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Updated Premium Article Rubbing Mud: The Quarter-Season Odds Report

by Matthew Trueblood

Painting a table of how the season's expectations have changed. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Fantasy Rounders: Diversification

by Doug Thorburn

Reflecting on the strategy of creating multiple lineups for a single slate of ballgames . . . more | 0 comments

Updated BP Chicago: On Kris Bryant's Patience

by Sahadev Sharma

Did you know that Kris Bryant leads all of baseball in pitcher per plate appearance? You do now. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week Seven

by Keith Cromer

Examining players who might pique your interest in deep leagues. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Fantasy Article Free Agent Watch: Week Eight

by Keith Cromer and Mike Gianella

If these players are available, they might be worth a look, depending on the format of your league. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Fantasy Article TTO Scoresheet Podcast: 10 Players to Pick in May Supplemental Drafts

by Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

The outcomes offer recommendations on 10 players in each league, then mock draft the 38th round on the podcast. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Fantasy Article Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week Eight

by Wilson Karaman

Helping you set your fantasy rotation for next week with a look at the two-start pitchers. . . . more | 0 comments

Thursday, May 21

Premium Article Release Points: How Bryce Harper Beat The Book On Bryce Harper

by Dan Rozenson

To understand Harper's breakthrough, look at what he's done to the breaking balls pitchers threw. . . . more | 14 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: Ump Show!

by Daniel Rathman

The Giants beat the Dodgers again, Bryce Harper gets ejected again, Bartolo Colon struggled with command agai--er, for the first time in a while, and the best defensive play of the day. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Raising Aces: Debut Ante: Noah Syndergaard

by Doug Thorburn

One of the top pitching prospects in the game has now made two starts in the bigs. He's been pretty impressive, but how does he grade mechanically? . . . more | 1 unread comment

Eyewitness Accounts: May 21, 2015

by BP Prospect Staff

Updates on Aaron Judge, Jhoan Urena, Cole Tucker, Tito Polo, and Styker Trahan. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: All's Well That Ends Wel

by R.J. Anderson and Christopher Crawford

Welington Castillo heads north by northwest, while the Astros acquire international bonus slots for a minor prospects. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Pitching Backward: How Offense is Created

by Jeff Long

Visualizing the components of offensive production. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, May 20, 2015

by Jeff Moore

Updates on Aaron Nola, Miguel Sano, Jake Thompson, and more. . . . more | 8 unread comments

An Agent's Take: An Offer

by Joshua Kusnick

Don't forget the forgotten heroes of the sport's past. . . . more | 16 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Rebuilding = Opportunity

by J.J. Jansons

These young Braves might seize their playing-time chances and offer value to fantasy owners. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article The Stash List: Sixth Edition, 2015

by Bret Sayre

Featuring an entirely new top three, following the graduation of Maikel Franco and Henderson Alvarez. . . . more | 19 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Revisiting the AL-Only Reliever Landscape

by Nick Shlain

Examining a few arms Nick missed going into the season, but who've since caught his eye. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Wednesday, May 20

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Staying Afloat in a Sea of Fluctuations

by Jeff Quinton

How to improve fantasy decision-making amid variations in player performance. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Premium Article Some Projection Left: Frankie Say Re...liever?

by Christopher Crawford

Opinions vary on what pitcher Frankie Montellas could be in the future, and the gap is wide on his potential floor and ceiling. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Rubbing Mud: Royal Change

by Matthew Trueblood

Why Kansas City is so interesting, and why Kansas City is so good. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: As Predicted!

by Daniel Rathman

The Nationals find first place, Randy Choate reaches first base, the Brewers go back-to-back-to-back, and the best defensive play of the day. . . . more | 7 unread comments

Fantasy Rounders: The Life of Bryce

by Doug Thorburn

Breaking good with Harper and navigating through a murky sea of suspect arms . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, May 19

by Jeff Moore

Updates on Joey Gallo, Carlos Correa, Byron Buxton, and more. . . . more | 9 unread comments

Premium Article The Call-Up: Wilmer Difo

by CJ Wittmann and Bret Sayre

The Nationals surprise with their latest call-up. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Early-Season Back-End Breakouts

by Wilson Karaman

Can these three arms keep surpassing preseason expectations? . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: The Evolution of Lucas Duda

by Greg Wellemeyer

What does the Mets first baseman's new approach mean for his fantasy value? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Tuesday, May 19

Premium Article Prospect Profile: The Reevaluation of Dominic Smith

by Jeff Moore

How a scout balances information gathered in the past with what they see in the present can be difficult. It's certainly the case with one Mets prospect. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Baseball Therapy: The Left-Fielder Behind The Catcher Shift

by Russell A. Carleton

Is the craziest thing we saw this week actually a darned defensible strategy? . . . more | 19 unread comments

Premium Article Baseball's Seven Wonders: Rickey Henderson's OBP

by Sam Miller

How Rickey Henderson stayed the best in the world at one crucial baseball skill, well into his 40s. . . . more | 23 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: Corey Math

by Chris Mosch

Kluber, fresh off an 18-K performance, strikes out a dozen; pitchers duels turn into bullpen games, Carlos Gomez bounces back from a pitch to the face, and the best defensive play of the day. . . . more | 3 unread comments