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07-31

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BP Unfiltered: The 2015 Trade Deadline Transaction Analysis Thread
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Baseball Prospectus

06-05

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BP Unfiltered: Everything You Could Have Learned This Week, 6/5/15
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Ian Frazer

05-30

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BP Unfiltered: '32 Predictions' Crowd Answers
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BP Staff

05-29

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BP Unfiltered: Everything You Could Have Learned This Week, 5/29/15
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Ian Frazer

05-22

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BP Unfiltered: Everything You Could Have Learned This Week, 5/22/15
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Ian Frazer

05-15

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BP Unfiltered: Everything You Could Have Learned This Week, 5/15/15
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Ian Frazer

05-15

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BP Unfiltered: Saberseminar Tickets On Sale Now!
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Dan Brooks

05-10

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BP Unfiltered: Wandy Rodriguez Throws A Hidden Reverse Humber
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Kate Morrison

05-08

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BP Unfiltered: Everything You Could Have Learned This Week, 5/8/15
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Ian Frazer

05-01

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BP Unfiltered: Everything You Could Have Learned This Week, 5/1/15
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Ian Frazer

04-30

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BP Unfiltered: The Comeback
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Matthew Trueblood

04-29

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BP Unfiltered: Every Team's Emergency Catcher
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Sam Miller

04-24

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BP Unfiltered: Everything You Could Have Learned This Week, 4/24/15
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Ian Frazer

04-20

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BP Unfiltered: To Answer Your Question About Performance After Intentional Walks
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Sam Miller

04-17

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BP Unfiltered: Everything You Could Have Learned This Week, 4/17/15
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Ian Frazer

04-16

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BP Unfiltered: The Power of Seven?
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Russell A. Carleton

04-10

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BP Unfiltered: Everything You Could Have Learned This Week, 4/10/15
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Ian Frazer

04-10

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BP Unfiltered: The Best Part of the Twins Season So Far
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Zachary Levine

04-08

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BP Unfiltered: Forever Young
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Sam Miller

04-06

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BP Unfiltered: A Story About Baseball and a Father and Son I've Never Met
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Sam Miller

04-06

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BP Unfiltered: The 32 Predictions Contest 2015
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Sky Kalkman

04-03

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BP Unfiltered: Every Team’s Moneyball, Literally Every Team, In One Post
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Andrew Koo

04-03

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BP Unfiltered: Everything You Could Have Learned This Week, 4/3/15
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Ian Frazer

03-27

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BP Unfiltered: Everything You Could Have Learned This Week, 3/27/15
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Ian Frazer

03-24

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BP Unfiltered: Which Position Would Win A Tournament of Positions?
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Sam Miller

03-22

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BP Unfiltered: Everything You Could Have Learned This Week, 3/20/15
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Ian Frazer

03-18

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BP Unfiltered: More On This Week's Play Index
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Sam Miller

03-17

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BP Unfiltered: Dreams of Fields
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Jeff Quinton

03-12

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BP Unfiltered: The Most Volatile Starting Rotations, the Least Volatile Starters
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Sam Miller

03-10

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BP Unfiltered: A Brief Introduction
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Jim Walsh

03-09

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BP Unfiltered: Probably My Favorite Clayton Kershaw Fun Fact
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Sam Miller

03-09

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BP Unfiltered: A Kershaw Day fun fact
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Zachary Levine

02-23

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BP Unfiltered: Does This Record Mean Anything?
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Sam Miller

02-19

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BP Unfiltered: The Special Status of the Last Man on a Prospect List
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Sam Miller

02-18

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BP Unfiltered: Everybody Played Shortstop
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Sam Miller

02-17

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BP Unfiltered: How Many Teams Does It Take to Beat the Dodgers?
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Sam Miller

02-13

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BP Unfiltered: SABR Analytics Conference Research Awards Finalists: Vote Now
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Baseball Prospectus

02-09

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BP Unfiltered: 2015 Three True Outcomes Scoresheet Keeper Rankings
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Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

02-05

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BP Unfiltered: On Baseball's New Marketing Agency And Appealing to the Masses
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Jeff Quinton

01-28

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BP Unfiltered: People Are Currently Reading The 2015 BP Annual And You Could Be Next
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Jason Wojciechowski

01-22

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BP Unfiltered: The 32 Predictions Contest Results
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Sky Kalkman

01-22

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BP Unfiltered: Get to Know: Concepts That Confuse BP Fantasy Readers
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Ben Carsley

11-19

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BP Unfiltered: Kansas City Royals Need Systems Architect/Developer
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Baseball Prospectus

11-13

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BP Unfiltered: The First Thing I Will Look For When MVP Results Are Announced Today
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Sam Miller

11-11

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BP Unfiltered: Grading the 'MLB Executive' Predictions, 2012 and 2013
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Sam Miller

10-29

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BP Unfiltered: The Reason Bumgarner Should Start (Even Though He Won't)
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Sam Miller

10-29

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BP Unfiltered: Why NOT to Start Madison Bumgarner
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Russell A. Carleton

10-22

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BP Unfiltered: There Will Be A Game Two
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Russell A. Carleton

10-16

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BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 16
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Craig Goldstein

10-16

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BP Unfiltered: If I Had $200 Million
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Russell A. Carleton

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Here's where you can find all of this year's trade deadline coverage in one spot.

At Baseball Prospectus, we'll be bringing you analysis of every trade and transaction up through Friday's 4 p.m. (ET) non-waiver trade deadline. Check back here for the latest links to our coverage, in chronological order.

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Links galore for your edification

I remember the first time I heard about Sam and Ben's project of running the Sonoma Stompers' analytics department. I immediately thought back to the last time I was in Sonoma, which was actually last summer, because my cousin was getting married there. I remember the car ride in from San Francisco and seeing the rolling hills that line the road inland, and seeing cows standing on those hills. I thought, "Man, it would be really funny if those cows would lose their footing and just roll down those hills," and at that moment, my mind made the connection to why bovine (and other types of) animals probably have hooves: So they can get better footing and don't roll down hills and become material for widely circulated GIFs.

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How we predicted the season.

In April, you all submitted your answers for Sky Kalkman's seventh annual 32 Predictions contest. Ninety-eight percent of us thought Bryce Harper would be better than Torii Hunter. Well done, us! As for all the others... take a look. These are the crowd favorites for each answer, and the degree of favoritism:

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Links from this week

When I was interviewing a high school baseball coach earlier this week, he told me that a leadoff walk comes around to score 88 percent of the time. That's wrong! That's so very, incredibly wrong. I'll tell you who really needs to read this and learn a little something: It's [REDACTED] of [REDACTED] High School in [REDACTED], Missouri. Stop spreading baseball misinformation to impressionable minds!

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On hard slides, hard-hit balls, scorer bias, Barry Bonds, and Ian's dishwasher.

Earlier this week, I moved into a new apartment. It's much better than my old one: It has a couch, a better kitchen with a dishwasher and a roommate who's not a slob. I also bought a new TV and a PlayStation 4. I learned that having nice things is better than not having nice things! So, party at my place, and you're all invited. We'll watch MLB.tv and debate the existence and merits of lineup protection and talk about what else we did or could have learned.

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On clutch hitting, the physics of radar guns, cutters, batted ball velocity, and more.

What did you do this week? I determined, by a completely objective analysis, that Mexican food is the best type of food there is. It covers a wide range of flavors, textures and preferences: Sweet to savory, cool to crazy spicy, crunchy to smooth, vegetarian to carnivore. It's usually affordable, can be eaten in casual or formal settings, and is widely available all across the United States. Anyone who disagrees with me is wrong, and I have little respect for your opinion. Other thing I did this week: Learned all this stuff.

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The annual event is a stathead's dream.

Tickets are now on sale for Sabermetrics, Scouting, and the Science of Baseball 2015. They can be purchased through Ticketleap at: http://saberseminar.ticketleap.com/ss15/

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What's a hidden reverse Humber, you wonder?

On the right day (or days), even the most unexceptional of pitchers can achieve remarkable things.

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On prospecting with stats, beating the shift, measuring the economics of DH, and studying concussions.

I walked out of my last college class yesterday. Since I'm now basically finished with higher education, I don't plan on reading or writing ever again. So this week's articles were dictated to me by my computer's text-to-speech software, and I had my mother type up this post. Thanks mom, love ya!

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On eye color, time-of-day effects, and projecting breakouts.

DRA has changed everything for me. Before its release on Wednesday, I lived in a run-down house with two filthy roommates, my car was a rusty mess with a broken driver-side mirror, and I was a senior in college set to graduate into a weak job market with nothing but a journalism degree.

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The Nationals did something amazing two nights ago. Matt Williams already had a better story to tell, though.

The Nationals’ comeback against the Braves Tuesday night will be remembered as a turning point in their season, if their season ends up being worth remembering. They entered the night at 7-13, and with their ace sidelined by a thumb injury, they asked rookie A.J. Cole to begin the process of turning things around. Cole got shelled, surrendering nine hits and nine runs in two innings of work, a mess that got worse than it needed to be because of Cole’s own error in the field. Atlanta led 9-1 after two innings and 10-2 after four. The Nationals stormed back. A fielding error opened the door to a four-run fifth inning, and ultimately, Washington chased Braves ace Julio Teheran with two outs in the sixth inning, down by the more manageable score of 10-7. The Braves led 12-10 after eight, but Dan Uggla—facing the team who pays the bulk of his salary, the team who cut him outright last summer—came up with a second huge hit (a three-run homer), and Drew Storen bravely held off Atlanta in the bottom of the ninth.

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Just growing a list of every team's emergency catcher.

Help us crowd-source this. If you know one, leave it in the comments, email me by clicking the button at the bottom of this post, or tweet me @sammillerbp. Citations preferred, but not necessary. Current emergency catchers only, please.

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