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10-17

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Fantasy Freestyle: An Avoid Retrospective
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Wilson Karaman

09-22

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Tout Wars X
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Bret Sayre

08-17

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The Buyer's Guide: Carlos Gonzalez
by
J.P. Breen

03-19

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9

Fantasy Freestyle: Picking Fifth
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Mauricio Rubio

03-07

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21

Fantasy Freestyle: Projecting the Top 15
by
Paul Sporer and BP Fantasy Staff

01-09

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Fantasy Freestyle: A First-Round Starting Pitcher? Maybe
by
Paul Sporer

01-08

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15

Fantasy Team Preview: Colorado Rockies
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Ben Carsley

10-18

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Fantasy Freestyle: The 2014 First Round: A Look Ahead, Part Three
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Paul Sporer

07-08

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What You Need to Know: The NL East Gets Interesting
by
Daniel Rathman

04-17

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for April 16
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Larry Granillo

07-24

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for July 23
by
Larry Granillo

06-01

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for May 31
by
Larry Granillo

06-01

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What You Need to Know: Friday, June 1
by
Daniel Rathman

05-04

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What You Need to Know: Friday, May 4
by
Daniel Rathman

02-06

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18

Prospectus Hit and Run: Beware of Falling Payrolls
by
Jay Jaffe

08-24

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57

The Lineup Card: 11 Disastrous Acquisitions
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Baseball Prospectus

07-01

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All-Star Selections
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Baseball Prospectus

05-25

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for May 24
by
Larry Granillo

04-11

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On the Beat: The Heart of the Rockies
by
John Perrotto

04-08

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8

Baseball ProGUESTus: The Rookie Effect
by
Brian Mills

03-31

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42

Pre-Season Predictions
by
Baseball Prospectus

03-15

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44

Fantasy Beat: Expert Mock Draft Results
by
Jason Collette

02-17

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38

Fantasy Focus: First Base Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-07

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16

Fantasy Beat: BP Scoresheet Early Draft Prep
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Rob McQuown

09-15

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Checking the Numbers: Say Goodbye to the Triple Crown
by
Eric Seidman

09-08

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Checking the Numbers: Triple Crown Update
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Eric Seidman

07-22

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Changing Speeds: Cold Fusion
by
Ken Funck

06-28

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The Week in Quotes: June 21-27
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Alex Carnevale

04-04

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9

Fantasy Focus: Pre-season Fantasy Predictions
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Baseball Prospectus

04-01

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37

BP Unfiltered: UPDATED NL Projected Opening Day Rosters
by
John Perrotto

01-11

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The Week in Quotes: January 4-10
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Alex Carnevale

07-10

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Prospectus Today: Breaking From Fashion
by
Joe Sheehan

03-30

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Fantasy Beat: To the Warning Track
by
Marc Normandin

11-12

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Transaction of the Day: Taking a Holliday in the East Bay
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Christina Kahrl

07-16

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Transaction Analysis: National League Roundup
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Christina Kahrl

03-23

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Lies, Damned Lies: PECOTA Takes on Corner Outfield Prospects
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Nate Silver

03-19

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Transaction Analysis: March 13-18, 2007
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Christina Kahrl

11-20

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Prospectus Today: At These Prices, Who Can Say No?
by
Joe Sheehan

11-08

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Future Shock: Arizona Diamondbacks Top Ten Prospects
by
Kevin Goldstein

10-31

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Internet Baseball Awards
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Baseball Prospectus

09-08

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Prospectus Game of the Week: Arizona Diamondbacks @ Florida Marlins, 9/6/06
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Derek Jacques

09-07

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Schrodinger's Bat: The Running Man
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Dan Fox

05-30

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Transaction Analysis: May 25-29
by
Christina Kahrl

02-15

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Transaction Analysis: National League, December 15, 2005-February 11, 2006
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Christina Kahrl

06-16

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Transaction Analysis: May 24-June 12, 2005
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Christina Kahrl

04-12

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Transaction Analysis: March 29-April 4, 2005
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Christina Kahrl

03-11

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Transaction Analysis: Offseason - The Centrals
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Christina Kahrl

02-15

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Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates
by
Baseball Prospectus

07-14

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Mid-Season Baseball Awards
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Ryan Wilkins

03-17

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Transaction Analysis: March 10-15, 2004
by
Christina Kahrl

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September 15, 2010 8:00 pm

Checking the Numbers: Say Goodbye to the Triple Crown

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Eric Seidman

The chances of someone leading the league in batting avearge, homers, and RBI have grown long in just a week.

Over the last two weeks I have utilized a neat simulation I built in order to assess the likelihood that a Triple Crown occurs this year. Simulations are the best way to make such a determination, as the three stats involved—batting average, home runs, and RBI—are intertwined. They might not always be connected, but it is more accurate to operate under this assumption than it is to multiply together the probabilities that a player leads the league in each category. When I ran through the rest of the season 10,000 times back on September 1, the feat was only achieved 777 times even though Albert Pujols and Joey Votto ranked either first or second in all three categories. Pujols won the Triple Crown in a whopping 663 of those 777 seasons, suggesting that the feat was unlikely to be achieved, but that Prince Albert was the heavy favorite.

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September 8, 2010 8:00 am

Checking the Numbers: Triple Crown Update

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Eric Seidman

Someone has replaced Prince Albert as the most likely to make history.

As September kicks into gear and the playoff races begin to heat up, another race is piquing the attention of a large population of baseball fans. The difference is that the race to which I am alluding is not assured of producing a winner. In fact, it has not produced a winner since 1967, when Carl Yasztremski led the American League on the mighty triumvirate of batting average, home runs, and runs batted in. Leading the league in each of these categories in the same season is referred to as the Triple Crown, and for the first time in quite a while, there exists a strong possibility that the feat will be achieved. Say what you will about the relative merits of the batting average and RBI stats, but cliché saber-oriented rants aside, leading the league in all three is incredibly impressive.

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A look at the surprise home run hitters of 2010, relative to their pre-season PECOTA forecasts.

On Tuesday night in Kansas City, Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista launched his major league-leading 26th home run, continuing one of the most unexpected power surges in recent memory. Long known as a journeyman with decent patience and a modicum of power, few expected Bautista at this stage of his career to suddenly turn into a long-ball machine. It’s always fun to see players suddenly show a propensity for the long ball—perhaps we identify with players who manage the baseball equivalent of the young Marty McFly balling up his fist and decking Biff with an unexpected haymaker. 

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The reaction to the Marlins firing manager Fredi Gonzalez, along with other chatter from around the major leagues.

IT IS UNETHICAL TO TEASE A BOBBY V ERA IN MIAMI AND NOT DELIVER

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April 4, 2010 12:50 pm

Fantasy Focus: Pre-season Fantasy Predictions

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Baseball Prospectus

The guys you want at any price, the ones you'd buy for a dollar, and the ones you expect will break out or disappoint.

Since we're the fantasy crew here at Baseball Prospectus, we wanted to give you some more fantasy-focused predictions for the upcoming year. This is the perfect opportunity for us to claim that the things we predicted that came true make us brilliant, and also gives us adequate time to come up with excuses for the things that did not turn out the way we planned. It's a flawless plot, and we hope that you take part with your own predictions in the comments. Here we are, in alphabetical order, because alphabetical by height was too daunting a task:

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National League projected rosters

With Opening Day a little more than a week away, here is a look at the projected rosters for each of the 16 National League clubs following conversations with club executives and media members. Keep in mind these are projected rosters and subject to change.  American League lineups are here.  You can also look at the fantasy depth charts at any time to see our latest updated projections.

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The notable quotables from the week that was.

GIVING A DASH OF HOPE TO ALL THE GUYS WITH .320 CAREER OBPS

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July 10, 2009 5:27 pm

Prospectus Today: Breaking From Fashion

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Joe Sheehan

Why hand out a capital 'C' when you can find better ways to rack up a few W's?

I wasn't a real big fan of Ryan Franklin making the All-Star team, because I see his microscopic ERA as a small-sample fluke out of step with the rest of his career. The number is helped along by good fortune on two numbers-batting average on balls in play, and home runs per fly ball-that tend to bounce around and reflect luck more than skill. He has a bunch of saves because a couple of pitchers, each with stronger skill sets, either pitched poorly or were never given a full chance before the job fell to him. He's certainly qualified by the established standards, but he's far from the best available option even if we just look at short relievers.

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March 30, 2009 11:54 am

Fantasy Beat: To the Warning Track

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Marc Normandin

A player whose power is tamped down by the faraway walls of Petco.

Last week we took a look at how the wind and his home park affected Kevin Youkilis' home-run production in 2008. Youkilis is an example of a player who is being overrated due to some homers receiving a boost from those factors, but it can work both ways; there are also players who are underrated due to these same effects holding their power numbers down, and this time out we'll take a look at one of them.

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November 12, 2008 7:58 pm

Transaction of the Day: Taking a Holliday in the East Bay

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Christina Kahrl

Oakland may have traded in a bag of canned goods for the fixings of a clambake.

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July 16, 2007 12:00 am

Transaction Analysis: National League Roundup

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Christina Kahrl

Checking up on the moves and mayhem of all 16 clubs.

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March 23, 2007 12:00 am

Lies, Damned Lies: PECOTA Takes on Corner Outfield Prospects

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Nate Silver

Last time out, Nate zeroed in on center fielders. Today, he moves to the corners.

1. Delmon Young, Devil Rays (21) 135.2 2. Billy Butler, Royals (21) 125.9 3. Jay Bruce, Reds (20) 118.1 Delmon Young is the best corner outfield prospect in baseball. There isn't much debate about that. The question is where he fits into the overall picture. Kevin Goldstein and Baseball America each have him rated at #3, whereas PECOTA thinks he's more in the range of #15.

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