Futures Guide 2014

Our popular prospect guide is available now as an e-book for only $10.00
Purchase your copy today
Amazon.com ($19.76)

Dollar Sign on the Muscle

Kevin Kerrane's classic is again available in paperback!
Or, get all three ebook versions instantly for $9.99
( pdf, mobi, and epub )

Purchase your copy today
Amazon.com ($18.53)
Barnes & Noble ($18.53)

Baseball Prospectus 2014

The 19th edition of
the bestselling baseball annual is now shipping!

Purchase your copy today
Amazon.com ($17.62)
Barnes & Noble ($19.69)

Events and Appearances

07-30 3:15 PM CST

Jay Jaffe @ WLQR 106.5 FM (Toledo, OH)

more events...
Media Request

Prospectus Bookstore
rssToday At Baseball Prospectus

Premium Article The HOF Rule Change: What Happens After 10 Years?

by Mike Gianella

How many players will be negatively affected by a change in voting rules? . . . more | 16 unread comments

This is Not Your Father's Baseball Road Trip: The House Hideki Built

by Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman

Jake and Jordan take in a game at Yankee Stadium, where the ghosts of over five years of baseball history reside. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Fantasy Article The Buyer's Guide: Francisco Liriano

by J.P. Breen

The Pirates lefty has fared well in July, but is that reason to believe that the tide has turned on his 2014 season? . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, July 28

by Matthew Kory

It's Monday! It's a Monday Hit List! Read the Monday Hit List! . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of July 25-27

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out over the weekend, including Addison Russell, Bradley Zimmer, Jose Peraza, and Julio Urias. . . . more | 7 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: FAAB in Review: Asking the Non-Experts

by Mike Gianella

Mike digs into some league-mates' strategies when bidding on NL-only imports Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article Closer to Me: Week 18

by Mauricio Rubio

Keeping tabs on the ninth-inning situations around the league. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Interleague Report: Week 18

by Jeff Quinton

Looking at the upcoming AL-vs-NL and NL-vs-AL matchups, and how they might affect teams' lineups. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: July 28, 2014

by Daniel Rathman

Good pitching, triples, and sloppy baserunning are the weekend that was; pitchers on the trade block are the day that is. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Friday, July 25

Premium Article Raising Aces: Shelby Miller's Fall From Grace

by Doug Thorburn

The mechanical roots of Shelby Miller's struggles. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Premium Article The Call-Up: Chris Taylor

by Jason Parks and Bret Sayre

Trading for Kendrys Morales isn't the Mariners' only attempt at an offensive upgrade this week. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Notes from the Field: What's Wrong With Appel

by Chris Rodriguez

Will the Astros salvage the first-overall pick they did sign? . . . more | 14 unread comments

Premium Article Skewed Left: The Mismatched Incentives of Draftees and Their Agents

by Zachary Levine

It's in the agent's interest to get the most money for his players. That's true... mostly. . . . more | 4 unread comments

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

by Chris Mosch

Standout pitching all around, as the Royals climb over the Indians, the Blue Jays get a glimpse of a bright future, and Joe Nathan earns another ninth. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article The View from the Loge Level: Ode to Joe

by Daron Sutton

Joe Garagiola will be honored in Cooperstown this weekend. Daron recounts some of Garagiola's best stories. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Feature Focus: Visual Depth Charts

by Rob McQuown

A picture is worth a thousand words - see how teams stack up by position at a glance with Visual Depth Charts! . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, July 24

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Mariners outfielder Gabriel Guerrero. . . . more | 5 unread comments

The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, July 25

by Matt Sussman

Seven a.m., waking up in the morning, gotta be fresh, gotta read Hit List. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 18

by Wilson Karaman

Helping you set your fantasy rotation for the next week with a look at the two-start pitchers. . . . more | 9 unread comments

Daily League Strategy: (Alex) Wood is Good

by Paul Sporer

The Braves' lefty is pitching well, and his matchup with the Padres cements his spot in Paul's suggested lineup. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Thursday, July 24

The Lineup Card: Seven Unsigned Top Draft Picks

by Baseball Prospectus

These players didn't put pen to paper, leaving many of their potential employers to wonder what might have been. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Tigers Bullpen Gets Less Sorry

by R.J. Anderson and Jordan Gorosh

Detroit and Texas make a pitcher swap to help the Tigers shore up their relief corps. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article Going Yard: J.D. Martinez Gets A Degree In Hitting

by Ryan Parker

How did J.D. Martinez go from Astros waiver bait to Tigers slugger? . . . more | 8 unread comments

Premium Article Painting the Black: The Selling-the-Closer Myth

by R.J. Anderson

It's not so easy to bamboozle teams looking for summer relief. . . . more | 7 unread comments

Eyewitness Accounts: July 24, 2014

by Tucker Blair

Tucker puts eyes on Nigel Nootbar, Jake Johansen, Hunter Harvey, Lucas Giolito, Josh Hart, and Drew Ward. . . . more | 3 unread comments