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12-17

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Transaction Analysis: Royals Bank on a Rios Rebound
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R.J. Anderson, Ben Carsley and Nick Shlain

12-12

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Transaction Analysis: Turn Down For Rut
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R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre

12-04

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Fantasy Team Preview: Colorado Rockies
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J.P. Breen

11-06

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Hot Stove Scouting Report: Michael Cuddyer
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Chris Rodriguez

10-09

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Transaction Analysis: Rocky Mountain Bye
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R.J. Anderson

09-08

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Transaction Analysis: Lose the Boss
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R.J. Anderson

09-03

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Transaction Analysis: The ReCall-Ups
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Sam Miller

08-06

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Moonshot: Troy Tulowitzki and the Brittle Bones Hypotheses
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Robert Arthur

07-22

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Notes About Baseball, 7/22
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Rocco DeMaro

07-08

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Going Yard: Super Hits of the 70s
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Ryan Parker

06-06

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Transaction Analysis: Dietrich Without the D
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R.J. Anderson

06-05

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The Call-Up: Eddie Butler
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Craig Goldstein and Ron Shah

05-19

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: May 19, 2014
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Jason Parks and BP Prospect Staff

05-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 446: Dissecting the Surprise Teams
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-02

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Painting the Black: A Trip Through the NL West
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R.J. Anderson

04-04

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Overthinking It: Is Dexter Fowler Tough Enough to Play for Your Team?
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Ben Lindbergh

03-27

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Prospectus Preview: NL West 2014 Preseason Preview
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Russell A. Carleton and Daniel Rathman

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

03-13

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Rumor Roundup: Competition in Coors
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Daniel Rathman

02-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 390: 2014 Season Preview Series: Colorado Rockies
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Nick Wheatley-Schaller

01-08

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Fantasy Team Preview: Colorado Rockies
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Ben Carsley

01-08

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Prospects Will Break Your Heart: Colorado Rockies Top 10 Prospects
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Jason Parks

12-19

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Transaction Analysis: The 13-Team TA
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R.J. Anderson, Ben Lindbergh, Ethan Purser and BP Fantasy Staff

12-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 352: The Day in Transactions
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-16

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Transaction Analysis: Lone(y) Wolf
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R.J. Anderson, Ben Lindbergh and Bret Sayre

12-13

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Hot Stove Scouting Report: Justin Morneau
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Tim Steggall

12-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 346: Matt Kemp Rumors and Hot Trade Takes
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-11

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Transaction Analysis: Brett Anderson at Altitude
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Ben Lindbergh, Jordan Gorosh and Ben Carsley

12-04

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Transaction Analysis: Mile-High Morneau
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Russell A. Carleton

12-04

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Transaction Analysis: Astros Acquire a Player!
by
Sam Miller

12-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 339: Alex Rodriguez, Bud Selig, and Hard-Boiled Baseball
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-19

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Transaction Analysis: Hudson's Bay
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R.J. Anderson, Bret Sayre and Mike Gianella

11-12

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Pebble Hunting: Rereading Nate Silver: 5. The Colorado Effect
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Sam Miller

11-07

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One Move: National League West
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Craig Goldstein

11-06

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Rumor Roundup: Another Winter, Another Tigers Closer Search
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Daniel Rathman

09-24

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TINSTAAPP: TINSTAAPP Episode 14: Scherzer at Harvey
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Paul Sporer and Doug Thorburn

09-04

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Hot Prospect Video
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Jason Cole

08-02

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The Call-Up: Chad Bettis
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Nick J. Faleris and Mike Gianella

07-29

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Painting the Black: The Mid-Season Unknowns
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R.J. Anderson

07-12

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Transaction Analysis: Ailing Giants Seek the 'Coeur
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R.J. Anderson

06-21

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Transaction Analysis: Cheery Os
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R.J. Anderson

06-12

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Daily Roundup: Around the League: June 12, 2013
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Clint Chisam

05-07

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Free Agent Watch: National League, Week Six
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Josh Shepardson

04-02

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Baseball ProGUESTus: Which Pitch Types Work Best at Coors Field?
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Dan Rozenson

03-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 156: 2013 Season Preview Series: Colorado Rockies
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Pete Barrett

03-07

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In A Pickle: The Worst All-Around Teams in History
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Jason Wojciechowski

03-04

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MLBDepthCharts: Colorado Rockies
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Jason Martinez

01-23

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Sobsequy: The Story of a Signing
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Adam Sobsey

11-13

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Prospect Debate: Who Are the Rockies' Top and Fifth-Ranked Prospects?
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BP Prospect Staff

08-28

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Painting the Black: The Breakout Hero of the 75-Pitch Rotation
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R.J. Anderson

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December 17, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Royals Bank on a Rios Rebound

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R.J. Anderson, Ben Carsley and Nick Shlain

The Royals add another aging bat, the Marlins hope a move to first keeps Morse healthy, the Rockies add bench depth, the Yankees keep some rotation depth, the Cubs and Orioles build pen depth, and a low-risk, but possibly not-so-high-reward arm, lands in San Diego.



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December 12, 2014 12:03 am

Transaction Analysis: Turn Down For Rut

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R.J. Anderson and Bret Sayre

The Angels fill the hole left by Howie Kendrick.

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December 4, 2014 6:00 am

Fantasy Team Preview: Colorado Rockies

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J.P. Breen

Coors Field can make a fantasy asset out of just about any major-league hitter.

The Colorado Rockies were a caricature of themselves in 2014, scoring the most runs in the National League while having the worst team ERA in Major League Baseball. Fantasy owners naturally gravitate toward Rockies hitters and run screaming from Rockies pitchers. You won’t find much on this list that disagrees with that assessment, though the organization clearly has some arms working their way toward the big leagues who could improve their fate.

My favorite thing to track from year to year: The Colorado Rockies’ offense posted a .902 OPS in home games and a .636 OPS in road games. That road OPS was second-worst in baseball. Keep that in mind. Guys like Tulo and CarGo should be in the lineup everyday, but the lesser guys are perhaps only “must starts” when playing at home.

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"Coors made him much more of a power threat, and if he signs at a more pitcher-friendly ballpark his power could see a natural decline."

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October 9, 2014 5:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Rocky Mountain Bye

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R.J. Anderson

After years of stability, the Rockies finally see a change at the top. But does a promotion from within mean more of the same?

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September 8, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Lose the Boss

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R.J. Anderson

The Diamondbacks fired their GM, while the Rockies extend a horse and the Rangers lose a skipper.

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September 3, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: The ReCall-Ups

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Sam Miller

Alex Guerrero finally gets his second at-bat, Taijuan Walker arrives just in time, Joe Saunders' brand new thing, and the non-prospect who just keeps hitting.

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August 6, 2014 11:09 pm

Moonshot: Troy Tulowitzki and the Brittle Bones Hypotheses

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Robert Arthur

Are injury prone players actually prone to injuries?

In a twist of stunning unpredictability, Troy Tulowitzki is injured. Like the year before, and the year before that, Tulo is spending some time on the 15-day disabled list, after missing a handful of games for sprains and strains earlier in the season. Troy’s annual trip breaks up what was easily (on a rate basis) the best season of his career.

A glance at Tulowitzki’s injury history reveals a voluminous catalog of the many ways baseball players can be hurt. This year, Tulowitzki suffered a hip flexor strain. Last year, Tulowitzki had broken ribs. The year before, a torn muscle which necessitated surgery. Other injuries on his record include maladies in his foot, ankle, and hand.

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An interview with one of the season's biggest surprises, and a look at the game's Power/Arm outliers.

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July 8, 2014 6:00 am

Going Yard: Super Hits of the 70s

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Ryan Parker

What makes Raimel Tapia's hit tool special, and what do we look for before we put a 7 on it?

Raimel Tapia has a 70 grade hit tool. There will be other scouts, evaluators, etc. who will debate that grade, but that’s not unusual. People discuss prospect grades all the time. The real discussion here is about the nature of a 70 hit tool; Tapia is just our muse.

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June 6, 2014 6:00 am

Transaction Analysis: Dietrich Without the D

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R.J. Anderson

The Marlins demote Derek Dietrich, the Mariners do the same to Nick Franklin, Jordan Pacheco is available and Yankees bullpen gets more length.

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June 5, 2014 6:00 am

The Call-Up: Eddie Butler

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Craig Goldstein and Ron Shah

The Rockies demote Franklin Morales to their bullpen and bring up one of their top pitching prospects to fill his shoes.

The Situation: Franklin Morales continues to turn in uncompetitive outings, and the Rockies have now decided to pull the plug on the starter and move him into the team’s bullpen. Colorado will fill the rotation spot by tapping into their starting pitching depth at the minor-league level, specifically by summoning Eddie Butler—the no. 2-ranked prospect in the system entering 2014—to the big leagues from Double-A Tulsa.

Background: The Rockies took Butler with the second of their two first round choices in the 2012 amateur draft, popping the right-handed pitcher out of Radford University with the no. 46 overall selection. Given Colorado’s unique home field environment at Coors Field, the Rockies felt Butler’s groundball generating arsenal would not only play well at the major leagues, but at their home ballpark. Baseball Prospectus identified Butler as a prospect on the rise within the Rockies system entering 2013, and he responded with an ERA of 1.80 across three minor-league levels. Butler’s continued his dominance in 2014, posting a 2.49 ERA across 68 2/3 innings of work this season with Double-A Tulsa. While Butler’s strikeout rate in 2014 is significantly lower than it was in 2013, we can attribute that to player-specific developmental focuses that had Butler pocketing his best offerings in order to strengthen the weaker links.

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