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Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Best Defensive Game of August

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Organized knowledge and organized life, or: The science and the wisdom of Jackie Bradley Jr.'s defense. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Premium Article Raising Aces: Angelic Arms

by Doug Thorburn

The lesser-known Angels starters have kept the rotation above water. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: The September Shuffle

by R.J. Anderson

Trades are completed, relievers are freed, contracts are purchased, Shucks are acquired for cash considerations, and so on. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: September 12, 2014

by Chris Mosch

Lots of beanballs "highlight" Thursday's action. Plus what to watch this weekend as the regular season winds down. . . . more | 11 unread comments

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, September 12

by Matthew Kory

It's Feiday, Freiday, only jokes about Nate Freiman day . . . more | 0 comments

Daily League Strategy: Picking on Young Pitchers

by Paul Sporer

With Allen Webster going for the Red Sox and Nate Karns starting for the Rays, Paul stocks up on Royals and Jays. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 25

by Wilson Karaman

Helping you set your fantasy rotation for next week with a look at the two-start pitchers. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: The Process of Analyzing Process: A Keeper League Example

by Jeff Quinton

Examining how to look at processes and the results they yield with a scenario from one of Jeff's leagues. . . . more | 9 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, September 11

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Henry Owens and Rio Ruiz. . . . more | 0 comments

Thursday, September 11

Premium Article Going Yard: The Magical Swing of Giancarlo Stanton

by Ryan Parker

What makes Giancarlo Stanton so special isn't just his athleticism. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article Skewed Left: It's Not a No-Hitter 'til _____

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A guide to when to tune in to a no-hitter in progress. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Pitchers Live For the Applause-plause

by Sam Miller

How to do good cheers when pitchers lose their no-hitters . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Deep Impact: Week 23

by Ben Carsley

Keeping tabs on players who could help your deep-league squad down the stretch. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, September 10

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Corey Seager and Adalberto Mejia. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Free Agent Watch: Week 24

by Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

If these players are on the waiver wire, they might be worth a look, depending on the format of your league. . . . more | 10 unread comments

Fantasy Article TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 34

by Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

From lessons learned to postseason predictions, this one's got it all. . . . more | 0 comments

Wednesday, September 10

The Lineup Card: Nine Comeback of the Year Candidates for 2015

by Baseball Prospectus

These players and/or entities have been disappointing, absent, or in low esteem this year, but our staff sees bounce-back campaigns in store. . . . more | 11 unread comments

Premium Article Prospect Profile: Francisco Mejia

by Chris Mellen

Cleveland catching prospect Francisco Mejia is still a tiny baby, but there could be something special brewing. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article Painting the Black: Bless Da 40

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How a team without prospects is making the most of its 40-man roster. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article The Buyer's Guide: Lance Lynn

by J.P. Breen

Has the Cardinals righty truly become a fronline starter, or should owners look to dump him on someone who believes in his breakout? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: September 10, 2014

by Daniel Rathman

The revised interpretation of Rule 7.13 gets tested immediately by the Yankees and Rays. The rest of yesterday's action is recapped and the best of today is previewed. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, September 9

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Wilmer Difo, Edwin Escobar, and Clayton Blackburn. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Wednesday, September 10

by Matthew Kory

We ought to have called it the Mitt List. Just as many mitts in baseball as there are hits. Missed opportunity. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Tuesday, September 9

Baseball Therapy: Poisoned by Losing?

by Russell A. Carleton

The Astros have lost a lot by design. Are they going to pay an on-field price? . . . more | 24 unread comments

Premium Article An Agent's Take: So Long, Scout

by Joshua Kusnick

The author remembers 'a Hall of Fame scout if there ever was one.' . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article Moonshot: The Year In Zone Distance, and Next Year in Breakout Candidates

by Robert Arthur

If pitchers are telling us which hitters are especially scary, does that make Pittsburgh's no. 6 hitter one of next year's top breakout candidates? . . . more | 8 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: September 9, 2014

by Daniel Rathman

Winners (Angels, Mariners, Cardinals) win. Losers (A's, Brewers) lose. Plus what to watch today. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Monday, September 8

by Jeff Moore

Notes on a handful of prospects who stood out yesterday, including the Rockies' Raimel Tapia, David Dahl, and Ryan McMahon. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Daily League Strategy: Kole Powered

by Paul Sporer

Paul keeps going back to the well for more points from the Angels outfielder in a favorable matchup with Colby Lewis. . . . more | 1 unread comment

The BP Wayback Machine: A Fan's Quandary/A New Low

by Derek Zumsteg

What do we do when our sport makes terrible people rich? . . . more | 8 unread comments

Eyewitness Accounts: September 9, 2014

by BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Sean Manaea, Jose Urena, Adalberto Mondesi, Dominic Smith, and Casey Gillaspie. . . . more | 0 comments