Newsletter: Wednesday, July 24, 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
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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
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07-24 3:15 PM CST
Jason Parks - BP Chat moderated by Jason Parks. Click
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07-25 1:00 PM EST
NEW PREMIUM CONTENT
Centerpiece of the Franchise
by R.J. Anderson and Nick J. Faleris
The Red Sox extend Dustin Pedroia, while the Orioles trade for Francisco
What You Need to Know
Another Bad Night for the Blue Jays
by Daniel Rathman
Toronto's nightmare season continues with a blown lead against Los Angeles.
Minor League Update
Games of Tuesday, July 23
by Zach Mortimer
Notes on 15 prospects, including the Nats' Nathan Karns and the ChiSox'
Around the League: July 24, 2013
by Clint Chisam
News and notes from around the league for July 24, 2013.
Christian Yelich and Jake Marisnick
by Jason Parks, Bret Sayre and Paul Sporer
The Marlins sparkle up their season with two big call-ups.
Daily Hit List
Tuesday, July 23
by Matthew Kory
Which team has 99 problems but Joe Mauer ain't one? Click through to find
NEW FANTASY CONTENT
The 2014 First Round: A Look Ahead, Part Two
by Paul Sporer
Lessons learned over the season's first three-and-a-half months, and a look
ahead to the first round of 2014 drafts.
NEW BASIC CONTENT
The Living Strike Zone
by Jon Roegele
Which factors affect the size and shape of the called strike zone?
The Lineup Card
Ten of Our Favorite Defensive Plays of 2013
by Baseball Prospectus
The staff recounts some of the finest glovework from the first half of the
Ryan Braun, Biogenesis, and Betrayal
by Ben Lindbergh
Why Ryan Braun's suspension isn't bad news, and other reflections on the
latest in the Biogenesis saga.
Baseball Gloves Needed for Kenyan Clinic
by Joe Hamrahi
Scout John Tumminia brings baseball clinic to Kenya
Intrepid Inspections: Bringing the same high level thought & processes to
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EFFECTIVELY WILD, THE DAILY BP PODCAST - EPISODE 249: GABE KAPLER ON ADVANCED
STATS FROM THE PLAYER'S PERSPECTIVE
FRINGE AVERAGE: EPISODE 14
BP FANTASY PODCAST: EPISODE 51
TINSTAAPP: EPISODE 9
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.
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 TOUR UNDERWAY
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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