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The Blue Jays add Santana and Dayan Viciedo, while Billy Beane makes a pair of waiver claims. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Rumor Roundup: You Can't Predict Padres

by Daniel Rathman

San Diego appears poised to put Wil Myers in the leadoff spot. Meanwhile, the Angels look to a prospect, and Colon is going to try hitting 50 percent better. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Fantasy Article Expert League Auction Recap: CBS AL-Only

by Keith Cromer

On the heels of a second-place finish in 2014, Keith reviews how things played out in this year's auction. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Fantasy Article State of the Position: Relief Pitcher

by J.P. Breen

An overview of the ninth-inning men and those who'll set them up. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Fantasy Article The Quinton: Market Corrections and Undervaluing Closers

by Jeff Quinton

Why some fantasy players might have taken the "don't pay for saves" mantra too far. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Friday, February 27

Premium Article Raising Aces: The Eyes of March

by Doug Thorburn

Which pitchers to watch and what to look for this spring. . . . more | 14 unread comments

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: The Bad Bullpen Teams Get A Little Less Bad

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Joba Chamberlain and Francisco Rodriguez are off the board, at last. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Rumor Roundup: Diamondbacks Third Baseman is on the Bobbly Chair

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Tomas boots some balls, while the golden age of Nate Freiman might be over. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Infographic: Starting Pitchers

by Mauricio Rubio

A visual look at the SP crop and the categories in which each pitcher can help your hurt your team. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Players to Avoid: Starting Pitchers

by BP Fantasy Staff

You might want to let someone else draft or buy these arms in your leagues this spring. . . . more | 17 unread comments

Thursday, February 26

Fantasy Article The Top 101 Dynasty League Prospects for 2015: Part 2: 1-50 (plus one)

by Bret Sayre

The top 50 of the Dynasty 101 is revealed, from Michael Taylor on up. . . . more | 65 unread comments

The Lineup Card: Nine Spring Training Job Battles to Watch

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The staff will be keeping an eye on these competitions over the next month. . . . more | 20 unread comments

Premium Article Daisy Cutter: Is Rizzo For Real?

by Sahadev Sharma

The changes that led to the changes for the Cubs' star first baseman. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article Painting the Black: The Other Side of PECOTA's Crush on the Rays

by R.J. Anderson

Yes, the projections like Tampa Bay, but they see much volatility, too. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Rumor Roundup: It's Never Too Early to Think About Extending Andrew McCutchen Forever

by Chris Mosch

The Pirates want to keep their star 'for a long, long time,' while the Mets' crowded rotation will likely squeeze out the team's top two prospects. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Player Profile: Jesse Hahn

by Wilson Karaman

A rare case study of a pitcher who might *benefit* from a trade out of San Diego. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Wednesday, February 25

Fantasy Article The Top 101 Dynasty League Prospects for 2015: Part 1: 51-101

by Bret Sayre

The bottom half of the Dynasty 101, from Hunter Dozier on up. . . . more | 34 unread comments

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: What the Heck, Tigers?

by Sam Miller

Making sense of why the Tigers didn't add a big-name arm to their bad bullpen this offseason. . . . more | 10 unread comments

Premium Article Skewed Left: Indians Get a Head Start

by Zachary Levine

Are the Indians early start times a roundabout way to keep from losing viewers late during long games? . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Starting PItchers, Part Two

by Doug Thorburn

2014 breakout performer Collin McHugh leads off the second part of the list. . . . more | 13 unread comments

Premium Article Rumor Roundup: Closer Closer to Closing Deal

by Daniel Rathman

Francisco Rodriguez will sign soon, Carlos Quentin could try first base, and Adam Lind might get a shot at non-platooning. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Player Profile: Ian Kennedy

by Jeff Quinton

While he lacks the upside of other pitchers with similar ADPs, Kennedy's consistency and home park could make him a bargain. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Fantasy Article The -Only League Landscape: National League Starting Pitchers

by Keith Cromer

A look at the wide assortment of quality rotation options in the senior circuit. . . . more | 0 comments

Tuesday, February 24

Transaction Analysis: Yoan Moncada Fits

by Ben Carsley

The Red Sox splurge on another hitter, their fourth in less than a year. . . . more | 23 unread comments

Premium Article Rumor Roundup: Baseball Player Fatter

by Daniel Rathman

Two stories of players putting on weight, and one of an unrequited trade demand in Toronto. . . . more | 7 unread comments

Fantasy Article Player Profile: Hisashi Iwakuma

by Wilson Karaman

Can the Mariner right the ship after a rough finish to 2014? . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Get to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2016

by Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

Taking the long view with these young arms might yield nice payoffs. . . . more | 43 unread comments

Fantasy Article The -Only League Landscape: American League Starting Pitchers

by Nick Shlain

A look at the menu of rotation arms available in the junior circuit. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Monday, February 23

Fantasy Article Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Starting Pitchers, Part One

by Doug Thorburn

Sizing up the top 50 arms from now through the end of the 2017 season. . . . more | 16 unread comments

Premium Article 2015 Prospects: The Post-Offseason Top 10s: American League

by Nick J. Faleris and Chris Mellen

Top prospects in each organization, accounting for the winter's action. . . . more | 3 unread comments