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Premium Article The Call-Up: Jorge Alfaro

by Jarrett Seidler and J.P. Breen

El Oso gets to hunt in Philly for a bit. . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: Nope, Hit

by Nicolas Stellini

Matt Moore pitches forever and all he gets to show for it is a huff of exasperation, and more from Thursday's action. . . . more | 1 unread comment

The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, August 26

by Matthew Kory

We've reached the soup-and-pizza-restaurant-idea part of the season. . . . more | 2 unread comments

Premium Article Weekly Wrap: August 26, 2016

by Will Haines

News and notes from around the minor leagues. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: DRA Do-Gooders

by Wilson Karaman

Our advanced pitching metric suggests brighter days ahead for some of these hurlers. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, August 25th

by Mark Anderson

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Alberto Tirado, Lewis Brinson, Roman Quinn, and Fernando Romero. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Fantasy Article Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 21

by Scooter Hotz

Helping you set your fantasy rotation for next week with a look at the two-start pitchers. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Thursday, August 25

Pitching Backward: Zach With No K

by Jeff Long

Exploring a hypothetical: What if Zach Britton, extreme batted-ball outlier, didn't strike anybody out? . . . more | 1 unread comment

What You Need to Know: Beltway Goes Balt's Way

by Demetrius Bell

The Orioles win a wild one, Mike Trout and Albert Pujols do the things, and more from Wednesday's action. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Premium Article Eyewitness Accounts: August 25, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Kyle Tucker, Lucas Erceg, and more. . . . more | 0 comments

Fantasy Article Dynasty Dynamics: What the Hell Is Happening: AL Edition

by Ben Carsley

These four junior-circuit players have risen from anonymity to prominence, but should we expect them to stay fantasy-relevant going forward? . . . more | 3 unread comments

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, August 24th

by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Michael Kopech, Chance Adams, Arvicent Perez, and Colton Welker. . . . more | 7 unread comments

Wednesday, August 24

Two-Strike Approach: Verlander's Third Act

by Cat Garcia

Justin Verlander is the rare power pitcher who has reversed a downward trajectory late after 30. . . . more | 0 comments

Outta Left Field: 1 Percent Playoff Odds, 110 Percent Effort

by Dustin Palmateer

We're at a point in the season where a lot of the baseball is meaningless. What force of gravity is it that keeps pulling players toward effort? . . . more | 0 comments

Rubbing Mud: Alex Reyes, Game-Changer

by Matthew Trueblood

Th Cardinals' deep pitching staff has freed them to use Alex Reyes in an interesting way; fun facts result. . . . more | 0 comments

What You Need to Know: Gsellman Is Just In Time

by Emma Baccellieri

The rookie makes his debut and bails out Jon Niese, plus more from Tuesday's action. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Transaction Analysis: Go-Go Goes to Texas

by Bryan Grosnick

Carlos Gomez's swift decline got him dropped by the Astros, but the Rangers think there's still value to be had. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, August 23rd

by Wilson Karaman

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Allen Cordoba, Zack Collins, Trevor Clifton, and Ricardo Sanchez. . . . more | 6 unread comments

Tuesday, August 23

Cold Takes: Introducing The Dubuque Plan

by Patrick Dubuque

Keeping the baby, throwing out (with maximum speed and efficiency) the bathwater. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Baseball Therapy: If I Had A Million Dollars

by Russell A. Carleton

What's the best way to spend money, given what we know right this minute? . . . more | 2 unread comments

Rubbing Mud: Should Probably Trade Cespedes

by Matthew Trueblood

The Mets, on the brink of being out of it, have the most attractive player on the August trade market, and a reasonable path to trading him. . . . more | 6 unread comments

What You Need to Know: Homer Story

by Daniel Rathman

The Dodgers hit a bunch of homers off a guy named Bailey, and more from Monday's action. . . . more | 5 unread comments

Premium Article Notes from the Field: August 23, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on first-rounders Hudson Potts, Taylor Ward, and others. . . . more | 4 unread comments

Premium Article The Call-Up: Robert Gsellman

by Jeffrey Paternostro and Mike Gianella

Robert Gs... Gsell...Gonna pitch out the bullpen so it doesn't really matter. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Fantasy Article The Buyer's Guide: Keon Broxton

by J.P. Breen

The Brewers outfielder has a 1.132 OPS since the All-Star break, but how much of that surge can he sustain? . . . more | 6 unread comments

Fantasy Article Closer Report: Week 21

by Matt Collins

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

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Monday, August 22nd

by Mark Anderson

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Jose De Leon, Lucas Erceg, Jesus Sanchez, and Tyler Wells. . . . more | 1 unread comment

Expert FAAB Review: Week 21

by Mike Gianella

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

Monday, August 22

Prospectus Feature: Something Not Worth Forfeiting

by Henry Druschel

Despite the obvious strategic benefits, teams never tactically surrender. Why that should give you faith in the game. . . . more | 9 unread comments

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 22, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Yadier Alvarez, Ruddy Giron, Bryan Reynolds, and more. . . . more | 0 comments

Premium Article Soft Toss: Scouting a Series: Hillsboro vs. Everett

by Brendan Gawlowski

How many future MLBers would you guess are in a short-season series? . . . more | 3 unread comments