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06-03

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Baseball Prospectus News: Dan Brooks Joins BP as a Data Scientist
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04-28

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Baseball Prospectus News: Lindbergh Receives 2014 Greg Spira Baseball Research Award
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Joe Hamrahi and Dave Pease

04-18

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Baseball Prospectus News: New Stat Reports and Site Upgrades
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Rob McQuown

04-01

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Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing Mongolian Yak Racing Prospectus
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Russell A. Carleton

03-24

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Baseball Prospectus News: DraftStreet Partnership
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Bret Sayre

03-21

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Baseball Prospectus News: Futures Guide 2014 is Coming Soon
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Geoff Young

03-18

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Baseball Prospectus News: MLB.TV Discount Available to BP Premium Subscribers
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Rob McQuown and Ben Lindbergh

03-12

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Baseball Prospectus News: 10-Year Projections, UPSIDE, Percentiles, and Comparables
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Rob McQuown

02-17

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Baseball Prospectus News: The New Pricing Plans: Now Available!
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Ben Lindbergh

02-04

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Baseball Prospectus News: Reintroducing PECOTA, the Depth Charts, PFM, and DraftAid
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Rob McQuown

12-19

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Baseball Prospectus News: A New Direction for Stats at BP
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Harry Pavlidis

11-22

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Baseball Prospectus News: A Commencement of Sorts
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Jason Parks

10-16

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Baseball Prospectus News: Internet Baseball Awards Are Here
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Dave Pease

10-01

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Baseball Prospectus News: Dollar Sign on the Muscle Returns in October
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Dave Pease

09-05

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Baseball Prospectus News: Baseball Prospectus Announces Multi-Year Partnership with MLBAM
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Baseball Prospectus

05-11

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Baseball Prospectus News: UPDATED: The Baseball Prospectus Futures Guide 2013.
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Dave Pease and Jason Parks

03-27

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Baseball Prospectus News: MLB Depth Charts Team Pages Now at Baseball Prospectus
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Jason Martinez

03-21

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Baseball Prospectus News: Dollar Sign On The Muscle Rides Again
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Dave Pease

03-18

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Baseball Prospectus News: Replacement Level and 10-Year Projections
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Joe Hamrahi

03-01

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Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing the BP Bullpen (Mis)management Tool
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Ben Lindbergh

02-18

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Baseball Prospectus News: The New Reality for BP Fantasy
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Joe Hamrahi

02-15

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Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing the 2013 Playoff Odds Report
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Colin Wyers

02-11

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Baseball Prospectus News: Now Arriving: PECOTA, Depth Charts, and the PFM
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Colin Wyers and Rob McQuown

09-27

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Baseball Prospectus News: Announcing the PITCHf/x Matchup Analysis Tool
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Dan Brooks

09-20

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Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing the BP Prospect Team
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Ben Lindbergh and Jason Parks

09-14

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Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing Pitch Sequence Visualizations
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Daniel Mack and Dan Brooks

09-04

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Baseball Prospectus News: Changing of the Guard
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Jason Parks

08-31

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Baseball Prospectus News: Goodbye to the Internet
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Kevin Goldstein

07-12

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Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing the BP Pitcher Profiles
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Dan Brooks and Harry Pavlidis

07-09

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Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing the BP Hitter Profiles
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Dan Brooks and Harry Pavlidis

05-21

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Baseball Prospectus News: Improving the Odds
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Colin Wyers

05-01

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Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing the Revamped Baseball Prospectus Glossary
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R.J. Anderson

04-09

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Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing BP's Daily Content for 2012
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Ben Lindbergh

04-05

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Baseball Prospectus News: Opening Day Roundtable
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Ben Lindbergh

03-23

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Baseball Prospectus News: BP2012 Update Now Available
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Dave Pease

03-20

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Baseball Prospectus News: Welcoming BP's New Bylines
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Ben Lindbergh

01-02

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Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing the BP Advisory Board
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Joe Hamrahi

12-23

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Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing the Transactions Browser
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Bradley Ankrom

12-15

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Baseball Prospectus News: Best of Baseball Prospectus Books Now Available
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Ben Lindbergh

12-02

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Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing Best of Baseball Prospectus: 1996-2011
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Ben Lindbergh

09-13

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Baseball Prospectus News: Announcing Integration of Minor-League Statistics
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Rob McQuown

07-14

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Baseball Prospectus News: Announcing MLB Roundtrip with Baseball Prospectus
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Dan Brooks assumes an expanded role at BP.

Dan Brooks, a long-time friend of Baseball Prospectus and creator of the website BrooksBaseball.net, as well as BP utilities such as the PITCHf/x Leaderboards, the PITCHf/x Matchups Tool, and the Bullpen (Mis)management Tool, is taking on an expanded role at Prospectus. Along with continuing to run BrooksBaseball.net, Dan will be contributing to BP as a Data Scientist, helping to develop new ways to explore baseball data.

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The second annual award in Greg Spira's honor goes to BP's editor-in-chief.

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PECOTA appears at MLB.com, and BP publishes new stat reports and updates to PITCHf/x products and player cards.

Often, the content on the Baseball Prospectus website is driven by data collected during the research leading to an article. And readers can now benefit from some recent research on a daily basis, as six new reports have been added to the sortable statistics page, all of which will be updated daily throughout the season.

Player Pace Reports

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BP branches out.

Prospectus Entertainment Ventures (PEV), which owns the highly successful website and annual book franchise Baseball Prospectus, has announced that it will be expanding its next-level coverage of sports into a new area. PEV CEO Joe Hamrahi announced on Tuesday that a new website, Mongolian Yak Racing Prospectus, would be launching soon and that several Baseball Prospectus regulars would be contributing content. Said Hamrahi, “We’re always looking to strengthen our brand, and this seems like a natural fit. We borrowed a supercomputer from a MLB mystery team, it told us to expand into Mongolian yak racing, and we all know that supercomputers are NEVER wrong. Which reminds me, I need to return this supercomputer.”

BP editor-in-chief Ben Lindbergh will do double-duty as MYRP editor-in-chief and its companion site Yakworthy, which will consist mostly of GIFs of yaks falling over. Lindbergh was excited by his new responsibilities, saying, “We’re going to offer a lot of great coverage, including the latest in yak racing rumors. We’re bringing on an as-yet-unnamed fetus who has been tweeting about yak transactions from his mother’s womb.”

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The details of BP's new partnership with the daily fantasy website DraftStreet.

It’s certainly no secret that one of the fastest growing segments of the fantasy population these days is daily and weekly fantasy leagues—and we’ve all heard the arguments why. When Jurickson Profar, Kris Medlen, or Jarrod Parker get injured, and you have them on your rotisserie teams, it’s a long-term blow. However, in the world of daily/weekly games, it’s only a blow until you can select your next lineup. You can own Mike Trout one day and Carlos Gonzalez the next. The possibilities are endless, and it’s a whole other way to enjoy the world of fantasy sports.

Here at Baseball Prospectus, we’re proud to announce we’ll be partnering with one of the most recognizable names in this space for the 2014 season, DraftStreet.com. As part of this partnership, we’re going to be publishing strategy pieces twice a week on how to get a leg up in your DraftStreet league, anchored by long-time daily-game player Paul Sporer. If you’re looking for more information on DraftStreet's MLB product, here is some further information from their website:

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Our second annual prospect book will be available next week.

Because you enjoyed the inaugural Baseball Prospectus Futures Guide so much, we decided to publish another similarly named volume this year.

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BP Premium and Super-Premium subscribers are now eligible for a 20% discount off MLB.tv!

If you've ever tried to settle an argument by citing a statistic developed in the last decade, you may have found yourself on the receiving end of a common refrain: "Get your head out of that spreadsheet and try watching a game." Of course, there's never been any truth to the idea that people who like to study baseball stats do so instead of seeing games. If and when we have our heads stuck in spreadsheets, it's because we watch a lot of games and enjoy them so much that we want to better understand what we're seeing. And for people who watch a lot of baseball, the ability to stream games online through MLB.TV since the 2002 season has made life a lot better.

Which brings us to today's good news. All current and new yearly Baseball Prospectus Premium and Super Premium subscribers are in for a special bonus: a one-time coupon good for a 20 percent discount on a 2014 MLB.TV Premium Yearly Subscription.

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Reintroducing long-term projections and UPSIDE scores and welcoming PECOTA percentiles, diagnostics, and comparables to the player cards.

Baseball Prospectus is pleased to announce five new additions to the 2014 player cards, three which have been missing for a few years.

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Keeping Premium the same price, bidding farewell to the fantasy sub, and adding another option.

Note: This article was originally published on January 23, 2014. It has been updated to reflect the availability of the Super Premium subscription.

When Baseball Prospectus became a premium site 11 years ago, a one-year subscription cost $39.95. Since then, the US economy has inflated by an average of 2.4 percent per year, which means that if you'd stuck that $39.95 under your mattress in 2003, it would be worth only $30.62 in 2003 dollars today. If you spent the cash while you could on Nate Silver’s first-ever PECOTA projections instead of letting it depreciate, well done—you got more bang for your buck.

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BP begins to roll out its projections and fantasy tools for the 2014 season.

Pitchers and catchers have yet to report to spring training, and the Seahawks are still celebrating, but the PECOTA projections are here, earlier than usual.

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A new philosophy, and some new faces, for the stats team at Baseball Prospectus.

Two things about Baseball Prospectus that seem to remain true:

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Announcing the departures of new scouts Jason Cole and Zach Mortimer.

It was a little over a year ago that I was handed the operational reins of Baseball Prospectus’ prospect coverage, a move that resulted in a pronounced spike of psychoanalysis-related expenses for the decision makers of the company, specifically BP President and CEO Joe Hamrahi. Normally I would apologize to the powers that be for such an occupational vexation, but it’s healthy and rewarding to talk about our feelings to unprejudiced sources in calming environments in exchange for money and often-extreme emotional vulnerability. You’re welcome.

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