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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
by
George Bissell

06-22

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The Fantasy Verdict: Duvall You Believe?
by
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
by
Mike Gianella

06-20

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

06-17

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

06-17

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Fantasy Freestyle: So What's Going on with Jose Abreu, Anyway?
by
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
by
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
by
J.P. Breen

06-16

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Deep League Report: Week 11
by
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
by
Matt Collins

06-13

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

06-10

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

06-10

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Free Agent Watch: Week 11
by
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
by
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
by
Scooter Hotz

06-09

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

06-08

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Fantasy Freestyle: Mark Trumbo and Being Wrong
by
Jeff Quinton

06-07

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Closer Report: Week 10
by
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
by
J.P. Breen

06-03

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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 10
by
Greg Wellemeyer

06-03

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TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 86
by
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
by
Mike Gianella

06-02

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

06-02

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The Stash List: Ninth Edition, 2016
by
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
by
George Bissell

05-31

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Closer Report: Week Nine
by
Matt Collins

05-27

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Fantasy Freestyle: Batted-Ball Trajectory and BABIP Overachievers
by
Wilson Karaman

05-27

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Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week Nine
by
Greg Wellemeyer

05-27

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

05-27

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Fantasy Draft Rankings: The Updated Top 300
by
Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

05-26

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

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June 24, 2016 11:06 am

Deep League Report: Week 12

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Scooter Hotz

Examining players who might pique your interest in deeper formats.

One of the position players in this week’s Deep League Report has taken the mound in an MLB game, and his average four-seam fastball velocity is about the same as one of the pitchers profiled this week. That’s kinda neat. And I saw one of the players profiled below in High-A last year before his first appearance on any Top Prospect lists, which is also kinda neat. But most importantly, I answer the question posed by Ayn Rand nearly 60 years ago: Who is John Gant?

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June 24, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 13

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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 24, 2016 6:00 am

Player Profile: Zach Davies

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Jeff Quinton

A look at whether the Brewers righty can sustain his first-half breakout.

Player Background

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June 24, 2016 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Bargains and Busts, Midseason Edition

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Mike Gianella

Examining the players who've earned their fantasy pay to this point in the season and those who haven't.

We are about 72 games into the season and closing in on the true halfway mark. So it seems like as good a time as any to take a look at the hitters and pitchers who have delivered for their fantasy teams so far and the ones who have not.

Table 1: Top 10 Salaries, 2016 AL Pitchers Through June 22

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June 23, 2016 10:51 am

The Stash List: 12th Edition, 2016

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J.J. Jansons

The top two remain the same this week, but the top five welcomes an entrant who ranked outside last week's top 10.

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, and Raisel Iglesias are not listed below.

Last week’s Stash List can be found here.

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June 23, 2016 6:00 am

Dynasty Dynamics: Six Dynasty Prospects to Stash or Flip

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Ben Carsley

Examining a half-dozen minor leaguers who might be worth grabbing in your leagues.

Three weeks ago I took a look at seven prospects you might want to grab in deep dynasty leagues to either trade or to build around. Time has passed, and now I have six different names for you. You may read more about the premise in the first installment here. Good day.

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June 22, 2016 6:00 am

TDGX Transactions: Throwing the Kitchen Sink

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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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June 22, 2016 6:00 am

The Fantasy Verdict: Duvall You Believe?

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J.P. Breen

Court is in session as J.P. evaluates a few reader-submitted trades.

TRADE NUMBER ONE

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June 21, 2016 6:00 am

Closer Report: Week 12

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Matt Collins

Surveying the ninth-inning situations around the league.

After a handful of exciting weeks in a row on the closer front, we’re coming off a seven-day stretch in which next to nothing happened. The bad news is that there aren’t many options on the waiver wire that are all that much attractive as they were last week. The good news is that this gives me a little time to talk about some guys I haven’t had a chance to this year. As always, you can keep up with changes on the closer grid. Now, on to the news…

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June 21, 2016 6:00 am

Five to Watch: Triple-A Hitters

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Greg Wellemeyer

Examining a handful of bats who could soon be knocking on the big-league door.

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 21, 2016 6:00 am

Expert FAAB Review: Week 12

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Mike Gianella

A look at how the wise guys spent their money in expert leagues this week.

Welcome to The FAAB Review, the series that looks at the expert bidding in LABR mixed, Tout Wars NL, and Tout Wars AL every week in an effort to try and help you, the Baseball Prospectus reader, with your fantasy baseball bidding needs. Bret Sayre and I participate in LABR mixed while I have a team in Tout Wars NL, so I can provide some insight on the bids and the reasoning behind them. LABR uses a $100 budget with one-dollar minimum bids, while the Tout Wars leagues use a $1,000 budget with zero-dollar minimum bids. I will also be including Bret’s winning bids in Tout Wars mixed auction league where applicable.

LABR and Tout Wars both use a bidding deadline of Sunday at midnight ET.

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June 20, 2016 11:02 am

The Buyer's Guide: DJ LeMahieu

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J.P. Breen

Are the Rockies second baseman's drastic home-road splits cause to move on from him in fantasy?

Fantasy owners are used to playing matchups, whether they be based on platoon numbers or individual pitcher-types. It’s all about lineup optimization and accumulating every little advantage that’s possible. However, it’s also about recognizing which “matchups” are actually noteworthy enough to factor into fantasy decisions.

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