Newsletter: Friday, June 14, 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!
BP Day at Turner Field
Daniel Rathman - BP stadium event at Turner Field in Atlanta, including a game
against the Giants
06-15 3:00 PM EST
NEW PREMIUM CONTENT
A Week of Watching Yoenis Cespedes
by Sam Miller
In which last year's Rookie of the Year runner-up adjusts to his opponents'
adjustment in his sophomore season.
In Need of Repair: Posture
by Doug Thorburn
Taking a closer look at a few mechanical flaws and explaining how they can be
The Longest Plate Appearance of the Week, 6/14
by Ben Lindbergh
And of the season, so far.
What You Need to Know
A Royal Rotation Surprise
by Daniel Rathman
The Royals are winning ballgames again, thanks to their pitching staff.
Tonight, Carlos Gomez will look to find success against Bronson Arroyo.
Perfect Game Presents
College World Series Preview
by Kendall Rogers
Taking a look at which teams heading to Omaha have the best hitters and
Another Year of Chien-Ming Wang in Your LIfe
by R.J. Anderson
The Blue Jays sign Chien-Ming Wang, the Cubs acquire a bullpen fireballer, the
Padres lose another to injury, and blink and you missed Andy LaRoche's return.
Minor League Update
Games of June 12-13
by Zach Mortimer
Notes from the past two days of prospect action, highlighted by Maikel Franco
and Anthony Ranaudo.
Painting the Black
An A's Minus
by R.J. Anderson
The A's have a very good record, but are they a very good team? The jury might
still be out.
Daily Hit List
Thursday, June 13
by Matthew Kory
All your favorite baseball stars in just one place!
NEW FANTASY CONTENT
Fantasy Starting Pitcher Planner
by Paul Sporer
Jarrod Parker and Travis Wood move into the "start" category, as Paul helps
you set your rotation for next week.
NEW BASIC CONTENT
Getting the Big Fish
by BP Fantasy Team
The BP Fantasy Team weighs in on pontential trades, prospects to keep, and
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 223: THE EVOLUTION OF
ON-FIELD CELEBRATIONS/THE HOME RUN DERBY DRAFT
FRINGE AVERAGE: EPISODE 10
BP FANTASY PODCAST: EPISODE 47
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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