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05-26

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Deep, But Playable: Jurickson Profar's Path Forward
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Craig Goldstein

02-13

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Transaction Analysis: Old Second Basemen Never Die
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Bryan Grosnick and Jeffrey Paternostro

03-12

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Pebble Hunting: The Complicated Decline of Brandon Phillips
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Sam Miller

01-31

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Fantasy Players to Avoid: Second Basemen
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BP Fantasy Staff

01-29

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Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Second Basemen
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Ben Carsley

11-08

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Rumor Roundup: Backup Planning
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Daniel Rathman

10-22

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Fantasy Freestyle: Brandon Phillips' Gradually Sudden Decline
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Craig Goldstein

10-16

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BP Unfiltered: Advance Scouting Series Compilation (UPDATED)
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Baseball Prospectus

08-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 277: C. Trent Rosecrans on Sabermetrics, the Reds, and the Hazards of Beat Writing
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-25

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What You Need to Know: Price Wrong for the Red Sox
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Andrew Koo, Chris Mosch and Satchel Price

05-24

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BP Unfiltered: Votto v. Phillips, The People's Case
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Colin Wyers

03-29

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Fantasy Freestyle: NL Tout Wars Auction Review
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Mike Gianella

10-12

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Playoff Prospectus: NLDS Recap: Giants Defeat the Reds
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Sam Miller

10-11

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Playoff Prospectus: NLDS Game Five Preview: Giants at Reds
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Daniel Rathman

10-07

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Playoff Prospectus: NLDS Game One Recap: Reds 5, Giants 2
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Sam Miller

07-03

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BP Unfiltered: Brandon Phillips and Context
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R.J. Anderson

05-24

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The Prospectus Hit List: Thursday, May 24
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Matthew Kory

04-18

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Collateral Damage Daily: Wednesday, April 18
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Corey Dawkins

04-12

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Transaction Analysis: Second Acts for Second Basemen
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R.J. Anderson

07-19

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Player Profile: Brandon Phillips
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Marc Normandin

08-03

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Prospectus Game of the Week: Cincinnati Reds @ Milwaukee Brewers, July 30, 2006
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Derek Jacques

04-12

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Transaction Analysis: April 5-10
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Christina Kahrl

07-15

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Transaction Analysis: July 8-14
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Christina Kahrl

03-23

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Transaction Analysis: March 16-21, 2004
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Christina Kahrl

02-27

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Prospectus Triple Play: Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Dodgers, Seattle Mariners
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Baseball Prospectus

09-25

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Transaction Analysis: August 25-September 21
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Christina Kahrl

07-25

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Transaction Analysis: July 7-20
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Christina Kahrl

06-19

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Transaction Analysis: June 10-15
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Christina Kahrl

06-07

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Transaction Analysis: May 27-June 5, 2003
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Christina Kahrl

04-09

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Transaction Analysis: March 25-April 6, 2003
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Christina Kahrl

11-07

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Prospectus Feature: The Arizona Fall League
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Jonah Keri

07-19

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Transaction Analysis: June 25-July 14, 2002
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Christina Kahrl

07-02

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The Colon Trade
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Deric McKamey

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October 12, 2012 5:00 am

Playoff Prospectus: NLDS Recap: Giants Defeat the Reds

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Sam Miller

The Giants didn't play their best five games, but it was good enough to beat a very good Cincinnati team to advance to the NLCS.

If you put enough gas in your spaceship and just keep flying, you’ll eventually get to a planet that looks just like this one. There’s a guy just like you and one just like me, and every letter the guy like you is reading was written exactly like the letters that I am actually writing. The only difference is that, on the other planet, Hideki Matsui was looking for a changeup, but Pedro Martinez threw him a fastball, and Matsui took it for a called strike three. The Red Sox kept their three-run lead. And it took eight years before Grady Little was ultimately scapegoated for a Boston loss and pushed out.

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October 11, 2012 8:26 am

Playoff Prospectus: NLDS Game Five Preview: Giants at Reds

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Daniel Rathman

It comes down to one last deciding game between the Reds and Giants, with Latos and Cain taking the bump for the two clubs.

The vintage Tim Lincecum was resurrected at Great American Ballpark in Game Four, tossing 4 1/3 scoreless innings in relief of Barry Zito to lead the Giants to an 8-3 win that evened the series at 2-2. This afternoon’s contest is for all the marbles. To get you ready for the appetizer of a four-course baseball meal, here are the PECOTA odds and projected starting lineups for Game Five:

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October 7, 2012 12:21 am

Playoff Prospectus: NLDS Game One Recap: Reds 5, Giants 2

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Sam Miller

The Reds lost the pitcher but won the battle. Now will they win the war?

From game one to game 162, the Reds rotation stayed perfectly intact. The only time a sixth man started was in August, when Todd Redmond was called up for a day to work the second game of a doubleheader. That durability turned a rotation that was merely pretty good into a huge asset.

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The Reds second baseman has gotten better, or at least, not worse.

Sam Miller and I were talking about baseball analysis oddities on Sunday. One such weird thing is context, especially with stats like on-base percentage. Since then I have searched for a player whose OBP remained steady in the face of the league-wide decrease. The idea being that the perception about this player’s OBP shifted without the values necessarily increasing (relative to themselves). Luckily, I found my player in Brandon Phillips:

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May 24, 2012 9:08 am

The Prospectus Hit List: Thursday, May 24

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Matthew Kory

The Rangers are 99.2 percent likely to win the AL West.

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April 18, 2012 3:00 am

Collateral Damage Daily: Wednesday, April 18

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Corey Dawkins

The Reds both add and remove a player from the disabled list.

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April 12, 2012 3:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Second Acts for Second Basemen

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R.J. Anderson

Brandon Phillips and Ian Kinsler will stay with their teams well into their 30s.

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July 19, 2007 12:00 am

Player Profile: Brandon Phillips

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Marc Normandin

A top prospect dealt twice, the player with the biggest smile in baseball found a home in Cincinnati.

Following a string of poor performances after promising low-minors work, Brandon Phillips was handed a chance to be the Reds' full-time second baseman in 2006. In a Cincinnati offense that often has troubles with scoring runs, Phillips has provided power and speed at a low cost. He's also one of the few successful acquisitions from the Wayne Krivsky era in Cincy--but that's a topic for another day. What slowed down Phillips' development, and why did he return to productive baseball upon his move to the Senior Circuit?

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Derek tackles a Sheets-Harang duel, and one pitcher gets the better of it in the return of Prospectus Game of the Week.

The Reds, who lead the wild card race and are within scratching distance of the Cardinals for the lead in the NL Central, started off the major trading by dealing their starting shortstop (Felipe Lopez) and their starting rightfielder (Austin Kearns) to the Washington Nationals for a gift basket of middle relievers--Gary Majewski, Bill Bray, and Darryl Thompson--along with infielders Royce Clayton and Brendan Harris. The big trade was an acknowledgment of the weakness of the Reds bullpen--even now, with their new, improved bullpen, the Reds are still tenth in the league in WXRL, and fifteenth in Adjusted Runs Prevented--and a decision to emphasize defense. Still, that doesn't change the fact that the Reds surrendered two youngish full-time position players, one of whom was an All-Star last year, for three no-name relievers and a couple of role players.

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April 12, 2006 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: April 5-10

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Christina Kahrl

One of the game's sluggers gets locked up for the next few years, the Cubs re-up Hendry, and the Yankees wander into the free talent market again.

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July 15, 2005 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: July 8-14

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Christina Kahrl

Chris runs down the roster movement of the last week, as teams start to deal players before the deadline.

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Bobby Jenks: The next Goose Gossage? Bobby Estalella finds a job. Tony La Russa finds a new broken toy in Tony Womack. Syracuse could give the Devil Rays a good battle. These and other pontifications in today's jam-packed Transaction Analysis.

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