BASEBALL PROSPECTUS FREE PREVIEW
Monday, July 21 - Sunday, July 27, 2008
Welcome to the Baseball Prospectus Free Preview. From Monday, July 21 to Sunday, July 27, baseballprospectus.com is opening its doors so that everyone can check out the site's features, free of charge.
Whether you're a die-hard fan rooting for your favorite team, a fantasy junkie or just a baseball enthusiast looking for a smarter, more fun approach to the game, Baseball Prospectus is for you. Check out all our features, then tell a friend or three. If you like what you see, subscriptions to Baseball Prospectus Premium start at less than five bucks a month.
Some of the cool stuff to check out this week, completely free of charge, includes:
Under the Knife: News from BP's Will Carroll on player injuries and recoveries, and the impacts on the teams and the races.
Prospectus Today: BP columnist and frequent ESPNews guest Joe Sheehan takes his regular tour around baseball, bringing you the latest happenings and his take on all the big stories.
Transaction Analysis: Christina Kahrl brings you BP's often irreverent trade analysis, breaking down all the latest wheelings and dealings with the usual BP mix of sharp critique and humor.
BP Sortable Stats: Manna from seamhead heaven, from batting average to VORP and everything in between, BP Sortables let you slice and dice the numbers in so many ways that your office productivity is guaranteed to plummet. BP's in-depth metrics can give you insight into your favorite team, your fantasy team, or your secret Neifi Perez infatuation.
BP's PECOTA cards: PECOTA is BP's exclusive forecasting system, and is a great tool that has allowed our subscribers to beat the competition since its inception. This is only the second time that they are being made available to non-subscribers, so take advantage!
And that's just a small sample of what you'll get. We have other great free content. Want a more in-depth approach to baseball analysis? Check out Nate Silver's All-Star Game coverage and his insightful Lies, Damned Lies column on Thursday. There's also Jim Baker's always-entertaining Prospectus Matchups, Jay Jaffe's Prospectus Hit List to tell which teams are rising and falling and why.
But wait! There's more! With Kevin Goldstein's Future Shock providing commentary on prospects and farm systems leaguewide, you'll get a window into BP's expanded commitment to providing outstanding coverage of the stars of tomorrow--today.
So what are you waiting for? Not only do Major League GM's, scouts, and analysts read BP, but so do fantasy champions and your buddy who wins every baseball argument. Go to baseballprospectus.com, sign up, and enjoy. It'll change the way you view the game.