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09-19

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The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, September 19
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Matthew Kory

09-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 538: Nate Silver, By Popular Demand
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 537: Sean McIndoe on the NHL's Analytics Awakening
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Ben Lindbergh

09-17

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 33: Halfway House
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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

09-17

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The Prospectus Hit List: Wednesday, September 17
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Matt Sussman

09-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 536: Manager Challenges, MVP Pitchers, and Other Exciting Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-17

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Eyewitness Accounts: September 17, 2014
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BP Prospect Staff

09-17

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Ben Lindbergh

09-17

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Ben Lindbergh

09-16

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Daily League Strategy: Easy Peavy
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Paul Sporer

09-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 535: Reassessing the Retirement Tour
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-15

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The Prospectus Hit List: Monday, September 15
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Matt Sussman

09-15

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep 30: Episode Thirty
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

09-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 534: Ned Yost, Clayton Kershaw, and Russell Martin's Most Shape
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-12

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The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, September 12
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Matthew Kory

09-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 533: Life in an Indy League
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 532: Marc Carig on the Mystifying Mets
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-10

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The Prospectus Hit List: Wednesday, September 10
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Matthew Kory

09-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 531: Emails and Talk About Tanking
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-10

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Painting the Black: Bless Da 40
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R.J. Anderson

09-10

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What You Need to Know: September 10, 2014
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Daniel Rathman

09-09

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BP Unfiltered: BP At Fox Sports: The Impact of the Evolving Strike Zone
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Robert Arthur

09-09

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Moonshot: The Year In Zone Distance, and Next Year in Breakout Candidates
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Robert Arthur

09-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 530: Predicting the Comeback Players of 2015
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 529: Do Fans Know Better Than Major League Baseball?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-05

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Pebble Hunting: The Nearby Faraway
by
Sam Miller

09-05

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Raising Aces: Cub Replacement Level
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Doug Thorburn

09-05

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What You Need to Know: September 5, 2014
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Daniel Rathman

09-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 528: David Epstein on Nature, Nurture, and Baseball
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-04

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 32: Just Turn My Mic Off
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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

09-03

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Moonshot: Time vs. Pace
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Robert Arthur

09-03

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What You Need to Know: September 3, 2014
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Daniel Rathman

09-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 526: The Most Predictable Lineups of 2014
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-29

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 29: Only Time
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

08-29

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The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, August 29
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Matthew Kory

08-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 525: Oakland's Swoon and the AL West Race
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-29

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Pebble Hunting: This Article Mentions Fehlandt Lentini
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Sam Miller

08-29

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Prospectus Feature: Roast A Parks
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BP Staff

08-29

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The View from the Loge Level: Erstad and Percival in the Coaching Game
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Daron Sutton

08-29

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Raising Aces: Mis-Priced
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Doug Thorburn

08-29

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What You Need to Know: August 29, 2014
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Chris Mosch

08-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 524: Deep Thoughts About Beating the Shift
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-28

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What You Need to Know: August 28, 2014
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Daniel Rathman

08-28

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Eyewitness Accounts: August 28, 2014
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BP Prospect Staff

08-28

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Skewed Left: A Three-Hour Tour
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Zachary Levine

08-28

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Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Pain Don't Hurt
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Jason Parks

08-27

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BP Unfiltered: Playing Favorites
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Russell A. Carleton

08-27

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Fringe Average Podcast: Episode 30
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Jason Parks and Mike Ferrin

08-27

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The Prospectus Hit List: Wednesday, August 27
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Matt Sussman

08-27

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The Lineup Card: Seven September Call-ups We're Excited to See
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Baseball Prospectus

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Ben and Sam banter about September call-ups and game length, then discuss whether MLB and its owners are acting in the long-term interests of the sport.

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Right in your neighborhood, there is a team operating on the periphery of professional baseball.

In early August, an independent league team called the San Rafael Pacifics played a team from nearby Pittsburg, California, called the Mettle. The last-place Mettle are owned and coached by former big leaguer Wayne Franklin, who (at age 40) is also the team’s ace starter, sort of—he leads the league in innings pitched, by far, yet has the second worst ERA. (He rarely takes himself out. In his last start, he allowed 11 runs in a complete game.) In left field for the Pacifics was Eric Byrnes, the Eric Byrnes, out of retirement for two games to raise money for charity. Byrnes’ bat was slow and he had become a two-true-outcomes hitter, walks and strikeouts, but he sprinted all over the outfield, wandering far into F-8 territory because every ball he caught sent $500 to a veterans group. It all sounds like a lark, but anchoring the whole thing to reality was an honest pennant race.

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September 5, 2014 6:00 am

Raising Aces: Cub Replacement Level

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Doug Thorburn

How have Kyle Hendricks and Tsuyoshi Wada done so well replacing Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel?

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September 5, 2014 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: September 5, 2014

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Daniel Rathman

The Brewers are in trouble, the Buehrle-Odorizzi matchup was as glamorous as advertised, Koji Uehara can't get it together, and more of yesterday's action. Plus what to watch this weekend.

When an eight-game losing streak sends you tumbling from first place in your division to the brink of the playoff picture, it’s easy to begin feeling helpless. When you hold a lead at the end of only one of your last 56 innings on the diamond, desperation surely starts to set in.

The Brewers, with Carlos Gomez nursing a wrist injury and Ryan Braun away for the birth of his daughter, could not have chosen a less opportune time for their collapse. They welcomed the Cardinals, the team they led less than a week ago but at which they’re now looking up, to Miller Park on Thursday for the opener of a four-game showdown. And their tailspin continued almost immediately.

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Ben and Sam talked to David Epstein, author of The Sports Gene, about whether women will make the majors, whether Babe Ruth could compete today, whether genetics explain injury rates, and more.

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Bret and Mike take some deeper dives into important fantasy topics of the week.

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September 3, 2014 6:00 am

Moonshot: Time vs. Pace

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Robert Arthur

One's a problem. The other's not. Hopefully, MLB will note the difference.

I have a job that, unfortunately, limits the amount of time I can spend watching baseball. In that window of time in which I am not at my job or doing any of the other loathsome, menial things that consume an adult’s life, I like to fit in as much baseball as possible. Baseball is fun! I enjoy watching it. So when I sit down to a game, I am ready to watch something awesome.

Here are some of the things I love about baseball: the complex maneuvers Chris Sale has to enact in order to deliver his pitches, in which any of his seemingly eight limbs might snap. The slashing swing of Javier Baez, rendered by my television as a blurred streak over the plate, usually far from the passing ball. The crack of the bat, and all the various sounds within that crack. The graceful, loping range of a good outfielder. Bartolo Colon hitting a double.

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September 3, 2014 6:00 am

What You Need to Know: September 3, 2014

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Daniel Rathman

A whiff-tastic Cleveland-Detroit game, more Philadelphia pitching exploits, and your daily dose of Jose Altuve, plus what to watch today.

The Indians got trounced in their series opener versus the Tigers on Monday, when Corey Kluber took the hill without his best stuff. That’s never a good idea in a matchup with David Price, but it was merely one loss, and the Tribe had reason to believe that it might even the series on Tuesday.

Kluber has deservedly gotten most of the press for an outstanding breakout campaign, but Carlos Carrasco has quietly emerged as a fine second fiddle since returning to the rotation on August 10th. He’d racked up a 0.73 ERA in four starts to go with a 24:3 K:BB ratio in 24 2/3 innings. J.P. Breen took notice. And the Indians, 3-1 behind the 27-year-old during that span, were reaping the rewards.

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Ben and Sam discuss which lineups have deviated from preseason projections by the most, and what it means.

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There Is No Offseason is a podcast that focuses exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats. We talk major leagues, minor leagues and we never miss an opportunity to take a jab at Craig.

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August 29, 2014 11:30 am

The Prospectus Hit List: Friday, August 29

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Matthew Kory

It's Friday, Friday, gotta chuckle on Friday.

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Ben and Sam talk to Jason Wojciechowski about how Oakland's lead evaporated and how the AL West will be won.

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