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Eyewitness Accounts: August 28, 2014

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Eyes on Lucas Sims, Tyrell Jenkins, Luis Heredia, Chance Sisco, Gabriel Guerrero. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, August 27th

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki and A's righty Dylan Covey. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Analyzing the Competitive Landscape

by Jeff Quinton

Properly understanding the competitive landscape can be critical to your decision-making, especially in keeper leagues. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Free Agent Watch: Week 21

by Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

If these players are on your waiver wire, they might be worth a look, depending on the format of your league. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Checking in on a Scoresheet Rookie

by Ben Murphy

With two of the Outcomes off this week, Ben chats with Bret Sayre about his first season playing Scoresheet. . . . more | 0 comments

Wednesday, August 27

The Lineup Card: Seven September Call-ups We're Excited to See

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The staff is eager to watch these players in the majors next month. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Premium Article AFL 2014: All the Intrigue

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The densest concentration of prospect superpowers will offer plenty to watch for this autumn. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article They Hold No Quarter: Third Basemen

by Baseball Prospectus

These hot-corner players aren't owned in many leagues, but they might hold keeper value for 2015 and beyond. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Fantasy Article Dynasty Dynamics: Progress Report: Prospect Edition, Part Three

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Checking in on the fantasy stocks of some intriguing minor leaguers. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Wednesday, August 27

by Matt Sussman

It's the remix to Hit Listin', none of 30 teams missin', there's a joke about Aybar, and about surname fixin'. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, August 26th

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson and Astros righty Mark Appel. . . . more | 11 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: August 27, 2014

by Daniel Rathman

Madison Bumgarner comes close to a perfect game, Alex Gordon does something nobody has done against Glen Perkins, and more from around the league. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article The Call-Up: Jorge Soler

by J.P. Breen and Mauricio Rubio

The Cubs call up another of the most exciting prospects in the minors, as Jorge Soler takes his place in front of Wrigley's ivy. . . . more | 0 comments

Tuesday, August 26

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: How Billy Beane Built the Royals

by Russell A. Carleton

The Kansas City Royals are in the first place. How did their genius general manager get them there? . . . more | 18 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Monday, August 25th

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Astros outfielder Delino DeShields Jr. and Orioles righty Parker Bridwell. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: August 26, 2014

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Yesterday / there was baseball that these teams played / and there will be even more today . . . more | 3 unread comments

Fantasy Article Deep Impact: Week 21

by Ben Carsley

Examining a handful of players who might pique your interest in deep leagues. . . . more | 8 unread comments

The BP Wayback Machine: King Felix Arrives

by Jonah Keri

A classic BP piece on "what could one day be looked back upon as a slice of history." . . . more | 0 comments

Daily League Strategy: Petco, it's Where Daily Leaguers Go

by Paul Sporer

For pitching, that is, and that's why both starters in today's Brewers-Padres matchup make Paul's recommended lineup. . . . more | 0 comments

Monday, August 25

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 25, 2014

by BP Prospect Staff

Prospect writeups on the good (Manuel Margot), the disappointing (Eddie Rosario), and the very young (Brody Wofford), among others. . . . more | 11 unread comments

Fantasy Article The Buyer's Guide: Carlos Carrasco

by J.P. Breen

The Indians righty caught J.P.'s attention last week, and now might be the time to pounce. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Angels Add Post-Post-Post-Post-Post Hype All-Star

by R.J. Anderson

The Angels get Gordon Beckham, the Rangers unload two catchers in a weekend, . . . more | 2 unread comments

The Week in Quotes: August 18-24

by Nick Wheatley-Schaller and Nick Bacarella

Running through the notable quotes from the week that was. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of August 22-24

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out over the weekend, including Joc Pederson, Tim Anderson, and Kyle Schwarber. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, August 25

by Matthew Kory

One of these jokes is not like the others. Another of these jokes is not like the others. A third one, too, is not like the others. None of these jokes are like any of the others, actually. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Weak Links

by Mike Gianella

Signs of and advice on handling players who aren't up to par with the competition in your league. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: August 25, 2014

by Daniel Rathman

Some history lessons and double-digit scoring action from this weekend, plus the best matchups of Monday. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Fantasy Article Interleague Report: Week 22

by Jeff Quinton

A look at the upcoming AL-vs-NL and NL-vs-AL matchups, and how they might affect teams' lineups. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article Closer to Me: Week 22

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Surveying the Ninth-Inning Situations Around the League . . . more | 0 comments

Friday, August 22

Premium Article Painting the Black: A Marlins Fastball, A Twins Approach

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Henderson Alvarez is unlike anything in baseball, and it's working. . . . more | 6 unread comments

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 | 4 unread comments