CSS Button No Image Css3Menu.com

Baseball Prospectus home
  
  
<< Previous Week Next Week >>

Archives

Week ending on Saturday, May 10 2014.

Printer-
friendly

Premium Article indicates Baseball Prospectus Premium content, and Fantasy Article indicates Baseball Prospectus Fantasy content.

You can also view archives
or   


or browse research articles in the Baseball Prospectus Library

Saturday, May 10

TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 16 -- Just So Much #Dad

by Bret Sayre, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

There Is No Offseason is a podcast that focuses exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats. We talk major leagues, minor leagues and we never miss an opportunity to take a jab at Craig.

Friday, May 9

Premium Article Painting the Black: Go Fix Yourself, San Diego

by R.J. Anderson

The Padres' offense is startingly bad. Who'll take the fall?

Premium Article The Call-Up: Rougned Odor

by Chris Rodriguez and Craig Goldstein

Get to know the Rangers' other second baseman of the future.

Premium Article Raising Aces: Making Setup Man Magic

by Doug Thorburn

Breaking down the mechanics of high-octane setup men Chris Withrow and Dellin Betances.

Premium Article What You Need to Know: Blue Jays Blasts

by Daniel Rathman

Toronto's offensive onslaught continues, the Marlins win again, and more action from Thursday, plus what to watch this weekend.

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, May 9

by Matthew Kory

Hittin' in the front seat Listin' in the back seat Gotta make my mind up Which List can I Hit?

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Starling Marte and the Upside of Headfirst Slides

by Sam Miller

Headfirst slides are under fire (perhaps for good reason), but they aren't without their virtues.

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Thursday, May 8

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Rangers catcher Jorge Alfaro and Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor.

Fantasy Article Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week Seven

by Wilson Karaman

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

Fantasy Article TTO Scoresheet Podcast: Finding Trade Targets

by Ian Lefkowitz, Ben Murphy and Jared Weiss

The Outcomes help you identify players worth acquiring, answer listener emails, and offer start-sit advice for next week.

BP Unfiltered: This Week's New Pitching Lines, 5/9

by Sam Miller

History being made! Actually, in Tim Hudson's case, sort of.

Fantasy Article Daily League Strategy: Weekend Lineup Advice

by Paul Sporer

Paul points out some friendly matchups and reveals his ideal lineup for the weekend.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 446: Dissecting the Surprise Teams

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss two teams that have significantly surpassed expectations so far: the Colorado Rockies and the Miami Marlins.

Eyewitness Accounts: May 9, 2014

by Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Alex Gonzalez, Marco Gonzales, Teoscar Hernandez, Joey Gallo, Chance Sisco, and Colin Moran.

Thursday, May 8

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: The Baseball Sandbox Experiment

by Sam Miller

You're running a terrible team, and you get to do (almost) anything you want with it in order to learn more for the future. What do you do?

Premium Article What You Need to Know: Mariners Making Moves

by Daniel Rathman

Seattle takes three of four from Oakland, plus more takeaways from a busy Wednesday and tips on what to watch today.

Premium Article Skewed Left: The Five Teams That Don't Have to Play by (All of) the Rules

by Zachary Levine

Searching for exceptions in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Premium Article Overthinking It: The Masters of the Manufactured Run

by Ben Lindbergh

On Billy Hamilton's ability to score without the Reds recording a hit, and how we're making it harder for him.

Premium Article PECOTA Takes on Prospects: The Hard-to-Find First Base Prospect

by Andrew Koo

There was only one first baseman on BP's top 101 prospects list. Which players at the position does PECOTA like?

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, May 7

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant and Twins righty Jose Berrios.

Fantasy Article Free Agent Watch: Week Six

by Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

If these players are on your league's waiver wire, they might be worth a look, depending on the format in which you play.

BP Unfiltered: Brad Boxberger Makes History

by R.J. Anderson

The Rays reliever does something no other pitcher has ever done—strike out the side with the bases loaded on nine pitches.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 445: Jay Jaffe on Team Entropy and the AL East

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss the deadlocked American League East with Sports Illustrated author Jay Jaffe.

Eyewitness Accounts: Eyewitness Accounts: May 8, 2014

by Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Hunter Harvey, Lucas Giolito, Carlos Correa, and other prospects.

Wednesday, May 7

The Lineup Card: 10 Items on Our Baseball Wishlists

Baseball Prospectus

The staff writes about things it would like to see on a big-league diamond someday.

Premium Article Draft Ten Pack: Whom Would You Draft?

by Nick J. Faleris

It's a very special episode of the Draft Ten Pack, featuring a BP mock draft.

The Knuckle Curveball: How it Behaves, And Why it's Becoming So Popular

by Dan Rozenson

The skinny on the pitch that's taking baseball by storm.

Premium Article What You Need to Know: Kershaw Comes Back

by Daniel Rathman

The Dodgers' disabled list loses the best pitcher in baseball.

Painting the Black: Rites of Springer

by R.J. Anderson

The Astros' slugging prospect is not slugging at all. Is it a phase, or does Springer have fatal attributes?

Premium Article The Call-Up: C.J. Cron

by Ron Shah and Bret Sayre

Is the Angels' newly promoted prospect worth your time, attention, and dynasty-league dollars?

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Tuesday, May 6

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Nationals right-hander A.J. Cole and Rangers infielder Rougned Odor.

Fantasy Article Deep Impact: Week Five

by Ben Carsley

Examining a handful of players who might pique your interest in deep leagues.

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Negotiation Styles

by Jeff Quinton

A look at how your league-mates might approach trade discussions, and how you should go about dealing with them.

BP Unfiltered: Baseball Prospectus at Fox Sports: The Statistical Impact of Instant Replay

by Russell A. Carleton

How big a difference has instant replay made?

Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 18: Dump Strategy

by Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

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

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 444: Questions of Science and Progress

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam answer listener emails about replay and umpires, home field advantage, picking a front office to follow, and more.

Overthinking It: Catcher Framing: The Season So Far

by Ben Lindbergh

Framing leaders, best and worst receptions, and a bunch of glorious GIFs.

The Prospectus Hit List: Wednesday, May 7

by Matt Sussman

Better late (and funny) than never (and cursed by gypsies).

Eyewitness Accounts: May 7, 2014

by Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Jake Thompson, Bryan Mitchell, Julio Urias, Dilson Herrera, Matt Skole, and Lance McCullers.

Tuesday, May 6

Eyewitness Accounts: Eyewitness Accounts for May 6, 2014

by Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

In a relaunch of the Eyewitness Accounts series for 2014, the BP Prospect Staff profiles Jorge Alfaro, Bubba Starling, Josh Hader, Aaron Sanchez, Lucas Sims, Tim Anderson, Brandon Nimmo, and Anthony Kemp.

Baseball Therapy: Is Oakland's Run Differential for Real?

by Russell A. Carleton

How early in the season can we start to trust run differential?

Working the Count: Christian Yelich Gets What He Wants

by Noah Woodward

Investigating the young Marlin's top-secret approach at the plate.

Premium Article What You Need to Know: Tulo on a Tear

by Daniel Rathman

The Rockies have a pair of very hot hitters, plus other action from Monday and what to watch today.

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of Monday, May 5

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Marlins outfielder Kyle Jensen and Astros righty Mike Foltynewicz.

Fantasy Article The Stash List: Fourth Edition

by Bret Sayre

Jurickson Profar makes his first appearance, but Gregory Polanco remains at the top.

Fantasy Article Dynasty Dynamics: AL East U25 Lists

by Ben Carsley and Craig Goldstein

Xander Bogaerts and Manny Machado lead the way.

Fantasy Article Closer to Me: Week Six

by Mauricio Rubio

Updates on the ninth-inning situations around the league.

Daily League Strategy: Rolling Rox

by Paul Sporer

Paul shares his ideal lineup for today and offers advice on teams whose players you should target.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 443: Looking at Lineup Protection

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam banter about hustle and drug suspensions, then talk about how Miguel Cabrera, Mike Trout, and Giancarlo Stanton have been pitched this season.

Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Re-Introducing the Eyewitness Scouting Series

by Jason Parks

A big step for prospect content at BP.

Monday, May 5

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: For Whom the Bell Tolls

by R.J. Anderson

It tolls for Heath. Also: Chris Johnson's extension, and the Tigers sign a former closer.

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: May 5, 2014

by Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

Updates or introductions to Ben Lively, Victor Reyes, Domingo German, Gary Sanchez, and more.

Moonshot: The Winding Path of Albert Pujols, Via PITCHf/x

by Robert Arthur

What can the way that pitchers have approached Albert Pujols tell us about his post-peak ups and downs?

Premium Article Pebble Hunting: Who's Winning the Dodgers/Red Sox Trade This Second?

by Sam Miller

Neither the first nor the last reevaluation.

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, May 5

by Matthew Kory

Have you ever heard of baseball? Then this is the Hit List for you!

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of May 2-4

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out over the weekend, including outfielders Victor Roache and Raimel Tapia.

The Week in Quotes: April 28 - May 4

by Nick Bacarella, Chris Mosch and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

Running through the notable quotes from the week that was.

Fantasy Article Interleague Report: Week Six

by Jeff Quinton

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

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: The Upside Fallacy

by Mike Gianella

In shallow formats, potential alone isn't enough for a player to warrant a roster spot.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 442: The Second Annual 25-and-Under Starters Draft

by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam banter about position player pitchers and headfirst slides, then draft starting pitchers under the age of 26.

Premium Article The Call-Up: Marcus Stroman

by Nick J. Faleris and Ben Carsley

The Blue Jays bring up their top starting pitching prospect, though it's not clear how soon he'll be starting.

Premium Article What You Need to Know: Weekend Wrap-Up, 5/5

by Daniel Rathman

Dan runs down the highlights from this past weekend and tells you what to watch today.

<< Previous Week
Baseball Prospectus Home  |  Terms of Service  |  Privacy Policy  |  Customer Service  |  Newsletter  |  Masthead  |  Contact Us

Copyright © 1996-2014 Prospectus Entertainment Ventures, LLC.