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Premium Article Flu-Like Symptoms: Blowin’ in the Wins (Part 2)

by Rob Mains

What kind of team allows a lot of blown saves? . . . more | 0 comments

Short Relief: Baseball During Wartime

by David Temple, Zack Moser and Matthew Provenzano

A handy guide for how to enjoy baseball amidst a) the nuclear holocause, b) massive cultural appropriateion, or c) a widespread epidemic. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated What You Need to Know: Pittsburgh's Gift

by Ben Diamond

Gift Ngoepe makes his MLB debut, Aaron Judge and Luis Severino shine, and a Little League game breaks out in Baltimore. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of April 26

by Steve Givarz

Notes on Cody Reed, Erick Fedde, Kyle Tucker, Will Craig, Dylan Cozens, and more. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: I’m Very Nervous

by Mike Gianella

It's no longer too early to worry—which is exactly why Mike is concerned. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article The Stash List: Fourth Edition

by Greg Wellemeyer

White Sox prodigy Yoan Moncada takes over the top spot. . . . more | 0 comments

Wednesday, April 26

Premium Article Deep, But Playable: Winning the Battle of Attrition by Surrender

by Craig Goldstein

When a rested bullpen so often beats a tired starter, it's time to stop treating early exits as a sign of weakness. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article The Call-Up: Cody Bellinger

by Jeffrey Paternostro and Scooter Hotz

Consider this a renewed request not to use "Bae-llinger." . . . more | 3 unread comments

Short Relief: Two Science Fiction Short Stories

by Patrick Dubuque and Nathan Bishop

Joe Nuxhall approaches the biggest game of his year, and the Oakland Athletics dabble in the forbidden arts to win a championship. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article The Call-Up: Nick Pivetta

by Chaz Fiorino and Mike Gianella

The return for Jonathan Papelbon, Pivetta has gotten off to a hot start this year. . . . more | 4 unread comments

What You Need to Know: Losing the Crown

by Emma Baccellieri

King Felix looks shakier than ever, Trea Turner goes for the cycle, Danny Duffy dares everyone, and Eric Thames did it again. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Fantasy Article Dynasty Dynamics: Should You (Try and) Trade (for) Starling Marte?

by Ben Carsley

Making the most of Marte, who has been suspended for 80 games because of PEDs. . . . more | 9 unread comments

Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 4

by Scooter Hotz

Big names from the prospect world enter the morass of utility players and middle relievers. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Tuesday, April 25

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: The Disappearing Left Fielder?

by Russell A. Carleton

Once the home of plodding sluggers, left field is now being treated much differently by managers. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Banjo Hitter: Mr. April

by Aaron Gleeman

Bryce Harper is off to a great start, which is business as usual for one of the best April hitters of all time. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Notes from the Field: April 24, 2017

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Justus Sheffield, Yusniel Diaz, Cody Sedlock and more. . . . more | 0 comments

Short Relief: How Baseball Killed America, A Rabbit Killed Baseball, and History Killed a Fun Fact

by Mary Craig, Kate Preusser and Emma Baccellieri

Mary discovers a world delivered to Hitler by baseball, Kate watches a rabbit destroy the human facade, and Emma searches for Lithuanian baseball and winds up in Boston. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article The Call-Up: Christian Arroyo

by Wilson Karaman and Mark Barry

Mister Christian / Oh the time has come / And you know that you're the only one... . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: Can't Stop, Won't Stop

by Stacey Gotsulias

Eric Thames continues to crush baseballs, Justin Turner makes a baserunning blunder, and the Bears beat the Steelers. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Fantasy Article Closer Report: Week 4

by Matt Collins

Closing situations in Washington and Anaheim remain fluid. Also: Is it time to worry about Francisco Rodriguez? . . . more | 4 unread comments

Expert FAAB Review: Week 4

by Mike Gianella

What if Taylor Motter's season were set to showtunes? Is Chad too Kuhl for the room? Will they write songs about the guys filling in for the Dodgers injury brigade? . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of April 24

by Steve Givarz

Edwin Rios, Spencer Adams, Conner Greene, Daniel Brito and more. . . . more | 12 unread comments

Monday, April 24

Players Prefer Presentation: Manny Machado's Almost Beanball

by Meg Rowley

A semi-complete list of people who are (and aren't) at fault for Manny Machado's almost beanball. . . . more | 12 unread comments

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: April 23, 2017

by BP Prospect Staff

Yadier Alvarez, Triston McKenzie, and other players who aren't skinny pitchers. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Premium Article The Call-Up: Chih-Wei Hu

by Jeffrey Paternostro and Mark Barry

We promise we don't do a "Hu's on first" joke. We make no other promises. . . . more | 0 comments

Short Relief: Of Sad Lexicons and Sad Hardware

by Holly Wendt and Patrick Dubuque

A collection of poems of celebration, and an online auction one would rather never see. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: April 24, 2017

by Ben Carsley

It took a while, but the Padres are at the bottom. . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: Funk Blast

by Ashley Varela

Home runs still dominate the highlight reels, Manny Machado's takeout slide leads to some tense aftermath, Dan Straily joins an exclusive strikeout club, and more from the weekend. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Fantasy Article Player Profile: Tyler Skaggs

by Wilson Karaman

Early data (and it's still so early) suggests that Skaggs is starting to get long-awaited results. But keep watching him closely. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article The Buyer's Guide: Chase Anderson

by Eric Roseberry

He has posted a 1.13 ERA in four starts for the Brewers. Will this success sustain? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Sunday, April 23

Baseball Prospectus Announcement: The 2017 BP Ballpark Events Are Here

by Bret Sayre

We are coming. To your city. If you live in. One of these cities. . . . more | 20 unread comments