Search BP Articles
All Blogs (including podcasts) Select a blog All Podcasts Analyze This B-Warned Baseball Prospectus Book News Baseball Prospectus Press Release Between The Numbers BP Announcements BP Beta Blog BP Daily Podcast BP Fantasy Podcast BP Job Postings BP on SiriusXM BP Podcast BP Unfiltered Collateral Damage Fantasy Beat Fantasy Hour Flags Fly Forever Podcast Fringe Average Podcast From the Editor's Desk Future Shock Blog Inside The Park Blog Joe's Blog Minor Issues Minor League Update No Pepper One-Hoppers Tater Trot Tracker The BP First Take The Guidance Counselor The Wayback Blog TINO (There Is No Offseason) TINSTAAPP Transaction Analysis Blog Wezen-Ball What You Missed Winter Meetings You Can Blog It Up Active Columns Select a column 108 Stitches 2015 Prospects 6-4-3 Advance Scouting Series Ahead in the Count Aim For The Head All-Star Futures Game All-Star Game All-Star Game Preview All-Star Home Run Derby An Agent's Take Another Look Arbitration Showdown Arizona Fall League Recap Baseball ProGUESTus Baseball Prospectus Basics Baseball Prospectus News Baseball Therapy Bates' Dugout Motel Behind the Curtain Bizball BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft Breaking Balls Bullpen Report Campus Notes Changing Speeds Closer to Me Collateral Damage Collateral Damage Daily Contractual Matters Covert OPS Daily League Strategy Daily Roundup Daisy Cutter Deep Impact Dissecting the Draft Divide and Conquer, AL Central Divide and Conquer, AL East Divide and Conquer, NL Central Divide and Conquer, NL East Divide and Conquer, NL West Doctoring The Numbers Don't Believe the Hype Draft Ten Pack Dynasty Dynamics Dynasty League Positional Rankings Everyone's Perfect Expanded Horizons Eyewitness Accounts Fantasy Auction Values Fantasy Bargains and Busts Fantasy Beat Fantasy Focus Fantasy Fool's Gold Fantasy Freestyle Fantasy Infographic Fantasy Mailbag Fantasy Players to Avoid Fantasy Players to Target Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner Fantasy Team Preview Fantasy Three-Year Projections Fantasy Tiered Rankings Feature Focus Five to Watch Free Agent Watch From The Mailbag Future Shock Game Reaction Get to Know Glass Cuts Diamond Going Yard Graphical Fantasy Rankings Grumblings from a Surly Sabermetrician Head Games Heartburn Hardball Hot Stove Scouting Report In A Pickle Inside The Park Interleague Report Internet Baseball Awards Lies, Damned Lies Manufactured Runs Memorial Day Remembrance Mid-season Prescriptions Minor Issues Minor League Update MLBDepthCharts Monday Morning Ten Pack Moonshot My Model Portfolio New Arms Ninety Percent Mental Notes About Baseball Notes from the Field On the Beat One Move Out of Left Field Overthinking It Painting the Black Pebble Hunting Perfect Game Presents Pitcher Profile PITCHf/x Mailbag PITCHf/x Profile Pitching Backward Player Profile Playoff Odds Update Playoff Prospectus Pre-Season Positional Rankings Preseason Value Picks Prospect Debate Prospect Profile Prospect Push Prospects Will Break Your Heart Prospectus Feature Prospectus Game of the Week Prospectus Hit and Run Prospectus Hit List Prospectus Perspective Prospectus Playoff Quickie Prospectus Preview Prospectus Profile Prospectus Q&A Prospectus Review Prospectus Roundtable Prospectus Today Punk Hits Purpose Pitches Raising Aces Rany On The Royals Reintroducing PECOTA Research Mailbag Resident Fantasy Genius Retrospective Player Valuation Reworking WARP Roto Restart Rumor Roundup Scouting the Draft Seidnotes Skewed Left Sobsequy Spinning Yarn Spitballing Sporer Report State of the Position Tale of the Tape Tale of the Tape, Dynasty Edition Team Health Reports Team Injury Projection The -Only League Landscape The Adjuster The Asian Equation The BP Broadside The BP Trading Post The BP Wayback Machine The Buyer's Guide The Call-Up The Column to Be Named Later The Daily Prospectus The Darkhorses The Great Debaters The Jong Show The Keeper Reaper The Lineup Card The Other 15 Percent The Payoff Pitch The Platoon Advantage The Process The Prospectus Hit List The Quinton The Stash List The Stats Go Marching In The View from the Loge Level The Week in Quotes They Hold No Quarter This is Not Your Father's Baseball Road Trip Tools of Ignorance Top 10 Week Top Tools Transaction Analysis TTO Scoresheet Podcast Under The Knife UTK Special Value Picks Weekly Planner Western Front Wezen-Ball Extra What Scouts Are Saying What You Need to Know Working the Count You Could Look It Up Youth Movement Authors Select an author Peter Abraham Jim Albert R.J. Anderson Mark Anderson Cee Angi Bradley Ankrom Jorge Arangure Jr. Robert Arthur Nick Bacarella Bill Baer Tim Baffoe Jim Baker Pete Barrett Michael Bates Michael Baumann Stephani Bee Jesse Behr Hudson Belinsky Tommy Bennett Jonah Birenbaum Tucker Blair Riley Breckenridge J.P. Breen Tim Britton Dan Brooks Craig Brown Maury Brown David Brown Evan Brunell Jon Bruschke William Burke Matthew Callan Marc Carig Russell A. Carleton Will Carroll Ben Carsley Derek Carty Clint Chisam Jason Churchill Michael Clair Ben Cohen Jason Cole Jason Collette Matt Collins Tim Collins John Coppolella Christopher Crawford Keith Cromer Mike Curto Jeff Dahn Clay Davenport Corey Dawkins Zach Day Rocco DeMaro Neil deMause Austin Diamond Ryan Divish Bradford Doolittle Patrick Ebert John Erhardt Jeff Euston Dan Evans Sarah Evans Nick J. Faleris BP Fantasy Staff Mike Fast Hunter Felt Chad Finn Adam Foster Dan Fox Ian Frazer Eugene Freedman Jeffrey A. Friedman Ken Funck Iain Fyffe Brent S. Gambill Perfect Game Eriq Gardner Jim Gardner Maiya Gessling Mike Gianella Craig Glaser Rebecca Glass Conor Glassey Aaron Gleeman Clark Goble Todd Gold Mitch Goldich Steven Goldman Kevin Goldstein Craig Goldstein Jordan Gorosh Larry Granillo Garrett Greeby Morris Greenberg Jeremy Greenhouse Brian Gunn Parker Hageman Jonathan Hale Joe Hamrahi Brandon Heipp Bob Hertzel Josh Herzenberg Shawn Hoffman Andrew Hopen Tony Horwitz Gary Huckabay Steven Jacobson Derek Jacques Jay Jaffe Rany Jazayerli Max Jensen Michael Jong Jonathan Judge Christina Kahrl Sky Kalkman Alex Kantecki Gabe Kapler Wilson Karaman Len Kasper King Kaufman Jeff Kensrud Jonah Keri Kevin Kerrane Daniel Kim Chris King Tim Kniker Eric Knott Andrew Koo Matthew Kory Joshua Kusnick Pat Lackey Eric Lang Will Larson David Laurila Keith Law Ian Lefkowitz Zachary Levine Ryan Lind Ben Lindbergh M.J. Lloyd Jeff Long Lee Lowenfish Graham MacAree Daniel Mack Brian MacPherson Dan Malkiel Tim Malone Tim Malone Elliot Mann Max Marchi Jason Martinez Leo Martinic Andy McCullough Kiley McDaniel Rob McQuown Andrew Mearns Howard Megdal Chris Mellen Dan Mennella Dave Metz Ian Miller Sam Miller Jake Mintz Jack Moore Jeff Moore Chad Moriyama Kate Morrison Zach Mortimer Chris Mosch David Murphy Ben Murphy Alan M. Nathan C.J. Nitkowski Marc Normandin Josh Norris Josh Paley Dustin Palmateer Pete Palmer Doug Pappas Jason Paré Ryan Parker Bill Parker Jason Parks John Paschal Harry Pavlidis Dave Pease Jeff Pease Andrew Pentis John Perrotto Mike Petriello Evan Petty Nick Piecoro Frankie Piliere David Pinto Lewie Pollis Jeff Polman Satchel Price BP Prospect Staff Baseball Prospectus Ethan Purser Jeff Quinton David Raposa Daniel Rathman David Rawnsley Dave Raymond Kristy Robinson Matthew Rocco Chris Rodriguez Jon Roegele Kendall Rogers David Roher C. Trent Rosecrans David Roth Andrew Rothstein Dan Rozenson Mauricio Rubio Jeff Sackmann Drew Samuelson Bret Sayre Larry Schechter Tom Scocca BP Scoresheet Experts Steffan Segui Eric Seidman Timo Seppa Ron Shah Sahadev Sharma Joe Sheehan Josh Shepardson Jon Shepherd Tom Shieber Nick Shlain Jordan Shusterman Nate Silver Allan Simpson Paul Singman Al Skorupa Bryan Smith Sean Smith Lloyd Smith Adam Sobsey Emma Span Alex Speier Paul Sporer Chris St. John BP Staff Tim Steggall Michael Street Brandon Stroud Dave Studeman Matt Sussman Daron Sutton Matt Swartz Cecilia M. Tan Doug Thorburn Dash Treyhorn Matthew Trueblood Dan Turkenkopf Rob Vollman Stuart Wallace Rob Warmowski Brandon Warne Matt Welch Nick Wheatley-Schaller Kevin Whitaker Rob Willer Charlie Wilmoth CJ Wittmann Brad Wochomurka Jason Wojciechowski Will Woods Noah Woodward Kathy Woolner Keith Woolner Josh Worn Miles Wray Colin Wyers Geoff Young Jonathan Zeller Derek Zumsteg Article Types Select an article type Free Articles Fantasy Articles Premium Articles All BP Articles Archives
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 624: 2015 Season Preview Series: Pittsburgh Pirates by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 623: 2015 Season Preview Series: Cincinnati Reds by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 622: 2015 Season Preview Series: Milwaukee Brewers by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 43: I'm Just A Real Big Meepits Fan by Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio
2 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 44: Crash And Burn by Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio
3 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 621: The Moncada Contract, Win Expectancy, and the High-Five Hypothetical by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
3 BP Unfiltered: Does This Record Mean Anything? by Sam Miller
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 620: 2015 Season Preview Series: Chicago White Sox by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
5 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 619: 2015 Season Preview Series: Baltimore Orioles (And an Announcement) by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
1 BP Unfiltered: The Special Status of the Last Man on a Prospect List by Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 618: 2015 Season Preview Series: Houston Astros by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
17 BP Unfiltered: Everybody Played Shortstop by Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 617: Dangerous Dodgers, Spray Hitters, and a World Without Moneyball by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
4 BP Unfiltered: How Many Teams Does It Take to Beat the Dodgers? by Sam Miller
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 43: LABR Party by Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 616: 2015 Season Preview Series: Arizona Diamondbacks by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
0 BP Announcements: Deadline Extended for Greg Spira Award Nominations by Baseball Prospectus
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 615: 2015 Season Preview Series: Atlanta Braves by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
0 BP Announcements: 10th Annual Sutton's Strokes for Little Folks Golf Tournament by Baseball Prospectus
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 614: 2015 Season Preview Series: Kansas City Royals by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
0 BP Unfiltered: SABR Analytics Conference Research Awards Finalists: Vote Now by Baseball Prospectus
2 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 42: The Good Face, The Good Head by Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 613: 2015 Season Preview Series: Colorado Rockies by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 612: What Life After Rules Changes Would Look Like by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 611: 2015 Season Preview Series: Minnesota Twins by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
3 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 42: Are You Betting On Ryan Braun's Thumb? by Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio
10 BP Unfiltered: 2015 Three True Outcomes Scoresheet Keeper Rankings by Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss
5 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 610: 2015 Season Preview Series: Philadelphia Phillies by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
3 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 609: Kiley McDaniel on Yoan Moncada, Cuba, and Prospect Bias by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
2 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 41: I Am Absolutely Salty by Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio
0 BP Unfiltered: On Baseball's New Marketing Agency And Appealing to the Masses by Jeff Quinton
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 41: The One About Javy Baez by Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 608: Unsolved Mysteries of the Mailbag by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
2 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 607: The 2015 Minor League Free Agent Draft by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
3 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 40: Crossing The Line by Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio
2 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 606: The Baseball-to-Cricket Conversion by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
26 BP Unfiltered: People Are Currently Reading The 2015 BP Annual And You Could Be Next by Jason Wojciechowski
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 605: Emails for the Asking by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
1 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 40: Weathermen by Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 604: PECOTA's Surprising Pitcher Projections by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
2 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 603: Dirk Hayhurst on Pace and the Batter-Pitcher Balance of Power by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
3 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 39: Gimme by Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio
2 BP Unfiltered: The 32 Predictions Contest Results by Sky Kalkman
5 BP Unfiltered: Get to Know: Concepts That Confuse BP Fantasy Readers by Ben Carsley
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 602: These Emails Are Marked As Important by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
1 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 39: This Is Another Tangent by Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 601: Why Washington Signed Scherzer by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 600: If You Love Your GM, Should You Set Him Free? by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 38: Kids Are Just Adult Prospects by Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio
2 BP Job Postings: Cardinals Job Openings by BP Staff
February 27, 2015 6:01 am
Ben and Sam preview the Pirates' season with Sarah Sprague, and Sahadev talks to Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Pirates beat writer Travis Sawchik (at 23:22).
February 26, 2015 6:01 am
Ben and Sam preview the Reds' season with R.J. Anderson, and Sahadev talks to Cincinnati Enquirer Reds beat writer C. Trent Rosecrans (at 25:34).
February 25, 2015 6:01 am
Ben and Sam preview the Brewers' season with J.P. Breen, and Sahadev talks to Brewers play-by-play broadcaster Joe Block (at 24:16).
February 24, 2015 11:30 pm
There Is No Offseason is a podcast that focuses exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats. We talk major leagues, minor leagues and we never miss an opportunity to take a jab at Craig.
February 24, 2015 7:00 am
Bret and Mike take a deep dive into current fantasy baseball topics.
February 24, 2015 6:01 am
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about Yoan Moncada, sabermetric broadcasts, the replacement-level high-five rate, and more.
February 23, 2015 9:34 am
Assessing the noteworthiness of a very rare achievement.
There are records that are very important and records that aren't important at all. Within each category are records that get lots of attention and records that get very little attention. Thusly:
Read the full article...
February 23, 2015 6:01 am
Ben and Sam preview the White Sox' season with Tim Marchman, and Sahadev talks to Dan Hayes, who covers the White Sox for CSN Chicago (at 36:52).
February 20, 2015 6:01 am
Ben and Sam make an exciting announcement and preview the Orioles' season with Jeff Long, and Sahadev talks to MASNSports.com Orioles beat writer Roch Kubatko (at 32:04).
February 19, 2015 1:21 pm
Is the no. 100 prospect more loved than no. 99?
Over at Baseball America, John Manuel ran down all the No. 1 overall prospects Baseball America has ever chosen, from best (
) to worst ( Alex Rodriguez click over there). At the bottom of the post, he switches things up and talks about prospect no. 100: Read the full article...
February 19, 2015 6:01 am
Ben and Sam preview the Astros' season with Ted Walker, and Sahadev talks to Houston Chronicle Astros beat writer Evan Drellich (at 34:30).
February 18, 2015 1:18 pm
Possession is nine-tenths of the law, except when it comes to shortstop.
There are phrases that get repeated in the BP Annual that we do our best as editors to avoid, like "at the highest level" or "advanced approach" or "command
and control." Then there are the phrases that get repeated because they're so crucial to analysis that you simply can't avoid mentioning them often. Like whether the player who is manning shortstop in A-Ball is going to be able to man shortstop at the highest level in the majors. So I'd argue that this repetition is justified: Read the full article...