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Prospectus Feature: Colin Moran and the Matter of Draft Status

by Jeff Moore

What are we talking about when we talk about disappointment? . . . more | 9 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Backing Off Backstop Prospects

by Ben Carsley

A look at the perils of falling in love with promising catchers down on the farm. . . . more | 7 unread comments

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Wren's End

by R.J. Anderson

The Braves fire a GM, the Angels add a 39th man to their active roster, and the Rockies recall a top prospect. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article What You Need to Know: September 23, 2014

by Daniel Rathman

Lots of good pitching, occasional horrible pitching, and long, LONG game highlight yesterday's action. . . . more | 0 comments

Monday, September 22

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: The Season's Most Disappointing Prospects

by BP Prospect Staff

The prospect team tackles the year's disappointments, including Aaron Sanchez, Mark Appel, and Luke Jackson. . . . more | 28 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Circling Back to The Holy Trinity

by J.P. Breen

A look at the pitchers who excelled in the three statistical areas fantasy owners cherish most. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: September 22, 2014

by Daniel Rathman

The Tigers and Royals play one of the games of the year, while the rest of the wild card races have exciting weekends. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: DFS and the State of Fantasy Baseball

by Mike Gianella

Will daily leagues one day supplant rotisserie and head-to-head formats? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, September 22

by Matthew Kory

Don't worry, Braves Fans. Don't worry. That's it. There no pain, it's over, it's over. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Fantasy Article Interleague Report: Week 26

by Jeff Quinton

Examining how the upcoming AL-vs.-NL and NL-vs.-AL matchups, and how they might affect teams' lineups. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Friday, September 19

Premium Article Moonshot: Detecting the Best Medicine

by Robert Arthur

Can we figure out which teams are best at preventing injuries? . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Cueto's Quirks

by Sam Miller

Johnny Cueto is a good pitcher. Johnny Cueto is a quirky pitcher. Is there a causal relationship? . . . more | 1 unread comment

Notes About Baseball: The Second-Hardest Part of Baseball

by Rocco DeMaro

Everybody knows the hardest thing to do in baseball. Everybody. But nobody can agree on what comes next. . . . more | 14 unread comments

Premium Article Raising Aces: Carlos in Charge

by Doug Thorburn

On Carlos Carrasco's excellent six weeks in Cleveland . . . more | 3 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: September 19, 2014

by Chris Mosch

The A's lose yet again, the rest of yesterday's action, and what to keep an eye on this weekend. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Power Outage

by Craig Goldstein

A fantasy-oriented look at the decline in pop across the league. . . . more | 14 unread comments

Premium Article The View from the Loge Level: The Alex Jackson Interviews

by Daron Sutton

The Mariners' top pick talks about transitioning from catcher to outfield--and from prep baseball to the pros. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, September 19

by Matthew Kory

It's Friday, Friday, gotta Scott Downs on Friday. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Daily League Strategy: Coors, Coors, Coors

by Paul Sporer

Three of Paul's four recommended hitters will play at the mile-high yard tonight. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 26

by Wilson Karaman

For the last time this year, Wilson helps you set your fantasy rotation with a look at next week's two-start pitchers. . . . more | 10 unread comments

Thursday, September 18

Painting the Black: The Plightin' Showalters

by R.J. Anderson

Is there any good reason not to take the Orioles as seriously as the other contenders? . . . more | 14 unread comments

Premium Article Pitching Backward: Big Situation James

by Jeff Long

Is James Shields' seeming ability to elevate his game in certain situations just one of those things, or is it one of *those* things? . . . more | 9 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: September 18, 2014

by Daniel Rathman

The Angels get to celebrate, the Dodgers get Coors'd, the Giants and Royals close gaps, and Brandon McCarthy is immaculate. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Small Moves That Might Matter

by Jeff Quinton

Gaining a little extra value here and there can make a difference. . . . more | 6 unread comments

The BP Wayback Machine: The Many Moments of Paul Konerko

by BP Staff

Taking a tour through BP's two decades of writing about Paul Konerko. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Fantasy Article They Hold No Quarter: Outfielders

by BP Fantasy Staff

These players aren't widely owned, but they might be useful fliers for keeper-league owners looking ahead to 2015. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Free Agent Watch: Week 25

by Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

For the last time this season, looking at players who might be on the waiver wire and are worth rostering, depending on the format of your league. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Fantasy Article TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 35

by Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

The Outcomes go out on a high note with a guest appearance from Scoresheet co-founder Jeff Barton. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Wednesday, September 17

Premium Article Skewed Left: How to Change Things When Change is Hard

by Zachary Levine

Ten players who turned their seasons around after being traded . . . more | 5 unread comments

The Lineup Card: Eight Memorable Final-Week Storylines

by Baseball Prospectus

The staff shares its favorite stories from late-Septembers past. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Streaming Strikeouts

by J.P. Breen

If your fantasy squad needs some late-season Ks, J.P. has you covered. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article What You Need to Know: September 17, 2014

by Chris Mosch

The Beltway teams clinch, more action from yesterday, and tonight's premium pitching matchups. . . . more | 0 comments

Eyewitness Accounts: September 17, 2014

by BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Lucas Giolito, Simon Mercedes, Brian Gonzalez, Reese McGuire, and Bubba Starling. . . . more | 1 unread comment