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Newsletter: Wednesday, May 15, 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

MEDIA

BP chat
Harry Pavlidis - BP Chat moderated by Harry Pavlidis. Click
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/chat/chat.php?chatId=1041 to join or submit
a question.
05-15 1:00 PM EST

WLQR 106.5 FM (Toledo, OH)
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
05-15 3:15 PM CST

BP chat
Jason Parks - BP Chat moderated by Jason Parks. Click
http://www.baseballprospectus.com/chat/chat.php?chatId=1044 to join or submit
a question.
05-16 1:00 PM EST

NEW PREMIUM CONTENT

Painting the Black
The Cleveland Show

by R.J. Anderson

How the Indians have approached first place.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20580

What You Need to Know
The Best Brew in Town

by Daniel Rathman

Last night, Jean Segura continued to impress in Milwaukee. Tonight, David
Price will lock horns with Mike Napoli and the Red Sox.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20509

Pebble Hunting
The Starts That Defied FIP

by Sam Miller

When pitching staffs did everything right but still allowed lots of runs.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20578

Out of Left Field
Did the Dodgers Make Suckers of the Red Sox?

by Matthew Kory

Taking another look at a deal that was immediately considered, by many, an
easy Boston victory.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20579

Minor League Update
Games of Tuesday, May 14

by Zach Mortimer

Reds outfielder Jesse Winker has good offensive upside, but will need to reach
his ceiling to be an everyday player.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20582

Skewed Left
Replacement Rangers

by Zachary Levine

A team that has often struggled with poor pitching in the past has done an
excellent job of supplying arms from within.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20574

NEW FANTASY CONTENT

The Stash List
The Bad Teams With a Plan

by Bret Sayre

The Astros, Marlins, and Mets are all prospect hotbeds, but each team has
taken a different approach with its young players, several of whom highlight
this week's list.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20584

Fantasy Freestyle
An Out-of-Tune Vogelsong

by Jason Collette

Is Ryan Vogelsong a buy-low target in fantasy leagues? Jason explains why he
might be worth a look.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20583

Sporer Report
Evaluating Early-Season Outliers

by Paul Sporer

Travis Wood and Jeff Locke have both posted sub-3.00 ERAs to date. Which one
is more likely to keep it up?

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20575

NEW BASIC CONTENT

The Lineup Card
10 Interesting Excerpts from Scouting Reports

by Baseball Prospectus

The Baseball Hall of Fame opens its vault of old scouting reports, and the BP
crew sifts through them for the most intriguing observations.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20547

BP Unfiltered
A Broken Bat That Did Not Seriously Injure Any Catchers

by Sam Miller

Thank goodness.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20577

BP Unfiltered
Mark Reynolds Gets Close To A Pop-Up

by Sam Miller

Mark Reynolds can't see.

http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=20576

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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