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Updated Transaction Analysis: Aroldis Chapman Takes The 105 To Wrigley

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Updated Prospectus Feature: Miguel Sano Is a Strikeout Pioneer

by Aaron Gleeman

The Twins phenom hits homers at a spectacular pace but strikes out at a record pace. That's not by accident, and it's not necessarily by mistake. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Prospectus Feature: Confidence Men

by Jared Wyllys

One factor in bridging the gap between the minors and majors? Confidence. Not the 2003 Ed Burns film. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Premium Article Notes from the Field: July 26, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Cody Sedlock, Isaiah White, and... others. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Expert FAAB Review: Week 17

by Mike Gianella

A look at how the wise guys spent their money in expert leagues this week. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Fantasy Article Closer Report: Week 17

by Matt Collins

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

Updated Fantasy Article Fantasy Trade Targets: Second-Half Buys

by BP Fantasy Staff

Staff picks for players you might want to acquire in your fantasy deadline deals. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Monday, July 25th

by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Peter Lambert, Anthony Garcia, Austin Gomber, and Travis Blankenhorn. . . . more | 0 comments

Monday, July 25

The Call-Up: Alex Bregman

by Christopher Crawford and Bret Sayre

Monday is turning into a great day for prospect debuts, but this one is the most great. . . . more | 0 comments

Prospectus Feature: Advanced Stats for the Masses

by Henry Druschel

'If 20 years ago, baseball understanding was a puddle, it’s now a mineshaft, not a pool.' . . . more | 0 comments

The Call-Up: David Dahl

by Christopher Crawford and George Bissell

Better Call Dahl, or something like that. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: July 25, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Anderson Espinoza, Justin Dunn, Jhailyn Ortiz and more. . . . more | 1 unread comment

What You Need to Know: Just For the Record

by Ashley Varela

Trevor Story adds three more home runs to his Pokédex, Jose Fernandez remains unbeatable in Miami, and Aaron Nola throws something resembling a strikeout. . . . more | 0 comments

Players Prefer Presentation: Year 1 Of The Scott Servais Experiment

by Meg Rowley

Scott Servais was hired with no managerial experience--but with a long front office resume, a close friendship with his GM, and a history of being chummy with analytics. How's it going? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 17

by Scooter Hotz

Examining players who might pique your interest in deeper formats. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of July 22-24

by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out over the weekend, including Isan Diaz, Josh Staumont, Patrick Weigel, and Aristides Aquino. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Fantasy Article The Buyer's Guide: Second-Half Additions

by J.P. Breen

J.P. recommends a handful of widely available players who could help your fantasy squad down the stretch. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Sunday, July 24

BP South Side: Chris Sale Embarrasses Himself

by James Fegan

If there's one thing you'll remember 50 years from now about the 2016 season, it'll probably be this. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Milwaukee: Rebuilding By ELO Ranking

by Nicholas Zettel

Team strength, before and after rebuilds. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Boston: David Ortiz, Walk-off MVP?

by Matthew Kory

The odds that Big Papi takes the hardware in his farewell tour. . . . more | 0 comments

Saturday, July 23

Raising Aces: Warm It Up, Chris

by Doug Thorburn

Notable pitching performances this week from Chris Archer, Chris Tillman and Mike Leake. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Wrigleyville: The Cubs Are On A Record Pace!

by Kazuto Yamazaki

No, the record isn't 'most wins.' Still, a record pace! . . . more | 0 comments

BP Toronto: The Seven Logical Fallacies You Meet In Baseball

by Nick Dika

Digging into the wrong ways to think about the Blue Jays. . . . more | 0 comments

BP South Side: The White Sox Are Done

by James Fegan

Better now than on August 1st, though. . . . more | 0 comments

Friday, July 22

Prospectus Feature: DRA 2016: Challenging the Citadel of DIPS

by Jonathan Judge

With DRA, solving BABIP--and other reasons to be excited about what we're measuring. . . . more | 0 comments

The GM Trade Game! Trading Jonathan Lucroy

by Sam Miller and BP Staff

Let's go, internet General Managers. Do your worst. . . . more | 14 unread comments

What You Need to Know: Ambition Can Lead Only To Failure

by Nicolas Stellini

Stephen Strasburg's perfect season gets befouled. Meanwhile, a baseball traveled 484 feet and Francisco Liriano righted himself. . . . more | 0 comments

Weekly Wrap: July 22, 2016

by Will Haines

It was a bad week for prospect injuries. A really bad week for prospect injuries. . . . more | 0 comments

Prospectus Feature: Good Deal?

by Trevor Strunk

On Aristotle and the ethics of the trade deadline. . . . more | 1 unread comment

The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, July 22

by Matthew Kory

[Slow warbling from a bat-smashed record player, left to die in a scorched desert] ...gotta get down on Friday... . . . more | 0 comments

BP Bronx: Yankees and A-Rod Headed for Divorce?

by Ben Diamond

How bad can things get for Alex Rodriguez before the Yankees say enough is enough? . . . more | 0 comments