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03-27

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Preseason Value Picks: First, Third, and DH for 3/26/12
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Michael Street

03-13

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Preseason Value Picks: First, Third, and DH for 3/13/12
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Michael Street

03-09

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Future Shock: Phillies Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

03-06

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Future Shock: Rangers Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

02-28

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Future Shock: Milwaukee Brewers Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

02-24

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Future Shock: Detroit Tigers Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

02-23

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Future Shock: Arizona Diamondbacks Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

02-22

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Prospectus Preview: NL East 2012 Preseason Preview
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Derek Carty and Michael Jong

02-20

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Future Shock: Tampa Bay Rays Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

02-14

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Future Shock: Boston Red Sox Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

02-10

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Future Shock: Cardinals Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

02-07

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Future Shock: Atlanta Braves Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

02-06

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Prospectus Hit and Run: Beware of Falling Payrolls
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Jay Jaffe

02-02

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Future Shock: Angels Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

01-30

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Pebble Hunting: Searching for the Worst Game of 2011
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Sam Miller

01-30

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Future Shock: Los Angeles Dodgers Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

01-26

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Future Shock: Blue Jays Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

01-24

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Future Shock: Washington Nationals Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

01-19

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Future Shock: Indians Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

01-17

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Future Shock: Cincinnati Reds Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

01-16

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Future Shock: White Sox Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

01-10

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Future Shock: New York Mets Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

01-06

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Future Shock: Athletics Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

01-04

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Future Shock: Rockies Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

01-03

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Future Shock: Miami Marlins Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

12-28

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The Keeper Reaper: Second, Short, and Catcher for 12/28/11
by
Michael Jong

12-16

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Future Shock: Pirates Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

12-13

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Future Shock: San Diego Padres Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

12-06

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The Keeper Reaper: Outfielders for 12/6/11
by
Rob McQuown

11-24

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Future Shock: Cubs Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

11-21

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Future Shock: Royals Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

11-15

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Future Shock: Baltimore Orioles Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

11-09

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Future Shock: Seattle Mariners Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

11-03

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Future Shock: Twins Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

11-01

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Future Shock: Astros Top 11 Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

10-31

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Prospectus Hit and Run: A Weighty Matter
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Jay Jaffe

10-26

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The Keeper Reaper: Second, Short, and Catcher
by
Michael Jong

10-19

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World Series Prospectus: The Midwest Showdown
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Baseball Prospectus

10-12

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The Keeper Reaper: Second, Short, and Catcher for 10/12/11
by
Michael Jong

10-12

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Future Shock: Cubs State of the Union
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Kevin Goldstein

08-04

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Spinning Yarn: Counsell for the Defense
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Mike Fast

05-19

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Changing Speeds: Bounceback, Breakthrough, or Balderdash?
by
Ken Funck

03-16

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Contractual Matters: AL Central Payroll Projections
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Jeff Euston

03-09

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Contractual Matters: NL Central Payroll Projections
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Jeff Euston

03-02

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Contractual Matters: AL East Payroll Projections
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Jeff Euston

02-23

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Contractual Matters: NL East Payroll Projections
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Jeff Euston

02-18

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Prospectus Preview: NL Central 2011 Preseason Preview
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Larry Granillo

02-09

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Contractual Matters: NL West Payroll Projections
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Jeff Euston

12-03

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Future Shock: Chicago Cubs Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

11-30

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Future Shock: Cleveland Indians Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

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March 27, 2012 3:00 am

Preseason Value Picks: First, Third, and DH for 3/26/12

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Michael Street

Michael digs in the bargain barrel to find Value Picks at the end of your draft, including Edwin Encarnacion, Brent Morel, Ian Stewart, and Travis Hafner

The early stages of a fantasy draft are like shopping in an upscale department store. It’s easy to find what you want and you know all the brands, but it’s pricey too. The late stages, on the other hand, are more like shopping at a thrift store. You never know whether you’ll find something you like and you’re lucky to find a name you recognize, but anything can be had for just a few bucks. And while fantasy seasons can be lost in the early rounds from overpayment and injury, they’re usually won in the middle and late rounds, when scouting and shrewd valuation can help you find the thrift-store jewel that everyone else passed over.

So this week, I’m looking at the thrift-store, bargain-barrel phase of your draft: round twenty and beyond. All of these designated hitters and corner infielders are being drafted then, and they’re all projected by PECOTA to earn $5 or less in standard leagues. This latter group includes other good players like David Freese, Justin Morneau, Mike Moustakas, Chipper Jones, and Todd Helton, but their Average Draft Position is higher than their PECOTA projections. In classic department-store style, owners are overpaying for name-brand merchandise.

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March 13, 2012 3:00 am

Preseason Value Picks: First, Third, and DH for 3/13/12

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Michael Street

In Michael’s column this week, he looks at San Francisco’s first base battle, as well as how injuries are affecting the values of Ike Davis and Justin Morneau.

Two of the main considerations for real-world and fantasy baseball managers during Spring Training are injuries (which I looked at last week) and playing time. This week, I’ll look at a little of both at first base, starting with the Giants’ positional battle and moving onto the futures of two players with mysterious—or at least difficult-to-detect—ailments.

Aubrey Huff | 1B | San Francisco Giants
Mixed: $-4 | NL-only: $9 | PECOTA 1B Rank: 21 | 1B ADP: 26


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March 9, 2012 3:00 am

Future Shock: Phillies Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

Good thing the Phillies are built to win right now, because there's not much immediate help on the way from the farm.

Previous Rankings: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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March 6, 2012 3:00 am

Future Shock: Rangers Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

Despite recently graduating or trading many of their top prizes, the Texas system still has plenty of intriguing names left.

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February 28, 2012 3:00 am

Future Shock: Milwaukee Brewers Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

A weak Brewers system improved following the 2011 draft, but that might not be saying much

Previous Rankings: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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February 24, 2012 3:00 am

Future Shock: Detroit Tigers Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

After Jacob Turner, the Tigers have very few impact prospects

Previous Rankings: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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February 23, 2012 3:00 am

Future Shock: Arizona Diamondbacks Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

The D'Backs system is loaded high-ceiling arms, which could stand to benefit a team weak in pitching

Previous Rankings: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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February 22, 2012 3:00 am

Prospectus Preview: NL East 2012 Preseason Preview

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Derek Carty and Michael Jong

Roundtable discussion of the pressing questions facing the NL East teams as we approach the start of the season

1) After a disappointing sophomore campaign, what can we expect of Jason Heyward going forward?
MJ:
Jason Heyward had an injury-riddled sophomore season in Atlanta, but there is a lot to like about his chances at a rebound campaign in 2012. His offensive line was deflated by a .260 BABIP, but his peripherals were once again stellar. His 11.6 percent walk rate represented a regression from 2010 but cannot be considered poor, and his .162 ISO likewise dropped from the previous year but did not experience a precipitous fall.


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February 20, 2012 3:00 am

Future Shock: Tampa Bay Rays Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

Once the crown jewel of the franchise, the Rays system has fallen off quite a bit thanks to unsuccessful drafts

Previous Rankings: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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February 14, 2012 3:00 am

Future Shock: Boston Red Sox Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

With lots of player movement over the past year, the Sox no longer boast many star-level prospects but have plenty of depth

Previous Rankings: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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February 10, 2012 3:00 am

Future Shock: Cardinals Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

The 2011 world champs have a much-improved farm system.

Previous Rankings: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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February 7, 2012 3:00 am

Future Shock: Atlanta Braves Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

Atlanta's system has several high-caliber pitchers but few hitters to match their upside.

Previous Rankings: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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