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Updated Premium Article Skewed Left: Saber Seminar One Year From Now

by Zachary Levine

What are the major topics of conversation among the analytically minded going to be come 2015? . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Eyewitness Accounts: August 21, 2014

by Tucker Blair

Eyes on Gary Sanchez, Branden Kline, Dylan Baker, Jacob Lindgren, Reynaldo Lopez, Mason Williams, and Tyler Austin. Lopez stands out. . . . more | 0 comments

Pebble Hunting: You Lie!

by Sam Miller

Has replay killed lying in baseball? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Updated Premium Article What You Need to Know: August 21, 2014

by Daniel Rathman

Gerrit Cole is back and hitting 100.3 mph, which makes baseball just that much better. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Week 21

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 | 0 comments

Updated Fantasy Article TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 32

by Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

The Outcomes get ready for Scoresheet playoff season and answer reader/listener questions. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, August 20

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge and Cardinals righty Frederis Parra. . . . more | 0 comments

Wednesday, August 20

Moonshot: The Analytic Value of the Crack of the Bat

by Robert Arthur

Can you use the sound of the bat for actual sabermetric research? Heck yes you can. . . . more | 29 unread comments

The Lineup Card: Seven Epitaphs for Bud Selig's Reign

by Baseball Prospectus

With Rob Manfred elected to become the next commissioner, the staff looks back on the incumbent's time in office. . . . more | 23 unread comments

Fantasy Article They Hold No Quarter: Second Basemen

by BP Fantasy Staff

Part two in the position-by-position look at players who might be worth stashing in keeper leagues. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Being Wrong About Yovani Gallardo

by J.P. Breen

J.P. wasn't expecting much from the Brewers righty, but he's been pleasantly surprised. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Red Sox Place Their Betts

by R.J. Anderson

Mookie is recalled, Bradley goes down. Also returning to the majors are Carlos Martinez and Will Harris. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Wednesday, August 20

by Matthew Kory

My anaconda don't want none unless you got puns hun. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Fantasy Article Dynasty Dynamics: More Top 50 Talk

by Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

After unveiling their prospect lists last week, Ben and Craig reveal those who just missed, plus dark horses, and surprising exclusions. . . . more | 1 unread comment

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

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Mariners first baseman D.J. Peterson and Red Sox righty Anthony Ranaudo. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Tuesday, August 19

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: Becoming An Adult f/x

by Russell A. Carleton

Minor leaguers are barely adults. What are teams doing about that? . . . more | 13 unread comments

Premium Article Going Yard: Four Impressive High School Hitters

by Ryan Parker

The Perfect Game All-American Classic was fertile ground for watching the next generation of batsmen. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Notes About Baseball: Rain Delay Theater: Backflips, Whiffleballers and a Wookiee Surprise

by Rocco DeMaro

What happens when play stops and the real fun begins for David Price, Andrew McCutchen and Joe Nathan? That, plus a closer look at a pitcher who is very far away (or, at least part of him is). . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Monday, August 18

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Cubs shortstop Addison Russell and Astros righty Nick Tropeano. . . . more | 8 unread comments

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

by Chris Mosch

Yesterday's extra-innings fun and today's top-notch pitching matchups. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article The Stash List: 18th Edition: The Final Quest

by Bret Sayre

Taijuan Walker nabs the no. 1 spot in the last top 20 of the season. . . . more | 14 unread comments

Fantasy Article Deep Impact: Week 20

by Ben Carsley

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

Daily League Strategy: The Melky Way

by Paul Sporer

Paul doesn't trust Mike Fiers at the Rogers Centre, so the Jays outfielder earns a spot in his recommended lineup. . . . more | 0 comments

Monday, August 18

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 18, 2014

by BP Prospect Staff

Writeups on Cole Tucker, Patrick Leonard, Mason Williams, and, you guessed it, seven more prospects. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Fantasy Article The Buyer's Guide: Jonathan Lucroy

by J.P. Breen

The Brewers backstop has emerged as a darkhorse MVP candidate, but his is improvement at the plate sustainable? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Closer Reclamation Season

by R.J. Anderson

The Tiger and Pirates bolster bullpens with busted closers, the Diamondbacks buy low on Brett Jackson, Kyle Drabek returns to the majors and the Dodgers' infield just got thin. . . . more | 3 unread comments

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

by Daniel Rathman

The A's continue their free-fall, Michael Cuddyer and David Ortiz blast off, and other action from the weekend, plus what to watch on Monday. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of August 15-17

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out over the weekend, including Brandon Nimmo, Eloy Jimenez, and Raimel Tapia. . . . more | 11 unread comments

Fantasy Article Interleague Report: Week 21

by Jeff Quinton

A look at the upcoming AL-vs-NL and NL-vs-AL matchups, and how they might affect teams' lineups. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Closer to Me: Week 21

by Mauricio Rubio

Surveying the ninth-inning situations around the league . . . more | 1 unread comment

The Week in Quotes: August 11-17, 2014

by Nick Bacarella

Running through the notable quotes from the week that was. . . . more | 0 comments

Friday, August 15

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Arizona's Pitching Problems

by Sam Miller

Are the Diamondbacks screwing up pitchers? And is our usual approach to those questions the right one? . . . more | 5 unread comments

The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, August 15

by Matthew Kory

It's Friday, Friday, got a late List on Friday. . . . more | 1 unread comment