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Spring Training Notebook: Grapefruit League: March 26, 2015

by Jeff Moore and Chris King

Notes from Arizona on Wilmer Difo, Anthony Alford, and more. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Every Team's Moneyball: Baltimore Orioles: Unearth

by Jeff Long

How the Orioles excel at picking up players from the discard pile who immediately produce. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Every Team's Moneyball: Miami Marlins: Haste

by Brendan Gawlowski

How the Marlins aggressively promote prospects who have minimal minor-league experience. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article The Quinton: Draft Setting and the Wisdom of our Competition

by Jeff Quinton

How being conscious of others' opinions can impact what you do on draft day. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: It's Olivera Now, Baby Blue

by R.J. Anderson

The Dodgers get the last big name on the free agent market, Cuban infielder Hector Olivera. Meanwhile, Brian Dozer gets certainty, while Jhoulys Chacin gets freedom, of a sort. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Auction Values: Third Edition, 2015

by Mike Gianella

Mike updates his recommended bid limits based on the latest news. . . . more | 7 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Endgame Picks

by Nick Shlain

A few possible bargains with which to round out your auctions. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article Player Profile: Jedd Gyorko

by Keith Cromer

Can the power-hitting second sacker rediscover his 2013 form? . . . more | 10 unread comments

Wednesday, March 25

Every Team's Moneyball: Milwaukee Brewers: Nay Handedness!

by Matthew Trueblood

How the Brewers ignore handedness and buy all the right-handed players. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Every Team's Moneyball: Cleveland Indians: Yay Handedness!

by Nick Wheatley-Schaller

How Terry Francona has gained the platoon advantage in three different ways. . . . more | 0 comments

The Lineup Card: Eight Spring Training Lines of Interest

by Baseball Prospectus

The staff is intrigued by these players' Cactus and Grapefruit League performances to date. . . . more | 10 unread comments

Premium Article Rumor Roundup: The Diamondbacks' Shortstop Decision Will Affect 2B, 3B, and Perhaps All Three OF Positions

by Daniel Rathman

Nick Ahmed might win the starting shortstop job, which had implications on the rest of the roster; while the Indians and Corey Kluber aren't even close on a contract extension. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Fantasy Article The Darkhorses: ERA and WHIP

by BP Fantasy Staff

The staff picks potential surprise leaders in these two categories. . . . more | 14 unread comments

Fantasy Article Five to Watch: National League Position Battles

by Wilson Karaman

The latest on a handful of competitions ongoing in senior circuit camps. . . . more | 7 unread comments

Tuesday, March 24

Every Team's Moneyball: Pittsburgh Pirates: MLB's Apple Watch

by Jeff Moore

How the Pirates jump first into new markets but don't over-invest. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Spring Training Notebook: Cactus League: March 24, 2015

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes from Arizona on prospects, including Jonathan Gray, Lewis Brinson, and Jesse Winker . . . more | 8 unread comments

Premium Article Some Projection Left: Top Hit Tools

by Christopher Crawford

The top 10 hit tools in the minors are examined. . . . more | 13 unread comments

Premium Article Rumor Roundup: Olivera on the run/Driving in the sun/Looking out for Number 1

by Chris Mosch

Wherever Hector Olivera ends up this week, it'll probably be in California. Meanwhile, John Holdzkom might be on a path to Triple-A. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Five to Watch: American League Position Battles

by Nick Shlain

Examining a handful of competitions that are unfolding in spring training. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article Player Profile: Coco Crisp

by Matt Collins

The A's outfielder isn't getting any younger, but does he still hold fantasy values? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: 2014 Graduated Prospects, Part 2: 26-50

by Ben Carsley

The second installment in the series looking at the future performance of last year's top promoted prospects. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Monday, March 23

Premium Article Rubbing Mud: Kris Bryant and the CBA Fight Ahead

by Matthew Trueblood

The attention paid to Kris Bryant's service time foreshadows the major issues facing owners and players in the next CBA negotiations. . . . more | 73 unread comments

Premium Article League Preview Series: California League

by Mark Anderson

We continue our league preview series with a breakdown of every team in the California League. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Every Team's Moneyball: Washington Nationals: On a Draft High

by Christopher Crawford

How simply pursuing the best player available in the draft has created one of the league's best rosters. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Every Team's Moneyball: Detroit Tigers: Dealing Dombrowski

by Nick Shlain

Money, Venezuela, and barrage of trades have kept the Tigers at the top. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Premium Article Rumor Roundup: Chase Utley is 'Easily Attainable,' Though Probably Not By You

by Chris Mosch

The Phillies second baseman could be traded, while the Rangers might look to Florida for pitching. . . . more | 4 unread comments