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Tuesday, September 23

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Backing Off Backstop Prospects

by Ben Carsley

A look at the perils of falling in love with promising catchers down on the farm.

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Wren's End

by R.J. Anderson

The Braves fire a GM, the Angels add a 39th man to their active roster, and the Rockies recall a top prospect.

Premium Article What You Need to Know: September 23, 2014

by Daniel Rathman

Lots of good pitching, occasional horrible pitching, and long, LONG game highlight yesterday's action.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 540: The Braves Fire Frank Wren

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss the Braves' decision to dismiss GM Frank Wren.

Baseball Therapy: Will StatCast Cure Our Defensive Metric Blues?

by Russell A. Carleton

Single-year outfield defense might be an intractable problem.

Prospectus Feature: Colin Moran and the Matter of Draft Status

by Jeff Moore

What are we talking about when we talk about disappointment?

Monday, September 22

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Circling Back to The Holy Trinity

by J.P. Breen

A look at the pitchers who excelled in the three statistical areas fantasy owners cherish most.

Premium Article What You Need to Know: September 22, 2014

by Daniel Rathman

The Tigers and Royals play one of the games of the year, while the rest of the wild card races have exciting weekends.

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: DFS and the State of Fantasy Baseball

by Mike Gianella

Will daily leagues one day supplant rotisserie and head-to-head formats?

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, September 22

by Matthew Kory

Don't worry, Braves Fans. Don't worry. That's it. There no pain, it's over, it's over.

The Week in Quotes: September 16-22, 2014

by Nick Bacarella, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

Running through the notable quotes from the week that was.

Fantasy Article Interleague Report: Week 26

by Jeff Quinton

Examining how the upcoming AL-vs.-NL and NL-vs.-AL matchups, and how they might affect teams' lineups.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 539: Instant Replay and the Pennant Race

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam banter about Kolten Wong and the scout who signed Mike Trout, then talk about a controversial call with playoff implications.

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: The Season's Most Disappointing Prospects

by BP Prospect Staff

The prospect team tackles the year's disappointments, including Aaron Sanchez, Mark Appel, and Luke Jackson.

Friday, September 19

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?

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.

Premium Article Raising Aces: Carlos in Charge

by Doug Thorburn

On Carlos Carrasco's excellent six weeks in Cleveland

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.

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Power Outage

by Craig Goldstein

A fantasy-oriented look at the decline in pop across the league.

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.

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, September 19

by Matthew Kory

It's Friday, Friday, gotta Scott Downs on Friday.

Fantasy Article Daily League Strategy: Coors, Coors, Coors

by Paul Sporer

Three of Paul's four recommended hitters will play at the mile-high yard tonight.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 538: Nate Silver, By Popular Demand

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam talk to Nate Silver about baseball analysis and the first six months of FiveThirtyEight.

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.

Premium Article Moonshot: Detecting the Best Medicine

by Robert Arthur

Can we figure out which teams are best at preventing injuries?

Thursday, September 18

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.

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Small Moves That Might Matter

by Jeff Quinton

Gaining a little extra value here and there can make a difference.

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.

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.

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.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 537: Sean McIndoe on the NHL's Analytics Awakening

by Ben Lindbergh

Ben and Michael Baumann talk to Grantland lead hockey writer Sean McIndoe about the rise of sabermetric-style analysis in the NHL.

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.

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?

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?

Wednesday, September 17

The Lineup Card: Eight Memorable Final-Week Storylines

Baseball Prospectus

The staff shares its favorite stories from late-Septembers past.

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Streaming Strikeouts

by J.P. Breen

If your fantasy squad needs some late-season Ks, J.P. has you covered.

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.

Eyewitness Accounts: September 17, 2014

by BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Lucas Giolito, Simon Mercedes, Brian Gonzalez, Reese McGuire, and Bubba Starling.

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Wednesday, September 17

by Matt Sussman

Don't sleep on this Hit List!

Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 33: Halfway House

by Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

Bret and Mike take some deeper dives into important fantasy topics of the week.

BP Unfiltered: Buy Premium, get Dollar Sign Free

by Dave Pease

Throughout the 2014 playoffs, you'll get a free copy of the Dollar Sign on the Muscle e-book when you buy a yearly Premium subscription.

BP Job Postings: Milwaukee Brewers Job Opening

by BP Staff

Minor League Athletic Trainer.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 536: Manager Challenges, MVP Pitchers, and Other Exciting Emails

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam answer emails about Derek Jeter, manager challenges, the closer role, pitcher MVPs, and more.

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

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