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We've already thrown our hands up when it comes to Jake Arrieta and DRA, but has he brought the whole Cubs staff along with him?

Team Chemistry: Explaining the DRA-Beaters

by John Choiniere

The Cubs' pitchers are on a historical DRA-beating pace. Are there some factors that explain why some teams do this? > >

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BP Mets: Be Better Than Jose Reyes

by Bryan Grosnick

Is it really worth making your fans root for a bad person for a half-win upgrade? . . . more | 0 comments

BP Toronto: The Marcus Stroman Demotion Discussion

by Dave Church

The Blue Jays' 'ace' has been horrible. Is it time for something drastic? . . . more | 0 comments

BP Bronx: Is .500 Killing the Yankees?

by Nicolas Stellini

The trade deadline is approaching and the Yankees aren't getting any meaningful clarity. . . . more | 0 comments

Saturday, June 25

The Call-Up: Brandon Nimmo

by Jeffrey Paternostro and Scooter Hotz

His twitter handle is @you_found_nimmo. You're welcome. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Raising Aces: Command and Conquer

by Doug Thorburn

Notable performances this week from Trevor Bauer, Corey Kluber and Wei-Yin Chen. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article The Call-Up: A.J. Reed

by Christopher Crawford and Mike Gianella

After burning through first baseman of the future in Jon Singleton and Tyler White, the Astros turn to A.J. Reed. . . . more | 0 comments

The Call-Up: Chad Kuhl

by Christopher Crawford and George Bissell

Don't make the obvious Kuhl/cool joke. Don't make the obvious Kuhl/cool joke. Don't make the obvious Kuhl/cool joke. . . . more | 2 unread comments

BP Bronx: ARod's Lost

by Nick Ashbourne

A hamstring injury put Alex Rodriguez on the shelf, but it's been his approach that has ruined his return. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Wrigleyville: An 11-Man Staff, For Reasons Other Than Nostalgia

by Mike Banghart

The Cubs right now have a real case for an 11-man pitching staff. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Boston: The Unusual Danger in Upgrading

by Matthew Kory

If the Red Sox are going to improve at the trade deadline, the cost could be exorbitant. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Milwaukee: Breaking Down Jimmy Nelson's Struggles

by Seth Victor

The trajectory of Jimmy Nelson's career has taken a sharp turn downward in the past couple months. . . . more | 0 comments

Friday, June 24

Prospectus Feature: Baseball and the Chinese Room

by Trevor Strunk

Good play on the field is not just indistinguishable from the qualities of the people playing, but homologous to it. . . . more | 1 unread comment

What You Need to Know: Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good Teams?

by Nicolas Stellini

The Cubs are suddenly losing, the Mariners are seriously losing, and Zack Greinke moves up a special leaderboard. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Weekly Wrap: June 24, 2016

by Will Haines

Kevin Newman, Ian Happ, and Austin Meadows lead a slew of promotions this week. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Notes from the Field: Carolina League All-Stars: Batters

by Wilson Karaman and Adam McInturff

A look at the batters from the Carolina League All-Star Game, from the perspective of a single look, and the benefit of a half-season of play. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 12

by Scooter Hotz

Examining players who might pique your interest in deeper formats. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Kansas City: Ian Kennedy Has A Home Run Problem

by Craig Brown

An oft-criticized offseason move has started to go sour in Kansas City. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 13

by Greg Wellemeyer

Helping you set your fantasy rotation for next week with a look at the two-start pitchers. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Player Profile: Zach Davies

by Jeff Quinton

A look at whether the Brewers righty can sustain his first-half breakout. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Bargains and Busts, Midseason Edition

by Mike Gianella

Examining the players who've earned their fantasy pay to this point in the season and those who haven't. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, June 23rd

by Wilson Karaman

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Thomas Szapucki, Josh Bell, Aaron Judge, and Nick Neidert. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Thursday, June 23

Prospectus Feature: The Increasingly Lopsided Everybody-Wins Trade

by Aaron Gleeman

Fielder for Kinsler was supposed to be the fix for both teams' surpluses, but the 2016 season has put the clubs' returns in stark relief. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Eyewitness Accounts: June 23, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Tyler Jay, Miguel Diaz, Johan Mieses, Kevin Newman, and more. . . . more | 3 unread comments

What You Need to Know: Yankees/Rockies 2: The Beltran Rises

by Demetrius Bell

Beltran continues his reboot, the Astros are bona fide hot, and Andrelton Simmons makes a play. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article The Stash List: 12th Edition, 2016

by 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. . . . more | 7 unread comments

BP Mets: What are the Mets doing with Michael Conforto?

by Jarrett Seidler

From soft platooning to hard platooning and now maybe injured. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Dynasty Dynamics: Six Dynasty Prospects to Stash or Flip

by Ben Carsley

Examining a half-dozen minor leaguers who might be worth grabbing in your leagues. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, June 22nd

by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Yoan Moncada, Charlie Tilson, Tyler Glasnow, and Christin Stewart. . . . more | 11 unread comments

Wednesday, June 22

The Perils Of MLB's Sorting System: Part 3: The Rise of Ivy

by Kate Morrison and Russell A. Carleton

The path to a front office job starts in the college application process. . . . more | 5 unread comments