Newsletter: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
BASEBALL PROSPECTUS 2013 FUTURES GUIDE IS HERE
"This game is all about informed decision making and the Baseball Prospectus
Futures Guide is packed with useful information. We can use it to supplement
what our scouts have seen or fill in the blanks where our own information may
be lacking. It's a great resource."
-- Michael Girsch, Assistant General Manager, St. Louis Cardinals
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included. You can not go wrong. I ordered this book thru Amazon and it came
quickly (less than a week). I am very pleased!"
-- Larry, reviewer at Amazon.com ( http://bbp.cx/fg/ ) -- thanks Larry!
Detailed write-ups by Jason Parks and company on 481 of the top players in the
minors. Includes the Baseball Prospectus Top 101 Prospects of 2013, The Top 10
Prospects for each minor league orgnization, BP's 2013 Org Rankings, and the
fantasy team's Top 100 dynasty league prospects.
"Baseball Prospectus continues to provide unique insight into player
evaluation. Its foray into the world of prospects does not disappoint."
-- John Coppolella, Assistant General Manager, Atlanta Braves
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06-19 3:15 PM CST
Paul Sporer - BP Chat moderated by Paul Sporer. Click
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06-20 1:00 PM EST
NEW PREMIUM CONTENT
What You Need to Know
Wheeling and Dealing
by Daniel Rathman
Yesterday, the Mets had a look at a potentially bright future with a pair of
their young pitchers. Tonight, Josh Willingham will look to turn his fortunes
against Chris Sale.
Painting the Black
The Improbability of the Closer
by R.J. Anderson
Toronto's closer (and non-closer) speak to the difficulty of making plans.
Around the League: June 19, 2013
by Clint Chisam
News and notes from around the league for June 19, 2013.
The Most Surprising Team Performances So Far
by Ben Lindbergh
The teams that have outhit and outpitched their projections, or fallen the
Daily Hit List
Tuesday, June 18
by Matthew Kory
Will you gladly pay us Tuesday for a Hit List today?
NEW FANTASY CONTENT
The Fantasy Platoon Advantage, Part Two
by Paul Sporer
After taking a look at some lefty mashers last week, Paul brings you five
players who could help your fantasy squad on the long side of a platoon.
Time for a Change
by Jason Collette
Jason looks at the pitchers who benefit most in leagues that count quality
starts instead of wins and calls for commissioners to make the switch.
NEW BASIC CONTENT
The Lineup Card
8 Potential Buyers at the Trade Deadline
by Baseball Prospectus
The BP staff brainstorms teams that might be buyers at the deadline, areas of
need, and potential trade targets.
Every Manager's Face, Part 2
by Sam Miller
The meaning of several more managers' faces.
by Rob McQuown
The tool for tracking the current top prospects, reviewing prospects from past
seasons, and following your team tracker teams across all levels.
Zack Wheeler and First-Start Jitters
by Ben Lindbergh
Do rookie starters struggle to find the strike zone in their first career
Intrepid Inspections: Bringing the same high level thought & processes to
insurance inspections that Baseball Prospectus brings to baseball. Visit
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EFFECTIVELY WILD, THE DAILY BP PODCAST - EPISODE 227: LISTENER EMAILS
FRINGE AVERAGE: EPISODE 10
BP FANTASY PODCAST: EPISODE 48
TINSTAAPP: EPISODE 5
EFFECTIVELY WILD SEASON PREVIEWS, ALL IN ONE PLACE
If you missed any of Ben and Sam's team-by-team podcast previews, or want a
refresher, you can now find all of them by following the link below. On that
page, you'll also find the BP author who joined Ben and Sam and the insider
who was interviewed by Pete Barrett noted next to each team.
Have you tried Thuuz yet? It might be the last sports app you'll ever need. It
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DOLLAR SIGN ON THE MUSCLE RIDES AGAIN
Last month, Sam Miller wrote a blog post about the baseball men recorded in
the nonfiction book Dollar Sign on the Muscle, which was ranked as one of the
top five baseball books by the Wall Street Journal. That inspired us to try to
bring back the out-of-print work by Kevin Kerrane, and now, we've come to an
agreement with the author to do just that. For more information, see Dave
Pease's blog post linked below.
MLB ROUNDTRIP WITH BASEBALL PROSPECTUS IS BACK
We are thrilled to announce that MLB Roundtrip with Baseball Prospectus
returned to SiriusXM Radio on Sunday, March 17, and will air every Sunday
night throughout the season. The show is sponsored this year by Perfect Game
USA, and your hosts are Mike Ferrin, Daron Sutton, and our own Joe Hamrahi.
TOP 10 PROSPECT LISTS ARCHIVE
Jason Parks and the BP prospect team have completed their top-10 lists. For a
complete archive of the lists, go to:
For our list of the top 101 prospects across all teams, go to:
BALLPARK EVENTS SERIES PLANS COMING TOGETHER
Many of your favorite BP authors will soon descend on a major-league ballpark
near you. For information on all of our ballpark events for this season, visit
the page linked below. You can find out more about each individual event and
purchase tickets by following the links on that page. We hope to see you
PLAYOFF ODDS AVAILABLE DAILY
The season is underway, and our playoff odds report is now updated to account
for the double wild card. Check it out here:
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