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12-17

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Daisy Cutter: The Value of Five-Plus Players
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Sahadev Sharma

12-15

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Transaction Analysis: Melky Laughs Last
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Sahadev Sharma and Wilson Karaman

12-10

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Transaction Analysis: What's Plan A?
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Sam Miller

12-09

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Transaction Analysis: The Serious Sox
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Zachary Levine

11-24

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Transaction Analysis: Up and Adam
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Sahadev Sharma and Mauricio Rubio

11-19

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Rumor Roundup: Are the Marlins Stanton Pat?
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Chris Mosch

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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Fantasy Team Preview: Chicago White Sox
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J.P. Breen

09-25

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Painting the Black: How David Price Gets The Best of Jose Abreu
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R.J. Anderson

09-18

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The BP Wayback Machine: The Many Moments of Paul Konerko
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BP Staff

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

07-22

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

07-18

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Transaction Analysis: Cahilling Time
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R.J. Anderson

07-10

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What You Need to Know: Chris Sale's Revenge
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Chris Mosch

06-27

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Transaction Analysis: Chris Crossed
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R.J. Anderson

06-17

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Transaction Analysis: Vance Like There's Nobody Watching
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R.J. Anderson

05-21

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BP Unfiltered: Very Important Player We Missed: James Jones
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Sam Miller

04-25

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Transaction Analysis: Ranklin' Franklin
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R.J. Anderson

04-14

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Painting the Black: Portents for the Imports of Importance
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R.J. Anderson

03-26

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Prospectus Preview: AL Central 2014 Preseason Preview
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Ben Lindbergh and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

03-24

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Notes from the Field: Backfield Scouting Notes, 3/24
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Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

03-10

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Rumor Roundup: Santana Signing Soon?
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Daniel Rathman

03-05

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Transaction Analysis: Orioles Sign Flimsy Johan
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R.J. Anderson

02-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 387: 2014 Season Preview Series: Chicago White Sox
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

12-20

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Transaction Analysis: White Sox Sign Scott Downs, Complete Groundball Bullpen
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Ben Lindbergh and R.J. Anderson

12-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 351: Life-Changing Lessons from Recent Transactions
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-11

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Transaction Analysis: Mark Trumbo Gets the Nod
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R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre

12-10

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Transaction Analysis: Felipe Paulino, Not the Steal of the Winter
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R.J. Anderson

12-06

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Transaction Analysis: Fascinating Mu Thing
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R.J. Anderson, Ben Lindbergh and Ben Carsley

12-05

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Transaction Analysis: Last Call for Paul
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R.J. Anderson

11-15

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Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Chicago White Sox Top 10 Prospects
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Jason Parks

11-15

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Fantasy Team Preview: Chicago White Sox
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Mike Gianella and Craig Goldstein

11-08

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One Move: American League Central
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Ben Carsley

10-18

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Transaction Analysis: Cuba Diving
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R.J. Anderson

08-09

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Transaction Analysis: Rios in Texas
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R.J. Anderson and Jason Cole

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: Breaking Down the Three-Team Trade
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Ben Lindbergh

07-30

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Transaction Analysis: Crain Gained
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R.J. Anderson

07-12

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What You Need to Know: The Indians' and Orioles' Pitching Problems
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Daniel Rathman

07-10

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What You Need to Know: Chicago Firepower
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Daniel Rathman

05-04

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Fantasy Beat: Jeremy Guthrie and His New Success
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Paul Sporer

03-05

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MLBDepthCharts: Chicago White Sox
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Jason Martinez

02-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 133: 2013 Season Preview Series: Chicago White Sox
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Pete Barrett

01-22

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Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Chicago White Sox Top 10 Prospects
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Jason Parks

01-02

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Wezen-Ball: Breaking Down the White Sox Magazine Crossword
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Larry Granillo

12-11

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Western Front: Padres Break Bank, Won't Pay to Have it Fixed
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Geoff Young

12-11

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Rumor Roundup: Tuesday, December 11
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Daniel Rathman

12-10

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The Week in Quotes: December 3-9
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Hudson Belinsky, Jonah Birenbaum, Andrew Koo and Matthew Rocco

12-10

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Resident Fantasy Genius: A Manager's Impact on Steals
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Derek Carty

12-07

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Prospect Push: Ranking the Traded Prospects
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Jason Churchill

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It can be difficult for two teams to balance the value of a pitcher with his impending free agency.

Over a month ago when now-debunked rumors surfaced that the Cubs and Nationals were interested in a deal that would have sent Jordan Zimmermann to the North Side, I immediately questioned, well, for what, exactly? Sure, Zimmermann is a hugely valuable pitcher, one of the better arms in all of baseball, but there were too many obstacles keeping a (to my mind) sensible deal from happening.

The Nats are coming off a great year and are still on the upswing, expected to be clear leaders for the NL East this season and possibly for some years after that. The Cubs are attempting to build a contender for 2015, but would they really give up some of the best prospects in baseball for one year of control of Zimmermann? It seemed contradictory to everything they’d been working toward over the past few years. And unless the Nats are going to turn around and sign someone like Max Scherzer, they’d likely want someone(s) who could immediately aid them in a potential 2015 World Series run.

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December 15, 2014 12:57 am

Transaction Analysis: Melky Laughs Last

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Sahadev Sharma and Wilson Karaman

The White Sox continue to upgrade their many positions of doom, signing Melky Cabrera to a three-year deal.

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December 10, 2014 12:50 am

Transaction Analysis: What's Plan A?

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Sam Miller

Oakland is tearing down a team that had the best run differential in baseball last year. Is this consistent with last summer's trades?

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December 9, 2014 2:13 am

Transaction Analysis: The Serious Sox

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Zachary Levine

LaRoche and Duke were the just the appetizers in the White Sox' big offseason.

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November 24, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Up and Adam

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Sahadev Sharma and Mauricio Rubio

The White Sox continue to follow through on their vow to be aggressive this offseason, signing Adam LaRoche to bat in the middle of the order.



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November 19, 2014 6:00 am

Rumor Roundup: Are the Marlins Stanton Pat?

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Chris Mosch

Why more rumors are popping up in Miami, and where Alexei Ramirez might go.

Marlins not done after extending Stanton?
Even after giving Giancarlo Stanton the richest contract in professional sports history, the Marlins might still have some financial flexibility, at least in the short-term future.

ESPN’s Jayson Stark wrote yesterday that Stanton’s record contract with the Marlins is heavily backloaded, paying him $107 million over the first six years of the deal and $218 million over the next seven if he chooses not to opt out. His reasoning for structuring his contract in such a way appears to be the desire for the Marlins to have enough financial flexibility to build a contending team before his opt-out clause in 2020.


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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

Fantasy Team Preview: Chicago White Sox

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J.P. Breen

Built around two superstars, the White Sox are not likely to contend, but they'll field useful fantasy assets.

The Chicago White Sox are a fascinating team because they possess two superstars—Chris Sale and Jose Abreu—yet remained decidedly poor. They won 73 games and do not project to contend in the American League Central in 2015, barring some unexpected steps forward and/or a crazy offseason. Some intriguing young talent exists in the everyday lineup; however, the back end of the starting rotation could a shambles once again, and the hell if anyone knows what their bullpen is going to offer fantasy owners.

Again, despite a pessimistic outlook for the team as we head into the upcoming campaign, numerous useful fantasy options should be available. In a few cases, it could present an opportunity for some owners to capitalize on a down-and-out team to which opposing owners have stopped paying attention. And, of course, we’ll all be paying attention to the White Sox during spring training in an attempt to decipher their plans regarding Carlos Rodon because he could be an immediate fantasy weapon.

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September 25, 2014 6:00 am

Painting the Black: How David Price Gets The Best of Jose Abreu

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R.J. Anderson

In a repeat matchup, David Price shows the many things he can do, and teaches us something about Abreu in the process.

Even before he received a proper introduction, David Price seemed to respect Jose Abreu. Consider how Price approached Abreu during their first encounter. Price pitched to him three times, and all but doffed his cap with his pitch selection. The intent was clear: Price wanted to keep Abreu's barrel off the fastball, hence why he threw him a changeup in a different situation each time. First it was in a 1-0 count, then as the 1-1 offering, and lastly to begin the day's final conflict, which led to this resolution:

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Taking a tour through BP's two decades of writing about Paul Konerko.

As the season comes to an end, so too does Paul Konerko's career. In honor of his retirement, and to look back at his long, successful career, let's review 18 years of BP Annual comments about him, as he grew from disappointing prospect into one of the sport's most respected elders.

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September 2, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Bo Gone

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R.J. Anderson, Tucker Blair and Mark Anderson

The Astros fire their manager, the A's trade for Adam Dunn, Kelly Johnson becomes a pretty crazy trivia answer, and more.

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Why Boston's big trades of Jon Lester and John Lackey didn't result in any minor leaguers joining the Red Sox

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