Newsletter: Tuesday, June 18, 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
278 page full-size paperback for around $10.00 shipped: http://bbp.cx/fg/
DRM-free multi-format e-book for $5.00 at http://bbp.cx/fg/ebook/
Immediate Kindle availability for $5.00 at http://bbp.cx/fg/kindle/
"Fantastic book at a great price---just a little over $10 with shipping
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
Get it today!
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06-18 1:00 PM EST
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Jay Jaffe - Jay Jaffe talks baseball with Norm Wamer on "The Front Row,"
Wednesday at 3:15 pm CT/4:15 ET. Streaming via their website at
http://www.1065theticket.com as well
06-19 3:15 PM CST
NEW PREMIUM CONTENT
by Mark Anderson and Bret Sayre
After gaining polish over 13 Triple-A starts, Zack Wheeler is ready to prove
that he belongs in the Mets rotation.
by Jason Cole and Bret Sayre
One of baseball's best-hitting teams adds one of baseball's best-hitting
Is There a Pinch-Fielding Penalty?
by Russell A. Carleton
Do substitute defenders perform worse in the field than starters?
What You Need to Know
Yu Better Watch Out
by Daniel Rathman
Yesterday, Josh Johnson showed off his vintage form against the Rockies.
Tonight, Seth Smith ought to be wary of Yu Darvish as he tries to avoid
becoming the fireballer's next strikeout victim.
Around the League: June 18, 2013
by Clint Chisam
News and notes from around the league for June 18, 2013.
Daily Hit List
Monday, June 17
by Matthew Kory
Yasiel Puig loses again.
Around the League: June 17, 2013
by Clint Chisam
News and notes from around the league for June 17, 2013.
NEW FANTASY CONTENT
The Stash List
Moving Beyond the Super Two
by Bret Sayre
With the likes of Wil Myers and Zack Wheelers making their debuts today, Bret
looks at the next wave of players who could come up and help your fantasy
NEW BASIC CONTENT
Blind BABIP Test, Part 2
by Sam Miller
Can you tell Jose Iglesias' hits from his outs?
The Yankees' Post-Rivera Relief Corps
by Josh Norris
The Yankees haven't produced many successful homegrown starters, but they have
been churning out a wave of cheap relief arms.
Intrepid Inspections: Bringing the same high level thought & processes to
insurance inspections that Baseball Prospectus brings to baseball. Visit
www.intrepidinspections.com for our BP Subscriber Special.
EFFECTIVELY WILD, THE DAILY BP PODCAST - EPISODE 226: PREDICTIONS ABOUT ZACK
WHEELER/THE STORY OF SIGNING PUIG
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
integrates your fantasy teams and you'll never miss an exciting sports moment
again. Check it out: http://yoz.io/r/cLrqB
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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