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07-27

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7

Fantasy Freestyle: Four Things I Believe
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J.P. Breen

07-26

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Closer Report: Week 17
by
Matt Collins

07-26

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Fantasy Trade Targets
by
BP Fantasy Staff

07-25

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Deep League Report: Week 17
by
Scooter Hotz

07-25

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2

The Buyer's Guide: Second-Half Additions
by
J.P. Breen

07-22

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Fantasy Freestyle: Yasiel Puig's Missing Pop
by
Wilson Karaman

07-22

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5

Free Agent Watch: Week 17
by
George Bissell and J.J. Jansons

07-22

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4

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 16
by
Greg Wellemeyer

07-21

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8

The Stash List: 16th Edition, 2016
by
J.J. Jansons

07-21

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3

Potential Impact Call-Ups: Pitchers
by
J.P. Breen

07-20

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TDGX Transactions: Let's Talk About Yulieski Gurriel
by
George Bissell

07-20

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The Quinton: Is There a Best Day (of the Week) to Trade?
by
Jeff Quinton

07-19

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4

Closer Report: Week 16
by
Matt Collins

07-18

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Deep League Report: Week 16
by
Scooter Hotz

07-15

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2

Free Agent Watch: Week 16
by
George Bissell and J.J. Jansons

07-14

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12

The Stash List: 15th Edition, 2016
by
J.J. Jansons

07-13

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5

Fantasy Freestyle: First-Half Awards
by
J.P. Breen

07-12

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2

Closer Report: Week 15
by
Matt Collins

07-11

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The Buyer's Guide: Brandon Belt
by
J.P. Breen

07-11

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Deep League Report: Week 15
by
Scooter Hotz

07-08

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3

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: First Half in Review
by
Greg Wellemeyer

07-08

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8

Fantasy Freestyle: Second-Half... Bounce Backs?
by
Mike Gianella

07-07

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Player Profile: Matt Kemp
by
Jeff Quinton

07-07

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Fantasy Freestyle: Gimme Some of That Sweet Ratio Love
by
Wilson Karaman

07-07

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3

The Stash List: 14th Edition, 2016
by
J.J. Jansons

07-06

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6

Dynasty Dynamics: Futures Game Preview: U.S. Team
by
Ben Carsley

07-06

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Deep League Report: Week 14
by
Scooter Hotz

07-06

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Dynasty Dynamics: Futures Game Preview: World Team
by
J.P. Breen

07-05

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7

Closer Report: Week 14
by
Matt Collins

07-05

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The Buyer's Guide: Junior Guerra
by
J.P. Breen

07-01

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Deep League Report: Week 13
by
Scooter Hotz

07-01

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Free Agent Watch: Week 14
by
George Bissell and J.J. Jansons

07-01

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In-Season Fantasy Valuations: Second Edition, 2016
by
Mike Gianella

07-01

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8

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 14
by
Greg Wellemeyer

07-01

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TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 88
by
Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

07-01

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The Quinton: Trading With or As the Leader
by
Jeff Quinton

06-30

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7

The Stash List: 13th Edition, 2016
by
J.J. Jansons

06-30

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3

Fantasy Freestyle: Dynasty Prospects: A Few of My Favorites
by
Wilson Karaman

06-29

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3

Potential Impact Call-Ups: Position Players
by
J.P. Breen

06-28

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Closer Report: Week 13
by
Matt Collins

06-27

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The Buyer's Guide: Steven Wright
by
J.P. Breen

06-24

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Deep League Report: Week 12
by
Scooter Hotz

06-24

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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 13
by
Greg Wellemeyer

06-24

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Player Profile: Zach Davies
by
Jeff Quinton

06-24

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4

Fantasy Freestyle: Bargains and Busts, Midseason Edition
by
Mike Gianella

06-23

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8

The Stash List: 12th Edition, 2016
by
J.J. Jansons

06-23

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4

Dynasty Dynamics: Six Dynasty Prospects to Stash or Flip
by
Ben Carsley

06-22

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TDGX Transactions: Throwing the Kitchen Sink
by
George Bissell

06-22

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5

The Fantasy Verdict: Duvall You Believe?
by
J.P. Breen

06-21

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Closer Report: Week 12
by
Matt Collins

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July 7, 2016 10:53 am

The Stash List: 14th Edition, 2016

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J.J. Jansons

No changes in the top six this week, but a pair of L.A. lefties are climbing the board.

For a refresher on the four types of players that are eligible for inclusion on this list, please see the first edition of the year to find out why players like A.J. Pollock, Michael Brantley, Yu Darvish, and Zack Greinke are not listed below.

Last week’s Stash List can be found here.

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July 6, 2016 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: Futures Game Preview: U.S. Team

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Ben Carsley

A look at the fantasy outlooks of the prospects on the domestic side of this month's contest.

Dynasty Dynamics: Team USA Futures Game Breakdown

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July 6, 2016 6:00 am

Deep League Report: Week 14

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Scooter Hotz

Examining players who might pique your interest in deeper formats.

You’re in the thick of it now. Halfway through the season, unhappy with your roster, and looking for something to do, you turn to the free agent pool. What will you find there in deep AL-only and NL-only leagues? Backup catchers, thirty-something corner infielders, middle relievers and rookies who didn’t appear in anybody’s top 100 (or 101) prospect lists. Playing the waiver wire week after week can seem like an exercise in futility as you spend half an hour deciding how to sequence your contingent bids on utility players and seventh-inning men, but that constant fine tuning can be the difference between finishing in the money and finishing out of the money. Keep at it.

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July 6, 2016 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: Futures Game Preview: World Team

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J.P. Breen

Eloy Jimenez, Yoan Moncada, and Jorge Mateo are among the players on the squad who might be future fantasy studs.

The BP Prospect Staff released scouting reports of the U.S. and World rosters for the upcoming Futures Game. Read them. Get to know them. Love them. That’s where you can find the real meat and potatoes of this dish. I am looking to translate those scouting reports into a usable fantasy context.

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July 5, 2016 6:00 am

Closer Report: Week 14

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Matt Collins

Surveying the ninth-inning situations around the league.

As you get over your hangover after a long holiday weekend, you can be comforted by the fact that there was actually quite a bit going down in the world of closers last week. We had trades, injuries and returns of injuries in addition to normal notable performances. As always, you can keep up with the action on the closer grid, and the changes over the week are highlighted in yellow. Let’s get to it.

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July 5, 2016 6:00 am

The Buyer's Guide: Junior Guerra

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J.P. Breen

Is it time to sell high on the 31-year-old rookie righty, or is it actually time to buy?

What does one do with a 31-year-old rookie hurler who boasts a 2.93 ERA over the course of 76 2/3 innings?

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July 1, 2016 10:52 am

Deep League Report: Week 13

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Scooter Hotz

Examining players who might pique your interest in deeper formats.

This week’s theme is repeats. For the first time this season (I think), I am listing players who have been profiled in this space already this year. These players have changed teams, jobs, or just gotten hot. Circumstances change, and sometimes, so do players. None of the players here are the 2016 version of 2010 Jose Bautista, but that doesn’t mean that they’re the same player they were in March when you finalized your bid limits, either.

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July 1, 2016 6:00 am

Free Agent Watch: Week 14

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George Bissell and J.J. Jansons

If these players are available in your league, they might be worth a look, depending on the format.

12-Team Mixed Leagues

Javier Baez, UT, Chicago Cubs (Ownership: 47 percent CBS, 27 percent ESPN, 26 percent Yahoo!)

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July 1, 2016 6:00 am

In-Season Fantasy Valuations: Second Edition, 2016

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Mike Gianella

A look at hitters' and pitchers' fantasy earnings to date.

We are almost halfway through the 2016 season, so it is time to take a look at what players have earned year-to-date in fantasy baseball.

In the linked document, you will find values through games of Wednesday, June 29th for:

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July 1, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 14

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Greg Wellemeyer

Helping you set your fantasy rotation for next week with a look at the two-start pitchers.

Welcome to the starting pitcher planner, where every Friday I’ll be taking a look at the pitchers slated for two turns in the upcoming week. The hope is that the planner can help guide lineup and FAAB decisions that need to be made over the weekend. Of course, my information isn’t perfect and I don’t have a crystal ball. Rain, injuries, and teams reshuffling between when I write and Monday’s first pitch will definitely happen. If new information comes to light after we publish, I’ll try to tackle it in the comments. Feel free to beat me to it if you have any info, and I’ll be glad to offer my opinion there if you want it.

Let’s get some ground rules out the way before getting started. The pitchers will be split by league and then by category. Here are some general thoughts about the categories:

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July 1, 2016 6:00 am

TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 88

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Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

The Outcomes discuss their recent Scoresheet trades, the ideal baseball simulation, and much more.

This Week’s Podcast

This week, the Three True Outcomes were busy making trades for their teams, and we discuss a few on the air. Then, we ponder the perfect baseball simulation. We talk about the core tenets of the ideal way to simulate a baseball game and we banter about the big questions: How much uncertainty do we want? Should it feel random? Should season performance line up with simulation performance? How much should recent performance matter? How should defensive ratings work? Spoiler alert: We don’t answer all of these questions on this week’s episode.

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July 1, 2016 6:00 am

The Quinton: Trading With or As the Leader

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Jeff Quinton

Examining the tacticts behind consummating a swap if you're in first place or dealing with the first-place team.

First, to clarify, by leader, we mean an entity that all others are trailing in a competition, not an entity that others follow in action.

Right now, and always, we are either leading, tied for the lead, or not leading; that’s fantasy baseball for ya. Here at The Quinton, we tend to have our discussions more in terms of teams that are focused on the short term (buyers) and teams that are focused on the long term (sellers) as opposed to teams currently in first and teams not currently in first. The reason for this is that, in theory, which team is in first place should not matter; each team should be focused making decisions that will most increase their odds of winning. As we have so often said, though, “in reality, this reality ain’t theory.” In this case, it does matter which team has the lead. It also matters whether the league is in a redraft or dynasty/keeper league. We will discuss each of those scenarios below, what behaviors those situations tend to cause, and what we can do take advantage or best deal with those behaviors. (Lastly, the scenario we are going to be discussing is when a team has clear lead.)

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