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Thursday, November 1

Prospects Will Break Your Heart: The Baseball Prospectus Prospect Rankings Primer

by Jason Parks

Jason and his team embark on a massive offseason prospect. Here's what to expect and how to get the most out of it.

Premium Article On the Beat: Hot Stove Stories

by John Perrotto

With the World Series over, here are five big stories for Hot Stove season, and an interview with Brian Sabean.

Premium Article In A Pickle: Forever Changes

by Jason Wojciechowski

Fewer incumbents have won Gold Gloves the past two years. Is this a sign of a more engaged voting base?

Collateral Damage: NL West Year-End Injury Summary

by Corey Dawkins and Stephani Bee

Now that the season is over, here's a recap of the injuries sustained by NL West clubs and how great an impact each injury had.

Premium Article Scouting the Draft: High School Left-Handed Pitchers

by Nick J. Faleris

Our 2013 draft preview continues with a look at some eligible high school lefties.

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: The League of Extraordinary Salary Commitment

by R.J. Anderson

The Dodgers now have a high-priced reliever. But do they have an elite reliever?

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of October 31

by Jason Martinez

Jason Martinez of MLBDepthCharts makes his Minor League Update debut ...

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 74: The Ervin Santana Trade, the Royals' Rotation, and the Pitching Market/Rick Hahn and the Future of Front Offices

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss what the Ervin Santana trade says about the Royals' rotation and the pitching market, then talk about what Rick Hahn's ascension to the GM role in Chicago means for the future of front offices.

Wednesday, October 31

Premium Article Inside The Park: What Rick Hahn's Ascension Means for the White Sox

by Bradford Doolittle

The White Sox have a new GM, but the old one isn't going away.

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Tying Up October Loose Ends

by Sam Miller

Postseason stats, things commentators wanted to tell you, the best postseason party, the unpredictability of October, and the best MLB.com headlines.

Punk Hits: Brian Science

by Ian Miller

The Giants' GM is not an idiot, but now Ian understands why some people think he is.

The Lineup Card: 9 Predictions of Free Agent Bargains and Busts

Baseball Prospectus

Which players do the BP staff think will be great (or awful) free-agent additions?

Premium Article Sobsequy: The Freaks and Geeks Go All the Way

by Adam Sobsey

The Giants were a club fit for Halloween, but their colorful costumes couldn't obscure their competent play.

Wezen-Ball: World Series Riots

by Larry Granillo

A quick look at some post-Series celebrations that turned ugly.

Minor League Update: Games of October 30

by Bradley Ankrom

A decidedly non-spooky look at prospects playing in Arizona and the Caribbean.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 73: Did the Dodgers Overpay for Brandon League?/Are Gold Glove Voters and Defensive Stats Learning to get Along?

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss the three-year deal the Dodgers gave Brandon League and reliever salaries in general, then talk about whether Gold Glove voters and advanced defensive stats agree more often than they used to.

Tuesday, October 30

Premium Article Western Front: Three Giant Draft Picks

by Geoff Young

With the benefit of hindsight, how different might the NL West look if given the opportunity to repick in several drafts?

Premium Article Bizball: 2012 Sees Lowest World Series Ratings, MLB Loses Millions, and Post-Season Shares

by Maury Brown

The 2012 World Series is the lowest-rated ever, but what does that actually mean?

Baseball ProGUESTus: A Brief, Incomplete History of Replacement Level

by Brandon Heipp

The concept of replacement level goes back well beyond VORP.

Painting the Black: Evaluating the Non-Tender Class of '11

by R.J. Anderson

It's the time for non-tenders. R.J. looks back at last year's giveaways to see which fared the best.

BP Unfiltered: Do the Giants Signal the End of Moneyball?

by Colin Wyers

In a word, "no."

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of October 29

by Bradley Ankrom

Taking a tour around Arizona (and, surprise!, the Dominican Republic)

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 72: How Many Members of the Angels' Rotation Will Be Back?/Predicting the First- and Last-Place Teams of 2013

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss the decisions the Angels are about to make concerning Dan Haren and Ervin Santana and talk about what their 2013 rotation will look like, then predict 2013's division/World Series winners and last-place teams.

Monday, October 29

Playoff Prospectus: World Series (and Postseason) Recap

by Sam Miller

A review of all 37 games we just watched.

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: The Proper Care and Feeding of Minor Leaguers

by Russell A. Carleton

Are teams losing out in the long run by letting their prospects feed on fast food?

Premium Article Out of Left Field: Postseason Celebrations: A Celebration

by Matthew Kory

Chronicling this October's post-series rejoicing.

Fantasy Article Resident Fantasy Genius: The Ones We Got Wrong

by Derek Carty

Derek goes over his preseason predictions looking for mistakes.

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: The Wire

by R.J. Anderson

Chris Volstad heads a list of waiver claims this week.

The Week in Quotes: October 22-28

by Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

Tater Trot Tracker: World Series, Game 4

by Larry Granillo

The tater trots for the final game of the 2012 World Series.

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of October 28

by Bradley Ankrom

Taking a look around the Caribbean and Arizona offseason leagues.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 71: The Giants Win the World Series/Assessing Brian Sabean

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss the start of the offseason and what the Giants' second World Series win in three seasons says about GM Brian Sabean.

Sunday, October 28

Premium Article Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Four Preview: Giants at Tigers

by Daniel Rathman

The Giants try to clinch their second championship in three years, while the Tigers hope to live to play another day.

Premium Article Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Three Recap: Giants 2, Tigers 0

by Ben Lindbergh

For one night, the Giants' pitching wasn't dominant, but it didn't change a thing, and Detroit dropped its third in a row.

Saturday, October 27

Premium Article Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Three Preview: Giants at Tigers

by Daniel Rathman

Down 2-0 but back at home, the Tigers need a win to avoid an elimination game.

Friday, October 26

Premium Article Playoff Prospectus: World Series Game Two Recap: Giants 2, Tigers 0

by Ben Lindbergh

Madison Bumgarner reprises his memorable 2010 World Series start, killing Detroit softly to take a 2-0 series lead.

Premium Article Overthinking It: Predicting the First Offseason of Qualifying Offers

by Ben Lindbergh

Teams will have more difficult decisions to make if they want free-agent compensation this year. Here's how it will likely go.

Premium Article Young and on Their Way: Top Prospect Trade Candidates

by Jason Churchill

Some top prospects offer more value to other teams than their current clubs, and might have new organizations come 2013.

Premium Article Scouting the Draft: High School Right-Handed Pitchers

by Nick J. Faleris

We continue our look at some top options for the 2013 draft with high school right-handed pitchers.

Premium Article Raising Aces: Pitchology, Final Exam

by Doug Thorburn

You've been reading Raising Aces all season. Now it's time to put your knowledge to the test.

Premium Article Collateral Damage Daily: Friday, October 26

by Corey Dawkins

Doug Fister takes a liner off the head but stays in the game.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 70: World Series Game Two/Protective Gear for Pitchers

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss all the notable events from World Series Game Two, including Madison Bumgarner's impressive outing, the line drive off of Doug Fister's head, and Jim Leyland's decision to play the infield back in the seventh, then assess the odds of a comeback by the Tigers.

Wezen-Ball: Reminder: Prince Fielder Doesn't Know How to Slide

by Larry Granillo

A play early in Game 2 of the World Series reminds us all of an important fact about the Detroit first baseman.

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of October 25

by Bradley Ankrom

Hurricane Sandy washes out action in the Dominican Republic, but there's still plenty going on in Arizona and Venezuela.

BP Unfiltered: Perfect Game Championship Scouting Notes, Day One

by Dan Evans

Scouting notes on some top high school prospects from Jupiter, Florida.

The BP Wayback Machine: 2010 World Series Game Four Report

by John Perrotto

A flashback to that first time Madison Bumgarner pitched well in the World Series.

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