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Tuesday, June 28

Expert FAAB Review: Week 13

by Mike Gianella

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

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.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 914: State of the Standings: NL East

by Ben Lindbergh

As the regular season's midpoint approaches, Ben talks to Joe Sheehan and Rany Jazayerli about the state of the NL East.

Fantasy Article Closer Report: Week 13

by Matt Collins

Surveying the ninth-inning situations around the league.

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.

Baseball Therapy: Dollhouses and Sandboxes

by Russell A. Carleton

What can Starting Lineup figurines and Abraham Lincoln teach us about baseball research?

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?

Premium Article Notes from the Field: June 28, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Justin Steele, Julian Leon, Luiz Gohara, and more.

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.

The Call-Up: Lucas Giolito

by Jarrett Seidler and J.P. Breen

It is prime time for the son of two actors.

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.

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.

Monday, June 27

The Call-Up: A.J. Reed

by Christopher Crawford and Mike Gianella

After burning through first baseman of the future in Jon Singleton and Tyler White, the Astros turn to A.J. Reed.

BP South Side: Not Trusting The Process

by Frank Firke

There's a lot to be skeptical about regarding the White Sox's performance and front office decision-making.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 913: State of the Standings: NL West and AL Central

by Ben Lindbergh

As the regular season's midpoint approaches, Ben talks to Joe Sheehan and Rany Jazayerli about the state of the NL West and AL Central.

Fantasy Article The Buyer's Guide: Steven Wright

by J.P. Breen

Knuckleballers are a fickle breed, but is there reason to believe Steven Wright can sustain his success?

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of June 24-26

by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out over the weekend, including Adrian Rondon, Jeff Hoffman, Francis Martes, and A.J. Cole.

Prospectus Feature: How To Fight Crime

by Henry Druschel

What can the criminal justice system teach us about preventing baseballs to the dome?

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: June 27, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Alex Jackson, Kyle Lewis, Rafael Devers, and more.

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.

The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, June 27

by Matt Sussman

A recap of the weekend's impact through wit and random name dropping.

The Call-Up: Brandon Nimmo

by Jeffrey Paternostro and Scooter Hotz

His twitter handle is @you_found_nimmo. You're welcome.

Premium Article Notes from the Field: Carolina League All-Stars: Pitchers

by Wilson Karaman and Adam McInturff

A look at the pitchers from the Carolina League All-Star Game, from the perspective of a single look, and the benefit of a half-season of play.

Sunday, June 26

BP Unfiltered: How To Celebrate A Walkoff Strikeout

by Sam Miller

What to do when the batter fails and the team succeeds?

Team Chemistry: Explaining the DRA-Beaters

by John Choiniere

The Cubs' pitchers are on a historical DRA-beating pace. Are there some factors that explain why some teams do this?

BP Mets: Be Better Than Jose Reyes

by Bryan Grosnick

Is it really worth making your fans root for a bad person for a half-win upgrade?

BP South Side: Baseball's Most Caught-In-Between Team

by Ethan Spalding

Where do the White Sox go from here?

BP Toronto: The Marcus Stroman Demotion Discussion

by Dave Church

The Blue Jays' 'ace' has been horrible. Is it time for something drastic?

BP Bronx: Is .500 Killing the Yankees?

by Nicolas Stellini

The trade deadline is approaching and the Yankees aren't getting any meaningful clarity.

Saturday, June 25

Raising Aces: Command and Conquer

by Doug Thorburn

Notable performances this week from Trevor Bauer, Corey Kluber and Wei-Yin Chen.

The Call-Up: Dillon Overton

by Christopher Crawford and Scooter Hotz

It's Overton's window in Oakland.

The Call-Up: Chad Kuhl

by Christopher Crawford and George Bissell

Don't make the obvious Kuhl/cool joke. Don't make the obvious Kuhl/cool joke. Don't make the obvious Kuhl/cool joke.

BP Bronx: ARod's Lost

by Nick Ashbourne

A hamstring injury put Alex Rodriguez on the shelf, but it's been his approach that has ruined his return.

BP Wrigleyville: An 11-Man Staff, For Reasons Other Than Nostalgia

by Mike Banghart

The Cubs right now have a real case for an 11-man pitching staff.

BP Boston: The Unusual Danger in Upgrading

by Matthew Kory

If the Red Sox are going to improve at the trade deadline, the cost could be exorbitant.

BP Milwaukee: Breaking Down Jimmy Nelson's Struggles

by Seth Victor

The trajectory of Jimmy Nelson's career has taken a sharp turn downward in the past couple months.

Friday, June 24

The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, June 24

by Matthew Kory

Gotta get down on Friday.

Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 12

by Scooter Hotz

Examining players who might pique your interest in deeper formats.

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, June 23rd

by Wilson Karaman

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Thomas Szapucki, Josh Bell, Aaron Judge, and Nick Neidert.

BP Kansas City: Ian Kennedy Has A Home Run Problem

by Craig Brown

An oft-criticized offseason move has started to go sour in Kansas City.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 912: Three Teams on the Buy-or-Sell Bubble

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss their fatalistic feelings concerning Noah Syndergaard, banter about fun facts and Fernando Abad, and talk about impending trade-deadline decisions for the White Sox, Yankees, and Pirates.

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Bargains and Busts, Midseason Edition

by Mike Gianella

Examining the players who've earned their fantasy pay to this point in the season and those who haven't.

Fantasy Article Player Profile: Zach Davies

by Jeff Quinton

A look at whether the Brewers righty can sustain his first-half breakout.

Fantasy Article Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 13

by Greg Wellemeyer

Helping you set your fantasy rotation for next week with a look at the two-start pitchers.

Prospectus Feature: Baseball and the Chinese Room

by Trevor Strunk

Good play on the field is not just indistinguishable from the qualities of the people playing, but homologous to it.

What You Need to Know: Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good Teams?

by Nicolas Stellini

The Cubs are suddenly losing, the Mariners are seriously losing, and Zack Greinke moves up a special leaderboard.

Premium Article Weekly Wrap: June 24, 2016

by Will Haines

Kevin Newman, Ian Happ, and Austin Meadows lead a slew of promotions this week.

Premium Article Notes from the Field: Carolina League All-Stars: Batters

by Wilson Karaman and Adam McInturff

A look at the batters from the Carolina League All-Star Game, from the perspective of a single look, and the benefit of a half-season of play.

Thursday, June 23

What You Need to Know: Yankees/Rockies 2: The Beltran Rises

by Demetrius Bell

Beltran continues his reboot, the Astros are bona fide hot, and Andrelton Simmons makes a play.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 911: Good Knuckleballs, Bad Ballpark Deals

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam talk to Professor Alan Nathan about the physics of knuckleballs, then talk to WFAA's Brett Shipp about his reporting on public funding for the Rangers' new ballpark.

Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 96: I Want To Say Schrimpf

by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre of Baseball Prospectus take a deep dive into current fantasy baseball topics.

BP Unfiltered: How to Read a Canadian Leaderboard

by Sam Miller

Translating the unrecognizable French abbreviations for baseball stats.

Fantasy Article The Stash List: 12th Edition, 2016

by J.J. Jansons

The top two remain the same this week, but the top five welcomes an entrant who ranked outside last week's top 10.

BP Mets: What are the Mets doing with Michael Conforto?

by Jarrett Seidler

From soft platooning to hard platooning and now maybe injured.

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, June 22nd

by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Yoan Moncada, Charlie Tilson, Tyler Glasnow, and Christin Stewart.

Fantasy Article Dynasty Dynamics: Six Dynasty Prospects to Stash or Flip

by Ben Carsley

Examining a half-dozen minor leaguers who might be worth grabbing in your leagues.

The Perils Of MLB's Sorting System: Part 4: The Invisible Hand Holding the Baseball

by Kate Morrison and Russell A. Carleton

Are front offices nurturing a garden where great new ideas can sprout?

Prospectus Feature: The Increasingly Lopsided Everybody-Wins Trade

by Aaron Gleeman

Fielder for Kinsler was supposed to be the fix for both teams' surpluses, but the 2016 season has put the clubs' returns in stark relief.

Players Prefer Presentation: I Care About All-Star Voting

by Meg Rowley

Which we're not supposed to do.

Premium Article Eyewitness Accounts: June 23, 2016

by BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Tyler Jay, Miguel Diaz, Johan Mieses, Kevin Newman, and more.

Wednesday, June 22

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 910: Mike Trout's Identical Twin

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam banter about Steven Wright and knuckleball physics, then answer listener emails about the least interesting inning, the one-baserunner leash, an all-or-nothing Ichiro, Mike Trout's hypothetical twin and more.

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, June 21st

by Mark Anderson

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Aaron Judge, Conner Greene, David Dahl, and Cavan Biggio.

Fantasy Article The Fantasy Verdict: Duvall You Believe?

by J.P. Breen

Court is in session as J.P. evaluates a few reader-submitted trades.

Fantasy Article TDGX Transactions: Throwing the Kitchen Sink

by George Bissell

A look at the moves made by the experts in the TDGX dynasty league this week.

The Perils Of MLB's Sorting System: Part 3: The Rise of Ivy

by Kate Morrison and Russell A. Carleton

The path to a front office job starts in the college application process.

Some Projection Left: What If Anderson Espinoza Had Been Draft Eligible?

by Christopher Crawford

When we say "Anderson Espinoza just got picked" you say "how high?"

Prospectus Feature: Groundballs Through the Decades

by Rob Mains

Did groundball pitchers have the same impact in the past that they do today?

What You Need to Know: How Could They Be So Bartless?

by Emma Baccellieri

The Mets face the World Series champs again, but their starter gets knocked out by a line drive in the first. Meanwhile, Belt whiffs against a position player pitching, and an inside-the-parker that technically wasn't.

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