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89 BP Announcements: Ballpark Events List by Joe Hamrahi
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 13: It's Not Ceviche by Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio
2 BP Unfiltered: This Week in Bunting to Beat the Shift, 4/18 by Ben Lindbergh
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 431: The Rising Strikeout Rate Symposium by Ben Lindbergh
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 430: Dirk Hayhurst on Cheating, Beaning, and Clubhouse Race Relations by Ben Lindbergh and Russell A. Carleton
0 BP Announcements: Saberseminar Tickets on Sale Now by Baseball Prospectus
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 15 by Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 429: The Dodgers, DirecTV, and Baseball's Broadcast Bubble/Your Finest Emails by Ben Lindbergh and Zachary Levine
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 428: Jesse Katz on Yasiel Puig's Origin Story by Ben Lindbergh and Jason Wojciechowski
2 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 427: Owen Good on the Past, Present, and Future of Baseball Video Games by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
3 BP Announcements: Important HACKING MASS Changes by Dave Pease
4 BP Announcements: HACKING MASS Competition 2014 by Rob McQuown
6 BP Unfiltered: This Week in Bunting to Beat the Shift, 4/11 by Ben Lindbergh
1 BP Unfiltered: This Week's New Pitching Lines, 4/11 by Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 426: A Conversation with Cuba's Sabermetric Splinter Group by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
7 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 425: The Costliest Injuries Suffered So Far by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 14: Liberal Swinger by Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 424: Bonds vs. Trout and Other Listener Emails by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Unfiltered: Mark Appel: A PITCHf/x First Look by Dan Brooks
3 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 423: Analyzing Early April Trends by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Unfiltered: Pineda is Back by Harry Pavlidis
3 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 422: Is Oakland's Ballpark an Embarrassment to Baseball? by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
24 BP Unfiltered: 2014 Top Prospects Compilation - Updated March 31, 2014 by Joe Hamrahi
1 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 12 Latin Spice by Bret Sayre, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio
1 BP Unfiltered: This Week's New Pitching Lines by Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 421: How Much Money Should Players Make? by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
1 BP Unfiltered: 32 Predictions Contest Response Summary by Sky Kalkman
8 BP Unfiltered: So What Was Daniel Murphy Doing in the Delivery Room? by Russell A. Carleton
9 BP Unfiltered: Ranking the Retirement Gifts: Houston Astros by Ben Lindbergh
2 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 420: Yost, Replay, Porter, and PEDs by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
12 BP Unfiltered: Do the Rays Have a Drug Problem? by Ben Lindbergh
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 419: The Return of the Mid-Week Email Show by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
2 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 13 by Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 418: Jonah Keri on the Beginning, End, and Importance of the Expos by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 417: Baseball Banter for Opening Day by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
5 BP Unfiltered: Beware of Bias in Predicted Team Win Totals by Jeffrey A. Friedman
0 Baseball Prospectus Book News: Futures Guide 2014 Now Available in All Formats by Dave Pease
1 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 11: Bret's Back! by Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 416: Listener Emails: One Miguel Cabrera, Many Mike Trouts by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: The 2014 Team Preview Podcast Compendium by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Nick Wheatley-Schaller
0 BP Announcements: Baseball Prospectus Day at Globe Life Park - April 12, 2014 (Last Day to Purchase Tickets is March 30) by Joe Hamrahi
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 12 by Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio
4 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 415: 2014 Season Preview Series: Los Angeles Dodgers by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Nick Wheatley-Schaller
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 414: 2014 Season Preview Series: Tampa Bay Rays by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Nick Wheatley-Schaller
2 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 413: 2014 Season Preview Series: Washington Nationals by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Nick Wheatley-Schaller
4 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 412: 2014 Season Preview Series: Detroit Tigers by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Nick Wheatley-Schaller
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 10: I'm Sorry by Bret Sayre, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio
9 BP Announcements: Fantasy Resources Page by Rob McQuown
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 411: The Too Many Excellent Emails Edition by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Announcements: Playoff Odds Report Now Available by Rob McQuown
A list of our stadium visits for the upcoming season.
Looking for all of our Baseball Prospectus Day ballpark events for the upcoming season? Well, you’ve come to the right place.
Below, you’ll find the dates that we are scheduled to come to your home team’s stadium. More events will be added as the dates and specifics are confirmed.
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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. The second installment of a series designed to reveal whether batters are striking back against defensive shifts.
Last week I
started a season-long series devoted to tracking bunts for base hits with the infield shift in effect; this is the second installment. To bring you up to speed on the series’ premise and methodology will take but two brief excerpts. Excerpt one: Read the full article...
Ben discusses the origins and implications of baseball's skyrocketing strikeout rate with a panel of experts including Harry Pavlidis, Rob Neyer, Brian Bannister, and Alan Nathan.
Ben and Russell talk to Dirk Hayhurst about doctoring baseballs, hitting batters, and the perceived effect of race on clubhouse chemistry. Learn about baseball, support cancer research.
Baseball Prospectus is proud to be a sponsor of Sabermetrics, Scouting, and the Science of Baseball, the fourth-annual series of baseball presentations, panels, and discussions held to benefit the Jimmy Fund, a Boston-area cancer research charity.
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Bret and Mike take some deeper dives into important fantasy topics of the week.
Ben and Zachary talk to David Lazarus about the Dodgers and baseball's broadcast bubble, then answer emails about Scott Boras, Brian Cashman, the AL East, and more.
Ben and Jason talk to Jesse Katz about his reporting on Yasiel Puig's harrowing escape from Cuba.
Ben and Sam talk to Owen Good about MLB 14: The Show, where baseball video games have been, and where they're going. We've changed the scoring system for the HACKING MASS contest.
It's been a few years since we last ran a
HACKING MASS contest, and we're excited to see all the enthusiasm for the concept out there... despite our late announcement of the contest this year, over 800 teams have already been created. I heard from BP co-founder Rany Jazayerli last week, and based on his recommendation, we made a scoring rules change. While we already updated the original announcement with the details, I wanted to post separately about this to make sure you're aware of the change, so you have time to make any adjustments to your HACKING MASS roster before Monday, April 14, at midnight PST.
Read the full article... Baseball Prospectus' long-running pick-the-worst fantasy game is back for 2014 after taking a few seasons off.
UPDATE : We've upgraded the scoring logic of HACKING MASS to better fit the times, and changed the deadline to give you more time (April 14). The new ESPN calculation is below.
HACKING MASS, our competition to pick the least dangerous hitters and least effective pitchers in the majors, returns for the 2014 season! You can field your team and put yourself in the running for $100, a lifetime Baseball Prospectus Premium subscription , or one of nine one-year BP Premium subscriptions by clicking here . Registration is open to anyone with a Baseball Prospectus account, including Basic accounts, which are free to create. You'll have a full week to enter (the deadline is April 14, 2014, at midnight PST), but it's easy to change players, so feel free to go all in on Goins on the entry form today, then switch to Ryan Darwin Barney Monday morning. But once the deadline arrives, partial teams will be dropped and new entries and changes will no longer be allowed. Read the full article...