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Friday, February 27

Prospectus Feature: A.J. Preller's Offseason and the Toronto Precedent

by Steven Jacobson

Is it really possible to build a great team in one winter?

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: The Bad Bullpen Teams Get A Little Less Bad

by R.J. Anderson and J.P. Breen

Joba Chamberlain and Francisco Rodriguez are off the board, at last.

Premium Article Rumor Roundup: Diamondbacks Third Baseman is on the Bobbly Chair

by Daniel Rathman

Tomas boots some balls, while the golden age of Nate Freiman might be over.

Fantasy Article Dynasty League Positional Rankings: Top 175 Starting Pitchers

by Bret Sayre

Stacking up the rotation arms for the long haul.

Fantasy Infographic: Starting Pitchers

by Mauricio Rubio

A visual look at the SP crop and the categories in which each pitcher can help your hurt your team.

Fantasy Article Fantasy Players to Avoid: Starting Pitchers

by BP Fantasy Staff

You might want to let someone else draft or buy these arms in your leagues this spring.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 624: 2015 Season Preview Series: Pittsburgh Pirates

by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

Ben and Sam preview the Pirates' season with Sarah Sprague, and Sahadev talks to Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Pirates beat writer Travis Sawchik (at 23:22).

Fantasy Article TTO Scoresheet Podcast: The Average Keeper Rankings for 2015

by Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

The Outcomes puts a new crowdsourcing tool at your disposal.

Premium Article Raising Aces: The Eyes of March

by Doug Thorburn

Which pitchers to watch and what to look for this spring.

Thursday, February 26

The Lineup Card: Nine Spring Training Job Battles to Watch

Baseball Prospectus

The staff will be keeping an eye on these competitions over the next month.

Premium Article Daisy Cutter: Is Rizzo For Real?

by Sahadev Sharma

The changes that led to the changes for the Cubs' star first baseman.

Premium Article Painting the Black: The Other Side of PECOTA's Crush on the Rays

by R.J. Anderson

Yes, the projections like Tampa Bay, but they see much volatility, too.

Premium Article Rumor Roundup: It's Never Too Early to Think About Extending Andrew McCutchen Forever

by Chris Mosch

The Pirates want to keep their star 'for a long, long time,' while the Mets' crowded rotation will likely squeeze out the team's top two prospects.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 623: 2015 Season Preview Series: Cincinnati Reds

by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

Ben and Sam preview the Reds' season with R.J. Anderson, and Sahadev talks to Cincinnati Enquirer Reds beat writer C. Trent Rosecrans (at 25:34).

Fantasy Article Player Profile: Jesse Hahn

by Wilson Karaman

A rare case study of a pitcher who might *benefit* from a trade out of San Diego.

Fantasy Article The Top 101 Dynasty League Prospects for 2015: Part 2: 1-50 (plus one)

by Bret Sayre

The top 50 of the Dynasty 101 is revealed, from Michael Taylor on up.

Wednesday, February 25

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: What the Heck, Tigers?

by Sam Miller

Making sense of why the Tigers didn't add a big-name arm to their bad bullpen this offseason.

Premium Article Skewed Left: Indians Get a Head Start

by Zachary Levine

Are the Indians early start times a roundabout way to keep from losing viewers late during long games?

Fantasy Article Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Starting PItchers, Part Two

by Doug Thorburn

2014 breakout performer Collin McHugh leads off the second part of the list.

Premium Article Rumor Roundup: Closer Closer to Closing Deal

by Daniel Rathman

Francisco Rodriguez will sign soon, Carlos Quentin could try first base, and Adam Lind might get a shot at non-platooning.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 622: 2015 Season Preview Series: Milwaukee Brewers

by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

Ben and Sam preview the Brewers' season with J.P. Breen, and Sahadev talks to Brewers play-by-play broadcaster Joe Block (at 24:16).

Fantasy Article The -Only League Landscape: National League Starting Pitchers

by Keith Cromer

A look at the wide assortment of quality rotation options in the senior circuit.

Fantasy Article Player Profile: Ian Kennedy

by Jeff Quinton

While he lacks the upside of other pitchers with similar ADPs, Kennedy's consistency and home park could make him a bargain.

Fantasy Article The Top 101 Dynasty League Prospects for 2015: Part 1: 51-101

by Bret Sayre

The bottom half of the Dynasty 101, from Hunter Dozier on up.

Tuesday, February 24

Transaction Analysis: Yoan Moncada Fits

by Ben Carsley

The Red Sox splurge on another hitter, their fourth in less than a year.

Premium Article Rumor Roundup: Baseball Player Fatter

by Daniel Rathman

Two stories of players putting on weight, and one of an unrequited trade demand in Toronto.

Fantasy Article Player Profile: Hisashi Iwakuma

by Wilson Karaman

Can the Mariner right the ship after a rough finish to 2014?

TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 43: I'm Just A Real Big Meepits Fan

by Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

There Is No Offseason is a podcast that focuses exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats. We talk major leagues, minor leagues and we never miss an opportunity to take a jab at Craig.

Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 44: Crash And Burn

by Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

Bret and Mike take a deep dive into current fantasy baseball topics.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 621: The Moncada Contract, Win Expectancy, and the High-Five Hypothetical

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam answer listener emails about Yoan Moncada, sabermetric broadcasts, the replacement-level high-five rate, and more.

Fantasy Article The -Only League Landscape: American League Starting Pitchers

by Nick Shlain

A look at the menu of rotation arms available in the junior circuit.

Fantasy Article Get to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2016

by Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

Taking the long view with these young arms might yield nice payoffs.

Baseball Therapy: The 10th Man in the Lineup

by Russell A. Carleton

Beating The Grind, and valuing the men who do it.

Monday, February 23

Fantasy Article Fantasy Auction Values: First Edition, 2015

by Mike Gianella

Mike's first set of suggested prices for players in auctions this year.

Premium Article 2015 Prospects: The Post-Offseason Top 10s: American League

by Nick J. Faleris and Chris Mellen

Top prospects in each organization, accounting for the winter's action.

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: City of Injureds

by R.J. Anderson and Tucker Blair

The Dodgers continue to restock the back of their rotation with gambles on injury-prone starters.

Premium Article Pitching Backward: Which Hitters Have it Toughest?

by Jeff Long

The realigning of pitching supremacy.

Premium Article Rumor Roundup: Mookie Betts, Fourth Outfielder?

by Chris Mosch

The Red Sox will go with the veteran in a crowded outfield; meanwhile, the Rangers might pick up Beltre's option early.

Fantasy Article Get to Know: Starting Pitcher Prospects for 2015

by Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

Looking into the pipeline for arms that might help your fantasy rotation this year.

The Week in Quotes: February 17-22, 2015

by Nick Bacarella, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

Running through the notable quotes from the week that was.

Fantasy Article Player Profile: Kyle Gibson

by J.P. Breen

Are more strikeouts lurking beneath the surface for the Twins righty?

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 620: 2015 Season Preview Series: Chicago White Sox

by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

Ben and Sam preview the White Sox' season with Tim Marchman, and Sahadev talks to Dan Hayes, who covers the White Sox for CSN Chicago (at 36:52).

BP Unfiltered: Does This Record Mean Anything?

by Sam Miller

Assessing the noteworthiness of a very rare achievement.

Fantasy Article Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Starting Pitchers, Part One

by Doug Thorburn

Sizing up the top 50 arms from now through the end of the 2017 season.

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