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Updated Transaction Analysis: Boston Signs Cuban Star Rusney Castillo

by R.J. Anderson

The Red Sox are the latest to bid high on a Cuban import, but will Rusney Castillo follow in the footsteps of Cespedes, Puig, and Abreu? . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Raising Aces: Police and Thieves

by Doug Thorburn

An examination of the deliveries of the best and worst right-handers at controlling the running game . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: August 22, 2014

by Chris Mosch

The exceptional-pitching-in-a-loss edition. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, August 21

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson and Blue Jays lefty Daniel Norris. . . . more | 12 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Adjusting for Era

by Craig Goldstein

We all have our own idea of what constitutes a good ERA, FIP, or xFIP, but it's important to make sure that our benchmarks keep up with the times. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, August 22

by Matt Sussman

Tomorrow is Saturday, and Sunday comes after ... wards. I don't want this Hit List to end. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Daily League Strategy: "Prado of the Yankees"

by Paul Sporer

John Sterling might use that call tonight, with homer-prone John Danks pitching at Yankee Stadium, so Prado is in Paul's recommended lineup. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 22

by Wilson Karaman

Helping you set your fantasy rotation for next week with a look at the two-start pitchers. . . . more | 10 unread comments

Premium Article The View from the Loge Level: You Gotta Have Raw

by Daron Sutton

Preston Wilson recounts his development as a raw prospect with a lot of power. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Thursday, August 21

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Information, Humans, and Errors in Valuation

by Jeff Quinton

"I was wrong" season for the fantasy team continues with a behavioral look at errors in forecasting how players will perform. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Premium Article Skewed Left: Saber Seminar One Year From Now

by Zachary Levine

What are the major topics of conversation among the analytically minded going to be come 2015? . . . more | 4 unread comments

Eyewitness Accounts: August 21, 2014

by Tucker Blair

Eyes on Gary Sanchez, Branden Kline, Dylan Baker, Jacob Lindgren, Reynaldo Lopez, Mason Williams, and Tyler Austin. Lopez stands out. . . . more | 10 unread comments

Pebble Hunting: You Lie!

by Sam Miller

Has replay killed lying in baseball? . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: August 21, 2014

by Daniel Rathman

Gerrit Cole is back and hitting 100.3 mph, which makes baseball just that much better. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Week 21

by Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

If these players are on the waiver wire, they might be worth a look, depending on the format of your league. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Fantasy Article TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 32

by Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

The Outcomes get ready for Scoresheet playoff season and answer reader/listener questions. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, August 20

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge and Cardinals righty Frederis Parra. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Wednesday, August 20

Moonshot: The Analytic Value of the Crack of the Bat

by Robert Arthur

Can you use the sound of the bat for actual sabermetric research? Heck yes you can. . . . more | 38 unread comments

The Lineup Card: Seven Epitaphs for Bud Selig's Reign

by Baseball Prospectus

With Rob Manfred elected to become the next commissioner, the staff looks back on the incumbent's time in office. . . . more | 26 unread comments

Fantasy Article They Hold No Quarter: Second Basemen

by BP Fantasy Staff

Part two in the position-by-position look at players who might be worth stashing in keeper leagues. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Being Wrong About Yovani Gallardo

by J.P. Breen

J.P. wasn't expecting much from the Brewers righty, but he's been pleasantly surprised. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Red Sox Place Their Betts

by R.J. Anderson

Mookie is recalled, Bradley goes down. Also returning to the majors are Carlos Martinez and Will Harris. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Wednesday, August 20

by Matthew Kory

My anaconda don't want none unless you got puns hun. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Dynasty Dynamics: More Top 50 Talk

by Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

After unveiling their prospect lists last week, Ben and Craig reveal those who just missed, plus dark horses, and surprising exclusions. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, August 19

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Mariners first baseman D.J. Peterson and Red Sox righty Anthony Ranaudo. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Tuesday, August 19

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: Becoming An Adult f/x

by Russell A. Carleton

Minor leaguers are barely adults. What are teams doing about that? . . . more | 13 unread comments

Premium Article Going Yard: Four Impressive High School Hitters

by Ryan Parker

The Perfect Game All-American Classic was fertile ground for watching the next generation of batsmen. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Notes About Baseball: Rain Delay Theater: Backflips, Whiffleballers and a Wookiee Surprise

by Rocco DeMaro

What happens when play stops and the real fun begins for David Price, Andrew McCutchen and Joe Nathan? That, plus a closer look at a pitcher who is very far away (or, at least part of him is). . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Monday, August 18

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Cubs shortstop Addison Russell and Astros righty Nick Tropeano. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: August 19, 2014

by Chris Mosch

Yesterday's extra-innings fun and today's top-notch pitching matchups. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article The Stash List: 18th Edition: The Final Quest

by Bret Sayre

Taijuan Walker nabs the no. 1 spot in the last top 20 of the season. . . . more | 14 unread comments

Fantasy Article Deep Impact: Week 20

by Ben Carsley

Examining a handful of players who might pique your interest in deep leagues. . . . more | 0 comments

Daily League Strategy: The Melky Way

by Paul Sporer

Paul doesn't trust Mike Fiers at the Rogers Centre, so the Jays outfielder earns a spot in his recommended lineup. . . . more | 0 comments

Monday, August 18

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 18, 2014

by BP Prospect Staff

Writeups on Cole Tucker, Patrick Leonard, Mason Williams, and, you guessed it, seven more prospects. . . . more | 6 unread comments