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1 An Agent's Take: Watching a Client Debut by Joshua Kusnick
1 What You Need to Know: Cycles and Walk-Offs by Demetrius Bell
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 959: Mike Trout's Highest Hurdle by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
1 What You Need to Know: The Dozens by Emma Baccellieri
0 Team Chemistry: Fast Pitch Follow-Up by John Choiniere
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 105: Alex Chamberlain by George Bissell
0 What You Need to Know: Dee Gordon and the Marlins Honor Jose Fernandez by Daniel Rathman
6 Liner Notes: Self-Sabotage Stars by Bryan Grosnick
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 958: Jose Fernandez and the Hall of Fame by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
1 The Prospectus Hit List: September 26, 2016 by Matt Sussman
0 TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 77: The Spirit of Enya by George Bissell, Ben Carsley, Craig Goldstein and Bret Sayre
1 What You Need to Know: How the West (and the East) Was Won by Ashley Varela
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 957: The Man Who Makes Pitch (Almost!) Perfect by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
2 The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, September 23 by Matthew Kory
0 What You Need to Know: All Mets'd Up by Nicolas Stellini
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 956: Gary and Gore by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 104: The Trea Turner Zone by George Bissell, Mike Gianella and Bret Sayre
0 BP Boston by Matt Collins
0 What You Need to Know: The Wild Card Wilters by Demetrius Bell
6 Flu-Like Symptoms: A Matter of Luck, Pt. 2 by Rob Mains
2 Players Prefer Presentation: Short-Season Baseball With A Third Deck by Meg Rowley
18 An Agent's Take: On Tebow by Joshua Kusnick
2 Outta Left Field: Two Months In Hel by Dustin Palmateer
0 Soft Toss: A Very Human Defense of the September Call-Ups by Brendan Gawlowski
0 What You Need to Know: To Sin By Silence, When They Should Protest, Makes Cowards of Men by Emma Baccellieri
4 Prospectus Feature: The Six Archetypes of Famous Baseball Men LinkedIn Profiles by Emma Baccellieri
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 955: Pass/Fail Grades for Every Out-of-it Team by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
5 Cold Takes: Rickey, Unwritten Rules, and the 130 by Patrick Dubuque
6 Baseball Therapy: Is The American League Just Better? by Russell A. Carleton
0 The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, September 19 by Matt Sussman
7 Flu-Like Symptoms: All a Matter of Luck by Rob Mains
0 Prospectus Q&A: Larry Rothschild by Tim Britton
1 What You Need to Know: Bruised, Not Beaten by Ashley Varela
0 BP Job Postings: Kansas City Royals Job Openings by Rob McQuown
0 Prospectus Feature: Baseball's Peek-A-Boo by Trevor Strunk
0 Prospectus Feature: Baseball's Someday Scandal by Trevor Strunk
0 What You Need to Know: September Is The Gassed Month by Nicolas Stellini
0 Rubbing Mud: Pennant-Race Factor Ubaldo Jimenez by Matthew Trueblood
3 The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, September 16 by Matthew Kory
1 Deep, But Playable: Plus Ca Change, Plus C'est La Meme Throws by Craig Goldstein
0 Transaction Analysis: Win Butler? by Bryan Grosnick
10 Prospectus Feature: A Brief, Modern History of Reliever Name Foreshadowing by Ben Carsley
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 954: Two Inside Looks at Minor League Life by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
18 Prospectus Feature: The Active Player Hall of Fame Draft by Brendan Gawlowski and Meg Rowley
3 Prospectus Feature: The Best Pitcher Nobody Cares About by Bryan Grosnick
0 What You Need to Know: Kershaw (Back) Back by Demetrius Bell
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 953: Banter Goeth Before a Mailbag by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Kansas City by David Lesky
1 What You Need to Know: The Ownage That Won The West by Daniel Rathman
1 Pitching Backward: What's In A Name by Jeff Long
September 23, 2016 3:07 pm
Ben and Sam talk to Mike Fisher, the baseball coordinator of Moneyball and the new Fox series Pitch, about how he makes baseball look realistic on screen (and what he might have missed).
September 23, 2016 10:07 am
Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday.
September 23, 2016 6:36 am
The Mets win a game and move ahead in the wild card race, and more from Thursday's action.
The Thursday Takeaway
For selfish reasons, I am happy that the Mets won last night. I am not a Mets fan, at least not consciously, although I do follow them somewhat closely due to having many friends in the writer community who can often be found wearing blue and orange hats.
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September 22, 2016 5:09 pm
Ben and Sam banter about the Giants' bullpen problems and Bryce Harper's shoulder, then answer listener emails about Terrance Gore, Gary Sanchez, calling time, playoff formats, one-pitch baseball, and more.
September 22, 2016 12:30 pm
George Bissell, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella of Baseball Prospectus take a deep dive into current fantasy baseball topics.
September 22, 2016 10:58 am
As the Red Sox prepare to clinch the AL East crown, their shortstop's slump looms large in their October outlook.
September 22, 2016 9:40 am
While the division races get clear, the wild card race is left to the losers, and more from Wednesday's action.
September 22, 2016 6:12 am
The luckiest and unluckiest teams of the year and the era.
my last article, I introduced a Luck Index, a Franken-stat that combines team record in one-run games, pitchers’ strand rate, batting with runners in scoring position, and strength of schedule to derive a measure of luck. It’s centered around a Luck Index of zero with a standard deviation of 25.
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September 22, 2016 6:00 am
The Everett AquaSox played at Safeco Field, as two brands of baseball displayed an unusual Venn diagram.
It happened because sometimes in Everett it rains in September, and the night Game One of the Northwest League’s Northern Division title series was supposed to be played was one of those sometimes. The AquaSox couldn’t play the Spokane Indians as scheduled. Instead, they met on a home field, of sorts, a few days later, skipping southward and forward in time to play at Safeco on a cool Friday evening. And it was baseball, just not baseball as I was used to seeing it there.
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September 21, 2016 6:26 am
Tim Tebow is a longshot who is taking the spot of another longshot.
I woke up Monday morning to the sounds of helicopters and news trucks here in St Lucie, Florida. The
’ instructional league started this week. I’ve had clients attend in the past, but this year none of my clients are going. By now you know one player who is, though: Tim Tebow, the former Heisman-winning quarterback turned NFL quarterback impersonator. The Mets signed him a couple weeks ago for $100,000 after he performed at a scouts workout—have you heard about this? Have you heard that Donald Trump is running for president? Have you heard that beef comes from cows? I have all sorts of hot news scoops. New York Mets Read the full article...
September 21, 2016 6:00 am
Wil Myers' severely cold second half has us wondering, once again, whether he'll ever be a superstar.
September 21, 2016 6:00 am
September call-ups might give Bruce Bochy an 11th reliever to call on, but they also make dreams come true for minor leaguers on the bubble.
After nine years, 1,100 innings, and three trips to the Mexican Winter League, 31-year-old knuckleballer heard the magic words: “You’re going to the big leagues.” The Rays were prescient enough to Eddie Gamboa film the big moment, and if his shocked expression, tears, and heartfelt hugs for the coaching staff didn’t reveal just how much the call meant to him, his words took care of the rest. “It's something you dream of,” Gamboa said. “When it becomes a reality, it kind of blows your mind.”
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