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Newsletter: Friday, January 18, 2013


NEW BASIC CONTENT

Pebble Hunting
Baseball's Greatest Hoax

by Sam Miller

How Mark Reynolds fooled us all.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19409

Overthinking It
The Craziest Half-Inning in History

by Ben Lindbergh

And how that half-inning happened.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19397

Prospects Will Break Your Heart
A Few Days in the Dominican

by Jason Parks

Jason finds wonderment, enlightenment, and Mayor Raul Mondesi at a showcase in
the Dominican.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19417

Transaction Analysis
Something in the Way He Throws

by R.J. Anderson

Matt Harrison gets a big payday, the Red Sox and Mike Napoli reach a new
agreeement, and Peter Moylan is a Dodger.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19411

Rumor Roundup
Friday, January 18

by Daniel Rathman

The Red Sox might soon be making calls on a bat, while the Orioles are
searching for a starter.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19412

Raising Aces
Then and Now: Giology

by Doug Thorburn

Gio Gonzalez took a big step forward statistically last season, and his
breakout was backed up by mechanical improvements.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19416

The Keeper Reaper
Outfielders for 1/18/13

by Paul Singman

Speedy mid-tier outfielders are on this week's Reaper menu.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19413

A Little Relief
Six Bullpen Arms Still Available

by Jonah Birenbaum

Rafael Soriano is off the market, but there are still some potentially useful
bullpen arms to be had.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19418

The BP Wayback Machine
Projecting the Top of the Crop

by Nate Silver

How did PECOTA do in projecting 2007's big-bonus draftees?

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19415

BP Announcements
Announcing the Greg Spira Baseball Research Award

by Dave Pease

Announcing the rules and procedures for nominations for the inaugural Greg
Spira Baseball Research Award.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19410

PODCASTS

EFFECTIVELY WILD, THE DAILY BP PODCAST - EPISODE 122: PECOTA PROJECTS ELITE
DRAFT PICKS FROM THE PAST/SHOULD SCOUTS FEAR FIELDF/X
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19414

BP FANTASY PODCAST EPISODE 27: I WANNA KNOW WHAT WAR IS
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19246

ANNOUNCEMENTS

INTRODUCING THE GREG SPIRA BASEBALL RESEARCH AWARD
BP's Joe Hamrahi and Dave Pease have joined forces with Sean Forman of
Baseball-Reference.com, Sean Lahman of Baseball1.com, and Gary Gillette of
24-7 Baseball to create an award that commemorates the work of Greg Spira and
annually honors the authors of the year's most innovative baseball research.
For more information, including how to nominate pieces of research for
consideration, please see Dave's post:
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19410

BALLPARK EVENTS SERIES TO KICK OFF IN ARLINGTON
Tickets are now on sale for our first ballpark event of the 2013 season, which
will take place on April 21, at the game between the Mariners and Rangers in
Arlington. A ticket ($64.01) also gives you the opportunity to meet some of
your favorite BP authors and participate in a question-and-answer session with
members of the Rangers front office. For more information and to buy your
tickets, see the post by Joe Hamrahi by following the link below.
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19240

BP DAY AT TURNER FIELD WILL BE ON JUNE 15
Our event at Turner Field will take place before the Braves host the Giants on
June 15. As usual, a ticket ($51.01) gives you the opportunity to mingle with
your favorite BP writers, and to participate in a question-and-answer session
with members of the Braves' front office. For more information and to buy your
ticket, see this post by Joe Hamrahi.
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19301

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 Milwaukee Brewers, can be found here:
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19393
For a complete archive of the lists, and the order of teams to come, go to:
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/prospects/

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
today's installments:
Minor-League Update:
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19288
Rumor Roundup: http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19412

BP JOINS FORCES WITH PERFECT GAME
For more information on our new partnership with baseball's largest
independent scouting service, see the press release linked below:
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19092

ORDER YOUR COPY OF BASKETBALL PROSPECTUS 2012-2013
The NBA season is underway, and if you're not already the analysis and
commentary in our annual, we invite you to get in on the fun! This year's
edition includes a foreword by Indiana Pacers general manager Kevin Pritchard,
to go with essays on all 30 teams and Kevin Pelton's SCHOENE projection system
and much, much more. You can download sample chapters and purchase a copy by
following the link below.
http://www.basketballprospectus.com/products/pbp2012/

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:
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/odds/

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