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02-23

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Inside The Park: Ode to a Terrible Stat
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Bradford Doolittle

02-20

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Collateral Damage: The DL Kings: Nick Johnson
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Corey Dawkins and Ben Lindbergh

01-27

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The BP Wayback Machine: Money Poorly Spent, Now and Then
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John Perrotto

01-02

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Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing the BP Advisory Board
by
Joe Hamrahi

04-29

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Baseball ProGUESTus: Fantasy Baseball's Founding Fathers
by
R. Emmet Sweeney

04-21

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The BP Wayback Machine: Marooning Montreal
by
Derek Zumsteg

09-27

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Reintroducing PECOTA: What A Long, Strange Trip It Has Been
by
Dave Pease

10-16

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Player Profile: Kendry Morales
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Marc Normandin

10-09

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Player Profile: Scott Kazmir
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Marc Normandin

09-20

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Kiss'Em Goodbye: Washington Nationals
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Baseball Prospectus

07-27

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Future Shock: Beaneball
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Kevin Goldstein

06-14

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Prospectus Idol Entry: Kila Ka'aihue
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Tim Kniker

06-14

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Prospectus Idol Entry: Vladimir Guerrero
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Matthew Knight

12-22

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Player Profile: Jeff Francoeur
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Marc Normandin and Eric Seidman

11-21

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Player Profile: Aubrey Huff
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Marc Normandin and Eric Seidman

10-24

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Player Profile: Dioner Navarro
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Marc Normandin and Eric Seidman

10-22

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Player Profile: Brad Lidge
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Marc Normandin and Eric Seidman

10-08

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Player Profile: Jayson Werth
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Marc Normandin, Eric Seidman and Kevin Goldstein

10-01

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Player Profile: Francisco Rodriguez
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Marc Normandin, Eric Seidman and Will Carroll

10-01

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Player Profile: Shane Victorino
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Marc Normandin and Eric Seidman

10-01

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Player Profile: Ryan Dempster
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Marc Normandin, Eric Seidman and Will Carroll

09-23

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Prospectus Preview: Tuesday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

09-11

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Player Profile: Cliff Lee
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Marc Normandin, Eric Seidman and Kevin Goldstein

08-26

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Prospectus Preview: Tuesday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

08-22

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Lies, Damned Lies: The Ultimate Fantasy Draft (Part 2)
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Nate Silver

07-28

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Prospectus Preview: Monday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

07-02

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Prospectus Preview: Wednesday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

06-23

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Prospectus Preview: Monday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

06-07

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Prospectus Preview: Saturday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

05-05

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Prospectus Preview: Monday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

04-28

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Prospectus Preview: Monday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

04-15

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Prospectus Preview: Tuesday's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

03-31

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Prospectus Preview: Opening Day's Games to Watch
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Caleb Peiffer

03-11

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Prospectus Toolbox: Moneybag Mailball
by
Derek Jacques

01-09

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Player Profile: Corey Patterson
by
Marc Normandin

11-19

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Player Profile: Kyle Lohse
by
Marc Normandin

11-12

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Player Profile: Brad Wilkerson
by
Marc Normandin

11-05

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Player Profile: Brooks Conrad
by
Marc Normandin

10-22

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Player Profile: Jeff Francis
by
Marc Normandin

10-01

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Player Profile: Josh Fogg
by
Marc Normandin

09-24

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Player Profile: Eric Byrnes
by
Marc Normandin

09-17

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Player Profile: John Lackey
by
Marc Normandin

09-10

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Player Profile: Josh Barfield
by
Marc Normandin

09-06

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Prospectus Toolbox: The Playoff Odds Report
by
Derek Jacques

09-03

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Player Profile: Justin Morneau
by
Marc Normandin

08-27

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Player Profile: Dan Uggla
by
Marc Normandin

08-08

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Player Profile: Kelly Johnson
by
Marc Normandin

07-25

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Player Profile: Jason Bay
by
Marc Normandin

07-19

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Player Profile: Brandon Phillips
by
Marc Normandin

07-17

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Prospectus Toolbox: Even Further Reading
by
Derek Jacques

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Since his debut in 1996, Vladimir Guerrero has been one of the most exciting players in baseball - possessing the ability to hit for a high average with lots of power and wielding a breathtaking throwing arm. Despite an approach at the plate that can generously be described as not really what statistical analysts recommend, Guerrero has raked for over a decade. With his body slowly breaking down and the revelation that he's a year older than previously believed, we may be nearing the end of the run for Vlad the Impaler. Let's take a look back at his career and consider where it may be headed.

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December 22, 2008 2:49 pm

Player Profile: Jeff Francoeur

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Marc Normandin and Eric Seidman

Any hopes for success may be fading fast for this former highly touted Braves prospect.

Jeff Francoeur's career has been a series of ups and downs, the high point coming in his first year in the majors, and his lowest occurring this past season. To avoid becoming a has-been at age-25, Francoeur will need to figure out how to harness his talent. Today we'll take a look at what went wrong in his dreadful 2008, and what we can expect from him going forward.

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November 21, 2008 12:48 pm

Player Profile: Aubrey Huff

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Marc Normandin and Eric Seidman

The former Devil Ray slugger returned to relevance with a bounceback campaign that deserved a lot more attention.

Saying that Aubrey Huff's performance this season was surprising is a significant understatement; he outperformed all of his recent campaigns by a country mile, and wound up looking like the Huff who was once considered to be the greatest Devil Ray ever in their (short) history. Since he has performed at this level in the past, the question we will look at today is whether or not he will be able to replicate this production in the future.

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October 24, 2008 1:49 pm

Player Profile: Dioner Navarro

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Marc Normandin and Eric Seidman

The Rays' young catcher comes into his own at just the right time.

It seems like it took forever waiting for it to happen, but Dioner Navarro finally cranked out a full, productive season as the starting catcher for the Tampa Bay Rays. Since Navarro was first handed the job all the way back in 2006, it's easy to forget that he is in the midst of just his age-24 season, and that he hasn't even hit his peak years yet. His production this season-his first as an All-Star-makes it look as if he's ready to enter his prime. What changed for the young catcher in 2008, and what can we expect from him going forward?

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October 22, 2008 1:20 pm

Player Profile: Brad Lidge

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Marc Normandin and Eric Seidman

The Phillies' closer has been to the big dance before, but will he play the hero this time around?

In a career filled with ups and downs, Brad Lidge is currently on a high note. His team is in the World Series, of course, but that's partially in thanks to his performance as the team's closer this year. This was a season in which he led the majors in WXRL and went a perfect 41-for-41 in save opportunities. This was somewhat of a surprise, given that just last year Lidge had lost the closer's job in Houston thanks to eight blown saves and just 19 successful conversions. In light of that recent failure, which Lidge is the real one, and how did he get to the point he is at now?

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October 8, 2008 3:36 pm

Player Profile: Jayson Werth

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Marc Normandin, Eric Seidman and Kevin Goldstein

The retreaded former Orioles prospect has come a long way in 11 years.

Jayson Werth has contributed significantly to the Phillies' success this year, and is one of the reasons they find themselves in the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The right fielder hit .273/.363/.498, finally crossing the 400 at-bat threshold for a major league club after 11 years as a professional. Today we take a look at what took so long for this former highly-touted prospect to become a productive major league hitter.

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October 1, 2008 5:47 pm

Player Profile: Francisco Rodriguez

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Marc Normandin, Eric Seidman and Will Carroll

With the saves record set, will he repeat his 2002 heroics in the postseason? And will his arm eventually fall off, or won't it?

Francisco Rodriguez has easily been one of the top closers in baseball since he was handed the full-time job back in 2005, and before that he was one of the game's top relievers, period. This is why it's no surprise that he's at the center of the discussions as to why the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim were able to win 100 games this year-but was 2008, the year he set the record for most saves in a season, the best year of his career, or should we be worried that this isn't the same K-Rod we watched grow up in front of us on national television?

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October 1, 2008 12:22 pm

Player Profile: Shane Victorino

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Marc Normandin and Eric Seidman

The Phillies lost a highly-regarded center fielder last winter, but they already had his replacement on hand.

With the departure of Aaron Rowand as a free agent last winter, the Phillies needed to find themselves a new center fielder. Rather than pick through the offerings in a thin free agent market-one that would result in Rowand's being overpaid significantly by the San Francisco Giants-they instead found their new center fielder in-house, shifting Shane Victorino from right field to center. As the Phillies were also lucky enough to get a quality season out of Jayson Werth (Victorino's replacement in right), they were able to replace a big part of their 2007 offense and still make it into the playoffs. Let's take a look at how Victorino ended up where he is today, the starting center fielder for the NL East Divisional champions.

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October 1, 2008 11:03 am

Player Profile: Ryan Dempster

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Marc Normandin, Eric Seidman and Will Carroll

The Cubs' Game One starter made an amazingly effective switch from the pen to the rotation, but that wasn't the only kink in his career path.

Ryan Dempster has been an occasionally solid producer from the bullpen the past few seasons for the Chicago Cubs, but this year he was inserted back into the rotation at the beginning of the season with fantastic results. He had what was easily the most productive season of his career, setting career bests in wins and ERA, and posted his highest strikeout total since the beginning of the decade. What changed for Dempster that turned him from average reliever into frontline starter over the course of an offseason? Let's take a look at that today, and give you an indication of what you can expect from Dempster as he tries to do his part to take down the Dodgers in the first round of the playoffs.

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September 23, 2008 1:00 pm

Prospectus Preview: Tuesday's Games to Watch

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Caleb Peiffer

Recordquests in Boston, a Twin Cities showdown to decide the AL Central, and the Brewers and Mets scoreboard-watch one another.

Today's Full Slate of Games

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From Buffalo banishment to AL Cy Young contender from one season to the next, how's he doing it?

Following his recent campaigns, Cliff Lee's 2008 season looks to have come completely out of the blue. What began as a productive year that many thought would fade with more innings has instead withstood the test of time, at least within the limits of this single season. What many people have forgotten is that there was a time when Cliff Lee was considered a quality prospect in the Expos' and Indians' systems, before fatigue, an inability to translate his pure stuff into results, and injuries all derailed what seemed like a promising career. Today we'll have a go at what we might expect from this new-look Lee going forward.

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August 26, 2008 12:42 pm

Prospectus Preview: Tuesday's Games to Watch

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Caleb Peiffer

Moyer brings his tired old amazing act to the Mets, Halladay tries to slow the Longoria-less Rays, and more tilting toward September.

Today's Full Slate of Games

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