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Updated Banjo Hitter: The First 162: Trea Turner

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Updated Premium Article Flu-Like Symptoms: Defying the Odds

by Rob Mains

Every streak has an exception, and we've got the weird teams to prove it. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated The Call-Up: Franklin Barreto

by Mark Anderson and Mike Gianella

Can the A's top prospect make regretting the Josh Donaldson trade a thing of the past? . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Premium Article Guarding The Lines: Advancements vs. Blips

by Jarrett Seidler

Separating signal from noise can be difficult in the prospect landscape. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Short Relief: Foul Fielders, Scripting Homers, and Hit Streaks

by Meg Rowley, James Fegan and Holly Wendt

Meg finds a rule and fights to break it, James puts Kevin Millar's HR into context, and Holly looks at Philly hit streaks. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Updated What You Need to Know: Something to Balk About

by Ashley Varela

The Angels balk in a run, three rookies go deep, Felix Hernandez pitches like a King, and the Orioles snap an unusual skid. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of June 23rd-25th

by Mark Anderson

Victor Robles, Yoan Moncada, Scott Kingery, Ryan McMahon and more. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Fantasy Article The Buyer's Guide: Mike Montgomery

by Eric Roseberry

Mike Montgomery has been effective for the Cubs as a starting pitcher. But what does that have to do with the price of beans as it relates to your fantasy team? . . . more | 0 comments

Friday, June 23

Premium Article Cheese in the Kitchen: California Dreamin'

by Wilson Karaman

The first-half All-Stars from the Single-A California League. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Weekly Wrap: June 23, 2017

by Javier Barragan

A *jam-packed* edition covering a slew of call ups and assignments. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Short Relief: Physical Base Coaching, Shortstop Factories, and Postcards from Tal's Hill

by Emma Baccellieri, Mary Craig and Matt Sussman

Emma wonders if Juan Samuel missed a chance to break a nonexistent rule, Mary follows a conveyor belt to its unnatural conclusion, and Matt relays some earthly sightseeing. . . . more | 2 unread comments

What You Need to Know: The 10-Run Rule

by Demetrius Bell

Houston out-slugs Oakland, Corey Knebel sets a strikeout record, Matt Adams keeps chugging along, and the NL West clashes. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of June 22

by Wilson Karaman

Notes on Willie Calhoun, Chance Adams, Trent Clark, Shane Bieber, Kaleb Cowart, and more. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 13

by Mark Barry

It's a bitch (girl) how little you can rely on Rich Hill to pitch (girl). . . . more | 11 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Sticking It Out With Avisail Garcia

by Matt Collins

Garcia continues to produce well beyond his career norms at the plate. What should you do with him? Maybe just sit tight. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Free Agent Watch: Week 12

by George Bissell

Jordan Zimmermann and Mike Fiers make themselves relevant again, and you might find some gold in the Nick Pivetta pan. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Thursday, June 22

Flu-Like Symptoms: Giving 'Em LIP

by Rob Mains

How worn down are worn-down relievers after all? . . . more | 6 unread comments

Eyewitness Accounts: June 22, 2017

by BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Jon Duplantier, Forrest Whitley, Brendan Rodgers, and more. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: June 22, 2017

by Ben Carsley

For some reason, it always seems like the Mets should be lower. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Short Relief: A Box Full of Things to Fill Holes and Other Stories

by David Temple and Patrick Dubuque

David writes a story of the junk wax era of a man, and Patrick dissects a typical Short Relief article so you can see how the sausage is made. . . . more | 1 unread comment

What You Need to Know: Mad Max: Infield Chopper

by Ben Diamond

Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander fall short of history, Salvador Perez beats Robby Scott, Jose Berrios looks great again, and Orlando Arcia makes magic. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of June 21st

by Steve Givarz

A pair of Dodgers headline yesterday's action. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article The Stash List: 12th Edition

by Greg Wellemeyer

Julio Urias and Gleyber Torres limp off the list, while Tom Murphy and Cam Bedrosian graduate with their health. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Fantasy Article Dynasty Dynamics: The Saddest Milestone

by Ben Carsley

Jesse Winker brings it all back for Ben's dynasty team. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: The Art of the Deal: Transforming a No into a Yes

by Mike Gianella

A Kafkaesque look at how to approach the trading season in fantasy baseball. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Wednesday, June 21

Rubbing Mud: Lower is Better for Berrios

by Matthew Trueblood

Jose Berrios' slight adjustments have had big payoffs, as 23-year-old thrives in Minnesota's rotation. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Short Relief: Yank Utilitarianism, A Baseball Board Game Review, and a Song for Ackley

by Jason Wojciechowski, Matt Ellis and Nathan Bishop

Jason shares the wealth, Matt shares the fate of an old friend, and Nathan reviews Baseball Highlights 2045. . . . more | 2 unread comments

What You Need to Know: A Round Of Seagerbombs

by Colin Anderle

Corey Seager goes deep thrice, Anthony Rizzo keeps loving the leadoff spot, and Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger keep pace. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article The Call-Up: Andrew Moore

by JH Schroeder and Wilson Karaman

If you're going to be a right-handed pitcher with no particular out-pitch, it's best to be one in Seattle. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of June 20

by Steve Givarz

Notes on Franklin Barreto, Kyle Tucker, Dominic Smith, Dillon Tate, Monte Harrison, Sandy Baez, and more. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 12

by Scooter Hotz

Look! Decent starting pitchers! Grab 'em! . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Alex Wood: Elite Fantasy Performer?

by Eric Roseberry

Alex Wood has been an All-Star caliber performer for the Dodgers, putting it all together at age 26. Will he sustain his terrific start to 2017? . . . more | 2 unread comments