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03-11

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Fantasy Freestyle: Fantasy Platoon Options
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Bret Sayre

06-22

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Daily Roundup: Around the League: June 22, 2013
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Clint Chisam

06-18

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Daily Roundup: Around the League: June 18, 2013
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Clint Chisam

06-13

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Daily Roundup: Around the League: June 13, 2013
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Clint Chisam

05-30

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Daily Roundup: Around the League: May 30, 2013
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Clint Chisam

09-10

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Transaction Analysis: A 2012 Draftee In the Show
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R.J. Anderson

09-05

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for September 4
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Larry Granillo

08-28

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for August 27
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Larry Granillo

12-21

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Fantasy Beat: How Profitable Are Dollar Players?
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Jason Collette

06-15

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for June 14
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Larry Granillo

06-07

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Prospectus Hit List: NL: Something Brewin'
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Jay Jaffe

06-04

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for June 3
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Larry Granillo

05-12

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Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for May 11
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Larry Granillo

05-03

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Divide and Conquer, NL West: A Tale of Two Aprils, or In Which the Padres and Rockies Swap Places
by
Geoff Young

04-08

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Baseball ProGUESTus: The Rookie Effect
by
Brian Mills

02-23

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Fantasy Focus: Center Fielder Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

02-22

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Fantasy Focus: Left Fielder Rankings
by
Marc Normandin

08-01

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Transaction Analysis: Deadline Day Outcomes in the NL
by
Christina Kahrl and Kevin Goldstein

06-25

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Transaction Analysis: AL West Moves
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Christina Kahrl

04-10

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Transaction Analysis: AL Roster Roundup
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Christina Kahrl

11-07

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Transaction Analysis: AL Pick-me-ups and Discards
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Christina Kahrl

07-26

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Transaction Analysis: American League Roundup
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Christina Kahrl

04-30

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Transaction Analysis: April 21-28, 2007
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Christina Kahrl

04-15

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Transaction Analysis: Opening Day to April 14, 2007
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Christina Kahrl

04-05

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Transaction of the Day: Roster Review of the Centrals
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Christina Kahrl

03-27

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Lies, Damned Lies: PECOTA Projected Standings, AL and NL Central
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Nate Silver

03-27

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Transaction Analysis: March 19-26, 2007
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Christina Kahrl

02-06

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Transaction Analysis: NL Central Catchup
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Christina Kahrl

09-01

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Transaction Analysis: August 28-31, 2006
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Christina Kahrl

08-15

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Transaction Analysis: August 10-14
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Christina Kahrl

07-14

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Transaction of the Day: The Nats Go Red, and the Reds Go Nuts
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Christina Kahrl

05-22

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Transaction Analysis: May 19-21
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Christina Kahrl

05-12

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Transaction Analysis: May 10-11
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Christina Kahrl

05-05

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Transaction Analysis: May 2-4
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Christina Kahrl

04-21

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Transaction Analysis: April 18-20
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Christina Kahrl

04-07

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Transaction Analysis: National League, March 30-April 4
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Christina Kahrl

03-29

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Transaction Analysis: March 27-28
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Christina Kahrl

03-27

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Transaction Analysis: March 17-26
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Christina Kahrl

03-08

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Lies, Damned Lies: PECOTA Takes on Prospects, Wrap-up
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Nate Silver

02-15

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Lies, Damned Lies: PECOTA Takes On Prospects, Part Two
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Nate Silver

12-14

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Transaction Analysis: December 7-13
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Christina Kahrl

09-08

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Transaction Analysis: September 1-7
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Christina Kahrl

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March 11, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Fantasy Platoon Options

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Bret Sayre

Identifying the best late-round options for mixing and matching in your fantasy lineup.

One of the first articles I wrote here at Baseball Prospectus was a detailed look at how platoon splits, when deployed tactically and objectively, can create a surplus of value by taking two roster spots and turning them into one “super position player.” And the great thing about this concept is that you can keep using it from year to year, just with different names. There are always going to be players with flaws available later in the draft, but there’s a competitive advantage to being able to use certainly players in a way that optimizes their strengths and negates their weaknesses. Here’s what the original experiment looked like:

The exercises below show the benefits of using one of your bench spots specifically to platoon one of your final offensive players, using the 2012 season as the example. The guidelines of the exercises are simple. For each scenario, I took two players who were drafted outside the top 200 last pre-season and set a fixed schedule of when one would be in the lineup over the other—leaving no room for subjectivity. The only exceptions to this were when one of the players was not in the starting lineup (out) or one of the players was participating in a doubleheader (in). Then, I went back through the 2012 game logs to determine the actual statistics and value earned out of this “alternative arrangement.” But before we dive in, we have to set a baseline of value for the roster spots.

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June 22, 2013 6:58 am

Daily Roundup: Around the League: June 22, 2013

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Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for June 22, 2013.

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June 18, 2013 4:25 am

Daily Roundup: Around the League: June 18, 2013

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Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for June 18, 2013.

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June 13, 2013 9:11 am

Daily Roundup: Around the League: June 13, 2013

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Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for June 13, 2013.

Thanks to Jason Martinez and Clint Chisam of MLB Depth Charts, we'll now be bringing you daily news, notes, transactions, injury updates, and notable performances from the previous day's games...throughout the entire season! And if you like what you see here, don't forget to check out MLBDC's Insider subscription, which also includes starting pitcher rankings and matchups, top 25 batter vs. pitcher stat rankings, lineup tracker (includes lineups from past seven games), rotation report, stat tracker, and more!

Probable Pitchers for June 13, 2013


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May 30, 2013 4:26 am

Daily Roundup: Around the League: May 30, 2013

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Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for May 30, 2013.

Thanks to Jason Martinez and Clint Chisam of MLB Depth Charts, we'll now be bringing you daily news, notes, transactions, injury updates, and notable performances from the previous day's games...throughout the entire season! And if you like what you see here, don't forget to check out MLBDC's Insider subscription, which also includes starting pitcher rankings and matchups, top 25 batter vs. pitcher stat rankings, lineup tracker (includes lineups from past seven games), rotation report, stat tracker, and more! 

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September 10, 2012 5:00 am

Transaction Analysis: A 2012 Draftee In the Show

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R.J. Anderson

Paco Rodriguez debuts in Los Angeles, the Padres extend Denorfia, Billingsley will get some time off and Yusmeiro Petit returns.

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The trot times for September 4: Giancarlo Stanton joins elite company, Miguel Cabrera has a bad day on the bases.

Let's get right to the trots. The "Mad Men" cast is calling...

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The tater trots for August 27 (and the full weekend).

Oof. Four days can feel like an eternity sometimes.

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December 21, 2011 1:05 pm

Fantasy Beat: How Profitable Are Dollar Players?

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Jason Collette

A look at the kind of investment $1 players are in fantasy league.

Dollar days in a fantasy auction are a true melting pot of individuals. They include the young, the old, the promising, and the worn down. They include the well-known, the little-known, and a lot of second catchers and middle reliever sleepers as well.  Some owners are quite comfortable going into dollar days with five roster spots left while others avoid rostering any dollar players because they do not want to hand over any leverage to the other owners as they try to fill their final roster spots.

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The tater trots for June 14: the Orioles/Blue Jays game was filled with some great moments.

Every afternoon, I watch all the home runs from the night before before writing this piece. This includes forcing myself to rewatch any home runs that might have been devastating for the Brewers, the team I root for. You can imagine, then, watching Aramis Ramirez wipe out Yovani Gallardo's fantastic start with one swing of the bat off of Marco Estrada was no fun today. However, I was also forced to watch the Orioles-Blue Jays game, when Baltimore tied the game up with a blast in the eighth inning before Toronto won it on an extra-innings walkoff. Even without a rooting interest, that's the kind of stuff that is fun to see.

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June 7, 2011 11:35 am

Prospectus Hit List: NL: Something Brewin'

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Jay Jaffe

Jay welcomes Albert Pujols to 2011, the Brewers surge, and the Nats boast a surprising power-hitting duo.

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The tater trots for June 3: whose blast was bigger, Ryan Braun's or Chipper Jones'?

A nice day for late-inning home run heroics. Which, when you think about it, are the best kind of home run heroics. There's nothing more memorable than a late-inning blast that puts your team on top.

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