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Two-Strike Approach: Seager Believer

by Cat Garcia

The Dodgers' rookie had sky-high expecations entering the season, and has surpassed them. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article What You Need to Know: What You Need to Know: A Di(z)azter for Edwin

by Emma Baccellieri

Ubaldo Jimenez's surprising palatability, a rare off-night for Edwin Diaz, and more from Tuesday's slate of games. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article The Call-Up: JaCoby Jones

by Mark Anderson and Scooter Hotz

Nick Castellanos is dealing with a broken hand, so the Tigers turn to their farm system for help. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, August 30th

by Wilson Karaman

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Mitch Keller, Ian Happ, Jordan Stephens, and Logan Shore. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Worrying About Innings Limits

by J.P. Breen

Keeping an eye on a few pitchers who are just about ready to call it a year. . . . more | 0 comments

Tuesday, August 30

Cold Takes: How The Marlins

by Patrick Dubuque

The franchise you couldn't say a nice word about six months ago has overperformed and put itself into a playoff race. The route has been especially baffling. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Rubbing Mud: Incremental Improvement In Denver

by Matthew Trueblood

The Rockies might have picked the worst time to get hot this year, but some nifty GMing means their outlook is better than it has been in some time. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Prospect House: Isan Diaz is a Monster

by Mauricio Rubio

Sasquatch, Godzilla, King Kong Lochness, Goblin, Ghoul, a zombie with no conscience... . . . more | 13 unread comments

What You Need to Know: Werth Is Back, For the Thousandth Time

by Daniel Rathman

The Nationals' expensive slugger is earning his keep, and more from Monday's action. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Notes from the Field: August 30, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Walker Buehler, Duane Underwood, Ruddy Giron, and more. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Bronx: Aaron Judge and the Massive Man Zone

by Nick Ashbourne

Aaron Judge is enormous and, unfortunately for the Yankees prospect, so is his strike zone. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Closer Report: Week 22

by Matt Collins

Surveying the ninth-inning situations around the league. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Monday, August 29th

by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Nick Gordon, Cody Bellinger, Tyler Beede, and Miguel Diaz. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Expert FAAB Review: Week 22

by Mike Gianella

A look at how the wise guys spent their money in expert leagues this week. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Monday, August 29

Prospectus Q&A: Rusty Kuntz

by Tim Britton

Baseball's most prepared first-base coach talks about the details that can change a scouting report, and ignoring the sheet of paper that comes from upstairs. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Transaction Analysis: Heart, Soul, and Marginal Upgrades

by Bryan Grosnick and Wilson Karaman

Chooch is switching coasts, Desmond Jennings is moving on, David Freese is staying put, and Scrabble goes to Washington. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Prospectus Feature: Coleman/Hamilton, Part 2: Why We’re Missing Out On It

by Rob Mains

Baseball's move beyond seat-of-your-pants, gut-feel baserunning is good for winning and good for Vince Coleman's records. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 29, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Matt Manning, Stephen Gonsalves, Cody Ponce, and more. . . . more | 1 unread comment

What You Need to Know: Everything Is Gary Sanchez

by Ashley Varela

Gary Sanchez sets a new home run record, Luke Weaver dazzles in his home debut, and more from the weekend’s action. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article The Buyer's Guide: Hernan Perez and Friends

by J.P. Breen

A look at whether four players with big-time helium can keep on soaring, or if they're balloons waiting to pop. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 22

by Scooter Hotz

Examining players who might pique your interest in deeper formats. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of August 26-28

by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out over the weekend, including Jose De Leon, Jeimer Candelario, Nick Torres, and Carson Fulmer. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Sunday, August 28

Raising Aces: Bundy's Travels

by Doug Thorburn

Four years separated as elite prospects, how do Dylan Bundy and Alex Reyes stack up? . . . more | 0 comments

BP Milwaukee: Jonathan Villar's Historically Bad Baserunning

by Seth Victor

Jonathan Villar has 50 stolen bases and has been worth negative runs on the bases. Lol. . . . more | 0 comments

Prospect Profile: James Reeves

by Jessica Quiroli

How a lesser known Yankees prospect is helping himself stand out. . . . more | 0 comments

Saturday, August 27

BP Mets: Nobody Believes Cespedes Is Staying (Except Me)

by Jarrett Seidler

Viewing Yoenis Cespedes' opt-out not as an escape valve but as leverage. . . . more | 0 comments

Friday, August 26

Premium Article The Call-Up: Jorge Alfaro

by Jarrett Seidler and J.P. Breen

El Oso gets to hunt in Philly for a bit. . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: Nope, Hit

by Nicolas Stellini

Matt Moore pitches forever and all he gets to show for it is a huff of exasperation, and more from Thursday's action. . . . more | 1 unread comment

The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, August 26

by Matthew Kory

We've reached the soup-and-pizza-restaurant-idea part of the season. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Weekly Wrap: August 26, 2016

by Will Haines

News and notes from around the minor leagues. . . . more | 1 unread comment