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Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Cueto's Quirks

by Sam Miller

Johnny Cueto is a good pitcher. Johnny Cueto is a quirky pitcher. Is there a causal relationship? . . . more | 1 unread comment

Notes About Baseball: The Second-Hardest Part of Baseball

by Rocco DeMaro

Everybody knows the hardest thing to do in baseball. Everybody. But nobody can agree on what comes next. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Raising Aces: Carlos in Charge

by Doug Thorburn

On Carlos Carrasco's excellent six weeks in Cleveland . . . more | 1 unread comment

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

by Chris Mosch

The A's lose yet again, the rest of yesterday's action, and what to keep an eye on this weekend. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Power Outage

by Craig Goldstein

A fantasy-oriented look at the decline in pop across the league. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article The View from the Loge Level: The Alex Jackson Interviews

by Daron Sutton

The Mariners' top pick talks about transitioning from catcher to outfield--and from prep baseball to the pros. . . . more | 0 comments

Updated Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, September 19

by Matthew Kory

It's Friday, Friday, gotta Scott Downs on Friday. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 26

by Wilson Karaman

For the last time this year, Wilson helps you set your fantasy rotation with a look at next week's two-start pitchers. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Thursday, September 18

Painting the Black: The Plightin' Showalters

by R.J. Anderson

Is there any good reason not to take the Orioles as seriously as the other contenders? . . . more | 14 unread comments

Premium Article Pitching Backward: Big Situation James

by Jeff Long

Is James Shields' seeming ability to elevate his game in certain situations just one of those things, or is it one of *those* things? . . . more | 2 unread comments

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

by Daniel Rathman

The Angels get to celebrate, the Dodgers get Coors'd, the Giants and Royals close gaps, and Brandon McCarthy is immaculate. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Small Moves That Might Matter

by Jeff Quinton

Gaining a little extra value here and there can make a difference. . . . more | 3 unread comments

The BP Wayback Machine: The Many Moments of Paul Konerko

by BP Staff

Taking a tour through BP's two decades of writing about Paul Konerko. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Fantasy Article They Hold No Quarter: Outfielders

by BP Fantasy Staff

These players aren't widely owned, but they might be useful fliers for keeper-league owners looking ahead to 2015. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Fantasy Article Free Agent Watch: Week 25

by Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

For the last time this season, looking at players who might be on the waiver wire and are worth rostering, depending on the format of your league. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Episode 35

by Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

The Outcomes go out on a high note with a guest appearance from Scoresheet co-founder Jeff Barton. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Wednesday, September 17

Premium Article Skewed Left: How to Change Things When Change is Hard

by Zachary Levine

Ten players who turned their seasons around after being traded . . . more | 5 unread comments

The Lineup Card: Eight Memorable Final-Week Storylines

by Baseball Prospectus

The staff shares its favorite stories from late-Septembers past. . . . more | 7 unread comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Streaming Strikeouts

by J.P. Breen

If your fantasy squad needs some late-season Ks, J.P. has you covered. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article What You Need to Know: September 17, 2014

by Chris Mosch

The Beltway teams clinch, more action from yesterday, and tonight's premium pitching matchups. . . . more | 0 comments

Eyewitness Accounts: September 17, 2014

by BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Lucas Giolito, Simon Mercedes, Brian Gonzalez, Reese McGuire, and Bubba Starling. . . . more | 0 comments

Tuesday, September 16

Prospectus Review: 'That Foul Tip Had Better Have Hit Your Testicles'

by Miles Wray

What you can learn from Jason Kendall, beyond "Jason Kendall is testy." . . . more | 13 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: September 16, 2014

by Daniel Rathman

Jacob deGrom punctuates his ROY bid and ties a record in the process; the Rizzo/Cashner trade pays off in a big way, for both sides; the Royals and Tigers hold the line. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Rays to the Top

by R.J. Anderson

Tampa Bay calls up a couple young'ns acquired at the trade deadline, Scioscia gets his LOOGY back, Nick Ahmed gets another chance, and more. . . . more | 0 comments

Daily League Strategy: Easy Peavy

by Paul Sporer

Peavy is joined by a boom-or-bust Toronto starter, the quietly excellent Neil Walker, Victor Martinez against a lousy pitcher, and others. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Deep Impact: Week 25

by Ben Carsley

Examining a handful of players who might pique your interest in deep leagues. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Monday, September 15

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: September 15, 2014

by BP Prospect Staff

Ten prospects who surprised the scouting staff in 2014. . . . more | 8 unread comments

Premium Article What You Need to Know: September 15, 2014

by Daniel Rathman

The Dodgers, and Kershaw, put some space between them and their competition; the Cardinals are building a cushion; a Twin struck out more than 10 batters; and baseball happened in all other corners of this great nation of ours. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, September 15

by Matt Sussman

The penultimate penultimate Hit List of the season. . . . more | 2 unread comments

The Week in Quotes: September 8-14

by Nick Bacarella, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

Running through the notable quotes from the week that was. . . . more | 3 unread comments

Fantasy Article Interleague Report: Week 25

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 Fantasy Freestyle: The Other Guys, Part Two: National League

by Mike Gianella

These players might not be the center of your fantasy attention, but some could have sneaky keeper value in NL-only leagues. . . . more | 7 unread comments