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Newsletter: Thursday, August 27, 2015


DRA is a hit! This summer, Baseball Prospectus readers have been treated to
the next generation of pitching metrics, with the introduction of Deserved
Run Average and related stats. DRA is the most advanced pitching metric ever
and can be found on the "Pitcher Season" sortable report as well as in the
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NEW PREMIUM CONTENT

Field Generals
It's Ned Yost in a Box

by Ian Frazer

Step one...

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=27328

Pitching Backward
Casey Fien Makes No Sense

by Jeff Long

The Twins reliever bucks most conventional wisdom and has still been
successful. Why?

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=27333

What You Need to Know
August 27, 2015

by Chris Mosch

Verlander looks like Verlander, Gattis keeps homering (but not tripling), and
more!

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=27334

Minor League Update
Games of Wednesday, August 26th

by Jeff Moore

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including D'backs outfielder Peter
O'Brien and Twins righty Jose Berrios.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=27331

The Prospectus Hit List
August 26, 2015

by Matthew Kory

Ladies and gentlemen, this Hit List is floating in space.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=27325

NEW FANTASY CONTENT

The Quinton
Untrained Eyeballs, Overconfidence, and Competitive Advantage

by Jeff Quinton

The first article in Jeff's process-review series, reviewing lessons from his
experience with David Peralta.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=27327

The Buyer's Guide
Wily Peralta

by J.P. Breen

Is there any reason to hope that the Brewers righty can regain his 2014 form?

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=27329

Five to Watch
High-A Risers

by Greg Wellemeyer

These standouts from the California, Carolina, and Florida State Leagues are
worthy of your attention.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=27330

Fantasy Freestyle
Better Late Than Never

by J.J. Jansons

These hurlers didn't come up until late in the 2015 season, but that might not
stop them from earning Opening Day rotation looks next year.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=27332

NEW BASIC CONTENT

Fantasy Rounders
The Tiger Den

by Doug Thorburn

The wayward profile of Jimmy Nelson, rookies pay off and the Tigers lick their
chops

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2015 TOP PROSPECT LISTS NOW COMPLETE
Nick J. Faleris, Chris Mellen, and the rest of the prospect team have finished
the top 10 lists for the coming season. You can see the lists that at the link
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