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08-25

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2

Dynasty Dynamics: What the Hell Is Happening: AL Edition
by
Ben Carsley

08-23

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6

The Buyer's Guide: Keon Broxton
by
J.P. Breen

08-23

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Closer Report: Week 21
by
Matt Collins

08-22

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Deep League Report: Week 21
by
Scooter Hotz

08-19

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10

Free Agent Watch: Week 21
by
George Bissell and J.J. Jansons

08-19

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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week of August 22, 2016
by
Bret Sayre

08-19

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TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 91
by
Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

08-18

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4

Fantasy Freestyle: The Unsung Heroes of the Shortstop Revolution
by
Wilson Karaman

08-17

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Fantasy Freestyle: Recent Top Performers: Pitchers and Outfielders
by
J.P. Breen

08-16

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Closer Report: Week 20
by
Matt Collins

08-16

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Deep League Report: Week 20
by
Scooter Hotz

08-15

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The Buyer's Guide: Justin Turner
by
J.P. Breen

08-12

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7

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 19
by
Greg Wellemeyer

08-10

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Fantasy Freestyle: Trade Deadline Post-Mortem
by
J.P. Breen

08-09

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11

Closer Report: Week 19
by
Matt Collins

08-09

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2

Deep League Report: Week 19
by
Scooter Hotz

08-08

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The Buyer's Guide: Daniel Murphy
by
J.P. Breen

08-05

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4

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 18
by
Greg Wellemeyer

08-05

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2

TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 90
by
Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

08-04

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2

The Stash List: 18th Edition, 2016
by
J.J. Jansons

08-04

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Fantasy Freestyle: Early Returns on the 2016 Draft Class
by
Wilson Karaman

08-02

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13

Closer Report: Week 18
by
Matt Collins

08-01

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Deep League Report: Week 18
by
Scooter Hotz

08-01

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The Buyer's Guide: J.A. Happ
by
J.P. Breen

07-29

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2

Free Agent Watch: Week 18
by
George Bissell and J.J. Jansons

07-29

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The Quinton: Searching for Trade Deadline Targets
by
Jeff Quinton

07-29

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2

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 17
by
Greg Wellemeyer

07-27

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11

Fantasy Freestyle: Four Things I Believe
by
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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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 16
by
Greg Wellemeyer

07-21

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

07-08

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

07-07

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Player Profile: Matt Kemp
by
Jeff Quinton

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July 21, 2016 6:00 am

Potential Impact Call-Ups: Pitchers

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J.P. Breen

A look at several young arms who could be knocking on the big-league door and ready to help your fantasy squad.

Jose De Leon, RHP, Los Angeles Dodgers
(Strikeouts, ERA, Wins)


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July 20, 2016 6:00 am

TDGX Transactions: Let's Talk About Yulieski Gurriel

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George Bissell

A look at the moves made by the experts in the TDGX dynasty league this week.

Welcome back to the latest installment of TDGX Transactions, BP’s weekly series providing fantasy owners with an inside look at The Dynasty Guru Experts League (TDGX), a 20-team (40-man roster) 5x5 rotisserie dynasty league. It is the literal embodiment of the phrase “deep dynasty.” It’s also populated by some of the most talented fantasy baseball analysts and competitors on the planet. In addition to taking an in-depth look at each week’s TDGX free agent acquisitions ($100 FAAB budget per team with zero dollar bids allowed) we will also break down every major trade, with perspectives from both sides of the deal.

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July 20, 2016 6:00 am

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

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Jeff Quinton

Why most barters occur on the day weekly transactions are processed, and how to take advantage of such trends.

Fantasy baseball trades, as we have discussed previously, tend to happen at certain times. They happen after the last of the big free agents sign in the offseason, right before the keeper deadline, and right before the league’s trading deadline. More than anything though, at least in the leagues in which I participate, trades happen on the day of weekly transaction. For many leagues, this day is Sunday. These days, especially at this time of the year in leagues with active trade markets, are fun days. If we’re lucky, the messages, emails, and texts are flying as we see what is out there and try to improve our team.

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July 19, 2016 6:00 am

Closer Report: Week 16

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Matt Collins

Surveying the ninth-inning situations around the league.

We’re coming off a three-day week in the baseball world, but there was still plenty of closer news to unwrap. As always, you can keep up with the changes in real time with the closer grid. The recent changes are highlighted in yellow. Now, on to the news.

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July 18, 2016 6:00 am

Deep League Report: Week 16

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Scooter Hotz

Examining players who might pique your interest in deeper formats.

After a slow week due to the All-Star break, it’s a big week here at the Deep League Report thanks to a big move from the NL to the AL, a couple of notable call-ups, and a Cuban signee expected to be in the big leagues a few weeks from now. You can’t take those FAAB dollars with you if you have any left at the end of the season. It’s time to put them to work for your team.

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July 15, 2016 6:00 am

Free Agent Watch: Week 16

2

George Bissell and J.J. Jansons

If these players are on your league's waiver wire, take a few minutes out of your Pokemon chasing and go get 'em.

12-Team Mixed Leagues

Dee Gordon, 2B, Miami Marlins (Ownership: 80 percent CBS, 63 percent ESPN, 76 percent Yahoo!)

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July 14, 2016 11:08 am

The Stash List: 15th Edition, 2016

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J.J. Jansons

Alex Bregman might not be coming up this weekend after all, but he gets to keep the no. 1 spot on the list as consolation.

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 13, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: First-Half Awards

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J.P. Breen

With the All-Star break upon us, J.P. dishes out some (figurative) hardware.

HITTERS

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July 12, 2016 6:00 am

Closer Report: Week 15

2

Matt Collins

Surveying the ninth-inning situations around the league.

Baseball is taking its midsummer break this week, which means that fantasy will be on pause for a few days as well. That doesn’t mean there’s no closer news, though. There’s always closer news. You cannot escape the closer news no matter how hard you may try. This past week was just a tad busy, so we’ll get right to it. As always, keep up with the changes with the closer grid. The changes since last week are highlighted in yellow. Let’s go.

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July 11, 2016 6:00 am

The Buyer's Guide: Brandon Belt

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J.P. Breen

The Giants first baseman does something less often than every qualified hitter, and it might help him sustain his first-half success.

Brandon Belt has been a fantasy darling for years, ever since he hit .289/.360/.481 with 17 homers for the San Francisco Giants in 2013. Injuries and a lack of premium power, perhaps due to his home park, have kept him from being a top-end fantasy first baseman. That’s even true this season—Belt is only the 16th-ranked first baseman in ESPN leagues—but it’s impossible to ignore his impressive .301/.406/.523 slash line and wonder if his true fantasy value exceeds what the normal algorithms indicate.

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July 11, 2016 6:00 am

Deep League Report: Week 15

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Scooter Hotz

Examining players who might pique your interest in deeper formats.

The All-Star break makes this a short week for roto purposes. The games that count for your team don’t start until Friday. That gives your players nursing minor injuries time to recuperate without costing your team in the standings. If you need to fill holes in your roster for the three days of games scheduled for this week, check out the players below.

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July 8, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: First Half in Review

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Greg Wellemeyer

With the All-Star break looming, Greg looks back at his first-half recommendations.

Several weeks ago, a reader asked me if I kept tabs on the results of the recommendations made in the weekly starting pitcher planner. My response went something like, “yeah, that’d be great, but where’s the time gonna come from?”

With no need for a planner as we head into a short week, I thought it might be a good idea to use this space to slap some data together and review my work. We all know there’s a wide range of outcomes for any single contest, and no matter how solid the analysis underlying a recommendation is, it’s easy to hand-wave the results when they don’t line up with expectations. So and so didn’t have his best stuff that night, so and so was facing an inexplicably hot player, so and so was the victim of bad calls, or seeing-eye singles, or poor defense.

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