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Newsletter: Monday, May 13, 2013


BASEBALL PROSPECTUS 2013 HAS ARRIVED

The latest annual, complete with all of
the projections, player comments, and insight that you have come to expect
from your favorite BP authors, is ready to be shipped. To purchase your copy
online, on paperback or ebook, just use one of the links below.

Amazon.com:
http://bbp.cx/b

Barnes & Noble: http://bbp.cx/bn

NEW PREMIUM CONTENT

Monday Morning Ten Pack
May 13

by BP Prospect Staff

Checking in on Oscar Taveras, Miguel Sano, Gabriel Guerrero, and others.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20554

Transaction Analysis
The Cubs Keep Rizzo

by Ben Lindbergh

The Cubs take another step toward contention by locking up their slugging
first baseman for several more years.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20558

Pebble Hunting
The Strike Zone Solution

by Sam Miller

Maybe it's not the umpires that need to change.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20552

Painting the Black
The Helpless Hitter Who Finally Put His Foot Down

by R.J. Anderson

The A's are getting unexpected production out of third base this year. Why it
might not be an illusion.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20551

What You Need to Know
Jays Power Up, Offense Powers Down

by Will Woods

As this weekend demonstrated, the Blue Jays can't get by on power alone.
Tonight, the Dodgers will pin their hopes on Josh Beckett as they face Bryce
Harper and the Nationals.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20420

Minor League Update
Games of May 10-12

by Zach Mortimer

Yankees righty Rafael De Paula added 12 strikeouts on Friday to his season
total of 58 in 33 1/3 innings.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20557

NEW FANTASY CONTENT

Fantasy Freestyle
Dumping Targets, a Look Back

by Mike Gianella

Mike uses evidence from 2008 top-prospect lists to evaluate the merits of
targeting minor leaguers in "dump" trades.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20555

NEW BASIC CONTENT

Perfect Game Presents
PG Pre-Draft to be Live-Streamed

by Jeff Dahn

For the first time ever, the Perfect Game Pre-Draft Showcase will be streamed
live online.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20553

The Week In Quotes
May 6-12

by Pete Barrett, Jonah Birenbaum and Andrew Koo

Running through the notable quotes of the week that was.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20548

PODCASTS

EFFECTIVELY WILD, THE DAILY BP PODCAST - EPISODE 201: DRAFTING
AGE-25-AND-UNDER STARTERS/STILL NO NO-HITTERS
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20556

FRINGE AVERAGE: EPISODE 5
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20496

BP FANTASY PODCAST EPISODE 43
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20466

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.
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19861

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

THE 2013 FUTURES GUIDE IS NOW AVAILABLE
Our first-ever prospect book, which contains all of our top content on the
best young players in the minors, is now available as an e-book for only $5!
For more information, see the post linked below:
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20310

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.
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19936

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:
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/prospects/
For our list of the top 101 prospects across all teams, go to:
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19694

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 thisseason, 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
there!
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19546

ORDER YOUR COPY OF BASKETBALL PROSPECTUS 2012-2013
The NBA playoffs are 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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