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08-22

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The Lineup Card: Nine Memorable Late-Season Call-Ups
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03-06

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The BP Wayback Machine: Don Mincher, Part 1
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David Laurila

02-29

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Prospectus Preview: AL West 2012 Preseason Preview
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Jason Parks and Jason Wojciechowski

02-28

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13

Future Shock: Milwaukee Brewers Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

02-22

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28

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

01-18

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16

Heartburn Hardball: The Hawk and the Dragon
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Jonathan Bernhardt

01-16

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Prospectus Hit and Run: The Keltner All-Stars, Part II
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Jay Jaffe

01-13

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Heartburn Hardball: Jack Morris in Motion
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Jonathan Bernhardt

12-20

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Overthinking It: Keeping Up with the Friedmans
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Ben Lindbergh

12-02

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Baseball Prospectus News: Introducing Best of Baseball Prospectus: 1996-2011
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Ben Lindbergh

11-22

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The BP Wayback Machine: We Need More Awards
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Derek Zumsteg

10-31

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Baseball ProGUESTus: Silly Goose: Mariano Rivera and the Myth of the Seven-Out Save
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Kevin Baker

10-20

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The BP Wayback Machine: The Importance of Being 1-0
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Rany Jazayerli

10-14

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The BP Wayback Machine: The Value of the Series
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Joe Sheehan

10-06

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The BP Wayback Machine: Is the Best of Five the Worst of Series?
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Mike Carminati

10-04

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Future Shock: Arizona Fall League Preview
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Kevin Goldstein

09-29

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Painting the Black: Sizing Up the Playoff Rotations
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R.J. Anderson

09-06

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Divide and Conquer, NL West: Beating the Weak and Powerless
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Geoff Young

08-30

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30

The BP Broadside: Judge a Player by His Performance, Not the Company He Keeps
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Steven Goldman

07-12

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Painting the Black: Mid-season Heroes and Goats, Part 1
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R.J. Anderson

05-24

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Baseball ProGUESTus: Answers from a Sabermetrician, Part 1
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Tom Tango

04-05

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27

Future Shock: Prospect Preview: NL Central
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Kevin Goldstein

03-14

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Baseball ProGUESTus: Investigating the "Best Shape" Phenomenon
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Rob Pettapiece

02-25

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38

Future Shock: Philadelphia Phillies Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

02-23

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33

Purpose Pitches: Wainwright Go Bye?
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Christina Kahrl, Corey Dawkins and Marc Normandin

02-22

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Future Shock: Tampa Bay Rays Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

02-18

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Future Shock: New York Yankees Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

02-16

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Future Shock: Minnesota Twins Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

02-14

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Future Shock: San Francisco Giants Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

02-08

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44

Future Shock: Atlanta Braves Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

02-07

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Future Shock: Cincinnati Reds Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

02-03

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Future Shock: Texas Rangers Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

02-01

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Future Shock: San Diego Padres Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

01-28

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57

Future Shock: Red Sox Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

01-25

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Future Shock: Chicago White Sox Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

01-24

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Future Shock: The Rays' Golden Opportunity
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Kevin Goldstein

01-21

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Future Shock: St. Louis Cardinals Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

01-19

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Future Shock: Toronto Blue Jays Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

01-18

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Future Shock: Colorado Rockies Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

01-13

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Future Shock: Detroit Tigers Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

01-13

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Prospectus Hit and Run: Trevor Hoffman and the Coming Wave
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Jay Jaffe

01-11

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Future Shock: Oakland Athletics Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

01-11

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Prospectus Q&A: Don Mincher, Part I
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David Laurila

01-06

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38

Future Shock: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

01-04

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43

Future Shock: Los Angeles Dodgers Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

12-24

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Future Shock: Florida Marlins Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

12-23

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Prospectus Hit and Run: The Class of 2011: Bagwell and Baggage
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Jay Jaffe

12-23

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Prospectus Perspective: What's Left on the Shelves?
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Christina Kahrl

12-22

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Future Shock: New York Mets Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

12-21

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Future Shock: Milwaukee Brewers Top 11 Prospects
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Kevin Goldstein

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Could the Cardinals' quest to re-win the Central disappear with a single sproing?

"Sproing" is the sound an elbow makes when it goes from a ready state to something that helps pay off an orthopedic surgeon's student loans, and the terror of Cardinals camp is that its echo may bring everything in this year's bid to re-win the NL Central to a dead stop. The diagnosis of a potentially devastating injury hangs over the Cardinals' hopes for 2011, and no, we're not talking Nick Punto's sports hernia. Adam Wainwright has flown back to St. Louis to see if the pain in his elbow is bad news or the worst news, and more than his two-year, $21 million nested options for 2012-13 hang in the balance.

There's no way to minimize the implication. PECOTA projected Wainwright to be the seventh-best pitcher in the league via WARP, and at this time of year nobody close to that is available or about to be made available via trade. The Cardinals may look to deal, but that's because the best internal options are far from sure things. The Cards were already in a situation where they already have Kyle Lohse to regret. Jake Westbrook was supposed to fix this problem, converting Lohse into baseball's most expensive fifth starter.

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February 22, 2011 9:29 am

Future Shock: Tampa Bay Rays Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

The pipeline of talent keeps flowing with the always-impressive Rays system.

Previous Rankings: 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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February 18, 2011 9:30 am

Future Shock: New York Yankees Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

With a quartet of five-star prospects and a wealth of pitching overall, no system in baseball took a bigger step forward last year.

Previous Rankings: 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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February 16, 2011 9:46 am

Future Shock: Minnesota Twins Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

The Twins know how to scout, so they keep churning out talent.

Previous Rankings: 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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February 14, 2011 10:55 am

Future Shock: San Francisco Giants Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

It's not good, but then again, the team also did just win a ring.

Previous Rankings: 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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The Braves are consistently among the best systems, and are again thanks to the game's most impressive collection of Latin American pitching talent.

Previous Rankings: 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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Taking it from the top, it's a system with plenty of star power up front, but depth falls away quickly.

Previous Rankings: 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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February 3, 2011 10:22 am

Future Shock: Texas Rangers Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

One of the best systems in the game has dropped due to a combination of graduations, trades, and disappointments, but there's still plenty of young talent to dream on.

Previous Rankings: 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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February 1, 2011 11:39 am

Future Shock: San Diego Padres Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

There's no more Adrian Gonzalez in the big leagues, but at least the trade rescued an otherwise moribund system.

Previous Rankings: 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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January 28, 2011 12:00 pm

Future Shock: Red Sox Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

The Adrian Gonzalez trade depleted the best of the Red Sox' already emptying farm system.

Previous Rankings: 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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January 25, 2011 1:56 pm

Future Shock: Chicago White Sox Top 11 Prospects

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Kevin Goldstein

Chris Sale falls into the South Siders' laps in the 2010 draft, saving a system short on stuff.

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January 24, 2011 4:15 pm

Future Shock: The Rays' Golden Opportunity

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Kevin Goldstein

The Rays' swag in June picks could be a player-development bonanza.

With the MLB draft order nearly finalized (Felipe Lopez has a shot at messing things up a bit), much of the talk before the 2010 prospects actually start playing is the flurry of picks acquired by the Tampa Bay Rays. Thanks to free-agent compensation, the Rays currently have 12 selections between No. 24 and No. 89 overall in June's draft. That is a nice bounty in what has the potential to be one of the deeper drafts in recent memory, but to be fair cost has to be taken into account. Based on 2010 bonus recommendations for each draft slot made by MLB, those picks have a "value" of just over $9 million.

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