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Friday, January 4

Pebble Hunting: The Saddest Age-27 Seasons of 2012

by Sam Miller

Age 27 is often thought of as the time when players peak, but sometimes it's just the opposite.

Premium Article Raising Aces: Then and Now: It's Good to Be the King

by Doug Thorburn

Felix Hernandez has been a phenom for years, but his pitching style has changed significantly since he made it to the majors.

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Callin' Myers

by R.J. Anderson

The Indians add Brett Myers, who will move back into the starting rotation.

Premium Article Rumor Roundup: Friday, January 4

by Daniel Rathman

Arizona might really trade an outfielder this time, and Scott Rolen might not be ready to hang up the spikes.

BP Unfiltered: Remembering Jim Sandoval

by Hudson Belinsky

Hudson memorializes a friend who helped him become a better scout.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 112: The Kyle Lohse Quandary

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam reflect on one of the slowest days of the offseason and then discuss the lack of movement in the market for Kyle Lohse.

Fantasy Article The Keeper Reaper: Outfielders for 1/4/13

by Paul Singman

Injury disappointments Jacoby Ellsbury and Jayson Werth highlight this week's Reaper.

The BP Wayback Machine: How to Write a Letter of Complaint

by Derek Jacques

Want to set a Hall of Fame voter straight? Here's how to do it.

Thursday, January 3

Overthinking It: Internet Commenters Try to Trade for Giancarlo Stanton

by Ben Lindbergh

What the partisan parts of the internet think Miami's young All-Star outfielder is worth.

Premium Article Skewed Left: Has Baltimore Been Busy Enough?

by Zachary Levine

Has the rest of the AL East stolen a march on the Orioles this offseason?

On the Beat: The Hall of Fame Ballot

by John Perrotto

Our resident HOF voter reveals his ballot and catches up on David Price, Miguel Tejada, and Brett Myers.

In A Pickle: That Blank Expression

by Jason Wojciechowski

Jason goes looking for Hall of Famers and finds none.

Premium Article Rumor Roundup: Thursday, January 3

by Daniel Rathman

The Yankees want nothing to do with Delmon Young, the Orioles are looking at Matt Lindstrom, and the Marlins might not trade a player--for a change.

Premium Article Prospect Profile: Three Late-Inning Relievers

by Hudson Belinsky

A look at three relief prospects with the potential to pitch high-leverage innings.

Fantasy Article The Keeper Reaper: First, Third, and DH for 1/3/12

by Michael Street

As the mirrored baseball drops on a new year at Baseball Prospectus, Michael looks at whether fantasy owners should resolve to keep or drop four corner infielders

Premium Article Minor League Update: Ten NL Prospects Who Could Start the Season in the Majors

by Jason Martinez

Ten NL Prospects Who Could Start the Season in the major leagues.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 111: How Do Major-League Managers Differ from Non-Baseball Bosses?

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss Joe Maddon's value and the ways in which managers might have more or less impact than the typical non-baseball boss.

BP Unfiltered: A New Solution to the DH Debate

by Russell A. Carleton

Russell proposes a simple solution that might resolve the DH debate to everyone's satisfaction.

BP Unfiltered: Solutions to Last Week's Baseball Acrostic Puzzle

by Zachary Levine

Between Christmas and New Year's, we challenged you with a baseball twist to a classic puzzle. Here are the solutions.

Fantasy Article Resident Fantasy Genius: Fantasy Shakeups

by Derek Carty

How have some recent moves affected players' value in fantasy leagues?

Wednesday, January 2

Premium Article Prospects Will Break Your Heart: San Diego Padres Top 10 Prospects

by Jason Parks

The Padres have an exceptionally deep system that ranks in the top five across baseball.

Pebble Hunting: The Non-Pitching Value of Pitchers

by Sam Miller

Is it worth paying certain pitchers more for what they do when they're not on the mound?

The Lineup Card: 8 Baseball Resolutions

Baseball Prospectus

We've rung in 2013, so now it's time to check out team and individual baseball resolutions.

Premium Article Rumor Roundup: Wednesday, January 2

by Daniel Rathman

The Mariners continue to search for offense, and Javier Vazquez ponders a return to the majors.

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Royals Carry a Mig Stick

by R.J. Anderson

Miguel Tejada, Matt Diaz, and Hisanori Takahashi get minor-league deals; Mike Gonzalez earns a spot in the Brewers bullpen.

Fantasy Article Fantasy Beat: Defense, BABIP, and James Shields

by Jason Collette

A look at the relationship between defensive quality and pitcher BABIP, particularly as it relates to James Shields and his unfortunate team change.

Premium Article Minor League Update: Ten AL Prospects Who Could Start the Season in the Majors

by Jason Martinez

Ten American League Prospects Who Could Start the Season In the Majors

BP Unfiltered: The Twins and Sabermetrics

by R.J. Anderson

We know the Twins use PITCHf/x data. That's about it.

BP Unfiltered: The Year in Clint Hurdle's Face

by Ben Lindbergh

The faces Clint Hurdle made shortly before or after getting ejected in 2012.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 110: Players with Criminal Pasts/How Much Do Pitcher Hitting, Fielding, and Baserunning Matter?

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam answer listener emails about how players with criminal pasts should be treated and how much pitchers' non-pitching skills matter.

Fantasy Article The Keeper Reaper: Relievers for 1/2/13

by Dan Mennella

The Pirates and Red Sox closer situations get the first Reaper treatment of 2013.

Wezen-Ball: Breaking Down the White Sox Magazine Crossword

by Larry Granillo

What is the life of a back-of-the-magazine crossword puzzle editor really like?

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