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Premium Article Notes from the Field: Carolina League All-Star Game

by John Eshleman

Notes on standouts from the Carolina League All-Star Game . . . more | 3 unread comments

Short Relief: Love Letters to the Past and Present

by Kate Preusser, Emma Baccellieri and Trevor Strunk

Kate rekindles some ballpark missed connections, Emma gazes at Michael Martinez and the Indians, while Trevor matches up Eric Young Jr. and destiny. . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: Lucky 13

by Stacey Gotsulias

Cleveland storms back, Yasiel Puig shows off his arm, Javier Baez makes two wow plays, and the Cubs almost blow it. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Fantasy Article Closer Report: Week 13

by Matt Collins

The Nationals would love to switch places with the Angels when it comes to the bullpens. Both teams are frustrating as heck for fantasy players. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of June 26

by Steve Givarz

Notes on Royce Lewis, Yadier Alvarez,, Chase Vallot, Lewis Brinson, Ian Anderson, and more. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Expert FAAB Review: Week 13

by Mike Gianella

Tyler Austin is back on the radar. Should we just ignore him? Also, what does the future of Stephen Vogt hold in Milwaukee? And while it's true that Flags Fly Forever, is the same true for Cameron Perkins? . . . more | 0 comments

BP Kansas City: Instant Royals

by Craig Brown

Don't look now, but the Royals are rolling. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Milwaukee: Claiming Vogt

by Jack Moore

The Brewers shook things up behind the plate. . . . more | 0 comments

BP South Side: It's Time to Talk About Avisail Garcia

by Ryan Schultz

Logic says that he'll regress to the player he's always been, but he's already defied logic by doing this for 70 games. . . . more | 0 comments

Monday, June 26

Banjo Hitter: The First 162: Trea Turner

by Aaron Gleeman

Trea Turner's first 162 games have featured some greatness, some goodness, and a few remaining questions. . . . more | 4 unread comments

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

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 | 1 unread comment

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

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: June 26, 2017

by Ben Carsley

Those plucky, upstart Los Angeles Dodgers are riding high. . . . more | 4 unread comments

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 | 2 unread comments

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 | 4 unread comments

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

by Mark Anderson

Victor Robles, Yoan Moncada, Scott Kingery, Ryan McMahon and more. . . . more | 7 unread comments

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 | 5 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 | 12 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