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01-23

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Rumor Roundup: Everth Cabrera is a Wanted Man
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Daniel Rathman

01-22

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Pitching Backward: The Cost of Being on Baseball's Bad Side
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Jeff Long

01-05

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An Agent's Take: The Things You Think About Before Your 43rd Surgery
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Joshua Kusnick

12-31

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Rumor Roundup: You Are About Two Weeks Away From Being So Sick of Ben Zobrist Rumors
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Chris Mosch

12-29

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Transaction Analysis: Grilli, Pierz In
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R.J. Anderson

12-17

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Transaction Analysis: Royals Bank on a Rios Rebound
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R.J. Anderson, Ben Carsley and Nick Shlain

12-11

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Rumor Roundup: Yoenis Cespedes Is Always Good, Fit
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Daniel Rathman

12-08

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Rumor Roundup: Interested Teams Are Way In On Chen
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Daniel Rathman

12-02

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Transaction Analysis: The Predictable Nelson Cruz Signing, the Predictable Nelson Cruz
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Sam Miller

11-26

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Fantasy Team Preview: Baltimore Orioles
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Craig Goldstein

11-07

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Pitching Backward: Perfect Hindsight and Bullpen Mismanagement
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Jeff Long

11-05

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Pebble Hunting: Nelson Cruz is Same, Different
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Sam Miller

10-30

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Hot Stove Scouting Report: Nelson Cruz
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Mark Anderson

10-21

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The BP Wayback Machine: Fourteen Years of Brian Roberts
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BP Prospect Staff

10-16

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Playoff Prospectus: The Unconventional Path: ALCS Game 4
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Sahadev Sharma

10-15

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Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Four Previews
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Sahadev Sharma and R.J. Anderson

10-15

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Playoff Prospectus: Every Choice Ned Yost Must Make: ALCS Game 3
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Sam Miller

10-14

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Playoff Prospectus: PECOTA Odds and Game Three Previews
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Sahadev Sharma and Doug Thorburn

10-10

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Pitching Backward: The Not-So-Sudden Breakout of October's Best Lefty Reliever
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Jeff Long

10-10

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Playoff Prospectus: ALCS Series Preview: Royals vs. Orioles
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Sam Miller

10-07

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Prospectus Feature: The Great Octoberness Rankings
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Miles Wray

10-06

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Playoff Prospectus: Quartet of Consequence: The Four Plays That Keyed An ALDS Sweep
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R.J. Anderson

10-04

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Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Game Two Recap: Orioles 7, Tigers 6
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Jeff Quinton

10-02

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Playoff Prospectus: ALDS Preview: Orioles vs. Tigers
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R.J. Anderson

09-18

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Painting the Black: The Plightin' Showalters
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R.J. Anderson

09-03

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Transaction Analysis: The ReCall-Ups
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Sam Miller

09-02

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Transaction Analysis: Bo Gone
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R.J. Anderson, Tucker Blair and Mark Anderson

08-01

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Transaction Analysis: Give the Red Sox Your Tired and Your Poor But Do Not Give Them Your Prospects
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Sam Miller

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: Andrew Miller Goes to Baltimore
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R.J. Anderson, Tucker Blair and J.P. Breen

07-22

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What You Need to Know: Boston Gives 'Em A Little Thumpin' Thumpin'
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Daniel Rathman

07-21

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The Weekend Shift
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Chris Mosch

07-01

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BP Top 50
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Nick J. Faleris, Chris Mellen and Jordan Gorosh

06-09

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What You Need to Know: Weekend Wrap-Up, 6/9
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Daniel Rathman

05-29

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Transaction Analysis: No Way, Jose
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R.J. Anderson

05-12

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Transaction Analysis: Call Milone
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R.J. Anderson

03-25

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Prospectus Preview: AL East 2014 Preseason Preview
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Andrew Koo and Zachary Levine

03-14

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Going Yard: The Many Swings of Chris Davis
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Ryan Parker

03-10

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Notes from the Field: Spring Notes
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Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

03-07

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Painting the Black: Spring Flings
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R.J. Anderson

02-24

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Transaction Analysis: Qualifying Offer Helps Orioles, Hurts Nelson Cruz
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Ben Lindbergh and R.J. Anderson

02-19

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Transaction Analysis: Orioles Embrace Ubaldo's Upside
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Sam Miller and Mike Gianella

02-17

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Rumor Roundup: The Team That Cried Free Agent
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Daniel Rathman

02-17

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Transaction Analysis: Choosing the Brave Life
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R.J. Anderson

02-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 385: 2014 Season Preview Series: Baltimore Orioles
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

02-12

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Overthinking It: Where the Remaining Free Agents Would Matter the Most
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Ben Lindbergh

02-10

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Rumor Roundup: Plenty of Arms Available
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Daniel Rathman

01-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 375: Peter Angelos and the Orioles' Fearsome Physicals
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-30

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Rumor Roundup: Orioles Adding Arms?
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Daniel Rathman

01-24

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Transaction Analysis: Balfour Got Back
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R.J. Anderson and Alex Kantecki

01-21

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Transaction Analysis: The Mark of the Reynolds
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R.J. Anderson and Ben Carsley

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January 23, 2015 6:00 am

Rumor Roundup: Everth Cabrera is a Wanted Man

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Daniel Rathman

The Blue Jays might be interested in an infielder with legal troubles, while the Orioles might demand a substantial return if they let Dan Duquette go.

Jays might look at Everth Cabrera to play second base
The Jays have a new catcher, a new third baseman, a new first baseman, a new left fielder, and possibly a new second baseman, if Devon Travis, who came over from the Tigers for Anthony Gose, wins the job out of spring training. For all of general manager Alex Anthopoulos’ efforts, though, the keystone might still come down to a competition between Ryan Goins, Maicer Izturis, and Steve Tolleson, if Travis—whose prospect stock varies depending on whose opinion you seek—fails to impress in Grapefruit League play.

Adding another veteran option with upside might thus be tempting. The Jays have some recent history of buying low on players with makeup concerns (Colby Rasmus) or performance-enhancing drug ties (Melky Cabrera), and CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman tweeted Thursday that they might be prepared to go bargain hunting in the same bin.


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January 22, 2015 6:00 am

Pitching Backward: The Cost of Being on Baseball's Bad Side

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Jeff Long

What losing the All-Star game means for Baltimore.

Back in July 2013, news leaked that Baltimore was interested in hosting the 2016 MLB All-Star Game. The O’s had discussed internally the idea of hosting the multi-day event with the hopes of showcasing Camden Yards during its 25th season. The last time the O’s hosted the Midsummer Classic was in 1993, and early media reports noted the stars seemingly aligning in Baltimore’s favor:

The site generally alternates between National League and American League cities, and with Cincinnati hosting in 2015, the AL would likely be up the following year.

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An agent reflects on his takes.

I'm taking a step away from the game today to write a note directly to my readers. This was such a special year for me professionally and personally. I am happily married, work was just incredible, the column has taken off, and I just wanted to thank all of you, the great readers of BP, for allowing this column to exist. I appreciate the interaction so much, and you have no idea how much you all really do mean to me. Thank you.

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The Rays have excess infielders, and do the Orioles have a Colby Rasmus deficiency?

After signing Asdrubal Cabrera, Rays open to moving Zobrist and Escobar
Prior to yesterday, the Rays fielded a perfectly acceptable double play tandem in Yunel Escobar and Ben Zobrist. But after reportedly signing Asdrubal Cabrera to a one-year, $8 million deal, a crowded infield that also included Nick Franklin and Logan Forsythe is even more congested. Thus it appears likely that either Escobar or Zobrist will be on the move.

In the wake of the Cabrera signing, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports tweeted that the Rays are “open to trading Zobrist and/or Yunel Escobar.” There is the possibility that Tampa Bay could simply decide to hold on to its glut of middle infielders, with the versatile Zobrist getting more regular playing time in the outfield, but Rosenthal notes that this appears to be an unlikely final outcome.


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December 29, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Grilli, Pierz In

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R.J. Anderson

Delmon Young re-ups, Tim Stauffer goes north, Jordan Walden extends, and the Braves add a good reliever and a bad catcher.

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December 17, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Royals Bank on a Rios Rebound

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R.J. Anderson, Ben Carsley and Nick Shlain

The Royals add another aging bat, the Marlins hope a move to first keeps Morse healthy, the Rockies add bench depth, the Yankees keep some rotation depth, the Cubs and Orioles build pen depth, and a low-risk, but possibly not-so-high-reward arm, lands in San Diego.



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December 11, 2014 6:00 am

Rumor Roundup: Yoenis Cespedes Is Always Good, Fit

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Daniel Rathman

The Orioles are interested in Cespedes, the Twins are interested in the first name that should probably come to your mind, and the Rule 5 draft's script is leaking.

Orioles might be a “good fit” for Yoenis Cespedes
Somewhere, a member of the Cespedes Family BBQ duo is jumping for joy. According to WEEI’s Rob Bradford, the Orioles are interested in obtaining the Cuban outfielder from the Red Sox.


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December 8, 2014 6:00 am

Rumor Roundup: Interested Teams Are Way In On Chen

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Daniel Rathman

Dan Duquette's been fielding unsolicited calls for his reliable no. 3, while the Diamondbacks owners reportedly nixed a done deal.

Widespread interest in Wei-Yin Chen
With Kevin Gausman still yet to endure a full season of major-league work and Ubaldo Jimenez’ role uncertain, the Orioles aren’t exactly swimming in rotation depth. But that’s not stopping other teams from phoning Dan Duquette about one of his starters.


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After a half-decade of DH woes, Seattle catches a player they've chased before.



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November 26, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Team Preview: Baltimore Orioles

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Craig Goldstein

Come for the bats, stay for Zach Britton and back-end fantasy arms.

The Orioles racked up 96 wins—good for second place in the AL—and a trip to the ALCS behind a solid offense, a strong core of starting pitchers and one of the better bullpens in baseball, allowing the third fewest runs in the American League. Their lineup is full of fantasy stars, with Adam Jones anchoring the team and current free agent Nelson Cruz leading the league in home runs. Add in Manny Machado’s tantalizing upside, Chris Davis’ bounce-back potential, and J.J. Hardy’s contributions from the offense-bereft shortstop position and there is a wealth of options to be had here. The O’s only managed to rank sixth in the AL in runs scored, but their offense is where people will look first for impact talent.

Pitching is a bit of a different story, as no one on their staff merits a high-round pick, though there is a lot of depth. Closer Zach Britton is the closest thing to an impact fantasy arm they have right now, but the rotation is a Kevin Gausman breakout or Dylan Bundy promotion away from an impact starter. Chris Tillman, Bud Norris, and Wei-Yin Chen provide solid numbers to go with bulk innings, but none profiles toward the top of any fantasy rotation. Let’s take a deeper dive into the Orioles fantasy prospects below.

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November 7, 2014 6:00 am

Pitching Backward: Perfect Hindsight and Bullpen Mismanagement

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Jeff Long

Which managers stood out for their ability to get their best pitchers in the biggest situations this year?

Remember that time when Buck Showalter was being lauded as an on-field tactician far superious to his opponents in the ALDS and ALCS? I do. Much of that praise was heaped on Showalter for his deft use of his bullpen, putting guys like Andrew Miller, Kevin Gausman, Darren O’Day, and Zach Britton in high-leverage spots. Before we go anointing Buck the bullpen whisperer, we should take a look at this:

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November 5, 2014 6:00 am

Pebble Hunting: Nelson Cruz is Same, Different

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Sam Miller

Nelson Cruz wants what he wanted last year, and might get it, and might not.

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