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06-30

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

06-30

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

06-29

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

06-28

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Closer Report: Week 13
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Matt Collins

06-27

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

06-24

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Deep League Report: Week 12
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Scooter Hotz

06-24

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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 13
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Greg Wellemeyer

06-24

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Player Profile: Zach Davies
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Jeff Quinton

06-24

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Fantasy Freestyle: Bargains and Busts, Midseason Edition
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Mike Gianella

06-23

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

06-23

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

06-22

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TDGX Transactions: Throwing the Kitchen Sink
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George Bissell

06-22

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

06-21

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Closer Report: Week 12
by
Matt Collins

06-21

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Five to Watch: Triple-A Hitters
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Greg Wellemeyer

06-21

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Expert FAAB Review: Week 12
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Mike Gianella

06-20

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The Buyer's Guide: DJ LeMahieu
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J.P. Breen

06-17

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Free Agent Watch: Week 12
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George Bissell and J.J. Jansons

06-17

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Fantasy Freestyle: So What's Going on with Jose Abreu, Anyway?
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Wilson Karaman

06-17

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The Quinton: In-Season Solutions, Missed
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Jeff Quinton

06-17

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Fantasy Freestyle: On Average, We'd Rather Not
by
Mike Gianella

06-17

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TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 87
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Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

06-16

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The Stash List: 11th Edition, 2016
by
J.J. Jansons

06-16

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The Buyer's Guide: Checking Progress
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J.P. Breen

06-16

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Deep League Report: Week 11
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Scooter Hotz

06-16

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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 12
by
Greg Wellemeyer

06-14

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Closer Report: Week 11
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Matt Collins

06-13

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The Buyer's Guide: CC Sabathia
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J.P. Breen

06-10

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Fantasy Freestyle: Keeper-League Trading: A Primer
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Mike Gianella

06-10

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Free Agent Watch: Week 11
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George Bissell and J.J. Jansons

06-10

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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 11
by
Greg Wellemeyer

06-09

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The Stash List: 10th Edition, 2016
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J.J. Jansons

06-09

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Fantasy Freestyle: Evaluating the California League All-Stars
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Wilson Karaman

06-09

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Deep League Report: Week 10
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Scooter Hotz

06-09

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Fantasy Freestyle: Building a Contender in TGDX
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J.P. Breen

06-08

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Fantasy Freestyle: Mark Trumbo and Being Wrong
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Jeff Quinton

06-07

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Closer Report: Week 10
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Matt Collins

06-07

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Five to Watch: Double-A Hitters
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Greg Wellemeyer

06-06

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The Buyer's Guide: Minor-League Edition
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J.P. Breen

06-03

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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 10
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Greg Wellemeyer

06-03

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TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 86
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Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

06-03

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Free Agent Watch: Week 10
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George Bissell and J.J. Jansons

06-03

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In-Season Fantasy Valuations: First Edition, 2016
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Mike Gianella

06-02

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The Fantasy Verdict: The Price of Thor
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J.P. Breen

06-02

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The Stash List: Ninth Edition, 2016
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J.J. Jansons

06-02

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Fantasy Freestyle: Yes, You Can Stream Jeff Locke, Except You Can't
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Wilson Karaman

06-02

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Deep League Report: Week Nine
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Scooter Hotz

06-01

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

06-01

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TDGX Transactions: CC Sabathia's Unforeseen Renaissance
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George Bissell

05-31

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Closer Report: Week Nine
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Matt Collins

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June 7, 2016 6:00 am

Closer Report: Week 10

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Matt Collins

Surveying the ninth-inning situations around the league.

Somehow it’s already June, and it seems there is finally some actual action coming our way on the closer front. It still seems like a relatively quiet year in this regard, but there has been some moving and shaking this week. As always, you can check out the closer grid here, and the changes since last week are highlighted. Let’s get to it.

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June 7, 2016 6:00 am

Five to Watch: Double-A Hitters

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Greg Wellemeyer

Examining a handful of Eastern and Southern League prospects who are worthy of your attention.

Around this time last year, I started taking a look at prospects whose early-season performance had their dynasty stocks on the rise. While it’s awfully early to be diving into minor league stat lines, it’s not an exercise completely devoid of merit. You may well miss more than you hit, but last year’s early-June leaderboard mining revealed prospects such as Jacob Nottingham, Trey Mancini, and Cody Reed as prospects whose value was changing dramatically.

I hope it goes without saying that you should always try to pair stat line scouting with actual reports if you can find the information. To that end, you should definitely be reading the amazing work done by our prospect team: daily minor league updates, Monday morning ten packs, eyewitness accounts, notes from the field, chats, mailbag Q&As. It’s quite staggering how prolific they are as a unit, and how much my dynasty game has improved by soaking it all in.

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June 6, 2016 6:00 am

The Buyer's Guide: Minor-League Edition

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J.P. Breen

A look at whether now's the time to buy or sell four notable prospects.

Normally, I focus on the majors in this space and try to offer some thoughts as to why fantasy owners should buy/sell different players. With dynasty leagues getting ever more popular, though, it’s seems valuable to cast our gaze to the young ‘uns and place “buy” or “sell” tags on them, too—as the savvy dynasty owners are focusing just as much on their minor-league rosters as on their major-league ones.

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June 3, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 10

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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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June 3, 2016 6:00 am

TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 86

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Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

The Outcomes help you evaluate your Scoresheet squad through one-third of the season, and discuss the best things they saw this week.

This Week’s Podcast

We’re one-third of the way through the regular season! This week on the podcast we talk about evaluating your Scoresheet teams at this point in the season, and we engage in some banter about MLB current events. We talk about the team level metrics you’d want to review in deciding whether your team is likely to contend this year or not, and we debate the merits of calling the ball this early in the season. We finish, as always, with the best things we saw this week, and one of the outcomes gets emotional.

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June 3, 2016 6:00 am

Free Agent Watch: Week 10

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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

Adam Duvall, OF, Cincinnati Reds (Ownership: 58 percent CBS, 48 percent ESPN, 59 percent Yahoo!)

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June 3, 2016 6:00 am

In-Season Fantasy Valuations: First Edition, 2016

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Mike Gianella

A look at the fantasy dollar values returned by players in AL- and NL-only formats to date.

Last year, I released a handful of in-season valuation articles for my readers who play in AL- and NL-only leagues. Due to limited feedback, I decided not to publish them this year. Of course, you know how this works. People wanted to know why the in-season valuation updates weren’t coming out this year, and an impassioned email-writing campaign was followed in turn by an angry swarm of readers screaming “give me valuations” outside of Baseball Prospectus’ downtown Manhattan offices. In the end dear readers, we decided that your voices mattered. What you see below is the product not just of my efforts but of what your emails, tweets, and in-person protests were telling us. You spoke… and we listened.1

In the linked document, you will find values through games of Wednesday, June 1st for:

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June 2, 2016 10:53 am

The Fantasy Verdict: The Price of Thor

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J.P. Breen

Court is in session as J.P. evaluates trades involving Noah Syndergaard, Troy Tulowitzki, and more.

TRADE NUMBER ONE

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June 2, 2016 10:49 am

The Stash List: Ninth Edition, 2016

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J.J. Jansons

A familiar face remains atop the list, but two new pitchers work their way into the top five.

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 Carlos Carrasco, A.J. Pollock, Michael Brantley, Shin-Soo Choo, Sonny Gray, and Raisel Iglesias are not listed below.

Last week’s Stash List can be found here.

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June 2, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Yes, You Can Stream Jeff Locke, Except You Can't

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Wilson Karaman

Figuring out how to deploy the Pirates lefty in fantasy could be a dicey proposition.

9 IP, 3 H, K. Yep, that’s the line from Jeff Locke’s most recent start against a Marlins offense that ranks fifth in team TAv and sixth in VORP (no, Giancarlo Stanton wasn’t in the lineup, or Dee Gordon for that matter, but the Fish can still hit, somehow). Locke has actually been quite useful in the month of May as a streamer, with clunkers @CHC and home against the excellent D’backs—neither of which should’ve seen him in anyone’s active lineup anyway—mixed in among four quality starts in which he pitched to a 2.48 ERA and a 0.79 WHIP across 29 innings. Are those stats cherry-picked? Kind of. Not really. They’re the whole point of streaming, and Locke’s been a dandy of an option lately. And I suspect he’ll continue to be an option on most of your waiver wires over the next several weeks, as is his lot in mixed league fantasy baseball life. He’s currently the fifth-most added player in Sportsline leagues, however, so perhaps we should dive in a little bit and figure out what’s going on with his recent production. Most importantly, is he worth the add? Should we expect him to remain a viable option through his next few turns?

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June 2, 2016 6:00 am

Deep League Report: Week Nine

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Scooter Hotz

Examining players who might pique your interest in deeper formats.

Multiple guys named Matt, maybe? Alliteration? There might not be a single, consistent theme running through the players profiled in this week’s Deep League Report besides their potential production. If you notice one, let me know in the comments. The value on display this week, however, is surprisingly substantial. Fling that FAAB freely.

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June 1, 2016 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: Seven Prospects to Stash or Flip

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Ben Carsley

Examining whether now's the time to buy or sell a bundle of prospects who are off to hot starts.

So you’ve missed out on Ronald Acuna, Harrison Bader is gone, Dylan Cozens never loved you, someone snapped up Hunter Dozier in April, and even The Other Cody Reed is owned. It’s been tough sledding for you when it comes to grabbing the hot new talent in the minors this season, and your dynasty league’s MiLB roster is looking a bit thin as a result.

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