Newsletter: Thursday, November 15, 2012
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NEW PREMIUM CONTENT
Prospects Will Break Your Heart
Minnesota Twins Top 10 Prospects
by Jason Parks
A strong crop coming out of the Appalachian League gives the Twins plenty of
On the Beat
NL Shopping Lists
by John Perrotto
What's on Santa's list for the recently-gutted Marlins? Will the Diamondbacks
trade Justin Upton to fill multiple voids?
Scouting the Draft
by Nick J. Faleris
Our 2013 draft preview continues with a look at some of the more interesting
collegiate outfield bats.
Minor League Update
Games of November 14
by Jason Martinez
Notes from around the AFL and Caribbean Winter Leagues.
The Never-Ending Torii?
by Sam Miller
The Tigers reportedly sign Torii Hunter to a two-year deal.
The Moves Alex Anthopoulos Made Before the Blockbuster
by Ben Lindbergh
Deals like this week's blockbuster are rare for any team. What are the day-in,
day-out moves that Alex Anthopoulus has tended to make, and is likely to
continue to make, to finish building a contender?
NEW FANTASY CONTENT
Resident Fantasy Genius
Reviewing Our 10 Bold Fantasy Predictions
by Derek Carty
Our fantasy guru revisits his 10 bold predictions for the 2012 fantasy season.
NEW BASIC CONTENT
Thursday, November 15
by Daniel Rathman
R.A. Dickey might--or might not--stay with the Mets, the Marlins hold their
annual fire sale, and the Braves are honing in on their choice for center
Daily Draft Video: Christian Jones
by Nick J. Faleris
Daily exclusive video series designed to familiarize you with the names you
need to know leading up to the 2013 amateur draft.
A Question of Value
by Larry Granillo
Pop quiz time as we get ready to learn the 2012 MVPs.
Has Mariano Rivera's Cutter Rubbed Off on the Rest of the Yankees' Relievers?
by Ben Lindbergh
Can Mariano Rivera's cutter be cloned?
Baseball's Best Active Streak
by Ben Lindbergh
The Blue Jays acquire the owner of baseball's most impressive active streak.
EFFECTIVELY WILD, THE DAILY BP PODCAST - EPISODE 83: MARLINS VS. ASTROS IN
2013/THE NEXT FAREWELL TOUR/YASMANI GRANDAL'S SUSPENSION/MARK TRUMBO, CENTER
BP FANTASY PODCAST EPISODE 23: ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE RECAP
Jason and Paul are fresh back from their annual trip to the Arizona Fall
League and discuss 20+ prospects they saw, review recent MLB transactions, and
interview some of the hottest stars in the AFL. Show friend Joel Henard
assisted Jason in interviewing Anthony Rendon, Nick Franklin, Gary Brown, Mike
Zunino, Jonathan Singleton, and George Springer.
TOP TEN PROSPECT LISTS ARE IN FULL SWING
Jason Parks and the new BP prospect team are hard at work on their top-10
lists. The latest installment, on the Minnesota Twins, can be found here:
For a complete archive of the lists, and the order of teams to come, go to:
THE INTERNET BASEBALL AWARDS RESULTS ARE IN!
We've tallied up your votes on the Internet Baseball Awards, and as the BBWAA
announces its honorees, you can follow along and compare your choices with
those of writers from around the country and abroad. The results for the
American League IBAs can be found here:
And the National League winners are here:
GET YOUR DAILY NEWS FIX WITH THE MINOR-LEAGUE UPDATE AND RUMOR ROUNDUP
The postseason may be over, but with winter leagues in the Caribbean and hot
stove rumors in the States, baseball is a year-round sport. We're keeping up
with the latest happenings on and off the field in Jason Martinez's
Minor-League Update and Daniel Rathman's Rumor Roundup. Here are the links to
Rumor Roundup: http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=18914
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