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08-18

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Guarding The Lines: Here The Fastball Are Now Going To The South Side
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Jarrett Seidler

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: More Melk, Please
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Matthew Trueblood and Victor Filoromo

07-31

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Circle Change: This Year's Hot Relievers, Next Year
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Zach Crizer

07-26

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Transaction Analysis: The Bridge to Knebel
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Kate Morrison, Nick Schaefer, Scott Delp and Gideon Turk

07-20

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Transaction Analysis: First We Take Manhattan
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Bryan Grosnick, Greg Goldstein, Steve Givarz, Ryan Schultz, Mike Gianella and George Bissell

07-19

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 17: Gotta Start Somewhere
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Bryan Grosnick, Ben Diamond and Shawn Brody

07-18

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Transaction Analysis: Stearns Goes Bargain Shopping
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Colin Anderle, Aaron Gleeman, Jarrett Seidler and Nicholas Zettel

07-14

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DFA Podcast: Ep. 16: Our First Big Move
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Bryan Grosnick, Zach Crizer and Shawn Brody

07-13

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Transaction Analysis: Chicago Blockbuster
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Bryan Grosnick, Jeffrey Paternostro, Greg Goldstein and George Bissell

05-04

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Guarding The Lines: The Alec Hansen Revival
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Jarrett Seidler

04-27

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Guarding The Lines: Dr. Strangeglove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Second Base Prospects
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Jarrett Seidler

04-10

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Transaction Analysis: Howard's Last Ride
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Bryan Grosnick and Brice Paterik

03-29

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Short Relief: Spring Dismissals, Veteran Expletives, and JaCobies Jones
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James Fegan, Nathan Bishop and Patrick Dubuque

03-23

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Transaction Analysis: The Three Types of Extension
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Bryan Grosnick

03-21

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Looking Back on Tomorrow: Chicago White Sox
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Collin Whitchurch and Nick Schaefer

02-24

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Rubbing Mud: Mr. Sale's Arithmetic Class
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Matthew Trueblood

02-24

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Banjo Hitter: PECOTA's Breakout Bets: Pitchers
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Aaron Gleeman

12-08

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Transaction Analysis: Adam Eaton, Underrated No More
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Jarrett Seidler, Adam McInturff, Mike Gianella and Matthew Trueblood

12-07

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Transaction Analysis: For Sale: Red Sox Prospects
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Ben Carsley, Adam McInturff, Jarrett Seidler, George Bissell and Wilson Karaman

09-02

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Transaction Analysis: Bourn Again
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Bryan Grosnick and Steve Givarz

08-06

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BP South Side
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James Fegan

07-31

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Transaction Analysis: Cardinals Add Duke to Bullpen
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James Fegan and Christopher Crawford

07-24

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BP South Side
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James Fegan

07-23

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BP South Side
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James Fegan

07-16

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BP South Side
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James Fegan

07-15

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The Call-Up: Carson Fulmer
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Christopher Crawford and George Bissell

07-11

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Transaction Analysis: Dave Dombrowski is a Hustler, Baby
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Bryan Grosnick

06-27

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What You Need to Know: Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Hit Seven Homers and Lose
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Ashley Varela

06-26

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BP South Side
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Ethan Spalding

06-21

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Transaction Analysis: The St. Louis Outfield Shuffle
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Grant Jones, Christopher Crawford and Bryan Grosnick

06-18

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Raising Aces: The Speed At Which Things Change
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Doug Thorburn

06-18

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BP South Side
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James Fegan

06-13

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Transaction Analysis: First Base Merry-Go-Round
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James Fegan, Christopher Crawford and Bryan Grosnick

06-11

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BP South Side
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Frank Firke

06-09

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Prospectus Feature: First Base Is Dead
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Aaron Gleeman

06-09

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Rubbing Mud: The White Sox In A Nutshell
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Matthew Trueblood

06-06

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Transaction Analysis: Small Trade James
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James Fegan, Jeff Quinton, Christopher Crawford and Bryan Grosnick

06-05

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BP South Side
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James Fegan

06-02

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What You Need to Know: Baseball Easy
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Demetrius Bell

05-28

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BP South Side
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James Fegan

05-25

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What You Need to Know: Chris Sale, Imperfect
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Emma Baccellieri

05-23

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BP South Side
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James Fegan

05-22

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BP South Side
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James Fegan

05-20

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Rubbing Mud: The Quarter-Pole Odds Changes
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Matthew Trueblood

05-14

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BP South Side
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Cat Garcia

05-02

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BP South Side
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Frank Firke

04-28

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What You Need to Know: The Braves Might Not Have a Floor
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Demetrius Bell

04-25

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What You Need to Know: FernandoMaedaia?
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Ashley Varela

04-18

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BP South Side
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James Fegan

04-13

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BP South Side
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James Fegan

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Just be glad we didn't use a Cease-related pun.

During his talk at the 2017 edition of Saberseminar a couple weekends ago, Rick Hahn went through the process of trading a second star pitcher in under eight months, Jose Quintana. Hahn was initially unsure of whether to trade Quintana, but received an offer from an unidentified team that was enough to deal the prized lefty if no better deal arose. Having reached the initial threshold for dealing Quintana, Hahn went back to Cubs president Theo Epstein with what amounted to a take it-or-leave it, non-negotiable framework of Quintana for a prospect package led by outfielder Eloy Jimenez and pitcher Dylan Cease. Epstein agreed, and a few days later Quintana was starting for the Cubs.

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Kansas City adds more help for a final run, bringing back Melky Cabrera to the outfield mix.

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July 31, 2017 6:00 am

Circle Change: This Year's Hot Relievers, Next Year

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Zach Crizer

Is Tommy Kahnle the next Grant Balfour or the next Michael Wuertz?

Without the browbeating effect of staring my own written words in the face—whoa, whoa, do you want to say this?—I occasionally release into the world a statement that is, let’s say, not wholly considered. So it was that I boldly questioned a friend—a Yankees fan—about his favorable evaluation of the recent trade for Tommy Kahnle.

The breakout White Sox reliever’s remaining team control may or may not have made him the most expensive part of the deal in which the Yankees also acquired David Robertson and Todd Frazier, while jettisoning human heart palpitation Tyler Clippard.

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Milwaukee bets on Anthony Swarzak's bullpen breakout, Danny Espinosa and Rob Refsnyder find new homes, and the White Sox add another prospect.

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New York adds a third baseman and two high-end bullpen arms, and limits Boston's options in the process.

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On the 17th episode of the DFA Podcast, Bryan, special guest Ben Diamond, and Shawn Brody discuss three big deals that are helping shape the 2017 playoff push. The Yankees pick up three pieces, the Nationals grab two, and the Diamondbacks just get one; how did each team do?

It's Baseball Prospectus's newest podcast: DFA! Host Bryan Grosnick (Baseball Prospectus), co-host R.J. Anderson (CBS Sports), and producer Shawn Brody (Beyond the Box Score, BP Mets) are talking about all the transactions and roster moves that make MLB go. From trades and signings to callups and disabled list stints, DFA is here to provide analysis and commentary on all things baseball.

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Milwaukee adds a pair of relievers, New York picks up yet another first baseman, and the international signing bonus slot just can't seem to find a home.

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On the 16th episode of the DFA Podcast, Bryan, Zach Crizer, and Shawn Brody discuss the first blockbuster move of the podcast's history: the Jose Quintana trade! The guys share their diverse opinions on whether or not the Cubs or the Sox won the deal, and how soon the White Sox could compete.

It's Baseball Prospectus's newest podcast: DFA! Host Bryan Grosnick (Baseball Prospectus), co-host R.J. Anderson (CBS Sports), and producer Shawn Brody (Beyond the Box Score, BP Mets) are talking about all the transactions and roster moves that make MLB go. From trades and signings to callups and disabled list stints, DFA is here to provide analysis and commentary on all things baseball.

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Jose Quintana goes from the South Side to Wrigleyville, as the Cubs pay a premium for a frontline starter under contract through 2020.

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May 4, 2017 6:00 am

Guarding The Lines: The Alec Hansen Revival

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Jarrett Seidler

After faltering during his Junior season, Alec Hansen has put himself back on the map in High-A.

Let’s rewind ourselves two years, back to the halcyon days of 2015. Not only had the Chicago Cubs not yet won the World Series, but they were still in the midst of their upward turn back to relevancy. Noah Syndergaard and Francisco Lindor were spending their second seasons in Triple-A and starting to show prospect fatigue. Mike Trout and Clayton Kershaw were still the best player and pitcher in baseball respectively by light years...well, that’s your constant, I suppose. And Alec Hansen, sophomore pitcher from the University of Oklahoma, was amongst the handful of most likely candidates to go first overall in the 2016 MLB Draft, along with Jason Groome and Riley Pint.

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Second sackers get a bad rap as prospects, but should they?

When watching the minors in person, occasionally a position player really pops out at you in a way you don’t quite expect. These are often enough the guys you end up writing a glowing report about after confirming your initial impressions. They aren’t always the top prospects on the team, just guys that make a strong positive initial impression. Last year, guys that stood out for me like this included Andrew Benintendi and Tyler Wade. The first guy that fit the bill for me this year is Daniel Brito, a 2014 six-figure July 2 prospect in the Phillies system. He’s an A-ball second baseman. I usually don’t like A-ball second basemen.

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April 10, 2017 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Howard's Last Ride

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Bryan Grosnick and Brice Paterik

Ryan Howard attempts a comeback with the Braves, the Giants add Melvin Upton and Drew Stubbs to their outfield, and Mike Pelfrey continues his AL Central tour.

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