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0 Prospect Profile: Austin Riley by David Lee
0 Transaction Analysis: Tigers Add Iglesias Insurance by Bryan Grosnick and Christopher Crawford
0 BP Unfiltered: Meet the Guy Who Struck Out 25 in Nine Innings, Sort Of by Sam Miller
1 Transaction Analysis: Switch-Pitchers and Triple-Digit Heat by Steve Givarz, Jeffrey Paternostro and Bryan Grosnick
1 Two-Strike Approach: Buy High, Shel Low by Cat Garcia
1 Transaction Analysis: Take My Contract, Please by Bryan Grosnick and Ben Carsley
0 Transaction Analysis: Reliever Swap, Starring Storen and Benoit by Bryan Grosnick and Wilson Karaman
6 The GM Trade Game! by Ben Carsley and BP Staff
0 Transaction Analysis: Made For Joaquin by Bryan Grosnick
3 Transaction Analysis: Dave Dombrowski is a Hustler, Baby by Bryan Grosnick
1 Transaction Analysis: Rodney Takes His Quiver To Miami by Bryan Grosnick, Matthew Trueblood, Wilson Karaman and Christopher Crawford
2 An Agent's Take: A Sense of Where You Are by Joshua Kusnick
0 Transaction Analysis: The St. Louis Outfield Shuffle by Grant Jones, Christopher Crawford and Bryan Grosnick
1 Prospectus Feature: The Allure Of The First-Act Narrative by Trevor Strunk
0 Prospectus Feature: It's June 10th, and July 2 Deals Are Happening by Trevor Strunk
1 What You Need to Know: Bad Braves Snap Pitiful Streak by Demetrius Bell
2 Transaction Analysis: Kelly Johnson and the Mets, Together Again by Bryan Grosnick and Jarrett Seidler
4 Rubbing Mud: The White Sox In A Nutshell by Matthew Trueblood
2 Prospectus Feature: Do Pathetic, Embarrassing, Miserable Failures Breed Success? by Rob Mains
0 BP Announcements: Baseball Prospectus Night at Turner Field - July 16, 2016 by Baseball Prospectus
2 Transaction Analysis: Return of The Freak by Matthew Trueblood, Kate Morrison, Bryan Grosnick, Adam McInturff, Steve Givarz and Christopher Crawford
13 Life at the Margins: Deck Chair Moved by Rian Watt
8 Transaction Analysis: Fredi, Blame, Fired by Aaron Gleeman, Wilson Karaman and Matthew Trueblood
5 What You Need to Know: Sonny Gray's Short-Lived Mound Shuffle by Daniel Rathman
2 What You Need to Know: Meet the Phillies by Nicolas Stellini
1 What You Need to Know: The Braves Might Not Have a Floor by Demetrius Bell
7 Baseball Therapy: Can Teams Come Back From a Comeback? by Russell A. Carleton
1 Outta Left Field: Craig Kimbrel Is Increasing His Lead by Dustin Palmateer
34 Rubbing Mud: Why Would Anybody Watch the Braves? by Matthew Trueblood
0 What You Need to Know: Nobody Is 0-21, Yet by Nicolas Stellini
5 Baseball Therapy: Somebody Is Finally Trying to Kill the Traditional Closer Role by Russell A. Carleton
6 Fifth Column: The Week In Pain by Michael Baumann
2 Transaction Analysis: Deep Cuts For The SuperFans by Bryan Grosnick
2 Rumor Roundup: Battle for Fourth Place by Ashley Varela
0 Rumor Roundup: Angels Out Of Their Depth by Demetrius Bell
0 Winter Is Leaving by Rian Watt
4 Rumor Roundup: The Big Bad Beltre Extension by Demetrius Bell
3 Prospectus Feature: The Players' Share of Baseball's Wealth by Samuel Mann
32 Players Prefer Presentation: Finding and Fixing Baseball's Worst Positions by Meg Rowley
0 Transaction Analysis: The Ex-Prospects Challenge Trade by R.J. Anderson
24 Transaction Analysis: The Shelby Shocker by Matthew Trueblood, J.J. Jansons and Christopher Crawford
1 Transaction Analysis: NL Non-Tenders To Rock Your World by R.J. Anderson
3 The Call-Up: Manny Banuelos by David Lee and Wilson Karaman
0 Fantasy Freestyle: Rebuilding = Opportunity by J.J. Jansons
6 Rubbing Mud: Very Bad But Not (Altogether) Boring by Matthew Trueblood
2 BP Unfiltered: The Comeback by Matthew Trueblood
20 An Agent's Take: The Luckiest Accidents by Joshua Kusnick
0 Transaction Analysis: The Bad Luck Brewers by R.J. Anderson
28 Rubbing Mud: Carlos Quentin's DFA is This Godforsaken Era in a Nutshell by Matthew Trueblood
0 Transaction Analysis: Royals Go On A Ventura by R.J. Anderson and Christopher Crawford
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September 12, 2016 6:00 am
It hasn't been the easiest year but Austin Riley has shown the ability to adjust, and that's important.
doesn’t shy away from the talk that occasionally surrounds his bat. Austin Riley
There were high strikeout totals early in his first full season as he got beat inside by average velocity. Most of his production came from barreling off-speed away to right-center, a skill he was taught by his father at an early age that has carried into professional baseball.
Erick Aybar isn't what he once was, but he'll work for what the Tigers need and the price was right.
Jacob Webb is a minor-league reliever on an insane run, which might get insanier still.
Seattle adds a pair of oddities to the bullpen and Miami makes an interesting pickup from Atlanta. The Diamondbacks got "a ton" of interest in Shelby Miller. Is selling low the best thing for him, and them?
Every offseason, there’s always one trade during the Winter Meetings—whether it involves your team or not—that you'll remember forever. It’s the hot gossip, the big reset button. And boy,
gave us lonely baseball shut-ins something to sit at our laptops and peck away about on December 9th, when he packaged a deal that sent the reigning no. 1 overall draft pick, Dave Stewart , with the solid young outfielder Dansby Swanson , and top-50 pitching prospect Ender Inciarte to a rebuilding Aaron Blair team in exchange for starting pitcher Atlanta Braves . Minor-league reliever Shelby Miller was also part of the return. Gabe Speier
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Matt Kemp is getting used to being a salary dump and this time the Padres didn't even keep the player he was traded for.
Toronto and Seattle exchange disappointing veteran relievers, Texas brings in some pitching depth, and Joey Gallo gets a chance to let it fly. Our ATL GM plays hardball with his best trade piece.
Welcome to our second BP Trade Game of 2016, in which a BP staffer is granted one major-league baseballer and fields offers from plausibly interested GMs. Our cast today:
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Boston makes three trades to rebuild the bullpen and the infield, and Omar Infante tries to keep his career going in Atlanta.
Miami invests in Fernando Rodney avoiding pumpkin status and Los Angeles picks up a Clayton Kershaw fill-in. On making the most of where you go.
A few weeks ago I was in Miami, and then Atlanta, following the Brewers so I could watch
throw. Miami was uneventful—he did not throw in the entire series—but Atlanta was a fun trip. JJ hit 98 once, had Jeremy Jeffress a couple good outings and I was glad to have spent time with him. This has been such a rewarding season, and I still think the best is yet to come for JJ. Read the full article...