas Stellini

02-25

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Painting the Black: Finding Fits
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R.J. Anderson

02-23

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Transaction Analysis: Minor Moves
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R.J. Anderson

02-19

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Transaction Analysis: Joyce To The World
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R.J. Anderson and Bryan Grosnick

02-18

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Painting the Black: PECOTA and Seeing Red(s)
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R.J. Anderson

02-16

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Transaction Analysis: Musical Bullpen Chairs
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R.J. Anderson

02-11

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Transaction Analysis: That's a Lot of Goggles
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R.J. Anderson, Bryan Grosnick and Matthew Trueblood

02-10

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The NRI Watch
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R.J. Anderson

02-08

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Transaction Analysis: Floyd the Barber
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R.J. Anderson, Bryan Grosnick and Ezra Wise

02-03

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Transaction Analysis: Torreyes or Not Torreyes
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R.J. Anderson

01-29

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Transaction Analysis: Elevation...Don't Go To My Head
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R.J. Anderson, Bryan Grosnick, Adam McInturff, Christopher Crawford and Bret Sayre

01-29

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Transaction Analysis: It's a Fister! It's a Fister!
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R.J. Anderson and Matthew Trueblood

01-27

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Transaction Analysis: Hey Hey Hey! It's Maaaatt Albers!
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R.J. Anderson and Bryan Grosnick

01-22

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Transaction Analysis: Arrows Pointing West
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R.J. Anderson, Bryan Grosnick and Dustin Palmateer

01-20

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Transaction Analysis: Logan's Run
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R.J. Anderson

01-15

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Transaction Analysis: Gordon Takes Charge
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R.J. Anderson

01-14

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Transaction Analysis: Oh Yeah!
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R.J. Anderson

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

12-30

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Best of BP 2015: Stealing Signs
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R.J. Anderson

12-29

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Transaction Analysis: What's Chapmaning
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R.J. Anderson, Christopher Crawford and George Bissell

12-28

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Transaction Analysis: Murphy's Law
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R.J. Anderson, Bryan Grosnick and Bret Sayre

12-23

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Transaction Analysis: Cards Like Mike
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R.J. Anderson, Bryan Grosnick and Bret Sayre

12-21

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Transaction Analysis: Pane E Ottavino
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R.J. Anderson

12-18

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Transaction Analysis: Feliz Nava-dad
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R.J. Anderson, Bryan Grosnick and Bret Sayre

12-11

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Transaction Analysis: Order in the Bethancourt
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R.J. Anderson, Dustin Palmateer and Bryan Grosnick

12-10

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Transaction Analysis: Giles From Nowhere
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R.J. Anderson, Kenny Ducey, Mark Anderson, George Bissell and Wilson Karaman

12-10

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Transaction Analysis: All the Pretty Relievers Go To Washington
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R.J. Anderson, Christopher Crawford, Bryan Grosnick, Bret Sayre and Matthew Trueblood

12-09

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Transaction Analysis: A Motte in the Dark
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R.J. Anderson, Dustin Palmateer and Christopher Crawford

12-08

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Transaction Analysis: Sorry We Broke Up, Soria Missed You
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R.J. Anderson, Sahadev Sharma, Rian Watt and Jeff Quinton

12-07

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Transaction Analysis: The Pelf On The Shelf
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R.J. Anderson, Rian Watt, Wilson Karaman and Christopher Crawford

12-04

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Transaction Analysis: NL Non-Tenders To Rock Your World
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R.J. Anderson

12-03

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Transaction Analysis: Getting Into De Fratus
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R.J. Anderson

12-01

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Transaction Analysis: O Brothers, Where Art Thou?
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R.J. Anderson, Rian Watt, Dustin Palmateer and Christopher Crawford

11-30

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Transaction Analysis: It's All Happening, 'Mann
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R.J. Anderson and Mike Gianella

11-25

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Transaction Analysis: Chris Iannetta As Upgrade
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R.J. Anderson

11-23

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Transaction Analysis: The Liam Hendriks Experience
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R.J. Anderson, Dustin Palmateer, Bret Sayre and Brendan Gawlowski

11-23

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Transaction Analysis: 40 Pounces to Freedom
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R.J. Anderson and Matthew Trueblood

11-19

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Transaction Analysis: By Rod, By Hill, By Cliff
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R.J. Anderson, Rian Watt, George Bissell and Bret Sayre

11-17

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Transaction Analysis: All About That Bass
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R.J. Anderson and George Bissell

11-16

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Transaction Analysis: Polo!
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R.J. Anderson and Christopher Crawford

11-13

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Transaction Analysis: A.J. Preller the ... Seller?
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R.J. Anderson, George Bissell and Christopher Crawford

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November 16, 2015 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Polo!

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R.J. Anderson and Christopher Crawford

The Jays resign one of their own, two more qualifying offers make three, and get excited Phillies fans.

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After a year of blockbusters imported veteran talent into San Diego, the Padres begin their offseason by exporting Joaquin Benoit to Seattle.

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The Angels get an elite defensive shortstop, but he comes at a steep price.

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November 12, 2015 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Hicks and Yanks

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R.J. Anderson and J.P. Breen

The Yankees get active early on the trade market and a couple of veterans sign back on with the teams they had success with in 2015.

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November 10, 2015 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: The Claims Department

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Living, breathing proof that the hot stove is lit.

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Who they are, what they do, where they fit and where Randy the RNG says they'll actually go.

As always, there are three things to remember: 1) These rankings are formed using an unscientific blend of expected AAV and on-the-field impact; 2) the predictions are for fun—you can insert about a half-dozen teams for any one player and have it make sense; 3) "Randy" is a random number generator—its picks have no logic.

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The new regime in Seattle makes its first big move, cutting ties with three key parts of the 2015 roster.



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A rematch of Game One's starters is now a must-win for New York.

After a heartbreaking 5-3 defeat in Game Four, the Mets will try to stave off elimination in Game Five while the Royals will attempt to bring the title back with them to Kansas City. Whatever the result, this will be the final game played at Citi Field this year.

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Wright's game-setting homer was more impressive that you might realize, and the Mets get back in the series.

By the time David Wright stepped to the plate in the bottom of the first inning of Game Three, the Citi Field inhabitants had plenty of reasons to feel down about the Mets' chances of winning the World Series. In addition to a 2-0 series lead, the Royals had pushed a run across in the top half of the inning, giving them another early advantage. But Wright's at-bat seemingly changed the feel of the game and—depending on how these next few games go—could be credited with altering how the series played out.

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October 30, 2015 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Green Is The New Black

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So much for not breaking news during the World Series, I guess.

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Jacob deGrom and the Mets try to avoid a 2-0 deficit against Johnny Cueto and the Royals.

The last Game Two of the postseason. It shall be described as pivotal.

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October 26, 2015 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: On His Majesty's Secret Servais

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Trying to outrun the Angels of Death, Jerry Dipoto brings in his own inexperienced man.

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