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03-24

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Five to Watch: NL Post-Hype Pitchers
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Wilson Karaman

03-23

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Fantasy Freestyle: Auction Prep: Auction Podcast Takeaways
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Jeff Quinton

03-23

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Player Profile: Marcell Ozuna
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Mark Barry

03-23

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Fantasy Freestyle: Reviewing the 2016 Model Portfolios
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Greg Wellemeyer

03-22

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Player Profile: Lorenzo Cain
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Eric Roseberry

03-22

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Five to Watch: American League Post-Hype Prospects
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Ben Carsley

03-21

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Five to Watch: National League Prospects
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Greg Wellemeyer

03-21

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Player Profile: Alex Bregman
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Tim Finnegan

03-20

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Five to Watch: American League Prospects
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George Bissell

03-20

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Fantasy Freestyle: Adjusting for Smaller Leagues
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Mike Gianella

03-17

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The Quinton: Selecting Relievers and Anticipated Discounts vs. Realized Discounts
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Jeff Quinton

03-17

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Fantasy Auction Values: Third Edition, 2017
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Mike Gianella

03-17

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Position Battles: American League East
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Matt Collins

03-16

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Five to Watch: American League Hitters
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Wilson Karaman

03-16

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Position Battles: American League West
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Mark Barry

03-16

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Position Battles: National League West
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George Bissell

03-15

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Five to Watch: National League Hitters
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Scooter Hotz

03-15

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Position Battles: National League Central
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Eric Roseberry

03-15

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Dynasty Dynamics: The Next 112
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Ben Carsley

03-14

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Position Battles: National League East
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Tim Finnegan

03-14

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Five to Watch: American League Starting Pitchers
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Greg Wellemeyer

03-13

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Fantasy Freestyle: An All-Post-Hype Team
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Matt Collins

03-13

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Five to Watch: National League Pitchers
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George Bissell

03-10

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BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 9-10
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BP Fantasy Staff

03-10

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The -Only League Landscape: National League Relief Pitchers
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Scooter Hotz

03-10

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The -Only League Landscape: American League Relievers
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Mike Gianella

03-10

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Fantasy Players to Avoid: Relief Pitchers
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Alex Chamberlain

03-10

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Fantasy Auction Values: Second Edition, 2017
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Mike Gianella

03-09

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Tale of the Tape: Dellin Betances vs. Raisel Iglesias
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Mark Barry

03-09

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Get to Know: Relief Pitcher Prospects
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Ben Carsley

03-09

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BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 7-8
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BP Fantasy Staff

03-09

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Expert League Auction Recap: 2017 LABR Overview
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Mike Gianella

03-09

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Dynasty League Positional Rankings Continued: Relief Pitchers on the Ocean Floor
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Wilson Karaman

03-08

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BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 5-6
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BP Fantasy Staff

03-08

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Fantasy Three-Year Projections: Relief Pitchers
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Greg Wellemeyer

03-08

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The Adjuster: Relief Pitchers
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Eric Roseberry

03-07

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Player Profile: Shawn Kelley
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Scooter Hotz

03-07

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BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: Rounds 3-4
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BP Fantasy Staff

03-07

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Fantasy Tiered Rankings: Relief Pitchers
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Mike Gianella

03-07

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Expert League Auction Recap: American League LABR
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Mike Gianella

03-07

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State of the Position: Relief Pitchers
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George Bissell

03-06

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BP Experts Prospect Mock Draft: 2017 Rounds 1-2
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BP Fantasy Staff

03-06

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Fantasy Players to Target: Relief Pitchers
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BP Fantasy Staff

03-06

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Player Profile: Addison Reed
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Tim Finnegan

03-06

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Early ADP Analysis: Relief Pitchers
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Matt Collins

03-03

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Fantasy Players to Avoid: Starting Pitchers
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BP Fantasy Staff

03-03

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Fantasy Players to Avoid: Long-Term Starting Pitchers
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Baseball Prospectus

03-03

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The -Only League Landscape: American League Starting Pitchers
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Mike Gianella

03-03

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Fantasy Freestyle: PECOTA, the PFM, My Bid Limits, and You
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Mike Gianella

03-03

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Fantasy Auction Values: First Edition, 2017
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Mike Gianella

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March 24, 2017 6:00 am

Five to Watch: NL Post-Hype Pitchers

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Wilson Karaman

The prospect shine might've worn off these arms, but they're still worthy of your attention.

Mike Foltynewicz, RHP, Atlanta Braves (ADP: 85th SP, 312th Overall)

It might be a touch early to label Foltynewicz a post-hype guy, but the former 19th overall pick has logged nearly 230 innings across parts of the last three seasons in the big leagues with a 5.46 DRA, so I’m going to assume there are enough skeptics in the room to warrant some discussion here.

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March 23, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Auction Prep: Auction Podcast Takeaways

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Jeff Quinton

After discussion his strategies on the Flags Fly Forever podcast this week, Jeff recaps what he learned to help you prepare for your league's auction.

Earlier this week, George and Mike from the Flags Fly Forever podcast were kind enough to have me on to discuss auction strategy and the decision-making process. When I write my articles from my typing cove (really, my apartment’s kitchenette), I do not get to bounce ideas off of people in real time or get to listen to the in-depth thoughts of others on auction strategy like I did when on the podcast. Consequently, the podcast (which you can listen to here) helped clarify and even bring to light some new beliefs and ideas that I believe will help us in our quest to improve our auction strategies, strategic process, and decision-making as we endeavor to chase flags that will fly forever. Again, I would highly recommend listening to the podcast, but additionally, I have recapped and expanded on some of the ideas and recommendations discussed—advice that I am going to be trying to heed come my final auction preparation this week and come my two auctions this weekend

1. Always prepare and analyze with opportunity cost in mind

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March 23, 2017 6:00 am

Player Profile: Marcell Ozuna

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Mark Barry

Casting the spotlight on the Marlins outfielder.

Player Background

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March 23, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Reviewing the 2016 Model Portfolios

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Greg Wellemeyer

Looking back on how our staff members fared with their ideal fantasy rosters last season.

Our positional coverage is all wrapped up and draft season is drawing to a close as Opening Day nears. One series we’ll be rolling out starting next week is My Model Portfolio, wherein our staff members will each pick a roster using Mike Gianella’s final bid limits, which will be published tomorrow.

Before we get there, though, how about a little accountability on last year’s picks? I’m judging these purely based on how much difference there was between Mike’s preseason bid limits and his postseason retrospective valuations. There is no consideration for roster balance or categorical strength, this is purely an evaluation of whose draft day roster created the most raw profit over the course of the season.

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March 22, 2017 6:00 am

Player Profile: Lorenzo Cain

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Eric Roseberry

Casting the fantasy spotlight on the Royals outfielder.

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March 22, 2017 6:00 am

Five to Watch: American League Post-Hype Prospects

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Ben Carsley

The prospect shine might have worn off these players, but they're still worthy of your attention in fantasy formats.

I don’t know if you’ve ever heard this before, but prospects will break your heart. Most of them don’t pan out. Many of them fall off the face of the earth all together. And nearly all of them, even the ones who do turn out the way you dreamed, don’t do so right away.

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March 21, 2017 6:00 am

Five to Watch: National League Prospects

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Greg Wellemeyer

Identifying a handful of senior-circuit prospects who are worthy of your attention.

Bret Sayre and Ben Carsley gave you their top 100 dynasty prospects a couple weeks ago and Carsley dropped 112 more names on you last week. As is my wont, I’m wading into still deeper waters to cover five guys that missed those lists. Applicability depends on league size, of course, but there should be a little something for everyone here, including re-drafters.

Eliezer Alvarez, 2B, St. Louis Cardinals

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March 21, 2017 6:00 am

Player Profile: Alex Bregman

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Tim Finnegan

Casting the fantasy spotlight on the Astros third baseman.

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March 20, 2017 6:00 am

Five to Watch: American League Prospects

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George Bissell

A look at a handful of minor-leaguers who are worthy of your attention.

We’re less than two weeks away from Opening Day and fantasy baseball draft season is in full swing. It’s time to get excited. The primary focus of this article is to highlight American League prospects that are on the cusp of making a significant fantasy impact in the major leagues this upcoming season.

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March 20, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Freestyle: Adjusting for Smaller Leagues

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Mike Gianella

Mike explains how to tweak his auction values when playing in leagues with fewer than 12 teams.

For those of you who use my bid limit articles, one of the most common requests I get is “how do I adjust these bid limits for smaller leagues?” This is a more common question for mono leagues, where even those souls brave enough to participate in AL or NL-only often play in eight or 10-team formats. My bid limits in mono leagues are designed for the old school, “traditional” 12-team mono leagues.

I used to play in a 10-team NL-only and came up with a rough but useful calculation to adjust my bids. I’ll use the hitter population as an example, but the same calculation can easily be used for pitchers as well. I’ll list the three steps below and explain each one in detail.

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Helping you craft a better strategy for drafting your fantasy bullpen.

Selecting Relievers and Anticipated Discounts versus Realized Discounts

Nine weeks ago we began the positional series with the goal of preparing for upcoming drafts and auctions. My fellow writers have provided us with insights about decisions teams might make, how players will likely perform, and how valuable those performances will likely be. Over here at The Quinton, we have been working on trying to better act on those aforementioned insights. This being a week after reliever week (it was intended for reliever week—sorry Bret and Mike), we have come to the end of our journey; and while relievers, outside of catchers, tend to be the lowest earning position, they tend to have a great impact on the decisions we make. How so?

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March 17, 2017 6:00 am

Fantasy Auction Values: Third Edition, 2017

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Mike Gianella

Mike updates his bid limits based on the latest news and happenings around the league.

Below is my third bid limit update. There aren’t too many changes this week. Once again, any changes of two dollars in either direction will be listed below for players with significant value. Mixed league bids will reflect the same valuation change unless otherwise noted.

AMERICAN LEAGUE

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