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Premium Article The View From Behind The Backstop: Triple-A Triptych

by Jeffrey Paternostro

Late Spring with the Buffalo Bisons, a Wade LeBlanc poem, and we conjure the best prospect in baseball into being. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Rubbing Mud: Houston's Delayed Launch

by Matthew Trueblood

Early struggles gave way to a very hot stretch and now the Astros are serious contenders again. . . . more | 0 comments

Tools of Ignorance: Is Now the Time to Sell?

by Jeff Quinton

Why do teams almost always wait until late July to make significant trades? . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: Baltimore Bombs

by Demetrius Bell

Record-breaking Orioles power, Yankees comeback craziness, and Jose Altuve doing his usual thing. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Prospectus Feature: Baseball Brexit

by Trevor Strunk

How much "major change" should there be in baseball and what counts as enough "progress"? . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Notes from the Field: South Atlantic League All-Stars

by Adam McInturff and David Lee

Notes and video on many of the South Atlantic League All-Stars . . . more | 1 unread comment

Updated Fantasy Article The Stash List: 13th Edition, 2016

by J.J. Jansons

Alex Bregman is movin' on up the Astros minors chain and movin' on up the Stash List. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, June 29th

by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Tyler Beede, Josh Bell, Dwight Smith Jr., and Hunter Harvey. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Dynasty Prospects: A Few of My Favorites

by Wilson Karaman

Wilson recomments targeting these young'uns in midseason dynasty drafts and trades. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Wednesday, June 29

2016 Futures Game Preview: The US Roster

by BP Prospect Staff

Meet the propsects who'll represent the United States in the contest at Petco Park next month. . . . more | 0 comments

2016 Futures Game Preview: The World Roster

by BP Prospect Staff

Willy Adames, Eloy Jimenez, and Jorge Mateo are among the headliners on the international squad this year. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Outta Left Field: Have the Dodgers Solved Injuries Or Are They Just Chatty?

by Dustin Palmateer

Has all the Dodgers spending and talk about solving the injury riddle led to any real progress? . . . more | 0 comments

Prospectus Feature: The Road Ahead in Arlington

by Cat Garcia

The Rangers haven't been the team their record suggests. Here's why that's OK. . . . more | 1 unread comment

What You Need to Know: Giolito vs. Harvey vs. Rain

by Emma Baccellieri

Rain cut short Lucas Giolito's much-hyped debut, but he fit plenty of impressive pitches in before the delay. . . . more | 0 comments

BP Kansas City: Don't Run On Danny Duffy

by Hunter Samuels

Danny Duffy has pitched well this season, but shutting down the running game has helped too. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, June 28th

by Wilson Karaman

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Triston McKenzie, Jose Berrios, Charlie Tilson, and Wilmer Difo. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Potential Impact Call-Ups: Position Players

by J.P. Breen

Examining minor leaguers who could make significant contributions to your fantasy squad down the stretch if they earn a promotion to The Show. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Tuesday, June 28

Cold Takes: Baltimore's Annual Surprise Party

by Patrick Dubuque

Every year the Orioles win and every year it's classified as a surprise, but maybe it shouldn't be. . . . more | 9 unread comments

Baseball Therapy: Dollhouses and Sandboxes

by Russell A. Carleton

What can Starting Lineup figurines and Abraham Lincoln teach us about baseball research? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Rubbing Mud: The State of the Diamondbacks

by Matthew Trueblood

Can and should the Diamondbacks push forward with their three-year plan, or look to blow it up early? . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Notes from the Field: June 28, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Justin Steele, Julian Leon, Luiz Gohara, and more. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Prospectus Feature: Tulo's Bat Is As Cold As The Rockies

by Aaron Gleeman

Troy Tulowitzki is still searching for his missing production 11 months after leaving Coors Field. . . . more | 2 unread comments

The Call-Up: Lucas Giolito

by Jarrett Seidler and J.P. Breen

It is prime time for the son of two actors. . . . more | 2 unread comments

What You Need to Know: A Five-Hit Night Unlike Any Other

by Daniel Rathman

Kris Bryant makes major-league history, Noah Syndergaard scuffles amid rumors of elbow trouble, and much more from a busy Monday. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Transaction Analysis: Reunions and Fliers

by Steve Givarz and Bryan Grosnick

New York ships out Michael Conforto and brings back Jose Reyes, the Rays take a look at Oswaldo Arcia, and the Royals finally say goodbye to Omar Infante. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Fantasy Article Closer Report: Week 13

by Matt Collins

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

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Monday, June 27th

by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Raimel Tapia, Josh Hader, Daz Cameron, and Adonis Medina. . . . more | 11 unread comments

Expert FAAB Review: Week 13

by Mike Gianella

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

Monday, June 27

Prospectus Feature: How To Fight Crime

by Henry Druschel

What can the criminal justice system teach us about preventing baseballs to the dome? . . . more | 3 unread comments

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: June 27, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Alex Jackson, Kyle Lewis, Rafael Devers, and more. . . . more | 1 unread comment

What You Need to Know: Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Hit Seven Homers and Lose

by Ashley Varela

The White Sox hit seven home runs, Kevin Gausman and Carlos Carrasco toss four-hitters, and Jose Altuve goes for the cycle. . . . more | 1 unread comment

The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, June 27

by Matt Sussman

A recap of the weekend's impact through wit and random name dropping. . . . more | 0 comments