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12 The Lineup Card: Nine Comeback Player of the Year Candidates by Baseball Prospectus
0 Daily Roundup: Around the League: May 1, 2013 by Clint Chisam
25 The Lineup Card: 11 Comeback Player of the Year Candidates for 2013 by Baseball Prospectus
4 Rumor Roundup: Wednesday, January 16 by Daniel Rathman
2 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 39: Outdrawing the Astros, Wilin Rosario's Deadly Defense, and the Comeback Players of 2013 by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
1 The BP Wayback Machine: Cuban Imports by John Perrotto
9 On the Beat: The Arbitration Preview Edition by John Perrotto
11 Prospectus Hit and Run: The Class of 2012: The Catch-All by Jay Jaffe
48 The Lineup Card: 11 Ballplayers Who Suffered Unusual Demises by Baseball Prospectus
24 The Lineup Card: 10 Players Whose Careers Were Defined by Big Postseason Moments by Baseball Prospectus
10 Resident Fantasy Genius: BP Fantasy End of Season Awards by Derek Carty
16 The Lineup Card: 9 Baseball Movies That Should Be Made by Baseball Prospectus
10 On the Beat: The Next General Managers by John Perrotto
27 Transaction Analysis: The Rasmus-Jackson Shuffle UPDATED by R.J. Anderson and Ben Lindbergh
24 The Lineup Card: 17 Favorite Midseason Trades by Baseball Prospectus
1 Prospectus Hit and Run: Chasing the Chase by Jay Jaffe
13 The BP Broadside: The Most Disappointing Prospects of All Time, Part 4 by Steven Goldman
0 Divide and Conquer, NL Central: Winners' Weekend by Larry Granillo
6 Transaction Analysis: Quad-A Saves the Day? by Ben Lindbergh
4 Transaction Analysis: Heroes Take a Fall by Ben Lindbergh
11 On the Beat: No Excuses by John Perrotto
11 Transaction Analysis: AL Moves by Christina Kahrl
23 Transaction Analysis: Nick Johnson, Chad Durbin, and Dregs by Christina Kahrl
6 Changing Speeds: Setting the Line by Ken Funck
16 Prospectus Hit and Run: Never a Dull Moment with Gary Sheffield by Jay Jaffe
15 Transaction Analysis: Weekly Roundup, February 4-10 by Christina Kahrl
13 Purpose Pitches: The Sorry State of Platooning by Christina Kahrl
16 Transaction Analysis: The Punished by Christina Kahrl
45 Transaction of the Day: The Vernon Wells Trade by Christina Kahrl
12 Free Agent Bargain Bin: Outfielders by Dan Wade
0 Transaction Analysis: Votto's Extension and Being Young in New York by Christina Kahrl
11 Transaction Analysis: AL Central Moves, Picking Up a Penny, and More by Christina Kahrl
12 Prospectus Hit and Run: Class of 2011: Don't Stop The Rock by Jay Jaffe
9 Transaction Analysis: NL West Roundup by Christina Kahrl
16 Prospectus Hit and Run: Class of 2011: Starting Pitchers by Jay Jaffe
16 World Series Prospectus: Fall Classic Memories by Baseball Prospectus
46 Prospectus Hit List: The Finale by Jay Jaffe
8 Playoff Prospectus: NLDS Preview: Giants vs. Braves by Tommy Bennett
15 Prospectus Perspective: Achieving WARP Speed by Christina Kahrl
5 Transaction Analysis: Orioles, Red Sox by Christina Kahrl
5 Transaction Action: Phillies, Nationals, Cubs by Christina Kahrl
7 On the Beat: Going Out with Class by John Perrotto
10 Transaction Action: NL West Updates by Christina Kahrl
5 On the Beat: Fish Future is Bright by John Perrotto
8 Transaction Action: Podzilla Washes Up in Malibu? by Christina Kahrl
6 Changing Speeds: Cold Fusion by Ken Funck
6 Transaction Action: Junior Circuit Jumble by Christina Kahrl
73 Transaction Analysis: Surrendering Lee by Christina Kahrl and Kevin Goldstein
10 Transaction Action: Western Horizons by Christina Kahrl
7 Transaction Action: Dealing and Decapitating by Christina Kahrl
September 4, 2014 6:00 am
The staff runs down the hopefuls for this year's comeback awards.
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May 1, 2013 6:32 am
News and notes from around the league for May 1, 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 May 1, 2013
Which players does the BP staff see taking home Comeback Player of the Year honors next offseason?
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January 16, 2013 5:00 am
The Nationals' latest move might affect their demands for Mike Morse, Scott Hairston might sign soon, and the Dodgers are looking into Scott Rolen.
The Nationals were widely expected to make a move around this time, a week after they brought
back on a two-year deal, but that move was supposed to involve trading Adam LaRoche for prospects or bullpen help. Instead, Washington got the latter in the form of Michael Morse , who inked a Rafael Soriano two-year, $28 million pact on Tuesday, an addition that may serve to create new trade avenues for general manager . Mike Rizzo
What does the Soriano signing mean for Morse?
According to FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi, the Nationals’ focus in Morse-related negotiations could turn away from relievers and toward other needs in the wake of the Soriano signing. Rizzo was believed to be seeking a replacement for departed lefties and Sean Burnett in earlier talks, and while Soriano throws right-handed, he has a solid track record against opposite-handed batters. The 33-year-old Soriano held lefties to a .256 Tom Gorzelanny in 2012, in line with the .261 mark that they have logged over the course of his career, and TAv Tyler Clippard (.215 in 2012, .217 lifetime) gives manager TAv another multi-purpose weapon, diminishing the need for a traditional set-up southpaw. Davey Johnson The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.
September 11, 2012 6:00 am
Ben and Sam thank their listeners for being more numerous than Astros fans who watch the team on TV, dissect Wilin Rosario's defense, and pick the most likely candidates for 2013 Comeback Player of the Year.
Ben and Sam thank their listeners for being more numerous than Astros fans who watch the team on TV, dissect
's defense, and pick the most likely candidates for 2013 Comeback Player of the Year. Wilin Rosario
Episode 39: "Outdrawing the Astros, Wilin Rosario's Deadly , and the Comeback Players of 2013" Defense Read the full article... As the bidding on Yoenis Cespedes begins in earnest, take a look back at some prior prospects from Cuba who tried to make the major-league leap.
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It's hard to know what to expect from a free agent from Cuba, but as we wait to see what Cespedes will be, we can take a look at how his countrymen fared courtesy of the John Perrotto article reproduced below, which originally ran on February 15, 2007. Read the full article...
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January 19, 2012 3:00 am
Handicapping upcoming arbitration hearings with our own personal panel.
Love them or hate them, reality shows get big ratings and make lots of money for the television networks. With that in mind, and knowing how much Major League Baseball and its owners love to continually look for new revenue streams, we would like to propose a reality show for the MLB Network.
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January 4, 2012 12:18 am
Tim Raines has his case re-examined, and the remainder of the Hall ballot gets a look.
We all have our pet projects. With the graduations of Bert
Blyleven and to the Hall of Fame, mine is now Tim Ron Santo Raines. During his 23-year major-league career, Raines combined the virtues of a keen batting eye, dazzling speed, and all-around athleticism with a cerebral approach that made him an electrifying performer and a dangerous offensive weapon. Yet in four years on the ballot, he's reached just 37.5 percent of the vote, exactly half of what he needs to reach Cooperstown. The remainder of this post cannot be viewed at this subscription level. Please click here to subscribe.
November 17, 2011 3:00 am
Not all players leave the game or this world via the traditional retirement path
10 players who, regardless of how well or poorly they played during the regular season, experienced career-defining moments in the playoffs
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October 3, 2011 9:00 am
With the regular season complete, we take a look at the BP fantasy crew's votes for a variety of awards.
With the fantasy season coming to a close this past week, each member of the BP Fantasy team cast their votes for a variety of categories. Today, I'm here to hand out the theoretical hardware. After seeing who we thought had the best, worst, and most interesting 2011 seasons, be sure to tell us who you think deserved some recognition in the comments section.
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September 21, 2011 9:00 am
With the release of Moneyball this week, BP's team pitches ideas for baseball movies they'd like to see made.