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Wednesday, August 16

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of August 15

by Steve Givarz

Notes on Stephen Gonsalves, Dakota Hudson, Brock Stewart, Eric Skoglund, Brian Miller, Brock Burke, and more.

Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 20

by Scooter Hotz

Scooter puts skin in the game, acquiring three of the players he discusses here. So if he's wrong, it hurts.

BP Job Postings: Baseball Prospectus en Español

by Rob Mains

Bilingual interns needed: Baseball Prospectus is excited to add Spanish-language content.

BP Milwaukee: Ten-Cent Beer Night

by Sean Roberts

June 18, 1971.

Banjo Hitter: Eddie Rosario, Reformed Hacker

by Aaron Gleeman

After years of swinging at everything and frustrating everyone, Rosario may have had an epiphany.

Premium Article Rubbing Mud: How the Pendulum Swings

by Matthew Trueblood

Milwaukee and St. Louis had two very different outcomes Tuesday night, but it wasn't all just luck.

Premium Article Notes from the Field: Amateur Notes: August 16, 2017

by Skyler Kanfer

A second batch of notes from the Cape.

Short Relief: Underappreciated Player Week: Greer, Grieve, and Ryan

by Nathan Bishop, Jason Wojciechowski and Matt Ellis

Short Relief continues its five-day mission to open your hearts to the underloved in baseball.

What You Need to Know: The Slugger Who Was Promised

by Nicolas Stellini

Rookies look good for the Mets, Aroldis Chapman looks bad for the Yankees, Giancarlo Stanton hits no. 44, and Miguel Sano does his Brooks Robinson impression.

Tuesday, August 15

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of August 14

by Steve Givarz

Notes on Nick Gordon, Kyle Cody, Triston McKenzie, Alex Lange, Harrison Bader, and more.

DFA Podcast: Ep. 23: That's Clippie!

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Shawn Brody

On the 23rd episode of the DFA podcast, R.J. and Bryan need to tell you about Tyler Clippard and the Astros' bullpen. (Not great for a World Series contender.) And is Neil Walker the missing piece for Milwaukee's Wild Card run? (Probably not!) At least we have Giancarlo Stanton rumors. (Oh no!)

Stolen Signs Podcast: DIPs, FIP, DRA and You

by Kendall Guillemette and Harry Pavlidis

On Episode 2 of Stolen Signs we briefly recap SaberSeminar 2017, answer a listener email about how to learn more about baseball stats, and we have a discussion about pitching metrics with Jonathan Judge of Baseball Prospectus and Neil Weinberg of FanGraphs.

Expert FAAB Review: Week 20

by George Bissell

Has Travis Wood borrowed Trevor Cahill's San Diego mojo?

Fantasy Article Closer Report: Week 20

by Matt Collins

The White Sox and Angels: forever murky.

BP Toronto: What's Up with Roberto Osuna's fastball?

by Mike Passador

The most bankable, expected-to-be-great Blue Jay has faltered as they sit unexpectedly within reach of another postseason berth.

Prospectus Q&A: Twins GM Thad Levine

by Aaron Gleeman

Thad Levine talked deadline deals, Tinder, analytics, and lots more at Baseball Prospectus Night in Minnesota.

Premium Article Baseball Therapy: Whether to Waxahachie

by Russell A. Carleton

Why don't more managers stash a reliever in left fielder for one batter in order to preserve the platoon advantage?

Premium Article Notes from the Field: August 15, 2017

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes on Yankees, Cubs, Blue Jays, Tigers, Rays, Mariners and Dodgers prospects.

Short Relief: Underappreciated Player Week: Sojo, Marte, and Trujillo

by Kate Preusser, James Fegan and Patrick Dubuque

Short Relief continues its paean to forgotten players of yesterday, this time especially forgotten.

What You Need to Know: Bettis 1, Cancer 0

by Stacey Gotsulias

Chad Bettis returns from cancer treatment with seven shutout innings, Rafael Devers keeps doing remarkable things, and Giancarlo Stanton breaks a Marlins record.

Monday, August 14

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of August 11th-13th

by Mark Anderson

A weekend wrap up dominated by lower-minors hitters.

Flu-Like Symptoms: Double-Switches and the Goldilocks Convergence

by Rob Mains

A managerial strategy consensus?

Premium Article Transaction Analysis: Spending Time on the Borderline

by Bryan Grosnick

Milwaukee adds Neil Walker to the infield mix and Ryan Howard tries again to get back to the majors.

Premium Article Monday Morning Ten Pack: August 14, 2017

by BP Prospect Staff

Notes and video on Brendan McKay, Keston Hiura, Zack Collins, and more.

Short Relief: Underappreciated Player Week: Galvis, Poles, and Moyer

by Holly Wendt, Mary Craig and Trevor Strunk

Short Relief devotes a week to shining the spotlight on a handful of players who, for one reason or another, never quite got the love they deserve.

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: August 14, 2017

by Ben Carsley

Dodgers ... Dracarys.

What You Need to Know: Come So Far, Got So Far to Go

by Ashley Varela

Chris Rowley makes his historic MLB debut, Bryce Harper takes a scary tumble, and Giancarlo Stanton rakes his 42nd home run of the year.

Saturday, August 12

DFA Podcast: Ep. 22: The One About The Mets

by Bryan Grosnick, R.J. Anderson and Jarrett Seidler

On the 22nd episode of the DFA podcast, R.J. and Bryan are joined by BP's Jarrett Seidler to talk about the biggest post-deadline deal (Jay Bruce to the Indians), the callups of Dominic Smith and Amed Rosario, and ... whatever the Mets' plan is for 2018!

Friday, August 11

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of August 10

by Wilson Karaman

Notes on Royce Lewis, Nick Senzel, Nick Kingham, Rowdy Tellez, Kolby Allard, Yordan Alvarez, and more.

Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 145: Process vs. Results

by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre

George, Mike and Bret discuss the promotion of Rhys Hoskins, the league-wide reduction in starting pitcher workloads, impressive second half surges from Alex Bregman and Yulieski Gurriel, the emergence of Luis Severino and Jimmy Nelson as elite fantasy starters and more...

Fantasy Article Fantasy Freestyle: Homer Happy

by Mike Gianella

How has the big spike in home runs—which has been trending for more than 20 years—affects player values.

Fantasy Article Deep League Report: Week 19

by Scooter Hotz

Nicky Delmonico might get some ribbies with the White Sox, Matt Belisle might be saves for the Twins, and Drew Butera will get all of the playing time (for now) with the Royals.

Fantasy Article Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner: Week 19

by Mark Barry

Your "go-two" guys next week: Danny Salazar, Justin Verlander, MadBum and Jacob deGrom.

Players Prefer Presentation: 18 Minutes at Dodger Stadium

by Meg Rowley

Time is a flat circ ... OH MY GOD, HURRY UP ALREADY!

Premium Article Circle Change: How Many Rings are the Astros Trying to Win?

by Zach Crizer

Houston did surprisingly little at the trade deadline, but will they regret it?

Premium Article The Call-Up: Dominic Smith

by Jarrett Seidler and Bret Sayre

The youth movement in Queens continues. Please don't tell Terry Collins.

Premium Article Notes from the Field: East Coast Pro

by Javier Barragan and Steve Givarz

A look at ten players who stood out from the East Coast Pro showcase.

Short Relief: Of Monikers and Catnappers

by Matt Sussman and Zack Moser

Suggesting an alternative line of nicknames for the Washington Nationals, and the latest adventures of Brooks Pounders, PI.

Premium Article The Call-Up: Ryan McMahon

by Jeffrey Paternostro and Mark Barry

Quarterbacks turned baseball players have a nice history in Coors.

Premium Article Weekly Wrap: August 11, 2017

by Javier Barragan

News and notes from around the minor leagues.

What You Need to Know: The Trout Card

by Demetrius Bell

Mike Trout is MIKE TROUT, Yoan Moncada is becoming YOAN MONCADA very quickly, and the Dodgers secure .500.

Thursday, August 10

Premium Article Minor League Update: Games of August 9

by Steve Givarz

Notes on Austin Hays, Corbin Martin, Rookie Davis, Daniel Tillo, Dylan Cozens, and more.

Fantasy Article Dynasty Dynamics: Four Prospects to Sell or Hold

by Ben Carsley

Siri, what should I do with you?

Banjo Hitter: Quadruple-A All-Stars

by Aaron Gleeman

They're too good for the minors, but haven't stuck in the majors yet.

Premium Article Flu-Like Symptoms: Finding New Ways to Stink

by Rob Mains

How the Reds' pitching staff is bad in a new way.

Transaction Analysis: Jay Day

by Bryan Grosnick and Skyler Kanfer

In a move seemingly months in the making, the Indians add Mets slugger Jay Bruce for the stretch run (and playoffs).

Premium Article The Call-Up: Rhys Hoskins

by Jarrett Seidler and Scooter Hotz

Let's find out if the Phillies like the taste of Rhys' big cuts.

Premium Article Guarding The Lines: Prospects and Relative Valuation

by Jarrett Seidler

One man's depth is another man's starter.

Eyewitness Accounts: August 10, 2017

by BP Prospect Staff

Eyes on Adrian Morejon, Isaac Paredes, and three Brewers prospects.

Short Relief: Baseball Players vs. Themselves, and Sometimes Metallica

by Patrick Dubuque, Mary Craig and Matt Ellis

Reggie Jackson faces his italicized self, Billy Hamilton his antiquated self, and Matt ranks Metallica moments.

Premium Article The Prospectus Hit List: August 10, 2017

by Ben Carsley

Player's Day Jersey Edition: You play for what's on the back of the jersey, not the front of it.

What You Need to Know: The World's Oldest 26-Year-Old

by Ben Diamond

Age is merely a construct, Kyle Seager is Corey's brother, and Big Sexy is a helluva athlete.

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