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Sunday, July 7

Premium Article Daily Roundup: Around the League: July 7, 2013

by Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for July 7, 2013.

Friday, July 5

Premium Article Manufactured Runs: Ruben Amaro and the Ryan Howard Reality

by Colin Wyers

The Phillies can survive Ryan Howard's contract, but can they survive the GM who gave it to him?

Premium Article Overthinking It: Getting to Know the New Insane Strikeout Rate Relievers

by Ben Lindbergh

Ten relievers who've racked up the strikeouts in the majors for the first time this season.

Fantasy Article Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 15

by Paul Sporer

Homer Bailey and Bartolo Colon join the auto-start ranks as Paul helps you map out your fantasy rotation for the coming week.

BP Unfiltered: Brian Sabean and Buying and Selling Before the Deadline

by Ben Lindbergh

Do buying teams that trade early tend to get fleeced?

Thursday, July 4

Premium Article Daily Roundup: Around the League: July 4, 2013

by Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for July 4, 2013.

Fringe Average Podcast: Fringe Average: Episode 12

by Jason Parks and Mike Ferrin

Did you know almost a quarter of Fireworks related injuries occur between the ages of 25-44? Shouldn't those people know better? For more, here's an infographic on Fireworks Safety: http://www.cpsc.gov/onsafety/2013/06/cpsc-science-fireworks-injuries-2013-update/

Wednesday, July 3

Premium Article Eyewitness Accounts: Wednesday, July 3

by Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

Scouting reports on Miguel Sano, Michael Wacha, Johnny Hellweg, Maikel Franco, Eugenio Suarez, Tyler Collins, and A.J. Jimenez.

Premium Article On the Beat: Bucking the Losing Trend

by John Perrotto

Everything is coming up roses for the Pirates, but things aren't so sunny in Philadelphia. Our beat man also makes his picks for the All-Star team and checks in with scouts.

Premium Article Painting the Black: The Astros Who May Be Moving

by R.J. Anderson

Continuing our series of trade candidates you might soon be cheering for on your team.

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Of Baltimore and Bonus Slots

by Sam Miller

The Orioles acquire Scott Feldman from the Cubs, teams trade international bonus slots, and more.

Premium Article What You Need to Know: Bailed Out By a Homer-iffic Performance

by Daniel Rathman

Yesterday, Homer Bailey became the first pitcher to throw a no-no in 2013. Tonight, it'll be a power vs. power matchup when Max Scherzer takes on Jose Bautista and the Blue Jays.

Hot Prospect Video: Oscar Taveras

by Jason Cole

Jason talks to the no. 2 prospect in baseball.

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Wednesday, July 3

by Matthew Kory

Happy Hitdependence Day!

The Lineup Card: 8 Things We Learned in the First Half

Baseball Prospectus

The BP team reflects on what we've learned through the first 81 games of the season.

Premium Article Raising Aces: Stuffing the Ballot: Reliever Edition

by Doug Thorburn

The nastiest fastballs and sliders seen out of the bullpen this season.

Premium Article Daily Roundup: Around the League: July 3, 2013

by Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for July 3, 2013.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 237: Stats That Won't Last/No-Hitters and No-Walkers/The Worst Shortstop Ever/A Pitcher Who Can Hit/The All-Bunting Team/Trading Top Prospects for Trout/Pint-Sized Power Hitters

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam answer the most listener emails they've ever answered.

Tuesday, July 2

Premium Article Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Scouting Notes: New Britain vs. Reading

by Jason Parks

Putting eyes on Miguel Sano, Maikel Franco, Jesse Biddle, and others.

Premium Article Overthinking It: Robinson Cano and the Latest Debate About Lineup Protection

by Ben Lindbergh

Has the Yankees' sole healthy slugger suffered because of the players batting behind him?

Premium Article What You Need to Know: No Trouble with the Curve

by Zachary Levine

A pair of late-game meltdowns helped to expose problems on NL squads. Tonight, Carlos Gonzalez shouldn't expect too many curveballs from Clayton Kershaw.

Baseball ProGUESTus: The Baseball Writer's Biggest Sin

by Peter Abraham

Baseball writers can't ask for autographs, but they might end up with some anyway.

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Monday, July 1

by Zach Mortimer

On the eve of international signing day, a promising European-born prospect starred for Low-A Cedar Rapids.

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Tuesday, July 2

by Matthew Kory

Hit List Hit List Hit List Hit List Hit LIst Hit List Hit List Hit List Hit LIst

Feature Focus: Team Tracker, Advanced

by Rob McQuown

More tricks available using the most sophisticated stat-tracking tool available on the web.

Fantasy Article The Stash List: Remembering the Medlen Effect

by Bret Sayre

If you have any doubts about the merits of stashing players this late in the season, just think back to Kris Medlen's run last summer and read on for the latest rankings.

BP Unfiltered: Carlos Ruiz and Oh For Shame

by Sam Miller

Batters don't swing enough against Skip Schumaker.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 236: Analysts as General Managers/Hall of Fame Probabilities

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss whether hardcore quantitative analysts make good GM material, then estimate the likelihood that under-30 players will make the Hall of Fame.

Premium Article Daily Roundup: Around the League: July 2, 2013

by Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for July 2, 2013.

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Not Dunn Yet

by Jason Collette

After a dismal first two months, Adam Dunn righted his ship with a strong June, and he could be a fantasy asset the rest of the way.

Monday, July 1

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: Futures Game Edition

by Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Miguel Almonte, Addison Russell, and eight other players who will represent their teams on the USA and World rosters at Citi Field.

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: What a Difference a Day Off Makes

by Russell A. Carleton

How important is it for a manager to rest his players?

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Felix Hernandez, Lance Lynn, and a Peripherals Paradox

by Sam Miller

How pitchers can throw more pitches inside the strike zone and walk more batters (and vice versa).

Premium Article Painting the Black: The Marlins Who May Be Moving

by R.J. Anderson

Looking at the trade pieces avaliable in southeastern Florida.

Premium Article What You Need to Know: Buccos Bucking Losing Trend

by Daniel Rathman

The White Sox had a miserable weekend, including a doubleheader sweep by the Indians, while the Pirates became the first team to reach 50 wins. Tonight, Denard Span will try to solve Yovani Gallardo

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, July 1

by Matt Sussman

Geez, what a bunch of jokes these guys are.

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of June 28-30

by Zach Mortimer

Another impressive outing from Noah Syndergaard, another power display from Miguel Sano, and a no-hitter from a knuckleballer—this weekend had a little bit of everything.

Overthinking It: This Week in Catcher Framing, 6/29

by Ben Lindbergh

The best and worst receivers of the week and season so far.

The Week in Quotes: June 24-30

by Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 235: Alex Rios' Value/How the 2013 Pirates Were Built

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss their technical difficulties, Alex Rios' trade value, and the origins of the surprisingly successful Pirates.

Premium Article Daily Roundup: Around the League: July 1, 2013

by Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for July 1, 2013.

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: A Primer on Player Valuation

by Mike Gianella

How does Mike come up with dollar values that represent each player's worth to your team? He breaks down the basics here.

BP Unfiltered: "Southern League" by Larry Colton

by Jason Wojciechowski

A review of a new book about the 1964 Birmingham Barons.

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